DVTEST is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to all of our Web sites (unless a different privacy statement is specifically made applicable). By using the DVTEST Web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States or Canada. If you access the DVTEST Web site outside the United States or Canada, your usage of that site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States or Canada.
Our sites contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. DVTEST is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from a DVTEST Web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on a DVTEST Web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of our Web sites, DVTEST requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number credit card number, social security number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, DVTEST collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP or Postal code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on DVTEST Web sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you have to register or sign up for a seminar, to use a service, enter a contest or purchase a product.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by DVTEST. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
DVTEST may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.
Emails and Newsletters
Why did you receive an email from us?
If you received a mailing from us, (a) your email address is either listed with us as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.
Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted sales representatives for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.
How can you stop receiving email from us?
Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email.
If you have received unwanted or unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to [email protected]
Use of Information by DVTEST
We use the information we gather on a DVTEST Web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the DVTEST Web site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from DVTEST or its affiliated companies or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the DVTEST site, such as new DVTEST opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, at the time of registration to order from DVTEST online, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information and promotions including without limitation free informational newsletters from DVTEST relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as food/catering.
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of a DVTEST Web site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth in the following four subparagraphs.
We may disclose such information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the products or services of third parties at the time you register, we may supply your contact information to third parties such as DVTEST suppliers
We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of DVTEST or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of DVTEST's business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event DVTEST becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, DVTEST or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.
DVTEST may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to its Web sites (for example, the number of visitors to DVTEST's login area) with its suppliers, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to DVTEST's site and how those visitors use the site.
DVTEST uses "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the DVTEST Web site.
Use of Web Beacons
DVTEST Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information on DVTEST; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our Web site usage
Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides.
DVTEST has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online at DVTEST, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for DVTEST, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about DVTEST's Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at [email protected] or call us at 514-856-0970 and speak to one of our representatives.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing us at [email protected] or by calling us at 514-856-0970. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.