1. ELIGIBILITY TO USE WEBSITE AND SERVICES
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
(a) Traffic Data. Like most website operators, Virtualassist.net automatically gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including: (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website; and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You.
(c) Personal Information. In order for You to use certain of the Services, You may be asked to provide Virtualassist.net with certain information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) “Contact Data” (such as Your name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address); (2) “Financial Data” (such as Your credit card number or Pay-Pal account number); and (3) “Demographic Data” (such as Your zip code, age, and income). In each case, You will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously. Virtualassist.net may supplement the Personal Information You provide with additional Personal Information gathered from public sources or from third-parties (e.g., consumer reporting agencies) who may lawfully provide such information to Virtualassist.net.
You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may prevent You from using certain of the Services.
(d) Information You Make Public. The Website may contain features, including without limitation, public profiles, chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups that permit You to upload, post, transmit, display, perform or distribute content, information or other, including Your Personal Information. Any information that You choose to disclose by means of such features becomes public information over which Virtualassist.net is unable to exercise control. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information by means of such features, and You agree to assume all responsibility for doing so.
3. INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES
(a) Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies
Virtualassist.net analyzes Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies to help Virtualassist.net better understand who is using the Website and how they are using it. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, Virtualassist.net is able to better design the Website to improve Your experience, and to serve You more relevant and interesting content and advertisements. From time to time, Virtualassist.net may release Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website. Virtualassist.net does not attempt to link information gathered using Cookies to Personal Information.
(b) Personal Information
(i) Generally. Virtualassist.net uses Your Contact Data to send You information about Virtualassist.net and Virtualassist.net’s products and services, and to contact You when necessary in connection with the Services. Virtualassist.net uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications for certain Services and to bill You. Virtualassist.net uses Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time Virtualassist.net may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website.
(ii) Disclosure in Connection with Services. Virtualassist.net discloses Personal Information to those who help it provide Services, including those who perform technical, administrative and data processing tasks such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, and data storage and security.
(iv) Other Disclosure. Except under the following circumstances, Virtualassist.net will keep Your Personal Information private, and will not disclose it to third parties:
· By Law or to Protect Rights. Virtualassist.net discloses Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order, or when Virtualassist.net believes in its sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Virtualassist.net, third parties or the public at large.
- Unpaid Accounts. If You fail to pay any balance owed in consideration of Services, Virtualassist.net may, as permitted by law, report Your Personal Information, including without limitation Your unpaid balance, to consumer credit reporting services, collection agencies and others.
4. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Virtualassist.net has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of Your Personal Information.
5. USER ABILITY TO ACCESS, UPDATE, AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
6. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
Effective Date: [July 7, 2005]