Last updated: 10/20/17
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways, including:
Personally identifiable information, such as your email address, your name, and telephone number, and demographic information such as your gender, hometown and interests, that you voluntarily give to use when completing a contact form, registering for an account, or choosing to participate in message boards on the Site. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however, refusing to do may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.
Data collected automatically
As is true of most websites, our servers gather certain information automatically in order to provide the Site, and to help us improve the Site by understanding how people use it.
Log file information:
In the course of providing the Site, our web servers collect information that may include IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site, the pages and files viewed on the Site, access times, operating system, and clickstream data. We use this information analyze trends in the aggregate and to administer the site. We do not use this information to otherwise track your session or your behavior on our site, nor to identify any particular individual user.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to help us measure traffic, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand online activity. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the Site. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party services. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information about you via the Site to:
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis;
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends;
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the Women Veterans Network program;
- Create and manage your account;
- Contact you regarding your account or in response to an information request;
- Enable user-to-user communications such as message boards; or
- Send you a newsletter.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Generally, the information we collect about you is confidential. We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policy, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Site using the message boards or comment features, those users may see your name, profile photo, and any other personal information you choose to include in those interactions.
When you post comments or write a post in the message boards, your posts may be viewed by other users and could be publicly distributed outside the Site.
Affiliates and Other Third Parties
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use reasonable, administrative, technical and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. These measures conform to generally accepted standards to protect personal information submitted to us during transmission and once it is received. However, because no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuses, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by logging into user account settings and updating the account, or by contacting us using the contact information provided. Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, and/or comply with legal requirements.
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by logging into your account settings and updating your preferences, or by contacting us.