The privacy of your non-public personal information is important to us. We use safeguards to protect your privacy and confidentiality. This policy discusses information we collect and the manner in which it is used.
We use good-faith efforts to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your non-public personal information. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we do not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you provide us with your non-public personal information at your own risk.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through VChub.com and read the information contained on the web pages, we may gather certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically gather the Internet domain (for example, “companyx.com” if you use a private Internet access account), IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access VChub.com, and the date and time you access VChub.com and the pages you visit. Vchub.com uses such information to help it evaluate how its users use and navigate the website, including the number and frequency of visitors to each web page.
We may collect non-public personal information from you when you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information to us through VChub.com, such as when you register, order services or access account-specific information. We limit use of such information to the purposes for which the information was provided, except as described below.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen.
USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
Providing Services to You
We may use all information collected from you, including website usage and personal information, for enhancing VChub.com’s existing products and services, developing new and additional products and services, promoting and offering services and products that we believe you may find useful, and improving the overall functionality of VChub.com. If you contact us by email through the VChub.com website, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and may use your email address, and any information that you provide to us in your email, to respond to you.
Sharing of Personal Information with Service Providers and Employees
VChub.com may engage certain third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including but not limited to, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, analyzing data, marketing campaigns and processing credit card payments. VChub.com will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services. Our selected service providers are not allowed to use your personal information for any other purpose and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of such information. In addition, our employees and agents may have access to information that you provide us in order to perform their jobs and better serve you, provided your non-public personal information will only be disclosed to such employees and agents who need to know that information in order to provide products and services to you.
Sharing of Personal Information on an Anonymous and Aggregate Basis
VChub.com may make anonymous and aggregate personal information of its users and use, disclose and share such data in a non-personally identifiable manner. Such information may be used by VChub.com to develop and market new products and services to you and its other users. Additionally, such anonymous and aggregate personal information may be shared with subscribers of services and products offered by VChub.com and advertisers and other third parties for marketing and advertising purposes.
Use and Sharing of Personal Information Authorized by You
A primary purpose of VChub.com is to provide a user-friendly and secure interface for sharing and exchanging information with your business partners, including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and providers of professional services. Upon registering with VChub.com you will be able to specify what personal information may be accessed by other registered users of VChub.com or reported to the public . You may later make changes to your sharing of personal information by changing your privacy preferences by logging into your account.
We may transfer and disclose all information collected by VChub.com as part of a business divestiture, sale, merger, or acquisition of all or a part of our business.
Other Permitted Disclosures
We may use “cookies” to improve our service to you. Cookies may help us recall a previous visit. The cookies we use do not collect personally identifiable information, and we do not use them to determine your identity. If you are not comfortable with this use, you may configure your browser to be notified when cookies are to be received and to provide you with the option of refusing cookies. However, refusing cookies may limit your ability to use VChub.com in its entirety.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
July 16, 2009