This is policy is effective of as of October 21, 2011.
Collection of Information
When you visit our web site, you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site.
In some areas of our web site, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, race, nationality, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information.
Our Use of Your Information
We use the information we gather on our web site, whether personal, demographic or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving our 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 us or our affiliated companies.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at our web site, to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. In addition, you may receive free informational newsletters from us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you.
VIPE does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products and services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
- We may use the information to communicate with you about our services and to notify you of other VIPE services that may be of interest. Furthermore, we may use third parties to facilitate our business activities and, therefore, may disclose your personal information to third parties in connection with our business activities.
We may enter into alliances, partnerships or other business arrangements with third parties who may be given access to your personal information, including your name, address, telephone number and email, for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services that we think will be of interest to you, to the extent you consent to such disclosure.
We may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to our web site with our clients, partners and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to our web site and how those visitors use the our web site.
Security of the Personal Information
We have implemented commercially 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. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
Compromise of Personal Information
Links to Other Web Sites
Changes to Privacy Statement
It is the policy of VIPE to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to our customers or web site users, via E-mail notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our web site page, vipepower.com, as determined by VIPE in its sole discretion. Notwithstanding the foregoing, VIPE reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our customers or web site users.