The Information We Collect and How We Use It
We collect information on the site in order to make it possible for you to access all the features on our site and to enhance your overall experience on our site. You can browse our site without submitting any personally identifiable information, but we do collect some anonymous information when you access our site.
Information Provided By You
When you visit our site, you will be invited to provide personal information to purchase an issue or subscription, or [to join our mailing list]. To purchase an issue or subscription, you will be asked for your name, billing and shipping addresses, e-mail address, credit card number and credit card expiration date. [To join our mailing list, you will be asked for your e-mail address only].
Information Shared With Third Parties
We may use your contact data to send you information about V. You may always opt out of receiving future mailings (see the “Opt Out” section below). In addition, we may employ outside agents, meaning other companies or individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and e-mail, conducting sweepstakes and other promotional activities, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These V agents have access to personal information needed to perform their functions. Other than our outside agents and certain V suppliers and vendors, we keep all of your personal information private and will not share it with any third party, unless you have authorized us to or we are legally required to do so. V may also release personal information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of V, our users, or others.
Security of Your Information
When you purchase an issue or subscription online, we need to obtain your credit card number, expiration date, and billing and shipping address information. This information is encrypted and transmitted over the Internet where it is stored securely at V and used for billing purposes only. Our site has security measures in place intended to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. V uses industry standard encryption to help ensure that all the personal information you provide is encrypted and remains private. This helps to maintain the confidentiality of your information. We strive to protect your personal information, however, V cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Correcting or Updating Personal Information
If your personal information changes, we will gladly correct, update, or remove any data you have previously provided to us. You may change your personal information at any time by sending V an e-mail at email@example.com. We may retain a copy of the prior version for our records.
V may send users news about new offerings and special projects. To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we may receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from V. You may choose to opt out of receiving such mailings by sending us a “Please remove” e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Demographic and profile data may be collected at our site. V may provide such information in the aggregate to third parties without disclosure of personally identifying information.
We automatically track IP (internet protocol) addresses for statistical purposes. IP addresses are logged per user’s session and help to determine how often areas on our site are visited. V does not track IP addresses with any of your personal information, so we will never link an IP address to a specific user. We also monitor traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the design and layout of the site.
All text, images, graphics, sounds, and software code (“Content”) on this site are copyrighted property of V, its contributors, and its programmers unless otherwise noted. They may only be used for the personal education of site visitors. They may not be placed in the public domain. You may not reproduce, redistribute, publish, or otherwise use by electronic or any other means any of the Content without our prior written consent.
V and other marks indicated on our site are service marks of V. They may not be used or displayed without the prior written consent of V. All other trademarks, product names, and company names and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners.
These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of the V site will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in New York County, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy and legal notice statement, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this website, you may contact:
11 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10013