Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for Varsity Technologies

At Varsity Technologies, we understand that we need to earn your trust. We are therefore committed to ensuring the privacy of our customers. This document details our Personally Identifiable Information (PII) policies and practices. This policy does not extend to the practices of companies and services that are not owned or controlled by Varsity Technologies or of people that are not employed or managed by Varsity Technologies. This includes independent wireless Internet content providers and aggregators whose content may be accessed through the Varsity Technologies' service, user-initiated communications over the Yahoo Instant MessengerTM or similar instant messaging services and other related user-directed communications media.

Privacy Philosophy - It's Your Choice

Varsity Technologies is committed to protecting your privacy and encourages you to take proactive steps to safeguard your personal information.

Varsity Technologies uses your personal information as a means of communicating with you. This includes your order or subscription service, billing and tailored services, as well as optional Varsity Technologies messages and promotional offers.

Varsity Technologies will not willfully share any Personally Identifiable Information with anyone without asking for your consent. Varsity Technologies follows a permission-based approach and will provide you with the ongoing opportunity to opt-in to any Varsity Technologies services that require the collection and sharing of Personally Identifiable Information. This means that you have the choice in deciding which services are valuable to you. If you do not affirmatively opt-in to these programs, Varsity Technologies will not share your PII with any third parties.

Information Collection - What Personally Identifiable Information is being collected?

Varsity Technologies collects Personally Identifiable Information when you become a Varsity Technologies customer or when you use certain Varsity Technologies services. Varsity Technologies collects Personally Identifiable Information such as name, address, shipping address, phone number, and email address when you register for the Varsity Technologies service. Varsity Technologies uses this information for subscription billing purposes as well as to communicate the status of your order. In addition, Varsity Technologies may collect log file information such as your IP address, browser agent, referring URL, cookie information and other identifier information such as user names for statistical analysis and personalized services. Varsity Technologies may also collect information about your modem's location in order to provide location based personalized services.

Varsity Technologies may also collect optional demographic and profile data such as age, gender, salary, preferences, etc. on a permission basis through surveys and registrations.

Varsity Technologies does not knowingly collect information from any children under age 13 and does not have information targeted for children under age 13.

The Varsity Technologies service contains links to other sites and vendors. Varsity Technologies is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those Web sites or vendors. Please refer to the privacy statements of those sites or vendors to understand their information collection and usage practices.

Information Use and Distribution - How is Personally Identifiable Information being used?

Varsity Technologies may use the Personally Identifiable Information for the following general purposes:

  • Varsity Technologies will use some unique identifier to verify your identity when you set up your service or request support
  • Personalization services: Varsity Technologies will use cookies, preferences profile and demographic information to deliver customized and targeted services, communications, programs, advertising and/or content
  • Personally Identifiable Information may be required for some Varsity Technologies services. Customers must explicitly opt in for these services.
  • If the customer opts-in, Varsity Technologies will also use Personally Identifiable Information to deliver service update news and promotions to the customer.
  • Personally Identifiable Information is used for a variety of statistical analyses conducted for Varsity Technologies' purposes and is not shared with third parties. This information is used to expand and enhance Varsity Technologies services.
  • Varsity Technologies will also use Personally Identifiable Information to fulfill customary services incidental to customer orders, such as shipping your order through a third party shipping vendor.

Information Sharing and Disclosure - With whom is Personally Identifiable Information being shared?

Varsity Technologies will not trade, rent or sell your Personally Identifiable Information to anyone. Varsity Technologies will share your Personally Identifiable Information in the following scenarios and then only for the specific purposes for which such information is necessary and which have been disclosed to you or are reasonably evident from the nature of the service or product provided:

  • You give your consent to share the information
  • A requested service or functionality requires the sharing of information
  • A service is hosted or being provided by another vendor or Varsity Technologies partner
  • Varsity Technologies has to respond to court orders, subpoenas or legal process
  • Your actions violate the usage guidelines outlined in the Terms of Use and Varsity Technologies seeks to enforce its rights.

Cookies

As with traditional Internet services, the Varsity Technologies service has the capability to set and access cookies. At this time, Varsity Technologies does not set or access cookies for any of the Varsity Technologies services, but Varsity Technologies does allow other companies that are presenting advertising on our service to set and access cookies. Other companies' use of cookies is not covered in this statement and is subject to the external companies' own privacy policies.

Security

Varsity Technologies employs a range of security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Through technology licensing and system architecture, we have created strong security throughout the Varsity Technologies service. Web server transactions are made secure using 56bit version of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. The entire Varsity Technologies network is housed within a physically secure facility using data security procedures.

International

Varsity Technologies will adapt its privacy guidelines to meet regulatory requirements in each international location supported by Varsity Technologies.

User Rights-Choice/Opt Out

Varsity Technologies' customers can opt out of specific routine communications from Varsity Technologies and our partners during registration, and can opt out of all individual communication via direct communication with Varsity Technologies. In addition, customers who wish to remove their information from our database may:

  1. Send email to: info@varsitytechnologies.com
  2. Visit the following URL: www.varsitytechnologies.com
  3. Please call 415.354.6640 for customer support.

Correct/Update

Varsity Technologies' customers who wish to change their information in our database may:

  1. Send email to: info@varsitytechnologies.com
  2. Visit the following URL: www.varsitytechnologies.com
  3. Please call 415.505.3304 for customer support.

Varsity Technologies Rights

Varsity Technologies maintains the right to contact customers about their membership and service agreement, service updates or this privacy policy.

Varsity Technologies may edit this Privacy Policy at any time. If there are significant changes made to the policy, Varsity Technologies will post announcements prominently to alert you of the changes.

Varsity Technologies also has the right to share information in response to a court order or legal proceedings or in the event we become aware of significant personal danger to any customer.

Contacting Varsity Technologies

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with this Web site, contact: info@varsitytechnologies.com.

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy was revised on and is effective as of May 28, 2013.

San Francisco (Main) Office:
1390 Market Street, Suite 908
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: 415.354.6640
Email: info@varsitytechnologies.com

Central Valley Office:
726 14th Street, Suite C
Modesto, CA 95354

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