WomenVetsUSA

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is meant to help you understand what data www.womenvetsusa.org (the "Site") collects when you use the Site, why we collect it, what we do with it, and how we protect it. WVUSA, LLC ("WVUSA"), which owns the Site, is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This is important, so we hope you will take time to read it carefully.

The terms "we," "our," and "us," in this Privacy Policy refer to WVUSA. "You" and "your" refer to you as a user of the Site.

What Information Does WVUSA Collect?

WVUSA collects the following information:

Information you give us. We receive and store information you enter on the Site or give to us in other ways, such as through the mail or via e-mail. For example, we only collect your e-mail address if you subscribe to automatically receive information updates or if you make an e-mail inquiry about our Site's Terms of Use and/or Privacy Policy via e-mail. We also receive and store the national and/or state-specific topics that you select. These are maintained until you remove or change them, or until your subscription account is deleted or otherwise discontinued.
Automatic Information generated from user interface with the site. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us and the Site. If you subscribe to automatically receive information updates, for example, the date and time of your last login is recorded. Your IP address is also recorded when you visit the Site. Like many websites, we use "cookies" (which are discussed in more detail below). We also collect and store anonymous site usage data, and we use Google Analytics.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies to collect and store information when you visit the Site. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. WVUSA uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps WVUSA analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. WVUSA only uses this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies helps WVUSA provide you with a better website, by enabling WVUSA to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives WVUSA access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

What Does WVUSA Do with the Information We Collect?

WVUSA uses the information we collect to provide, maintain, protect, and improve the Site and the services we provide on it. We also use this information to do the following:

• Improve our goods and services.
• Maintain Google Analytic Reports which track non-personal Site traffic activity for the purpose of improving the Site and providing the best services possible to Site visitors/users, including determining the content of greatest interests to Site visitors and what types of devices are accessing the Site.
• Correspond and maintain internal records regarding your inquiries about the Site (including this Privacy Policy and the "Terms of Use") and other things you may want to discuss with us.
• Send you information you subscribed to, which may include information about third parties you may find interesting and/or beneficial.
• Restore lost data or help in resolving site visitor issues.
• Correspond with WVUSA page administrators regarding inquiries about national and state web pages (including the Site) and other items.

Disclosure of Information to Outside Parties

WVUSA will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We also reserve the right to share or disclose your information in the following situations:

• If such sharing and/or disclosure is necessary for a third-party to perform certain business-related functions (such as the Site's hosting company and web master, or our internet service provider) in which case the third-party will be provided with only the information that it needs to perform its function and will be required to protect the information;
• To protect the legal rights, privacy, or safety of your organization, its subsidiaries, and/or affiliates or your organization or your employees, agents, and/or contractors;
• To protect the safety and security of visitors to our Site;
• To protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes;
• To respond to inquiries or requests from public authorities;
• To permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that you may sustain; and
• To enforce the Terms of Use.

Security of Online and Offline Information

WVUSA is committed to ensuring that your online and offline information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, WVUSA has put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

When this Privacy Policy Applies

Our Privacy Policy applies to the Site and the services we provide. It does not apply to other websites or services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy. The Site may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Site, we do not have any control over that other website and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such websites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to other linked websites.

Controlling Your Personal Information

People have different privacy concerns. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. If you choose, you may restrict our collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

• Do not purchase any goods and services that may be included on the Site.
• "Unsubscribe" to online information updates you previously subscribed to from the Site.
• Do not visit hyperlinked sites referenced on the Site. WVUSA is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.
• Do not send WVUSA e-mails, faxes, postal mail or use other communications to include text messages and telephone calls.

Terms of Use

Please also see our Terms of Use, which sets forth the terms of use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing use of the Site.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page. You should check this page from time to time to make sure you are okay with any changes that we make. If we make significant changes to our privacy practices we will provide a more prominent notice of changes to this policy. This privacy policy is effective as of December 4, 2015.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the information gathered on the Site, or you become aware of any misuse of the Site by any person, please contact us at:

termsofuse_privacypolicy@womenvetsusa.org