an initiative at Virginia Tech
The Veterans in Society initiative does not intend to collect personal information from visitors to this site ("you") beyond the contact information you provide when you email Profs. Jim Dubinksy and/or Bruce Pencek ("us") through this site or directly.
We do not knowingly put cookies on your computer or other device. We are grateful if you find our work interesting; we are not interested in tracking you because we are not interested in selling you anything (and we do not endorse anyone who may use the phrase "veterans in society" for the sale of any merchandise or service).
We may use your email contact information to notify you from time to time about events and opportunities we may organize. If you wish your contact information removed or corrected in our email list, please let us know; our emails and physical addresses are in the page footers through out the ViS site.
We may share your email contact information with the Veterans Studies Association (veteranology.org), which now oversees the Veterans in Society conferences and the Journal of Veterans Studies (journal-veterans-studies.org), which may elect to notify you about its programs. If you wish your contact information removed or corrected in their email lists, contact them directly through their respective websites.
We do not share your email contact information with other parties.
We do not sell any visitor information or metadata.
What type of information do you collect?
We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.
How do you collect information?
When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.
Why do you collect such personal information?
We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:
To provide and operate the Services;
To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?
Our company [sic] is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
How do you communicate with your site visitors?
We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
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How can your site visitors withdraw their consent?
If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at [your email] or send us mail to: [your physical mailing address].
Questions and your contact information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at [your email] or send us mail to: [your physical mailing address].