Types of Information Collected and How it is Used
The DCVB may collect information that is not personal information about Users to measure traffic on the Site. This information is collected automatically on an aggregate basis (“Aggregate Information”) through the use of a code attached to each page of the Site that interacts with the User’s Internet browser and the placing of a “cookie” or small text file on the User’s hard drive by that browser. The code and cookie allow DCVB to track the number of hits or visits to the pages on the Site. The code and cookie are used only during a single connection to the Site, and are not used to track User activity after leaving the Site. The code and cookie are permanently disabled when the User exits the Site, and information about individual Users is not collected, saved, or distributed to others by DCVB, except as provided for in this Policy. Aggregate Information helps DCVB understand Users’ needs, improve the Site, and demonstrate to others the volume and nature of Site traffic. Aggregate Information is only shared with third parties for those purposes.
User Information: Information provided by Users when accessing the services, resources, and surveys available on the Site may be retained and/or used (collectively “Used”) by DCVB to facilitate Users’ access to, use of, and/or participation in those services, resources, and surveys (collectively “Services”). Information about Users will not be provided by DCVB to other entities, except those that provide services through the Site (collectively “Service Providers”), but such information may be Used by DCVB and Service Providers for, among other things, processing requests for and/or participation in Services offered by or through DCVB.
Information that DCVB receives from Users via e-mail may be Used by DCVB and may be provided to and Used by Service Providers as described in the section called “Information Provided to Third Parties” below.
Information Provided to Third Parties:
DCVB uses a combination of industry typical security measures to protect the personal information it collects from Users. Such measures will change from time to time. DCVB makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, that such measures will protect all personal information collected, however DCVB will make reasonable efforts to protect such information from unauthorized access.
Links to Other Sites
This Site contains links to Internet sites of Service Providers, other DCVB partners/vendors, and other businesses and resources (collectively “Linked Resources”). Each Internet site of Linked Resources may have its own privacy and data collection policies and practices. DCVB is not responsible for the privacy and data collection policies and practices of any Linked Resources or for the content of their Internet sites. Users interested in the privacy and data collection policies and practices of Linked Resources should review the policies of the Internet sites they choose to access.
DCVB makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the Internet sites of Linked Resources, and DCVB disclaims all warranties and responsibilities of any kind, including, without limitation, warranties and responsibilities with respect to Linked Resources’ Internet sites, content, privacy, data collection policies and practices, and actions. Links to other Internet sites, including, but not limited to, Linked Resources, do not imply DCVB’s endorsement or approval of such Internet sites or the resources and information contained within them, nor are such links or references indications that DCVB has received specific authorization to provide those links or resources. DCVB does not endorse, approve, certify or control such external Internet sites, and is not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, efficacy, merchantability, usefulness, fitness for any particular purpose, or correct sequencing of information located at such Internet sites. The links and references on this Site to other Internet sites, including, but not limited to, Linked Resources are provided solely as a convenience to Users of this Site.
DCVB reserves the right to and may change this Policy at any time without notice to you, and changes will become effective when the revised Policy is posted on this Site. You are encouraged to review this Policy frequently, so you are informed about DCVB’s privacy practices and policies.