Vision Smart News Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Purpose

The privacy of user information is important to Vision Smart News® creators and affiliates. This privacy policy outlines our policies in relation to collecting personally identifiable information from communications on our website. The policy applies to the website home page, related pages, and newsrooms operating under Vision Smart News®.

This policy does not apply to information provided to third parties posted on their websites or provided to their subsidiaries, nor to information provided to Vision Smart News® offline.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information, or information that can be used for identifying individual users may include a visitor’s name, email address, phone number, address or other information connection with one personally. No personal/corporate information collected by Vision Smart News® will ever be sold to third parties or used in communications from anyone other than Vision Smart News® and it’s parent company Oxygen Marketing.

Information collected through our online registration process will be used to service transactions or send correspondence from Vision Smart News® or Oxygen Marketing. If you sign up for receipt of our newsletter, your email will be collected and used for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. Users may opt out of receiving such correspondence at any time by contacting Vision Smart News® or following the instructions contained in the correspondence email.

Cookies

Vision Smart News® or affiliates working on our behalf may set cookies and access on the computers of those who visit our website. Cookies are small data sets (which may include a unique identifier) that is submitted to one’s browser from a website’s computers and stored on a user’s hard drive. This information is used by Vision Smart News® to monitor usage of the site and make improvements to our website. We will not knowingly allow cookies to be set by third parties through our website, with the exception of our service providers.

Our cookies do not contain information that can identify a user personally. We may use cookies for obtaining collective information about users of the website anonymously. Demographic and usage information may be shared with actual and prospective professional partners or other third parties for business purposes. Web browsers typically allow users who do not want cookies to opt out of accepting them. Setting a browser to refuse cookies; however, may result in some sections of our websites not functioning properly.

Users Outside of the US

Users located outside of the United States should be advised that information provided to Vision Smart News® or our affiliates will be transferred to the United States. Use of this website indicates a consent to the transfer and an agreement that disputes that may occur correlated with this website will be settled within the jurisdiction and in accordance with the laws of the United States.

IP (Internet Protocol) Address

Your IP address may be used in assisting with diagnosing server issues you may experience as a user with our site, gathering demographic information, or managing our site. The address is commonly linked to the Internet connection site you use when browsing online such as your place of employment, home, or school.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Vision Smart News® reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Continued use of the website denotes an agreement to the policy and any amended versions that may become available.

The last update to this policy was made on February 28, 2014.