Privacy Policy

Vestal Magazine respects your preferences concerning the collection and use of your personal information and makes all reasonable efforts to protect the privacy of personal information collected from your use of Vestal Magazine's website. This policy covers Vestal Magazine's use of personal information collected while using the website.
  1. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
    1. Vestal Magazine may collect on our website your name, company/organization name, postal address, e-mail address, fax and phone number, and zip code (Personal Information). In addition, there may be other areas on our website where you can upload/download information/data. Our website may also provide you with the option to sign-up and receive electronic communications from us, where we ask for certain Personal Information that personally identifies you. Vestal Magazine may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of having someone contact you for additional information, or in response to your request for information from us.
    2. Vestal Magazine does not knowingly solicit or collect information from children under 13 years of age and their use of this site is not conditioned on the disclosure of Personal Information. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data from our systems. Vestal Magazine encourages parents and guardians to guide their children in use of online sites and accompany their children when going online. To make a child's online experience safer, useful tips include: a) Teach children never to give Personal Information (such as name, address, phone number, school, etc.) unless supervised by a parent or responsible adult, b) Know the sites your children are visiting and which sites are appropriate for them, c) Look for website privacy policies to know how your child's information is treated. Please visit the FTC's website for more tips on protecting children's privacy online.
    3. Vestal Magazine may use cookies to ensure that you obtain the information you request and learn about the use of our website. The cookie(s) we pass to you are anonymous and do not reveal your personal identity, they are site-specific and will not follow you throughout your travels on the Web, nor can they capture private data. Rather, these cookies establish a user session to facilitate our server to correctly provide site users with the appropriate frames and content. We track the usage of our website in order to modify the site according to our customers' needs. We pay attention to what information is requested and attempt to make it easier to find in the future. In some instances, Vestal Magazine may use tracking scripts or "tracers" that recognize a unique identifier from a cookie placed on your hard drive by another website. These are used by Vestal Magazine solely to gauge the success of our own advertising. For instance, a tracer may be used to determine whether you visit certain web pages where Vestal Magazine may have placed a banner ad. Vestal Magazine does not use tracers to gather information on your use of the Internet unrelated to Vestal Magazine. Please note that Vestal Magazine does not use tracers to identify your personal information, and you remain anonymous unless and until you communicate with Vestal Magazine via e-mail or complete on-line forms.
  2. USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
    Vestal Magazine will use the Personal Information directly submitted by you for the specific purpose for which you have provided it, for instance, as part of an information request, Vestal Magazine may also use the information you provide to us to contact you to the extent necessary to follow up on specific questions requiring information from Vestal Magazine or affiliates or business partners. We may use non-identifying and aggregate information from visitors to better design our website and to provide better services and improved user experience to our customers and site visitors.
  3. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    Except in the following circumstances for the limited purposes described below, Vestal Magazine does not share or disclose any Personal Information about you, including its contents or your use of the website, without your prior consent:
    1. Vestal Magazine may share Personal Information with other companies, business partners, service vendors, and individuals to provide a requested service or transaction such as processing orders, processing credit card transactions, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), providing customer service, and operate and conduct maintenance and repair of the site. Vestal Magazine only provides these third parties with the minimum amount of Personal Information necessary to complete the requested service or transaction, and the third parties are not permitted to use your Personal Information except for limited purpose of completing the requested service or transaction. In cases of mergers/acquisitions, when Vestal Magazine sells or buys subsidiaries or business units, customer information may be transferred as a business asset, but would remain subject to the obligations made in any pre-existing privacy policy.
    2. Vestal Magazine may share Personal Information to comply with legal obligations. Vestal Magazine cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. Vestal Magazine will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including without limitation subpoenas), to protect our property and rights or the property and rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical.
  4. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
    While Vestal Magazine strives to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit. Vestal Magazine recommends that you take every precaution in protecting your Personal Information when you are on the Internet. For example, change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and make sure you use a secure browser.
  5. SUBMISSION OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION Vestal Magazine does not treat your general interaction with us as confidential and you should not use this website as a mean of submitting information that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Accordingly, you agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or submissions to Vestal Magazine, or postings on this site, are non-confidential (subject to Vestal Magazine's Privacy Policy) and shall become the sole property of Vestal Magazine and could be used for any purpose, commercial or otherwise. Vestal Magazine reserves the right to modify, amend, edit, create derivative works, transmit, publish, withdraw (if was published) such material without notice nor reason to be provided.
  6. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND DOMAIN SERVERS The website may contain links to other non-Vestal Magazine websites and Vestal Magazine is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Furthermore, the domain server companies have their own privacy policies. Vestal Magazine has no control over the use of such websites and you should exercise caution and view their privacy policies when disclosing any Personal Information on those websites.
  7. MODIFICATIONS AND UPDATES TO PRIVACY POLICY Vestal Magazine reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to amend this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on the site. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the site. Updates and changes to the Website Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement and the Privacy Policy will continue to govern your use of the site even if you elect not to receive notice of such changes. Your continued use of Vestal Magazine's website after any change will signify and confirm your assent to those changes.
  8. HOW TO CONTACT US If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please send us an email at contact@vestalmag.com.

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