Enterprise Subscribers and Individual Subscribers
“Enterprise Subscribers” are entities (such as corporations, LLCs, partnerships, etc.) that pay a fee to access VetBloom resources. “Enterprise Users” are individuals who are granted permission to access VetBloom resources due to their affiliation with an Enterprise Subscriber. “Individual Subscribers” are individuals who pay a fee to access VetBloom resources, but are unaffiliated with an enterprise.
Ways In Which We Collect Information
VetBloom collects information from the following sources:
1) Paper Applications submitted by Enterprise Subscribers and Individual Subscribers;
2) Applications submitted through the Site;
3) User names and passwords through the Site;
4) Through the use of the Site (as explained below, certain non-personal information regarding use of the Site is collected); and
5) Through the Site’s “Contact Us” button as well as emails submitted to the email address below.
Type of Information Collected
Information collected from Enterprise Subscribers
Enterprise Subscribers must submit certain information regarding the enterprise such as principal address; name, phone, and email address for the enterprise’s contact person; information regarding the enterprise’s practice; and the enterprise’s credit card information for payment purposes.
Personal information collected from Enterprise Users and Individual Subscribers
Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact an individual. You do not have to provide any personal information to read the content of our Site. Training content, however, is provided only to Enterprise Users and Individual Subscribers. To become an Individual Subscriber you must provide personal information which includes your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Additionally, Enterprise Users and Individual Subscribers require a unique username and password in order to access the subscriber section of the Site.
Collection of personal information from children under age 13
Our website is intended for veterinary medicine professionals and is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you suspect that we have collected information from children under the age of 13.
Non-personal information collected using cookies or tracking technology
We may also use web beacons, clear gif technology, action tags, or other technologies to collect aggregate Site visitation data by tracking how users navigate to and through the Site. We may also use this technology to track the delivery of HTML email messages. Web beacons cannot be declined when delivered using a regular web page, but they can be refused when delivered by email. If you do not wish to receive web beacons by email, you will need to disable HTML images or select text only for emails received with your email software.
We may also track activity on our Site using log files stored on our servers, and collect information, including IP addresses, browser types and versions, geographic information, pages viewed, and devices used to interact with the Site. We may use this information to personalize your experience and to administer our Site.
Some web browsers may transmit “do not track” signals to the websites with which the browser communicates. There is no standard that governs what, if anything, websites should do when they receive these signals. We do not currently take action in response to these signals. We may revise this policy if and when a standard for responding to these signals is established.
We may monitor email correspondence and telephone calls to track reported problems and to ensure quality assurance. Similarly, we monitor web traffic in the aggregate for the purposes of evaluating marketing campaigns and content improvement.
We may use a web analytics service, such as Google Analytics, to record and analyze your activity on this Site. The Site or any such service may track your browsing across web sites that use the same service and may collect demographic data, including the type of computer or operating system, and location of user (e.g., city, state, country).
Use and Disclosure of Information Collected
Use of information collected by VetBloom
We use your personal information provided to us for our internal business operations such as to provide our subscriber training programs and services, and/or to respond to your request for information. We may also use the information to contact you if there is a problem with your subscription, for feedback on our services, about changes to our Site or any products or services we offer or provide through it, and/or for our internal marketing purposes. For example, you may receive periodic emails, direct mailings, or telephone calls from us with information on our training programs. If you do not wish to receive such mailings or calls, please let us know by sending an email to the address below or click “unsubscribe” as instructed in any email from us. We are the sole owner of any and all information collected through the use of the Site.
Disclosure of information collected
Except as provided in this Policy, we will not knowingly sell, share or rent your personal information to any third parties without your permission. For example, we use a third-party service provider to assist us in securely processing your credit card orders. The information that we collect is generally used for internal purposes such as fulfilling your requests for information, processing your transactions, verifying subscriber status, compiling usage statistics regarding the Site, and analyzing visitor preferences regarding our services and events.
We will divulge personal information to courts, law enforcement, and other governmental agencies and third parties when required to do so or when we in good faith believe it is necessary in order to comply with legal obligations.
We may also disclose and/or transfer your personal information to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of VetBloom’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceedings, in which information we hold regarding Enterprise Subscribers, as well as personal information we hold regarding Enterprise Users and Individual Subscribers is among the assets transferred.
Security of Information Collected
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ various security measures to protect against the loss of information that the Site collects. However, you should keep in mind that this Site is run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% percent secure and we cannot guarantee absolute security. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and are responsible for any unauthorized use.
Changing Personal Information
Other Information Posted by Subscribers
You also may provide information to be published or displayed on VetBloom’s discussion boards, online forums, online communities, or other areas of the website, or transmitted to other users of the website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. You are solely responsible for your communications and consequences for posting those communications. You provide User Contributions and transmit them to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. VetBloom does not warrant the information transmitted through User Contributions.
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