We know how important it is to keep your personal data safe, that’s why we’re committed to making sure that you receive the service you’d expect and that your privacy is protected every step of the way. This policy states how we collect data, how we store it, how we use it and how those who give us their details can request that their data is used by Veteran Owned US, a division of Mentors for Military, LLC.
In this policy you’ll discover exactly what information we collect from you and how we then use this to deliver our services, as well as your rights. It might not be something you’re interested in, but it’s really important you have a read and of course, let us know if you have any questions. The terms of this policy may change, so please check it regularly.
This policy was issued on February 21, 2019.
How do we collect information?
We obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, send or receive an email or otherwise provide us with personal information.
What information do we collect?
The personal information we collect might include name, email address, postal address, telephone number, etc. We may also collect other personal information such as information about your service or career history if this is required for the purpose you have contacted Veteran Owned US to deliver.
We also gather general information about the use of our websites, such as which pages users visit most often, and which services, events or facilities are of most interest. We may also track which pages users visit when they click on links in Veteran Owned US emails. We may use this information to personalize the way our websites are presented when users visit them, to make improvements to our websites and to ensure we provide the best service for users. Wherever possible we use aggregated or anonymous information which does not identify individual visitors to our websites. Please see the section below on Cookies.
How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information for:
As part of this, we may analyze the personal information we collect to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you in the most appropriate way and with the most relevant information.
If you enter your contact details in one of our online registration forms, we may use this information to contact you.
You have a choice about whether you want to receive information about our progress and marketing activities. We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences (such as email or post at any time), by contacting us at email@example.com
Veteran Owned US Privacy Statement
Access Rights and Requests
You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. Subject access requests must be submitted in writing. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email your request to us:
Transfer of Information Outside of the US
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means for instance that data you pass to us may be processed outside the US Economic Area, although the data will always be held securely and we will take steps to ensure they provide an adequate level of protection. By submitting your personal information you agree to this transfer, storing or processing at a location outside the USEA.
Right to prevent processing of your personal data
You have a right to object to Veteran Owned US processing your personal information if it is likely to cause or is causing you damage or distress. Such a request would have to be made via email and you must set out why the processing is having this effect.
This can be sent to the mail address provided above.
How do we protect personal information?
All of our online forms are protected by encryption. We take appropriate measures to ensure that the personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate, and up to date. We will ensure that your personal information is kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and is securely destroyed in accordance with our data retention and disposal policy.
Will we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We do not share or sell details to charities or other third parties.
In providing our services to you, we will only share the personal data that is required to deliver the services to you.
We will only disclose data when obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is ‘necessary’ for purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent, and to the following:
We will not sell any information about your web browsing activity.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Cookies help us to provide you with a better experience by allowing us to understand what areas of the website are of interest to our visitors (e.g. via Google analytics).
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They collect anonymous information on the pages visited and we do not use advertising cookies. Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict your use of our website. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.
Trademarks and copyright
Veteran Owned US website contains material which is protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. All copyright and intellectual property rights including the names, images and logos are owned by Veteran Owned US, a division of Mentors for Military, LLC, unless otherwise stated. All rights are reserved.
You are responsible for complying with all applicable copyright laws. We permit you to make copies of information on Veteran Owned US website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes. All other uses are prohibited. Nothing in these terms shall be construed as conferring any right to use any trademark, logo, patent right or copyright of Veteran Owned US, a division of Mentors for Military, LLC.
By providing us with your personal information, including sensitive information, you consent to the collection and use of this in accordance with the purposes described in this policy.
Our website may include links to websites run by other organizations. Veteran Owned US is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
We may change the terms of this privacy statement from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes here so please check from time to time. By continuing to use our websites you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
We reserve the right to modify and update our terms and conditions at any time. You agree to frequently review the terms and conditions for compliance and adherence. The date of these terms and conditions is 02/24/2020.
You agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have written permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Veteran Owned US (Mentors for Military, LLC) all of the license rights.
You agree not to submit websites that are defamatory to other parties, operate in illegal activities, sell counterfeit goods or are of a pornographic nature.
You understand that all submissions are reviewed by humans and that a listing may be rejected if it is deemed unsuitable for our website and that if your website is rejected, you will receive a full refund via our ecommerce provider Stripe Inc. and PayPal.
You understand that if your submission is accepted, you will receive notification via email at the time of acceptance.
You accept that review times are generally 24 – 48 hours but can be longer at busy times.
You agree that acceptance of your submission does not provide an endorsement or any recommendation of the suitability of your product, services, company or website.
You understand that your submission, if accepted, will expire:
You accept that if your submission is not renewed before this time, your listing will expire.
You understand that you retain all ownership rights of your submission. However, by submitting your website, you hereby grant Veteran Owned US (Mentors for Military, LLC) a non-exclusive license to link to your website.
You accept that if a complaint arises with your submission due to copyright, trademark infringement or infringement of intellectual property rights we may remove the submission at any time and without notice.
You accept that we reserve the right to remove and delete any content that is in anyway illegal, indecent or dishonest or could be seen as detrimental to the user experience of this service.
Delivery of Service
You accept that we will not be held liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the service.
You agree to indemnify and hold Veteran Owned US (a division of Mentors for Military, LLC), its directors and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising from your website submission.
The laws of the U.S. apply to your use of our website and these conditions.
You agree that the laws of the U.S. will apply to your submission and use of our website and you agree to keep to these laws.