We collect information about you in various ways. For example, you may provide information directly to us or we may collect certain information about you automatically through your use of our Website. Some of the information you provide to us or that we collect is “personal information.” The personal information that you provide and that we collect or receive from you depends on the context of your interaction with us and our Website, the choices you make when you use our Website, and the products and features that you use.
When you interact with us through our Website, we may collect or receive information about you. For example, you provide information to us when you express an interest in obtaining our products or services, communicate with us, carry out transactions through our Website, make a purchase, create an account or complete other forms on our Website.
The information you provide to us may, for example, include the following:
When you use our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about you. Automatically collected information may, for example, include the following:
This information may be combined and linked with information from other sources.
You can generally manage your cookie preferences through your web browser. Most web browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies and how to disable existing cookies. For more information regarding how to manage your preferences, please consult the information made available by your particular browser or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. With respect to Google Analytics, you can also view Google’s currently available opt-out options at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Please note that if you choose not to accept cookies, you may miss out on certain features of our Website.
You may be able to access social media networks like Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram (“Social Media Platforms”) directly or indirectly through our Website. You may also have the option of posting your activities on Social Media Platforms, tagging our brands, or posting content to pages we maintain on Social Media Platforms. As a result, we may collect information from or about you via Social Media Platforms. In addition, we may sometimes require you to tag our brands or “hashtag” our brands in order to participate in contests and sweepstakes. If you choose to make any of your activities or other content available through a Social Media Platform, including on our pages, or you engage in other activities in connection with a Social Media Platform, your friends and followers on those Social Media Platform that you have enabled, and potentially the general public, will be able to view those contributions and activities. Please remember that the manner in which Social Media Platforms use, store, and disclose your information is governed by the policies of such third-parties. VPET is not responsible for the privacy practices or other actions of any Social Media Platforms that may be enabled via our Website.
Our Website contains links to third party sites and services whose privacy practices may be different than ours. We also allow you to connect with other third party sites and services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party sites and services and you should consult the other third party sites’ and services’ privacy notices in order to better understand their privacy practices.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
VPET does not recognize the “do not track” signals that some browsers may employ as no uniform standard for responding to such signals has been developed at this time.
Our Website is not intended for users under the age of 16, and VPET does not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 16. No one under the age of 16 is permitted to use this Website or provide VPET with personal information.
Any information we obtain about you in connection with your use of our Website may be processed and stored in the United States or other countries.