Last updated as of: April 14, 2016
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse/search through the website, read pages, or download information, Vector will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. Vector automatically collects and stores only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain and IP address from which you access the Website
- The type of browser and operating system used to access the Website
- The date and time you access the Website
- The length of time you spent on the Website
- The pages you visit
- The search term(s) used in our search engine
If you linked to the Website from another website, the address of that website.
The above is collectively referred to as “Usage Information.” The Usage Information is used to make the Website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to the Website and the types of technology that visitors use.
Types of Information Collected
The Websites do not target and are not intended for children under the age of 17. Vector does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 17 or send them requests for personal information. No information should be submitted to Vector by a child under the age of 17.
IP Address and Log Files
Vector may use your IP address and Usage Information to administer the Websites, to help diagnose problems with servers, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
The Website may use technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help the Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. In addition, on occasion, the Website may also set a “session cookie” which helps Vector administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.
Information You Voluntarily Provide
If you choose to provide Vector with Personal Information by sending an e-mail to Vector or by filling out a form with your Personal Information and submitting it through the Website, Vector will use that information to respond to your message, to fulfill your request, and to assist Vector in providing you with information.
Vector does not disclose, share, release, publish, disseminate, rent, or sell any Personal Information to any third parties.
The Websites may offer products and/or services, which may be offered by Vector. You may you use a customer order form on the Website to request information, products, and services. The customer order form may ask you to give Vector contact information, financial information, such as a credit card number, and demographic information, such as your age or zip code.
Vector will use the financial information provided on the customer order form to bill you for the products and/or services which you order. By providing your financial information and related Personal Information, you are authorizing Vector to give that information to the merchant and/or the credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order. Vector may use a third party to process online payments and therefore you authorize Vector to transfer your financial information and related Personal Information to such third party to process your order. Vector will use the Personal Information from the customer order form to fulfill your order.
Vector may use the Personal Information to contact you when necessary.
Third Party Sites
Sharing of Information with Affiliates and for Mergers and Sales
In the event that Vector is merged with another legal entity or in the event of a transfer of Vector’s assets, Website or operations, Vector may disclose or transfer your Personal Information as well as some or all of the information collected from the Website in connection with such merger or transfer.
Additionally, Vector may share information with third parties on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.
Legally Compelled Disclosure
Court of equity, such as U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, may have authority, in certain circumstances, to permit your Personal Information to be shared or transferred to third parties without your permission.
Consent to Processing
By providing Personal Information, you fully understand and unambiguously agree to the transfer of such Personal Information to, and the collection and processing of such Personal Information in, the United States. Your Personal Information will be stored and processed on Vector’s computers in the United States. The laws on holding Personal Information in the United States may vary and be less stringent than laws of your state or country. Vector will use commercially reasonable efforts to hold and transmit your Personal Information in a safe, confidential and secure environment. If you do not agree to your Personal Information being transferred or used in this manner, please do not submit Personal Information to Vector or use the Website.