TVS WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: June 12, 2020

INTRODUCTION

Transylvania Vocational Services respects and recognizes the importance of privacy to our users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website, tvsinc.org, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy.

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways, including:

Personal Data

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us when you register with the Site. Our servers also automatically collect information when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.

Social Media Data and Facebook Permissions

User information from social networking sites, such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.

The Site may by default access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, check-ins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference page.

Mobile Device Data

Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.

Third-Party Data

Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this info.

Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys

Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:

    • Send you a newsletter or email you with relevant news.
    • Administer promotions and contests.
    • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally.
    • Deliver targeted advertising to you.
    • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
    • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
    • Perform other business activities as needed.
    • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

Marketing Communications

With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies and other Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables website features and functionality. Any browser visiting our site may receive cookies from us or from third parties.

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, or other tracking technologies to help customize the Site and improve your experience. You may opt out of cookies at any time.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors such as Google Analytics, and others, to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site and our mobile application through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Site to determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Emails and Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by contacting us using the contact information provided below.

CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Transylvania Vocational Services
828-884-3195
info@tvsinc.org