Information about Us
This Website is owned and operated by Varsity Views, LLC. If you would like information on how to contact us, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following are the types of information we may collect:
Varsity Views may collect personal information like name, telephone number, email address, date of birth, home or business mailing address, and details regarding your mode of payment, e.g., credit/debit card or account information, when you access certain areas of the Website that require registration or payment for services, or if you require more information about those services.
At other times, Varsity Views may collect information that cannot be used to directly identify you, such as browser type, Dynamic Internet Protocol (IP) address, “click stream” data, and similar non-personally identifiable information. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information about you and other customers who visit certain areas of our Website. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you. Along with personal information, we collect and store records about the products purchased and pages viewed by all visitors to our website. This data is also aggregated to provide us with specific shopping trends on our Website.
When you open emails from us, we may log and store such information. We may also keep records of various communications regarding the types of products and services that you indicate are of interest to you via your response to email. You will always have the option to opt-out of such communications by clicking an “unsubscribe” link on our messages.
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Website, including, without limitation, those described below:
We collect your email address when you log onto our site from other social media websites. At times, you may also be asked to complete a registration form and provide personally identifiable information; you may also be asked to choose a user ID and password in order to take advantage of certain features on the Website or digital download services. Your decision to register is voluntary, and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to us and what communications you would like to receive; however, please be advised that many services available on the Website require registration and if you elect not to provide such information, you will not be able to take advantage of those services.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
Varsity Views may also collect additional information from your web browser each time you visit our Website. We may collect information on the pages that you visit, the promotions or advertisements that you click on, and other actions that you take while using our Website. This information may include your IP address, the type of browser, the time that your browser was used to access our Website, and the referring Website address.
Our Internet Service Providers (defined below) may also use other standard web-based technologies to analyze your movements while accessing our Website. The technologies include analytic solutions, web “beacons,” “pixel tags,” and “clear gifs.” These technologies help us ascertain the effectiveness of our product and service campaigns and marketing programs, allow us to customize the services offered on or through our Website, and help determine the best use for Website content, and product and service offerings. Some of this information, including the IP address, may be stored on our Internet service provider’s server logs, and may be available for extended periods of time.
varsityviews.com uses the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you, including, without limitation, Website hosting services, credit and debit card processing, order fulfilment, contest and sweepstakes processing, and Internet connectivity services (“Internet Service Providers”).
We use your personal information to send you order confirmations. In such cases, you should receive via email an order confirmation within moments of placing your order. We collect and store your personal and transactional information in our customer database. This information is used to process your transactions and cater to your customer service requests. You may also receive both printed and electronic communications from us about new products, discounts, and special promotions.
We may also use your IP address to help protect us and our Internet Service Providers from fraud. Additional uses of your non-personal and personal information will allow us to tailor products and services specific to your needs, to help organize and manage your customer relationship and our business, to conduct business, to provide you with customer and member support, to perform functions that are described to you at the time of collection, and to enforce our Website’s Terms and Conditions of Use.
We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Website. For example, our Internet Service Providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Website, or that a certain number of men or a certain number of women completed our registration form in particular areas of our Website. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.
We may share your personal information with the Internet Service Providers or our business partners as appropriate. We may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agency; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, and suppliers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law. We may disclose your information in connection with the sale or merger of Varsity Views or any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets.
Third-Party ad serving, analytics, and audience and traffic measurement services: We may use a third-party network advertiser to serve the advertisements on the Website or may use a traffic measurement service to analyze the traffic on the Website. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on your visits to this Website and other Websites you have visited. Third-party ad serving enables us to target advertisements to you for products or Websites you might be interested in. Audience and traffic measurement services allow us to collect anonymous traffic and behavior information from the Website by monitoring anonymous visitor activity. Although advertisers or other companies do not have access to the Website cookies, the Website's advertisers, sponsors and/or traffic measurement services may themselves set and access their own cookies on your computer if you choose to have your cookies enabled in your browser. Cookies allow third-party advertisers to show you advertisements or content you might be interested in. Note that any images (or any other parts of a web page) served by third parties in association with third-party cookies may serve as web beacons, which enable third parties to carry out the previously described activities. Other companies' uses of their cookies are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp in order to learn more about the information collection practices and "opt-out" procedures of third-party ad servers we may use.
Varsity Views makes reasonable efforts to ensure that our Internet Service Providers have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to assist with safeguarding your personal information, and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Only our authorized personnel and our Internet Service Providers who perform legitimate business functions for Varsity Views are authorized to access your personal information.
Notwithstanding our efforts, the Internet and online services have inherent security risks. Varsity Views cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, personal searches, and other communications will always remain secure or confidential. You should take care with regard to how you handle and disclose your personal information or any username or password (if required) that you use to access services on this Website or online service.
We will retain your personally identifiable information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public on social media, digital services, chat rooms, forums, message boards, or the like. Also, we cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these areas. To request removal of your personal information from our Website, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information.
This Website is a general audience Website. Our content is neither directed toward minors nor children who are under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If Varsity Views or our Internet Service Providers become aware that a minor or a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information without the parental consent, we make reasonable effort to remove that that information from our databases. Parents who have questions about personal information that may have been submitted by a child under the age of 13 should email us at: email@example.com.
You may be offered the opportunity to subscribe to and receive additional information about our products and services. After your first use, you can make changes to your personal information and your initial choices by accessing your account or by contacting customer service email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
California residents have the right to request information from Varsity Views regarding the manner that we may share personal information with affiliated companies and third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To find out what and how we share such information, you may send us an e-mail request at: email@example.com or mail a request to: Privacy Officer, Varsity Views 820 N Orleans St, Suite #350, Chicago, IL 60610 and receive the following information: