We have created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting your privacy. We do not sell, rent or trade your personal or organizational information to others. We may provide aggregated information to third parties but this information will never contain personally identifiable information.
This document outlines the information that is collected and how we use this information. If after reading this privacy statement you have any comments, concerns or questions, please email [email protected]
Last updated: February 3, 2011
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to [email protected]. If the web site has not responded to your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, please contact TRUSTe. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with the Web site to resolve your concerns.
What Information We Collect
VARStreet collects two types of information: data that you provide through our registration and account setup processes, and usage data that VARStreet tracks without the active participation of the user. Such information enables us to provide better services to our customers.
VARStreet collects the information in the following processes: Registration Information Distributors Access Information Customer and Contact Information
Our registration form requires contact information (name, address, phone numbers and e-mail address), business details (products sold and sales revenue figures), and billing information (such as a credit card numbers).
We use this information to notify you about product updates, new services and partners joining our network, and to facilitate technical support.
Distributors’ Access Information
VARStreet requires the user names and passwords that you use to access Web sites of major distributors.
This information is used to show you specific pricing from these distributors.
Customer and Contact Information
You can enter details about your customers and contacts, including names, addresses, phone numbers and other personal data. This information is required for various functions within the system, such as enabling customer log-ins to your Web store or helping you create and send quotes to customers or sending e-Marketing campaigns to your customers. This data is stored in databases accessible only to users who entered this information. We will never disclose this information to any third party.
VARStreet has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of data under our control. All users are assigned unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time you log on. We also use advanced security methods based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and host the site in a secure environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from unauthorized users.
When our Site is accessed, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure that data is safe, secure, and available only to you. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of data.
Cookies and Usage Information
VARStreet requires the use of “cookie” technology so that users can access their site quickly without logging in and also for maintaining user sessions. Cookies collect a user’s personal information.
If you disable your Web browser’s ability to accept cookies you will not be able to successfully use the service.
VARStreet servers also track your IP address, your client type (what browser you are using), server name and IP, date and time, http status, bytes sent, and the referrer. This data is used to administer our web site and diagnose problems with our server. This information is also used to resolve any problems that you may have in accessing our web site.
What We Do With Information We Collect
In general, VARStreet uses collected information in one of two ways:
- To administer our web site and diagnose problems with our server. Information is also used to resolve any problems that users may have in accessing our web site.
- To compile aggregate statistics about sales consumption and usage patterns. This aggregate information does not contain any personal identification information.
Who We Share This Information With
VARStreet will not sell, trade or rent personal information (including registration information, distributors’ access information and customer and contact information) to any third party in ways other than listed in this privacy statement. We may provide aggregate information about transactions, usage patterns and other site information to other parties.
This aggregate information does not contain any personal identification information. You can modify the information you provide to us. We protect this function with passwords that you choose when registering.
We use third party providers for credit card processing on our site. This is done through Authorize.Net. When you sign up for credit card processing, we will share your credit card information as necessary for Authorize.Net to provide service.
These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
VARStreet periodically notifies registered users about product updates, improvement of services, and the addition of new partners to our network. We may also get in touch with you to ensure that you are satisfied with our products or services, to learn about new ideas about we are considering offering.
You may opt-out of secondary communications such as newsletters, surveys and program e-mails by logging in to the application and updating your details in the preferences/user section, where there is a checkbox that you can use to opt-out of the newsletters, surveys and mailings.
Additionally, every communication will have a unsubscribe link within the body of the message. Users can opt out of further communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link.
Correcting your personal Information
You can modify all your personally identifiable information by going to the ‘Preferences’ and “User’ sections within the application. Your changes will take effect immediately.
Canceling Your VARStreet Membership
To deactivate your account, send an email to our Client Services Team.
VARStreet also contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites.
If you have questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, please contact us here.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
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