2. What Information VII Collects
Anonymous Information: Our Digital Services capture certain non-personal common technical information automatically. This information may include your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, and computer operating system, device type, application software, time and date you visit or use the Digital Services, and traffic patterns and usage data, such as the pages you access, the address of the website that directed you to the Digital Services or the website you visit when you leave the Digital Services. VII may use this information to understand patterns of site activity, including aggregated user demographics, and to improve the Digital Services so they are more useful for you.
Personal Information: Our Digital Services may also collect certain personally identifiable
information (“PII”). The types of PII that may be collected on or through the Digital Services include your first and last name, your status (such as whether you are a consumer, student, or journalist), mailing address, email address, title or occupation, and telephone number.
Additional PII that may be collected on or through the Digital Services includes, but is not limited to:
If you are participating in a survey, we may ask your gender and age, income, ethnicity, family size, and marital status.
If you are sharing an article or page of the Digital Services with a third party, the third-party email address may also be collected.
Location Information: We may collect information about your location when you access or use the Digital Services. We may collect information regarding your general location using your IP address. If you access or use the Digital Services from a mobile device, we may collect more precise geolocation information from your mobile device. This information may be used to customize certain features of our Digital Services and to provide you with location-based services. This information may also be used to send push notifications, which appear on the display of your mobile device in the form of a badge, alert, or banner, and allow mobile applications to send information to your mobile device even when the application is not in use. For information on how to disable geolocation services and/or push notifications on a mobile device, see Section 7 below regarding your opt-out choices.
3. Purposes of PII Collection
We request PII to provide a service or information about The Vision Impact Institute’s services and related topics. Examples include subscribing to newsletters, emailing a friend an article from the Digital Services, providing information regarding vision, vision care and vision correction, completing online surveys, or contacting us with questions or comments.
4. Protection of Personal Information VII Collects
Although we cannot promise the use of our Digital Services is completely safe due to the nature of the Internet, VII uses standard security measures. VII urges you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.
The Digital Services may contain periodic surveys, newsletter signups on the website, and/or newsletter signups via monitored social media channels. Please remember that any information disclosed in social medial channels becomes public information if not provided to VII directly. Please exercise caution when considering what information you post on social media channels or other public forums. You agree that VII is not responsible for material posted by you or others in these public forums.
5. Sharing of PII
As Otherwise Allowed by Law. VII may transfer PII to third parties where we are expressly authorized by the applicable law to do so.
6. Parents and Guardians
Our Digital Services are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are under the age of 13, you do not have permission to use the Digital Services; do not use the Digital Services or provide any information to VII. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under the age of 13 has given us information, you can contact us to remove the information.
7. Opt-Out Choices
Emails. You can opt out of receiving future monthly newsletter emails from The Vision Impact by following the unsubscribe procedures indicated in each email. You may also contact us by email and request to be unsubscribed from our monthly newsletter emails.
8. Accessing and Updating your PII
You may contact us to update your PII at any time.
9. Consent of Data Transfer of Non-U.S. Residents
If you reside in a country other than the United States, upon providing your PII to The Vision Impact Institute, you will be indicating your explicit consent that the PII you have provided may be transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States.
10. Links to Other Websites
11. Contact the Vision Impact Institute to Ask Questions and Provide Feedback Regarding Privacy
The Vision Impact Institute welcomes your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. The VII is committed to the resolution of concerns or complaints about your privacy
and VII’s collection or use of your PII.
QUESTIONS FOR VII:
or how we protect your PII, please contact us.