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PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
Frequently Asked Privacy questions
Do we sell information to 3rd parties?
No, we do not sell information to business partners, advertisers, or other 3rd parties, and have no plans or intention to ever do so.
Refer to the “third-party disclosures” section below for more information regarding 3rd parties and your information.
What personal information do we collect from website visitors?
When do we collect information?
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To follow up after correspondence (live chat, email, phone inquiries, etc.)
- To send promotional content (event invitations, event promotions, blog updates, etc.)
- To ask for ratings, reviews, user generated content, or social proof of services or products
Personal information such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, job titles, or social media handles are used to help improve our content, offers, audience segmentation, and for ongoing marketing communications
How do we protect your information?
We use regular Malware Scanning (as provided by our hosting services).
We use an SSL certificate
We use CRM and marketing software that host on servers that are secured by:
- Multi-level firewalls
- Proven solutions for anti-virus protection and detection of intrusion attempts
- Encrypted data transmission using SSL/https/VPN technology
- Tier 3 and PCI DSS certified data centres
Credit card numbers or other form of payment are only requested to complete transactions, such as purchase tickets, using secure forms provided through secure 3rd party ticketing platforms (such as Eventbrite, Nightout, etc.) or payment processers e.g. (Paypal, Venmo, etc.).
Yes, we use first party cookies for anonymous demographics and non-personally identifying purposes to understand our audience traffic trends and improve future content, marketing campaigns, email campaigns, and event projects.
How To Turn off Cookies
However, you will still be able to place orders.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to outside parties unless we have provided users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners, CRM software, email service providers, and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential and have strict privacy policies in place.
We may share a portion of your information (such as your full name) with a business partner only if it is neccessary to process your requested services. This includes your requests for table reservations, or other ticketed events for which you will need to be identified in order to receive the requested services.. Always The VIP will never disclose more information than is necessary to complete the requested service or transaction.
We may release information when it is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Marketing Partners and Sponsors
For instances where Always The VIP partners with a 3rd party for a promotional marketing campaign, marketing event, or sponsorship, it will be clearly indicated if your information will be shared with the listed organizers/sponsors/partners. Any information that you voluntarily submit in order to participate in these promotions may be shared with the listed partner as indicated. Please refer to each individual organizer/business/partner’s privacy policies in these scenarios.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing research purposes.
We store subscriber data on CRM and email marketing platforms that secure your data on secure servers.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website or in our promotions. This will typically be made clear in those promotions that you have left our website, to an outside party.
These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content, activities, or data policies of these linked sites.
Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and customers, and welcome any feedback about these 3rd party sites. We will typically cancel any further business with 3rd party sites that do not protect user information to a reasonable degree or act in any nefarious way with user data.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
We currently use Google Analytics on our website.
We currently do NOT use Google Adsense.
We have implemented the following:
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
- Advertising Reporting Features
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and do not currently use any third-party cookies beyond those inherent in the WordPress hosting platform or any other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
We may also use first party cookies for remarketing with Google Ads cookies to send targeted ads to visitors. You can read about how google handles this information here:
Opt-outs and Unsubscribing
At anytime, you may unsubscribe from our lists in the footers found in any correspondence that you may receive from us. We periodically delete data of unsubscribed users, with no further action required on your behalf.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on here.
Data Removal Requests
You can contact us directly to request removal of your data.You may also submit a contact us form request or email [email protected] for a copy of your data or to request deletion of your information. Deletion requests are typically performed within 1-10 business days.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
- Submitting the request via contact form
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States, and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.