I. General Valassis respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. This Privacy Statement outlines the information Valassis will collect and how we will use that information. This Statement will also instruct you on how you can verify the accuracy of your personally identifiable information submitted to Valassis through our website and how you can request that we delete your personally identifiable information from our databases.
II. Personally Identifiable Information When you visit Valassis's website, we will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) unless you provide it to us voluntarily.
III. Use of Personally Identifiable Information We may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, including your e-mail address, postal address, home or work telephone number for purposes such as correspondence, surveys or games. If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we or our business partners may need to correspond with you, it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information.
Valassis may store and process your personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we may improve our products and services, and we may use your personally identifiable information to contact you. Valassis will not give or sell your personally identifiable information to any outside organization for the organization's own use without your consent, unless required to be disclosed by law or court order. Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of Valassis in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for Valassis.
IV. Security Valassis is committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration. Agents or contractors of Valassis who have access to your personally identifiable information in connection with providing services for Valassis are required to keep the information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for Valassis.
V. Non-Personally-Identifiable Information Collected Automatically In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site. In addition, when you view our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file and will help us in many ways. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on a computer virus, or capture your e-mail address. For example, cookies allow us to tailor a website or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. Cookies can securely store a user's password, personalize home pages, and identify which parts of a site have been visited.
VI. We may perform statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior. This allows us to measure relative consumer interest in the various areas of our web sites for product development purposes. Any information we collect is used for its own internal purposes to improve the content of the web sites, to enhance users' experiences when visiting our site, to customize the content and/or layout of our pages, and to provide the services required by an individual user. We do not use personal identifying information for any reason that is not disclosed either in this Policy or at the time the information is requested. We never send e-mail to you unless you request a particular service, or consent to being contacted by e-mail. There are instances where you will have the opportunity to subscribe to an e-mail list that will send information about the site or our advertisers to your e-mail address, but this will be done only with your permission and consent .
VII. Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information If you have submitted personally-identifiable information through a Valassis website and would like to have that information deleted from our marketing databases, please contact us. We will then use reasonable efforts to remove your personally identifiable information from our files. You may also contact us through either of the above methods to request the personally identifiable information that Valassis has collected about you through its websites or interactive advertisements. Valassis will use reasonable efforts to supply you with this information and correct any factual inaccuracies in this information. To correct inaccuracies in your personal contact information email us: email@example.com.
VIII. Use of Materials The right to download and store or output the materials in our site is granted for the user's personal use only, and materials may not be reproduced in any edited form. Any other reproduction, transmission, performance, display or editing of these materials by any means mechanical or electronic without the express written permission of Valassis is strictly prohibited. Users wishing to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on these sites may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.