Privacy

This policy was last modified on September 3, 2013. Areas updated include: Information We Collect, What we use the information for, Third Party Links, Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties, Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act and Age Restrictions.

Your Use of this Website and its Services Denotes Your Agreement to Abide by This Updated Policy.

This Privacy Policy governs the way we treat your personal and private information as it may be collected from interacting with Virtual Copy (www.virtual-copy.com) and VCopy Blog (www.vcopyblog.virtual-copy.com), such as when you order services from Virtual Copy, sign up for a newsletter, or subscribe to receive emails when posts and comments are published.

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Pennsylvania and is 100% compliant with the

California Online Privacy Protection Act.

To view our Terms of Service, please click this TOS link, or the TOS link in the footer. You can read a copy of all of our policies by visiting the Full Disclosure/Policies page here.

What information do we collect?

At any time, we may offer a newsletter, require registration, and offer subscriptions to blog posts, site updates, and comments, all of which requires you supply this website with some of your personal information such as:

  • Your name
  • E-mail address
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number

You may, however, visit our site anonymously, though you may not be able to use all the site’s features if you choose to remain anonymous.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on a website. From time to time, this website may use Google ad services, and Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on visits to this and other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of using the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience: Your information helps us to better respond to your needs)
  • To improve our website: We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you
  • To improve customer service: Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs
  • To process transactions: Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To send periodic emails: The email address you give for order processing, blog post subscriptions, newsletter subscriptions, and comment subscriptions will be used to send you information you requested to receive, with the sole exception of sending discount coupons and promotions from Virtual Copy and VCopy Blog only. We do not sell or rent our email or customer lists and information, and you may unsubscribe from our lists at any time.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted using PayPal and its Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into their Payment gateway. This payment information is only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

The only information retained by Virtual Copy is that required to process your order and can include your name, email address, and phone number. Virtual Copy does not store any credit card or other payment information on its servers at any time and as such, we do not keep a file of financial information in any database at any time.
Do we use cookies?

Yes, Virtual Copy and VCopy Blog use Cookies. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser, and then capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, remember your order history to make future ordering easier, understand and save your preferences for future visits, and keep track of advertisements.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by calling the phone number below.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information or information you provide to use through the use of our website forms. This does not include trusted third parties such as PayPal who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include, write about, or otherwise offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance and Age Restrictions

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Virtual Copy Article Writing Services are directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older because we cannot enter into a binding contract with minors. As such, Virtual Copy will not take orders from anyone under the age of 18 and if age is in question, a representative of Virtual Copy may ask for proof of age, and if such proof cannot be furnished, we may refuse to fill your orders.

The VCopy Blog, on the other hand, is open for all to read, although its content is appropriate for and directed to those 13 and older.

PayPal Payments & Privacy

This section may not apply to the blog, but you should read it anyway because it governs payment policies for Virtual Copy.

All Payments and Refunds are handled through PayPal at this time, which are governed by the https://www.PayPal.com Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. All monetary transactions are governed by these policies in addition to the ones above.

Although we use PayPal with the understanding that all your information will be kept private and confidential, we cannot be held responsible for any information that PayPal uses for any reason other than to conduct monetary transactions for Virtual Copy.
We also cannot be held responsible for any violations or problems that may arise while using the PayPal payment gateway. The PayPal logo is present on the webpage of the PayPal payment gateway.
If you feel at any time that PayPal has violated your rights and/or that your sensitive information has abused, misused or violated in any way, please contact PayPal directly and alert Virtual Copy’s help center at help@virtual-copy.com.
Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. Orders and other business conducted offline is governed by our policies found within the FAQs and Policies section http://www.virtual-copy.com. Nevertheless, information collected offline will not be sold or otherwise shared.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at this page that explains our terms.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy and terms of service, both of which provide you, the site user, certain rights and responsibilities.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and update the Privacy Policy modification date at the top of this page.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact JC Torpey using the information below, or by using the contact form by clicking the “Contact” link in the top and footer navigation menus.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19135
USA
info@virtual-copy.com
(724) 804-8252

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