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Virtual Marine Technology Privacy Policy

This notice describes the privacy policy of the website and affiliated domain directories (“the Site”). By visiting the Site, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this privacy policy. The Site is owned and maintained by: Virtual Marine Technology Inc. (“VMT”), 20 Hallett Crescent, Suite 100, St. John´s, NL, Canada A1B 3N4.

VMT values your interest in our firm and products and your visit to our Site. This privacy statement is made available to you in order to make you aware of how VMT collects and uses individual identifying information of visitors to the Site.

VMT respects and protects the privacy of the individuals that visit the Site and individually identifiable information about you is not willfully disclosed to any third party without first receiving your permission as explained in this privacy policy.

The Site uses a security system that protects your personal information from unauthorized use. However, as no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

VMT will not sell, distribute or disclose information about you as an individual, your company or your personal usage of the Site without your consent or unless required or permitted to do so by law. The information we gather may include name, delivery address, credit or debit card number and expiry date, email address, and any personal preferences.

When you link up to the Site to view information, we automatically collect the following data:
  1. Type of domain name used to gain access to the Internet (f.e. .com, .org)
  2. The IP address attributed during the connection
  3. Date and time of access to the site
  4. Duration of site/page visit
  5. The operating system or platform installed on your personal computer or the access device used
  6. Search engine and meta tags used to track the Site on the web
  7. Type and nature of files or information that has been downloaded

Any personal data you provide to us, including your e-mail address will be treated in the following way:
  1. Information you provide to us with the aim of obtaining information from us will be stored by us for purposes of carrying out your request for information
  2. Information you provide to us as part of an application will be stored and processed by us for that purpose and will be treated with the utmost care; and
  3. Information you provide to us in the frame of contract negotiations or an order can be used for the follow up of that contract or order.
  4. Information you provide to us may be stored in such a way it will allow VMT to analyze user demographics, with the goal of improving our products based on refined market information.

Each transaction on the Site is fully secured. When ordering, you submit your credit card information. This information is safely stored in a security area. All information processed during a transaction is stored and monitored by [NAME OF PAYMENT PROVIDER], the payment provider used by VMT. In addition, Credit Card information will also be stored by our Credit Card acquirer [NAME OF CREDIT CARD ACQUIRER IF APPLICABLE].

VMT takes all necessary measures to protect its customers and guarantees that all information will be kept confidential.

Please note that we do provide links to other sites, which may not be governed by this privacy policy and you should view the particular privacy policies of those sites for further information.

Usage of cookies
In addition to the information which you supply to us, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small files the Site can use to recognize repeat users and allow us to observe behavior and compile aggregate data in order to improve the Site for you. For example, cookies will allow us to count the number of unique and return visitors to the Site.

VMT uses cookies to improve the quality of our service and to understand our user base more. VMT will not disclose its cookies to third parties except as required by a legal process such as a search, warrant, statute or court order. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie has been sent. Be aware, however that some parts of the Site may not function properly if you refuse cookies.

Cookies are anonymous by default. VMT guarantees that no information collected from cookies will be linked to personal information stored in our administrative system.

Some of our associated companies may themselves use cookies on their own websites. We have no access to, or control of these cookies.

We may monitor customer traffic patterns, Site usage and related Site information in order to optimize your use of the Site and we may give aggregated statistics to a reputable third-party, but these statistics will not include information that personally identifies you.

Data security
VMT is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the individual identifying information that you provide to us. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in place to protect personal information about you.

Changes to our policy
By using the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information as we have outlined in this policy. VMT may decide to change this privacy policy from time to time. When we do, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

VMT can not be held responsible for possible damage due to information or advice given on the Site. In addition, VMT does not accept responsibility for damage caused by the use or the presence on the Site.

Use of the information and data contained on this Site and on these pages is at your sole risk. If you rely on the information on this Site you are responsible for ensuring by independent verification its accuracy and completeness.

Applicable Law
The terms and conditions of this privacy policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws of Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, without regard to conflict of laws provisions. By accessing and using this site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Newfoundland and Labrador as well as legal proceedings in those courts.

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