VT&C Privacy Policy


VTC recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of VTC visitors and registered members and has therefore instituted the guidelines which are specified in this privacy policy. Please be aware that due to the evolving nature of the internet and the services VTC provides it may become necessary for these guidelines to be changed in the future, all changes to VTC's privacy policy will be posted in this document. Unless required by law, your personal information will never be released wthout your consent.

VTC Collects the Following Information:

Information Collected About All Visitors: For each visitor to VTC, we collect the visitor's internet address ( IP address ), the version of the visitor's web browser ( user agent ), and the referring website url ( for visitors following links to VTC ). This information is used to analyze website traffic periodically and reports may be shared with third parties which include the above visitor information on an aggregate basis.

Confidentiality:

All VTC user-provided information is kept confidential and will not be shared with any outside party. We do not sell or rent user provided email addresses or postal addresses to marketers and we will never intentionally disclose individually identifiable information to any third party without your permission. However, if we are ordered/required to disclose information by a court of proper jurisdiction or some other proper governmental order we will comply wth such an order.

How Your Information is Used:

VTC uses the collected information listed in the above section Information Collected About All Visitors without individually identifiable user information to analyze VTC's website traffic and to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This information is also useful in determining our users' preferences in their usage of the VTC website and services.

Cookies:

VTC uses cookies to keep track of whether you are logged-in to the VTC website and the Mud Connector Social Network. VTC may also use cookies to remember your preferences so that we may help enhance your experience on the VTC website and the Mud Connector Social Network. These cookies may be removed or reset by you in your internet browser.

Emails Originating From VTC:

You have the option to receive newsletters and other emails from VTC. You have the option to discontinue receipt of these emails, this setting is available in the member profile area.

Links to Outside Websites:

VTC contains links to other websites including advertiser websites and links to related material. When you "click" on a link or advertisement banner you will leave the VTC website and VTC's privacy policy will no longer be relevant or in effect for those other sites that you visit. The websites that you visit may have privacy and use of information policies that differ from VTC's policies so please check them before submitting any information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time and at our sole discretion. Please be sure to check this this page periodically for any changes that have been made.

Further Information and Questions:
If you have any questions or seek additional information, please contact us at: vtcmag@vtcmag.com