Privacy Policy

Terms of Use 

 

Use of the VCNA Group Website and its Identity

The website for Vision Center Network of America, LLC (heretofore, referred to as VCNA) is available to all visitor’s subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this Website, uploading, viewing, printing, or downloading materials from this website, you agree you have read and agree to these Terms of Use and the website Privacy and Security Policy posted on our website.

These Terms of Use may change. VCNA reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. Your use of this website following any such change constitutes your agreement to be bound by the modified Terms of Use. Please review these Terms of Use prior to your use of the website.

 

Intellectual Property Rights Notice

The name, logo, tagline, and related brand identity markers are the property of VCNA, or its subsidiaries/affiliates. Such content and information are protected by any and all applicable international, federal, and state laws, rules, orders, and regulations relating to intellectual or proprietary property. You agree that you are not allowed to use, reproduce, distribute, revise, display, create derivatives of, copy, publish, sell, or license any of these attributes in any marketing or advertising venues, or in any other commercial manner, without the prior written consent of VCNA. You must submit any requests for such authorization to the Privacy Officer of VCNA by calling (631) 612-2732. Any attempt to print, publish, or maintain a significant portion of content or information from the website, to distribute copies of such information or content or to otherwise exploit the information or content in violation of the intellectual property or proprietary rights of others is strictly prohibited by these Terms of Use.

 

Use of Information on www.vcna.net

The information provided on this website is for educational purposes only. You agree not to use the website for any unlawful purpose or in any way that might harm, damage, or disparage any other party. Without limiting the preceding sentence and by way of example, you agree that you will not:

·       Upload identifiable information (as images or texts) to publicly viewable areas or otherwise violate local and federal    

        privacy protection regulations

·       Collect or store personal data about other users

·       Abuse, slander, defame, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as the rights of privacy and publicity) of others

·       Publish, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable

        material or information

·       Create a false identity or impersonate another for the purpose of misleading others as to the identity of the sender or

        the origin of a message, including but not limited to, providing misleading information to any feedback system

        employed through the website

·       Transmit or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other

        harmful or deleterious software programs

·       Interfere with or disrupt the website, networks, or servers connected to the website or violate the regulations, policies,

        or procedures of such networks or servers

·       Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, logins, and passwords of others or computer systems and

        networks connected to the website

·       Upload or otherwise transmit any information or content that infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret,

        copyright,

        or other proprietary rights of any party

·       Use the website in any manner whatsoever that could lead to a violation of any federal, state, or local laws, rules or

        regulations

·       Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited

        to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other

        securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the

        NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law.

 

Third Party Content and Links on Our Website

There are multiple links provided on our website to other third-party entities and their respective websites. VCNA provides this information for your use and convenience only. The presence of a link does not imply an endorsement of such third party, the materials presented on such third party’s website, nor the products or services offered by such third party. You acknowledge and agree that VCNA is not responsible for the content, advertising promotions, services, actions of these sites, or any risks associated with their use and privacy. Use of any websites linked on our websites is at your sole discretion and risk and VCNA encourages you to review the privacy statements of those websites in order for you to understand how those websites collect, use and share information. When you follow a link to another website, you leave the VCNA website and your website interactions are no longer protected by the VCNA Privacy and Security Policy.

 

Third Party Content and Links to Our Website

VCNA does not prohibit others from linking to our website. If you choose to link to our website, by doing so, you acknowledge and agree to the following additional Terms of Use:

           

·       You may not use a link to misrepresent your relationship to VCNA

·       You may not be involved in any illegal activity which is a violation of local, state or federal law

·       You may not violate any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights

 

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VCNA and its licensors and suppliers and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors from all damages, injuries, liabilities, costs, fees, fines, penalties, and expenses (including but not limited to, legal and accounting fees) arising from or in any way related to your violation of these Terms of Use or misuse of the website by you or any of your employees, contractors or agents.

 

Disclaimer and Limitations

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. VCNA AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT WILL VCNA OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ASSOCIATED THEREWITH, OR ANY OTHER LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND EVEN IF VCNA OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IN NO EVENT WILL VCNA OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU IN EXCESS OF $100.

 

Miscellaneous

In the event any of the provisions of the Terms of Use are held unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provisions will be deemed severed from the applicable agreement and the remaining provisions thereof will remain in full force and effect. Failure of any party to enforce, in any one or more instances, any of the provisions herein will not be construed as a waiver of the future performance of any such terms or conditions. No consent to a breach of any express or implied term of the Terms of Use or any other notice, directive, or rule otherwise posted on the website will constitute consent to any prior or subsequent breach. These Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, United States of America.

 

Privacy and Security Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy and Security Policy applies to www.vcna.net and governs data collection and usage. For the purpose of the Privacy and Security Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to VCNA include access to the above URL. By using the VCNA website, you consent to the website’s Terms of Use and acknowledge your understanding of the provisions contained in this Privacy and Security Policy. Other privacy policies and confidentiality provisions may apply to information that you provide to us outside the website.

 

Users Outside of the United States

We make the website available for users located exclusively in the United States of America. Please do not use the website if you are located outside of the United States as this website’s personal information practices and the terms of this Privacy and Security Policy may or may not comply with foreign laws.

 

Collection of Personal Information

VCNA collects domain names of site visitors, as well as aggregate information about traffic and visitors to our website. We use this information to maintain and improve our website and do not release this information to any other third party. We may also use “cookies” to store your preferences in order to make your use of the website more productive. Cookies are small files created by websites that reside on your computer’s hard drive and store information about your use of a particular website. We also use cookies to track the usage of our website in order to enhance your use of the website. If you do not accept cookies from the domain https://www.vcna.net you may not be able to access certain portions of the website.

 

Aggregated Information

 

We may share certain aggregated demographic information with our business partners regarding the users of the website. The aggregated data is used to help VCNA improve our user interface and target our content offerings to meet the needs of our customers, track operational problems, and improve the effectiveness and security of the website. This information does not identify you personally.

 

Internal Use. We will share your personally identifiable information within our business for the purposes of furthering our business, including analyzing your information and other users.

 

Protective Actions

 

We may use and disclose your personally identifiable information to the extent reasonably necessary to:

 

·        Correct technical problems and malfunctions in how we provide our products and services to you and to technically

        process your information

·        Protect the security and integrity of the website and our internet service, including without limitation, to enforce the

        website terms and conditions

·        Protect our rights and property and the rights and property of others

·        Take precautions of liability

·        Respond to claims that your information violates the rights and interests of third parties

·        The extent required by law or to respond to judicial process

·        The extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide personal information to law enforcement agencies or for

        an investigation on a matter related to public safety

You understand and agree that technical processing of your information is and may be required to:

·        Send and receive messages regarding your use of the website

·        Conform to the technical requirements of connecting networks

·        Conform to the limitations of our service

·        Conform to other similar technical requirements

 

Security Precautions

 

We use industry-standard technology and equipment to protect data and information under our control from misuse, loss or alteration.  We maintain security measures to allow only the appropriate personnel and contractors to access your information. Unfortunately, no system can ensure complete security, and VCNA and its affiliates disclaim any liability resulting from use of the website.

 

Notification of Changes to Policy

 

We reserve the right to change our information collection, use, and disclosure practices set forth in this Privacy and Security Policy in response to changes in legal requirements or for other reasons. We will post any changes to this Privacy and Security Policy on the website so our users and customers are always aware of the information we collect, use and disclose. If at any point we decide to use or disclose your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you in writing, which may or may not be via e-mail. If you object to the change to our Privacy and Security Policy, then you may contact us using the information provided in the notice. We will otherwise use and disclose a user’s or a customer’s personally identifiable information in accordance with the Privacy and Security Policy then in effect at the time the information was collected.

 

Protected Health Information

 

We do not ask for or have access to any “protected health information” as that term is defined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009, as amended, and their implementing regulations (“HIPAA/HITECH”). We will not inadvertently or intentionally access protected health information.  In the event that we are provided access to any protected health information, we will execute all required agreements under HIPAA/HITECH.

 

You acknowledge and agree not to send any confidential, personal or proprietary information via www.vcna.net. You understand that any information you send to VCNA is viewed as non-confidential and non-proprietary, including but not limited to, questions, feedback, comments, suggestions or ideas that you choose to send to VCNA or information you voluntarily provide in any online survey posted via the VCNA Website. You acknowledge and agree that any feedback or comments that you provide in these surveys may be used, reproduced and distributed by VCNA for any purpose without restriction.

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