• Visual Business Solutions | 6225 Old Middleton Road Madison, WI 53705

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://VisualBusiness.net

 

VBS is committed to respecting – and protecting – your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our websites, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. We maintain separate terms for our handling of customers’ personal information within our product, which you can read about in our Data Protection Addendum.

 

How do we collect information from you?

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

VBS may obtain information about you by various means. Most commonly this is when you use our website and any others that link to this privacy policy.

Also we may collect information about you when you:

 

  • visit us at trade shows and events
  • attend our webinars
  • click-through our online advertisements
  • apply for a job
  • join a social media group we moderate

We may also collect information about you via various lead generation tools and understand that they have attained required consent both to collect your personal information and share that information with us.

 

What type of information is collected from you?

We may collect the following information:

 

  • name
  • company
  • job title
  • email address
  • phone number
  • information regarding what pages you accessed and when

 

How is your information used?

We may use your information to contact you for the following reasons:

 

  • provide you with information about our products
  • invite you to events we’re hosting
  • offer educational information
  • ask your opinion about our product and the market
  • inform you of promotions we’re holding

We will keep your personal information only for as long as necessary for the relevant activities and review our retention periods for this data on a regular basis.

 

Who has access to your information?

We commit that we will never sell or rent your information to third parties. Nor will we share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may occasionally employ third parties to act on our behalf. Some exam- ples of third party contractors include providing marketing support, analysis and public relations. When we employ such companies, they are provided only with the minimal amount of personal information required to deliver their service. We have contracts in place that require them to keep your information secure and prohibit them from using that information for any other purpose than to complete the contracted assignments.

In some cases we may provide services, or sell product lines jointly with se- lected business partners.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of our business/assets or as part of any business restructuring or reorganization. We may also be required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and customers. If such an event were to occur, we would take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

 

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to be contacted by us. As a customer of VBS we feel that it is important to share specifics that align to you achieving the greatest value of your investment. If you do not wish to receive communications from us as described above, do not select the relevant opt-in checkboxes on the forms from which your information has been collected.

VBS will not contact you for sales or marketing purposes – either by email or phone – unless you have given your prior consent either directly to VBS or through a third-party to which have previously consented to share your data as noted in the collection types above. You can change your marketing pref- erences at any time by contacting us by phone at 330-929-0600 or emailing us at marketing@visualbusiness.net.

 

How you can access and update your information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime if you’d like to update the personal information we hold to ensure its accuracy, please contact us by email via dan@vbs.cc or by writ- ing to Visual Business Solutions, 8616 Fairway Place #102, Middleton, WI 53562. Alternately you may contact us by phone at 330-929-0600

You also have the right to ask for a copy of your personal information held by VBS. To exercise this right please contact us by any means noted above.

 

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any data submitted via VBS websites is encrypted prior to transmission over public networks. Upon receipt by VBS, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

 

Profiling

We may analyze your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with relevant information as noted above. In some cases we may make use of additional information about you from external sources to help us do this effectively.

 

Use of ‘cookies’

The websites operated by VBS use small text files stored on a user’s comput- er for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and as such, you will find them at most major websites. By showing how and when visitors use the web site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the web site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This infor- mation is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cook- ies only to provide services better tailored to our users’ needs.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Please consult your browser’s documentation for details.

 

Links to other websites

VBS websites may contain links to other websites run by other organizations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be respon- sible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

 

Transferring EU citizens’ information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the VBS websites, the information which you provide to us will be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

 

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in June 2018.

Since we may change this Policy from time to time, please check back occa- sionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our websites you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to dan@vbs.cc or by writing to dan@vbs.cc or by writing to Visual Business Solutions, 8616 Fairway Place #102, Middleton, WI 53562. Alter- nately you may contact us by phone at 330-929-0600