Veracity Worldwide LLC (“Veracity”) publishes and maintains the website www.veracityworldwide.com (the “Website”) and is responsible for the content contained therein.  Veracity is firmly committed to data privacy, and has established this Privacy Policy to govern the fair and lawful treatment of how data is collected, used, and disclosed by Veracity with respect to the Website.  Users of this Website agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy as they may be amended from time to time.

Data Collection

The Website is operated by www.wordpress.org, (“WordPress”) a content management system which allows Veracity to collect non-personally-identifying tracking information from the Website’s users through the Google Analytics™ web analytics tool.  WordPress’s privacy policy can be found here.  Google’s privacy policy regarding Google Analytics can be found here.

Google Analytics allows Veracity to record information about the pages a user has seen through JavaScript tags, and also “remembers” what a user has done on previous pages and/or interactions with the Website through first-party cookies.  The tracking information that is collected helps Veracity understand how users interact with the Website’s content, including how often the Website is visited, which pages are viewed most frequently, the average amount of time a visitor spends on the Website, and top traffic sources.

Google Analytics does not permit Veracity to collect personally identifiable information about the Website’s users such as names, physical addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, employment history or credit history.  Nor does Google Analytics permit Veracity to collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.

Right to Opt Out

Users of the Website may opt out of the tracking features of Google Analytics by clicking on this link and following the instructions.

Data Usage

Veracity will only use the tracking information produced by the Website’s users for its own statistical analysis purposes, in an effort to tailor and enhance visitors’ experience using the Website.  For example, Veracity may analyze user behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, the Website, both on an individual basis and in the aggregate.  Veracity does not collect tracking or personal information for sale or dissemination to third parties or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Data Disclosure

Veracity respects the privacy of the Website’s users and shares the Google Analytics data gathered through the Website with Google in order to provide and maintain the Google Analytics service, perform critical operations, and for legal reasons as described in Google’s privacy policy.  The data is shared to help improve Google’s products and services, and to contribute anonymously to an aggregate data set to help users of the service understand data trends.  All identifiable information about the Website is removed and combined with other anonymous data before it is shared with others.

Veracity will not share any information collected on the Website through Google Analytics with any government authorities or other third parties unless required or permitted by law, including but not limited to responding to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise Veracity’s legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Security

Veracity is committed to the security and protection of information collected through the Website.  Any breach of the Privacy Policy committed by a Veracity employee will be addressed through internal disciplinary procedures, including appropriate escalation, as necessary, through Veracity’s chain of management.

Although Veracity has in place all generally accepted standards of operational security, Veracity cannot guarantee the complete security of the Website, nor can Veracity guarantee that the data collected will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.  In the event that Veracity believes the security of information collected through the Website may have been compromised, Veracity may seek to notify affected users through a posting on the Website.

Linked-To Websites

The Website may provide users with the opportunity to visit, or link to, other websites which may collect personal information.  Veracity does not control sites that are operated by these entities and is not responsible for the information practices of these sites.  This Privacy Policy does not address the information practices of other websites.

Contact Us

For any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@veracityworldwide.com.