of the following domains. We refer to each of the websites accessible through
these domain names as a “site” and, collectively, the “sites.”
When we refer to “we,” “us,” or “our,”
we mean VDLP Corporation or the specific division, subsidiary, or affiliate
that operates the site, provides its content, or processes information received
through it, each as appropriate and applicable.
When we refer to “you”
or “your,” we mean the person accessing the site. If the person
accessing the site does so on behalf of, or for the purposes of, another person,
including a business or other organization, “you” or “your”
also means that other person, including business organization.
Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property.
This site is ©1999-2003 by us and we reserve all rights. You may
inquire about rights to reproduce content from this site by e-mailing our copyright
Trademarks of others are the property of their respective
owners. These include Microsoft® Corporation (as to Word®, Excel®,
Access®, and PowerPoint®); Adobe Systems Incorporated® (as to Acrobat
Reader®). We make no claim to the trademarks of others.
to be Bound.
By accessing this or any other site, continuing to access
this or any other site, or downloading materials from this or any other site,
from any site.
Subject to these terms of
use, we grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access
the sites and the materials thereon. You may use the sites for informational purposes
and in connection with the purchase of products or services from us.
You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt
the operation of any site in any way.
Use of Materials.
authorize you to view and download materials from the sites only for your use
in connection with the purchase or evaluation of our products and services or
in the exercise of any membership rights described in any of the sites. This authorization
is not a transfer of any rights in the materials other than those expressly granted.
Any copies you make of the materials (including by printing or by retaining electronic
copies) are subject to the following restrictions.
(1) you may not remove,
or disassociate, from any of the materials any copyright or other proprietary
notices contained in the materials;
(2) you may not modify, reproduce,
display, perform, distribute, prepare derivative works from, or otherwise use
(3) you may not transfer the materials to any other person unless you
give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these
Except as expressly
requested in a site, we do not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential
or proprietary information to, or post any such information on, any site. Except
where we expressly request confidential information from you and tell you that
information that you give to use will be treated otherwise, any information you
give to use through any site is subject to the following provisions.
(1) You represent and warrant to us and to all others that may access the site
that you own, or possess sufficient rights in, all such information and all such
parties may regard such information as public and, in any case, not your proprietary
(2) you grant to us a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide,
fully-paid, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform,
prepare derivative works from, transmit and distribute such information as we
see fit; and
(3) We are free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how contained
in such information.
Misuse of the Sites.
You may not make
any statements on, or provide or post any information to, a site that is defamatory,
threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporates the
proprietary material of another.
Disclaimer of Warranties.
SITES AND ALL MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THEM ARE PROVIDED WITH ALL FAULTS,
AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT
IS WITH THE USER. WE FURTHER DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AS TO INFRINGEMENT
OR MISAPPROPRIATION, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
We reserve the right, at our sole
discretion and without any notice, to change, modify, add or remove any portion
of these terms and conditions at any time. Changes in these terms and conditions
will be effective when the revised terms and conditions are posted. Your use or
continued use of any site after any changes to these terms and conditions are
posted will be considered acceptance of those changes. VISIT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TO AGREE TO THEIR TERMS.
Changes to the Site.
We may terminate,
change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of any site, including the availability
of any features of any site, at any time. We may also impose limits on certain
features and services or restrict your access to parts or a site or one or more
entire sites without notice or liability. We may terminate the authorization,
rights, and license given above and, upon such termination; you will immediately
destroy all materials.
The site is controlled,
operated and administered by us or our agents from offices within the United
States of America. We make no representation that materials at this site are
appropriate or available for transmission to or from, or use in, locations
outside of the United States and accessing the any site from any jurisdictions
where such site’s
contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the site or export the
materials in violation of United States or any other import or export laws
and regulations. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United
States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
Choice of Law, Jurisdiction,
The laws of the State of Illinois and the federal laws of
the United States (without regard to the choice of law rules of the State of Illinois
suit or other action arising out of, or in any way connected with, your use of
any site may be brought only in the courts of the State of Illinois sitting in
Lake County, Illinois or in the United States District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois. You irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction and venue of
Limitation of Actions.
You must commence any
suit or other action in connection with your use of any site within one year after
events giving rise to the claim or cause of action arises.
If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds
to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible
force and effect.
Certain areas and features
of sites contain terms and conditions specific to those areas and features. Such
terms and conditions are in addition to these terms and conditions and prevail
other terms and conditions.
information we collect by means other than a site. If you have any questions about
how we use information collected by means other than a site, you should inquire
at or before the time you give such information to us.
Note that this
policy contains several important exceptions, most notably the exception involving
use of information to identify and/or pursue persons who are under criminal investigation
or who damage, or may damage, our information or other resources. Please read
Information Ownership, Collection and Use
We are the sole owner
of the information collected through the sites. We will not sell, share, or rent
this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this policy.
We may collect information from its users at several different points on the site.
information, and uses of information that may not presently apply to one or more
of the sites. We tell you about these types of information, means of collecting
information, and uses of information anyway because we want to maintain flexibility
in offering additional features without having to revisit our terms and conditions
of any type of information, means of collecting information, or use of information
will require us to collect any particular information, make any particular use
of any information, or offer any particular functionality through any site.
Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Compliance and Related Information
The Child Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) regulates online collection
of information from persons under the age of 13. It is our policy to refrain from
knowingly collecting or maintaining personally identifiable information relating
to any person under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not
supply any personally identifiable information through the site. If you are under
the age of 18 and have already provided personally identifiable information through
the site, please contact (or have your parent or guardian contact) us immediately
using the information below so that we can remove such information from our files.
Ordering, Event Registration and Related Processes
When and if
you order products or services using a site or register for an event, we request
information from you using an order form. When we already have information about
you (such as through a previous order or registration, whether received through
a site or otherwise), we may use such information to facilitate the order or registration
process. When using an order form, you must provide contact information (such
as name and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number
and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill
your order. If we have trouble processing an order, we use this contact information
to contact the you.
A cookie is a piece of data stored
on the computer that runs an Internet browser. It can contain information about
you, your computer, your browser, your session, the websites you visit, and other
information about you or others who use, or have used, the computer or browser
you use to access the Internet. The cookies we use, if any, are not linked to
any personally identifiable information while using a site unless you have given
us permission to link personally identifiable information to one or more cookies.
You give us that permission any time you register on a site, place an order through
a site, or identify yourself or the computer you are using through a site.
Most or all browsers permit you to disable or reject cookies. You can do
this by setting the preferences in the browser. Use the “help” feature
of your browser to obtain more information about refusing cookies. As of the
cookies at the following websites. We do not operate either of these websites
and we make no representation or warranty about the information contained in
the websites to which these links will take you.
If you set the
browser you use to reject cookies, you can use the sites, but you may not be able
to use the full functionality of one or more of the sites or it may take additional
time to utilize such functionality.
One or more of the organizations
with which we do business, or to which we provide links from a site, also use
cookies. We have no control over such organizations’ uses of cookies
and users should review the privacy policies of such organizations to determine
the uses such organizations make of cookies.
our hosting provider may collect traffic information from visitors for statistical
analysis and site improvement. When you access a site, we or our hosting provider
may collect information about your visit in a log file on a server. Log file
information may include, but is not limited to, Internet protocol (IP) addresses,
browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform
type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. We, or our hosting provider use
this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements
in the aggregate, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP
addresses and other log file information are not linked to personally identifiable
information. We do not try to track users or to identify users individually,
but we, or our hosting provider do review this information to understand overall
trends and to determine what kinds of content are popular and useful to users.
(a) Aggregated information. We, or our hosting provider may share aggregated
demographic information with our users, our affiliated organizations, and other
organizations with which we do, or contemplate doing, business. Such information
is aggregated and is not linked to any information that can identify individual
(b) Outsourcing providers. We may use outside shipping or other
outsourcing providers to process and ship orders, or perform other functions.
We require that these outsourcing providers not retain, share, store, or use personally
identifiable information for any secondary purposes, except for backup and recovery
operations. Although we use good faith efforts to ensure compliance by its outsourcing
providers, we cannot, and will not, be responsible to users for misuse of personally
identifiable information by such outsourcing providers.
services. We may have agreements with other parties to provide specific services.
When you use such services, we may share personally identifiable information with
such parties. In such cases, we will use its good faith efforts to restrict the
information provided to the information necessary for the provision of such services.
(d) General use. We share personally identifiable information (whether in
return for compensation or otherwise) with various vendors, suppliers, and advertisers.
While we use good faith efforts to verify that such vendors, suppliers, and advertisers
promote products and services of interest to site users, we cannot, and do not,
endorse such vendors, suppliers, advertisers, products or services unless we expressly
state otherwise. We share only such information as you yourself provide to us
or someone else provides about you (such as through a registration process) and
do not share personally identifiable information derived indirectly through IP
address tracing or similar means. If you wish us to refrain from providing your
personally identifiable information in this manner, please see the opt-out information
and contact information provided below.
Links and Information Gathered
One or more sites may contain links to other websites. We do
not operate those websites, we cannot control the information that the operators
of such websites gather or what the operators of such websites do with the information,
and we are therefore not responsible for the activities of the operators of such
If you wish to subscribe to a newsletter
we offer or to a mailing list that we maintain, we will collect from you contact
information necessary to send the newsletter or other information to you. This
is usually limited to your e-mail address, but may include other information.
Surveys and Contests
From time to time, we may request information
from you using surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests
is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice as to whether to disclose
this information. Information requested may include contact information (such
as name and address) and demographic information (such as zip code and type of
user). We will use such contact information to notify winners and award prizes,
and to monitor or improve the use of one or more sites and provide aggregated
information for our own uses or to our customers or other organizations, and we
may also use it to notify you of news about us or our affiliates or promotions
of our products or services or the products or services of people with whom we
We may offer a referral service
that allows you to inform your friends and other acquaintances about content
on the site. If you elects to use such a referral service, we will collect
the friend or acquaintance’s e-mail address and use it to send the friend
or acquaintance a one-time e-mail inviting the friend or acquaintance to visit
one or more sites or providing the information you requested. We store this
contact information for the sole purpose of sending the one-time e-mail.
Where we collect nonpublic personal information from you, we or one or
more of our services providers use industry-standard encryption and security
standards to protect such information. You can tell whether encryption is being
used by noting the “locked” or other status indicator on the
browser you are using. If the browser you are using does not indicate that
the session is secure (e.g. by displaying a key or other icon), you should
assume that the connection is not secure and that third parties will receive
the information shared by you and us during that part of the session.
We also use commercially reasonable
efforts to protect user information offline. All sensitive user information is
maintained in our offices or at the facilities of our information technology provider(s).
We cause access to servers and connections to be limited by key or other access.
Only employees or agents who need the information to perform specific functions
are granted access to personally identifiable information. We use reasonable efforts
to assure that its employees and agents are informed of our security and privacy
practices. When we add new policies or change existing policies, we take reasonable
steps to notify affected employees and agents.
We sometimes supplement the information we receive from you
with other information we receive from third party sources, such as credit card
issuers or clearinghouses.
We may send to you
a welcoming e-mail that may also verify password and user name information. We
occasionally send newsletters or information about products, services, and special
deals to users like you. You may opt to not receive such informational communications
by using the contact information below.
Site and Service Updates
We may also send to you updates and service announcements about one or more
of the sites. You may not un-subscribe or opt not to receive such announcements
because such announcements contain important information about the services offered
through the relevant site(s).
Correcting or Updating Personal Information
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire service,
you may contact us using the contact information below and we will accommodate
all reasonable requests for such changes.
who no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials or have their
information provided to third parties may opt to not receive such communications
or have information shared by contacting us using the information below. We will
comply with such requests as soon as is commercially practicable. Such compliance
may involve batch processing and other processes that take 30 days or longer.
If you opt not to receive such communications or allow us to share your information
and then give your personal information to us again using one of the sites under
circumstances that permit us to use your information, we will regard your opt-out
In most cases, it is impractical for use to stop any other
party to whom we have supplied your information from continuing to use the information
and opting out will usually not stop other to whom we have provided your information
from continuing to use it.
To change your preference with regard to the
way your information is treated, visit the appropriate area of the website.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to
timely make any changes you request. Many such changes are accomplished using
batch processing (i.e. collecting a number of similar change requests and making
all such changes at once), so the changes may not be immediately effective. If
you require an immediate change to your personally identifiable information and
are unable to make such a change using the available site resources, please contact
us using the information below.
or more sites and/or other places we deem appropriate.
Except as stated
the information was collected.
If we decide to use information about
at the time of collection, we will notify you by e-mail if, and to the extent
that, you have provided your e-mail address. If you reply to such an e-mail
within a reasonable time and request that we not use your personally identifiable
information in the proposed new manner, we will honor your request, but we
reserve the right to suspend your access to all or part of the services offered
through one or more sites if you do so. If you do not reply to such an e-mail,
or we receive a reply of “undeliverable” or similar message from
your last known e-mail address, in either case after a reasonable time, we
will use the information in the proposed new manner.
BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THIS
information and use such information in ways other than those described above
if we are required to do so by law or if we deem it advisable in the course of
assisting law enforcement activities or protecting our site(s) or other property.
you (a) wish to begin or end receipt of newsletters or promotional information
(b) wish to update your user information, or (c) wish to opt in or out of any
other service offered through the site, please contact our technical personnel
using the following information. Please be sure to include your name and your
user name (if applicable), but do not include any information regarding your password(s),
7224 Burns Rd.
Richland Hills, TX 76118
phone - (972)-595-5365 fax - (972)-595-5380