Privacy is Important
Last Updated on 11/15/2009
VIPGeek Corporation dba www.vipgeek.com has created this privacy
statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to internet
privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and
dissemination practices for the vipgeek.com web site. VIPGeek
is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent,
non-profit organization whose mission is to build user’s
trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair
information practices. This privacy statement covers the site
Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your
privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and
have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you
should first contact Kathy Glogowski at email@example.com
. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your
inquiry has not been satisfactorily address, you should contact
TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php
. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with us to resolve your
We may record your environment variables, such as your IP address,
host name, browser type, operating system, etc., to help diagnose
problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. This
information may be used to help identify you and your shopping
cart, track referrals, prevent or report incidents of credit card
fraud or for other purposes deemed reasonable and necessary.
Registration and Order Forms
The VIPGeek Affiliate Program collects information
from the new affiliate such as their name, address, number, web
site URL & SSN Social Security Number of the affialte or TAX
ID Number of the affialtes company. This information is used for
purposes of creating a 1099 Tax Form for reporting income earned
in excess of $600.00 by VIPGeek Affiliates to the IRS (Internal
Customer Information Updating
If your personally identifiable information
changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may [correct,
update, delete or deactivate it] by making the change on our member
information page located at https://www.vipgeek.com/members.php
[or by emailing our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org
] or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact
information listed below.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s
We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally
identifiable information you submit while on VIPGeeks’ site.
We use session cookies on our site. A session ID cookie expires
when you close you browser. We use a session cookie to process
your information on our web ordering form for purchasing our services
such as Web Hosting, Email Hosting, Domain Purchase and / or Web
Social Security Numbers
We require your SSN (social security number) to provide us information
required for the VIPGeek’s Affiliate Program which allows
an individual to make referrals to others about our services an
receive a 20% commission. Your SSN will be reported to the IRS
for any income earned over $600.00 for the active year of participation.
When you enter your social security number on our registration
form, we encrypt it using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
Site registration and/or order forms may require
users to give us contact information (like their name and email
address), unique identifiers (like their social security number),
and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers).
We use customer contact information from the registration form
to send the user information about our company and to fulfill
delivery of ordered products and services. The customer's contact
information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary.
Financial information that is collected is used to check the users'
qualifications for registration and to bill the user for products
and services. Unique identifiers (such as social security numbers)
are collected to verify the user's identity and for use as account
numbers in our record system.
Potentially sensitive information (e.g., credit card numbers)
is collected through secure server connections. VIPGeek Corporation
believes that e-mail transmission of sensitive information is
at least as secure as normal and customary non-internet transactions.
Visitors always have the option to provide this information in
an alternative format. The security of your personal information
is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such
as credit card number and/or social security number) on our registration
or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket
layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards
to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during
transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission
over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure,
however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable
means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee
its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on
our Web site, you can send email us at email@example.com.
Third Party Access to Information
We use a Third Party Merchant Credit Card Company to process
your information which is collected on our site for services such
as Web Hosting , Email Hosting, or Web Design. We will share you
name, address, phone number and credit card information with VIPGeek’s
Merchant provider. This is necessary for processing your credit
card for above noted services.
Some information may be shared with third-party
companies. Only such information as is necessary in order to process
payments, and to fulfill product and service delivery requirements
will be provided to third-parties. VIPGeek Corporation will comply
with any subpoena or summons issued by any federal, state, or
local law enforcement or judicial agencies for information. We
may voluntarily provide unsolicited information to appropriate
authorities if we believe the information is relevant to a criminal
investigation. Unless clearly and specifically stated at the point
the information is gathered, we will not sell, give away, or otherwise
share information about you for any purpose other than the purposes
mentioned in this document.
Our web site may contain links to other, non-VIPGeek sites. VIPGeek
Corporation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the
content of such Web sites.
changes to this privacy statement, so that you are aware of what
information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances,
if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy
statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make
material changes to this policy, we will notify you by means of
a notice on our homepage.
We post customer testimonials on our web site
which may contain personally identifiable information such as
the customer's name. We do obtain the customer's consent prior
to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their
Our site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news
groups available to its users. Please remember that any information
that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You
should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
Our site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse
and alteration of the information under our control. These measures
include the use of secure servers to collect the information,
encrypted databases, storage of the information in non-public
areas of the servers, and other measures as deemed reasonable
Our site may supplement the information that you provide with
information that is received from third parties.
Our sites give users the following options for removing their
information from our database to not receive future communications
or to no longer receive our service.
You can send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can send postal mail to the address which appears at the
end of this document.
You can call us at the phone number which appears at the end
of this document.
Our sites give users the following options for changing and modifying
information previously provided.
Send postal mail to the address which appears at the end of this
Call us at the phone number which appears at the end of this
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices
of our sites, or your dealings with any of our web sites, you
can contact us at:
4740 N. Cumberland Ave Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60656