Use of Personal Information
In connection with the operation of the Vast Conference site we may ask you to provide us with information that personally indetifies you or allows us to contact you (”Personal Information”) when, among other things, you register on the Vast Conference site, use one of our services, fill out a survey, or make a request for information. We will use the Personal Information you provide us in these circumstances to operate the Vast Conference site, to satisfy Vast’s legitimate business interests, such as customer analysis and internal marketing study and analysis, and to provide information you request from the Vast Conference Site (”Primary Use”). Unless you instruct us not to do so, Vast may also use the Personal Information you provide us to contact you regarding additional or new services and features offered by Vast, special offers by Vast, or important information regarding Vast (”Vast Secondary Use”). We do not resell or rent your personal information to third party marketers.
Vast may provide Personal Information to vendors that assist Vast in processing the information. Vast requires such vendors to enter into agreements prohibiting disclosure of the information to others and restricting its use to providing the contracted services of Vast.
Vast gathers anonymous user information that does not personally identify you regarding use of the Vast Site (”Anonymous Information”). The Anonymous Information we collect regarding your use of the Vast Site may be used by us to measure the effectiveness of marketing efforts on the Vast Site, for improving the services we offer to you, or to improve the Vast Site. Generally, you will not be aware when such Anonymous Information is being collected about you - it may be collected in various ways, such as through traffic data or direct surveys of our customers and may entail the use of, among other things, cookies, IP addresses, or other numeric codes used to identify the computer or other device used to access our site.
The Personal Information we collect from you is stored in operating environments that employ reasonable security measures and that are not available to the general public. Vast is not responsible for unauthorized access to such information by hackers or others that obtain access through illegal measures, in the absence of negligence on the part of Vast. Further, the other sites you may access through the Vast Site may have different security practices and you should familiarize yourself with those practices.
You are responsible for the confidentiality and security of passwords Vast issues to you. If you believe a third party has obtained your password in an unauthorized manner, please notify us promptly.
We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief such action is necessary: (a) to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates; (b) to protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users; (c) to protect the personal safety of our users or the public; or (d) in connection with a merger, consolidation or sale of substantial assets of Vast. As we continue to develop our business, we might buy or sell assets related to our business. In such transactions Personal Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event Vast or substantially all of its assets are acquired, Personal Information will be one of the transferred assets.