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Privacy Statement

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine site and governs data collection and usage. By using the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by WV Board of Veterinary Medicine. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by WV Board of Veterinary Medicine for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through WV Board of Veterinary Medicine public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: WV Board of Veterinary Medicine does not read any of your private online communications.

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from WV Board of Veterinary Medicine so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine and WV Board of Veterinary Medicine family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine collects and uses your personal information to operate the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine Web site and deliver the services you have requested. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from WV Board of Veterinary Medicine and its affiliates. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, WV Board of Veterinary Medicine may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to WV Board of Veterinary Medicine, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within WV Board of Veterinary Medicine, in order to determine what WV Board of Veterinary Medicine services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within WV Board of Veterinary Medicine to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on WV Board of Veterinary Medicine or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of WV Board of Veterinary Medicine; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of WV Board of Veterinary Medicine, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The WV Board of Veterinary Medicine Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize WV Board of Veterinary Medicine pages, or register with WV Board of Veterinary Medicine site or services, a cookie helps WV Board of Veterinary Medicine to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same WV Board of Veterinary Medicine Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. WV Board of Veterinary Medicine encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how WV Board of Veterinary Medicine is protecting your information.

Contact Information

WV Board of Veterinary Medicine welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that WV Board of Veterinary Medicine has not adhered to this Statement, please contact WV Board of Veterinary Medicine at webhosting@wvsto.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.