Information Collection & Use

VATease Ltd is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. VATease collects personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

Newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe.

We use a third party to provide distribute VATease’s monthly newsletter. When you sign up for the newsletter, we will share information provided as necessary for the third party to provide that service. This third party is prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site

Log Files

As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, collect information you choose to submit to us through our contact and newsletter signup forms and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics, AddThis Share Buttons and Zoho SalesIQ. Features such as video content on this site embedded through YouTube and Vimeo, Google+ and Twitter also make use of cookies.

We allow third-party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may collect and use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice, you can visit Your Online Choices – A Guide To Online Behavioural Advertising.

The European Interactive Digital Alliance (“EDAA”) provides the ability for you to opt out of the use of your data if you wish. Click here for the opt out information.

You can also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance Consumer Choice Page for more information.

One of the main services our website uses is a social sharing plugin called AddThis which enables sharing features and in-depth social analytics. Click to view their full Privacy Policy. You can easily stop AddThis from collecting any information about you for online behavioral advertising by Opting Out.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Cookie List

Here’s a list of cookies used on this website:

_ga – Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.
_gat – Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gid – Used by Google Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

cookielawinfo-checkbox-Necessary – Cookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-Non-necessary – Cookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.

guest_id, lang, personalization_id – Collection of cookies set by Twitter. The cookies help to display tweets on the site, monitor referral links, identify those logged into Twitter and collect data related to the Twitter platform.

_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT – This cookie is used when a user subscribes to the newsletter mailing list provided by Mailchimp.
MCPopupClosed – This cookie is associated with the MailChimp sign up form that will pop-up on the homepage.
MCPopupSubscribed – This cookie is associated with the MailChimp sign up form that will pop-up on the homepage.

wfwaf-authcookie – Identification of the user by a security plugin to prevent attacks on the web.

wordpress_logged_in – Indicates if the user is logged in and who it is.
wordpress_sec – Used to store authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area for site administrators.
wordpress_test_cookie – Used so the WordPress content management system can check if the user’s browser has cookies enabled.
wp-saving-post – Created when auto-saving a post in the editor
wp-settings-1 – Used to customize the view of the user interface and main site interface.
wp-settings-time-1 – Used to customize the view of the user interface and main site interface.

Links to Other Sites

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by VATease Ltd. Please be aware that we, VATease, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.

Business Transitions

In the event VATease Ltd goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via a prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate 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 here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.

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