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Privacy Policy

Last Updated on January 17th, 2009.
  • What information do we collect?

    We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or respond to a survey.

    When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

    Like most websites, we use cookies and/or web beacons to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the 'do we use cookies?' section below for information about cookies and how we use them.
  • What do we use your information for?

    Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

    1. To personalize your experience
      (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
    2. To improve our website
      (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
    3. To improve customer service
      (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
    4. To process transactions
      Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
    5. To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • How do we protect your information?

    We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information.

    We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

    After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
  • Online Hotel Reservation Service

    The Online Reservation Service integrated into the VirginiaCurrents.com is provided through affiliation with Interactive Hotel Solutions (IHS) which acts as a gateway to the Pegasus Hotel Network. Online bookings are made directly through the Interactive Hotel Solutions website. VirginiaCurrents.com is not responsible for, nor does it guarantee, IHS Hotel Reservation Services. For more information, visit www.ihsadvantage.com where Security Information and FAQ sections are provided.

    Interactive Hotel Solutions Banners, logos and text links direct readers to the Online Hotel Reservation Service (see above) which is made available through an affiliation agreement with Interactive Hotel Solutions, Inc. To view the security and privacy policy of Interactive Hotel Solutions, please visit http://www.ihsadvantage.com and click on "Security".

  • Do we use cookies?

    Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

    We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

    Some of our business partners (e.g., Google Adsense) also use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies. As a third party advertising supplier Google uses cookie DART files in order to show you only relevant AdWords advertisements that might be interesting for you personally. The use of cookie DART files technology makes it possible to show you relevant ads both on Fizber.com and on other websites you browse through. You can deny giving a permission of using cookie DART files by visiting the page stating Google privacy policy in regards of Google and Google partner websites network ads showcasing.

    If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders by contacting customer service.
  • Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

    We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
  • Third Party Advertisers

    The ads appearing on this Web site are delivered to users by Google Adsense, our advertising partner. We share Web site usage information about users with a reputable third party Google Adsense for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site. Google Adsense uses cookies and clear GIFs on this site, which allow it to recognize a user's cookie when a user visits this site. The information that Google Adsense collects and shares through this technology is not personally identifiable. For more information about our third-party advertiser, or to learn more about the choices available to you regarding this please click here to view the Google Adsense privacy policy.
  • Third party links

    Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
  • California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

    Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

    As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
  • Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

    We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
  • Online Privacy Policy Only

    This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.
  • Your Consent

    By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.
  • Changes to our Privacy Policy

    If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

    This policy was last modified on January 17, 2009
  • Contacting Us

    If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.


    P.O. BOX 6108

    Midlothian, Virginia 23112

    United States of America