Most information CVMA collects is used only to help CVMA better serve its members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.
From All Users. CVMA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Users to the public areas of CVMA’s website browse anonymously. We collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com or ucdavis.edu); the Internet protocol (IP) address used to access our website; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful. This information is not shared with any third party and does not allow us to individually identify any of our site visitors.
Information for CVMA website visitors who purchase products or services on our site. When you purchase products or services from the CVMA via the CVMA website, we collect your name, company name if applicable, contact information, your credit card information, as well as information about your current purchase. This information is only used to support your interaction with our site, to deliver your purchases if applicable and to contact you as necessary to fulfill your product or service request.
E-Mail Addresses. We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us by e-mail. The e-mail addresses are used only to fulfill your request or to contact you with information related to your request.
From CVMA Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the CVMA website, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. CVMA may ask users to provide their name, member number (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to CVMA through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders and subscriptions. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by CVMA to its members through its listservers and electronic newsletters, CVMA will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that e-mail. For those e-mails, CVMA will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: e-mail address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. CVMA only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.