Effective Date: May 1, 2023
We collect “personal information” and “usage information.”
Personal information is information that that identifies or could be used to contact you, or is reasonably capable of being associated with you, such as your name, e-mail address, and mailing address.
Usage information is information automatically collected by our web server (which may be hosted by a third-party) that your web browser makes available whenever you visit or use our Website, such as your computer’s IP address or browser type, and other information automatically collected by other technologies used on the Website.
Visitors to this Website are not required to reveal any personal information. However, we may ask that you provide certain personal information to us in order to create an account on the Website; for you to use certain features of the Website, such as the jobs/careers sections of this Website; or if you otherwise voluntarily choose to provide it to us. If you do not provide such information, you will not be able to create an account; as a result, your ability to use the Website will be limited to those web pages available to unregistered users of the Website and you may not be able to use certain features of the Website.
We may collect “usage information” anytime you view and/or interact with our Website or its pages, features and functionality. For example, we may collect your IP address, browser type, operating system version, and information regarding your browsing activities (e.g., information about the website that you visit before or after visiting the Website). Certain of this information may be collected by third parties via cookies and other technologies used on our Website.
Cookies & Other Technologies
Cookies. A cookie is a small text file that a website’s server places on a user's computer, mobile phone or other device. The cookie transmits information back to the website’s server about the browsing activities of the computer user on the website. This includes information such as pages and content viewed, the time and duration of visits and whether a computer user clicked on an advertisement. Cookies also can be used to recognize users and maintain data related to a particular individual, including passwords. In some contexts, such as where a number of separate websites participate in a network, cookies can be used to track a computer user across different sites.
Cookies are used as a standard practice by many sites. As important as cookies are to our Website, we understand that this might make you uncomfortable. See below for options on modifying your settings.
Google. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Website. This data is shared with other Google services, including Google Optimize. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page:http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
Opt-Outs & Cookie Settings
If you would prefer not to accept cookies from our Website or any other website, you may be able modify the settings on your web browser. You may refer to your browser's online help feature or user manual for instructions on how to do this. If you refuse to accept cookies, it is possible that some portions of the Website may not function as intended.
You may be able to opt-out of the collection and use of certain information for ad targeting. Please see http://www.aboutads.info/choices for additional information about online advertising and options for controlling the collection and use of information for advertising purposes.
You may be able to opt-out of having made your activity on the Website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on found on Google’s Opt-out page (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
LinkedIn also offers certain mechanisms that may allow you to control the collection and use of certain information. Please see “Manage your advertising preferences” for information about managing your advertising preferences on LinkedIn.
“Do Not Track”
Your Internet browser may have a “Do Not Track” feature that tells our Website that you do not want your browsing behavior tracked. If the Website recognizes that you have activated a “Do Not Track” feature, we will not place cookies on your device.
Use, Sale & Disclosure of Information
To provide our services to you
To communicate with you, including for sale, marketing and promotional purposes
To provide customer support
To establish your online account
We may provide your personal information to third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf, to our business partners, and to other third parties, sometimes in exchange for compensation. For example, we may provide your personal information to pharmaceutical companies so that they can provide you with information about their products.
We may disclose personal information to affiliated companies, our parent company and sister companies.
We use usage information to help us run and maintain our Website, customize the visitor’s experience, study traffic patterns, and generally learn about the usage of the Website. We may disclose this information to third parties in the same manner as described above for personal information.
We may also use and disclose personal information and usage information:
to investigate, identify, contact, or take action against someone who may have
engaged in illegal activities, or
to investigate, identify, contact, or take action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other users of our Website, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities, and
as required by applicable law.
Access/Updates to Information
You may also contact us via those means if you have previously provided us with personal information and wish to verify it or have the information removed from our records or corrected.
You may also review and update certain information in your online account.
Privacy of Children
The Website is a general audience website. We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from users of this Website who are under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that a user of our Website is under the age of 13 and has provided personal information, we will remove that child’s personal information from our files.
vrtly has implemented methods designed to protect your personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of such information, as no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Consequently, we bear no liability for the unauthorized use or disclosure of your information.
Confidential or Proprietary Information
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.