In order to provide you with the most efficient and enhanced service, Vertical Computer Systems may obtain information about or from its users. Since your privacy as a participant in Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. communities and on the Internet is a priority to us, we have provided this detailed policy statement about our privacy and information dissemination practices for the products and services our websites contain.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. site coordinator be aware that this site may contain links to other sites. Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such web sites.

Information Collected

Information on general usage and any optional personal details you provide to us may be used to provide you with enhanced features or responses to your questions if emailed to us or entered into a form on our website. The following are details of the information we collect:

  • Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. collects data such as usage information, which may be analyzed so that we can judge our system's performance or provided customized features or services.
  • Your computer reaches us via a particular IP (Internet Protocol) address. This can tell us things like what part of the world you're connecting from. Or what service provider you are using.
  • Your browser offers so-called "cookies" which -- if you allow their use -- store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to any of our sites. Cookies assist us in tracking which of our features you like best. However, cookies tell us nothing about you personally unless you specifically give us additional information.
  • Our registration form asks for contact and demographic information used to send news about our products or promotional material from our partners. You will be able to opt-out of receiving any mailings. Demographic information may be used to customize the display of our website content, including our products and services.
  • Our forms may ask for contact information or unique identifying information in order to respond to your request for additional information.

2. What We Do with Collected Information

  • We sometimes use collected information to personalize features of our Internet.
  • From time to time we extend various offers through our partner companies. These may include news or additional details on their products and services. Your personal preferences or usage history may result in your being offered special screens or products. Your personal information is not shared with entities outside of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
  • We produce aggregate reports for advertisers. For example, we might tell advertisers how many people saw or clicked on an ad or how many people saw or clicked on ads in different portions of our service. Where available, we may offer additional information about viewer characteristics. However this does not include personally identifiable information about you or your online usage patterns. Our advertisers allow us to provide our service to you. In return, they need to know how to effectively target their ads to potential customers.
  • We'll use your contact information to provide you with newsletters to which you subscribe, or for similar information we think you may find of interest. We will contact you by the method you prefer (i.e., email, fax or regular mail). However, you can choose to opt out of these mailings.

3. Who Can Use Collected Information

  • Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. use of this information is bound by the principles and practices expressed herein.
  • Please be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online, personal or otherwise, that information can be collected and used by others. Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. will have no means to control this and takes no responsibility for it.

4. Choosing to Opt Out of Information Collection

Some personal information is required for registration. However, for specific contests or to enable your participation within our discussion areas, some degree of personal and contact information will be necessary. You can always choose not to receive additional mailings at that time.

5. Corrections & Updates to Personal Information

If you need to change or correct information about themselves, please contact us at the following email address:

6. Deleting or deactivating your name from our database

If you need to un-subscribe from any newsletters or opt out of various mailings, contact us at the following email address:

7. How to contact customer service

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, our practices, or your dealings with Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., you can contact:

Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
101 W. Renner Road, Suite 300
Richardson, TX 75082