Privacy Policy

Values First is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring you have a positive experience on our website. This policy outlines our personal information handling practices for both online and offline data. If you give us personal information, we will treat it according to this policy. We encourage you to read this privacy policy to ensure you understand Values First's privacy practices. This policy covers the Values First website and is applicable worldwide. Some of our partners may have their own, possibly different, policies. We encourage you to read this privacy policy and those of all websites you visit.

Collection of your personal information

When Values First collects any personal information on our corporate website, we will express our need for the personal data at the point of collection. Personal information is any information that can be used to identify an individual, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email address, postal or other physical address, title, occupation, and other information required to provide a service, deliver a product, or carry out a transaction you have requested. Some of the reasons we collect your personal information include:

  • participation in discussion groups
  • collaboration efforts
  • registration to membership programs or newsletter subscriptions
  • provide registered users a more personalized and meaningful experience on the Values First website.

Uses of your personal information

We will only use your personal information in the way we specified when it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way your personal information is used without your consent. Some of the ways we may use your personal information include:

  • To provide the ability to create personal profile areas and view protected content.
  • To provide the ability to contact you, and provide you with shipping and billing information.
  • To provide customer feedback and support.
  • To provide marketing promotional activities on the values1.com or affiliate websites. Personal information may be collected to administer those programs.
  • To conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better products and services to our customers and end users. Your completion of any questionnaires is voluntary.
  • To support recruitment enquiries.
  • To understand more about you, so we can personalize newsletters and websites to your preferences. For example, allow you the opportunity to request specific information on products and services that may be of interest.
  • To meet contract obligations.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third-parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so. We may share your personal information with authorized third-party agents or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction. For example, if we need to ship something to you, we must share your name and address with a shipping company. We only provide third-party agents with the minimum amount of personal information necessary to complete the requested service or transaction.

We may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal information and other related information, if necessary. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

We may collect and possibly share personal information and any other additional information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Values First's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

We will ask you for your opt-in consent to share your personal information with a third party for any other reason.

Personalization

We may customize websites or newsletters for certain users based on the information they previously provided or that was collected through values1.com websites in order to enhance the overall web experience.

Cookies

Values First website does not employ cookies.

Data Retention

Values First will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.

Linked websites

Our website may provide links to other third-party websites which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) sites.

Policy Updates

The Values First Privacy Policy has been recently updated. Last update: April 3, 2014.