Who we are

Our website address is: https://valleymicroscope.com.

Valley Microscope Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:
At Valley Microscope, we’re committed to safeguarding the privacy of our online visitors. This policy delineates how we handle ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) you share with us. Defined under US privacy law and information security, PII refers to data that can be used either independently or in conjunction with other information to identify or contact a specific individual. We urge you to review our privacy policy to understand our practices related to the collection, use, and protection of your PII on our website.

Information Collection:
What details do we gather from our online visitors?
When placing an order or registering on our platform, you might be prompted to input particulars such as your name or email to enhance your user experience.

When is this information collated?
We accumulate data whenever you provide or input details on our website.

Usage of Your Data:
Your provided information may be utilized in various ways including, but not limited to, order processing, newsletter subscription, survey participation, or general site browsing. Specifically, it helps us:

  • Engage with you post-interactions, including chats, emails, or phone conversations.

Safeguarding Your Data:
Our commitment does not extend to vulnerability scanning to PCI standards. Our primary aim is disseminating articles and information. Consequently, we never solicit credit card or personal data.

While we don’t employ SSL certificates:

  • Our focus remains on delivering articles and data. We never ask for sensitive data like names, email addresses, or credit card details.

Cookie Policy:
Our platform does not utilize cookies for tracking. However, browsers enable users to manage their cookie preferences. Altering these settings might impact certain site functionalities, though order placements will remain unaffected.

Third-party Data Sharing:
Rest assured, your PII will never be sold, traded, or transferred to external entities.

External Links:
Our platform does not showcase or offer third-party products or services.

Google Policies:
Though Google promotes positive user experiences through its Advertising Principles, we have not incorporated Google AdSense, but might consider its use in the future.

CalOPPA Compliance:
In adherence to the California Online Privacy Protection Act, we guarantee:

  • Anonymity for site visits.
  • A prominently displayed privacy policy link on our homepage.
  • Prompt notifications for any policy modifications via our privacy policy page.
  • For PII changes, users can contact us through email.

Regarding Do Not Track signals, our site respects them, ensuring no data tracking, cookie planting, or advertising ensues when such a signal is detected. We also refrain from allowing third-party behavioral tracking.

Children’s Privacy:
Valley Microscope does not target or market to children below 13 years of age.

Fair Information Practices:
Upholding the Fair Information Practices Principles, we pledge to:

  • Notify affected individuals of data breaches via email within 7 business days.
  • Announce breaches to all users through in-site notifications within the same timeframe. Our commitment extends to the Individual Redress Principle, empowering individuals to pursue rights against potential data law violations.

CAN SPAM Act Compliance:
Our adherence to the CAN-SPAM Act ensures:

  • No deceptive email practices.
  • Clear identification of promotional content.
  • A provided physical address.
  • Monitoring of third-party email marketing for compliance.
  • Swift honoring of opt-out requests. To unsubscribe from our emails, simply follow the provided instructions or contact us. We’ll ensure your immediate removal from our mailing list.