Privacy Statement

The website for VSI is a general audience website and may provide interactive features and collect personal information as outlined below. While we encourage children to utilize our website, we also wish to educate all users about privacy issues when visiting our site. We are committed to full Virginia Swimming, Inc. Policies 31 compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and will only collect from children that information that is necessary for participation.

VSI respects and protects the privacy of all who use our website. We encourage parents, guardians, and athletes to use and enjoy it. We urge parents and guardians to discuss with their children the importance of protecting the confidentiality of personally identifiable information. The intent of this privacy policy is to provide information about safeguarding an individual’s privacy when surfing the web.

What Information is Collected and How We Collect It

To enable visitors to participate in some of our online activities, we may ask them to provide personal information including name, e-mail address, telephone number, and date of birth. Some of the ways we may collect personally identifying information include:

• Registration for various VSI events such as clinics, camps, and awards events

• Registration to vote in the athlete election or to participate on the Zone Team

• Online purchases

How We Use the Information

This information may be used generate lists of individuals, both athlete and non-athlete, who plan to participate in our hosted events. We do not sell, distribute, trade, or otherwise transfer personally identifiable information obtained from a user to any third party, either within our organization or outside it, unless the user has provided his or her consent. We never share children’s personal information with third parties.

Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

Our site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different from ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices, which may differ from ours.

Terms of Use

All “Content” found on VSI’s website, including, but not limited to, photographs, graphics, editorial content, results, database information, and any other text is the sole property of VSI or its partners and all rights are reserved. The logos appearing on the website that identify VSI and/or its products and services are proprietary marks.

The contents of this website are for your personal or informational use only. Commercial usage of any content or the re-purpose of such content is strictly prohibited.

For questions about these policies, please contact businessoffice@virginiaswimming.org.