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USS Gambier Bay - VC-10 Website Privacy Statement


This document was last updated on October 1, 2009.


    The USS Gambier Bay-VC10 web site and Bob Potochniak, hereafter referred to as "the owner", is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website. By accessing http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com, you acknowledge and fully understand the Privacy Statement of this web site (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Website Privacy Statement.


    Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

  3. Third Party Advertisers
    This web site, http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com, uses a third party to serve ads when you visit our site. This third party ad server may use certain information about your visit to our site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you, but they are not entitled to collect or use personally identifiable information about you ( i.e., your name, address, email address or telephone numbers) unless you agree and provide that information. We, or third party ad servers, acting on our behalf, act as the middleman between you and the advertisers that want to reach you. Although, we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of your personal information, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. The owner of this web site assumes no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or unauthorized third parties.


    The owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com), collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and may use Cookies.

    1. Web Server Logs.

      When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:

      • Your Internet protocol address.
      • The kind of browser or computer you use.
      • Number of links you click within the site.
      • State or country from which you accessed the site.
      • Date and time of your visit.
      • Name of your Internet service provider.
      • Web page you linked to our site from.
      • Pages you viewed on the site.

    2. Use of Cookies

      The owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com), and third party advertising companies that serve ads when you visit our web site, may use cookies to personalize or enhance your user experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web Server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

      One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.

      You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
      The owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies.

    3. Personal Information Users

      Visitors to our website can register for certain services. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information. If you request to be provided with a service, we may request certain financial information in order to provide that service. Any financial information we collect is used only to assist you with the services you requested. For other types of services or registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide specific real estate services.

    4. We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including:

      • To fulfill your service requests for services.
      • To protect ourselves from liability,
      • To respond to legal process or comply with law, or
      • In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of "the company".


    The http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel gifs – that allow the owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. The owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

    Some of these Web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. THe owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) prohibits Web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.


    THe owner (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) has the discretion to occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “updated” date at the top of this Privacy page. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.


    If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us.bob@bpoto.com or send your comments to:

Bob Potochiak
Attention: Privacy Statement Personnel
604 Byford Blvd
Endwell, NY 13760

Bob Potochniak (http://www.ussgambierbay-vc10.com) will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.





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