Privacy Policy

Your privacy and security is of the utmost importance to us.

It is our policy to handle your credit card information and personal data with the highest standards of safety, security features, and confidentiality.

We will not sell or exchange any of your personal information with third parties. We keep confidential any information entered during online purchases, donations, and registrations.
 

Effective on April 15, 2013
 
This privacy statement describes how collects and uses the personal information you provide on our Web site: vgtifl.org. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.
 
Authorize.net
 
The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida®) is a Participant in the Authorize.net program, Authorize.net is an independent organization whose mission is to advance privacy and trust in the networked world. VGTI Florida has agreed to have its privacy practices pertaining to their web site monitored for compliance by Authorize.net.
 
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us at . If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry, or if your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact Authorize.net. Authorize.net will then serve as a liaison with the Web site to resolve your concerns. The Authorize.net program covers only information that is collected through this Web site, and does not cover information that may be collected through software downloaded from the site.
 
Collection and Use of Personal Information
 
We collect the following personal information from you
  • Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number
  • Unique Identifiers such as user name, account number, password
    As is true of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.
 
We use this information to
  • Fulfill your order
  • Send you an order confirmation
  • Respond to customer service requests
  • Respond to your questions and concerns
 
Information Sharing
 
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
 
We may also disclose your personal information
 
  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
  • if VGTI Florida is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
  • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
 
Authorize.net
 
If you choose to use Authorize.net to finalize and pay for your order, you will provide your credit card number, directly to Authorize.net. Authorize.net's privacy policy will apply to the information you provide on the Authorize.net Web site.
 
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
 
We may use cookies, for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information.
 
We use a third party to gather information about how you and others use our Web site. For example, we will know how many users access a specific page and which links they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used.
 
Links to Other Web Sites
 
Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of VGTI Florida. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.
 
Security
 
When we collect personal information directly from you, we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. 
 
Therefore we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at .
 
In order to make a purchase from us, or make a donation, you must use our shopping cart provider to finalize and pay for your order. Its privacy statement and security practices will also apply to your information. We encourage you to read that privacy statement before providing your information.
 
Additional Policy Information
 
Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information
 
To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, contact us at support@VGTI Florida.com .
 
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
 
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
 
Contact Information
You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below:
VGTI Florida
9801 SW Discovery Way
Port St. Lucie, FL, United States 34987
Email:
 
 
 

Terms And Conditions

 

 

Welcome to the Terms of Service for VGTIFL.org. This is an agreement (“Agreement”) between the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida, (“VGTI Florida"), the owner and operator of VGTIFL.org (the “Site” and any “Services”) and you (“you” or “your” or “user(s)”), a user of the Site and Service. This Agreement is legally binding and governs your use of our Site and Service. 

 

 
Throughout this Agreement, the words “VGTI Florida,” “us,” “we,” and “our,” refer to our company, The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida, and our website, VGTI Florida.com, as is appropriate in the context of the use of the words. 
 
By using or accessing our Site and using any of our Services, you acknowledge and agree to these terms and agree to be bound by this Agreement and the Privacy Policy. We may amend our Terms of Service or Privacy Policy from time to time, we will notify you of these changes to our policy. In order to continue using our Site and Service you must agree to all such changes. 
 
If you do not agree to the Terms of Service or the Privacy Policy please stop using our Site and Service immediately. Users of our Service must be above the age of 18.
 
1. Limitation of Liability 
IN NO EVENT SHALL VGTI FLORIDA, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF OUR PRODUCTS MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. 
 
IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS WEB SITE. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS THROUGH THIS AGREEMENT. VGTI FLORIDA IS NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DAMAGE, HARM, INJURY OR CLAIM THAT ARISES FROM YOUR USE OF ANY PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM OUR SITE. 
 
2. License
Our website is released under the FCEdge TrustedPartner agreement. You may not offer them, modified or unmodified, for redistribution or resale of any kind.
 
3. Ownership and Liability
You may not claim intellectual or exclusive ownership to any of our products, modified or unmodified. All products are property of VGTI Florida. 
 
4. Refund Policy 
We offer refunds to any unsatisfied customer up to 30 days after the purchase or donation was made. If you would like your money back, simply send us an email. 
 
5. Representations and Warranties 
OUR SITE AND SERVICE IS OFFERED “AS-IS”. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF OUR SERVICE OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES NOT STATED WITHIN THIS AGREEMENT. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE RELEASING US FROM ANY LIABILITY THAT WE MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO YOU IN RELATION TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR OUR SERVICES, FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FAILURE OF OUR SERVICE, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER TORT. TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW RESTRICTS THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE ONLY LIABLE TO YOU FOR THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF DAMAGES THAT THE LAW RESTRICTS OUR LIABILITY TO, IF SUCH A MINIMUM EXISTS.WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES OF OUR COMPANY OR A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY FAILURES OR DISRUPTIONS, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED, INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL, ON OUR WEBSITE WHICH PREVENT ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY. 
 
For Jurisdictions that do not allow us to limit our liability: Notwithstanding any provision of these Terms, if your jurisdiction has provisions specific to waiver or liability that conflict with the above then our liability is limited to the smallest extent possible by law. Specifically, in those jurisdictions not allowed, we do not disclaim liability for: (a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that of any of its officers, employees or agents; or (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future. 
 
IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF A JURISDICTION THAT REQUIRES A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING RELEASE THEN THE FOLLOWING APPLIES. FOR EXAMPLE, CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS MUST, AS A CONDITION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WAIVE THE APPLICABILITY OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR." YOU HEREBY WAIVE THIS SECTION OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY SIMILAR PROVISION IN LAW, REGULATION, OR CODE THAT HAS THE SAME INTENT OR EFFECT AS THE AFOREMENTIONED RELEASE. 
 
6. Payments 
You will be required to submit payment information to make a donation or to register for an event. To process our payments we use Authorize.net. You must agree with their terms and conditions before paying for any of our products. 
 
If you have selected the repeat donation option. This donation will automatically renew at the term in which has been selected within your account, and you will be automatically billed at the end of your term for the length of the donation term, if your subscription/donation is still active. You can, however, cancel your subscription/donation at any time from within your Authorize.net control panel. You can also request a cancellation from within the VGTI Florida account manager. If you do not cancel by the end of the term, you will be automatically billed for the next term. 
 
7. Photos Copyright Info 
When viewing the galleries you will see several photographic images used. These photos serve as example images only. These photos should not be saved, copied or redistributed in any way. 
 
8. Taxes 
You are solely responsible for any applicable state, federal or provincial taxes. Although you may not be charged taxes by us you agree that you will pay any applicable taxes or fees to your local or state tax agency for any purchases. We are not responsible for collecting, transmitting, or advising on taxes, duties, or other levies by the government regarding your purchases. 
 
9. Indemnity 
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless VGTI Florida, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: 
  1. your use of and access to the VGTI Florida web site;
  2. your violation of any term of these Terms of Service;
You also agree that you have a duty to defend us against such claims and we may require you to pay for an attorney(s) of our choice in such cases. You agree that this indemnity extends to requiring you to pay for our reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, and disbursements. In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, we may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim and you shall be liable for the damages as though we had 
 
10. Force Majeure 
You agree that we are not responsible to you for anything that we may otherwise be responsible for, if it is the result of events beyond our control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, insurrection, riots, terrorism, crime, labor shortages (including lawful and unlawful strikes), embargoes, postal disruption, communication disruption, failure or shortage of infrastructure, shortage of materials, or any other event beyond our control. 
 
11. Severability 
In the event that a provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, conflicting with another provision of the Agreement, or otherwise unenforceable, the Agreement will remain in force as though it had been entered into without that unenforceable provision being included in it. If two or more provisions of this Agreement are deemed to conflict with each other’s operation, VGTI Florida shall have the sole right to elect which provision remains in force. 
 
12. Non-Waiver 
We reserve all rights permitted to us under this Agreement as well as under the provisions of any applicable law. Our non-enforcement of any particular provision or provisions of this Agreement or the any applicable law should not be construed as our waiver of the right to enforce that same provision under the same or different circumstances at any time in the future. 
 
13. Termination and Cancellation 
We may terminate or suspend service or your account or any other provision of services to you at our discretion without explanation and notice, though we will strive to provide a timely explanation in most cases. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your VGTI Florida account, you are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account, please contact us at support@VGTI Florida.com of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. 
 
14. Assignment 
You may not assign your rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party at our discretion. 
 
15. Amendments 
We may amend this Agreement from time to time. When we amend this Agreement, we will update this page and indicate the date that it was last modified. You may refuse to agree to the amendments, but if you do, you must immediately cease using our website and our Service. You must visit this page each time you come to our website and read and agree to it if the date it was last modified is more recent than the last time you agreed to the Agreement. 
 
16. Third Party 
Links We may link to third party websites from our own web site. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, these third party web sites or their use of your personal information. We do not endorse, recommend or vouch for the security of such web sites. We recommend that you review their terms of service and privacy policies before accessing and using the third party site.
 
17. Choice Of Law 
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws in force in Florida. The offer and acceptance of this contract is deemed to have occurred in Florida. 
 
18. Forum of Dispute 
You agree that any dispute arising from or relating to this Agreement will be heard solely by a court of competent jurisdiction in or nearest to Port St. Lucie, Florida at we may move to have it dismissed, and that you will be responsible for our reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, and disbursements in doing so. 
 
You agree that the unsuccessful party in any dispute arising from or relating to this Agreement will be responsible for the reimbursement of the successful party’s reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, and disbursements. 
 
Terms History 
Last Modified: March 26, 2013 
Modified: March 26, 2013