We will give reasonable notice of any material changes by posting a notice on the site homepage.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Lone Star Veterinary Academy, LLC (LSVA) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, or that we collect from other third-party sources. Such third-party sources may change over time, but have included social networks, public websites, and public databases. We do not sell or rent this information to any third party.
We use the information we collect for our legitimate interests, including to manage our website, including operating our membership and conference registrant database, respond to service requests from users such as responding to an email or other inquiry or request, to help improve the LSVA website, and to optimize or innovate conference experiences.
We request information from you on our registration form. To register for one of our events or to purchase an annual membership, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your registration or membership orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you. We will also use this information to contact you with reminders or other notices leading up to the event for which you have registered.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
LSVA takes reasonable precautions to help protect your information and to keep any information you provide to us safe and secure according to industry standards. When you submit sensitive information via the website, we take efforts to protect your information both online and offline.
Credit card information is never stored. When online purchases are made, that information is transmitted via a secure online merchant service provider. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also have policies and procedures in place to reasonably protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Please be advised that, although we take reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data in storage or transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, we do not represent or warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data via our website is at your own risk.
Third Party Links, Sites and Promotions
We rely on support from third-party sponsors and advertisers (collectively “Advertisers”) in bringing events to you at a reasonable cost. While we strive to deal with reputable Advertisers with proven credentials for customer care and satisfaction, LSVA does not review or control the promotions or advertisements of our Advertisers, we are not responsible for the promotions of our Advertisers, and we make no representation or warranty regarding any Advertiser or their advertised products or services. Your correspondence or participation in the promotions of any Advertiser are solely between you and the Advertiser, are at your own risk, and we disclaim any responsibility for same.