Thank you for visiting our website and reviewing our Privacy Policy. This website, (the “Website”), is operated on behalf of Valuation & Information Group, (“VIG,” “we,” “us” and “our”). Your privacy is important to us. It is our policy to protect your Personal Information (as defined below) and to use it only in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy only governs our use and disclosure of information collected through this Website.


We automatically collect information about your Internet connection, including but not limited to:

  • The name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet;
  • The IP address of the website from which you linked directly to our Website;
  • The MAC address of the device you used to access our Website;
  • The date and time you accessed our Website; and
  • The pages you visited.

This information (“Non-Personal Information”) does not identify you personally. We use this Non-Personal Information to monitor the effectiveness of the Website and to consider potential improvements to the Website.

We request that you provide certain personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) to register for access to the Subscriber-only portions of the Website. We request that you provide contact information, including but not limited to your name, address, e-mail address, and phone number. We may request that you provide your credit card information (“Credit Card Information”) to purchase a subscription to the Website or to purchase goods and services marketed through the Website. We, or a third party designated by us, collect Credit Card Information and use it only to process such transactions. If collected, your Credit Card Information becomes part of your Personal Information. Providing such Personal Information through the Website is voluntary, and by providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Policy. We do not collect any Personal Information about you when you visit the Website unless you give us that information. You may choose not to provide Personal Information via the Website, and you may choose not to subscribe to the Website.


We use your Personal Information to administer your participation in the Website and to communicate information we think may be of interest to you. By providing Personal Information, you agree that we may use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may use your Personal Information to provide aggregate statistics about our users, traffic patterns, and related Website information to our sponsors and partners.


We may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate the Website and the services we provide, and they may have access to Personal Information. In addition, we may buy or sell business assets or be acquired by or acquire other organizations. In such transactions, Personal Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In addition, in the event we merge or consolidate with another institution, Personal Information may be transferred to the successor entity. We may also disclose Personal Information if we are required or requested to do so by law.


The use of cookies enables us to enhance your visits to the Website. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. The help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, but this may limit your ability to use some features of the Website. Cookies enable us to recognize your browser and provide features that are tailored to your needs.

We may use information from cookies for purposes of planning and tracking, as well as assessing the technical function of the Website. We may also use cookies to track information about which pages you visit within the Website to help us gauge the effectiveness of the Website or our content.


We may provide links on the Website to other websites of interest or to websites that perform services for us. We do not review or endorse the content of these websites or guarantee that they will abide by this Privacy Policy. Your use of such linked websites is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the providers of those websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects Personal Information or Credit Card Information.


While we strive to protect your information through security measures on our system, such security cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, we do not insure or warrant the security of information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk.


We do not offer or provide products and services for children. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, you may not use our Website. We do not intend to collect Personal Information from children. If your child has submitted Personal Information and you would like to request that such information be removed, you may contact us via one of the contact methods described on the Website and we will promptly remove such information and shall not use such information or include it in VIG’s database. Users under the age of eighteen and their parents or guardians are advised that any Personal Information voluntarily entered by children may be available for public access until VIG becomes aware that a user is under the age of eighteen and has had a reasonable opportunity to remove the information from the Website.


You may review your information at any time by logging into the Website. You may make changes to the information you have submitted at any time through the Website. You may contact VIG via one of the contact methods described on the Website if you wish to discuss any issues regarding your information.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time-to-time. If we do make a change, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this Website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically. Questions, comments or complaints about our privacy policies should be submitted to us via the methods described on the Website.