Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions

VANRS.online Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions

Effective Date: December 1, 2019

Our website address is: https://vanrs.online. Owned by HOMEAuthority, LLC a Virginia Limited Liability Company.

This Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions (the “Policy”) describes the information https://vanrs.online (“VANRS,” “we,” or “us”) collects from or about you.  It also describes how we may use, share, and handle the information we collect.

Before using this website (the “Site”), you should review this Policy and the Terms and Conditions on this Site.  By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection, processing, use, and disclosure of your information as set forth in this Policy.  If you do not agree to be bound by this Policy, you are not authorized to, and you may not, access or use this Site.  This Policy is incorporated into our Terms and Conditions that govern your use of this Site.  You may access these Terms and Conditions by using the link provided at the bottom of each page of this Site.

VANRS reserves the right to revise this Policy at any time, in our discretion, and for any or no reason.  Such revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting such changes to this Site.  By continuing to access and use this Site, you acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by any such revisions.  Accordingly, you should periodically review this Policy.  For your convenience, whenever this Policy is changed, we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this page.  We encourage you to check the Effective Date to see if this Policy has been revised since your last visit.

Use of this site for Virginia NRS CE Credits

By using this site to provide you with the required 4 Hour Virginia NRS CE Credits you agree to the following: You agree that you will complete the course in its entirety including watching the entire video and completing and passing the quiz. Payment for the course is non-refundable and is not a guarantee of receiving credit for the course. Payment grants access to this course for a period of one (1) calendar month from the date of payment through the payment processor. VANRS reserves the right to not extend this period and not issue any refund of any kind for not completing the course in the limited access time. Payment for the course is for one (1) individual and not for multiple individuals or a company. Completion of the course, verification of payment and matching of the individual to the payment will be completed before final CE Certificates are issued. Any attempt at fraudulently using this site to obtain CE Credits for more than one (1) individual for each payment will be grounds for banning from the site, with no completion certificate issued and no refund of any kind.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect from or about you for various purposes, including: to provide you with requested information and services; to contact you as needed for your use of the Site; and to enhance our security and prevent fraud. 

When you interact with us through the Site, or otherwise use or visit the Site, we may collect personal information, that is, information that identifies you personally, alone or in combination with other information available to us.  For example, we may collect your name, contact information, and Virginia Home Inspector license number. The Commonwealth of Virginia requires that we keep a record of all students who receive their NRS CE credits through this site for a period of no less than five (5) years.  We may also collect non-personally identifiable information, including through the use of cookies.

Information from your web browser or mobile device. You may generally visit most of our Site without telling us who you are or providing personal information.  We may collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser or mobile device when you visit our Site.  For example, we may collect your IP address, the name and type of your browser, and the date and time you visit our Site, depending on your browser or device settings which you may be able to change.  

Cookies

As with your browser, we do not collect personally identifiable information using cookies and other technologies, but we may link it to personal information that you provide or that we have.  Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.   However, you may, at any time, control the use of cookies by selecting your browser settings on your device.  You may also be able to receive an alert when a cookie is placed on your device.  If you choose to reject cookies when you access or use this Site, it may impact your ability to use all of the features and functions on this Site.

In addition to the cookies we may deliver to your computer or device through this Site, some of our third party partners may deliver cookies to you.  For example, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps us understand how visitors engage with our Sites.  To learn more about Google Analytics, click here.  Other third parties may deliver cookies to your computer or mobile device in order to track your online behaviors over time and across nonaffiliated websites or to deliver targeted advertisements either on this Site or on other websites.  You have choices about the information third parties may collect about you through this Site.  For example, if you do not want your information sent to a third party, you may download an Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.

Please be aware that if you do not configure your browser or actively opt out, you will accept cookies provided by this Site.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Reviewing Your Information

You may contact us for assistance in order to review, update, or correct any personal information provided.  We will respond to you within a reasonable time and provide assistance to the extent possible or as required by law.

Safeguarding Your Information

We maintain reasonable administrative, physical and technical measures to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Unfortunately, no website is completely secure.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed, misused or lost by accident or by the unauthorized acts of others and we expressly disclaim all liability arising therefrom.

How We Share Your Information

VANRS does not rent, sell, or provide your personal information to other people or companies except as stated below. You are free to surf the VANRS website without having any of your personal information being collected. The only time your personal information is collected is when you submit information via the contact form, submitting the registration form, or updating your information on the account page. Any, and all, of your information collected is used only to provide the services you requested. As is common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Email addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. You may receive email to inform you of updates to our services or offers by us or our affiliates. If you have subscribed to one of our services, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in email that you receive.

We may share your information if we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate or required to comply with existing law, a court order, or a subpoena.  We may also share your personal information with law enforcement or another third party to prevent or investigate a possible crime; to protect the security of this Site; to enforce our policies and agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of others.

We may retain your personal information as needed to maintain this Site and provide you with any services; to comply with any legal obligations, meet any regulatory requirements, resolve any disputes or litigation, or as otherwise needed to enforce this Policy; and to prevent fraud and abuse.  If requested by law enforcement, we may also retain your personal information for a period of time.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Children’s Online Privacy

This Site is not intended for children or minors under the age of eighteen years without the permission of a parent or guardian.  If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child has submitted personal information through this Site without your consent, please contact us as provided below.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other web sites controlled or offered by third parties.  VANRS does not control, operate, and is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such third-party sites, and we do not investigate, monitor or check such sites for accuracy or completeness.  VANRS hereby disclaims any and all liability for, the privacy practices and any information, materials, products, or services posted or offered at any of the third-party sites.  VANRS does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered or information contained at such sites, nor are we liable for any failure of products and services offered or advertised at those sites.  Any information you provide to third parties on or through their websites is covered under their privacy and data collection policies and is not covered by this Policy. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal information.  This Privacy Policy does not govern your use of those sites and we encourage you to review the privacy policies specifically belonging to such sites.

Jurisdiction

This Site is operated in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America.  If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws.  The data protection laws of the country in which you reside may be more restrictive than the data protection laws of the United States.  Your personal information may be subject to disclosure under the laws of the United States or other countries to which it is transferred, and it may be accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities of those jurisdictions. By using this Site, you consent to our collection, processing, use and transfer of your personal information in or to the United States or any other country, subject to this Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or would like to exercise your choices as described herein, please contact us.