This privacy statement
discloses the privacy practices for www.VetFriends.com.
If you feel that
you should contact VetFriends' Support Group by clicking here
Information Collection and Use
the sole owner of the information collected on this site.
VetFriends collects information from our users at several
different points on our website. This information is used
to assist visitors in locating their veteran friends whom
they have served with.
In general, VetFriends retains the right to rent or sell member information.
This assists us in covering the costs of operating the website.
In order to use this website, a user must first complete the
members' registration form. During registration a user is
required to give their contact information (such as name and
email address). This information is used to contact the user
about the services on our site for which they have expressed
interest. Moreover, the contact information is used to notify
the user of new members who served in the same military unit
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard
drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie
is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information
while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the
cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie
on our site, the user would not have to log in a password
more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If
a user rejects the cookie, they will not have access to the
members' section. Cookies can also enable us to track and
target the interests of our users to enhance the experience
on our site.
Some of our business
However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.
web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that
VetFriends is not responsible for the privacy practices of
such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when
they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of
each and every web site that collects personally identifiable
information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by this Web site.
time-to-time our site requests information from users via
surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests
is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice
whether or not to disclose this information. Information
requested may include contact information (such as name and
shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip
code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify
the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be
used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction
of this site.
user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend
about our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and
email address. VetFriends will automatically send the friend
a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. VetFriends
stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this
one-time email. The friend may contact us to request the removal of this
information from their database.
website takes every precaution to protect our users’
information. When users submit sensitive information via
the website, your information is protected both online and
While we use SSL
encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also
do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line.
All of our users’ information is restricted in our
and our ISP's (Interland.com) offices. Only employees who
need the information to perform a specific job (for example,
a customer service representative) are granted access to personally
If you have any
questions about the security at our website, please contact us.
all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username.
Established members will occasionally receive information
on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out
of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option
to not receive these types of communications. Please see our
choice and opt-out below.
In selecting to receive VetFriends membership emails, you agree and understand that unit member count notification emails like this are sent out, letting members know that others have joined. VetFriends does not guarantee that you may know these members, however the system lets you know that he or she is a member who served in the same unit, or a family member of someone who served in the same military unit as you. Please note: Some unit names are entered differently by each member at sign up, so there may be more members from your unit on VetFriends. With premium access try searching with the broadest unit name variations, or contact us directly for assistance.
send the user site and service announcement updates. Members
are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which
contain important information about the service. We communicate
with the user to provide requested services and in regards
to issues relating to their account via email.
user’s personally identifiable information changes (such
as your email address), or if a user no longer desires our
service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update
or remove that user’s personal data provided to us.
This can usually be done at the member information page or
by contacting us.
who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional
materials from our partners may opt-out of receiving these
communications by updating their member's profile in the members'
section of VetFriends.com or clicking here.
Users of our site
are always notified when their information is being collected
by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make
an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with
services that require an outside party, or not.
Notification of Changes
on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information
we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any,
we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally
identifiable information in a manner different from that stated
at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way
of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not
we use their information in this different manner. We will
which the information was collected.
Become a member
by registering yourself in our Military Active Duty,
Reserve and Veteran database! Friends and families are welcome
Click here to become a member!