Privacy Policy

The Delaware Valley Safety Council, Inc. (DVSC) is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of your personal information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by law information is not actively shared. Specifically, we do not distribute or sell personal information collected from our web servers.

Note: The Privacy Act and other rules applicable to public entities do not apply. The DVSC is a private organization retained by private employers for training and verification of employees. Part of our processes involves using an employee’s social security number to verify an employee’s identity and to verify the employee’s previous coursework and examination results.

Information Collected

The DVSC may collect personal information such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number(s), user id’s, passwords, social security numbers, billing information, transaction, credit card information and contact preferences. Such personal information may be requested by us for administrative purposes.

Web servers typically collect, at least temporarily, the following information: Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used; web pages requested; referring web page; browser used; date and time. DVSC may collect statistics identifying particular IP addresses from which our websites are accessed.

Use of Collected Information

We may use personal information collected from websites for the purpose of future communication back to you, in order to keep you informed of training or special events, but only if you are provided the opportunity to opt out of that type of use.

We may use your social security number so we can recognize you. We use this information to complete and support the immediate activity requested, verify previous coursework and examination results, and to comply with any requirements of law. This information may be disclosed to our staff and agents, and to other councils with whom we have reciprocal agreements.

The DVSC may use browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is generally used to improve web presentation and utilization and may be used for troubleshooting purposes.

Some DVSC online activity sites may use “cookies” in order to deliver web content specific to individual users’ interests or to keep track of online purchasing transactions. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies.

Distribution of Collected Information

The DVSC will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for when disclosure is required by law.

We will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

Individual choice

Individuals who wish to use methods other than online enrollment may submit registration forms by email, U.S. mail or fax.

Access to your own information: Questions regarding users’ rights to review, modify or delete their previously provided personal information should be directed to the safety council registration office.

Responsibility for Linked-To Sites

While using DVSC website, you may encounter hypertext links to the Web pages of organizations not directly affiliated with the safety council. DVSC does not control the content or information practices of external organizations. We recommend you review the privacy statements of these organizations.

Onward Transfer

Personal data given to the DVSC may be transferred across state and country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and simplified customer information management.

Security, Access & Accuracy

DVSC is committed to ensuring the security of your information. DVSC strives to keep your personal information accurate. We have put in place managerial data standards, review processes and technological tools to maintain data accuracy. We will provide you with access to view and change your information, including making every effort to provide you with online access. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and/or user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of the DVSC web sites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other safeguards.

This privacy statement applies to all DVSC controlled web sites and domains.

Changes to Policy

This policy may change over time. Your continued use of the site after these changes are posted constitutes your agreement to the changes with regard to information collected.

Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms

The Delaware Valley Safety Council (“DVSC”) makes this site available to you subject to the following Terms of Use, which may be updated by DVSC from time to time without notice to you. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use this site. By using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to these Terms of Use. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Site Content

This policy includes the information gathered when using the DVSC web site (https://www.dvsconline.org). You acknowledge and agree that all content of this site, such as articles, text, graphics, images, links, and other material contained on this site, as well as any support materials (collectively, “Content”) is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. You agree that as between you and DVSC, DVSC is the owner of all such Content. You may not reproduce, distribute, republish or retransmit any Content or materials posted at this site without the prior written permission of DVSC. Except as expressly authorized by DVSC, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials or Content. Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download one copy of the materials or Content on this site on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Systematic retrieval of data or other Content from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from DVSC is prohibited.

Third Party Sites

This site may provide links to other sites on the Internet. DVSC makes no representations whatsoever about these sites. Other sites linked to this site may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. The provision of links to other sites on the Internet should not imply DVSC’s endorsement of any such sites or any association between DVSC and these other sites’ operators. These sites are not under the control of DVSC, and you acknowledge that DVSC, its affiliates, and its licensors are not responsible for the accuracy, legality, decency, copyright compliance, or any other content of such sites. You also acknowledge that DVSC, its subsidiaries, its affiliates, and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on the content, goods or services available on or through any sites linked to this site.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Content on this site is for informational purposes only. ALL CONTENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. DVSC, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS COMPLETE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DIRECTION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL DVSC, ITS AFFILIATES, OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF DVSC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY THAT RESULT FROM: (i) THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATERIAL RELATING TO THE SITE. DVSC, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL ONLY BE LIABLE TO THE EXTENT OF ACTUAL DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU, NOT TO EXCEED $100. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF DVSC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES DVSC’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Representations and Warranties

You represent, warrant and covenant that: (a) you have the power and authority to enter into this agreement; (b) you shall not use any rights granted hereunder for any unlawful purpose; and (c) you shall use this site only as set forth in these Terms of Use.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold DVSC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due that arise from your use or misuse of this site, or breach of any warranty, covenant, representation or term contained in these Terms of Use. DVSC reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with DVSC in asserting any available defenses.

International Use

DVSC makes no representation that materials or Content on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where the Content or materials are illegal is prohibited. If you access this site from other locations you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws. You agree to comply will all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

Modifications to Service

DVSC reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site or some or all of the services offered through this site, with or without notice. You agree that DVSC shall not be liable to your or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this site or some or all of the services offered through it.

Choice of Law and Forum

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of this site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New Jersey, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

Severability and Integration

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and DVSC with respect to this site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral, written, or electronic, between you and DVSC with respect to this site. If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Termination

In the event you breach any provision of these Terms of Use, or for any other reason or no reason at all, the DVSC may, in its sole discretion, terminate your access to all or part of this site including, without limitation, your account, with or without notice.

If You Have a Question

If you have any questions or should you need any additional information about issues relating to this website and/or the privacy policy, please email: info@dvsconline.org or write: Delaware Valley Safety Council, Attn: President, 510 Heron Drive, Suite 210, Swedesboro, NJ 08085.