"Cookies" are small files either stored on a server or sent back to a visiting computer. In certain applications user information is stored as "cookies", which are then sent back to and stored on the user's computer. VDA does not place a “cookie” on your computer while visiting this web site.
This web site contains hypertext links to external web sites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than VDA. VDA, at its sole discretion, will determine the external web sites to which we link. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external web site is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service referenced on the linked web site, the organizations sponsoring the web site, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the web site. Hypertext links to external web sites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the VDA at any time without notice. If a hypertext link on the VDA web site is not working, please contact our webmaster by emailing VDA's Webmaster or by using the contact information provided on the Contact Us web page.
We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to provide services. If you do nothing during your visit to the VDA web site but browse or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
The information collected is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our pages. We analyze our web site logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. The information in our web logs is not personally viewable and no attempt is made to link it with the individuals that browse our web site. If, during your visit to VDA, you send us an e-mail message, we will collect the e-mail address and contents of the message, including audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. We use your e-mail address to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve our Web site, or to forward your message to another agency for appropriate action.