What VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com Collect and How We Use It – Registration
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com use these to tell you how your scores on the questionnaires compare to those of others who are like you in age, gender, geographic location, education, and occupation. We also use them to compute statistics for our research on how these factors affect happiness and strengths. We also ask you, during registration, to give us your e-mail address, and a name that you would like to use. These are for your benefit. They make it easier for you to remember how to log in here. They make it possible for us to tell you your password if you forget it. And they help you be sure that you are looking at your own records if you share your computer with another user of this site. We display your name when you log in and include it in your printable report. If you do not want to share your real name, you can make up a name. Provided you have opted-in, we may also use your e-mail address and name to send out e-mail messages with information on how to utilize your strengths and links to resources. If you register and complete the VIA Survey using a consultant’s unique professional link, your information (name, email address and survey results) will be shared with that professional. Your registration through the professional link will serve as permission to do so.
You are not required to give us your real e-mail address or name, but we hope that you will in case you need any help with your account. If we receive a request for information about your account, the response will be sent to the registered address, not the one making the request, unless we can verify that the registered address is an invalid or defective address and that the person making the request is the person who created the account.
What VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) Collect and How We Use It – Questionnaires
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) collect your responses to the questionnaires on this site and store these, along with your scores, on our database server. We will never report your individual responses or scores to others, except as described below. We will include your scores and responses in reports, publications, lectures, and Web sites only in summaries of groups of site users. We will not include your responses in the comparisons we provide on this site until there are at least 50 surveys from people in the same category (a geographic area, age range, occupational group, etc.).
You are not required to provide us with any of this data, but if you choose to submit the registration form or any of the questionnaires, you must answer all of the questions to receive your scores.
What VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) Share
Other researchers have allowed us to use their questionnaires on this Web site. In return, we share your responses with them for their own research. They may receive the responses to their questionnaire, plus the age, sex, geographic location, education, and occupation categories of the person who provided them. They do not receive your name or e-mail address.
For the development and maintenance of this Web site, we contract with Information Technology professionals that might require access to the data collected on this Web site, solely for the purpose of assisting in the operations of this Web site and not for any commercial purpose. These individuals are bound by strict confidentiality requirements.
We may also share this same information with research partners for their own research projects. Again, no identifying information will be included.
Demographic and profile data is also collected during registration. We use this data to tailor the user’s experience at suniltapse.com, showing users content we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This information may be shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis.
We will not place any cookies in your browser without your consent. When cookies are allowed, they will only be used to manage each session you have at the web site. The cookies make sure that you and only you are able to view your scores and will never contain any personal information about you. When you close your browser, or log off the site, these cookies will be deleted.
Information Collected from Children
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com site is not targeted at children under the age of 13 and at users residing in India under the age of 18. No one under the age hereinabove mentioned may create an account on the site. We include one questionnaire suitable for children ages 10 to 17. It assesses a child’s character strengths and provides the results in a rank order list. Those who are under the age of 13 and users residing in India under the age of 18 may only complete the assessment under the account of a parent, guardian, or other adult authorized by a parent or guardian.
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com Collect Information Automatically Like almost all Web sites. We automatically collect information on all requests for pages from our Web server. We collect the IP address of your Internet connection (which generally does not identify you unless your Internet service provider has assigned you a static IP address), the type of browser you used, what you requested, and what was sent. This helps us understand usage of the Web site and allows us to produce aggregate statistics on usage.
Security of the Data We Collect
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com take reasonable technical, administrative, and physical precautions to keep your information secure. For example, we store your responses in a password-protected database and data you send to us or we send to you is SSL-encrypted.
suniltapse.com retain the right to change this Privacy Statement. If we do, the revised Privacy Statement would apply only prospectively to future data collected. We will post changes to this page in a prompt manner. This statement is effective as of 01st April 2016.
How does suniltapse.com with other companies and how do these relationships affect user privacy?
The Site contains links to other websites. suniltapse.com does not control the privacy policies of business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other websites to which suniltapse.com provides hyperlinks. Occasionally we also share user’s personal information collected on our Site with our sponsors and partners. In this regard, we share such information on an aggregate basis and do not reveal information about individual users of the Site without consent.
VIA Access to and Use of the VIA Inventory of Strengths Survey.
You acknowledge and agree that the VIA Inventory of Strengths Survey (VIA Survey, VIA Youth Survey), the immediate report of character strengths provided upon completion of the VIA Inventory of Strengths Survey, as well as the more extensive VIA Pro and any other reports (collectively, the “VIA Survey Materials”) are intended to provide information only and are solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not sublicense, transfer, or otherwise make available any of the VIA Survey Materials to any third party for commercial purposes. You may not modify the VIA Survey Materials without first obtaining written permission from the Values in Action Institute (“VIA”).
VIA Intellectual Property.
The VIA Survey Materials are proprietary to VIA and its third-party content providers are protected by intellectual property laws including, without limitation, copyright and trademark law. You may not remove, alter, cover, or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice on the VIA Survey Materials. Except for the limited use rights granted to you in these Terms and Conditions, you shall not acquire any right, title or interest in the VIA Survey Materials. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are expressly reserved.
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com have ownership of copyright for your responses to the questionnaires provided on this Web site along with your scores on our database server and also for testimonial, review, feedback given by you. We possess right to publish testimonial, review, feedback given by you along with your name and photo.
suniltapse.com is the logo solely owned by suniltapse.com. VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) is the logo solely owned by VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA). Any unauthorized use of content of this Web site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and civil and criminal statutes.
VIA Piracy Warning.
Any unauthorized reproduction or distribution of our copyrighted work is illegal. Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement without monetary gain, is investigated by the appropriate authorities and is punishable.
What is prohibited conduct?
You agree not to engage in any of the following activities:
Violating laws and rights
You will not (a) use Web site for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, state, national, or international laws, (b) violate or encourage others to violate any right of or obligation to a third party, including but not limited to, by infringing, misappropriating, or violating intellectual property, confidentiality, or privacy rights.
You will not use Web site, or any facility provided through Web site for the transmission of advertising or promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters, or any other form of unsolicited or unwelcome solicitation.
You will not use Web site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair Web site, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of Web site.
You will not share or transmit content or details that are grossly harmful, offensive, harassing, blasphemous, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory, hateful pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, encouraging money laundering or gambling, discriminatory, false or misleading, or incites an illegal act or otherwise unlawful in any manner.
You will not intimidate or harass another through Web site; and, you may not post or transmit any personally identifiable information about any other person without obtaining such person’s express permission to do so through Web site.
Impersonation or unauthorized access
You will not impersonate another person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity when using Web site.
You will not use or attempt to use another’s account or personal information; and, you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to Web site, or the computer systems or networks connected to Web site, through hacking password mining or any other means.
Information against any country
You will not upload, modify, transmit, update or share any information that threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of any country or insults any country.
VIA Disclaimer of Warranties.
The VIA survey materials are provided on an “as-is” basis without warranty of any kind. Access to the VIA survey is provided on an “as available” basis. VIA, and its officers, directors, employees, parent company, partners, successors, agents, content providers, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies (the “via entities”) disclaim any and all warranties relating to the VIA survey materials, whether express or implied including, without limitation, any (1) warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement; and (2) warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, security, usefulness, or informational content in the VIA survey materials. VIA cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the VIA survey materials.
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com do not purport to offer any medical, psychological, therapeutic, religious, or other professional advice to you. We request you to seek advice of counseling professionals (physicians, therapists, clergy, qualified business advisors, lawyers, financial accountants, etc.), as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinions, advice, or other content.
VIA Limitation or Liability.
In no event will the VIA Entities be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from, relating to, or in any way connected the VIA Survey Materials, even if VIA is aware or has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the VIA Entities’ liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the greater of: (a) the amount paid, if any, by you to VIA during the preceding twelve (12) month period preceding your claim; or (b) one hundred dollars ($100). Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you, and you may have additional rights.
VIA Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
You agree that the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and VIA. Any legal proceedings that may arise out of, relate to, or be in any way connected with these Terms and Conditions or the VIA Survey Materials shall be brought in the state and federal courts located in Hamilton County, Ohio and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the same.
VIA Force Majeure.
Notwithstanding anything provided herein, we are not liable for any damage or loss due to deficiency in performance of services, resulting directly or indirectly, from act of God, including, without limitation, internet failures, computer equipment failures, change in law, telecommunication equipment failures, software failures, machinery breakdown, strike, or due to government regulations, floods, storms, electrical failure, civil disturbances, riots and any other reason beyond our control.
How do I pay using a credit/debit card?
We accept payments made by credit/debit cards issued in India and 21 other countries.
We accept payments made using Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards.
To pay using your credit card at checkout, you will need your card number, expiry date, three-digit CVV number (found on the backside of your card). After entering these details, you will be redirected to the bank’s page for entering the online 3D Secure password.
We accept payments made using Visa, MasterCard and Maestro debit cards.
To pay using your debit card at checkout, you will need your card number, expiry date (optional for Maestro cards), three-digit CVV number (optional for Maestro cards). You will then be redirected to your bank’s secure page for entering your online password (issued by your bank) to complete the payment.
Is it safe to use my credit/debit card on suniltapse.com ?
Your online transaction on suniltapse.com is secure with the optimum transaction security feasible to US. suniltapse.com Payment gateway use’s encryption technology to protect your card information while securely transmitting it to the respective banks for payment processing.
All credit card and debit card payments on suniltapse.com are processed through secure and trusted payment gateways managed by leading banks. Banks now use the 3D Secure password service for online transactions, providing an additional layer of security through identity verification.
What steps does suniltapse.com take to prevent card fraud?
suniltapse.com realizes the importance of a strong fraud detection capability. We and our online payments partners monitor transactions continuously for suspicious activity and flag potentially fraudulent transactions for manual verification by our team.
What is a 3D Secure password?
The 3D Secure password is implemented by VISA and MasterCard in partnership with card issuing banks under the “Verified by VISA” and “Mastercard Secure Code” services, respectively. The 3D Secure password adds an additional layer of security through identity verification for your online credit/debit card transactions. This password, which is created by you, is known only to you. This ensures that only you can use your card for online purchases.
How can I get the 3D Secure password for my credit/debit card?
It is advised that you should register with your bank for the 3D Secure password for your credit/debit card. Contact your bank.
How do I purchase VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com services?
At the time of purchasing any program, VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com will specify tenure of such program and details related to online access of program at the time of such purchase. Once the period stated at the time of registration is over, your right to access such programs is terminated. Please note that there will be no extension of additional period for program consumption and no refund in whatsoever manner.
VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com cancellation & refund policy
Once you have made a decision to purchase a program and have paid for such program, VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com do not allow cancellation and/or refund of any transaction for whatsoever manner.
Pricing Variation Disclaimer
You understand and acknowledge that VIACHARACTER.ORG (USA) & suniltapse.com reserve a right to change price of program from time-to-time. In case of reduction of program price for whatsoever reason, you will not be entitled to claim any refund.
The information presented in this program is the result of years of practical experience and research. The information in this program, by necessity, is of a general nature and not a substitute for an evaluation or treatment by a competent psychologist. If you believe you are in need of psychological interventions, please see a medical practitioner as soon as possible. There are no guaranteed results expressed or implied.
Personal Information Management – Disclaimer
suniltapse.com has put in place appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect. However, No, system can be completely secure, and we do not guarantee that unauthorized disclosures and access will not happen.