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Just a place for us to keep you posted on our internal policies. Stuff like: Privacy Statement, Legal Brief, Serious stuff about the laws and rights attached to using our Name, Logo's, E-mail, Articles, Advice and Slogans. 



Modified: 02/04/2007

At Vista Machine, we are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the Vista Machine web site (the “Site”); By using this site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

We are part of the security community that is against the uses of Adware, Spyware, malware or viruses, for any reason. We are your advocate for privacy and security reform on the internet. We believe everyone has the right to enjoy the internet without fear.

While we are still fighting several issues with today's web, we are making progress. By you visiting us and spending the time to educate yourself, you are becoming part of the cure to this unfortunate situation. 


Collection of Personal Information:

We will collect personal information if you choose to register as a e-mail participant or you submit it to us. If you submit information including any of the following (name, address, telephone number, business name, and e-mail address) we may retain this for the purpose of helping us change this site to fit you better, however this information will NEVER leave our files, which are stored off-line. We will never contact you outside of your request. Our servers our not used for ANY marketing purposes of any kind. Should you receive unsolicited/improper contact with our name attached, you should forward a copy to use for legal action against the abuser.   

The Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the Site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. None of this information is personally-identifiable. This information is used to help improve the Site, analyze trends, and administer the Site, and is discarded when this process is completed.


Use of Personal Information:

Personal information we collect will be used to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. This may include using your personal information to request additional information on feedback that you provide about the product or service that you are using; to provide critical updates and notifications regarding your e-mail account; to improve the product or service, for example updating help articles to include your type of problem but never would we reveal any personal information you submit to us.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of e-mailings and performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service, if required. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of that information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose and agree to these terms. Your name, address or phone number is never released, EVER.  

Vista Machine may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MICA Specialties or the Vista Machine site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of M.I.C.A. and our family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Vista Machine employees or agents, users of Vista Machine products or services, or members of the public.  

Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Vista Machine or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.


Control of your Personal Information:

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of Vista Machine and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on the Site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to Vista Machine in the context of other, separately operated, products or services.


Access to Personal Information:

You may request us to purge you from our records and all traces of your existence will be erased. 


Security of your Personal Information:  

Vista Machine is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide us on computers that are LOCKED DOWN and with limited access. And our web servers are not connected to our business/storage machines. Additionally, we use several other ways to secure this data.



If we do use cookies on the Site to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalize the Site, they will be with our name and will expire when you log off. They are not active in any shape or form. No Spyware or anything funny to worry about - just basic cookies the way they were suppose to be.

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other web sites you visit.


Changes to this Statement:

Vista Machine may occasionally update this privacy statement. This will never change our rules for privacy and security, as we are committed to adhere to the highest standards for these areas. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.


Legal Notice:

Vista Machine / Mica Specialties ©1991-2012

We must start off by saying to spammers to watch out on our domain as we have been known to pursue at any cost. We are fully against any type of automatic mailers, mass marketing or any type of fraud or activity that is harmful in any way. This site is for everyone to enjoy at any age and all reproduction of our material in any way must meet our standards. We will prosecute all parties involved. It is our wish for you to surf our site hassle free and without concern as to foul content. All material is written in-house, by us and for you. All material, slogans, names, and styles of our sites have exclusive rights retained by Vista Machine / MICA Specialties. You may use our material as long as you quote the source as  www.vistamachine.org -or- M.I.C.A. ~ Machine Information Consulting Alliance. If you are in need of additional information about computer security or maintenance, drop us a line and we will be glad to help!  


Comments or Questions:

Vista Machine welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this statement, please contact us by e-mail or postal mail at the address provided below, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Vista Machine

P.O. Box 35993

Panama City Fl 32412-5993

email: Contact Us Form  



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