Honoring the Memories and Sacrifices

St. Louis Gateway Chapter  •  Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge WWII  •  Saint Louis, Missouri

Web Site Use Terms and Policy

The St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge ("Gateway VBOB Chapter") is committed to protecting your privacy online. If you choose to provide any personal information, such as your phone number, e-mail address, or mailing address, we may use that information to contact you. We will not sell any information to any third party under any circumstances.

Our site links to a limited number of other web sites that are not owned or controlled by the Gateway VBOB Chapter. The privacy policy described here does NOT apply to any external sites. Please be aware that the Gateway VBOB Chapter is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements for each web site you visit. Be informed. You are the person best qualified to protect your own privacy. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time as changes to this site necessitate it.

Collection of Information
Unless you voluntarily provide us with any personal information, such as your e-mail address, this site does not place "cookies" to collect personal information about you without your knowledge.

As is true of most web sites, certain information is gathered automatically and stored in log files. When you visit our site, the following information is recorded for site management purposes only:

  • Date and time any page on our site was accessed
  • Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer used to link to our site
  • Internet service provider (ISP) used to access the internet
  • Domain name from which you accessed our web site. For example, if you are connecting from an America Online account, the fact that someone who visited this web site uses aol.com as an internet service provider will be known, but the individual e-mail address of the individual will not be known
  • User agent/browser used to access our web site, such as "Netscape Version xx" or "Internet Explorer Version xx"
  • Referring/exit pages
  • Type of operating system used such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows
  • Clickstream data

These statistics provide useful information regarding the number of visitors to our site, what information is of most interest to viewers, and assists in identifying system performance or problem areas.

NOTICE: Unless you choose to provide such information, we do not collect or maintain personal information about you without your knowledge when you visit our site. If you complete a web form containing personal information, we collect and store the personal information that you choose to provide, such as your mailing address, e-mail address and the content of any request for information or any comments you may have.

E-Mail Communications
If you send us e-mail, the message will usually contain your return address. If you include personal information in your e-mail, we may use that information in responding to your request. E-mail is not necessarily secure or confidential. Send only the information that is necessary for us to answer your question or process your request.

Parental Review
Parents of children under the age of 13 have the right under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to review and have their child's personal information deleted.  Parents are urged to review their children's internet activities. We assure you that we will make every reasonable effort to protect the privacy of all our web site participants.