PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy, with an effective date of March 2013, covers the treatment of personally identifiable information by KVG, LLC, OOcO Kyrgyz Vision Group, KVG Limited (“KVG”, “we” “us” or “our”), collected online or on the website www.kvg.com , or any subdomain thereof, (“Site”) from time to time, including without limitation, when you: (1) register or apply for an online account, (2) complete the KVG CONTACT FORM, (3) request a catalog, (4) access the Site online, (5) sign up for our newsletter, (6) or otherwise request information about products or services from KVG electronically (collectively, “Online Activities”). This policy also covers the treatment of any personally identifiable information that any KVG business partners may share with KVG. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that KVG does not own or control, or to people that KVG does not directly employ or manage.

KVG is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. KVG collects personally identifiable information from its users at several different points on its Site. KVG does not sell or share personal customer information in any form with any outside company or organization unless required by law. KVG will not sell your personal information to any third party, without your prior consent.

Please review our Terms of Use, which also governs your visit to and use of the Site.

 

USES OF INFORMATION

The Site or KVG may collect personal information during your Online Activities. Non-Personal identifying information may be used to assist us with future marketing placement.

We will not sell or rent your personal identifiable information to anyone. We may share personal identifiable information about you to other companies or people when KVG: (1) must respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, (2) finds that your actions on the Site violate the Site’s Terms of Use, (3) has your consent to share the information, (4) needs to share your information to provide the information, newsletter, product or service you have requested, or (5) needs to send the information to companies who work on behalf of KVG to provide information, products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is required by your request.

 

ADVERTISEMENTS, LINKS, AND THIRD PARTY SITES

KVG does not control, partner with, or have special relationships with any third party advertisers, links or sites. The owners of any unrelated web sites, such as third party online retailers, advertisers, or unrelated sites that the Site may happen to link to, or web sites that link to the Site, may collect personal information directly from you. The information policies and practices of these unrelated parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy. KVG does not control the privacy policies of third parties, advertisers, sponsors of other sites, or businesses, even if the Site may provide hyperlinks or other access to their web sites. KVG is not responsible or liable for such third parties’ independent policies and practices. Please note that when you voluntarily disclose personal information in emails, blogs or other online resources, any of that disclosed information may be collected by others.

 

COOKIES

This site may utilize cookies. A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer hard drive in order to collect information about your activities and your IP address used on the website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you have the option to change your browser to decline them. Because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s essential features, such as your stored shopping cart, we recommend that you leave them turned on. The cookies on our Site are not used to identify anonymous site visitors. Our cookies enable you to proceed smoothly through our sites and enable us to know whether you have visited our sites before to eliminate some steps that are directed to new visitors The information the cookies collect does not include your personal information.

BROWSER COMPATIBILITY

KVG will make all reasonable offers not to offer less than 128-bit encryption. If you get an error message telling you that you need a browser that supports 128-bit encryption, you must upgrade your browser. See your browser help files for more information.

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

KVG may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If KVG makes any substantial changes in the way it uses your personal information, KVG will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on the Site.

 

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All content included or otherwise embedded or incorporated on this Site, including without limitation, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of KVG, its licensors or suppliers and protected by intellectual property laws. KVG, and all other trade names, trademarks, service marks, graphics, logos, and service names are the marks or trade dress of KVG. Our content, marks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits KVG. All other marks not owned by KVG that appear on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by KVG. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

 

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold KVG harmless, including KVG’ officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors and suppliers from and against losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your violation of this Privacy Policy, Terms of Use or other terms and conditions governing the request for information or ordering of products or services from KVG (collectively, this “Agreement”), or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Site using your internet account.

 

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

KVG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this Agreement. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and KVG as a result of this Agreement, or use of the Site. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth in the Terms of Use, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in effect.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Any and all claims or disputes relating to or arising from your use of this Site or the information, content, products, services, or materials on the Site or otherwise provided by KVG through your use of the Site, or the interpretation and enforcement of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as it applies to a contract executed, delivered and performed solely in Pennsylvania, and without regard to any conflict of law provisions. Any action or proceeding seeking to enforce any provision of, or based on any right arising out of, this Agreement shall be brought against either of the parties only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, located in the city of Elizabethtown or, if it has or can acquire jurisdiction, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Division, and you and KVG hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts (and of the appropriate appellate courts) in any such action or proceeding and irrevocably waive any objection to such jurisdiction and venue. Process in any action or proceeding referred to in the preceding sentence may be served anywhere in the world. Your use of the Site does not subject us to any judicial process or to the jurisdiction or venue of any courts or tribunals other than those identified above, including without limitation, those in your jurisdiction or location.

This Agreement and any sale or account terms, all of which are incorporated herein (and are available for review), constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of this Site and the materials, services and products provided to you by KVG through your use of the Site. The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

 

CONTACTING US

If there are any questions regarding this Agreement you may contact us using the information below.

KVG

www.kvg.com

 

KVG LLC

112 South Market Street

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022

United States of America

info@kvg.com

 

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KVG complies with all applicable United States export-control laws and regulations. We have the ability to apply for all necessary licenses required by the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Title 15, sections 730-774 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) as promulgated and implemented by the Department of Commerce. KVG has established procedures and administrative support to aid our international customers in complying with these laws and regulations. This includes abiding by the export rules and regulations set forth by the various agencies of the United States Government.

 

UK Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that covers the criminal law relating to bribery.The Act repeals all previous statutory and common law provisions in relation to bribery, instead replacing them with the crimes of bribery, being bribed, the bribery of foreign public officials, and the failure of a commercial organisation to prevent bribery on its behalf.

The penalties for committing a crime under the Act are a maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment, along with an unlimited fine, and the potential for the confiscation of property under theProceeds of Crime Act 2002, as well as the disqualification of directors under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986. The Act has a near-universal jurisdiction, allowing for the prosecution of an individual or company with links to the United Kingdom, regardless of where the crime occurred.

 

 

US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The FCPA applies to any person who has a certain degree of connection to the United States and engages in foreign corrupt practices. The Act also applies to any act by U.S. businesses, foreign corporations trading securities in the United States, American nationals, citizens, and residents acting in furtherance of a foreign corrupt practice whether or not they are physically present in the United States. In the case of foreign natural and legal persons, the Act covers their actions if they are in the United States at the time of the corrupt conduct. Further, the Act governs not only payments to foreign officials, candidates, and parties, but any other recipient if part of the bribe is ultimately attributable to a foreign official, candidate, or party. These payments are not restricted to just monetary forms and may include anything of value.