Privacy Policy - GettaVet | Veterans First

Privacy Policy

UPDATED: October 11, 2019

GettaVet (“GV,” “We,” “Us,” and “Our”) is committed to sustaining your (“You” and “Your”) trust in Us. This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures regarding how We collect, use, and disclose Your information in terms of this website ( and the corresponding web and mobile application/platform (collectively, “Site”) and the services that We offer Our users. This Privacy Policy applies whether You access Our services through this website or Our mobile application.

Information We Collect

We may collect personal information about and from You if You contact Us to inquire about Our services. We will also collect information that is necessary for Us to provide You the services that You request, to help serve Your needs, to make customized offerings of Our services for You, and to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements. This includes the information necessary to verify that You are an active duty member of the military, veteran or military retiree with an honorable discharge, and/or a spouse of one of these (collectively, “Veterans”) and to complete a criminal record search, sex offender search, search for civil judgments, and any other search We deem necessary prior to allowing the Veteran to post ads on Our Site. All Veterans that are not on active duty must provide their or their spouse’s DD Form 214 when applying to be a Veteran on Our Site. Active duty members will be verified using the Defense Manpower Data Center’s (DMDC) Military Verification service.

Both the amount and type of information We collect will be limited to what is necessary for the reasons above. The purpose for collecting this data is to provide You the services You requested from Us. We collect and hold Your information for as long as reasonably necessary to provide those services or to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.

By using one of Our services, You gave consent for Us to contact You regarding that service as part of Our commitment to customer service.

If You opt-in to receive marketing emails from Us, You voluntarily consent to receive such messages. We also track email usage information to improve Our emails, deliverability, and enhance the content sent to You. You may contact Us regarding this use at any time using the contact information below.

We shall keep Your information on Our e-newsletter mailing list until You withdraw Your consent. You may opt out of receiving these messages at any time by using the opt-out links in every email or contacting Us.

We do not share this information with any third parties outside Our organization, except as stated below.


We use cookies on Our Site. These cookies track how Our site is used which will help inform Us which areas are useful to users and what areas need improvement. You can turn off these cookies through Our Site. Look for the cookie acceptance bar on Your first visit, or the gear icon on the lower left side of the page to adjust Your settings. You can also turn off cookies through Your browser’s settings. If You turn off cookies, You may still access this Site.

Unless You opt-out of cookies, when You visit the site, Our web analytics system automatically tracks your usage of the site, but We have taken the step to anonymize Your IP address, and this does not give Us any additional personal information. The Site may also collect anonymous aggregate “traffic data” (contains no personally identifiable information about individual users) that may help Us improve Our Site and services.

Sharing Information with Others

We share personal information with third parties, such as service providers, who assist Us in the day-to-day operations of GV as We provide Our services to Our users or market Our services. We require those third-party service providers to enter into confidentiality agreements with Us, prohibiting them from using the information for any other purpose other than those they were paid to provide.

We will not share or sell Your information to other third parties without Your explicit consent except for the following reasons. We may share Your information with a third party if We have a good-faith belief that sharing the information is necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or enforceable government request including court orders; to investigate potential violations or technical issues on Our Site; or to protect against harm to Us, Our users, or Our affiliates’ rights, property, safety, or to the public as permitted by law. We must disclose Your personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

For all other uses, We will seek Your consent to use Your personal information in a way that is not directly related to the reason that We collected it and We do not have relevant current permission from You unless so permitted by law. You may opt out of having Your information shared with a third party or used for a purpose that is materially different from the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by You by contacting Us using the information below.

Transmitting Your Information from Europe

We are a U.S.-based company. When We transmit a person’s personal information from overseas, We will only do so with Your consent to the transmission or otherwise in accordance with the applicable privacy laws. Creating an account and/or hiring a Veteran through this Site that requires You to voluntarily provide Us with Your personal information is an expression of consent to Your personal information being sent from Europe as part of the transaction process.

We are subject to the investigatory and enforcement power of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) in the United States, which oversees acts or practices in or affecting commerce by any person, partnership, or corporation.

Your Rights Regarding Your Information

At any time, You may request that We:

  • Update Your personal information
  • Correct Your personal information
  • Delete Your personal information
  • Receive a copy of Your personal information

We will also provide You with a copy of Your personal information upon receipt of a verifiable request. We will comply with such requests, and any additional privacy-related requests, as permitted by law or contract.

California residents may ask Us for information about the categories of data we have collected about them and shared with third parties for marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and provide the contact information for those third parties. If You are a California resident who would like a copy of such information, please send Us a written request using Our contact information below.

Safeguarding Personal Information

We have internal policies and procedures designed to protect Your personal information, including protection from unauthorized use or disclosure. We have implemented administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to maintain confidentiality and integrity of the personal information in Our possession and to guard against unauthorized access. We continue to assess new technology as it becomes available and to upgrade Our physical and electronic security systems as appropriate. We perform a self-assessment of Our privacy practices and procedures at least annually.

Our policy is to permit employees and independent contractors to access Your personal information only if they have a business purpose for using such information, such as administering, providing, or developing Our services. Employees and independent contractors are provided with Your personal information on a need-to-know basis only and are bound by contract to keep all personal information confidential and protect such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We delete personal information that is no longer necessary for Us to have as a business entity or to provide You with Our services.

Modifications to Our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, with or without advanced notice, and will post the latest version on Our site in a timely manner with notice on Our homepage. Such revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting. We recommend that You review this Privacy Policy periodically so that You are aware of any changes. Your continued participation on this Site indicates Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and of the collection, use, disclosure, and management, and retention of Your personal information as described herein.

Contact Us

Please contact Us with inquiries or complaints or to request access to, or correction of, Your personal information held by Us at:

Privacy Officer
P.O. Box 10760
Glendale, Arizona 85318

Or contact Us at [email protected].

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