Last Revised January 3, 2020
Welcome to GovX
Thank you for visiting our Web sites, which include GovX.com, related subdomains, services, websites, and tools ("Site"), owned and/or operated by GovX. "GovX" or "we," "us," "our" and similar references, as used herein, refer to GovX, Inc., and its subsidiaries, divisions and affiliates.
To ensure transparency with respect to our systems, methods, and policies we have identified for you the type of data and information we collect from visitors and how we use and disclose it, along with the important steps we take to protect your privacy.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
PARTICIPATING PARTNER POLICIES
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND WHY?
We collect certain information from and about our users in three ways (in addition to the usage tracking described below): (i) directly from our Web server logs, (ii) with “cookies,” and (iii) from users.
(I) INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM WEB SERVER LOGS
When you visit our Site, we may collect and track information to administer the site and analyze its usage by you. Examples of information we may track include:
We use this information to give you access to and improve our service, for example, to improve our user interface or detect fraudulent or malicious activity.
(II) INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM COOKIES
In addition, we display interest-based advertising or content on the Site largely associated with our products and services using information you make available to us when you interact with our Site, content, or services. Interest-based advertising and content, also sometimes referred to as personalization or targeting, are displayed to you based on information from activities such as purchasing on our Sites, visiting sites that contain our content or ads, interacting with our tools, or using our payment services. Cookies enable us to learn about what ads you see, what ads you click, and other actions you take on our sites and other sites. This allows us to provide you with more useful and relevant ads and recommendations to enhance your user experience.
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 reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Site.
(III) USER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION.
WHEN DO WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION?
We collect personal information when you use or access our Site, including when you browse the Site, sign up or make a purchase.
WHEN AND WHY DO WE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
Furthermore, we will not disclose personally identifiable information that we collect from you (including documents you provide to us) to third-parties without your permission, except to the extent necessary to:
We may employ certain technologies that allow us to count users who have visited certain pages of the Site using Google Analytics or other third-party tracking services, and we may track where our users travel across the web. When tracking users across the web, we do not collect personally identifiable information. Some of these tracking technologies may be placed or used by third-party service providers like Google to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns, report on audience data (such as age, gender, interests) which in some cases may be supported by third-party audience data, design interface or quantify usage or Site traffic and to show ads to our users across the web. We prohibit the use of technologies to surreptitiously collect or access your personal information. We may track non-personal information about your visit, including the domain name and the name of the Web page from which you entered our Site, how much time you spent on each of our pages, and the IP address associated with your computer or through Site analytics software such as Google Analytics, we may obtain data such as age, gender, and interests. We may, or we may engage the service of third-parties to, also use certain technologies that allow us to count users who have visited certain pages and to track the online behavior of users across the web for use in, for example, retargeting. On-site data collected is used to improve the performance and operation of the Site. In addition, we may share aggregate, anonymous information about our users with third-parties and other marketing partners. This information does not identify individual users and we will not share that personally identifiable information with these third-parties, except as noted in paragraph (iii) PERSONAL INFORMATION, above.
E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS AND OPTING OUT
We use e-mail addresses and mailing addresses to send out newsletters, new product announcements, ticketing and event information and other announcements with information about our products, services and features. In addition, sometimes we send offers, promotions and other communications to our Members or selected Member groups on behalf of third-parties that have a relationship with us. When we do this, we do not give such third-parties your name and address or any other personally identifiable information. To help us measure the usefulness and interest in the information we send, we often receive a confirmation that you received our email and opened it, if your computer supports such capabilities. If you receive an e-mail and want to avoid further messages, please look at the end of the e-mail for instructions on how to remove yourself from our Member mailing list.
Any information you submit on the Site as a review, testimonial or other posting or in a public forum (e.g. a blog, chat room, or social network) is not private and can be read, collected, or used by us and others, and could be used to personalize your experience. You are responsible for the information you choose to submit in these instances.
We take your security seriously and take steps to protect your information. However, no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. We take reasonable, appropriate steps to protect against unauthorized access to, and disclosure of, personal information. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. However, we cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any firewalls or secure server software we may employ. Our employees who handle confidential or proprietary information belonging to us or our customers and Site Members must treat it accordingly and are instructed not disclose it to unauthorized third-parties. We are not responsible for the activities of third-party unauthorized users, hackers or other individuals who gain unauthorized access to the Site and information therein.
California law permits residents who have provided personal information to us to view the data we have collected, to request information about disclosure of personal information to third-parties and to request we delete their personal information.
YOUR INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES
You may view, change and correct your personal information and account preferences in your online account. Furthermore, you may choose to opt-out of e-mails from us by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the email or by contacting us.
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Chris joined GovX in 2015, bringing more than 15 years of product, marketing and general management experience in the consumer internet space. As SVP of Product at GovX, Chris leads product management, design and business intelligence for the entire product portfolio.
Chris began his career at Active Network in 2002 and helped grow the company from start-up to a successful IPO in 2011. During his time at Active Network, Chris managed several teams and product-lines, including the flagship media property, Active.com and the eCommerce division.
In 2012, Chris joined Takelessons, an online education marketplace matching students with qualified teachers. As VP of Product and Technology, he led a cross-functional team, including engineering, product management and design.
Chris earned a BA from the University of Arizona and an MBA from San Diego State University.
Adam joined GovX in 2014 as the Vice President of Software Development and is responsible for leading the software development group, how our applications are built, and scaling the GovX tech stack.
Since 2005, Adam has actively participated in the growth phase of several startups; holding multiple technical and leadership positions. Over that time, he has developed a wide range of skills to tackle the challenges inherent in building technology companies.
Adam earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.
Aaron leads the marketing team at GovX, and is responsible for communicating the value of GovX to military, first responders and government employees nationwide. He works closely with all areas of the GovX business, including the Creative, Merchandising and Product teams, to ensure that the GovX member experience is world class.
Before joining GovX, Aaron held senior marketing and management roles at Provide Commerce and the Active Network. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona and his MBA from San Diego State University.
Amber joined GovX in early 2014 to head up marketing and member acquisition. She has been leading the Ecommerce efforts since 2016 focusing on the 2 most important customers at GovX: our deserving members and the brands that provide outstanding products to members.
Prior to GovX, Amber worked at Active Network for close to 10 years developing a business unit responsible for selling and fulfilling advertising for some of the world’s top endurance events.
Amber holds an MBA from University of San Diego and a B.A from University of California, San Diego.
As Chief Creative Officer, Joel oversees all branding, web, print and other design requirements of the Company. Prior to joining GovX, he served as Chief Creative Officer for AnyArt, Inc., which operates the AnyArt e-commerce website. Before that, he served as Creative Director for ClosingCorp, a real estate data provider serving large banks and real estate companies. Prior to ClosingCorp, Joel was the Creative Director for Epic Cycle Interactive, a San Diego web and design agency working with major league sports teams.
Before relocating to San Diego, Joel taught web, multimedia and technology courses at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He earned a B.A. in Biology from St. John’s University.
Rob serves as CTO for GovX and oversees all software development associated with the GovX.com Web site as well as integrations with Vendor-Partner ERP/ecommerce platforms.
Prior to joining GovX, Rob was a Partner with Kore Technologies, where he architected and developed the company’s ecommerce web platform used by large institutions to facilitate transactions through integrations with large enterprise systems.
Prior to joining Kore Technologies, Rob was a technical lead with Intuit, which owns Quicken, QuickBooks and other financial and accounting software applications.
Prior to his work at Intuit, Rob was Manager of Advanced Product Development for Epicor where he managed a large-scale Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system designed for Microsoft BackOffice.
Rob received a B.S. in Computer Sciences from East Carolina University.
Carol serves as Chief Financial Officer for GovX and oversees all financial, accounting and administrative matters for the Company as well as negotiating and administrating Brand-Partners’ wholesale pricing. Prior to joining GovX, she served as Controller for Billabong’s Sector 9 company, where she oversaw its acquisition by Billabong and was recruited to oversee all financial and accounting matters along with managing its e-commerce site.
Carol previously owned and operated her own accounting and tax practice and was an accountant with Deloitte & Touche.
Carol received a B.S. in finance from San Diego State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Alan began his career as co-founder and President of DELTYME Corporation, a San Diego-based web services firm working with national clients including Target, Cisco Systems, Costco and Garden Fresh.
After stepping away from an operating role at DELTYME, Alan attended business school at the University of Texas with a focus on entrepreneurial management. During his time in Austin he took on due diligence responsibilities at Gefinor Ventures (an early stage venture firm) and worked in marketing and business development roles in several Austin-area startups including Convio and Metreos.
Alan ultimately moved back to San Diego to join Active Network, where he held executive responsibility for the company's $50M Media + Marketing division. After six years with Active Network, Alan moved on to serve as COO of TakeLessons, an online education marketplace connecting students with qualified teachers. In late 2016, Alan joined GovX as CEO.
Alan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Santa Clara University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.