E-String Technologies, Inc. operates the web site hosted at http://E-String.com (the “Site”) and related services (the “Services”) to offer business marketing services. The Site values the privacy of the users, subscribers, publishers, members, and others who visit the Site or Services (collectively or individually, “Users”). By using the Site or Services, you expressly consent to the information handling practices described in this notice. This Privacy Notice is incorporated into and is subject to the The Site Terms of Service. Your use of the Site and Services and any personal information you provide through the Site and Services are subject at all time to this Privacy Notice and the Terms of Service.
The Information We Collect
In order to use the Site or Services we may automatically collect information, such as your IP address, pages you access, your browser type and language, the date and time of your visit, name and job title, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers which helps us provide you servcies, study users’ movements around our site and understand trends.
We may assign your computer one or more cookies which may collect information to facilitate access to our website and to personalize your online experience. We may use standard Internet tools, such web beacons, which collect information that tracks your use of our website and enables us to customize our services and advertisements.
The Way We Use The Information
The Site uses the information that you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the Site and Services as well as to track user-generated content and Users to the extent necessary to comply as a service provider with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
We will use your email address, without further consent, for administrative communications such as notifying you of major Site and Services updates, for customer service purposes, to address copyright infringement or defamation issues, or to contact you regarding any content that you have posted to or downloaded from the Site or Services.
The Site uses all of the information that we collect to understand the usage trends and preferences of our Users, to improve the way the Site or Services works and looks, and to create new features and functionality.
The Site may use “Automatically Collected” information and “Cookies” information to: (a) automatically update the The Site application on your system; (b) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you access the The Site Platform; (c) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages accessed; (d) provide such metrics to Users as they pertain to such User’s uploaded content; and (e) track your preferences, entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities.
When The Site Discloses Information
The Site does not share your information with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your prior express consent.
We may disclose User information to affiliated companies or other businesses or persons to: provide web site hosting, maintenance, and security services; fulfill orders; conduct data analysis and create reports; offer certain functionality; and assist The Site in improving the Site or Services and creating new services features. We require that these parties process such information in compliance with this Privacy Notice, we authorize only a limited use of such information, and we require these parties to use reasonable confidentiality measures.
The Site may disclose User information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant in the manner required by the requesting entity.
The Site also reserves the right to disclose User information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary: to take precautions against liability; to protect The Site from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Site and Services; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The Site, our Users, or others.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may, of course, decline to share your personally identifiable information with The Site, in which case The Site will not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality found on the Site or Services. You may update, correct, or delete your user information and preferences at any time by following the directions here.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES.
Our Commitment to Data Security
The Site uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to The Site, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, The Site makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If The Site learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. The Site may post a notice on the Site if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you can notify us.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
If you ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF age, then please do not use or access the Site or Services at any time or in any manner. Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, The Site does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age. If The Site learns that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13 years of age has been collected on or through the Site or Services, then The Site will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has registered with the Site or Services, then please contact The Site to have that child’s account terminated and information deleted.
For Users visiting the Site or Services from the European Economic Area or other non-U.S. territories, please note that any data you enter into the Site or Services will be transferred outside the European Economic Area or such other non-U.S. territory for use by The Site and its affiliates for any of the purposes described herein.In addition, because The Site operates globally, we may make information we gather available to worldwide business units and affiliates. By providing any data on the Site or Services, you hereby expressly consent to such transfers of your data to the United States or other countries.
In the Event of Merger or Sale
In the event that The Site is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of that merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
Changes and Updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically without further notice to you and this will be reflected by a “last modified” date above. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we received that personal information. Your continued use of the Site or Services constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions. For revisions to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you and obtain your consent before implementing revisions with respect to such information.
The Site Contact Information
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Please contacting us with any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice, your personal information, and our third-party disclosure practices or your consent choices at: E-String Technologies Inc., P.O Box 86816 Portland OR 97286. We will respond to your inquiry within 30 days of its receipt.