Collection of Personal Information.
We collect the following types of personal information in the following ways:
a. Directly Collected Information: When you sign up to receive a newsletter and/or other forms of email communication from us, we collect your name and/or contact information, including email address, you provide. You may update or change your registration information by emailing us at: email@example.com. You have an obligation to provide us accurate and updated information.
b. Automatically Collected Information: We may collect Website usage, browser, and device information and your IP address, and information about your interaction with the Website.
Cookies and Other Tracking Tools
Cookies are small, sometimes encrypted text files that are stored on computer hard drives by websites that you visit. They are used to help users navigate websites efficiently as well as to provide information to the owner of the websites. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Use of Personal Information.
We may use the personal information we collect through the Website for purposes including but not limited to: operating, maintaining, enhancing, and providing the Website’s functionality; providing newsletters and/or other forms of email communication about EC and our partners; responding to your inquiries; contacting you to let you know about our programs and initiatives; carrying out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any agreement(s) between you and EC; in any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
California Do Not Track Disclosure.
Please note we do not observe “DNT” signals at this time.
Sharing Your Personal Information.
We may share the personal information we collect about you through the Website with third parties site as follows:
a. Service Providers: We may share your information as needed to host, operate, and carry out the performance and functionality of the Website, improve the Website, fulfill your requests, facilitate relevant marketing, deliver emails and newsletters to you from us, to provide you with information about our partner organizations, or provide support.
b. Affiliated Entities: We may share information from or about you with subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control.
We may also share your personal information as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety, including to law enforcement agencies, and judicial and regulatory authorities. We may also share your personal information with third parties to help detect and protect against fraud or data security vulnerabilities. And we may transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, reorganization of our entity or other restructuring.
The Website is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
We implement and maintain reasonable security measures appropriate to the nature of the personal information that we collect, use, retain, transfer or otherwise process. Those measures include physical, managerial, and technical safeguards that are designed to protect the integrity and security of your personal information. However, please note that the internet is an open system and even with these safeguards, data security incidents and breaches can occur for a variety of reasons that cannot reasonably be prevented. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you may transmit on or through our Website and any transmission is at your own risk.
Links to Other Sites and Social Media Buttons.
Our Website may contain links to third-party websites (including those of our partners and entities we may support) and social media buttons. If you follow a link to any of these websites or social media platforms, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
California Shine the Light.
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents can request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship: (a) a list of the categories of personal information and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. We do not disclose personal information to third parties for such purposes.
Last updated: December 5, 2023