1. YOUR PRIVACY MATTERS
Suzanne Eltink, Empower by Design (“Empower by Design”) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
Visitors may access the Empower by Design website while remaining anonymous and without revealing any personal information (except as referred to below under “Cookies”). Occasionally, and in order to provide relevant, desired information concerning products or services, Empower by Design may request personal information from you.
Empower by Design maintains all personal information as private to the best of the company’s ability. However, personal information may be disclosed under the limited circumstances described below, and by submitting your personal information, you agree that Empower by Design may do so.
2. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To participate in certain activities and to obtain certain services offered on our web site, you will be asked to provide varying amounts of personal information.
You understand and agree that the personal information provided by you that is collected by us via our website is held on computers in various jurisdictions around the world.
In addition to the information you provide, Empower by Design may also collect information during your visit to a Empower by Design website through our automatic data collection tools, which may include Web beacons, cookies, embedded web links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. These tools collect certain standard information that your browser sends to our website such as your browser type and language, access times, and the address of the website from which you arrived at a Empower by Design website. They may also collect information about your Internet Protocol (IP) address, clickstream behavior (i.e. the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with Empower by Design websites) and product information.
Empower by Design may also use some of these automatic data collection tools in connection with certain emails sent from Empower by Design and therefore may collect information using these tools when you open the email or click on a link contained in the email.
3. HOW Empower by Design USES PERSONAL INFORMATION
Empower by Design uses your personal information to better meet individual needs, to respond to specific requests for information, to send product specifications, and to make you aware of new or similar products or services in which you might be interested.
Empower by Design reserves the right to call or send registrants email communications from time to time regarding product, services and company updates, technical or administrative issues, legal notices or important information considered valuable or essential to you.
Empower by Design does not intentionally send unsolicited emails to anyone who has requested that Empower by Design not contact them.
4. HOW TO OPT-OUT
When you provide personally identifiable information through a form on a Empower by Design website, you have the option to opt-in to receiving communication from Empower by Design.
If you opt-in and change your mind at any time, you may tell the company that you do not wish to receive these messages by sending an email at email@example.com or by following the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of any email newsletter you receive.
5. WHAT INFORMATION IS SHARED
Empower by Design does share non-personal, non-individual information from which individuals cannot be identified and which do not relate to individuals in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes, such as consultants and advisors to the company.
Any company that Empower by Design shares personally identifiable information with will have executed a confidentiality agreement, requiring that they keep all data received confidential.
Empower by Design will not disclose personal information to any third parties without your consent except in the following very limited circumstances:
5.1 PARTNERS AND AGENTS
Empower by Design shares information with trusted agents who provide specific services you have requested and/or administer information offered at the Empower by Design website, for example, service providers who help manage, track and respond to customer inquiries, information requests, etc.
Empower by Design may also share information with authorized resellers, licensees and integration partners, who may be better suited to reply directly in response to your specific inquiries about Empower by Design products and services.
These parties do not use or otherwise disclose any information except as authorized agents for the purpose of providing the products and services that you have requested or administering the activities on Empower by Design’s behalf, or participating in joint initiatives with Empower by Design.
5.2 THIRD PARTY VENDORS
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering materials, sending postal mail, processing registrations or sending emails.
We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
5.3 LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AND INVESTIGATIONS
Empower by Design will disclose your personal information to a third party if required to do so by law or if, in good faith, Empower by Design believes that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend the company’s rights and property or prevent fraud; (3) protect the company against abuse, misuse or unauthorized use of Empower by Design’s products or services; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of personnel, users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false or deceptive registration information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you including your computer’s IP address – may be disclosed to a third party (including the recipient of an email) as part of any type of investigation into your actions.
6. IP ADDRESSES
An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you are using your browser on the Internet.
The servers that operate the Empower by Design website automatically identify a computer by its IP address. If Empower by Design, in good faith, determines that you have used the service to menace, threaten, harass, intimidate or otherwise deceptively pose as another person, your actions will be investigated and your IP address may be disclosed to the recipient of any email, their legal counsel or representatives, and law enforcement officials as part of such an investigation.
7. LINKED WEBSITES
This website contains links to other websites.
8. SALE OF ASSETS
Empower by Design may transfer its database, including personal information contained therein, to a third party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets of Empower by Design whether by merger, acquisition, disinvestment reorganization or otherwise.
9. DATA PROTECTION AND INFORMATION SECURITY
Empower by Design employs industry-standard data protection and information security procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of users’ personal information.
Empower by Design, or partners and agents on behalf of Empower by Design, do everything in their reasonable control to protect your information.
Where one of Empower by Design’s partners or agents has access to or maintains sensitive personal information, the company enters into confidentiality agreements in order to ensure the privacy of such user information priori to sharing that information.
Internally, access to all users’ and registrants’ personally identifiable information is restricted to those employees who need access in order to fulfill their job responsibilities. Furthermore, Empower by Design employees who deal with user information are kept up to date on various security and privacy practice issues as they arise.
Finally, the servers for the website are stored in a physically secured, offsite facility. Beyond the physical security of your information, Empower by Design also backs up servers regularly to prevent loss of data.
While the goal is to safeguard personal information, Empower by Design cannot ensure or warrant the security of any transmission and your information is submitted at your own risk.
If at any point Empower by Design decides to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, Empower by Design will notify users by way of an email to obtain their consent as a condition of doing so. You will still have the opportunity to elect not to have Empower by Design use your information in this different manner.
11. REVIEW, MODIFY OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION
If you prefer not to receive information from us or would like to update or change your personal information or preferences, follow the instructions below to review, modify or delete your personal information.
To modify the information you have provided during registration, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To unsubscribe from an email, please follow the instructions in any email you receive or send an email to: email@example.com
If you request your registration information be deleted or if you unsubscribe from communications, we may maintain information about business transactions for record keeping purposes.
If you have a data privacy complaint, please contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org