Privacy Policy

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.

As a Empower by Design website user or registrant, you are always entitled to update your personal information if necessary, ask any questions about this Privacy Policy and contact the Empower by Design with regard to all issues related to controlling and processing of your personal data and to exercise your right under the GDPR: Contact Empower by Design about Privacy and Data Protection via hello@empowerby.design

Empower by Design will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose this information to any third party, except as described in this Privacy Policy under 5.

 

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.

Empower by Design is a global organization, with legal entities, business processes, management structures, and technical systems that cross borders. This Privacy Policy applies to all Empower by Design websites and domains, except that a Privacy Policy or statement posted on Empower by Design a website specific to a particular Empower by Design program or service will apply instead of this Privacy Policy.

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 hello@empowerby.design 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.

Please be aware that Empower by Design is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. Empower by Design encourages users to be aware when they leave this website and to read the privacy statements of each website they visit that collects personal information. While Empower by Design carefully chooses the websites to link to, this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on Empower by Design’s own 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.

 

 

10. ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY POLICY AND NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

By using www.empowerby.design or other Empower by Design websites, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time in accordance with this paragraph.

 

If you do not agree with the content of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

Empower by Design may revise this Privacy Policy from time-to-time and reserves the right to do so. If Empower by Design decides to change this Privacy Policy, the company will post the new policy on the website. As policies are subject to change at any time and without prior notice, Empower by Design encourages you to check the website whenever you might have questions or concerns.

 

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.

Empower by Design will not use your information other than in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which it was collected absent permission to do otherwise.

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: hello@empowerby.design

To unsubscribe from an email, please follow the instructions in any email you receive or send an email to: hello@empowerby.design

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.

 

12. COMPLAINTS

If you have a data privacy complaint, please contact us by email at: hello@empowerby.design