Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 1, 2020

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If You are based in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the United Kingdom (“UK”), this Privacy Policy serves as notice of how We process your Personal Data (defined below) for which We are a controller. If We require your consent, We will request it formally, in adherence to applicable data protection laws.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
  • Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Epilocal.
  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
  • Country refers to: New York, United States
  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
  • Service refers to the Website, Web Application and/or Mobile App provided by the Company.
  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.
  • Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.
  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Website refers to Epilocal, accessible from https://www.epilocal.com
  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Data you send to us voluntarily

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with the following information via enquiry forms, emails and other features to contact Us (use of these features is optional):

  • Your name
  • Your contact information including email address and telephone numbers
  • Other written information related to your enquiry that you provide

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service.

You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service.

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser.

We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies \ Type: Session Cookies \ Administered by: Us \ Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies \ Type: Persistent Cookies \ Administered by: Us \ Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.
  • Functionality Cookies \ Type: Persistent Cookies \ Administered by: Us \ Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

We use third-party analytics services (“Analytics Services”), to help analyze how users use Our Service. The information generated by the cookies or other tracking technologies about Your use of Our Service (the “Analytics Information”) is transmitted to the Analytics Services. The Analytics Services use Analytics Information to compile reports on user activity. The Analytics Services may also transfer the Analytics Information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process Analytics Information on their behalf. Each Analytics Service’s ability to use and share Analytics Information is restricted by such Analytics Service’s terms of use and privacy policy. By using Our Service, You consent to the processing of data about You by Analytics Services in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For a full list of Our Analytics Services, You can contact Us using the contact information provided below.

We ask You upon accessing Our Service to consent to Our use of Cookies as described above. When You accept, You are also consenting to Our collection of relevant information and data about Your computer or device which may be considered Personal Data. Certain cookies that are necessary for the operation of the Site do not require your consent (see below in the “Strictly Necessary Cookies” Section).

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain Our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
  • To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
  • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
  • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
  • To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

We may share your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You.
  • For Business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
  • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
  • With Business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.
  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Access of Your Personal Data

As required by applicable laws, and subject to any permitted exceptions and limitations, We will comply with any verified consumer request You submit with respect to your Personal Data. You can submit a request by using the contact information provided below.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data

Service Providers have access to Your Personal Data only to perform their tasks on Our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Email Marketing

We may use the below Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.

Your California Privacy Rights (California’s Shine the Light law)

Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California’s Shine the Light law), California residents with an established business relationship with Us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Data with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.

If You would like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if You are a California resident, You can contact Us using the contact information provided below.

California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions Code Section 22581)

California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California residents under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted.

To request removal of such data, and if You are a California resident, You can contact Us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with Your account.

Be aware that Your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.

Individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA) or UK

This section is included in this Privacy Policy to comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). It applies only to individuals accessing Our Service from within the EEA or the UK and applies only (1) if We collect through Our Service any Personal Data of those individuals or (2) if We track individuals in the UK or EEA who access our Websites.

Epilocal is the controller (as defined under the GDPR) for processing and using the Personal Data of individuals within the EEA or UK that is collected through our Site. Please see the “Contact Us” section below to find out how to contact Us.

Subject to applicable law, You may be able to exercise any of the following rights in relation to your Personal Data:

  • Right to know what information we have about You: This is known as the “right of access” and gives You the right to find out what, if any, Personal Data we have about You, how We process it, and to request a copy of the Personal Data.
  • Right to correct your information: This is known as the “right of rectification” and gives You the right to ask that We correct or complete any Personal Data we have about You.
  • Right to delete your information: This is known as the “right to erasure” or “right to be forgotten” and gives You the right to ask us to delete your Personal Data.
  • Right to change how we use your information: This is known as the “right to restrict processing” and gives You the right to ask us to change how we use your Personal Data in certain circumstances, such as where You contest the accuracy of the data or object to Us using it in a certain way.
  • Right to move your information: This is known as the “right to data portability” and gives You the right to ask to receive your Personal Data from Us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to have it transmitted to another controller.
  • Right to stop us from using your information: This is known as the “right to object” and gives You the right to ask Us to stop using your Personal Data when applicable.
  • Rights relating to how We use your information to categorize you or make decisions about You: This is known as the “right in relation to automated decision-making and profiling”: You have the right to be free from decisions We may make that are based solely on automated processing of your Personal Data, including profiling, if they produce a significant legal effect on You, unless such decision-making or profiling is necessary for entering into or performing a contract between You and Us, or is made with your explicit consent.
  • Right to withdraw consent: If We rely on your consent to use your Personal Data, You have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This will not affect our use of your data before we received notice that You wished to withdraw your consent.
  • Right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority: If You have a concern about Our privacy practices, including the way We handled your Personal Data, You can report it to the supervisory authority that is authorized to hear those concerns in your jurisdiction, although We invite You to contact Us with any concern as We would be happy to try and resolve it directly.

You may exercise your rights by contacting Us as indicated under the “Contact Us” section below. You will have the opportunity to change your consent settings upon accessing our Service by choosing to accept or not accept Our use of cookies and other technologies, as per the section on Cookies above.

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us: