Updated November 6, 2020
ET collects two types of information on this Website: (i) User Information; and (ii) Technical Information. Each of these is defined and explained below and sometimes is collectively referred to herein as “Information.” In its business operations, ET collects certain Personal Information concerning its employees and business contacts. ET does not generally collect Personal Information from or concerning consumers. In this regard, Personal Information means any information that can reasonably identify an individual or household, as defined under relevant law.
From time to time in the course of your use of this Website, we may ask you to provide your name, email, address, telephone number and other personal identifying information (collectively, “User Information”). You may also provide ET with third-party personal information, such as first and last names, email, address, phone numbers and similar information about other individuals such as your employer, colleagues or clients. You should only provide information about another person if you have his or her permission to do so. That information will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected and will also be treated as User Information.
How We Use Your Information:
If you provide User Information to us, then we use this Information to operate, maintain provide and improve the features and functionality of the Website and any products or services requested. We use the Personal Information we collect concerning employees and business contacts for our business purposes, such as communicating with our clients and providing our employees with benefits.
ET will contact you using the email address you have provided to send you messages if you have agreed to receive them, including advertising, information about changes to ET features and any special offers.
We use Technical Information, such as Website use date and IP addresses, to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features and services by storing, tracking and analyzing your preferences and trends. We may use such Information to: (i) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your current or subsequent visits to the Website; (ii) provide customized content and information; (iii) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic; (iv) diagnose or fix technology problems; (v) access information about you after you log onto the Website; (vi) market our Website to advertisers and other third parties; (vii) aggregate general User statistics including demographic and geographic information; and (viii) comply with such other lawful purposes so long as your personal identity is not revealed by such use.
We also have testimonials on our Website. All personal information contained in testimonials has been pre-approved by the applicable individual prior to posting on our Website. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to subscribe to our promotional mailings, we will use your name and email address to send such mailings to you. These mailings will include an unsubscribe option that you can use at any time. If you wish not longer to receive these mailings, you can also e-mail us at email@example.com.
On rare occasions when it is necessary to do so, for example if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email or post an announcement on the Website.
When We Share Information:
Except as expressly described below, ET will not share your Information with advertisers or unaffiliated third parties without first obtaining your express permission or as required by law.
We may share Technical Information (such as Website use data) with third parties to assist them in understanding our Website, including Users’ use of our Website and services. The Technical Information provided will not identify you by name.
ET does not and will not sell your Personal Information. ET does not and will not sell the Personal Information of a California resident it has actual knowledge is under the age of 16.
Links to Third-Party Sites:
Our Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected and used by others who access the blogs or forums. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Widgets:
We do not respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other similar mechanisms.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important and is mandated by applicable law. For these reasons, ET does not knowingly collect User Information on the Website from persons under 13 years of age and no part of our Website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then you must not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner or provide any information to the Website. If your child has submitted User Information to us, please contact us as provided under the section “Contact Information” below so we can arrange to remove your child’s User Information from our database. Do not supply to us or disclose on the Website any Information of any person under 13 years of age as we do not intend to collect information from anyone under 13 or invite them to use this Website.
The Website is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing the Website from outside the United States, you are transferring your Information to the United States and you consent to that transfer. If you do not want your Information transferred to the United States, you should not share your information with us or make use of this Website.
You may decline to submit User Information to the Website, in which case, you may not be able to utilize all of the features and functionality of this Website and ET may not be able to provide certain information, services or products to you.
Except with respect to notices required by law, transaction and service-related emails, you may opt out of receiving any promotional correspondence by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send to you, or by sending your request in writing via email to email@example.com.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request and obtain information about, or copies of, your personal information that we process, where we obtained your information, the business or commercial purpose for collecting your information, and the third parties with whom your information is shared. Lastly, you may ask us to delete personal information that we have collected from you, depending on the situation and applicable laws.
All of our processing is in support of our business. Where we process your data based upon your consent, we recognize that you may withdraw consent if you wish to do so, and that you retain a right to your own data.
Residents of California have the following rights with respect to their personal information, in certain circumstances:
- The right to know the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you in the past 12 months, the sources from which the personal information was collected, and the business purpose for collecting such information;
- The right to know whether and how we sell or disclose your personal information, to whom we sell or disclose your personal information, and the business purpose for disclosing your personal information;
- The right to request a copy of the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you in the past 12 months;
- The right to request that we not sell your personal information;
- The right to request that we delete the personal information that we have collected from you, in certain circumstances; and
- The right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of your privacy rights.
You may enquire about these rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon receipt of a request to exercise your rights, we may request additional information in order to verify your identity. To the extent possible, we will utilize information already in our possession to verify your identity. Any information you provide in connection with such verification will be deleted as soon as practicable following your request.
You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. If you submit a request through an authorized agent, we may require that the authorized agent provide proof that the authorized agent has been authorized by you to act on your behalf and may still require you to verify your identity in accordance with the above.
The chart below summarizes our practices in relation to your personal information over the preceding 12 months.
|Category of Information Collected||Source of Information||Purpose for Collection||Third Parties to whom Information is Disclosed|
|Identifiers, such as real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name or other similar identifiers.||You, your company, and/or your use of our Website||To contact you; provide you or your company, or other ET clients, with goods, services, or information you or your company request; or to make our products and services better||IT service providers, accountants, payroll provider, legal advisors; web developers.|
|Other identifiers such as signature or telephone number,||You, your company, and/or your use of our Website||See above||See above|
|Commercial information, including records of products or services purchased, obtained or considered||You, your company, and/or your use of our Website||See above||See above|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with the Website, an application, or advertisement||You, your company, and/or your use of our Website||See above||See above|
|Inferences we draw from any of the information identified above to create a profile about you reflecting your preferences||You, your company, and/or your use of our Website||See above||See above|
We may assign to you, or ask you to select, a password and username in connection with your use of certain features of the Website or the provision of products or services to you. You can change your password and username at any time. If we assign a password to you, you should change that password as soon as possible to ensure that your password is something you will remember and that is unique to you. You acknowledge that you are responsible for protecting your password and ensuring that you do not disclose your password to others. If your password is disclosed to others, they will be able to access your User Information and otherwise interfere with your use of this Website and any products or services. If you become aware that your password has been improperly disclosed or used by others, you should immediately change your password. If you believe someone is, or has been, using your username or password for unlawful or improper purposes, please contact us as provided under the section “Contact Information” below.
Our Commitment to Data Security:
We follow commercially reasonable standards to protect the Information submitted to us both during transmission and once we receive it., including administrative, technical and physical protections concerning such Information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to access and use your Information for improper purposes. Accordingly, you acknowledge that you provide your Information at your own risk.
Evergreen-Partners, LLC d/b/a Evergreen Trading
75 Varick Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Attention: Website Support