E-Commerce 4 LLC
This policy applies to Personal Information collected by EC4 in any form, whether through the internet, over the phone, in person, or by any other means, including through inquiries for services provided by EC4, advice given by EC4, or recommendations made by EC4, even if you never become a customer.
You are reading the most current version of this policy. We may amend this policy at any time, and those amendments will take immediate effect. If we make a substantial amendment to this policy, we will provide notice of those changes on our website, with instructions on what to do if you have questions about the new policy.
- contact or inquire from EC4 via website, phone, email, contact form, or any other type of communication, regarding services, products, content, features, technologies or functions offered by or through EC4, including but not limited to processing transactions and the facilitation of 3rd party billing (collectively “Services”);
- sign up for, access, or use the Services.
Collection of Personal Information:
In order to help protect you from fraud and misuse of your Personal Information, we may collect information about your use and interaction with any website owned or operated by EC4. For example, we may evaluate your computer, mobile phone or other access device to identify any malicious software or activity.
Use and Sharing of Personal Information:
EC4 uses your Personal Information to fulfill your requests for the Services. In order to fulfill such requests, we may also send Personal Information to our affiliate partners, independent contractors and merchants, directly or through our partners.
Additionally, EC4 may share your Personal Information with other entities, such as software providers, resellers, banks, financial institutions, credit card processors, governmental agents or institutions, or other entities who work with or on behalf of EC4 to provide the Services, in the following instances:
To perform the Services you have requested from EC4, or to provide you with more detailed information on Services you may require;
- In connection with products and services offered by our partners;
- When it is required to comply with state or federal law;
- When it is necessary to enforce our agreement with you regarding the Services;
- When it is necessary to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of our resellers, affiliates or other applicable agreements; and
- When it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of EC4, its users, or others, which may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud protection or risk reduction.
In the event that EC4 is acquired or merged with another company, your Personal Information may be transferred to that company.
EC4 does not directly share your Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties for their marketing purposes unless you have given your explicit consent.
EC4 uses tracking software (called “cookies”) to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use websites owned or operated by EC4 and to re-target visitors via advertising. This software is provided by third parties. Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when EC4 uses referral programs and retargeting programs. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30-180 days, though some may take longer, possibly much longer. As you browse websites owned or operated by EC4, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising partners, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with the EC4 Sites. The techniques our partners employ do not collect Personal Information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number.
Storage and Protection of Personal Information:
EC4 may store and process your Personal Information on its computers for a length of time it deems necessary to protect itself and to provide the Services. We protect your information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls.
Controlling the Collection, Use, Storage and Sharing of Personal Information:
EC4 maintains your preferences for use and sharing of information, including how we contact you. Some federal and state laws allow you to restrict the sharing of your Personal Information in certain instances.