Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Echelon Way may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
-First and Last Name
-Information our users post in their attempt to communicate with other event attendees
If you purchase The Echelon Way’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
The Echelon Way may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
-Information our users post in their attempt to communicate with other event attendees
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Echelon Way’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
The Echelon Way collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
The Echelon Way may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Echelon Way and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
The Echelon Way does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Echelon Way may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. The Echelon Way may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Echelon Way, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Echelon Way may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Echelon Way or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Echelon Way; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Echelon Way, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
The Echelon Way may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Echelon Way, in order to determine what The Echelon Way services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Echelon Way to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and web page usage.
We use Google Analytics to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Echelon Way. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Echelon Way website.
The Echelon Way website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Echelon Way pages, or register with The Echelon Way site or services, a cookie helps The Echelon Way to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The Echelon Way website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Echelon Way features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Echelon Way services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
The Echelon Way secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Echelon Way uses the following methods for this purpose:
– SSL Protocol
– Stripe, Inc.
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
The Echelon Way does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your The Echelon Way Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your The Echelon Way account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR THE ECHELON WAY ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. For example: Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their “My Account” page. Users may also contact us via email.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of The Echelon Way by contacting us here:
– Web page: _________________
– Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
– Phone: 4122335338
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Changes to this Statement
The Echelon Way welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Echelon Way has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Echelon Way at:
The Echelon Way, LLC
6401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
Effective as of September 17, 2019