Privacy Policy

 
 

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the ecobeco.com web site and online services. This policy applies to customers who provide identity information in person or on the phone.

ecobeco understands your desire to protect personal information and we are committed to a spam-free partnership with our customers.

What Information We Gather and Track

We request personal information when you place an order, request a service, register for a class or seminar, join our mailing list, answer a survey, join our blog, correspond with us or engage in certain other activities on our Web site or in person or on the phone.

How We Use the Information We Gather and Track

We use personally identifiable information in the following ways:

  • To provide you electronic receipts for purchases.
  • To provide you with information about product discounts, informative mailings, and policy changes;
  • To assist us in creating content that is relevant to you;
  • To provide you with special offers that may be of interest to you and to improve your experience on our Web site;
  • To assist us in creating better products and services to meet your needs;
  • To allow you to purchase products, obtain access to services or otherwise engage in activities you select;
  • To help you quickly find services or product information important to you.

With Whom We May Share Your Information

ecobeco takes personal privacy seriously. While we may need to share your information with third parties, ecobeco will share your information only with parties that require such information. An example of this is that we must share your credit card information with our credit card processor so you can place orders on our site. In cases where products are shipped to customers directly by manufacturers or distributors, your name and address will be provided in order to complete the order.

Information posted in public profiles (such as blogs or product reviews) is not considered private and is therefore not protected under this privacy policy.

Security and Quality of Personal Information

We have taken rigorous security measure to protect your personal information. These measures include technical and procedural steps to protect your data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction. Credit card information is transmitted using secure socket layer (SSL) encryption. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

Web Site Traffic

ecobeco uses a common technology referred to as "cookies." Cookies are small text files that we (and, potentially, certain third parties) place in visitors' computer browsers to store their preferences. Cookies themselves do not contain any personally identifiable information. Although cookies could enable ecobeco to connect a visitor's use of our Website to personal information that a visitor has provided, such as an email address, we do not use them for this purpose. We use cookies to determine how many visitors we have and how frequently they visit various areas of our Website, and to help keep track of shopping carts.

Links to Business Partner Sites

At the ecobeco Web site, there are a number of links to companies with whom we have a relationship. ecobeco is not responsible for the privacy practices of our business partners. We encourage you to read their privacy statements, as they may differ from ours.

Other Privacy Considerations

Please remember that information you submit in a discussion group such as a product review or posting to ecobeco’s blog, will be deemed public information and is not confidential. There is a risk in such communication venues that information can be collected and used by others. Please be careful and responsible when you are online.

Ecobeco Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments concerning this policy, or if you would like update or review the personal information we have about you, or withdraw your consent for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact us.

Legal Disclaimer

Though we make every effort to preserve your privacy we may need to disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on our Web site.

Effective Date

The privacy policy set out above is effective as of December 1, 2008, and applies to all information previously obtained by ecobeco. ecobeco reserves the right to change its privacy policy at its sole discretion. ecobeco users will be informed of any such change by ecobeco posting a new privacy policy on the ecobeco.com website. The effective date of any change to the privacy policy will be clearly noted.

@ Copyright ecobeco LLC 2008

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