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Privacy Notice

Last updated: 10 July 2018

Evoluent ("We", "Our", "Us") respects your privacy rights. This Privacy Policy applies to Evoluent's websites (evoluent.com and evoshop.biz) and our Evoluent products lines. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Please click the following links to learn more about our Privacy Policy:

1. What Types of Personal Information Do We Collect?

Information You Give Us: We collect a variety of information that you provide directly to us, including information submitted on our website forms and login pages.

We may collect information from you in the context of:

  • Account registration and administration;
  • Subscription to e-mail newsletters, alerts or other services from us;
  • Customer support and technical assistance;
  • Processing your order for products or services offered by us;
  • Providing updates to you regarding your products;
  • Polling and surveys.

The specific types of information collected will depend upon the services you use or subscribe to.

For example, when you shop through our web store or create a new customer account, we may collect data such as the purchases you have made, items in your shopping cart, and how often you make purchases. To process your order, we may collect your full name, email address, phone number, product serial number, billing address, mobile phone number, credit card information, and shipping address.

Information We Automatically Collect: We may gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality. This information is not used in a form that would enable direct identification of any of our visitors. We may collect this information using cookies, as explained in our Cookie Policy.

Information Provided by Third Parties: Where you've purchased our products and services using a third party or partner organization, we often need to exchange information with them as part of managing that relationship and your account - for example, to be able to identify your order and be able to pay them. If we have a contract with a service provider or contractor to provide us with services or provide a service on our behalf, and they may have access to your personal information, we don't authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.

2. How Do We Use Personal Information?

Providing Products and Services: We collect personal information to process the products and services you've bought from us, and to keep you updated with the progress of your order. We also collect information to bill you for using our products and services, to process refunds or warranties, or to take the appropriate amount of credit from you. We may contact you if the billing information you provided us with is about to expire or we're not able to take payment, as well as to respond to any questions or concerns you may have about our products or services.

Improving and Innovating our Products and Services: We collect anonymous, de-identified or aggregate information in order to improve the products and service we offer to everyone. This may include research on our user's demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us when making a purchase, during a promotion, from surveys and from our server log files. This research is combined and aggregated to prevent identification of personal information relating to any one individual.

Marketing: For customers or other individuals who have subscribed to our marketing announcements, we will keep you informed generally about new and existing products and services, send you newsletters or white papers, invite you to participate in market research or let you know about offers, promotions, prize draws or competitions. We tailor these messages for example, based on the sorts of products and services you've bought from us.

Security and Fraud Prevention: We will sometimes need to profile you, for credit, fraud and security purposes. We will also use your personal information for identity verification purposes, for access to your account and for general account management. We will process your personal and traffic data to protect against and detect fraud, to protect and detect misuse or damage to our networks, to recover debts or trace those who owe us money resulting from the use of our services.

3. How Do We Share Personal Information?

Service Providers: Where applicable, we share information about you with partners, suppliers or agents involved in delivering the products and services you've ordered or used. We also share information with companies who are engaged to perform services for, or on behalf of, Evoluent . If we have a contract with a service provider or contractor to provide us with services or provide a service on our behalf, and they may have access to your personal information, we don't authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.

Third Party Links and Websites: Our website may contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any data to these websites.

Social Media: Our website may include social media buttons or widgets ("social media elements"). These social media elements may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media elements are governed by the privacy policy of the social media company providing the feature and/or widget.

Disclosures Required by Law:. We may be required to disclose your data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet law enforcement requirements. We may be under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements, to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the protect the rights, property, or safety of others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection.

4. How Do We Respond to 'Do Not Track' Signals?

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. We do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.

5. Your Privacy Choices

Marketing Opt-Out: You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, by unsubscribing from newsletters in your online EvoShop account, or you can contact us at [email protected]. You will still continue to receive service-related messages concerning products and services you have purchased (unless we have indicated otherwise).

Account Deactivation: You have the right to deactivate any accounts created on our website, by contacting us at [email protected]. If you cancel your account, not all of our services will be available. You will not be able to view the status of your order, and each time you shop with us you will have to re-enter your data. We will still process and ship any pending orders for which you have paid.

Your California Privacy Rights: If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information to third parties for the third partie's direct marketing purposes. We do not provide personal information to third parties for the third partie's direct marketing purposes. For more information, please send an email to [email protected].

6. Legal Bases for Processing (EEA Individuals)

If you are from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information, we will process your personal data based on:

  • The performance of your contract or to enter into the contract and to take action on your requests. For example, the processing of your orders for products or services offered by us, including refunds and warranties.
  • Our legitimate business interests. For example, fraud prevention, maintaining the security of our network and services, direct marketing, and improvement of our services.
  • Compliance with a mandatory legal obligation. For example, accounting and tax requirements, which are subject to mandatary retention periods. We may also collect your personal information to record your requests to exercise your rights and to verify your identity for such requests.
  • Consent you provide where we do not rely on another legal basis. Consent may be withdrawn at any time.
  • In some limited cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you, in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet law enforcement requirements, as described above in "How Do We Share Personal Information?"

If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your Personal Information, please contact us using the contact details provided in the "Contact Information" section below.

7. EEA Individual's Rights

If you are from the European Economic Area, you have the right, under certain circumstances, to:

  • Access your personal information;
  • Correct inaccurate personal information;
  • Request erasure of your personal information without undue delay;
  • Request the restricted processing of your personal information;
  • Request portability of the personal information that you have given us; and
  • To object to the processing of your personal information.

Account holders may request access to their personal information and modify or remove most information associated with their account at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.

If you are from the European Economic Area, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, under certain circumstances.

You may contact us at [email protected] for more information, or to exercise your rights.

8. International Users

Any data that you provide to us may be accessed, shared or processed by our offices, located in the United States, and service providers located in the United States and abroad, if such data transfer is necessary for the specific purpose for which you submitted your data (such as the provision of goods or services under a written contract). This may entail a transfer of your personal information across international borders, including, but not limited to, transfers from within the European Economic Area (the "EEA") to the United States. The data protections standards may differ and be lower than the standards enforced in your jurisdiction. We maintain appropriate safeguards as required by applicable law for any personal information transferred internationally, and as required by applicable law, will seek your consent prior to such transfers.

9. Children's Privacy

This website is not directed at individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at [email protected]. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information.

10. Cookie Policy

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

We've put our cookies into the following categories, to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:

  1. Strictly necessary: These are used to help make our website work efficiently, provide security features on our website, and provide services you've asked for, like shopping carts and billing.
  2. Performance: These are used to analyze the way our website works and how we can improve it.
  3. Functionality: These help to enhance your experience by remembering choices you've made concerning the features of the website (i.e. user name, language, region you are in).
  4. Targeting/advertising. These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. We currently do not use any targeting or advertising cookies.

Cookies and You

To sign up for an account or make a purchase online, you must have cookies enabled on your internet browser. If you choose not to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse our website, but it will restrict some of the functionality of our website or what you can do.

First-party cookies

First-party cookies originate from the same domain as the website you're currently visiting (e.g., evoluent.com and evoshop.biz).

See our list of first-party cookies (shown in this policy):

What it's called

What it's used for

Type

_gat

_ga

_gid

Used by Google Analytics to report on the performance of the website, thus helping in campaign optimisation to deliver relevant content and usability improvements.

For more information please see https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Users can click here to install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add on.

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SnapABugVisit

SnapABugHistory

SnapABugRef

Used to enable live chat, allowing you to e-mail customer service. This cookie identifies a new session.

For more information please see https://snapengage.com/privacy-policy/

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PHPSESSID

This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, i.e. maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.

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We are currently reviewing our lists and will update them from time to time.

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies originate from a domain that's different to the website being visited. For example, when you visit our website, we may link to another company's website - like our Facebook or Instagram account. We don't control how they use their cookies, so we suggest you check their website to see how they're using them and how you can manage them.

Controlling your cookies

You can control cookies in your browser, to enable or disable them. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website, you should do this through the web browser settings for each web browser you use, on each device you use to access the internet.

Information on controlling and deleting cookies, including on a wide variety of browsers, is also available at allaboutcookies.org.

The Internet Advertising Bureau website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.

11. Policy Changes

We may change our privacy policy at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to ensure you are familiar with the most current version.

12. Contact Information

If you wish to contact us or have any questions about or complaints in relation to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following contact details:

Email address: [email protected]

Evoluent, 925 Linden Ave Unit C, South San Francisco, CA 94080