Effective Date: July 26, 2007
E-Z Connection Inc. values the users of our website (the "Website"). Your privacy and
trust are very important to us. We recognize that you may be concerned about our
collection, use, and disclosure of the personally identifiable information ("Personal
Information") that we collect when you use the Website and the services offered
that we collect from you, how we collect this information, and what we do with it
after we collect it. By using the Website you are accepting the practices described
Policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
of any changes by sending you an email, posting a notice on the home page of the
Website, or posting a notice in your account when you first login after we have
and procedures. You may not be able to receive notices from us if your cookies are
not set to accept and/or are disabled.
What Types of Information Does www.E-ZConnection.com Collect From Me?
Personal Information. We collect Personal Information that you provide to
us, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card
number, and financial information.
Non-Personal Information. We also collect non-personal information from you,
such as your browser type, the URL of the previous website you visited, your ISP,
operating system, and your Internet protocol (IP) Address ("Non-Personal Information").
Non-Personal Information cannot be easily used to personally identify you.
How and When Does www.E-ZConnection.com Collect This Information?
Providing Information to Us. We collect Personal Information from you when
you provide it to us. For example, if you purchase a product sold through a Shop,
we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, credit card number,
and email address. If you create a Business Partner or Sales Representative or Distributor
or Affiliate Account, we may collect your name, tax identification number, mailing
address, email address, and other information that we request during the registration
process, and any information that you provide on your www.E-ZConnection.com storefront.
If you sign up to receive a newsletter, we will collect your email address.
Communications with Us. If you communicate with us regarding the Website
or the www.E-ZConnection.com Services, we will collect any information that you provide
to us in any such communication. Analytic and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators
of most websites, we use analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal
Information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses,
browser software, operating system types, clickstream patterns, and the dates and
times that the Website and the www.E-ZConnection.com Services are accessed. We also contract
with several online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our Website and
the www.E-ZConnection.com Services and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising,
communications and how visitors use the Website. To do this, we may use web beacons
How Does www.E-ZConnection.com Use My Information?
Personal Information. We use Personal Information primarily for our own internal
purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the www.E-ZConnection.com
Services and the Website, fulfilling requests for information, producing and shipping
the products that you order, and providing customer support. For example, if you
create an Account, we will use the information that you provide us to communicate
with you and pay you any commissions that you earn. Similarly, if you sign up to
receive a www.E-ZConnection.com newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to
send you the newsletters.
When Will www.E-ZConnection.com Disclose My Information to Third Parties?
Non-Personal Information. We use Non-Personal Information to track the use
of the Website and the Ezconnection.com Services and for other internal purposes,
such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the www.E-ZConnection.com Services
and the Website.
Disclosure to Successors. We may disclose your Personal Information to any
successor-in-interest of ours, such as a company that acquires us. In the event
www.E-ZConnection.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger or acquisition
by or with another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal
Information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via
email or by a notice on our Website of any such change in ownership or control of
your Personal Information.
Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may disclose your Personal Information
to prevent an emergency, to prevent harm to others, to respond to legal requirements,
to protect or enforce our rights and policies, to protect or enforce the rights
of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation,
to comply with a subpoena or court order). In particular, if you are a Business
Partner or Sales Representative or Distributor, we may disclose your information
to a third party that alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property
rights through the products sold through your Shop. Similarly, if you allege that
a Business Partner or Sales Representative or Distributor is infringing upon your
intellectual property rights, we may disclose your information to that Business
Partner or Sales Representative or Distributor.
Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers and Online Partners. We may contract
with various third parties who help us provide, maintain and improve the Website
and the www.E-ZConnection.com Services. For example, we use a third party to process payments
made to us, and may subcontract out production, fulfillment, analytics, reporting
or other operations. We also contract with several online partners to help manage,
monitor and optimize our Website and the www.E-ZConnection.com Services and to help us
measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use
the Website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties
from disclosing your Personal Information, except for the purpose of providing the
services in question. We cannot guarantee that such third parties will not disclose
your Personal Information.
Disclosure to Business Partner or Sales Representative or Distributors. If
you purchase a product from a Shop, www.E-ZConnection.com may provide your name, and the
city and state information provided by you to the Business Partner or Sales Representative
or Distributor. In the Business Partner or Sales Representative or Distributor Agreement,
www.E-ZConnection.com contractually obligates each Business Partner or Sales Representative
or Distributor not to use or disclose this information for any purposes other than
internal record keeping, and for marketing their Shops, only if you have opted in
to receive marketing material directly from the Business Partner or Sales Representative
or Distributor. We cannot guarantee all Business Partner or Sales Representative
or Distributors will comply with this obligation.
Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We will disclose Non-Personal Information,
in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers,
and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this information. However, it
cannot be easily used to identify you personally.
What about Cookies and Web Beacons?
A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. Most websites
Services, provide you with a more personalized user experience, and to allow you
to login and begin use of the www.E-ZConnection.com Services automatically when you visit
A web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than a 1x1
pixel that is placed on a web page or in an e-mail that is used to monitor the behavior
of the user visiting the Website or receiving the e-mail.
Cookies and web beacons used by www.E-ZConnection.com and our online partners are not linked
to Personal Information. Some of our Business Partner or Sales Representative or
of cookies and web beacons by www.E-ZConnection.com and our online partners only and does
or Sales Representative or Distributor or advertiser.
Does www.E-ZConnection.com Protect My Personal Information?
Personal Information. Whenever we obtain your Personal Information, we use
commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure.
However, we are not insurers of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly,
we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission,
unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions
beyond our reasonable control.
Website Content. The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through
the Website, such as message board postings, storefront pages, and images on your
Products, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know.
We are not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care
in communicating with other users and only disclose your Personal Information to
other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content
will be kept private.
How Can I Review and Make Change to My Personal Information?
You can obtain a copy of and request that we correct errors in your Personal Information
by emailing us at email@example.com.
For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain
a copy of your Personal Information. If your Personal Information changes or if
you no longer want to use the Ezconnection.com Services, you may correct, update or
deactivate your Personal Information and/or your account through the account management
screen. If you would like to deactivate or terminate your account you can also contact
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about the Website or
the www.E-ZConnection.com Services, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address.
We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit
the Website. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time
email and tracking the success of our referral program.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. When you enter sensitive
information such as a credit card number and/or social security number on our registration
or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information
submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method
of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your
Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
You may be able to access third party websites directly from the Website. This Privacy
Policy does not apply when you access third party websites. We cannot control how
third parties may use Personal Information you disclose to them, so you should carefully
disclosing your Personal Information to its provider.
What About Children's Privacy?
Under Thirteen. The www.E-ZConnection.com Services are intended for users ages 18
and older only. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information
from children that we know to be under the age of 18. In addition, we will delete
any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age
Thirteen to Seventeen. Prospective users between the ages of 13 and 17 can
only use the www.E-ZConnection.com Services under their parents or legal guardian's supervision.
If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, you, your parent, or your legal guardian
may request that we deactivate any of your Personal Information in our database
and/or opt-out from receiving communications from us. If you wish to do so, please
contact us at
Can I Opt-Out From Receiving Communications From www.E-ZConnection.com?
We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of having your Personal Information used
for certain purposes. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not
wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your
preference on our order form.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters and promotional communications,
you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each
newsletter or communication or by emailing us at
. We also offer you an opportunity to opt-out of certain
communications through the account management screen. If you need assistance you
may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org;
or via mail sent to P.O.Box No : 2355, Darien, IL - 60561 .
If we disclose your Personal Information to a third party in a manner that is not
choice about sharing your Personal Information with that third party.