|Effective Date:||17 August 2008|
|Last Updated:||26 May 2012|
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. empathynow.com prides itself on its stringent privacy measures.
To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we link to it from our home page and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on empathynow.com.
empathynow.com allows you to receive synthetic empathy via automated programs.
empathynow.com allows you to make an online purchase of intangible goods and services that are delivered in electronic form. No physical shipment is performed. For such purposes, you can choose to pay via Paypal®. You are never required to enter financial information on this website.
Before making a purchase, you must create a user account. During account creation, the following standard billing and contact information is collected:
- Billing Address and Phone Number
- Email Address
- Miscellaneous Preferences (contact preferences, receive newsletter, etc.)
The Way We Use Information
We use your user information for the purposes of fulfilling your orders and sending your our electronic newsletters. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete an order or comply with the law. We use a persistent cookie solely as an indicator as to whether you have previously created a user account and do not store credit card information on our server. User information is retained on our server. Your user information is not shared with third parties except to comply with the law.
We use email addresses specified in our contact page to answer the email we receive. We may then send subsequent newsletters to these email addresses, with an option of opting out of these emails. These email addresses are not shared with outside parties except to comply with the law.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We do not store billing or credit card information on our servers. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure all financial transactions are encrypted. Payments processing is done via a third-party provider (Paypal) via SSL technology.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
User information may be modified by logging into your account and updating your profile, including any communication and opt-in preferences. There is currently no automated means of deleting a user account other than by contacting us via our contact page. Communications sent via email addresses collected via our contact page will have an option for opting out of future communications.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us via our contact page.