Effective date: March 2021
Your privacy is very important to us. Please read below to see how EBC Global handles information. Before you get to the details, here are a few of our fundamental principles:
• Your privacy is important to us and we handle your information accordingly.
• We don’t share your personal information with anyone without your consent except to comply with the law, develop our products and services, or protect our rights.
• Should we need to use information relating to users activity for business purposes we will aggregate and anonymise information about you.
• We will not release your personal contact information to anyone other than for the reasons raised above.
Information EBC Global Collects
EBC Global collects information about you, including personally identifiable information if you choose to share it within the EBC Global application. If you track, complete or upload activities using the application, EBC Global will also collect information about how you use it. There are several opportunities for you to share information about yourself and your activities with EBC Global, including your name, physical address, email address, gender, age, equipment usage, activities, (including date, time and geo-location information profile photo and other pictures. You may also submit comments and other content to be shared. In addition, EBC Global may at some point in the future collect your credit card or other payment information to enable you to purchase products or services through the application.
If you elect to use the application, then the physical location of your device will be collected. You are able to disallow our use of certain location data through your device settings by disabling “Location Services”.
EBC Global may allow you in the future to sign up and log in to the Services using accounts you create with third-party products and services, such as Facebook or Google (collectively, “Third-Party Accounts”). These Third-Party Accounts may ask your permission to share certain information from your Third-Party Account with EBC Global. We use this information to verify your identity as well as to provide you with features of our products and services. This information may include your first and last name, email address, profile information and preferences with the applicable Third-Party Account. This information is collected by the Third-Party Account provider and is provided to EBC Global under their privacy policies. You can generally control the information that we receive from these sources using the privacy settings in your Third-Party Account. You can deactivate your account at any time.
When you make a payment through our payment page, we may collect information from you to properly process your payment. This personal information may include your name, address, phone, email address, your credit card information and payment amount. We use Payment Card Industry certified third-party payment services and do not store your credit card information.
How Information is Collected and Stored
EBC Global collects information you provide to us. When you register, and agree to our Terms of Service, you must provide personal information such as your name and email address and date of birth. You may also provide additional personal information or payment information to complete your member profile or make purchases.
EBC Global also automatically collects a variety of technical information, including location, device and network information, cookies, log files and analytics services. This data is essential for the core principles behind EBC Global.
EBC Global may use third party analytics providers to understand how the Services are used and to help us improve the application.
Collection from Children
EBC Global is not intended for use by minors. EBC Global does not knowingly collect such information. If you believe we may have accidentally received such information, please contact us immediately.
EBC Global may collect personally identifiable information about your activities over time and across third-party websites or online services when you use the Services. We may obtain additional information about you from third parties such as marketers, partners, researchers, and others. We may combine information that we collect from you with information obtained from such third parties and information derived from any other subscription, product, or service we provide.
How EBC Global Uses Information
EBC Global primarily uses the information we collect to administer and operate our application. We also use your information to analyse, develop and improve the Services. We may also use your information to market the services, credit or accept payments, provide support related to the Services, protect members and enforce our Use Policy, promote safety, and communicate with you. Additionally, your information may be shared with third parties, as set forth below.
How Information is Shared
Sharing Information and Activities
If you link your EBC Global account to other social networks and share your activities, they will be viewable outside the Services. If you choose to share or post your location information via such third parties, it is possible that unintended people could have access to such information. You should use caution when sharing information via third parties and you should carefully review the privacy practices of such third parties.
Sharing within EBC Global
We may share your information and content within EBC Global to operate, improve, or promote the Services.
We may share your information with third parties who provide services to EBC Global such as supporting and improving the Services, promoting the Services, processing payments, or fulfilling orders. These service providers will only have access to the information necessary to perform these limited functions on our behalf and are required to protect and secure your information. We may also use service providers to collect information about your use of the Services over time so that we or they may promote EBC Global or display information that may be relevant to your interests on the Services or other websites or services.
Affiliates and Acquirers of our Business or Assets
Aggregated and Anonymised Information
EBC Global may modify, anonymise and aggregate the information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials you make available in connection with the application (“Content”), in ways that do not personally identify you or contain personally identifiable information. Examples of such aggregated information or statistical data include information about activity, demographic, location, equipment and usage. EBC Global may use, sell, license, and share this information with third parties for research, business or other purposes. If you make information or content publicly available on the Services, such information, even when aggregated, is capable of being publicly viewed and possibly associated with you.
We may share your information if (i) you direct us to do so or (ii) you otherwise consent to such sharing.
We may share your information with third parties, including law enforcement, public or governmental agencies, or private litigants, within or outside your country of residence, if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, including to respond to court orders, warrants, subpoenas, or other legal or regulatory process. We may also disclose your information if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate to prevent any person from death or serious bodily injury, to address issues of national security or other issues of public importance, to prevent or detect violations of our Use Policy or fraud or abuse of EBC Global or its members, or to protect our operations or our property or other legal rights, including by disclosure to our legal counsel and other consultants and third parties in connection with actual or potential litigation.
Your personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties in unforeseeable situations that are not preventable even when commercially reasonable protections are employed, such as in the case that EBC Global or the application is subject to a hacking or other attack.
How We Protect Information
We take several measures to safeguard the collection, transmission and storage of the data we collect. These steps depend on the sensitivity of the data that we collect, process, and store. Although we strive to employ reasonable protections for your information that are appropriate to its sensitivity, we do not guarantee or warrant the security of the information you share with us and we are not responsible for the theft, destruction, loss or inadvertent disclosure of your information or content. No system is 100% secure. EBC Global uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of personal information and credit card numbers. In addition, EBC Global’s secure servers protect this information using advanced firewall technology.
Updating Account Information
You may correct, amend or delete submitted account information that is inaccurate at any time by adjusting that information in your account settings.
Deleting Information and Deactivation of Accounts
You may request deletion of your personally identifiable information by contacting us at Info@EBCGlobal.co.uk to request account deletion. Once deactivated, your account, activities cannot be reinstated.
Note that content you have shared with others or that others have copied may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other members or third parties copied or exported out of our Services.
United States Operation
The application is operated from the United Kingdom. If you are located outside of the United Kingdom and choose to use the application or provide information to us, your information will be transferred, processed and stored in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your own jurisdiction. You acknowledge and consent to this practice.
While EBC Global continues to work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure, and EBC Global cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to EBC Global. Transmitting personal information is done at your own risk.
Retention of Information
When you delete your user account, certain personal information will be immediately de-associated with the account and deleted, such as your e-mail, name, address, and profile photo, if you had chosen to provide this information. You should be aware that all of your activities and associated sessions, notes and comments will remain. We may, however, keep a record of your account deactivation. We may also keep system logs, which may be associated with your deactivated account.