The purpose of this statement is to let you know what information we collect, how we collect it, and under what circumstances we use it. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in this policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy, please do not use the website.
What Happens to the Information we Collect
The information you give us stays at EPK and with EPK partners. We maintain your information in-house at EPK. If you want to remove your information from our database, please email info@epkcollection.
Information we Collect
Personal Information: We collect and store information that you provide to epkcollection.com or our Customer Service Department. When you sign-up for the EPK Newsletter, open an account, or place an order, we collect and store some or all of the following information that you provide: name, billing address, shipping address, email address, and telephone number. If you choose to unsubscribe from the EPK Newsletter your email will be removed from our system. If you sign up as a epkcollection.com member and you expressly opt-in to receive personalized communications by email, we will use your personal information to create a user profile. In this context we may combine the info you give us online with other information from EPK sources, transactions and communications collected or processed by any EPK entity. This may include data from the epkcollection.com website, any other epkcollection.com websites, from physical EPK stores, direct mail, on- and offline events, on- and offline contests or online marketing. Once you become a epkcollection.com member, the personal information actively submitted by you on a EPK website and on other EPK sites will be registered in the central EPK database in the USA. If you publicly post about EPK, or communicate directly with EPK, on a social media website, we may collect and process the data contained in such posts or in your public profile for the purpose of addressing any customer services requests you may have and to monitor and influence public opinion about EPK. We will not combine such personal data with data from other EPK databases.
Anonymous Information: Through your use of our website, we may also gather certain information that does not identify you individually ("Anonymous Information"). We collect and store certain information automatically whenever you interact with our website. For example, we collect your IP address, location and browser information every time you visit epkcollection.com. We also collect information regarding customer traffic patterns and site usage. This information is used to analyze and improve our website to give you the best online EPK experience possible. For more info, please see the "cookies" section below.
Use of Personal Information
The personal information actively submitted by you on our epkcollection.com website will be used for the purpose for which you have specifically submitted them, such as the execution of your purchase order, participation in a contest, receiving information, etc. We may also use this information, and any info collected by means of cookies to improve our epkcollection.com website, to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our epkcollection.com website and to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions/tasks on our behalf. Please note that we reserve the right to link personal information submitted by you on our epkcollection.com website with other personal data about you that EPK may have obtained via other EPK sites or via the EPK mobile applications. Furthermore, we may use any personal information obtained about you via the epkcollection.com website to personalize your EPK site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you, or our consumers in general, are most interested to learn about, or in the communication with our consumers. We may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law or to protect our or others' rights, property or safety. We may share information to prevent illegal uses of the epkcollection.com website or violations of the Terms and Conditions, or defend ourselves against third party claims. We may also share information with companies assisting us in fraud protection and/or investigation. We do not provide this information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.
Use of Anonymous Information
We use anonymous information to help us determine how people use parts of the website and who our visitors are. Anonymous information is used to help us make epkcollection.com better for our visitors. We also use anonymous information to provide analytic data to third parties about how our users collectively use the website.
Sharing Information with Third Party Processors
For the purpose of operating our business, third parties (e.g. credit card companies, shipping companies, customer service providers) may process your data, however only to the extent this is necessary to conduct EPK business. We have procedures in place to ensure that these third party companies value your privacy. We do not sell, trade, share or transfer your personal information to any outside parties other than EPK group companies and third party processors.
User Content Submissions Terms
You acknowledge that you shall be solely responsible for any information, profiles, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, music, sounds, or other content or materials (“User Content”) that you submit, upload, post or otherwise provide or make available to EPK (“EPK,” “us,” or “we”) or its vendors, on or through the EPK website (the “Website”) or otherwise (“Submissions”), including user content you agree to allow the use of that on third-party companies’ websites, for example Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Pinterest and Google+, that are associated with hashtags related to EPK, including, for example, #EPK. EPK expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with submissions. Such submissions may be used on the website and/or on other EPK marketing materials, including emails, social media and store signage. By making a submission, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these terms. If your submission is selected by EPK to be used, it may be displayed for other users to see, together with your name and associated Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Vine (if applicable) profile information (such as your handle and profile picture). You acknowledge and agree that EPK is under no obligation to display, feature or use any submission, but may do so at its sole discretion.
Any submission will be treated as non-confidential. Any submission also will be treated as non-proprietary, except as specifically set forth herein. By making a submission, you hereby grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to EPK, its affiliated entities, vendors and licensees a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works of, distribute, perform and display any submission, as well as your name, Instagram, Twitter, or Vine handle, Facebook ID, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information, in any manner, and in any and all distribution channels, venues, forms, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works, without further notice or any compensation to you. You also acknowledge that your submission may not be returned and we may use your submission, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your submissions.
You further represent and warrant that your submissions do not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any submission. You agree to indemnify EPK, our vendors, and third parties such as Instagram, LLC, Twitter Inc., Facebook, Inc., Vine Labs, Inc., Pinterest, Inc. and Google Inc. and any of our or their respective parents, affiliates, licensees, licensors, and each of our or their respective officers, directors, employees, successors, agents and assigns, for all claims arising from or in connection with (a) the use of any submission, including, without limitation, all claims arising out of, or based upon copyright or trademark infringement, misappropriation, invasion of privacy, defamation, right of publicity and/or any blurring, alteration, editing, morphing, distortion, illusionary effect, faulty reproduction, fictionalization or use in any composite form of your, or any other person's or entity's name, Instagram, Twitter, or Vine handle, Facebook ID, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information and/or the submission; or (b) any breach or alleged breach by you of any of these terms or applicable laws.
EPK does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to submissions your make and such submissions may be made available to the general public, and may be used by EPK without restriction. You further irrevocably waive any rights of publicity and privacy, any "moral rights" or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding any submission that you may have under any applicable law or under any legal theory.
EPK reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to edit any submission and to choose to include or not include such submission on the website or otherwise use the submission. You acknowledge and agree that all editorial decisions regarding the use of your submission are solely at EPK’s discretion, and that EPK may combine, format, configure and otherwise edit your submission in its sole discretion. Your hereby waive any right to inspect or approve your submission before it is used. The website may include the opinions, statements and other content of third parties. EPK is not responsible for screening, monitoring or verifying such content, including such content's accuracy, reliability or compliance with copyright or other laws. Any opinions, statements, or other materials made available by third parties through the website are those of such third parties and not of EPK, including its licensors and/or vendors, and EPK does not endorse any such opinions, statements, or materials. EPK reserves the right to remove submissions at any time without prior notice.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you hereby release, hold harmless, and forever discharge EPK from any and all claims, actions, causes of action, demands, rights, damages, costs, and expenses (collectively, “claims”) arising out of, related to, or in any way connected with the exercise by dispersive technologies of the rights granted herein, including, without limitation, any and all claims for invasion of privacy, infringement of my rights of privacy and/or publicity, infringement of my intellectual property rights, defamation, or portrayal in a false light. If you are a California resident, you waive your rights with respect to California Civil Code Section 1542, which provides “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him, must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor,” as well as under any statute or common law principle of similar effect which restricts the release of claims which the releasing party does not know or suspect at the time of the release, which, if known, would have materially affected the decision to agree to release.
You acknowledge and agree that EPK has no control over, and shall have no liability for any damages resulting from, the use (including, without limitation, re-publication) or misuse by any third party of any submission.
Cookies used on epkcollection.com:
- Locale cookie
This cookie is used purely for epkcollection.com DNS and language needs. It allows EPK to target a specific language/locale, initially based on the geography, but then by user choice. No personal information is collected.
- Category cookie
This cookie simply retains the user’s preference for product category products on the site and directs the user to the appropriate product category landing page as their home page. No personal information is collected.
- Session cookie (used for shopping/checkout)
This Java-level cookie is essential to enable you to browse our website and use their features. It allows services like shopping baskets, to work on the site.
- Analytics cookies
These cookies are for Google Analytic tracking and solely used to analyze site performance and user behavior. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
- Third Party Cookies.
There are several third party cookies that get loaded when using the EPK site. Cookies from Twitter, Doubleclick, Google and Facebook are the primary cookies that load. Other third party cookies may include other advertising tracking.
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In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please have your parents enter their information when personal information is required.