Website Privacy Statement
EFFECTIVE DATE: DECEMBER 04, 2022
Data privacy is important to Eptura, Inc., as is being transparent about how we process and maintain data necessary to provide services to our Clients. Eptura, Inc. (collectively, “we,” “us,” “our,” or “Company”) refers to any of our corporate affiliates or subsidiaries.
We keep this Privacy Statement updated to communicate with you, in the clearest way possible, how Eptura collects, uses, shares and secures personal information when you use our websites (such as www.eptura.com, or other Eptura websites that link to this Privacy Statement). It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of personal information. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement contact [email protected]
By visiting our websites or providing us with your personal information, you consent to the collection, processing, and storage of your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement.
About Eptura and the Personal Information We Collect
Eptura is a leading provider of workplace management and optimization software services. We assist companies to run more effectively and efficiently by using our software solutions to improve workflows and workplace management.
Eptura collects, processes and retains information about you when you visit our websites. You may choose to provide us with information, such as your name, email address, company information, telephone number, mailing address, job role, or other information, to access protected information on our websites or so we can follow up with you after your visit.
As is true of most websites, Eptura or Eptura service providers may gather certain information automatically. This information may include Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, the links you click on, other actions you may take when accessing our websites, services or emails, and/or clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site. For more information about our use of these technologies and how to control them, see our Cookies and Similar Technologies section below.
User Data Supplementation
We may also receive and combine information about you or your organization from other sources, including publicly available databases, our affiliates or third parties from whom we have purchased data, and combine this data with information we already have about you. This helps us to update, expand and analyze our records, identify new customers, and provide products and services that may be of interest to you. If you provide us personal information about others, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.
Examples of the types of personal information that may be obtained from public sources or purchased from third parties and combined with information we already have about you, may include: marketing data about your organization from third parties that is combined with information we already have about you to create more tailored advertising and products.
We Align with Privacy Standards
EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
Eptura, participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Eptura is committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries and Switzerland, in reliance on each Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Frameworks, and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List.
Eptura is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives (under each Privacy Shield Framework) and subsequently transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. Eptura complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU and Switzerland, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, Eptura is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, Eptura may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website, you may be entitled to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Eptura Collects, Holds and Uses Personal Information for Limited Purposes
Eptura uses the information collected about you to:
- Provide you with the support you may request;
- Respond to your inquiries or to fulfill your requests;
- Diagnose website technical problems;
- Send you information that we believe may be of interest to you, such as product announcements, newsletters, educational materials and upcoming events;
- Provide information to authorized partners if appropriate to better deliver desired products and services
- Send you administrative information such as notices related to product, service or policy changes;
- Understand how our websites and services are being used;
- Personalize your experience on our websites and present products, features or news that are tailored to your interests;
- Prevent, detect, mitigate and investigate fraudulent or illegal activity; and
- As described to you when we collect the information.
Eptura does not share, sell, rent, or trade personal information collected through its websites with third parties for their sole promotional purposes or as otherwise outlined in this Privacy Statement. Eptura may share information with third party service providers contracted to provide services on our behalf. These services may include cloud computing infrastructure, sending marketing communication and conducting research and analysis. These third-party service providers are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
Eptura may offer solely or jointly with third parties, webinars, white paper downloads, or other services related to Eptura offerings or services. We may share your contact information and product interest in these offering or services with third parties to communicate with you.
If Eptura is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information. We may also disclose your personal information to any other third party with your prior consent.
Eptura will not otherwise disclose your personal information to a third party outside of our affiliates without your express consent. However, you should be aware that Eptura may be required to disclose your personal information without your consent in order to comply with any court orders, subpoenas, or other legal process or investigation including by tax authorities, if such disclosure is required by law, where possible and appropriate, to protect your rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, we will notify you if we are required by law to disclose your personal information.
Cookies and Similar Technology
We partner with third parties to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may elect to turn off cookies or use your browser’s privacy settings to mask your identity, or you may opt-out by the following consumer choice mechanisms.
Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA)’s self-regulatory opt-out page (http://optout.aboutads.info/) and mobile application-based “AppChoices” download page (https://youradchoices.com/appchoices)
European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA)’s consumer opt-out page (http://youronlinechoices.eu)
Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)’s self-regulatory opt-out page (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/).
Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
Eptura Holds Your Data in the United States
Any personal information collected about visitors via our websites is processed in the United States by Eptura or by a third party acting on our behalf. When you provide personal information to Eptura, you consent to the processing of your information in the United States. Our websites are hosted in the United States.
This website contains links to other sites that Eptura does not own or control and whose privacy practices may differ from those of Eptura. Please be aware that Eptura is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our websites. We recommend that you read the privacy statement of each website that collects personal information, as their privacy statement will govern any personal information you submit to those sites. This Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by Eptura websites.
We post customer testimonials on our websites that may contain personal information such as the customer’s name, photograph and/or social media links. We obtain the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to request the removal of your testimonial, contact us at [email protected]
Social Media Features and Widgets
Our websites include social media features, such as YouTube videos, the Facebook Like button, and widgets such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our websites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our websites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our websites. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.
Eptura employs industry-standard security measures to ensure the security of information. However, the security of information transmitted through the Internet can never be guaranteed. Eptura is not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications through the Internet or for changes to or losses of information. Users of our sites are responsible for maintaining the security of any password, user ID, or other form of authentication involved in obtaining access to password-protected or secure areas of any Eptura websites. In order to protect you and your information, Eptura may suspend your use of a website, without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected. Access to and use of password protected and/or secure area of any Eptura site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.
You May Request Access to Personal Information
Upon request, Eptura will provide with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If at any time after registering for information, your personal information changes, you may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by sending us a request specifying updated information or your new choice. Simply send your request to [email protected] or postal mail at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
You can Opt-Out of any Email Communications
If at any time you decide that you no longer wish to receive email communication from us, you can choose to be removed from any mailing list by following the “unsubscribe” link within our email communication, or by sending your request to [email protected] or postal mail at the contact information listed below.
Retention of Personal Information
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us via the information below. We will respond to your request to access or delete your information within 30 days. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Eptura Has a Privacy Complaints Process
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Eptura commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact Eptura at: [email protected] or by regular mail addressed to: Data Privacy Officer, Eptura, 950 E Paces Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30360.
Eptura has further committed to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning human resources data transferred from the EU and Switzerland in the context of the employment relationship.
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Statement or if you need to update, change or remove information or if you would like to lodge a complaint about how we handled your privacy information, you can do so by contacting [email protected] or by regular mail addressed to: Data Privacy Officer, Eptura, 950 E Paces Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30360.
Changes to This Policy
From time to time, we may update this Notice to reflect the changes to our information practices. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.