Privacy Policy

Updated: 14 February 2020

Who We Are

Your privacy is very important to us at ECD Energy Corp, a Wyoming Statutory Closed Corporation, hereinafter also referred as “we“ and/or “us”. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online data 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 make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

This privacy statement informs you about how ECD Energy Corp collects and manages personal data.

Providing Our Product and Our Services

First, it will be necessary for us to process certain regular personal data such as your identification data, financial data, etc. in order to provide the products and services that you ordered or to which you subscribed, in the context of delivery of the product and/or service and billing, as well as customer support. It is necessary for us to process certain personal data such as Name, Address, Email address, Phone number, etc.This information is only collected when voluntarily submitted by you and can be disclosed to any of our service providers who are involved in the process.

Furthermore, all information related to the order, including your address is gathered and processed in the interest of our own marketing purposes. We may for example send you emails to inform you of various opportunities our site has to offer or news about our products and services. This is an ‘opt-in’ list, which means that you can choose to receive our communication when you give us your contact details.

This is therefore necessary for performance of our contract with you. If you are ordering and/or subscribing on behalf of an organization, we have a legitimate interest in processing your data as contact details for the performance of the contract.

Customer Management

In order to provide optimal customer experience, we process personal data such as identification data, electronic identification data for the purpose of customer management. We carry out this processing on the basis of our legitimate interest in knowing our customer and maintaining our relationship with you, with a view to providing a stellar customer experience.

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

In order to comply with our “know-your-customer” obligations under applicable Anti-Money Laundering legislation, we process personal data such as identification data, etc. We carry out this processing on the basis of our legal obligation to verify your identity before engaging a business relationship with you in accordance with the applicable legal requirements.

Product Development and Improvement

Naturally we strive to always improve our products and services in order to make them fit our customers’ needs. For this reason, and based on our legitimate interest in doing so, we process personal data such as sales records, etc. and draw insights in relation to possible improvements.

Direct Marketing

For marketing purposes we will process personal data such as your identification data, and we may contact you in this regard. The legal ground for this processing is our legitimate interest in promoting our products and/or services, within the limits that are legally acceptable, or your given consent where and to the extent required by law (e.g. in relation to specific kinds of electronic mail marketing).

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar Service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar Service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Finally, note that while we are offering links to other websites we are not responsible for the policies of other companies, so please review their privacy policy should you visit their websites.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Third Parties

We collect information that we use to identify you as an individual (“Personally identifiable information”)from third parties. This includes but is not limited to our partner Indiegogo; the platform that hosts our crowdfunding campaign.

Our Service(s) may also contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by ECD Energy Corp of those other websites, their content or services, or the persons or entities associated with those websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of all third-party websites or services that you may visit.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Our website uses cookies, pixel tags and other forms of identification and local storage (together referred to as “tags/files” hereunder) to distinguish you from other users of the website and of websites of our network. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse the website and websites of our network and also allows us to improve our website and our services.

In many cases, these tags/files lead to the use of your device’s processing or storage capabilities. Some of these tags/files are set by Company itself, others by third parties; some only last as long as your browser session, while others can stay active on your device for a longer period of time.

These tags/files can fall into several categories: (i) those that are necessary for functionality or services that you request or for the transmission of communications (functionality tags/files); (ii) those that we use to carry out website performance and audience metrics (analytics tags/files) and (iii) the rest (tracking across a network of other websites, advertising, etc.) (other tags/files).

Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings, for instance to block certain kinds of cookies or files. You can therefore block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of the website, due to the fact that some may be functionality cookies. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: /aboutcookies

Functionality and analytical tags/files do not require your consent. For analytical and other tags/files, however, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by allowing cookies in your browser settings, by continuing to use our website, or by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you.

We use the following cookies on our website

Squarespace Analytics: allow us to assess how you and other web users use this website, and this information is essential in helping us to continuously improve our website’s functionality. They can be preserved from 30 minutes to 2 years.

Google Analytics: allow us to assess how you and other web users use this website, and this information is essential in helping us to continuously improve our website’s functionality. They can be preserved from 30 minutes to 2 years.

Add this: these cookies allow web users to request to share content on social media. They are preserved for 2 years.

Social Networks and Social Plugins

The Website is connected to various social networks via “Social Plugins“.

Without any action by you as User the Social Plugins are deactivated and therefore no data is transferred. If you wish to share for example a content, you have to click the respective button first. Only with the click of the respective button a connection to the respective social network will be set up and data transferred thereto.

The provider of the Plugin will get the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online service. In addition, automatically collected Access Data are transmitted.

The providers of Plugins process the data collected about you via the Plugins, create usage profiles and use them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made design of their website. Such processing is carried out in particular for the presentation of needs-based advertisement and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the formation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact the respective provider of the Plugin.

The data collection by the respective provider of the Plugin is carried out regardless of whether you have an account with the provider and are logged while using the Plugin. If you are logged into your Social Media account, your collected data will be assigned directly to your existing account with the provider of the Plugin.

For example, if you link the page, the Plugin provider also stores this information in your user account and shares it with your contacts publicly. We recommend that you log out regularly after using a social network, but especially before activating the Plugin.

The use of social media plugins is based on Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR. Our legitimate interest is improved functionality of our website and enabling our visitors to share our content on social media.

In detail, these are the following social networks:

a) Facebook

Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA or Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook“).

Facebook is certified according to the EU-US agreement “privacy shield”, https://www.privacyshield.gov. The “privacy shield” is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA to ensure compliance with European data protection standards in the USA. The data and privacy policy of Facebook can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

b) LinkedIn

LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA or LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“LinkedIn”). LinkedIn is certified according to the EU-US agreement “privacy shield”, https://www.privacyshield.gov.

The data and privacy policy of LinkedIn can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy.

c) Twitter

Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (“Twitter“). Twitter is certified according to the EU-US agreement “privacy shield”, https://www.privacyshield.gov.The data and privacy policy of Twitter can be found here: https://twitter.com/privacy.

Who We Share Your Data With

The personal data collected by us may be transferred to any third parties to whom ECD Energy Corp subcontracts all or part of its processing. This may for instance include IT service providers, hosting providers, payment processors, affiliated companies, financial institutions, public authorities and any other relevant roles. Note that we will never sell your personal information to a third party.

In the event of transfer of personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area, ECD Energy Corp systematically ensures the application of an adequate level of protection of such personal data by means approved by applicable data protection legislation.

ECD Energy Corp may also, pursuant to a valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order), allow access to information in our possession, including personal data, in order to comply with such process and to protect our rights and property. If warranted, we may also allow access to this information in special emergencies where physical safety is at risk. We reserve the right to disclose any personal data or other information obtained from or about you, to third parties in connection with a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or sale of all or substantially all of our assets, to the extent that this is necessary for the process.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We will process your data as long as necessary to provide our products and services, and beyond such time to the extent legally permitted and based on our legal obligations (e.g. in relation to invoice retention, we are legally obliged to keep invoices for 10 years) or legitimate interests (e.g. in retaining data for the purposes of responding to possible disputes or complaints or for possible reactivation of subscriptions). With respect to our obligations under the applicable anti-money laundering legislation (AML), we are required to store your identification data for 10 years as from the end of the business relationship or as from the date of an occasional transaction. As a result, not all your data will be deleted after the end of the provision of the services, but we limit our processing to what is necessary.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Under the various data protection legislation, you may benefit from various rights as “data subject”. You can exercise any of the rights listed hereunder by submitting your request by email toprivacy@ecdenergy.comto the attention of our Data Protection officer or by writing to ECD Energy Corp,12220 N MacArthur Blvd, Suite F, #7,Oklahoma City, 73162, Wyoming, USA

Please include your personal details as well as some means of verifying your identity such as your ECD Energy Corp Account details. Please note that we may reject requests that are excessive or a misuse of the relevant right. Furthermore, your rights may be affected by Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations by which is bound in the context of our legal obligation to identify you when establishing a business relationship.

  • The right of rectification and right to erasure.

At all times, you have the possibility to request the rectification or erasure of your personal data, provided that the applicable legal requirements are met. The right to erasure is nevertheless subject to various exceptions, notably as regards personal data whose processing is necessary to support litigation or for compliance with statutory retention requirements. In such a case, however, we limit our processing to the extent possible, even without your request.

  • The right to restriction, right to object & consent withdrawal.

You have the right, if applicable legal provisions are met, to object to the processing of personal data based on our legitimate interests and to otherwise obtain the restriction of certain forms of processing in specific circumstances. In particular, in relation to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time thereto. Where any processing is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time (without affecting the lawfulness of processing prior to the consent withdrawal). We will in each case examine your request and check whether you meet the requirements for the processing to be stopped.

  • The right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authorities

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority of your jurisdiction (depending on your place of residence).

How We Protect Your Data

In order 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.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have in Place

• Protecting personal data by employing techniques such as access restrictions, encryption, pseudonymization, backups, data minimization, and regular testing of all these techniques.

• Notifying the appropriate supervisory authority no more than 72 hours after of becoming aware of a breach of users’ personal data, including the number of users whose data was exposed, the nature of the breach, and what actions are being taken to mitigate its effects.

• Communicating this information to the impacted users, especially if the data breach exposed any of their unencrypted personal data.

• Considering the needs of any law enforcement investigations before publicly announcing the breach.

What Third Parties We Receive Data From

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website

Crowdfunding account details from our crowdfunding partner Indiegogo.

If you have been a contributor to our crowdfunding campaign through our partner Indiegogo, your contact data (name, address, email, contribution amount) and will be used to create your ECD Energy Corp Affiliate and Shop Accounts. This data can be reviewed and adapted in your account details at any time.

What Automated Decision Making and/or Profiling We Do with User Data

‘Automated Decision Making’ refers to a decision which is taken solely on the basis of automated processing of your personal data. This means processing using, for example, software code or an algorithm, which does not require human intervention.

As ECD Energy Corp uses automated processing, it is sometimes connected with automated decision making. Not all profiling results in automated decision making, but it can do.

If you are an Indiegogo contributor, we may use automated decision making to create your ECD Energy Corp Account. We may further use automated decision making when enrolling you for our Affiliate program. Products are automatically sent out to you as a result.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

ECD Energy Corp may update and change this privacy statement from time to time, as we may find necessary and as our site evolves and grows. While we will do our best to bring updates to your attention, it is your responsibility to keep track of such updates. Your continuing use of this site constitutes an acknowledgement of any changes in this privacy statement.