EchoSpan Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.

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What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.

Registration Information
You may choose to provide us information about yourself, your firm or company, and your practices when you register to be a member of EchoSpan.com, register for certain services, or register for estimates, information or alerts. You may also provide additional comments on how you see EchoSpan.com servicing your needs and interests.

Email Information
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. Even if you opt out of receiving any communications from EchoSpan.com, we reserve the right to contact you regarding you account status or any other matter that might affect our service to you and/or our records on you.

Information Use
All information collected by EchoSpan is stored on servers owned by EchoSpan, Inc and located in the United States of America.

EchoSpan.com reserves the right to analyze statistics of user behavior and characteristics. We do this in an effort to measure interest in and use of the various pages of our website.

EchoSpan.com collects IP addresses for record keeping and systems administration. Your IP address is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the World Wide Web. Our servers record incoming IP addresses. The IP addresses are analyzed only in aggregate. No connection is made between you and your computer's IP address. By tracking IP addresses, we can determine which sites refer the most people to EchoSpan.com.

Any personal information that you disclose by submitting it on our site may be used as follows:

a) For account identification, administration and authentication
b) Providing project administrators with review status information
c) Be made available to project administrators in the form of data exports
d) With respect to ratings and comments provided during a performance review or 360 survey, for aggregation in reports that may be presented to the subjects of feedback or individually in exports available to project administrators

EchoSpan does not transmit personal information to any third-parties.

Cookies
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" and Web server logs to collect information about how our Web site is used. "Cookies" are small text files a website can use to recognize repeat users. EchoSpan.com uses cookies to recognize visitors and more quickly provide personalized content or grant you unimpeded access to the website. With cookies enabled, you will not need to fill in password or contact information.

Information gathered through cookies also helps us measure use of our website. Cookie data allow us to track usage behavior and compile data that we can use to improve the site. This data will be used in aggregate form; no specific users will be tracked.

Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the user that has no meaning outside of the Web site that he or she is visiting. You can easily turn off cookies. Most browsers have a feature that allows the user to refuse cookies or issues a warning when cookies are being sent. However, our site will not function properly without cookies. Enabling cookies ensures a smooth, efficient visit to our website.

Opting Out
EchoSpan will allow any user to opt out of any of our newsletter upon request. If you choose, EchoSpan.com will delete any and all personal information from our database; however, it may be impossible to delete all of your information without some residual data because of backups and records of deletions.

For more information regarding opting out of any mailing from EchoSpan.com, please contact support@echospan.com.

General Security Policy
EchoSpan.com is aware of your privacy concerns will attempt to collect only as much data as is required to make your EchoSpan experience is as high in quality as possible, in the most discrete way.

The foregoing policies are effective as of June 8, 2008. EchoSpan.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying users of the existence of a new privacy statement. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

EchoSpan is acting as a data processor on behalf of its clients. EchoSpan offers individuals (end-users of its system) to be used for a purpose that is incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.

It is the policy of EchoSpan, Inc to never release the personal information of its clients and their respective users to third parties, with the exception of court-issued subpoenas. Prior to disclosing any client information to a third party requesting information via subpoena, when possible, EchoSpan will provide clients 7 days written notice of the subpoena as well as the contact information to the subpoenaing party.

EchoSpan maintains and has put in place reasonable precautions to protect information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Use of SSL technologies as well as at-rest encryption is standard.

EchoSpan will only process personal information in a way that is compatible with the purposes for which it has been collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. To the extent necessary for these purposes, EchoSpan will take reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.