Last Updated February 8, 2012.
A. Information That Echoing Green Collects
Echoing Green gathers two basic types of information:
1. Information Provided To Echoing Green
In order to use some of the Echoing Green website’s services, we ask you to become a registered user. During this registration process, we will ask you for personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address, city, state, country, and password.
In addition, when you send inquiries to Echoing Green via our website, we collect your name and e-mail address, any other information you provide about the nature of your business or inquiry, your IP address, and the website referrer that indicates how you found our site.
Echoing Green uses the information we gather to respond to inquiries or questions, or otherwise communicate with you, and to give you a better experience when visiting the Echoing Green website by improving the content and usability of our website (more details below). Echoing Green does NOT share this information with other organizations for commercial purposes.
2. Information Gathered By Echoing Green
B. How Information Is Collected And Disseminated
In order to better describe how information is collected and disseminated, please carefully review the list below.
- USER REGISTRATION
- LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
- INFORMATION COLLECTED BY ECHOING GREEN THROUGH IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
- INFORMATION SHARING POLICY
- HOW WE PROTECT AND SECURE YOUR INFORMATION
- CONTACT INFORMATION
1. User Registration
Users who want to contribute to the Echoing Green website through its forums, message boards, and/or comment sections, and/or by voting on Prize Challenge entries must become registered users. This is necessary so that Echoing Green can assure the quality of its forums. Registration is free.
The registration form requires you to choose a password and provide Echoing Green with your first and last names, e-mail address, city, state, and country.
The personally identifiable information you provide during membership registration will not be given to third parties without your consent except in the limited circumstances described in the Information Sharing Policy.
2. Links To Third-Party Sites
Echoing Green does not share personally identifiable information with any third parties except in the limited circumstances described in the Information Sharing Policy. However, in order to submit a Fellowship application, donate, or view articles and other information provided by third-party websites, you may be required by those third-party websites to provide personally identifiable information to the third party(ies) whose tools and services you have chosen to use. Each third party may request different information from you. If you have additional questions about how a third party uses information about you, we urge you to contact them directly.
3. Information Collected By Echoing Green Through IP Addresses And Cookies
- IP Address
You may modify your browser preference to provide you with choices relating to cookies. You have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies you may be unable to use some Echoing Green services and/or will have to log in each time you visit our website.
4. Information Sharing Policy
Echoing Green does not sell or otherwise share personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent except in the following instances: (i) when required by applicable law or pursuant to a court or similar order; and/or (ii) as deemed necessary, in Echoing Green’s discretion, to protect the legal rights or the property of Echoing Green, a registered user, or third party, or to prevent personal injury. In addition, Echoing Green reserves the right to allow access to its systems to third parties providing necessary technical services when such access is required in order to provide those services.
5. How We Protect And Secure Your Information
Echoing Green has numerous security measures in place to protect you from the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All of your registration information, as well as use of the Echoing Green website to submit comments, posts, or votes, require use of your password. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone.
Echoing Green uses industry-standard tools, such as firewalls, to ensure that your information is secure and confidential.