e-End Privacy Policy

 

Effective as of February 1, 2019

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to e-End and its policies that govern its data collection and usage. The e-End website is an electronic recycling and data destruction company site. By using the e-End website, you consent to the practices described in this statement. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from eendusa.com

Privacy Compliance & Certification

e-End is a R2:2103 and NAID AAA Certified company.

The R2:2013 Standard Certification is designed to help ensure the quality, transparency, and environmental and social responsibility, of R2 Certified electronics recycling facilities. An provision to the implementation of the R2 Standard is the security and privacy of Data. For more information about R2:2013 Standard visit, https://sustainableelectronics.org/r2-standard

NAID is the standards-setting body for the information destruction industry. NAID AAA Certification verifies the qualifications of certified information destruction providers through a comprehensive scheduled and unannounced audit program. This rigorous process supports the needs of organizations around the world by helping them meet numerous laws and regulations requiring the protection of confidential customer information. For more information about NAID visit, https://www.naidonline.org

For Citizens of the European Union, e-End has provision for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance. For more information about GDPR, visit https://eugdpr.org/

For California residents, this Privacy Policy has been modified in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). For more information about the CCPA, visit https://www.caprivacy.org/

Types of Data Collected

Personal Information

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through any e-End public message boards, linked social media networks or public news article comment sections, this information may be collected and used by others viewing it.

You may be required to provide certain personal information or Personally identifiable information to us that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data") when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These services may include:  (a) registering for a newsletter subscription account on our site; (b) sending us an email message to request our services; and (c) sending us an email message to respond to a job application or request for work assistance.

Personal Information or Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Full Name

  • Email Address

  • Postal Address (Residential and/or Business)

  • Phone Number (Residential and/or Business)

Please note, we do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by e-End. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the e-End website.

Use of Cookies

The e-End website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purpose.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize e-End pages, or register with e-End site or services, a cookie helps e-end to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies that process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same e-End website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the e-End features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the e-End services or website you visit. e-End’s cookie functionality is enabled through our website hosting company squarespace.com.  For more information about their cookie policy, visit, https://www.squarespace.com/cookie-policy/

Tracking User Behavior

e-End may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within e-End, in order to determine what e-End services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within e-end to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

e-End does not sell, rent or lease its consumer lists to third parties.

e-End may share data with trusted applications and/or companies to help perform statistical analysis, send you email, make phone calls or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for delivery. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to e-End, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

These third-party companies and applications include:

  • SalesForce

  • USPS

  • Stamps.com

  • FedEx

  • Kyozou

  • MailChimp

  • SWIFT systems

  • Sophos

  • Google LLC

  • HubSpot

e-End may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on e-End or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of e-End; and/or act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of e-End, or the public.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

e-End secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. e-End uses squarespace.com to host its website pages. Through this service, we utilize the following methods:

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 - The TLS network protocol provides privacy and data integrity between two communicating computer applications.

  • SSL Certificates - SSL certificates enable secure connection on every page of our site. This security option allows for a lock icon next to our URL in the browser and the reassurance that our website is safe.

  • Sophos Central Administrative Console - Sophos Central is a unified console system for the management of an enterprise-wide security network system including Server-based malware protection, wifi access point control, and endpoint detection and response learning for business firewalls and Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention Systems.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a)there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchange between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). e-end does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child or children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from a child or children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, e-End may contact you via email for the purpose of responding to the online inquiry forms, providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and /or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communication via email and/or phone call from e-End, you may opt-out of such communications by unsubscribing from the marketing newsletters and the service calls by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ button in their profiles or calling the office.

Changes to this Statement

e-End reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time-to-time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address in your account; by placing a prominent notice on our site; and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the site and/or services available through this site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

e-End welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that e-End has not adhered to this statement, please contact us at

e-End
7118 Geoffrey Way, Ste E, Frederick, MD 21704
Telephone: 240-529-1010
or by email at privacy@eendusa.com


e-End GDPR Privacy Policy Provisions

Last Updated; February 19, 2019

Definitions

  • My Company - My Company means e-End, 7118 Geoffrey Way, Ste E, Frederick, MD 21701.

  • GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation Act.

  • Data Assurance Officer (Data Protection Officer) - Data Assurance Officer means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the way any personal information are or are to be, processed.

  • Data Subject - Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

Principles for Processing Personal Data

e-End’s principles for processing personal data are:

  • Fairness and lawfulness. When we process personal data, the individual rights of the Data Subjects must be protected. All personal data must be collected and processed in a legal and fair manner.

  • Restricted to a specific purpose. The personal data of Data Subject must be processed only for specific purposes.

  • Transparency. The Data Subject must be informed of how his/her data is being collected, processed and used.

Personal Data Collected, Processed and How It is Used

Personal Information

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through any e-End public message boards, linked social media networks or public news article comment sections, this information may be collected and used by others viewing it.

You may be required to provide certain personal information or Personally identifiable information to us that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data") when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These services may include:  (a) registering for a newsletter subscription account on our site; (b) sending us an email message to request our services; and (c) sending us an email message to respond to a job application or request for work assistance.

Personal Information or Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Full Name

  • Email Address

  • Postal Address (Residential and/or Business)

  • Phone Number (Residential and/or Business)

Please note, we do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by e-end. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the e-end website.

Use of Cookies

The e-End website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purpose

We also use cookies to help track user behavior and monitor the statistical information of the traffic to our site.

Third-Party Sharing for Legal Basis

e-End may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on e-End or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of e-End; and/or act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of e-End, or the public.

Retention of Personal Data

  • e-End will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Policy.

  • e-End will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

Data Protection Rights

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data, we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you

  • The right of rectification

  • The right to object

  • The right of restriction

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to withdraw consent

Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or our data Collection practices, please contact us at the following address, telephone number or email listed below. Also, please specify your country of residence and the nature of your question so we may help you more efficiently. Thank you.

e-End
ATTN: Data Assurance Officer,
7118 Geoffrey Way, Ste E, Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 240-529-1010
email: privacy@eendusa.com


e-End CalOPPA Privacy Policy Provisions

Last Updated; February 19, 2019

Do Not Track

Use of Cookies

The e-End website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purpose

We also use cookies to help track user behavior and monitor the statistical information of the traffic to our site. For this function, we use Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a piece of software that grabs data about e-End’s website visitors. For more information about Google Analytics visit, https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/?hl=en_US

For information about Google Analytics Terms of Services visit, https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/

To opt-out of Google Analytics’s data tracking services visit and review, https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Also, e-End suggest Google’s Opt-out Browser Add-on, here (for older browsers): https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-analytics-opt-out/fllaojicojecljbmefodhfapmkghcbnh?hl=en

(Please note, e-End cannot guarantee the successful installation, compatibility, and overall functionality of this software.)

In compliance with CCPA, California residents can request what specific information has been collected about them. In addition, a request can also be made to delete such information from our systems. California residents that want to opt-out of the automatic collection of their personal data, e-End suggests using these opt-out tools. https://www.caprivacy.org/petitions/blocker/a