This privacy statement covers the sites operated by Echelon Biosciences and/or Frontier Scientific LLC.; hereafter referred to as “Echelon sites.”

Echelon/Frontier Sites

The key points of this policy are:

Consent– We seek active consent through an opt-in process to use your personal information for communication purposes.

Intent and Use– Our intent to use personal information is to conduct business transactions and facilitate communication between Echelon Biosciences Inc. and you. Your personal information will not be disclosed for other purposes. Echelon Biosciences personnel & partners will use this information to contact you, obtain more information, to improve our sites, or provide you with information that you have requested. Your information will be held indefinitely on our servers unless a change/deletion request has been made. See “Your right to be forgotten” below.

Protection and Security– We strive to protect and store personal information using industry best practices. In the event of a security breach where your data may have been compromised, all users with data on file will be notified.

Your Right to be Forgotten– We provide the opportunity to change or delete personal information. Contact echelon@echelon-inc.com for change/deletion requests or manage your personal information in your account at www.echelon-inc.com

Echelon Sites Privacy Statement

Consent:

We offer you the opportunity to actively agree to this policy as well as actively provide us permission to receive communication from Echelon Biosciences.

Echelon sites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Echelon Biosciences Inc., are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Intent and Use:

Echelon Biosciences Inc. collects information from our users at several points on the Echelon sites. Information collected is provided by you. Information collected and stored may include any of the following:

  • Affiliated Institution / Organization
  • Billing, shipping, and/or mailing addresses
  • Emailvaddress (see opt-in email communications)
  • Full name
  • PhonevNumber
  • Position
  • Preferences on how Echelon Biosciences can contact you
  • Self-reported Interests
  • Transactions
  • Web account password (see web account)
  • Web Address

Contact information provided by you via direct communication is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications and to conduct business transactions. We request information from you on your order, quote, proposal forms, technical assistance, and general inquiry forms. You may need to provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill customer requests. If we have trouble processing a request or you request additional information, the information given is used to contact you. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties, except (a) with your consent; (b) to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers to fulfill product orders or deliver services or otherwise to fulfill a contractual obligation to you; (c) to service providers who act on our behalf and under our instructions to perform certain functions (e.g.,IT companies, credit card processors, credit rating agencies, or legal, financial, and other advisors); (d) as required by applicable law, such as to cooperate with law enforcement investigations or upon receipt of a court order; or (e) to courts and public authorities to protect you, us, or third parties from harm, including fraud or instances where physical safety is at risk. Service providers acting on our behalf shall be obliged to comply with this Statement and adhere to confidentiality requirements and will only receive access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions. In the event of a merger, acquisition, or other reorganization or sale of our business or assets, we may share or transfer your information, where the recipient will be required to use the information in accordance with this Statement.

Web Accounts:

In order to use some of the features on Echelon/Frontier sites, a user must first register. You have an opportunity to sign up for an account on our website. The information entered when signing up, as shown in the registration form, is collected and stored solely for use by Echelon Biosciences Inc. When signing up for an online account, we store your IP address, password, and the date and time you registered. This serves to protect us in the event of a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your data to sign up for our site.

Information specific to the use of the Echelon sites, including which pages are visited, what technology is used (operating system, browser, etc.), and user demographic data, is collected through Google Analytics, which uses cookies to identify and track website visits. Customer demographics, including age, gender, and interests, are collected with Google Analytics. Any information gathered with regard to the use of our website (either by registered Echelon sites users or by anonymous users) is used solely to improve Echelon sites and to better serve you. If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, you can do so with the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Read more about how Google safeguards data.

Our website makes use of cookies to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. In most cases, these are so-called “session cookies” that are deleted once you leave our website. To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly.

Opt-In Email Communications:

For our opt-in email communications, Echelon Biosciences Inc. partners with MailChimp. Please see MailChimp’s privacy policy for details on data storage and use.

Protection and Security:

This site takes reasonable precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the site, your information is protected both online and off-line. In the event of a security breach where your data may have been compromised, all users with data on file will be notified.

When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected.

All of our users’ information is stored in facilities with restricted access. Echelon’s internal network is protected by reasonable security systems and practices. Echelon stores transactional information on servers that are located in the U.S. Transaction information is stored indefinitely. Personal information can be updated or deleted by you at any time. See your right to be forgotten.

Your Right to be Forgotten:

Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.

If your personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if you no longer desire our services, we provide a way to correct, update, or delete/deactivate personally identifiable information.

Contact echelon@echelon-inc.com to request changes/deletions to your information or manage your personal information in your account at www.echelon-inc.com.

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