Last Updated: June 20, 2022
1. What is Personal Information?
“Personal Information” is information that, either alone or in combination with other information, identifies you. When we combine other information (i.e., information that does not, on its own, identify you) with your Personal Information, we treat the combined information as Personal Information.
3. How We Collect and Use Personal Information
If you are a user of our Services or otherwise visit our Site (a “Customer”), we collect the following type of information through your use of the Site:
4. Cookies and Similar Technology
5. To Whom We Disclose Personal Information
This section describes to whom we disclose Personal Information, and for what purposes:
6. International Data Transfers
We provide our Services globally. As such, the Sites and Services may be accessed throughout the world. To help ESD operate efficiently or as required by law, your Personal Information may be accessible to our international service providers; companies involved in transactions with ESD; and law enforcement, governments, and courts outside your country. We have taken steps to ensure your Personal Information is provided an adequate level of protection wherever it may be accessed, such as through using the European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses for international Personal Information transfers outside of the European Economic Area.
7. Your Data Subject Rights
A. Your Rights as a Customer of ESD
As a controller of the Personal Information collected by or through the Site, we take steps to help ensure that our Customers are able to exercise their rights regarding their Personal Information in accordance with applicable law.
If you would like to access, amend, erase, object to, or restrict the processing of Personal Information collected via the Site, you may submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will promptly review all such requests in accordance with applicable laws.
Depending on where you live, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or other regulatory agency if you believe that we have violated any of the rights concerning your Personal Information. We encourage you to reach out to us at email@example.com, so we have an opportunity to address your concerns directly before you do so.
8. Children’s Personal Data
The Site is not intended to children under the age of sixteen (16). If we learn that we have collected Personal Information of children, and if we do not have a lawful basis to process such Personal Information under applicable law, we will promptly take steps to delete such Personal Information.
9. Retention of Personal Information
10. How We Protect the Confidentiality and Integrity of Your Personal Information
We have implemented security measures to protect user information from loss, misuse and alteration. We use industry-standard practices such as encrypted storage, firewalls and password protection systems to safeguard the confidentiality of Customers’ personal information. We take steps to help ensure our employees and contractors are aware of their information security obligations, and we restrict employee and contractor access to Personal Information. Despite these efforts to store Personal Information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information during its transmission or its storage on our systems. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third parties such as so-called hackers from illegally obtaining access to Personal Information. We do not warrant or represent that Personal Information about you will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.
11. Links to Third-Party Websites
Our Site may contain links to third-party websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party websites you choose to visit. If you provide any information directly to parties other than us, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of that information. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing your personal information to third parties.
13. Contacting Us
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
+1 (312) 372-1200