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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


You agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, by accessing or otherwise using it. You agree and give your consent for the processing of your personal information and anonymous information in country other than yours (including the United States) in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your personal information may be processed and stored in countries where laws regarding the processing of personal information may be lenient than yours. However your personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes not permitted by law, or that you have not given consent to.

Minimum Age

By using Ekyme, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old, or you are at least 13 years old and have parent’s or guardian’s permission to use Ekyme. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use Ekyme. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us, therefore, if we obtain knowledge that the user is under 13, we will take steps to remove that user’s personal information permanently from our databases. We recommend that children between ages 13 and 18 shall obtain their parent’s permission before submitting information over the internet.

Collection of Information

We collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile, in case you use third party plugins to login, e.g. Facebook and google plus. After your approval we will fetch your details from these third party websites and associate them with your account. In general, all personal information collected is submitted to us voluntarily by you through Ekyme.

Our registration process requires you to provide us with your name, valid email address and password of your choice. We may also request optional information to support your use of Ekyme, such as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We collect information in the form of content that you submit during your use of Ekyme, such as photos reviews, and other information you choose to submit. We will also collect information from the social network website that you have connected with your Ekyme account. For example, this can include your friend list, which who your Ekyme activity is shared.

When entering an auction, you will need to submit your credit card or other payment information, which we may collect and store, so that our service providers can process your payment when you win an item on the auction.

We will also collect transactional information based on your activity on Ekyme, such as bidding, buying selling, billing and any other information you provide to purchase or ship an item. You can also choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your email address and other related information such as phone numbers etc.

We may also collect information that you enter on various discussion, comments and reviews while using Ekyme. We may require you to submit additional information to authenticate yourself if you believe you are violating Ekyme policies, such as identification or a utility bill to verify your address. Such information is necessary to be submitted for using certain features on Ekyme. We may also collect personal information about you from other sources with which you have registered, such as our partnered websites or other third parties. We may associate such information with the other personal information that we have collected about you.

We use email addresses that you have provided to contact you along with your full name. These communications may include for example, notifications of limited edition sales or communicate you on behalf of your others when they send you a personal message and other related information. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications.

Despite your indicated email marketing preferences, we may send you administrative emails regarding Ekyme, including, for example, administrative and transactional confirmations, and notices of updates to our Privacy Policy.

Certain information may also be collected and stored on our logs, passively as you use Ekyme including your internet protocol address; browser type; type of device; operating system; and the address of the referring website. We may also place cookies or any other local storage packages through your browser or associated application. These storage packets help us recognize you as a customer, which help us to deliver you customized services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness; help ensure that your account security is not compromised; mitigate risk and prevent fraud; and to promote trust and safety across our site. In order to use our services on Ekyme, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to disable cookies, some aspects of Ekyme may not work properly, and you may not be able to receive our Services. The type of information is collected to make Ekyme and solutions more useful to you and to tailor the experience with Ekyme to meet your special interests and needs. We or our service providers, may track your IP Address; (A number automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet.) when you access Ekyme to assist with ad targeting.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us. We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information.

Use of information

In general, the information you submit to us is used by us to provide you access to our services, and to improve them; also to send you alerts, updates, administrative messages and to facilitate your use of services. The information is also used to resolve disputes and to better tailor the features, performance and user support of Ekyme; and for any other purpose for which the information was identified at the time of collection. We do not share your content preferences and other information was identified at the time of collection. However, we do share your content preferences and other information with the social network with which you have connected to Ekyme, along with those companies and persons you have asked us to share your information with.

We may provide your personal information to third-party service providers who work on behalf of or with us to provide some of the services and features of Ekyme and to help us communicate with you. Examples of such services include sending email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service.

 We require our third-party service providers to agree not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us. We may share some or all of your personal information (other than credit card information) with Merchants whose items you have purchased for their commercial purposes and to provision the item. If you do not want us to use or disclose Personal Information collected about you in the manner identified in this Privacy Policy, do not use Ekyme.

The information you enter in surveys and feedbacks become our property. We may use the information for aggregation and statistical analysis to help us analyze patterns in the use of Ekyme. We however may create anonymous information records form personal information by excluding certain information such as your name, phone number etc. This privacy policy does not limit our use or disclosure of any anonymous information in anyway, and we reserve the right to use and disclose anonymous information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties in our discretion. We may also share some or all of your personal information with Ekyme affiliated companies that are under a common control, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy.

In the event that Ekyme goes through a business transition e.g. a merger, acquisition sale of a portion of assets by another company, your personal information may be among the assets transferred. You agree that these transfers are permitted by this privacy policy and the acquirer may continue to process your personal information in accordance with this policy.

Other than these situations we may also disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to

  • Satisfy the needs of an ongoing litigation, legal process, government request, law or regulation.
  • Enforce the terms of service, including investigation of violations
  • Detect or prevent security issues, technical issues and fraud.
  • Protect the rights, property or safety of Ekyme and its users.

You hereby consent to us sharing your personal information in these situations. Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise share for marketing purposes the Personal Information that we collect with third parties, unless you ask or authorize us to do so.


Ekyme may feature advertisements and links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party websites therefore, we encourage our users to read the privacy statements of every website they chose to share information with. The ability to access information of third parties, their products, services, locations or their content is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such third parties. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by us through Ekyme and does not apply to these third-party websites.

Online sharing

You understand that when you use Ekyme, certain information you post or provide through Ekyme, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, maybe shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of Ekyme, including social media applications and other public forums in which you choose to participate. If you choose to disclose personal information when posting comments or other information or content through Ekyme, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Ekyme community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of Ekyme that are available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise. Please keep in mind that helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission.

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

Further Information

You may ask us to correct or remove information which you think is inaccurate. You may change any of your profile information by editing it in the profile settings page. If you would like a copy of some or all of your Personal Information, please contact us. We may charge you an appropriate fee for this service.

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision at our discretion, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will intimate the registered users through an alert or an email.

Continued use of Ekyme following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. If you object to any such changes, you must stop using Ekyme. If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at help@ekyme.com.