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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
o 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.
5. Online sharing
o 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.
o 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.