The Information EPC Collects and Uses:
The information we collect from you will be used by EPC and its subsidiaries and affiliates to enable the features you are using and provide the Services or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. EPC may utilize the Personal Information (defined below) collected for the purposes of providing, analyzing, personalizing or improving the Website or the Services, or developing new services; to request additional information on feedback that you provide about the product or service that you are using; to provide important notifications regarding the Website or Services; to provide you with advance notice of events; or to tell you about new product releases.
When using our Website we also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. When you visit the Website, we may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with the Website.
When you submit a search query or question using a mobile phone, mobile device or other phone-based query, EPC’s servers may record information including the originating telephone number, the service provider, the audible or text content of any communications with, by or to EPC and the time and date of the communications. EPC may link Personal Information provided by you through the Internet with a telephone number designated by you if you register online and provide EPC with both your phone number and email address. EPC also reserves the right to use IP addresses to identify a user when it determines that it is necessary to protect the compelling interest of our Website, subscribers, or other users or others, or to comply with laws, court orders or law enforcement requests.
When you send a text message (SMS) to EPC or via EPC, we may log the incoming phone number, the wireless provider associated with the number, and the date and time of the transaction, and we may log the communication to assist us in improving our Services. We also use this data to analyze the message traffic in order to operate, develop and improve our Services.
EPC collects the phone number you use to place a call to EPC, the audible query that you sent to EPC, the response that you received on your phone from EPC and other communication between you and the EPC Services.
Consent to Collecting Voice Utterances:
By using EPC Websites or Services, you consent to EPC′s recording of any voice utterances you may make using EPC Services, as well as storing and/or logging the required information specifically requested by the application. Such utterances and data will be used to fulfill your request and to troubleshoot, develop, customize and improve the EPC Services and new offerings.
How We Use Voice Utterances:
EPC uses the information collected from your interaction with EPC’s Services to improve our Services. For example, EPC will track the percentage of successful responses, the types of queries submitted, the average duration of queries and problems the voice recognition system has with certain spoken responses. Or, if you want to add a feature specific to your use of the EPC Services every time you use the service, you can verbally add that to personalize your experience.
Information indicated in EPC’s logs may be used in order to improve the quality of the Services. Personal Information for some queries, including location information may be associated with the query and may be used by EPC for the purposes of providing or improving the Services.
You may opt in to be a registered user with the EPC Website and/or Services. In addition to your username, any comments, submissions or files that you post to the Website or Services may be publicly available. For example, if you are using a social networking feature of our Service hosted by us or a EPC user, the information you publish will be viewable by other users. Any information you choose to provide in a comment, submission or file should reflect how much you want other users to know about you. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and we encourage EPC users to think carefully about what information they disclose about themselves in their comments or submissions.
EPC may share with third parties certain aggregated, anonymous, non-personal information, such as the number of users and demographic profile of who searched a particular category or specific item, for example, or how many users clicked on or responded to a particular advertisement. This information does not identify any user individually.
EPC offers some of our services in connection with other Websites or service providers. Personal information that you provide to those service providers is subject to the terms, conditions and privacy practices of those service providers. The service providers may have different privacy practices and we encourage you to read their privacy statements.
Additional Information Requested:
EPC may request additional information from you on product order forms or other online transaction forms. Such forms may require you to provide contact information (such as name and mailing or shipping address) and payment information (such as credit card number and credit card expiration date). Information that you provide may be used for billing and accounting purposes, for recording products and services that you have licensed, bought or downloaded, and to fill your orders. EPC may use contact information to communicate with you about orders, products, services, or fees or charges. EPC may use an outside shipping company to ship orders and may use a credit card processing company to process payments for goods and services. These companies have access to user information, which may include Personal Information, in order to perform their functions.
Disclosure of Information for Security Purposes:
Buyer or Transferee:
Overseas Information Policy:
Information that is collected by or sent to EPC may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which EPC or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the SGF Website or Services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
When you use the Website, a cookie may be sent to your browser. A cookie is a small text file sent by a website’s computer system that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie typically contains, among other things, the name of the cookie, a unique identification number, and an expiration date and domain name information. Cookies may be “session-only” or “persistent”. Persistent cookies last for more than one visit and are typically used to allow a visitor to our Website to personalize their experience. Cookies are a commonly used technology on the Internet, and they are used in EPC’s search functionality. You are always free to set your browser to decline cookies, and you can delete cookies from your computer. However, disabling cookies may adversely affect your ability to use the Website or the Services. See your browser’s “Help” file for more details on cookies.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a Web page, or navigate within a Website, a cookie helps the Website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases Website navigation, and so on. When you return to the Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Website’s features that you customized.
EPC may employ a common technique usually referred to as “Pixel Tracking” to measure the effectiveness of marketing and advertisements, as well as compile aggregate usage statistics. Pixel tracking, which may be used in connection with advertisements on other sites, on our Website or in e-mail messages, involves the use of pixel tags (also known as “Clear Gifs,” “Web Beacons” or “1-By-1 Gifs”) that are not visible to the user of the site and consist of a few lines of computer coding. For example, if you visit our Website from an advertisement on another Website, the pixel tag will reference the cookie you received when you clicked on the advertisement. The pixel tag may also register this activity with a business partner to allow us to count the number of times or when an advertisement is accessed. This data is collected for use in our marketing and research. Personally identifiable information about you is not collected by Pixel tracking, nor is any tracking information generated from the pixel tag allowed to be used for any other purpose other than to report Website activity to us.
Links to Other Sites:
The Website and the Services may contain windows or hyperlinks which provide access to other Websites not affiliated with EPC. Your use of an external website or any informational content found on an external website is subject to and governed by the terms and guidelines of said external website. EPC does not make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on an external website, even if one or more pages of the external website are framed within a page of the EPC Website or Services. EPC is not responsible for the privacy practices of any external website. For your protection, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective external websites.
Children’s Use of EPC Services:
The EPC Website and the Services are intended for general audiences and do not knowingly solicit or collect any personal information from children. We will not knowingly ask children under the age of 13 to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to provide our services. We recommend that parents actively participate in their children’s use of the Internet or any Internet-based services, including the EPC Website and Services.
Commitment to Data Security:
EPC is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to safeguard the information EPC collects via the Website and Services. EPC does not, however, guarantee that information collected via the Website and Services is or will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers or from other dishonest or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network. If at some point you have a user name and password for any of the features on our Website or in connection with our Services, you have the responsibility of keeping your password secret. You should not reveal your password to anyone, and we will not ask you in an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail for your password. In addition, you should take reasonable precautions when using a computer, mobile phone or any other device to transmit data or information.
Our collection and use of any information shall be governed by the laws of CHINA.
Access of Personal Information:
If you ever wish to access your Personal Information, or to have your Personal Information deleted, updated, changed or modified, you may contact EPC by e-mail at the addresses indicated below.
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