Privacy Policy

ECFANA Privacy Statement

(Last updated: September 2019)

ECFANA is committed to protecting your privacy. ECFANA does not sell, rent, lease or otherwise disclose any of your information to any third party unless required by law. This ECFANA Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on ECFANA sites and services. Please read the ECFANA Privacy Statement below and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement for additional details about particular ECFANA sites and services that you may use. ECFANA Web sites are general audience web sites, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of users may be collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

At some sites, ECFANA collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, or telephone number. ECFANA may also collect demographic information, such as your TIme Zone. Information collected by  ECFANA may be combined with information obtained from other  ECFANA services and companies. ECFANA does not sell, rent, lease or otherwise disclose any of your information to any third party or individual unless required by law.

If you choose to sign up for a \service we may collect additional personal information. ECFANA uses Web Forms Authentication to provide registration and sign-in services. If you create an account at one or more of ECFANA sites all of the registration information you provide will be stored by ECFANA. Some of ECFANA services require that you create separate accounts to access and utilize these services.

ECFANA keeps track of the pages our customers visit within sites owned and operated by ECFANA in order to determine what sites and services are the most popular. ECFANA also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. Certain  ECFANA services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both ECFANA and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.

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Use of your Personal Information

ECFANA and its operational service partners collect and use your personal information to operate ECFANA and its related sites and services in order to deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content  based upon the information collected.  ECFANA will not disclose any of your personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent unless required by law.

When you register with  ECFANA sites or services you are given the option to receive notifications from ECFANA. If you elect to receive these notifications ECFANA may use your personal information to inform you of products or services available from ECFANA. ECFANA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. At any time you may elect to no longer receive these notifications, ECFANA honors all requests for removal and will immediately cease such notifications.

ECFANA does not sell, rent or lease its user lists to third parties.  

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the minimum information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

ECFANA may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  1. conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on  ECFANA or any of its sites;
  2. protect and defend the rights or property of ECFANA, including its family of Web sites; or
  3. act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of ECFANA services or members of the public.

Personal information collected on ECFANA sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which  ECFANA or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. ECFANA abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

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Security of your Personal Information

ECFANA is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.