Epifany, Inc. (“Epifany”), a North Carolina corporation, knows that you take your privacy seriously. We do, too. We are committed to giving you transparency related to our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with Epifany’s Services (as defined in Epifany’s Terms of Service).
By using Epifany, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this policy. If we make any significant changes to this policy, we will notify you by posting a notice of such changes on the login page.
We have security measures in place that attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Personal Information that is under our control. We use secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of the Personal Information you submit. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
What Personal Information Does Epifany Collect?
Information we receive from users, including:
Information you give us in any way (such as via email, website, mobile application, etc.), including your name, Facebook information (gender, birthday, city of residence), and Twitter handle.
Information we get from your use of the Services, including device-specific information, server log information, location information, unique application numbers, local storage and cookies and anonymous identifiers.
Information we receive from businesses, including:
Transactional information – We may retain the details of transactions or payments you make on Epifany. If you do not want us to store your payment source account number you can remove it using the billing preferences feature.
Information we receive from third parties, including:
Information from other websites, such as our advertising partners.
How Is My Location Tracked?
To provide the Services, Epifany may collect, store and share precise location data, including the real-time geographic location of your device. Where available, location-based services may use GPS, Bluetooth and your IP Address, along with crowd-sourced Wi-Fi hotspot and cell tower locations, and other technologies to determine your devices’ approximate location.
How Is My Information Used?
When you use Epifany, we use this information to manage our Services, to contact users and business owners, to serve social ads, and to otherwise operate our Services.
Epifany will use your information to further our business purposes, such as to perform data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, to enhance, improve or modify the Services, to identify usage trends, determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and to operate and expand our business activities.
From time to time, Epifany may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with Epifany, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
How Is My Information Collected, Stored And Shared?
Any information Epifany collects, including Personal Information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by Epifany or a third-party host. Such information may be copied and cloned for transfer purposes and to create backup copies. Epifany and any third party will agree to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your Personal Information from unauthorized access or improper use.
Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. Epifany, however, may share your Personal Information as described below:
When you make a payment, we share information with third parties such as authorize.net and other payment providers and gateways.
When we market our Services.
When we give each business’s owner our analytics information, which includes when a user makes a purchase, how many purchases a user has made, how many pictures were uploaded to Facebook and Twitter and when, and so on.
When we share a user’s personal information, such as email address, with business owners who are part of our program.
In the event Epifany is sold or there is otherwise a change of control.
Epifany and any participating business users that you have visited will use your Personal Information to communicate with you by mail, telephone, facsimile, e-mail, mobile alerts and SMS text messaging about Epifany or such business users, including in connection with marketing and promotional efforts and to update you about changes to our Services.
Our platform also lets you share information with others. Epifany may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in order to perform services you request or functions you initiate, such as when you post information and materials on Facebook and Twitter. When you post information in a public forum it becomes public, and it may be indexable by search engines. Epifany may use the username and picture you provide for your profile across the Epifany platform, and such information will be treated just like information you decide to make public.
Epifany also may disclose your personal information to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; to comply with legal, regulatory, or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; to protect and defend our company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim, or dispute; to enforce the Terms of Service; to prevent imminent physical harm; and in the event that we find that your actions on our platform violate any laws, our Terms of Service, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.
How Do Social Networking And Third Party Sites Use My Information?
Log Files; Referrers; Cookies And Web Beacons
Your Epifany account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
Epifany endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, Epifany cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
When you visit our website or use our mobile application, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) which is automatically recognized by our web server. Your IP address is not personally identifiable, however, in certain circumstances, we may link your IP address to your personally identifiable information. A “referrer” is the information passed along by a web browser that references the website that you linked from to reach our site, and may be automatically collected by our web server. System information we collect includes time and date that you access our site, the type of web browser you are using to access our sites, the operating system/platform you are using, and the CPU speed of the computer you are using. This information is sent automatically by your web browser when you are connected to our website. None of this information is personally identifiable.
Questions Or Concerns?