Privacy Policy

Last Modified: June 21, 2016

Empire Medicinals, Inc. (“Empire Medicinals”, “we”, “us” or “our”) respects and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users (“user”, “your” or “you”) through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”). This Policy also serves to help you better understand the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Empire Medicinals website (our “Website”), how we use that information, and with whom we may share a limited portion of that information. Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your only choice is not to use our Website and, unless you agree to this Policy, you may not use our Website and any use of our Website without agreeing to this Policy is unauthorized and fully prohibited. By disclosing to us any personal information, by indicating or clicking to indicate that you accept or agree to this Policy when such option is available to you or required of you or by just using or accessing our Website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Policy and may only use our Website if and only if you agree to this Policy in full.

What kind of information does Empire Medicinals collect?

1. General electronic contact and communication with us:
If you contact us through our Website or through email, text, or other electronic medium, we may store your contact information and any other information you provide to us in such a communication.

2. Order information you give us:
If you place an online order, our order form requests contact, billing, and financial information (such as your credit card numbers for purchases). We may use contact information from the order form (email address, name, billing address, shipping address, and phone number) to send orders, information about your orders, and information about our business to you.

3. Account information:
If you choose to create an account with our Website, your login information is stored with any other information you associate with your account.

4. Information we collect automatically:
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including, without limitation, information regarding (i) details of your visits to our Website, including, without limitation, traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access and use on the Website and (ii) information about your computer and internet connection, including, without limitation, information about your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. Doing so helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection are similar to many other websites, including those that are similar to our Website and may include the use of the following:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see “What choices can I make about how Empire Medicinals uses or discloses my information?”.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Children under the age of 13:

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on our Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on any of our Websites or on or through any features available on or register on our Website, make any purchases through our Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of our Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including, without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@emmed.global.

What about third parties providing content or applications on the Website and their use of cookies and other technologies?

Some content or applications on our Website may be served by third-parties, including, without limitation, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including, without limitation, personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

How does Empire Medicinals use the collected information?

We use the information we collect in the ways outlined below.

1. Order processing and customer service:
After placing an online order, your contact information, including, without limitation, your email address, may be used to get in touch with you should we have questions regarding your order or should we need to notify you of the status of your order. Your credit card information is transmitted securely to our third party processing provider in compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.

2. Third-party service providers:
We work closely with other companies and individuals to facilitate transactions and better your experience. Examples of third-party service provider services include shipping orders, analyzing data, providing accurate search results and links, and processing credit card payments. Any sharing of your information with third-parties is done to help us improve your customer service experience. We do not sell your personal information to any third-parties.

3. In connection with the sale or merger of Empire Medicinals or our business:
We may disclose information collected from you to any subsidiaries or affiliates or to a buyer or a potential buyer or successor entity in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Empire Medicinals’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Empire Medicinals about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

4. Other business purposes:

We also may use information you provide to us for the following business purposes:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide us information.
  • To provide you with notices about your account.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

5. Legal proceedings:

We may also disclose your personal information to comply with any court order, legal process, governmental regulatory request; to enforce or apply our terms of use, terms of sale, or this Policy; for billing and collection purposes; or if we believe disclosure is appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of one or more of Empire Medicinals, our officers, directors, employees, owners, agents, or customers.

What information can I access or modify?

If you are a registered user, you may log into your account and view or modify the account information on file, including personally identifiable information, recent orders, and payment settings.

You may also send an email to us at info@emmed.global to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

How does Empire Medicinals secure my information?

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We therefore ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

What choices can I make about how Empire Medicinals uses or discloses my information?

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Promotional Offers from Us. If you do not wish to have your email address or other contact information used by us to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by, as applicable, checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data (e.g., the order form/registration form) or by sending us an email stating your request to info@emmed.global. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. Please note that this opt out does not apply to information provided to us as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience, or other transactions.

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

What happens when Empire Medicinals changes this Policy?

It is our policy to post any changes we make to this Policy on this page with a notice that this Policy has been updated on the home page of our Website. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by email to the primary email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page. The date this Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are solely responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Policy to check for any changes.

How can I contact Empire Medicinals?

To ask questions or comment about this Policy, our privacy practices, or to opt-out, please contact us at:
info@emmed.global

Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Although we do not currently disclose personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, you may make inquiries about our disclosure of personal information for third parties, and, to make such a request, please send an e-mail to info@emmed.global or write us at: 125 Tech Park Drive, Rochester, New York 14623.

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