We may use your Account Information for the following purposes: to provide access to the Site to you; to maintain, operate and provide you with personalized features and access to different areas of the Site; to provide to Contest or Activity organizers if you choose to participate in an Contest or Activity; to process any comments, correspondence or flagging activities you provide to EpicRise; to conduct research; to create, manage and control your Account Information; to communicate with you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Site, or of the availability of any service we provide; to assess service levels, monitor traffic patterns and gauge popularity of different service options; to verify your access rights to the Site and other services; to contact you using email or the web to deliver promotions or information regarding the Site and other services that are offered; to carry out marketing activities; to enforce this Agreement; to respond to claims of any violation of EpicRise's rights or those of any third party; to provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients; to respond to your requests for customer service; to protect the rights, property or personal safety of you, EpicRise or others; and as required or authorized by law.
We may occasionally communicate with you regarding products, services, news and events offered by or through EpicRise. You have the ability to opt-in or opt-out of certain messages and can update your account profile at any time to change your settings. The only kind of communications that you may not opt-out of are those required to communicate Site-related announcements, including information specific to your account, planned Site or account suspensions and outages. We will attempt to minimize this type of communication to you.
In the event that you provide personal information or payment transaction information to EpicRise for the payment of fees for any services you purchase through the Site, you agree that any such personal information and payment transaction information may be shared by EpicRise with payment processors or credit agencies solely for the purposes of checking your credit, effecting payment and servicing your account.
You can edit your Account Information, including privacy settings and email preferences, at any time. You can delete your EpicRise account at any time. EpicRise utilizes both online and offline security methods, such as firewalls, passwords and restricted access to help protect against the loss, misuse and/or unauthorized alteration of the information under EpicRise's control. You are the only user authorized to access or update your EpicRise account, unless you provide your password information to another party.
To participate in a Contest or Activity, you may be required to input additional information about yourself, which is completely voluntary on your part. Disclosing the information necessary to use these features on the Site is your choice. If you choose to participate in a Contest or Activity and provide additional information, you agree that such additional information and your Account Information may be provided by EpicRise to a Contest or Activity organizer, sponsor or other third parties who may need to use such information for such Contest or Activity. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by Contest or Activity organizers or other third parties of such information.
You must be a registered user of the Site to post or submit content. Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online (such as comments, forum input, profile information or information or content in your videos, photos, audio or text uploads) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your EpicRise account name (not your email address) will be displayed to others if you submit Contest or Activity entry, send a message via the Site or post comments on different areas of the Site. Content that you submit to the Site may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public.
If you choose to contact EpicRise via electronic mail, the information you send will be used only for the purposes described in your message. For Site and privacy security purposes, EpicRise employs software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the Site.
All EpicRise employees are required to protect and to treat any Site visitor's or user's information and data with the utmost confidence.
If we use a third party to provide specific services such as sending communications to EpicRise users, then your personal information may be shared so that these third parties can provide such services. These third parties are only allowed to use this personally identifiable information to provide these services as requested by EpicRise.
In the event EpicRise engages in a transaction which results in a change of ownership or control of EpicRise, whether pursuant to the sale of all or substantially all of the shares or assets of EpicRise, amalgamation, consolidation or other business combination, EpicRise may disclose or transfer your Account Information and any additional information you provide pursuant to such a transaction, provided that any disclosure or transfer is made in accordance with the acceptable privacy laws.
We will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information; however, no data transmission over the Internet is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available.
We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. If you forget your password, we will ask you for your login ID and send you an email containing your password.
Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the Site. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identification, passwords and/or any personal information in your possession for the use of the Site. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information, which you provide to them and you, should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Site. Similarly, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of any personal information or other information which you receive from other users through the Site, and you release EpicRise and its subsidiaries and affiliates and each of their employees, officers, and directors from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any personal information or other information which you may receive using the Site. We cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release EpicRise and its subsidiaries and affiliates and each of their employees, officers, and directors from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.