Introduction and Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification. Emmanuel Balayer Consultancy Services (“EBCS”) reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time, without notice to you, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to periodically review these terms and conditions to be made aware of such modifications, and your continued use of this site shall be recognized as your conclusive acceptance of any future modifications.
Restrictions on Use
The content available on this Website is the property of EBCS or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Nothing contained in this site shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary right of EBCS or any third party. Content received through this site may be displayed or printed for your personal non-commercial use only, provided that you make no alterations of any kind and that the copyright notice found at the bottom of this page is clearly displayed in all copies. By using this site, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the content received through this site to any party without the express prior written consent of EBCS. You may not post any content from this site to newsgroups, mailing lists, social media websites or any similar program without the express prior written consent of EBCS. The information on this site does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and EBCS.
Limited Warranty and Disclaimer
The content of this site is provided “as is,” and EBCS and its content licensors do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or timeliness, merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose of this information, or that this site is free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses and the like. Your use of this information is at your own risk. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use of this information. Neither EBCS nor any of its affiliates, agents or licensors shall be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury, resulting directly or indirectly from your use of, or inability to make use of, this site, or the information herein, whether or not caused in whole or part by its or their negligence or contingencies beyond its or their control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering this site and any content through this site. In no event will EBCS or its affiliates, agents or licensors be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such content or this site. EBCS and its affiliates, agents and licensors shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages (including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, punitive or similar damages), in contract, tort (including negligence), statute or any other legal theory, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
Portions of this Website may be available in multiple languages. The text found in the non-English versions of this site may have been translated, either by person or by computer software with no human oversight. EBCS makes no claim or commitment regarding the accuracy or thoroughness of said translations, whether completed by person or computer. Further, the terms and conditions found on this page apply in their entirety to any translated version of this site.
Third Party Links
Certain links on this site lead to information or resources maintained by third parties over whom EBCS has no control. EBCS makes no express or implied warranties as to the accuracy or any other aspect of, and takes no responsibility for, such sites, information or resources. A link to another site or service is not and does not imply any endorsement by EBCS of the linked site or service, even if it may contain the EBCS logo. You may not create on any website a link to any page of EBCS's Website without EBCS's prior written consent, and you acknowledge that framing EBCS's Website and any similar process is prohibited.
Your Use of the Website
As a condition of your use of this Website, you acknowledge your responsibility to fully comply with the laws governing the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this site and you further agree that you will not make use of the content found on this site in violation of such laws. You agree to not use this Website in a manner that may disable, harm, overburden, or impair any EBCS server or server system, or the various networks connected to any EBCS server, or disrupt any other party’s free use of this site. By your use of this site and by your submission of any information, personal or non-personal, you acknowledge that the Internet is a global network of computers, and that any information submitted by you to EBCS is necessarily carried via third party computers to EBCS, and EBCS is not liable for improper use of, or breach of security to, your information by a third party, whether intentional or non-intentional. EBCS provides no guarantees that any reported problems with this site or its use will be recognized or solved by EBCS, even if EBCS decides to investigate the cause or substance of a reported problem further.
Your Submission of Information
By your use of this Website, you agree not to post on or transmit to this site any unlawful, harassing, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or harmful information, material or comments (collectively, "Information") of any kind. You warrant that any Information (other than personal data, discussed below) you may transmit to EBCS through its Website does not infringe, misappropriate or violate any intellectual property rights or applicable law. EBCS does not desire unsolicited idea submissions through this Website. In order to protect the business interests of our clients and ourselves, we must treat the issue of such submissions very seriously. Absent a clearly defined business affiliation, the ideas or Information present in such submissions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and the use of such ideas or Information will be at the sole discretion of EBCS, without limitation or qualification. By submitting such Information, you give EBCS an unlimited, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free license to use, execute, show, modify and transmit such Information, including any underlying idea, concept or know-how. EBCS reserves the right to use such Information in any way it chooses. To the extent any of the above is not fully enforceable for any reason, the remainder shall continue to apply.
Collection of Information
If you are merely visiting our Website, you are not required to provide any personal information and EBCS does not collect any personal information about you. If you would like to learn more about EBCS, including without limitation, our services and events, you will have the opportunity to provide information so that we can contact you. We will ask you for basic contact information such as your name, company affiliation, job title, physical mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number. With respect to the collection of this information, EBCS disclaims any legal duty to verify the accuracy of any personal information that you provide to us through our Website.
We may also collect and process the following data about you:
- We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
- Details of your visits to our site, including but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access; and
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
EBCS’s intent is not to collect any sensitive personal information from you. Sensitive personal information includes but is not limited to: race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. We request that you do not provide us with sensitive personal information of this nature.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Use of Information
EBCS will use your personal information only to contact you in regards to the specific purpose for which you submitted that information. For example, we may contact you in response to your inquiry to provide information about our company, our services, or about careers with EBCS. In the future, as we add features to our site, you may have the opportunity to provide information to register for certain areas of the site or to participate in various online initiatives. In each instance, EBCS will use your information only for the purpose for which you provided it.We may use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you, and we may contact you about these by mail or telephone. If you have consented for us to do so, or if you are an existing customer, we may also contact you by electronic means. If you are an existing customer we may contact you by electronic means without additional consent with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you have consented for us to do so, we may also share your data with selected third parties so that they may provide you with information about their goods and services which may be of interest to you. You will always have the opportunity to opt out of providing information or to request that we amend your data or remove it from our records by contacting us. If you so choose, you will still be able to access and use our Website.
Disclosure of Information
EBCS will not sell, rent or lease your personal information. We will not collect or compile personally identifying information for third parties for their unsolicited marketing activities or for consumer marketing initiatives. Unless we have specifically informed you, obtained your consent, or are permitted or required to do so by the laws of the jurisdiction we operate in, we will only share the personal information you provide to us with affiliates, business partners or third-party service providers who are acting on our behalf, and then only for the uses described in this policy. EBCS will attempt to take appropriate steps to ensure that our affiliates, business partners and service providers adequately protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Personal information collected by EBCS may be transferred globally to our branch offices, affiliates, business partners or third-party service providers who are established in jurisdictions without comprehensive data protection laws. Where such transfers occur, EBCS will attempt to ensure that the policies set forth in this Statement continue to abide. In the unlikely event of a sale of EBCS or a unit or subsidiary thereof, personal information acquired through this website and held by EBCS may be made available to a buyer or prospective buyers in order for them to evaluate any such purchase or to operate any parts of EBCS’s business. The only other circumstance in which we would disclose your personally identifiable information would be if we are required to do so by law through a subpoena, search warrant, court order or other legal process. In such cases, EBCS will make a good faith effort to provide only information that is the subject of the official order or request.
Update and Retention of Information
The personally identifiable information you provide will be kept as long as the information is required to satisfy the purpose for which you provided it or until you request that we delete it. EBCS does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the information you provide. If you inform us that your information has changed, we will make appropriate corrections to reflect the updated information that you provide.
EBCS has technological and operational security functions in place to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized EBCS personnel and their affiliates, business partners or third-party service providers will have access to personally identifiable information. Such personnel have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of such information. We would like to inform you that the servers hosting our Website are located in the United States. If you submit personal information from outside of the United States, your information will be transferred to our servers in the United States, a country which may not ensure the same level of personal information security as your local place of residence. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our Website may link to a third party site. EBCS assumes no responsibility for the information practices of websites to which our site provides links. When you link to another website, EBCS’s privacy practices and the terms and conditions of this Statement no longer apply. You should review each site's privacy and security policies to determine such practices and whether you wish to disclose personally identifiable information on them.
EBCS understands the importance of protecting children's privacy in an online environment. This Website does not intentionally target or solicit children 13 and under. It is our policy not to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
EBCS reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. Please periodically check our Website to make yourself aware of any changes. Nothing contained in this Statement is intended or should be construed to create a contract or agreement between EBCS and any user visiting this site or providing personally identifiable information in any form.