Privacy Policy

ECMC Innovation Lab and ECMC Group, Inc. respect the privacy of our users and the importance of the information they entrust to us. By using this Website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The ECMC Innovation Lab (“Innovation Lab”) website is hosted by Squarespace (https://www.squarespace.com). Use of the Innovation Lab’s website is subject to the Squarespace Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy and Cookie Policy. If you do not agree with any terms or practices described in this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use, please exit from this Website.

Privacy Policy
ECMC Group, Inc. and the ECMC Innovation Lab respect the privacy of our users and the importance of the information they entrust to us. Summarized in this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is our policies and processes for protecting the privacy of all personal information gathered from consumers, prospective consumers, customers, potential customers, clients, potential clients and visitors to our website. This Policy explains when and how such information is collected, used and safeguarded.

Introduction
ECMC Innovation Lab and the website www.ecmcinnovationlab.org is owned by ECMC Group, Inc. (for more information, please visit www.ecmc.org/group). ECMC Group, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This Policy covers the website – www.ecmcinnovationlab.org; it does not cover sites that are linked to or from the website (“Website”). This Policy does not apply to other entities that we do not own or control or persons that are not our employees, agents or within our control. By using this Website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Policy. The Innovation Lab website is hosted by Squarespace (https://www.squarespace.com). Use of the Innovation Lab’s website is subject to the Squarespace Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy and Cookie Policy. If you do not agree with any terms or practices described in this Policy or our Terms of Use, please exit from this Website.

Collecting Personal Information
You can access our Website without providing us with any personal information. ECMC Innovation Lab does not collect personal information on our Website. We do not collect information that can identify you (“Personal Information”) such as your name, address, telephone number(s), date of birth and Social Security number or other identifying information. However, Squarespace may collect information in accordance with its Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

Information We Collect
Our server logs do not collect information, such as your IP address, your browser type and language or the date and time of your visit. We do not track users’ movements around our site. We do not assign cookies (which collect information that tracks your use of websites to customize services). The Innovation Lab Website is hosted by Squarespace, which may collect, use and disclose information in accordance with its Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. The data collected by Squarespace is available to the Innovation Lab.

The Innovation Lab and ECMC Group, Inc. do not currently respond to or otherwise take any action with regard to Do Not Track requests.

Cookies
A “cookie” is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We do not use cookies. Squarespace does use cookies, in accordance with Cookie Policy. The Innovation Lab and ECMC Group, Inc. may use the information gathered by Squarespace and made available to us to review general, non-personal information about our users (e.g., pages viewed, time spent our Website, and the websites visited just before and just after our Website) for statistical and market research purposes. The information is collected on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

This data is used to understand information about our Website users’ browser activities to improve our Website and better serve our Website users. This information assists us to design and arrange our web pages in a most user-friendly manner and to improve our Website to better meet the needs of our Website users and visitors.

You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the option to reject all cookies, which may, however, in limited instances prevent you from accessing certain features on our Website.

Use of Personal Information
We do not collect any Personal Information through this Website. The provisions of this Policy are limited only by legal process, negotiated contract and the technical operation of the Website.

We will not disclose any information collected, except as described below. Otherwise, the provisions of this Policy are limited only by legal process, negotiated contract and the technical operation of the Website.

Disclosures Required by Law
We do not collect any Personal Information through this Website. We may disclose information when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the requirements of the law or comply with and respond to legal process served on us.

Information Others May Collect
We do not allow third-party advertising companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our Website. We DO NOT provide any Personal Information to unauthorized third parties.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
We do not sell or trade any Personal Information about our customers, prospects, consumers or visitors to any third parties. We do not collect Personal Information through this Website. We will not share information with others, except as indicated below. We may share information with law enforcement authorities in limited circumstances, such as preventing fraud and identity theft, protecting the safety of our users and complying with legal requirements such as the Higher Education Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, and their implementing regulations.

Your Choices
You may choose to delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings, although if you do so, some of the features of ours Website services as provided by Squarespace may not function properly.

Storage of Personal Information and Security
We do not collect any Personal Information through this Website.

We take reasonable precautions to protect any information we do collect from our Website users and visitors. When users submit information via the Website, the information is housed in a secure database. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place physical, administrative, technological and other security measures to safeguard and secure the information we maintain from unauthorized access, alteration, use or disclosure. We uses industry-standard technology, such as firewalls, in an effort to protect the confidentiality of your information. Moreover, only employees who need the information to perform their duties are granted access to Personal Information.

While we strive to protect your information, you should know that information sent over the Internet, whether by e-mail or by using our online system and Website, is not necessarily secure against interception. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for such interception and cannot guarantee the security of such information.

Security
The ECMC Innovation Lab Website operates with a secure server. You must be using at least third-generation browsers (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher/Firefox) browsers.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
From time-to-time, we may update our Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. If we make material changes in the way we collect, use or share Personal Information, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Website.

No Guarantees
While this Policy states our standards for maintenance of Personal Information, and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. We do not collect Personal Information through this Website. We disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of any personal information collected from Website users or visitors.

Links to Third Party Websites
Please be advised that this Website may contain certain hyperlinks to other websites. Although these websites may have privacy policies, all of these websites and their privacy policies are independent of our Website and this Policy. We are not responsible for compliance with other websites’ privacy policies or data collection practices. You should review these privacy policies carefully before providing personal information to these websites.

Protection of Children's Privacy
We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy, particularly in an online environment. This Website is not designed to attract children under the age of thirteen (13). We do not collect Personal Information through this Website. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain personal information about any person under the age of thirteen (13).

Contact Us
If you have questions or suggestions about our Website, this Policy or our information practices, please contact us at:

Attn: Office Manager, ECMC Innovation Lab, 1015 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20001 or cle@ecmc.org.