This Privacy Statement is effective July 31, 2014.
elCurator, Inc. (“elCurator” or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the Company’s Web sites (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Services as defined below (“Customers”). This Privacy Statement describes elCurator’s Web site privacy practices in relation to the use of the Company’s Web sites and the related applications and services offered by elCurator (the “Services”).

elCurator abides by the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Union. elCurator has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles. For more information on the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, including the Safe Harbor Principles, and to view the scope of elCurator's certification, please visit www.export.gov/safeharbor/. If you have any questions or complaints regarding our compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework or the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, please contact us at privacy@elcurator.net.

Covered Applications

The privacy statement covers the www.elcurator.net web site, as well as our external tools such as the iPhone and Android applications, the Google Chrome extension and the Firefox Module.

Information collected

When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services or registering to use the Services, elCurator may require you to provide the Company with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services, elCurator requires you to provide the Company with financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name, billing address, and credit card number (“Billing Information”). elCurator may also ask you to provide additional information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, or industry (“Optional Information”).

As you navigate the Company’s Web site, elCurator may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Web sites (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).

Use of information collected

The Company uses Data About elCurator Customers to perform the services requested. Customers may elect to invite a someone to use elCurator’s Services in a collaborative manner (referred to as adding “to the crew”). elCurator must receive the email address of this person, and sends him an invitation email.

elCurator uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company’s Web site.

Web Site Navigational Information

elCurator uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Company’s Web sites (“Web Site Navigational Information”). This section describes the types of Web Site Navigational Information that may be collected on the Company’s Web sites and how this information may be used.

Cookies

elCurator uses cookies to make interactions with the Company’s Web sites easy and meaningful. When you visit the Company’s Web site, elCurator’s servers send a cookie to your computer. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you; they merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to elCurator, either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or filling out a Web form (such as a “Contact Me” or a “30 Day Free Trial” Web form), you remain anonymous to the Company.

elCurator uses cookies that are session-based and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during one session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser or turn off your computer. Please note that if you disable your Web browser’s ability to accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the Company’s Web sites, but the functionality and features of the Services may be affected, and you may not be able to successfully use the Services. Similarly, if you disable JavaScript, some features of the Company’s Web sites may not function properly, and some areas of the Company’s Web sites may not function at all.

If you have chosen to identify yourself to elCurator, the Company uses session cookies containing encrypted information to allow the Company to uniquely identify you. Each time you log into the Services, a session cookie containing an encrypted, unique identifier that is tied to your account is placed your browser. These session cookies allow the Company to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Services and to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies are required to use the Services.
elCurator uses persistent cookies that only the Company can read and use to identify browsers that have previously visited the Company’s Web site. When you purchase the Services or provide the Company with personal information, a unique identifier is assigned you. This unique identifier is associated with a persistent cookie that the Company places on your Web browser. The Company is especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, the Company does not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. If you disable your Web browser’s ability to accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the Company’s Web site, but you will not be able to successfully use the Services.

elCurator may use information from session and persistent cookies in combination with Data About elCurator Customers to provide you with information about the Company and the Services.

The following sets out how elCurator uses different collections of cookies and your options for managing cookies’ settings:

Required cookies

Required cookies enable you to navigate the Company’s Web sites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the Web sites and using elCurator Services. If you have chosen to identify yourself to elCurator, the Company uses cookies containing encrypted information to allow the Company to uniquely identify you. Each time you log into the Services, a cookie containing an encrypted, unique identifier that is tied to your account is placed on your browser. These cookies allow the Company to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Services and to process your online transactions and requests.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how Visitors use our Web site, including which pages Visitors go to most often and if they receive error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not collect information that individually identifies a Visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Company’s Web sites function and perform. From time-to-time, elCurator engages third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Web site.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow the Company’s Web sites to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language, or your region) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies also enable you to optimize your use of the Services after logging in. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize.

Analytics, Targeting and Advertising cookies

From time-to-time, elCurator may engage third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Company’s Web site. For example, we may use Google Analytics and Omniture to improve our Web site performance, run tests on the effectiveness of our Web sites and marketing efforts, and improve user experience. elCurator may use cookies delivered by third parties to track the performance of Company’s advertisements. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited the Company’s Web sites. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after the Company receives it. elCurator may also contract with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other information from the Company’s Web site, from emails, and on third-party Web sites. Ad networks follow your online activities over time by collecting Web Site Navigational Information through automated means, including through the use of cookies. They use this information to provide advertisements about products and services tailored to your interests. You may see these advertisements on other Web sites. This process also helps the Company manage and track the effectiveness of its marketing efforts. Third parties, with whom the Company may partner to provide certain features on our Company’s Web sites or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, may use Flash cookies to collect and store information.

Web beacons

elCurator uses Web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Customers and Visitors’ usage of the Company’s Web sites and interaction with emails from the Company. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Web site tied to the Web beacon, and a description of a Web site tied to the Web beacon. For example, elCurator may place Web beacons in marketing emails that notify the Company when you click on a link in the email that directs you to the Company’s Web site. elCurator uses Web beacons to operate and improve the Company’s Web sites and email communications.
elCurator may use information from Web beacons in combination with Data About elCurator's Customers to provide you with information about the Company and the Services.

IP Addresses

When you visit elCurator’s Web site, the Company collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, elCurator uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Company’s Web site.

Use of information collected

elCurator may post a list of Customers and testimonials on the Company’s Web sites that contain information such as Customer names and titles. elCurator obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.

Correcting and updating your information

Customers may update or change their registration information by editing their user or organization record. You can update your information on the accounts page. For additional information not accessible from the accounts page, you can make a request to privacy@elcurator.net.

Data retention

elCurator retains the information we receive as described in this Privacy Statement above for reasonable duration, for example, as the case may be, for as long as needed to provide our Services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, to conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, and enforce our agreements.

Security

elCurator uses appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Data About elCurator Customers.

Miscellaneous

When you share a content to the world, your description with your name will be shown publicly, even if the reader is not authenticated. Your comments will not be accessible without authentication.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

elCurator reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. elCurator will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web sites, blog, or with a mail to the adress of your account. By using our Services after this changes, you accept the new statements.

Contacting Us

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Company’s Web sites should be directed to privacy@elcurator.net.