We do not store your credit card information or other sensitive data on our servers. Urban Econook uses the services of the most secure payment gateway to provide safe and secure payment procedures. Your credit card information is never transmitted via our website since the payment gateway is responsible for collecting, storing and encrypting your data. All the information that is collected is used for products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact and research.
Urban Econook does not share your email address or other personal identifying information with any third parties, except our service providers, such as credit-card payment processors, performing services on our behalf. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Cookies & Tracking Information
When your browser visits our website, a cookie is created on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies are required in order to become a member of our service since they facilitate the access to our website and improve the user experience.
At Urban Econook, we do our best to protect the personal information from unauthorized access, alteration or disclosure.
Data Protection and Security
At the outset, we clarify that we do not sell your Personal Information to anyone for any purpose. We maintain information about you in our business records while you are a customer, or until it is no longer needed for business, tax or legal purposes. We have implemented encryption or other appropriate security controls to protect Personal Information when stored by Urban Econook. All the passwords in our web service are hashed by using the SHA-1 cryptographic hash function. Both Urban Econook and our third party hosting vendors do the best to protect the personal information from unauthorized access, alteration or disclosure.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online (in reviews and discussion areas, within your public profile page etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your account name (not your email address) is displayed to other users when you send comments or messages through our Blog/Forums and other users can contact you through messages and comments.
We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data etc.) to improve the quality and design of the website and to create new features, functionality and services by storing, tracking and analyzing user preferences and trends. When you post a comment or message, your Urban Econook ID or username that you are posting under is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Urban Econook does not rent or sell your personal information.
We may release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant.
Urban Econook reserves the right to use the business name, logo and comments of its Registrants, Members and Customers in marketing documents, in Urban Econook website and in other marketing and promotional activities. At any time, the Registrants, Members and Customers of the Service can send a written notice to withdraw this authorization.
Urban Econook also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Urban Econook believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Member Agreement, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of our web site and to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Urban Econook, our users or others.
Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the Urban Econook websites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions.