Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 11, 2013

Etymotic Research, Inc. ("Etymotic") takes seriously the confidentiality of your personal information. The following Privacy Policy sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. By accessing or using this website, you hereby agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection and use of information as discussed in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not access this website.

Amendments

We may modify or amend these Terms of Use at any time, which changes will be effective immediately upon their posting on this website. Material changes will be posted conspicuously on this website.

Non-Us Users

Etymotic is an Illinois corporation and the products and services are provided by Etymotic are based in the united states. The personal information that you provide will be transferred to and maintained in Etymotic's records in the United States. If you do not consent to this transfer, do not accept this Privacy Policy or otherwise use the website.

Personally Identifiable Information - what we collect and how we use it

You may visit this website without disclosing any personally identifiable information. Some of our services available on this website require the provision of certain personally identifiable information.

Etymotic may collect any content, record, or electronic communication of any kind that you provide to us, whether in the course of placing an order or otherwise requesting information. This information may include your (1) contact information (name, telephone number, physical address, and email address), (2) shipping information, (3) payment information, and (4) other personal information required so that we may provide you with the information or services that you request. You may choose to submit additional information, which we will collect if you choose to provide it.

We may use this information so that we may communicate with you with respect to your request and to send you the information and materials you request.

You may also opt-in to receiving additional communications from Etymotic for marketing and other purposes communicated to you. If you choose to opt-in to such communications, we will use your personally identifiable information for the purpose indicated. If you choose to opt-out of any such communications, you may do so at any time and without penalty by contacting us at customer-service@etymotic.com.

We do not sell, rent or loan any of your personally identifiable information to any third party. However, we may use and share information with those persons and third-party vendors specifically involved in the processing of your payment or your request to receive information or services from Etymotic. These entities consist of our payment processor and marketing company, as well as our hosting providers and other information technology service providers.

In addition, Etymotic reserves the right to use and share your information in the event Etymotic believes doing so is necessary to operate this website or where such disclosure may be required by law, or to protect Etymotic's right or the rights of others.

Etymotic maintains full rights to any information collected on this website, and may freely collect, use and disclose such information unless prohibited by this Privacy Policy or applicable law. In the event of a change in control or reorganization of Etymotic or sale by Etymotic of substantially all of its assets, any information owned by or in the control of Etymotic may be transferred to such Etymotic successor, who will comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information - what we collect and how we use it

When you browse our website, you are able to do so anonymously. However, we may passively collect anonymous information when you are on our website.

Analytics

Like many websites, we use a third party service provider, such as Google Analytics, to collect information about your use of our website. We track data about traffic to our website and your visit to and experience on our website, which information we use to improve our website structure and content.

Cookies

Etymotic may use cookies to track the use of our website and to facilitate and enhance your experience on our website. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies enable us to facilitate access to different aspects of our website. For example, by showing when and how you and others visit our website, cookies help us to see which pages of the website are popular and which are not. Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this website, for example, by remembering your address or other personal information when you request information or services on the website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that disabling this function may impact your use and enjoyment of this website.

Aggregated Information

In addition, we may take personally identifiable information you provide to us and aggregate it with information of other users and customers such that the data no longer identifies you. We may use and share aggregated information that does not uniquely identify you when it enables us to improve and enrich our services and website content.

IP Addresses

Etymotic logs IP addresses for systems administration purposes. IP addresses are not used to track a user's session. This information only helps us determine how often different areas of our site are visited. We do not link IP address to any information that is personally identifiable.

Access by Children

This website is not directed toward children under 13 years of age and Etymotic does not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 through this website.

Security

We limit access to personally identifiable information about you to our employees and third-party service provider who we reasonably believe need to have access to your information to provide you with the information or services you request from Etymotic.

This website has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, Etymotic uses industry standards, such as Secure Socket Layers ("SSL") technology, to help safeguard against such occurrences. In certain areas, the information passed between your browser and our system is encrypted with SSL technology to create a protected connection between you and our website to ensure confidentiality. In the event that a breach into our security systems occurs and there is a possibility that an unauthorized person acquires your personal information, Etymotic will notify you of such a breach to the extent required under applicable law.

Access to Your Personal Information

If you wish to have access to your personal information in our records, please contact us with your request at customer-service@etymotic.com. You may also request that we update your personal information or correct any factual errors that you believe may exist regarding this information.

Third-Party Websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to Etymotic. Etymotic is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third parties or third-party websites, including any linked or linking websites. To the extent that you disclose personally identifiable information to any such third parties, different rules may apply to their use and disclosure of personal information that you disclose to them. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such websites before disclosing your personal information to them.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at customer-service@etymotic.com or 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 USA; (847) 228-0006, or toll free at 1-888-389-6684.