Emerald Scientific Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for emeraldscientific.com, emeraldconference.com, emeraldtest.com, emeraldcommunity.net and consulting.emeraldscientific.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by these websites. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers.

We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. Unless you ask us not to, we may or contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy, or share your information with a third-party organization.

We use and access third party services such as BigCommerce and Mailchimp. User data that we collect via these services is protected by each service's respective privacy policy as outlined here and here.

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 877-567-3598 or info@emeraldscientific.com.

Terms & Conditions:

1. For all Emerald Conference Sponsorship Purchases:

By purchasing this sponsorship, your organization  contracts with Emerald Scientific.

HOLD HARMLESS

The exhibitor assumes the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages, and claims arising out of exhibitor’s activities on the Hotel premises and will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Hotel, its owner, and its management compa- ny, as well as their respective agents, servants, and employees from any and all such losses, damages, and claims. The terms of this provision shall survive the termination or expi- ration of the Agreement.

PROFESSIONALISM

Exhibitors are expected to maintain a high level of professionalism while exhibiting at the individual events. This includes, but is not limited to, dressing in appropriate business casual attire, presenting professional exhibitor booths/displays and en- gaging in respectful communication among fellow sponsors, delegates, and event/venue staff. Inappropriate behavior that may deter from the educational objectives of the event and exhibits will not be tolerated and may cause the sponsor not to be invited to future events. By signing this agreement, Sponsor acknowledges and agrees to ad- here to the Professionalism policy of the event.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Upon signing this agreement, your firm is responsible for 100% payment. In the event that the event Organizer cancels the event due to an act of God, declaration of war, act of foreign enemies, one or more occurrences that could directly or indirectly impair travel, or any other act or event that directly or indirectly causes cancellation of the conference, Emerald Scientific shall have the right to retain 50% of the sponsorship fees to cover pending costs. The remaining fees shall be credited to the sponsorship of one or more future events to be determined at Emerald Scientific’s discretion. 

2. Cancellation and Returns Policy

Refunds and returns will be evaluated upon a case-by-case basis. Emerald Scientific may charge a restocking fee, or deny returns, depending upon the product. In order to initiate a return, please contact customer service at orders@emeraldscientific.com.