We take your right to privacy seriously, and want you to feel comfortable using this web site. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as “data” below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by EFES, nor does it apply to persons that are not employees or agents of EFES, or that are not under EFES’s control.

1. Collection of data

Registration for an account on this site requires a variety of information which may be considered by some to be sensitive under some circumstances. Please be aware that the user name you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally or unintentionally (subsequent to a successful act of intrusion by a third party). As on many web sites, EFES may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information. Information about how data may be served on this site is set forth below.

2. Use of data

Data may be used to customize and improve your user experience on this site. Efforts will be made to prevent your data being made available to third parties unless (i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy; (ii) your consent is obtained, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out for the sharing of data; (iii) a service provided on our site requires interaction with a third party, or is provided by a third party, such as an application service provider; (iv) pursuant to legal action or law enforcement; (v) it is found that your use of this site violates EFES’s policy, terms of service, or other usage guidelines, or if it is deemed reasonably necessary by EFES to protect EFES’s legal rights and/or property; or (vi) this site is purchased by a third party, in which case that third party will be able to use the data in the same manner as set forth in this policy. In the event you choose to use links displayed on this web site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites.

3. Cookies

Like many web sites, this web site sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience — to remember your personal settings, for instance. These cookies are only used by EFES on this site and are never intentionally made available by EFES to other parties.

4. Minors

EFES might not allow persons who are aged thirteen or younger to become members of this site. For more information, please contact the site administrator.

5. Editing or deleting your account information

You are provided with the ability to edit the information stored for your user account information during registration. You can request that your user account be deleted; to do so, please contact the site administrator. Content or other data that you may have provided, and that is not stored within your user account, such as articles published, may continue to remain on the site at EFES’s discretion, even after your user account is deleted.

6. Changes to this privacy policy

Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. You will be notified of substantial changes to this policy either by through the posting of a prominent announcement on the site, and/or by a mail message sent to the e-mail address you have provided, which is stored within your user settings.

7. NO GUARANTEES

While this privacy policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, EFES is not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond EFES’s control that may result in disclosure of data. Consquently, EFES offers no warranties or representations as regards maintenance or non-disclosure of data.

8. Contact information

If you have any questions about this policy or about this web site, please feel free to contact the site administrator whose email and phone information are available on this site’s Contact Us page.

Thank you!