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PRIVACY POLICY

Escochex, Inc. Privacy Statement for Business Contacts

1. Types of Personal Information
This Privacy Statement contains an explanation of the personal information gathered by for business purposes. Escochex, Inc. collects personal information which can be used to identify, find, or connect with you. Some examples of personal information are your name, username, mailing address, telephone numbers, email address, geographic location, creditworthiness, customer account information, or other information about how you use the Escochex website. In addition, personal information may also include information that is affiliated with your personal information.

2. How Escochex collects Personal Information
Escochex, Inc. typically asks you for your personal information directly. We do this when you register your business on our website, subscribe to updates, make purchases, etc. In addition, we may also collect additional information from Third Party data suppliers who help improve our records to better understand you and our other clients.
If you connect with us online, we use cookies and other technologies to gather information about your computer and determine how you use our website. We regard this information as personal information when it is affiliated with your linked to your personal information. For more information about cookies and other technologies, see the section Cookies and Other Data Collection Technologies below.


3. How Escochex uses Personal Information:
Escochex, Inc. uses your Personal Information for the following Business

 

Purposes:

(a) Business Purposes for Processing Personal Information pertaining to Professionals. Personal Data pertaining to Professionals with whom Escochex has a business relationship may be processed as needed:
    (1) To help start, assess, maintain, or further expand a business relationship, including negotiating, contracting, and fulfilling obligations under contracts;
    (2) For due diligence regarding the Individual’s qualifications and eligibility for the relationship, including verification of the identity, qualification, authority, and creditworthiness of the Professional and obtaining publicly-available information from Third Parties (such as publicly-available sanction lists from screening companies);
    (3) For transmission of transactional communications (such as requests for information, responses to requests for information, orders, confirmations, training, and service updates);
    (4) For regulation of business accounts, finance, accounting and the intentions of resolving disputes like accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciliation of accounts, management of cash or money movement and for combined management and reporting;
    (5) To ensure quality control and to administer company regulations;
    (6) For risk management and reduction, including for audit and insurance functions, and as needed to license and protect intellectual property and other assets;
    (7) For security management, including monitoring Individuals with access to Escochex’s websites, systems, or facilities, investigation of threats, and as needed for any Data Security Breach notification; and
    (8) To anonymize or de-identify the Personal Information.
(b) Business Purposes for Processing Personal Data pertaining to Consumers and other Individuals. Personal Data pertaining to Consumers and other Individuals with whom Escochex has a business relationship may be processed as needed:
    (1) To provide the information or service requested by the Individual, and as would be reasonably expected by the Individual given the context in which the Personal Data were collected, and the information provided in the applicable privacy statement given to the Individual (such as for personalization, remembering preferences, or respecting Individual rights);
    (2) For due diligence, including verifying the identity of the Individual, as well as the eligibility of the Individual to receive information, products, or services (such as verifying age, employment, or account status);
    (3) For transmission of transactional communications (such as requests for information, responses to requests for information, orders, confirmations, training materials, and service updates);
    (4) To manage the Individual’s account, such as for customer service, finance, and for the purposes of resolving disputes;
    (5) For risk management and reduction, including for audit and insurance functions, and as needed to license and protect intellectual property and other assets,
    (6) For security management, including monitoring Individuals with access to Escochex’s websites, applications, systems, or facilities, investigation of threats, and as needed for any Data Security Breach notification; and
    (7) To anonymize or de-identify the Personal Information.
(c) Business-necessary Processing activities. Escochex may process Personal Data as needed (i) to protect the privacy and security of the Personal Data it maintains, such as in connection with advanced security initiatives and threat detection; (ii) for treasury operations and money movement activities; (ii) for compliance functions, including screening Individuals against sanction lists in connection with anti-money laundering programs; (iv) for business structuring activities, including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; and (v) business activities, management reporting, and analysis.
(d) Improvement and advancement of products and/or services. Escochex may process Personal Information to develop and improve Escochex’s products and/or services, and for analytics, research, and business development.
(e) Client management and marketing purposes. Escochex may process Personal Data for client management and marketing. This purpose includes sending marketing and promotional materials to people who have not declined to receive such materials which can be appropriate given the essence of the relationship. (or who have opted into such messages in those jurisdictions where opt-in consent is required), such as client communications (e.g., HR compliance alerts, product updates), surveys for customer satisfaction and corporate communications.


Escochex uses your Personal Data for Secondary Purposes such as:
Disaster recovery and business continuity, including transferring the information to an Archive Internal audits or investigations
Implementation or verification of business controls Statistical, historical, or scientific research, Dispute resolution, Legal or business counseling, Compliance with laws and company policies, and Insurance purposes.


4. Why and How Personal Information is disclosed by Escochex
Escochex strongly commits not to disclose any of  your Personal Information to Third Parties for their own marketing purposes. We restrict sharing of your Personal Information to:


Our service providers, who are bound by law or contract to protect your Personal Data and only use your Personal Data in accordance with our instructions.


Our business partners, but only to the degree you have acquired and purchased a product or service from such a partner, interacted with such partner, or otherwise authorized the sharing. 


Enforce our rights, protect our property, or protect the rights, property or safety of others, or as needed to support external auditing, compliance and corporate governance functions. We will also disclose Personal Information when we are required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.


5. Cookies and Other Data Collection Technologies
When you visit our website and access our website via mobile, we collect certain information automatically, using technologies such as cookies, browser analysis tools, pixel tags, server logs, and web beacons. Cookies are text files sent by various websites on your computer or other devices that are connected to the internet to uniquely identify your browser and store information or settings on your browser. These cookies would allow us to remember you when you visit our website again. In addition, they also allow us to provide you with a modified user experience that is suited to you and help us detect if there are particular kinds of fraud. Usually, you can adjust the settings on your browser to edit your cookie preferences and even opt-out of having cookies and other data collection technologies. Since there are many different browsers available today, visit the “help” section of your browser to understand more about cookie preferences and other privacy settings that may be available.


Pixel tags and web beacons are small graphic images situated on website pages or in our emails that allow us to know if you have performed any particular action. Once you access the pages, open, or click an email, the pixel tags and web beacons help notify us that you did the action. These tools allow us to estimate reactions to what we send and place on our website and further enhance our web pages.


Escochex collects many different types of information from cookies and other technologies. For example, we collect information from the device you use to access our website, browser type, domain, operating system type, the language your system uses, the country your device is situated as well as the time zone where your device is located. We also use server logs to record the Internet Protocol (IP) address assigned to the device you use to connect to the Internet. Each IP address is a set of distinctive characters which is used to identify a device using the Internet Protocol to communicate with a network. 

Usually, the information which Escochex collects from cookies and other technologies are only used in a non-identifiable manner, that is, without mentioning Personal Information. As an example, Escochex uses information collected from users of our websites to further improve our web pages and comprehend traffic patterns in websites. However, in some situations, we also associate the information we get from our website using cookies and technologies with your personal information. This Privacy Statement applies to the information when we associate it with your Personal Data.


Escochex has relationships with Third Party accounting, finance, and hr companies to place advertisements on this website and other websites, and to perform tracking and reporting functions for this website and other websites. These partner companies may place cookies on your computer when you visit our website or other websites so they can display targeted advertisements to you. These Third Party advertising companies do not collect Personal Data in this process, and we do not give Personal Data to them as part of this process. This Privacy Statement does not cover the collection methods or use of the information collected by these vendors. For more information about Third Party advertising, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) at www.networkadvertising.org. You may opt out of being targeted by many Third Party advertising companies by visiting http://bit.ly/2Ig9IgT or http://preferences-mgr.trustarc.com/.

Escochex currently does not have tools to recognize “Do Not Track” signals from different web browsers. However, we do provide users to manage their preferences in their browser settings. We do expect that our partner companies will use fairly good and sensible efforts to respect browser Do Not Track signals by not delivering any advertisements to visitors on our website when the Do Not Track setting is enabled. However, Escochex understands that not all companies have the capacity to do this today. To learn more about browser tracking signals and Do Not Track please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.org/.


6. Communication Preferences
You may limit the information you provide to Escochex. You may also limit the communications that Escochex sends to you. To opt-out of commercial emails, simply click the link labeled “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email we send you. Additionally, you may opt-in or opt-out of communications by navigating to our website.

It is your discretion to limit any information you provide to us. In addition, you may also limit the communication messages that we send to you. To opt out of receiving advertising and commercial emails from us, you may click the “unsubscribe” button which is located at the bottom of every email we send to you. Moreover, you may also edit the specific communication messages you want to receive from us from this link: (Insert link where clients can edit their email subscriptions with us with regard to marketing, etc.)


Please take note that if you have decided to opt-out of receiving advertising and marketing emails from us, this will not impact, in any way, the messages we send to you for the purpose of delivering the services you have subscribed to us with.


If you have questions about your choices or if you need assistance with opting-out, please contact us via email to (INSERT LINK). You may also write us at the address in the How to Contact Us section below. If you send us a letter, please provide your name, address, email address, and information about the communications that you do not want to receive.


7. Access, Correction, Erasure, and Other Individual Rights
Escochex fully respects and understands your right to access, modify, and delete your Personal information, or object to the processing of your Personal information. If you have an online account, you may log into your account to access, update, or delete the information you have provided to us.

Additionally, you may contact customercare@escochecks.com to request access to your data, and to exercise any of the individual rights afforded to you by Escochex’s Privacy Code for Business Data, or by applicable data protection laws and regulations. You may also write to us at the address in the How to Contact Us section below. If you send us a letter, please provide your name, address, email address, and detailed information about the changes you would like to make. Escochex will respond to requests as soon as possible and in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.


8. Information Security
Escochex is committed to maintaining the suitable organizational, technical, and physical controls to safeguard Personal information entrusted to Escochex. These controls protect Personal information from preempted threats and hazards as well as unauthorized access and utilization. In each case, Escochex will strive to provide security that is equal to the sensitivity of the Personal Data being protected, with utmost effort targeted on safeguarding sensitive personal information and other personal information which can cause considerable harm or inconvenience to the person. 


In addition to our security measures, you should also be mindful of protecting yourself and your privacy online. When registering on the Escochex website, nominate a strong password, have different passwords for different websites, and do not disclose your password with anyone. Escochex will never ask for your password on an unprompted phone call or an unprompted email. Make it a habit to  sign out of the website and close your browser window or tab when you are done using the website to avoid others accessing your personal information and correspondence if there are other people who can access your account or your computer.


9. Data Retention
Escochex will only retain your information for as long as necessary for the Purposes for which the Personal Data is processed. Escochex has implemented a Global Records Information Management (RIM) Policy and has established records retention schedules for all types of Personal Data that Escochex processes. Personal Data is retained in accordance with the records retention schedules to ensure that records containing Personal Data are retained as needed to fulfill the applicable Business Purposes, to comply with applicable laws, or as advisable in light of applicable statutes of limitations. When the retention period has expired, records containing Personal Data will be securely deleted or destroyed, de-identified, or transferred to archive, in accordance with Escochex’ RIM Policy.


10. International Data Transfers
The headquarters of Escochex are located in Los Angeles, USA. Some of your Personal information may be accessed by or transferred to our partner companies in the United States or in the Philippines in accordance with the Escochex Privacy Code for Business Data.


11. Privacy Statements of Third Parties
It is important to note that this Privacy Statement only tackles the use and disclosure of information by Escochex. The websites belonging to our partners and third parties which can be available to access in our Escochex.com website have their own privacy statements and data collection, use and disclosure practices. It is highly encouraged that you familiarize yourself with the privacy statements of these Third Parties before giving them information or subscribing to various promotions or offers.

12. Job Applications
If you are interested in a career opportunity with Escochex and have applied to our website, all personal information from your application will be made accessible in our recruitment database and used for human resources intentions with respect to our Escochex Applicant Privacy Statement.

13. Privacy Statement Changes
The administrators of Escochex may occasionally update this privacy statement to indicate new or various information. We will inform you via our website if there are any announcements or changes in our privacy statement.


14. Contact Us
If you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at  www.escochex.com You may also send an email in the email address provided. 

customercare@escochecks.com
Escochex
21900 Burbank Boulevard, Ste 300 Woodland Hills, California 91367, United States


15. Filing a Complaint
If you are put in a situation where you think that Escochex has not handled your Personal Information appropriately or it has violated its privacy obligations, you may lodge a company complaint either via email in the email address provided above. Our team will conduct a thorough investigation and notify you of the outcome within a sensible time frame.


Escochex Privacy Statement for Client Employees
Escochex recognizes and gives utmost importance to protecting the privacy of our clients and employees. This privacy statement explains how Escochex utilizes personal information taken from our clients as a payroll processing organization.


Escochex only collects personal information from clients upon their instruction or consent (you, your employer, or your potential employer). We exercise security controls to protect your personal information.


Escochex will reveal your personal data to your employer and to other entities when instructed by your employer. We may reveal your personal data to our partners as needed to provide the services that you and your employer have subscribed to us. Our partners are contractually bound to limit the use of your personal data as needed to carry out the services. We will also reveal personal information when the law requires us to do so (e.g. in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States of America. Kindly contact your company human resources department if you have any questions about your privacy rights.
With employer authorization, Escochex will relay personal information concerning individuals situated outside the United States and to our partners in the United States and across the globe, pursuant to data protection laws.


Sensitive personal information
Sensitive personal information, like social security numbers, are utilized by Escochex, on behalf of your employer, to perform daily transactions. We have applied administrative protection services to guard your personal information from unauthorized and unlawful utilization & disclosure. Every employee in Escochex is mandated to follow set procedures and protocols. Information access is only limited to employees who need to access them to perform their tasks in Escochex. Escochex will only disclose personal information to service providers who are obligated, either by law or contract, to protect them.


Anti-Money Laundering
Escochex offers money movement services as we are a payroll processing company. In the case where your employer subscribes to receiving such services for us, Escochex may be required by law in processing the data of client’s employees by monitoring and applying procedures used to protect the integrity and accuracy of financial transactions, including but not limited to verification of the individual’s identity and eligibility to receive such services (e.g. verification of account and employment status).


Questions about Your Personal Data
If ever you have questions about your personal information, do not hesitate to contact us at www.escochex.com. If you have any questions regarding this privacy notice, kindly send an email to customercare@escochecks.com. If you are an employee of a client that is currently subscribed to us, please contact your employer for more information on data collection and processing.

 

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