Last Updated July 25, 2012
Description of Users and Acceptance of Terms
The Information We CollectIn the course of operating the Website and the Platform, eSquared will collect (and/or receive) the following typesof information.
1. Personal Information
When you sign up to become an End User, you will be required to provide us with personal information aboutyourself, such as your name and e-mail address. We do not collect any personal information from Visitors when they use the Website unless they provide such information voluntarily, such as by registering or sending us an e-mail or signing up for a newsletter. All information we collect and/or receive under this section is collectively called “Personal Information.”
2. Billing Information
When End Users sign up to use the Platform and/or complete an Order, they may be required to provide certaininformation in addition to the Personal Information noted above. Such information may include a debit cardnumber, credit card number, expiration date, billing address, activation codes, and similar information. Suchinformation is collectively called the “Billing Information.”
3. View and Print Data
eSquared uses a third-party software program that tabulates the number of views and prints of certain documentsprocured through the Platform that contain digital rights management restrictions from a publisher. Suchinformation is collectively called the “View and Print Data.” Such View and Print Data is anonymous, in that wecollect only an End User’s IP address and the number of times a document is viewed and/or printed.
4. Order Information
When you place an Order, you must provide us with certain information about the document you are seeking, suchas the title, author, and publication. Such information is collectively called the “Order Information.”
5. Access Credentials
You may voluntarily provide us with your access credentials (e.g., username and password) for any onlinepublications to which you subscribe. Such information is collectively called the “Access Credentials.”
6. Other Information
In addition to the Personal Information, the Billing Information, the View and Print Data, the Order Information andthe Access Credentials, we may collect additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:
a. From Your Activity
Information that we or our technology providers may automatically collect when you visit, access, and/or use the Platform, such as your IP addresses, Internet service provider, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Platform you visit, number of links you click while in the Platform, similar information concerning your use of the Platform, and information about your mobile device or tablet.
b. From Cookies
Information that we collect using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s or mobile device’s hard drive so that your computer will “remember” information about your visit. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to help us collect Other Information and to enhance your experience using the Website and the Platform. If you do not want us to place a cookie on your hard drive, you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or mobile device. Please consult your Internet browser’s documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, the Website or the Platform may not function properly.