PRIVACY STATEMENT

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

A. Introduction

Overview

B.

This privacy statement ("Privacy Statement") applies only to the Epson Connect (the "Service"), operated and owned by Seiko Epson Corporation (“Epson”). The "Site" means the website where this Privacy Statement is posted. This Privacy Statement is designed to provide information about our privacy and data collection practices for the Service, such as the types of information we collect regarding users of the Service. This Privacy Statement does not cover any information collected at any other services (unless specifically stated on the website). This Privacy Statement does not apply to services provided by other Epson entities, or services in other countries provided by other Epson entities.

By using the Site, Service, or interacting with us offline, you agree to the Epson Connect Terms and Conditions and consent to our collection, use and disclosure practices, and other activities as described in this Privacy Statement.

Please review this Privacy Statement carefully. If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, or wish to exercise your rights and choices as provided herein, contact Epson's privacy coordinator by following the instructions as provided in the Privacy Policy, filling out our online privacy feedback form, or sending a letter to Epson America, Inc., Attn: Privacy Coordinator, 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806-2469.
In addition, please review the Epson Connect Terms and Conditions, or any other applicable terms and conditions, which governs your use of the Service.

California Resident Disclaimer

If you are a California resident, please see the “Additional Disclosures for California Residents” section.

C. Information Collection

Information You Provide

Epson collects information about you when you use the Site, our Service, or interact with us offline, including information you provide to Epson when you register an account, update your profile, access our content, or contact customer support. The following are the categories of information we collect and have collected in the last 12 months:

You may always elect not to submit voluntary information, however, as a result, you may not be able to access certain of the Service's features and functionality.

Information Collected Automatically

In addition, we automatically collect information when you use the Site or Service. The following categories of information we automatically collect and have collected in the last 12 months:

We use various current - and later – developed tracking technologies to automatically collect information when you use the Service, including the following:

For further information on how we use tracking technologies for analytics and advertising, and your rights and choices regarding them, see the “Analytics and Advertising” and “Your Rights and Choices” sections below.

Information From Other Sources

We also collect information from other sources. The following categories are the types of sources we collect information from and have collected from in the last 12 months:

This Privacy Statement does not cover any use of information that such party may have collected from you (e.g., type of browser, operating system, domain name, day and time of visit, page(s) visited) or the methods used by the party to collect that information (e.g., cookies, web beacons and clear gifs).

D. Use of Information

We collect and use information for business and commercial purposes in accordance with the practices described in this Privacy Statement. Our business purposes for collecting and using information, including in the last 12 months, include to:

Notwithstanding the above, we may use information that does not identify you (including information that has been aggregated or de-identified) for any purpose except as prohibited by applicable law. For information on your rights and choices regarding how we use information about you, please see the “Your Rights and Choices” section below.

E. Sharing of Information

We share information we collect in accordance with the practices described in this Privacy Statement. The types of entities to whom we disclose and have shared information with in the last 12 months, include the following:

F. Social Media and Technology Integration

We offer parts of our Service through our Site, as well as platforms, and services operated or controlled by separate entities. In addition, we integrate technologies operated or controlled by separate entities into parts of our Site and Service. Some examples include:

Please note that when you interact with other entities, including when you leave our Service, those entities may independently collect information about you and solicit information from you. The information collected and stored by those entities remains subject to their own policies and practices, including what information they share with us, your rights and choices on their services and devices, and whether they store information in the U.S. or elsewhere. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with and consult their privacy policies and terms of use.

G. Your Rights and Choices

Account Information

You may access, update, or remove certain information that you have provided to us through your account by visiting your account settings. Please note that we will retain and use information about you as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Tracking Technology Choices

Analytics and Interest-Based Advertising

Google provides tools to allow you to opt out of the use of certain information collected by Google Analytics at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and by Google Analytics for Display Advertising or the Google Display Network at https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/ .

H. Children's Privacy Protection

Epson is aware of the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The Sites are not intended for children and are not targeted to children under the age of 13. Epson does not knowingly collect personal information from children (as defined by the U.S. Children's Privacy Protection Act, or “COPPA”). If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe we have collected personal information from your child in a manner not permitted by law, contact us at privacy.compliance@ea.epson.com. We will remove the personal information to the extent required by applicable laws.

We do not knowingly “sell,” as that term is defined under the CCPA, the personal information of minors under 16 years old who are California residents.

If you are a California resident under 18 years old and registered to use the Service, you can ask us to remove any content or information you have posted on the Service. To make a request, email us at contentremoval@ea.epson.com with “California Under 18 Content Removal Request” in the subject line, and tell us what you want removed. We will make reasonable good faith efforts to remove the post from prospective public view, although we cannot ensure the complete or comprehensive removal of the content and may retain the content as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

I. Data Security

Epson takes commercially reasonable steps to help protect and secure Personal Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information we collect, and you use our Sites and provide us with your information at your own risk.

J. Disability Accommodations

If you have a disability and would like to access this Privacy Statement in an alternative format, please contact us at privacy.contact@ea.epson.com.

K. Data Subject in European Economic Area Consent to Transfer Information

This Privacy Statement is intended to apply to the collection and processing of personal information from customers and individuals in the United States. If you are a Data Subject in European Economic Area, see the privacy statement for your country. The Service is operated in the Japan. If you are located in the United States, European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the Japan and are accessing the Service, please be aware that information we collect, including Personal Information, will be transferred to, processed and stored in the Japan and, as such, courts and other authorities in the Japan may, in certain circumstances, be entitled to access your Personal Information. By using the Service or providing us with any information through the Sites, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the Japan.

L. Changes to this Statement

Epson may from time to time and without prior notice revise this Privacy Statement. Any changes will be effective immediately when the revised statement is posted on the Sites. We will not, however, use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what was stated in the statement posted on the Sites at the time your Personal Information was collected unless we receive your consent.

M. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Statement, our practices, or your dealings with the Sites, wish to request access to or correction or update of your Personal Information, wish to withdraw your consent (subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice), or you have reason to believe Epson may have failed to adhere to this Privacy Statement, you can contact us by using the Privacy Feedback Form, or you can write to:

Epson America, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Coordinator
3840 Kilroy Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806-2469

privacy.compliance@ea.epson.com

N. Additional Disclosures for California Residents

These additional disclosures for California residents apply only to individuals who reside in California. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) provides additional rights to know, delete and opt out, and requires businesses collecting or disclosing personal information to provide notices and means to exercise rights.

Notice of Collection

In the past 12 months, we have collected the following categories of personal information enumerated in the CCPA:

For more information on information we collect, including the sources we receive information from, review the Information Collection section. We collect and use these categories of personal information for the business purposes described in the Use of Information section, including to provide and manage our Services.

Company does not generally sell information as the term “sell” is traditionally understood. However, to the extent “sale” under the CCPA is interpreted to include advertising technology activities such as those disclosed in the Analytics and Advertising section as a “sale,” we will comply with applicable law as to such activity. Company discloses the following categories of personal information for commercial purposes: identifiers, demographic information, commercial information, internet activity, geolocation data and inferences. We use and partner with different types of entities to assist with our daily operations and manage our Service. Please review the Sharing of Information section for more detail about the parties we have shared information with.

Right to Know and Delete

If you are a California resident, you have the right to delete the personal information we have collected from you and the right to know certain information about our data practices in the preceding 12 months. In particular, you have the right to request the following from us:

To exercise any of these rights, please submit a request through our online form available at https://dsar.goepson.com or call our toll free number at 1-800-822-0313. In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise. We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 days. We may require specific information from you to help us verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your requests to know or delete.

Authorized Agent

You can designate an authorized agent to submit requests on your behalf. However, we will require written proof of the agent's permission to do so and verify your identity directly.

Shine the Light

Customers who are residents of California may request (i) a list of the categories of personal information disclosed by us to third parties during the immediately preceding calendar year for those third parties' own direct marketing purposes; and (ii) a list of the categories of third parties to whom we disclosed such information. To exercise a request, please write us at the email or postal address set out in “Contact Us” above and specify that you are making a “California Shine the Light Request.” We may require additional information from you to allow us to verify your identity and are only required to respond to requests once during any calendar year.