Privacy Policy

Introduction

This privacy policy (“Policy”) and this site’s Terms of Service (together with the “Terms”) govern all use of and that site’s services (together with the “Site” or “Services”). The owners and contributors of the Site will be referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our” in this Policy. By using the Site or its Services, and/or by clicking anywhere on this Site to agree to the Terms and this Policy, you are deemed to be a “user” for purposes of this Policy. You and every other user (“you” or “User” as applicable) are subject to this Policy. You and each user also agree to the Terms by using the Services. In these Terms, the word “Site” includes the site referenced above, its owner(s), contributors, suppliers, licensors, and other related parties.

We provide this privacy statement explaining our online information practices so that you can decide whether and how to interact with the Site and the Services.

We may release your information when we deem it appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Please also review our Terms of Service section that governs the use and the users of the Site.

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Links

The Service may contain links to unaffiliated third party services. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with them and are not responsible for their privacy practices.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We may collect and store information about you when you use the Service. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide the Service’s functionality, improve the Service’s quality, personalize your experience, track usage of the Service, provide feedback to third party businesses that are listed on the Service, display relevant advertising, market the Service, provide customer support, message you, back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Service, and comply with legal obligations.
Among the information we collect, please note:
Account Information: If you create an account on epichouston.com, we may store and use your full name, email address, zip code, and other information you may provide with your accounts, such as your gender and birth date. Your first name and last initial, as well as any photo you submit through the registration process, may be publicly displayed as part of your account profile. You can modify some of the information associated with your account by emailing us the information you wish to modify. If you believe that someone has created an unauthorized account depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removal by emailing us its page location and content.

Public Content

The information that you contribute through the Service is intended for public consumption, including your reviews, tips, photos, videos, check-ins, comments, likes, Talk posts, Events, bookmarks, friends, lists, compliments, and account profile. We may display this information through the Service, share it with businesses, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services.

Communications

When you sign up for an account or use certain features, you are opting to receive messages from epichouston.com.

DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION

You can close your account at any time by emailing us the account information we provided you. We will remove your public posts from view and/or dissociate them from your account profile, but we may retain information about you for the purposes authorized under this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law. For example, we may retain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service or to comply with legal obligations.

SECURITY

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via a mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

No Users Under the Age of 18

The Site is not intended for children under the age of 18. Children under the age of 18 should not use the Site at any time. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected information from anyone under the age of 18, we will erase that information from our servers. It is a violation of our Terms of Service for children under the age of 18 to use the Site.

MODIFICATIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you and will be located here. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on the Service prior to the effective date of the changes. By continuing to access or use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to the revised Privacy Policy.

Terms Contact

If you have any questions about these Terms, please address them to epichouston.com@gmail.com.

Last Updated

These terms were last updated on January 21, 2017