MORE INFO

TERMS + CONDITIONS

Terms of Use

This website domain is owned and operated by EQBM Design Company. EQBM Design Company is a woman-led company that provides branding and content creation to small businesses, along with additional graphic design solutions.  Use of this domain or any sub-domains constitutes acceptance of these terms of use (“Terms”).

 

Throughout this site and these in these Terms, the words “I,” “we,” “me,” “us,” “my,” or “our” refer to the business entity EQBM Design Company. Accordingly, the words “you” or “your” refer to any user of this website.

 

 

DISCLOSURE

We currently do not work with any affiliate programs.

 

EQBM Design Company also occasionally partners with brands on sponsored posts and may receive gifted items. Any sponsored post will be indicated by language similar to “thank you to ‘brand name’ for sponsoring this post!” while any gifted items will be indicated by “c/o” standing for “courtesy of.”

 

 

SCOPE

 

This website, including any and all information, services, and products is made available to you on the condition of your acceptance of these Terms. New information, products, and/or services added to this website are subject to the current Terms. Please read these terms prior to engaging with content on my website.

 

Additionally, EQBM Design Company reserves the right to update, change, or replace any part of these Terms as needed.

 

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

By agreeing to these Terms, you consent that you are at least (a) the age of majority in your jurisdiction; or (b) that you are at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction and you have given us permission to let any minors in your charge to use our site.

 

You must not use this website or any associated social media channels to transmit any worms, viruses, or any code of a destructive nature; promote or distribute hateful, discriminatory, or provocative language; or break the law or incite others to break the law.

 

EQBM Design Company reserves the right to block anyone and/or refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

 

Please be mindful that it is against the law to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any photographs and/or copy any information provided by and produced by EQBM Design Company. All material authored by EQBM Design Company is considered copyrighted.

 

As part of EQBM Design Company website, EQBM Design Company may make recommendations and/or may provide access to optional third-party services, over which she has no control. EQBM Design Company provides access to these third parties as a courtesy, but EQBM Design Company does not endorse any third-party service. By accessing these third-party services, you agree that they are provided “as is” without any warranty on our part, and that we will not be held liable for any consequences as a result of your use.

 

Third-party services are subject to the terms put forth by that third party. It is your responsibility to become familiar with their policies.

 

 

ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION

 

We are not responsible for information obtained from this website that is not accurate, complete, or current. This includes but is not limited to general information; historical information; product descriptions, specifications, or prices; advertisement or sale terms; or images or illustrations.

 

You shouldn’t rely on the information on this website as a sole basis for making decisions. If you choose to rely solely on the information available on this site, you do so at your own risk.

 

EQBM Design Company is under no obligation to correct inaccuracies in the information available on our website, except as required by law.

 

Occasional inaccuracies or typographical errors may occur.

 

 

USER SUBMITTED CONTENT

 

Occasionally you as a user may be solicited for certain specific submissions (i.e. contest entries) or may be allowed to submit content without solicitation (i.e. suggestions, feedback, or other comments). By submitting these comments, whether by website, email, or otherwise, you agree that we may publish, share, or otherwise distribute the content without restriction. We are under no obligation to maintain confidence or privacy.

 

By submitting content, you agree that you are not violating the right of any third-party, nor submitting libelous or abusive content; you may not use a false name or identity or mislead other users or us as to the purpose of your content. Additionally, you agree that you understand that your content may be transferred unencrypted.

 

We reserve the right to edit or remove any user-submitted content at our sole discretion.

We are not responsible or liable for the comments left by you or any user or third party.

 

 

SUMMARY OF PROHIBITED USES

 

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in these Terms, you are prohibited from using this site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the site or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the site or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your access to the site or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

 

 

SUMMARY OF DISCLAIMERS

 

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

 

We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of our service will be accurate or reliable.

 

You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.

 

You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

 

In no case shall EQBM Design Company be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

 

 

INDEMNIFICATION

 

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EQBM Design Company and our affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and any future and/or current employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

 

 

SEVERABILITY

 

In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

 

 

PROTECTIONS

 

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

 

Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms shall not be construed against the drafting party.

 

 

GOVERNING LAW

 

These Terms and any separate agreements whereby we provide you services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois.

 

 

CHANGES TO TERMS

 

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes.

 

Your continued use of or access to our site or services following the posting of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Questions about the Terms of Use should be sent to hannah@eqbmdesignco.com.

Privacy Policy

EQBM Design Company is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Please contact Hannah Hernandez at hannah@eqbmdesignco.com if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your personal data and/or confidential information, and we will gladly assist you.

 

By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the processing of your personal data as described in our Privacy Policy below.

 

 

DEFINITIONS

 

Personal Data: Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

 

Processing: Any operation or set of operations that is performed on Personal Data or on Sets of Personal Data.

 

Data Subject: A natural person whose Personal Data is being processed.

 

Child: A natural person under 16 years of age.

 

We/Us/Our/I: we and/or us and/or our and/or I refers to EQBM Design Company

 

 

DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES

 

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

 

  • Processing is lawful, fair, and transparent. Our processing activities are lawful. We always consider your rights before processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding processing upon request.

  • Processing is limited to the purpose for which the data is processed.

  • Processing is done with minimal amount of data. We only gather and process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.

  • Processing is limited to a certain time period. We will not store Personal Data longer than necessary.

  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of any data we store.

  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of any and all data we store.

 

 

YOUR RIGHTS

 

You, as the Data Subject, have the following rights:

 

  1. Right to Information: You have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.

  2. Right to Access: You have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.

  3. Right to Rectification: You have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.

  4. Right to Erasure: In certain circumstances, you may request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.

  5. Right to Restrict Processing: Where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the processing of your Personal Data.

  6. Right to Object to Processing: In certain cases, you have the right to object to processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.

  7. Right to Object to Automated Processing: You have the right to object to automated processing, including profiling, and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing. You may exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.

  8. Right to Data Portability: You have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one processor to another.

  9. Right to Lodge a Complaint: In the event that we refuse your request under the Right to Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled, please contact us at hannah@eqbmdesignco.com.

  10. Right to Lodge a Complaint with Supervisory Authority: You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the state of your residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes on your rights.

  11. Right to Withdraw Consent: You have the right withdraw any given consent for processing of your Personal Data.

 

 

DATA WE GATHER

 

Information You Have Provided to Us

This might include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, home address, etc. Mainly information that is necessary for providing you with a product and/or service or to enhance your experience with our services and us.  We save the information you provide to us in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website.

 

Information Automatically Collected About You
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your IP address. This information is used to improve your user experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

 

Publicly Available Information
We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

 

Any Information You Provide

Any personal information you provide to us will be considered confidential information and will be safeguarded to the best of our ability.

 

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

 

We use your Personal Data in order to:

  • Provide our service to you, including but not limited to providing you with other products and/or services that you have requested, providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services, communicating and interacting with you, and notifying you of changes to any services;

  • Enhance your customer experience;

  • Fulfill an obligation under law or contract;

  • Gain information via Google Analytics such as the country in which you reside in and how many pages you visit on our site; and

  • Ensure you are a real person and not a bot when leaving a comment on a post.

 

We only use your Personal Data for legitimate reasons and/or with your consent.

 

On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To identify you;

  • To provide you a service or to send/offer you a product;

  • Allow you access to comment on posts; and

  • To send you emails after you have subscribed to our email list.

 

We also process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To send you personalized offers (from us and/or our carefully selected partners) and emails;

  • To administer and analyze our client base (behavior and history) in order to improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/services offered/provided; and

  • To conduct questionnaires concerning reader satisfaction.

 

So long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that are similar or the same to your browsing behavior to be in our legitimate interest.

 

With your consent we process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To send you newsletters and campaign offers (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);

  • For other purposes we have asked your consent for; and

  • To leave a comment on blog posts.

 

We process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligations arising from any legal matter and/or use your Personal Data as required by law. We reserve the right to make anonymous Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is made anonymous. We save your name and email so that we can send you emails/newsletters to which you can unsubscribe at any time.

 

We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

  • The link between purposes, context, and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further processing;

  • The further processing would not harm your interests; and

  • There would be appropriate safeguards for processing.

 

We will inform you of any further processing and purposes.

 

 

WHO ELSE CAN ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA

 

We do not share your Personal Data with strangers.

 

CONNECTED THIRD PARTIES

 

We only work with processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

 

HOW WE SECURE YOUR DATA

 

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonyms and pseudonyms where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks with security software.

 

Even though we try our best we cannot guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

 

CHILDREN

 

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

 

COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY

 

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze reader behavior, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

 

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

 

WE USE COOKIES FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

 

  • Necessary Cookies: These cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.

  • Functionality Cookies: These cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms, so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.

  • Analytics Cookies: These cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services.

  • Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and to your interests. In addition, they are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They are usually placed to the website by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. These cookies remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

 

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

 

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has its own Privacy Policy, which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

hannah@eqbmdesignco.com

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

 

We reserve the right to make change to this Privacy Policy.
Last modification was made February 2021.

 
 
woman holding a book

TELL US

What's your story? 

We’d love to learn more about you and your business and how we can help you.