How We Collect Personal Information
Typically, we receive personal information directly from individuals about themselves or others in their organization. For example, customers and potential customers may provide personal information of their employee representatives in the course of sales discussions or engagements for our services. In some instances, we may collect information about a person from third party sources, such as when conducting a background check. We also collect personal information through our Website, for example, when you request or subscribe to receive information about our company and services through the Website. Our web servers may also collect information from Website visitors such as your devices IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, operating system, and platform. Some web browsers allow the user to send “do-not-track” signals to websites, but our Website does not respond to those signals.
Our Website, like most websites, employs “cookies” and similar technologies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our Website that allow us to recognize your browser and obtain information about your use of the Website.
How We Use Personal Information
We use the personal information we collect to fulfill the purpose for which it was provided. For example, you may provide us with the personal information of the individuals in your organization responsible for procurement, billing, or project engineering and we will use that information in relation to those roles. We may also use your personal information: (1) to provide you with information and services that you request from us; (2) to provide you with email alerts, event registrations and other notices concerning our services, or events or news, that may be of interest to you; (3) to carry out any contracts or other business relationships entered into between us and you or the organization you represent; (4) to improve our Website and present its contents to you; (5) to comply with laws and regulations, including inquiries and investigations by governmental authorities; (6) for testing, research, analysis, and development of our offerings; (7) to prevent, detect, or investigate data security incidents or protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and (8) for any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose personal information: (1) to our subsidiaries and other affiliates; (2) to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business; (3) to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it; (4) to a buyer or other successor in the event of a sale or transfer of some or all of our business or assets; (5) for any other purpose disclosed by us when we collect the information; (6) to comply with any court order, law, regulation, or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request; (7) to carry out any contracts or other business relationships entered into between us and you or the organization you represent; (8) if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers, or others; or (9) with your consent. We do not sell or otherwise share personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes.