Last updated: April 3, 2017
We know that you care how information about you, (“User”), is used and shared. We appreciate you trusting us that we will handle your information carefully and reasonably.
Please read the following to learn more about what information we collect, what we do with that information, and how we may use your personal information.
Information You Voluntarily Provide to Us
For you to access certain sections and features of the Site and Services, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address (“Personally Identifiable Information”). All information you provide when creating an account to use the Site and Services, except that which is expressly listed as public, shall be treated as private by us and shall not be shared with third parties without your express permission.
Otherwise, all directory listings, advertisements and other content that you post to the Site and Services shall be considered public. These uploads are made per your discretion, and you acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy for such uploads. All users can see who all directory listings, and may follow links to third party websites for users that choose to link them to their account.
We may ask you for your name and email address to stay in contact with you. We receive and store Personally Identifiable Information. You may elect to not provide Personally Identifiable Information to us, although doing so may prevent you from engaging in certain activities.
Information We Gather Automatically
When you use the Site and Services, files and other data are sent to, and stored on, our web servers. Our web servers automatically save and store this anonymous information. Examples of the information we collect automatically (without you providing it) and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your device to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, and operating system; metadata and timestamps used to keep track of listings; usage information in order to suggest broadcasts and other content that may interest users; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) click path you followed to and from our website or mobile commerce application, including date and time. We use this data to learn more about your use of the Site and Services and to improve marketing, analytics, and technology functionality, as well as to target our offerings to the users most interested in them based on their past use of the Site and Services.
Flash LSOs and HTML5
We may use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 local storage and cookies to store form submitted information. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our website use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Information Security and Data Integrity
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
How We Use Information We Gather
We use the information we gather to improve the experience of users of the Site and Services.
We may send you emails to inform you about our services, news, or offers by us or our referral partners. Additionally, any referral partner of ours with whom you are also a customer may be given access to information contained in your account for their use in the ordinary course of their business.
What We Do Not Do with Your Personally Identifiable Information
Information about our Users is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We do not and will never share, disclose, sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personally Identifiable Information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.
We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Personally Identifiable Information with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers.
We do not use the Personally Identifiable Information we collect from you to contact or market to you for any other product or service. However, you authorize us to use such information to contact or market to you regarding augmenting or otherwise optimizing any product or service that we are currently providing to you. Additionally, you authorize us to use such information to contact, consult with you market to you if we believe we can offer further products, consultation or services that may be of use to you or your business.
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail and e-mail, analyzing and cleaning up information on our User lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing payments, and providing customer service. These other companies and individuals have access to Personally Identifiable Information only to the extent they need it to provide their services to us.
What to Do if You Don’t Want to Share Information with Us
You can always choose not to provide Personally Identifiable Information to us, although such refusal may prevent you from taking advantage of the features of the Site and Services.
Opting Out of Email Communication from Us
You may choose to stop receiving emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by notifying us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Access by Minors
If you are under 18, you may use the Site and Services only with the active involvement of a parent or guardian.
Communications from Users
When you send e-mail or other communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
Controlling Your Personal Information
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us at (email@example.com). We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our data security policies, legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements.
We will retain Personally Identifiable Information we process on behalf of our business partners for as long as needed to provide services to our Users.
Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your Personally Identifiable Information is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will work with you to remove your Personally Identifiable Information from your account and update our records accordingly.
We cannot be held responsible for any information that has been eavesdropped, hacked, manipulated, or otherwise intercepted while in transit to us. When you send information to us, either directly or through a business partner, please be aware that you are fully responsible for any damage and or loss that is caused.
If we should ever sell its assets, merge with another entity or file for bankruptcy, information collected from the Site and Services may be transferred as assets of ConstructionConnected.com.
Links to Other Sites
All contents of the Site and Services, including text, graphics, logos, and identity devices, button icons, photographic images, audio and video clips, and software, are the property of Company and is protected by the intellectual property laws of Canada and by international intellectual property laws (collectively, THE “IP Laws”). The design of all content elements of the Site and Services are the exclusive property of Company and as such are protected by the IP Laws.
All software used by the Site and Services is the property of ConstructionConnected.com and is protected by the IP Laws.
The reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance of the content and software on the Site and Services is strictly prohibited.
The Site and Services can be accessed from all fifty states, as well as from other countries around the world. By accessing or using the Site and Services, you agree that the laws of Saskatchewan, Canada without regard to conflicts of laws principals thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the Site. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and the competent courts located therein with respect to such matters.
If any of these terms shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term will be ignored but the other terms will remain in effect.