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BUILDINGSERVICE.COM ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Overview This Privacy Policy explains BUILDINGSERVICE.COM’s (“Building Service Inc.”) information‐gathering and online policy practices for our website: www.Buildingservice.com. BSI takes privacy rights seriously and has posted this Online Privacy Policy to inform users of which information is collected and how it’s being used. BSI’s goal is to collect and use only that information which is necessary to better understand our clients and provide better service. Acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the BSI Terms and Conditions for use of the BUILDINGSERVICE.COM. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions for use of BUILDINGSERVICE.COM, please do not provide us with any information and do not use the site. Your continued use of the site in light of changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your acceptance of the changes for information gathered after the date of the change. Does this Privacy Policy apply to you? This privacy policy covers BSI’s information collection (through Google analytics and other analytics platforms) and use practices for anyone who uses the BUILDINGSERVICE.COM website. BUILDINGSERVICE.COM also contains links to other websites and third parties. Once you link to another website from the BUILDINGSERVICE.COM, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including, but not limited to, its Internet privacy policy. BSI automatically collects technical information about each visitor, including your IP address, the type of device, the type of browser you use to surf the Internet, your screen resolution, the URL you visited prior to arriving at BUILDINGSERVICE.COM, and your computer’s operating system. Your IP address tells us both your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the general geographic location from which you are connecting. We may also use your IP address to track the date and time you accessed the site, how long you stayed on the site, and what pages you visited. This information is used internally by BSI to help us achieve the best user web experience including proper formatting for our web pages and will not be sold or given to 3rd parties. To better serve you, we use ‘cookies’ to enhance or customize your visit to this site. Cookies are simple text files stored on your web browser. These files provide a way to distinguish among visitors to this site. Cookies created on the device you use to access this website do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy. We use the cookie feature to store a randomly generated identifying tag on the device you use to access this site. The use of cookies is a standard practice among Internet websites. The software and hardware you use to access the site allows you to refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file at any time. Refusing or deleting a cookie may, however, limit your ability to take advantage of some features of this site.

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • You have made a complaint or enquiry to us.
  • You have made an information request to us.
  • You wish to attend, or have attended, an event.
  • You subscribe to our e-newsletter.
  • You have applied for a job with us.
  • You are representing your organization.

 

We also receive personal information indirectly, in the following scenarios:

  • We have contacted an organization about a complaint you have made and it gives us your personal information in its response.
  • Your personal information is contained in reports of breaches of data protection law (‘breach reports’) given to us by organizations.
  • A complainant refers to you in their complaint correspondence.
  • Whistleblowers include information about you in their reporting to us.
  • We have seized personal information as part of an investigation.
  • From other regulators or law enforcement bodies.
  • An employee of ours gives your contact details as an emergency contact or a referee.

BSI will retain user data for a period up to 26 months from the date captured. Contact marketing@buildingservice.com in case of a data change request, or if you wish deleted or exported. However if user data is submitted through a formal form (Ask an expert, etc.) data retention can exceed 26 months.

BSI reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time to comply with any applicable state or federal regulations, to utilize new technologies, or to improve your BSI experience, so please check back periodically to review our Privacy Policy. If BSI changes any portion of this Privacy Policy, the change will be posted in this document so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. BSI will not change the use and dissemination practices related to information obtained under a prior version of this Privacy Policy without your prior consent.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at marketing@buildingservice.com and we’ll respond. This Privacy Policy was last posted on our site on July 17, 2018.