Collection of your Personal Information
At various times BuildersUpdate.com may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number, or anonymous demographic information. Information collected however, will always remain in the sole possession of BuildersUpdate.com and not be sold to others; only your name, company name and business phone number are visible to companies that you have deliberately shown an interest in their products. Interest is defined as taking the additional steps to click and view a company’s detail page, print the detail page, visit the company’s website or send a company’s information to others using the features of the site to do so. At no time will a registered agent’s email address be visible or transmitted to a third party unless you choose to dialogue directly with the third party company. We have designed and incorporated a blind email system within the site to protect all email address information so that no registered user can view the email address of any other registered user at any time should they desire to reach you.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that may be automatically collected by Company. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by Company for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the site.
Use of your Personal Information
BuildersUpdate.com collects and uses your personal information to operate the web site and deliver the services you have requested. BuildersUpdate.com also may use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products, updates or services available and send you a periodic newsletter if you have opted in to receive our newsletter. BuildersUpdate may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
BuildersUpdate.com does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Third party companies of particular interest may advertise in our newsletters and sponsor special updates sent out periodically from our application, but at no time do they have access to your personal information unless you choose to reveal it by showing an interest in their products. In addition, BuildersUpdate.com may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis. All such partners are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to BuildersUpdate.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
BuildersUpdate.com will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Company; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Company, its web site, or the public.
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Security of your Personal Information
BuildersUpdate.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BuildersUpdate.com secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites through the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypted protection and is not stored on BuildersUpdate.com servers or retained in our offices for additional use.
BuildersUpdate.com logs user account activity in order to evaluate the effectiveness of its system, identify usability issues early on, and to help troubleshoot user problems. BuildersUpdate.com only records activity on customers who are logged into their account, and on visitors who are in the process of signing up for new services.
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