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Privacy Statement

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors does not read any of your private online communications.

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors and Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors collects and uses your personal information to operate the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors and its affiliates. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors, in order to determine what Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web sites 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 Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors pages, or register with Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors site or services, a cookie helps Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Pennsylvania Council of General Contractors at hank@penncgc.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

  

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