I. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM SITE USERS
Engineering Quality Solutions may collect and/or track (1) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to the Site, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Engineering Quality Solutions or the Site via e-mail, (3) information knowingly provided by the visitor in online forms, registration forms, surveys, and contest entries (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data), and (4) aggregate and user-specific information regarding page views.
When a visitor performs a search within the Site, Engineering Quality Solutions may record information identifying the visitor or linking the visitor to the search performed. Engineering Quality Solutions may also record limited information associated with every search request made by the visitor and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the service and to calculate overall usage statistics.
Engineering Quality Solutions may place Internet “cookies” on visitors’ hard drives. Internet cookies save data about individual visitors, such as the visitor’s name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor. When the visitor revisits the Site, Engineering Quality Solutions may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor’s experience accordingly. Visitors may decline Internet cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available; however, this may impair certain features of the Site.
II. USE OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED
Engineering Quality Solutions may use personally identifiable information in a number of ways, such as:
*To communicate with you about your account, or to communicate information about the Site.
*To build higher-quality, more useful services, such as by analyzing usage trends, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Site.
*To provide you with prompt and effective customer service.
*To support the operation of the Site (such as account maintenance and record-keeping), troubleshoot problems, resolve disputes, and to enforce our Terms and Conditions.
III. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED
Engineering Quality Solutions may disclose personally identifiable information about you to Third Parties as follows:
*With your consent.
*To facilitate a transaction or communication with a Third Party that you have initiated.
*To Engineering Quality Solutions’ agents and advisors (such as our accountants or attorneys). We only disclose the personal information necessary for them to provide their services to you or to us, and only under strict confidentiality restrictions.
As Engineering Quality Solutions believes necessary to: (a) comply with law (including court and government orders, and civil subpoenas); (b) enforce or apply Engineering Quality Solutions’ Terms and Conditions and Rules and Regulations and other agreements; or (c) protect the rights, property, or safety of Engineering Quality Solutions, our users, or others.
If you partake (or we reasonably suspect that you are partaking) in any illegal or potentially illegal activity. We may disclose personal information even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, to the extent we feel is necessary to inform and cooperate with law enforcement agencies or other appropriate authorities.
In connection with a transfer, reorganization or otherwise, to a successor-in-interest to Engineering Quality Solutions organization or its other material assets.
IV. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA FROM CHILDREN
To the extent that Engineering Quality Solutions is able to determine the age of users by their submissions to, or communications with, the Site, Engineering Quality Solutions will not knowingly (a) collect or post information from individuals under eighteen years of age (“Children” or “Child”) without their parent’s or guardian’s consent, or (b) provide any personally identifying information collected from Children, regardless of its source, to any Third Party for any purpose whatsoever.
V. SECURITY MEASURES
Engineering Quality Solutions uses advanced technology to ensure security on all data transmitted via the Site. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology is used to transmit all data between browsers and our web server where applicable. In order to use the Site, users must be running an SSL-capable browser such as MS Internet Explorer 4.0 (or later version) or Netscape Navigator 4.0 (or a later version).
VI. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
VII. OPT-OUT RIGHT
VIII. ENGINEERING QUALITY SOLUTIONS RIGHT TO CONTACT VISITOR
IX. ACCESS TO AND ABILITY TO CORRECT PERSONAL DATA
Upon request via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone (during our regular business hours), Engineering Quality Solutions will provide to visitors a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Engineering Quality Solutions regarding the visitor. Visitors may modify, correct, change or update personally identifiable information that Engineering Quality Solutions has collected through the Site or may cause their personal record to be removed from Engineering Quality Solutions database by contacting Engineering Quality Solutions via postal mail, e-mail, or the telephone number indicated below.
X. CONTACT INFORMATION