Effective Date: August 11, 2015
Stearns, Conrad & Schmidt, Consulting Engineers, Inc. and its other divisions and affiliates (“SCS”) care about privacy issues and want you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose information.
For questions regarding this Policy, or any requests relating to your information, please contact us by email at [email protected], by mail at Corporate Communications, SCS Engineers, 11260 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190-5282, or by phone on 1-800-767-4727. SCS will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner.
When you view the Website, SCS will receive information from your device or from server log files including your IP address and domain name, your browser type and other device information, the time you spend on the Website, the specific pages that you view on the Website, and other information.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Cookies are mainly used to keep your preferences, store information, and provide anonymised tracking data.
Cookies generally make your browsing experience better. But if you want to disable cookies, often the most effective way is through your browser. Refer to your browser’s Help section, or visit the All About Cookies website.
SCS does not track visitors across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) requests.
Information Submitted Through the Website
We may ask you to provide SCS with personal information (such as your name and email address) if you choose to submit a contact form on the Website. Alternatively, you may contact SCS by mail or telephone.
We will also ask you to provide your email address when you subscribe to the SCS newsletter. You will have the option to unsubscribe through an unsubscribe mechanism in each newsletter.
Information Submitted Through Third-Party Service Providers
In some cases, such as when you search for jobs, or post a resume in the careers section of the Website, a website interface or content may be provided by a third-party service. The information you provide to SCS through third-party services will be used solely for the purposes for which it is collected (including the processing of your application) and will be held in accordance with SCS’s legal and administrative requirements.
Use and Disclosure
SCS will use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected.
SCS may provide your information to third parties for processing. SCS may also provide your information to third parties for other purposes when you request information or services from that third party.
SCS may store, use, and disclose personal information as authorized or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to (a) protect the rights, property, or safety of SCS or others; (b) allow for lawful security or law enforcement investigations; and (c) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal requirements.
In addition, SCS may disclose aggregated and anonymized statistics about the Website and Website users to other parties.
SCS will not otherwise disclose your personal information without your approval.
Links and Embedded Material
This Website uses embedded material and has hyperlinks to other websites that are not owned or controlled by SCS. SCS does not manage or monitor the privacy policies of those sites.
Information collected through the Website may be shared outside your country of residence, such as by transfer to personnel or servers in the United States. Your use of this Website signifies your consent to this transfer of information and to the processing of such information in the United States and other countries where SCS and its vendors operate. The laws concerning the processing and transfer of personal information in these other countries may be less protective than the privacy laws in your country of residence.
SCS is committed to complying with the United States’ Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The Website and services are not targeted at children under the age of 13, and SCS does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
The Website is not designed to store sensitive personal information such as financial or health information, so we request that you not provide SCS with such information through the Website. SCS takes the security of your information seriously, but cannot guarantee that its security measures are sufficient to protect against unauthorized access.
This Policy only applies to information collected and maintained by SCS. SCS reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time by updating this Policy Web page, which is how users will be notified of changes.