Facility Grid

Privacy Policy

 

Updated January 24, 2017

Pursuant to our Terms of Use, this document describes how we treat personal information related to your use of FacilityGrid.com (the “Website”), including information you provide when using it.

Data Collected

Browsing the Website. You can access the Website without having an account, in which case only your IP address, country of origin and other non-personal information about your computer or device (such as web requests, browser type, browser language, referring URL, operating system and date and time of requests) will be recorded for log file information, aggregated traffic information and in the event that there is any misappropriation of information and/or content.

Registering on the Website. Registration of an account is required for uploading data and documents and accessing other features on the Website. We require at least the following personal information at the time of registration: your username and password (which you generate), e-mail address and name. Your IP address is recorded automatically.

Usage Information. We may record information about your usage of the Website such as the documents and data you access, which users you communicate with, the frequency and size of data transfers and other statistics. If you have registered and are logged in, we may associate that information with your account.

Uploaded Content. Any personal information or content you voluntarily disclose online and explicitly specify as publically accessible becomes publicly available and may be collected and used by others. All other information, including building-related information will only be shared with those to whom you or your account manager granted access.

Correspondences. We may keep a record of any correspondence between you and us.

Cookies. When you use the Website, we may send cookies to your computer to uniquely identify your browser session. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies.

 

Data Usage

We may use your information to provide you with certain features and to create a personalized experience on the Website. We may also use that information to operate, maintain and improve features and functionality of the Website.

We will not use your e-mail address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages of third parties without your consent. We may use your e-mail without further consent for our own internal marketing, non-marketing or administrative purposes.

We use cookies, web beacons and other information to store information so that you will not have to re-enter it on future visits, provide personalized content and information, monitor the effectiveness of the Website and monitor aggregate metrics such as the number of visitors and page views (including for use in monitoring visitors from affiliates). They may also be used to provide targeted advertising based on your country of origin and other personal information.

We may aggregate your personal information with personal information of other members and users, and disclose such information to advertisers and other third-parties for marketing and promotional purposes.

Your username, name, and other personal information may be displayed to other users alongside certain content you upload, including your profile, comments and messages, but only with your consent and in accordance with the Website functionality.

 

Disclosures of Information

We may be required to release certain data to comply with legal obligations or in order to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements. We may also release certain data to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users and others. This includes providing information to other companies or organizations like the police or governmental authorities for the purposes of protection against or prosecution of any illegal activity, whether or not it is identified in the Terms of Use.

If you upload any illegal material to the Website, we may forward all available information to relevant authorities, including respective copyright owners, without any notice to you.

 

Miscellaneous

If you have an account on the Website and have a password giving you access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping the password confidential. Anyone else with your password may access your account and other personal information.

We use commercially reasonable measures to protect the security of all information and, where possible, conform to industry best practices. For example, some information gathered on our website is encrypted during transmission with SSL encryption and stored within databases protected by secure firewall. As effective as current encryption and other security infrastructure is, however, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that information which you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to or from us over the Internet. Any information or content you transmit to us is done at your own risk.

You are entitled to access, correct or delete your information on the Website and may request us to do so by contacting us at copyright@facilitygrid.com