Privacy Statement

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers Web  site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers  website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers collects personally  identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work  address or telephone number. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers. This information  can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and  referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers for  the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to  provide general statistics regarding use of the Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers Web site.

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

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites  you choose to link to from Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers so that you can understand how  those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers is  not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites  outside of the Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers and Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers collects and uses your personal  information to operate the Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers Web site and deliver the services  you have requested. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers also uses your personally identifiable  information to inform you of other products or services available from  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers and its affiliates. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers may also contact you  via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of  potential new services that may be offered.

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers does not sell,  rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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, Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers, and they are required to  maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers does not  use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or  political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

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

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the  personal safety of users of Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers pages, or  register with Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers site or services, a cookie helps  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers Web site, the information you previously provided can be  retrieved, so you can easily use the Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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  Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers secures your personal information from  unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 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

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect  company and customer feedback. Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers encourages you to periodically  review this Statement to be informed of how Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers is protecting  your information.

Contact Information

Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers welcomes your comments  regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers has  not adhered to this Statement, please contact Georgia Section, American Society of Civil Engineers at [email protected]. We  will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the  problem.