Privacy Policy

Last Updated March 4, 2022

Introduction

CIDCI (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your “personal information” when you visit our website cidci.com, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”). Please read this privacy policy carefully. 

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.  We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy.  Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. 

You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.  

Collection of Your Information

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways to provide information to you. Types of data collected include:

 

Personal Data 


We may ask you to provide certain personal identifiable information that can be used to identify or contact you. Personally identifiable information, may include but is not limited to:

  • Full Name

  • Email address

  • Address, City, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code

  • Telephone number

  • Company and Industry

  • Demographic information

All information is given voluntarily to us when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site, such as event registrations, subscribing to newsletters, or donate to or sponsor CIDCI. 

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, other information that may be of interest to you, or respond to communications. 

Other information we collect is based on the actions you take while visiting our site, such as the pages you visit and your interactions. This information includes records of those interactions, your Internet Protocol address, information about your device (such as browser type, and referral information. We only use this information to improve our site, fight spam and other forms of abuse, and generate non-identifying data on how people interact with our site.

 

Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys 


Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

Use of Your Information

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience.  Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to: 

 

  • To notify you of updates to our Site 

  • To allow you to participate in events and webinars

  • To gather statistical data and analysis for use internally to improve our organization

  • Deliver targeted advertising, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you

  • Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site

  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site 

  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site 

  • Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you

  • Perform other business activities as needed

Disclosure of Your Information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:  

By Law or to Protect Rights 


Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities. If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.

Third-Party Service Providers

 
We may share your information with third party service providers and contractors that perform services for us or on our behalf to maintain, enhance, or add functionality to our website and events including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, marketing assistance. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. 

 

Sale or Bankruptcy 


If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity.  If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party.  You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

 

Security of Data


We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations.  If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
 

Tracking Technologies

Cookies and Web Beacons


We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. When you access the Site, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

 

Website Analytics 


We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as:

  • Google Analytics – Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. 

Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

Security of Your Information

Your data security is important to us but please keep in mind that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and that while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information we can not guarantee its absolute security.

Policy for Children

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below. 

Policy For Do-Not-Track-Features Under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy. 

Options Regarding Your Information

Emails and Communications


If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:

  • Follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of any email

  • Contact us using the contact information provided below

 

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly. 

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California.  We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
 

Your Data Protection Rights Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. CIDCI aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Information.

 

If you wish to be informed about what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

 

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

 

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Please contact us to assist you.

  • You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.

  • You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.

  • You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

  • You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where CIDCI relied on your consent to process your personal information.

 

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

 

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact by using the contact form on our website:

The Center for Innovation in the Design and Construction Industry (CIDCI)

870 Market Street, #447

San Francisco, CA 94102