COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
You can browse our Website without entering any Personal Information. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, including Personal Information, when you:
- Access or register on our Website
- Purchase Products or Services
- Download or upgrade Products
- Register as a user of Products
- Make requests for materials, customer and other services, and product support, repairs and upgrades
- Subscribe to newsletters and Services
- Enter Building Intelligence Inc sponsored contests, sweepstakes and other promotions
- Create a user profile to receive future information, special offers and communications
- Apply to be considered for employment in connection with a job opening at Building Intelligence Inc
- Register for a Building Intelligence Inc User Conference
We receive and store Personal Information that you may provide us in connection with using the Service, Products or Platform. “Personal Information” is defined as any information collected and stored under your name or information associated with you. At such times you may be asked to provide contact and billing information (e.g., your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number and expiration date), as well as information about the Product or Service purchased (e.g., Product I.D., serial number, customer number, Product version). Demographic or other Personal Information may also be requested, however, volunteering such information is optional. By providing Personal Information to Building Intelligence Inc you consent to our transfer of this information to our company databases and other repositories, wherever located.
We may collect information about the location of your device if you provide your consent. This data may include your location data (when you use a location-enabled Product or Services, we may collect and process information about your location). We may also collect device information (such as product model, operating system), log information (such as device event information, system activity, hardware settings). In certain circumstances, general, non-personally identifiable information that Building Intelligence Inc logs from Website visits such as Internet service provider, operating system/browser type, and pages accessed, will be collected.
USE OF INFORMATION
Building Intelligence Inc uses Personal Information collected on its Products, Platform and Services for the purposes for which it is requested or as necessary or permissible under applicable law (e.g., in some jurisdictions we may have to keep invoices under tax laws). We also may use Personal Information you provide to notify you later about new developments with respect to the Products and Services you have purchased or to inform you about new Products, special offers and Services offered by Building Intelligence Inc its subsidiaries and affiliates or its business partners. It is important to note that you may opt out of receiving further information from Building Intelligence Inc, as discussed in detail below. We use non-personal information to analyze sales trend data as it relates to geography, time and demographics.
In connection with a job application or inquiry advertised on the Website, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information throughout Building Intelligence Inc and the Building Intelligence Inc. Companies for employment consideration or your inquiry. Except where you tell us not to, we will keep the information for future consideration.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
Affiliated Companies and Service Providers. We work together with affiliated companies and service providers who are acting on our behalf for the uses described above. For example, a service provider may fulfill orders, provide support, organize sweepstakes, host or operate an online Building Intelligence Inc Service, or process credit card transactions. Service providers are only given access to the information necessary to perform their functions and Building Intelligence Inc requires that its service providers keep confidential any Personal Information disclosed to them. Furthermore, Building Intelligence Inc uses payment processing services in the United States, which will subject your information to the laws of the United States, including the Patriot Act. When an affiliated company or one of our service providers is involved in a transaction with you, we may share your Personal Information related to this transaction.
Building Intelligence Inc Authorized Dealers and Distributors. We work with and through members of our distribution channel to provide customers and potential customers with Product information and customer service. For example, Building Intelligence Inc may forward the contact information of a potential customer to a Building Intelligence Inc -authorized dealer to respond to a customer inquiry about Building Intelligence Inc Products. Or Building Intelligence Inc may forward such contact information to enable a Building Intelligence Inc authorized dealer to furnish customers with a Product updates. Building Intelligence Inc requires that its dealers and distributors keep confidential any Personal Information of customers or potential customers disclosed to them.
Mergers and Reorganizations. In the event of a corporate reorganization, such as a merger, acquisition or sale or transfer of assets by Building Intelligence Inc outside the normal course of business, customer information may be transferred to third parties as part of that transaction.
Other Situations. Finally, Building Intelligence Inc may release Personal Information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with law, (b) enforce or apply the terms of our user agreements (e.g., Terms of Sale and Terms of Service), or (c) to protect the rights, property or safety of Building Intelligence Inc our Website users, or others.
VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online in a public area, such Personal Information can be collected and used by others. We do not control the actions of our visitors and registered users. If you disclose Personal Information in a review, bulletin board or any other publicly accessible portion of the Website, you do so at your own risk and you understand that your submitted information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages or advertisements, or for other purposes. Please remember that protection of your privacy begins with you. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use, and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing Personal Information online.
Please note that our Website contains links to other websites. When you access a third party’s website, even one that may contain the Building Intelligence Inc or Building Intelligence Inc logo and content regarding Building Intelligence Inc Products and Services, please understand that the website is independent of Building Intelligence Inc. We do not control the privacy policies of any third party websites. If you click-through a banner ad or link to a third party site and submit your information, you will be subject to the privacy policies of those third parties. We assume no responsibility or liability for any third party policies or the actions of third parties. A link to a third-party website is not an endorsement.
ACCESS AND CONTROL
Building Intelligence Inc will not share Personal Information provided to us except as stated above without allowing you the opportunity of consenting to or opting out of such disclosures. When you place an order for Building Intelligence Inc products, register as a user of Building Intelligence Inc Products, Services or promotions, or when you submit a user profile you are given the opportunity of notifying us as to whether you would like to receive future information, special offers and communications via email. All unsolicited email marketing and promotional communications contain an opportunity for you to decline future communications. Additionally, at any time you can opt-out of receiving such further information from Building Intelligence Inc by sending your opt-out request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Building Intelligence Inc. will use its best efforts to comply promptly with all such requests.
Although we will use commercially reasonable and appropriate efforts to safeguard the privacy of your Personal Information, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot be made secure. Building Intelligence Inc. cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our Platform, Services or Products.
If we need to, or are required to, contact you concerning any event that involves your Personal Information, we may choose to notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone at our sole discretion.