Privacy Policy

How AIRRC handles your data and uses cookies


This website, the American Infrastructure Renewal Resource Clearinghouse (AIRRC), at www.airrc.org, is operated as a public service with the mission of serving as a resource for public and private sector stakeholders committed to building a resilient, sustainable, efficient, clean and adaptive infrastructure for a just, equitable and inclusive American future.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The AIRRC website does not collect any personal information about you unless you specifically and knowingly provide such information to the AIRRC. Submitting personal information is not required to use the AIRRC website.

We collect your personal information when you use the Contact Us form on the AIRRC website or you send us an email to an email address posted on the AIRRC website, which data consists of the data you enter in the Contact Us form and/or in any email you send to us. We also may collect information about your IP address and browser for processing and analytic purposes as described below in this Privacy Policy. Unless you request that we not contact you in your Contact Us or email submission, the AIRRC may contact you directly by use of the contact information, if any, you provided for the purposes of responding to your comment, suggestion or request. We do not use any information received from you to create any mailing lists or user subscriptions, or to otherwise engage in marketing.

 

WHAT WE DO WITH THE DATA WE COLLECT

If you have contacted AIRRC through our Contact Us form or in any email you send to us. We also may collect information about your IP address and browser for processing and analytic purposes as described below under the heading Third-Party Web Services – Website Analytics. Such analysis is designed to allow us to maintain and improve the quality of our website, the services we provide, and the user’s experience. Unless you request that we not contact you in your Contact Us or email submission, the AIRRC may contact you directly by use of the contact information, if any, you provided for the purposes of responding to your comment, suggestion or request. We do not use any information received from you to create any mailing lists or user subscriptions, or to otherwise engage in marketing.

 

USE OF COOKIES AND TRACKING

The AIRRC website uses tracking technology known as cookies to track the activity on the website. A cookie is a small file that includes an anonymous unique identifier and is placed on your computer or other device used by you to access our website for the purpose of allowing us to distinguish you from other users of this website. Cookies enable us to collect non-personal data about users of the AIRRC website and to keep a record of user preferences when utilizing the website, on either an individual or aggregate basis. The website may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser instructions.

Do Not Track signals are options available on your browser to tell operators of websites that you do not wish to have your online activity tracked. The AIRRC website operates no differently if these Do Not Track signals are enabled or disabled. While certain anonymous browsing information is used to analyze AIRRC website usage as described below under the heading Third-Party Web Services – Website Analytics, the AIRRC website does not allow any third-parties to collect personal information about your online activities over time or across websites for their own purposes.

 

THIRD-PARTY WEB SERVICES

We use certain web-based services of third-parties unrelated to AIRRC to operate and provide the information available on the AIRRC website. Such use requires that these third-parties interact with you and/or information about you.

Hosting Services. The AIRRC website is hosted by InMotion Hosting, Inc., which provides us with the online platform for this website. Your personal data, including information provided through our Contact Us form or in any email you send to us, may be stored through InMotion Hosting servers. Please read the InMotion Hosting privacy policy at https://www.inmotionhosting.com/privacy-policy for more information about how it handles information it collects.

Hyperlinked Websites. The AIRRC website includes hyperlinks to third-party websites. The information described on this page about our handling of your information and related matters applies only while you are navigating the AIRRC website itself and not when you have navigated to a third-party website through any hyperlink on the AIRRC website. We do not share with such third-party website operators any information you provide to us through our Contact Us form or in any email you send us, although information about your IP address and browser may become available to such third-parties as a result of your navigation to their websites. You should review such third-partys privacy/cookies policy for more information about what information such website may collect and how the operator of that website handles information it collects. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services.

Website Analytics.The AIRRC website uses the services of Google Analytics to assess user experience on the website on an anonymous basis. Google Analytics collects first-party cookies, data related to the device/browser, IP address and on-site/app activities to measure and report statistics about user interactions on the website and the geographic distribution of website users. Google Analytics data may be shared by Google with other services it provides, including its advertising services. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and processes your data, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed an Opt-out Browser add-on, which is available by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, to enable you to opt-out of Googles programs.

 

CERTAIN DATA HANDLING INFORMATION AND USERS’ RIGHTS TO CONTROL DATA

Some jurisdictions provide for disclosure of certain information about data use, the basis for any data collection and use, and the rights of individuals to control such data use.

Consent to Use. Our use of any data collected as described in this Privacy Policy is for the purposes of providing you the services that you have sought from this website on a consensual basis, and your use of this website operates as your consent (separate and apart from any specific consent that you may have provided) to our usage of such data in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Sharing of Information. AIRRC does not share any information received about users of the AIRRC website with any person other than for hosting or website analytic purposes as described above under the heading Third-Party Web Services,” except to the extent required to comply with a law, legal process or regulation, or to respond to or cooperate with law enforcement authorities, other government officials or other third parties pursuant to a subpoena, a court order or other legal process. California residents may request information as to whether we have disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties direct marketing purposes at main@airrc.org.

Transfer and Retention of Data. Information you provide to this website may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state or country. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data to the United States where it is processed and stored through our hosting company. We reasonably believe that our hosting service has appropriate controls for treating such data securely. We retain such information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area, you have certain data protection rights with respect to the correction, amendment, deletion, or limitation of the use of your personal data. Such rights include: (i) the right to access, update or delete information; (ii) the right to correct information that is inaccurate or incomplete; (iii) the right to object to or restrict processing of data; (iv) the right to receive a copy of information in a readily transferable manner; (v) the right to withdraw consent to use of information; and (vi) the right to complain to your local data protection authority. 

Please contact us at main@airrc.org if you wish to discuss or exercise any such rights.

 

INTENDED AUDIENCE OF THE AIRRC WEBSITE

The AIRRC website is intended for use by United States residents who are 18 years of age and older. However, as an Internet-based resource, the website is accessible to the general public as a whole. We do not knowingly collect information from children. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected any such information, we will promptly destroy that information, unless we are legally obligated to retain the information. If you believe we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child, please contact us at

 

CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES

If you have questions, concerns or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at main@airrc.org.

 

DATED: January 14, 2019