Effective January 1, 2020
1. What Information Is Gathered
You are free to navigate the Building Intelligence website without entering any personal information. There are times when we may need information from you, including personal information, examples are numbered below.
We receive and store personal information that you may provide to us in connection with using our Services, 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 service, 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.
2. How We Use 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, 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 our 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 companies, for employment consideration or your inquiry. Except where you tell us not to, we will keep the information for future consideration.
3. Who We Share Information With
Building Intelligence will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We may share personal information you provide voluntarily with our affiliated companies as described below:
3.1 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 Service, or process credit card transactions. Service providers are only given access to the information necessary to perform their functions and Building Intelligence requires that its service providers keep confidential any personal information disclosed to them. Furthermore, Building Intelligence Inc may use 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.
3.2 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 may forward the contact information of a potential customer to a Building Intelligence authorized dealer to respond to a customer inquiry about Building Intelligence Inc Products.
Building Intelligence Inc may forward such contact information to enable a Building Intelligence authorized dealer to furnish customers with product updates. Building Intelligence requires that its dealers and distributors keep confidential any personal information of customers or potential customers disclosed to them.
3.3 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, but not without your knowledge or consent.
3.4 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.
If the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you and your information, you can exercise your privacy rights to have data security and data control. Building Intelligence will not collect your personal information as defined by the GDPR unless you consent for us to do so.
You are free to browse buildingintelligence.com without registration, however, upon agreeing to registration we may collect some information to better serve you. Your privacy is important to us which is why Building Intelligence does not assume consent to the collection of personal information based on the browsing of our site. You are in control of your data.
If the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is applicable to you and your information, you can exercise your rights to receive information and request access to your information, as well as request to delete your information.
You can submit a request to access, obtain a record of, and delete any personal information we may have about you via firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We Collect
|Type of Data||Example||Collected?|
|Identifiers||Names, Email, and Postal Addresses, and similar identifiers when submitted via Registration or Web Forms||YES|
|Information Categories described in subsection (e) of Section 1798.80 of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)||Names, Social Security numbers, physical characteristics or descriptions, addresses, telephone numbers, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, other financial information, medical information, health insurance information.||YES|
|Commercial Information such as details of purchases||Records of personal property, products or services purchased or other purchasing or use histories or tendencies||YES|
|Internet Records (browsing or search history)||NO|
|Employment and Education Information||YES|
|Audio, Visual, Thermal, Electronic, Olfactory, or Other Similar Information||NO|
|Inferences||Information used to profile a consumer and reflect a consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes||NO|
4. Other Important Policies
4.2 Browser Controls
You have the option of setting your browser to warn you before accepting cookies or to reject them altogether. For more information on rejecting cookies through your browser please consult your browser’s manufacturer information.
4.3 What Technologies Are Used?
Building Intelligence Inc uses Google Analytics to track traffic and usage of the website and mobile applications, which includes the use of Google-specific cookies and information gathering technology. For more information on how Google Analytics uses your information, please visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
5. Voluntary Disclosure of Information
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.
6. Third Parties
Our website contains links to other websites. When you access other websites, even one that may contain the Building Intelligence logo and content regarding Building Intelligence Products or 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.
7. Additional Resources
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 from our Platform, Services, or Products.
7.1 Do Not Track
Although Building Intelligence does not track its customers to provide targeted advertising, there are third-party sites that keep track of your activities online. You can completely disable tracking on your browser settings.
7.2 Your Choices to Opt-Out
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 Products, Services or Promotions, or when you submit a user profile you are given the opportunity to opt-in or out of future information, special offers, or communications via email.
All unsolicited email marketing and promotional communications contain an opportunity for you to decline future communication. Additionally, at any time you can opt-out of receiving such further information from Building Intelligence by sending your opt-out request to email@example.com.
Changes to this policy