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HydroGeo Group is strongly committed to respecting the privacy of all persons using this Site, and the protection of any personal information that we may collect and that you may choose to share with us. Such personal information will be used in accordance with the disclosures in this Privacy Statement, which is part of and incorporated into the Terms and Conditions of Use of this Site.
Exclusive Disclosures Pertaining to Use of Personal Information. Please note that this Privacy Statement pertains exclusively to information that you provide to us in the course of your use and access of the Site, and does not alter or affect the terms and conditions of any other agreement that you may have or enter into with any HydroGeo Group entity for any given product or service. The latter agreement will continue to govern that specific legal relationship with HydroGeo Group. However, some pages on this Site or areas of this Site with restricted access ("Secured Sites", including, without limitation, project extranets or sites engaged in e-commerce) or in foreign locations may require the application of additional or special privacy disclosures, which will be posted on the home page of that Site.
Your Express Consent to Collection and Use of Information. If you do not agree with any disclosure in this Privacy Statement, or have any questions, please do not access the Site, contact us directly at email@example.com, and we will be pleased to assist you. BY CHOOSING TO PROCEED AND ACCESS THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT AND AGREEMENT TO THE COLLECTION, TRANSFER, HANDLING, PROCESSING, USE AND STORAGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOU DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE, ANY OF WHICH MAY OCCUR BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OR THE EUROPEAN UNION IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE LEGAL PROTECTIONS MAY BE LESS STRINGENT. You grant HydroGeo Group, its affiliates, and third party providers a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free perpetual license to use your personal information for the purposes disclosed herein.
How We May Obtain Your Personal Information. When you visit and use this Site, we may obtain various types of information (such as your name and contact information) from you that (1) you may directly provide to us (by inputting information through various interactive features, filling out registrations, submitting inquiries, placing orders, etc.) or (2) that we will automatically collect during your visit to the site (such as your user identification and password, internet domain or IP address) as part of our normal operation.
How We Will Use Your Information. Your personal information will be stored in our systems for our internal use only. We will use such information to provide you with the requested information, goods, services, or materials, for internal research, for marketing and data analysis, to send you updates and news concerning HydroGeo Group and its business partners, and to better assist you with any future requirements. It is our policy not to disclose, sell, or market your personal information to any unaffiliated third party without your prior permission. However, we may transfer or disclose your information to our affiliates, divisions, employees, partners, contractors and suppliers, subject to use only as set forth herein. Please note, however, that your information will not be considered subject to any obligation of confidentiality. You agree that any ideas, material, or content submitted on or through this Site becomes the sole property of HydroGeo Group, and HydroGeo Group has no obligation of confidentiality nor are we responsible for any claims of infringement or misappropriation that may result from any submission. We may disclose your information to any person, specifically to any governmental agency, without notice, if we, in good faith, believe that such is required in order to comply with law, to protect HydroGeo Group interests including this Site, and in response to any emergency situation.
You may elect not to accept "cookies" by setting your Internet options on your computer, however, please be advised that in that case, you may not be able to access part or all of this Site, or parts of this Site may not operate effectively.
How You May Review and Correct Your Collected Personal Information. At any time you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, request to review your personal information, if any, which we may have collected, and request that your personal information be corrected, supplemented, or permanently deleted from our systems.
No Warranties. Due to numerous technical and operational uncertainties, we cannot make any warranty, guarantee, or representation concerning the accuracy, thoroughness, completeness, or currency of your information, nor concerning our ability to control, correct, access, handle, process, use, store or transfer such information, and all such warranties—express or implied—are hereby disclaimed.
Changes to Privacy Statement. Since we are constantly making changes and upgrades to our systems and services in order to better serve you, and how we manage your personal information may accordingly change, we anticipate updating this Privacy Statement from time-to-time. Therefore, we reserve the right to revise the content of this Privacy Statement in any manner and at any time, without notice, however we will note the date of revision. It is your responsibility to check the Site each time prior to access for any changes.
Protection of Your Personal Information. While we strive to undertake appropriate and reasonable measures to safeguard your information, please remember that, due to the many technical uncertainties, complete security of Internet transmissions cannot be guaranteed. Therefore, you understand and agree that HydroGeo Group is unable to provide any warranty, guarantee or representation concerning the protection of your information or concerning the existence or effectiveness of any security measures undertaken. HydroGeo Group will not be liable for any claims, losses, or damages that may result from access by an unauthorized third party, or the introduction of viruses, worms, or other harmful elements into the system and their possible effects on personal information contained on the Site.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL HYDROGEO GROUP, ITS AFFILIATES AND DIVISIONS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, INSURERS AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY COSTS, DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES), OR LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE, ARISING FROM ANY CAUSE, RESULTING FROM THE COLLECTION, USE, TRANSFER, PROCESSING, HANDLING, CONTENT, OR STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED OR SUBMITTED BY YOU RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement or the use of your information, please contact us by contacting us at email@example.com.
LAST UPDATED SEPTEMBER 13, 2011.