Whirlwind Steel buildings takes special care to respect the privacy of visitors to our website.
We maintain the necessary security measures to help protect personal information and client data. Any personal information gathered on this site will be kept strictly confidential and only be used in ways which have been previously specified and consented; however, third parties that provide us with support or services may receive pertinent client data or personal information as they are necessary to maintain security measures. We will never rent or sell personal information to any third party.
We have taken reasonable precautionary steps to safeguard any personal information submitted voluntarily through our website. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Despite this, security cannot be fully guaranteed, and all risks associated with the unauthorized disclosure or use of personal information cannot be completely eliminated.
By accessing or using this Website, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this Privacy \Policy. We collect and use personal information for the sole purpose of aiding our company. All information is collected through voluntary submission. Any individual who contacts us through our website consents to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information as outlined in this privacy statement.
You are free to explore the Website without providing any Personal Information about yourself. When you visit the Website, we may request that you provide Personal Information about yourself and we collect Navigational Information.
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, email address, company name, address, phone number and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Website and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers.
Personal Information also includes Navigational Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the "Navigation Information" section below.
When you use our services our view content provided by us, we automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, clickstream data, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Whirlwind Steel to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website. For these purposes, we do link this automatically-collected data to Personal Information such as name, email address, address and phone number.
We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party.
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Whirlwind Steel Buildings.
We post customer testimonials and comments on our Website, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each customer's consent prior to posting the customer's name and testimonial.
We offer a publicly accessible blog. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose any information through our public blogs, this information may be collected and used by others. We will correct or delete any information you have posted on the Website if you so request, as described in "Opting Out and Unsubscribing" below.
How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information. as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible.
We retain Personal Information that you provide to us where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as long as is required in order to contact you about products and services or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements).
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we securely delete the information or anonymize it or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request, as described in "To Unsubscribe from Our Communications" below.
If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time from the date you last expressed interest in our content, products or services, such as when you last opened an email from us. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created.
We employ other companies and people to provide services to visitors to our Website and our customers and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. Examples may include analyzing data or performing statistical analysis, providing marketing assistance, supplementing the information you provide us in order to provide you with better service and providing customer service or support. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.
If we (or our assets) are acquired by another company, whether by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, that company would receive all information gathered by Whirlwind Steel Buildings on the Website. In this event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership, uses of your Personal Information and choices you may have regarding your Personal Information.
We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or comply with a law, court order or legal process.
Reviewing, correcting and removing your personal information
You have the following data protection rights:
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our emails, updating your communication preferences or by sending us an email at Chris.Karcher@whirlwindsteel.com .
Vice President of Marketing
Whirlwind Steel Buildings
8234 Hansen Rd.
Houston, TX 77075
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