ENGINE ALLIANCE Privacy Statement
Our Commitment to Privacy
Engine Alliance LLC, ("the ENGINE ALLIANCE") appreciates your interest in its products and services and your use of its websites and/or portals. The ENGINE ALLIANCE recognizes that building long-term business relationships depends in large part on trust. Earning your trust begins with the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s commitment to protecting your privacy.
This Privacy Statement applies only to personal data collected during visits to the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s websites and portals. It does not apply to personal data collected offline or manually processed data.
The ENGINE ALLIANCE provides this online Privacy Statement to make you aware of the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s privacy practices and the choices you may make about the way the ENGINE ALLIANCE collects and uses personal information you provide through the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s websites and portals. This statement is accessible on the home pages of the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s websites and portals and on every web page on those websites and portals.
Publicly Accessible Websites
You can visit the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s publicly accessible websites (websites that do not require a password for access; e.g., www.engineallianceportal.com) without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information unless you choose to do so. Visitors to the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s publicly accessible websites are asked to provide personal information such as name, mailing address, and e-mail address only if they want to communicate with the ENGINE ALLIANCE (e.g., to ask a question or request information) or submit a resume. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses this personal information to communicate with you (e.g., to answer your questions, respond to your requests, process your resume). If you choose not to provide the ENGINE ALLIANCE with personal information, you can still access certain portions of the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s publicly accessible websites.
The ENGINE ALLIANCE collects non-personally identifiable information online such as a user’s domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed to better understand your needs and to provide better service. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses non-personally identifiable information that it collects online to measure the number of visitors to a website and to determine the features of the website that users find useful based on the amount of traffic to those features. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses this information to enhance the user’s experience at the website and to prepare future content based on users’ interests.
Password-protected Websites and Portals
The ENGINE ALLIANCE also sponsors a number of password-protected websites and portals that it makes available to customers, suppliers, employees and others by invitation only. Before accessing these websites or portals, you must complete a registration process, which requires you to provide personal information such as name, business affiliation, e-mail address, and in some cases nationality, to obtain access credentials. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses the personal information you supply during registration to verify your identify and permission to access a particular website or portal, to provide you with customized content, to log your use of certain portions of the ENGINE ALLIANCE ‘s password-protected websites or portals, to engage in transactions with you or your company, and/or to determine your eligibility to view and/or use export controlled content. In some cases, you may be asked to provide additional personal information after your initial registration to verify information you previously provided or to obtain access to additional services. If you choose not to provide the ENGINE ALLIANCE with required personal information during or after the registration process, the ENGINE ALLIANCE may deny you access to some or all portions of the ENGINE ALLIANCE ‘s password-protected websites or portals.
In addition to personal information the ENGINE ALLIANCE collects from users of its password-protected websites and portals, the ENGINE ALLIANCE collects non-personally identifiable information online such as a user’s domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed to better understand your needs and to provide better service. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses non-personally identifiable information that it collects online to measure the number of visitors to a website or portal and to determine the features of the website or portal that users find useful based on the amount of traffic to those features. The ENGINE ALLIANCE uses this information to enhance the user’s experience at the website or portal and to prepare future content based on users’ interests.
Sharing the Information
Except as discussed below, the ENGINE ALLIANCE will not sell, rent, or lease to third parties the personal information it collects online from you. The ENGINE ALLIANCE may share personal information collected from you with ENGINE ALLIANCE affiliates and information technology contractors for the purposes described in this statement. The ENGINE ALLIANCE will not otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected. If the ENGINE ALLIANCE shares your personal information with a third party, such party will either be subject to the ENGINE ALLIANCE ‘s policies or contractually required to provide the same privacy protection as the ENGINE ALLIANCE in handling your personal information.
Choice and Onward Transfer of Data
As described above, the ENGINE ALLIANCE will offer the opportunity to opt out of disclosure to third parties (other than the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s affiliates and information technology contractors) of personal information the ENGINE ALLIANCE collects online from you. The ENGINE ALLIANCE will not use the personal information you provide online for purposes incompatible with those described above or that you later authorize without first notifying and offering you an opportunity to opt out of such use.
The ENGINE ALLIANCE strives to keep your personal information accurate. The ENGINE
Security and Integrity
Although the ENGINE ALLIANCE ‘s web site is not directed at children, the ENGINE ALLIANCE is committed to complying with all applicable laws and requirements, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The ENGINE ALLIANCE does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If the ENGINE ALLIANCE learns that it has personal information relating to a child under the age of 13, the ENGINE ALLIANCE will delete that information from its systems.
Links to Unrelated Party Web Sites
Links to unrelated party websites found on the ENGINE ALLIANCE websites or portals are provided solely as a convenience. If you use these links, you leave the ENGINE ALLIANCE’s website or portal. The ENGINE ALLIANCE has not reviewed these unrelated party sites, and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policies and practices.
Please note that the ENGINE ALLIANCE reviews its online privacy practices from time to time and those practices are subject to change. Therefore, users should periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our online privacy statement.
Acceptance of Our Privacy Practices
By using this web site, you signify your acceptance of this privacy statement, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the web site. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this site or submit any personal information.
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