Southeast Building Supply Interests
At Southeast Building Supply Interests (“Company“), your privacy is important to us and we take important steps to protect the privacy and security of your information.
This may include (i) contact information you provide (such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, or phone number), (ii) transactional and payment information, such as if you make a purchase, (iii) any subscription preferences if you receive communications from us, (iv) any surveys you respond to with feedback, and (v) Online User Activity as described below.
If you provide us with information regarding another individual, you represent that you have that person’s consent to provide such information and to permit us to use it in accordance with this policy.
2. How We Use Information We Collect
We may use the information we obtain about you for purposes allowed by applicable laws, including to:
- Provide the Sites to you, provide the services offered through the Sites or otherwise by Company, manage any transactions, and provide other important notices;
- Respond to your requests, questions and comments;
- Monitor the performance of our Sites including metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns;
- Tailor the content we display through the Sites and in our communications, including any content or advertising that we believe may be of interest to you;
- Operate, evaluate and improve our Sites, and diagnose or fix technology problems;
- Comply with and enforce as needed applicable legal requirements, industry standards, our policies and our contractual rights.
- We may also use or share information in an anonymized or aggregate manner for purposes such as research, analysis, modeling, marketing, and improvement of our Sites.
3. How We Share Information
We may share your information with service providers that we believe need the information to perform a technology, business, or other professional function for us (examples include IT services, maintenance and hosting of our Sites, payment processors, marketing partners, and other service providers). We only provide such vendors with information so they can perform their required functions on our behalf.
If you voluntarily share or submit any content for public posting through our Sites (e.g., picture, story, commentary), or link it to any social media platforms, that post and any content or information associated with it may become available to the public.
We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) when we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent harm or financial loss, (iii) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity; or (iv) under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our staff, users or the public.
4. Confidentiality and Security
When you submit a request or communication on our Sites, we may need certain information from you. For example, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, and/or demographic information if you choose to complete any online forms, or to provide feedback about the Sites. While no use of the Internet is 100% free of risk, Company maintains an information security program designed to protect our users’ personal information.
5. Online User Activity (Cookies, Tracking, and Interest-Based Advertising)
We, our service providers, and advertising partners may collect certain information about your device and use of our Sites by automated means, including but not limited to cookies, pixels and other similar technologies (“Online User Activity“).
These technologies can be implemented by Company or by third-party products or services we use (such as from Google or Facebook). “Cookies” are small data files that online services can store on, and retrieve from, a user’s computer or mobile device through the web browser. The information is stored and retrievable either for the duration of a website visit (known as “session” cookies), or until some later point in time set by the website dropping the cookie (known as “persistent” cookies). Cookies are very commonly used by websites and most browsers are configured by default to accept cookies.
When you use the Sites, the information we may collect by automated means includes, for example:
- Usage details about your interaction with our Sites (such as the date, time, and length of visits, and specific pages or content accessed during the visits, search terms, frequency of the visits, referring website addresses);
- Device information including the IP address and other details of a device that you use to connect with our Sites (such as device type and unique device identifier, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number); and
- General location information if your device shares information about its location.
Cookies and these other technologies can help us automatically identify you when you return to our Sites. Cookies help us review website traffic patterns and improve the website, and determine what Sites are popular. We can also use such information to deliver customized content and advertising to users of the Sites whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Our Sites work with who help us track and analyze visitor activity on the Sites, measure the effectiveness of our advertising efforts, and support the optimization of our digital marketing campaigns.
Our Sites include social media features, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site, and they may set a cookie to ensure the feature functions properly. These features may also provide you with personalized ad content. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
Most browsers allow the visitor to reject cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features our Sites provide.
6. Your Privacy Choices
We offer you certain choices about what information we collect from you, how we use and disclose the information, and how we communicate with you.
If you choose not to receive any further communication from us, please contact us using the information provided below. You may also use any unsubscribe option we provide with a communication.
7. Online Advertising
You may see us advertising on various websites, web pages, social media and other platforms. Please note that online advertising service do not always provide us with complete information about the platforms or website on which our advertising may appear. If you believe that our advertising is being displayed through websites or channels that promote inappropriate or offensive content, please contact us as directed below.
8. Links to Other Websites or Content
Our Sites may contain links to other websites, apps or online services, including social media. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites, apps or online services, and we encourage you to be aware when you leave our Sites and to read the privacy statements of any other website, app or online service that collects personal information.
9. Corporate Events
Under U.S. Federal Law (as reflected in the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), WE DO NOT COLLECT OR STORE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM INDIVIDUALS THAT WE KNOW ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13. If you wish further information concerning privacy policies in general, and concerning online social networking and safety, you should visit the following website: http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/index.html.
11. International Data Transfers and Use
12. State-Specific Notices
California Consumer Privacy Act. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) became effective on January 1, 2020 and created a variety of privacy rights for California consumers. You have the right to know what kinds of personal information we are collecting and our business purposes for that collection. We provide that information above.
You have the right to know how personal information is obtained, how it is used, and our business purposes for that use. We provide that information above.
You have the right to know if your personal information is shared with any third parties. We may share personal information to have Service Providers, as defined by the CCPA, perform services specified by written contract. In addition, we may share personal information with third parties for other notified purposes, as permitted by the CCPA.
You have the right to know whether your personal information is being sold. Your personal information is sold when it is shared with a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration for a purpose that is not a “business purpose” as set forth in the CCPA. We do not sell your personal information.
You have the right to:
- Know what specific pieces of personal information we have collected and retained about you over the previous 12 months.
- Receive a copy of your personal information.
- Delete your personal information.
To exercise any of these rights, contact us as below. We do not sell your personal information, so we do not offer an opt out.
California Shine the Light Disclosure. California law requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California users who ask about business practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. The California “Shine the Light” law further requires us to allow California residents to opt out of certain disclosures of personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.
Nevada Disclosure. For Nevada residents, please note that we do not sell personal information as defined by Nevada law.
You can submit a request to access, correct, or delete your personal information by contacting us as set forth below.
Personal information is retained as long as there is any legitimate business, legal, compliance, or audit purpose.
14. Contacting Us
Last updated August 4, 2022.