Privacy Policy

This privacy policy establishes how ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine uses and protects its users’ information. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR is committed to ensuring its users’ privacy is protected. Should ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR request information by which users can be identified when using this website, users can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR reserves the right to change this policy at any time. This policy is effective from Jan, 1, 2013.

What we collect

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR may request the following information:

Name and job title

Contact information, including email address

Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests

Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand our users’ needs, to provide a better service and, in particular, for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping

To improve products and services

To periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information, which users may find interesting. Note that users dictate whether to receive this service or not.

For market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR is committed to ensuring its users’ information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures safeguard and secure the information users provide.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and tailor the website to user needs. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR only uses this information for statistical analysis purposes, and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help provide users with a better website, by enabling ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR to monitor which pages users find useful. A cookie in no way gives us access to a user’s computer or any personal information beyond the data users choose to share. Users may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but users may choose to modify browser settings to decline cookies. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

ECmag.com may contain links to other websites of interest. When leaving ECmag.com, note that ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR has no control over the websites to which these links direct. Therefore, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that users provide while visiting such sites, and this privacy statement does not govern such sites.

Controlling your personal information

Users may choose to restrict the collection or use of personal information in the following ways:

Whenever the website requests information on a form, click the box to opt out of supplying the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

Users who have previously agreed to allow ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR to use personal information for direct marketing purposes may change that setting at any time by emailing ecmag@necanet.org.

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR will not sell, distribute or lease users’ personal information to third parties without permission or are required by law to do so. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR may use users’ personal information to send promotional material about third parties. Users may request details of their personal information that they have supplied to ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR. However, a small fee may apply to the request. Users may email ecmag@necanet.org with requests for the information ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR has gathered from them. Users who believe any information ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR is holding is incorrect or incomplete may send such concerns to ecmag@necanet.org