Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI) respects the privacy of our clients and other visitors to our website. To protect online privacy, PDI has implemented the following policy, which may be amended at any time by posted amendments to this page.
What Information Does PDI Collect?
PDI collects data to better serve our clients and the engineering profession. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients and visitors knowingly provide.
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Anonymous Information from General Users. PDI does not collect personal information from users browsing our website. Users to the public areas of PDI’s website browse anonymously. PDI collects aggregate data from users browsing our website. PDI uses this information for purposes of statistical analysis of website traffic. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes, and PDI does not provide any personal identification information.
Information from PDI Clients, Webinar Registrants, and Other Customers. There are a number of areas in the PDI website where we ask for and collect information about you. Where we do, it is in order to serve you better, or is necessary to accomplish the service you are requesting. Examples include clients information (which may include name, address, email, telephone number), webinar registrations, security identifiers, shipping information, and product purchase information stored in online shopping carts.
Client information is used in the PDI database, which is used to generate PDI mailing lists. This includes lists provided to technical and geographical units of PDI, for example, institutes and sections. The mailing list may be used in connection with informing you about PDI services, products, conferences, meetings and events.
Third Party Disclosure. PDI does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside of PDI and its organizational entities.
General PDI Web Server Security.
All of the PDI web servers are registered as secure servers using industry-standard certificate techniques. This enables all communication between our servers to be verified when services are requested between computers.
All the personal information collected from you on our site, including names and addresses, is stored behind a “firewall,” and defenses have been erected to seek to enhance the protection of your information from outside attack by hackers and curious visitors.
Secure Transactions. For your protection, we have taken a number of steps to maximize the security of financial transactions that are accepted on the PDI website. Credit Card processing is accomplished using secure processing services. Your entry of credit card information is encrypted when transmitted in secure mode. If for any reason, you still feel uncomfortable submitting your credit card over the Internet, you can call email@example.com or mail your information to us.
REGARDLESS OF THE PRECAUTIONS TAKEN BY YOU OR BY PDI, “PERFECT SECURITY” DOES NOT EXIST ON THE INTERNET. PDI CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO THIS SITE OR PDI, AND YOU TRANSMIT SUCH INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK.
What Privacy Issues Arise with Links to Other Sites?
This website contains links to other websites, including third party organizations that provide industry relevant learning programs. PDI is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites and you should read their terms and privacy policies before using them.
PDI cooperates with law enforcement and other third parties to enforce laws. You authorize and recognize PDI’s right and intention to disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is or may be illegal or may expose us, service or content providers we work with, or you to possible legal liability.
What Means of Redress Are Available?
If any user suspects PDI has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this Privacy Statement, please notify us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Pile Dynamics, Inc.
30725 Aurora Rd
Cleveland, OH 44139