Grid Waste uses code, software and services to obtain information regarding how visitors to our websites are interacting with their web pages ("Visitor Information"). This allows us to evaluate and, if necessary or beneficial, modify our website to improve the the website and make it easier and more valuable for visitors to use.
The data Grid Waste collects may include customized data that typically includes information about visitors' activities on the our website, such as how visitors navigate around a web page and the most commonly clicked links on a specific web page. Grid Waste may also collect certain Information about a visitor's computer that may be furnished by the visitor's browser, such as:
Grid Wastes data collection tools are not designed to collect Information that could be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address or phone number ("Personally Identifiable Information") when you visit our website.
Grid Waste may receive certain information from the referring website (i.e., the last website the visitor visited before visiting the our website) as part of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol ("HTTP") request. For example, if a user navigates to our website from a search engine, such as Google, Grid Waste may receive information contained in the referring URL for the Google search query, such as the terms the visitor was searching for before visiting the our website. Grid Waste may use information contained in the referring URL to analyze and provide information to its clients about the activities that led users to navigate to our website.
This Information Grid Waste collects is in the form of aggregated reports and/or statistics that identify the collective behavior of visitors to the our website, as opposed to the behavior or activity of specific or identified individuals.
Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) may be shared with certain third-party companies and individuals that help facilitate technical aspects of the Grid Waste Service or perform functions related to the administration of Grid Waste. These third parties perform tasks on our behalf and are contractually obligated not to disclose or use Visitor Information for any other purpose. However, Grid Waste is not responsible in the event that Personally Identifiable Information is disclosed at a result of a breach or security lapse at any such third party.
Grid Waste has implemented reasonable security mechanisms to protect Visitor Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Examples of these security mechanisms include limited and password-protected access, firewalls, and SSL encryption to protect transmission of data. However, please keep in mind that no security system is impenetrable. It may be possible for third parties to intercept or access Visitor Information. Grid Waste cannot guarantee the security of such information and cannot be held responsible for unauthorized access.
Grid Waste does not knowingly or intentionally collect Personally Identifiable Information from those under 18.
If Grid Waste, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired by another company or successor entity, Visitor Information will be one of the assets transferred or acquired by the purchaser or successor. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any purchaser of or successor to Grid Waste or its assets may continue to collect, use and disclose your information as set forth in this policy.