Construction Executive is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Construction Executive Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Construction Executive website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Construction Executive collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Construction Executive also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Construction Executive. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Construction Executive for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Construction Executive Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Construction Executive public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Construction Executive does not read any of your private online communications.

Construction Executive encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Construction Executive so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Construction Executive is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Construction Executive and Construction Executive family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Construction Executive collects and uses your personal information to operate the Construction Executive Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Construction Executive also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Construction Executive and its affiliates. Construction Executive may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Construction Executive does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Construction Executive may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Construction Executive may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Construction Executive, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Construction Executive does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Construction Executive keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Construction Executive, in order to determine what Construction Executive services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Construction Executive to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Construction Executive Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Construction Executive or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Construction Executive; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Construction Executive, or the public.

Email Marketing and Subscribe/Unsubscribe

Besides the weekly Newsline publication, there may be other marketing materials and web pages emailed directly to you by Construction Executive You will periodically receive these communications and others via email.

All users have the right to Opt-In or Opt-Out of any of these mailings. Please send your request to:

Email: communications@abc.org
Phone: (202) 595-1505

Alternatively, you can follow the instructions at the end of our communciation emails.

Use of Cookies

The Construction Executive Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Construction Executive pages, or register with Construction Executive site or services, a cookie helps Construction Executive to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Construction Executive Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Construction Executive features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Construction Executive services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Construction Executive secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Construction Executive secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of industry standard security encryption measures, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. This site has such security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Credit Card Security

Construction Executive does not disclose credit card information provided by its members and guests. If you complete a transaction on the Construction Executive site that requires the entry of credit card information, that transaction is sent to PayPal, a secure server, which will encrypt that information and send it to a clearing house.

Products and Services

Construction Executive at times will sell the following items from this site:

  • Donations
  • Event/Conference Registrations
  • Memberships
  • Training Materials
  • Clothing

 

Donations and Sales - Return Policy

Donations are appreciated and are considered as final sales. There is no shipping for donations and you will receive a confirmation of your donation via email.

Events and Conferences are subject to terms and conditions specific to each event, and therefore identified on their respective registration pages.

For Membership questions, please contact memberservices@abc.org

For the ABC Store, please call (202) 595-1505 for more information.

Changes to this Statement

Construction Executive will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Construction Executive encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Construction Executive is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Construction Executive welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Construction Executive has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Construction Executive at webmaster@abc.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.