Our commitment to privacy:
GIS recognizes and respects your privacy while you use our website. In this spirit, we want you to be aware of the information that we collect and how that information might be used.
The information we collect:
This policy applies to all information collected or submitted on GIS’s website. You do not need to register to use our website. You may choose to submit your personal information to use GIS’s careers section, which includes information that is required for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) reporting. The careers section requires that your browser accepts “cookies” in order to use the registration tool. This allows the site to remember who you are when you come back for a visit.
Our site’s server logs the following information when you visit our site:
your IP address,
OS and browser type,
the pages and files that you access,
the length of your visit,
your geographic information, and
search terms you used to find our site.
In addition, we may collect additional information from you voluntarily from our “Contact Us” form, and, if you access the career site link, we may collect the following information from you voluntarily:
Your home address
Your work or home phone number
Your email address
Your resume or work history
The information we collect is used for site statistics and to help us administer and improve our website.
We may use return email addresses to answer email we receive. We may use the information you provide to answer questions or send information that you request.
Sharing your information:
With the exception of third parties with whom GIS has contracted to assist in the management of the website, GIS does not sell, rent, or share the information we collect on our website. GIS is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties.
GIS reserves the right to disclose user information in special cases such as responding to a subpoena, court action or other administrative request, and to protect the rights, safety or property of GIS and other third parties.
Our commitment to data security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. As a reminder, GIS is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties.
Applicability of this policy and other disclaimers:
GIS’s website may contain links to other sites, which may include third party sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party sites.
GIS intends to comply with the United States’ Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). It is our intent that the use of our website be limited to individuals over the age of 13. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or maintain information at our website from those who are under age 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under age 13.
Except as specifically stated in this Policy, or elsewhere on this website, or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither GIS, its parent, subsidiaries or affiliates, nor the officers, directors, employees, third party vendors, or other representatives of each will be liable for damages of any kind (including without limitation, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, special, incidental or punitive damages) because of your use of our website.
How to contact us:
This policy is effective as of November 1, 2015.