Effective as of May 21, 2009
CDS may request or require contact and other personal identifying information, such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Your contact information may be used by CDS to provide its services, to create a personalized experience, and to get in touch with you when necessary with respect to transactions conducted through the Site, material changes in our Site's policies, new services CDS may offer, or otherwise.
We do share your contact information with our business partners, suppliers, and vendors, as is necessary to provide our services and for internal business purposes. We do not share your contact information with other third parties, without your consent, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law. In addition, we do not rent, license, or sell contact information to any third party.
Survey data (e.g., training course evaluations, post-project evaluations, etc.) may also be collected at our Site. This data may be shared with advertisers or other third parties, including our business partners, suppliers, and vendors, however your full name will be reduced to just your initials. We may publish your survey data on our Site, however your full name will be reduced to just your initials.
Demographic and profile data (e.g., gender and income level) may also be collected at our Site. This data may be shared with advertisers or other third parties, including our business partners, suppliers, and vendors, on an aggregated basis only. We may also maintain a database of transactions on the Site, and we may use this information in aggregate form to track the success of our Site.
HDP Specification Data
Housing Developer Pro users may submit Specifications to us for review, and suitable Specifications may be added to the standard Library of Specifications and may be made available to existing HDP users via download from this website. Such Specifications will be assimilated into HDP without attribution or compensation to the original author of the Specification.
HDP Online Bidding
Specification cost data submitted by bidders may be aggregated for statistical purposes and may be made public; however, all user identifying information will be removed and only statistical summary information will be presented. We will not share any registration, bid solicitation or bidder data with other third parties, without your consent, except to a court or government agency if required by law.
To conduct transactions through the Site, we may collect certain billing and financial information. We do not collect or store credit card information. We do share your financial information with our business partners, suppliers, and vendors, as is necessary to provide our services and for internal business purposes. We do not share your financial information with other third parties, without your consent, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law.
In addition, we do not rent, license, or sell financial information to any third party.
We operate an online support forum for the benefit of our users. Users have to agree to a separate Forum Registration Agreement that dictates, among other things, user behavior. We may share your postings with our business partners, suppliers, and vendors, as is necessary to service your request. We do not share user postings with other third parties without your consent, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law.
Internet Protocol Address
We collect an IP address from all users of our Site. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, enforce forum posting regulations, and to administer our Site. We do not share your IP address with other third parties without your consent, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law. In addition, we do not currently rent, license, or sell IP addresses to any third party.
External or Third Party Web Sites
This Site has industry standard security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under CDS's control. Customer financial information in the public domain will be protected by an industry standard encryption scheme (128 bit SSL). All information, once received, is stored behind our corporate firewall. However, although CDS has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information via the Internet and do so at your own risk.
Updating or Removing Information
At any time, you may contact CDS to update or remove the information you provide through this Site. Please contact us at the telephone number listed below with any requests for changes. In the event CDS receives such a request for change, CDS may require you to confirm or verify any change to your record.
This Site is not primarily intended for individuals under the age of eighteen (18) ("children"). Accordingly, CDS will not knowingly collect or use information from children.
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