Carolinas' Engineering is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of customers of its Web site, www.southcarolinaengineering.org. Throughout our site, we want to contribute to providing a safe environment for you.
You do not need to provide personal information to visit our site. Should you choose to share personal information with us, however, please be aware that at this time our site is unsecured.
How We Use Personal Information
We use information collected on our site to process any inquiries you may submit on our Web site and to deliver the response or service you request. To do this, it may be necessary to share this information with carefully selected third parties, partners or other organizations we work with. We will not use or disclose information about your individual visits to www.southcarolinaengineering.org or information that you may give us, such as your name, address, E-mail address or telephone number, to any outside company or organization without your permission.
How We Use Your Email Address
Please be aware that at this time electronic mail is currently not secure against interception.
We may use your e-mail address to send you the following types of e-mail messages:
- Responses to your inquiries
- Occasional updates about The Carolinas' Engineering Cluster
- Regularly scheduled e-mail newsletters related to The Carolinas' Engineering Cluster
- Notifications related to your interaction with The Carolinas' Engineering Cluster
Tracking Activity on Our Web Site
When you browse www.carolinasengineering.org and have not registered to receive more information, we do not collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address; however, we track how our site is used by visitors.
One way we track is by using a small string of text that is sent to your browser known as a “cookie.” Cookies are used to remember your viewing preferences on www.southcarolinaengineering.org. It allows us to be more efficient. We can learn what information is important to you, our visitor. We can discard Web pages you don’t use, and focus our efforts on information you need.
Cookies collect information that includes the server your computer is logged onto, your browser type (for example, Microsoft® Internet Explorer), and whether you link to our site from outside our site or through an e-mail link. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address or any other personally identifiable information.
You can order your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a cookie is offered. Then you can decide whether to accept one or not. If you do not have cookies enabled, you may not be able to view all pages on our site. If you do have cookies enabled, your preferences will be saved for the entire visit to the site. This preference will not be saved between site visits, however.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that protect personal information about you.
As you navigate www.southcarolinaengineering.org, you will be able to link to other affiliated sites. Please note that Carolinas' Engineering provides these links for your convenience, but inclusion of the link does not imply endorsement by Carolinas' Engineering. Furthermore, the linked sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained as a linked site. For this reason, we encourage you to look at the privacy policies of those specific sites.
Privacy Promise Changes
If we decide to change our privacy promise for www.carolinasengineering.org, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.
As we move forward in developing our Web site, Carolinas' Engineering will continue to maintain our dedication to assuring that your information is properly used, maintained and appropriately safeguarded.