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Privacy Statement – Evaluate It By SQM

At Evaluate It by SQM the privacy and protection of our clients’ and inspectors’ identities and information is very important to us. As such, any information received via email, fax, phone or contract is used solely for the purpose for which it is obtained, as outlined in the retainer, to provide information or feedback that will assist in providing you with the greatest benefit.  This information may be quantified for overall trending anonymously by Evaluate It by SQM and may be stored for further evaluation.

Evaluate It by SQM uses the contact information supplied in the application process to send notices and updates to you concerning the services and the site. 

Evaluate It by SQM reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics. We do this in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the website. 

Evaluate It by SQM collects IP addresses for system administration and record keeping. Your IP address is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the World Wide Web. Our servers record incoming IP addresses. The IP addresses are analyzed only in aggregate; no connection is made between you and your computer's IP address. By tracking IP addresses, we can determine which sites refer the most people to Evaluate It by SQM.

Cookies

Evaluate IT by SQM uses "cookies," or small pieces of information that we store on users' computers, to recognize returning users and to monitor traffic through the site. This information helps us to make the site better and more user-friendly. We also collect, with either cookies or weblogs, users’ IP addresses and log-in times that are identified by individual user. Finally, we use cookies to collect the evaluation results that you have participated in.

Security

Evaluate It by SQM stores personal information of clients’ and inspectors’ in secure databases protected by passwords, as well as database and network firewalls to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information. Evaluate It by SQM periodically reviews and updates security measures to ensure the best possible protection for Evaluate It by SQM users. 

Disclosure

As a rule, we will not sell, distribute, publish or otherwise disclose your personally identifying information without your express permission through an email authorization. However, if we believe you have breached the Terms of Use, especially with regard to transmitting, publishing or distributing pornographic, obscene, offensive, threatening, harassing, libelous, hate-oriented, harmful, defamatory, racist, illegal or otherwise objectionable materials or content, we will report such conduct to the appropriate authorities and turn over any and all information, including personal identifying information, to appropriate persons or entities. We will also comply with any laws or legal process that may require disclosure of personal identifying information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If Evaluate It by SQM wishes to change this policy, it will publish changes on this website before those changes will take effect. Evaluate It by SQM will also notify users of changes to this policy via electronic mail. If you do not agree with Evaluate It by SQM privacy policy, you have the option of requesting that we delete your personally identifiable information from the site.