How we protect you and your information.
If you have any questions or complaints regarding our Privacy Policies, please Contact Us.
Information obtained from purchases
Your Name, Billing Address, Shipping Address, Items Ordered, and Billing Total are kept by us, off-line, on file to process your order and as required by law. Except for necessary transmission of information to process your payment, or create a shipping label with the United States Postal Service (USPS), United Parcel Post (UPS) FedEX, or other shipper, at no time is any of this information shared with anyone outside of Empire State Contracting.
Credit Card Information
Empire State Contracting processes all credit cards through third party vendors. The use and storage of credit card information is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective processors. Empire State Contracting does not process, store or record credit card information.
Information obtained from Server Logs
Our Server Logs automatically collect specific information every time you visit our site. This includes: Date and Time of visit, IP Address, Browser Type, Operating Platform, duration of visit and Pages Viewed. The information is logged both per-session and aggregate total. The per-session log includes all the aforementioned information. It is kept in a password protected directory and only accessible by Empire State Contracting. It is not shared or made available to the public. The aggregate information EXCEPT Date, Time and IP Address is kept indefinitely. The information about your Browser type and Operating Platform is used so that we may keep the site compatible with as many formats as possible. The Duration and Pages Viewed information is made available to our advertisers for the purposes of establishing effectiveness and costs for ads. NO PERSONAL, IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS MADE AVAILABLE FROM THESE LOGS, INCLUDING YOUR IP ADDRESS.
Information obtained from "Cookies"
Web Beacons a.k.a Web Bugs
Web Beacons, also known as Web Bugs, are invisible images (usually 1 pixel by 1 pixel) placed on a web page to collect information similar to that gathered by banner advertisements, but users cannot detect the presence of bugs without looking at the source code.
Information you request be posted with Empire State Contracting
Any information posted with Empire State Contracting becomes public information and access to and use thereof is beyond our control. This includes, but is not limited to, any Email address posted.
Protecting Your Email Address
We do not give out Email addresses to anyone without your consent. However, as there are programs which employ the use of "spiders" to search Web Sites for Email addresses, for your security, when you post your Email address to any Web site, we recommend that you use either use an alternate Email address rather than your personal address, or enter the address in such a manner that it cannot be automatically used by others, ie. username@yourdomain.REMOVE(net. com, etc.) with a note telling users to delete the "REMOVE" from theaddress. While this disables the option to Click On the address to send an Email, it also drastically reduces your chances of having your Email addressadded to a mailing list via the use of spiders. And since the majority of these spiders are building mailing lists for Spamming purposes, losing the ability to "click on" your Email address is a small price to pay to avoid Spam.
Links to Other Sites
Emails - Solicited and Unsolicited
Due to the increase in Email related viruses and worms, Empire State Contracting does not accept any unsolicited Emails with attachments nor Emails with attachments with file extensions including, but not limited to: ".exe", ".vbs", ".vbe", "js", "doc", "cfm", "htm or html" or any other extension which can automatically engage or run a plug-in, program or script or which is unfamiliar or known to contain or potentially contain a virus or worm - They will automatically be returned. If you would like to post information, the information must be contained in the body of the Email. Thank You.
Information from Social Networking (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, etc.)
With the increase in social network plug-ins, there is an increase in privacy concerns. Empire State Contracting does not utilize social network plug-ins and therefore does not gather any information about you through social network plug-ins (These plug-ins provide you the opportunity to log on to a website via your social network log on information). The "share" buttons on our site do not track your web activities, but merely shares information about Empire State Contracting on the respective social network.
Protecting Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All data is protected using the most advanced methods available. We do not store financial information like credit card numbers or personal information like social security numbers on this site.
Correct/Update Your Info
This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided. You can also send an email to us by visiting Contact Us Page. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.