BTN Privacy Policy

Building Trades Network Website Privacy Policy:
This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to the treatment of personally identifiable information submitted by, or otherwise obtained from, you in connection with the associated website (“Website”). The website is provided by Building Trades Network (and may be provided by Building Trades Network on behalf of a Building Trades Network licensor or partner (“Website Partner”). By using or otherwise accessing the website, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What personal information does Building Trades Network collect?
We collect the following types of information from our users which is provided on a voluntary basis during the registration process: email address, username, geographical region, and other information which is required during sign up.

Personal Information You Provide to Us:
We may receive and store any information you submit to the website (or otherwise authorize us to obtain). The types of personal information collected may include your full name, email address, IP address, browser information, username, demographic information, and any other information necessary for us to provide the website services.

Personal Information Collected Automatically:
We receive and store certain types of usage related information whenever you interact with the website. For example, Building Trades Network may automatically receive and record information regarding your computer’s IP address, browser information, and URLs accessed. Such information may be shared in aggregate (non-personally identifiable) form with our partners.

How does Building Trades Network use the information it collects?
Building Trades Network uses the information described in this Privacy Policy (i) internally, to analyze, develop and improve its products and services, and (ii) as set forth below in the “Will Building Trades Network share any of the personal information it Collects” section below.

Will Building Trades Network share any of the personal information it receives?
We will not rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. In the unlikely event that Building Trades Network goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Building Trades Network may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Protection of Building Trades Network and Others:
We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Building Trades Network, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

With Your Consent:
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your personal information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.

Conditions of Use:
If you decide to use or otherwise access the website / discussion forums, your use / access and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of California state law.

Third Party Applications / Websites:
The website may permit you to link to other applications or websites. Such third party applications/websites are not under Building Trades Network’s control, and such links do not constitute an endorsement by Building Trades Network of those other applications/websites or the services offered through them. The privacy and security practices of such third party application/websites linked to the website are not covered by this Privacy Policy, and Building Trades Network is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.

Can children use Building Trades Network?
Our site and the services available through Building Trades Network are not intended for children under the age of 13. Building Trades Network does not knowingly or specifically collect information about children under the age of 13 and believes that children of any age should get their parents’ consent before giving out any personal information. We encourage you to participate in your child’s web experience.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
Building Trades Network may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes in the way we use personal information, we will update the privacy policy that is located publically via a link from our homepage. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses or otherwise accesses the website after such changes have been first posted.

Questions or Concerns:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy on our Website, please send us a detailed message at info [at] buildingtradesnetwork [dot] com or use the contact form on the homepage. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

Effective Date: 9/12/2022