In summary, we will only use your information:
To optimize our website performance; or
With your consent.
This is explained in more detail below.
“Phelps Construction Group, LLC,” “PCG,” the “Company,” “we,” “us,” and “our” means Phelps Construction Group, LLC, and the website providing the Services.
PCG Services, Service or Services, means the promotion and marketing of services including pre-construction, general contracting, and design build services to the construction industry, including relevant market-related news, reference content, applications, marketing, email communications, and discussion forums.
Children Under the Age of 13
What information we collect and how we collect it
How we collect Personal Information
How and why we use Personal Information
How we share Personal Information
How long we keep Personal Information
Third party links
Accessing and correcting your information
Changes to this policy or your data
General Data Protection Regulations Consent
1. About Us
This website http://www.PhelpsConstructionGroup.com/ is operated by Phelps Construction Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Phelps Construction Group, LLC is a data controller.
Our offices are located at:
Phelps Construction Group, LLC
315 Wootton Street - Unit K
Boonton, NJ 07005
2. Children Under the Age of 13
Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may use or direct any information to the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Site, use any of its features, subscribe to our mailing list, use any of the interactive links or post anything on the Site, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verified parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we may have any information from or about a child under 13, in connection with the access or use of this Site, please contact us at communications@PhelpsConstructionGroup.com
Phelps Construction Group, LLC is a New Jersey Limited Liability Company. The services provided by PCG include pre-construction, general contracting, and construction management services to meet all of a client’s construction needs from the initial conceptual budget through to the completion and maintenance of the new facility.
3. What Information We Collect and How We Collect It.
The type of information we collect depends on how you use the Site and how you interact with us. “Personal Information” means any data which can be associated with you as an individual, either directly or indirectly, and is collected on a voluntary basis from you.
The Personal Information we collect via the Site may include:
Identity information, such as your name, organization name and position, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, biographical data, social media links, and/or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline.
Technical data, such as your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, device identifier, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and/or platform, and other technology information relating to the devices you use to access the Site.
Usage data, which includes information about your use of the Site, and any communications we may receive from you.
Marketing and communications data, including your preferences in terms of receiving marketing and other communications from us.
The Site is not intended to store or transmit “special categories” of Personal Information, such as details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, information, or criminal convictions and offenses.
4. How We Collect Personal Information
We collect information from you in three different ways.
a) Personal Information you provide to us.
b) Personal Information we collect automatically as you navigate the Site.
In addition, as you visit or use the Site, we may use existing or future automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including your browser type, the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, and your usage habits, patterns and preferences. We collect this data using cookies, beacons and similar technologies. Cookies, web beacons and embedded scripts and other similar mechanisms used to collect web site usage information. We use Google Analytics to help us analyze user habits while visiting our Site. The data gathered from cookies may be transmitted to Google servers in the United States. We employ IP address anonymization to ensure that there is no direct reporting of individual user IPs as part of this process. The information will be used by Google only for the purpose of evaluating website use, creating website activity reports, and other services relating to website activity and internet usage on behalf of PCG. The IP address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
We may use any of the following cookies individually or in combination:
|Cookie Name:||What It Is Used For:|
|Google Analytics||Website Analytics ad Visitor Tracking|
|Wordfence||Website Security and Access Control|
|Youtube||User Viewing Preferences|
You can remove cookies from your computer through the browser settings. Please note however that doing so may affect, limit or degrade your ability to use of some features on the Site and other websites. Management of cookie settings varies from one browser to another. The "Help" menu of your web browser should provide instructions how to manage cookies. For your convenience, the links below are to instructions provided by major web browsers relating to such management in those specific browsers:
Internet Explorer (https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/278835)
Safari for iPad and iPhone (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677)
c) Information You Provide to Third Parties. If you use the Site’s interactive features to communicate with other users, or to access a third party site that is linked to the Site, the other user(s) or third party site may provide us, directly or indirectly with your Personal Information. For example, another user may post your email address and name, or a third party website may report your activity on the third party website.
5. How and Why We Use Personal Information
a) You have given us permission to do so.
After registering with the Site, we will send you updates and marketing information that you have consented to receive. Similarly, if you contact us with a question or comment, we may need your contact, identity, technical and/or usage information to respond.
b) We have a legitimate interest (reasonable business purpose) for doing so.
We will use your information for our legitimate business reasons where doing so will not unduly affect your rights. As such,
We will use your identity, contact and usage information to keep our records up to date.
We will use your technical information to:
Make the Site available, to improve it, to conduct system maintenance, support, troubleshooting, auditing, reporting and to host data;
Ensure that the Site is secure;
Analyze how users interact with the Site; and
Address technical issues you may experience with the Site.
We may also use any or all of the information above to administer and manage our business in general. If you feel that your interests and fundamental rights outweigh our business purposes, and that we should therefore stop processing your data, please let us know.
c) We need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligations.
In certain circumstances, we may need to retain or use your data to comply with existing or future laws or regulations.
6. How We Share Personal Information
We may share your information with our trusted third party service providers (including information technology providers such as website and mailing list hosts). We may provide your account information to companies that help us with our business activities as described at PhelpsConstructionGroup.com/memberservices [LINK]. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
7. International transfers
This Site is hosted on servers located in the United States; however, PCG will endeavor to meet those data protection laws and regulations (including the General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR”) and the U.K. Data Protection Act 2018, to which it may be subject.
In respect of transfers outside of the Company, we either implement the Model Clauses pursuant to Commission decision 2004/915/EC or 2010/87/EU (as appropriate) with the recipient of your Personal Information; and/or ensure that the recipient of your data is registered with the EU-US Privacy Shield.
You can obtain further information in this respect (including a copy of the Model Clauses) by contacting us.
8. Data Security
The safety of your Personal Information is important to us, and we use various technical and organizational measures to secure it.
We employ encryption (SSL/TLS technology), data security, and intrusion prevention technologies to protect and secure all personal information in our possession. Our data environment is monitored 24/7 for malicious activity and/or anomalous behavior either of which triggers our incidence response. However, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure , and unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. Although we take commercially reasonable measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security, and any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your account username and password.
9. How Long We Keep Personal Information
We will retain your Personal Information only for as long as it necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including satisfying any legal, accounting, auditing or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of that Personal Information, the purposes for which we processed the data and whether we those purposes may be achieved by another means, and the applicable legal or regulatory requirements
We will retain your Personal Information only for as long as it necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting, or reporting requirements.
10. Third Party Links
This Site may contain links to other websites whose information practices may be different than ours. Please consult all third party Sites' privacy notices. We have no control and disclaim any and all responsibility and liability in connection with information that is submitted to, or collected by, third parties.
11. Accessing or Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page, or by sending an email to us at communications@PhelpsConstructionGroup.com to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
12. Your Rights
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Information.
California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits California residents who use the Site to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If §1798.83 or another, similar law applies to you, and you would like to make such a request, please send an email to communications@PhelpsConstructionGroup.com or write us at:
Phelps Construction Group, LLC
Attn: Marketing Dept.
315 Wootton Street - Unit K
Boonton, NJ 07005
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), which is the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, be grateful if you would contact us in the first instance so we can endeavor to deal with your concerns direct.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at communications@PhelpsConstructionGroup.com.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Thank you for visiting PhelpsConstructionGroup.com.
Information about your use of the Services is collected as follows:
Registration. When you register the Site, you provide certain personal information, including your name, email address, zip/postal code. You may choose to update or supplement the personal information that you provided at registration at any time through your account settings. As an additional safety precaution, we may also require that you provide additional information we deem necessary to verify your identity.
Public Forums: When you post a comment on a discussion board or other public forum, by default your username, will be displayed within the forum along with your comment. You may choose to display additional information in your public forum profile, including a photo, by adjusting your discussion profile settings. Information that you post within a public forum is public information and may be used by us and third parties.
How Your Information May be Used
Information about you may be used for the following purposes:
Provision of the Services. We may use the information collected about you to provide and improve the Services and to conduct research supporting the development of new Services.
Email Communications. By registering with the Site as a user, you agree to our use of your profile information and other information that we collect about you to send you email communications, including marketing, newsletters, and other promotional materials about our business activities and plans, including but not limited to our recent projects, project owners’ promotional and marketing information, etc.
Account Management. We may use your information to administer your account, respond to your inquiries, fulfill your requests and send you administrative communications about the Services.
Investigations. We may use your information to detect, investigate and defend against fraudulent or unlawful activity and violations of PCG’s Terms of Service [LINK].
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Information about your use of the Services may be shared as follows:
Contractors Who Work for Us: We work with third party contractors to help us provide the Services and to otherwise assist us in the operation of the PCG network, including in the areas of email management and deployment, analytics, marketing, advertising, market research, site administration, credential validation, and customer services. We may provide these contractors with personal information about users of our Services so that they can fulfill their responsibilities to us, however, we do require that they agree to limit their use of this personal information to the fulfillment of these responsibilities.
Aggregated Information. We may provide aggregated information about Site visitors and Members to third parties as we deem appropriate in our sole discretion. For example, We may tell a customer what percentage of registered users of the PCG Network reside in a particular geographical area or specialize in a particular market vertical, or what percentage of participants in a market research survey selected a particular response to a survey question.
Social Widgets: We may include social widgets within the Sites and Apps which enable you to interact with the associated social media services, e.g., to share an article or other information. These widgets may collect browsing data which may be received by the third party that provided the widget, and are controlled by these third parties. You may be able to manage your privacy preferences directly with the applicable social network platform.
Legal Requirements: We may release personal information when we believe release (i) is required to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order and to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; or (ii) is reasonable in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights of us or others.
Choice and Control
Account Information. You may update your User profile at any time through the Account Management feature available the PCG website. You may also contact Support at support@PhelpsConstructionGroup.com and request that your User profile information be updated or deleted. Note that if we delete your account, we may maintain certain de-identified information about you for internal business purposes including research, analytics and reporting.
Cookies. Most browser software can be set to reject all cookies, including third party cookies, however, if you choose to reject our cookies, your ability to access and use the Services will be limited.
Email Communications. If you no longer wish to receive email communications from us, you may unsubscribe by clicking the "unsubscribe" link located at the bottom of the email and following the instructions. You may manage your newsletter subscriptions within the newsletter subscriptions area within your account settings. Note that certain email communications that Users are service-related and as long as you are a registered with the PCG Network, you may not unsubscribe from such emails. Also, if you have provided us more than one email address, we may continue to contact you using the other email address not associated with the emails from which you have unsubscribed, until you unsubscribe from emails sent to that other address.
Push Notifications. We may send you push notifications from time-to-time to notify you of upcoming events or promotions we think may be relevant to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of notifications, you may turn them off at the device level.
Children's Privacy. The PCG Network and the Services are designed and intended for use by adults, and are not intended for nor designed to be used by children under the age of 18. We do not collect personal information from any person we know is under the age of 18.
Phelps Construction Group, LLC
315 Wootton Street - Unit K
Boonton, NJ 07005