Privacy policy

At Sciens Building Solutions (referred to as “Sciens” “us” or “we”), your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) discloses the privacy practices of Sciens’ website, (the “Site”), as well as related products and services we may offer to you (collectively referred to as the “Services”). This Policy covers how Personal Information that we receive or collect about consumers is used orshared. By using our Site and Services, you agree to the terms of this Policy as they may be amended from time to time.

We treat any data that identifies consumers (“you”), or reasonably can be linked to consumers, as “Personal Information.” Data that has been de-identified or aggregated so that it cannot reasonably be linked to you is not Personal Information, and we may use that data for any purpose.

Personal Information We Collect From You

We may collect the following Personal Information about you:

  • Contact Information, such as name, postal address, phone, and email address.
  • Internet or Similar Network Activity, such as your IP address and activity on our Site, as well as your interaction with our advertising and other communications.
  • Commercial Information, such as information relating to your purchases and services, and purchasing or consuming histories, tendencies or interests.
  • Geolocation Information, such as information collected automatically when you access our Site.

Inferences drawn from the information we collect that reflects your preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

How We Obtain Your Personal Information

We obtain your Personal Information in the following ways:

  • From You: We obtain most of the Personal Information that we collect about you from you when you: (a) interact with our Site, including when you contact and communicate with us via forms contained on our Site, (b) when you seek information about, or purchase, a product or service, or (c) contact and communicate with us, including our sales or support teams.
  • From Our Partners: We may obtain Personal Information about you from our service providers or other partners, including marketing partners.

Our Use of Personal Information

We may use your Personal Information as follows:

  • Provide Our Products and Services: We use Personal Information to furnish our Services, including to process and fulfill your purchases of our Services and to improve the quality, safety and security of the Services.
  • Communicate with You: We use Personal Information to communicate with you, including to: (a) respond to communications, (b) contact you about your transactions, (c) promote our Services through marketing, or (d) request information or feedback.
  • Personalize Your Experience: We utilize Personal Information regarding your use of our Site, including to personalize and enhance your experiences.
  • Internal Research: We use Personal Information to conduct internal research to develop, improve or repair our Services or technology.
  • Security or Fraud Prevention: We use Personal Information to: (a) prevent, detect, protect against, or respond to security incidents, fraud or malicious or deceptive practices, (b) preserve the integrity or security of systems, and (c) investigate, prepare for, establish or defend legal claims.
  • Legal Compliance: We may use Personal Information to: (a) comply with applicable law, (b) investigate, establish, exercise, prepare for, or defend legal claims, or (c) comply with a lawful governmental request.

We strive to retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the business and commercial purpose(s) for which we obtained the information or as otherwise required by law.

We do not use or disclose “sensitive personal information,” as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act, for purposes other than those specified in Section 7027 of the CCPA regulations.

Use of Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising

Like many commercial websites, we analyze how visitors use our Site with “cookie” technology. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you access the Site and allows us to recognize you each time you visit the Site. We may use cookies to (1) enhance or personalize your website usage and experience; (2) monitor website usage; and (3) improve the Site and our Services, including by providing you with interest-based ads. We may work with service providers or third parties that help us track, collect and analyze this information. We may combine the information we collect through cookies with other information we have collected from you or information from other sources. We partner with third-party advertising companies such as Google, Bing and LinkedIn that use tracking technologies to serve our advertisements across the Internet. These advertising companies may collect information about your visits to ours and other websites. These advertising companies serve ads on behalf of us and others on nonaffiliated sites, and some of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on information collected about your visits to our Site and elsewhere over time.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you choose, you can set your browser to reject cookies or you can manually delete individual cookies or all of the cookies on your computer by following your browser’s help file directions. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about how to adjust of modify your browser settings. However, if your browser is set to reject cookies or you manually delete cookies, you may have some trouble accessing and using some of the pages and features on our Site. Please note that browser-management tools for cookies are outside of our control, and we cannot guarantee their effectiveness. For additional information on rights to opt-out of targeted advertising, please visit the “Your Rights and Choices” section below.

Our Disclosure of Personal Information

We may share Personal Information with service providers who act on our behalf, or others operating at your direction or where legally necessary or appropriate.

  • Legal Affiliates: We may share information with our subsidiaries and legal affiliates.
  • Service Providers: We engage third parties to act as our service providers and perform certain tasks on our behalf in connection with our Site and Services. The tasks performed by service providers include: (a) processing and storing Personal Information, (b) assisting with marketing communications and advertising, (c) processing credit card or other financial charges; customer service assistance; and (d) providing technology services, including assisting with our Site. We may share all types of Personal Information described above with service providers. We encourage service providers to take reasonable steps to ensure that they keep Personal Information confidential and only utilize Personal Information as permitted.
  • Targeted Advertising:
    As described above, we engage in personalized or targeted advertising through the use of third-party cookies or pixels. In connection with such advertising, we may share or sell the following categories of Personal Information with marketing partners: (a) device information and identifiers, such as unique advertising identifiers and cookies, and IP address; (b) usage information, such as browsing history; (c) location information, such as city; and (d) inference data. We have no actual knowledge of selling or sharing Personal Information of minors under 16 years of age to non-affiliated third parties without affirmative consent.
  • Other Legal Purposes:
    We also may share Personal Information: (a) with your consent, (b) to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process or otherwise as required or allowed by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities; (c) to cooperate with law enforcement, government or regulatory entities, and safety or investigation authorities; (d) when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense; or (e) as part of a corporate restructuring, sale of assets, merger or divestiture.

Security of Your Personal Information

We use commercial reasonably physical, technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and disclosure. Please note, however, that no security measures are perfectly secure, and we are unable to guarantee the security of your Personal Information.

Third Party Websites and Applications

Our Site may contain links to websites or applications hosted by third parties. Any data collected through third party websites or applications shall be subject to the privacy practices of the third party, and you should review the privacy policies of these third parties prior to sharing any data.

Your Rights and Choices

Marketing Communications

We give you certain choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information for promotional purposes. You may opt-out from receiving electronic communications from us by contacting us as detailed in the “Contact Us” section below. If you no longer want to receive promotional-related emails from us, you may opt-out according to instructions in such communications. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages, we may still send you important administrative messages.

Rights of California Consumers

We provide California consumers with specific rights regarding their Personal Information as required by California law. This section describes the rights that you have under California law and explains how to exercise those rights.

Right to Know About Personal Information Collected, Used, or Disclosed

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information. Once we receive your request and verify your identity, we will disclose to you: (a) the categories of Personal Information we collected about you; (b) the categories of sources for the Personal Information; (c) our business or commercial purpose for collecting or disclosing that Personal Information; (d) the categories of third parties with whom we shared that Personal Information; and (e) the specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you in the preceding 12 months.

Right to Delete Personal Information Collected or Maintained

You have the right to request that we delete any of your Personal Information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your request and verify your identity, we will permanently delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your Personal Information from our records, unless a legal exception to deletion applies.

Right to Correction of Personal Information

You have the right to request that we correct inaccurate Personal Information that we maintain about you.

Right to Opt-Out of the Sale or Sharing of Your Personal Information

You have the right to opt out of the sale of your Personal Information, or the sharing of your Personal Information for target advertising.

We take steps as required by applicable law respond to signals or mechanisms enabled in web browsers indicating a preference to exercise the rights listed above as required by applicable law.

Exercising Your Rights

To exercise the rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

Your exercise of these rights will have no adverse effect on the price and quality of our goods or services.

Authorizing an Agent

You may designate an authorized agent to submit your consumer request on your behalf, so long as the authorized agent has your written permission to do so and you have taken steps to verify your identity directly with us.

Verifying Your Request

We cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the Personal Information relates to you. To verify your identity, we ask that you provide us with the following information when you submit your request: (a) full name and (b) phone number or email. We will use the above information to verify your identity. Depending on your type of request or the information requested by you, we may require additional information to verify your identity and fulfill your request

Personal Information Concerning Children

Our Site is not intended for anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under the age of 16, unless the Personal Information is submitted with verifiable parental consent.

Updates to the Policy

We may update this Policy periodically as we offer new products and services, and as our business, technology, and laws change. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by referring to the “Last updated” reference below. Any changes will become effective upon posting of the revised Policy. If we make material changes to the policy, we will provide notice to you of the changes as required by applicable law.

Contact Us

Sciens Building Solutions
5925 Stoneridge Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Last updated: September 7th, 2023.