Arkitectum.com is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the Arkitectum.com and Arkitectum, Inc. Web Sites.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. The information we gather on the Arkitectum Sites may be shared within the Arkitectum-affiliated companies on a worldwide basis in order to deliver the products and services that Arkitectum.com offers.
The Arkitectum Sites contain links to other Web sites over which we
have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices
of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our Sites. We encourage
you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you
can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
Collection and Use of Information by Arkitectum.com
In some areas of Arkitectum.com, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number credit card number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of Arkitectum.com, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.
We may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving e-mail or other communications about particular products or services.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about the Arkitectum Sites or refer a job posting to a friend, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Arkitectum Sites or view the job posting. We do not store this information.
Our Use of Your Information
We use the information we gather on Arkitectum.com, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Arkitectum Sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
If you have provided consent for us to do so, we may also use the
information we gather to inform you of other products or services
available from us or our affiliated companies.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Arkitectum Sites, to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. We may also provide additional communications, promotions and information on new Arkitectum opportunities and additional job postings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
In addition, you may receive free informational newsletters from
us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such
as career management advice.
We have areas on the Arkitectum Sites where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Choices Regarding the Disclosure of Personal Information to Others
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties,
or your combined personal and demographic information or information
about your use of Arkitectum.com (such as the areas you visit
or the services you access), except as set forth below.
Posting to Public Areas of Arkitectum.com
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of Arkitectum.com, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of Arkitectum.com.
We use "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience
feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell
the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For
example, if you personalize Arkitectum pages, or register for
services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information
(such as user name, password and preferences). Because of our
and a more personalized site experience. When you return to Arkitectum,
the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so
you can easily use the features that you customized. We also
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on Arkitectum.com.
Security of the Personal Information
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online at Arkitectum.com, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. We use a service company to process its credit card transactions.
The Arkitectum.com Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
We participate in the Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Framework arising out of the U.S. implementation of the European Union Data Protection Directive. We have certified adherence to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles for each of the Arkitectum Sites.
Thank you for using Arkitectum.com.