Our website address is: https://www.gmsllp.com
GMS is a multi-disciplinary, structural engineering and building envelope consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, California and Bloomfield, New Jersey.
GMS provides business to business services; we do not sell or distribute personal information to outside parties for their direct marketing or any other purpose. Any personal information we collect is incidental to, and for the purpose of, serving you better.
As part of our efforts to better serve you, we may collect the following information if voluntarily provided:
- first and last name;
- associated organization or institution;
- email address; and
- any other contact information you voluntarily provide (for example in your correspondence with us through our ‘Newsletter sign-up” or “Apply Now” buttons).
Also, please note that Google Analytics tracks user flow from page to page, which search engine or social media referred the user to our site, country where our site was accessed, and what kind of device was used.
We may use the information to improve our services. We will process only the data absolutely necessary for the completion of our business and limit access to personal data to only those employees needing the information to complete the process consented to by you.
We may periodically send emails about our activities, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We strive to safeguard your data from outside parties, though we may be obligated to disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal processes or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by law, such as in response to a court order, a law enforcement agency request, in response to a subpoena, or in response to an administrative agency’s request.
While it is understood that no method of electronic storage or transmission over the Internet is 100% secure against malicious digital attacks, we employ the commonly acceptable commercially available security measures to protect your personal information. In the event of a security breach, we will notify all data subjects of its occurrence within 72 hours of discovery. The method of this notification will include as many forms as deemed necessary to disseminate the information in a timely manner, including email, telephone message, and public announcement.
Articles on the GMS site may include links or embedded content (e.g. videos, images, slideshows, etc.). Embedded content from or links to other websites behave in the exact same way as if you, the visitor, had visited those other websites.
Please familiarize yourself with the privacy policies that govern your use of such sites to ensure that you understand how your personal data is processed on those sites.
This policy conforms to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-2016/679), intended to give control to individuals over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business within the European Union and European Economic Area, as well as to the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB-375), intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States.
In accordance with these regulations and other local applicable laws, you have the following rights:
- Consent: to voluntarily share personal information with GMS and give consent to GMS for use thereof as described above; to object to the processing of your personal information via this website; to unsubscribe or opt-out of commercial electronic messaging from GMS to your provided contact; to withdraw consent where GMS relies on consent to process your personal information;
- Information and Access: to obtain a copy of your personal information that we hold and details about how we use it; to receive such requested data in a commonly used and machine-readable format;
- Rectification and Erasure: to have your personal information that we hold updated, corrected, or deleted;
- Equal Protection: to receive GMS’s services on equal terms regardless of whether you exercise your rights.
All requests for information or requests for action regarding your personal information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to such requests within thirty (30) business days of their receipt, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We will take reasonable steps to correct or delete your personal information from our database(s) upon request. Before we provide you with any data, correct any inaccuracies or delete any data, we may request additional information to verify your identity or otherwise help respond to your request.
This privacy statement was last updated on the date noted above and applies from that date. We may occasionally amend this privacy statement. You can determine if the privacy statement has been revised since your last visit by referring to the “Last Updated” date at the top of this page. Any new statement will automatically be in force when it is published on the website. Your use of our Site following such revision constitutes your acceptance of the contents of the privacy statement as amended or revised by us. You should therefore return here regularly to view our most up to date privacy statement. You may also wish to print a copy for your records.