United Engineers & Constructors, Inc. (“United”) Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which United collects, uses, shares, maintains, protects and discloses information collected from you or that you may provide when you interact with United through our website and our business. This Policy explains what information United collects, when and how United might use that information, how United protects the information, the choices you have with respect to your personal information and how you can contact United if you have any questions or concerns.  You consent to the use of information that is collected or submitted as described in this Privacy Policy. United may modify this Privacy Policy, so you are encouraged to regularly review it.

I.  Information You Provide To United

The types of information United collects depends on your use of United’s website, the ways that you interact with United and its business and what information you choose to provide to United.  For example,

  • You may submit data to United so that United can respond to inquiries and provide you with information you request regarding United ‘s services. The data that United collects in this regard may include personal information  such as contact details i.e. your name, email address, and information related to your commercial inquiry for our services.
  • United collects pre-employment information (including personal information such as name, email address, telephone number and resume) in connection with job opportunities you may apply for, as well as employment information (including personal information related to employment authorization, tax identification, benefits and payroll) in connection with its employees and contractors.

II. United Collection of Information

  • United collection of information through automatic data technology collection tools on its website is limited to the use of collecting anonymized user statistics from Google Analytics as a third party web analytic service. Google Analytics’ collection process may include collection of your personal information, including your IP address.  You may opt out of Google Analytics collection of your personal information, by visiting the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on located here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

III. United Collection of Information from Other Sources

  • United may obtain information about you from investment opportunities or from our current or future affiliates or  subsidiaries.
  • United may obtain information about you from publicly and/or commercially available sources, including but not limited to, third-party publishers advertising or social media.
  • United may obtain information about you from third parties that we have a business relationship with (such as our customers and service providers) and as permitted by law or agreement.

IV. United De-Identified Information

United may collect information that is de-identified so that personal information is anonymized. United’s  use and disclosure of such de-identified information that is anonymized of personal information is not subject to any restrictions under this Privacy Policy, and Unitedmay disclose it to others without restriction for any purpose.  

V. United’s  Use of Information

United may use your information for our legitimate business purposes, including, but not limited to:

  1. Provide, manage,  maintain, administer and improve United ‘s website.
  2. For the performance of United ‘s agreements with you. For example, fulfill and manage orders and process transactions for United’s services.
  3. Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with United ‘s website.
  4. Detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions, abuse, and other illegal activities; to protect the rights, property, or safety of United and others; to enforce compliance with our terms of use policy; and to comply with applicable law and government requests.
  5. Communicate with you (including sending you marketing communications about United and its services), through responding to your comments, questions and requests, providing services to you, due diligence for investment opportunities, and for business purposes related to employment with United.
  6. Perform other business activities as needed, or as described elsewhere in this policy or carry out any other purposes described to you at the time United collects the information.

VI. United ‘s Sharing of Information

United may disclose information in connection with our business purpose, including but not limited to:

  • United ‘s third-party service providers who help United to operate or improve our website or to assist with United ‘s business processes and/or as necessary to provide United ‘s services.  
  • United may disclose information United collects when United believes disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law or to enforce or apply applicable terms and conditions and other agreements. United may also disclose information about you if United believes that your actions are inconsistent with United ‘s Terms of Use or related guidelines and policies, or if necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of, or prevent fraud or abuse of, United or others.
  • An affiliate or successor entity or otherwise as part of a corporate business transaction or investment opportunity.
  • United may also share information about you at your direction or request or when you otherwise consent.

United does not sell your personal information to a third party or share your personal information except as described in this Privacy Policy.

VII.  Your Choices

Where United has collected and processed your personal information with your consent, you may withdraw your consent as provided for within this Privacy Policy and to the extent permitted by law.  Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing that United conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

United will provide you the option to opt out of marketing communications by including the ability to opt out of future receipt of marketing communications directly within such communication. 

If you wish to exercise any privacy right in relation to your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy or if you otherwise have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending a written request via email to privacy@ueci.com or by writing us at United Engineers & Constructors, Inc., Attn: Legal Department, 305 Fellowship Road, Suite 300, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 – USA.  Please be aware that your request does not guarantee complete access or removal of your personal information as the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.

VIII. Data Rights

You may be afforded certain privacy rights depending on your jurisdiction and as permitted by law, including:

  • Right of access: You may have the right to request and access information about how United processes personal information relevant to your request.
  • Right to Portability: You may have the right to receive personal information relevant to your request, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to have that information transmitted to another third party in certain circumstances.
  • Right to Rectification: You may have the right to request the update and correction in inaccuracies of personal information relevant to your request.
  • Right to Deletion: You may have the right to request the deletion of personal information that United has collected relevant to your request under certain circumstances.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: You may have the right to request United to restrict the processing of personal information relevant to your request under certain circumstances. For example, if you in good faith believe that personal information United processes about you is incorrect or unlawful.  
  • Right to Object or Opt-Out: You may have the right to object to and/or opt out of the processing of personal information relevant to your request under certain circumstances or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy.

These rights may be limited by applicable law. For example, United may need to retain or share certain personal information for legitimate business purposes, to complete transactions you have requested, to comply with our legal obligations, and for other purposes as required or permitted by law. You may exercise the rights by contacting us via email at privacy@ueci.com or write us at our mailing address at: United Engineers & Constructors, Inc., Attn: Legal Department, 305 Fellowship Road, Suite 300, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 – USA. In addition, if you believe that United has not complied with your data protection rights, you have the right to file a complaint with the data protection authority of your home country.

IX. Miscellaneous

Data Retention. United may retain information for legitimate business needs including, but not limited to, not communicate with you if you have asked us not to, to detect and prevent abuse of our website, illegal activities, breaches of our Terms of Use or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements. When United has no legitimate business need to retain your information, we will either delete it consistent with United ‘s data retention and deletion policy or take reasonable steps to de-identify or anonymize it in accordance with applicable law.

Security. United employs industry standard technical and organizational measures designed to protect your personal information that is under United’s control and that United processes on your behalf from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, or disposal, both during transmission and once United receives it.  Despite the foregoing, United cannot guaranty the security of information and information you provide is at your own risk.

Third Party Websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you have provided or made accessible to third parties.  Disclosure of information to these third parties is subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy. United is not responsible for the third party’ use of your information.

Children’s Personal Information.  United ‘s website is directed to adults and is not intended for children i.e. individuals under 18 years of age. United does not knowingly collect personal information online from children under the age of 13 or equivalent minimum age in the applicable jurisdiction.

Contact.  If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at privacy@ueci.com or write us at our mailing address at: United Engineers & Constructors, Inc. Attn: Legal Department  305 Fellowship Road, Suite 300, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 – USA.

Changes. United may update this Privacy Policy in its sole discretion and from time to time to keep it current with applicable law and industry standards.  When United makes changes to this Privacy Policy, United will publish the date this Privacy Policy is last updated.  Your ongoing interaction with United indicates acceptance of our revised Privacy Policy.

This document is effective on October 16, 2020  (“Effective Date”).