Last updated: May 29, 2018
What We Collect
Voluntarily Submitted Data. We may collect and store personal data that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and similar information data required when you participate in certain activities on our websites, including contacting us via online form regarding a project, partnership, or employment opportunities, signing up for our newsletter, or interacting with us on social media (including FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn).
Automatically Collected Data. We automatically collect and store Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and domain names of the visitor’s computer on our server and may know some information you have previously provided through cookies. We also track the number and frequency of hits per page, length of website visit, location, time of day, device and referrals and related information about visits to our websites, and to help us diagnose problems with our server, using IP addresses and/or cookies.
To better inform our future communications, we also may collect data concerning your use of our websites, such as by using an embedded image in an email in order to track whether you open our email communications and using a URL contained in an email we send to you that enables us to identify that you have taken an action using a Web page.
What We Do With This Information
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Communicate with you regarding your comments and questions.
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
If you sign up for our newsletter, we will periodically send promotional emails about our company and other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
Contact you regarding applications for employment or subcontractor prequalification.
Sharing with Third Parties
Vendors. We may share the personal information you provide to us with other companies we have hired to provide services for Pepper ("Vendors"). Our Vendors are contractually bound to use your personal information only to perform the services we have hired them to provide. Pepper does not distribute, sell, or lease information about you to any third party or vendor.
By Law or to Protect Rights. If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
This site has activated IP anonymization, which means Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of a visitor’s IP address. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Pepper does not have any control over the other websites, so you should exercise caution and look at the applicable privacy statement upon visiting another website. Pepper is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by unsubscribing from our email or print mail lists at any time. Look for the "Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the emails.
If you are citizen of European Economic Area, you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.