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Privacy Policy

TERMS OF USE

The information contained on this website is communicated and issued by Waste Disposal Services, Inc.  (“WDS”) in accordance with the following terms and conditions. We ask that you read these policies carefully and then, based on our policies and practices, choose whether or not you will use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time and we will not inform you of those changes. If you continue to use our Website after we make changes, that use is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

ACCURACY OF INFORMATION

ALTHOUGH WDS HAS TAKEN REASONABLE CARE THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR DELIVERED TO YOU BY E-MAIL, IF ANY, IS ACCURATE AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION, SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” FOR ONLY INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AS OF THE DATE OF PUBLICATION, AND NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY (INCLUDING LIABILITY TOWARDS THIRD PARTIES), EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE (OR ACCEPTED) AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OR FITNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE BY WDS OR ITS AFFILIATES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WDS OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY RELIANCE ON THIS INFORMATION.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS, WDS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR ERRORS, INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS ON THIS WEBSITE AND FOR ANY LOSS (WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT) OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ITS USE, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE, YOU DO SO ON YOUR OWN INITIATIVE.

LINKED WEBSITES

YOU MAY NOT LINK OUR WEBSITE TO ANOTHER WEBSITE WITHOUT OUR EXPRESS PERMISSION. WE DO NOT PERMIT OTHERS TO LINK TO OR FRAME THIS WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SECURITY, CONTENT, OR PRIVACY POLICIES OF ANY OTHER WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY WEBSITE THROUGH WHICH VISITORS MAY HAVE GAINED ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE, OR TO WHICH VISITORS MAY GAIN ACCESS FROM OUR WEBSITE. WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH WEBSITES OR LINKS. WHERE WE PROVIDE A LINK TO A THIRD PARTY’S WEBSITE, WE DO SO BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IN GOOD FAITH THAT SUCH WEBSITE CONTAINS OR MAY CONTAIN MATERIAL WHICH IS RELEVANT TO THAT ON OUR WEBSITE. THE LINK DOES NOT SIGNIFY THAT WE HAVE REVIEWED OR APPROVED THE CONTENTS OF THE THIRD PARTY’S WEBSITE. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THE CONTENTS OF THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, AND ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEM OR FROM ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE FROM YOUR USE OF THEM.

OWNERSHIP

Unless otherwise expressly noted, all content included on this website, including, without limitation, images, logos, articles and other materials, are protected by copyrights, and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by WDS or its affiliates. All trademarks and logos displayed on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with WDS. Visitors are responsible for complying with all applicable copyright, trademark and other applicable laws.

PRIVACY

Waste Disposal Services, Inc. (“WDS”, “Us”, or “We”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website our www.wdswaste.com (our “Website”) as well as our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

When you give us information on this Website, in e-mails, texts, or other forms of electronic messages with us, when you make queries through our website, when you subscribe to any type of communication with us or send information through any web or live event that we host or sponsor or through social media, or when we collect information through third party sources from which you receive information about WDS.

It does not apply to information that we collect offline or through any other means.  It does not apply to other parties that you might access through our Website.

WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We use your information to provide our Website contents to you, to give you information, products and services, to notify you about changes to our Website and information, products and services we give you through the Website, to track usage and help us improve the Website and its products and services, to give you access to our Website’s interactive features, to allow you to apply for a job with us, and for any other reason we may provide when information is given to us.

Please note that if you do not consent to the use or disclosure of your Personal Information for any of the reasons or purposes we have noted in the Privacy Policy, we may refuse to allow you to have access to our Website for any purpose, including the application of employment.

OTHER WAYS WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, as well as your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).  We collect such information, which may include Personal Information, and maintain it or associate it with other information so that we can improve our Website and deliver a more customized service, more efficient service or customized information back to you.

In order to do this, we may use certain technologies such as:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. If you are informed that a cookie will automatically be installed on your browser software when you log into our Website, you may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. If you have not set you browser so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website. You may change these settings at any time.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Website. You cannot manage flash cookies the same way you manage browser cookies.
  • Web Beacons. We may have webpages or emails that have small electronic files known as web beacons that allow us to track certain information, like how many people visits certain pages or open emails. 
  • Third-Party Cookies.  When we host third-party information or applications on our Website, those parties may issue cookies.  When you browse our Website, you also agree and consent to the use of third-party cookies on our site. You can revoke this consent at any time.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

By using our Website, you are allowing us to disclose information we collect and compile in different ways about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. We may disclose Personal Information that we collect, or you provide, as described in this privacy policy to our other companies, some of whom may be located in an another country that has different laws about privacy protection than country in which you reside; to third parties we engage in order to conduct our business and who we have under contract to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them; to potential acquirers of our company, in which case we will also have such party under contract to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them; to accomplish the task for which the information is given, to comply with any court order, law or legal process, to enforce our Website terms or the terms of any agreement we have with you, whether express or implied, and regardless of whether it is in writing, to protect you, our company, or customers, including but not exclusively to protect against fraud or credit risk, or with your consent.

 

DATA SECURITY

We have safeguards against accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure of your information, but the safety and security of your information also depends on you. You are responsible for keeping any and all passwords confidential. Be aware that any information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

Also, please recognize that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, therefore, although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

 CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

This Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information, personal or otherwise, to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification or parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe you might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@wdswaste.com

 CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what Personal Information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge.

Please be advise that we do not use browser “do not track” signals; if your browser is sending them, we do not receive them.

GOVERNING LAW

The terms and conditions of this legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina  Visitors agree that any dispute or action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms or any visitor’s use of this website shall be commenced only in the state or federal courts located in Guilford County, North Carolina, and visitors hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of any such dispute or action.

 

 CONTACT INFORMATION

To ask questions or comment about this policy and our privacy practices, contact us at privacy@wdswaste.com

Last Updated January 13, 2017