Please check back frequently as your use of the Services constitutes acceptance of this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time, and you agree to be legally bound by this Policy.
We collect information about you in various ways.
Information You Provide to Us. We collect information you provide directly through the use of the Services, such as your name, email address, postal address, zip or postal code, phone number, employment and education history, family information, reference information, information such as password and security questions necessary to create and maintain a Covanta account, and any other information you choose to provide. Some of this information will be personal information (defined as information that can reasonably identify an individual on its own or in combination with other information Covanta possesses).Information We Collect When You Use Our Services. When you use or otherwise interact with the Services, we may collect information about you and we may combine this information with other information we believe to be about you. For example, we may collect:
We may be required to collect certain personal information about you by law or as a consequence of a contractual relationship we have with you. Failure to provide this information may prevent or delay the fulfillment of these obligations.
We use the information we collect and obtain described above to provide and improve existing services, to communicate valuable offers, and to develop new and exciting services. For example, we may use information about you to:
We use your personal information for these purposes
Data Retention. We may keep your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you. We take into account our business goals and legal obligations when deciding how long to keep your personal information after our relationship with you has ended. We may retain records to investigate or defend potential legal claims. Third party partners may have different data retention policies.
We may share your personal information with third parties under the following circumstances:
We may also aggregate and de-identity your personal information so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify you, and we may then share this aggregated or de-identified information.
We may also work with third parties to serve ads on other websites or platforms, and these ads may sometimes be customized based on information we have about you. To opt out of us using your information in this way, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Promotional Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional emails and text messages from Covanta by following the instructions in those communications. Please allow up to 10 days for these opt outs to take effect. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations.
Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies or reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of the Services.
Location Information. When you first visit one of the pages on our websites that collect location information, you will be asked to consent to the collection of location information. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can later stop this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device or web browser. If you do so, certain features of the Services will no longer function. You can also stop our collection of location information by mobile applications by following the standard uninstall process and removing any Covanta application(s) from your mobile device.
Your Personal Information Rights. In certain circumstances, you may have rights regarding your personal information, subject to local law. These may include rights to:
You may withdraw your consent to a particular type of processing at any time.
Please note that we will likely require additional information from you in order to honor your requests and reserve the right to deny requests that we deem to not be from a confirmed data subject, or as otherwise permitted by law. We may also charge a fee for complex, extensive or repetitive requests, or as otherwise permitted by law.
If you would like to discuss or exercise such rights, please contact us at the details below.
Your California Privacy Rights. California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their browsing information across the web and over time is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes, and to provide options for participating in such sharing. To request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information or to opt out of having information about you shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes, please email email@example.com or write us at:
Attn. Legal Department, CA Privacy Rights
445 South Street, Morristown, NJ 079860
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of any site where this policy is posted, you may also request and obtain removal of certain content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do Not Track. Some web browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, the Services do not alter practices when a “Do Not Track” signal is received from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Covanta takes commercially reasonable measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, due to the nature of the internet and the nature of information technology in general, we cannot guarantee the security of your information. Please do not share information that may involve export controls, national security matters, or other highly sensitive information.
Covanta is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law, particularly that of the state of New York, and that law may have privacy protections that are different from the laws in your home jurisdiction.
Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one in which it was provided or where you are resident. When we do so, we put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) in accordance with applicable legal requirements to adequately protect your personal information. For more information on the safeguards in place, please contact us using the contact details set out below.
This section of the Policy applies to residents of EEA constituent countries. We are a controller for the purpose of Data Protection Legislation (as defined below). In this Policy, references to "you" and "your" are references to a user of our website.
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and handling your information in an open and transparent manner. This explains what information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, what we will use it for and with whom we share that information. The Policy also sets out your rights and who can you can contact for more information. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. In this Policy, your information is sometimes called "personal data". We may also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal data as "processing" such personal data. In this Policy the term "Data Protection Legislation" means, the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679; together with all other applicable legislation relating to privacy or data protection.
What information we collect about you
We may collect, record and use information about you in physical and electronic form and will hold, use and otherwise process the data in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation and as set out in this Policy.
The personal data we collect and process may include:
How we collect information about you
How we use your information
Our primary purpose in collecting your information is to the provision of our services, and to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customised experience. We may also use the information that you have provided to ensure that the content on our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
We use your information for the following specific purposes:
Legal grounds for using your personal information
The law permits us to process your personal data in the way that it does because the processing is:
Sharing your information
The following categories of recipients may receive your personal information and process it for the purposes outlined in this Policy:
We may share your personal information with:
Links to Other Sites
How we protect your information
We ensure that there are appropriate technical, physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards in place to protect your personal details from unauthorised access.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet (including by email) is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
How long we keep your information
We will only keep the information we collect about you for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject. This will involve us regularly reviewing our files to check that information is accurate, up-to-date and still required.
We may send you direct marketing communications, and retain your contact information necessary for this purpose for as long as you do not unsubscribe from receiving the same from us.
Transferring data outside of the EEA
Data that you submit via our website is sent to and stored on secure servers owned by or operated for us. Data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") and may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, or for one of our service providers, related companies, agents or contractors. Such transfers may be made in order to improve our website or to assist in our security or fraud protection activities.
Where recipients are outside the EEA, we ensure that the recipient provides an adequate level of protection for your personal data or the transfer is otherwise permitted under applicable Data Protection Legislation.
We do not generally rely on your consent as the legal basis for transferring your personal data to outside the EEA, however where we feel it is necessary or appropriate we may seek to rely on your consent as the legal basis for such processing. Where we do, you may withdraw your consent at any time in the manner described below.
At any time, you have the right:
Any request for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavour to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with Data Protection Legislation. We will comply with our legal obligations as regards your rights as a data subject.
We will correct any incorrect or incomplete information and will stop processing your personal data, or erase it, where there is no legal reason for us to continue to hold or use that information.
We aim to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate at all times. To assist us in ensuring that your information is up to date, do let us know if any of your personal details change.
You may also use these contact details if you wish to make a complaint to us relating to your privacy.
Changes to this Policy
Any changes we make to our Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Policy.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to privacy@Covanta.com.
If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right (as a UK resident) to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on 0303 123 1113. For citizens of EEA constituent nations, you also have the right to make a complaint to the appropriate administrative or regulatory body of your nation of residency.
Should Covanta merge with, be acquired by, or transfer some or all of its assets to another entity, we may share your Personal Information with that entity or another entity in connection with such a transaction.
Our Services are not intended for use by anyone younger than the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals younger than age 13.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at email@example.com.