Last updated: August 12, 2022
Friedrich Air Conditioning, LLC (also referred to herein as “we,” “us,” and “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of any personal information we collect, use, share, and otherwise process as part of our business. We also believe in transparency, and we are committed to informing you about how we treat the data we collect and process.
The Personal Information that we collect from you, through automated means, from your posts on social media such as LinkedIn, or from third parties recruitment agencies includes information within the below categories of data. These categories also represent the categories of personal data that we have collected over the past 12 months. Note that the “category of data” column listed below refers to the category of personal data as defined under the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). Inclusion of a category in the list below indicates only that we may collect some information within that category. It does not necessarily mean that we collect all information listed in a particular category for our corporate customers or job applicants.
We disclose the below categories of information to our affiliates and service providers.
|Category of Personal Data||Purpose of processing|
|Personal identifiers such as a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.||
This data is necessary to:
|Additional personal identifiers, including: Information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, your name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.||This data is necessary to:
|Characteristics protected by federal or state law, including: familial status, disability, sex, national origin, religion, color, race, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, source of income, age, or genetic information.||A subset of this data is necessary to open and manage an application for employment.
It may also be necessary to accommodate any accessibility needs you may have if you come in to our facilities.
|Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.||This data is processed to detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, and for data analytics.|
|Sensory Information: Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.||A subset of this data is processed in connection with our closed-circuit television footage and system and building login and access records. It is also used to record customer service calls.|
|Professional or employment-related information: such as your job title, job history, and income.||This data is necessary to open and manage an application for employment.|
In addition to the information above, we also collect the following categories of sensitive personal information:
|Category of Sensitive Personal Information||Purpose of processing|
|Social security, driver's license, state identification card, or passport number.||
|Account log-In, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account.||
|Racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership.||
We do not sell personal information for any commercial or marketing purposes, have not sold personal information in the preceding 12 months and will not sell personal information.
The following are limited circumstances where we may share your personal information with third parties, where permitted by applicable law:
|Corporate Affiliates||We may share your information with our corporate affiliates, including Rheem Manufacturing Company and with their respective officers, directors, employees, accountants, attorneys and agents.|
|Acquisitions and Similar Transactions||In connection with a merger or sale of the company and/or parts of its assets, your personal data may be transferred as part of the merger or sale.|
|Disclosures with Your Consent||We may ask if you would like us to share your information with other unaffiliated third parties who are not described elsewhere in this Policy. We will only disclose your information in this context with your consent.|
|Legal Obligations and Rights (Subpoenas, Court Orders, and Warrants)||We may disclose information in response to subpoenas, warrants, court orders or other legal process, or to comply with relevant laws.|
|Third Parties||We may provide information about you to third parties that may offer products and services specifically requested by you.|
|Service Providers||We may share personal information with our service providers that need access to information to provide operational or other support services on our behalf.|
|Professional Advisors||We may share your information with our insurers and other professional advisors, including attorneys and accountants to provide services on our behalf.|
|We may disclose aggregated information or de-identified information about our users that does not identify any specific individual, such as groupings of demographic data or preferences.|
|Consent||With your consent.|
We will keep personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or if we have another lawful basis for retaining the information beyond the period for which it is necessary to serve the original purpose for collecting the data. This may mean that we will retain some information for longer than we retain other information.
We may delete personal information if we believe it is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued storage of it is contrary to our objectives or legal obligations. When we delete data, it will be removed from our active servers and databases, but it may remain in our archives when it is not practical or possible to delete it.
To the extent permitted by law, we may retain and use anonymous, de-identified, or aggregated information for performance reporting, benchmarking, and analytic purposes and for product and service improvement.
We are committed to protecting and respecting privacy. We have put security measures in place designed to protect personal information from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed in an unauthorized manner. While we take reasonable measures to protect the information you submit via the website, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. No internet, email, or mobile application transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Email or other messages sent through the website may not be secure. You should use caution whenever submitting information through email or the website and take special care in deciding which information you provide us.
Subject to certain limitations, and based on your residency, you may be entitled to the following rights:
Please use the “Contact Us” details provided at the end of this Policy to exercise your rights and choices under this Policy.
We may require additional information from you in order to honor your request. We will only use Personal Information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify your identity or authority to make the request. If you are submitting a request through an authorized agent, the authorized agent must provide us with your signed written permission stating that the agent is authorized to make the request on your behalf.
There may be circumstances where we will not be able to honor your request. For example, if you request deletion, we may need to retain certain personal information to comply with our legal obligations or other permitted purposes. We will notify you if we are unable to honor your request. Based on your residency, you may have the right to appeal our decision with regard to your request by using the “Contact Us” details provided at the end of this Policy.
We may also request that any authorized agents verify their identity and may reach out to you directly to confirm that you have provided the agent with your permission to submit the request on your behalf.
Complaints. If you believe your rights relating to your personal information have been violated, please contact us via the “Contact Us” details provided at the end of this Policy.
We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time in our sole discretion without prior notice to you to reflect changes. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date, active, and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our website and this Policy to check for any changes. We will indicate at the top of the Policy when it was most recently updated. Accordingly, please refer back to this Policy frequently as it may change.
Some browsers have incorporated "Do Not Track" (DNT) features that can send a signal to the websites you visit indicating you do not wish to be tracked. Because there is not yet a common understanding of how to interpret the DNT signal, our services do not currently respond to browser DNT signals. For more information on DNT, see https://allaboutdnt.com/.
The products and services that we offer are designed for a general audience and are not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 16. If we learn we have collected or received personal data form a child under the age of 16, we will promptly delete the information.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, please contact us at email@example.com