Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc. and our subsidiaries, (“SCIS” “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.scisusa.com and the https://www.parasys.com websites (“Website”), and provides various services to clients in a wide range of industries and customer segments. We offer security solutions including on-site guarding, electronic security, fire and safety services, and corporate risk management (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Services”).
Included below is a list of several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Examples of Cookies and other technologies we may use include, but are not limited to:
_ga cookies: These are used by Google Analytics and sends information to Google which is used to distinguish users. A unique identifier associated with each user is sent with each hit in order to determine which traffic belongs to which user. This allows the website’s owner to track a user’s behavior and monitor website performance. These cookies are stored for two (2) years.
_gat: These are used by Google Analytics to throddle request rates and do not store any information. Rather, they are used to improve the website’s performance. These cookies are only stored for ten (10) minutes and sends information back to Google.
_gid: These are used by Google Analytics. This is used to distinguish users and enables SUSA to track a visitor’s behavior and measure the website’s performance. These cookies are stored for twenty-four (24) hours and sends information back to Google.
NET: These cookies are session identifiers and are used to keep track of a user’s navigation through the SCIS website. Moreover, it is used to transfer information between pages and to store information that the user might reuse on different pages. These are only stored during the session, while the user is browsing the site.
CookiesAccepted: These are used to keep track of whether the user has accepted the cookie usage or not. This is not set unless the visitor clicks “Accept” in the cookie banner at the top of the website. There is no limit to how long these cookies may be stored for.
How We Collect Information
SCIS collects and obtains your information in a few ways: there is information that you choose to give to us, information we obtain through your use of our Services – including our Website – and information we obtain from third parties.
Information You Give Us
We collect information that you decide to share with us. At times, we may require you to provide certain information – including Personal Information – in order to use certain parts of our Website, fulfill your requests with us, or provide you with certain Services. For instance, we may require you to provide your name, email address or other contact information when you contact us with a question or comment. Additionally, we may need you to provide certain Personal Information to use other portions of our Services.
Information We Obtain When You Use Our Services
As noted above, we collect certain information from you through your use of our Services, such as Usage Data. For instance, in using our Website, we may collect information about the device you use to log into, access, and use the Website. We may collect other Generic Information in relation to how you use our Website or other Services (for example, aggregate metrics on how often certain pages on our Website are accessed and viewed).
We also may collect information through the use of cookie, pixel tags, or other technologies, as described above.
Information We Obtain from Third Parties
We may also obtain information about you from our third party service providers who help us provide our Services to you.
Business and Other Purposes for Collection
SCIS collects, processes (or asks our service providers to process on our behalf), and uses your information to provide the Services we make available to you. We therefore will collect and use your information for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to:
How We Use Your Information
Such general uses include, but are not limited to:
How We Disclose or Share Your Information
SCIS does not sell your information to any third party without your permission, and will not sell the Personal Information of anyone under the age of 16 without applicable consent. We will only provide your personal data if it is necessary in order to provide you with the information you have requested. However, SCIS may disclose your information in a number of ways in order to provide our Services to you. For instance, we may share your information with our subsidiaries or affiliated companies for the purpose of processing your personal data to respond to your request.
We may also provide your Personal Information to third party service providers who assist SCIS to facilitate or to provide certain services in relation to SCIS business and therefore process Personal Information on SCIS’s behalf. These include:
These third party service providers are authorized to use your personal data only as necessary to provide its service to us.
We may also disclose or share your information for the following purposes:
Categories of Third Parties that Receive Personal Information from SCIS
We share or otherwise disclose individuals’ personal information to the following categories of third parties:
Securitas Group Companies. We may share your personal data to our subsidiaries or affiliated companies for the purpose of that the relevant subsidiary or affiliated company will process your personal data to respond to your request. We will only transfer your personal data to the subsidiary or affiliated company that needs to receive your personal data in order to provide you with the information you have requested. By submitting the request form you consent to our transfer of your personal data to our subsidiaries or affiliated companies that may be established in a country outside the EU/EEA (i.e. a so-called third country), including countries which may not maintain an adequate level of protection for personal data. Please be aware that countries which are outside the EU/EEA may not offer the same level of data protection as the EU/EEA and, thus, you may not have the same rights as under the laws applicable to us.
Third Party Service Providers. The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to and processed by a third party service provider established in a country outside the EU/EEA (i.e. a so-called third country), including countries which the EU Commission does not consider to have an adequate level of protection for personal data. All necessary steps will be taken as required under applicable law in order for such transfer of your personal data across borders to be compliant with applicable law. We will only transfer your personal data to a country outside the EU/EEA where; (i) the EU Commission has decided that the third country ensures an adequate level of protection, or (ii) where the transfer is being safeguarded by the use of EU model clauses (under Article 46.2 in the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (“GDPR”)) or where the recipient is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework (under Article 45 in the GDPR).
We may transfer your personal data to third party service providers established in the following countries outside the EU/EEA: India. You can find further information about the rules on data transfers outside the EU/EEA, including the mechanisms that we rely upon, on the European Commission website.
All reasonable technical, organizational, and otherwise, measures are taken by SCIS to protect Personal Information collected on our Website and elsewhere from being subject to accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss or alteration, disclosure without authorization, and any other unlawful actions taken against otherwise protected information. Moreover, SCIS takes all judicious legal, technical, and organizational measures to ensure that all Personal Information is handled with a sufficient level of security. Furthermore, SCIS takes all reasonable measures to protect Personal Information during transfers of said information to a third party. SCIS does not retain responsibility for Personal Information solely in the control of a third party.
Despite the security measures taken, SCIS cannot guarantee the protection of the data you provide us.
California residents and data subjects in the European Union (“EU”) / European Economic Area (“EEA”). SCIS aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Information, and exercise other rights available under applicable law. SCIS therefore informs you that, where applicable under relevant law, you are entitled to the following:
Please contact us at the information in “Contact Us” Section below in relation to exercising these rights. Note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
Access to Specific Information
California residents have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information with this parties for their direct marketing purposes, in addition to the rights set forth above. Under California law, you have the right to send us a request at the designated address at the conclusion of this policy. You may request the following information:
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to limited exceptions. Once we receive a verifiable request, and determine that it is not subject to an exceptions, we will delete your personal information from our records.
However, we may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or any applicable third party to:
Making a Request
To exercise the access or deletion rights elaborated upon above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:
Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests initiated by means other than those provided above.
We exercise no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party site or services.
We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this privacy notice, we will notify you through a notice on our website homepage.
If you have any questions or comments about this notice, our Privacy Statement, the ways in which we collect and use your personal information, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
Mail: Ethics Officer
13900 Lincoln Park Drive
Herndon, VA 20171