Privacy Policy

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Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors ("KKC") is a partnership of Kvaerner Newfoundland Ltd and Peter Kiewit Infrastucture Inc. Each partner is affiliated to its own group of companies, many of which own and operate websites and internet domains. Both groups of companies have clear policies which describe how they manage personal information which they obtain through their interaction with individuals with whom they have communications, both electronically and otherwise.

This document describes KKC's Privacy Policy, which has been developed from the policies of its owner corporations.

Privacy Philosophy

What Information is Collected?

When visiting our website or communicating with us electronically or otherwise, you may be asked to provide data such as your name, e-mail address and phone number, as well as other personal information ("Personal Information").

KKC collects Personal Information primarily to make it easier for you to use the website, to allow us to improve our website and our services, and for us to communicate with you.

Our user interfaces are designed to allow you to choose how much Personal Information to provide to us. Information collected online is often defined as being either anonymous or personally identifiable.

Personal Information tells us who you are. We may need this information to provide personalized or enhanced service that you request. While we hope that you will find it beneficial to judiciously provide Personal Information so that we can provide the best practical service to you, the amount of Personal Information that you choose to disclose is a decision you make.

When you surf the Internet, your Internet browser may automatically transmits some information to KKC every time you access our Website.

Examples of such information include the URL of the Web page you were just on (known as the "Refer"), the IP (or Internet Protocol) address of the computer you are using, and the browser version you are using to access our Website. Some of this information may be collected by KKC to help us improve our Website and our services. For instance, we may use this information to ensure the content you request is presented in the best format.

To activate some of the features available within the Website, we may assign "cookies" to your Internet browser. On our system, a cookie is a small text file that contains a unique identification number stored on your computer. This unique identification number automatically identifies your browser to our server computers when you interact with our Website.

When you agree to provide Personal Information directly to us, we may assign cookies that identify you, personally, to our servers.

What organization is collecting the information?

The data you provide is collected by KKC. Some areas of our Website read data that creates or may create an Anonymous Profile. Other areas may require you to register or login before you can access an area of the Website. These areas read and store Personal Information that specifically identifies you to our servers.

Below is a description of some of the uses of the information that we collect and how our users benefit from this:

How will the Anonymous Profile Information be used?

We try to pay attention to what our users use and do not use on our Website, and we modify our content appropriately. The creation of an anonymous profile allows KKC to identify the information that users find most useful. We may use these anonymous profiles to improve our Website's content and format, and our services. This is essential to our ability to provide high quality content to you.

How will the Personal Information be used?

Our Website may require that you provide Personal Information to use a Website feature. We may use this information for internal research regarding the use of our Website and to facilitate the feature you choose to use.

To the extent possible, we indicate the informational fields that are required to use a feature we offer. You have the option of not providing this information to us by choosing to not use the related feature of our Website.

If you correspond with us through letters or email messages, we may store such correspondence with whatever other information you have provided to us. By submitting such correspondence, you agree that we may contact you in response.

In addition to the uses described in this section, KKC will use the Personal Information you provide to us and information we collect about your use of our Website to improve access to our Website, improve the content and organization of our Website, resolve disputes, and correct technical problems with the Website.

What information will we distribute?

KKC's policy is to retain Personal Information you submit to us, only for our use and that of our affiliated companies. We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties. But although we use industry standard hardware and software designed to protect your privacy, we cannot guarantee - and you should not expect - that the Personal Information you submit to us will always remain securely confidential.

If a feature of our Website requires that you register with our Website, you may be required to choose a user name and a password. You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of both. Should you allow another to access our Website through your user name and password, KKC will assume that you are accessing our Website and you will be responsible for all actions taken in your name. By using our Website, you accept responsibility for all activity undertaken in your name.

If you register with us, you will have the option of accessing and changing your password. You may also change certain other information you provided to us. If you have any questions, send an email message to info@kkc-gbs.com

. Our server computers may retain whatever Personal Information you have provided to us, and such data could potentially be made available for distribution to third parties as required by law, such as to law-enforcement agencies or pursuant to subpoenas or other court orders. KKC may also share both Anonymous Profile Information and Personal Information to investigate allegations of fraud or other unlawful activities, civil offences, and violations of our Terms and Conditions of Use. In such case, KKC shall have no obligation to notify you of, or to decline, any appropriately documented request for Personal Information or Anonymous Profile Information.

This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the KKC Websites. KKC does not control the information collection and distribution policies on Internet domains other than on KKC Internet domains. As a service to our users, the KKC Website may provide links to other sites. KKC is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage all users to read the privacy statements of each and every Website.

What choices are available regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information?

We encourage you to share information only with those websites that provide true value to you in exchange for your information and that commit to privacy practices that are acceptable to you. We believe that KKC's websites provide such value, but it is ultimately your choice to share Personal Information with KKC.

While KKC does not sell any Personal Information you submit to our Website to any other parties, KKC reserves the right to use such information for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to recruiting, marketing, performance monitoring and statistical analysis.

KKC reserves the right to update this policy. When we do, we will place a notice on our Website.

KKC also reserves the right to send registration confirmations, Service Alerts and similar messages to our users to inform them of specific changes that may impact their ability to use our Website, regardless of such users' e-mail contact opt-in status. KKC retains these rights because we may need the right to contact you as a matter of law or regarding matters that may be important to you.

Questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or our website should be submitted via e-mail to info@kkc-gbs.com. If we have not responded to your inquiry in a timely manner or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, please contact us at Telephone: 709-733-7800, and request to speak with the Communications Lead. Our mailing address is:

Main Office
240 Waterford Bridge Road
West Campus Hall, Suite 102
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1E 1E2