1. Information We Collect
We may collect personal information about you, meaning information that can uniquely identify you, from various sources, such as:
Directly from you through information you provide as part of our driver application, MVR release form, office application, rate request, request for contact, or otherwise access certain features or content on our website; Social networks through which you may access our websites or otherwise interact with us; Our affiliates, service providers, business partners, and other third parties. The information we may collect about you may include, without limitation: Contact information, such as name, postal address, email address, and phone number; Demographic information, such as age, date of birth, gender, job information, and postal code; Additional information that may be gathered through an employment application or MVR release may include prior addresses, prior employment, education, DOT information, CDL information, references, and your social security number.
When you access our website, we may also collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag, or clear GIF, is used to transmit information about actions of the user opening the page or email containing the beacon back to a web server. Certain features of our webpage may use local shared objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and how you interact with the Services. We may also use third-party analytics tools that collect information about use of the Services and user traffic. The information we may collect by automated means may include, without limitation:
Information about the devices you use to access the Services (such as the IP address and the type of the device, operating system, and web browser); Dates, times, and duration of use of the Services (including whether you are a repeat or first-time visitor); Information on actions taken when using the Services (such as page views and website navigation patterns).
This information helps us to improve and personalize our services for you.
You may choose to accept or decline cookies found on our website. Disabling cookies may limit options and your experience on our website.
2. How We Use the Information We Collect
We may use information we obtain about you to:
We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
3. Disclosure of Information
4. Data Security
We have implemented electronic and managerial procedures intended to protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Please note that the electronic transmission of information is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that such measures will always be sufficient or effective. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.
5. Your Choices
We offer you the following choices about the information we collect from you and how we communicate with you:
Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. You can find out more about this by visiting www.aboutcookies.org. Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies and cookie management tools available in a web browser may not remove Flash cookies.
To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features of our website.
If you do not want us to use your email address/contact information to promote our products or services, you can opt out at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in our emails. By completing an employment application, release, rate request, or request for contact, you agree to receive email communications with the information you requested, as well as promotional emails.
6. Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our website who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please call us 800-966-0030, contact us on our website, or write us at: Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Inc., P.O. Box 112, Providence Forge, VA 23140.
7. Links to Other Websites
8. Children Under the Age of 13
Our services are not directed to, and Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Inc., does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from, children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please call us 800-966-0030, contact us on our website, or write us at: Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Inc., P.O. Box 112, Providence Forge, VA 23140.
10. Data Transfers
Atlantic Bulk Carrier, Inc., is based in the state of Virginia in the United States. If you live outside of the United States, it will be necessary for us to transfer, process, and store such information outside of the country in which you reside, including in the United States. By using this website, you consent to the transfer to and processing and storage of your information in countries possibly outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection laws than those in the country where you reside.
11. Contact Us