Privacy

What this Privacy Policy Covers
 
SDM takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.
 
How SDM Uses Your Personal Information
 
This policy covers how SDM treats personal information that it collects and receives, through its web site and by electronic means.
 
Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
 
This privacy policy only applies to SDM.
 
This policy does not apply to the practices of any third-party companies with which SDM has relations but does not own or control, or to people that SDM does not employ or manage.

 
Information Collection and Use
 
SDM collects personal information when you register with its web site, when you use any of its online forms to contact us or to post information or when you send us an e-mail messages.
 
When you register or post information we may ask for information such as your name, email address, ZIP code, occupation, industry and, in certain cases, your address.
 
SDM automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request. This information is collected and stored anonymously and just for statistic analysis purposes.
 
SDM uses information for the following general purposes: to fulfill your requests for information or services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous internal reporting.


Information Sharing and Disclosure

SDM does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people except to provide information or services you've explicitly requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • We will share résumés posted through our web site’s “Job Opportunities” page with trusted business partners in order to facilitate the communication between candidates and employers and vice-versa;
  • Information posted using the forms specifically related to the shipping activity will also be sent to MAR’s Technical Commission;
  • We will share information with trusted business partners whenever explicitly requested by you;
  • We will share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of SDM's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

 
Cookies
 
Whenever you visit this web site, SDM sets and accesses its own cookies on your computer. These cookies are used anonymously for functional and statistical purposes of the web site and no personal information is collected or stored with them.

 
Ability to Request Deletion of Personal Information
 
Whenever so desired, you may request us to permanently delete any or all of your personal information.
 
If you subscribed any of our newsletters, new categories might be added to your personal profile from time to time. Users may request changes to be made to their subscriptions or visit the opt-out page to stop receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.

 
Confidentiality and Security
 
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide information or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
 
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with industry standards and regulations to protect personal information about you.

 
Changes to this Privacy Policy
 
SDM may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

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