Regulations and Compliance
We appreciate the need for certain individuals to remain pseudonymous while participating in the community for regulatory and compliance reasons. Access to Estimize community data and analysis does not require participation in the community, or that you personally identify yourself. Any information we collect during the signup process or otherwise which may be personally identifiable in any way is kept private and protected.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, contribute estimates to the community, or follow certain community members and assets. Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional. When registering on our site or editing profile information, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: user name, e-mail address, name (optional), image (optional), professional affiliation (optional), Twitter credentials (optional), LinkedIn credentials (optional) as well as other attributes (optional).
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience (your information helps us to tailor our service in order to provide you the the most value)
- To improve our website (we are a lean startup, we pay very close attention to the composition and tendencies of the community, which features are used and which are not, so that we can continually add value to the service instead of making blind assumptions)
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service and support needs)
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. In plain english, cookies are what help us to track how our community is using our product provide you a tailored experience.
Is my personal information secure?
We are very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. The Estimize community and data set is built on trust, and that starts with us.