Use of this website

This privacy policy describes the information we collect from you and how it may be stored and processed in the United States of America and across the Home Utilities Services Publishing Network as described below. This website and associated Home Utilities Services events and publications provide products, content, and services for a professional and consumer audience

What information do we collect?

Home Utilities Services collects data about you that is limited to the kind of information that can be found on a typical business card: first name, last name, job title, employer/company name, work address, work email, and work phone number. In some cases, we may ask you to provide additional professional information such as the size of the company you work for, and industry type. To enhance and/or update the information that you have provided to us, we may combine it with professional information or personal data that we collect from third-party sources. The personal data that we refer to in this document is the personal and professional information you provide, as well as information that we obtain from third-party sources, both of which we typically combine as one user record.

This site also collects and stores certain information automatically using cookies and similar technologies, including IP addresses, the region or general location of a computer or device accessing the internet, browser type, operating system, page view history, and other usage information. See our Cookie Policy for further details or if you are an EU resident or California consumer, visit our Member Preferences Center to modify your cookie settings.

However, to the extent that any cookie can uniquely identify a computer, mobile device, or tablet (“Device”), or the person using that Device, and you are an EU resident, under the GDPR, this is personal data. Therefore, this privacy policy shall apply to such personal data collected by Home Utilities Services. Similarly, if you are a California consumer, under the CCPA, to the extent that any cookie can uniquely identify you or the device you, or any other person is using, via an IP address or other online identifier, this is also personal data.

How do we collect it?

We may collect your personal data when you register to receive any of the products, content, or services offered by Home Utilities Services or its third-party sponsors (“sponsors”) such as publications, subscriptions, contests, newsletters, memberships, premium content, webcasts, video, white papers, online seminars, conferences, and events.

What happens if you don’t provide personal data?

In order for us to provide the products, content, or services you request, we need your personal data. Therefore, if you do not provide such personal data, we cannot deliver the products, content, or services.

Home Utilities Services Publishing Network

This website is one of many that Home Utilities Services and its group of undertakings operates, all of which we collectively refer to as the Home Utilities Services Publishing Network. Where permitted by law, we may share the personal data we collect about you with another Home Utilities Services Publishing Network company so that we can provide you with information about products, content, and services that might interest you