Last Updated: 02/14/2005
Hines has operations in several countries and has its headquarters at Williams Tower, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77056-6118, USA. You can contact Hines by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hines collects information about the visitors to its Web site. For example, when you visit Hines' Web site, Hines may collect your domain name and IP address, your browser version, the URL from which you arrived at the Web site, and the URL to which you go upon leaving the site, as well as the pages you visit while viewing the Web site. IP addresses are numbers that are automatically assigned to your computer, and, if associated with other individually identifiable information, could be considered personal information.
Hines uses your IP Address to help diagnose problems with its server, and to administer and improve Hines' Web site. Your IP Address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information, some of which Hines might share with affiliates and third parties. Hines also uses your IP address to keep track of the information you have seen on Hines' Web site.
Additional Information You Provide Voluntarily
If you choose to submit any personal information on any page of the Hines Web site by completing requests for information or any form (for example, providing your name, company name, street or e-mail address or your telephone number or submitting your resume online or signing up for e-mail updates and alerts, Hines may collect, retain, use and share that information in aggregated or unaggregated form. Hines may use your personal information to respond to your queries, to send you e-mail alerts and updates or other marketing information about employment, various properties, projects or opportunities, or related information.
Hines may use the information you provide to provide you with information about Hines and about Hines' projects and services, as well as the projects and services of others. Moreover, Hines may share your information among Hines' affiliates and with third parties that Hines believes may provide services of interest to you. Also, Hines may from time to time transfer information to third parties who analyze such information on behalf of Hines. Some of these companies and some of Hines' affiliates may reside in countries other than your own. As a result, your personal information may be transferred out of the country in which you reside. Please note that Hines is headquartered in the United States of America and that, to the extent you submit any information from outside the United States, by submitting such information you agree to it being transferred to the United States of America.
Hines may also use information it collects in aggregated form to monitor Web site performance, use of features and traffic patterns, and browser version.
Where you submit data to Hines, you consent to the processing of that data for the above purposes.
Hines trains its employees about the importance of privacy. It is Hines' policy to give access to your information only to those of its employees, other representatives and third parties who require it to carry out the responsibilities of their jobs on behalf of Hines.
There may be circumstances in which we are required by applicable law to disclose information about you and your use of Hines' Web site.
You May Request That Hines Limit Its Use of Your Information; You May Also Update Your Information
If you do not wish to receive communications from Hines regarding offers or other third party products and services, you may opt out of receiving such communications by e-mailing or writing to Hines as provided in the "More Information" section below; or in the event that you receive an e-mail from Hines regarding such matters, you may simply reply to the e-mail in question and request that you receive no further correspondence from Hines regarding such matters. You may also follow this procedure to change or update information you have previously provided to Hines at any time.
Hines makes access to your personally-identifiable information subject to certain security measures, including technological controls such as "firewalls" and other security technologies, in accordance with industry standards. When the use of Hines' Web site involves the transmission of confidential information, Hines uses 40-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to establish a secure connection between your personal computer and Hines' server. SSL allows the transmission of encrypted information from your personal computer to Hines' server and back again, and is an industry standard for Internet platform security. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while Hines strives to protect your personal information, Hines cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to Hines.