Privacy Statement and Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting our Website. Jacobs is operated by Jacobs U.K. Limited (“Jacobs” or “we”), a Company registered in England and Wales under company number 02594504 and with a registered address at 1180 Eskdale Road, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5TU. Jacobs and its global subsidiaries and affiliates is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of users (“you” or “your”) visiting our www.tsojacobs.com page (“website” or “Service”).

We provide engineering and digital services, architectural design services, planning consulting, and other engineering related services for a wide variety of industries.

We act as Controllers of your Personal Data in the areas and context covered by this Privacy Statement. Our contact details are set out at the end of this Privacy Statement.

We created this Privacy Statement to tell you how we use your Personal Data, i.e. any piece of information that relates directly or indirectly to you and warrants protection under local privacy laws, including the European General Data Protection Regulations (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR). It is important to us that you understand how we will treat your Personal Data and that you are aware of your rights.

How we may use your personal data

“Personal Data” means information which can be used to identify, directly or indirectly, a particular individual, but does not include data that is de-identified, anonymous, or publicly available.

Personal Data is collected when you visit our website or when you communicate with us using the contact form. Jacobs may collect:

(a) Information about your visits to and use of this website, as explained in section “Website Usage Data & Cookies” below;

(b) Your email address and other necessary contact information as provided by you for alerts and information updates from Jacobs, as explained in section “Alerts & Information Updates”;

(c) Your email address and other necessary contact information in the contact forms you fill out to communicate with Jacobs, as explained in section “Contact forms”.

In addition to the purposes stipulated in this Privacy Statement, and only to the extent this is explicitly allowed by law or such an obligation is imposed on Jacobs by law, we may use your Personal Data for further purposes under the conditions laid down in local relevant legislation. In any case, Jacobs shall observe transparency and the rest of the principles for lawful processing of your Personal Data.

Jacobs does not collect, sell, rent, or otherwise distribute email addresses or any other personal information.

We act as Controllers of your Personal Data in the areas and context covered by this Privacy Statement. To contact us, please use our Contact Form.

Alerts & Information Updates

We gather and process your contact information (name, email address) when you request information and updates on the status of our product. This information is used to send you updates and notifications, as per your requests and after having obtained your consent to receiving such updates.

To the extent allowed by law, we further use this information to pursue our legitimate interests, in particular for direct marketing purposes regarding similar products and services.

Contact Forms

We gather and process your contact information when you fill out contact forms to communicate with us, after having obtained your consent. This information is used to send you replies to your queries and provide you, to the extent possible, with any information or guidance requested.

Where relevant, in particular if you are a user of Jacobs products or services, we may also use this information to comply with our relevant legal obligations, such as under the legislation regulating product liability.

Website Usage Data and Cookies

Jacobs may collect information on how the website is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may use such information to provide and maintain the website, notify you about changes to our Product, allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service of the website when you choose to do so, provide customer care and support of the website, provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service, monitor the usage of the Service, and detect, prevent and address technical issues of the website.

These purposes also represent our legitimate interests to administer this website, improve its usability, and improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website, and have different functions. You may change your cookie settings through your browser and the help section. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

You can find information on cookies and web beacons at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Whom are we sharing your Personal Data with

Your Usage Data may be accessed by Google for data analytics purposes (Google Analytics), and your Contact Data is securely stored on MailChimp servers, and is managed by our TSO team only.

Your Personal Data may also be shared, consistent with applicable law and in accordance with the purposes each time served, as follows:

  • With third parties and third-party business providers that provide services to Jacobs, such as marketing and product development services;
  • With law enforcement agencies if required by law and under the relevant safeguards for the protection of your fundamental rights, in particular where we reasonably believe unlawful activities, fraud, or bodily injury or death have occurred, or the Personal Data may aid an ongoing investigation.

Whom are we sharing your Personal Data with

Your Usage Data may be accessed by Google for data analytics purposes (Google Analytics), and your Contact Data is securely stored on MailChimp servers, and is managed by our TSO team only.

Your Personal Data may also be shared, consistent with applicable law and in accordance with the purposes each time served, as follows:

  • With third parties and third-party business providers that provide services to Jacobs, such as marketing and product development services;
  • With law enforcement agencies if required by law and under the relevant safeguards for the protection of your fundamental rights, in particular where we reasonably believe unlawful activities, fraud, or bodily injury or death have occurred, or the Personal Data may aid an ongoing investigation.

How long are we keeping your Personal Data for

Jacobs limits the use of Personal Data to ways that are compatible and relevant to the purposes for which the Personal Data was collected or subsequently authorized or for which a specific legal basis was used such as legitimate interests, consent, performance of contract, compliance with a legal obligation or otherwise. Jacobs will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Data is reliable for its intended use and that the information is accurate, complete, and current.

Personal Data is retained as needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. In addition, Personal Data is also retained in accordance with legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and in accordance with Jacobs' retention schedule. In particular, without prejudice to your rights explained in the following section, we will keep your Personal Data, as follows:

  • Information about your visits to and use of this website shall be kept only for as long as your use of this website.
  • Information from your subscription to notifications and updates shall be kept until you retract the consent you provide to send these to you, under Alerts & information updates above. We may contact you on a regular basis to seek for the renewal of your approval of us keeping such information.
  • Where relevant, information pertinent to communications with you through our contact form or via email for as long as is pertinent to the communication exchange.

Your rights

You have the right to enquire about how we are processing your Personal Data and to request a copy of the Personal Data we are holding for you. In addition to this, you can object to our processing of your Personal Data, and request correction, amendment, deletion or restriction of the processing of your Personal Data and data portability. To do so please contact us.

If you want to exercise one or more of your rights, you can download and complete a data subject request form and submit it to privacy@jacobs.com.

If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your Personal Data, please contact us at: privacy@jacobs.com.

If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint or believe our processing of your Personal Data does not comply with the applicable data protection laws, you can make a complaint to the data protection authority in the country where you usually reside, your country of work or the country of alleged infringement.

For EU residents, you can find your local authority here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives the right for anyone to access recorded information held by a public body or non-public body carrying out a public function. By using the Application you consent to your data and/or Personal Data being subject to FOI requests. Where Jacobs receives these requests it will endeavour to consult you and gain your consent prior to disclosure, however this will be subject to requirements under law.

Intellectual property

The information on this website, including all design, text, images, and other information, is protected under United Kingdom and other copyright laws and is owned by Jacobs U.K. Limited or is used under license from the copyright owner. The information may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, re-posted, transmitted, displayed, distributed, rented, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without Jacobs' prior written consent, except to the extent that such use is authorised under the United Kingdom copyright laws.

Jacobs' logos, trademarks, service marks, and images used on this site are the property of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., and may not be used without permission from Jacobs and then only with proper acknowledgment. Please Contact us to ask for permission.

Warranty

The information contained on this website is provided for your use "AS IS" without any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind. Jacobs does not accept any liability or loss of damage of any kind arising from any inaccuracy or omission in or the use of or reliance upon any information on the Application.

Responsibility for website links

This page may contain links to other websites. Neither Jacobs nor any member, director, employee, officer, or agent of the Jacobs assumes any responsibility for the owners or operators of such other websites, any goods and services they supply, or the content of their websites. No condition, warranty or other terms or representation is given in relation to any such website (including any liability arising out of any claim that the content of any external website to which this Application includes a link infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party). Hypertext links are not to be taken as an endorsement of such websites or as a warranty that such websites will be free of viruses or other such items of a destructive nature.

Jacobs does not control and cannot be responsible for the content or privacy practices of website links referred to on www.tsojacobs.com.

We may make changes to this notice

Jacobs may make changes to this Privacy Statement. Notification of changes will be posted on this page. You should review this Privacy Statement periodically to keep up to date on our most current policies and practices.

Jacobs may update and change this website from time to time to reflect changes to the product available, user needs or business priorities.

Contact Us

If you have any comments or questions or if there are other things we can do to maximize the value of this website to you, please contact us.

If you have questions about Jacobs’ privacy practices generally, or wish to report a violation of the provisions of this statement, please contact our Privacy Team at privacy@jacobs.com or write to the following address:

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Global Privacy Officer
1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States