Updated 17 July 2013
ERM is committed to protecting the privacy of Personal Data and maintaining the principles of integrity and trust in the course of ERM’s business.
What personal information do we collect and why do we need it?
To enable us to perform our core business functions which include providing environmental, health, safety, risk and social consulting services, we need to collect “Personal Data” which means personally identifiable information that pertains to or can be linked to a specific individual and is stored electronically or in physical file systems. If you choose not to provide your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the consulting services offered by, or any information about, ERM.
How do we collect personal information?
We collect your personal information in person, in writing, by telephone, through our website (www.erm.com) and by other electronic communication. We collect this information through our staff and through our contracted agents and other service providers.
You consent that information we collect, may be stored, retained or processed outside of the country in which you are located.
Subject to any legal restrictions we are able to advise you of what personal information we hold about you on request.
If you believe there are errors in our records about you, please let us know and we will investigate and correct any inaccuracies. There may be a cost to you in order for us to provide this information.
Safe Harbor Program
ERM complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. ERM has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.
Learn more about the Safe Harbor program