Privacy Statement

ENG ( is an online engineering collaboration platform.

This policy describes the types of personal and/or group information we may collect and how we use it to provide the ("ENG") service. The information that we collect is used to improve the content of our Web pages and the quality of our service and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services under the terms of this agreement.
Note: There are minor provisions of this privacy policy that do not apply to groups that have selected the "removal of advertisements" premium option. These provisions will be proceeded with an (*).
By using, you agree to the collection and use of your personal and/or group information as described in this policy. You should know:

1. We collect limited account information and store and maintain your account and profile information on our servers.

2. We will never rent, sell or share information that personally identifies you for marketing purposes except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission or under the following circumstances:

3. We may share general information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with under confidentiality agreements. General information may be used to help communicate offers to you from and our marketing partners. Our partners do not have any independent right to share this general information and any offers will include a URL and email address where you can unsubscribe from future mailings.

4. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

5. We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of’s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

6. displays targeted advertisements based on personal or group information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria.

7. You can update your account information and preferences at any time.
To comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, is only available to users who are at least 13 years old. If you are under 13, please do not use the service.

What types of personal information do we collect and how do we use it?

Your username, password and e-mail address when you register for an ENG account.

Profile information that you provide for your user profile (e.g., first and last name, picture, phone number). This information allows us to help you or others be "found" on ENG.

User Content (e.g., photos, comments, and other materials) that you post to the Service.

Communications between you and ENG. For example, we may send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). may occasionally contact pending ENG members with invitations to join your group by e-mail. Pending members are individuals who have not responded (with either a negative or affirmative response) to membership invitations extended by ENG managers and/or members. Invitations extended by to pending members will clearly identify, the name of the relevant ENG, the name of the person who invited them and an email opt-out option. may also distribute periodic updates regarding the service to group managers. These administrative messages are considered part of your account service and group managers may not opt-out of receiving them.

Group data and contents and usage. The contents of your account are stored and maintained on servers in order to provide the service. Because we keep back-up copies of data for the purposes of recovery from errors or system failure, residual copies of group contents may remain on our systems for some time, even after you have deleted information or after the termination of your account. employees do not access the content of any accounts unless you specifically request them to do so (for example, if you are having technical difficulties accessing your account) or if required by law, to maintain our system, or to protect or the public.

We also may collect information about the use of your account, such as how much bandwidth you are using, how often you log in and other information related to your use of Information displayed or clicked on in your account (including user interface elements, links, and other information) is also recorded. We use this information internally to deliver the best possible service to you, such as improving the user experience.

Cookies & log information

Cookies. A cookie is a small data file that is sent to your computer when you first visit a website. As with most website cookies, our cookies include an identification number that is unique to the computer you are using. This identifier helps us better understand our user base and how they are using our site and services.
When you visit and create a account, we set and access cookies on your computer. We use cookies for a number of reasons, such as recognizing you when you visit the site, displaying the site according to your chosen user settings for language, and maintaining the security of your account. We may also use the cookies to collect aggregated information about the use of to maintain, analyse and improve the service. If you set your browser so that it refuses cookies, you will not be able to use the service. uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contract, and research. lets other companies that show advertisements of some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies" use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers do not have access to cookies.

Transfer of information

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event of a transfer of ownership of, such as acquisition by or merger with another company. In such an event, will notify you before information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Updating your information

All Users: You can change your User account settings at any time from within the "My Profile" section of ENG(s) in which you participate. You can terminate your membership in and remove your profile information from ENG at any time by going to the "Settings" tab and selecting the "Delete Account". You should be aware, however, that residual copies of information may remain stored on our systems even after the deletion of information or the termination of your membership within ENG. You can remove yourself from any ENG and still have an active account on the platform (providing you ability to remain in, join or create other ENG).

Images of your ENG or profile in marketing materials reserves the right to include images of your ENG's header graphic or overview Summary page on the website or in other marketing materials for demonstration and promotional purposes. For Public ENG, this includes the possibility of displaying an image of your Professional or Social member profile, including your photograph. will take care to present images in a professional manner and without compromising the character of the ENG.

You may specifically request in writing that we not use images of your profile page in this manner by sending a request via email to with the text REMOVE FROM MARKETING MATERIALS in the subject line.

ENG Managers may also specifically request in writing that not use images of their ENG's header graphic or pages in this manner by contacting us using the above described methods.

Changes may periodically update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your profile or by placing a prominent notice on our site.


Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to

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