Terms of Use & Privacy Policy


The https://www.edwards-pitman.com/ website (“Site”) is owned and operated by Edwards-Pitman Environmental, a Braun Intertec Company. In these Website Terms and Privacy Policy (the “Terms”), “you” or “your” means any user of this Site. Unless otherwise stated, “we”, “us” or “our” refers to Edwards-Pitman Environmental and its successors and assigns. These Terms only apply to our main website and not our portal which contains its own terms of use and privacy policy.

Your Consent

By using this Site, you are consenting to the Site usage terms contained herein and the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of information as described in these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use this Site. We may revise these Terms at any time consistent with applicable laws. Your continued access and use of the Site will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to these Terms. Any changes will apply only to your usage and the information that we collect after we have posted the revised Terms on this Site.

This Site and the information it contains are provided as an informational service by Edwards-Pitman Environmental. This Site is monitored to determine proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using our Site expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

Intellectual Property

All information and content on our Site, including, without limitation, content in the form of text, graphics, designs, images, software, photographs, trademarks, logos, and videos (collectively, the “Intellectual Property”), is protected by United States copyright law and/or other proprietary rights and laws and is owned by us, or used by us under license from the copyright owner, or is a fair use. All photographs displayed on this website are the property of us and/or our subcontracted photographers. You may not, except under a written license from us (or our authorized licensors) or otherwise with our written consent, copy, download, transmit, reproduce, reprint, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly display, license, lease, transfer, or sell in any manner whatsoever, the Intellectual Property, except to the extent that such use is authorized under United States copyright laws.

No Personal Information is Required to Use our Site

You are not required to register to use our Site and no personally identifiable information about you is collected when you visit or browse our Site unless you choose voluntarily to provide this information to us. Our “Contact Us” link allows you to voluntarily contact us in e-mail form with a comment or question. If you choose to voluntarily contact us, we will collect your email address, name, and any other information about yourself that you voluntarily choose to submit to us. Any such personal information collected by us may be stored and retained by us and may be used generally to respond to your request, to improve our Site, or for our general business purposes. Although we do not own any of your personal information, any feedback you provide to us through an email will be and remain our exclusive property.

Web Server Logging Information

Our Web server collects some non-personally identifiable computer information automatically. We use this information to help improve our Site and for various purposes related to our business.

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Site, our Web server will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. We do not use this information to identify you personally but the following information will be automatically collected and stored about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our Site;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit; and
  5. If you linked to our Site from another Site, the address of that Site.

We may collect this non-personal information through the use of software technologies, such as unique identifiers or “cookies.” Cookies are small pieces of digital information stored by your browser on your computer and tracks initial and returning visits and browsing patterns on our Site. Our cookies do not contain personally identifying information, but they enable us to identify you as a repeat visitor and help us to manage our Site. You need to have cookies enabled on your computer in order to use our Site. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this feature; however, you may not be able to use our Site.

We may permit other third parties to deliver cookies to your Site for analytics purposes. 

We may also review our server logs for security purposes – for example to detect instruction into our networks – and we might share our service logs which contain visitors’ IP addresses with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify you.

No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.

Information We Share

We may share and disclose any information you submit to us or which we collect as follows:

  • Third Party Providers. We may share information collected through the Site with our third-party vendors, suppliers and affiliates who process information on our behalf, such as those who design, host and/or operate this Site on our behalf. These service providers may need your information to perform their specialized services.
  • Illegal Activities, Security, Safety and Legal Matter We may disclose information if required to do so by law such as in response to a subpoena or court order or as otherwise allows by applicable law, including making disclosures that are in our good faith judgment necessary or advisable (a) to protect the rights, safety or property of us or other third parties, (b) to conform to legal or regulatory requirements, and/or (c) to protect the security or integrity of our Site. In some cases, disclosure may be required by law to be without notice to you. This disclosure of information may be used to trace and identify you.
  • As Part of a Sale or Transfer of our Business. Although we do not trade or rent any of your information, your information may be disclosed and/or transferred to a successor organization if we decide to sell or transfer all or any part of our business in any manner to a third party. If such were to occur, the successor’s use of your information will still be subject to these Terms unless you are notified that different terms or privacy policy applies.
  • Statistical Purposes. We may also use and share information we collect for general research, analytics or statistical purposes on a de-identified basis.
Links to Other Sites

As a convenience, we may provide external links to other third party Sites. While we strive to provide only links to relevant, ethical, and accurate Sites, we have no control over the content and nature of these Sites. Accordingly, we do not make any representations or warranties concerning the terms of use or privacy practices of such Sites, nor do we control or guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the information, content, or materials available on such Sites. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy statements of such other sites before accessing such sites.

Disclaimer; Limited Liability

We make the information on our Site available for general information purposes only. While we strive to make this information as up to date and accurate as possible, we assume no responsibility for, and make no representations, warranties, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information and content presented on this Site. We further expressly disclaim any damages or liability for errors and omissions in the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information and content or the use of the same. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, is given with respect to the contents of this Site, any links or resources, and all such are expressly disclaimed.

In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever, including direct, special, punitive, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, including damages arising from or related to the use of, or reliance on, the information contained on this Site, loss of profits or revenues, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Reference in this Site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of our viewers, and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation.
Although our Site is believed to be free of any virus or other defect that might affect any computer system into which it is received, it is the responsibility of users to ensure that their computer systems and networks are virus free and no responsibility is accepted by us, as applicable, for any loss, delay, interruption, failure or corruption of any data to the extent caused by a user’s computer system or network.

Governing Law

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law principles thereof. Any claim, controversary or dispute related to these Terms shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any arbitration may, but need not be, administered by the American Arbitration Association and shall be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There shall be one arbitrator and the arbitration shall be in English. You understand you are waiving and giving up your rights to have any disputes determined in a court before a judge or jury.

Questions or concerns regarding these Terms or any information displayed on our Site should be directed to our Contact Us form.