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Privacy Policy

This Lakeshore Recycling Systems Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy” sets out how Lakeshore Recycling Systems (hereinafter “LRS”, “we”, “our”, “us”), whose offices are set at 5500 Pearl Street Rosemont, IL 60018, collect and process personal information when you visit our Website (the “Site”), visit our physical locations, and use our services. In addition to reviewing this Privacy Policy, please review our Terms of Use which governs your use of the Site and our services. If you do not agree to our Terms of Use and the ‎collection, use and sharing of your information as detailed in this privacy policy, please do not ‎access or otherwise use the Site.‎


1. Personal Information We Collect


Information collected directly from you: LRS may collect personal information which is information that alone or in combination with other information could be used to identify you. This could include:

  • Information you provide us through technology including when you utilize our services, access certain areas of the Site that require registration for certain services, or if you require more information about those services, such as your name, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, and home or business and mailing address or other location from which you use our services;
  • If you decide to purchase our products or services, we and/or our third-party services providers may need to collect certain additional information, like your credit or debit card number and expiration date, bank routing and account number; and
  • If you decide to apply for a job with LRS, we may collect additional information from you, such as your resume, driver’s license information, social security number or equivalent national identification, cover letter, licenses, permits and certifications held, reference information, and any other information that you choose to provide (e.g., employment preferences, willingness to relocate, awards or professional memberships). This information may come from you, a recruiter, your references, prior employers, or your educational institutions.

Device Information: When you are connected to our services we may associate your unique device identifier or phone number with information that you may have used to register for certain services or purchase products. Server logs that are maintained by us or by our third-party service providers may contain information about the services that you have used, and your device-specific information. We may also maintain digital communication logs that track information like your phone number, calling-party number, forwarding numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information. We may use your device’s IP address or MAC address to track device-event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.

Information collected from other sources: If you enroll in our services through your city, village, municipality or area of residence, we may receive your contact information or other identifying information from them in order to provide you the contracted services. When you visit, use and interact with the Site, we may receive certain information about your visit, use or interactions. For example, we may monitor the number of people that visit the Site, peak hours of visits, which page(s) are visited, the domains our visitors come from (e.g., google.com, yahoo.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to access the Service (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.), broad geographical information, and navigation pattern. In particular, the following information is created and automatically logged in our systems:

  • Log data: Information that your browser automatically sends whenever you visit the Site (“log data”). Log data includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, and how you interacted with the Site.
  • Cookies: Please see the Cookie Policy at www.lrsrecycles.com/cookie.
  • Usage Information: We collect information about how you use our Site, such as the types of content that you view or engage with, the features you use, the actions you take, and the time, frequency and duration of your activities.

Specialized Information. We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.

At other times, we may collect information that cannot be used to identify you. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information about you and other customers who visit our Site. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you.


2. Our Use of Your Personal Information

LRS may use your personal information for everyday purposes to contact you via mail, e-mail, telephone or mobile device, including via text message, in order to give you updates about our special events, notify you of potential service delays, promote new services, to process payments or provide billing reminders and/or confirmations, provide you current information regarding our products, or other promotions that may be of interest to you. We also use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive from you. We may also use your IP address, or unique devices identification numbers to help protect LRS and our Internet service providers from fraud.

If you submit a resume or seek to fulfill other staffing requirements, we will use that information solely in connection with your application for current or future staffing requirements, and we may also share your resume or application information with our recruiters, consultants, attorneys, preemployment background check services, and other business partners or affiliates that have staffing requirements for which you may be qualified. We may also inquire about criminal records and perform a background check following a conditional offer of employment, where permitted by applicable law. Except as specifically requested or legally required, we ask that you refrain from submitting information in your application that may qualify as sensitive information under applicable law. Sensitive information includes data about race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical or health information, genetic or biometric information, political or philosophical beliefs, political party or trade union membership, veteran status, photographs, background check information, judicial data, or any other legally protected status.

Additional uses of your non-personal and personal information will allow us to tailor products and services specific to your needs, to help organize and manage our relationship with you or your business, to conduct business, to provide you with customer and guest support, to perform functions that are described to you at the time of collection, and to enforce our Site’s Terms of Use.

We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Site and our products and services offerings. For example, our Internet Service providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Site, or that a certain number of businesses or a certain number of individuals completed our registration forms in particular areas of our Site. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.


3. Our Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We may share your personal information with service providers that provide certain services to us, including, without limitation, analytics companies, website hosting services, payment processors, billing reminders, product or service promotions, service notification, order processing and shipping services, and visitor surveys. We do not sell personal information to third parties.

Our Site also includes social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” button and other widgets, such as the “Share” button or interactive mini-programs provided by third parties. These third parties may use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Site. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. We take commercially reasonable steps to ensure these service providers adhere to the security standards we apply to your personal information.

We do not control the third-parties’ tracking technologies that are accessible through our Site or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should read any privacy policy provided by the third-party website or contact the responsible provider directly. Some of these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used for targeted advertising. For example, some of these third parties may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), which provide a single location where you can opt out of certain types of data collection or opt out of receiving targeted ads from member companies. To opt out, please visit the NAI’s website at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or www.aboutads.info to exercise choice with respect to participants of the DAA.

One third-party service we use is Google Analytics, which is a service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of our Site and may share this data with other Google services. You can learn more about Google’s privacy practices by visiting their website at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

We may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agencies; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, suppliers, and customers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law. We may disclose your information to others in connection with the sale, merger, acquisition or financing of a LRS company, or in connection with any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets, including during the diligence process.

We reserve the right to provide non-personal information, such as aggregated data, to third parties.


4. Data Retention

We keep personal information for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, while we have a business need to do so, or as required by law (e.g. for tax, legal, accounting or other purposes), whichever is the longer.


5. Data Storage and Security

You use the Site at your own risk. We implement commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and organizational measures to protect personal information both online and offline from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via the Site or e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any personal information to LRS via the Internet. In addition, we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Service, or third party websites.


6. Children and Data Collection

LRS’ Site content is not directed toward children who are under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children or minors. If LRS or its Internet service providers become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.


7. Google Maps Privacy & Terms of Service

Your use of mapping available on this Site is governed by the Google Maps Terms of Service and Google Privacy Policy. Google reserves the right to change the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy at any time, at their sole discretion. For additional information, please see Google Maps Terms of Service and Google Privacy Policy.


8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

LRS may update this privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by changing the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this privacy policy, unless other notice is required by applicable law. You should take the time to review this privacy policy each time that you visit one of our Site.


9. Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about our efforts to protect your personal privacy, or if you require additional information about LRS’ privacy commitment, please contact us at our designated request address: 5500 Pearl Street, Rosemont, IL 60018. For all other questions or comments, please contact us at 844-633-3577.


10. Your Privacy Rights

You have certain choices related to your personal information in the following contexts:


If you do not wish to receive promotional telephone calls, please contact us at service@LRSrecycles.com to opt-out.


If you do not wish to receive promotional emails from us, please contact us at service@LRSrecycles.com to opt-out. You also have the ability to unsubscribe from promotional emails via the unsubscribe link included in each promotional email.

Text Messages

We may send text messages to you regarding services or products that may be of interest to you, to communicate information related to the current services to which you use us, or to otherwise contact you regarding your account. You can cancel text messages at any time by texting “STOP”. After you send “STOP”, we may send you an additional text message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. You will no longer receive text messages from that short code or number, as applicable, but you may receive text messages if you are subscribed to other text lists. If at any time you have questions about the text messages, text “HELP”. After you send “HELP” we will respond with instructions on how to use our service as well as how to unsubscribe. Message and data rates may apply.

Further, under applicable data protection law, you may have the right to request access to or delete personal information relating to you, transmit your personal information to another controller, withdraw your consent at any time (although this will not affect the lawfulness of previous data-processing activities), or object to any use of your personal information. If we are not able to provide the requested information or make the change you requested, you will be provided with the reasons for such decisions. To submit such a privacy request or inquiry, please email us at Service@LRSrecycles.com .

Last Updated: 4/29/2024 Update

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