Terms and conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using this internet site (“Site”). By using this Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions concerning your use of the Site (“Terms of Use”) and our privacy statement. We may revise the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. You may not access or use the Site should you not want to be bound by these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be modified at any time, and any such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modification. By your access and use of the Site, you agree to periodically review the Terms of Use and shall be bound by any such future modifications.

TERMS OF USE

Copyright 2008 Applus RTD Group. All rights reserved.

All content included on this site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, audio clips, logos, buttons, images, digital downloads, data compilations, software, html code, xml code, and icons, is property of Applus RTD Group and is licensed to Applus RTD Group and protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of Applus RTD Group and protected by international copyright laws. All software used on this Site is the property of Applus RTD Group or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. Unless stated otherwise in the Terms of Use applicable to this Site, use of any material appearing on this Site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Applus RTD Group.

Applus RTD Group hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to download, view, copy and print documents and graphics incorporated in these documents (the “Documents”) from the Site subject to the following conditions:

1. The Documents may be used solely for personal, informational, and non-commercial purposes; and

2. the Documents may not be modified or altered in any way. Except to the extent permitted under copyright law, you may not otherwise use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, post, reproduce, publish, license, transmit or distribute any information from this Site, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Applus RTD Group or any third party that provides information to the Site.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Currently we do not gather any additional information besides the standard logging of information that is processed with a regular website statistics software program.

Applus RTD Group will always protect the personal information that you share with us. We store information internally in a controlled, secure environment. If Applus+ RTD Group requests general demographic information, this information is limited to reporting purposes only; members remain anonymous. Phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and postal addresses are never shared with outside entities for demographic reports.

UPDATE ON COVID-19: KIEFNER IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS AND CONTINUES TO BE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT ALL OF YOUR ENGINEERING NEEDS

Amid the ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, Kiefner and Associates, Inc. (Kiefner), and its parent company Applus+, is closely monitoring and responding to the situation. As a dynamic partner, we have rapidly adapted our operating approach in order to best serve our clients’ needs.  This includes the formation of our Crisis Management Team that has taken charge of safeguarding our employees and minimizing disruptions to operations.

As this is a developing situation, our approach is continuously evolving. Our protocols are being adjusted as needed in line with the progression of COVID-19 meet or exceed the latest Center of Disease Control (CDC) guidance. Our top priority has always been, and continues to be, the health and safety of our people, our clients, and our business partners.

As a Critical and Essential Infrastructure services provider, we recognize the important and special responsibility we hold to maintain normal work schedules and operations to keep our nation functioning. While much of our work may be performed remotely, we would like to inform that our laboratory remains fully functional and we are available to receive test pieces at any time. We remain committed to supporting our customers. Contact your Kiefner representative to discuss further today.

Be assured that Kiefner and Applus+ is taking appropriate action to maintain ongoing operations, including:

  • Active implementation of Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols.
  • Providing information to employees about the Coronavirus, its symptoms, and how to minimize its spread. Employees have been advised to avoid crowded areas and to limit social interaction, and have been trained on the correct hygiene, health and safety procedures.

Internal protocols have been implemented to follow all CDC guidelines for all who:

    • Have travelled internationally within the last 14 days
    • Have been in close contact with someone who has been confirmed infected with or is being tested for COVID-19
    • Have been in close contact with someone who is under self-quarantine.
    • Have any symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.
  • Effective 03/17/2020 short-term remote work guidelines for employees have been implemented and remain in full effect.
  • Kiefner has increased the frequency of cleaning services in our facilities to ensure a clean and safe working environment.
  • Travel has been limited to essential client-required travel only, with severe restrictions in the case of high-risk destinations.

Kiefner remains open for business and is committed to delivering all services in response to our clients’ needs. We will continue to protect our employees, customers and business partners, while delivering quality and maintaining high standards of customer service.

As always, you should feel free to contact us with any questions. You can reach me by email at gary.stein@kiefner.com.

Thank you for your support and partnership,

Gary Stein
Gary E Stein, Esq.
Strategic Business Partner Manager
Kiefner and Associates, Inc.
T 614-410-1611
E gary.stein@kiefner.com