Effective: July 31, 2018
Collection of Information
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you interact with us as a stakeholder, send us an email, subscribe for email alerts, complete our feedback or survey forms, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, postal address, email address, phone number, current occupation and business contact information, social media handle (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter handle), demographic information and any other information you choose to provide.
In addition, we may collect information such as name, phone number, email address and desired position from you if you apply for a job via the Services. We also collect information contained on resumes voluntarily uploaded or sent by job applicants, as well as any similar job-related information or documentation sent by you to us via email.
When you access or use the Services, we automatically collect certain information about you, including:
Our servers collect log files when you access our Services, including your browser type and language, access times, pages viewed, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and the webpage or online service you visited before navigating to our Services.
We collect information about the mobile device you use to access our mobile applications, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique mobile device identifiers and mobile network information.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons (or pixel tags). Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to, among other things, improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular and count visits. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, please see “Cookies” below. Web beacons are clear, electronic images that may be used on our Services or in our emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine if an email has been opened and acted upon.
We may collect information regarding your location while accessing the Services, such as geographic area (state and city) and GPS coordinates.
Children’s Information Policy
We do not knowingly solicit any personal information from children under the age of 13. If we are made aware that we have collected personal information from a child under 13 years old in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of the United States, then we will delete this information as soon as practicable.
Purposes of Data Collection
The personal information what we collect is used to respond to inquiries, improve the content and quality of the Services, fill open positions within our organization, facilitate promotions and contests, and to provide information to us and our affiliates for their respective business purposes.
When one applies to receive Services information via email alerts, the Company will collect, use and disclose personal information for any of the following purposes:
- emailing the requested information,
- advising of opportunities for receiving further information,
- updating the information for our files on a periodic basis to ensure information is accurate,
- respond to your questions, comments and requests,
- monitor and analyze usage, trends and activities, and
- to notify you about any changes to our Services.
Disclosure and Sharing of Information
The personal information we collect from you is not sold to or shared with third parties, save and except:
- (1) as necessary to provide the Services, or any products or services you request in relation to the Services,
- (2) with vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us,
- (3) in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger or sale of our assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company,
- (4) in response to a request for information if required by, or we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process (e.g.,an order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by a law enforcement agency),
- (6) it is necessary to share information to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law,
- (7) with your consent or permission, or at your direction, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information, or
- (8) when investigating and correcting technical problems and malfunctions in the Services or the computer systems that support the Services.
Should you wish to withdraw consent for the use or disclosure of personal information, you must so advise the Company in writing. Be aware that if there is a legal requirement to disclose information which has been collected, withdrawal of consent for such disclosure will have no effect.
Please note that information (including User Content) you post in your profile, blogs, listings, public or private groups, forums and any other interactive areas of the Services, will be available to other users of those features and in some cases may be publicly available. The Company cannot monitor access to public User Content and therefore cannot ensure the privacy or security of such information. The Company is not responsible for the misuse of any public User Content.
Personal information may be available to third parties as noted in the preceding paragraphs. The Company makes no representations or warranties about the acts or omissions of such third parties, including whether such parties will keep such information confidential. When you contact the Company and provide information to the Company, you do so at your own risk, and the Company shall not be liable for any misuse of such information by a third party.
Other than for our marketing purposes, we do not use your email address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent. We may use your name, usage history and email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major updates, customer service needs, or items for which you have requested communication).
Ownership and Storage of Information
We use third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Services. The Company and its licensors own the code, databases, and all rights to the Services and any feedback you provide. If you incorporate into feedback any User Content, you hereby grant the Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the User Content when operating the Services and for the Company’s internal business purposes.
We may also indefinitely store any information that you provide to us through the Services. We also reserve the right to delete such information for any reason and for no reason. We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk. The Company also assumes no responsibility for loss of information, howsoever such information is lost, including information which is permanently deleted either through the actions of an employee or consultant or other who has access to the information, through failures of a computer network, or through any policy or directive of the Company for destruction of data.
When applying for employment at the Company, any information provided by a User (including personal information) will be used to determine suitability for the position. If the User is not hired, the information provided to us during the recruitment process will be destroyed. If the User is hired, but employment is subject to a probationary period, and the employment is not successful past the probationary period, the information provided to us will be destroyed. If a User is hired, and the individual successfully completes any applicable probationary period, the information will be retained in the individual’s employee personnel file.
Access to Personal Information
User may make a written request to the Company for access to their personal information, the purpose it has or is being used, and persons to whom that information has been disclosed and the circumstances surrounding its disclosure. The Company will advise whether the Company has a personal information record, whether the Company is providing access to all or part of the record and when and how access will be given, if applicable.
Correction of Information
If a User finds that his or her personal information submitted to the Company is not accurate or requires changes or updates, such User may make a written/email request to the Company for the correction of their personal information. Such change or update to personal information may be subject to a fee paid by you to cover the Company’s costs.
Opting Out of Communications
- To store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Services.
- To deliver custom, personalized content and information.
- Identify you when you access or visit the Services.
- To note the different web pages of the Services which have recently been accessed through your computer. Information collected in this way may be used to develop and manage the online services of the Company by, for example, storing information about your preferences so as to enable us to customize the Services according to your individual interests.
- Monitoring the effectiveness of any promotions or marketing campaigns by the Company.
- Tracking your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.
- Analyzing and improving Services security.
The websites associated with the Services not respond to “do not track” signals from browsers. Thus, your selection of the “do not track” option provided by your browser may not have any effect on our collection of cookie information for analytic and internal purposes. To effectively manage our collection of cookie information, you may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies through the settings associated with your browser. But, please note that if you choose to erase or block cookies, you will need to re-enter your information to gain access to certain parts of the Services and may not be able to access other parts of the Services.
Security of Information
In addition, the Company makes commercially reasonable efforts to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security for its offices, information storage and destruction, electronic files and on-line systems to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or alteration of an individual’s personal information.
Paper-based files are stored in secure operating premises. Electronic files are maintained in a secure environment with restricted access. Access to more sensitive files such as employee reco stakeholder information are restricted to employees who require access to them.
Although the Company takes reasonable measures to ensure the security of the data you may choose to provide the Company from loss or misuse, unfortunately the transmission of data through the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Neither the Company, nor any of its respective employees, officers or agents or the provider of the internet services on behalf of the Company (nor any other person involving the management or establishment of the Services) can give any representation or warranty as to the absolute security of the data transmitted using the Services and cannot give any guarantee that such data will not be compromised by bad actors. If you choose to provide data to or allow collection of data by the Company or any of their respective officers, directors or employees, agents, or independent contractors, then you do so understanding the aforementioned risk.
Transfer of Information
Third Party Websites
Notification of Changes