Career Group Companies

PRIVACY PRACTICES

Career Group Companies (the "Company," "we" or "us") realizes that privacy is an important issue, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about how we collect, use and safeguard the information and data you may provide to us or we otherwise collect. This Privacy Policy is subject to modification and/or update as set forth below under the caption "Effectiveness and Policy Modification."

APPLICABILITY OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy applies to information and data you may provide to us or we otherwise collect from you via the www.careergroupcompanies.com website (collectively, the "Site"). By using the Site, or voluntarily providing your information to us, you consent to the collection and use of all information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any information and do not use the Site. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use for the Site.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information submitted or collected through the Site, and does not apply to information that may be collected by the Company through any other means, including offline through our "recruiters." This policy also does not apply to information about you collected by third party services, applications, or websites or advertisements associated with, linked to or otherwise accessible from the Site. The information collected or received by such third parties, is subject to their own privacy policies or practices and under no circumstances is the Company responsible or liable for the third party's compliance therewith.

HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU?

We collect personally identifiable information we receive through your use of the Site (i) if applicable, when you register for the Company's services through the Site, (ii) when you elect to contact us electronically to apply for a job, ask a question or for other reasons, (iii) when you "opt in" for certain services or features of the Site and (iv) automatically as further described below.

We also receive the automatic and passive data (both personally identifiable and otherwise) from the computer used to access the Site and when you interact with the Site. In this regard, the Site uses common automated information gathering tools such as log files that record page activity, including a particular person's visits to a page and how many "hits" a particular item is receiving, as well as other application activity. We may also collect information through "cookies." Cookies are small strings of text that are sent by our Site to your browser or device and then stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive or device. To the extent the Site contains any third party-provided features or functions, such features or functions may also send cookies from such companies or their advertising partners to your browser (known as "third party cookies"). Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but it is possible to change your browser setup so that it warns you each time a cookie is being sent, blocks third party cookies or blocks or rejects all cookies. However, rejecting cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain portions of the Site. Similarly, the Company may use small bits of code called "one-pixel gifs," "clear gifs," or "web beacons" embedded in the Site to gather certain information.

WHAT INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT FROM YOU?

Via the Site, the Company collects from you: (i) certain non-personal technical and other information and (ii) certain personally identifiable information.

All Visitors to the Site - In general, if you visit the Site without registering for any of the Company's services, you will be using the Site anonymously; no personally identifiable information is collected. Whether or not you register, when you visit the Site various types of information are collected automatically and passively through cookies, log files and other tools as noted above under the caption "How Do We Collect Information From You," including your IP address (a number assigned to your computer when you use the Internet), the name of the web page from which you entered the Site, type of browser or operating system you are using, the name of your Internet service provider, broad demographic data, data relating to malfunctions or problems occurring when you use your computer with the Site and your activity while using the Site.

Visitors Who Apply For a Job - If you elect to apply for a job through the Site, you will providing us with the following information: full name, phone number(s), e-mail address, city location and information you include on your resume (including work history and certain additional personal information).

Visitors Who Register For Services - The Site may allow you to register for services. If you elect to register for Company services through the Site, you will be providing us with some or all of the following registration related information: full name, address, phone number(s), e-mail address, website address, social media account information, work history and certain additional personal information.

Depending on how you use the Site, we may collect the following personally identifiable additional information and data:

  • information about your use of Site features and how frequently you use them; and
  • customer service information about you as a Site user.

Discretionary Contact With Us - The Site allows you to contact us electronically through e-mail. Whenever you make such contact, you will be providing us with some or all of the following information: your name, email address, phone number and any information you choose to include in the text of your message.

Tracking - We do not engage in the collection of personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not currently process or comply with any web browser's "do not track" signal or other mechanisms that provide consumers with the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. From time to time, we may allow third party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may collect and use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on other sites about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third party web beacon to collect this information.

HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION USED?

Our Use of Information. We collect, retain, and use the information we collect via the Site for legitimate business purposes only. This not only allows us to provide the Site as it exists today, but it also allows us to provide you with innovative features and services we develop in the future that use the information we receive about you in new ways. For example, we may use the information we receive about you:

  • to provide you with our services, including arranging an interview and helping obtain a job;
  • to help keep the Site safe and secure, and protect users' rights or property;
  • to monitor your use of the Site, including to enforce our Terms of Use; and
  • to correspond with you regarding our services or matters relating to your use or potential use of the Site, or to inform you of developments in our company or with our services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We use cookies and other automated and passive tools (such as log files) to gather broad demographic information for internal marketing and demographic studies; to help identify you as a Site user and to track and personalize your use of the Site so as to improve your user experience; to assess overall activity on the Site, including tracking interest in particular features of the Site; and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, diagnosing problems with servers, data analysis, testing, research and service improvement.

While you are allowing us to use the information we receive about you, you always own all of your information.

Our Sharing of Information. Your trust is important to us, which is why we don't share information we receive about you with others unless we have:

  • received your permission; or
  • given you notice, such as by telling you about it in this Privacy Policy; or
  • removed your name or any other personally identifying information from it.

We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes.

We share your personally identifiable information with our clients who are using our Site to post job openings or otherwise work with us to fill positions. We may also share information with contractors providing services on our behalf and otherwise to help us operate the Site. In addition, we may from time to time share information with our affiliated companies for use in connection with their businesses. We require our clients and those providing services on our behalf and affiliates to limit their use and disclosure of your information to uses and disclosures that are consistent with this Privacy Policy. However, we are not responsible for and cannot guarantee their compliance.

The contents of your online communications, as well as other information about you as a Site user, may be accessed and disclosed (i) in response to lawful governmental requests or legal process (for example, a court order, search warrant or subpoena), (ii) in other circumstances in which we have a good faith belief that a crime has been or is being committed by you or another user or that an emergency exists that poses a threat to the safety of you or another person, (iii) when necessary either to protect our rights or property, or (iv) for us to render the service you have requested.

MODIFICATIONS TO INFORMATION

We strive to maintain the accuracy of any personally identifiable information that may be collected from you, and will use our commercially reasonable efforts to respond promptly to update our database when you tell us the information in our database is not accurate. We do not currently provide you with online access to your application or registration information, or the ability to edit this information. It is your responsibility to ensure that such information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may obtain from us, by e-mail, the registration information in our records and/or files. Information will be updated as soon as reasonably practicable

E-MAIL LISTS

When you apply for a job or register for services through the Site, we may contact you from time to time via email, including to provide you with updates and other information regarding the Site and our services, unless you opt-out of receiving such information as noted below under the caption "Opt-Out."

OPT-OUT

All emails will contain links allowing you to opt-out of receiving such information. In addition, you may opt-out of receiving materials or other communications from us and our affiliates by contacting us via email at marketing@careergroupcompanies.com.

CHILDREN

In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R. §§ 312.1-312.12, the Company will not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to use the services of our Site. If you are under 13, please do not use the Site or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, phone number, or email address. By using the Site, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES, ADVERTISERS AND APPLICATIONS

The Site may reference or provide links to third party services, websites, applications or products. As noted under the caption "Applicability of this Privacy Policy," this Privacy Policy does not apply to information about you collected by third party services, websites, applications or advertisements associated with, linked to or otherwise accessible from the Site. The Company does not control and is not responsible for such third party services, applications, websites or advertisements, or for the privacy policies or information practices of such third parties or their services. You should review the privacy policies applicable to such third party services, applications, websites and advertisers.

PROTECTING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Because security is important to both the Company and you, we will always make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems, but cannot guarantee that your information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy (for example, as a result of unauthorized acts by third parties that violate applicable law or the policies of the Site and its affiliated providers). The Company employs physical, electronic and administrative safeguards to protect the information we receive from you from unauthorized disclosure. Data transmitted via the Site is stored on servers which are owned or controlled by us. If you suspect unauthorized access to your information, it is your responsibility to contact the Company immediately. Please be aware that data transmission is not always secure and we cannot warrant that information you transmit through the Site is secure.

BUSINESS TRANSFER

The Company may, in the future, sell or otherwise transfer some or all of its assets to a third party. Your information, including personally identifiable information and technical and usage information we obtain from you directly or automatically via the Site, may be disclosed to any potential or actual third party purchasers of such assets and/or may be among those assets transferred.

USERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

When a user who is located outside the United States chooses to register on the Site and make certain information available to the Company, it is the user who is responsible for ensuring whether such actions and the sharing of information with the Company through the Site conforms to all local data protection laws. The Company is not responsible under the local data protection laws for information obtained through the Site.

EFFECTIVENESS AND POLICY MODIFICATION

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 3, 2014. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this policy, and any such modifications, alterations, or updates will be effective upon posting. In the event we modify this Privacy Policy, your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of the modified Privacy Practices. If modifications are deemed by the Company to be material, it will use its reasonable commercial efforts to provide special notice of the changes to Users. In any event, please revisit this page often to remain fully informed of our policies.

QUESTIONS?

The Company will happily address any concerns about our Privacy Policy or inaccuracies regarding your application or registration information. Contact us at legal@careergroupcompanies.com.