Information We Collect:
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you create an account on the Site, contact us with inquiries, register for access to the Company Services, or use certain Company Services. “Personal Data” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify you. We do not consider Personal Data to include information that has been de-identified or aggregated so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual. The Personal Data we collect may include individually or collectively, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, current and prior job titles, current and prior employers and schools and amount of student debt.
Information Collected Through Passive Technologies:
Passively Collected Information: When you access or use the Site, we and certain third parties that provide functionality on the Site, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and ad networks, may engage, receive, collect, and store certain types of information through automatic data collection tools including cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, embedded web links, and similar technology. Such information is collected passively using various technologies, and may include but is not limited to your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, the date and time that you access the Site, referring/exit pages and URLs, and number of clicks. Company may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Company affiliates, agents or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers.
When you visit the Site, we and third parties that provide certain functionality on the Site may engage, receive and record information from “cookies” and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Site may not work properly.
Aggregated or De-Identified Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Company Services, Company and third parties that provide services to the Site and Services may conduct research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to or possessed by us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate and/or de-identified basis, and Company may share this data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. Company may also disclose this data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Internal and Service-Related Use. We use information, including Personal Data, for our internal use and to provide our Services. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided.
Communication. If you contact us by e-mail, we may use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem, and if you provide Personal Data to obtain access to employment opportunities on our Site, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to employers who match your specified criteria. Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “Company Related Companies”) may also use your Personal Data, passively collected data, and personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users and to improve the Company Services.
Company and its affiliates and partners may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. The communications we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
We may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Marketing: Company and its affiliates and partners may use information to contact you in the future to tell you about services or offers we believe will be of interest to you.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Company, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Potential Employers: As part of the Company Services, Company connects users with potential employers. To the extent you provide Personal Data to Company for the purpose of being matched with a potential employer, we will share such Personal Data with potential employers that match the employment criteria you submit to us.
Legal Requirements: Company may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Company, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability
We may also provide certain functionalities and/or opportunities for disclosure of your information, such as sharing your profile on third-party social media websites or showcasing your profile on public pages of our Site. We will provide you the opportunity to opt-out of participating in such opportunities.
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain Company Services.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Company takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to Company. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Company via the Internet.
By using the Site or providing Personal Data to Company, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Site. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Site or by sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Access to Information; Updating Information; Contacting Company:
If you would like to update or modify any Personal Data you have submitted via this Site, you can do so by emailing us at email@example.com. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct such Personal Data in our possession.
If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that by providing your information to this Site you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.
Your California Privacy Rights:
Applicable California privacy legislation permits visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request to access such information, please contact us as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org; 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston MA 02111. Within thirty (30) days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for third-party direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.