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The Talent Community may obtain information about you that you upload to the site or that may be provided by the employer customer whose career and employment opportunities are promoted on this Talent Community. The types of information obtained may include:
In addition, when you visit the Talent Community, certain information may be collected by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons, as described in more detail below. The information collected by automated means may include:
The Talent Community may use the information obtained about you to:
The Talent Community also uses certain technical information about your computer and your access of the Talent Community (including your internet protocol address) in order to operate, maintain and manage the Talent Community. We collect this information by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons, as described in more detail below.
When you join the Talent Community or apply for a job through the Talent Community, the employer customer who has hired Clinch to create and operate this Talent Community on its behalf receives your Personal Information and may use your information to contact you directly.
The employer customer for whom we act as a service provider to operate this Talent Community will receive reports that contain non-personally identifiable information about its Talent Community. Non-personally identifiable information and certain technical information about your computer and your access of the Talent Community (including your internet protocol address) is used in order to operate, maintain and manage the Talent Community.
Additionally, Clinch may combine certain non-personally identifiable aggregate data about Talent Community users and use such anonymous aggregate data to prepare reports for its users (typically employers or educators). “Aggregate Data” is the demographic information (such as zip code, age, gender, race or ethnicity) and employment information (such as occupation, education and experience) of many individuals that is combined together. Aggregate data is used to analyze the characteristics of various populations and does not identify any specific individuals. For example, an employer may purchase a report from Clinch that states the number of accountants with at least five years’ experience that live within a certain geographic area. All such reports sold only contain aggregate data which cannot be used to identify any individuals.
Clinch does not sell Talent Community users' Personal Information to anyone for any reason.
Personal Information may be shared with service providers who help in the delivery of the Talent Community. These service providers may only use or disclose the information as necessary to perform services on behalf of the Talent Community or as otherwise required by law.
Specific user information may be disclosed when a determination is made, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, to cooperate with or seek assistance from law enforcement, to prevent a crime or protect national security, or to protect the interests or safety of the employer customer, Clinch or other users of the Talent Community.
In addition, Personal Information collected through the Talent Community may be passed on to a third party in the event of a transfer of ownership or assets or a bankruptcy or other corporate reorganization of the employer customer or Clinch.
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor‘s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” is also called a Web bug or a pixel tag or a clear GIF. Used in combination with cookies, a Web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel x 1 pixel, that is placed on a Web site or in an e-mail that is used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the Web site or sending the e-mail.
In addition, the employer customer that uses this Talent Community may place cookies on your computer through their job postings and may use such cookies to distinguish your web browser uniquely. Often, employer customers use such information to track the effectiveness of their job postings by measuring how many users who view their postings later became job applicants.
The Talent Community does not respond to web browser do not track signals. However, to obtain guidance regarding deleting or disabling cookies, and thereby preventing and limiting the automatic collection of information by such cookies, please click here.
You may access, update and amend some of the Personal Information in the Talent Community at any time by logging into your account and making the necessary changes. Please note, however, that you will not be able to use the Talent Community to delete information that has been uploaded by the employer customer to a separate database. You will need to contact the employer customer directly regarding any such information. The employer customer will have its own privacy policies and your information is subject to those privacy policies.
The Talent Community may contain links to other sites for your convenience and information. These sites may be operated by companies not owned by the employer customer or Clinch. These other sites or linked third-party sites may have their own privacy notices, which you should review if you visit those sites. The employer customer and Clinch are not responsible for the content of any such sites, any use of those sites, or those sites’ privacy practices.
The Talent Community maintains reasonable security procedures and practices, including administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to assist in protecting the Personal Information collected against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. The Talent Community cannot guarantee that the security measures in place to safeguard Personal Information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective. Therefore, although committed to protecting your privacy, there is no promise, and you should not expect, that your Personal Information will always remain private. As a user of the Talent Community, you understand and agree that you assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Talent Community, the internet generally, and the documents you post or access and for your conduct on and off the Talent Community.
To further protect yourself, you should safeguard your Talent Community account user name and password and not share that information with anyone. You should also sign off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to the Talent Community. Please note that we will never ask for your Talent Community account user name or password via email. You agree to notify the Talent Community immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password.
California law permits its residents to request and receive information about a business’ disclosure of certain categories of Personal Information to other companies for their use in direct marketing.
California law also permits residents the right to request certain information about how a business collects, uses, discloses and potentially sales personal information. In particular, you may have the right to request the following:
The Talent Community does not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please do not use the Talent Community. Personal information collected from a child under the age of 16 will be deleted as quickly as possible.