Prime Executive Search (“Company”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is dedicated to maintaining your privacy and protecting your personal information online. We work to protect your personal information and maintain your privacy through your use of our website.
1. INFORMATION COLLECTED
1.1 Personal Data
Personal Data is information that can be used to identify you specifically, including your name, address, email address, telephone number or demographic information like your age, gender or hometown. You consent to giving us this information by providing it to us voluntarily on our website or via email. You may also provide this information by participating in various activities associated with our site, including responding to blogs, contacting us with questions or participating in group trainings. Your decision to disclose this data is entirely voluntary. You are under no obligation to provide this information, but your refusal may prevent you from accessing certain benefits from our website.
1.2 Derivative Data
Derivative data is information that our servers automatically collect about you when you access our website, such as your IP address, browser type, the dates and times that you access our website and the specific pages you view. If you are using a mobile device, our servers may collect information about your device name and type, your phone number, your country of origin and other interactions with our website. Please refer to Section 4 “Tracking Technologies” below for further information and details on derivative data.
1.3 Financial Data
1.4 Social Networking Data
We may access personal information from social networking sites and apps, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Snapchat or other social networking sites or apps not named specifically here, which may include your name, your social network username, location, email address, age, gender, profile picture and any other public information. If you do not want us to access this information, please go to the specific social networking site and change your privacy settings.
1.5 Mobile Device Data
If you use our website via a mobile device, we may collect information about your mobile device, including device ID, model and manufacturer and location information.
1.6 Other data
On occasion, you may give us additional data in order to enter into a contest or giveaway or to participate in a survey. You will be prompted for this information and it will be clear that you are offering this kind of information in exchange for an entry into such a contest or giveaway.
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Your information allows us to offer you certain products and services, including the use of our website, to fulfill our obligations to you, to customize your interaction with our company and our website and to allow us to suggest other products and services we think might interest you.
Specifically, we may use the information and data described above to:
(a) Contact you about new offerings that we think you will be interested in; and
(b) Interact with you via social media; and
(c) Send you a newsletter or other updates about our company or website; and
(d) Request feedback from you; and
(e) Notify you of updates to our product and service offerings; and
(f) Resolve disputes and troubleshoot any problems; and
(g) Administer contests or giveaways; and
(h) Generate a profile that is personalized to you, so that future interactions with our website will be more personal; and
(i) Compile anonymous statistical data for our own use or for a third party’s use; and
(j) Assist law enforcement as necessary; and
(k) Prevent fraudulent activity on our website; and
(l) Analyze trends to improve our website and offerings.
3. WHY WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
The following are specific reasons why we may share your information.
3.1 Third Party Processing
We may disclose your information to third parties who assist us with various tasks, including partner executive search companies, payment processing, hosting services, email delivery and customer service.
3.2 By Law
We may share your data as required by law or to respond to legal process, including a subpoena, or as necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others. This includes sharing information with other parties to prevent or address fraud and to avoid credit risks.
3.3 To Protect Our Company
We may use your information to protect our company, including to investigate and remedy any violations of our rights or policies. We may also disclose your information as reasonably necessary to acquire and maintain insurance coverage, manage risks, obtain financial or legal advice, or to exercise or defend against legal claims.
3.4 Online postings
When you post online, your posts may be viewed by others, and we may distribute your comments outside the website.
3.5 External Links
Our website may include hyperlinks to other websites not controlled by us. We suggest you exercise caution when clicking on a hyperlink. Although we use reasonable care in including a hyperlink on our own web page, we do not regularly monitor the websites of these third parties, and are not responsible for any damage or consequences you suffer by using these hyperlinks. We are not bound by the Privacy Policies of any third party website that you access by a hyperlink, nor are they bound by ours. We encourage you to read the Policies of those third party websites before interacting with them or making purchases. They may collect different information and by different methods than we do.
4. TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
4.1 Cookies, Log Files and Web Beacons
Like many other websites, we make use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. However, this may affect your ability to use or make purchases from our website. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
5. WEBSITE ANALYTICS
6. PROCESSING YOUR INFORMATION
For most functionalities of our website, we do not process your information ourselves but provide it to third parties for processing and analysis purposes. By way of example, your payment information is transferred to Stripe in its capacity as payment processor since, within our company, we do not have the capabilities to perform such functions. Further details on this matter is provided below.
Notwithstanding the above, we may, from time to time, process your data internally. The legal basis for this processing is both your consent to the processing, and our need to conduct our legitimate business interests. Our purposes in processing this information, if we do, is to administer, maintain, and improve our website and offerings, to enter into contracts with you, to fulfill the terms of those contracts, to keep records of our transactions and interactions, to be able to provide you with services, to comply with our legal obligations, to obtain professional advice and to protect the rights and interests of our company, our customers (including you) and any third parties. We may process the following data:
(a) Data associated with your application, such as your name, address, and email address.
(b) Data about your usage of our website, such as your IP address, geographical information, and how long you accessed our website and what you viewed.
(c) Data related to your website’s personal profile, such as your name, address, profile picture, interests and hobbies or employment details.
(d) Data that you provide us in the course of using our services.
(e) Data that you post on our website, such as comments or responses to blogs.
(f) Data that you submit to us when you make an inquiry regarding our website or offerings.
(g) Data related to your transactions with us. This information may include contact details and payment information.
(h) Data that you provide to us when you subscribe to our emails or newsletters, including your email address and contact information.
(i) Data that you submit to us via correspondence, such as when you email us with questions.
(j) Any other data identified in this policy, for the purpose of complying with our legal obligations, or to protect the vital interests of you or any other natural person.
7. DATA RETENTION
We may retain personal data as long as it is needed to conduct our legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, or until you ask us to delete your data. For example, we will retain certain personal information for the purposes of maintaining your website profile, unless and until you delete your account. Data that we gather for a specific and particular purpose, such as assisting law enforcement or analyzing trends, will not be kept for longer than is necessary for that particular purpose. Data that is no longer needed by us for any of the purposes listed above will be permanently deleted.
You may request that we delete your data at any time. However, note that we cannot control the retention policies of third parties. If you wish to have any third parties, including those to whom we’ve transmitted your data, delete that data, you will need to contact those third parties directly. You may request from us a list of all third parties to whom we have transmitted your data.
8. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data and keep your information secure. We use recognized cloud secure payment systems (i.e. Stripe) and implement generally accepted standards of security to protect against personal data loss or misuse. However, no security measure is foolproof, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against interception or misuse. We cannot guarantee complete security of any information you transmit to us.
We will notify you promptly of any known breach of our security systems or your data which might expose you to serious risk.
This website is not designed for use by children under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, do not access or use our website or related products or services. If you become aware that we have collected data of anyone under the age of 16, please contact us so that we may delete that data.
10. YOUR RIGHTS
You have certain rights with respect to your personal data, as outlined below. We reserve the right to request that you provide us with evidence of your identity before we take any action with respect to the exercise of your data rights. Further, your rights may be restricted or nullified to the extent they conflict with our compelling business interests, the public interest or the law.
10.1 Update Account Information
You have the right to update or change any information you have provided to us. To update or delete your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.2 Confirm Personal Data and Its Use
You have the right to request that we confirm what data we hold about you, and for what purposes. You also have the right to confirmation of whether we process your data or deliver your data to third party processors, and for what purposes.
10.3 Change Consent
You have the right to change your consent to our use of your information.
10.4 Request a Copy of Data
You have the right to request a digital copy of the data that we hold about you. Your first request for a copy of your personal data will be provided free of charge; subsequent requests will incur in a reasonable fee.
10.5 Transfer Your Data
You have the right to request that we gather and transfer your data to another controller, in a commonly used and machine-readable format, unless doing so would cause us an undue burden.
10.6 Delete All Data
You have the right to request that we delete all data that we hold about you, and we must delete such data without undue delay. There are exceptions to this right, such as when keeping your data is required by law, is necessary to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, is required for compliance with a legal obligation or is necessary for the exercise or defense of legal claims.
10.7 Marketing Communications
You may opt out of receiving any marketing communications or having your personal information used for marketing purposes. You may do this by contacting us at email@example.com.
11. NEWSLETTER PRIVACY
We offer the opportunity for you to volunteer certain information to us that is used for email and marketing purposes. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name and email address. You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe from any future communications via email, but we reserve the right to maintain a database of past email subscribers.
12. LAW AND JURISDICTION
Last Updated: April 15, 2020