Effective Date: [Nov 22, 2019]
- Managing Your Information Preferences
- Information We Collect through the Site and Services
We collect information that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, phone number, mobile phone number, e-mail, payment information, company name and other personally identifiable information that you choose to provide us with or that you choose to include in your account (“Personal Data”). You may be asked to provide us with Personal Data when you register with the Site or use any of our Services, when you communicate with us, and at other times.
Usage Data and Site Activity
We automatically collect the following information about your device and your use of our Site or Services through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies: the functions you use and searches you perform using the Services; browser agent name and version; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; the length of time you visit our Site and or use our Services; and the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to our Site (“Usage Data”). We use this information to monitor and improve the Site and Services, enhance your online experience and to enable us to provide you with an easier and more personalized experience and level of service. We may combine Usage Data with Personal Data that you have provided to us.
Cookies and Anonymous Identifiers
Information You Input or Upload while Utilizing Our Services
As part of utilizing our Services you may input or upload information about talents or prospective employees, you may provide us with your credentials to third-party sites or services in order to synchronize certain emails or other information with our Services, and may provide us with other information (collectively “Customer Data”). We treat Customer Data as confidential and do not use it for any purposes other than delivering the Services to the customer who provided the Customer Data. We do not share or disclose Customer Data with any parties other than the customer who provided it.
- How We Use Information and When We May Share and Disclose Information Generally
We use the information, including Personal Data, alone or in combination with other information that we may collect about you, including information from third parties, for the following purposes:
to provide you with the Site and Services, including to send you alerts about your account;
to better understand how users access and use our Site and Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, to maintain, support, and improve our Site and Services, to respond to user preferences, and for research and analytical purposes,
to keep you informed of VF programs, products and other service we think may be of interest to you;
to otherwise communicate with you about VF.
- Third Party Service Providers
From time to time, we may utilize other businesses whom we believe trustworthy and who have confirmed that their privacy practices are consistent with ours (“Service Providers”). For example, we use a payment processor (Stripe) to process payments. We may contract with other Service Providers to provide certain services, such as hosting and maintenance, data storage and management, and marketing and promotions. We only provide our Service Providers with the information necessary for them to perform these services on our behalf. Each Service Provider must agree to use reasonable security procedures and practices, appropriate to the nature of the information involved, in order to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Data other than as specified by us.
- Advertising and Online Tracking
We do not allow third-party companies to serve ads and collect certain anonymous information when you visit the Site and Services.
- Notice to California Residents/Your California Privacy Rights
We do not share your Personal Data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
- Other Transfers
- Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose Personal Data and any other information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties if, in our discretion, we believe it is necessary or appropriate in order to respond to legal requests (including court orders and subpoenas), to protect the safety, property, or rights of our company or of any third party, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.
- Be Careful When You Share Information with Others
Please be aware that whenever you share information on any public area of the Site or Services, that information may be accessed by others. In addition, please remember that when you share information in any other communications with third parties, that information may be passed along or made public by others. This means that anyone with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of information transmitted to us. However, no data transmission over the Internet or other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Site or Services, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit on or through the Site or Services, and you do so at your own risk.
- Children’s Privacy
The Site and Services are intended for users who are 16 years old or older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Data from a child under the age of 16, we will delete such information from our records. California users under the age of 18 may request the removal of their content or information publicly posted on the Site or Services by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that most of the user content that appears on our Site or Services is stored and controlled by third party providers; thus, complete and comprehensive removal of the content may not be possible.
- Processing in the United States
Please be aware that your Personal Data and communications may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located outside your state, province, or country. If you are located outside of the United States, please be advised that we process and store all information in the United States. The laws in the United States may not be as protective of your privacy as those in your location. By using the Site or Services, you are agreeing to the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of your Personal Data and communications will be governed by the applicable laws in the United States.