PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy applies to the SHIFT HR Compliance Training, LLC (the “Company”, “we” or “us” or “our”) website located at https://shiftelt.wpengine.com and the services made available through same (collectively, the “Website”) and incorporates by reference our Terms and Conditions of Use, located at https://shiftelt.wpengine.com/terms-of-use-and-privacy-policy. The Company values the privacy of the Website’s users and is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect your privacy online and manage your personal information responsibly.

This Privacy Policy is intended to notify you of our online privacy practices, the types of information that may be collected and stored, with whom the information may be shared, what kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control, and whom to contact with questions or concerns.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites to which the Website may link, and other websites may not treat information collected online in the same manner as we do. This Privacy Policy also does not apply to information we may obtain from other sources about you.

By using the Website and/or contacting us and providing any personal information, you consent to the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website.

I. Why We Collect and Maintain Personal Information:

Personal information includes any information that identifies, relates to, describes or is reasonably capable of being associated with a particular individual. The Company collects and maintains personal information of Website users for various purposes, including as required to provide its products and services; respond to your questions and requests; contact you with information about our products and services; communicate about news, updates, webinars, podcasts and other events that may be of interest to you; maintain records of utilization of our products and services for business purposes and otherwise as required by law; gather demographic information about our user base as a whole; track, assess, analyze, understand, and improve on usage of the Website; and otherwise operate our business or any other purpose that complies with applicable laws and regulations.

II. How We Collect Personal Information:

We collect personal information in three primary ways:

a. You Share Information With Us:We collect information from you when you submit it to us through the Website or by other means (for example, by contacting us through our “Contact Us” page or by email or telephone, requesting a “Demo” through the Website, creating an account, providing information through the Client Login, filling out forms or searching our site).    Please do not share with us any other person’s personal information (unless the Company explicitly asks you to do so and you have the legal authority to do so), any categories of your own personal information that have not been explicitly requested by the Company, or any confidential, proprietary, secret or legally protected information which you are under any legal obligation to not provide to or share with the Company.

b. We Collect Information Automatically:We automatically collect certain types of information when you visit our Website. For example, we automatically collect various types of technical information when you use our Website as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, including information about the usage and technical efficiencies of our Website and services, which may include both personally identifiable and non-personably identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser type and version, service provider and IP address, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click-stream data).

c. We Collect Information from Other Sources: We may obtain information about you from outside sources. For example, if you are an employee of a client of the Company, we may collect information through the Website or otherwise in connection with services, such as courses offered through the Website, provided to that client or to you through the client. Please contact your employer directly for information about its privacy policy and what information, if any, it may provide to us.

III. What Personal Information We Collect:

The personal information that we may collect from you typically includes name, professional or employment-related information such as title and company name/size, postal or email address, telephone, fax or mobile number, referral source data, any other information provided to us by you or your company in connection with our services, and Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with the Website.

IV. How We Collect Personal Information From You:

We may collect personal or other types of information about when as follows:

a. Publications and Alerts:

You may sign up to receive news, updates, and webinar, podcast or event alerts from the Company, or to attend webinars, podcasts or other events. To sign up or in connection with Company events, you or your employer may provide your personal information through forms, applications, surveys, or other online submissions. We use this information to communicate with you, to provide you with various communications about news and events that may be of interest to you, and otherwise for business purpose in a manner compatible with the context in which the information is provided to us.

b. Contact Us:

If you communicate with us through our Contact page or Request a Demo page or otherwise contact us directly, we may ask you to provide personal information in addition to whatever personal information you may otherwise provide to us. We use this information to communicate with you and to respond to any inquiry you make, and to provide you with demonstrations or other information about our products and services and various communications about news and events that may be of interest to you, and otherwise for business purposes in a manner compatible with the context in which you have provided the information to us.

c. General Browsing:

Even if you do not submit personal information through the Website as described above, we gather navigational information about where you and other visitors go on the Website and information about the technical efficiencies of our Website and services (i.e., time to connect to the Website, time to download pages, etc.). In this process of gathering information, we may collect personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, device and browser type and version, browsing behavior, service provider and IP address, region or location where computer or device is accessing the internet, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click-stream data). We use this information for analysis of the use of our Website and we may also create and use electronic records to compile statistics about how our visitors collectively interact with our Website.

d. Use of Cookies:

The Website may use a browser feature known as “cookies.” Cookies are bits of electronic information that a website may transfer to a visitor’s computer to identify specific information about that visitor’s visits to the website. Cookies are typically stored on your computer’s hard drive and are used to help track clicks as you navigate the Website. We, or our third-party providers, may use cookies, for example, to tell us whether you have previously visited the Website. We may also use cookies set by third-parties to enable us to obtain other information, such as analytics, about the use of our Website. You can set your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also use commonly available tools in your browser to remove cookies which may have been placed onto your computer.

Shared local objects (commonly referred to as “FLASH cookies”) are cookies that are placed on your computer that are not removed through normal browser management tools. If we use FLASH cookies, we will only do so in a manner consistent with the purposes for which they were designed unless you are specifically notified that we intend to use them for a specific service.

e. Use of Web Beacons, Clear-GIFs, Pixel Tags and JavaScript:

We may use on our Website “web beacons” (also known as “action pixels”, “pixel tags”, or “clear GIFs”), JavaScript plug-ins and/or other similar technologies as they may develop over time. These web beacons and plug-ins are small graphic images (typically that you cannot see) or code on a website or in an email message which are used by third-parties to track the usage of the Website. These devices help us analyze our users’ online behavior and measure the effectiveness of our Website and marketing. We may also work with third-party service providers that help us track, collect and analyze this information. Third-party entities with whom we have agreements may place these devices on the Website and/or in emails to use information obtained from them such as pages viewed, items purchased, emails opened and items upon which you may click in emails. These third-party providers may also place cookies on your computer to enable us to obtain aggregate demographic information and user statistics about you and your preferences from these third-party sources, as well as information we have about you.

f. Server Logs:

A “server log” is a record of activity created by a computer that delivers certain webpages to your browser. Certain activities that you perform on our Website may record information in server logs. For example, if you enter a search term into a search box located on the Website, the server log may record the search term(s) you use, or the link you clicked on to bring you to our Website. The server log may also record information about your browser, such as your IP address and the cookies set on your browser.  We use this information for analysis of the use of our Website.

g. Search Queries on Our Website:

We may provide you with options to search for information on our Website or to submit information to us through the Website or Client Login option. If you enter information through such options, we may store that information and we may aggregate that information with other information we may have about the browser and/or IP address from which the search query originated. We use this information for analysis of the use of our Website and otherwise for business purposes in a manner compatible with the context in which the information is provided to us.

V. How We Share Personal Information:

a. We do not sell or share personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes

We do not sell or share your personal information to/with third parties for their marketing or promotional uses.

b. We may share personal information on a limited basis

We may share your personal information with our third-party providers, including our web and learning management systems providers, with your employer (if it is a client), and otherwise as required for business purposes, by law or pursuant to the legal process. We also may share information to address information security and/or privacy practices, control, network functioning, engineering, and troubleshooting issues, investigate claims and/or legal actions, in cooperation with police and other governmental authorities, to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors to the Website or the public, to process or engage in a sale or potential sale of all or part of our business or assets, or if we go through a reorganization or merger, or for any other purpose that complies with applicable law and regulation.

VI. Minors:

This Website is not directed to or intended for access or use by individuals under 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not access or use the Website at any time or in any manner. Any collection of personal information of minors is inadvertent.

VII. California Residents:

We collect various types of personal information about you during the course of your relationship with us. Under California law, if you are a resident of California, you may make a written request to us to disclose the categories or personal information of yours which we have shared with third parties, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the prior year. In response to your written request, we are allowed to provide you with a notice describing the cost-free means to opt-out of our sharing your information with third parties with whom we do not share the same brand name, if the third party will use such information for its direct marketing purposes. Please note that, at this time, we do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

If you would like to exercise your rights under California law, please send your written request to the email or postal address below. Please include your name and postal address in your request and the words “SHIFT – CALIFORNIA REQUEST” in the subject line.

Email address:

privacy@shiftelt.com

Postal Address:

SHIFT HR Compliance Training LLC

26 Main Street, Suite 100

Chatham, New Jersey 07928

Attention: Privacy Officer

VIII. Visitors to the Website From Outside of the United States:

If you are visiting the Website from a location outside of the United States, your connection will generally be through and to servers located in the United States. The Company is United States-based and controls, operates and maintains the Website from its offices within the United States. The Company does not intentionally solicit personal information from outside of the United States or transmit any personal information obtained through the Website to any location outside of the United States. You should be aware that the data protection laws in the United States may be different from those in your home country. Your continued use of the Website from a location outside of the United States constitutes your agreement that your use of these services is subject to this Privacy Policy and that your personal information will be transferred to or processed in the United States.

IX. Links:

For your convenience, the Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, advertising, products, or the content of such other websites. None of the links should be deemed to imply that we endorse or have any affiliation with the websites to which the links connect. You should review the privacy policies and terms and conditions of all other websites which you may access through links on our Website.

X. Security:

Our goal is to protect personal information submitted through the Website. We maintain reasonable administrative, physical and electronic safeguards designed to limit unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.

XI. Opt-Out:

If you do not consent to the way in which we may use your personal information, please do not submit any personal information to us. Please note that if you opt not to provide us with certain information, the Company may be unable to provide you with its services, or its services may not be as good or effective.

If you do not wish to receive marketing or other materials from us and/or you do not want us to share your personal information with other entities as stated in this Privacy Policy, please provide us with your exact name and address and advise us that you wish to opt-out for receiving information from us or information sharing or both as the case may be. Please note that de-identified and aggregated data including your personal information may still be shared, but it will not be identified or identifiable to you. Please direct your opt-out request to the following contacts and include the words “SHIFT – OPT-OUT REQUEST” in the subject line:

Email address:

privacy@shiftelt.com

Postal Address:

SHIFT HR Compliance Training LLC

26 Main Street, Suite 100

Chatham, New Jersey 07928

Attention: Privacy Officer

XII. Reservation of Rights:

We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time.  Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions will be posted on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after posting of changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes.

XIII. Questions:

If you have questions about our privacy practices, you may contact us at the toll-free number [800-790-5030], by email to privacy@shiftelt.com, or by postal mail at SHIFT HR Compliance Training LLC, 26 Main Street, Suite 100, Chatham, New Jersey 07928.

 

Updated as of [January 1, 2020]