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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.recruitsquirrel.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you contact us we collect anything you input into the contact form and you IP address. We store this information on secured servers. If what you send us could help others we may share your message publicly. But, we would never share your name or email without permission.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We collect information about the type of browser you are using and your IP address which includes general location. This is required so that we can ensure our service works well for everyone. We never share personal information with anyone. The only thing from our analytics that we may share with others are general page visit numbers. For example, we might want to tell an investor that we get X number of visits a day.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any personally identifiable information with third parties. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We keep your contact information on secured servers. We don’t share it with any third parties.

Additional information

How we protect your data

See the padlock in your browser’s address bar? This means all data is transmitted from your computer to our servers and back securely.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If a data breach is detected we alert all members via email.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive data from spam and security services. But, overall we try to keep third party stuff to a minimum.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

What you enter into your profile helps other members find you. But’s that’s all. We do not use your data for advertisements or anything else. It’s just to help match members.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We are based in the United States and so you may always contact the FCC if you have privacy concerns: https://consumercomplaints.fcc.gov/

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