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Consumer Information Privacy Policy

Effective Date: December 1, 2015

As a consumer reporting agency, governed by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) among other applicable state and federal laws, Global HR Research, LLC (Global HR) is committed to protecting your privacy.

This privacy statement describes how Global HR collects and uses the personal information you provide on our Web site and through or service (Service). It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

Global HR Research, LLC has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with the TRUSTe program. The TRUSTe program covers only information that is collected through this Web site,www.ghrr.com and the through the Service Platform, GlobalHiRe. In order to view our relationship with TRUSTe please visit the validation page visible by clicking on the TRUSTe Seal. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at privacy@ghrr.com. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

Global HR Research, LLC complies with the U.S. - E.U. Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the European Union member countries and Switzerland. Global HR Research, LLC has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Global HR Research LLC's certification, please visit http://export.gov/safeharbor.


Collection and Use of Personal Information
When you browse Global HR's publicly accessible web site, you do so anonymously. We collect the following personal information from you only if you choose to provide this information to us:

Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number
Information about your business such as company name, company size, business type

As is true of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system

We use this information to

  • Send you a newsletter
  • Send you marketing communications
  • Respond to your questions and concerns
  • Improve our Web site and marketing efforts
  • Conduct research and analysis

Access to certain Global HR web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires a login code and password provided by Global HR. Those web pages and the information downloadable to and from those pages are made available only to clients of Global HR. Global HR collects only information that the user voluntarily shares with us on these web pages.

Choice/Opt-Out
You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at privacy@ghrr.com.

Information Sharing
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as emailing newsletters or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information

  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
  • if Global HR is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information,
    as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
  • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

Information collected for our Clients through our Service
If you have provided your personal information over this web site in connection with a background screen ordered by Global HR's client, Global HR may use your personal information to perform your background screen for that client. Global HR will not use your information to conduct a background screening investigation and create a report unless Global HR's client has provided a certification required by the FCRA and any other applicable law. In this certification, Global HR's client certifies to Global HR that it has a legally permissible purpose for ordering the background investigation and that it has, to the extent required by applicable law, obtained your informed consent to conduct the background investigation. The collection and use of information shall be limited to the purpose of providing the service for which the Client has engaged the Global HR Service. Data Retention: Global HR will retain data we process on behalf of our Clients for as long as needed to provide services to our Clients. Global HR will retain and use this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Access: As a consumer reporting agency, Global HR has no direct relationship with the individuals whose data it processes. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to Global HR's Client (the data controller) which has transferred such data to Global HR for processing. If the client requests Global HR to remove the data, Global HR will respond to its Client's request within 30 business days. The Client will then provide access to the individual as determined under the applicable local data protection law.

Notice: As an agent processing information under the direction of its Clients, Global HR has no direct relationship with the individuals whose data it processes. Global HR works with its Clients to help them provide notice of data processing to individuals, including information concerning (1) the purposes for which personal information is collected and used; (2) a contact person to whom enquiries or complaints may be directed; (3) the types of third parties to whom personal information is disclosed; and (4) the choices and means that individuals are offered for limiting use and disclosure of personal information."

Choice: As an agent processing personal information under the direction of its Clients, Global HR has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. Global HR may disclose personal data to third parties in the course of processing personal data. Global HR only processes information in accordance with instructions of its Clients, and only for purposes that are compatible with those for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Log Files
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data; log files do not include personal information.

Cookies
We use cookies for our shopping cart, to remember users’ settings (e.g. language preference), and for authenticationUsers can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Tracking Technologies
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Global HR Research, LLC and our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing these types of tracking technologies.

Local Shared Objects (LSO) and Local Storage (LSs)
Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our website or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity also use Flash cookies or HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5. To manage Flash cookies, please click here:
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html

Behavioral Advertising/Re-Targeting
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union, click here). Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads.  You will continue to receive generic ads.

Google AdSense/Adwords
We use Google AdSense to publish ads on this site. When you view or click on an ad a cookie will be set to help better provide advertisements that may be of interest to you on this and other Web sites.  You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Social Media Widget
Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button, or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Security
While Global HR Research, LLC employs advanced data encryption technology when interfacing with its customers, suppliers and other partners. When you enter sensitive information such as logging into your account, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at privacy@ghrr.com.

Blog
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at privacy@ghrr.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at privacy@ghrr.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements

Links to Other Web Sites
Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Global HR. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If you submitted your personally identifiable information through www.ghrr.com and it changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at privacy@ghrr.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.

Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices

Contact Information
You can contact us by writing or email us at the address below:

Re: Privacy Policy
Global HR Research Inc
9530 Marketplace Road
Suite 301 
Fort Myers, FL 33912

(800) 790-1205
privacy@ghrr.com

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