Last revised: June 08, 2018
For SmartRecruiters and its affiliates (“SmartRecruiters”), protecting your personal information (“Personal Information” or “Personal Data” as defined below) is our priority.
SmartRecruiters, Inc. adheres to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth below. For more details, click here.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SmartRecruiters. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the services, to maintain and the improve quality of the services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of hiringsuccess.com.
SmartRecruiters encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you choose to link from smartrecruiters.com so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SmartRecruiters is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of hiringsuccess.com.
SmartRecruiters does not sell, rent or lease the collected Personal Information and its customer lists to third parties. For SmartRecruiters Hiring Success conferences, SmartRecruiters shall process conference registrants personal data that is necessary to ensure the success of the Hiring Success conference. All conference registrants agree that their information will be shared with conference sponsors (Americas | Europe). All conference sponsors agree to the terms and conditions of the data usage restrictions per the General Data Protection Regulation and all applicable data protection laws.
SmartRecruiters may share usage data with trusted partners to help to perform usage statistical analysis, customer support and technical operations and provide data hosting services. All such third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
SmartRecruiters may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within SmartRecruiters, in order to improve your user experience.
SmartRecruiters may use the Personal Data to improve and develop its website, its services and products to the extent this is necessary for its legitimate interests.
Our Customer may opt in to use features that assist them in the recruitment process through automated means. For you as a candidate, it means that your application is processed and analyzed to identify relevant aspects from your work history such as previous positions and employers, education history, demonstrated skills, and duration of work. These aspects are then compared against the job published by our Customer to indicate how your application corresponds with the requirements outlined in the job listing.
These findings help our Customer highlight existing information in your application. The automated capabilities are used to facilitate the recruitment process, however, any conclusive hiring decisions are ultimately at the Customer’s discretion.
SmartRecruiters, Inc. is committed to subjecting all Personal Data received from European Union (EU) member countries and Switzerland in compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (https://www.privacyshield.gov).
SmartRecruiters, Inc. shall ensure that (i) Personal Data is handled, processed, transferred and stored in accordance with relevant Privacy Shield Principles and EU data protection laws, and (ii) adequate safeguards and procedures providing protection to personal data are in place.
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The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over SmartRecruiters, Inc. compliance with the Privacy Shield.
SmartRecruiters, Inc. may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, SmartRecruiters, Inc. commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your Personal Information.
Individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact SmartRecruiters at: email@example.com . SmartRecruiters will respond within 45 days.
In case of unresolved privacy or data use concern, SmartRecruiters, Inc. commits to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and/or the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, as applicable and comply with the advice given by the panel and/or Commissioner, as applicable with regard to data transferred from the EU and/or Switzerland, as applicable. Such resolution process is at no cost to the complaining individual.
Under certain conditions explained at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint, a binding arbitration option before a Privacy Shield Panel may be available to you.
SmartRecruiters uses a limited number of third-party providers in US and in Europe to provide data hosting services (Google Cloud servers) and to help to perform usage statistical analysis, customer support and technical operations.
SmartRecruiters shall remain responsible in case of onward transfers to third parties. SmartRecruiters shares the Personal Information with these third-party providers to support SmartRecruiters’ Services only. Any other use of the Personal Data by third-party providers is prohibited.
All third-party providers receiving Personal Data from the European Union and/or Switzerland agree to (i) process the Personal Data only to the extent required by SmartRecruiters’ Services and in accordance with SmartRecruiters’ instructions and (ii) comply with the data protection laws for transfer and processing of personal data and (iii) provide adequate technical and organization measures to protect the Personal Information.
To this end, we use the European Standard Contract clauses (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection_en) with our sub processors in order to guarantee the privacy and the security of your Personal Information.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SmartRecruiters pages, or register with SmartRecruiters site or services, a cookie helps SmartRecruiters to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your Personal Data, such as Login information. When you return to www.smartrecruiters.com, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SmartRecruiters features that You customized.
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SmartRecruiters uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving data exchanged between SmartRecruiters and third parties to help ensure its security. SmartRecruiters’ website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information.
Personal Information are stored on servers maintained by Google Cloud servers and subject to their security safeguards which are continuously audited, with certifications from accreditation bodies across geographies and verticals. You can read more about Google Cloud servers’ security and compliance at https://cloud.google.com/security/compliance/.
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If you have any inquiries or complaints regarding the processing of your data, you should first contact SmartRecruiters at: email@example.com . SmartRecruiters will respond in a timely manner.
In case of unresolved privacy or data use concern, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your data protection supervisory authority.