Last updated: February 1, 2023
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in the singular or in the plural.
- Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
- Affiliate means an entity that controls is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest, or other securities entitled to vote for the election of directors or other managing authority.
- Company (referred to as either “the Company,” “We,” “Us,” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to SCIPP International, 1964 Gallows Rd #330, Vienna, VA 22182.
- Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
- Country refers to Virginia, United States.
- Device means any device that can access the Service, such as a computer, a cellphone, or a digital tablet.
- Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
- Service refers to the Website.
- Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service, or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.
- Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the Service.
- Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
- Website refers to SCIPP International, accessible from https://scippinternational.org/
- You mean the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
Collecting and Using Your Personal Data
Types of Data Collected
While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Contact Information like Your email address, telephone number, postal address, and contact information of any referrals, references, or emergency contacts You provide.
- Professional and Work Eligibility Information: including Your resume or C.V., employment history, education history, certifications, professional license information, languages proficiencies, security clearance information, work authorization (for example, citizenship information and proof of government-issued identification), professional association memberships, volunteer activities, occupational health and safety information where required, client information where relevant (for example We may collect information from attorneys We place through our staffing and search business regarding clients the attorney has performed services for) and work-related skills, practice details and skills assessment information including personality characteristics/traits which You choose to provide on a voluntary basis.
- Career Planning Information: including Your career interests, desired compensation and benefits, desired work location and willingness to relocate, family information as it relates to Your career goals or plans, and hobbies and interests.
- Demographic Information: including Your race, gender, national origin, disability status, and veteran status, where We are required to or permitted to do so by law and in support of equal opportunity monitoring or affirmative action programs.
- Photos and Visual Images: including photos that You provide to Us or that You make publicly available on the internet (for example, LinkedIn or company/firm websites); Your image on video if You elect to do a video interview, and Your image from a security camera if You visit one of our locations.
- Device Information: including Your IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, location information on a city-regional basis, and operating system and platform information when You are visiting our Site(s).
- Other Information You Provide: including any other Personal Information You may elect to provide to Us, including any paper materials You submit to Us.
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.
Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device’s unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.
Information from Third-Party Social Media Services
The Company allows You to create an account and log in to use the Service through the following Third-party Social Media Services:
If You decide to register through or otherwise grant Us access to a Third-Party Social Media Service, We may collect Personal data that is already associated with Your Third-Party Social Media Service’s account, such as Your name, Your email address, Your activities, or Your contact list associated with that account.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
- Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).
Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. Learn more about cookies on the Privacy Policies website article.
We use both Session, and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
- Necessary / Essential Cookies
Type: Session Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
- Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
- Functionality Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies allow Us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering Your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time. You use the Website.
Use of Your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
- Recruiting and Hiring for current and future job opportunities with Us or with Our customers, including determining Your eligibility and suitability for such opportunities.
- To provide and Maintain Our Services, including Our staffing and recruiting services as well as Our various consulting, advisory, transformation, and workforce management services
- Manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
- For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance, and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items, or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
- To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products, or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
- To provide You with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services, and events which We offer that are similar to those that You have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
- To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
- For business transfers: We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Us about Our Service users is among the assets transferred.
- To Business Sales Development, for example, using Your contact information to call or email You as a talent candidate, customer, or prospect as part of providing Our Services.
- Marketing and Promotions, including sending You promotional communications such as newsletters, surveys, articles of interest, press releases, job fairs, or other event announcements and personalizing and delivering content about Our Services to You, including through advertisements on Our Site(s) and other websites.
- Research and Thought Leadership, including articles regarding customers and candidates, and white papers, podcasts, and other thought leadership regarding workforce, talent, and industry trends and analysis.
- Meeting Substantial Public Interest, such as equal opportunity monitoring and programs that promote diversity and inclusion.
- Aggregation and Anonymization, including the process of using Personal Information to create aggregated or anonymized data sets for the purpose of internal business analysis or thought leadership, with the end product of such data sets not being Personal Information since it is not identifiable to an individual.
- Security and Fraud Prevention to ensure the security of Our Site(s) and Services, to protect against fraud, and to comply with legal requirements.
- Compliance with Laws, Legal Action, and Professional Advice, including compliance with all laws and regulations and addressing legal action or taking professional advice, for example, from attorneys or tax professionals.
- Receiving Services, including receiving services from various vendors, suppliers, service providers, and contractors.
- Operating and Improving our Site(s), for example, We use Your device and the information You provide to establish and maintain an account for You on our Site(s) and to improve the navigation and usage of Our Site(s).
- Improving Our Services through business analytics, internal audits, troubleshooting, quality control, internal user acceptance testing, and use of machine learning to improve Our search and match capabilities in matching job seekers to suitable jobs efficiently and effectively.
- For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of Our promotional campaigns, and evaluating and improving Our Service, products, services, marketing, and Your experience.
We may share Your personal information in the following situations:
- Potential employers or potential customers – We may disclose Your contact information, professional and work eligibility information, career planning information, demographic information, and other information You ask us to disclose to a customer for the purpose of providing Our Services for opportunities We believe are of interest to You. Customers of SCIPP International will process such Personal Information in accordance with their own policies and procedures.
- Vendors, contractors, and other service providers – We use vendors, contractors, and other service providers to assist Us in providing Our Services, and it may be necessary for Us to provide access to some of the categories of Your Personal Information. These companies will have access to Your Personal Information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may only use that information for the purpose of providing the services and are obligated to protect the Personal Information.
- Business transfers – Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, SCIPP International decides to sell, buy, merge, or otherwise reorganize businesses. Such a transaction may involve, in accordance with applicable law, the disclosure of Personal Information to prospective or actual purchasers or the receipt of it from sellers. It is SCIPP International’s practice to seek and provide appropriate protection for Personal Information in these types of transactions.
- Compliance with laws – We may disclose Your Personal Information where We are legally required to do so in order to respond to or comply with any applicable law, regulation, subpoenas, court order, legal process, or government requests, including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We also may disclose Your Personal Information when we choose to establish or exercise Our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures, and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
- With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.
Retention of Your Personal Data
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from Your jurisdiction.
Delete Your Personal Data
You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the Personal Data that We have collected about You.
Our Service may give You the ability to delete certain information about You from within the Service.
You may update, amend, or delete Your information at any time by signing in to Your Account, if You have one, and visiting the account settings section that allows You to manage Your personal information. You may also contact Us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that You have provided to Us.
Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when We have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
- Protect against legal liability
Security of Your Personal Data
SCIPP International is committed to protecting the Personal Information You share with Us. SCIPP International uses appropriate physical, technical, organizational, and administrative security measures to help protect Your Personal Information from unauthorized or unlawful access, use, or disclosure, and accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
There is no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage that is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.
If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before We collect and use that information.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Your Privacy Rights
We respect Your privacy rights related to the Personal Information We collect, use, and disclose about You, and We will comply with applicable data protection laws and regulations in the handling of Your Personal Information. The availability of these rights and the ways in which You can exercise them are set out below.
California Consumer Rights
For California residents, You are given rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CCPA”) to request that SCIPP International disclose the following about the Personal Information We collect, use, and disclose about You:
- The right to know what Personal Information We collected about You, including the:
- categories of Personal Information;
- categories of sources where We obtained Personal Information about You;
- the business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing Personal Information (if applicable);
- the categories of third parties to whom We disclose Personal Information; and
- the specific pieces of Personal Information We collected about You.
- The right to delete Personal Information We collected from You, subject to certain exceptions (for example, We may refuse Your deletion request if We are permitted by law to keep the information);
- The right to correct inaccurate Personal Information that We maintain about You;
- The right to opt out of the sale or sharing; and
- If We use or disclose Sensitive Personal Information for purposes other than those allowed by the CCPA, the right to limit Our use or disclosure.
Additionally, You have the right to be free of discrimination for exercising Your consumer privacy rights.
If We deny Your privacy rights request, We will explain why.
We do not sell Personal Information, and We do not knowingly collect or sell the Personal Information of minors under 16 years of age.
We do not offer any financial incentives in exchange for Your Personal Information.
We also do not collect Sensitive Personal Information from You.
Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act
- The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”) provides Virginia residents with the right to: Confirm whether or not We are processing Your Personal Information and to access such Personal Information;
- Correct inaccuracies in Your Personal Information, taking into account the nature of the Personal Information and the purposes of the processing of Your Personal Information;
- Delete Your Personal Information You have provided or We have obtained about You;
- Obtain a copy of Your Personal Information;
In all jurisdictions, if We have collected and processed Your Personal Information with Your consent, then You can withdraw Your consent at any time. This will not affect any processing of Your Personal Information done before You withdrew Your consent.
If You would like to exercise any of Your privacy rights, please email email@example.com
If You are submitting a request on behalf of a California resident, please submit the request through one of the designated methods discussed above.
For all requests, after submitting the request, We will require additional information to reasonably verify Your identity depending on the nature of Your request, including for those acting as a representative for a California resident. Your authority to act on behalf of the California resident.
We will abide by all applicable legal requirements for deadlines for responding to Your request and will collect the minimum Personal Information necessary to verify Your identity.
If You experience any issues with the web form or phone number, please contact XXX.
Your Right to Opt-Out from Marketing Communications
Where it is in accordance with Your marketing preferences and applicable data protection laws, We may periodically send You updates via e-mail about promotional opportunities or services We think may interest You, such as jobs in Our database that match Your selection criteria, newsletters, white papers, surveys, and event information.
You can opt out of receiving marketing emails from Us by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in such emails. If You continue to have issues unsubscribing from marketing emails from Us, You may subject the form mentioned above or call the toll-free number and request to opt out.
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org