Paul Bridges LLC, and its divisions and affiliates (“Paul Bridges”) respects the privacy of our customers, candidates, consultants, and employees and we acknowledge that you have certain rights related to any personal information we collect from you. Paul Bridges supports the various national and local privacy laws, and has procedures in place to meet the requirements of those laws.
The following information discloses our privacy principles in addition to our practices for gathering, storing, and using your personal data. We encourage you to review this information so that you may understand and consent to how we may collect, use, and share your personal information. Unless you provide sufficient personal information, we may be unable to assist you with your staffing or employment requirements.
You must be domiciled in the United States to use the Paul Bridges Website and you represent and warrant that you are so domiciled.
By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here. Paul Bridges reserves the right to make changes from time-to-time. Please review the Privacy Statement regularly when you log on to ensure you are aware of the most current Privacy Statement.
By using Paul Bridges Website, you give us permission to collect information about the pages served to you as an anonymous user for the purpose of calculating aggregate site statistics.
You may visit Paul Bridges Website without providing us with any of your personal information, but some of the services that we make available through tour Website require that you provide us with certain personal information such as your name, physical address, e-mail and Website address(es) and phone number(s).
Additionally, we may collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us, e.g. when you apply for a position, submit your resume, request information, complete forms, participate in online surveys, discussion groups or forums or interact with our Website.
Paul Bridges conducts the majority of its business online and by telephone. You will need to provide Paul Bridges with your email address and contact telephone number in order for us to contact you. Paul Bridges will not share your e-mail address, or telephone number with others outside of Paul Bridges except for the purposes of conducting its business. We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.
In general, personal information is requested when you contact us to look for employment, projects or to search for a candidate to fill a job opening. We ask individuals for their names, addresses, and other personal information such as experience, education, and skills. When hiring employees or consultants, we may also request personal information that is considered “sensitive,” such as social security or tax information. Paul Bridges recommends that you do not disclose sensitive personal characteristics (e.g., gender) on the initial resume or curriculum vitae (CV) you submit to us. The amount of personal information you are required to supply will normally be limited to only that which is necessary to supply our services to you.
Paul Bridges holds its employees, agents, and consultants accountable for maintaining the trust our applicants, employees, and customers place in our company. We educate our employees and periodically verify our compliance with our privacy and security policies.
In order to process payroll for our employees or invoices for our consultants, Paul Bridges may collect personal data online such as name, hours, address, and any other personal identification information, including a social security number or tax identification number. This data will be used to process payroll/billing either through Paul Bridges’s operations or an agent of Paul Bridges. When collecting timekeeping data electronically or manually, Paul Bridges will ensure that its collection and processing meets all privacy requirements.
Some of the ways we may use your personal data include, but are not limited to:
screening resumes for the purpose of filling client positions
meeting contractual obligations
complying with reporting obligations to the city, state and federal government or other agencies as required by law
submitting data to benefit carriers
conducting contests, campaigns or other marketing and promotional activities posted on Paul Bridges’s Website
obtaining feedback from applicants, associates, employees or clients
We occasionally use other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as drug and background screening, payroll processing services and healthcare benefits. We will only provide these companies with the personal information they need to deliver the service we have requested.
Paul Bridges may also collect and report demographic data, (e.g. what percentage of our employees are college graduates) to customers, marketing companies, or as required by law. If we do collect and report this demographic information, we remove any unique personally identifiable information (name, address, etc.) that would attach you to this demographic data. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and more precisely determine how to improve our services to you.
For users of our job boards, we may periodically send you updates via email to alert you to jobs in our database that match your criteria. We may also send you emails regarding other career or promotional opportunities. Each notification tells you how to opt out of receiving future emails. In case there is no “opt out” option on the e-mail, please contact us by email “email@example.com requesting that you “opt out” from receiving additional communications and/or career opportunities.
Paul Bridges may be involved in the sale or transfer of some or all of its business. As part of that sale or transfer, Paul Bridges may disclose your personal information to the acquiring organization, but will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. If you do not wish Paul Bridges to disclose your personal information as part of the sale or transfer of some or all of its business, you may not use the Website.
You are solely responsible for the information and other content you post on or through the Paul Bridges Website. You understand that personal and other information (such as your name, e-mail address, phone number) that you post on or through public areas of the Paul Bridges Website, if any, are generally accessible to, and may be collected and used by, others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. We encourage you to exercise caution when providing personal information about you on any public areas of the Paul Bridges Website, if any such areas are made available. If you elect to use our referral service to inform a third party about the Paul Bridges Website, or if you otherwise provide a third party’s personal information to us or to the Paul Bridges Website, you warrant that you have permission to do so and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our affiliates harmless from and against any claim, liability, cost and expense arising in any way there from.
Our Website may contain advertisements placed by third parties on the Website or links to third party Websites. The personal information we collect from you on the Website is not shared by us with such third parties, unless we specifically tell you otherwise on a case-by-case basis. In order to take advantage of such benefits, you will have to go directly to the Website of the companies that provide such benefits, and provide them with whatever information they request and whatever information you wish to voluntarily provide to them.
Paul Bridges is committed to protecting the personal data you share with us. Paul Bridges uses a combination of industry-standard security technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Nevertheless, due to the nature of Internet technologies, security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated and Paul Bridges cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.
By using the Paul Bridges Website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
Please be careful whenever you send personal information to us via e-mail. E-mail is commonly not a secure means of transferring information.
Paul Bridges will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.
Paul Bridges provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. This policy governs all areas of employment at Paul Bridges, including recruiting, hiring, training assignments, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline and terminations.
Access to Your Information; Making Corrections, Changes; Deactivating Your personal Information.
If at any time you wish to find out what personal information we hold about you in our databases, or you wish to access, correct, change, update or delete that information, you may do so by contacting us directly on our Website or by the email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us o through the Website shall create any obligation on, or warranty by, us not expressly made herein or in a separate agreement between you and Paul Bridges. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Website.
You should not rely on the Website or us to maintain any data or information you submit. You should retain all such data and information in your records of use in the event that the Website fails or is unavailable, or the data or information is lost.
This Privacy Statement covers Paul Bridges and its subsidiaries within the Paul Bridges, Inc. We abide by the privacy laws in the States where we do business.