This privacy notice was published on February 22th, 2023.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are subject to various laws in the United States and the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom), and we are responsible as “controller” of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
1. Key Terms.
We, us, our
990 Biscayne Blvd Office 503 Miami, FL 33132.
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2. Personal Information We Collect About You and How Your Personal Information is collected.
We may collect and use the following personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. The categories of personal information we collect depend on whether you are a customer, user, applicant or visitor, and the requirements of applicable law. We collect most of this personal information directly from you—in person, by telephone, text or email and via our website. However, we may also collect information from publicly accessible sources (e.g., LinkedIn profiles); directly from a third party (with your consent if it is applicable); from cookies on our website.
Information You Provide to Us:
Categories of Personal Information
Specific Types of Personal Information Collected
Minimum Identification/ log-in details and registration on the website.
Mobile phone number;
Rendering Services and Course Application.
Payment and Financial Information.
We will process your payment information if you purchase products or services through our Services. Note that we do not store payment credit or debit card numbers.
In the course of rendering Services to you and signing the Agreement we may also ask you to provide additional information and/or documents including, but not limited, to:
ID/passport number/photocopy of ID/passport;
Social Security number;
Proof of Employment Authorization ( your eligibility to work in the United States);
address, telephone number;
education history and career goals;
Your Communications with Us.
We collect personal information from you such as:
email address, phone number, or mailing address when you request information about our Services, register for our newsletter or referral program, request customer or technical support, or otherwise communicate with us.
Social Media Content.
We may offer forums, blogs, or social media pages. Any content you provide on these channels will be considered “public” and is not subject to privacy protections.
We collect your data when you participate in Referral Program such as:
Full name and surname;
Address (state, city, zip code);
Social security number;
Email address and contact phone number.
Information Collected Automatically or From Others:
Automatic Data Collection.
In addition, we may automatically collect data regarding your use of our Services, such as the types of content you interact with and the frequency and duration of your activities. We may combine your information with information that other people provide when they use our Services, including information about you when they tag you.
We may collect certain information automatically when you use the Services including your Internet protocol (IP) address, user settings, MAC address, cookie identifiers, mobile carrier, mobile advertising and other unique identifiers, details about your browser, operating system or device, location information, Internet or mobile service provider, pages that you visit before, during and after using the Services, information about the links you click, and other information about how you use the Services (e.g. location, cookies, access times and dates, referring/exit pages, clickstream data, pages of the sites that you visit; the time spent on those pages or interacting with certain portions of the sites, information you search for on the sites).
Information from Other Sources:
We may obtain information about you from other sources, including through third-party services and organizations to supplement information provided by you.
For example, if you access our Services through a third-party application, such as an app store, a third-party login service, or a social networking site or you log in to a third party’s service using your Careerist credentials, we may collect information about you from that third-party application that you have made public via your privacy settings.
Information we collect through these services may include your name, your user identification number, your user name, location, gender, birth date, email address or other contact information, profile picture, activities such as test completion and results, and your contacts stored in that service. This supplemental information allows us to verify information that you have provided to us and to enhance our ability to provide you with information about our business, products, and Services.
We do not:
collect any sensitive data, such as information about ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or sex life or sexual orientation, etc.;
perform regular and systematic monitoring of your data on a large scale.
3. How and Why We Use Your Personal Information. Under data protection law, we can only use your personal information if we have a proper reason for doing so, e.g.,:
A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests.
The table below explains what we use (process) your personal information for and our reasons for doing so:
What we use your personal information for
To provide Services to you
For the performance of our contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into a contract.
Provide you with additional content and Services.
Providing you with customized materials about offers, products, and Services that may be of interest, including new content or Services;
Other purposes you consent to, are notified of, or are disclosed when you provide personal information.
To prevent and detect fraud against you or Careerist.
Preventing unauthorized access and modifications to systems
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to minimize fraud that could be damaging for us and for you: detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity;
Ensuring compliance with applicable regulations including the tax requirements.
For our legitimate interest and to be in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Ensuring business policies are adhered to, e.g. policies covering security and internet use
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to make sure we are following our own internal procedures so we can deliver the best Service to you.
Operational reasons, such as improving efficiency, training and quality control
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to be as efficient as we can so we can deliver the best Service for you.
Ensuring the confidentiality of commercially sensitive information
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to protect trade secrets and other commercially valuable information.
To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
Statistical analysis to help us manage our business, e.g. in relation to customer base, product range or other efficiency measures.
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to be as efficient as we can so we can deliver the best Service for you.
Marketing our services to:
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to promote our business to existing and former customers.
4. Promotional Communications. We may use your personal information to send you updates (by email, text message, telephone or post) about our services, including exclusive offers, promotions or new services.
We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal information for promotional purposes (see above “How and why we use your personal information”). This means we do not usually need your consent to send you promotional communications. However, where consent is needed, we will ask for this consent separately and clearly.
We will always treat your personal information with the utmost respect and according to the CAN-SPAM Act which is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes require-ments for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM Act, we agree to the following:
not to use false or misleading subjects or email addresses;
identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way;
include the physical address of our business or site headquarters;
monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used;
honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly;
allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at [email protected] and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.
You have the right to opt out of receiving promotional communications at any time by:
We may ask you to confirm or update your marketing preferences if you instruct us to provide further services in the future, or if there are changes in the law, regulation, or the structure of our business.
5. Who We Share Your Personal Information With.
Except as provided below, we do not share/disclose/sell your personal information.We may share personal information with:
We only allow our service providers to handle your personal information if we are satisfied they take appropriate measures to protect your personal information. We also impose contractual obligations on service providers relating to ensure they can only use your personal information to provide services to us and to you. We may also share personal information with external auditors.
We may disclose and exchange information with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
We may also need to share some personal information with other parties, such as potential buyers of some or all of our business or during a restructuring. We will typically anonymize information, but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations.
International Data Transfers. You agree that all information processed by us may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world, including but not limited to, the United States or other countries, which may have data protection laws that are different from the laws where you live. We have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your personal information will remain protected and require our third-party service providers and partners to have appropriate safeguards as well. Further details can be provided upon request.
6. Personal Information We Disclosed for a Business Purpose.
We have not sold to a third party any personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household
In the preceding 12 months, we have disclosed for a business purpose to one or more third parties the following categories of personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household:
7. Where Your Personal Information is Held. Information may be held at our offices and those of our third party agencies, service providers, representatives and agents as described above (see above: “Who We Share Your Personal Information with”).
These third parties may be based outside the European Economic Area. If GDPR is applicable to you and transfer occurs, we will ensure the transfer complies with data protection law and all personal information will be secure. Please, see additional information about your rights under the GDPR (section 10).
8. How Long Your Personal Information Will Be Kept. We will keep your personal information while you have an account with us or while we are providing services to you. Thereafter, we will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary:
We will not retain your personal information for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal information, we will delete or anonymize it.
9. Your Rights Under the GDPR.
If GDPR is applicable to your, you have the following rights:
Right to Access
The right to be provided with a copy of your personal information (the right of access)
Right to Rectification
The right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal information
Right to be Forgotten
The right to require us to delete your personal information—in certain situations
Right to Restriction of Processing
The right to require us to restrict processing of your personal information—in certain circumstances, e.g. if you contest the accuracy of the data
Right to Data Portability
The right to receive the personal information you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party—in certain situations
Right to Object
The right to object:
Right Not to be Subject to Automated Individual Decision-Making
The right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you
10. Your Rights Under the CCPA and California Privacy Rights Act. You have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws (California Online Privacy Protection Act - CalOPPA), California Privacy Rights Act, as applicable, to exercise free of charge:
Disclosure of Personal Information We Collect About You
You have the right to know:
Please note that we are not required to:
Disclosure of Personal Information Sold, Shared, or Disclosed for a Business Purpose.
In connection with any personal information we may sell, share, or disclose to a third party for a business purpose, you have the right to know:
• The categories of personal information about you that we sold or shared and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or shared; and
• The categories of personal information that we disclosed about you for a business purpose and the categories of persons to whom the personal information was disclosed for a business purpose.
Note: For more details please see the section
¨Personal Information We Disclosed for a Business Purpose¨
Right to Opt-Out of the Sale or Sharing of Personal Information.
You have the right to opt-out of the sale or sharing of your personal information.
Right to Limit Use and Disclosure of Sensitive Personal Information.
You have the right to opt-out of the use and disclosure of your sensitive personal information for anything other than supplying requested goods or services.
Right to Deletion and Right to Correct
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
Please note that we may not delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
Right to Correction
In addition, You have the right to modify or amend your personal information in case this information is inaccurate.
You have the right to request correction of inaccurate personal information maintained by us about you. Upon receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the inaccurate personal information.
Please note that we can deny the request (with notice of the explanation) to correct or amend personal information if we are unable to verify the requestor's identity.
Protection Against Discrimination
You have the right to not be discriminated against by us because you exercised any of your rights under the CCPA. (a) This means we cannot, among other things:
• Deny goods or services to you;
• Charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;
• Provide a different level or quality of goods or services to you; or
• Suggest that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
Please note that we may charge a different price or rate, or provide a different level or quality of services to you, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to us by your personal information.
Please note that you may only make a CCPA-related data access or data portability disclosure request twice within a 12-month period.
11. Your Rights under Virginia Data Protection Act (CDPA).
If Virginia CDPA is applicable to You, You have the following rights:
Company will do with your request within 45 days of receipt. We can request an extension of the 45-day period for an additional 45 days, when reasonably necessary, considering the complexity and number of requests. We inform you of any such extension within the initial 45-day period, together with the reason for the extension.
Company provides the information pursuant to your request free of charge, up to twice annually. We can charge a reasonable fee to cover administrative costs if your requests are manifestly unfounded, excessive, or repetitive.
12. Keeping Your Personal Information Secure. We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have ajf genuine business need to access it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We take measures to protect your data such as: electronic encryption; access levels, login/password procedures; confidentiality contracts with employees, contractors, advisers and service providers; backups.
Email to us [email protected]
Call us 14153199099.
Mail your request to: Careerist Inc. 990 Biscayne Blvd Office 503, Miami, FL 33132
or use the following link to our webpage careerist.com/request-form (for California residents).
If you contact directly by email or mail, you will need to provide us with:
We are not obligated to make a data access or data portability disclosure if we cannot verify that the person making the request is the person about whom we collected information, or is someone authorized to act on such person’s behalf.
Any personal information we collect from you to verify your identity in connection with you request will be used solely for the purposes of verification.
We will respond within 45 days of receiving a personal information request.
14. How to File a GDPR Complaint. We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation, as applicable, gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live, or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.
15. Cookies Policy.
What are cookies? Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a certain webpage. Cookies are then sent back to the originating webpage on each subsequent visit, or to another webpage that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are used in order to make Careerist website work, or to work more efficiently.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Careerist website before or whether you are a new visitor. Cookies allow Careerist to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience on our Site.
Essential cookies. Necessary for the operation of the Site. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, or offer Site features.
Analytical/performance cookies. Allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around the Site when using it. This helps us improve the way the Site works.
Functionality cookies. Used to recognise you when you return to the Site. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies. Record your visit to the Site, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Site and the content more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
To view a list of Careerist cookies, please view our Cookies Table.
Enable user´s registration and login process
Source of the website link
UTM tags about the advertising company (the source of Internet traffic)
Collecting standard analytical data about the advertising company from which the user came to the website.
Utm_content. Identifies what specifically was clicked to bring the user to the site, such as a banner ad or a text link. It is often used for A/B testing and content-targeted ads.
Learning Space Settings Cookies
Various user account settings that do not include sensitive data.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various th
ird-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Site and refine marketing efforts.
Tracking cookies. Follow on-site behavior and tie it to other metrics allowing better understanding of usage habits.
Optimization cookies. Allow real-time tracking of user conversion from different marketing channels to evaluate their effectiveness.
Partner cookies. Provide marketing conversion metrics to our partners so they can optimize their paid marketing efforts.
To view a list of Careerist cookies, please view our Cookies Table.
Title and Domain (s)
Certain content and features in our services depend on cookies to function. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use some or all of the features we offer. You may not be able to log in, store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
“Do Not Track.” California law requires us to let you know how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
16. Changes to This Privacy Notice.
We may change this privacy notice from time to time–when we do, we will publish the updated policy on this website.
17. Children's information. The Services are not directed to children under 13. Parents or legal guardians must provide their verified consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of a child's personal information. Careerist will not collect, use, or disclose any personal information from a child if their parent or guardian does not provide such consent.
Our contact details are shown below:
contact email address: [email protected]
990 Biscayne Blvd Office 503 Miami, FL 33132
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