Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in in Canada and/or the United States or in any other country in which Brand Momentum or its affiliates does business. Your access and use of a Brand Momentum Web site constitutes your consent to the transfer of your data out of your country unless otherwise specifically agreed to.
Brand Momentum complies with laws of Canada including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of our Web sites, Brand Momentum requests or might request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, Brand Momentum collects or might collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP/Postal code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or might collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on Brand Momentum’s Web sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you create a profile or apply for a job.
We also gather or might gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what pages or areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or might be collected by Brand Momentum. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Since we believe that managing your career is a life-long process, we retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical, and relevant. Of course, you can edit your profile at any time.
Our web page server(s) and database server(s) are located in North America. Data collected on behalf of our clients may be physically located on servers in the United States and/or in Canada or exclusively in Canada where required by our clients and/or government requirements.
Use of Information by Brand Momentum
We use the information we gather on Brand Momentum Web sites, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Brand Momentum Web sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We might also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from Brand Momentum or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that might be offered.
We might use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Brand Momentum site, such as new Brand Momentum opportunities and additional listings which might be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit to us becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of Brand Momentum Web sites (such as the pages and areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
- We might disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples might include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, or providing marketing and recruiting assistance. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
- We might disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of Brand Momentum (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
- We might disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of Brand Momentum’s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event Brand Momentum becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Brand Momentum or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.
Brand Momentum might also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to its Web sites with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they might understand the kinds of visitors to Brand Momentum’s site and how those visitors use the site.
Brand Momentum uses “cookies” to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You might have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you might be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that might hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the Brand Momentum Web site.
Brand Momentum has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
Update effective June 22, 2009.