Updated: February 15, 2020
2. Collection and Uses of Information
Clear Consults and our affiliates may collect information about you when you use our applications, websites, other products and services, and through other interactions and communications you have with us (collectively "Services"). We use this information to provide, maintain, protect, and improve our Services.
2.1 Personal Information
We may collect "Personal Information", which is data that you provide that could reasonably be used to identify you, such as your name, phone number, email address, mailing address, billing information, or other similar data. You are not required to provide Personal Information, but if you choose not to provide it, we may be unable to deliver our services.
2.2 Content Information
We may collect “Content Information”, which is data that you create and provide while using our Services, such as information about your curriculum vitae, resume, surveys, meetings, messages, uploaded files, actions you take, and other similar types of information. We use Content Information to display to consultants who you have authorized to access such information.
2.3 Technical Information
We may collect “Technical Information”, which is data about your usage of our Services, such as your IP address, device, browser, and other similar types of information contained in server logs and related sources. We use Technical Information to understand how you and other users are using and interacting with our Services, so we can optimize and improve our Services. We also use this information to protect you and other users from external and inside security threats, and to resolve technical issues that inevitably arise in the context of software development.
2.4 Cookie Information
2.5 Third-Party Information
We may collect and combine information about you from third-party sources in order to personalize and enhance our Services.
3. Protection of Information
We are serious about protecting your information and have taken reasonable steps to protect your information from both external and internal security threats.
3.1 Physical Premises
Your information must physically reside somewhere, and those premises must be protected. We currently host your information in the physical data centers operated by WIX, Inc which has established internet security measures.
3.2 Data Encryption
We employ a variety of technical safeguards to protect your information. We encrypt your stored data (data at rest).
3.3 Employee Security
We limit internal access to our Services so employees and consultants can only access information that they need to know. We require all employees and consultants to sign non-disclosure agreements and all consultants are required to meet minimum privacy standards.
3.4 Vendor Security
We require third-party vendors to sign non-disclosure agreements and/or to meet certain minimum privacy standards. We have also sought to limit our reliance on third-party vendors to the maximum extent possible in order to minimize external risks to your information.
4. Disclosure of Information
We generally use your information only to provide, maintain, protect, and improve our Services, and we do not disclose your information to other parties except for the following purposes:
We may share your information with Consultants, who operate as independent contractors, in order for them to deliver our Services to you.
4.3 Service Providers
We may share your information with third party service providers who we use to deliver our Services. For example, we use third party services to operate our website, to process payments, to account for financial transactions, and other related business functions.
We may use your information in order to provide email and SMS notifications as part of our Services, as well as to keep you informed about our products, services, and promotions. You can turn these notifications on or off on our website.
To evaluate and improve our Services, we may periodically ask you to voluntarily complete a survey. We may also use your information to aggregate the results surveys to gain a better understanding of the needs and preferences of our users and share non-personally identifiable statistical information about our Services with third parties.
4.6 Others Purposes
5. Control of Information
If we send you promotional emails or other similar communications, we will provide you with the ability to "opt-out of" receiving such communications. You may not opt-out of important formal notices concerning the operation of our website, and legal and other related notices concerning your relationship to our website.
5.2 Deleting Information
If you have provided information in connection with your use of our Services, upon your request, we will delete your Personal Information from our databases. Please understand it may be impossible to remove this information completely, due to backups and records of deletions. In addition, please understand that, if you request deletion of your information, you may be unable to use our Services.