Collections and Uses of Personal Information
When you use or register with the Site, we may ask for certain Personal Information. The categories of Personal Information we may request include your name, your job title, your company's name and industry sector, your company's location (country, state and zip code) and your contact information (email and phone number). Depending on the nature of your inquiry or activities on the Site, we may also obtain information about your professional interests through white papers or newsletters you request, as well as professional interests that you specifically describe to us. Providing Personal Information is necessary for performance of the services and functionalities offered by the Site. If you decline to provide the requisite Personal Information, we may not be able to process your inquiry or other requests.
We use Personal Information and other data collected through the Site to register you with the Site and to otherwise provide you with requested information or services. We may also from time to time use your Personal Information to send you automated email messages or marketing materials regarding our services. You may opt out of receiving such marketing email messages at any time by sending a message with "unsubscribe" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by following the instructions in any marketing communication.
Cookies and Web Beacons
The Site uses session and persistent cookies to collect and store certain information about you. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your computer from the Site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Session cookies disappear from your computer when you close the browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after the browser has been closed but can be deleted at any time through your browser settings.
By using our Site, you consent to the usage of cookies and web beacons as described below. If you want to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, if you want to be informed whenever a cookie is stored on your computer or if you want to delete cookies from your computer, please make the necessary changes in your Internet browser settings, typically under the sections “Help” or “Internet Options”, or follow the opt-out links provided below. If you disable or delete cookies in your Internet browser settings, you might not be able to access important functions or features of this Site, you will be required to re-enter your log-in details and your use of the Site may be limited.
Although our cookies do not collect Personal Information, we may link the information collected via cookies with Personal Information you have provided to us. The session cookies we use are necessary for transactional purposes to track certain online activities during your visit to our site, in particular to keep you logged in during your visit to the Site if you use portions of our Site that is only available for registered users or to store your submissions and information requests, always in compliance with applicable laws. We and our third party analytics service providers, such as Google Analytics and NetInsight, use persistent cookies to analyze your surfing behavior and your visit to the Site as well as to other websites enabling us to improve the Site and our services according to the interests of our users. Such cookies gather information about the pages you visited on the Site and the services you use. You can opt out of the collection of information via cookies for analytic purposes by changing the cookies setting of your Internet browser.
Our marketing emails regarding our services may contain web beacons and other features that provide us with information about whether or not you have received our emails, whether you have been able to open the email, or whether you have clicked on a link in the marketing emails. If you do not want us to receive such information through web beacons, you can opt out by changing the cookies setting of your Internet browser. If you do not want us to receive such information through web beacons, you can opt-out from receiving such marketing emails by sending a message with “unsubscribe” in the subject line to email@example.com.
Disclosures of Personal Information
- We may disclose Personal Information to our affiliates in your local jurisdiction or other locations as necessary or appropriate to provide the product or service you requested, to contact you in connection with product or service offerings, or for other legitimate business purposes. The address of our affiliates located in the United Kingdom is listed below and the contact information of other affiliates outside the United Kingdom and the United States can be found within www.protiviti.com.
- We may disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform business functions and services on our behalf. Such functions may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing legal, accounting and marketing services, and providing other support services. All such parties will be under obligation to maintain the security and confidentiality of the Personal Information, and to process the data in accordance with our instructions.
- We may disclose Personal Information to the extent necessary or appropriate to government agencies, advisors, and other third parties in order to comply with applicable laws, or if such action is necessary to protect the rights or property of Protiviti or its affiliated companies.
Personal Data Security and Confidentiality
We maintain adequate technical and organizational security measures to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Personal Data Access and Correction
Revisions to the Policy
If we change this Policy we will post any updates here for your review. If we change material terms in this Policy, we will provide notice of the revised policy for 30 days on the home page at www.protiviti.com with a link back to this page. We will also take other steps as necessary depending on the nature of the changes, including obtaining your consent where required by local data protection laws, or providing you with the opportunity to delete your Personal Information.
This Policy is updated as of August 28, 2012. If you have any questions about our website privacy policies, please contact us at:
2884 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, California 94025