Professional Advantage is a company incorporated under the laws of the State of North Dakota(USA) and controls this site from its offices in the United States, according to USA laws.
Professional Advantage and GDPR
Professional Advantage welcomes the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as an important step forward in streamlining data protection requirements across the EU. PA will comply with applicable GDPR regulations as a data processor when they take effect on 25th May 2018. Similar to existing legal requirements, compliance with the GDPR requires a partnership between PA and our customers in their use of our services. PA will comply with the GDPR in the delivery of our service to our customers. We are also dedicated to helping our customers comply with the GDPR. We have analysed the requirements of the GDPR and are working to make enhancements to our products, contracts, and documentation to help support PA’s and our customers’ compliance with the GDPR.
What information do we gather?
Information on our website is gathered in two ways: (1) indirectly (for example, through our site’s technology), and (2) directly (for example, when you provide information on various pages of Professional Advantage). Please be aware that while this site is our primary web site, we have related web sites that we use throughout the world to support our business and the gathering and collecting of information as described herein is undertaken through these web sites as well.
We also collect information when you voluntarily submit it to us. Throughout our site, we provide opportunities to register for an event or conference order a white paper, participate in an online survey and other like opportunities. When we collect this type of information, we will notify you as to why we are asking for information and how this information will be used. It is completely up to you whether or not you want to provide it.
Similarly, if you contact us through our site to inquire about employment opportunities with Professional Advantage, we may collect and store the information you provide for recruiting purposes. On our careers pages you may be asked for information necessary for the recruiting process such as your name, contact information and technical experience. Because different jurisdictions have different privacy laws and Professional Advantage is committed to complying with such laws, when applying for positions in some locations before you can submit your CV/Resume you will need to indicate your consent to the following uses of your CV/Resume by Professional Advantage: (1) Professional Advantage, its affiliates, and agents will store, access, and use the information in any jurisdiction, including jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction; and (2) Professional Advantage, its affiliates and agents, may use this information to evaluate your eligibility for employment and to contact you for recruiting purposes. Please note that people under 18 years old are not authorized to submit recruiting information.
How do we use this information?
We analyze it to determine what is most effective about our site, to help us identify ways to improve it, and eventually, to determine how we can tailor our website to make it more effective. We may also use data for other purposes, which we would describe to you at the point we collect the information.
Will we share this with outside parties?
As a global organization, data we collect may be transferred internationally throughout Professional Advantage worldwide organization. We will not sell individual information and will share it only with our advisors. There will be other times when we need to share information, for example, in the case of an event where we need to provide our caterer with meal preference information. But again, before you submit any information, we will notify you as to why we are asking for specific information and it is completely up to you whether or not you want to provide it.
What about sensitive personal data?
We do not generally seek to collect sensitive personal data through this site. If we do seek to collect such data, we will ask you to consent to our proposed uses of the data. We may also collect some sensitive personal data incidentally. By providing us with unsolicited sensitive personal data, you consent to our using the data subject to applicable law as described in this Privacy Statement. The references to “sensitive personal data” are to the various categories of personal data identified by European and other data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent. These categories comprise personal identity numbers, personal data about personality and private life, racial or ethnic origin, nationality, political opinions, membership of political parties or movements, religious, philosophical or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union or profession or trade association, physical or mental health, genetic code, addictions, sexual life, property matters or criminal record (including information about suspected criminal activities).
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