We may collect two types of information about you when you visit our Sites, contact us with questions or seek an employment opportunity at CHIEF: (1) personally identifiable information (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, education and employment information), and (2) non-personal, aggregate information (such as information regarding the pages on our site you have visited).
The only personally identifiable information that CHIEF collects and stores about you is the information that you have chosen to provide to CHIEF. For example, you may submit information by clicking on various links offered on our Sites, such as subscribing to CHIEF’s emails and newsletters by submitting your information through the “Sign Up” form or completing a “Contact” form submission. In such instances, CHIEF may collect your name, phone number, email address, and other personal information so that we can respond to your request or question. We also may collect personally identifiable information from you if you apply for a job via our Sites.
CHIEF also collects non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our Sites. This information is aggregated and cannot be used to identify you personally.
We use, and allow certain third parties to use, cookies and other similar technologies to provide our services and to help collect data. We, or third parties, may use session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies only last for the specific duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device’s hard drive until you delete them or they expire. Different cookies are used to perform different functions, which we explain below:
There are several ways to manage cookies. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The Help feature on most browsers provide information on how to accept cookies, disable cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies which are “strictly necessary,” you will not be able to access certain features of our Sites.
In the United States, the Network Advertising Initiative also offers a means to opt-out of a number of advertising cookies. Please visit www.networkadvertising.org to learn more. Note that opting-out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the company or companies from which you opted-out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your preferences and usage patterns.
1. Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information CHIEF uses the personally identifiable information that is collected via its Sites primarily for the following purposes:
2. Use of Non-personally Identifiable Information
CHIEF uses your non-personally identifiable information to manage its Sites. CHIEF may analyze the data about visits to the Sites to make them more accessible and interesting for visitors. CHIEF may share that data with third parties, usually to provide services for CHIEF associated with the maintenance of the Sites.
We base the above mentioned processing activities of your personally identifiable information on the following legal bases:
1. Personally Identifiable Information
CHIEF may share or disclose your personally identifiable information in the following instances:
2. Non-personally Identifiable Information We use non-personally identifiable information collected on the Sites in the manner disclosed above. We may share this non-personally identifiable information with third parties.
If you receive an email communication from CHIEF and you would prefer not to receive such an email communication, please either notify the sender of that email or follow the unsubscribe instructions in the email. CHIEF will take reasonable efforts to honor any such request and/or delete your information from its managed databases, if applicable.
In the event that all or part of our assets are sold or acquired by another party, or in the event of a merger, you grant CHIEF the right to assign the personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information collected via the Sites.
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Consequently, CHIEF cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you understand that any information that you transfer to CHIEF is done at your own risk. CHIEF has, however, implemented firewalls to discourage unauthorized access via the Internet.
For residents of the European Union, you may be entitled to ask us for a copy of your information, to correct it, erase or restrict its processing, or ask us to transfer some of this information to other organizations. You may also have the right to object to some processing activities and, where we have asked for your consent to process your information, to withdraw this consent. These rights may be limited in some situations, for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your information. In some instances, this may mean that we are able to retain your information even if you withdraw your consent. We hope we can satisfy any queries you may have about the way we process your data. If you have any concerns about how we process your data, or would like to opt-out of receiving marketing communications, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For residents of the European Union, in the event you have unresolved concerns, you also have the right to complain to a data protection authority.
CHIEF and its Sites are not targeted to children under the age of 13, or 16 in the European Union, and CHIEF does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any child under the age of 13, or 16 in the European Union, without parental consent. If we become aware that such data has been collected, we will delete it. We hope you enjoy your visit to our Sites. If you have any questions about the collection and use of information via our Sites, please send an email to email@example.com.
Both you and CHIEF agree that this dispute resolution procedure is a condition precedent that must be satisfied before initiating any litigation or filing any claim against the other party.
IF ANY DISPUTE CANNOT BE RESOLVED BY THE ABOVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE, YOU AGREE THAT THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION FOR SUCH DISPUTE WILL BE DECIDED BY BINDING ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS MEANS THAT YOU WILL NOT HAVE, AND YOU WAIVE, THE RIGHT FOR A JUDGE OR JURY TO DECIDE YOUR CLAIMS, AND THAT YOU MAY NOT PROCEED IN A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED, OR REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY. Other rights that you and we would have in court will not be available or will be more limited in arbitration, including discovery and appeal rights. All such Disputes shall be exclusively submitted to JAMS (www.jamsadr.com) for binding arbitration under its rules then in effect in the District of Columbia metropolitan area before one arbitrator to be mutually agreed upon by both parties.
Last Updated: July 17, 2018