Privacy Policy

Placement.com Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of placement.com, and any other websites, applications, or services provided, owned or operated by Placement Holdings, Inc. (with its affiliates, “Placement.com”) that link to this Privacy Policy and include the website, job placement and relocation services (collectively, the “Placement.com Services”). Placement.com values the privacy of its users that visit and use the Placement.com Services (collectively or individually, “you” or “users”) and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose personal information from and about you. This notice describes our Privacy Policy. By visiting Placement.com or using the Placement.com Services, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy, to the extent permitted by law.

For purposes of data protection laws, Placement.com, located at 431 Jessie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, is the data controller of your information collected in connection with the Placement.com Services.

You may share personal or financial information when using the Placement.com Services, including submitting your personal contact and employer information, and other information necessary to obtain the Placement.com Services.

Personal Information Placement.com Collects About You

We obtain certain information about you when we provide the Placement.com Services. Please note that we need certain types of information so that we can provide the Placement.com Services to you. If you do not provide us with such information, or ask us to delete it, you may no longer be able to access or use the Placement.com Services.

Information You Provide To Us. You may provide information to us when using the Placement.com Services, including personal contact information, information about your employer and employment status, salary, social security number, and other information.

Automatically Collected Information. When you access the Placement.com Services or open one of our emails, we automatically record and store certain information about your device by using cookies (small text files sent to your browser), and other types of technology. Examples of information that we might collect are Internet Protocol addresses, device and browser types and identifiers, referring and exit page addresses, hashed identifiers derived from email addresses for the purposes of cross-device tracking for targeted advertising, and software and system types.

Information From Other Sources. By signing up for the Placement.com Services, we may obtain information about you from other sources when we have your permission. These might include background checks, credit reports, and employment verification.

How Placement.com Uses Personal Information

Placement.com may use personal contact information to communicate with you to provide the Placement.com Services, or to help place job candidates with new employers, assist people in relocation, and process payments.

Placement.com may also send you promotional materials or notifications related to the Placement.com Services and place cookies on your browser for targeted advertising purposes.

In some cases, Placement.com has an obligation to collect and process your personal information by contractual obligations or by law (such as our obligation to share data with tax authorities, honor contracts in connection with placements, or other legal obligations).

When Placement.com Discloses Personal Information

Placement.com may share personal information to:

  • Disclose information in connection with providing the Placement.com Services, including but not limited to, job placement and relocation services;
  • Disclose information to services providers to provide website hosting, maintenance and security services; fulfill background and other checks; conduct data analysis and create reports; and provide certain service functionality; and
  • Disclose user information in good faith to comply with U.S. state and federal laws or other applicable laws around the world, respond to a court order, judicial or other government request, subpoena, or warrant in the manner legally required.
  • Placement.com reserves the right to disclose information it believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to protect it from potential liability or from fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use; investigate and defend itself from third-party claims or allegations; protect the security or integrity of the Placement.com Services; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Placement.com and its users.

Legal Bases For Placement.com Collecting Personal Information

Placement.com collects and processes your Personal Information on the basis of different legal grounds, depending on the nature of the data provided, including:

  • Performance of a Contract – In order to provide the Placement.com Services, collection and processing Personal Information is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you.
  • Legitimate Interest – We have other needs to collect or process Personal Information where we have a legitimate interest in providing marketing materials, where you have a reasonable expectation to perform a process or service on your behalf, or to prevent fraud and identity theft.
  • Legal Obligation – Where we need to retain or provide information based on legal obligations, court orders, tax authority requests, and other obligations.
  • Consent – Placement.com relies upon your consent to collect and process Personal Information, especially where you rely upon Placement.com to provide the Placement.com Services.

Your Rights and Choices

You may decline to share certain information with Placement.com, in which case Placement.com may not be able to provide you with the Placement.com Services. For requests to review, update, delete, or otherwise limit Placement.com’s use of information you have provided directly to Placement.com, you may contact hello@placement.com. In your request, please include your email address, name, physical address, telephone number, and other relevant background. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting your request.

European Economic Area Residents

Resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) can exercise certain data subject rights available to them under applicable data protection laws. Placement.com will comply with requests to exercise these rights in accordance with applicable law. Please note that in some circumstances, we may need to keep processing your information for certain legitimate interests to comply with a legal obligation. If these rights apply to you, you may request:

  • A copy of certain personal information we hold about you;
  • We prevent the processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes;
  • We update personal information that is out of date or incorrect;
  • We delete certain personal information that we hold about you;
  • We restrict the way we process or disclose specific personal information about you;
  • We transfer your personal information to a third-party; and/or
  • Revoke consent that you previously provided in the collection and use of your personal information.

California Residents

If you are a California resident, you have the right to request a notice disclosing the categories of personal information we have collected on you, including the categories of personal information we have collected, the source of that information, our use of that information, and if that information was disclosed to a third party, the categories of third parties to whom such information was disclosed. You have the right to make a personal information request for the specific information collected on you during the 12 month period preceding the request, the right to have such information deleted, the right to request that the information not be sold to third parties, and the right to not be discriminated against because you have exercised any of these rights. If you are a California resident, to exercise your option, a request can be mailed to hello@placement.com.

Nevada Consumers

Nevada law provides consumers in Nevada the right to request a company not to sell their personal information. If you are a Nevada resident, to exercise your option, a request can be mailed to hello@placement.com.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. Placement.com does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information of minors (as defined by the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). If Placement.com learns that personal information of minors has been collected on or through the Placement.com Services, it will take reasonable measures to delete that information from its records. Placement.com may not be used by children under the age of 13.

Changes and Updates to This Privacy Policy

Placement.com reserves the right to change, modify, add or delete portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Your use of the Placement.com Services constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes.

Placement.com Contact Information

Please contact Placement.com with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy at hello@placement.com. If you are a California resident, you may have this same information emailed to you by sending a letter to the foregoing address with your email address and a request for information.

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