Terms and Conditions
Information We Collect
Users can access certain features of the Epitec Sites without disclosing information. Users may be required to submit information to apply for a job, and to register to access certain content/portions of the Epitec Sites. When you register with the Sites, create a Epitec account, and/or apply for a job, we may ask for certain Personal Information and identifiers such as: your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, geographic location, age or age range, Social security number and other demographic (“personal”) information/date; information related to your current and past employment, such as the industries in which you have worked, and your current and past job titles; your work experience and compensation; your skills and abilities, including language proficiencies; your education, including degrees held and institutions attended; your preferences regarding the type of employment or job placement you are seeking; your anticipated availability to begin work; the names and contact information for those you refer as references; and any login ID and password created by you.
You also may elect to upload a resume or curriculum vitae, which will provide any Personal Information you have chosen to disclose to us by including it in the file you upload. If you decide to contact us directly or through an internet application, we will receive the contact information you provided so that we could respond and any other Personal Information you chose to include in your message.
You may elect not to provide us with all of the information we request. However, if you do not provide the information we have requested, we will not be able to provide you with an account or be able to use our internet applications that facilitate job placement.
We may combine information we collect about you with other information we receive from additional sources, such as information you may have provided to us by other means or information collected by our job placement consultants.
Information concerning the computer hardware and software you are using when you visit the Epitec Sites may be collected automatically. This information may include: the IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. Epitec uses this information primarily to maintain the quality of its service and to provide general statistics about website visitors. Epitec may store and process information in the United States of America or any other country in which Epitec or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents—domestic or foreign—maintain facilities. By using the Epitec Sites, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of the country where you reside, where you are a citizen, and/or where you access the Epitec Site(s).
Epitec’s website pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons, also referred to as a single-pixel gifs, or pixel tracker URL, that permit Epitec to count the number of users who have visited those pages and allow collection of other website statistic, such as the popularity of certain content, verification of system and server integrity, etc. Web beacons are not intended to give Epitec access to your Personal Information, but instead to compile aggregated statistical data concerning the use of the Epitec Sites. Web beacons collect limited types of information which may include a cookie number, the time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
We have collected the following categories of personal information from within the last twelve (12) months:
|Name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
|B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
|A name, signature, Social Security number, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, medical information, or health insurance information. Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
|Age (40 years or older), ethnic origin, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, Gender, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions, veteran or military status, Work Authorization Status
|F. Internet or other similar network activity.
|IP address, information on a user’s interaction with a website or application.
|I. Professional or employment-related information.
|Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
Personal information does not include:
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
How We Use Your Information
Epitec uses your information to provide you with job placement services. We also may use your information for a variety of related purposes and other business functions, such as:
Information We Share
We maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards intended to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, acquisition, alteration, or destruction of information we collect through physical and automated means. Your Epitec account is protected by your log-in credentials, which you must keep secure and confidential. Unfortunately, however, no security system, or system of transmitting Personal Information over the internet, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
We communicate our privacy and security guidelines and standards to Epitec employees and enforce these requirements within the company.
We also require that our suppliers protect your Personal Information collected against loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, acquisition, alteration, or destruction.
Your Rights and Choices
The CCPA provides (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable request, we will disclose to you:
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception or good faith, commercially reasonable business justification applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
Epitec will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
Epitec endeavors to maintain accurate information and provides you with options to update your information. You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org and modify your information at any time.
Links to Other Sites
The Site may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties and not owned or operated by Epitec (“Other Sites”). Links to the Other Sites are provided merely for your convenience. Epitec does not control the Other Sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from Epitec practices. Epitec is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the Other Sites. Epitec is not responsible for any losses, damages, or other liabilities incurred as the result of the use of any of the Other Sites. You are solely responsible for your access of the Other Sites.
Limitation of Liability and Limited Guarantee
The Epitec Sites may contain errors or problems and are provided “as is.” Epitec disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, in connection with the Epitec Sites, including implied warranties of merchantability. If an Epitec, Inc. Site fails to perform in accordance with the representation made by Epitec through its corporate office, Epitec will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the failure. It is expressly agreed that your exclusive remedy, and Epitec’s aggregate liability, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, in connection with Epitec Sites shall not exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). Epitec shall in no event be responsible for any incidental, consequential, or punitive damages in connection with the Epitec Sites (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss) regardless of whether such liability is based on a breach of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, breach or warranties, failure of essential purpose, or otherwise, and even if Epitec has been advised of possibility of such damages.
How to Contact Us
You can contact us to ask a question, update your information, or comment on this Policy by contacting us at:
Southfield, MI 48076
This Policy is effective as of January 30, 2019.