What personally-identifiable information is collected?
The Dobbert Companies collects personally-identifiable information (“Personal Information”) on certain areas of the site when users register, request information or a response, sign up for events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may include, without limitation, your access ID/password, company or school affiliations, and contact information (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone/ fax numbers).
How may my Personal Information be used?
The Dobbert Companies uses your Personal Information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in events, and to review and consider any employment-related inquiries that you may submit. We may keep any of your Personal Information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. The Dobbert Companies may also use Personal Information in analyzing Site user behavior in order to measure interest in specific items posted on our site. The e-mail addresses provided at registration allow The Dobbert Companies to send e-mail to individuals based on the areas of interest that they indicate during the registration process. If you do not wish to receive e-mailed advance notice of items posted on the site, simply do not check off any of the subject boxes on the registration page. The Dobbert Companies uses Personal Information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. The Dobbert Companies may provide your Personal Information to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.
Are cookies and IP addresses used?
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
The Dobbert Companies will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) your Personal Information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of The Dobbert Companies), whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions:
The Dobbert Companies may disclose your Personal Information to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;
The Dobbert Companies may disclose your Personal Information to third parties who deliver information from us to you for the purpose of performing such delivery;
The Dobbert Companies may disclose your Personal Information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure;
The Dobbert Companies may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to The Dobbert Companies; and
If The Dobbert Companies and/or any of its affiliates merges with or sells substantially all of its assets or a majority of its equity to a third party, information collected by The Dobbert Companies or such affiliates on their Web sites may be disclosed to and owned by the merged entity or third party.
Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party websites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third-party websites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party websites, which may differ from those of this website.
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any Personal Information that you submitted to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dobbert Companies has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized The Dobbert Companies personnel are provided access to Personal Information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, The Dobbert Companies cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your Personal Information.
Transborder hosting and transfer of information
Personal Information collected on the site may be transferred from time to time to The Dobbert Companies offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.
Children’s online privacy protection
The Dobbert Companies understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and The Dobbert Companies will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
Contact our Privacy Department
This policy has been in effect since January 1, 2007.