Last Updated: 2021-June-28
Before diving into the out-of-date-as-soon-as-it-is-published material that follows, I would like to offer an overview. While there may be special cases that fall outside of the norm, we use information you share to help us match potential consultants/hires with clients, and to make you aware of additional services we or others offer, such as professional development and networking opportunities, that may be useful or interesting to you. The only compensation we receive from making you aware of third-parties is the satisfaction of helping our community.
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
Our privacy objective as of the date of this policy’s publication is to not use, sell, rent, or distribute your personal information in any way other than to fulfill your request, such as to enquirer about employment opportunities or join a community of practice. We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. We do not rent, sell, or share your information outside of Agile N2N except to fulfill requests you have made, such as paying for a class and sharing your resume or contact information with a potential employee or contractee. The information we may collect on or through the Site includes:
Personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, and job-skill information, such as titles, employers, salaries, and years of employment that you voluntarily give to us through our site or other avenue, in any resume or other document you share with us, and when you choose to participate in various activities, such as Communities of Practice, mentoring, and training classes. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site or impede any consulting role opportunities.
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.
Data From Social Networks
User information from social and business networking sites, such as LinkedIn, including your name, your social/business network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.
Mobile Device Data
Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.
Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this information.
Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys
Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:
- Email you regarding employment or education/professional growth opportunities
- Respond to your questions/comments.
- Enable user-to-user communications among users who have opted-in.
- Send you a newsletter, blog, or similar if you opt-in.
- Offer new products, services, and/or professional growth opportunities to you.
- Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site.
- Process payments and refunds.
- Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve users’ Site experience.
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
- Notify you of updates to the Site Create and manage your account or access to non-public areas.
- Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
- Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.
- Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
- Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
- Perform other business activities as needed.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Site, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.
When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.
Social Media Contacts
If you connect to the Site through a social network, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Sale or Bankruptcy
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
Cookies and Web Beacons
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below.
- If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
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Naperville, IL 60536-8404