Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 17, 2019

Samuel Associates Inc. (“us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your data. This may include any information that is capable of identifying you as a person. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with Samuel Associate’s business activities, and client services, and on websites, applications, and communications that post a link to this Privacy Policy ( “the Site”), in our capacity as data controllers.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Samuel Associates collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with our client services. The personal data collected varies and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and background information required to contact us for business services or to apply for internship positions.We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Site. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected on our Site. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Site, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Site. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided.

USE OF INFORMATION
Samuel Associates uses your data to fulfill your requests for information. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Site. We may keep any of your data on file and use it to contact you.Our Site does not track you by collecting personal data about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers.

THE LEGAL BASIS BY WHICH WE PROCESS YOUR DATA
Our processing of your data for the purposes mentioned above is based:in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting Samuel Associates, building and maintaining relationships, internship recruitment, and providing our business services; in part, to comply with the law, when certain information is necessary to satisfy our legal obligations.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
Samuel Associates may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Samuel Associates of the third-party, the third-party website, or the information contained therein, and Samuel Associates shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such application shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

SOCIAL NETWORKING
The Site may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with Samuel Associates. By associating your social network account with Samuel Associates, you give us permission to access information that you have made available in your public profile for that social network account. The information available in your public profile varies based on the social network and your settings but may include your email address, real name, profile picture, gender, and location. We use the information we receive from your social network account following the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy.Please refer to the privacy settings in your social network account for information about what data is shared with Samuel Associates and other connected applications and to manage the data that is shared through your account, including information about your activities using our Site. If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider.

DATA SECURITY
Samuel Associates has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Samuel Associates personnel and third-party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, however, Samuel Associates cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your data.

DATA RETENTION
Samuel Associates retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship. We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against any legal claims or use it for analysis or historical record-keeping. If you request that we delete your data, Samuel Associates will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety.

CONSENT AND CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your data by Samuel Associate in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time.

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