Effective Date: July 17, 2019
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 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.
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.