Effective Date: October 31, 2018
Cooper Consulting Company, LLC is an information technology consulting company.
1. The Information We Collect
You are not required to provide any personal information to access public areas of the Website. However, you may choose to provide personal information – such as your name, address, telephone number, resume, and email address – to us by emailing us directly at the e-mail addresses provided on the ‘Careers’ and ‘Contact Us’ pages.
2. How We Use Your Information
Non-Personal Information Collected – We use your non-personal information, such browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, etc., to analyze trends, to administer the Website, to improve the content and performance of our Website, and to track users’ movements around the site.
Personal Information Collected – We will use your personal information primarily to respond to your application or inquiry. We may also use your information to conduct administrative or operational processes as part of our normal business operations, to provide services requested by you, to identify services you may be interested in, to invite you to events, or to send you marketing communications.
3. Use of Your Information for Marketing Purposes
Our employment practices includes notification of the availability of accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as well as supports for staff with disabilities. Where employee needs dictate, we provide individualized workplace emergency response information to employees who have a disability. Our performance management and career development processes take into account the accessibility needs of our employees with disabilities.
We may ask you whether you wish to receive marketing communications from our company. We will not send you marketing if you ask us not to do so. If you agree to receive marketing materials from us but later change your mind, please let us know so that we can remove you from our distribution list.
If you wish to stop receiving marketing communications from us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Collection of Information by Third-Party Websites
While we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, Cooper employs security measures to prevent unauthorized access to or unauthorized disclosure of information that we collect online and store within our systems.
7. Provisions for Residents of the European Economic Area
Cooper does not target the European Economic Area, however, please assist us to make sure the data we hold about you is accurate by contacting us to let us know of any changes to your personal data or to ask us to remove your personal data from our systems. Our contact information is listed in paragraph 8.
You may also obtain a copy of the information we hold about you. You can request this information by contacting us as outlined in paragraph 8 below.
8. How to Contact Us
9. Policy Updates
Effective Date: October 31, 2018
What are cookies?
The Website uses a standard technology called a “cookie” and other similar technologies (such as, pixels and web beacons), which are small data files that are transferred to your computer when you use our Website. A cookie is a text-only string of information that the Website transfers to the “cookie” file of the web browser you are using so that the Website can recognize your computer when you re-visit and remember certain information about you, such as which pages you visit, choices you make from menus, and the time and date of your visit.
These technologies automatically identify your browser whenever you interact with our Website.
- Improve the user experience on our Website;
- Store the authorization token that users receive when they login to the private areas of our Website. This token is specific to a user’s login session and requires a valid password to obtain;
- Track anonymous site usage; and
- Permit connectivity with social media networks to permit content sharing.
What is the difference between a Session Cookie and a Persistent Cookie?
- ”Session Cookies” – This type of cookie only lasts as long as your online session and disappears from your computer/device when you close your web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Safari).
- “Persistent Cookies” – These cookies stay on your computer or device after your browser has been closed and last for a time specified in the cookie. We use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use them to identify whether you have ever visited the site previously or if you are a new visitor.
Controlling and Deleting Cookies
The processes for controlling and deleting cookies vary depending on which browser you use.These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your web browser. You can also use the ‘Help’ option in your web browser for more details regarding the settings in the specific web browser you use.
What Information is Collected by the Analytics Software?
Some of the cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. Our analytics software (Google Analytics) allows us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using the Website. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by making sure that users are finding what they need easily. The following types of information are collected by our analytics software:
- User’s demographic information, e.g., language preference and location (city, country/territory, continent, sub-continental region).
- User’s behavior, e.g., whether the user is a new or returning visitor, the frequency of visits/date of last visit.
- User’s technology, e.g., operating system, network/Website provider (ISP and network host).
- Mobile information, e.g. whether the user accessed the Website via a mobile device and, if so, the type of device (brand, Website provider, operating system and input selection method).
- Traffic source, e.g., direct (i.e., the user typed in the URL themselves) or referral (i.e., the user clicked on a link) and for referral traffic, the traffic source (search engine or link); also the Google search term (if applicable) that resulted in the link to the Website.
- Content viewed, e.g., pages, files, and directories clicked on, landing pages/exit pages and search words (if any) used on the Website
For more information on Google Analytics, visit www.google.com/policies. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all Website visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This will allow you to download and install a Google Analytics cookie-free web browser.
What other tracking technology do we use?
“Web Beacons/Pixels” – Some of our web pages and emails may also contain small electronic images known as web beacons, clear GIFs or single-pixel GIFs. These images are placed on a web page or email and typically work in conjunction with cookies to collect data. We use these images to identify our users and user behavior, such as counting the number of users who have visited a web page. We also utilize email web beacons to monitor whether our emails are being delivered and read.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.
What if I don’t want information collected through cookies?
Please be aware that if cookies are disabled not all features of the Website may operate as intended.