Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Your Privacy Rights

NYCEDA collects employment information you provide us with and distributes that information to help you connect with employers, other job seekers with similar interests and to provide other services to you. This policy describes how information is collected and distributed and your choices with respect to your personal information. Please review our full Privacy Statement below for detailed information on our information and privacy practices.

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Information We Collect and Retain

We store (for a limited time) information you post and  information you choose to provide us. We also collect information about how you use our sites and the areas of our site that you visit using Google Analytics and WordPress.

  • We do not use cookies to personalize or  track users and visiters (except for “WordPress”, “LinkedIn” and “Disqus” comment pluggin uses cookies on the NYCEDA website)
  • We do not have a “Career Ad Network”
  • We do not have session cookies
  • We do not use flash cookies
  • We do not use persistent cookies
  • We do not display advertising from third parties (except from parties supporting or partnering with NYCEDA’s missions)
  • We do not use “Doubleclick”
  • We do not use “Atlas”
  • We do not use “Omniture”
  • We do not use web beacons

How Information is Used

Information you post in public areas of the site or placed in the searchable resume database will be accessed, used, and stored by others around the world. We strive to provide a safe, secure environment by attempting to limit access to our database to legitimate users, but cannot guarantee that unauthorized parties will not gain access. We also cannot control how authorized users store or transfer information downloaded from the NYCEDA website, so you should ensure that you do not post sensitive (personal information – phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, last name) onto the NYCEDA website, except in the “veteran post profile” section of the NYCEDA website which remains confidential and is securely stored by NYCEDA.

We use the information we collect about you to deliver the products and services we offer, and to operate and improve our site. Our services include the display of personalized content, partner ads and sponsor ads. We may use your information to contact you about NYCEDA site updates, conduct surveys, or informational and service-related communications, including important security updates.

Disclosure of Information to Others

We do not share your information with third parties.

If you have requested NYCEDA to use your information to contact you about services or resources – we will need your consent in writing to do so.

If you have requested NYCEDA  to share your information with third parties in order for them to contact you about their products or services –  we will need your consent in writing to do so.

We also share information where legally required. Information collected on our Site is stored in the United States, and may be subject to U.S. law.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may review, correct, or delete the information you submit/post to us at any time. Simply, go to your profile (using the random profile number assigned to you by NYCEDA, and make the necessary changes. Your new or edited posting information will replace you previously posted information.  If your posted information, was previously accessed by others using the Site (before you make the changes or deletions), we are unable to delete the information from their systems.

Therefore, as a safety and security precaution, all posts by users are programmed by the NYCEDA website to be first sent to NYCEDA staff in draft mode and will be checked for accidental or intentional disclosure of personal information and if the User who is posting the information has accidently or intentionally posted personal information as stated above, the User will be notified by email by NYCEDA staff in order to be instructed to rewrite posted information in a manner that complies with the above statements warning and blocking users against posting personal information.   The information posted will not be approved or published (i.e. posted to the world wide web, for public internet viewing) on the NYCEDA website until necessary edits and corrections are made in order to maintain the safety and security of the User posting.

If you change your mind about receiving communications from NYCEDA , send an email to: [email protected]

Important Information

Please review the full Privacy Statement below for further information.

Our Sites are not intended for children under 13 years of age.

How to Contact Us

You may contact us for questions or concerns about our privacy practices.  You may also call us at 212-802-1443, or write to us at:

NYCEDA, LLC
192 Lexington Avenue, Suite 243
New York, NY 10016

Privacy Statement 

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NYCEDA is committed to protecting the privacy of our users, and strives to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to this web site.

By posting or by using this site, you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification, the collection, use and transfer of the personal information provided by you in the manner described in this Statement. Please read this Statement carefully as it affects your rights and liabilities under law. If you disagree with the way we collect and process information collected on the Web site, please do not use it.

Scope of this Policy

This policy applies to NYCEDA.org.  It is NYCEDA’s policy to comply with data protection legislation. This regulates the processing of information relating to you and grants you various rights in respect of your personal data.

The Sites contain links to other web sites over which we have no control. NYCEDA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other web sites to which you choose to link from this site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

We also do not control the data use practices of either (a) employers or others who may access your information on this site, or (b) other third parties that may post ads on our site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and opt-out choices of those third parties so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

Information We Collect and Retain

You do not have to give us any personal information in order to perform job searches or to read the content portions of our Site. We collect the following general types of information about you when you visit our Site: information that you posted to our site.  In each case, it is indicated on the web site whether any personal or demographic data must be provided to use the requested service or not.

Personal information is information that can be used to identify you, or any other individual to whom the information may relate, personally. We do not collect personal information unless you choose to provide it to us. Some examples of personal information that we collect in some areas of our Site, depending on the services you use what you post to our site and local law, are:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Credit card number
  • Contact information
  • Billing information
  • Information about third parties, such as references or contacts, that you provide to us if you have their express written consent to do so

Demographic information is information that is not unique to you in the sense that it refers to selected population characteristics, such as your ZIP code or postal code, age, preferences, gender, race or ethnicity, occupation, career history, interests and favorites.

We use Google Analytics to collect behavioral information regarding how you use our site and mobile applications, the areas of our site that you visit, what services you access, and information about your computer hardware and software including your IP address, geolocation, browser and operating system type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is necessary for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, preventing fraud, and improving our services.

How Information is Used

We use the information we gather on the web site for the purposes of providing our services, responding to any queries you may have, operating and improving the web site, fostering a positive user experience and delivering the products and services that we offer to jobseekers and employers. Our services include the display of personalized products, content, and advertising relating to your career experience and interests, either on our site or other sites with which we have a business relationship.

By posting on NYCEDA, by managing your profile, or opting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information, subject to local law, in the following ways:

  • to allow you to post onto the NYCEDA website and receive a random NYCEDA Job Identification or Veteran Identification number to use when posting;
  • to create a profile for you based on information that you have provided to us;
  • to contact you about NYCEDA Site updates, informational and service-related communications, including important security updates;
  • to provide you additional communications, information, and promotions such as newsletters and career advice;
  • to inform you of other products or services available from NYCEDA or resources in the community NYCEDA deems appropriate
  • to enable you to provide feedback, to contact us and for us to respond to you;
  • to conduct surveys, questionnaires, promotions and contests, and to provide the results thereof such as success stories and contest winners;
  • to provide information about you and your potential interest in job postings to employer customers;
  • to provide products and services to employer customers to complete the recruitment and hiring process, such as accessing your resume in our resume database if you provide it to us in your posting
  • to provide products and services that enable users to network, post information on bulletin boards, view and compare profiles, and career background and experience;
  • to generate internal reports about the use of our site; and
  • to provide ‘forward to a friend’ features

Some of our products and services, such as our searchable resume database and networking,  contact you using the random NYCEDA Identification number assigned to you for posting. Profile information that you post in social media tools such as the Disqus comments blog, Twitter, Facebook, Idealist and LinkedIn feeds on NYCEDA, may be used for networking with other community members or may be visible to employers who are using the NYCEDA Sites. In addition, portions of your searchable resume (but not your contact information) may be made public in your networking profile.

Information you post in public areas of the site or place in the searchable resume database will be accessed, used, and stored by others around the world, including those in countries that might not have legislation that guarantees adequate protection of personal information as defined by your country of residence.  By providing your personal information for inclusion in our database, you acknowledge that you consent to your information being used as described here. While NYCEDA takes measures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access or inappropriate use by third parties, NYCEDA does not control these third parties and we are not responsible for their use of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the NYCEDA Sites. Accordingly, you should ensure that you do not post sensitive information, including personal information, to any NYCEDA Site.

As a safety and security precaution all posts by users are programmed by the NYCEDA website to be first sent to NYCEDA staff in draft mode and will be checked for accidental or intentional disclosure of personal information and if the User who is posting the information has accidently or intentionally posted personal information as stated above, the User will be notified by email by NYCEDA staff in order to be instructed to rewrite posted information in a manner that complies with the above statements warning and blocking users against posting personal information.   The information posted will not be approved or published (i.e. posted to the world wide web, for public internet viewing) on the NYCEDA website until necessary edits and corrections are made in order to maintain the safety and security of the User posting.

Disclosure of Information to Others

We do not disclose to third parties within your country and abroad your personal information, combined personal, demographic, behavioral or indirect information.

We also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to the Site with NYCEDA’s clients, partners, other Site visitors, and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the Sites and how those visitors use the Sites in order to post ads on the NYCEDA website. We may also aggregate on an anonymous basis data regarding job qualifications, schooling, age, experience level or other information relevant to the job search or competition among job seekers for any such job. Such aggregated data does not identify users individually, and may be made available to employers or fellow job seekers or community members.

If you apply for a position with an employer or through their company website, you may be asked to provide information on your gender, race, or other protected status, or for a government identity number where permitted by applicable law. Some employers are required by law to gather this information from job applicants for reporting and record-keeping requirements because they accept federal funding or are required to hire a disable job seeker. You should understand that if provided, this information may only be used by employers only in accordance with applicable law and they should not use it in making any negative employment decisions. All information provided will be kept separate from your expression of interest in any job opportunity. Providing this information is subject to local law.

We disclose information if legally required to do so, or at our discretion pursuant to a request from a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith – after considering your privacy interests and other factors – that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. Because NYCEDA, LLC is a US Limited Liability Company and information collected on our Site is stored in the United States, your information may become subject to U.S. law.

An Important Note about Your Resume

When you create or post a resume to the Site, that resume is stored in our searchable resume database in the United States. You may control the status of your resume by editing or deleting it using your profile post tools.  Previous versions of your posts and resumes will be deleted.

If you post your (employment) profile, it is searchable by potential employers or others with access to NYCEDA website.  We cannot control an employers use or retention of your posted (employment) profile information.

Do not post contact information or personal confidential information (last name, address, email address, phone numbers, government, state or city identification numbers, disability or medical status, date of birth, social security number, etc…) on the website – except where asked to in the profile posting page of the website which is sent in draft mode to NYCEDA staff.  Your posted information will be searchable by potential employers.   You must also remove your contact information from your resume and any  “copy and paste” text resume information containing contact information if posting on the website.  You should be aware that if you have a rare skill or job title, for example, it may still be possible for you to be identified even without your contact details being included. If you are worried about being identified, you should not include specific details by which you could be identified.

As a safety and security precaution all posts by users are programmed by the NYCEDA website to be first sent to NYCEDA staff in draft mode and will be checked for accidental or intentional disclosure of personal information and if the User who is posting the information has accidently or intentionally posted personal information as stated above, the User will be notified by email by NYCEDA staff in order to be instructed to rewrite posted information in a manner that complies with the above statements warning and blocking users against posting personal information.   The information posted will not be approved or published (i.e. posted to the world wide web, for public internet viewing) on the NYCEDA website until necessary edits and corrections are made in order to maintain the safety and security of the User posting information.

Employers or other parties with access to www.nyceda.org through the use of the internet and world wide web, may be located in countries whose data protection legislation may not be equivalent to the laws in your country.  For example, your posted (employment) profile may be viewed and accessed by employers outside the European Economic Area who have access to the internet and the world wide web.  By posting your employment profile you are making that information searchable and viewable, you are expressly consenting to such use of the of data posted by you the user.

You may remove your posted (employment) information at any time; details of how to do this are given below. However, employers, recruiters and others who have seen you posted information may have retained a copy of your posted (employment) information in their own files or databases before the time you decide to delete or edit it. We cannot control the retention, use or privacy of posted (employment) information and resumes that have been downloaded by third parties.  Accordingly, you should not put sensitive information, personal profiles, or other information you would not want made public, in your resume.

For this reason, as a safety and security precaution all posts by users are programmed by the NYCEDA website to be first sent to NYCEDA staff in DRAFT mode and will be checked for accidental or intentional disclosure of personal information and if the User who is posting the information has accidently or intentionally posted personal information as stated above, the User will be notified by email by NYCEDA staff in order to be instructed to rewrite posted information in a manner that complies with the above statements warning and blocking users against posting personal information.   The information posted will not be approved or published (i.e. posted to the world wide web, for public internet viewing) on the NYCEDA website until necessary edits and corrections are made in order to maintain the safety and security of the User posting.

Do not post contact information or personal confidential information (last name, address, email address, phone numbers, government, state or city identification numbers, disability or medical status) on the website, except where asked on the profile posting page which is sent in draft mode to NYCEDA staff.  Your posted information will be searchable by potential employers.   Social security numbers and dates of birth should never be posted anywhere on the NYCEDA site.   You must also remove your contact information from your resume and any  “copy and paste” text resume information containing contact information.  You should be aware that if you have a rare skill or job title, for example, it may still be possible for you to be identified even without your contact details being included. If you are worried about being identified, you should not include specific details by which you could be identified.

If you provide us with details of a reference, it is your responsibility to ensure that the person is aware that you have forwarded his/her details and has consented in writing for you to do so.

If you use our facilities to build a resume or to post a resume in our database of jobseekers’ resumes, then you will be providing us with personal data we will use in accordance with this Statement. Your resume must not contain sensitive data relating to your (i) racial or ethnic origin (ii) political beliefs (iii) philosophical or religious beliefs (iv) membership of a trade union or political party (v) physical or mental health or genetic makeup (vi) addictions, sexual life (vii) the commission of criminal offences or proceedings and associated penalties or fines, or (viii) any Social Security Number or national identification number.  If your resume does contain such data it will remain in draft mode by NYCEDA staff and not posted or published to the NYCEDA website.    You will be notified by email that your posting was deemed to have personal and confidential information and will not be posted or published until the information is edited, corrected or deleted by the user.    If NYCEDA does not receive a response to the email notification above, it will delete the user draft (employment) profile posting from its system within 30 days.

Posting Your Information to Public Areas of NYCEDA

Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of NYCEDA, such as in online forums, comments areas, social media areas or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom NYCEDA has no control over.  We cannot control the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of NYCEDA.  Note: NYCEDA’s public areas are monitored by staff.  Inappropriate or unsafe posts are blocked by staff and deleted.   The NYCEDA site is protected against spam using Akismet.com.

Your Choices About Your Information 

Because managing your career is an on-going process, we retain all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical and relevant until you change or remove your personal data as described below. You may have access to, review, correct, update, change or delete your (employment) profile post information or resume at any time. Simply visit www.nyceda.org and enter your “NYCEDA Veteran or Employer Identification number, go to your profile post, and make the necessary changes or deletions.  Before providing you with a copy of your personal information or correcting, updating or deleting such information, we reserve the right to verify and authenticate your identity and the personal information to which you have requested access.  NYCEDA may also request a copy of the United States Military Service Form DD214 from Veteran job seekers.

Access to or correction, updating or deletion of your posted profile information may be denied or limited by NYCEDA staff – if it would violate another person’s rights and/or as otherwise permitted by applicable law. We will respond to information access requests within 30 days of receipt. If we require additional time to provide access to your information, we will acknowledge receipt of your request within 30 days and promptly supplement our response within the time period required by applicable law. We will respond to information access requests within 30 days of receipt. If we require additional time to provide access to your information, we will acknowledge receipt of your request within 30 days and promptly supplement our response within the time period required by applicable law.

If you wish to delete your posted (employment profile) or you need help deleting your posted (employment) profile, please click here to contact us or email [email protected].   An email will be sent to you to confirm that your personal information has been deleted (save for an archival copy which is not accessible by you or third parties on the Internet for 18 months after which it will be destroyed). The archival copy is retained only for as long as NYCEDA reasonably considers necessary for audit and record purposes. We will also retain logs, demographic, indirect, and statistical information that may relate to you but do not identify you personally using Google Analytics. If your personal information was previously accessed by others using our Site, we are not able to delete the information or copies thereof from their systems.

If you are a job seeker with a posted (employment) profile and have not posted any changes or edits to your profile for an extended period of time, we will contact you by email.  If we do not receive a response by email in 30 days from the time it is sent we may delete your profile. Our current expiration and deletion period is 3 months; we may extend or reduce this period in order to adjust to changing hiring patterns. If we change the period, we will update this notice.  You will, always receive an email from us before we delete your (employment) profile posting, and you always have the ability to delete your profile postings at any time by visiting www.nyceda.org and searching for your posted profile using your randomly assigned NYCEDA Veteran Identification number provided to you when you submitted your first profile posting to the NYCEDA website.  Deletion of unused or unchanging posted profiles occurs on a periodic basis and includes the deletion of all applicable posted data including resumes and contact information to NYCEDA.

If you do not want your information to be processed as described by this policy, you make revoke your consent to our Privacy Policy. If you wish to do so, please click here to contact us or email [email protected] However, please note that if you do withdraw your consent, you may not be able to use the relevant services and your posted or submitted profile information to NYCEDA will be deleted.

If you previously opted to receive newsletters, e-mails or other communications from NYCEDA but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by contacting NYCEDA at [email protected] or by deleting your (employment) profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by reposting your (employment) profile or contacting NYCEDA by email at [email protected]

Important Information

Security

You are responsible for ensuring that your log-in credentials (your username and password) are kept confidential.

NYCEDA has implemented technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure.  For more information visit our Security Statement page.  Notwithstanding such measures, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat those security measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. Moreover, one of our primary purposes is to provide you with a platform to broadcast the information in your resume and profile widely in order to maximize your career opportunities. Such an environment does present a risk that unauthorized third parties will view this data, so you should refer to our Security Statement for additional information on conducting a safe job search or use of the NYCEDA website. Further, your (employment) profile post and resume should not contain any sensitive data that you would not want made public. You should be aware that resumes may be monitored by your current employer.

When you place an order online at NYCEDA Store, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) protocol.  SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. NYCEDA uses RapidSSL.com as for its Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.  NYCEDA uses a service company Authorize.Net to process its credit card transactions. For further information on this company’s privacy and security practices, please click here.

We use WordPress.com to administer our site and deliver a personalized experience.

Children

NYCEDA is not intended for, nor do we knowingly collect information from, children under the age of 13.

Changes to Privacy Statement

If we decide to materially change the substance of this Privacy Statement, we will, where required, contact you via the email address that you maintain in your profile. We will also post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.

Legal and Contact Information

Your data is submitted to New York City Expert Disability Associates also known as NYCEDA, LLC and is hosted and stored in a database on servers situated in the United States.  NYCEDA, LLC, a New York County Limited Liability Company, with its principal place of business at 192 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA, is the legal entity determining the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the www.nyceda.org website and is the data controller of all data stored in the NYCEDA database.

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact us online or at the address below in writing.

Privacy Office and NYCEDA Headquarters:

NYCEDA, LLC
192 Lexington Avenue
Suite 243
New York, NY 10016

We will use reasonable efforts to answer promptly your question or resolve your problem.

Your California Rights

A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (“California customer”) is entitled to request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. In general, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom personal information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed.

However, under the law, a business is not required to provide the above-described lists if the business adopts and discloses to the public (in its privacy policy) a policy of not disclosing customer’s personal information to third parties.  As stated in our Privacy Policy, NYCEDA does not share information with third parties.  California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by e-mailing [email protected].   Thank you, for using NYCEDA.

 

Privacy Policy and Privacy Statement

Last revised on March 21, 2012

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