What Kind Of Information Does Tradesmen International Collect?
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other information the Website collects that is defined as personal or personally identifiable information under an applicable law (“personal information”). We may also collect information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details. We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us and/or automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.
Specifically, the information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website or by submitting a resume through our Website (which includes, but is not limited to first name, last name, address, phone number, education history, employment history, trade skills, etc.),
Information provided when you create or update a profile on our Website or when you submit such information via our contact forms or by some other mechanism;
Information collected when you report a problem with our Website;
Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us;
Your responses to surveys, from us or from third parties, for example, our business partners, which we might ask you to complete for research purposes; and
Any company or contact information contained in any profiles you complete online or submit to us.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we (or a third party designated by us) may also use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and
Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, the page(s) you request, the domain name of the website from which you may link to the Website, and your computer operating system and browser type.
The information we (or a third party designated by us) collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information. It is stored and used for aggregate research, promotional purposes and for future site development to better understand your needs and improve our products and services, to improve our Website and to deliver better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns and analyze certain trends and statistics related to user sessions;
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
Speed up your searches; and
Recognize you when you return to our Website.
Persons Under the Age of 16:
Our Website is not intended for persons under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under age 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Website, or on or through any of the features on the Website, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or username. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a person under age 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a person under the age of 16, please contact us at email@example.com.
What Are Cookies And How Does Tradesmen International Use Them?
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how the technologies may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
How Does Tradesmen International Use And Protect The Information It Collects?
At Tradesmen International, we have a firm commitment to protecting your privacy and security as an applicant, employee, or client, or our client’s customer. We use firewalls to prevent access to information in our system and Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) to encrypt your personal information and protect it from disclosure, destruction, modification, or use. Please be aware that the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information through the Website is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
We may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
When you submit your personal information to us unless you specify otherwise, you are entered into our database. You may then be added to our list to receive job alerts via e-mail and text messages and other communications relating to our products or services;
To present our Website and their contents to you;
To provide you with information and services that you request from us;
To fulfill any purpose for which you provide it to us, for example, if you become a Tradesmen employee, we may (1) use some or all of a resume that you have submitted to us to help assign you to a client, and (2) disclose all or a portion of your submitted resume to potential clients;
To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it;
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; or
For any other purpose with your consent.
Will My Contact Information Be Disclosed To Third Parties?
We may disclose aggregated, non-personal information about our users without restriction. We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Policy:
To our subsidiaries and affiliates;
To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business;
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Tradesmen International’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of a bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Tradesmen International about our Website users is among the assets transferred;
To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Tradesmen International, our clients, or others;
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, for example, we may provide all or portions of a resume you may submit to our clients for potential placement purposes;
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; or
With your consent.
Third Party Sites:
The Site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when leaving the Website to read the privacy statements of each site that collects personal information.
Social Media Features and Widgets:
Tradesmen International may amend this Policy from time-to-time. We suggest you visit this Website periodically to determine whether or not any such changes have been made. Any changes or updates to the Policy are effective immediately upon posting to the Website and your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes. The date that this Policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of this page.
What Are Tradesmen International Mobile Alerts?
Tradesmen International Mobile Alerts are an optional, complimentary message service that allows us send messages to your mobile phone relating to our products and services. For more information about Tradesmen International Mobile Alerts, including how to sign up, please visit https://www.tradesmeninternational.com/mobile-terms-conditions/
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Last modified: 1/4/2023
Effective: January 1, 2020
Last Update to Additional Provisions: January 4th, 2023
The below provisions of the Policy describe how Tradesmen may use and disclose information that we may collect about you, if you are a resident of California (“you”). We adopt these provisions to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CPRA”), as set forth in California Civil Code Section 1798.100, et seq., and other California privacy laws. Any term defined in the CCPA and used in these provisions has the meaning given to that term in the CCPA. For California residents, if any provision of these Additional Provisions conflicts with any provision in the remainder of the Policy, the provision in these Additional Provisions will control.
Collection of Personal Information
During the job application process, and, if you are hired by Tradesmen, during your employment with Tradesmen, Tradesmen will collect certain “Personal Information,” about you. Also, if you or your company is seeking to become, or is, a client of Tradesmen as a sole proprietor or a limited liability company, Tradesmen may collect certain “Personal Information” about you. “Personal Information” is defined in California Civil. Code Section 1798.140(o), and includes, but is not limited to, the following categories:
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code §1798.80(e));
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law;
D. Commercial information;
E. Internet or other similar network activity;
G. Sensory data;
H. Professional or employment-related information;
I. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)): and
J. Inferences drawn from other personal information.
Personal information does not include:
• Publicly available information from government records.
• De-identified or age aggregated consumer information.
• Information excluded from the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), such as
Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”) or clinical trial data; and
Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (“FIPA”), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
Tradesmen collects the identified categories of Personal Information from various sources, including, without limitation, the following:
• Your application for employment with Tradesmen;
• Your resume;
• Your communications with Tradesmen employees, including without limitation, face to face meetings or conversations, telephone conversations, text messages, and email messages;
• Your social media accounts;
• Any web page or site that you may maintain;
• Recruiters or employment agencies engaged by Tradesmen to seek and evaluate candidates for employment with Tradesmen;
• Your current employer or former employers;
• Schools, colleges, or universities that you attended; and
• References listed on your resume or application.
Tradesmen will provide you with notice of Tradesmen’s (a) collection of any additional categories of Personal Information about you, or (b) use of your Personal Information for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes.
“Sensitive Personal Information” means:
(1) Personal Information that reveals:
(A) Your social security, driver’s license, state identification card, or passport number.
(B) Your account log-in, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account.
(C) Your precise geolocation.
(D) Your racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership.
(E) The contents of your mail, email, and text messages, unless Tradesmen is the intended recipient of the communication.
(F) Your genetic data.
(A) The processing of biometric information for the purpose of uniquely identifying you.
(B) Personal Information collected and analyzed concerning your health.
(C) Personal Information collected and analyzed concerning your sex life or sexual orientation.
Sensitive Personal Information does not include publicly available information. For purposes of this Policy, “publicly available” means information that is lawfully made available from federal, state, or local government records, or information that Tradesmen has a reasonable basis to believe is lawfully made available to the general public by you or from widely distributed media; or information made available by a person to whom you have disclosed the information if you have not restricted the information to a specific audience. “Publicly available” does not mean biometric information collected by a business about a consumer without the consumer’s knowledge.
Business Purpose for Collection, and Disclosure of, Personal Information
Tradesmen has and may disclose your Personal Information for a Business Purpose. “Business Purpose” means any purpose necessary or incidental to Tradesmen’s operation of its business, and shall include, but is not limited to, Tradesmen’s compliance with applicable laws, rules regulations, ordinances and court orders, confirming your identity, internal and external investigations and audits, evaluating your qualifications for employment by Tradesmen and/or for assignment to one or more Tradesmen clients, background checks, drug screens, skills testing and certification, invoicing, payment, payroll, garnishment, prevailing wage, employee benefits, and project prequalification requirements.
Tradesmen may share your Personal Information for a Business Purpose, including, without limitation, to the following: (1) its affiliates; (2) service providers; (3) third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your Personal Information; and (4) Tradesmen’s clients.
During the preceding twelve (12) months, Tradesmen has collected, and disclosed to third parties, consumers’ Personal Information from each of the categories listed above. Tradesmen does not, and has not, in the preceding twelve (12) months, sold any Personal Information to third parties for a Business Purpose or commercial purpose, or otherwise.
Your Right to the Deletion of Personal Information
Under California Civil Code Section §1798.105, you have the right to request that Tradesmen delete any Personal Information about you that Tradesmen has collected from you.
Upon Tradesmen’s receipt of a verifiable consumer request from you to delete your Personal Information, Tradesmen will delete your Personal Information from its records, notify any service providers or contractors to delete your Personal Information from their records, and notify all third parties to whom Tradesmen has shared the Personal Information to delete your Personal Information, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort.
Tradesmen may maintain a confidential record of deletion requests solely for the purpose of preventing the Personal Information of a consumer who has submitted a deletion request from being shared, for compliance with laws, or for other purposes, solely to the extent permissible under Title 1.81.5 of the California Civil Code.
A service provider or contractor must cooperate with Tradesmen in responding to a verifiable consumer request from you, and at the direction of Tradesmen, shall delete, or enable Tradesmen to delete and shall notify any of its own service providers or contractors to delete, Personal Information about you collected, used, processed, or retained by the service provider or the contractor. The service provider or contractor shall notify any service providers, contractors, or third parties who may have accessed Personal Information from or through the service provider or contractor, unless the information was accessed at the direction of Tradesmen, to delete your Personal Information unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. A service provider or contractor is not required to comply with a deletion request submitted by you directly to the service provider or contractor, to the extent that the service provider or contractor has collected, used, processed, or retained your Personal Information in its role as a service provider or contractor to Tradesmen.
Tradesmen, or a service provider or contractor acting pursuant to its contract with Tradesmen, another service provider, or another contractor, is not required to comply with your request to delete your Personal Information if it is reasonably necessary for Tradesmen, or the service provider or the contractor, to maintain your Personal Information in order to:
(1) Complete the transaction for which the Personal Information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated by you within the context of Tradesmen’s ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between Tradesmen and you.
(2) Help to ensure security and integrity to the extent the use of your Personal Information is reasonably necessary and proportionate for those purposes.
(3) Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
(4) Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise that consumer’s right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law.
(5) Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act pursuant to Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 1546) of Title 12 of Part 2 of the California Penal Code.
(6) Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research that conforms or adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when Tradesmen’s deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the ability to complete such research, if you have provided informed consent.
(7) To enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with Tradesmen and compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
(8) Comply with a legal obligation.
Your Right to the Correction of Inaccurate Personal Information
You have the right to request a business that maintains inaccurate Personal Information about you to correct that inaccurate Personal Information, taking into account the nature of the Personal Information and the purposes of the processing of the Personal Information.
If Tradesmen receives from you a verifiable consumer request to correct inaccurate Personal Information, Tradesmen will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the inaccurate Personal Information as directed by you, pursuant to Section 1798.130 of the California Civil Code and regulations adopted pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.185(a)(8).
Your Right to Request Certain Disclosures
You have the right to request that Tradesmen disclose to you the following:
(1) The categories of Personal Information it has collected about you.
(2) The categories of sources from which the Personal Information is collected.
(3) The business or commercial purpose for collecting Personal Information.
(4) The categories of third parties with whom Tradesmen shares Personal Information.
(5) The specific pieces of Personal Information it has collected about you.
Tradesmen will disclose to you, pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of California Civil Code Section 1798.130, the information in clauses (1) through (5) immediately above, upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request from you.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of our Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, utilize the appropriate form option on the right-hand column of this page, or write us at Tradesmen International, LLC, 9760 Shepard Road, Macedonia, OH 44056.
You Have the Right to Know What Personal Information is Shared and to Whom
You have the right to request that Tradesmen disclose to you:
(a) The categories of Personal Information that Tradesmen collected about you.
(b) The categories of Personal Information that Tradesmen shared about you and the categories of third parties to whom the Personal Information was shared, by category or categories of Personal Information for each category of third parties to whom the Personal Information was shared.
(c) The categories of Personal Information that Tradesmen disclosed about you for a Business Purpose and the categories of persons to whom it was disclosed for a Business Purpose.
Tradesmen will disclose to you, pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.130(a)(4) of the California Civil Code, the information specified in clauses (a) through (c) immediately above upon receipt of a verifiable consumer request from you.
Your Right to Opt Out of the Sharing of Personal Information
You have the right, at any time, to direct Tradesmen not to share your Personal Information. This right may be referred to as the right to opt-out of sharing.
After Tradesmen’s receipt of your direction not to share your Personal Information, Tradesmen will not share your Personal Information, unless you subsequently provide consent to Tradesmen to share your Personal Information.
Requests for Information, Deletion, or Correction, or to Opt Out
To learn what Personal Information about you that Tradesmen is collecting, or what Personal Information about you that Tradesmen has shared and to whom, or to request that your Personal Information be deleted or corrected, or to opt out of Tradesmen sharing your Personal Information, please contact Tradesmen at
Mail: Tradesmen International, LLC
Attn.: IT Department – Information Security
9760 Shepard Road
Macedonia, OH 44056.
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