Pangeodata is committed to maintaining your trust and protecting your privacy as well as the privacy of your applicants and employees.
When you visit our Web site, we may collect usage information, such as the URL you came from, your IP address and domain name, your browser type, the country, state and telephone area code where your server is located, the pages of our site that were viewed during a visit, and any search terms that you entered on our site. Pangeodata only uses this website information internally to monitor, further develop, and improve the web site services.
A “cookie” is a piece of information stored on your computer. Although cookies are used for a variety of purposes, our site only uses temporary “session” cookies that do not contain any personal information about you and they are automatically removed from your computer once you log out of our software, close your browser, or perform no activity within the software for a period of 20 minutes.
Security, Onward Transfer, and Information Sharing
We are actively engaged in ensuring our systems and data are secure. Once we receive personally identifiable information, we take steps to protect its security on our systems. In the event, we request or transmit sensitive information, such as credit card information or Social Security Numbers or National Identity Numbers or Dates of Birth, we use industry standard secure socket layer (“SSL”) encryption. An ICSA-certified, stateful packet inspection firewall, data storage on externally inaccessible servers, and other technology industry best practices further protect our systems and their data.
The information you provide to Pangeodata is used exclusively by Pangeodata and is only shared if necessary in performing our services with our in-country or in-region partners. We conduct audits; on-site inspections; review their data privacy policies and procedures; and contractually hold these partners accountable to the required data privacy and security standards. Our in-country or in-region partners may perform the verifications will abide by the local privacy and data regulations.
Our emphasis on privacy and security is reflected in the way we operate. We strictly limit access to personally identifiable information to those approved employees or third parties (in-country and/or in-region researchers, information retrievers, representatives and contracted agents) who need access to carry out their job responsibilities. The personal information gathered by third parties has a main objective of carrying out services associated to processing data and/or making conclusions related to employment, proof of qualifications, and occupancy, which has already had pre-approved consent from the consumer. All approved third-party employees must pass a thorough background check, and data and security training is a key element of new employee orientation. All waste paper documents are shredded onsite and state-of-the-art security equipment monitor and control the entrances to our premises.
We also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements.
In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU and Swiss individuals received pursuant to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield, Pangeodata is potentially liable.
Pangeodata obtains information on an individual, who has consented in writing, with an objective of supplying information to employers for occupational related purposes. As well as the employer, the information received can be supplied to their representatives, such as employment and temporary agencies. The results gathered on an individual are aided to equip employers with background checks and the framework to analyze opportune applicants or existing employees. The reports are used by employers to reach decisions on who to employ, maintain, advance, or transfer. It may also be exercised to perform employee analysis if the employer has concerns about job-related offenses or negligence or if a question emerges due to inconsistency with in-country and/or in-region laws and regulations or company protocol. Evidence based personnel and Human Resources of the employer corporation will maintain these details.
Access to Information & Choice
Pangeodata acknowledges that EU and Swiss individuals have the right to access the personal information/data that we maintain about them. EU and Swiss individuals who seek access, or who seek to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, should direct his/her query to firstname.lastname@example.org. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
We will provide an individual opt-out or opt-in choice before we share their data with third parties other than our agents, or before we use it for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized. To limit the use and disclose of your personal data, please contact email@example.com.
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Human Resources Data
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Pangeodata commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Private Shield policy should first contact Pangeodata at:
Pangeodata has further committed to cooperate with EU and Swiss data protection authorities (DPAs) regarding unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning human resources data transferred from the EU and Swiss in the context of the employment relationship. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact the EU and Swiss DPAs for more information or to file a complaint. The services of EU and Swiss DPAs are provided at no cost to you.
EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework
Pangeodata complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the
Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce
regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the
In compliance with the US-EU and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles, Pangeodata commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union or Swiss individuals with inquiries or
Pangeodata has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacyshield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint.
If your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.
Pangeodata is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
In the event of a compromise of consumer information, or for assistance with additional information regarding Pangeodata’s privacy practices or policies, please contact: