1. Your Privacy is Important
2. Your Personal Information
3. Information We Collect
When you create an account or fill in a form on the Site or other SOMMET platforms, we collect and store Personal Information. The following are types of information we receive from you including certain Personal Information:
From Companies: First and last name, company name, company role and department specifics, contact information (phone number, street address, city, state, postal code, country and email address), project description, bank account or other payment and invoice-related information.
From Talent: First and last name, contact information (phone number, street address, city, state, postal code, country and email address), short personal summary, your skills, the type of work you are interested in and bank account information (for you to get paid).
SOMMET does not collect Personal Information, beyond IP address and information about your browser, from you unless you provide it to us. This means that you can visit our Site without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself.
4. How we use your Personal Information
Certain Personal Information may be shared with third party background check providers, who may contact Talent directly to obtain information necessary to perform a background check in connection with the Services.
For potential customers, we will use your Personal Information in order to send information on services SOMMET provides. If we enter into a business arrangement together, all work will be performed under a contract which includes additional confidentiality terms.
SOMMET will not sell Personal Information with any other third parties or sell your e-mail address or any other contact information to any third parties for any other purpose.
We will contact you through email, social media messaging, or through notices posted on our website. If we are not in an active business arrangement, you can opt-out of receiving marketing messages from us, at any time.
SOMMET strives to protect your Personal Information. Personal Information is stored on our database and is not publicly accessible. Each employee of SOMMET signs a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement to ensure your privacy. The Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, and meets or exceeds all industry standards for the protection and confidentiality of personal identifiable information. SOMMET operates all its services, including any payment information, across the Internet using secure connections (specifically Transport Layer Security/TLS/”HTTPS”/formerly known as SSL). Despite our efforts to keep your Personal Information protected, please know that we cannot guarantee the security of data traveling over the Internet beyond industry standards such as TLS.
From time to time, we may post Company and Talent testimonials, which may contain Personal Information such as the Company or Talent’s name, on the Site, but will obtain the Company or Talent’s consent prior to posting the testimonial.
At any time, you may opt-out of receiving such communications from SOMMET by emailing us with your specific request at firstname.lastname@example.org or selecting “unsubscribe” on any communication. Note that opting out from such communications does not apply to our ability to communicate with you regarding non-marketing related matters regarding your business relationship with us.
SOMMET and third-party vendors (such as Google, LinkedIn, Double-Click, and Adsense) use first-party cookies (such as Google Analytics or cookies provided by SOMMET) and third-party cookies (Double-Click) together in order to inform, optimize and serve ads based on past visits and behaviors on our website. We have implemented and use display advertising, and we use Google Analytics to implement a feature called remarketing, which allows us to optimize the delivery of ad content specifically targeted to a user’s interests based on previous web visits and behaviors. If you would like more information on remarketing lists in Google Analytics, please click here. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics for display advertising, you can use the Ads Preference Manager here. Or you can use the Google Analytics opt-out browser extensions, which you can download here.
10. Links to Third Party Sites
11. Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 18 years old are not the target audience for our Site. To protect their privacy, we prohibit the solicitation of personal information from children under 18 years old and do not knowingly collect Personal Information from such children.
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