vTech Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”)

Your access to and use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification.

This website is administered by vTech Solution Inc. The primary purpose of vtechsolution.com is to be a dynamic resource and business tool to assist you in understanding vTech Solution Inc. offerings and matching your needs and requirements with vTech Solution Inc. offerings. It is also utilized as a portal for current and future employees to provide, and access, information in a secure and controlled way. We want you to feel secure when visiting our site and are committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so. By using this site or application, you agree to the collection, use, and transfer of your data as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not want your information to be collected, used, and transferred as described by this policy, you may revoke your consent to our Privacy Policy. To revoke your consent, please click here to contact us. If you revoke your consent, your account and profile information will be removed from our website.

Information collected on our sites and applications is stored in the United States; therefore, your information may become subject to U.S. law.

The scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to information we collect or use on sites and applications owned or controlled by vTech Solution Inc.

We link to other websites over which we have no control. vTech is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites so you can understand how they collect, use, and share your information.

Information We Collect

We collect information about you when you use our sites and application. We collect information directly from you such as your contact information, resume, profile information, E-signature and general business operations, which may include assessing candidate  qualifications, potentially selecting candidates that could be offered a position in one of our many ships, contacting candidates that may be elected to participate in the selection process for a job applied for, and determining the number of applicants in one given geographic area that may warrant a recruitment drive in such area. We receive and store this information when you enter it on our application, send it to us, or provide it to us in any other way.

For example, depending on the services you use, we collect:

  • E-signed RTR (Right to represent).
  • Information imported by you or your connections from third-party applications with your permission;
  • Your race, ethnicity, or gender, if you choose to provide it;
  • Information about your business, such as company name, company size and business type.

Passive Collection: We also gather certain information automatically when you visit our site. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, device ID, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site. We may combine this information with information in your account to help prevent fraud.

User Data Supplementation: We may collect information about you from publicly-available websites. We may use this information to create a profile, even if you do not have an account with us, or append it to an existing profile that you have with us. You will have the opportunity to claim collected information relating to you and to change its visibility setting or remove the information as described in this privacy policy. However, we cannot guarantee that we will not later collect from publicly-available websites other information that pertains to you.

How We Use Information

We use the information we collect to provide our services, respond to you, operate and improve our sites and applications, and foster a positive user experience.

By registering with vTech, by managing your profile, or by opting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information in the following ways:

-To create a profile for you based on information that you have provided to us, information collected or imported from other sites or applications, or information provided to us by third parties such as your contacts or advertisers;-

-To add information gathered from public websites to your profile;

  • -To provide personalized, targeted, or location-based content, services, and advertising from us and third parties;
  • -To allow you to contact other users or to invite others to join or create an account;
  • -To contact you about feature updates, informational and service-related communications, including important security updates;
  • -To provide you with additional communications, information, and promotions such as newsletters and career advice;
  • -To inform you of other products or services available from vTech or its affiliates;
  • -To enable you to contact us and for us to respond to you;
  • -To conduct surveys, promotions and contests, and to publish the results thereof;
  • -To help your friends, contacts, and potential employers find your profile and connect with you;
  • -To provide information about you and your potential interest in job postings to employer customers;
  • -To display targeted messages from employers based on the content of your resume or profile;
  • -To provide products and services to employer customers to complete the recruitment and hiring process;
  • -To provide products and services that enable users to network, post information on bulletin boards, view and compare profiles;
  • -To generate internal reports about the use of our sites and applications;
  • -To provide users with reports about the characteristics and trends of the job market including availability of talent;

How We Share Information

We provide you with a platform to broadcast information about yourself to maximize your career opportunities. The information we gather may be shared within our clients and MSPs. We do not share contact information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes unless you affirmatively agree to such disclosure.

We share your information with third parties who help deliver our products and services to you. Examples of third parties who provide services on our behalf include those hosting our web servers, including resume database storage, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not use that data for any other purpose. We will remain responsible for any information shared in this way.

We may disclose information to third parties if you consent. For example:

(a) if you make your resume searchable or if we collect information you’ve made available on a public website then all parties with access to our resume or profile database products will have access to your information;

(b) if you opt-in to receive information about the opportunities, products, or services of third parties, we supply your contact information to those third parties so they may contact you;

(c) if you previously chose to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from vTech or third parties, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt out of receiving those messages by updating your email preferences in your account profile or by using the unsubscribe mechanism included in the communication.

 

By applying to a job, providing your contact information to show interest in a job, or by replying to a message from an employer, you consent to the disclosure of your information to that employer.

We may disclose to third parties information that we have collected from other websites.

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) meet legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) investigate fraud, prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

We may disclose and transfer personal information to a third party who acquires any or all of vTech’s business units, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event vTech becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, such information will be disposed of in a transaction approved by the court. You will be notified of the sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party by email or through a prominent notice posted on the site.

Access to Your Personal Information

Because managing your career is a life-long process, we retain all the information we gather about you in an effort to make repeat use of our application more efficient, practical and relevant until you change or remove your personal information as described below. We may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Upon request, vTech will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, review, correct, update, change, or delete your resume or profile at any time. To do so, go to your profile, and make the desired changes. If you do not have an account, or if you believe that someone else has provided us with your contact information, please contact us.

Access to, or correction, update, or deletion of your personal information may be denied or limited by vTech if it would violate another person’s rights and/or as otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you wish to delete your account information altogether, please contact us. We will send you an email to confirm that your personal information has been deleted. We will retain an archival record of your account activity, but it does not contain personal information and is not accessible by you or third parties on the Internet). We will also keep logs and information that may relate to your activity on the site.

We will respond to information access requests within a reasonable timeframe. If we require additional time to provide access to your information, we will acknowledge receipt of your request within a reasonable timeframe and promptly supplement our response within the time period required by applicable law.

Security

You are responsible for keeping your username and password secret.

The security of your personal information is important to us. We utilize a variety of safeguards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. vTech takes appropriate measures to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, please contact us as described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) where required, or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Information

Your data is submitted to vTech Solution, Inc. and is hosted and stored in a database on servers situated in the United States owned and maintained by vTech or its Hosting Partners. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us or at: info@vTechSolution.com 

Privacy Office
vTech Solution, Inc.
1100 H street, N.W. Suite 450, Washington DC 20005

As noted above, if you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact us at info@vTechSolution.com