Your right to privacy is particularly important. We recognize that when you choose to provide First Choice, Inc. (FCI) or any of its member companies with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We believe this information should only be used to help FCI provide you with better service. That is why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. Below is a summary of the FCI policy.
This policy provides notice of our online and offline information collection and use practices. It applies to information that we collect from you when you interact with FCI. This includes if you are a job applicant or employee of one of our companies. It does not include information we collect when we are collecting information as part of services we provide to others.
Collection of Personal Information
We have collected one or more data types in the following categories of personal information from consumers within the twelve (12) months preceding the effective date of this policy:
– Identifiers such as name, phone number, postal address, telephone number, fax number, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport ID, date of birth, and employee ID.
– Characteristics of protected classifications such as age, gender, marital status, ethnic information, veteran status, disability status, or citizenship information.
– Internet or other electronic network activity information such as browsing history, browser name, domain type, operating system information, IP addresses, access times, or device identifiers.
– Professional or employment-related information such as education and employment history, credentials, background-check results, sanctions history, work authorizations or work visa information, work restrictions or accommodations.
– Inferences drawn from any of the information above to create a profile.
Business Purposes for Information Use
We may use the categories of information for the business and commercial purposes outlined below:
To communicate with you. We may use information to respond to your questions, to communicate about this policy or our terms, or to communicate with you regarding any other purpose described in this policy.
To perform our services. We may use information to send job listings or contact you about a placement opportunity, or to identify new candidates or clients.
For employment purposes. We may use your information for recruitment and hiring, to staff open positions at our company or with clients, to provide payroll and administer benefits, for travel arrangements and performance management, for record-keeping, for safety purposes, to meet legal and compliance obligations, or for other internal purposes.
For marketing. We may use contact, demographic and site usage information to communicate about our services and to provide information about FCI and its affiliates and subsidiaries. This may be by email, phone, or text. It may also be on social media platforms. We also use this information to provide information about FCI, our brands, affiliates, or other companies in which we believe you may be interested. The information we send may include briefings and newsletters or whitepapers. We send these materials as permitted by law.
To improve our services. We may use your information to make our website and services better, and to keep our records updated.
For other purposes allowed by law. Such as:
– Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.
– Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
– Short-term, transient use, where the Personal Information is not disclosed to another third party and is not used to build a profile about an individual.
– Performing services on behalf of other entities.
– Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.
– Undertaking activities to improve, upgrade, enhance, or verify or maintain the quality or safety of our services or equipment.
Methods of Information Collection
We collect information from the following sources:
We collect information directly from you. We collect contact and demographic information directly from you. This includes on our websites. We collect employment and payment information from you, including online and in paper forms.
We collect information about you from third parties. We collect contact and employment information from service providers and third parties. This includes from clients and from technology and staffing partners. It also includes social media partners. We also collect contact information and employment information from public records providers. We obtain demographic and site usage information from analytics firms.
We collect information passively. We collect site usage and demographic information passively using tools like browser cookies and pixels. This technology does not collect personal identifiable information that you do not specifically provide us. We collect site and location information about users over time when you use this website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way on our behalf. We may also use tracking tools to pull contact and demographic information from online sources.
Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian.
We combine information we collect from you on the website with information we receive from you offline. We also combine information you provide with information we obtain from third parties.
How Long We Keep Your Information
In general, we keep your information for as long as we need it to carry out the purposes described above, and as necessary to comply with our records-management policies.
When We Share Information
We share information within the FCI family of companies. This includes current affiliates and related entities. We will also share information with future FCI brands or affiliates. We share the following categories of information within the FCI family of companies: identifiers; other identifying information; characteristics of protected classifications; professional or employment-related information; and non-public education information.
We share information with vendors and service providers who perform services on our behalf. This may include benefits and payroll providers, payment-processing providers, and providers who help us deliver marketing and other communications. We share the following categories of information with vendors who help perform services on our behalf: identifiers; other identifying information; characteristics of protected classifications; internet or network activity information; biometric information (voice recordings if the user undergoes video or telephonic interviewing); geolocation data; professional or employment-related information; non-public education information; and inferences to create a profile.
We share information with our clients and business partners. We share the following categories of information with our clients and business partners: identifiers; other identifying information; biometric information (voice recordings if the user undergoes video or telephonic interviewing); professional or employment-related information; and non-public education information.
We will share information if we think we must in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We share information we collect about you to respond to a court order or subpoena. We share information in response to a government agency or investigatory body requests. We share information we collect when we are investigating potential fraud.
We will share information with any successor to all or part of our business. If all or part of our business is sold, we will share information as a part of that transaction. If there is a merger or acquisition, we may also share your information. If there is a financing or bankruptcy, we may share your information.
We share information as permitted by law and for other reasons we may describe to you.
You Have Certain Choices
You can change your preferences. You may review and change any personal information in your account profile and, where applicable, personal account preferences, stored in our system if you believe it may be out of date or incorrect. And where you have provided your consent for us to use your information, you may request to withdraw that consent for future uses of your information. You may also contact us at the address provided in the Contact Us section below.
You can opt out of receiving our emails from any our companies. To unsubscribe, click the link located at the bottom of our marketing emails. Please be aware that if you opt out of receiving commercial messages from us, it may take up to 10 business days for us to process your opt-out request, and you may receive commercial messages from us during that period. If you opt out of receiving marketing messages from one of our companies, you may still receive messages from the other companies in our family.
You can control cookies and tracking tools.
California Privacy Rights
If you reside in California and you are not a job applicant, contractor, employee, or contractor or employee of another company interacting with us in your job role, you have the right to request what information we collect, use, and disclose, including the specific pieces of information we have collected about you. You also have the right to request that we delete your information. To make a request, you can contact us at the address below. We will verify your request by matching information you provide to us with information we have about you.
If you wish to submit a request through an authorized agent, we require the following before we can process the request:
- – A notarized copy of your written permission authorizing the agent to make the request;
- – That you verify your identity directly with us; and
- – Direct confirmation from you that you provided the agent permission to submit the request.
If your authorized agent has a valid power of attorney under California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465, we may request proof of the power of attorney instead of the foregoing.
We may deny a request from an agent that does not submit proof you authorized them to act on your behalf.
We will not do any of the following because you have exercised any of your privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act:
– Deny you goods or services.
– Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services.
We do not sell personal information of California consumers based on our understanding of that term.
We Store Information in the United States
We are in the United States. We maintain our digital properties and businesses for use in the US. If you live outside of the US, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the US. Our sites and businesses are subject to US laws, which may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country. By submitting your information, you agree to the processing of it in the US. We store information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose it was collected, including any legal obligations.
Third Party Links and Tools
We may link to other sites or apps or have third party services on our platforms we do not control. If you click on a third-party link, you will be taken to a platform we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website or platform. Read other companies’ privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties. Our site may also serve third party content that contains their own cookies or tracking technologies. We do not control the use of those technologies.
You Can Contact Us
Feel free to contact us if you have more questions. If you have any questions about this Policy or our data practices, you can write to us at: First Choice, Inc., P.O. Box 2336, Loveland CO 80539.
We May Update This Policy