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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Updated Jan 29, 2022

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE HKCY WEBSITE(S).

Hire KC (“HKC”),  a program administered by KC Digital Drive, respects the privacy of visitors to our websites and is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of any personal information that you submit to us. This page states HKC’s Privacy Policy for HKC’s website(s) and related services, including www.hirekc.org, By using the Site(s) you agree to the terms of this Policy. If you do not accept this Policy, you should not use the Site(s). We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy in full to learn how we treat your personal information while you visit our websites and we encourage you to check back regularly for any updates.

HKC’s practices for protecting your privacy are designed to comply with U.S. law, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”) when applicable. While the Site(s) are not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under age 13, measures we take to protect children’s privacy are described, in Section 5, below.

1-We Limit the Collection and Use of Personal Information

HKC’s goal is to provide users of the Site(s) with a safe and secure experience. The only personally identifiable information collected on the Site(s) is information you voluntarily provide during your visit to the Site(s). Areas of the Site(s) that require you to complete a registration process before using those areas are solely directed to users who are at least 18 years of age, or who are at least 13 years of age and whose parents have explicitly consented to their registration.

If you choose to submit personally identifiable information regarding any content contained on our Site(s), we may distribute this information, only as necessary, for purposes related to our products and services. If you do not want HKC to have this information or to use it as set forth herein, please do not provide any personal information on the Site(s).

We may use “cookies” (text files placed on your computer by a web page server) or other technologies to collect certain non-personally identifiable data about your use of the Site(s), as part of our ongoing effort to make the Site(s) more useful to visitors. Such data may include your Internet Protocol address, the name of your Internet Service Provider, your browser language, your browser type, the name of your computer’s operation system, and the site (if any) from which you were referred or linked to the Site(s).

2-How We Use Personal Information Collected

HKC may use personal information collected from you for several general purposes: to communicate with you about our services, events, and programs.

  • to respond to your inquiries.
  • to evaluate any application you submit for employment with HKC. If you elect to submit an employment application through our Site(s) or via email, any information that you provide to us is used to enable HKC to consider your eligibility for employment with HKC and, if you are hired, for employment and business-related purposes.
  • to evaluate your application to participate in HKC programs.

3-We May Share Your Information in Certain Limited Circumstances

HKC does not sell or disclose information that identifies visitors personally or makes it possible for other parties to contact them directly without the visitors’ consent. We may share aggregated, “de-identified” financial information with funders and other organizations. Such financial information is not linked to any information that can be used to identify you personally.

If we need to disclose your personal information to third parties, for example to secure funding for or verify your eligibility to participate in one of our programs, we will inform you of that disclosure when you provide the information and consent.

In short, HKC will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless: (i) you consent to the disclosure, in which case you will be notified of the need for the disclosure at the time you submit the information; or (ii) HKC is legally required to do so; or (iii) HKC believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with legal requirements or legal process, to prevent a crime, or to protect the personal safety of users or the public; or (iv) upon sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization or transfer involving HKC, but only in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

4-We Take Your Privacy Seriously and Take Measures to Protect Your Data

Your use of the Internet and our Site(s), including your transmission of any information to us, is at your own risk. HKC takes reasonable physical, technical and administrative precautions to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. If you have a security-related concern, please contact us at help@hirekc.org, and we will work closely with you to respond to your concerns.

5-Children Under 13 Years of Age Should Not Submit Personal Information via the Sites

HKC’s primary audience is adults and young adults, ages 13 and older. HKC does not knowingly collect information from children who are under 13 years of age or provide any personally identifying information from such users to any third party for any reason whatsoever. No information should be submitted to the Site(s) by users under 13 years of age, and users under 13 years of age are not permitted to register for newsletters, programs or activities. If we learn that a user under 13 years of age has submitted personally identifiable information online, we will take reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to make no use of such information (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required by law). HKC encourages parents and guardians to monitor and participate in their children’s online activities.

6-Use Caution When Accessing Third-Party Websites

This Website may contain advertisements and links to third-party sites (“Third-Party Websites”) over which HKC has no control. HKC is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of the Third-Party Websites to which you link from the Website. HKC encourages you to review the privacy policies of those Third-Party Websites so that you understand if/how they collect and/or use information from you or your computer.

7-You May Choose to Opt Out of Communications from Us

Except where HKC is required to share information with funders or to determine your eligibility to participate in HKC programs, or for purposes related to your employment by HKC, you may request to opt out of uses of your information by contacting HKC.

If you wish to view, change, update, or delete the personal information you have submitted to us, you may do so by emailing help@hirekc.org.

8-We Post Changes to HKC’s Privacy Policy on this Website

HKC may modify this policy from time to time as may be required by changes in its processes and services. Such modifications will be effective upon posting on this website. Your use of the Sites constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy, as modified. We encourage you to check this website regularly for updates to this Privacy Policy.