At Scheer Americas Inc., we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and respected in compliance with US federal and state laws and applicable international laws such as the Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”).
This Privacy Statement or Notice (“Policy”) explains when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. The statement applies to the use of our products and to our sales, marketing, and customer contract fulfilment activities. It also applies to individuals applying for a job at Scheer Americas Inc.. By submitting your Personal Information, you are providing consent to the use of your information as set out in this Policy. This Policy also outlines your privacy rights and our obligations under applicable laws.
Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. If you do not agree with the terms herein, please do not use this website and delete the cookies placed by the website.
Scheer Americas Inc. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Please check back often to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from June 2013 and was last updated 2th May 2023.
General Policy and Definitions
Scheer Americas Inc. collects Personal Information (as defined below) about you in two ways: 1) directly from you and 2) indirectly from you via your use of our website https://www.scheer-group.com/americas/.
Personal Information means any information or data, recorded in any form, relating to you that can directly or indirectly identify you, such as but not limited to your name, birthdate, postal address, email address, telephone number, driver’s license number, Social Security Number or other government-issued identification number, location data, online identifiers, credit card number, medical history, physical and mental conditions, or other unique identifiers. Personal Information does not include anonymous or aggregated data that can no longer be used to identify a specific person, even when combined with other data. Personal Information does not include Business Information as defined below.
Business Information means any information directly relating to a business, partnership, corporation, or other commercial or non-commercial venture, including, but not limited to, financial account information, addresses, business records, or other information that does not identify a natural person.
Processing (and Process) includes collecting, recording, organizing, storing, transferring, sharing, using, disclosing, erasing, or destroying your Personal Information, whether or not via the Scheer Americas Inc. information technologies.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit the Scheer Americas Inc. website. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Once you accept, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor the usage of our website and which pages you find useful and which you do not. These cookies assist us to customize, personalize and maximize your site experience, including remembering your preferences and improving search results. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
If you want to learn about cookies and your privacy you can find information here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/
What we collect
The type of information that we collect related to you depends on how you choose to engage with us. Below is a summary of the types of Personal Information that we collect from you and how it is collected.
In general, we may collect the following information:
Applications for Employment
If you choose to submit your resume or apply for a specific job for which Scheer Americas Inc. is recruiting, we will collect Personal Information about you such as your name, location, email address, and career history. This Personal Information may be collected directly from you or through interactions with a Scheer Americas Inc. representative. IN all cases, we are collecting Personal Information for the purposes of job recruitment.
Personal Information that you may provide for employment candidacy purposes may also include, but is not limited to, language skills, salary requirements, race and ethnic information (at your option), veteran status (at your option), and education and work history. With the exception of race, ethnic, and veteran status information, we may use the details you provide on your application and any communications, together with any supporting documents you submit, additional details and documents provided by any references or third parties, including education records and work history records, and any records we make during the recruitment and application process. For race, ethnic, and veteran status information, we only collect and disclose this Personal Information with your consent and then only for government reporting purposes and not for hiring decisions.
In addition to the job candidacy information described above, we may also collect: (i) information you provide at the time of requesting new or additional positions; (ii) records and copies of your correspondence with us; and (iii) any other information you submit to us or which is submitted on your behalf in connection with your application for employment.
Contact form submissions
When you fill out and submit our contact form we collect your name, email address, and any additional information you provide. This information is collected to allow us to respond to your comments and requests.
Information Collected Indirectly from You
What we do with the information we collect
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Additionally, we may collect, use, and disclose Personal Information as described in this Policy in connection with the following:
In addition, we may disclose de-identified information in a way that preserves your privacy and does not identify you without restriction (unless prohibited by applicable law).
We will not disclose the Personal Information you provide, or details of your individual visits to this website, to any outside parties except when we have obtained your consent, as provided for in this Policy, or we believe the law requires it.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, using the contact form here: www.scheer-group.com/americas/contact. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Your individual rights
Some jurisdictions (state, federal, national, and international, provide individuals with certain rights regarding their personal information. To exercise any rights your jurisdiction may provide, please contact us using the contact form found here www.scheer-group.com/americas/contact.
Your rights will depend on the location in which you reside when your Personal Information is collected or otherwise Processed. The following illustrates the rights that may be afforded under your jurisdiction collectively:
Website not for minors (children)
The website is targeted for use only by adults. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. In the event we discover that a child has provided information to us, we will delete that information to the extent technologically possible. If you believe we have received information about a child, please contact us using the contact form here: www.scheer-group.com/americas/contact.
Changes to privacy statement
This Policy was last modified on the date provided at the beginning of this Policy. If we change our Policy, we will post those changes on our website. You are responsible for visiting this Policy to check for any updates.
Questions, comments and contact information
If you have any questions or comments concerning this Policy, please contact us using the contact form found here: https://www.scheer-group.com/americas/contact or by mail at email@example.com.
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