Effective Date: April 20, 2020
Cambridge Technology Partners Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, "Cambridge", "us" or "we") understand that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person.
Collection of Information
Cambridge collects information from you when you request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities, exchange business cards, or register for conferences and other Cambridge-sponsored events. If you do not provide such information, you will not be able to request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities.
The personal data collected varies and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and background information required to apply for a job.
We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Sites. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively "Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies") on our Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites. The information automatically collected may be associated with a unique identifier as well as with any other personal data you have provided.
Cambridge may also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as data brokers or aggregators, in the course of its business activities including in connection with some client services. This includes demographic, professional and other information that is publicly available online, including information you choose to make public through social media platforms and other public online forums. We may combine this data with existing information we have about you or use it independently, for the purposes of our benchmarking and data analytics activities (e.g., analysis of recruiting practices across an industry, detecting fraud patterns in connection with financial transactions, foot traffic in retail environments). We will always seek to confirm that the third party has provided transparent information about its use of this data, including its disclosure to third parties like Cambridge, in compliance with applicable law.
Use of Information
Our Sites do not track you by collecting personal data about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to "do not track" signals transmitted from web browsers.
Our processing of your personal data for the purposes mentioned above is based:
- in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting Cambridge, building and maintaining relationships. recruitment, and providing our services;
- in part, on your consent, for example if you register for our newsletters or alerts, or for business purposes that support web operations such as understanding and enhancing the quality of your experience on our Sites;
- in part, to comply with the law, when certain information is necessary to satisfy our legal or regulatory obligations.
Sharing of Information
The third parties with whom we may need to share personal information to help us provide services and products to you and to run our Sites include:
- our affiliates;
- our advisors;
- our third party service providers who process information on our behalf to help run some of our internal business operations including email distribution, IT services and marketing and events services;
- our business partners for publications and events co-organized by Cambridge and them;
- law enforcement bodies in order to comply with any legal obligation or court order
Because Cambridge is a global organization we need to transfer personal information which is collected on the Sites or through other means across Cambridge to help operate our business efficiently. This also includes third parties located in different countries around the world, including outside of the EEA. These arrangements may involve your personal information being located in various countries around the world e.g. USA where privacy laws differ. We only make these arrangements or transfers where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect information held in that country. In addition, the Sites may be viewed and accessed anywhere in the world including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally identifiable information. By using the Sites, submitting information through this site, or submitting personal information to Cambridge through other means you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information to those countries and parties. You further consent to our transferring of your personal information to third parties in connection with any corporate merger or acquisition.
Cambridge has in place appropriate technological and operational security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee or contractor having access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, Cambridge cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and Cambridge cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network.
Cambridge retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.
Where granted by applicable law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.
If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal data. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Different laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.
In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.
Cambridge understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, particularly in their online interactions. Our Sites are not designed for and do not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We use the following types of cookies:
"persistent cookies" to improve your experience when using the Sites.
"session cookies" to enable your use of our Sites and to remember your settings. Session cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your visit.
"web analytics cookies". These cookies are used by us or third-party providers to analyze how the Sites and our services are used, including the following types:
Web beacons. Cambridge includes a web beacon, which is a graphic image, in a majority of the HTML email messages we send. Cambridge uses web beacons, alone or in conjunction, with cookies to compile information about your usage of Cambridge websites and interaction with emails from Cambridge. We use the capability to determine whether or not an email has been received, opened, or when an URL has been clicked inside of an email that directs you to one of Cambridge's websites. These web beacons are used to: (i) operate and improve Cambridge websites, services, and email communications, (ii) send emails in a format users can read and (iii) track the aggregate number of emails opened. The web beacon does not collect your personal information, however the information compiled by the web beacon allows us to tie a user to information Cambridge has collected in data collection process as set out in this Privacy Statement. You may refuse the use of web beacons by selecting the appropriate settings on your email program to disable image and refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.
By continuing to browse or use our Sites and services, you agree that we can store and access cookies and other tracking technologies as described herein.
Links to Third-Party Sites
This website contains links to other websites not operated by Cambridge.
Your California Privacy Rights
Cambridge Technology Partners Inc.
21081 S Western Ave, Suite 180
Torrance, CA 90501