What personally-identifiable information is collected?
Zight collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the site when users register for jobs, register for Zight’s newsletter, sign up for events or training, and download white papers. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information required to apply for a job. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include other personally-identifiable information that you include on your resume and information that you submit as part of your application. In addition, Zight collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by Zight.
How may Zight use my personally-identifiable information?
Zight uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfil your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, process your requests to participate in events and training, evaluate any job applications, recruit personnel, distribute newsletters, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.
How are cookies used?
Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
The laws in many European Union countries require you to provide a form of consent before cookies are placed on your web browser unless the cookie is necessary for the website to work.
There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:
- We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
- We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
- What are “cookies” used for on this website?
To administer our website and for research purposes, Zight has also contracted with third parties to track and analyse anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behaviour.
In connection with applications that we make available for mobile devices, Zight may use third-party services to track and analyze nonpersonally identifiable user activity in order to fix errors, monitor usage, and improve the performance of the applications.
In addition, our mobile applications may include integration with various social-networking sites, including Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter. If you enable and use these features within an application, the extent to which your activities and information are governed by the relevant user agreement you have in place with such a third party.
By registering for Zight’s newsletter, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from Zight related to the subscribed newsletters and other Zight news and information that you consented to receive during registration. This type of information is shared externally only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send e-mails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by Zight or its agents.
We ask for your e-mail address at registration. We will send e-mails to this address to confirm your registration, to provide newsletters and to contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from Zight. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. Zight is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Site.
Link to third-party sites
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
Zight has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Zight personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions around the site, Zight, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
Zight understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and Zight will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.
Contact our privacy department