HRSoft respects individual privacy and values the confidence of its customers, our employees, our customer’s employees, our business partners and others. We collect, use and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which we do business.
Our Privacy Shield Policy (the “Policy”) sets forth the privacy principles we follow with respect to transfers of personal information from the European Economic Area (EEA) (which includes the twenty-seven member states of the European Union (EU) plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and from the United Kingdom and Switzerland to the United States.
Consistent with our commitment to protect personal privacy, we adhere to the principles set forth in the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF and Swiss-US Data Privacy Framework (the “DPF Principles”).
This Privacy Shield Policy (the “Policy”) applies to all personal information received by us in the United States from the EEA and from the United Kingdom and Switzerland, in any format, including electronic, paper or verbal.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Certain information is collected automatically when you visit our website (https://www.hrsoft.com) (the “Website”), for the purpose of tracking site usage. This information includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, duration of visit, referring URL, browser type, device type, and domain name.
In addition, certain personal information is collected for the purpose of contacting site visitors inquiring about our services. This personal information includes your name, company name, email address, and phone number.
The privacy principles in this Policy have been developed based on the DPF Principles.
NOTICE: Where we collect personal information directly from individuals in the EEA or the United Kingdom or Switzerland, we will inform them about the purposes for which we collect and use personal information about them, the types of non–agent third parties to which we disclose that information, the choices and means we offer individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of personal information about them, and how to contact us. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide personal information to us, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and in any event before we use or disclose the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected.
Where we receive personal information from subsidiaries, affiliates or other entities in the EEA or the United Kingdom or Switzerland, we will use and disclose such information in accordance with the notices provided by such entities and the choices made by the individuals to whom such personal information relates.
CHOICE: Where we collect personal information directly from individuals in the EEA or the United Kingdom or Switzerland, we will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (opt-out) whether their personal information is (a) to be disclosed to a non-agent third party, or (b) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
For sensitive personal information, we will give individuals the opportunity to affirmatively and explicitly (opt-in) consent to the disclosure of the information to a non-agent third party or the use of the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. We will provide individuals with reasonable mechanisms to exercise their choices.
DATA INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE LIMITATION: We use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current. We may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ONWARD TRANSFERS: We generally do not transfer personal information to our agents, such as banks, credit card processors, business partners, etc. If we do, we will obtain assurances from our agents that they will safeguard personal information consistent with this Policy. Assurance may be provided by agents in the form of a contract obligating the agent to provide at least the same level of protection as is required by the relevant DPF Principles. Where we have knowledge that an agent is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this Policy, we will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure. In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU or Swiss individuals received pursuant to the EU-U.S. DPF, the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF, and the Swiss-U.S. DPF, HRSoft is potentially liable
We do not transfer data to non-agent third parties, if this policy changes in the future we will provide individuals with opt-out choice.
Please note that we may be required to disclose personal information in response to a legal request by law enforcement authorities including to meet national security and law enforcement requirements.
ACCESS AND RESOURCE: We acknowledge the individual’s right to access their personal data. Upon request, we will grant individuals reasonable access to personal information about them. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend, or delete information that is demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete. An individual wishing to limit the use or sharing of their data should contact the organization via the means provided in the Contact Information section below.
SECURITY: We will take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
ENFORCEMENT AND LIABILITY: From time to time we will conduct compliance audits of its relevant privacy practices to verify adherence to this Policy. Any employee that we determine is in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. HRSoft is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
In compliance with the EU-US Data Privacy Framework Principles, HRSoft commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information transferred to the United States pursuant to the DPF Principles. European Union, Swiss and United Kingdom individuals with DPF inquiries or complaints should first contact: HRSoft; 3513 Brighton Blvd, Suite 220; Denver, CO 80216; Attn: Chief Executive Officer
HRSoft has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the DPF Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, Data Privacy Framework Services, operated by BBB National Programs. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit https://bbbprograms.org/programs/all-programs/dpf-consumers/ProcessForConsumers for more information and to file a complaint. This service is provided free of charge to you.
If your DPF complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms. See https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/article/G-Arbitration-Procedures-dpf?tabset-35584=2
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.
HUMAN RESOURCES DATA WITHIN THE WORKING RELATIONSHIP
EU and Swiss individuals whose HR data we receive within the context of the working relationship can address questions or comments regarding the handling of that information directly to us at (see Contact Information below). We resolve to deal with all questions regarding this data and potential grievances arising from it in a timely manner.
In the event HRSoft is unable to accommodate the individual’s request regarding HR data received by us within the context of the work relationship, we further commit to working with the Data Protection Authorities (DPA’s) who cover the jurisdiction the data originated from. For information on how to contact your jurisdiction’s DPA, visit http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm
Questions or comments regarding this Policy should be submitted to us by mail to:
Attn: Chief Executive Officer
Effective Date: August 1st, 2023
- We understand and respect that your privacy is important to you.
- We use and share personal information that you provide online only in ways that we tell you about.
- We use commercially reasonable efforts to secure personal information that you provide online to prevent it from being used and shared for other purposes.
We are committed to collecting, maintaining, and securing personal information about you in accordance with this policy, as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations. This policy applies to personal information (as defined below) collected from online resources and communications (such as Web sites, e-mail, and other online and downloadable tools) that display a link to this policy.
Should you have any questions about this policy or our data collection, use and disclosure practices, please contact us.
The term “personal information” as used throughout this policy, applies to any information or set of information that identifies or that is used by us to identify an individual.
We may collect information about your computer or other electronic device when you visit our Web sites and use our online resources. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, date and time of your request and information provided by tracking technologies such as cookies. If you use a mobile device to access our web sites and online resources, we also may collect information about your device, such as your device ID and device type, as well as usage information about your device and your use of our mobile Web sites and other mobile resources.
We may use other companies to deliver e-mail communications on our behalf or to place advertisements on other web sites. We do not control the tracking technologies used by these other companies.
In some cases, we may use tracking technologies in ways that identify you personally, but only after you have entered information such as a name or e mail address into a form or data field on our Web sites, or where we have registered you to use our online resources by providing a user ID and password based on information validated through other offline interactions with you. We may use tracking technologies to remember your personal preferences and selections, such as personal information that you have entered into data fields on our Web sites, answers that you have provided in response to our surveys, sections of our Web sites that you visit frequently, or to confirm whether you have read or clicked on certain e-mail communications we send to you so that we can make our communications more useful and interesting to you.
COOKIES: A cookie is a small data file that is sent by Web servers to your computer’s hard drive, where your Internet browser files are kept. Cookies enable Web sites to store small bits of information on your computer and retrieve that information at a later time.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Generally, we collect personal information online as necessary to enable individuals to register for, customize and personalize certain of our online resources and communications. We may use personal information collected online to provide products, services and features and other resources that individuals have requested; for example, educational literature and related information about our business, e-mail programs, tools, quizzes, questionnaires, and surveys.
Consistent with the purposes identified and standards set within this policy and other applicable privacy notices that have been provided, in some cases we consolidate and use personal information that individuals share with us through various services and channels, such as the telephone, surveys, Web sites and other online resources and communications, in order to enhance the quality of services that we offer.
CHOICES ABOUT COLLECTION AND USE: You have four categories of choices regarding the collection and use of personal information. These include:
- No personal information collection
You may choose not to provide any personal information online by electing not to enter any personal information into a form or data field on our Web sites, and by not using any personalized services provided by our online resources. However, some of our online resources are available only to individuals who provide personal information or who use personalized services.
- Limitations and options regarding uses and disclosures for other purposes
Some of our online resources may request your permission to use and disclose personal information about you in order to add you to our contact lists and to identify and offer additional services and promotions that we believe you might find interesting. You can limit the use of personal information about you by checking or un-checking options provided at the time that you enter that information or that we may offer to you in the future.
- Limitations on tracking
Our online resources that use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to remember your personal preferences and selections, enable you to choose whether you want us to use such technologies to remember you, or to provide additional services to you, by checking or un-checking options provided during registration, or at the time that you enter personal information into forms or data fields. Our online resources do not limit non-identifiable uses of tracking technologies for individual users. Individual users can control the use of certain tracking technologies, such as cookies, through most Internet browsers. If you limit or disable cookies, certain functions of our Web sites may not work properly, including access to some of our registration-based Web sites.
- E-mail communications
You may choose to receive optional e-mail and other communications from us by signing up for or subscribing to these communications on our Web sites and other online resources. If you do not wish to receive optional e-mail communications, you may opt-out by visiting the web site or other online resources where you subscribed, where available, and update your e-mail communication selections.
ACCESS: Personal information about you will be accessible to us and our subsidiaries and to individuals and organizations that use personal information solely for and at the direction of us. Uses and disclosures of personal information by external individuals and organizations acting on our behalf are governed by agreements that require personal information to be protected appropriately.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: In general, we do not sell or share personal information about you except as described in this policy and other applicable privacy notices.
SECURITY: We will take reasonable steps to protect personal information as it is transmitted from your computer to our online resources and servers, as well as to protect personal information in its possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. It is your personal responsibility to secure your own copies of your passwords and related access codes for our online resources.
THE PRIVACY OF CHILDREN: In general, our Web sites are not directed at children and most of the online services that we offer are designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
CORRECTING INFORMATION: An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, should direct his or her inquiry to the address below. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
Contact address for privacy questions:
Attn: Chief Executive Officer