Privacy Policy

Effective Date: August 20th 2020.

The Humans of HR, registered under the number SIRET 888 162 849 00010 in Paris, France, with a registered office at 15 Rue de Siam, 75116 Paris, France, undertakes that the collection and processing of your data, carried out from The Humans of HR Website, are in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the French Data Protection Act (Loi Informatique et Libertés).

The Humans of HR is committed to the protection of your personal data by:

  • Respecting your privacy and your choices.
  • Not sharing or selling your data.
  • Securing and protecting your data.
  • Being open and transparent about how we use your data.
  • Not using your data in any way that has not been disclosed to you.
  • Respecting your rights while respecting our own legal responsibilities.

When you use the Site https://thehumansofhr.com, we may collect or ask you to provide us with personal data about you. When you communicate personal data to us or when we collect personal data about you, we undertake to use it in accordance with this Policy. Please read this information carefully. If you have any questions or concerns about your personal data, please reach out to us at contact@thehumansofhr.com

Privacy Policy Amendments
Modifications
We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time, at its sole discretion and without notice. Such amendments will be effective as of the date of publication of the new policy on the Website.

What will you find in this Privacy Policy?

1. What is Personal Data?
2. What is the purpose of data collection?
3. How do we collect personal data?
4. Who has access to your personal data?

5. Where do we store your personal data?
6. How long do we store your personal data?
7. Is the security of my personal data ensured?
8. Links to third party sites and connection to social media.
9. Your rights and choices.
10. Contact.

1. What is Personal Data?
Definitions
The term “personal data” refers to all data that directly or indirectly identifies an individual (last name, first name, postal and e-mail address, telephone number, gender, age group, place of origin, etc.). Personal data may also include unique numerical identifiers such as the IP address of your computer or the MAC address of your mobile device, as well as cookies.


2. What is the purpose of data collection?
Purpose of data collection
Your data could be collected for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To manage your access to and use of certain services accessible on the Site (online community, trainings, etc.).
  • To provide users with the means to contact us, for example, to request information on products and services, and subsequently provide the product or service you have requested.
  • To enable people to subscribe to our blog, receive solicitations and promotional messages.
  • To analyze site traffic statistics.
  • To improve the user experience and efficiency of our site, for example, through satisfaction surveys.
  • To manage our followers’ & customers’ opinions on products, services and/or content.
  • To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.

When you provide us with your email address for contact purposes, by requesting pricing information, additional information on our services, etc. on the site, this email address might then be used for other purposes related to our business, such as sales & marketing. You will be able to object to this use at any time in a simple and free manner as stated in this Policy.

3. How do we collect personal data?
Data collection methods
Your personal data is either provided by yourself or through the use of automated data collection tools such as cookies. The use of cookies is common on the Internet and many major websites use them.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your hard drive by a web server when you access our services, whether you are a user or an administrator. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies in order to know that you have logged in to our services but also to know when and how you interact with our services. We may also use cookies to monitor overall usage and routing of web traffic on our services and to personalize and improve our services. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted when you log out of our services and close your browser. Although most browsers automatically accept cookies, you can modify your browser options to stop automatic acceptance of cookies or to warn you before accepting cookies. Please note, however, that if you do not accept cookies, this may restrict your access to some or all parts of the site.

You can read how The Humans of HR uses Cookies here

4. Who has access to your personal data?
Recipients of collected data

Our company’s authorised employees will have access to your data.

It may also be processed on our behalf by trusted service providers. We use trusted third parties to perform a variety of transactions on our behalf. We provide them with only the information they need to perform the service and ask them not to use your personal data for other purposes. We always make every effort to ensure that all these third parties we work with maintain the confidentiality and security of your data. Your personal data will not be transferred, rented or exchanged for the benefit of third parties.

We may also disclose your personal data to third parties if we are compelled to disclose or share it to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms of use/sales or any other terms you have agreed to; or to protect the rights, property or safety of The Humans of HR, its clients or employees. In this sense, public bodies, court officers and ministerial officers may also be recipients of your personal data, as stated, exclusively to meet our legal obligations.

5. Where do we store your personal data?
Data storage methods
The data we collect from you is stored on The Humans of HR’s platforms, legally located in France, or stored through its trusted service providers platforms.

However, it may at any time be transferred to, accessed from and stored in a country outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). They may also be processed by a member of staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our service providers. We transfer personal data outside the EEA only in a secure manner and in accordance with applicable law. As some countries may not have laws governing the use and transfer of personal data, we will take all necessary steps to ensure that third parties comply with the terms of this Policy.

6. How long do we keep your personal data?
Storage period
The information collected on this Website’s forms are recorded for the purpose of setting up a relationship between those who are interested in the services provided by The Humans of HR and our company.

Your personal data will not be stored for longer than is strictly necessary to manage our business relationship with you. However, the data used to establish proof of a right or agreement, which is required to be retained in order to comply with a legal obligation, will be stored for the period provided for by current legislation. Depending on the relationship, data may be stored for a period of three years. At the end of this three-year period, we will be able to contact you to find out if you wish to exercise your right to make any changes.

 7. Is the security of my personal data ensured?
Personal data security
We will take all appropriate precautions, to preserve the security, integrity and confidentiality of your personal data and, in particular, to prevent it from being distorted, damaged or accessed by unauthorised third parties. From the moment we receive your data, we will apply all the security measures possible and make every effort to prevent unauthorised access.

Since data transmission via the Internet is not completely secure, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Therefore, any transmission is at your own risk.

8. Links to third party sites and connection to social media
Third party sites & social media links
Our website may occasionally contain links to websites belonging to third party sites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we are not responsible for those policies. We invite you to read the terms of these policies before sending any personal data to these websites.

We may also offer you the possibility to connect through your social networks. If you decide to do so, you might be providing us with your profile information according to the settings of the social networks you use. We invite you to visit the social media websites and consult its personal data protection policy in order to understand how your data is shared and used in this context.

9. Your rights and choices
Exercising your rights
In accordance with the law “data-processing and freedoms”, you can exert your right of access to the data concerning you and make changes by contacting us, through a signed letter, at the following address: contact@thehumansofhr.com. In order to respond to your request, we may require proof of identity, such as the copy of a valid ID (ID card or passport) in the following format: GIF, JPG, PNG, PDF. Our emails, such as those received through blog subscriptions, include an unsubscribe link. If you feel that we have not respected your rights, you have the possibility to file a complaint.

10. Contact
How to contact us
For additional information on our Privacy Policy, or to address questions or comments on the way we process and use your personal data, please reach out to us at contact@thehumansofhr.com.

Effective Date
This policy is effective as of August 20 2020.