Information we collect
Laisar collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services. We also collect personal data on certain areas of all our websites and web-based applications when you register for or apply for jobs, create a user profile, register for our newsletter, and/or participate in our online tools (such as supplier diversity assessments, bulletin boards, discussion forums and general surveys). 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 websites and web-based applications. 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 websites and web-based applications. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the websites and web-based applications, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the websites and web-based applications. The information automatically collected may be associated with a unique identifier as well as with any other personal data you have provided.
Laisar 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 Laisar, in compliance with applicable law.
Use of information
Our websites and web-based applications 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.
Use of information collected via mobile devices
In connection with our mobile applications, Laisar may use third party service providers to analyze user activity to fix errors, monitor usage, and improve the performance of the mobile applications. For example, Laisar receives reports on some of our mobile applications’ aggregate usage and browsing patterns, including information about the type of device used, articles accessed, and other information within our apps. Laisar also receives reports on certain errors occurring within mobile applications.
The legal basis by which we process your personal data
Our processing of your personal data for the purposes mentioned above is based:
- in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting Laisar, building and maintaining relationships. recruitment, and providing our services;
- in part, on your consent, for example if you create a user profile, or 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 websites and web-based applications;
- in part, to comply with the law, when certain information is necessary to satisfy our legal or regulatory obligations.
Disclosure of personal data: data recipients and international data transfers
Personal data collected in the course of Laisar business activities, including in connection with some client services, as well as on the websites and web-based applications may be transferred from time to time to our affiliates and their personnel across our organization. Additionally, the websites and web-based applications may be viewed and hosted by Laisar and our third party service providers anywhere in the world. Where required by law, we have put in place legal mechanisms designed to ensure adequate data protection of your personal data that is processed by our affiliates and third party service providers, including the transfer of your personal data to countries other than the one in which you reside.
We also may share your personal data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf to support our interactions with you, including, for example, processing recruitment materials, administering surveys, or communicating with you.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
- If we are required to do so by law or legal process;
- To law enforcement authorities or other government officials;
- When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
- If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;
- To protect our property, services and legal rights;
- To prevent fraud against Laisar, our affiliates and/or business partners;
- To support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; or
- To comply with any and all applicable laws.
In addition, we may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business.
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. Laisar 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 websites and web-based applications.
Link to third party sites
The websites and web-based applications may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with Laisar. The websites and web-based applications also may allow you to log in to a Laisar account using certain social network account credentials.
If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider.
Laisar has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Laisar personnel and third party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, Laisar cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.
Laisar retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.
The websites and web-based applications are not designed for or directed at children 16 years of age or younger, and Laisar does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under this age.
Laisar Careers portal
Through the Laisar Careers portal, you can apply for positions with Laisar or sign up so you can be notified of any potential job openings or other similar opportunities that might be of interest.
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.
If you have registered for Laisar newsletter, or you receive invitations to survey and you prefer not to receive future email communications from us, please review the communications settings in your profile on our websites and web-based applications, follow the instructions on the page of the websites and web-based applications where you have provided such information to unsubscribe from all Laisar communications.
Laisar Management Group
8737 Colesville Road, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910
+1 301 844-5348