Collection and use of personal information
Job Applications: In connection with a job application or related inquiry, you may provide us with certain personal information about yourself (such as that contained in a CV, cover letter, or similar employment-related materials). We use this information for the purpose of processing and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities.
Signing up for Communications: We may provide you with an opportunity to sign-up to receive communications from Deep Branch by email, such as news and updates. If you choose to sign-up to receive communications, we may collect contact information such as your name and email address. We may also collect your name, email, institution or company name, and job function in order to provide you with research papers, brochures, or other publications you may request. You can opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by contacting us as set out under Contact Us below. Please note that if you unsubscribe, you may continue to receive certain non-marketing electronic communications from us.
Contact Us: When you contact us to arrange a meeting, to discuss an opportunity to work together, or otherwise with an inquiry, comment, question, or complaint, you may be asked for information that identifies you (such as your name and email address) along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your request. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service, product and service offerings, and our Website.
Disclosure of personal information
We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell, or otherwise transfer personal information, without consent, except as otherwise set out herein.
Service Providers: We may transfer (or otherwise make available) personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to host our website, operate certain of its features, and store information on our behalf. Personal information may be maintained and processed by third party service providers in the UK or other jurisdictions and may be disclosed to or accessed by the courts, law enforcement, and governmental authorities in accordance with the laws of those jurisdictions. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions and are not authorized to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
Sale of Business: We may transfer personal information as an asset in connection with a prospective or completed merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of Deep Branch or as part of a corporate reorganization, financing, or other change in corporate control.
Legal: We and our UK or other service providers may provide personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order (which may include lawful access by the UK or other foreign governmental authorities, courts, or law enforcement agencies), or to other organizations in the case of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or detecting, suppressing, or preventing fraud, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable UK or other law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims and to investigate or prevent actual or suspected loss or harm to persons or property.
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We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards in an effort to safeguard the personal information in our custody or control against theft, loss, and unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure. We restrict access to your personal information on a need-to-know basis to employees and authorized service providers who require access to fulfil their job requirements.
Access to your personal information
You may request access, updating or correction of your personal information in our custody or control at any time, subject to limited exceptions prescribed by law by contacting us as set out in the Contact Us section below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their personal information records.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if:
- you wish to access, update, and/or correct inaccuracies in your personal information; or,
- you otherwise have a question or complaint about the manner in which we or our service providers treat your personal information.
Last updated: 24 March 2020.