Last modified on February 17, 2022
Last modified on February 17, 2022
1. Collection of Data
We collect Personal Data you provide to us in a variety of ways from different sources in connection with the day-to-day management of our business and our commercial relationships, either directly from the data subjects, or from clients, colleagues and publicly available sources. Where Leverage receives data from its clients about employees of clients or other individuals, the client is responsible for ensuring that any such data is transferred to us in compliance with applicable data protection laws.
The categories of Personal Data we collect may include, without limitation:
Job applicant or contractor data. Data provided by job applicants or independent contractors in connection with employment or project opportunities.
a. We collect Personal Data when you voluntarily provide it to us.
You can choose not to provide the requested data, but you might not be able to take advantage of certain Site features.
b. We automatically collect data about your browser or device and your use of the Site.
When you access and use the Site, our technology and tools may automatically collect and record certain data (which does not identify you as an individual) about your use of the Site (your IP address, browser type, the make and model of device used to view the Site, unique device identifiers, the referring web page, pages visited, search terms and other information relating to your use of the Site, browser or device).
We also use various tracking technologies (such as cookies, clear GIFs, and/or pixel tags) to collect data about your use of and access to the Site. Cookies are small bits of information that may be placed on your computer by websites you visit, applications you use, or advertisements you view. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are. Pixel tags generate a generic notice of a visit to the Site. Pixel tags are used in conjunction with cookies to anonymously track the activity on the Site by a particular browser on a particular site. You can review your Internet browser settings, typically under the sections “Help” or “Internet Options,” to exercise choices you have for certain cookies. If you disable or delete certain cookies in your Internet browser settings, you might not be able to access or use important functions or features of our Site , and you may be required to re-enter your log-in details.
c. Third-parties may also automatically collect data about you.
d. Our “Do Not Track” (DNT) Policy
Some websites have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a website not to track you. We do not currently respond to those signals or similar mechanism transmitted by web browsers. To learn more about browser tracking signals and DNT, please visit http://allaboutdnt.org.
2. Use of Collected Data
We collect and use the types of data described above to assist in the administration and operation of the Site and to provide you an efficient, meaningful, and customized experience. We may use the data to:
Additionally, we may use the data for marketing purposes to:
You can learn more about Facebook ads HERE and other types of online advertising HERE.
3. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data
To the extent you provide us with Personal Data, we are processing your Personal Data under the following lawful basis:
b. Processing necessary for compliance with legal obligations.
4. Third-Party Websites and Third-Party Embedded Content
5. How We Share Data
a. Affiliates and Subsidiaries. We may share your data collected on this Site with our subsidiaries or affiliated companies.
b. Service Providers. We may provide collected data to our service providers. They may use your data to perform services for us and may have access to, store and process your Personal Data to provide services on our behalf.
c. Sponsors or Event Partners. In the instance of ticketed events, we may share your Personal Data with sponsors or event partners.
e. Business Transfer. In the event that Leverage undergoes a merger, acquisition by another company or sale of its assets, your data will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.
f. Financial institutions. We share Personal Data with financial institutions in connection with invoicing and payments.
6. Your Rights under the GDPR
If you are accessing the Site from the European Economic Area, which includes the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway, you have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
a. Right to be informed about the collection and use of your Personal Data.
b. Right to access your Personal Data.
c. Right to have any inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data corrected without undue delay.
d. Right to have your Personal Data erased, unless we are required to retain such data in order to comply with a legal obligation or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.
e. Right to restrict the processing undertaken by us on your Personal Data in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the Personal Data is contested by you, our processing is unlawful, or we no longer need to process such data for a particular purpose, but where we are not able to delete the data due to a legal or other obligation or because you do not want us to delete it.
f. Right to Personal Data portability allowing you to move, copy or transfer your Personal Data easily from one organization to another.
Right to object to the processing of your Personal Data. YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO OBJECT TO ANY PROCESSING BASED ON OUR LEGITIMATE INTERESTS WHERE THERE ARE GROUNDS RELATING TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights under the GDPR, please email us at email@example.com or write to us at the address below with such request. We will respond to any requests without undue delay and no later than one-month after receipt of your request.
7. Opting-Out of Data Use or Withdrawing Consent
As described above, we collect Personal Data about you when you voluntarily provide it to us, collect other data about you and your use of the Site automatically when you interact with us. If you do not want us to use your collected data as described above or if you wish to withdraw your consent to permit us to process your Personal Data, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at the address below with such request.
If you no longer wish to receive communications from Leverage, you can opt-out from receiving such messages in the future by following the instructions in the emails or contacting us at email@example.com.
You may remove certain tracking technologies and opt-out of online behavioral advertising messaging by using the opt-out tools available from the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA Opt-Out Tool) and the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI Opt-Out Tools). Please note that these opt-out tools are device and browser specific, so you must repeat the opt-out from each of your browsers and devices.
You may also adjust your advertising preferences on various social media websites by adjusting your Settings on the platform (for example, you may adjust the types of Facebook ads you receive HERE).
8. Protection and Retention of Data
We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk and to safeguard your data in our possession. However, no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure and no security mechanism is impenetrable.
Therefore, although we take steps to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of the data that we collect from you or the security of our servers or the Site. By accessing the Site, any transmission of data is at your own risk and you agree to assume all risk in connection with data sent to us or collected by us.
9. Foreign Jurisdictions; Personal Data Transfers
10. Children and Parents
We respect children’s privacy. We do not target or knowingly or intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. By using the Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either at least 18 years of age or using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, you may not use the Site. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Your California Privacy Rights
This section applies to California residents whose personal information is processed by Leverage pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), including how we protect the personal information we process and control relating to you and the rights you may have in relation to this personal information. For purposes of this section, “personal information” has the meaning provided by the CCPA and does not include information that is publicly available, that is deidentified or aggregated such that it is not capable of being associated with you, or that is excluded from the CCPA’s scope, such as personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, such as the HIPAA, the FCRA, GLBA or the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994. This section does not apply to personal information we collect when we are acting as a “service provider” to process information pursuant to a contract with one of our business customers.
The Right to Know any or all of the following information relating to your personal information we have collected and disclosed in the last 12 months, upon verification of your identity:
The Right to Request Deletion of personal information we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions.
The Right to Opt Out of Personal Information Sales to third parties now or in the future.
You also have the right to be free of discrimination for exercising these rights. However, please note that if the exercise of these rights limits our ability to process personal information (such as in the case of a deletion request), we may no longer be able to provide you our services or engage with you in the same manner.
To submit your California Consumer Rights Requests. You may submit a request to exercise your California Consumer Rights through one of the mechanisms described below. We will need to verify your identity before processing your request, which may require us to request additional personal information from you or require you to log into your account, if you have one. In certain circumstances, we may decline or limit your request, particularly where we are unable to verify your identity or locate your information in our systems, or as permitted by law.
To exercise your California Consumer Rights, please submit a request by:
Emailing: email@example.com with the subject line “California Rights Request,” or
Leverage Technologies, Inc.
Attention: California Privacy Rights
20 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10011
California’s “Shine the Light” Law. California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section §1798.83) provides certain rights to California residents that have an established business relationship with us with regard to the disclosure of certain types of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To opt-out of having your personal information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please submit a request using one of the California consumer rights request methods designated above.
12. Data Controllers
The data controller for the Personal Data that you provide or that is collected by Leverage or its affiliates is as follows:
20 5th Ave
New York, New York 10011
14. Contact Us
Leverage Technologies, Inc.
20 5th Ave
New York, New York 1001