THE BRIDGE TO SUCCESS  LLC PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how The Bridge to Success LLC collects, uses, and protects any information that you provide to us whilst using our services. The Bridge to Success LLC may change this policy as and when necessary. We will provide a more prominent notice (including email notification of policy changes). 

 

The Bridge to Success LLC is committed to ensuring that the privacy of its users is protected. Users can be assured that any information gathered by The Bridge to Success LLC in the conduct of its business will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

 

SITES COVERED BY THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

This Policy applies to thebridgesuccess.com and all subsequent online sites launched in affiliation with or managed by The Bridge to Success LLC. The Bridge to Success LLC websites may contain links to third-party websites. The Bridge to Success LLC makes no claims or guarantees regarding the privacy policy of any site reachable through hyperlinks or redirects. When visiting linked websites, visitors are encouraged to read each external sites’ privacy policy.

 

EXPRESS CONSENT

By submitting an application or entering into a contract for our services, such an application or request for services by educator candidates and/or schools, will constitute express consent to our use of personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

THE PURPOSE OF OUR DATA COLLECTION

The Bridge to Success LLC collects data from its users with the sole purpose of establishing suitability for membership with The Bridge to Success LLC and facilitate recruitment of clients. Candidates, Recruiters, and Institutions are carefully vetted before any business relationship is established. In creating an account with The Bridge to Success LLC, a Recruiter, foreign English/Academic teacher or student candidate is establishing a business relationship with The Bridge to Success LLC based on a voluntary sharing of personal or institutional information, which is the context under which data is collected, processed and used.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT

Foreign English/Academic Teacher 

The type of information we collect from Foreign English/Academic is information necessary to assess their suitability for employment prospective Institutions that we conduct business with. The Bridge to Success LLC does not control the policies of these institutions nor the policies of the countries in which those schools reside.  The Bridge to Success LLC promotes an anti-discrimination hiring process with all the institutions it conducts business with. Information collected includes:

 

Candidate personal information, e.g. name, date of birth, citizenship, current address and contact details.

Educational qualifications and experience.

Training and professional development experience.

Relevant family details that have a bearing on employment positions under consideration.

Employment preferences (including geography)

Background information including criminal records and employment history.

Communication between The Bridge to Success LLC, candidates, and school recruiters.

Essential medical history relevant in the context of employment in foreign countries, some with basic medical infrastructure.

Information provided by referees, at the request of candidates, commenting on candidate’s previous work experience.

Job offers and eventual position placement information.

 

INSTITUTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS’ RECRUITERS

The type of information we collect for institution is information required to transact our business operations of facilitating the employment of suitable Foreign English/Academic  by these institutions and includes:

 

Organizational information such as location, student enrollment, educational bodies certification, membership of associations and other such information.

Key personnel contact details.

Communication between The Bridge to Success LLC and institutions or Institutions and candidates.

 

WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER

FOREIGN ENGLISH/ACADEMIC 

Any personal information collected, held, or used by The Bridge to Success LLC about Foreign English/Academic is predominantly used to assist them in finding the best fit employment with a member school. Ancillary uses include:

 

More finely understand a candidate’s needs and preferences.

Inform candidates about The Bridge to Success LLC’ current services and update them on new services.

Respond to a candidate or facilitate communication between a candidate and an institution and/or institution’s recruiter.

From time to time send a candidate newsletter and other similar communication on relevant topics (from which the candidate has the option of unsubscribing).

To communicate and process agreed upon charges for The Bridge to Success LLC services.

Personalize some The Bridge to Success LLC web services.

 

INSTITUTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS RECRUITERS

Any personal information collected, held or used by The Bridge to Success LLC about institutions and institutions recruiters is used predominantly for the purpose of helping them find suitably qualified Foreign English/Academic teachers . Ancillary uses include maintaining an updated record of financial transactions, to support the services that The Bridge to Success LLC delivers to schools.

 

DISCLOSURE

The Bridge to Success LLC will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. It may however contact Foreign English/Academic and/or institutions about services it offers or enhancements to services. The Bridge to Success LLC may share personal information with trusted companies working on its behalf when it retains service providers to deliver new products/services. Such service providers are contractually required to keep information received from The Bridge to Success LLC confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than in delivery of said product and/or service. Except as described in the previous statement, The Bridge to Success LLC will not share personal information with any third parties without express permission, unless it is needed to: (i) respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities; (ii) comply with any applicable law, regulation, subpoena, or court order.

 

DATA ACCURACY

The Bridge to Success LLC strives to keep your personal information accurately recorded. The implementation of technology, management processes and policies help maintain data accuracy. We provide individuals with access to personal information that they provide and the ability to review and correct it. To protect the privacy and security of this information, steps are taken to verify individual identities, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to data. To view and change the personal information that has been directly provided to The Bridge to Success LLC, individuals and institutions can login via a unique email address and secure password to change/update any personal information.

 

MODIFYING/WITHDRAWING DATA

Foreign English/Academic who choose to use The Bridge to Success LLC give express permission to share all information contained in their profile with Institutions for the purpose of finding employment. At any time, if a candidate wishes to withdraw their information from display to institutions, they can do this by contacting us.  Once a candidate deactivates their account, their information is immediately frozen and becomes inaccessible.  If an institution wishes at any time to withdraw their institution’s information from display to candidates, it can do so by contacting our website admin. 

 

Both Institution and Foreign English/Academic may have the right to have their information completely removed from our database under new guidelines and other laws. Foreign English/Academic can initiate a request by contacting our website admin. 

 

DATA SECURITY

The Bridge to Success LLC is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures are in place to safeguard and secure the information collected from individuals and Institutions.

 

All data in the Bridge to Success LLC database is protected using standard database security controls such as authorized user accounts. Additionally, key sensitive data such as confidential questions responses are stored in encrypted form in the database. User passwords are hashed and salted into the database according to industry standards and using 128-bit encryption.

 

The Bridge to Success LLC web servers, like our database server, sit behind a firewall. Website code is also designed to prevent SQL injection attacks and is continually updated to ensure the code is not vulnerable and complies with the latest coding best practices.  Additionally, The Bridge to Success LLC websites require the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL or HTTPS) which encrypts data between client browsers and servers and keeps all data secure in transit from the browser to the server.

 

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which may be downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The Bridge to Success LLC uses cookies and Google Analytics to identify service issues, provide custom content to users, and monitor site traffic. The Bridge to Success LLC also uses digital advertising and remarketing, including but not limited to use of Google, Facebook, and Instagram ads, which (may) include first and third-party cookie tracking. This may include collection of data including but not limited to email, first and last name, date of birth, gender, and location information, such as city, zip code, and country. 

 

INCIDENT RESPONSE

In the unlikely event of a data or privacy breach, The Bridge to Success LLC will notify the affected users within 72 hours of becoming aware of such a breach. 

 

CONTACTING US

The Bridge to Success LLC values your opinion. If you have comments or questions about this privacy statement, please send them via email to [email protected]