What personally-identifiable information is collected?
New North collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include any other personally-identifiable information that you include on your resume. In addition, New North collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by New North.
When you visit or log in to our website, cookies and similar technologies may be used by our online data partners or vendors to associate these activities with other personal information they or others have about you, including by association with your email or home address. We (or service providers on our behalf) may then send communications and marketing to these email or home addresses. You may opt out of receiving this advertising by visiting https://app.retention.com/optout
How may New North use my personally-identifiable information?
New North may use your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. New North also uses personally-identifiable information to perform standard statistical analysis of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site. New North uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.
Are IP addresses used?
New North also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the site, and to serve content based on your IP address.
Registration, newsletters, and alerts
By signing up for any of our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive, on occasion, other correspondence from New North or its agents. This type of information is shared externally only in an anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send emails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by email or otherwise only by New North or its agents.
We ask for your email address at registration. We will send email to this address to confirm your registration, if you opt in to any of our newsletters or alerts, and if you request that we contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may, on occasion, receive other correspondence from New North. Your email address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send emails on our behalf.
The site may also include a feature that enables New North to send links to its content through email at our users’ request. The email address(es) that you supply in connection with this service will be used only to send the requested content. They will not be stored or reused for any purpose.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
Links to third-party sites
If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact us at New North 44 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701.
New North has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized New North personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, New North cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
State Privacy Rights
California Shine the Light. The California “Shine the Light” law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties.
Right for minors to remove posted content. Where required by law, California residents under the age of 18 may request to have their posted content or information removed from the publicly-viewable portions of the Services by contacting us directly as set forth in Contact Us below or logging into their account and removing the content or information using our self-service tools.
Vermont Residents: We will not share information we collect about you with nonaffiliated third parties, except as permitted by Vermont law, such as to process your transactions or to maintain your account.
Nevada Residents: We are providing this notice to you pursuant to Nevada law. If you prefer not to receive marketing calls from us, you may be placed on our internal Do Not Call List by contacting us at email@example.com. Nevada law requires that we also provide you with the following contact information: Bureau of Consumer Protections, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington Street, Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101, phone number (702) 486-3132, email BCPINFO@ag.state.nv.us.
State laws may also provide you with specific privacy protections. We will comply with applicable state laws with respect to our use of your information.
Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia and Utah Residents:This section relates solely to residents of the States of Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia and Utah, and provides you with information about your privacy rights under the Colorado Privacy Act, the Connecticut Data Privacy Act, the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act and the Utah Consumer Privacy Act.
This section shall be effective for the residents of those States on the dates set forth below:
Effective January 1, 2023, for residents of the State of Virginia
Effective July 1, 2023, for residents of the States of Colorado and Connecticut
Effective December 31, 2023, for residents of the State of Utah
For purposes of this section, “residents”, “consumers” or “you” means individuals of those states who are acting in their individual or household context. This section does not apply to individuals acting in their commercial or employment context.
- Personal Information we collect-You have a right to know the categories and types of personal information we collect about you.
- Categories of sources from which we collect personal information- You have a right to know the categories of sources from which we collect your personal information.
- Our processing of your personal information- You have the right to know how we process and use your personal information.
For residents of the State of Virginia, to the extent that we maintain de-identified data, we take reasonable measures to ensure that de-identified data cannot be associated with a natural person, we publicly commit to maintaining and using de-identified data without attempting to re-identify the data, and we contractually obligate any recipient of the data to comply with the same obligations.
- Disclosure of Personal Information- You have the right to know if we share your personal information with any third parties.
- No Sale of Data or Use of Data for Targeted Advertising- We do not sell your personal information and we do not use your data for targeted advertising (as that term is defined by your applicable state law). We may send you advertising in response to your request for information or feedback or based on your activities with our website, including your search queries and visits to our website. However, we will not send you targeted advertising based on your activities across non-affiliated websites to predict your preferences or interests.
- Your Rights- Where we act as the Controller of your personal information (as opposed to a Processor as those terms are defined in your applicable State law), you have the right to submit a request to us for the following:
- Your right to access. You have the right to know if we process your personal information and have access to such information and certain details of how we use it.
- Your right to correct. We take reasonable steps to ensure that information we hold about you is accurate and complete. However, you have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate personal information that we have about you.
- Your right to delete. You may have the right to request that we delete your personal information where we act as a controller. This right is subject to several exceptions and we may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our processors to:
- Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information and take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you or our client;
- Detect bugs or errors in our websites, detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities;
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us;
- Comply with a legal obligation; or
- Make other internal and lawful uses of that information as permitted by law or that are compatible with the context in which we collected it.
- Your right to restriction of processing (opt-out). You have the right to opt-out of processing your personal information for purposes of profiling in furtherance of any automated processing of your data that produce legal or similarly significant effects concerning you. (This right only applies to residents of the States of Colorado, Connecticut and Virginia.)
- Your right to data portability.You have the right to obtain a copy of your data in a portable, and to the extent technically feasible, readily usable format that allows you to transmit the data to a third party.
- Your right to non-discrimination and no retaliation. We will not discriminate or retaliate against you for exercising any of your rights, including but not limited to, by denying you goods or services, charging you different prices for goods or services, or providing you a different level or quality of goods or services.
- Your right to restrict the processing of sensitive information.Unless we are processing your sensitive information pursuant to any of the legal exemptions listed below or as otherwise allowed by law:
For residents of the States of Connecticut, Virginia and Colorado, we will not process your sensitive information without first obtaining your consent; and
For residents of the State of Utah, we will not process your sensitive personal information without providing you with notice and an opportunity to opt out.
Exercising Your Rights
You may exercise your rights described above by submitting a request to us by:
Emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will only fulfill requests when we can verify your identity and confirm that you are authorized to make such a request.
Only you, as the parent or legal guardian on behalf of your minor child, or your authorized agent, guardian or conservator may make a request related to personal information. If an authorized agent, legal guardian or conservator submits the request, we may require your written permission to do so and may require additional information to authenticate your identity. We may deny a request by an authorized agent, legal guardian or conservator who does not submit proof of authorization to act on your behalf.
We will only use the personal information you provide in a request to verify your identity or authority to make the request.
Response Timing and Format
We will respond to an authenticated request within forty- five (45) days of its receipt, and will notify you within those forty-five (45) days if we require more time to respond and the reasons for the additional time.
If you have an account with us, we will deliver our written response to that account. If you do not have an account with us, we will deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option.
If we cannot comply with a request or a portion of the request, we will include the reasons in our response.
For residents of the States of Colorado, Connecticut and Utah, you may make one request within a twelve-month period at no charge. For residents of the State of Virginia, you may make a request up to two (2) times within a twelve (12) month period at no charge. We reserve the right to charge a fee to process or respond to any request that we consider excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
Right to Appeal
You have the right to appeal our decision within a reasonable period of time after receipt of our response. You may appeal our decision by sending us an email at email@example.com. We will respond to your appeal within 60 days of receipt (45 days of receipt for residents of Colorado) and will inform you of any decisions and the reasons for such decisions.
Please note that in certain cases we may collect your personal information as a processor (as opposed to a controller, as those terms are defined in your applicable state privacy law) pursuant to a contract we have with a commercial client (the controller) to provide a service. In such a case, we are required to collect and process your information only based on the instructions received from the controller. Should you direct your requests to exercise your rights to us, we may be required to share your request with the controller, who is the party responsible under your applicable state privacy law for receiving, authenticating and responding to your requests.
This section (Notice of Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia and Utah Privacy Rights) does not apply to certain entities and data that are exempt from your applicable state privacy law, including but not limited to the following: covered entities, business associates and protected health information governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH); financial institutions and personal information subject to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA); and personal information collected, processed, sold, or disclosed pursuant to certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Farm Credit Act and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994 (DPPA).
New North understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and New North will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.
Safeguarding Your Information
We limit employee access to information only to those who have a business or professional reason for knowing, and only to nonaffiliated parties as permitted by law.
Humarq is very concerned with safeguarding your information. When you enter sensitive information (such as personal information) on our registration or other forms, we encrypt that information. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have questions or concerns with this policy, please feel free to contact by mail to the following address: 125 S. Carroll St. Suite 104, Frederick, MD 21701.