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Who we are

Our website address is: https://ajw-inc.com.

AJW, Inc. understands the value of your privacy – we respect you and your privacy and will do what is in our power to protect your personal data (the information potentially identifying you as an individual person).

This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data as it relates to your business interactions, our client services, and on the websites and communications that post a link to this Privacy Policy.

AJW, Inc. collects personal data (such as email addresses, etc.) in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services. We also collect personal data on certain areas of our website when you apply for a job via our site or register for our new updates. This data may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information required to apply for a job.

Information we collect

We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Sites. 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 Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites. The information automatically collected may be associated with a unique identifier as well as with any other personal data you have provided.

Use of information

AJW, Inc. may use your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, recruit and evaluate job applicants, analyze the Sites’ performance and functioning, prevent fraud, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, and accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Sites, or we may use it in the course of our business activities, including in connection with some client services. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

AJW, Inc. and its service providers may use first and third-party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies, including web beacons, to manage our Site and collect analytics about how you use them. AJW, Inc. and our service providers may collect information about whether you open or click any links in the site and communications that we send to you. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.

Our Site does 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.

The legal basis by which we process your personal data

We base our processing of your data:

  • in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting AJW, Inc., building and maintaining relationships. recruitment, and providing our services;
  • in part, on your consent, (register for our newsletters or alerts, for instance)
  • 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 AJW, Inc.’s business activities, including in connection with some client services, as well as on the Site may be transferred from time to time to our third-party service providers located throughout the world, including in countries where the local law may grant you fewer rights than you have in your own country. Additionally, the Sites may be viewed and hosted by our third-party service providers anywhere in the world. By using the Site and providing information on any of them, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.

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 AJW, Inc., 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.

Link to Third-Party Sites

AJW, Inc. may provide links to third-party websites or information to users to follow at their own discretion. If you use these links, you will leave our Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by AJW, Inc. of the third party, the third party website, or the information contained therein, and AJW, Inc. shall not be responsible or liable for such uses, which are subject to those sites’ terms of use and privacy policies.

Security

Your rights

AJW, Inc. follows generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized AJW, Inc. personnel and select third-party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. AJW, Inc. cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data due to circumstances beyond our control.

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.

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.

Unsubscribe

If you have registered for AJW, Inc. newsletter or alerts, or you receive invitations to survey or events such as webinars from AJW, Inc. and you prefer not to receive future email communications from us, please contact us to unsubscribe, or do so directly in any links from our marketing communications platforms (MailChimp, etc.).

Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of the Site where this Privacy Policy is posted, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to [email protected]. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.

As required by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), this Privacy Policy describes the categories of personal data collected, processed, and disclosed by AJW, Inc., the categories of sources for that data, and the business or commercial purposes for which that data is collected, processed, and disclosed.

In addition, under California law, you may have the right (up to two times in any 12-month period) to request more information about AJW, Inc.’s collection, use, and disclosure of personal data about you including:

  • The categories of personal data about you that we have collected in the preceding 12 months and the categories of sources of that information,
  • The categories of sources from which we have collected that information in the preceding 12 months,
  • The commercial or business reason(s) we have collected, used, disclosed, or sold that information, and
  • The categories of third parties to whom we have disclosed or sold that information in the preceding 12 months.
  • In addition, upon receipt of a verifiable request from you establishing your identity, you may have the right to know about the specific pieces of personal data that we have collected about you and/or shared with third parties in the preceding 12 months.

You may also have the right to request deletion of personal data about you that we have collected or maintain, which we will honor subject to certain limitations set forth in California law.

If you are a California consumer and you or your authorized agent would like to exercise your privacy rights, please contact us at [email protected] When we process your request, we require you to provide certain personal data about you in order to verify your identity in accordance with requirements under CCPA. This may include your first and last name, email address, physical address, telephone number, and information about your relationship with us or other information needed to verify your identity. AJW, Inc. will not discriminate against you based on your exercise of any of these rights.

Consent and Changes to this Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent by prominently posting information about the changes on our Site.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or if you would like to communicate with our EU Data Protection Officer or the Data Privacy Team, please contact us at: [email protected]

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we Share your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long we Retain your Data

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What Rights you Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.