© AJW, Inc., 2022
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).
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.
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. 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.