The Employment Service Centre is fully committed to protecting the information provided by users of its website and aims at providing a completely secure browsing experience. This Privacy Policy reflects the primary policy of the Center and is intended to describe how your personal information is collected, used, shared, and secured. In addition, it describes the choices you have regarding the use, access, and correction of your personal information.

This document contains the CSEPR’s guidelines for handling your personal information. This information is used to help job seekers find positions and employers find candidates, but also to help us improve the programs and services we offer you.

Types of information collected

The personal information we may collect about you is:

  • Information that you choose to provide to us through our site, including, but not limited to, your contact information, resume, and location;
  • Information about your activity on our site, including information provided by your device and actions taken on the website, such as searches or offers you view;
  • Information you provide when applying for jobs;
  • Mandatory information that you are required to provide as an employer for verification purposes.

Means used for data collection

The following discloses the business practices of CSEPR with respect to your personal information.

CSEPR may collect personal information in the following ways:

  1. When you register to receive information about our programs or services or to post job opportunities,
  2. When you register for any of the CSEPR’s programs or services or sign up for special features such as participation in an event we organize,
  3. By using cookies and other similar technologies when you visit our website,
  4. By conducting surveys.

Use of your personal information

Your personal data will be used, where applicable, to:

  • Create your account and send you Job Alerts or other promotional communications,
  • Present you with relevant job search results,
  • Simplify communication in the job search process,
  • Make your resume available to third parties, depending on your privacy settings (public or private resume),
  • Find matches between job seekers and employers’ job offers,
  • To respond to your requests for information.
  • To understand how users interact with our website, to improve the operation and performance of CSEPR programs and services, to develop new products and services, to detect fraud, and to improve security.

Cookies and other similar technologies

Like most websites, the CSEPR website relies on cookies and other commonly used technologies such as JavaScript, web beacons and pixels to provide website functionality and the best possible experience for our users. We use these technologies to collect information about the use of our site and to provide users with information relevant to them based on their use of the site. By using the CSEPR site, you are giving us and the trusted third parties on our site consent to the collection of cookie information and technologies for use as specified herein.

What are cookies – These are small text files containing a unique identifier that are placed in your browser to store information about your browsing and use of the CSEPR website. Cookies allow us to collect information such as the number of pages visited, the frequency of visits, the time spent on a particular page and other static information regarding your use of the CSEPR website.

You may choose to disable cookies if you wish. However, please note that doing so may result in a less-than-optimized experience when browsing the site, as cookies are used to enable certain features that are essential to the site’s proper functioning.

Social media widgets

Our website incorporates social networking features and widgets, such as the Facebook “Like” button or the “Share” button. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company that provides them.

Mobile navigation

When you access the CSEPR website from a mobile device, such as a smartphone or a tablet, using a web browser or Globe application, we collect usage information similar to that which we do on other devices. Some mobile devices may transmit location data, but CSEPR is not able to access this information without your explicit consent. If you choose to share location data with CSEPR, you will be able to opt out of this data collection at any time by accessing your mobile device settings.

Consent to use

By using our website, you are giving us your express consent to the terms and conditions that CSEPR uses to collect, use, and transfer your data.

By taking advantage of any program and service, we understand that you agree to receive information relevant to them, including notices of service, personalized content, relevant advertisements, and other communications regarding our programs, services, and activities.

Duration of retention of your personal data

Because managing your career, or your business, is a long-term process, we retain all information collected about you for as long as your account remains active, or as long as it is needed to provide our services to you, meet our legal obligations, resolve any disputes, and fulfill our contractual commitments.

Information sharing

CSEPR may disclose your personal information to its affiliates for administrative purposes or to third parties if you have violated our Terms of Service, or if we need to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, or other legal and regulatory authorities or for other legal reasons.

Modification of consent or personal information

If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from marketing and/or communications from CSEPR, please write to: opt-out@csepr.ca to let us know.

You may also limit the collection of your information by turning off cookies. However, because the CSEPR website relies on cookies to enable basic functionality, disabling cookies is strongly discouraged. If you choose to do so, some features of the website may not work.

Security

CSEPR takes every measure to safeguard your information and implements reasonable physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial measures to protect the information we collect from loss, theft and unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

Changes to the privacy policy

This Privacy Policy may need to be modified by the Centre. If material changes occur, the Centre will notify users by posting a time-limited notice on its website.

Contact the CSEPR regarding your privacy:

We invite you to contact us with any questions or concerns about your privacy or this Privacy Policy. If you have any concerns, you may contact the CSEPR Privacy Officer in writing at:

Employment Services Center
Privacy Office
134, Main St. Est suite 201
Hawkesbury (ON) K6A 1A3