This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for our company, Lighthouse Lab Services. This privacy notice applies to information collected by our website, Lighthouselabservices.com, as well as information collected and/or shared by other web-based service providers on our behalf. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.
We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. contact a potential employer, obtain a required employment reference, etc.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take every commercially practicable precaution to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
In order to use portions of our website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration, a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
In some instances, we may share your information with our partners and advertisers. We may also partner with another party to provide specific services which we believe might be of interest to you. Our partners and advertisers are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of offering and/or providing these services.
Our website, partners’ websites, social media posts and electronic communications may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Neither Lighthouse Lab Services nor this website processes personal data as part of any activities of an entity (or branch) established in the EU. Likewise, neither Lighthouse Lab Services nor this website offer goods/services (paid or for free) for monitoring the behavior of individuals in the EU.
Individuals or entities residing within the EU, or EU Citizens (residing within or outside of the EU), should not utilize this website for conducting business with Lighthouse Lab Services. EU residents and citizens wishing to conduct business with Lighthouse Lab Services should contact Lighthouse Lab Services via the email or telephone numbers provided on this website for additional information and assistance.
Neither Lighthouse Lab Services nor this website processes personal data as part of any activities of an entity (or branch) established in Canada. Likewise, neither Lighthouse Lab Services nor this website offer goods/services (paid or for free) for monitoring the behavior of individuals in Canada. Neither Lighthouse Lab Services nor this website collect, use or disclose private information during a commercial activity with a “real and substantial connection” to Canada.
Individuals or entities residing within Canada should not utilize this website for conducting business with Lighthouse Lab Services. Canadian residents and citizens wishing to conduct business with Lighthouse Lab Services should contact Lighthouse Lab Services via the email or telephone numbers provided on this website for additional information and assistance.
Types of Cookies Used
These are cookies that are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through Lighthouse Lab’s sites and to use some of its features, and they cannot be switched off in Lighthouse Lab’s systems. These cookies may gather certain pieces of information, such as Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), and browser setting information. This information is not stored after you end your session.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work if they are blocked.
These cookies allow us to measure and understand how our sites are used by visitors by identifying which pages are the most and least popular and where we can improve the performance of our site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These are cookies that are placed on your machine in response to a specific activity or request by you, such as logging in to areas of the site, in order to ensure the site provides you with the experience you have requested. These cookies may be persistent, meaning they will continue to function when you’ve started a new session, so that you don’t have to log-in repeatedly. These cookies also enable Lighthouse Lab Services to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on the site.
These cookies may also collect the user’s location-based information for the purposes of matching the user job search criteria on our career site. This information is only shared with the mapping provider for the sole purpose of providing the user with the location-based job search Service. The user may turn off any geo-locating tracking at the device level. By turning off the location tracking, any geographically based services on our Career Site will no longer be available to you.
Our partners and service providers may use session cookies to anonymously track page interactions, which improves your site experience. Our third-party partners employ images and scripts that help them better manage content on our site.
Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our sites or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. You can learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, as described under the heading “How can I control cookies?” below.
Our third-party partners do not tie the information gathered to our user’s personally identifiable information.
Users can control the use of the third-party cookies as follows:
- Google Maps: Our sites provide geographical information for job applications. You can deny the use of this permission by declining the browser prompt to access your location information. By declining consent to the Google Maps cookie, certain features such as job distance will be unavailable.
Note: For links to non-Lighthouse Lab organizations, Lighthouse Lab Services is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend you review the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies in place on such websites.
Declining and Controlling Cookies
If you decline consent to cookies, you may still use our sites, but your ability to use some areas of the sites, will be limited. You are able to control cookies from your browser-level settings. Each browser typically allows a user to enable, disable, block, allow, or remove cookies by visiting the settings, tools, or preferences tab that can be located within the browser itself. For additional questions regarding any specific browser, please contact your browser support directly.
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