ShiftNow, Inc. (the “Company” or ”We”) respects your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.shiftnow.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to the information we collect:
- On the Website.
- In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website or the Company.
- Through mobile and desktop applications you download from the Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the Website.
- When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by:
- Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by the Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
- Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or through the Website.
Children Under the Age of 18
Our Website is not intended only for business entities and individuals of legal age to enter contracts – those 18 years and older. It is not intended for anyone under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on the Website or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from anyone under 18, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about anyone under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may have privacy or personal information rights and choices, specially conferred or protected by your State of residence. Eligible States that may have such rights are listed below:
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
- That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as categories of work experience relevant to potential Shift Engagements; and/or
- About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect this information:
- Directly from you when you provide it to us.
- Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
- From third parties, for example, our business partners from whose websites you may follow links to this Website.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, updating your need or availability for Shift Engagements, entering Shift Engagements, information entered by you or other parties regarding your Shift Engagements, posting or otherwise uploading material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
- Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
- Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
- Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your Shift Engagements. You may be required to provide financial information before entering or performing a Shift Engagement.
- Your search queries on the Website.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) through the Website viewable by Shifters (or, if aggregated, by other Clients) if you are a Client, or by Clients (or, if aggregated, by other Shifters) if you are a Shifter, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain inputs, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
- Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
- Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO ALLOW BEHAVIORAL TRACKING, YOU MUST NOT USE THE WEBSITE.
The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
- Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
- Speed up your searches.
- Recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
- Web Beacons. Pages of our Website [and our emails] may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an email] and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
- Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see the "Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information" below.
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see the "Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information" section below.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information or services that you request from us.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To provide you with notices about your account.
- To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business[ and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
- If you are a Client, to Shifters with whom you match for possible or confirmed Shift Engagements or to the Stripe Payment Platform regarding such Shift Engagements;
- If you are a Shifter, to Clients with whom you match for possible or confirmed Shift Engagements or to the Stripe Payment Platform regarding such Shift Engagements;
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by the Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
- With your consent.
We may also disclose any of your personal information, but only if necessary:
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI’s website.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an email at email@example.com, to request access to or correct any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account; and for recordkeeping and tax reporting purposes, all information related to your Shift Engagements may be retained, either by the Company, by the relevant Client(s), and/or by the Stripe Payment Platform. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Your State Privacy Rights
State consumer privacy laws may provide their residents with additional rights regarding their personal information and privacy, our collection and use of their personal information, and their choices regarding our collection and use of their personal information. To learn more about the privacy rights allowed by Eligible States, see:
- None for current Eligible States.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on Hyper-V and/or Vercel secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions and financial account information will be collected, processed, and stored by the Stripe Payment Platform. See https://stripe.com/legal/ssa; https://stripe.com/legal/spc; and https://stripe.com/privacy.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password or other authentication mechanism for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password or other mechanism confidential. We ask you not to share your password or other mechanism with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Attention: Trip Ottinger
635 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 102
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
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