Effective Date: April 9, 2019
Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation dba Advance Central PA ("us", "we", or "our") operates the www.pathtocareers.org website (the "Site").
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for pathtocareers.org. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website.
This notice informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information that we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing experiences and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via the Site, email or other direct contact from you.
We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
The collected data is used for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the Site
- To notify you about changes to our Site
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Site when you choose to do so
- To provide customer care and support
- To monitor the usage of the Site
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
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. send messages between other registered parties (e.g. to a registered education/program personnel who can then correspond with the registered organization to request a career experience).
Personal Data Collected
While using pathtocareers.org to request an experience, you will be asked to provide personal information that is sent to the registered education/program personnel and then to the registered organization from whom you want to request an experience. Correspondence initiates within the Site and commences with communication outside of the Site, such as via email and telephone. In order to initiate communications to request an experience, the following personal information is required:
- First name
- Last name
- Email address (school email if applicable)
Users are strongly advised to use a dedicated school or program email address in order to best protect your privacy.
In addition to the above, an open comment field will prompt the user to comment regarding why the experience requested is of interest. It is prudently advised the user does not disclose additional personal information in the open comment field but limit comments to matters that are not confidential.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to and maintained on other websites/databases, including to process the request for an experience.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Site ("Service Providers"), to provide services for the Site on our behalf, to perform Site-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Site is used.
These third parties have access to your personal data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this.
Your Access to and Control Over Information:
You may opt out of any future contact 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 precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information, 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 are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Disclosure Of Data- Legal Requirements:
We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with pathtocareers.org
- Protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public
- Protect against legal liability
In order to use this 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. Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
Links To Other Sites
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Parental Consent- Protecting Children’s Privacy
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent. Registered users from schools and other providers assume responsibility for ensuring parental consent is granted before children under the age of 18 requests an experience from this Site.
Schools and other registered providers are responsible for complying with all applicable laws and best practices in regard to securing personal data when using the Site to initiate communications with an organization to secure an experience. By using the Site, schools and other registered providers are indicating privacy measures and consent is in place.