Employee Privacy Policy

Updated October 10, 2019

Your privacy is important to us, and we’re committed to the protection of your privacy in your employment with us. This Privacy Policy describes what Personal Data (as we describe further below) our company (as listed above) as well as any of our subsidiaries, affiliates, and related entities (together, the “Company”) collects about you as a prior, current, or former employee (“Employee”).

This Privacy Policy covers what Personal Data we collect about you, how the Personal Data will be used and shared (if at all), how the Personal Data will be stored, and your rights in relation to the collection of your Personal Data during, before, or after your employment with the Company. It also describes how you can access, modify, and if needed, request deletion of your Personal Data. This Privacy Policy also covers how your Personal Data is handled by our third-party data processors.

Article 1 – DEFINITIONS:
APPLICABLE COMPANY: This Privacy Policy is applicable to the Company listed above.

COMPANY: For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we will refer to the Company as Clark Land Resources, Inc. (Clark Land), we, our, or us.

EMPLOYEE: This Privacy Policy applies to the Personal Data of all individuals who seek to be, are, or were employed by the Company. These individuals shall be referred to as Employee or Employees. When we refer directly to you, as the Employee, we’ll refer to you as you, a well as through second-person pronouns such as your and yours.

PERSONAL DATA: “Personal Data” means information that we obtain from you in connection with your potential, current, or past employment with us that can identify you. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, Personal Data is any information about an identifiable Employee that seeks to be, is, or was employed by the Company. Personal Data does not mean any data that is anonymized or identify that cannot identify you in any way.

The best way to contact us is through the following individual, who is our data protection officer: Sabrina Boothe.
Contact details are as follows: hr(at)clarklandresources.com

You may contact us for any questions you have about the handling and processing of your Personal Data. You may also contact us to have access to your Personal Data or any other request. If you are unsatisfied with the handling of your Personal Data, you may make a complaint with the relevant data protection authority.

We collect different types of Personal Data in different ways. Some of the Personal Data gathered is automatic (through technologies which give us information about you), and some of the information is given by you directly to us.

In order to ensure that we are meeting our responsibilities and duties as your employer, we collect, process, and maintain different types of Personal Data in regard to those individuals who seek to be, are, or were employed by us, including, but not limited to:

– Gender
– Marital status, for the purpose of ascertaining and distributing benefits such as health insurance
– Dependant status, for the purpose of ascertaining and distributing benefits such as health insurance
– Date of birth
– General contact information, such as address, telephone number, and email
– Resumes that you provide and/or application(s) that you fill out and provide to us
– Your start date
– Your job title
– The location where you are working
– Any training or education programs you undertake through us
– Professional or personal references
– Company policies and employment forms signed by you
– Payroll Information: This includes, but is not limited to, tax forms such as a W4, state tax forms, your social security number, bank account information, additional direct deposit information, and your photo ID. If, at any point, your payroll information changes, you will be required to fill out updated payroll forms. These forms will be kept in your file along with any previous payroll forms that you have given the Company.
– Forms that contain any information relating to your personal employee benefits, health care plans, insurance policies and the like.
– Beneficiary information
– The contact information of the individual that you list to be first notified in the event of an emergency. This includes phone numbers, address, email address and any other personally identifying information for that individual.
– Assessments, evaluations, performance reviews, training goals and training completion dates.
– Any monetary raises, bonuses, 401k information, overtime rate, regular hourly rate and/or salaried rate.
– Any requested time off, accrued paid time off, tardiness, or requests to leave before the scheduled end of your workday.
– Grievances, including complaints made by fellow employees or clients or customers, corrective actions plans for inappropriate behavior and write-ups.
– Accolades, including recommendations, awards, or other instances of recognition for quality work.
– Letter of resignation, if received by the Company
– Letter of termination, if given
– Other personal details you voluntarily provide to us

We use the information that we collect about you to effectively run our business and to help us provide a safe, and productive work environment for you.

We also use Personal Data to:
– Accurately process payroll
– Enroll insurance policies
– Manage and plan our business
– Send out business mailings
– Conduct employee reviews
– Handle internal disputes or grievances
– Analyze your qualifications
– Manage the employee 401K Plan
– Process any claims you bring
– For internal accounting
– Oversee your work
– Put you through education or training
– Generally, comply with applicable law

We only process your Personal Data where we are permitted by law or required to do so, including where we must process Personal Data for your employment with us, where we have a legal obligation to do so as your employer, for legitimate business purposes, to protect your vital interests, or if we have your consent to do so. We may, though, have to process your Personal Data without your consent or knowledge, but only when required to do so by law. We won’t make any decisions on the automated processing of Personal Data without your consent.

We also process your Personal Data to prevent fraud and ensure the security of all aspects of our business.

Although we do not collect any sensitive data, please be advised that certain types of data may be considered sensitive under relevant applicable law and if you are asked for any of these categories of data, you may request the purpose for which the data is required and refuse to provide it, if desired. Sensitive data includes, but is not limited to, racial and ethnic origin, religious beliefs, political opinions, sexual orientation, criminal background, health, genetic or biometric data.

Article 6 – DATA SHARING:
We only share your Personal Data when to those individuals and entities who assist in fulfilling our responsibilities within the employment relationship with you or when required to do so by applicable law (collectively, “Third-Party Service Providers”).

These Third-Party Service Providers include, but are not limited to, the website in which you submitted your employment application, HRIS websites (BambooHR, GoodHire), payroll information and pay stub viewing applications and companies, company insurance providers and others similarly situated to assist in the employment relationship.

We use these Third-Party Service Providers to help us operate the Company, but we’ll never share your Personal Data other than as described here without your explicit consent. Personal Data will only be disclosed if such Third-Party Service Providers agree to ensure an adequate level of protection of your Personal Data that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Please note that the Third-Party Service Providers that we utilize will access your Personal Data only on an “if needed” basis as a part of their partnerships with us. If you have any questions as to how these Third-Party Service Providers handle your Personal Data, you may contact them or us.

In certain cases, we may have to disclose your Personal Data to third parties without your consent or prior knowledge. We limit that disclosure to the following circumstances:

– To protect our legal rights
– To satisfy any local, state, or Federal laws or regulations
– To respond to requests, such as discovery, criminal, civil, or administrative process, subpoenas, court orders, or writs from law enforcement or other governmental or legal bodies
– To bring legal action against an Employee who has violated the law
– In the case of any business transfer, sale, or transfer of assets of the Company
– To generally cooperate with any lawful investigation about our past, present, or potential employees
– If we suspect any fraudulent activity within or in relation to the Company, or if we have noticed any activity which may violate our ethics, guidelines, or other applicable rules

Article 7 – DATA TRANSFER:
We are based in the United States. Your Personal Data may be transferred from the location in which you reside to our physical location(s) in the United States. It may also be transferred to third parties, as described above, located in the United States.

The risks of transferring data outside of your jurisdiction to the United States include the possibility of data breaches and loss. Before beginning employment, we ask you to specifically consent to the transference of your Personal Data to the United States. You will do so by submitting your employment application and/or going through the employment process (interviewing, onboarding, being an employee).

We only store your Personal Data as long as it is necessary for providing you with the benefits and protections that employment with us entails or until you cease your employment with Us and request deletion of your data.

We may also store your Personal Data for any applicable legal record-keeping, including after the termination of your employment or for additional business purposes (e.g., maintaining our accountancy records or otherwise maintaining the safety and security of our Company, for a time period permitted by applicable law).

We employ organizational and technical security measures to protect your Personal Data, such as limiting access to your Personal Data, secured networks, and encryption. We ensure that your Personal Data is protected against unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction by utilizing practices that are consistent with standards in the industry to protect your privacy.

Please note, however, that no system involving the transmission of information via the Internet or the electronic storage of data is completely secure, no matter what reasonable security measures are taken. Although we take the protection and storage of your Personal Data very seriously, and we take all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data, we cannot be responsible for data breaches that occur outside of our reasonable control. We will, however, follow all applicable laws in the event a data breach occurs, including taking reasonable measures to mitigate any harm as well as notifying you of such breaches as soon as possible.

Article 9 – YOUR RIGHTS:
You have the right to access your Personal Data and to correct, amend, or delete it if it is inaccurate or has been processed in violation of this Privacy Policy, except when the burden or expense of providing access, correction, amendment, or deletion would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy, or where the rights of other people would be violated. To exercise any of these rights, you can contact us.

If the Personal Data we collect, covered by this Privacy Policy, is to be used for any purpose materially different from the purpose described here or disclosed to a third party not acting as our agent, in a manner other than as disclosed here, we’ll always give you an opportunity to opt-out of this materially different use or disclosure.

The Data Protection Officer we have appointed for you to contact in the event of questions or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy is as follows: Sabrina Boothe. The contact information for our Data Protection Officer is hr(at)clarklandresources.com.

We reserve the right to modify, revise, or otherwise amend this Employee Privacy Policy at any time and in any manner.