When you browse Trapezoid Limited's publicly accessible web site, you do so anonymously. Trapezoid Limited collects personally identifiable information from you only if you choose to provide this information to us. In some instances, Trapezoid Limited may collect non-personal (e.g., aggregate or demographic) data through cookies. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of the trapezoidlimited.com web site, as is further described below under "Cookies and Tracking Technology".
The types of personal information we may collect about you through our publicly accessible web site include the following (should you decide to provide such information to Trapezoid Limited): (a) contact and identifying information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, phone numbers, employer(s) in connection with your expression of interest in receiving information about, or your registering for, Trapezoid Limited products or services, newsletters and reports; (b) your resume information and employment application information in response to Trapezoid Limited job openings; and (c) any other personal information that you may voluntarily provide to us in an online form or through an e-mail.
Access to certain Trapezoid Limited web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires a login code and password provided by Trapezoid Limited. Those web pages, and the information downloadable to and from those pages, are made available only to clients of Trapezoid Limited. On these web pages, Trapezoid Limited collects only information that the user voluntarily shares with Trapezoid Limited.
If you are using this web site to open an employment screening account with Trapezoid Limited, we collect the information requested on our account application form, including contact information and financial information (such as credit card number or billing information). This information is used for internal purposes, such as account establishment, billing, fulfillment of orders and customer service.
How We Use Your Personal Information
When your personal information is collected on Trapezoid Limited's publicly accessible web site, Trapezoid Limited will inform you at the point of collection of the purpose for the collection. Trapezoid Limited will use your personal information only in the way we specify when it is collected unless you consent to a different use.
For example, Trapezoid Limited may use personal information submitted in an account application to set up and maintain your account. Trapezoid Limited also may use the personal information you provide to answer your questions and inquiries, to support Trapezoid Limited's own recruitment activities in response to your inquiries into Trapezoid Limited's job postings, and to provide newsletters and other information (if any) that you have requested.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Trapezoid Limited may disclose personal information as necessary or appropriate in connection with any of the purposes for which we use personal information as described above in "How We Use Your Personal Information".
When Trapezoid Limited conducts a background screening investigation about you, Trapezoid Limited may disclose information that you submit through this web site or via e-mail to the Trapezoid Limited client that ordered a background screening investigation on you. Trapezoid Limited also may disclose your information to certain third parties as necessary to conduct the background investigation (such as educational institutions, prior employers, courts, law enforcement agencies and other persons or entities that may provide or verify information about you), as well as to a third-party representative or subcontractor authorized by Trapezoid Limited to assist in the background screening investigation. These third party representatives and subcontractors include service providers that help host or support the web site or otherwise provide technical assistance and other data and service vendors. Trapezoid Limited transfers to these representatives and subcontractors only the personal information they need to deliver to Trapezoid Limited (for the benefit of Trapezoid Limited's client) the requested product or service. Trapezoid Limited prohibits these third parties from using that information for any other purpose. Trapezoid Limited requires that these parties maintain commercially reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of your information.
Trapezoid Limited also may in good faith disclose personal information and any other additional information available to Trapezoid Limited for any of the following purposes:
(ii) respond to or defend against subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process;
(iii) establish or exercise Trapezoid Limited's legal rights; or
(iv) otherwise comply with applicable law.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
Trapezoid Limited's web site may use the standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how you use the web site.
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your hard drive and used for record-keeping purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as the URL you came from, your computer's IP address (i.e., the Internet address of your computer) and domain type (e.g., .com or .org, etc.), your browser type, the country, state where your server is located, the pages of our site that were viewed during a visit, and any search terms that you entered on our site. This information is used for internal purposes only, and we do not link your URL or IP address to any personal information unless you have logged into our web site with a Trapezoid Limited account login and password. In addition, Trapezoid Limited’s web site does not allow other parties to collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different Web sites when a consumer uses the Trapezoid Limited web site.