The StartHereOkanagan.com site (the Site) is hosted for the City of Penticton by Careerleaf Inc.
The City of Penticton takes the privacy of the participants using this site very seriously.
By using the Site, you consent to the City of Penticton using information we collect about your use of the site, your interests and behaviour. Our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is regulated by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada), or similar privacy legislation applicable in your Province, as amended from time to time. You can find more information about your privacy rights at the web site of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), http://www.priv.gc.ca.
Who do I contact for more information?
What information do we collect?
Basic Identifying Information
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number, customer market segment or other details to help you with your experience.
Additional demographic information such as your age bracket, gender identification, education, geographic location, and job skills may also be collected at this time. This information is anonymized.
We collect information about your behaviour on the site including but not limited to:
- Job searches
- Job postings
- Site visitation including page views and how you came to the site
Note: you can browse the site completely anonymously without signing up.
Why do we collect this information?
To Collect and Collate your Feedback to Inform Better Policy
The principle reason for collecting this information is to help improve the usefulness of the site with the purpose of connecting more job seekers to vacant positions. This collected information will provide the City of Penticton with current job seeker and recruitment data for analysis and interpretation at their discretion.
To Send you Periodic Emails
The email address you provide for registering on the site may be used by the Site to send you information and updates pertaining to employment, recruitment, and living in the South Okanagan .
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include a simple unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email.
To Improve the Website & Software
The principle use of this information by the City of Penticton is to help us to improve this website and the software that underpins it.
Who has access to this information?
When you sign up for a user account you provide three types of information:
- Publicly available information
- Information available to both City of Penticton and Bang the Table
- Information available to Bang the Table only
Publicly Available Information
Publicly available information is limited to you’re a confidential profile which presents any information you have entered as a job seeker in these categories: Industries of interest, Position Types, Travel Preferences, Relocation preference, where you are authorized to work, and your education level. These are not publicly attached to any personal information.
For employers, the contents of your company description, logo, and any submitted URL’s are publicly viewable. Only when you make job postings active, will they be visible.
Information available to both City of Penticton and Careerleaf includes:
- All information from the Sign Up form
- Job Seeker profiles
- Employer and Company profiles
- Employer accounts and the information contained within them
Information Available to Careeleaf only
Information which is available only to Careerleaf is restricted to your IP address for site security purposes.
Do we disclose any information to third parties other than City of Penticton?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others rights, property or safety.
However, we may from time to time notify you about other sites we are managing when we feel they may of direct relevance and interest to you. Please note that you can easily unsubscribe from these notifications at any time.
Third Party Links
Occasionally City of Penticton may include links to third party sites. These third parties have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.