CERTAIN AREAS OF THIS WEBSITE MAY HAVE SEPARATE REGISTRATION PROCEDURES, AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1. Privacy Generally.
We want to make your experience visiting our website a positive one. Headquartered in Florida, SSM is an industry leading recruiting services organization, and, among other things, assists in connecting qualified candidates (collectively, “Recruits”) with employers in the document imaging industry (“Employers”). The primary mission of SSM is to provide employers with high quality employment candidates. As part of our service, we may collect personal information submitted by our visitors and other information regarding the services or products requested. This helps us tailor this website and our services to our visitors’ needs, and to personalize your experience with us. You can opt-out to provide personal information to us by choosing not to use this website or the services we offer.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no charge to a Recruit for using this website and/or finding a job through SSM. Any fees are paid by the applicable Employer. By registering with SSM, you authorize us to release career related documentation to prospective employers in printed or electronic format (including the Internet). Any registration, submission of a resume and/or completion of an application does not guarantee an interview or an offer of employment.
2. What Information Do We Collect?
We collect information in several different ways. We may ask you to volunteer your name, email address, telephone number, professional background, potential career-related interests or other personal information at various times that is not otherwise publicly available. You may also be provided an option to voluntarily upload your resume. As part of our service, we may also obtain personal information from other sources. For instance, we may observe the domain name you use to access the Internet, the IP address of the computer you are using, the links you use to reach this website, the browser and operating system you are using, the date and time you access this website, the length of your visit and user-specific information on the pages you access. In order to help us collect certain information to make your experience more personal, we may use available Internet technologies, such as small text files called “cookies,” or other tracking mechanisms.
We use the information we gather to help us improve this website and our services, and to protect against fraud and misuses of our services. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to reject all cookies. In most cases, you can do this by changing the settings on your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla, Firefox, etc.). Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s “Help” menu to learn how to modify its settings to reflect your cookie preferences. Please note, however, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not have access to many features that make your experience smoother, and some of our services may not function properly.
3. How Do We Use Information?
In addition to helping us develop and deliver our services, we use the information that we collect to better understand your preferences, interests and history using this website. With this information we may tailor our services and communicate with you regarding administrative notices, special offerings and upgrades to our services. If you provide us with your email address, we may occasionally send you information electronically about products, services and news. If you provide us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or special announcements. These offers may be based on information you provided us and on your history with SSM. You may have the choice to opt-out of receiving communications from us by specifying your request when you register, by contacting us in writing at the address below or by following an unsubscribe process included in any of our ongoing electronic communications.
4. With Whom Do We Share Information?
If you provide personal information within a registration page, it will be used in the operation of SSM and may be used to fulfill requests by sharing certain personal information with Employers. In addition, we may share your personal information with third parties that offer related products or services. NOTE: When you apply for a particular job, the applicable Employers’ websites will have their own privacy policies that describe how your information will be treated.
If there is a change of control in SSM’s business, information contained in SSM’s databases could be sold as part of a merger or sale transaction and your personal information may be used by the purchaser. Although unlikely, we may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. If requested as part of a legal proceeding, we will provide this information upon receipt of the appropriate documentation.
5. Third-Party Links.
This website may display targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers may assume that people who interact with, view, or click targeted ads or submit certain search keywords meet the targeting criteria. We not provide any personal information to an advertiser when you view a targeted ad. By interacting, however, with or viewing an ad you, are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad. This also applies any keyword searches you perform on our site.
6. How Can You Access Your Personal Information?
You may have the ability to access and update the personal information that you have provided to us by logging into your account created on this website (if applicable), or sending a written request to the address included below. If you have questions or concerns about this Policy, or to deactivate any such account, please contact us at the address provided below.
7. Retention of Information.
In order to maintain our databases, we may retain the information we collect for an indefinite period of time. We reserve the right to store information received from and about visitors to this website in secure locations of our choosing for any amount of time we deem necessary. This information becomes the property of SSM and may be used at our discretion in accordance with this Policy.
8. Security Procedures.
We take reasonable physical, electronic, procedural and other security measures to help safeguard personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. You should also take an active role in the protection of your information by keeping your password confidential, fully logging out of websites and exiting your Internet browser each time you finish a session.
9. Protection of Children.
We do not knowingly request personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian, and we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). For more information about protecting the privacy and safety of minors online, we recommend you visit the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and TRUSTe websites. We urge parents to regularly monitor and supervise their children’s online activities. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited to register and use this website, however, we do not proactively check age upon signup.
10. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER.
SSM AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS AND CONTRACTORS (ALL OF THE FOREGOING, COLLECTIVELY, THE “REPRESENTATIVES”) MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH ITEMS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SSM AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AND ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. SSM ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND OTHER MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ANY STATISTICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY SSM INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, JOB PLACEMENT STATISTICS, IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
11. LIMITED LIABILITY OF SSM.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SSM OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS CAUSED BY A COMPUTER OR ELECTRONIC VIRUS, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY), CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED THROUGH ONE OF OUR WEBSITES, EVEN IF SSM OR ANY OF ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
12. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use.
You may view, download and print information from this website for your personal (non-commercial) use only, but you may not remove any trademark, copyright, or notice appearing there. All other uses are prohibited. You may not copy, alter, share, reuse, resell, license, create derivative works from or transfer materials from this website for any other reason, without prior written permission from SSM.
All links to any of our websites must appear as hypertext, without use of our logos or trademarks. You may not use a hyperlink to present materials on any of our websites as your own. Deep-linking is strictly prohibited unless approved by SSM in writing (a deep-link is a hyperlink that bypasses a website’s home page and brings a visitor directly to an interior page). You may not frame this website or any content provided by SSM (framing is an alternative form of linking that allows viewing of a linked web page within a “frame” of the original website). You may not use any of our URL’s (Uniform Resource Locator), trademarks, service marks, trade names, meta tags, or other materials in the meta or alt tags of any other website (such tags provide information about a website which search engines use to prioritize results), or to effect any “matchmaking” advertising by third parties.
You may not use this website for any unlawful or prohibited purpose. You may not use the information or content provided on this website in a way that may suggest any connection with or endorsement of any product or service, or which violates any property, privacy or other rights.
ANY LICENSE GRANTED TO YOU UNDER THIS POLICY FOR THE USE OF ANY PORTION OF OUR WEBSITE REQUIRING REGISTRATION OR AN ACCOUNT WILL AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATE UPON TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT OR REGISTRATION PRIVILEGES WITH RESPECT TO SUCH PORTION(S) OF OUR WEBSITE.
SSM AND ITS THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUSPEND OR TERMINATE THE LICENSE OF ANY USER AT ANY TIME FOR ANY OR NO REASON, SOLELY IN THE DISCRETION OF SSM AND ITS THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS.
13. Legal Notice and Acceptance of Policy.
BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS POLICY AND AGREE TO ALL ITS THEN-CURRENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
By using this website after our Policy has been revised, you agree to be bound to the revisions. This website is created and controlled by SSM in the State of Minnesota, and this Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota (excluding any applicable conflict of laws provisions). The exclusive jurisdiction and venue concerning all disputes arising out of or relating to this Policy or use of this website shall be state of federal courts in the State of Minnesota.
SSM welcomes your feedback and suggestions about how to improve this website. You hereby grant SSM permission to use any ideas, suggestions, information, know-how, material, or any other content (collectively, “Feedback”), received through this website for any purpose, commercial, public or otherwise, without the need for approval or additional compensation of any sort to you, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You hereby waive any claim to the contrary.
15. Intellectual Property Rights.
This website and its contents are the property of SSM and are protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except where otherwise indicated, all materials contained on this website are the copyrighted material of SSM, including without limitation, as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of this website’s content. SSM®,are among the trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks and domain names of SSM. Other titles, logos, designs, products, services and company names displayed on this website may be trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.
16. Suspected Copyright Violations.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), a copyright owner or its authorized agent (“Complainant”) may submit a complaint alleging copyright infringement to SSM if Complainant has a good-faith belief that its works are being infringed by material subject to SSM’s control. To ensure receipt, SSM strongly recommends that Complainant send the complaint by overnight mail to the address indicated below, marking your correspondence: “ATTN: COPYRIGHT.”
SSM will investigate complaints and respond to proper notifications. A proper notification MUST have at least the following information, or it may be IGNORED:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of Complainant;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit SSM to locate the material;
The Complainant’s full legal name, address, telephone number and, if available, an email address at which Complainant may be contacted;
A statement that Complainant has good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copy right owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that Complainant is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. SSM will investigate the subject of a proper notice. If appropriate, SSM will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and notify the entity that submitted such material.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless SSM and its Representatives, and their underlying content and service providers, from and against any and all claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising (including but not limited to any legal or other professional fees and the costs of defending or prosecuting any claim, and any loss of profit, goodwill, and any other direct or consequential loss) due or arising, directly or indirectly, out of content you submit, post or upload to or transmit through our website, your use of our website, your connection to our website, your violation of this Policy, or your violation of any rights of another. These obligations will survive any termination of your relationship with SSM or your use of our website. SSM reserves the right to assume the defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with SSM in asserting any available defenses.
If you have questions related to this Policy, you may contact us at:
Surgical Sales and Marketing, Inc.
ATTN: ONLINE PRIVACY
441 NE Wavecrest Court
Boca Raton, FL 33432