Collection and Use of Personal Information
We will generally let you know at the time of collection how we intend to use your personal information. Usually, we collect personal information about you which we require to respond to your inquiries and for the provision of our services to you. We also process your personal information where we are required to do so by law, and for the exercise or defence of legal claims. From time to time, we may contact you to let you know that there is an action pending for which you need to log into the system. In most cases, this is controlled by the contracted client agency, however, some system notification can be controlled by you the end user.
When you register with Avue, personal information collected from you may include your name, mailing address, email address, landline or mobile telephone number, email address, job history and qualifications.
When you use our web sites we also collect information about you or your computer when you browse to allow you to use the services available. We will use your personal information to help you to log into your account and into restricted areas of our web sites, and to permit future use of the web sites. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, or to administer our web sites.
We may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our web sites and our services. These analyses will be performed through the use of IP addresses, session information, and other tracking technologies, which allow us to improve our web sites and your user experience.
Federal Government Requirements & Sharing
The Office of Personnel Management and other Federal agencies rate applicants for Federal jobs under the authority of sections 1104, 1302, 3301, 3304, 3320, 3361, 3393, and 3394 of title 5 of the United States Code. We need the information requested from you and in the associated vacancy announcements to evaluate your qualifications. Other laws require us to ask about citizenship, military service, etc. The agency filling these positions may give information from your records to: training facilities, organizations deciding claims for retirement, insurance, unemployment or health benefits; officials in litigation or administrative proceedings where the Government is a party; law enforcement agencies concerning violations of law or regulation; Federal agencies for statistical reports and studies; officials of labor organizations recognized by law in connection with representing employees; Federal agencies or other sources requesting information for Federal agencies in connection with hiring or retaining, security clearances, security or suitability investigations, classifying jobs, contracting, or issuing licenses, grants, or other benefits; public and private organizations including news media that grant or publicize employee recognition and awards; and the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Office of Special Counsel, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the National Archives, the Federal Acquisition Institute, and congressional offices in connection with their official functions.
Transfers to Other Third Parties
Third parties provide certain services available on Avuetech.com and Avuecentral.com on Avue’s behalf to facilitate our business. Avue may provide information, including personal information that Avue collects on the web sites to third party service providers to help us deliver programs, products, information, and services to you. Such service providers also assist in Avue’s efforts to maintain its web sites and databases. Where we utilize third parties for the processing of any personal information, we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections limiting the use of that information to specified purposes. Avue will also take reasonable steps to ensure that such third parties are obligated to protect personal information on Avue’s behalf. Avue may also disclose personal information when you have consented to such disclosures.
We may also be required to disclose your personal information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
By using Avue Central, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed outside of the United States.
Sharing Your Personal Information With Other Users of the Web Sites
You may choose to share your personal information with other users of our web site. Our network architecture permits you to make informed choices about whether you choose to share your information in this way. All such sharing of personal information is done at your own risk.
If you create a user profile on one of our web sites, then access and control over any the personal information that you post is readily available through the profile editing tools. Avue users may modify or delete any of their profile information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Avue account may do so on [insert details of how this may happen]. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of Avue. Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Avue, however, (e.g., posting a personal message to another user or on public areas of the web site) you generally cannot remove such communications.
Avuetech.com is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, Avue Central does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for Avue Central or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on Avue Central. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 we will delete that information as soon as possible.
Security of Personal Information
We use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized uses, access or modifications. Certain areas of our web sites may be password protected. As a user of our web sites you can help to preserve your privacy by ensuring that you do not share your password with anyone else.
We take steps to regularly validate the personal information we hold to ensure that the information is accurate and, where necessary, up to date. Information that is no longer required for any valid business purpose, and that we are not required to keep pursuant to any applicable law, will be routinely destroyed by secure means.