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Last Updated: December 6, 2019

Welcome to www.roberthalf.com or the Robert Half Direct mobile application (the "Site"). This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how Robert Half International Inc. and its subsidiaries ("We", "we", "us" or "Robert Half") may use and disclose information that we may collect about you through the Site.

1. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you use or register with the Sites, we may collect certain “Personal Information,” which is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. The categories of Personal Information we may collect include: your name and contact information (email, address, home phone and mobile phone number), your job search criteria and preferences, your employment experience, educational history, your skills, reference information, background information, other information contained in your resume, or any login ID or email address and password created by you. By providing your mobile phone number to us, you opt in and consent to receive text messages from us, which includes but is not limited to text messages sent through an automatic telephone dialing system. Consent to receive marketing text messages is not required as a condition of working with us. If you do not wish to receive marketing text messages, do not provide us with your mobile phone number.

We use Personal Information to register you with the Sites, to provide you with information regarding employment opportunities and career-related information, and to otherwise provide you with requested information or services. We may from time to time use your Personal Information to send you automated email messages, text messages (message and data rates may apply), or marketing materials regarding our services, including employment information. We may also use Personal Information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, and improving our services.

We have not and will not sell any Personal Information you provide to us.

2. DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Robert Half may disclose Personal Information to third parties in the following circumstances: (a) to our third-party service providers who perform business functions and services on our behalf; (b) to our Customers who request such information for purposes of evaluating your credentials, skills and experience; (c) to our Customers, advisors, agents, and consultants for purposes of approving and processing timesheet information such as hours, comments, and data; (d) to comply with applicable laws, the service of legal process, or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (i) comply with the law requiring such disclosure; (ii) protect the rights or property of Robert Half or its affiliated companies; (iii) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (iv) protect the personal safety of the users or the public. We also may disclose or transfer information to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

3. COLLECTION AND USE OF OTHER INFORMATION

Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual. We may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:

  • Through your browser or device: Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, and Internet browser type and version. We use this information to ensure that the Sites function properly.
  • Using pixel tags and other similar technologies: Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used to, among other things, track the actions of Site users and email recipients, market our services to you, measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about Site usage and response rates.
  • Analytics: We use third-party analytics providers such as Google Analytics and Inspectlet on the Sites. Google Analytics uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. Google Analytics may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. We have also engaged Inspectlet to analyze the activities of visitors to this Site, and Inspectlet’s authorized use of cookies and other tracking technologies enable it to have access to Personal Information of visitors to this Site. Such access to and use of Personal Information by Inspectlet is governed by Inspectlet’s privacy policy, available at https://www.inspectlet.com/legal#privacy.
  • IP address: Your "IP Address” is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. An IP Address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Sites, along with the time of the visit and the pages visited. We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems, and administering the Sites. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP Address.

    Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for our business purposes.

  • Using Cookies:

    What Are Cookies?

    Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device.
    Cookies cannot spread viruses or harm your computer.
    Session Cookies. Some cookies expire once you close your browser.
    Persistent Cookies. These cookies stay on your device until you delete them or they expire.

    Using Cookies

    Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Sites, pages visited, registrations, submissions, demographics, information requests, language preferences, and other traffic data. We use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience. We also gather statistical information about use of the Sites to enhance their functionality, understand how they are used and assist us with resolving questions about it. We may also use cookies and other technologies in online advertising campaigns to track responses to our ads. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies, or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Sites.

    Strictly Necessary Cookies

    These cookies are necessary for the Sites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Site will not then work. These cookies do not store any Personal Information.

    Categories Cookies (Retention Period)
    __cfduid Cookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

    Performance Cookies

    These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Sites. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established. Other similar technology we use includes web beacons that are used on some of the Sites’ pages and in emails we send. They allow us to count users who visited these pages. Web beacons collect limited information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. We may also carry web beacons placed by third party advertisers. We also use web beacons or similar technology to learn whether or not emails sent to you have been opened. Web beacons are only used to track the effectiveness of a particular marketing campaign. Web beacons do not store any Personal Information.

    Categories Cookies (Retention Period)
    utag_main This cookie name is associated with the Tealium data platform and is used for web analytics.
    _vis_opt_test_cookie This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie tests if the browser is set to allow cookies.
    _gid This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
    _vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions.
    _ga This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
    _vis_opt_s This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie distinguishes between new and returning visitors.
    _vwo_uuid This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions.
    JSESSIONID This domain is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.

    Advertising and Social Cookies

    These cookies may be set through our Sites by our advertising partners. These cookies collect Personal Information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. Personal Information and data stored by these cookies are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. We also use social media cookies to allow you to share our content on social networking sites through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Disabling these cookies may result in seeing advertising that is not as relevant to you or you not being able to link effectively with Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks and/or not allowing you to share content on social media.

    Categories Cookies (Retention Period)
    _fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers
    cto_idcpy criteo.com cookie sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.
    lang This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. This sub-domain is connected with LinkedIn's marketing services that enable website owners to gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targetng.
    MUID This domain is owned by Mircosoft - it is the site for the search engine Bing.
    uid This domain is owned by Criteo. The main business activity is: Advertising
    IDE This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange
    ELOQUA This domain is owned by Oracle for the delivery of online marketing services that were previously branded under the Eloqua name.
    fr This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. Contains browser and user unique ID combinaton, used for targeted advertising.
    3 months
    igodigitaltc2 This domain is owned by ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, who provide online marketing services.
    bcookie This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.
    TAPID This domain is owned by Tealium and is used for its audience streaming service which enables targeting and personalisation of content on a domain.
    bscookie This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.
    s This domain is owned by Yahoo. The main business activity is: Search / Advertising

4. RETARGETING

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads regarding our services when you access and use other websites, based on information relating to your use of the Sites. To do so, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through use of pixel tags). By utilizing the Sites, you consent to the use of cookie or other tracking technologies to serve you retargeted advertising. Data collected may be shared with our third party vendor Criteo for cross device linking and advertising purposes. If you would like to learn more about cross device linking or opt out of Criteo advertising, please visit http://www.criteo.com/privacy/.

If you would like more information about opting out of this advertising in desktop and mobile browsers on the particular device on which you are accessing this Policy or this type of advertising, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info/.

5. THIRD PARTY SERVICES

This Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which the Sites link.

6. SECURITY

We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures designed to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “CONTACT US” section below.

7. CHOICES RELATING TO RECEIVING EMAIL FROM US

If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by using the mechanism contained in each such email. Otherwise, you may unsubscribe by doing either of the following:

8. CHOICES RELATING TO SMS TERMS

If you no longer wish to receive marketing-related texts from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by texting “STOP” to us at any time. You may text “HELP” to us or call 1-800-803-9336 for assistance relating to text messages we send. For more information, you may also text HELP to short code 37938.

9. USE OF SITES BY MINORS

The Sites are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18) and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 18. If you are a resident of California, under 18 and a registered user of the Sites, you may ask us to remove content or information that you have posted to the Sites by writing to [email protected]. Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of your content may have been reposted by another user.

10. NEVADA RESIDENTS

We do not sell personal information. Nevada residents may email questions regarding our practices relating to personal information to [email protected]

11. JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

The Sites are controlled and operated by us from the United States and is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or complaints about the Terms or the Policy, or if you would like to update any personal information you have provided to us, please contact us at:

Mailing Address:

The Webmaster
Robert Half International Inc.
2884 Sand Hill Road
Suite 200
Menlo Park, California 94025

Email Address: [email protected]

Please note that e-mail communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly, you should not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your e-mail correspondence with us.