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Privacy Policy


At BGRated, we are committed to protecting your privacy and support a general policy of openness about how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. 

The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you about BGRated’s practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that may be provided through access to or use of our websites or services and related products or that may otherwise be collected by us. By using our services or website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information (as defined below) in accordance with the following terms and conditions. 
This Privacy Statement also explains how you can contact us if you have a question about, want to make a change to or delete any personal information that BGRated may be holding about you. We strongly recommend that you take the time to read this Privacy Statement and retain it for future reference. 
Personal Information
For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual. 
Data Collected
Our service requires you to sign up for a BGRated account and potentially record videos of yourself asking questions to potential candidates you will interview. When you do, you will provide personal information, including but not limited to your name and company, which may be included in the video. 
By voluntarily providing us with personal information, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. If you provide personal information, you acknowledge and agree that such personal information may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of BGRated and the authorized third parties referred to herein located in Canada or in the United States. 
Non-Identifiable or Aggregated Data
When you interact with BGRated, we receive and store certain personally non identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. BGRated may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by BGRated affiliates, agents or service providers. BGRated may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the number of visitors to each page of our website, the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers, and how our users use and interact with BGRated. Also, in an ongoing effort to better understand and serve its customers, BGRated may conduct research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the personal information and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis. BGRated may share this non-identifiable and aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners, but this type of non-identifiable and aggregate information does not identify you personally. BGRated may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. 
Use of Data Collected
BGRated uses the personal information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement. If you provide personal information for a certain reason, we may use the personal information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by email, we will use the personal information you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem. Also, if you provide personal information in order to obtain access to BGRated’s services, we will use your personal information to provide you with access to such services and to monitor your use of such services. BGRated and its subsidiaries and affiliates may also use your personal information and other personally non-identifiable information collected to help us customize our services or the messages you receive and improve the content and functionality of our services. BGRated may use this information to communicate with you. If we do so, any marketing communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future marketing communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future marketing communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below. Note however that as user of BGRated’s services you cannot opt-out of some administrative communications that are reasonably necessary, such as billing or service notifications. If BGRated intends on using any personal information in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Statement, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time at which the personal information is collected. 
Data Security
Personal information and other data collected by BGRated is stored at our authorized third party data hosting provider, VM Farms, on servers located in Canada. BGRated makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information collected from you and stored by VM Farms is protected against loss, theft and unauthorized access. This includes encryption and physical security measures where your information is stored. 
We restrict access to personal information to BGRated employees who are bound by confidentiality agreements and may be subject to disciplinary action and/or criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these obligations, and potential employers who require your information in order to have a more accurate assessment of your skills and assets for the sole purpose of assessment. 
Data Retention
BGRated retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws, and your consent to such purposes(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you. 
For the purposes set out in this privacy statement, we or one of our affiliates or an unaffiliated service provider may process and store your personal information outside of the province in which you reside and/or outside of Canada, and under the laws of those other jurisdictions, in certain circumstances courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other provinces or foreign jurisdictions may be entitled to access your personal information. 
Disclosing Personal Information to Third Parties
We take the privacy of our users very seriously, and except with your consent or as described in this privacy statement we will not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties. 
BGRated may share personal information with third parties engaged to assist us in providing services to you or to carry out one or more of the purposes described above. These service providers are prohibited from using your personal information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are required to protect personal information collected by them on behalf of BGRated or disclosed to them by BGRated and to comply with the general privacy principles described in this Privacy Statement. 
BGRated reserves the right to disclose personal information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so. 
BGRated also reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale (including a liquidation, realization, foreclosure or repossession), lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, transfer, conveyance or financing of all or any portion of BGRated or of any of the business or assets or shares of BGRated or a division thereof in order for you to continue to receive the same products and services from the third party. 
Access to BGRated via third parties
You may connect to BGRated through our social media API(s). Your usage of these sites should follow their privacy policy, which is distinct and separate from this privacy statement. To the extent of any conflict between other social media privacy policy and this privacy statement, this privacy statement shall govern. 
Links to Third Party Sites
The BGRated website may offer links to other third party websites. You should be aware that operators of linked websites may also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites. BGRated is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your personal information. 
Important Information Regarding Minors
Children under the age of 13 are not eligible to use our service. BGRated disclaims any and all responsibility for personal information it may receive from children under the age of 13. 
Our Mandate
At BGRated, we are aware of the trust you place in us and our responsibility to protect your privacy. As part of this responsibility, we let you know what information we collect when you use our website, why we collect it and how we use it to improve your experience.

We respect your privacy and value our relationship with you. Your personal information will be protected, will never be sold, and will be used only by BGRated. Our goal is to enhance your service experience with us. By submitting any personal information to us, you are consenting to its use and disclosure for the following purposes:

Meeting legal and regulatory requirements;

  • Providing you with general marketing, products, services and business partner information and offers;
  • Conducting market analysis;
  • Maintaining the accuracy of our records to respond to your inquiries and provide you with other customer service communications, and otherwise better understand and manage our relationship with you;
  • We recognize our responsibility to protect the data that users entrust to us. We take security issues seriously and work together with a community of users, developers and external security experts to make your experience safe and more secure.
Changes to Privacy Policy
BGRated reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time without notice to reflect changes in legal or regulatory obligations or changes in the manner in which we deal with personal information. The Privacy Statement posted at any time or from time to time via this website shall be deemed to be the Privacy Statement then in effect. 
How to Contact Us
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