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Privacy Policy

Last updated: Aug 31, 2022

This Privacy Policy applies to the website www.peoplefirstjobs.com (the “Site”) owned and operated by PeopleFirst UG (limited liability), also called “PeopleFirst”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) and the services available thereon (the “Services”). This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, share, and secure the personal information you provide. It also describes your choices regarding use, access, correction, and deletion of your personal information.

Our contact details are as follows:

PeopleFirst UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Büchelweg 1
88212 Ravensburg

1. How we collect information:

The main reason we process personal data is to fulfill our contractual obligations towards our users. The processing of data is required, for example, for us to be able to keep you updated about new job openings. We collect the following personal information from you:

1.1 Information that you provide to us about yourself

When you sign up for the Service, we ask you for information such as

  • Contact Information, such as name, email address, mailing address, or phone number;
  • Demographic information, such as age, education, gender, interests, and zip code
  • Billing Information, such as credit card number and billing address;
  • Unique Identifiers, such as username, account number, or password;
  • IP address;
  • Information about your business, such as company name, company size, business type.

If you do not provide this information, we will not be able to provide the Services to you.

1.2 Information you provide to us about your contacts

For the provision of our Services to you, you provide us with information which may identify your employees. Such information includes:

  • Email addresses;
  • IP addresses;

You may also provide us personal information about your contacts such as name and email address where we can send receipts of your purchases. When you provide us with personal information about your contacts we will only use this information for the specific reason for which it is provided. If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at info@peoplefirstjobs.com.

1.3 Information collected automatically

When you use our Services, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your location, and your activities on our website, information about your device and log information. This is described in more detail below.

People-First Jobs allows Fathom Analytics to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole for the purpose of analytics.

Fathom Analytics:

We want to process as little personal information as possible when you use our website. That's why we've chosen Fathom Analytics for our website analytics, which doesn't use cookies and complies with the GDPR, ePrivacy (including PECR), COPPA and CCPA. Using this privacy-friendly website analytics software, your IP address is only briefly processed, and we (running this website) have no way of identifying you. As per the CCPA, your personal information is de-identified. You can read more about this on Fathom Analytics' website.

The purpose of us using this software is to understand our website traffic in the most privacy-friendly way possible so that we can continually improve our website and business. The lawful basis as per the GDPR is "Article 6(1)(f); where our legitimate interests are to improve our website and business continually." As per the explanation, no personal data is stored over time.

2. Purpose and legal basis of the processing

We’re collecting and processing information for the following purposes:

To perform the Services: We use your information to identify you, process your payment, provide you with technical support and assistance; and communicate with you about the Services via email. For example we will contact you to notify you of any issues with the Services or any suspicious activity in your account. The legal basis for these uses in the performance of the contract with you.

To Optimize or improve the Services: We use your information to authenticate you, prevent fraud and abuse of our Services and perform research. The legal basis for these uses is our legitimate interest in the improvement and optimization of our service offerings and in ensuring the security of our services and we apply appropriate safeguards to protect your information (see Section 4 below).

3. How we share your information

We share information with service providers, as required by law, and in connection with the protection and enforcement of our legal and contractual rights.

With Service Providers: We share your information with third parties who provide services on our behalf to help with our business activities. This includes: payment processing, providing customer service, sending marketing communications (this does not include information about your customers), conducting research and analysis and providing cloud computing infrastructure. The legal basis for sharing this information is our legitimate interest in providing our Services efficiently and we implement measures to safeguard your information.

Prevent fraud and abuse of the Services: We will share information to prevent or detect fraud or to address technical issues and if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of the Services infrastructure. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in the maintaining the security of our Services.

We also process and share information in an aggregated, de-identified manner, where the information is shared as part of a statistical report and does not contain personal information.

4. Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We implement adequate measures to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. We take steps to ensure that all source code, files and data remain private and confidential. Due to the sensitive nature of source code we take this very seriously and make it our primary concern for all customers. We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our service. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at the contact information below.

5. Rights with respect to your information

Upon request, People-First Jobs will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, obtain a copy of or request deletion or transfer of your personal information by logging into your account or by contacting us at the contact information below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

We acknowledge that you have the right to access your personal information. If you’re looking to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, you can contact us and we will respond within a reasonable timeframe. In certain circumstances we may be required by law to retain your personal information, or may need to retain your personal information in order to continue providing a service. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

6. Your choices with respect to the information

We use and disclose personal information in ways that are consistent with your expectations and choices. Accordingly, we will provide you with the opportunity to choose (opt out) whether your personal information is to be used for a purpose that is materially different from the purpose(s) for which it was collected or subsequently authorized. You will be provided with clear, conspicuous and readily available mechanisms to exercise your choices. To do so, please email us your request any time at hello@peoplefirstjobs.com, and we will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

Promotional Email communication: You may sign-up to receive email or newsletters or other communications from us. If you would like to discontinue receiving this information, you may update your email preferences by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you or by contacting us at the contact information below.

Data Retention

We may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. In certain circumstances we may be required by law to retain your personal information, or may need to retain your personal information in order to continue providing a service.

Even if you delete your account, keep in mind that the deletion by our third-party providers may not be immediate and that the deleted information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time.

8. Policy regarding children

The Services are not directed to children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect, and therefore do not sell, Personal Information from children under 16. If you are under 16, please do not use the Services and do not provide any personal information to us. If you become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at hello@peoplefirstjobs.com.

9. International data transfers

Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed by us and our affiliates and other third parties outside the country in which you reside, including, but not limited to the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By using any of our Sites, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing.

Your personal information may be processed outside of the EEA and in countries that are not subject to an adequacy decision by the European Commission. In this event, we will ensure that the recipient of your personal information offers an adequate level of protection, for instance by entering into standard contractual clauses for the transfer of data as approved by the European Commission. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy. You can obtain copies of the EU standard data protection clauses on the Website of the European Commission.

11. Browser Do Not Track (DNT)

The Services honor and enforce Do Not Track preferences. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit donottrack.us.

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may need to update this policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this policy, and we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

13. Privacy questions / feedback

If you have questions or concerns about People-First Jobs’ Privacy Policy please contact us at hello@peoplefirstjobs.com or Büchelweg 1, 88212 Ravensburg, Germany.