We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. In this online privacy notice we explain to you what information we may collect and store about you, how we may use the information, and the choices and rights that are available to you. If you have any questions about your personal information or this notice, please contact us using the details provided below under “How to Contact Us.”
About Heller Search
Heller Search Associates, Inc. is an executive search firm that recruits technology leadership professionals for our clients, including corporations, organizations and institutions representing all industries. Heller Search’s headquarters and all other offices are located in the United States, and all the positions we recruit are based in the United States.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us when completing forms on our website, uploading documents, or sending the information to us by e-mail, text, or other message service. In general, you can browse our website, consume most of our content and learn about the industry and our firm without providing any personal identifiable information about yourself.
We also automatically collect certain information when you visit our website such as the type of device, operating system, the browser you are using, and your IP address, and which web pages you visit, in order to provide better usability and personalized experience. (see Cookies and Online Tracking below)
The types of information we collect:
Heller Search collects personally identifiable information that you provide to us as a website visitor, job seeker, client and prospective client. This information is collected when you post a comment on our blog, upload your résumé, sign up to receive our e-newsletter or e-books, respond to a survey, request a sales proposal, or otherwise contact us, including by e-mail.
We may also collect personal information from you directly during telephone or in person conversations and job interviews. We may append to your personal information data about you that you have chosen to make available for viewing by recruiters on job boards or social media websites, such as LinkedIn.
The type of personal information we may collect includes:
Sensitive Personal Information
To protect your privacy, Heller Search aims to minimize the amount of Sensitive Personal Information we collect or process. In certain, infrequent circumstances, we may process such information to lawfully provide a service to our clients, or where we are required or permitted to do so by law. This may include information about your racial/ethnic origin, gender, medical history, disabilities, criminal offenses or convictions. If required by applicable data protection laws, we will obtain your express consent to our collection and use of your sensitive personal information.
How We Use Your Personal Information
Heller Search will use the personal information we collect only as described in this Notice and/or in the way we specify at the time of collection. For the most part, we will use your personal information only to effectively provide executive search services to our clients, match job seekers with client job opportunities, and operate basic business functions.
More specifically, we may use your personal information for the following purposes:
Sharing Your Personal Information with Third Parties
Heller Search will never sell, rent, or lease your personal information to an external entity.
Heller Search may share personal information about you, on a need-to-know basis, with the following types of third parties, and under the following circumstances:
Heller Search’s web site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data from our systems.
Data storage and retention
Your personal information is stored on devices and in databases controlled by Heller Search located in the U.S., and in databases on the servers of the cloud-based database management services that Heller Search engages including, but not limited to, Hubspot, SalesForce, Intuit and Cluen.
Cookies and Online Tracking
The Heller Search website uses services such as Google Analytics and "cookies" to help us personalize your online experience and for analytics purposes. A cookie is a small data file placed on the hard drive of your computer when you visit certain websites. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. We do this tracking to determine the usefulness of our website content and to maximize the effectiveness of our navigational structure in helping users find the information they seek.
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and/or refuse them. You do not need to have cookies turned on to navigate and view the majority of pages on our website.
Your Privacy Rights
You may have certain rights relating to your personally identifiable information provided for under applicable law. These include the right to:
If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent (“opt out”) at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the information in the section below.
How to Contact Us
For more information or to ask questions about your privacy, or to exercise your privacy rights, please contact Heller Search:
Heller Search Associates, Inc.
33 Lyman Street, Suite 310
Westborough, MA 01581
Tel. +1 (508) 366-7005