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Gender Resources Privacy Notice

Last modified: April 5, 2021

1. Introduction

This Privacy Notice describes how Gender Resources collects and uses Personal Data about you through the use of our Website, mobile applications, and through email, text, and other electronic communications between you and Gender Resources.

 Gender Resources (“Gender Resources” or we” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This Privacy Notice (our “Privacy Notice”) describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www. (the “Website”), or when you submit an application to become a consultant, hire a consultant, or access your account through our Website (collectively, our “Services”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • on our Website;
  • offline, as a result of performing background and reference checks;
  • offline, as a result of attempting to place you as a consultant with a potential company;
  • offline, as a result of a request to place a consultant with you at your company; and
  • in email, text, and other electronic messages between us and you.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us through other website, application, or service operated by Gender Resources or any third-party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries);
  • us or any of our affiliates or subsidiaries related to your or any other individual’s employment or potential employment directly with us; or
  • any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Services. By accessing or using our Services, you agree to this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Notice may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Notice). Your continued use of our Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Privacy Notice periodically for updates.

2. Children Under the Age of 18 or Under the Legal Age to Form a Binding Contract in your Jurisdiction

Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 18 or under the legal age to form a contract in your jurisdiction, whichever is higher. Such children are not permitted to use our Services. We will remove any information about such a child if we become aware of it. 


Our Services are not intended for children under 18 years of age or the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction, whichever is higher. No one under this age may provide any information on or through our Services. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under this age. If you are under this age, do not use or provide any information on or through our Services or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Data from a child under this age without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from a child under this age, please contact us at [email protected].

3. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect different types of information about you, including information that may directly identify you, information that is about you but individually does not personally identify you, and information that we combine with our other users. This includes information that we collect directly from you or through automated collection technologies.



We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services (collectively, “Personal Data”):

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, social security number (or other national ID number), or any other identifiers by which you may be contacted online or offline;
  • that is about you and your background, such as your work history and other relevant experience (including information contained in a resume, CV, or cover letter), educational information (including degrees awarded, transcripts, and other information provided by you as a potential consultant), information collected during phone screenings and interviews, details about the type and location of consultant placement sought, desired or offered salary, willingness to relocate or willingness to consider a potential consultant willing to relocate, and reference information and information received from background checks, where applicable, including information provided by third parties;
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as traffic data, location data, logs, referring/exit pages, date and time of your visit to our Website, error information, clickstream data, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and/or
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • directly from you when you provide it to us;
  • from third parties, including background check organizations and individuals that you list as references or otherwise reference on your resume; and
  • automatically as you navigate through the Website.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website are:

  • information that you provide by filling in forms on, or uploading information to, our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or uploading your curriculum vitae (resume) to our Website.  We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Services;
  • records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us;
  • your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes; and
  • details of interactions you carry out through our Website, including when you submit yourself to be considered for placement with a client.

The Personal Data we collect from you is required to enter into a contract with Gender Resources, for Gender Resources to perform under the contract, and to provide you with our products and services. If you refuse to provide such Personal Data or withdraw your consent to our processing of Personal Data, then in some cases we may not be able to enter into the contract or fulfill our obligations to you under it.

Information We Collect from Third Parties

We also collect Personal Data about you from third parties, such as Personal Data that is disclosed in background checks (including any criminal convictions), drug testing (if required by the potential client), and any other information that is disclosed from your former employers, educational institutions, and other references that you list on your application materials or that are referred to us.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns:

  • details of your visits to our Website as described above; and
  • information about your computer and internet connection, i.e. your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically may include Personal Data or we may maintain it or associate it with Personal Data we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
  • store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognize you when you return to our Website.

Details about the automated data collection technologies and the specific cookies that we use can be found in our Cookie Policy.

4. How We Use Your Information

We use your Personal Data for various purposes described below, including to:

·       provide our Services to you;

·       provide you with information you request from us;

·       enforce our rights arising from contracts;

·       notify you about changes to the Services; and

·       provide you with notices about your account.

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Data:

  • to present our Website and its contents to you;
  • to provide you with information and the Services that you request from us;
  • to process your requests for placement or requests for consultant resources;
  • to perform services on behalf of our clients, including providing customer service, processing or fulfilling requests for consultants or requests to be placed, verifying client and consultant information, processing payments, providing position advertising services, providing analytics services, or other similar services associated with filling positions and placing consultants;
  • to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • to provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices;
  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • to provide your credentials to clients and potential clients that are seeking a consultant;
  • to administer surveys;
  • to send newsletters and other similar communications;
  • to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though them;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website;
  • to detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for such activity;
  • to respond to law enforcement request as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations;
  • for internal testing, research, analysis, and Services development, including to develop and improve our Services;
  • to help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our Services, including the Website and our databases and other technology assets;
  • in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • for any other purpose with your consent.

5. Disclosure of Your Information

We do not share, sell, or otherwise disclose your Personal Data for purposes other than those outlined in this Privacy Notice. We disclose your Personal Data to a few third parties, including:

·       our subsidiaries and our affiliates;

·       our third-party service providers that we use to support our business;

·       to a company we merge, acquire, or that buys us, or in the event of change in structure of our company of any form;

·       to comply with our legal obligations;

·       to enforce our rights arising from contracts; and

·       with your consent.

We do not share, sell, or otherwise disclose your Personal Data for purposes other than those outlined in this Privacy Notice. However, we may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose Personal Data that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Notice:

  • to our subsidiaries and affiliates;
  • to clients and potential clients who provide us with requests for consultants;
  • to third party consulting databases;
  • to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Data confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. These entities provide IT and other similar business functions for us;
  • to a potential or actual buyer or other successor in the event of a planned or actual merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Gender Resources’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Gender Resources about our Website’s users is among the assets transferred;
  • to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us your resume, we may store the information provided in the resume in database (including databases that are provided by third parties) that can be accessed by potential clients that are seeking a consultant;
  • to enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and
  • with your consent.

We may also disclose your Personal Data:

  • to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
  • to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes; and
  • if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Gender Resources, our customers, or others.

6. Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We offer you choices on how you can opt out of our use of cookies.

We do not control the collection and use of your information collected by third parties described above in Disclosure of Your Information. When possible, these organizations are under contractual obligations to use this data only for providing the services to us and to maintain this information strictly confidential. These third parties may, however, aggregate the information they collect with information from their other customers for their own purposes.

In addition, we strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Data you provide to us. We have created the following mechanisms to provide you with control over your Personal Data:

  • You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

7. Accessing, Correcting, and Deleting Your Information

You may contact us at the Contact Information below to request access to, correct, or delete any Personal Data that we have collected about you. If you have a registered account through our Website, we cannot delete your Personal Data without also deleting your account. We may not accommodate a request to change your Personal Data if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

8. Jurisdiction-Specific Privacy Rights

The law in certain jurisdictions may provide their residents or individuals located in those jurisdictions with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Data.


The law in some jurisdictions may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of Personal Data. To learn more about any additional rights that may be applicable to you as a resident of one of these jurisdictions, please see the privacy addendum for your jurisdiction that is attached to this Website Privacy Notice.

For Individuals Located within the European Economic Area

If you are located in the European Economic Area, you have the additional rights described in our GDPR Website Privacy Addendum.

Your California Privacy Rights

You have the additional rights described in the California Website Privacy Addendum.

9. Do Not Track Signals

We may use automated data collection technologies to track you across websites. We currently do not honor do-not-track signals that may be sent by some browsers.


Our Website may use automated data collection technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). Some web browsers or operating systems permit you to broadcast a signal to websites and online services indicating a preference that they “do not track” your online activities. At this time, we do not honor such signals and we do not modify what information we collect or how we use that information based upon whether such a signal is broadcast or received by us.

10. Data Security

Information transmitted over the Internet is not completely secure, but we do our best to protect your Personal Data. You can help protect your Personal Data and other information by keeping your password used to access our Services confidential.

We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Data from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Data transmitted to our Services. Any transmission of Personal Data is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

11. Changes to Our Privacy Notice

We will post any changes to our Privacy Notice on our Website. If we make material changes to our Privacy Notice, we may notify you of such changes through your contact information and invite you to review (and accept, if necessary) the changes.

We may change this Privacy Notice at any time. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Notice on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Data, we will notify you through a notice on the Website’s home page. The date this Privacy Notice was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Notice to check for any changes.

12. Contact Information

If you wish to contact us, you may contact us through the contact information below.


If you have any questions, concerns, complaints or suggestions regarding our Privacy Notice, have any requests related to your Personal Data pursuant to applicable laws, or otherwise need to contact us, you may contact us at the contact information below.

To Contact Gender Resources

Gender Resources

1900 Powell Street

Floor 7

Emeryville, CA 94608

United States


[email protected]



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