Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Personally Identifiable Information is defined as a type of personal information that can be used on its own, or together with other information to identify or distinguish a person. For examples, your full name can be used to identify you. Your last name, if it is very common may be used to identify you, but one may need some additional information as well.
Other information that is considered PII are contact details, such as phone number, email address, home address and work address. Other PII includes medical histories, financial information such as card and PIN numbers, or login information.
Due to the highly sensitiv nature of PII is never collected without your knowledge and consent. Of the numerous PII listed above, we will only ask for your name and email. We will ask for this information in three situations:
a) When you fill out our contact form.
b) When you leave a comment on an article.
c) When you send us an email at email@example.com.
As you can notice from the situations in which we ask for PII, we only require this information to stay in touch. We will ask for your email address and name in these situatios to respond to your messages. You can provide an alias instead of your real name if you are not comfortable sharing your name with us.
Important Notice Regarding PII
a) It is very important to remember that the comments section of an article is public. That means any users who accesses the article will be able to see your comment. Be very careful about the information you include in a comment! We generally review all comments before making them public. We will edit or delete comments that feature personal information. However, the ensure the safety of your personal information, we strongly recommend you avoid posting any personal information in a comment.
b) You have the right to have any PII shared with us removed from the website. If you would like to have your PII removed from our website, send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete your PII in 30 days.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information (NPII)
Definitions & Use
NPII is any user information that cannot be used to identify or distinguish an individual. All websites collect some form of NPII. At JobApplicationReview, one distinguish between three basic types of NPII collected. The separation is made according to the purpose of the NPII collected. The categories of NPII collected by TodayAssistant are, roughyl speaking, functional NPII, statistical NPII, marketing NPII. Below, we will explain what we mean by each category, and how we use this information.
a) Functional NPII
By functional NPII, we understand NPII which helps our website deliver content to users. Functional NPII includes information such as IP address, browser model and updates, operating system details and information about the device used to access the website. All of this information is used to deliver the best possible browsing experience to the user.
b) Statistical NPII
Statistical NPII is general information about users’ behavior on the website. We record the time and date a user has accessed the website, which articles they’ve read, in what order, what other search terms they looked up on our website, and how much time they spent on an individual article.
We collect this information to understand our readership better. It lets us know which is our most popular content, and which content we should improve. It also gives us an idea how we can improve the overall quality of the website.
There is no PII collected in connection with this statistical information.
c) Marketing NPII
JobApplicationReview is affiliated with third-party ad providers. The ad providers receive NPII related users’ web searches, browsing interests, and articles read in order to asses what content they may interested in the future. The ad providers will then offer suggestions for content via targeted ads displayed in the article.
Collecting NPII – Cookies Policy
The information described as NPII is collected via cookies. Cookies record information for future use for a website. This allows websites to load faster, provide more accurate suggestions when searching terms, and recommend content that may be of interest to the user.
Cookies can be turned off from a browser’s setting, preferences or security tab, depending on the type of browser you are using.
At any time and without prior notice, we may terminate, suspend or restrict your access to the website for any reasons. Even in such a case, you are still bound by the rules and regulations set out in the present document. Your suspension or termination of website access is survived by your obligations as presented herein.