Last updated: September 19, 2018
What information do we gather?
HCC collects information at its websites in two ways:
We may process and collect the following personal data:
How do we use information that we need to collect from HCC websites?
We use personal data to provide you with information you request, process online job applications, and for other purposes which we would describe to you at the point where it’s collected or which will be obvious to you.
We analyze your IP and browser information to determine what’s most effective about our website, to help us identify ways to improve it and make it more effective. Please see the Cookies section below for more information.
Links to Third-Party Websites and Social Media
HCC websites may include links to third-party sites. HCC assumes no responsibility for the information practices of websites to which our site provides links, nor does HCC endorse or make any representation about such third-party sites or any information, software, or other products, services or material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. When you link to another website, HCC's privacy practices and the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement no longer apply. You should review each site's privacy and security policies to determine such practices and whether you wish to disclose personally identifiable information on them.
Social Networks and Third-Party Plug-ins
HCC websites may include plugins from social networks or other third-parties. An example of a plugin is the Facebook "Like" button. Where legally permitted, these plugins may communicate with and send information to the party that provided the plugin, even if you don’t click on the plugin. This information may include your IP address, information about your browser and device, and the address of the web page you’re visiting on our site.
Social Network and Third-Party Login
HCC websites may allow you to log in using a social network or other third-party account. An example of a third-party login is "Log in with Facebook." Logging into one of our sites with your social network or other third-party account may allow us to gather information that you give us permission to access from that social network or third-party. The login feature may also transfer information to the social network or third-party, such as your username and password, to authenticate you.
We analyze your IP and browser information to determine what’s most effective about our website, to help us identify ways to improve it and eventually to determine how we can tailor our website to make it a more positive and relevant user experience for you.
A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer.
While cookies are often only used to measure website usage (such as number of visitors and duration of visit) and effectiveness (such as topics visitors are most interested in) and to allow for ease of navigation or use and, as such, are not associated with any personal data, they are also used at times to personalize a known visitor's experience to a website by being associated with profile information or user preferences.
Over time this information provides valuable insight to help improve the user experience.
Cookies are typically categorized as "session" cookies or "persistent" cookies. Session cookies help you navigate through the HCC website efficiently, keeping track of your progression from page to page so that you’re not asked for information you’ve already provided during the current visit. Session cookies are stored in temporary memory of your device and erased when the web browser is closed.
In contrast, persistent cookies, store user preferences for current and successive visits. They are written on your device's hard disk, and are still valid when you restart your browser. We use persistent cookies, for example, to record your choice of language and country location when visiting a HCC website.
While HCC websites at this time don’t recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, such as "do not track" instructions, you can generally express your privacy preferences regarding the use of most cookies and similar technologies through your web browser. Look under the heading "Tools" (or similar heading) in your particular browser for information about controlling cookies. You can set your browser in most instances to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies.
|Cookies||Source||Desription||Details on Privacy and Opt-Out Options|
|_ga, _gat, _gid||Google Analytics||We use Google Analytics cookies to understand how users arrive on our website(s) and how they engage with us on the website. We use Google tracking cookies to understand if users complete certain actions on our website(s) after having seen or clicked through one of our adverts served via Google. Based on the content users engage with on our website(s), Google is able to deliver targeted adverts across other Google partner websites.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|ELOQUA, ELQSTATUS||Eloqua||We use Eloqua cookies to track user activities on our website(s) and on Eloqua landing pages. These cookies are set in order to remember preferences (like form field values) when a visitor returns to the site.||https://docs.oracle.com/cloud/latest/marketingcs_gs/OMCAA/Help/EloquaAsynchronousTrackingScripts/EloquaTrackingParameters.htm|
|AMCV_###@AdobeOrg, s_cc, s_fid, s_invisit, s_lv, s_lv_s, s_nr, s_ppv, s_ppvl, s_sq, s_vi, s_vnum, SC_LINKS||Adobe Analytics||We use Adobe Analytics cookies to understand how users arrive on our website(s) and how they engage with us on the website. The data is used to improve the customer experience. Adobe Analytics is also used in combination with third-party cookies to understand the content with which users have engaged on our website(s), so that targeted content may subsequently be delivered to users.||https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/whitepapers/cookies/index.html?f=cookies_analytics|
|demdex, dpm||Audience Manager||We use Audience Manager cookies to help identify a user across domains and identify opportunities to improve the customer experience. The demdex cookie is set in the third-party, demdex.net domain in the browser. This domain is separate from the site currently visited by a user.||https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/mcvid/mcvid_cookies.html|
|tuuid, tuuid_last_update,iuuid, rlas3, rtn1-z||Demandbase||We use Demandbase cookies to attribute supplemental data to better understand who our users are and identify opportunities to improve the customer journey on the website.||https://www.demandbase.com/cookies/|
|IDE, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC||YouTube||We use YouTube cookies to understand how users interact with our content and to improve the customer experience. We embed videos or insert links to videos from YouTube on our website(s). As a result, when users visit a page with content embedded from or linked to YouTube, YouTube cookies may be used.||https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/32050?co=GENIE.Platform%3DiOS&hl=en&oco=1|
Sources of Marketing Data
Much of the personal data we collect and use for marketing purposes relates to individual employees of our clients and other companies with which we have an existing business relationship. We may also obtain contact information from public sources, including content made public at social media websites, to make an initial contact with a relevant individual at a client or other company.
We send commercial e-mail to individuals at our client or other companies with whom we want to develop or maintain a business relationship in accordance with applicable marketing laws. Our targeted e-mail messages typically include web beacons, cookies, and similar technologies that allow us to know whether you open, read, or delete the message, and links you may click.
When you click a link in a marketing e-mail you receive from HCC, we’ll also use a cookie to log what pages you view and what content you download from our websites, even if you’re not registered at or signed into our site.
Targeted e-mails from HCC may include additional data privacy information, as required by applicable laws.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Databases
Like many global companies, HCC uses customer relationship management (CRM) database technology to manage and track our marketing efforts.
Our CRM databases include personal data belonging to individuals at our clients and other companies with whom we already have a business relationship or want to develop one.
The personal data used for these purposes includes relevant business information, such as:
If you wish to be excluded from our CRM databases, please use the Contact Us form.
Combining and Analyzing Personal Data
As already described, we may combine data from publicly available sources and from our different e-mail, website and personal interactions with you (this includes information collected across our different websites such as our careers and corporate sites and information collected when you sign-up or log on to our sites or connect to our sites using your social media credentials (such as Linked-In and Xing).
We combine this data to better assess your experience with HCC and to perform the other activities described throughout our Privacy Statement.
Your Data Protection Rights
You can exercise your right to prevent marketing communications to you by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your personal data, or by utilizing opt-out mechanisms in e-mails we send to you.
You can also exercise the right to discontinue marketing communications to you, or to have your personal data removed from our CRM databases at any time by using our Contact Us form.
In such cases, we’ll retain minimum personal data to note that you opted out in order to avoid contacting you again.
If you use HCC’s online career resources, we collect personal data that you submit to the website and use it for recruiting-related purposes.
More information about how your personal data will be used by HCC will be provided as part of our recruitment process.
Data privacy query/rights/complaints
Please email DPO@hitachiconsulting.com if:
Website/marketing permissions and general queries about HCC
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if:
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