Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE

 

This Privacy Notice explains how Everest Group uses and protects information that could be used to identify you or other individuals (“Personal Data”). To receive this Privacy Notice en Francais, auf Deutsch, en Español, or in Italiano, go to everestgrp.com/privacy-policy/translations.

Control of your Personal Data. Everest Group will be the controller of any Personal Data you provide to Everest Group. Everest Group is a group of affiliated companies, and its parent company, Everest Global, Inc., d/b/a Everest Group, is located at 12770 Merit Drive, Suite 800, Dallas, Texas 75251, U.S.A. Its European representative is Everest Group Consulting Limited, located at 27-28 Eastcastle Street, London W1W8DH. Everest Group’s Data Protection Officer can be reached at the U.S. address above, or at [email protected].

What Personal Data will be collected. Everest Group collects Personal Data on its websites when you request publications or other information, sign up for on-line or physical events, apply for jobs or participate in surveys. We collect Personal Data that you provide (such as names, mailing addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, and resumes) and Personal Data that are not directly entered (such as IP addresses, browsing patterns, click streams, or cookies. We also may receive Personal Data at meetings, through emails, on telephone calls, and from recruiters or recruiting websites. We do not collect sensitive Personal Data, such as information relating to health, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or trade union membership, except that we collect health information as needed to administer employee benefits, and we may collect other sensitive information from employees or applicants if required to show compliance with fair hiring and employment laws. We do not collect or store credit card data. You may enter such data into the system of an independent credit card processor, but it is not accessible to or stored by Everest Group.  Our services are not directed at people under the age of eighteen, and we request that they not provide us any Personal Data.  We will erase any such data that is inadvertently provided or stored.

How your Personal Data will be used.  Everest Group will only collect, store, use or otherwise process your Personal Data for the following purposes: a) to prepare for or perform contracts for the sale of Everest Group’s goods or services; b) to pursue our legitimate interests in marketing our goods or services, except where those interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights; c) in connection with the collection of our research; d) to the extent needed to meet disaster recovery and business continuity obligations; e) where required to protect your rights or safety or the safety of others; f) to comply with judicial or governmental subpoenas, warrants or orders; and, g) in the unexpected event of a bankruptcy proceeding. Your Personal Data may be shared with, or stored on platforms provided by, third parties (persons or companies who are not part of Everest Group) who help us market or sell Everest Group’s goods or services. Your Personal Data will not be sold to or otherwise provided to third parties for purposes of marketing their goods or services. Your Personal Data will not be subject to any automated decision-making or profiling that would affect your rights.

How long your Personal Data will be retained. Everest Group will only retain your Personal Data for the time needed to accomplish the purposes listed above. Everest Group has specific data retention and destruction policies which you may request at [email protected].

How your Personal Data will be protected. Everest Group complies with all laws and regulations applicable to it, including data protection laws. Everest Group has appropriate technical and organizational measures in place to ensure that your Personal Data: 1) is processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner; 2) is collected for the purposes specified above and not further processed in a manner incompatible with those purposes; 3) is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for those purposes; 4) is accurate (with inaccurate data promptly corrected or deleted) and, where necessary, is kept up to date; 5) is retained for no longer than needed for the purposes stated above; and, 6) is kept secure.

Your Personal Data rights. You have important data rights, including the following:

  • Right to Withdraw Consent. If you have consented to the use of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time, and to unsubscribe from all marketing emails.
  • Right to Access Information and Obtain Rectification. You have the right to access and review your Personal Data and have any errors in it corrected.
  • Right to Object to or Limit Processing. You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data and to restrict or limit direct marketing or other uses.

Additional Rights for EU Citizens and Residents. If you are a resident or citizen of the European Union (EU), you will have new data protection rights after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, as follows:

  • Right to Erasure. You have the right to request that Everest Group erase all of your Personal Data retained or used by it and to no longer store or otherwise process it.
  • Right to Data Portability. You have the right to obtain an easily readable and transferrable copy of any Personal Data that is processed by automated means and that you provided to Everest Group pursuant to a consent or for performance of a contract.

To exercise any of the above rights, go to everestgrp.com/privacy-policy/data-rights. Everest Group will respond to your request to exercise these rights without delay and within one month.

Transfer of your Personal Data to other countries. Everest Group has offices in countries whose data protection laws have not been deemed to be adequate by the European Union (EU), including the United States, India and Canada, and it may transfer your Personal Data among those offices.  Everest Group also may transfer your Personal Data to third parties who assist us in providing or marketing our goods or services, who may be located in countries that do not have data protection laws as strong as those in your own country. To address these risks, Everest Group enters into Data Transfer Agreements containing Standard Clauses approved by the EU Commission, which contractually require the level of data protection mandated by the EU.

Changes to our Privacy Policy. We regularly review our Privacy Policy and post updated versions on our website. This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 12, 2018.

How to contact us or lodge a complaintIf you have questions about our Privacy Policy or our use or protection of your Personal Data, please contact Everest Group’s Data Protection Officer at [email protected] or at the US address above. You have the right to lodge a complaint about the treatment of your personal data by contacting the data protection authorities in your home country or by contacting the U.K.’s Information Commissioners office at 0303 123 1113 or https://ico.org.uk/concerns.