::projective (“Projective Group”, “us” or “we”) understands that your privacy is important to you. ::projective is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personally-identifiable information, being any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, as you use this Site and the ::projective careers portal. The scope of ::projective’s commitment is described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting personally-identifiable information, you consent to ::projective’s use of such personally-identifiable information as described herein. Please see our terms of use for more information about our on-line terms and policies in general.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

::projective collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register for or apply for jobs through the ::projective Recruitment Portal, register for our newsletters, participate in our alumni activities,  sign up for conferences and events, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information required to apply for a job. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include other personally-identifiable information that you include on your resume and information that you submit as part of your application. In addition, ::projective collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by ::projective.

How may we use your personally-identifiable information?

::projective uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, evaluate any job applications, recruit personnel, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, personalize content that you view or receive, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.

How are cookies used?

Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.

The laws in many European Union countries require you to provide a form of consent before cookies are placed on your web browser unless the cookie is necessary for the website to work.

There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:

  • We only use cookies where they are necessary for our services or where you have provided your express or implied consent.
  • We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
  • We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.

What are “cookies” used for on this website?

::projective uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track your use of the Site. We also use cookies to control access to certain content on our Site and to process any requests that you make with us.

To administer our website and for research purposes, ::projective has also contracted with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behavior.

::projective has also contracted with a third party to send e-mail to our registered members. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, the third party sets cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of ::projective is used solely by or on behalf of ::projective and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis.

CookieCookie PurposeNature of the CookiesCookie TypeApproval Method
Web AnalyticsGoogle Analytics: tracks each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first, the previous, and the current visitFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
Web AnalyticsGoogle Analytics: tracks how long you stay on a site – when a visit starts and approximately endsFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
Web AnalyticsGoogle Analytics: tracks where a visitor came fromFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
Web AnalyticsOmniture SiteCatalyst: various reports on user activityFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
Device IdentificationIdentify your device (e.g. computer, phone, tablet PC) so that content is delivered in the correct formatFirst PartySessionStrictly Necessary
Language IdentificationIdentify your language preferences when navigating the websiteFirst PartySessionStrictly Necessary
Server IdentificationIdentify the Server which served the requestFirst PartySessionStrictly Necessary
Session IdentificationIdentify the Session which is currently used for maintaining your log-in; even if they are logged in or notFirst PartyPermanentStrictly Necessary
User IdentificationIdentify the site User and grant access to the user’s accountFirst PartyPermanentStrictly Necessary
Print SpecificationIdentify what pages the user wants to printFirst PartySessionStrictly Necessary
Web AnalyticsUsed in connection with embedded videos delivered by Vimeo LLC to track anonymous information about the videos played, including the number of visitors and where visitors originatedThird PartyTemporaryImplied Consent
Session TrackingUsed in connection with embedded videos delivered by Vimeo LLC to track problems encountered with the video player and improve performanceThird PartySessionImplied Consent
Web AnalyticsUsed in connection with embedded videos delivered by Brightcove to track anonymous information about the videos played, including the number of visitors and where visitors originatedThird PartyTemporaryImplied Consent
Session TrackingUsed in connection with embedded videos delivered by Brightcove to track problems encountered with the video player and improve performanceThird PartySessionImplied Consent
Session Identification and AnalyticsPages on our websites may use a widget from ShareThis which facilitates users in sharing articles, links, and other information across various social media networks. The cookie use determines whether a cookie has been set and the stid cookie tracks statistics related to use of the ShareThis widget.Third PartyTemporaryImplied Consent
Session identificationUsed in connection with identifying the user or organizationThird PartySessionStrictly Necessary
User TrackingOptimizely uniquely identify users and track their measurable actions based on different contentFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
User TrackingOptimizely uniquely tracks users across domains related to measurable actions with the primary first party cookieThird PartyPermanentImplied Consent
User Identification and AnalysisPages on our website may use a widget from Twitter which facilitates interaction with its services. Twitter tracks users for authentication and security, user preferences, analytics and research, and to serve personalized contentFirst PartyPermanentImplied Consent
Session TrackingUsed in connection with embedded videos delivered by YouTube to track anonymous Session Tracking information about the videos played, including the number of visitors and where visitors originated Third PartyPermanentImplied Consent