Huge Directory Privacy Notice
Last Updated: May 18, 2020
Information We Obtain.
We may collect and store Personal Information that you choose to provide to us when you contact us. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. The types of personal information we collect may include:
- Discipline or area of interest;
- Location (city and state)
- Biograph (as provided by you);
- Links to your Linkedin profile, portfolio, and/or resume;
- Any information that may appear in your Linkedin profile, portfolio, and/or resume, including (as applicable) address, phone number, email, educational history, professional history, and memberships;
- Other personal information you may submit to us, such as when you contact us.
How We Use the Information We Obtain
We use the Personal Information we obtain on the Site for legitimate business purposes, including to:
- Make your Personal Information available to visitors of the Site so that visitors may contact you or connect you with others. We will engage in these activities to manage our relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.
- Operate, evaluate, and improve the Site. We will engage in these activities to comply with a legal obligation and/or because we have a legitimate interest.
- Protect against, identify, and prevent fraud, security breaches, and other criminal activity and risks. We will engage in these activities to comply with a legal obligation and/or because we have a legitimate interest.
We do not disclose information we obtain about you, except as described in this Privacy Notice. We may share your information with our affiliates or with our service providers that help us provide the Site for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice. We do not authorize our service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.
We also may disclose information about you (1) if we are required to do so by law or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena); (2) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities; (3) to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; (4) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical or other harm or financial loss; (5) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity; (6) in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation); or (7) otherwise with your consent.
Your Personal Information may be processed and stored in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and, by using the Site, you understand that your information may be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Information.
Additional Information Regarding the European Economic Area (“EEA”): Some non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here). For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission to protect your Personal Information. You may obtain a copy of the EU’s Standard Contractual Clauses here.
Your Rights and Choices
We offer you certain choices in connection with the Personal Information we obtain about you. If you would like to request to review, correct, update, suppress, restrict, or delete personal information, to object to the processing of Personal Information, or to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent these rights are provided to you by applicable law), please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this Privacy Notice. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.
To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your information. To the extent permitted by applicable law, a charge may apply before we provide you with a copy of any of your Personal Information that we maintain.
Retention of Information
We retain Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purposes for which we obtained it and consistent with applicable law. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: (1) the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Site to you; (2) whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject; and (3) whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitation, litigation, or regulatory investigations).
How We Protect Information
We seek to use reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect Personal Information within our organization. We hold our employees accountable for complying with policies, procedures, and regulations regarding the protection and confidentiality of Personal Information. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the How to Contact Us section of this Privacy Notice.
Children’s Personal Information
The Site is designed for a general audience and is not directed to children under the age of 16. Huge does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from children under the age of 16 for the Site. If you believe that a child under the age of 16 may have provided us with Personal Information for the Site, please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this Privacy Notice.
Updates to This Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated.
We may also discontinue or make changes or updates to the Site at any time without notice.
How to Contact Us
Huge, LLC, located at 45 Main Street, Third Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201, is the company responsible for collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Privacy Notice.
To contact us in relation to this Privacy Notice or any privacy matter, including our use of your Personal Information or to exercise other applicable privacy rights, please use the following contact details:
- Huge, LLC
- Attn: Huge X Connections
- 45 Main Street, Third Floor
- Brooklyn, NY 11201
Our GDPR Data Protection Officer can be contacted via post or email using the following details:
- GDPR DPO
- Interpublic Group Limited
- 66 Prescott Street
- London E1 8 HG
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. A list of data protection authorities is available here.