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New Updates to Privacy Policy & GDPR System Updates

The team at GradLeaders has made some additional updates to our platform and privacy policy to reflect the recent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) updates. To recap, the GDPR gives individuals in the EU more control over how their data is used.

Privacy Policy Updates
Here’s a brief summary of the changes to our privacy policy:

  • More description around how we collect non-personally identifying information on our websites and how we use cookies and web beacons
  • Additional updates on data collected from devices including operating system, settings, identifiers and crash data
  • Updated methods for handling personal information
  • New ways for users to choose and control how data is shared

Note: GradLeaders has always required that every student and employer using our platform to provide their consent before creating an account and logging in for the first time. This will still be explicitly required.

Technology Updates

GradLeaders also now gives users the ability to export their personal data into a CSV file and withdraw their consent to participate in technology powered GradLeaders via two new sections on the user’s profile. Here is an example on a student's profile page:

How Does It Work?

Once configured, these two new widgets will allow users to:

  • Export Personal Data by using the surveys specific to the user to allow a CSV export of those data fields that they directly input themselves
  • Withdraw Consent by first prompting users with the ability to withdraw consent and then also offer them the option to remove all personally identifiable information from technology powered by GradLeaders

The GradLeaders GDPR Commitment

At GradLeaders, we’re committed to working with our EU users to adhere to compliance regulations and assist our partners in achieving their GDPR compliance requirements. We know that maintaining compliance with the GDPR requires a collaborative partnership between GradLeaders and our customers, so please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Author

Catie Ewen

Catie Ewen joined the GradLeaders team to create strategic, industry-related marketing and sales materials. Primarily responsible for content and digital marketing efforts, Catie helps GradLeaders build and maintain its brand, while promoting its exclusive network, recruitment technology, and career management tools. Catie graduated from Miami University in 2014, with dual degrees in both Journalism and Mass Communications.

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