Effective Date: October 1, 2023
Who We Are
Our website address is: https://discoverability.org.
What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It
When you use our services, we may collect the following categories of personal information:
- Information you provide to us
- Account Information. When you create an account, we will collect your name and email address. We may also collect your address and phone number. Please note that we use a third-party service provider to collect and process payment card information for donations (paypal.com). DiscoverABILITY does not directly collect or store any payment card information provided to paypal.com, but it may receive information associated with your payment card information (e.g., your billing details).
- Communications with Us. We may collect personal information from you such as email address, phone number, or mailing address when you request information about our services, request customer or technical support, or otherwise communicate with us.
- Customer Service and Support. If you call or otherwise interact with DiscoverABILITY’s customer service and support, we may collect the information you provide to our representatives. In addition, we may record telephone calls between you and our representatives for training and quality assurance purposes.
- Job Applications. We may use the information you provide to us to assist in filling out job applications on your behalf. This is a stated Client Expectation for which we obtain a signature to authorize this sharing.
Information We Collect Through Your Being a Client of DiscoverABILITY
We may collect certain information when you use DiscoverABILITY. This information varies by the form you fill out. Each one has a signature line for consent.
How We Use Your Information
To provide the employment services or information requested in order to help you, our client, obtain gainful, long-term employment. These may include (but are not limited to): resume building, interview skills training, networking, customized job searches, on-the-job coaching, and vocational rehabilitation referrals.
Manage Your Information
Consent. DiscoverABILITY may use personal information for other purposes that are clearly disclosed to you at the time you provide personal information or with your consent.
How We Disclose Your Information
Business Partners. We may provide personal information to business partners to provide you with a product or service you have requested. Disclosures to Protect Us or Others. We may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to (i) comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal processes, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety; (iii) to collect amounts owed to us; (iv) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent financial loss or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (v) if we, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.
Individual Rights In Personal Information
For purposes of the California Consumer Privacy Act, DiscoverABILITY does not “sell” your personal information.
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to: (i) request confirmation of whether we are processing your personal information; (ii) obtain access to or a copy of your personal information; (iii) receive an electronic copy of personal information that you have provided to us, or ask us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”); (iv) restrict our uses of your personal information; (v) seek correction or amendment of inaccurate, untrue, incomplete, or improperly processed personal information; (vi) withdraw your consent; and (vii) request erasure of personal information held about you by DiscoverABILITY, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set forth below.
We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy, DiscoverABILITY will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.
Security Of Your Information
By using our services or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our services.
The services may contain links to other websites/applications and other websites/applications may reference or link to our Services. These third-party services are not controlled by us. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of each website and application with which they interact. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites or applications. Visiting these other websites or applications is at your own risk.
The services are not directed to children under 13 (or other ages as required by local law), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you learn that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you may contact us as set forth below. If we learn that we have collected any child’s personal information in violation of applicable law, we will promptly take steps to delete such information.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where We Send Your Data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.