The Clarks Group Commitment To Your Privacy
Global Privacy Fundamentals
Our privacy practices reflect current global principles and standards on handling personal information. These principles include notice of data use, choice of data use, data access, data integrity, security, onward transfer, and enforcement/oversight. We abide by the privacy laws in the States where we do business.
From time to time, as may be required by applicable law, we may also seek your explicit consent to process certain data and information collected on this website or volunteered by you.
Collection and Processing of Your Personal Data
To serve you better and understand your needs and interests, The Clarks Group collects, exports, and uses personal information with adequate notice and consent, along with required filings with data protection authorities, when applicable.
We may further collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us, e.g. when you fill out a form, subscribe to newsletters, or participate in online surveys, discussion groups or forums.
Use and Purpose of Collected Personal Data
- To deliver the services that you have requested;
- To keep you up to date on the latest announcements, and other information. This may occasionally include information from other companies or business partners about products and services that could be of value to you ;
- To tailor information about our services to your individual interests. For example, during a visit to our site, it allows us to provide you with specific information services that may be of interest;
- To provide the ability to create personal profile areas and view protected content;
- To provide the ability to contact you, and provide you with customer feedback and support;
- To support recruitment inquiries; and
- To meet contractual obligations.
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems, to administer our website, and to gather demographic information. We may also use IP addresses or other information you have shared on this website to determine which pages on our sites are being visited and topics that may be of interest so we can provide you with information about relevant products and services. Generally, The Clarks Group will aggregate such data only in an anonymous way and will not tie it to a particular individual. When you visit our site, we recognize only your domain name.
The Clarks Group may also collect IP addresses and other technical information such as browser type. This information is collected when you connect to The Clarks Group so that we may identify your session, deliver content based on the technical capabilities of your browser, and for quality control purposes. Your IP address will not be used to identify you unless you provide your prior consent.
The Clarks Group will only gather information related to your visit to the The Clarks Group site. We do not track or collect personal information from your visits to companies or entities outside The Clarks Group.
In addition to the information you provide, The Clarks Group may also collect information during your visit to The Clarks Group’s website through automated tools, which include Web beacons, cookies, embedded Web links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. These tools collect certain standard information that your browser sends to our website such as your browser type and language, access times, and the address of the website from which you arrived at The Clarks Group’s website. Using these tools, The Clarks Group is also able to confirm receipt of e-mails that the recipient consented to receive, and can track other information such as pages visited on The Clarks Group site and certain other aggregate data that is not related to a particular individual.
Embedded Web Links
Emails from The Clarks Group often use links designed to lead you to a relevant area on the Web, after redirection through The Clarks Group’s servers. The redirection system allows The Clarks Group to change the destination URL of these links, if necessary, and to determine the effectiveness of our marketing initiatives.
In emails, such links may also allow The Clarks Group to determine if you have clicked on a link in the email, and the information about this interaction may be connected to your personal identity. If you do not want The Clarks Group to collect information about the links you clicked, you can simply choose not to click on the links in an e-mail that The Clarks Group sends you.
If you choose to give us your e-mail address, we will communicate with you via e-mail. We do not share your e-mail address with others outside of The Clarks Group. You can choose not to receive any more e-mail at any time.
Depending on how your e-mail application is set up, information about you may be transmitted automatically when you send an e-mail to The Clarks Group.
Security of Your Personal Data
The Clarks Group is committed to protecting the personal data you share with us. The Clarks Group uses a combination of industry-standard security technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Clarks Group supports online security using secure server technology because we want your data to be safe. There are state-of-the-art security arrangements and facilities on The Clarks Group sites to prevent abuse.
Links to Other Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. The Clarks Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites outside of The Clarks Group.
The Clarks Group will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.
The Clarks Group does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 18. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that data from our systems.
Revised 11 May 2017