This privacy notice describes how Willis Towers Watson generally handles personal information collected through Willis Towers Watson’s HR Trove hrtrove.com (the “HR Trove”). This privacy notice may be revised from time to time to reflect changes in law or changes in Willis Towers Watson’s business operation. This privacy notice was last updated on 26 September 2017.
1. SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
This privacy notice only applies to the HR Trove and any other website of Willis Towers Watson where a link to this privacy notice is provided. These websites are controlled by the Group IT function of the Willis Towers Watson group (“Willis Towers Watson”), whose ultimate holding company is Willis Towers Watson plc, a company incorporated in the Republic of Ireland.
Willis Towers Watson operates worldwide with subsidiary and affiliate companies in the North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Eastern and Western Europe, Russia, the Middle East, United Kingdom and Ireland. Such subsidiary and affiliate companies (as well as individual divisions of Willis Towers Watson) may have their own websites with their own privacy notices, in which case this privacy notice will not apply to such websites unless such website provides a link to this privacy notice.
2. WILLIS TOWERS WATSON WEBSITE
The HR Trove hosted in the United States. If you are located outside the U.S., your provision of personal information or other access to or use of our websites result in your personal information being transmitted to the United States, a jurisdiction where the laws protecting personal information may not be equivalent to the laws of your own country.
Willis Towers Watson maintains appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal information (or your company’s information). Despite this, the security of the transmission of information via the Internet or storage of information cannot always be guaranteed, and in accessing and using our websites you acknowledge that we cannot ensure or warrant the security and privacy of any information you provide to us and you do so at your own risk.
3. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
The information we may collect through our websites includes:
We may collect the information in various ways:
4. WHAT WE MAY DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use information held about you in the following ways and for purposes specified in the relevant parts of the website:
5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Willis Towers Watson may disclose your personal information to any company affiliated or associated with Willis Towers Watson for the uses and purposes set out above. We may disclose your personal information to independent third parties:
We send promotional emails to users who have registered on the site and to those who have opted in to receive such emails. Generally, you may not opt-out of service-related or transactional communications, which are not promotional. If you do not wish to receive service-related communications, you may terminate your account by contacting HR Trove Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you can opt-out of promotional communications by using the "Unsubscribe" link and following the unsubscribe instructions in any electronic communication or by emailing us at email@example.com.
7. COOKIES AND INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOUR COMPUTER
When you visit our website, our server may record your IP address for the purposes of systems administration. In most cases, your IP address is not linked to any of your personal information, but in limited circumstances (e.g. if you log into restricted parts of our website), your IP address can be linked to your personal information. Willis Towers Watson may also gather other non-personal information from you (from which Willis Towers Watson cannot identify you), such as the type of your internet browser, which Willis Towers Watson uses to provide you with a more effective service.
Additionally, when you visit our websites, Willis Towers Watson may store a ‘cookie’ on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies are small text files that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes collect information about your usage of websites. You can control the way in which cookies are used by altering your browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
In order to help us improve our websites and the services we provide and to improve your experience of using our websites, our websites use three types of cookies and tracking:
Please note that our websites do not recognize or respond to any signal which your browser might transmit through the so-called ‘Do Not Track’ feature your browser might have. Enabling such feature on your browser will not necessarily affect the way in which our websites operate, and if you wish to disable cookies on our websites, you should not rely on any ‘Do Not Track’ feature your browser might have.
Willis Towers Watson maintains appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect the security of your data against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration. Despite this, the security of the transmission of information via the Internet cannot always be guaranteed and you acknowledge this in your access and use of our websites.
From time to time, we may change our privacy notice and post those changes to our website located at hrtrove.com. The effective date of this privacy notice, as indicated at the beginning of this privacy notice, indicates the last time this privacy notice was revised or materially changed. Checking the effective date below allows you to determine whether there have been changes since the last time you reviewed the policy. We will notify you of changes to this privacy notice by posting the revised privacy notice on our website.
If you have any question or comment regarding Willis Towers Watson’s use of personal information you provided through our websites, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.