If accessing the site in Colombia, this information is supplemented by our Data Protection Policy, which you may review in Spanish here.

If accessing the site in Italy, your use of this site is governed by the Privacy & Cookies Policy located here.

If accessing the site in Japan, your use of this site is governed by the Privacy & Cookies Policy located here.

Introduction

As sole owner of all information collected on this website, Spencer Stuart is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data. This statement summarizes our website’s policies regarding the collection, use and transfer of your personal data, the security measures Spencer Stuart employs to protect such data and your right to access.

The Information We Collect

Spencer Stuart is an executive search firm and collects a variety of personal data necessary to provide such services in a proprietary and highly confidential database accessible only by Spencer Stuart. Categories of personally identifiable data include: career history, education history, professional experience, resume and contact information. By submitting your information to Spencer Stuart, by whatever means, you indicate your willingness to disclose this information to Spencer Stuart and to be considered, when appropriate, for one of Spencer Stuart’s confidential executive searches. If you do not wish to disclose your personal information, Spencer Stuart will be unable to provide you the services offered by this website, since employment, educational and other personal information is necessary in order to assess your employment opportunities.

It is not Spencer Stuart’s policy to seek any sensitive information through our website unless legally required for recruitment purposes. Sensitive information includes data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. If you do wish to provide sensitive information for any reason, Spencer Stuart accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this Privacy Policy or as described at the point where you choose to disclose.

How We Use and Disclose Personally Identifying Information

In order to present you as a potential candidate to potential employers (Spencer Stuart clients), your personal information may be shared with clients and/or transferred between Spencer Stuart’s worldwide affiliates, subsidiaries and licensees (Spencer Stuarts licensees are only associated with Spencer Stuart and are not affiliated with any other search firm). Each Spencer Stuart entity is committed to implementing the appropriate data integrity and security measures required of the country in which it resides in order to protect your information.

By choosing to provide Spencer Stuart with your personal information you indicate your willingness to share and have your information stored by Spencer Stuart, transferred between Spencer Stuart’s worldwide affiliates, subsidiaries and licensees and to be considered, when appropriate, for one of Spencer Stuart’s confidential executive searches. A complete list of our offices can be found by visiting our website at www.spencerstuart.com. If you object to your information being shared and transferred in such manner or if you do not wish to participate in this service and benefit from the executive career searches that Spencer Stuart provides, please do not enter your personal information into the website.

Your personal information may also be used anonymously and in the aggregate in order to put together industry, marketing and employment statistics. Used in this matter, your personal information becomes non-identifying. Spencer Stuart also monitors IP addresses for security purposes, trend analysis, website administration, user movement tracking and broad demographic information gathering for aggregate use. The IP address of the computer you use to access www.spencerstuart.com is not linked to any personal information you provide on the website.

Information Security and Integrity

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain accuracy of data and ensure proper use of information, www.spencerstuart.com has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures to safeguard all information collected online. In addition to requiring all users to sign in with a unique username and password (used for user authentication only), all sections of the website in which personal information is submitted or exchanged employ industry-standard SSL encryption and are authenticated by Thawte.

We will not process your personal information in a way that is incompatible with what is outlined in this Privacy Policy, and will use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We also will use our best efforts to protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Access to Information

If you need assistance accessing, updating, correcting or removing your personal information from our systems, or if you no longer desire our services, please e-mail Spencer Stuart at contact@spencerstuart.com.

Links

Please be aware that this website may contain links to third-party websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected through this website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, nor is Spencer Stuart responsible for, any content, privacy practices, or conduct of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy policies of each and every website, including those that collect personally identifiable information.

Cookies

Spencer Stuart may use browser cookies on this website.  Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.  We use cookies to provide a higher quality, more relevant, user experience by storing user preferences and monitoring user trends, as well as to deliver services requested by you. 

By using our website www.spencerstuart.com you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions in http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ or by changing your browser settings as indicated below so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.

What cookies do we use?

We use customized and proprietary JavaScript code provided by third-party integrated platforms including, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Quantcast, Crazy Egg and Visual Website Optimizer to collect and transmit visitor information to their servers. When a user visits SpencerStuart.com, this code contacts the respective third-party platforms’ servers and sends the aforementioned data. This data is stored, devoid of personally identifiable information, on the third-party server for the purposes of analysis that will be used to improve and provide contextual experiences to site visitors.

Necessary cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Use of cookies may also allow us to automate entry into password protected portions of the site so that you will not need to re-enter your password each time you visit our site.

Functionality cookies – These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personalized features. They may also be used to provide services in the way you have specified, such as collating data in a report.

Performance cookies – These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for instance which pages you visit and how often.  These cookies do not collect information that identifies you.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve our website and the service we provide to you.

We may also perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from to more accurately gauge our users' demographics.

How to control cookies?

With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser instructions (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) or a help screen to learn more about these functions and how to use them. Please be advised that certain sections or functionalities of the site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not accept cookies.

For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Material Changes to the Privacy Policy

Spencer Stuart reserves the right to modify or amend the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here and e-mail them to you so that you can keep informed. Please check back to this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay informed. If you do not wish to continue using this website after reading the revised Privacy Policy, you may opt-out by leaving the site.

If you have any questions about your personal information, please e-mail Spencer Stuart at privacy@spencerstuart.com.

Binding Corporate Rules

In addition to the privacy practices set out in this Privacy Policy, Spencer Stuart has established a set of binding corporate rules, approved by a number of European Union privacy regulators. These binding corporate rules are a commitment by Spencer Stuart to adequately protect personal information of candidates we process regardless of where the data resides. A full copy of the rules can be found here. If you would like additional information regarding the binding corporate rules, please e-mail Spencer Stuart at privacy@spencerstuart.com.