terms of use

 

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Global Skills' relationship with you in relation to this website. The term 'Global Skills' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 366 Bay St Toronto Ontario Canada. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website. The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Global Skills' prior written consent.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Canada..

 

global privacy and data protection policy

The present document applies to all personal and operational information and data kept on Global Skills staff, sub-contractors and clients. All Global Skills staff must read, understand and apply it.

Purpose

While exercising its right to collect, use and disclose personal information or data for legitimate business purposes, Global Skills is committed to protect, in all countries where it does business, the personal and operational information and data concerning.Our staff, Our sub-contractors, Our clients and their operations in order to maintain strict rules of conduct to lower the likelihood of: Confidentiality breaches; Loss of privacy; Loss of trust; and/or Legal liability.

Position and Etiquette

Global Skills is committed to protect the personal information of its staff as required for staffing, staff management, compensation and benefits administration purposes.

Global Skills may also collect personal and operational information and data on client and client personnel, for example, in Outsourcing contracts. All client personal and operational information and data collected by Global Skills will comply with the policies and procedures established by the client and/or Global Skills. As well, Global Skills will always respect and act in compliance with all applicable legislation.

Global Skills respects the privacy of any visitors to www.GlobalSkills.com and its derivatives and does not share any personal information with third parties.

Global Skills's principles for information handling practices are the following:

Accountability

The Vice Presidents responsible for a Business Unit oversee the application of this policy and take corrective action on violations and on non-compliance. Global Skills staff who have concerns regarding the privacy of their own, sub-contractor or client personal information should report their concerns as well as any weakness in the measures protecting such information to their manager. All staff must respect this Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy as well as the privacy of other Global Skills staff and the client's privacy policies when working at a client site.

Business Units who hold and manage client personal or operational information and data, as a result of providing services to these clients, must protect such information and data. Any violation of client personal or operational information or data, in the context of providing services to these clients, should be reported directly to the Vice-President responsible for the Business Unit safeguarding such information or data.

Identifying Purpose of Collection

Advise staff, sub-contractors and clients when collecting personal information of the reason for collection, how the information will be used and any new purpose for the collection.

Consent for Collection

Obtain the staff's sub-contractor's or client's written or electronic consent to the collection of information and whenever a new use of the information is identified.

Limit Collection, Use, Disclosure, and Retention

Collect only the information necessary for the identified purpose. Use and disclose information only for the purpose for which it was collected or when required by legislation and in the manner prescribed by the legislation in the jurisdiction where Global Skills does business. Retain information only as long as necessary and dispose of all sensitive information in a secure manner.

Accuracy

Ensure the accuracy of the information collected by verifying with the individual and updating it periodically. Global Skills staff must notify their local Human Resources of any changes or updates that will affect their personal records.

Safeguards

Protect personal and operational information or data according to its sensitivity and as required by any applicable legislation. Sensitive personal or operational information or data is to be protected from unauthorized use, disclosure, access and modification. These safeguards apply to sensitive personal and operational information or data irrespective of the storage medium.

Such safeguards may take the form of locked filing cabinets, restricted access to information (physical and on a need-to-know basis, alarm systems or other electronic control devices, technological tools such as passwords, encryption, firewalls, anonymity software, etc. The selection of safeguards will be done considering the sensitivity, amount and format of the information or data needing protection.

Security measures around data protection are reviewed regularly to follow the company evolution or changes in the organization.

Openness

In distributing this document, advise the staff, sub-contractors and clients about Global Skills's practices and the application of this policy.

Individual Access

Provide staff, sub-contractors and clients access to their information held by Global Skills so that they may know what information is retained. Provide the staff, sub-contractors and clients an opportunity to verify the accuracy of their information and to correct any inaccuracies. Inform in writing, if access is refused, of the reasons why and of the appeal process.

No Expectation of Privacy

Subject to the applicable legislation, Global Skills has the right to monitor any and all aspects of its information systems and infrastructures including, but not limited to:

Visited Internet sites;
  • Instant messaging systems;
  • Chat groups;
  • News groups; and
  • E-mail sent and/or received.

Such monitoring may occur at any time, without notice, and without obtaining the user's permission.

Sanctions

Violations of this policy may result in a disciplinary action which will be proportional to the seriousness of the behaviour concerned. Vice Presidents responsible for business units or corporate functions are responsible to decide on the proper course of action in case of a breach to this policy. The Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Leadership and Organizational Development is the designated Global Skills Privacy and Data Protection Officer.

E-mail:privacy@globalskills.com