PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: March 22, 2022

This Privacy Policy describes how Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC collects, uses, and discloses information that we obtain through our website and the candidate portal or when you contact us or send us information electronically. Please read this information carefully. By visiting or using this website, and/or submitting information to Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC, you consent to the terms in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms in this Privacy Policy, you may not use our executive search services.

How We Collect Information

Directly from You

When using the executive search services of Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC, you may provide us with personal information through any number of ways, including, sending us your resume electronically, or verbally conveying information to us during interviews. We collect information about you from any information you provide us, including your emails, phone calls, resumes, CVs, cover letters, and compensation information. Additionally, if you wish to create an account with us, you will need to provide certain information, including your name, email address, contact information, and a password.

Publicly Available Sources

We may also collect information about you from publicly available, online sources such as from your LinkedIn profile or other online search tools to supplement the information you provide.

Passive Collection from You

Like many websites, we passively collect data about website usage through the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer to store bits of information to help us identify specific users and improve your web browsing experience.

We use cookies to collect the following information:

Navigational Data: We use navigational data, including log files and click-stream data, to identify information about your web browser and operating system, and the time period in which you visit the website or a portion of the website. This information may be used to administer the website, improve site content, and compile aggregated statistics for research purposes.

IP Addresses: We use Internet protocol (IP) addresses to identify server problems, administer the website, and compile aggregated statistics for marketing and research purposes.

You may configure your Internet browser to reject cookies. However, if you do so, you might not be able to access important functions or enjoy certain conveniences at this website.

What Information We Collect

If you submit an inquiry or question via email, we may collect your name, email address, or other information contained in that correspondence. If you are a candidate or potential candidate, we may collect your name and contact details, information about your employment objectives, past and current employment and professional experience, educational background, language skills, and other data that you provide via conversations, interviews, or written or email correspondence, such as through a resume or CV. If you are a client or potential client who is looking to hire a candidate, we may collect your name, contact details, title or position, products or services requested, or other information that you provide via conversations, interviews, or written or email correspondence.

Additionally, clients who are looking to hire a candidate frequently ask us to provide them with aggregated and de-identified information about the diversity of candidate pools in terms of gender and race/ethnic background. You are not required to provide this information, but we provide the opportunity to share this strictly optional information about yourself. We will not add this information to your job application that we provide to the client. For clarity, we will not disclose information you provide about your gender or racial/ethnic background to a client in a manner that identifies you.

If you are a candidate, we may also collect information about from Publicly Available Sources to supplement the information you provide such as contact information, certifications, educational background, employment history, location, certifications, and specific skills.

How We Use This Information

We ask for and maintain this information as part of our executive search business. Such personal information is used for the purposes of carrying out the tasks related to our executive search practice, and includes, but is not limited to, maintaining your account, evaluating your qualifications, contacting you as a candidates or potential candidate for further information, contacting the references you provide, and communicating with clients who are looking to hire a candidate about you. We also may use your information for internal purposes such as testing and maintaining our company databases, networks, and computer systems, and for training.


Please note that unless you tell us otherwise, and as part of our services to you, we may share your information with current or future clients who are looking to hire a candidate. To enable us to share your personal information or to contact you for future opportunities, we store your personal information unless and until you direct us to delete said information. If you do not want us to share your information for future opportunities, please contact us by email at [email protected].

How We Share Information

We may share your information we collect or that you provide with our offices and staff where necessary or appropriate in connection with the performance of our executive search or other services. We maintain your information in our proprietary database, which is only accessible to Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC and third-party sub-contractors, as well as clients who are looking to hire a candidate and who are able to view only data we make available to them relevant to their particular search. We use the information we have in our database to identify individuals who might be a match for positions we are working to fill on behalf of our clients. We may also share information with our clients who may be looking to hire a candidate wherever the client is located as necessary or appropriate to provide them with requested products or services.

We may disclose your information to service providers, contractors, and other third parties, including information technology providers and business process outsourcing providers, in order to help support our business operations. We may disclose your information in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of all or part of the business, or where we believe such disclosure is necessary to protect our business or may be required by law or may be appropriate in connection with any legal claims. We may disclose your information to fulfill any purpose disclosed by us when you provided the information or otherwise with your consent. We may also use, disclose, or otherwise process any aggregated and de-identified information for statistical or any other purposes that we choose in our sole discretion.

How You May Delete or Make Changes to Your Information

You can review and change information in your profile by logging into your Martha Montag Brown account and visiting your profile page. You may also request that we delete or make changes to your personal information by contacting us by email at [email protected]. We may not accommodate a request to delete or change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement.

How We Protect Your Information

Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC maintains reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect your information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. To the extent that we disclose your information to third-party subcontractors, we require that such third parties also maintain reasonable security and confidentiality measures and use the information in accordance with our instructions. In addition, where we disclose your information to clients looking to potentially hire candidates, we will request that they properly protect the security and confidentiality of such information, and otherwise process such data in accordance with applicable law.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC reserves the right to change or amend our privacy practices as described herein and issue amended versions of this Privacy Policy from time to time in its sole discretion, as permitted by applicable law. If we make a material change to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy on this website, and we will notify you of such change by posting a revised link on this website home page that reflects a version number and revised date.

Questions About This Policy?

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or practices or would like to request that your information is removed from our proprietary database, please contact us by email at [email protected].