Privacy Policy | DistantJob - Remote Recruitment Agency

Privacy Policy

DistantJob is GDPR compliant. This means nothing to regular humans. So here’s what that means in plain English:

We collect data while you browse our website. We use it for nothing that’s evil or nefarious. We don’t sell your data to partners. We don’t give it away. We don’t use it to send you spam. We don’t print it out to cuddle with late at night, while watching Frasier reruns and eating spoonfuls of mayonnaise. Huuuum, mayo…

We use it just to make sure stuff works on the website, and that you get the best experience possible. Stuff like… Letting those cute chat pop-ups know what region you are browsing from, so we can set you up with the person that’s most likely to understand you and your needs. Or the ability to get back in touch with you if you fill out a form but accidentally close the page before it sends.

These are those “cookies” your browser is always telling you about. You can get internet diabetes if you get too many cookies, so it’s a good thing to be aware of them! Please note that we collect no personal data in this way. Merely info about your browser, your location, and the actions you take on our website.

And, well, if you fill in a form on the website, we get the data you insert. That would fall into the realm of personal data. To us, that kinda means that you’re interested in getting info about our products. So we’ll use that data to gauge your needs and get in touch with you about that. Nothing else.

Please keep in mind that by agreeing to these terms, you also agree that your data is being stored outside of EU territory. This is simply because we are a fully remote company, and our employees are constantly moving around the world. Not because we have a secret underground base in Antarctica. Though that would be rad.

Of course, if you object to us having that info, poke us at [email protected], and we’ll provide you with a comprehensive review of all the data we collected from your browsing, as well as delete it all, if that’s what you want.

Additional Information If You Apply For A Job:

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Empire Host Inc collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Empire Host Inc.

When you apply to a job on our site, or through contact with one of our recruiters, the personal data contained in your application is collected by Empire Host Inc (“Controller”), which is located at 1790 Rue Beaulac, St-Laurent, CA and can be contacted by emailing [email protected] . Controller’s data protection officer can be contacted at [email protected].

Your personal data is processed for the purposes of managing our recruitment related activities, which include setting up and conducting interviews and tests for applicants, evaluating and assessing the results thereto, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring processes. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.

Your personal data is shared with Greenhouse Software, Inc., a cloud services provider located in the United States of America and engaged by Controller to help manage its recruitment and hiring process on Controller’s behalf. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, your personal data is transferred to the United States once you submit it through this site.

We will keep your data for 10 years, and then delete it is there is not an active effort to refresh it on your end.

Under the GDPR, you have the right to request access to your personal data, to request that your personal data be rectified or erased, and to request that processing of your personal data be restricted. You also have to right to data portability. In addition, you may lodge a complaint with an EU supervisory authority.


When you send us your info and CV, we store it in our system, which helps us match you up with job requests that we get from employers.

If, at any time, you want us to delete your data from our system, or to see a copy of it, just send an email to [email protected] , stating what you need from us.

If you’re really into legalese, here’s the whole spiel to make your day a little bit brighter. You’re welcome!

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Empire Host Inc collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Empire Host Inc.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Empire Host Inc may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service – Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience – We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site – We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature – To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails – We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Our Site is also in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Analytics Tracking

We’ve implemented a tracking code in order to collect demographic information in Google Anayltics. You can opt-out of this program anytime by adjusting your Ads Settings. You may also wish to review other available opt-outs.

Changes to this privacy policy

Empire Host Inc has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Empire Host Inc Rue Beaulac, St-Laurent, [email protected]

Updated: 20 Aug, 2019


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