Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.titanhouse.com
2. How TitanHouse Collects Your Personal Data
a. Personal Data You Provide to TitanHouse
When you register to become a Website user, we collect various information from you, including but not limited to your name, email addresses, password, telephone numbers, residential address, past and current employers’ names and addresses, contact lists, professional experience, skills, educational background, payment and billing information, résumés, photographs, usage, and anything else you choose to input, upload or post, including data inferred therefrom (“Personal Data”). You may choose to omit some Personal Data during the registration process, or to subsequently change, add or remove some Personal Data.
ii. Sensitive Data
TitanHouse does not solicit sensitive data from you, such as racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, philosophical beliefs, political opinions, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, physical condition, mental health, sexual life/orientation, or criminal record (“Sensitive Data”). You may provide information about your gender, if you so choose, but you are not required to do so. Do not input, upload or post any Personal Data or Sensitive Data that you do not want to be collected, stored, shared and/or published.
iii. Choosing Not to Disclose Personal Data
If you choose not to disclose any Personal Data, you will not be able to use the Website. Disclosure of some Personal Data is necessary so that TitanHouse can authenticate you and provide Website services to you. If you choose to disclose only some Personal Data, you will be able to use limited features of the Website.
iv. Using The Website
When using the Website, you may input, upload or post Personal Data that we may collect, store, share and/or publish, such as when you:
- Provide comments, recommendations or ratings regarding other Website users, or other people, places or things
- Post a blog, provide a comment or submit an article on any subject
- Fill out a form
- Respond to a survey
- Apply for a job and/or submit a résumé
- Import an address book or contact list
- Sync your email or calendars with the Website
- Register for an online meeting, Web conference, live meeting or live event
- Present at or participate in an online or live event, which may include voice and/or video recordings collected, stored, shared and/or published by TitanHouse
- Enroll in an online course, training or certification
- Correspond with other Website users and TitanHouse, which may be processed by automatic scanning technology
- Perform searches
- Click on or otherwise respond to advertising links
b. Logging and Device Data
c. Personal Data Received from Third Parties and Websites
TitanHouse may receive personal information about you from other Website users, employers, business partners, and other third parties and data controllers. TitanHouse may also gather personal information about you from public websites, such as providers of news, career information and other sources.
You may designate TitanHouse as your agent or representative for the purpose of transmitting Personal Data from another website or controller to the Website. This can be accomplished within your TitanHouse settings.
3. How TitanHouse Processes and Shares Your Personal Data
TitanHouse processes your Personal Data to interact with you, to enable communication between members, to provide advertising, to personalize your use of the Website, and more. How TitanHouse specifically uses your Personal Data depends on how you use the Website, and how you choose to configure your settings.
a. Membership Administration
TitanHouse uses your Personal Data for purposes of membership administration and to deliver member benefits to you. TitanHouse may also use your Personal Data to help TitanHouse tailor our services to meet users’ needs. We also use your Personal Data to authenticate you, to ensure that someone else is not using your account, and to resolve service issues.
TitanHouse may use your Personal Data to communicate with you regarding TitanHouse events, publications and other content to which you have subscribed. TitanHouse may also communicate with you regarding forms and surveys you complete, jobs for which you apply or in which you may be interested, and your registrations for meetings, events and courses. Some content delivered to you may contain links to third-party websites, which may or may not have similar privacy policies. TitanHouse is not responsible for content provided by any third-party website, or for the processing and/or sharing of personal information collected from you by any third-party website.
c. Networking and Hiring Opportunities
TitanHouse may use your Personal Data to enable networking between you, potential employers and other Website users. You will be able to choose which individuals and corporations you would like to connect with, and who wish to connect with you. You will be able to search other users, and other users will be able to search for you. TitanHouse may use your usage history, contact data and other data you disclose or share to suggest user connections, and to invite others to become users of the Website. When you invite a user to connect with you, or when you accept another user’s connection invitation, your profile information will be disclosed to the other user. The Website will also enable you to explore hiring opportunities, and to be contacted by other users seeking to be hired by you via each other’s profile information. TitanHouse may recommend – via in-Website messages, emails, text messages, and other means of communication – employment opportunities that may be of interest to you, and we may recommend you to other users for positions in which you may be interested.
d. Public Posts
The Website will display to users your public comments, shares, follows, likes and other activity. The Website will also provide notifications to you and other users when such activity occurs.
e. Advertising and Marketing
f. Website Improvement
TitanHouse may use your Personal Data to research and develop Website improvements. Such improvements may consist of providing users with greater functionality and ease-of-use, and may be used to increase Website membership.
g. Data Aggregation
TitanHouse uses Personal Data in an aggregate, anonymized format to research professional and economic trends. Third parties may perform such research under legal controls that are designed to protect users’ privacy. TitanHouse publishes, or allows third parties to publish, professional and economic insights in the form of aggregated data.
h. Disclosures Required by Law or Security
TitanHouse may be required to disclose Personal Data pursuant to subpoenas or other legal process, or if disclosure is reasonably necessary to, among other things: investigate or prevent potential or actual illegal activities; assist law enforcement; or defend TitanHouse against legal claims or allegations. TitanHouse may also use Personal Data to investigate security and fraud issues.
i. Personal Data Disclosed to Other Websites
j. Do Not Track
The Website tracks each user when they cross from our public website or enter via a third-party link to our protected website by logging in with their user name and password. The Website does not track users when they cross to third-party websites, does not provide targeted advertising to third-party websites, and therefore does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
k. Service Providers
TitanHouse uses third parties to provide Website services, such as hosting, security, maintenance, analysis, payment, marketing and development. Our third-party service providers will have access to Personal Data as necessary to provide their services; however, they are bound by agreements not to disclose Personal Data to other third parties.
l. Change of Control or Sale
4. Data Retention, Security and Transfer
TitanHouse retains Personal Data for so long as your account is active, even if your usage is minimal, until you choose to close your account. The Website will delete your Personal Data within ninety (90) days after you close your account, however: (i) your Personal Data may be visible on the Website to other users for up to seven (7) business days thereafter; (ii) text and Personal Data you previously chose to communicate to other users or group posts will be retained by the Website and those users; (iii) back-up instances of system data may contain Personal Data that will not be used by TitanHouse; (iv) TitanHouse may be required by laws, rules, regulations and other legal requirements to retain Personal Data, including to resolve any disputes; and (v) TitanHouse may retain your usage information in an aggregated, anonymized form that will be used and shared by TitanHouse.
TitanHouse implements physical, technical and administrative safeguards designed to protect your Personal Data. We or our service providers update and monitor the security of our Website and systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, however, we cannot guarantee the security of information you send to us against access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction due to a breach of any physical, technical or managerial safeguard. TitanHouse restricts access to your Personal Data only to those TitanHouse employees and service providers who need to know such information to provide services to you.
c. Transferring Personal Data from the European Union to the USA
TitanHouse’s data protection officer’s name and contact information are:
7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 400
Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
Telephone: (240) 307-2913
Contact Page: https://www.titanhouse.com/contact-us/
TitanHouse is headquartered in the USA, and Personal Data the Website collects from you will be processed in the USA. The USA has not received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the GDPR, so you agree that TitanHouse may rely on Article 49 of the GDPR that permits TitanHouse to collect and transfer your Personal Data to the USA: (i) with your consent; (ii) to perform a contract with you; (iii) to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest in a manner that does not override your interests, rights and/or freedoms; and/or (iv) pursuant to any other exception, derogation or other permission (collectively, “Permissions”). You also agree to the foregoing Permissions with regard to any other jurisdiction’s applicable data protection law, rule, regulation, statute, ordinance, directive or other legal requirement.
d. Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data
Please contact our data protection officer, if you wish to:
(i) confirm that TitanHouse is processing your Personal Data;
(ii) access your Personal Data;
(iii) correct or rectify any inaccurate Personal Data;
(iv) have TitanHouse erase or cease processing Personal Data, subject to certain exceptions;
(v) have TitanHouse cease using your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes;
(vi) have TitanHouse discontinue selling your Personal Data; and/or
(vii) request information about:
(A) the business or commercial purpose of collecting, processing and/or selling your Personal Data;
(B) the categories of your Personal Data collected, processed and/or sold;
(C) the categories of third parties who have received or purchased your Personal Data from TitanHouse, if any;
(D) the categories of sources from which your Personal Data is collected, if not provided by you;
(E) the specific pieces of your Personal Data collected; and
(F) how long your Personal Data will be stored.
In some jurisdictions, you have a right to file a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority, if you have concerns about how TitanHouse collects, shares and/or processes your Personal data. If technically feasible, TitanHouse will upon your request provide your Personal Data to you or directly to another controller.
TitanHouse will provide reasonable access to your Personal Data at no cost upon request made to our data protection officer. If access cannot be provided within a reasonable period of time, TitanHouse will inform you when your Personal Data will be provided. If your access must be denied for any reason, TitanHouse will provide you with an explanation as to such denial.
6. Laws of Other Jurisdictions
a. European Union
In addition to your rights in Section 4.d, above, , residents of the State of California, U.S.A., may make verified requests to TitanHouse to opt-out of the “Sale” of your Personal Data in accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. California defines the term “Sale” broadly to include selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring or otherwise communicating your Personal Data to another business or third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. To opt-out, visit our California Consumer Request Web Page.
With regard to the law of the state of Connecticut, U.S.A., TitanHouse does not collect Social Security numbers (“SSNs”), intentionally communicate SSNs to the general public, print SSNs on any document required for an individual to access products or services, require an individual to transmit SSNs over an unencrypted electronic connection, or require an individual to use SSNs to access the Website.