Privacy Policy

AC Lion is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to our website(s) (unless a different privacy statement is specifically made applicable). By using a AC Lion web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access AC Lion outside the United States, your usage of this site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.

Our site contains links to other website(s) (aka Link Partners) over which we have no control. AC Lion is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of Link Partner sites to which you choose to link from our web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on ACLion.com or careers page hosted by the ACLion.com job board, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion. ACLion.com is owned and operated by AC Lion International Use of Text, Graphics, Images, Logos, Software, Code, and Related Material All text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, code, software, and related material is © 2006 AC Lion International with all rights reserved or is licensed from AC Lion’s clients or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the site is the exclusive property of AC Lion and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Unauthorized use of the site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may not sell or modify the contents of ACLion.com or webpages hosted by the ACLion.com job board or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the site in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of ACLion.com or its content on any other website, or in a networked computer environment, for any purpose is prohibited unless authorized by AC Lion. Information transmitted, submitted or posted to ACLion.com is the property of AC Lion and the user who submits such information.

In some areas of our site, AC Lion requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, AC Lion collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. as that information relates only to employment. In addition, AC Lion may collect information about you when you use certain third party services on our web site. We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by AC Lion. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses.

AC Lion may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide your resumé, background, experience, including a descriptive, cultural, behavioral, and preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving an interview request from an ACLion.com client and other communications, such as email and SMS text messaging, about particular job opportunities or services offered by AC Lion and/or its clients.

Of course, you can correct or update your candidate or client profile at any time. Moreover, you can delete your profile from our online database or close your account at any time, in which event we will remove all our copies of your career profile information except for an archival copy which is not accessible on the Internet.

Use of Information by AC Lion
We use the information we gather on our web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the AC Lion website, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the job opportunities, products and services that we offer. We will not share, survey or collect your email address and profile data with any third party organization except for the deployment of relevant content originally authorized and published by AC Lion or its client(s). We may use your contact information in order to send you upon opt-in subscription request, e-mail, SMS Text Messaging, Blogs, Video or any other communications regarding updates at the AC Lion website, which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.

In addition, at the time of registration at ACLion.com, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information from AC Lion relating to career or HR topics that may be of special interest to you.

We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or contact you for further information.

Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, company information, resumé, background, experience, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of ACLion.com except with our client(s). We may only disclose such information to other third parties if you consent to such disclosure.

For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive career information about the products or services of ACLion.com or its client(s) at the time you register, AC Lion or its client(s) reserves the right to send you an e-mail and SMS Text Messages regarding promotional offers or eNewsletters of which you may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time.

We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in other products or services provided by ACLion.com or its client(s). However, this information will be sent only upon your opt-in request. We will not disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf unless previously authorized by our terms stated above. Examples may include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their HR functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.

We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process according to the labor laws of the State of New York; (b) protect the rights or property of AC Lion or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. We may disclose and transfer such information to a client(s) or business who acquires all or a substantial portion of AC Lion’s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event AC Lion becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, AC Lion or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.

In the event of a national emergency or other similarly urgent situation, AC Lion reserves the right to fully cooperate with the requests of government authorities and agencies and disclose to those entities all website user information and databases collected, compiled and/or maintained by AC Lion.

Correcting, Updating or Changing Your Personal Identifiable Information
Once you provide personal identifiable information to AC Lion via ACLion.com, you may review, correct, update or change your information at any time by contacting us. If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails, SMS Text Messages, or any other form of communications from AC Lion or client(s) at the time you registered, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by sending an email to info (at) aclion.com or selecting “unsubscribe” from the email you received. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in at any time.

AC Lion’s Use of Cookies
Unlike many other Internet websites, AC Lion DOES NOT utilize “cookies” to automatically track and store anonymous preferential information about you as you use and navigate ACLion.com. “Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers in the form of text files that are inserted and stored on your hard drive by your web browser. Cookies track your personal preferences and activities, but in no way contain or refer to any personally identifiable information. However, ACLion.com does use Session Variables which does track user activity for a particular user session. Once a user exits a browser session, the slate is wiped clean and the system no longer tracks user activity except for activity that was saved by the ACLion.com system per the user’s request.

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

Security of Your Submissions and Transmissions
AC Lion utilizes its best efforts to protect the security of any information submitted or transmitted by you via ACLion.com, including, but not limited to, personally identifiable information. However, in the unlikely event that an unauthorized third party compromises AC Lion’s security system, either by hacking or otherwise, AC Lion is not responsible and you shall not hold AC Lion liable for any occurrences or damages directly or indirectly caused by an unauthorized third party’s ability to view, use or disseminate your submissions or transmissions or your personally identifiable information.

Links to other websites (aka Link Partners) to/from ACLion.com
ACLion.com may contain links (aka Link Partners) to other websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to ACLion.com or webpages hosted by the ACLion.com job board . AC Lion makes no representations or warranties about, nor is it responsible for, the privacy practices of other Link Partner websites. When you enter a linked website, AC Lion encourages you to read the privacy policy of that linked website, as its privacy policy may differ substantially from that of this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
AC Lion developed this Privacy Policy as a manifestation of our firm commitment to disclose our current privacy and confidentiality policies to you. However, the Internet is rapidly evolving. With this in mind, AC Lion reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time in its sole discretion and without notice. Any information we collect from you is subject only to our most current Privacy Policy. You are advised and encouraged to visit this page on ACLion.com on a regular basis to review our most current Privacy Policy, and review any changes that may have been made. Unless you elect to opt-out of our Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by our most current Privacy Policy, including any changes that have been made since you originally provided AC Lion with information.

Your Questions, Comments & Complaints
AC Lion encourages you to provide AC Lion with feedback regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please email us at info (at) aclion.com. If you feel that AC Lion is not abiding by this Privacy Policy at any time, please immediately contact us via email.

Governing Law; Arbitration
This Privacy Policy is to be governed and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York, without regard for principles of conflicts of laws. Any civil action, claim, dispute or proceeding arising out of, or relating to, this Privacy Policy shall be referred to final and binding arbitration, before a single arbitrator, under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association in the City of New York, NY USA. You and AC Lion shall select the arbitrator, and if you and AC Lion are unable to reach agreement on selection of the arbitrator within thirty (30) days after the notice of arbitration is served, then the American Arbitration Association shall select the arbitrator. Judgment upon any award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final, binding and conclusive upon you and AC Lion, and yours and AC Lion’s respective administrators, executors, legal representatives, successors and assigns, and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, in no event shall either you or AC Lion be entitled to punitive, special, indirect, or consequential damages, and both you and AC Lion hereby waive your rights to any punitive, special, indirect, or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, damages for any loss of profit, revenue or business.

Miscellaneous
If any portion of this Privacy Policy is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable by any arbitrator, this Privacy Policy as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of this Privacy Policy that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from this Privacy Policy. The headings contained in this Privacy Policy are for convenience of reference only, are not to be considered a part of this Privacy Policy, and shall not limit or otherwise affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this Privacy Policy. All covenants, agreements, representations and warranties made in this Privacy Policy, as may be amended by AC Lion from time to time, shall survive your opting out of this Privacy Policy and the termination of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy represents the entire understanding and agreement between you and AC Lion regarding the subject matter of this Privacy Policy, and supersedes all other previous agreements, understandings and/or representations regarding the same.