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Jobma and CCPA : All you need to know

Jobma gives high priority to data privacy and fully endorses the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the "CCPA") in its aims. We appreciate and enable the control of individuals over their personal information and their concern to enhance transparency over use of such information.

To ensure that our services are entirely in line with the CCPA, at Jobma we have carried out an extensive review of our products, email capture and data storage practices and go through an extensive policy review. By updating and making the required changes, our project team ensures the protection of the personal information of clients and professionals who use our services. You are welcome to review the information below for ongoing updates on our CCPA compliance.

Frequently asked questions

What is CCPA?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, is the new consumer's personal information privacy act, which grants consumers rights concerning access and sharing of their personal information by businesses. The bill comes into effect from January 1, 2020. To enhance and protect the consumer's privacy rights of the residence of California is the purpose of this bill.

Who is affected by the CCPA?

In reference to Jobma, those citizens of California whose personal information is being collected and used for our business purpose will be affected by the CCPA. The affected parties include registered job-seekers on our service, employers who are using Jobma services, and the prospective employers of Jobma who may use our services in the future.

Jobma fully endorses the ideas of CCPA across the country and is committed to applying them to our service users in the United States.

What is the category of personal information under CCPA?

Under the CCPA act, the personal information is defined as any information that 'identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.' Such data may have the traits of defining personal identities such as location, name, online tracing, and contact information, including contact number, personal mobile number, photos, and email address of an individual.

What are the rights of an individual under CCPA?

The CCPA confers the following rights to the citizens of California:

  1. The right to know about the nature of collected information regarding them.
  2. The right to know about commercial use and discloser of their personal information
  3. The right to disagree of the sale and discloser of their personal information.
  4. The right to access their personal information.
  5. The right to access their personal information.

For further information visit - California Legislative Information

What is the Preparedness of Jobma for CCPA?

To align with CCPA, we are taking the following initiatives at Jobma:

  • Clear and transparent flow of information which is easy to understand.
  • We perform a transparent demonstration of our information collection and storage methods.
  • We ensure easy access to your personal information that we hold and we help you remove it at your request.
How does Jobma protect personal information?

The access to the information at Jobma is protected by a layer of multifactor authentications, password policies, and encryption. The advance access control and network protection system further demonstrates our commitment to ensuring the safety of your personal data.

If you have any further questions, our privacy team can be reached at privacy@jobma.com