What Information Do We Collect Through Your Website?
- We collect information when prospective employees when they choose to apply for a position using our online application form.
- We collect a user’s name and their email address when they choose to sign up to receive emails from us through Mailchimp, a third-party email marketing service.
Do You Use Tracking Cookies?
Our website does not collect visitor information and does not embed or store tracking cookies on visitors’ websites.
What Do You Do with the Information You Collect?
When you use our website to sign-up to receive more news and information by email, your information is not stored on our website, but is instead forwarded to Mailchimp who we use for our email marketing services. Your email address is stored at MailChimp and will remain there while we use their services or until you specifically request removal from our list. You can choose to “unsubscribe” at any time by following the link at the bottom of every email you receive from us.
If you apply for a position with Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center (MVNHC) through our online application form, you provide personally identifiable information which is required for us to verify your employment qualifications. Such information includes your first and last name, physical address, email address, and copies of your resume or CV. We use the information provided to us to do required background checks and education and employment verification, including your employment status, as required by law or MVNHC policy.
Collected application data is transmitted to us through encryption and housed and stored on secure servers which host our website. MVNHC does not sell or share personal information related to employment applications except as necessary to process the application, to conduct the required background checks and education and employment verification, or as necessary to comply with legal obligations.
How Do You Store Your Data?
We use a number of security measures and protocols to protect your application data. No website or electronic data is 100% secure, however, but we always are working to keep our website secure and updated with the latest security features.
Our website is built on a free content management software called WordPress. We use a select group of well-supported and premium third-party plugins to enhance our user’s website experience, add functionality, provide and collect information, and secure our WordPress files. Our website software is regularly updated by a web professional. Our website is hosted by SiteGround, is SSL-protected encrypted, and contains advanced security measures. Our staff use password authentication safeguards and their IP addresses are whitelisted to access our domain.
Application data is stored in a database on our server. We follow web security recommendations to limit our database vulnerability and employ a server-side firewall to protect our website.