The International Labor Recruitment Transparency Project

Welcome! The International Labor Recruitment Transparency Project is an interactive tool visually representing information about employers, recruitment agencies, and recruiters involved in the H-2 visa programs. By viewing or contributing information to the Project, you are agreeing to the Project’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy

The following discloses the information gathering, use, and dissemination practices for the International Labor Recruitment Transparency Project (“the Project”), and its host Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. The Project reserves the right to modify the information contained herein at anytime without prior notice. If we do make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will modify this page accordingly. Check this page periodically for amendments. This Site and all information and materials on it are provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind.

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE (the “Project” or the “Site”), OR YOUR PROVISION TO US OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTRIBUTION CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGES TO THESE TERMS; DO NOT USE THE SITE OR CONTRIBUTE INFORMATION IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS.

Browsing
As with many websites, the Project collects data when you browse, read, or download information from the Project. Information collected includes but is not limited to your IP address, URL request, browser type, and date and time.

The Project analyzes traffic to the Site in various ways, including using Google Analytics. (Google Analytics is subject to the privacy policy of Google, Inc., which you can find on their website.) The Project uses this information to generate statistics and measure Site activity to improve the usefulness of the Site to our visitors. Unless you affirmatively provide additional information to us, the Project does not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, email address, or phone number.
 
We collect the IP addresses of visitors, time of access, browser type, and web pages visited. The Project collects this information on an aggregate basis. For example, the Project tracks which pages are most visited among visitors as a whole. The Project does not track information on which pages an individual user visits. The Project does not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. 

Information You Provide
Any information you voluntarily contribute, including your personal information, may be used or requested to perform research, improve usability of the Site, administer mailing lists or online communities, enhance the security of the Site, comply with legal obligations, or other activities related to the Site.

Contributions
When you contribute information, your contributions will be publicly shared, and all such sharing of information is done at your risk. Therefore, please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your contributions and elsewhere, this information may become publicly available.  Your contributions will be figured into aggregate data about use of Project and aggregate information about actors in the chain of recruitment. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. retain the right to access your contributions for site maintenance and research purposes.  The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. retain the right to disaggregate information you contribute for purposes of analysis and research.  

Uploading Materials
When you upload supporting documentation (including comments, messages, documents, photos, or videos) ("Materials"), those Materials and other information relating thereto may be visible to other users. Uploading Materials and information is done at your risk. Please keep in mind that Materials and information relating thereto may become publicly available. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. retain the right to review, analyze, and disaggregate Materials you upload for purposes of analysis and research. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. also retain the right to review Materials uploaded as supporting documentation for purposes of determining whether a Contribution abides by the Terms. If you have any questions about sharing of Materials, that you are uploading, consult a lawyer. 

Disclosure of Information
Available log records and all data stored on our servers may be accessed by our system administrators. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. reserve the right to access Materials and Contributions you submit for purposes of research and Site maintenance. If you have any questions about documents or information you are uploading and/or contributing, consult a lawyer.

The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. may use information you provide without identifying you as an individual to third parties. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.  may do this for research purposes, to evaluate and optimize the Site as well as to share information between other projects of Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.

We do not disclose Personal Information to third parties, except when one or more of the following conditions is true:

  • We have your permission to make the disclosure;
  • The disclosure is consistent with the purpose for which the personal information was obtained;
  • The disclosure is permitted by relevant law;
  • The Personal Information to be disclosed is publicly available;
  • The disclosure is in our sole discretion necessary for the establishment or maintenance of legal claims or legal compliance, to satisfy any law, regulation, subpoena or government request, or in connection with litigation; The disclosure is in our sole discretion about users who we believe are engaged in illegal activities or are otherwise in violation of the Terms, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order; or
  • The disclosure is to outside businesses to perform certain services for us, such as maintaining our Site and Services or data analysis.
  • In the event that we are required by law (including a court order) to disclose the information you contribute, we will provide you with notice, to the extent we are able to contact you given the limited personal information we collect or that you provide, (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made so that you may object to the disclosure. If you do not challenge the disclosure request yourself, we may be legally required to turn over any identifying information we have.

Use of Information
The information the Project collects is used in a variety of ways, including for internal review; to improve the Site; to verify the legitimacy of Contributions and Materials; and internal business analysis or other business purposes consistent with the mission of the Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. 

Cookies
The Project may use session cookies when you visit our website while your browser is open, or while you are on the Site. Cookies are small files used by the server and browser to keep track of information about a user; they can be used to significantly increase the usability of a site. The Project may use cookies to recognize when you return to our website. We will not use tracking software other than cookies to determine state for each individual session.

It may be possible to disable some (but not all) Cookies through your device or browser settings, but doing so may affect your ability to use the Site. The method for disabling cookies may vary by device and browser, but can usually be found in preferences or security settings.

Children’s Privacy
The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. do not intend the Site to be used by individuals under the age of 18 without the supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older. The Project and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. rely upon parents or guardians 18 years of age or older to determine if the Site is appropriate for the viewing, access, or participation by such individuals under the age of 18. If an individual under the age of 18 uses the Site, such individual may only use the Site under the supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older.

This Project’s content is intended for adults and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who you believe has submitted personal information to this Site, please contact us immediately here

Contributing
Contributing or updating content is a public action, and all content may be publicly visible. Identification of all contributed content may include, but is not limited to, display of your IP address. Other users may be able to identify you if you include personal information in the content you post publicly.  All your content may be retained for restorative, archival, or research purposes by the Project and/or Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. Editing or deleting content may alter the displayed state of the content, but will not permanently delete the content from the Project.

Security
The Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of the Site cannot be guaranteed by the Project or Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. Neither the Project nor Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. shall be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of the Site or any information you transmitted to the Site.

Other Websites
Material on this website may link to independently run websites outside of the www.recruitmenttransparency.org website domain. The Project is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any websites you visit from this website.

Dispute Resolution
If you believe that the Project has not adhered to this Privacy Policy you may contact us at recruitmenttransparency [at] gmail.com.

Language from the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy was adapted from the Landman Report Card project.