Internet Privacy Policy – Introduction

This internet privacy policy applies to Universal Personnel, LLC (‘Universal’).

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Since certain types of information are collected about the users of our site, we want you to know what information is collected and how that information is used.

Our internet privacy policy is as follows and is effective January 20, 2009. As internet technologies evolve, this policy is subject to change. Any updates will be posted here.

If you as a visitor choose to register or submit information to Universal via this web site (the “Universal Web Site”), you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy policy. Please note that the Universal Web Site may contain links to other Web sites which are not governed by this privacy statement. Also note that Universal may use third parties to host all or portions of, or to assist in maintaining, the Universal Web Site.

Information Collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personally identifiable information in order to use the Universal Web Site. Personally identifiable information is not collected via the Universal Web Site unless it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

As a general rule, sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) is not collected from visitors to the Universal Web Site. We will, where necessary, obtain visitors’ explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

To ensure that the Universal Web Site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within it, cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow Web sites to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) may be used on the Universal Web Site to collect aggregate data. Cookies and web beacons may be used to track information and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information may be used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the Universal Web Site to make sure that it is serving as a useful, effective information source.

These cookies and web beacons are not used to collect any personally identifiable information such as your name or email address. Further, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. However, under specific circumstances, visitors may be denied access to some parts of the Universal Web Site if their browsers are set to decline cookies.

Information Use

Personally identifiable information submitted via the Universal Web Site is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to gain access to special content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request future communications about specific areas of interest, the information you submit may be used to respond to you, to create a personal profile that will allow Universal to manage their relationship with you (such as providing you with information they feel would be of interest to you or to facilitate responding to further requests or inquiries from you) or to personalize your Web site experience. In addition, the webmasters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.

You may at any time request to be removed from emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on the Universal Web Site.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

If you communicate with us through the Universal Web Site, we will use that information as necessary to respond to you, provide the information you seek, and for our internal purposes. Personally identifiable information may be provided to third party service providers in connection with a third party service provider’s hosting or maintaining the Universal Web Site. We do not share or sell that information commercially and such information will not otherwise be shared with third parties unless so disclosed at the point of collection. Personally identifiable information may be transmitted internationally to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information to the Universal Web Site, you are consenting to such transfers.

Where appropriate, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Universal reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between Universal and any user visiting the Universal Web Site or providing identifying information of any kind.

Children’s Privacy Protection

Universal understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. The Universal Web Site covered by this privacy policy is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors’ Questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using the Universal Web Site, please direct them to the webmaster of the Universal Web Site at


The information contained on the Universal Web Site is not intended, nor is it implied, to be a substitute for legal or other professional advice. The information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind and Universal hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to any information contained on this site, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Universal assumes no liability of any kind for the information and data contained in this site or for any decisions made in reliance thereon.

Links to Third Party Sites

Certain links on this site will let you leave the Universal Web Site. The linked sites are not under the control of Universal and Universal is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided for your convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Universal of any such linked site.