Privacy Policy

Updated: 03 July 2023


Eqo Technologies, Inc. (“Eqo”) is a cloud software company that provides recruiting products and services to employers that have entered into a written agreement with Eqo (“Clients”).

At Eqo, we take data privacy seriously. This Policy describes our privacy practices for the activities set out in this Policy including users of our Website and job applicants. Please read this Policy carefully, as it outlines how we collect, use, share, and otherwise process personal information from which an individual (and in some jurisdictions, a household) can be identified (“Personal Data”). Additionally, this Policy outlines your choices and rights with respect to our processing of your Personal Data.


This Policy does not apply to the information we process on behalf of our Clients, which is governed by the agreements we have in place with them. 

If you are a potential candidate, job applicant, or employee, who has submitted data to a Client, the use of your data is governed by the policies of that Client. For detailed privacy information regarding the use of your data by a Client, or to exercise your rights regarding such Personal Data, please reach out to that organization directly. Our Clients control the use of data we process on their behalf and determine their own privacy practices and security settings. Eqo may only access, share, distribute, or otherwise process personal data submitted to us by or on behalf of a Client as provided in the agreement between Eqo and that Client, as instructed by the Client or as may be permitted by law.

We are not responsible for the privacy or data security practices of our Clients, which may differ from those set forth in this Policy.

This Policy does not apply to employees of Eqo.

The Website (as defined below) and Services may contain links to other websites, applications and services maintained by third parties. The privacy and data protection practices of such third parties are governed by the privacy policies of those organizations. Please review the privacy policies of those organizations to better understand their privacy practices.


Eqo may process your Personal Data in a number of online and offline circumstances, including, without limitation, when you: (i) visit our websites that display or link to this Policy (“Website”); (ii) visit our offices; (iii) communicate with Eqo via email, phone, or fax; (iv) fill out a form at a conference or event; (v) register to attend an event or webinar; or (vi) access or download certain content (such as a whitepaper). 



The type of Personal Data that we may collect from you directly depends on how you interact with Eqo, including, without limitation, via phone, in person, or via the Website, and for what purposes, including as a:

  • Potential Client: As a potential Client, the types of Personal Data you may choose to provide to Eqo include, without limitation: full name, your email address, job title, company information, mailing address, IP address, general location, telephone number, professional information, device and usage information, unique identifiers and cookie data (as described below in this Section 4), or any other Personal Data that Eqo requests or you elect to provide.
  • Potential Job Applicant: As a potential applicant for employment, the types of Personal Data you may choose to provide to Eqo include, without limitation: your full name, email address, job title, company information, mailing address, IP address, general location, telephone number, professional and educational information, background information included in a CV/resume, device and usage information, unique identifiers, and cookie data (as described below in this Section 4), or any other Personal Data that Eqo requests or you provide.


When you visit the Website, our servers automatically record information that may include Personal Data. Personal Data we collect may include, without limitation: the web address you came from or are going to, your device model, your operating system, the type of web browser you are using, your internet service provider/mobile carrier, unique identifiers, your IP address, general location your mobile network carrier, the duration of your visit, your time zone, and additional information provided by your web browser or device. Whether we collect some or all of this information depends on the type of device you are using and your device settings. To learn more about what information your browser or device makes available to us, please check the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider. You may be able to control the Personal Data you provide to us through your settings and/or as described below.


Like many companies, we and our third party providers use cookies and other technologies to receive and store certain types of information, which may include Personal Data, when you interact with us through your computer or mobile device. Using these technologies helps us customize your experience with the Website and/or our services and improve your experience and our Website and services through analytics and advertising services. Some information on these technologies, as well as the types of information we may use these technologies to collect, is included below:

  • Cookie Data: A cookie is a small amount of data that a website stores on your device that we can later retrieve. When we use cookies, we may use cookies that last until you close your browser (“Session Cookies”) or cookies that last until they are deleted by you or your browser (“Persistent Cookies”). Depending on how you are accessing the Website, we may use cookies or similar technology to administer the Website, store your preferences for certain kinds of information, analyze trends and gather information about Website visitors, or to make emails more useful or interesting (for example, we may receive a confirmation when you open an e-mail from us, if your device or settings support such capabilities). For further information about how cookies work, visit or The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to manage your cookies as well. Visitors to the Website who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Website, but some features may not function as well. For information on how you can manage your cookie and/or email preferences, please review Section 7 “Accessing and Managing Your Personal Data” below.
  • Cross-Device Use: We and our third party providers, including Google, may use the Personal Data collected about you (whether directly from the Website, through your device(s), or from a third party) to help us and our third party providers identify other devices that you use (e.g., a mobile phone, tablet, other computer, etc.). We and our third party providers also may use cross-device and other information we learn about you to serve targeted advertising on your devices and to send you e-mails.
  • Social Plugins: We may use social plugins on the Website, such as plugins for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. When you view a Website that contains a plugin, your browser will create a direct link to the third parties’ servers. If you are logged into your social media account, the social media platform will record the visit to your social media account. Please visit the social media platform’s privacy policy for more information.
  • Third-Party Ad Networks: We also use the Personal Data that we learn about you to assist us in advertising our Services on third-party websites and social media and to assist us in evaluating the success of our advertising campaigns on various platforms. You can control these settings as described below in Section 7.


We collect and process Personal Data for the following purposes, such as:

  • Providing the Website or Services: To provide the Website to you, to communicate with you about your use of the Website, to respond to your inquiries, and for other customer service purposes.
  • Tailoring Content: To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you and to personalize your experiences while using the Website.
  • Marketing and Communications: For marketing, advertising and promotional purposes, for example, we may use your Personal Data, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters, special offers, events, surveys, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about services or information we think may interest you. We also use the Personal Data that we learn about you to assist us in advertising ourServices on third-party websites and social media and to assist us in evaluating the success of our advertising campaigns on various platforms.
  • Improving the Website, Services and Security: To improve the Website and/or Services and for other internal business purposes, such as detecting security incidents, debugging to identify and repair errors.
  • Research and Analytics: To better understand how users access and use the Website and/or Services in order to improve the Website and/or Services and respond to user preferences, to administer surveys, programs and questionnaires, and for other research and analytical purposes.
  • Legal Compliance: To comply with legal obligations, as part of our general business operations, and for other business, compliance and administration purposes.
  • Protecting Rights and Interests: Where we believe necessary to investigate, to prevent or take action regarding suspicious, harmful or illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person or us or violations of our agreements or this Policy.
  • Health and safety: For health and safety purposes, such as contact tracing or including conducting appropriate screenings of applicants and visitors prior to entering or accessing certain locations or premises.
  • Notice: For other purposes we may notify you of or that you consent to from time to time.



Eqo may disclose Personal Data and other information as follows:

  • Affiliates: We may disclose the Personal Data to our affiliates or subsidiaries; however, if we do so, their use and disclosure of your Personal Data will be subject to this Policy.
  • Service Providers: We may disclose Personal Data to third-party service providers who use this information to perform services for us, such as hosting providers, cloud services providers, customer service providers, event planners advisors, consultants, and/or support providers.
  • Advertising, Social Media and Analytics Providers: We share your Personal Data with advertising, social media and analytics providers as described above.
  • Webinars, Events, and Other Activities Related to Eqo Offerings: We may offer the following solely or jointly with third parties or partners: webinars, events, whitepaper downloads, or other resources related to Eqo Services. We may share your contact information and interests in these offerings or services with third parties to communicate with you about such resources and Eqo’s offerings.
  • Additional Disclosures: Eqo may also disclose your Personal Data when you direct us to, or otherwise give your specific consent, or with others for any legitimate business purpose that does not conflict with the statements made in this Policy or applicable law.


We may disclose your Personal Data if we are required to do so by law or we, in good faith, believe that such action is necessary to: (i) comply with the law or with legal processes; (ii) protect and defend our rights and property; (iii) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Websites and/or Services; or (iv) protect the safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

If Eqo goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Data may be among the assets transferred.


We may disclose aggregate, or de-identified information about users for marketing, advertising, research, compliance, or other purposes.


You may have the right to change your preferences or exercise certain control over your Personal Data. Where you have consented to our processing of your Personal Data, you may withdraw that consent at any time and prevent further processing by contacting us as described below subject to certain exceptions as described to you and/or allowed by law.


As described above, if you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails from us, you may change your preferences by following the unsubscribe link contained in the e-mail itself or contacting us as described below. Please also note that if you opt out of receiving promotional communications from us, we may continue to communicate with you regarding service-related issues. We maintain and process requests for telephone “do-not-call”, “do-not-mail”and do-not-contact lists as required by law

7.2 SMS

If you do not wish to continue receiving SMS messages, you may opt-out of receiving mobile message services by replying STOP to any mobile message that you have received from Eqo. After sending such a message, you may receive an additional mobile message confirming your decision to opt-out.


You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences or by visiting the “Your Privacy Choices” link in the footer of the Website. Please note that blocking or deleting non-essential cookies may affect the Websites’ functionality and that any choice with regards to cookie-based advertising only applies to the web browser and device through which you exercise that choice. If you delete your cookies, you may need to reapply your choices. Additionally, you will still continue to see certain advertising, including potentially from Eqo, even if you opt-out of personalized advertising.

You can also control how participating third-party ad companies use the Personal Data that they collect about your visits to our Websites, and those of third parties, in order to display more relevant targeted advertising to you. If you are in the U.S., you can obtain more information and opt out of receiving targeted ads from participating third-party ad networks at (Digital Advertising Alliance). You may also download the DAA AppChoices ( tool in order to help control interest-based advertising on apps on your mobile device). In addition, users in other countries may obtain more information at the following links:

  • EU Users: (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance)
  • Canada Users: (Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada)


In this section, we provide additional information to California residents about how we handle their Personal Data as defined under California privacy laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act, as amended (“CCPA”). This section does not apply to our handling of information that is exempt under the CCPA such as publicly available information, de-identified or aggregated information or information that is covered under another law such as HIPAA or the FCRA. This Policy also does not apply to the Personal Information we collect from our contractors, or our employees, which are subject to different notices.

Where we have committed to maintaining and using Personal Data in a deidentified form, we agree not to reidentify deidentified data except as permitted by applicable law.


As a Service Provider under the CCPA, we process or maintain Personal Data on behalf of our business Clients that provide Personal Data to us in compliance with written contracts that we enter into with our business Clients directly. Please note that for Personal Data that we process on behalf of a Client, in our capacity as a processor or service provider, we will provide reasonable assistance to that Client as necessary to enable them to respond to your requests to exercise your privacy rights.


In general, under the CCPA, we are a Business (as defined under the CCPA) when we operate our Website and act as an employer (employee notices are available on the intranet). As described in more detail in Section 5. How We Use Your Personal Data, we collect, use and otherwise process the above personal information in order to provide our Services to you, respond to and fulfill your orders and requests, as otherwise directed or consented to by you, and for the following business or commercial purposes: services and support, analytics and improvement, customization and personalization, marketing and advertising, planning and managing events, research and surveys, security and protection of rights, legal proceedings and obligations, and general business and operational support.

As a Business, we notify and provide California residents with the following rights with respect to their Personal Data, which are subject to certain exception:

  • Do-not-sell (opt-out): to opt out of the sale of Personal Data, if any. For information on how to opt out of “sales”or “sharing” of Personal Data (as these terms are defined under the CCPA or other applicable US state privacy laws, and as applicable to Eqo), please refer to Section 8.5, below.
  • Limit uses and disclosures of sensitive personal information: to limit certain uses or disclosures of sensitive personal information to those uses authorized by the CCPA (as described below).
  • Right of deletion: to request deletion of their Personal Data that we have collected about them and have such Personal Data deleted (without charge), subject to certain exceptions. For information on how to exercise such right of deletion, please refer to Section 8.5, below.
  • Right to correct: to request the correction of inaccurate Personal Data.
  • Right to know/access: to confirm whether we are processing your Personal Data and to access such Personal Data and obtain a copy of the Personal Data in a portable and, to the extent technically feasible, readily usable format and with respect to the Personal Data that the Business has collected about them to require disclosure by the Business of the following (up to twice per year and subject to certain exemptions):
  1. categories of Personal Data collected,
  2. categories of sources of Personal Data,
  3. categories of Personal Data that the Business has disclosed or shared with a third party for a business purpose or sold,
  4. categories of third parties with whom Personal Data has been disclosed or shared,
  5. the business or commercial purposes for collecting or selling Personal Data,
  6. a copy of the specific pieces of Personal Data collected

For information on how to exercise such rights, please refer to Section 8.5, below.

  • Right to non-discrimination: the right not to be subject to discriminatory treatment for exercising their rights under the CCPA.


While our collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data varies based upon our relationship and interactions with you, we describe, generally, the categories of Personal Data that we have collected about California residents in the prior twelve (12) months, as well as the categories of third parties to whom we may disclose this Personal Information for a business or commercial purpose. For more information about the business and commercial purposes, for which we may disclose your Personal Information, please see Section 5. How We Use Your Personal Data section above.

Sale and Sharing of Personal Information. Additionally, the CCPA defines "sale" as disclosing or making available to a third-party Personal Data in exchange for monetary or other valuable consideration, and “sharing” includes disclosing or making available Personal Data to a third party for purposes of cross-contextual behavioral advertising. While we do not disclose Personal Data to third parties in exchange for monetary compensation, we may disclose the following categories of Personal Data: identifiers, profiles and inferences, and internet or other electric network activity information to third party advertising networks, data analytics providers, and social networks for purposes of marketing and advertising. We do not sell or share Sensitive Personal Information, nor do we sell or share any Personal Information about individuals who we know are under sixteen (16) years old.

Sensitive Personal Information. Notwithstanding the purposes described above, we do not use or disclose of sensitive personal information beyond the purposes authorized by the CCPA. Accordingly, we only use and disclose sensitive personal information as reasonably necessary: to perform our services requested by you; to help ensure security and integrity, including to prevent, detect, and investigate security incidents; to detect, prevent and respond to malicious, fraudulent, deceptive, or illegal conduct; to verify or maintain the quality and safety of our services; for compliance with our legal obligations; to our service providers who perform services on our behalf; and for purposes other than inferring characteristics about you.


We may collect Personal Data from the sources and in the manner set out in Section 4 including: directly from the individual, advertising networks, data analytics providers, social networks, internet service providers, operating systems and platforms, government entities, and data brokers.


  • Exercising Rights to Know/Access, Correct, or Delete: To exercise applicable rights to know/access, correct, or delete, please submit a request by emailing with the subject line “California Privacy Request”


As a Business, Eqo takes all reasonable precautions to verify your identity in connection with fulfilling its responsibilities under the CCPA. The verification steps may vary — depending on the right and the nature and sensitivity of the Personal Data.

We will process your request based upon the information in our records that is linked or reasonably linkable to the information provided in your request. In some cases, additional information may be requested in order to verify your request or where necessary, to process your request. If we are unable to adequately verify a request, we will notify the requestor. Authorized agents may initiate a request on behalf of another individual by following the instructions above. Authorized agents will be required to provide proof of their authorization and/or we may also require that the relevant individual directly verify their identity and the authority of the authorized agent.



Eqo employs reasonable and appropriate physical and logical security measures designed to protect Personal Data. Please be aware that despite these measures, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.

You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, mobile device, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust and unique password for each account that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your password or other form of authentication involved in accessing password-protected or secured resources. In order to protect you and your information, Eqo may suspend your use of the Website and/or services without notice, pending an investigation, if any suspicious activity or security breach is suspected. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any unauthorized account activity that may result.


We will retain your Personal Data as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements, subject to certain exceptions as described to you and/or allowed by law. Our Clients and other third parties may have different practices, and you should refer to their privacy policies.

We may retain your Personal Data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation or other lawful basis.

To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting, compliance or other requirements.


Eqo does not direct any of its communications to, or knowingly collect Personal Data from, children. If we discover that a child has provided us with Personal Data, we will promptly delete such Personal Data from our systems


We reserve the right to change or update this Policy at any time. Changes to the Policy will be posted at this URL. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy for any changes.



If you have any questions regarding our Policy, or if at any time after providing your Personal Data to Eqo, you want to change your Personal Data, or if you would like to assert any of the rights listed above, please direct your request to


You may reach our Data Privacy Officer at