ABEL PLACEMENT CONSULTANTS INC., in the normal course of business collects information which is protected under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. APC Inc. has a strict policy for handling all client and candidate information. All information provided to APC Inc. is confidential and protected to the fullest extent possible. APC Inc. will not disclose or distribute any information to third parties without prior consent.
Having read this policy, by using our services and providing us with your personal information, we imply your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as specified herein. Wherever practical and when necessary, we also obtain your express consent for particular uses and disclosures. For example, we obtain your express consent before releasing your information to a third party who provides background checks on potential employees.
We imply your consent if we feel we are using your personal information for purposes that are obvious to you. For example, if you list the names and phone numbers of your previous employers on your resume for reference checking purposes, we will not seek your express consent before checking these references. Where this information is not provided in advance, we will request contact information of relevant individuals for the purposes of conducting thorough reference checks. In this regard, we will imply your consent to contact these individuals for the purpose of the specific executive search assignment for which you are a finalist candidate.
We retain your information for as long as you are using our placement services, or longer if required by law. If we are unable to assist a candidate in their search for employment, all personal information is deleted immediately.