Last Updated and Effective: October 6th, 2023
Guidehouse Inc. and its global subsidiaries (collectively, “Guidehouse,” “Company,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your Personal Data when using our website and related websites (“Sites”), as well as mobile websites and mobile Guidehouse applications (“Mobile Apps”), services, tools, other applications or your other interactions with us online or in person (collectively our “Services”).
The Global Chief Privacy Officer and Data Protection Officer for Europe, Middle East and Asia, can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
“Personal Data” is information that reasonably can be used to directly or indirectly identify you. The categories of Personal Data that we collect include:
If you are an employee of Guidehouse, please refer to the Employee Data Protection Policy for information about how we collect and use your personal information during and after your working relationship with us.
We may collect the categories of Personal Data listed above directly or indirectly from different sources, including:
Third party social media applications such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook
The information that we collect from and about you may be combined with information from other sources or that is publicly available (e.g., demographic information, additional contact information) that we have acquired in compliance with relevant laws.
We may use your Personal Data for the following business purposes:
We will not use your Personal Data for a purpose that is incompatible with the original purpose without first obtaining your consent.
We only collect and use Personal Data if we have a legal basis to do so, these include:
We may disclose the categories of Personal Data described in this Policy for the business purposes listed above with the following types of entities:
The Guidehouse Corporate Family as Controllers. We may share the information we collect about you with the Guidehouse corporate family and their and our affiliates and subsidiaries.
We will only retain your Personal Data in identifiable form for as long as needed for the purposes for which it is gathered and processed. In determining retention periods, 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 requirements. When we no longer need Personal Data, we either anonymize, securely delete, or destroy it.
You can control how and when you want to receive notifications regarding electronic newsletters and marketing-related emails for services described on the Site by contacting us
at email@example.com or by following the “unsubscribe” instructions within the notices.
For Guidehouse Insights.com, go to https://www.guidehouseinsights.com/my-reports/profile to update or change your preferences regarding notifications or electronics newsletter, or follow the “unsubscribe” instructions within the notices.
We may use online identification technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, or pixels in connection with the Sites. We may also use first party and third party cookies to improve our Site and your experience using our Site, and to deliver tailored content to visitors.
You may customize your cookie settings by selecting the “cookie settings” button on the cookie banner or clicking on the “cookie settings” link on the homepage. All cookies, except those that are strictly necessary for the Site to function may be enabled or disabled at your choice. If you disable the use of certain cookies, some features of the Site (such as saving your password) may not be available to you.
When you view videos on the Site, we use digital technologies that tracks analytics information about how visitors interact with these videos. You consent to our collection and use of this information through the Site or third-party social media for up to two years or as permitted by applicable law. If you do not consent, do not watch videos on the Site. You may revoke your consent by Contacting Us.
Notice to EEA Residents.
Guidehouse remains liable under the DPF Principles for the processing of personal information by our third-party processors, unless we can demonstrate that we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
In compliance with the EU-U.S. DPF and the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF and the Swiss-U.S. DPF, Guidehouse commits to resolve DPF Principles-related complaints about our collection and use of your personal information. EU and UK individuals and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our handling of personal data received in reliance on the EU-U.S. DPF and the UK Extension to the EU-U.S. DPF, and the Swiss-U.S. DPF should contact us using the contact information in the “Contact Us” section of this policy. If your complaint cannot be resolved through Guidehouse, we will cooperate with JAMS pursuant to the JAMS DPF Program, which is described on the JAMS website at https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-data-privacy-framework. JAMS mediation may be commenced as provided for in the JAMS rules. Following the dispute resolution process, the mediator or the Consumer may refer the matter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has DPF investigatory and enforcement powers. Under certain circumstances, Consumers also may be able to invoke binding arbitration to address complaints about Guidehouse’s compliance with the DPF Principles.
You may be entitled to exercise certain consumer rights relating to your Personal Data. These rights include:
Transparency and the right to information: we provide notice to our customers, suppliers, vendors and others of how we use Personal Data in our day-to-day operations at the time of collecting Personal Data, or as soon thereafter as possible. We also publish this privacy notice for a greater transparency.
Right to access, rectification, restriction of processing, and erasure: we provide data subjects with access to their own personal data where required by applicable law. In addition, we will rectify their Personal Data when we are notified that it is inaccurate, and we will ensure the right to erasure and to restriction of processing when these rights are not compatible with local regulations.
Right to object and withdraw consent at any time: for all marketing materials, you can opt-out anytime, and free of charge. The right to object for other processing activities will be balanced in order to ensure that it is not incompatible with local regulations or the legitimate interests of Guidehouse.
Right to data portability: based on your specific situation, we provide data subjects with the right to obtain and reuse your data across different services and includes transferring of your data to you, another controller or a trusted third party.
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.
These requests should be submitted as follows:
Guidehouse is committed to the security, confidentiality and integrity principle. We take commercially reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from our online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use and we periodically review our security measures. We are committed to processing your data in a secure manner and have put in place specific technical and organizational measures to prevent the personal data we hold from being accidentally or deliberately compromised. We store and process your information on our servers located in the United States and around the world. We maintain technical, physical, and administrative security measures to protect the security of your personal information against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls, data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers and information access authorization controls. It is your responsibility to make sure that your personal information is accurate. You should keep in mind however, that no data transmitted over the internet is 100% secure and any information disclosed online can potentially be collected and used by parties other than the intended recipient. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to or from our Services.
Our services are not designed for, intended to track, or directed towards children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal data without their consent, please contact us. If we become aware that a child has registered for a service and has provided us with personal data, we will delete such information from our files.
Your CCPA Consumer Rights
The CCPA provides Consumers with specific rights regarding their Personal Information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
To opt-out of this use, go to our cookie settings page where you can disable all categories of cookies except those strictly necessary for our Site to function.
To exercise your other California Consumer rights, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:
Please clearly identify which rights you wish to exercise in your email. Your request must provide sufficient information to allow us to reasonable verify you are the person about whom we collected Personal Information. Only you or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf may make a verifiable consumer request relating to your Personal Information.
Other California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine the Light” law permits users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To request relevant information, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not currently respond to Do Not Track requests.
This policy considers the principles of accountability, identifying purposes, consent, limiting use and disclosures, openness and safeguards established by the Canadian Privacy regulation (PIPEDA).
However, there are other principles that we also guarantee for the Canadian residents such as the principle of limiting collection, retention, accuracy, and individual access and rectification.
If you have questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us at email@example.com. We will respond to any request as soon as possible, or in any case not later than 30 days after receipt of the request. If you are not satisfied with our response, you have the right to make a complaint to the Federal Privacy Commissioner.