epoch XX (“epoch XX”, “us” or “we”) understands that your privacy is important to you. epoch XX is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personally-identifiable information, being any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, as you use this Site and the epoch XX careers portal. The scope of epoch XX’s commitment is described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting personally-identifiable information, you consent to epoch XX’s use of such personally-identifiable information as described herein. Please see our terms of use for more information about our on-line terms and policies in general.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

epoch XX collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register for or apply for jobs through the epoch XX Recruitment Portal, register for our newsletters, participate in our alumni activities,  sign up for conferences and events, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information required to apply for a job. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include other personally-identifiable information that you include on your resume and information that you submit as part of your application. In addition, epoch XX collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by epoch XX.

How may we use your personally-identifiable information?

epoch XX uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, evaluate any job applications, recruit personnel, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, personalize content that you view or receive, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.

How are cookies used?

Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites. The laws in many European Union countries require you to provide a form of consent before cookies are placed on your web browser unless the cookie is necessary for the website to work. There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:

  • We only use cookies where they are necessary for our services or where you have provided your express or implied consent.
  • We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
  • We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.

Click the button below to open your Privacy Preferences, where you can adjust your privacy settings.

Privacy Preferences

What are “cookies” used for on this website?

epoch XX uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track your use of the Site. We also use cookies to control access to certain content on our Site and to process any requests that you make with us. To administer our website and for research purposes, epoch XX has also contracted with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behavior. epoch XX has also contracted with a third party to send e-mail to our registered members. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, the third party sets cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of epoch XX is used solely by or on behalf of epoch XX and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis.

Cookie Cookie Purpose From Duration Cookie Category
privlevel This cookie is used to save your Cookie Setting Preferences. epoch XX 6 months Necessary
wordpress_[hash] On login, wordpress uses the wordpress_[hash] cookie to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/ WordPress Session Necessary
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use. WordPress Session Necessary
wp-settings-[UID] WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies for logged in users. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. WordPress Session Necessary
wp-settings-time-{time}-[UID] WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. WordPress Session Necessary
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. WordPress Session Necessary
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics 2 years Performance
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Google Analytics 1 day Performance
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics 1 day Performance

Your legal rights

You have the right to ask us to correct any incorrect personal information we store about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us. 

To ask for a copy of the information we hold, or to ask us to correct or otherwise alter our current processing, please contact us.

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information we hold about you.