1. Before you begin

Welcome to the on-line home of Pinch Enterprises LLC. (“Pinch Enterprises”, “Upshift”, “Upshift Work” or the “Company”). We are a staffing company connecting businesses of any size with temporary employees on a part time basis for entry level positions. Recruiting the right individuals to work for Pinch Enterprises as our Partners, and learning about the clients we serve, is crucial to our business. Because we gather certain types of information during the recruitment process, we want to help you understand our practices surrounding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

 

  1. Your Consent

By agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Notice, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described below. Further, you understand, acknowledge and agree that by providing personal information, you consent to its collection, use and disclosure as described in the notice. You are not obligated to provide the Company with personal information but, if you are an applicant and you do not provide the information requested, the Company may not be able to consider you for the position for which you are applying or if you are a potential client, the Company may not be able to do business with you and provide you with Pinch Enterprises Partners. The information that you provide will be treated confidentially and will be protected by the Company in accordance with applicable law.

 

  1. Scope Of This Notice

This Privacy Notice applies to information collected for recruitment purposes through Pinch Enterprises’s online application process and from other sources as well as information collected when a business expresses interest in becoming a client of Pinch Enterprises and accessing Partner services. The other sources might include, but not be limited to, information that you provide other than through the online application page as well as information obtained, for example, from prior employers, other references, educational institutions, pre-employment screening providers, and other sources.

 

  1. Tracking

This website uses cookies and other means of web-based tracking. This information is used for marketing and identification purposes, but does not contain personal identifying information (PPI). When using the Pinch Enterprises website and/or app (if applicable) you will be explicitly asked or prompted to provide PPI as is needed. Pinch Enterprises uses third party services for tracking and may provide PPI if provided and non-PPI as deemed needed.

 

Privacy Notice

 

  1. The Information That We Collect About You And How We Use It – Applicants

The collection and processing of your personal information will be strictly related to the recruitment and employment process, including the processing of your application for employment. The Company may collect personal information about you from third parties manually or by telephone, letter, fax, email or other similar electronic and/or automated means in accordance with applicable law (including guidelines issued by relevant governmental authorities, hereinafter the same) when you submit your resume or completed application for employment to the Company. In addition, the Company collects personal information on this form for the purpose of assessing your eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

Pinch Enterprises will conduct a background check on applicants in connection with your application for employment with the Company as permitted by law.

If Pinch Enterprises hires you, the information that you submitted through the online application and the information that we collect during the application process, including as a result of background checks conducted, will become part of your personnel file and may be used to administer the employment relationship and for related reporting and record keeping purposes. Pinch Enterprises will retain this information for the entire duration of your employment relationship with the Company and for as long thereafter as permitted or required by applicable law.

Pinch Enterprises will retain information of applicants who are not hired for one year after the hiring decision has been made unless the applicant indicates that we may maintain the information on file until the applicant asks to delete the information, a shorter or longer retention period is legally required; or the applicant requests that Pinch Enterprises does not retain his or her personal information. These records will be retained for our internal record keeping and reporting purposes. During that time, we may use your personal information to consider you for positions in addition to the position(s) for which you initially applied. If you wish to withdraw your application from consideration at any time during this retention period, you can do so by contacting us at the address below.

Pinch Enterprises employees involved in the evaluation of your application and, if you are hired, in the administration of your employment relationship with the Company, will have access to your personal information on a need–to-know basis.

 

  1. The Information That We Collect About You And How We Use It – Clients

The collection and processing of your personal information will be strictly related to your business relationship with the Company and the process of you becoming a Pinch Enterprises client. The Company may collect personal information about you from third parties manually or by telephone, letter, fax, email or other similar electronic and/or automated means in accordance with applicable law (including guidelines issued by relevant governmental authorities, hereinafter the same) when you submit your request to become a Pinch Enterprises client to Pinch Enterprises. The information that we collect during this process will retained during our relationship with you and for the required period of time in accordance with applicable law, for related reporting and record keeping purposes only.

 

  1. How We May Share Your Information

The Company will not sell, lease, or license your personal information to any third party. There are limited circumstances, as specified in this Privacy Notice, when the Company may share the information that you submit on-line or that the Company otherwise collects about you with references, security and law enforcement organizations and any other third parties who perform services on behalf of the Company, including but not limited to, during the recruitment and selection process. The Company may also disclose applicant personal information to third parties, such as background check companies, personal references, and former employers, for purposes of conducting background checks as described below.

The Company will not otherwise disclose your personal information without your consent unless required or authorized by law.

 

  1. Accessing And Updating Your Information/Questions About This Policy/Revoke Your Consent

You can access, update or correct your account information and any information in your profile by using the appropriate pages at upshift.work If you want to delete your information, please email at the address below with the request. If you have any questions about the Company’s privacy practices, wish to exercise your rights to access, update, correct or delete your personal information, or want to revoke your consent, please contact Pinch Enterprises at the contact information listed below. Any revocation of consent will be effective only prospectively. Requests for access to information submitted via this form will be dealt with in accordance with applicable law.

If you would like to make a complaint about the way that the Company has handled your personal information please contact the Company in writing to the email address below. The Company will respond to your complaint within a reasonable period of time.

The Company will generally provide you with a written response based on the findings of its investigation within 30 days of receipt of your original complaint. If this is not possible, the Company will arrange for a Company representative to contact and advise you about the progress that the Company has made and the estimated completion date for the investigation process.

If you are not satisfied with the Company’s determination, you can contact us to discuss your concerns through the contact below.

 

  1. Contact

For any contact with the Company regarding the terms of the agreement, please send an email to contact@upshift.work