Hess Associates Executive Search recognizes your right to privacy and wants to assure you that our policies comply with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) which became effective January 1, 2004.
Personal information includes any factual or subjective information, recorded or not, about an identifiable individual. This includes information in any form such as a personal e-mail address, credit card numbers, home addresses and so on. It does not include information normally found on a business card, such as name, title, company, business address, business e-mail address, business telephone or fax number.
Hess Associates Executive Search does not sell or rent any information it may collect from you to any external parties whatsoever.
Hess Associates Executive Search retains personal information for a maximum of seven years or for as long as is necessary to meet all requirements by law.
As a general policy, with the exception of IP addresses, no information permitting personal identification is automatically collected from visitors to the hessjobscom or hessjobs.mobi websites. Hess Associates Executive Search may occasionally gather and analyze IP addresses and certain information of a non-personal nature regarding site usage from all visitors to the websites.
Such data is used in an aggregate form to assist Hess Associates Executive Search in determining general usage patterns and to administer, diagnose problems with, and fine tune the layout of the website, in order to provide an enhanced online experience for our visitors. Such site usage and statistical information may be disclosed to third parties at Hess Associates Executive Search’s discretion, given that it does not reveal individual data that might identify specific persons.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that hessjobs.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, they should read the privacy statements of each and every Web site they visit that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by these Web sites.
There are certain occasions when Hess Associates Executive Search may require you to provide information which reveals your personal data. For instance, when submitting a résumé, you will need to submit personal data.
By forwarding your job application (resume and/or cover letter) to Hess Associates Executive Search, you can rest assured that your documents, and all information contained therein, will be held in total confidence and only presented to prospective employers and affiliated executive search firms upon receiving your prior approval to do so. The information you provide is used solely to enable Hess Associates Executive Search, and the above-stated parties, to determine your suitability for positions for which Hess Associates Executive Search is recruiting.
Individuals have a right to access their own personal information in the possession and control of Hess Associates Executive Search. They also have a right to know if their information has been disclosed to any third parties. If individuals wish to access their personal information, they need to contact the Hess Associates Executive Search Privacy Officer in writing. Hess Associates Executive Search reserves the right to charge a reasonable fee for the copying of this information.
You may withdraw your consent by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Privacy Officer, Mr. Herbert Hess, President, will ensure that your personal information is no longer used or disclosed by the organization.
1. Hess Associates Code of Conduct reflects the laws, regulations and best practices of Canada and Ontario,
2. Hess Associates and its employees abide by the:
– Ontario Employment Standards Act (https://www.ontario.ca/document/your-guide-employment-standards-act-0)
– Ontario Education Act (https://edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/edact.html)
– Canada Employment Equity Act (https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/e-5.401/FullText.html)
If a legal or regulatory obligation conflicts with a rule or policy set out herein, you are expected to comply with the law.
Employees are prohibited from all forms of harassment of management or other employees, outside vendors, visitors, candidates, or clients. This includes any demeaning, insulting, embarrassing, or intimidating behavior directed at anyone related to gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, pregnancy, religion, national origin, or any legally protected status. The company bans unwelcome sexual advances or physical contact, sexually-oriented gestures and statements, and prohibits retaliation against anyone who rejects, protests, or complains about such sexual harassment. Employees are expected to act in compliance with this Code. Violation of these principles will be dealt with in an appropriate disciplinary action, including dismissal. This is based on the ethical principles of – respect of persons, beneficience, and justice.
The company expects that, throughout your time of service as an employee or contractor, you will:
(a) serve the company with good faith and diligence;
(b) strive toward a high standard of professionalism;
(c) perform your duties with honesty and integrity, goodwill and courtesy;
(d) seek to protect the interests and reputation of Hess Associates;
(e) display a high sense of discipline and diligence in carrying out your duties;
(f) promote creativity and innovation in the course of carrying out your work; and (g) comply with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
Company’s confidential information is sensitive and can be used by competitors or others to the company’s detriment. For that reason, it is important for you to not disclose any confidential information to anyone who does not need to know the information, whether internally or externally, unless authorized to do so. You must also take reasonable care to protect confidential information from theft or unauthorized access. Confidential information includes non-public information of a proprietary, technical, business or financial nature. It also captures personal information of employees, contractors, stakeholders and counterparties. Your obligations to maintain confidentiality apply both while you are providing services to the company and after you leave. This means that you many not disclose any confidential information to anyone after you leave The Company, including any new employer.
We are committed to protecting the health and safety of employees, contractors, counterparties and all other individuals with whom we interact.
We expect you to be fit for work while performing any duties for Hess Associates. Being fit for work includes not being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The use of alcohol, drugs and some medications may adversely affect job performance, productivity, business decisions and the safety of our work environment.