Privacy Notice

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The privacy notice for LouisianaJobConnection.com and LouisianaBusinessConnection.com is disclosed below. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website.

Information Collection

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. This privacy notice applies to information that is given to us via email or other direct contact from the user. All information in LED’s possession is subject to Louisiana Public Records Law, which governs disclosure of public records but also recognizes the confidentiality of records in which an individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy.

We (LED employees and contractors) will use your information to respond to you regarding employment and B2B matching in Louisiana. Your email may also be used to send matching results to you, potential employers and/or business partners. Based on your opt-in selection for being contacted, your email or phone number will be viewable to matched employers and/or business partners. We will not sell or rent your information to anyone. We may use your information for advertising purposes as described in the advertising section below.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following on our website at any time:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Render any personal data inactive or non searchable.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
  • Opt out of new match emails, new résumés submitted and general news/tips.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected via encryption with limited access both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as emails), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only LED employees and specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store kept in a secure environment.

We will never ask for your date of birth, social security number, bank account or credit card information in regards to your Louisiana Job Connection or Louisiana Business Connection accounts.

Registration

In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to create a unique user identification to access the system or to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you via the “remember me” login option, you would not have to enter your email to sign in, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Advertising

This website uses a remarketing service to advertise to previous site visitors on third-party websites. We may advertise to previous visitors who have not completed a task on our site, for example, incomplete registration or profile. This could be in the form of an advertisement on a search engine results page or a third-party website. Third-party vendors use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s past visits to LouisianaJobConnection.com. This site may also convert data such as email addresses into “de-identified” data or a “hashed” derivative of personal information and may share this with a third-party advertising network for the purpose of online advertising. This “hashed” data is any data collected to be used in accordance with our privacy notice and the advertising network’s privacy notice. To opt-out of this type of advertising, please click here to opt-­out.

Links

This website contains links to other sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or sourced links in blog posts. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Updates

Our privacy notice may change from time to time, and all updates will be posted on this page.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about updates, new features or other changes to LouisianaJobConnection.com or LouisianaBusinessConnection.com.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy notice, please contact us immediately via our Job Seeker Help Desk or Employer Help Desk.