The Driverlink service provided by TransCore Link Logistics ("TransCore"
or "We") through this Driverlink.com facilitates the exchange of job search
information in the truck-driving industry between registered users of Driverlink.com
(our "Services"). Registered users of the Services are made up of student
drivers, licensed drivers and persons such as employers and recruiters seeking the
services of a licensed or student truck driver (collectively, the "User"
or "You"). Since TransCore's business is based on information management,
our commitment to protecting the privacy of your Personal Information is an integral
part of our corporate values.
"Personal Information" means information that can be used to identify you, such
as your name, age, gender, family and marital status, identification numbers (such
as a Social Insurance Number), financial and educational information and employment
history. However, Personal Information does not included business contact information
such as your title, business address or business telephone number.
By registering with our Services, You authorize TransCore to
collect Personal Information for the purposes described in this Policy from:
TransCore typically collects the following types of Personal Information about Users:
- The information that You input through our online application,
- Your driver training school or program,
- Any sources or references that You provide
- Your name and contact information,
- Driving preferences and vehicle type,
- Drivers license number and type/class,
- Driving training and record,
- Employment history,
- Driver qualifications (for example, whether or not You can legally cross the Canada-US
border to haul international loads).
Most of the information is collected directly from You. Your decision to withhold
information may limit or affect the quality of Service that we can provide to You.
2. Purpose and Use
TransCore limits the collection of your Personal Information to that which is necessary
for the Services that we provide, to market other services that may be of interest
to Users, and to comply with our regulatory and legal obligations.
TransCore will not disclose your Personal Information to any third party for any
other purpose except as identified in the Policy. In the event that your Personal
Information is used or disclosed for any purposes not reasonably related to the
Services, we will first obtain your consent for such purpose, except where prohibited
Confidentiality Agreement for Users of this Service Potential employers and
recruiters who are Users of this Service are subject to a confidentiality agreement
(www.driverlink.com/confidentiality ). Such Users agree to protect the Personal
Information that is disclosed to or obtained by them in the course of their use
of the Service with at least the same level of confidentiality and security that
is provided for in this Policy and as required by law. Users also agree that any
Personal Information disclosed to them can only be used for the purpose of finding
students and licensed drivers for truck driving positions. Personal Information
cannot be used for any other purpose, including for marketing or sale to third parties.
3. Retaining and Safeguarding your Personal Information
Your Personal Information will only be retained for the reasonable time required
to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and to meet any applicable legal
or regulatory requirements. Our usual practice is to delete accounts after twelve
months of non-use.
We protect your Personal Information by maintaining physical, electronic and procedural
safeguards that meet or exceed legal requirements and by means of ongoing staff
training. Our safeguards protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access,
disclosure, use or alteration. In addition, external suppliers, service providers
and Users seeking licensed or student drivers are contractually required to protect
your Personal Information with appropriate security safeguards.
Unless otherwise permitted by law, the Personal Information that TransCore collects
shall be used to provide You with the Services, including, but not limited to:
a. Delivery of Services
For students and licensed drivers, we will disclose your Personal Information to
potential employers and recruiters that subscribe to our Services for the purpose
of finding qualified truck drivers. You acknowledge that other Users of Driverlink
may use the Personal Information You provide to verify your work or educational
In addition, we may disclose your Personal Information to our affiliates and third
party service providers who help provide the delivery of our Services in the most
efficient and cost effective manner. All of our suppliers and service providers
are bound by strict contractual obligations to protect and maintain the confidentiality
of your information in a manner that is consistent with our Policy. By registering
with our Services, You consent to our disclosure of your Personal Information to
these third party service providers.
b. Driving Recruiters
If You have checked off the Recruiter consent box, we may share your information
with recruiters who subscribe to our Services. You may at any time decide not to
have your Personal Information shared with recruiters by completing and returning
the Privacy Choice Form provided (
c. Providing You with Notice of Other Products
To ensure You benefit from the full range of services provided by TransCore, we
may share your personal contact information with our affiliates to inform You of
additional opportunities or products that may be of interest. If You do not wish
your personal contact information to be disclosed or otherwise used for marketing
purposes, please complete and return the Privacy Choice Form provided (http://www.driverlink.com/choice.asp).
d. As Permitted by Law
We may disclose your Personal Information to government entities and courts where
we are legally required to do so and as permitted by law.
e. Sale of Business/Reorganization
Your Personal Information will not be sold. However, we may disclose your Personal
Information who acquire potential acquirors of all or a substantial portion of TransCore
through a merger, asset purchase or consolidation, or through a bankruptcy proceeding.
Such potential acquirors shall be bound by contractual obligations to protect the
confidentiality and privacy of the Personal Information disclosed to them and to
secure such information in a manner consistent with this policy.
f. For Statistical Purposes
We may use aggregated information about Users to compile anonymous statistics for
our own purposes.
Unless otherwise prohibited by law, we will obtain your consent before using or
disclosing your Personal Information for any purpose not described in this policy
or not reasonably related to the provision of our services.
5. Your Privacy Choice
You always have the right to choose whether to provide us with some or all of your
Personal Information. However, by withholding or withdrawing your consent, You may,
in certain circumstances, prevent us, in whole or in part, from continuing to provide
You with our Service.
TransCore will provide You with access to your Personal Information upon request,
subject to applicable legal and business restrictions. For more information on how
to access Personal Information collected about You by TransCore, please contact
the Privacy Officer at the address below. A nominal fee may be charged for this
service and, if so, you will be given prior notice of the amount that will be charged.
You can address any concerns, questions or suggestions You may have regarding TransCore
compliance with privacy law requirements or this Policy to the Privacy Officer at
the following address:
TransCore Link Logistics
Telephone: (905) 795-0580
Facsimile: (905) 795-0539
By registering as a User with Driverlink You authorize and consent to the collection,
use and disclosure of your Personal Information, as described in this Policy, by
TransCore and its affiliates and third party service providers.
The parties hereto confirm their express wish that this agreement, as well as all
other documents related hereto, including notices, be drawn up in the English language
only and declare themselves satisfied therewith. Les parties aux présentes confirment
leur volonté que cette convention, de même que tous les documents qui s'y rattachent,
y compris tous avis, soient rédiges en langue anglaise et s'en déclarent satisfaits.
This policy is applicable as of February 1, 2005.