LAST UPDATED: March 6, 2020

First and foremost, FOUNT respects our clients’ privacy and uses any information gathered solely to conduct business. We have created this privacy policy in order to maintain transparency as well as to remain compliant with guidelines set by Google Advertising and the California Consumer Privacy Act. 

We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personal identifiable information in any way. This does not include third-party apps or services that assist us in operating our business, this website (the “Site”), and in offering our products. In order to comply with applicable laws, we may at any time release personal identifiable information. FOUNT may provide third-party actors with non-identifiable personal information for advertising and business reasons.  

FOUNT strives to maintain transparency as well as compliance with applicable privacy laws, so updates to this policy will appear on this page with a date applicable to the last edit. We encourage you to check this policy periodically to remain familiar with our policy. As a user of this Site, you are responsible for understanding our policy and our use of any information you give us, as provided on this page.  Should you have any questions about our use of information or how we collect information, please do not hesitate to reach out at

Your Privacy: Overview

This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) tells you about the information that FOUNT collects in connection with the operation of Site, including all applications and portals accessed through this Site, how the information is used and disclosed, and how you can access and correct certain information that we may collect. By using the Site and providing us with your information, you agree to the provisions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any provision of this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site.

FOUNT reserves the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without prior notice to you. All revisions will be posted to the Site and you will be asked to confirm your acceptance of the modification, addition, or removal when first accessing the Site after any such change. We urge you to carefully review such changes to this Privacy Policy when they are posted. Your continued ability to use the Site will depend on your acceptance of those changes.

This Site contains links to other entities’ websites that are not controlled or operated by FOUNT. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such third-party websites, and FOUNT is not responsible for the content of such third-party websites or the privacy practices of such third parties. Therefore, we encourage you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties upon disclosing your information to such parties or visiting such third-party websites.

Collection of Your Personal Information

You can access certain areas of the Site without submitting any personally identifiable information. The personally identifiable information that FOUNT collects typically includes contact and demographic information such as your first and last name, email address, street address, and telephone number.

If you apply for a job, we will ask that you provide your information to one of our third-party service providers. The information that we ask you to provide includes information we need to assess your application and contact you, such as:

  • Contact and demographic information (name, address, email address, phone number);
  • Work history information;
  • Educational information; and
  • Other application information.

FOUNT may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information in connection with the operation of the Site, including, but not limited to, Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses, browser or operating system information, data on buying, selling, and web pages viewed or links clicked, and the websites that you visit before or after you visit the Site. Such information is also collected and maintained by FOUNT or service providers acting on behalf of FOUNT.

We Employ “Cookies” Or Other Similar Technologies

FOUNT may use “cookies,” log files, clear gifs, and similar programs on certain portions of the Site. “Cookies” are small text files stored on your computer’s hard drive. “Clear gifs” are small graphics files stored on your computer’s hard drive that are similar in function to cookies. They allow FOUNT to personalize your experience, provide specialized content and support to customers, record session information, compile data regarding use of the Site, recall visitor preferences, and/or simplify the completion of online forms. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can use settings on your browser to disable or turn off cookies. If you choose to reject the cookies used by the Site, you may be unable to access certain areas of the Site, or your use of the Site may be degraded.

“Log files” are files that store information such as Internet protocol addresses, browser type, Internet service provider, pages visited before or after the Site, and similar demographic information for aggregate use to determine how the Site is used.

How We Protect Your Information

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and facilitate the appropriate use of information, FOUNT uses physical, technological, and administrative procedures to attempt to protect the personally identifiable information we collect through the Site. Nevertheless, Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information you send to the Site, including, without limitation, personally identifiable information, may be read or intercepted by others.

If you have any questions about the security of personally identifiable information collected by FOUNT, please contact us at

Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information

FOUNT uses the personally identifiable information we collect about you to provide products and services that may be requested by you. Upon our collection of your personally identifiable information, FOUNT may use such personally identifiable information internally, separately, or in combination with pre-existing information, for the following purposes:

  • To provide any requested products or services
  • To process your interest in employment opportunities
  • To troubleshoot problems with the Site or any services
  • To bill you for and collect payments owed
  • To customize your experience or homepage on the Site
  • To enforce our Terms of Use
  • To detect and protect against error, fraud, and any other unauthorized or illegal activities
  • To contact you with more information about FOUNT, its products, and employment opportunities
  • To alert you to upgrades, special offers, updated information, and other new services and employment opportunities

Personally identifiable information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or abroad. FOUNT has not sold any personally identifiable information in the past twelve (12) months and does not sell your personally identifiable information.

Disclosure of Your Personally Identifiable Information

In providing our services, we may disclose personally identifiable information that we collect to our affiliates, or service providers or agents who perform various functions for us. Such disclosure will be made for the purposes indicated in this policy and on this site, which will include, without limitation, support services, website services, recruiting, responding to job applicants, answering customer questions about our products, and new products.

In the event that FOUNT is involved in a transaction such as a merger, stock purchase or sale, or sale of substantially all of FOUNT’s assets, your personal information may be disclosed or transferred to the other party in such transaction either prior to the closing as part of the due diligence process or after the transaction is completed.

We may collect feedback from you about our products or this Site.  By providing such feedback to us, you consent to our use, modification, copying, publication, display, and/or distribution of such feedback at no compensation or other obligation to you. You acknowledge that all such feedback is owned by FOUNT and is subject to our Terms of Use, and you consent to the publication, display, or distribution of feedback, ratings, or reviews about you.

FOUNT may disclose your personally identifiable information it is requested by any law enforcement officer or agency acting under color of law.  Further, from time to time, we may also disclose aggregate de-identified information about users of the Site to service providers, partners, advertisers, or others.

Legally Mandated Privacy Rights (including California Privacy Rights)

Depending on your state of residence, you may have the legal right to access your Personal Information (as that term is defined under applicable law(s)) which generally includes personally identifiable information collected, stored, and/or processed through this Site. You also may have the right to request that your Personal Information be deleted. In order to exercise your rights of access and deletion, you will need to contact FOUNT through the contact methods identified in this policy.

Identification and Passwords

In connection with your use of the Site, you may choose, or FOUNT may issue to you, a username, access code, identifier, or password (each, a “Password”). In order to protect the privacy of your personally identifiable information and to comply with the Terms of Use, you must agree to keep any such Password confidential. You may not disclose your Password to any third party, or allow any third party to access your account. You may not use any Password that is not issued to you or approved by FOUNT.

You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for all actions taken using any Password selected by or issued to you in connection with the Site, including, without limitation, any payments charged to your account. You agree to notify FOUNT immediately of any unauthorized use of any Password or any other breach of security of which you are aware by contacting, and you should immediately change your Password.

In order to protect the privacy of the personally identifiable information of others, you may not collect, use, disclose, publish, display, link to, or otherwise provide access to the personally identifiable information of any other person via the Site, except as expressly requested by FOUNT and solely to the extent that you have obtained all necessary and appropriate authorizations, consents, or other rights to use and disclose such personally identifiable information.

Children’s Privacy

The Site is not intended for use by any person who is under the age of 18 and is not of likely interest to children. FOUNT does not intend to collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We ask that children do not submit any personally identifiable information to us. If you believe that we have collected personally identifiable information from a child, please notify us, and we will take appropriate actions.


You may “opt-out” of receiving further information about FOUNT (other than support or other information that you specifically request by filling out the online forms) by checking the appropriate boxes on the online forms. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further email communications from FOUNT, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast email that is sent to you by FOUNT. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from FOUNT, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by contacting us at If you are a resident of the State of California, you also have the right in certain circumstances to opt-out (which we may sometimes refer to as "unsubscribe") of the use of Your Personal Information by third parties (such as advertisers) for marketing purposes. If You are a California resident and wish to request information about how to exercise Your third party disclosure choices, please send a request by email to Or by postal mail to: Fount at 1427 East 36th Street, Suite 4202A, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. All requests must be labeled "California Shine the Light" on the email subject line or envelope or post card. For all requests, please clearly state that the request is related to "California Shine the Light," include your name, street address, city, state, zip code and e-mail address (Your street address is optional if you wish to receive a response to your request via email) and indicate your preference on how the response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail). FOUNT will not accept requests via the telephone or by facsimile. FOUNT is not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.

Access and Accuracy

FOUNT aims to keep your personally identifiable information as accurate as possible. You will have the opportunity to update and correct any of your personally identifiable information by logging into the Site and entering any new information about yourself. You must promptly update your personally identifiable information if it changes or it is not accurate. FOUNT reserves the right to access, remove, or modify such information in its sole discretion. FOUNT further reserves the right to deny access to your personally identifiable information: (a) when such denial of access is required by law, (b) when granting you access is reasonably likely to negatively impact other people’s privacy, (c) to protect FOUNT’s rights and property, and (d) when such requests are frivolous or made in bad faith.

Google Advertising

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise FOUNT across the Internet, in particular on the Google Display Network. AdWords remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the FOUNT website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser.  This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that: “This person visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page.”

Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

If you do not wish to see ads from FOUNT you can opt out in several ways:

  1. Opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.
  2. Opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.