EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 4/19/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 3/2/2024
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Lightcast collects the following types of Personal Data from Customers that subscribe to Lightcast services: contact information (including name, work email address, work mailing address, work telephone number, and title), company name, payment information, and the school the user is attending (for Career Coach users only). Lightcast may also collect the same categories of information from the Customer’s authorized users, or from visitors to Lightcast’s websites who choose to provide Lightcast with their personal information. Lightcast collects the following types of Personal Data from Data Subjects who use Lightcast’s online services: username (which may, but is not required to be, an email address), password, email address, IP address, browser type, site activity. What items of Personal Data Lightcast collects depends on what service is being used. Lightcast discloses Personal Data to third parties only as necessary for providing, developing, and maintaining the services offered to users of Lightcast's services. The information Lightcast collects is used for the following purposes: *Transactions with Customers (including customer/prospective-customer outreach, satisfying contracting, payment, government reporting, tax, and other requirements) *User authorization for services that require a login *Session management *Customer support *Usage analytics for product improvement *Software error tracking *Network and IT system security Lightcast collects the following types of Personal Data from Employees including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, telephone numbers, citizenship, country of residence, country of origin, gender, birth date, marital status, name of dependents, birth date of dependents, occupation of dependents and national identification number. Additionally, Lightcast may maintain information relating to employment including, but not limited to, employee identification number, business unit/division of employment, department, physical work location, job code, compensation rate, banking information, supervisor, work shift, hire and termination date, appraisal dates and ratings, training, skills, educational background, language proficiency, certifications and licenses. Lightcast endeavors to collect and store Employee Personal Data only to the extent necessary to carry out required legal, administrative, and record keeping purposes.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

Lightcast HR Privacy Shield Policy

Lightcast HR Privacy Shield Policy

Effective Date: 3/3/2023

Non-HR Data


Lightcast Privacy Shield Policy

Effective Date: 3/3/2023

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Economic Modeling, LLC at:

Floyd Swanton
Associate General Counsel
Economic Modeling, LLC
232 N. Almon St.
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Economic Modeling, LLC to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Economic Modeling, LLC regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission