Effective on October 25, 2022
Consent by the User
Information You Provide To Owner
You are required to provide data including your name, email address and/or mobile number, a password, details of the Non-Subscriber and any other information that may be essential to avail our Services and to create an account with Owner, including but not limited to your (or in case of a Non-Subscriber, his/her) institutional affiliation and details associated with it, This information will enable us (i) to verify the identity of each Subscriber and provide you with Services; (b) protect the Site from any illegal activities; and (c) respond to any queries you may raise on the Site.
In order to create your (or where the Services are availed by a Non-Subscriber, the Non-Subscriber’s) profile, you and Non-Subscriber under your control and supervision may be required to provide information inter alia relating to your education, work experience, skills, photo, city or area where you are located, endorsements, interest areas, certifications and any such other information that you may want other Subscribers to use, process or download from your profile. Further, the Subscriber and/ or the Non-Subscriber may be required to provide additional information to fully utilize and avail the benefit of the Services. Owner may, at its discretion and if felt necessary to enhance the Service experience, permit the Subscriber (and/or the Non-Subscriber) to disclose certain information to other Users optionally.
Information provided by the Subscriber shall not and the Subscriber shall ensure that Non-Subscriber accessing the Site under his/her/its control does not violate any law or third party rights including intellectual property rights.
Data Collation and Tracking
User’s visit to the Site and use of Services are logged by the Owner.
We log usage data when Users visit or otherwise use the Services, including our Site, app and platform technology, perform a search, share information or reports. We use tools such as log-ins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify the User and log the usage.
Owner receives data from the User’s devices and networks, including location data.
When User visits or leaves Services (including our plugins or cookies or similar technology on the sites of others), we may receive the URL of both the site the User came from and the one User goes to next. We may also get information about the User’s IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and features, and/or ISP or the User’s mobile carrier. If Users use our Services from a mobile device, that device will send us data about User’s location. Most devices allow the User to prevent location data from being sent to us and we honor the User’s settings.
If the User communicates through our Services, we learn about that.
We collect information about the Users when Users send, receive, or engage with messages in connection with the Services. For example, if the Users get a Owner connection request, we track whether the Users have acted on it and will send the Users reminders.
When the User’s school/college/employer/government avails a Service for them to use at school/college/work/area of jurisdiction, they may provide certain data to Owner about the User.
How We Use the Data
The Services helps you and the Non-Subscriber to engage in their personal transition management, participate in other individuals’ transitions and connect with others, find and be found for guidance, learning and work opportunities, stay informed and enable successful learning and work transitions. It is our continuous endeavor to provide Content and Services that are relevant, unique, up to date and add value for our Subscribers and Non-Subscribers. Data provided by our Subscribers and Non-Subscribers under the control and supervision of Subscribers is crucial to this process.
How we use your and Non-Subscriber’s personal data primarily depends on Services you or a Non-Subscriber uses, how you or a Non-Subscriber uses those Services and the choices you or such Non-Subscriber makes in the account’s settings. We use the data that we have about you or the Non-Subscriber to provide, support, personalize and make our Services more relevant and useful to you and other Users. The data may also be used for internal training and improvement purposes and for research and development and enhancement of the quality of Services provided to you, including conducting market research and analytics. We may also use your personal data for legal and compliance requirements.
How We Share Information
Owner may use your and Non-Subscriber’s data if it is required by law (or in compliance with any judicial/regulatory order) to disclose the same and also when it reasonably believes that such use is necessary to protect its legal interests.
Account Closure and Data Retention
Information that a User has shared with third parties during the validity of the account shall remain visible even after the User has closed the account or deleted the information from his/ her own profile or workflow, and we do not control data that other Users may have copied out of our Services. a User’s profile may continue to be displayed in the services of others (e.g., search engine results) until they refresh their cache.
We monitor for and take measures to prevent security breaches.
We implement security safeguards designed to protect a User’s data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot warrant the security of any information that a User sends us. There is no guarantee that data may not be illegally or in an unauthorized manner accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. We adopt adequate measures to prevent unauthorized access to your information and have implemented reasonable security practices commensurate to the standards required under applicable law.
Information contained in email messages may not be secure/encrypted and may be viewed by third parties. Subscriber shall ensure that Non-Subscriber acting under his/her control and supervision may therefore exercise caution while including personal information/data in any email that you may wish to send to Owner.
Right of Access, Modification and Deletion: You can access your information at any time to review any information that you have supplied. You may modify any information that has been found to be inaccurate during such review.
You may also request the deletion any sensitive personal information that you have provided to us, by sending an email to the Grievance Officer mentioned below. Please note however that this may affect our ability to provide you with products or services as applicable and may therefore lead to discontinuation of such services or provision of products for which this information was being used for, at our sole discretion.
User can contact us or use other options to resolve any complaints.
[If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please contact Owner at email@example.com.]