What Information we collect
When you register for or use our Services, you will be asked to provide personal information about yourself. Personal information can be defined as data that can be used to identify or contact a single person, and includes (but is not limited to) the following: your name, address, nationality, identity card number, date of birth, your image, age, academic qualifications, resume, personal interests and preferences, working experience, availability for jobs, payment information, telephone number, passport number and country of residence. You are responsible for the veracity of the information that you provide to us.
We also collect information when you access, browse, view or otherwise use our Site or Services, including your internet protocol address, software configuration, operating system, the date, time and duration of your visit and geo-location. We use “cookies” (small files sent back and forth) that will amongst other things, allow us to track your personal preferences, enable automatic sign in and allow us to provide you with more personalized Services. Although you may set your browser to disable our cookies (see the Help function within your browser for further details), please understand that this may disable certain functionalities of our website.
In addition, please be aware that once you register, your username and any additional information regarding your activity will be made public – this includes your resume, photos, ratings and any other information that you upload on your profile. We note that as these can be read, collected or used by other users of our Site, and could be used to send you messages (whether solicited or otherwise), you should be discerning in what information you choose to display on your public profile.
Lastly, it may be necessary for us to transfer personal information outside of your jurisdiction for data processing, to any of our service providers or strategic partners or for the purpose of providing you with a Service.
Purposes of collection and use of personal information:
We will use your personal information to provide you with quality Services and security. These include to: establish, set up and administer your account; verify your identity; assess/verify your employability and creditworthiness; provide you with Services you have requested; contact you in respect of our services; protect against fraud, unauthorized transactions, market services to you, claims or other liabilities; facilitate others contacting you in respect of services; improve placement opportunities; verify your qualifications or referees; to process your orders, to market your services or job request, to investigate and resolve any of our services; to resolve payments, billing queries, complaints; monitor the performance of our Services, to conduct research; understand your browsing preference so that we can identify trends and tailor content; respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities. We will retain information as long as is necessary and relevant for our operations.
We will take steps to safeguard your information from unauthorized access through standard procedures and technologies but are unable to guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur. We urge you to employ basic password protection protocols.
To whom personal information is disclosed
Apart from access to your profile by other users of our Site and/or the public (this will depend on the settings you choose for your account), we may directly disclose your personal information to classes of third parties in order for us to provide you and our other uses with our services. These include but are not restricted to: payment services, market research services, repair services, online advertising services, potential employers, your listed referees, regulatory bodies, our professional advisors (on a need to know basis), our strategic partners and as otherwise permitted under the relevant data protection legislation.
We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your express consent.
Ability to limit access to personal information
As a user of our site, you will be able to directly control the information accessible on your profile. You can additionally contact us directly if you have any concerns or would like to limit our disclosure of your personal information.
Our Site may contain links to third party sites. Kindly note that we are not responsible for any such third party sites and for any personal information that you may choose to provide them.
Management of your information
In the event that you believe that your information is not up to date or incorrect you can change your personal information by logging into our Site and amending your profile page.
You may also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct or delete any personal information. Please note that we may not accommodate a request to change or delete information if we believe that the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Last updated: November 14, 2017