Revised and updated on March 26, 2013
77 Water Street,
New York, NY 10005
1. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
a. Personally Identifiable information. SkillCow may collect and store personal information about you upon using our services. Personally Identifiable information can be classified as information such as your name, email, mailing address, phone number which can be used to identify you as a person and contact you. We may, at times, collect additional information.
b. Non-identifying information. SkillCow may also collect non-identifying information about you, such as your gender, age, as well as education and career related preferences. This information can be used by SkillCow to optimize and enhance your user experience and generated results.
c. Synthetic data. Synthetic data is created for data anonymization purposes and protects the confidentiality and privacy of the user. It is used to test and optimize the algorithms on our website in order to optimize and enhance your user experience.
2. SOURCES OF INFORMATION
a. Other websites. SkillCow may collect information about you provided by other websites such as Facebook when you sign up using your Facebook account.
b. Your Browser. When you visit our web site, we may collect information from your browser such as your IP address, language, regional settings, browser type. SkillCow utilizes Google Analytics to collect most of such information for tracking and usage statistics in order to optimize our service, user targeting and user experience.
c. You. You the User may provide us with both Personally Identifiable and Non-personally identifiable information during the use of our service.
b. Third Party cookies. SkillCow may at times place third party advertisements or affiliate banners or widgets on our website, which may or may not place their own cookies on your computer, which helps them deliver targeted advertisements and track their effectiveness.
4. USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
a. SkillCow will use your information to conduct our business, communicate with you, deliver personalized service, perform analytics and run statistics, obtain feedback on our service, address issues with our site, business, or service, and enforce terms and conditions as well as provide information, if required by law to law enforcement agencies in order to ensure safety for all users.
b. SkillCow may share personally identifiable and non-identifiable information with our partners (The CollegeBound Network Inc., FindTheRightJob, and ChainDate Inc.). We do not sell information; our business model is split between a small number of businesses which are experts in their respective field.
c. You may receive offers and promotions from SkillCow’s business partners.
d. If you are a resident of California, you can opt-out of the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties. In order to Opt-Out or to unsubscribe from receiving any email communication from SkillCow, visit skillcow.com/unsubscribe
6. YOUR CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION
a. Throughout your use of SkillCow you will have access to your published content and/or career assessment results, and will be free to change and modify content made available for modification by SkillCow. The content deemed mutable by SkillCow will be such that would not disrupt SkillCow’s integrity or violate the terms and conditions governing your use. SkillCow reserves the right to prevent certain content from being changed after you have published it on our website.
b. You may delete your published content at any time. This will prevent your published information from being found or viewed by others on SkillCow’s website. However, some information may remain on our servers even after you disable or delete your account. This is required to maintain database integrity, usage statistics, as well as providing auditing capabilities if required by the law enforcement agencies.
c. When you transact business with third parties or business partners which you may link to through SkillCow, your information which may be collected by those third parties directly may remain on their respective servers and databases even after you discontinue use of SkillCow services.
d. We may retain information stored through cookies for 365 days or more, even after you discontinue use of our website, for purposes of usage statistic and enhancement of user experience in the future.
7. YOUR CONTROL OVER THE USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
a. There is a certain required minimum of information that we collect before you are allowed to publish content on our website. This information is necessary for the use of our services, including but not limited to job and education posting. SkillCow does not allow you to opt-out of such information.
b. You have the right to opt-out of offers, promotions, or contact from SkillCow, third-parties or business partners post contact, by replying with an opt-out request.
8. INFORMATION SECURITY
a. SkillCow’s information protection practices. SkillCow is committed to providing the safest online experience and safekeeping of our users’ data. It is in our best interest to do so. However, while it is our priority to protect all data and information that we collect and maintain in our database, we cannot give 100% guarantee that your information will always be safe from hacker’s, intruder’s or losses due to breakdowns, theft and failures due to the vulnerabilities of various hardware and software technologies, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, network failures etc. You should always be aware of this while transacting business on the internet and should always be on guard for identity theft.
9. PROTECTION OF MINORS
10. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFITS
11. CHANGES AND REVISIONS