Last Updated: December 7, 2020
Because we want to understand how TalentClout Sites are used so we can make them better for you, we collect some information when you: (1) Register an account or update your user profile; (2) Use the TalentClout Site or its services like resume wizard; (3) Send us messages or participate in a survey or give feedback.
TalentClout’s core mission is to connect people with the professional opportunities they well deserve. This Policy explains how we collect, use, and share your personal information.
By using TalentClout Sites, you consent to this Policy.
We are delicated in gathering, sharing, and analyzing information about our users as we seek new ways to make the TalentClout Site more usable, safer, and more beneficial. We do not rent or sell your information to third parties without your consent.
We do not sell or rent your Personal Information, nor do we give it to others to sell you anything without your consent. We use it to figure out how to make the TalentClout Site and its service more engaging and accessible, to see which ideas work, and to make learning and contributing more fun. Put simply: we use this information to make the TalentClout Site better for you.
To help ensure your understanding of some particular key terms, here is a list of them and their explanations.
"we", "us", "our": TalentClout, Inc.
"Site": TalentClout Site and services
"you", "your": You, regardless of whether you are an individual, group, or organization, and regardless of whether you are using the Site on behalf of yourself or someone else
"personal information": Information you provide us or information we collect from you in the context of your use of the Site that could be used to personally identify you. To be clear, while we do not necessarily collect all of the following types of information, we consider at least the following to be Personal Information if it can be used to identify you: (1) name, address, phone number, email address, username, password, identification number on government-issued ID, IP addresses, user-agent information, and credit card number; and; (2) when associated with an identifiable person, any sensitive data such as date of birth, gender, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origins, marital or familial status, genetic and biometric data, medical conditions or disabilities, political affiliation, religion, education history, professional experience, profession skills, profession summary.clear, while we do not necessarily collect all of the following types of information, we consider at least the following to be Personal Information if it can be used to identify you: (1) name, address, phone number, email address, username, password, identification number on government-issued ID, IP addresses, user-agent information, and credit card number; and; (2) when associated with an identifiable person, any sensitive data such as date of birth, gender, sexual orientation, racial or ethnic origins, marital or familial status, genetic and biometric data, medical conditions or disabilities, political affiliation, religion, education history, professional experience, profession skills, profession summary.
"third party", "third parties": Individuals, entities, websites, services, products, and applications that are not controlled, managed, or operated by TalentClout.
Types of Information We Receive From You & How We Get It
Your visit or access to the Site anonymously
Account Information & Registration
A TalentClout account provides a user additional features and benefits when using the Site. When you create an account, we require an email address of you and a password. Please note that the email address need to the one you use in your profession profile for safety purpose, and we will ask you to confirm the email with your email provider after you create the account.
Information Related to Your Use of the TalentClout Site
We use certain technologies to collect information about how you use TalentClout Sites. Like other websites, we receive some information about you automatically when you visit the TalentClout Site. We also use a variety of commonly-used technologies, like cookies, to collect information regarding how you use the TalentClout Site, make our services safer and easier to use, and to help create a better and more customizable experience for you.
We want to make the TalentClout Site better for you by learning more about how you use them. Examples of this might include how often you visit the TalentClout Site, what you like, what you find helpful, how you get to the TalentClout Site, and whether you would use a helpful feature more if we explained it differently. Note that we keep information related to your use of the TalentClout Site confidential, except as provided in this Policy.
Information We Receive Automatically
Because of how browsers work, we receive some information automatically when you visit the TalentClout Site. This information includes the type of device you are using (possibly including unique device identification numbers, for some beta versions of our mobile applications), the type and version of your browser, your browser's language preference, the type and version of your device's operating system, in some cases the name of your internet service provider or mobile carrier, the website that referred you to the TalentClout Site, which pages you request and visit, and the date and time of each request you make to the TalentClout Site.
Put simply, we use this information to enhance your experience with TalentClout Sites. For example, we use this information to administer the sites, provide greater security, and fight vandalism; customize content, test features to see what works, and improve performance; understand how users interact with the TalentClout Site, track and study use of various features, gain understanding about the demographics of the TalentClout Site, and analyze trends.
Information We Collect
We use a variety of commonly-used technologies, like cookies, to understand how you use the TalentClout Site, make our services safer and easier to use, and to help create a better and more customizable experience for you.
Depending on which technology we use, locally stored data can be anything from text, pictures, and whole articles (as we explain further below) to Personal Information (like your IP address) and information about your use of the TalentClout Site (like your username or the time of your visit).
We use this information to make your experience with the TalentClout Site safer and better, to gain a greater understanding of user preferences and their interaction with the TalentClout Site, and to generally improve our services. We will never use third-party cookies, unless we get your permission to do so. If you ever come across a third-party data collection tool that has not been authorized by you, please report it to us at (contact at TalentClout doc com).
We believe this data collection helps improve your user experience, but you select your cookie preference in our cookie banner and you may remove or disable some or all locally stored data through your browser settings, depending on your browser. While locally stored data may not be necessary to use our sites, some features will not function properly if you disable locally stored data.
How We Use Information We Receive From You
We and our service providers use your information for the legitimate purpose of pursuing our charitable mission, including the following.
Operating the TalentClout Site and administering our Services.
We and our service providers use your information (1) To arrange access to your account and provide you with related service; (2) To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our policies; (3) To allow you to send messages to us. Direct communications to us are kept confidential by us, unless required by law; (4) We engage in these activities to manage our relationship with you, because we have a legitimate interest and/or to comply with our legal obligations.
Providing customized Services.
We and our service providers use your information to provide to you custom content, notices and settings and to enhance your experience with the Sites.
Sending emails with news updates, surveys and communications about items we believe may be of interest to you.
We and our service providers use your information (1) To let you know about things that are happening with TalentClout Site and services; (2) To let you know new features and new products of the Site; (3) To keep you updated with sales, discounts and promotional coupons; (4) To send you freebies and gifts
We will send these types of emails to you only with your consent. We do not sell, rent, or use your email address to advertise third-party products or services to you. You can manage what kinds of notifications you receive and how often you receive them by going to your Email Preferences in account settings.
Sending optional surveys and requesting feedback.
We will always tell you, at the time we give you an opportunity to share your thoughts, how we plan on using your answers and any personal information you provide.
Your responses to our surveys and feedback requests are always optional. We will email these types of requests to you only with your consent. You can manage what kinds of notifications you receive by going to your Email Preferences of account settings.
Improving the TalentClout Site and making your user experience safer and better.
We and our service providers use your information (1) To create new features or data-related products for you by aggregating in a high level; (2) For research and analytics; (3) To fight spam, identity theft, malware and other kinds of abuse; (4) To optimize the Site; (5) To test features to see what works, understand how users interact with the Site, track and study use of various features, gain understanding about the demographics of the Site and analyze trends; (6) We engage in these activities to further our mission and/or to comply with our legal obligations.
When May We Share Your Information?
We may share your information when you give us specific permission to do so, for legal reasons, and in the other circumstances described below.
With Your Permission
We share your information when you give us specific permission to do so.
For Legal Reasons
We will disclose your information in response to an official legal process only if we believe it to be legally valid. We will notify you of such requests when possible.
If the Site is Transferred
To Protect You, Ourselves & Others
We, or users with certain administrative rights, may disclose information that is reasonably necessary to: (1) enforce or investigate potential violations of the TalentClout policies; (2) protect TalentClout, infrastructure, employees, or contractors.
To Our Service Providers
We may disclose personal information to our third party service providers or contractors to help run or improve the TalentClout Site and provide services in support of our mission.
To Understand & Experiment
We analyze the information to help understand usage, viewing, and demographics statistics and patterns. These findings may help us make the Site better and safer.
How Do We Protect Your Data?
We strive to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We use a variety of physical and technical measures, policies, and procedures (such as access control procedures, network firewalls, and physical security) designed to protect our systems and your Personal Information. Unfortunately, there's no such thing as completely secure data transmission or storage, so we can't guarantee that our security will not be breached (by technical measures or through violation of our policies and procedures).
We will never ask for your password by email. If you ever receive an email that requests your password, please let us know by sending it to (TalentClout at gmail dot com), so we can investigate the source of the email.
How Long Do We Keep Your Data?
Except as otherwise stated in this policy, we only keep your Personal Information as long as necessary to maintain, understand and improve the TalentClout Site or to comply with U.S. law.
Our Response to Do Not Track (DNT) signals