Effective Date: February 2nd, 2018 - Section 6 added
1. Information We Collect From You and How We Use It
In general, you may visit our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. You may provide certain personal information if you register an account or to use the interviewing service or if you send email or other information to us as described below. Like many websites, we also collect information automatically that may be connected to you from the servers used to support the Service as described below.
Registering an Account and Other Functions
To use the interviewing features and certain other features of the Service, you will need to register an account and provide certain personal information, such as your name and email address.
Information You Provide Through Interviews
If you elect to use the interviewing functions of the Service, you are solely responsible for the information that that you choose to provide during such interviews. Any information shared during an interview (either by an interviewer or interviewee as applicable) is not confidential. Accordingly, please be aware that while we take your privacy seriously, we cannot guarantee that your interviewer or interviewee will not share information that you disclose during an interview to other persons.
How We Use and Share Your Information
We may use any information we collect about you or about your use of the Service in connection with the operation of our business as well as to improve the Service or otherwise in connection with our management of the Service. We may also use information we collect about you for the following purposes:
- Security and protection of personnel, assets, and resources;
- Regulatory compliance and monitoring;
- Compliance with legal requirements or to defend or pursue legal claims; and
- Fulfillment of lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
If you register an account, we may contact you via the information you provide us to inform you of system downtime, performance enhancements and other reasonably related information relating to the Service.
If you register an account or join one of our mailing lists, we may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about functionality changes to the Website, new products or services we provide, and offers we think will be of interest to you, subject to the opt-out option in Section 10 below.
Our server logs capture information regarding your operating system, browser software, IP (Internet Protocol) address, information about the device you use to access the Service, and the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Website, including date and time. We may use this information to improve the performance of our servers and to administer the Service.
Cookies and Third Party Service Providers
Like many services, we use application logs, “cookies” and other tracking technologies for the purposes described above as well as to enhance the functionality of the Service.
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that can be downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The cookies we use are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Although you can disable cookies on your device by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser, doing so may limit your ability to use certain functions of the Service.
We may also use web analytics services hosted by third parties, such as Google Analytics, or Adroll.
Adroll is an advertising platform that integrates with other advertising networks like Facebook. We may choose to use your visitation of the Website as a signal to show you further marketing information from CoderPad at a later point in time. Adroll facilitates this advertising, using a cookie set by their platform.
Other Reasons We May Share Your Information
We may transfer information we have about you in connection with a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization or other sale or transfer or some or all of CoderPad’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of a bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which information held by CoderPad about or Service users is among the assets transferred. We also reserve the right to disclose personal information to regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies or as required by applicable law.
3. Transfer of Information Across National Borders
This Website is operated on servers in the United States. Where permitted by law and if required by applicable law, you expressly consent to the transfer of your personal information to, and the collection and processing of such personal information in the United States and other countries or territories where we or our vendors operate. In giving this consent, you acknowledge your understanding that the laws on holding, processing, using and transferring personal information in the United States may vary and be less protective of your privacy than laws of your state or country.
4. Children’s Privacy
We are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Service is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we receive personal information that we discover was provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly destroy such information. Schools and parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. Additional information is available on the Direct Marketing Association’s home page at http://www.the-dma.org. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.
5. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California law permits visitors who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at email@example.com.
6. Adherence to the EU - U.S. Privacy Shield Framework
CoderPad’s accountability for personal data that it receives under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party is described in the Privacy Shield Principles. In particular, CoderPad remains responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if third-party agents that it engages to process the personal data on its behalf do so in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless CoderPad proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
If you are located in the EU, you have the right to access, correct, or have removed from our systems any of your EU Personal Information that CoderPad may store. Individuals who would like to make an inquiry or complaint about our use of your EU Personal Information should first contact CoderPad at firstname.lastname@example.org; or by postal mail at 995 Market St, Floor 2, Office 225, San Francisco, CA 94107 and we will promptly respond to your request.
As further elaborated in the Privacy Shield Principles, a binding arbitration option will also be made available to you in order to address residual complaints not resolved by any other means. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our independent third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield.
7. “Do not track” or “DNT” technology
The Service does not follow the direction of “do not track” or “DNT” settings that are available in some browsers.
The Service is not designed to store sensitive personal information such as financial, health or educational records and you should not use the Service for that purpose. We believe the Service uses measures that are commercially reasonable to secure your personal information, but we cannot and do not assure that these measures will be sufficient to protect against all efforts to gain unauthorized access to the information.
9. Agreement, Changes
To request access to personal data relating to you which is processed by CoderPad, and/or if you have any questions about the handling of personal information, please send an email to email@example.com.
11. Choices You Have About Our Use of Your Information
If you are a registered user, you may access and update your registration information and your preferences to receive email or other communications from us through the Service or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request. Where appropriate, you may have your personal information erased, rectified, amended, or completed. In order to contact us regarding your information, you may email us at email@example.com.