This policy covers the Placewit's website https://placewit.com and all the subdomains under placewit.com. Please refer to the following link to read our Terms of service.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
We may collect following data from you, when you use or otherwise interact with out products:
Name (First name/last name/full name)
Email ID (both personal and professional)
Country, state, postcode or city of residence
Login name, screen name, nickname, or handle
Telephone number (Home/work/mobile telephone number)
Postal or other physical address
Credit/debit card information
Date of birth
Name(s) of the school/university (including branch, grades and graduation year)
Name(s) of the workplace
Job position/designation (including salary)
Information related to social profiles, such as Facebook, Google, GitHub etc.
IP addresses and other information collected passively, as further detailed in the “Passive Collection” section below
We collect and/or process your as a part of the following activities related to our Products:
Use of our website
Creating or taking online tests
Generating reports based on information collected from use of our Products
Requesting service and support for our Products and providing such support
Registering for hackathons/classroom programs
Participating in discussion groups or forums
Customizing the content you see as per relevance
Referring your profile to relevant job opportunities.
We will only process your Personal Data if we have a lawful basis for doing so, which includes but is not limited to the following:
consent, contractual necessity (i.e. processing that is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, such as your user agreement with us that allows us to provide you with the Products) and our legitimate interests or the legitimate interest of others (e.g. our users) such as:
Personalizing, improving or operating our Products and business
Understanding your needs and interests
Fulfilling requests you make related to the Products
Providing you with relevant information
Complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes with users, enforcing our agreements
Protecting, investigating and deterring against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized or illegal activity
We process Personal Data for purposes such as:
Providing reports based on information collected from use of our Products
Keeping you up-to-date about latest Product announcements, software updates, software upgrades, system enhancements, special offers, and other information
Providing support and assistance for our Products
Providing the ability to create personal profile
Providing the ability to contact you, if required
Providing customer feedback and support
Providing and administering opt-in events or other marketing or promotional activities on Placewit
Being able to conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide you with better products and services
Supporting recruitment inquiries
Personalizing marketing communication and website content based on your preferences, such as in response to your request for specific information on products and services that may be of interest to you
Meeting contract or legal obligations
We allow employers to view your anonymised profile and contact you for a relevant job opportunity. We provide them with a channel to contact you for a relevant job opportunity. We share your PII with employers only with your explicit consent, or when you reply back to the conversation channel. If you wish to opt-out of this feature, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data as mentioned below. Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your requests or we may ask you to provide us with additional information in connection with your request, which may be Personal Data, for example, if we need to verify your identity or the nature of your request. In such situations, however, we will still respond to let you know our decision.
In order to make any of the following requests, you should contact us on email@example.com
Access : You can request more information about the Personal Data we hold about you. You can also request a copy of the Personal Data.
Rectification : If you believe that any Personal Data we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data. You can also correct some of this information directly through your user profile or profile/account settings after logging into your account on Placewit. Please contact us as soon as possible upon noticing any discrepancy.
Objection : You can contact us to let us know that you object to the collection or use of your Personal Data for certain purposes.
Deleting data : You can request that we delete some or all of your Personal Data from our systems. While this will be done immediately, residual data may be saved in certain logs and this will be purged within a year after deleting your data.
Processing restrictions : You can always request us to deactivate your account to restrict further processing of your Personal Data.
Portability : You have the right to ask for a copy of your Personal Data in a machine-readable format.
Withdrawal of consent : If we are processing your Personal Data based on your consent (as indicated at the time of collection of such data), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note, however, that if you exercise this right, you may have to then provide express consent on a case-by-case basis for the use or disclosure of certain of your Personal Data, if such use or disclosure is necessary to enable you to utilize some or all of our Products.
Right to file a complaint : You have the right to lodge a complaint about our practices with respect to your Personal Data with the supervisory authority of your country or EU Member State.
Placewit might automatically collect some data about you when you are using any of our products, using methods like cookies and other tracking technologies. Information automatically collected includes cookies, page views, geolocation data, IP(internet protocol) addresses, browser and OS(Operating System) type, ISP(Internet Service Provider), files viewed and downloaded from our websites, referral and exits pages, click stream data. Such data does not have an expiry date and we do not delete this data. This data is stored in form of logs or in third party tracking and analytics softwares like Google analytics, Linkedin Insights etc.
We use vulnerability scanning and scanning to PCI standards annually.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
We use SSL certificate to encrypt all the data being transferred.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won't affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without your consent.
Third party links
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.
We have implemented the following:
• Demographics and Interests Reporting
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By logging in to their account
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We don't honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.