Updated October 10, 2012
Overview on Collection and Sharing of Information
Information that we gather from Users falls into two broad categories: Personal Data and Aggregate Data.
Opting Out of Certain Communications
Users are given the choice to opt-out of certain optional communications from us and our affiliates and marketing partners at the time of creating a User Profile. Users may also opt-out of the communications at any time by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link located in the communications. Users should allow a reasonable amount of time for the opt-out request to be processed. Please be aware that your opt-out choice may mean that certain features and functions of the Skillcrush Services will no longer be available to you. However, so long as you are a Skillcrush registered user, Skillcrush may need to contact you from time to time and as a Skillcrush User, you cannot opt-out of those communications that are necessary to provide the Skillcrush Services.
Disclosures to a Successor-in-Interest
Links to Other Websites
Authorize.net. Authorize.net may be accessed through the Skillcrush Services to pay for certain Skillcrush Services. The authorize.net site may maintain the look and feel of the Skillcrush Site. Nonetheless your use of authorize.net or any other third party vendor that is accessible by or through the Skillcrush Services is governed by that vendor’s policies and not those of Skillcrush. It is your responsibility to review the relevant privacy policies prior to accessing the services available on such vendor sites.
Skillcrush uses a variety of safeguards to protect your personal information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot ensure or warrant its absolute security. Consequently, when you transmit your Personal Data to us, you do so at your own risk. We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards and other appropriate measures to protect your Personal Data against unauthorized access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss.
If you create a User account, your account information will be password protected. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your login information, password and to your computer. Be sure to log off from the Skillcrush Services when finished using a shared computer. We strongly request you not to communicate any confidential information to Skillcrush through email or any other means.
If Skillcrush learns of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the Skillcrush Services or providing Personal Data to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security and privacy issues related to the Skillcrush Services. Skillcrush will endeavor to provide notice to you of any security systems breach and efforts to restore the integrity of the Skillcrush Services in accordance with applicable law. If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any other questions about the security of the Skillcrush Services, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection and Sharing of Personal Data
From time to time, Skillcrush may also use your first name when reproducing, publishing or distributing User submitted content (in whole or in part) for use in connection with or related to the Skillcrush Services.
You can request to review, change, update or delete Personal Data that you have previously submitted to us. We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before we grant you access to your Personal Data and comply with your request. Please be aware that even after such a request is processed, Skillcrush may, for a time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or archival copies of our database.
Sharing, Selling and Trading Aggregate Data Collected Online With Third Parties
Skillcrush takes the privacy of our Users very seriously. We do not sell, rent or otherwise provide your Personal Data to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent. We may however sell, share or trade Aggregate Data to third parties.
Children and Privacy
International Transmission of Data
The Internet is a global environment. Using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means that your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. By using the Skillcrush Services and/or communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of your Personal Data in this manner, and agree to be bound by the applicable privacy laws that Skillcrush is governed by as well as the jurisdiction and venue provisions of the Skillcrush Terms.
Collection and Sharing of Aggregate Data
Aggregate Data is information that does not personally identify you such as frequency of visits to the Skillcrush Site, page views, Skillcrush Services most frequently accessed, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, referrer addresses, where your computer is routing from, your browser type and version, or your operating system and platform (“Aggregate Data”). We use Aggregate Data to help us develop and improve the Skillcrush Services overall.
Disclosures Required by Law
It is possible that we may need to disclose Personal Data when required by law, such as responses to civil or criminal subpoenas, or other requests by law enforcement personnel, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal claims and if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or appropriate.
We may also share Personal Data if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms, or as otherwise required by law.