The legal responsible, hereinafter also "we" or "our", within meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national and provincial data laws as well as other data protection regulations, is the "9344-2481 Québec Inc." registered in the province of Québec (Canada) and which operates this Website.
TechieJobs may actively and/or passively collect some personal information in different ways when you visit this WebSite.
What Information We Collect
Anonymous Information In addition to your personal information, certain anonymous information about your visit is automatically captured when you visit this Website. This information may include the name of your Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol address (IP) from which you access the Internet; the name and version of your web browser and OS; the date and time you access this WebSite; the pages that you access while at this WebSite and the Internet address of the web site from which you were linked to our WebSite. None of this information is personally identifiable. This anonymous information is used to help us to improve our WebSite, analyze market trends, and improve your experience with our WebSite.
Use of HTTP Cookies
We may use HTTP cookies, to store some information about your visit to our Website. Cookies are also needed to store identification data when you authorize on our website (e.g. login with your username and password). If you don't want any kind of information about your visit to be stored in cookies, simply remove HTTP cookies from your browser after your visit or disable HTTP cookies in your browser before visiting our website.
We may collect some personal information including, but not limited to, your full name, the name of your company, your email addresses, phone numbers, home, mailing and billing addresses, your IP address, your credit card details or PayPal account details which may be required when you sign up for TechieJobs paid services, subscribe for job alerts (or other email alerts), make purchases on this Website or contact TechieJobs team. All this information is necessary for our records, billing and taxation purposes, fraud detection and improvements to user experience when you and other visitors use our Website.
In addition to the above information, if you choose to submit your resume (CV) on our WebSite we may collect some brief information about your work experience, your educational background information (e.g. the degrees and certificates that you have, places and institutions where you studied, etc.), your professional background information (e.g. companies where you previously worked, your occupation history, etc.), languages that you speak, your skills, your awards, your hobbies and other information that you chose to specify in your job resume (CV). This information may be accessible by the hiring recruiters, direct employers and human resources professionals that use our WebSite if you choose to make your resume listed. If you don't want your resume to be accessible, you can remove your resume from our WebSite or you can mark your resume as private.
How We Collect Information
We use different ways to collect information about you and your visit of our website.
- we collect information from you when you fill out and submit web forms (i.e. registration form, resume submission form, etc.) on our Website, when you subscribe to the newsletter, respond to questions in our surveys, make purchases on our WebSite, etc.
- TechieJobs may require some of your personal information such as email address, phone number, first name and last name, billing address and other necessary information in order to create Accounts and activate Subscriptions.
- we may use HTTP cookies, to store your viewing preferences while browsing this Website, and to improve your experience with our service. We also use session cookies, which expire soon after you leave our website and is not placed on your hard drive, to store your session information during your visit to the Website. We also use your IP address which is automatically detected when you visit our Website.
- we may use third party services such as Google Analytics and AddThis to collect some information about your visit that help us better understand our internet traffic, trends and evaluate our marketing efforts.
- we may automatically detect your IP address and store it in our server logs for a short period of time (typically up to 7 days or less). This information is necessary for the following: -- to analyze the performance of our servers -- to detect your device location -- to prevent fraud -- to prevent spam -- to prevent DoS and DDoS attacks -- to block unwanted internet traffic
- we may automatically detect and use your IP address to automatically detect the approximate location of the device from which you access this Website. This information is used for for several things: -- to collect statistical data, -- to provide relevant job postings or other ads -- to suggest relevant billing currency -- to prevent fraud
How We Use Collected Information
TechieJobs may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
To provide and improve our service
Information you provide helps us to identify registered users and provide you with our services, respond to customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
To improve our website
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
To personalize your user experience
We may use some aggregated information to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
To process payments
We may use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service (e.g. process online payments).
To issue billing statements and provide accurate tax information
To detect and prevent fraud
The collected data can help us protecting you and ourselves against or identifying potential fraudulent activities.
To run promotions, contests, surveys or other WebSite features We may send to Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
To send periodic emails
We may use your email address to send you some important User information and information about service updates. It may also be used to respond to your feedback, questions, and/or other requests. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you may do so by contacting us via our WebSite's contact page or you can use our email notifications management page to manage your email notification preferences (if applicable) .
How we protect your personal information
The security of your personal information is among our top priorities. TechieJobs will take all necessary steps to protect all your personal information, and store it in a secure environment that can be accessed only by authorized and trained personnel.
Some of your personal information may be stored as encrypted text in our databases (e.g. your password).
TechieJobs will not share, sell or rent any of your personal information to any third party except when this information is needed to provide the Service(s) that User opted-in, or cases when the information is requested by the government or law enforcement authorities.
From time to time we perform security audits of our infrastructure and products, and make necessary changes/upgrades to keep them up-to-date and secure.
Our password policy may be quite strict. We will not allow simple passwords or commonly known passwords (i.e. "password" or "qwerty"). We use one-way hashing algorithm to encrypt your password before storing it in our database. One-way hashing means that your password cannot be read even if seen and cannot be decrypted with traditional text decryption methods.
Secured data transmission
Data transmissions sent to/from us is typically encrypted and delivered via secure data channels (SSL).
TechieJobs works only with trusted third party service providers such as web hosting and online payment services. Some of your personal information may be transferred to third party services.
Typical use case of your personal data transferred to a third party are purchases made with credit cards or via PayPal on our WebSite. We may share your personal data only with trusted third parties, including:
- Online payment processors (i.e. Stripe, Paypal)
- Email delivery services (if you opt-in to receive email alerts)
- SMS delivery services (if you opt-in to receive SMS alerts)
Your credit card information is among the most important and sensitive data that we ask when you make purchases on our website. To minimize the risk of unauthorized use of such information we use secure data channels (SSL) and trusted third party service providers to ensure that payment transactions are secure and safe.
TechieJobs does not process credit cards, nor it does store credit card information on its servers. For all billing operations we partner with recognized and trusted services such as Stripe and PayPal.
Although TechieJobs team will take all necessary steps to protect your personal information, as you may know, no data transmission over the Internet can be 100% guaranteed to be secure. Even though we work hard to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit at all steps to/from us or other online products or services provided on our website. Therefore, all activities made on this Website are conducted at your own risk and TechieJobs is not responsible for any data loss or information leaks that may occur during data transmission.
Job applications, Resumes and Candidates' personal information
On our website job seekers (Candidates) may choose to upload, or apply for jobs with, their resumes that may contain personal information. In such case all your personal information that you put in your resume may be found, accessed and viewed by the recruiters/employers who use our Website. As a Candidate you must realize that hiring recruiters or/and employers who use our website may have access to your resumes, and may choose to keep copies of your resumes for their own records outside our website. As a Candidate you must acknowledge that in such case TechieJobs and its associates cannot be liable for the safety of your personal information, and you accept all the risks related to sharing your personal information with the hiring party. If you do not feel comfortable sharing your personal information with the hiring party, please do not apply for jobs and do not upload your resume on this website.
Surveys and polls
Our website may offer users to participate in surveys and quick polls. Unless otherswise stated in the survey or quick poll, all surveys and quick polls are confidential. Some anonymous data maybe collected when users submit answers in the survey or quick poll form. We may also temporarily store your IP address and country without link to the answer(s) that you submitted. We do this for statistical and security purposes. It is a solely voluntary desire of the user to participate in surveys and quick polls.
Security Incidents and Data Breaches
TechieJobs will take necessary steps to protected personal data stored in our databases. However, if a data breach is detected and/or there is possibility that personal information of our Users has been compromised, TechieJobs may notify affected Users in a special email statement and will work closely with the authorities to investigate the incident.
Removal of Data
In the event that a User wants to remove personal data that was previously collected by TechieJobs, we will permanently delete such data. Please contact our support team directly to do so.
There are certain third-party services where all User information will be deleted instantly upon customer request while there are other third-party services where the customer information might not be deleted instantly. For example, if a customer wants to have their contact information removed from our email delivery service provider, this can be done immediately. However, in terms of billing related data, this is required by law to keep for 10 years. Credit card details are not stored with us anyway.
When personal data gets removed from our systems, the data may still be present in our backups. This is to better serve our customers in the event that someone accidentally deleted their account or for disaster recovery purposes. Backups are securely stored and isolated from any further processing. They will get fully deleted when the retention period ends (within 1 to 30 days).
Users may also delete their Accounts and associated personal data at any time by using a form when logged in. All personal information will be deleted within a short period of time after the account is deleted. Normally, it takes seconds but in some cases may take up to 48 hours.
Do Not Track Signals
Currently, TechieJobs does not respond to "do not track" signals or browser settings.
Links to Other Web sites
Acquisitions and Business Transfers
Users acknowledge that TechieJobs may leave the market or enter bankruptcy at any time. Should such situation happen, all registered users will receive a written notice (by email or/and regular mail). If TechieJobs leaves the market or enters bankruptcy, all personal data will be removed from our servers and databases before the TechieJobs business is shut down.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
This statement was last updated on: March 12, 2021