Thank you for visiting the Company’s App. We offer an in-depth knowledge of the recruitment market, and relationships of trust to help connect Candidates to Employers. We value the trust you place in us, and your privacy is very important to us. This Policy discloses the Company’s information practices for this App, and user (“User”) based services (“Services”) provided by us, including the type of information being collected, method of such information collection, use of such information and sharing of such information with third parties.
By visiting the App, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described in this Policy, and agree that, (i) the data is collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes; (ii) the data collected is adequate, relevant, and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are collected and/or further processed; and (iii) that Workex is authorized to further process the data for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.
This Policy extends to Users of the App who are both candidates (“Candidates”) looking to be hired/seeking jobs, and employers (“Employers”) looking to hire such Candidates. All the data collected by Workex is used to (i) build the Workex community which will work as a marketplace for Candidates and Employers; and (ii) operate, evaluate and improve our business and our Services.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
- By accepting this Policy, you authorize Company to collect and store and use any information that you may enter on our App or provide to us in some other way, and share it with third parties in order to enable its Users to find the job that fits their expectations (in the case of Candidates), or the right Candidate for a job (in the case of Employers). To enable you to become a registered User of our App, we need your basic personal information as detailed below, ex. Name, father’s name, permanent & present address, email address and mobile number, professional experience, educational experience. We assure you that at no time will this information be sold or shared with parties not associated with us.
- By using our App and providing us information, you as a User (i.e., Candidate, or Employer) represent and warrant that all information provided by you/posted by you (including details pertaining to the company, the job, salaries, information provided in the Candidate’s resume) is authentic and reliable. Therefore, you alone shall be liable for any misrepresentations made by you, or for any inaccuracy/discrepancy in the information provided by you. No User shall hold us liable for the same.
- Workex offers any visitor the choice to utilize the App. If you create a profile on, or apply for a job through, or otherwise use the App, you are specifically consenting to the use of any personal information you have provided to Workex as set forth herein and in the Terms of Service.
- You can use and register on Workex as (i) a Candidate, or (ii) an Employer. However, in order to do the same, you will be required to provide us the information specified in this Clause 1 below. By providing us with the same, on our App, you as a User represent and warrant that all such information provided by you (including details pertaining to the company, the job, salaries, information provided in the Candidate’s resume) is authentic and reliable, and we shall not be held liable for any misrepresentations by you, or for any inaccuracy/discrepancy in the information provided by you.
- When you create an account on Workex as a Candidate, you must provide the following information: a) Email ID; b) First name; c) Last name; d) Work experience (multiple choice selection); e) Approximate location; and f) Phone number*.
- The following information can be added by the Candidate optionally: a) Photos; b) Details of work experience; c) Languages known; d) Education; e) as well as any other information you are free to provide and share publicly.
- When you create an account as an Employer, you must provide the following information: a) First name; b) Last name; c) Company name; d) Approximate location; and e) Phone number*
- The following information can be added by the Employer optionally: a) Photos; b) Job postings; and c) as well as any other information you are free to provide and share publicly.
- The information marked with an asterisk, i.e., ‘*’, will be private for every User and visitor of the Workex mobile application (“App”) or the App.
- When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, upload content or otherwise actively send us data on our App, we usually collect data including, but not limited to, the data/information specified in Clauses 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, and 1.8. However, in each such instance, you will know what data we collect through the App, because you actively submit it.
- As part of the standard operation of the App, Workex will automatically collect information from your computer or mobile device, including, but not limited to, your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the App, and if you are accessing our App with your mobile device, type of mobile device. In addition, we may record actions taken on the App including, but not limited to, date and times of use, clicks, page views, the amount of time you spend on each page, and search queries. We reserve the right to match your IP address or other information with other information about you in any way permitted by applicable law.
- If you access or use the App on your mobile telephone or other.
- Mobile devices, including tablets, we collect mobile device identifiers. Workex may create and assign to your device an identifier that is similar to an account number. We may collect the name you have associated with your device, device type, telephone number, country, and any other information you choose to provide, such as user name, geo-location or e-mail.
- The information specified in Clause 1.11 and 1.12 above may be collected to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and tune the operation of our App, analyse trends, track traffic patterns, gather demographic information for aggregate use, and track the date and duration of each session within our App and for other similar purposes. Your IP address may also be used in combination with your personal information to prevent fraud, impersonation, misrepresentations, and to improve our App, Services, and to understand your preferences, patterns and interests.
- For the purpose of this Clause 1, IP address shall mean a number known as an Internet Protocol (“IP”) address that is assigned to every device connected to the internet. These numbers are usually assigned in geographic blocks.
- On your first visit to the App, and/or the App you are informed of the existence of the cookies and the policy of cookies.
- By registering on the App and simply browsing for the same you are consenting to install cookies that we specify in this Clause 2 (unless the user has changed the settings on your browser to reject cookies).
- Revocation and disposal of cookies: The User can allow, block or delete cookies installed on the device/computer by configuring the browser options installed. These procedures are subject to revision, or modification by developers of such browsers. Therefore, we cannot ensure that they fully comply with the latest version available at all times. If it does not allow the installation of cookies on your browser, you may not access any of our Services and sections of the App or App.
- Consent: The User may withdraw consent previously granted to the auto install of cookies at any time by deleting the cookies installed on the device by configuring such browser options, as indicated in Clause g) above. However, this can impact the functioning of the App, and the App, making less satisfactory experience for the User.
USAGE OF INFORMATION
- Workex may also use the information to prevent potentially illegal activities and activities that are detrimental to you or other Users. Workex may investigate and disclose information obtained from you, if we believe that such investigation or disclosure is, (a) reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders; (b) helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the use of the App; or (c) protects our rights, reputation, property, safety, or that of the public. We may use a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity, and screen content in order to prevent abuse such as spam, unsolicited messaging, soliciting payment for hiring services, threats, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment. Further, Workex reserves its right to remove any information or content posted by you if said content is deemed to be detrimental to the community on Workex. These efforts may on occasion result in a temporary or permanent suspension or termination of some functions for some Users. Further, in case of the occurrence of such incidents, Workex may, if it deems fit, report the matter to relevant authorities such as the Police and/or Cyber Crimes Division.
- Workex may use your IP address and mobile device information to help diagnose problems with Workex’s Services and to administer Workex’s App. Your IP address and mobile device information may also be used to help identify you, your location, and your online profile and to gather broad demographic information (such your current location). Workex may maintain (as permitted by applicable law) your data following the termination of your relationship with Workex. Workex may delete your User data as permitted by applicable law. Workex may also aggregate your data with other data, for the purposes set forth above.
- By agreeing to this Policy, you agree that Workex may, as part of its Services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a third party, through your Workex account, or through other means made available through your contact information such as email, phone, or postal mail. However, we assure you that, Workex shall communicate such information only to such third parties who shall need access to the information upon you seeking a job/ looking to recruit a Candidate for a job through our App. We assure you that, these third parties shall only receive personal information if such information is needed to perform their function(s), and they are not authorized to use any personal information for any other purpose(s) other than the purpose(s) set forth by the Company. We share your search results from your account, with the third party in order to notify them of your interest, or requirements, thereby making it easier for you to communicate with them.
- To the extent permitted by applicable law, Workex, or its designated third party partners, may also use your information to, (i) send you job alerts; (ii) create an account; (iii) send you information about Workex. Workex may use profile data to tailor your experience on the App/App, show you content based on such information that we think you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences.
- We will have the right to pass on any information, or data if collected, to the required third parties, who shall need access to the information upon you seeking a job/ looking to recruit a Candidate for a job through our App. We assure you that, these third parties shall only receive personal information if such information is needed to perform their function(s), and they are not authorized to use any personal information for any other purpose(s) other than the purpose(s) set forth by the Company. We share your search results from your account, with the third party in order to notify them of your interest, or requirements, thereby making it easier for you to communicate with them.
- Your personal information gets placed on the Workex App when you upload it to your profile. In other words, the information (including photos) you upload on to your Workex profile on our App, is the information you are making available to third parties who may be interested in you as a Candidate/Employer, search engines, or to the general public. This information may be displayed through search engines when any third party searches for your name. This means that third parties can view the personal information contained in your profile and you may receive unsolicited contact from parties unaffiliated with Workex, for whom Workex has no responsibility. If you do not want your personal information posted on the App, please refrain from uploading the same. Workex reserves the right to charge third parties a fee for accessing your information as part of our Services. On your direction, Workex may also send your profile/application to third parties if you choose to apply for a job listing.
- User Location: We use user’s Location Information to provide Jobs at the nearest location.
- Call Log: When the Job Application will trigger the phone call, the ‘Call Log’ will be used to identify whether the application was successful or not for that particular Job. For all the connected calls we will take the feedback from the user and share their call summary with them via chat on Workex App. In case of the missed call, we will notify the user for the same.
- Contact List: As the Workex is all about Jobs that you can share with friends and relatives, we may—with your permission—collect information from your device’s phonebook.
- Tracking User Activity: We will keep a track of the user journey on our platform to enhance the product.
- The App has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Workex’s control. Workex uses SSL encryption, access control policies, anti-virus programs and firewalls to protect information under our control. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
- In addition, please note that emails, messages sent via your web browser, and other similar means of communication with other users are not encrypted. We strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Therefore, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to any 3rd party. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
USE OF APP
By visiting on our App, user (candidate and employer) hereby agree that user shall not publish any content/image which is harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive, of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging or otherwise unlawful in any manner.
Your personal information may be disclosed as part of any merger, sale of Company’s assets or acquisition, as well as in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership.
We value your comments, feedback, and testimonials which help us improve our App, products, and services. By making such submissions to us, you assign your rights in the submissions to us.
Our App is not directed at anyone who we know to be under the age of 18, nor do we collect any personal information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you should not use the App and should not submit any personal information to us.
Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is our top priority, and we as a Company take all measures to protect identity theft. We do not and will not, at any time, request your information in a non-secure, or unsolicited e-mail, or telephone communication.
LIMIT OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall Workex or its licensors be liable to any user on account of that user’s use or misuse of or reliance on the Workex services or App, arising from any claim relating to these terms of service or the subject matter hereof. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, and punitive damages whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), indemnity, or otherwise, even if Workex or its licensors have been advised of the possibility of such damages and notwithstanding the failure of essential purpose of any remedy. Such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of and reliance on the Workex services or App, from reliance or damage caused by information posted on the Workex app, from inability to use the Workex services or App, or from the interruption, suspension, or termination of the Workex services or App (including such damages incurred by third parties).
If you believe that Company has not complied with this Policy with respect to your personal information or would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences or if you have any questions about our Policy, please feel free to contact our Privacy Grievance Officer at: Name of the Company: Workex Solutions and Services Private Limited. Grievance Officer: Mr. Nimish Sharma Address: #555, 3rd Floor, Axis Padegal, 9th Cross Road, J P Nagar 3rd Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560078, India. Telephone Number: 080 5065 5611.
APPLICABILITY OF POLICY
While this Policy applies to all information collected, stored and used by Company, it is intended to comply only with the applicable laws of India and not any other jurisdiction. All matters of dispute are subject to the courts in the city of Bangalore.
The Company shall always cooperate with regulatory authorities and investigating agencies in India in the matter of treatment of personal information/ any other data provided by the Users.
In the event that any part of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful or otherwise unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect to the maximum extent possible, and an attempt shall be made to substitute the unenforceable provision with an enforceable provision of similar intent.
- Company may, at any time, assign this Policy and/or its rights and obligations under this Policy to any entity, in its sole discretion.
- Company reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, and or delete portions of the terms of this Policy at any time.
- The Company shall make best efforts to notify you via email, or by other means as required by law, of any such modification, or use of the data collected through the App, in a manner materially different from the manner specified at the time of collection. The same can also be notified by the Company by posting a notice on App for a period of 15 days prior to such use.
- However, it shall be your responsibility to read and understand the Policy as prevalent from time to time. Continued use of the App shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the Policy as amended.