1.1.In order to provide our service, we must collect your personal data (in accordance with our data policy that you must agree to). You have autonomy about if or how some of public your information is displayed and we encourage you to review what you are comfortable sharing.
1.2. We collect the content, communications and other information you provide when you use our products, including when you sign up for an account, create or share content and message or communicate with others.
1.3. What do we collect?
(a) We collect information on your networks and connections and how you interact with them. We use this information to help connect you with more relevant content such as who you might know and networks you may be interested in.
(b) We collect information based on how you use our products. This extends to types of content that you view or engage with and the frequency or length of your interactions. For example, when you are logging on and what type of posts you view. We do this to improve your overall experience and help improve our service.
(c) If our service is used to make purchases, or other financial transactions. This includes payment information such as credit card details and authentication information, billing and shipping information.
1.4. Paid services
(a) We sell premium Services that provide our customers and subscribers customized-search functionality and tools. Customers can export limited information from your profile, such as name, headline, current company, current title, and general location, in order to manage talent, unless you opt-out.
(b) We do not provide contact information to customers as part of these premium Services without your consent.
(c) A premium Services customer can store information he/she has about you in our premium Services, such as a resume or contact information. The data provided about you by these customers is subject to the policies of those customers.
(a) Our Services allow you to explore careers, evaluate educational opportunities, and seek out, and be found for, career opportunities. Your profile can be found by those looking to hire (for a job or a specific task) or be hired by you.
(b) We will use your data to recommend jobs or mentees, show you and others who work at a company, in an industry, function or location or have certain skills and connections.
(c) You can signal that you are interested in changing jobs or undertaking tutoring and share information with job recruiters and schools.
(d) We will use your data to recommend jobs to you and you to recruiters and schools. We may use automated systems to profile and provide recommendations to help make our Services more relevant to our Members, Visitors and customers. Keeping your profile accurate and up-to-date may help you better connect to others and to opportunities through our Services.
1.6. Information from partners
(a) Advertisers, developers and partner companies may share information with us about your activities with them. For example, bookings made or places visited. This is to enhance the provision that we put in place for our target market.
(b) Partners receive your information when you visit their services through us.
(c) We require each partner to have lawful rights to collect, use and share your data, before any data is shared with us.
1.7. Use of information
(a) We use information collected to personalise your experience. This extends to your news feed, advertisements and recommended activities.
(b) Information collected can help us recommend schools and colleagues to connect with, based on people and schools that you currently follow.
(c) We use location based information to give you a tailored experience. If you travel then we will be able to offer you location specific services (depending on your destination) to help enhance your experience. This is gathered from location settings on your device or via IP addresses.
(d) We are always looking to improve and develop our user experience so we conduct product research and development in the form of surveys, testing and troubleshooting.
(e) We use the information that we have to help inform our advertisers and other partners to measure the effectiveness and distribution of their ads and services.
(f) We use the information that we have to verify accounts and activity, combat against harmful conduct and maintain and protect the integrity of our service. Any breaches of our Terms or Policies are investigated fully.
(g) We use the information that we have to respond and contact you if and when it is appropriate. For example, when you contact us or if we have marketing communication.
(h) We use the information that we have to conduct research into patterns in education. For example the movement of teachers around the international market and how parents who are also teachers respond to changes in education.
1.8. Sharing information
(a) Your profile is fully visible to all Members and customers of our Services. Subject to your settings, it can also be visible to others on or off of our Services (e.g., Visitors to our Services or users of third- party search engines).
(b) As detailed in our Help Centre, your settings, degree of connection with the viewing Member, the subscriptions they may have, their usage of our services, access channels and search types (e.g., by name or by keyword) impact the availability of your profile and whether they can view certain fields in your profile
(c) When you post information and communicate about yourself, you are able to select the audience for what you share. Such as colleagues, schools, parents. When sending messages or sending your profile for jobs, the businesses or people you share this with can see the content you send.
(d) When you share an article or a post (e.g., an update, image, video or article) publicly it can be viewed by everyone and re-shared anywhere (subject to your settings). Members, Visitors and others will be able to find and see your publicly-shared content, including your name (and photo if you have provided one)
(e) We let senders know when you act on their message, subject to your settings where applicable.
(f) When you like or re-share or comment on another’s content (including ads), others will be able to view these “social actions” and associate it with you (e.g., your name, profile and photo if you provided it).
(g) When you follow a person or organization, you are visible to others and that “page owner” as a follower
(h) Public information can be seen by anyone, on and off our products including if they do not have an account. This includes usernames and any information you share with the public audience. Search engines will be able to access public information and we are able to send or provide access to your public information to third parties.
(i) People who are able to see your activity are able to share your content outside of the audience that you shared it with. For example, if you post an article then others will be able to share this on other social platforms.
(j) Recommendations are under your control and require your approval before they become public. If others comment on you in posts that do not require your approval then you are able to report the content for investigation.
(k) We share information about usage to advertisers and analytical services, however we do not share information that would personally identify you (unless you give us permission to do so). For example, a company may be told that their advert was seen most by people aged 25-30.
(l) We share information with law enforcement in response to legal requests.
1.9. Controlling information about me
We provide many choices about the collection, use and sharing of your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile and controlling the visibility of your posts to advertising opt-outs and communication controls. We offer you settings to control and manage the personal data we have about you. For personal data that we have about you, you can:
(a) Delete Data: You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide Services to you).
(b) Change or Correct Data: You can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.
(c) Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
(d) Right to Access and/or Take Your Data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data and can ask for a copy of personal data you provided in machine readable form.
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