PowerToFly Inc. (“PowerToFly”, “we,” “us” or “our”) values your privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the types of personal information we obtain through our website at www.powertofly.com (the “Site”), how we use the personal information we obtain and with whom we may share it.

1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Depending on what areas of the Site you use, we obtain different types of personal information from or about you. Our Site is available to talent looking for jobs (each a “Candidate”) and to prospective employers (each an “Employer”). We primarily obtain personal information about Candidates. In addition, we obtain certain personal information about Employers’ representatives who use the Site to find or hire Candidates. Please keep in mind that you may not be able to access some areas of the Site or effectively use the services we offer in connection with this Site without providing your personal information.

1.1 Basic Account Information. When you register for the Site as a Candidate or Employer, we will ask you to provide your name and email address or to sign up using an existing social media account.

1.2 Candidates Profile Information. If you are registering as a Candidate, we ask for information such as your phone number, Skype ID, photo, work history, educational background, location, biographical information and skills. We may ask you to voluntarily provide additional information about you, such as your race, gender and sexual orientation.

1.3 Employers. If you are registering as an Employer, we ask for an Employer’s representative phone number and job title in addition to the company name and size.

1.4 Contact Us. If you choose to contact us through our Site, including through our chat box, we may obtain your name, company name, phone number, email address and any other information you choose to submit to us.

1.5 Payment Information. We may obtain payment information from Candidates and Employers in connection with the services we provide through the Site. To process credit card payments, we obtain credit card information, including the card number, expiration date, authorization number or security code and billing information. We use a third party, Stripe, to process payments made through payment cards on the Site. Stripe’s use of your personal information is governed by their privacy policy, which is available at https://stripe.com/us/privacy. We also may obtain your bank account number and routing number in order to make payments to your account.

1.6 Cookies and Other Automated Means. When you visit or use the Site, we and our service providers may automatically collect certain technical information from your browser or mobile device, including through cookies, log files and other technologies. A cookie is a small amount of data (often including a unique identifier), that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device. We may use cookies to improve your experience with the Site, by, for example, allowing the Site to keep you logged in. We may also use cookies to collect aggregate information about Site users. The information collected for these purposes (including your IP address, browser or device information and other information collected by automated means) may be disclosed to or collected directly by our third-party web analytics service providers, such as Google Analytics and Mixpanel. To learn more about opting out of these activities, click here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and here https://mixpanel.com/optout. If you don’t want cookies, most web browsers include an option that allows you to not accept them. However, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some portions of our Site may not function efficiently. We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals on this Site.

1.7 Other Information. In addition, we may receive information about you from publicly or commercially available sources, which we may combine with other information we have about you.

2. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use the personal information we obtain for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to:

  • provide you with the requested services, including creating and managing your PowerToFly Site account and connecting you with a potential Employer
  • send you transactional communications (such as account confirmations and notifications) or promotional and marketing communications
  • respond to your inquiries or requests
  • communicate about, and administer your participation in, special events, programs, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, and other offers or promotions
  • billing purposes
  • enable you to post on our blog and interact with PowerToFly through social media
  • improve our Site and services, and generate and analyze statistics about your use of the Site and our services
  • support our business operations and perform accounting, auditing and other internal functions
  • detect, prevent and respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of law or our terms of use and policies, or other misuse of the Site or our services, and
  • comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, contractual obligations and our policies.

We also may aggregate the personal information we collect through the Site and in connection with our services (the “Aggregated Data”) and use it for any and all purposes. We also may augment such Aggregated Data with data we obtain from other sources and use it for any purposes.

Interest-Based Advertising

On our Site, we and third parties may collect information about your online activities to provide you with advertising about services or products tailored to your interests. You may see certain ads on other websites because we or such third parties participate in advertising networks. Ad networks track your online activities over time by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs and web beacons. The information ad networks may collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the relevant advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This data collection takes place both on our Site and on third-party websites or apps that participate in the ad networks. This process allows us and third parties to deliver more tailored advertising.  In addition, it helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. To learn how to opt out of this ad network interest-based advertising, click here.

3. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 

We may share the personal information we obtain from you:

  • if you are a Candidate, with Employers who may have job opportunities available or interest in placing job candidates
  • to service providers who work on our behalf, including our cloud storage provider, payment processor or chat software provider
  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, or to comply with government reporting obligations
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary (a) to protect our rights, the integrity of the Site or our services, or your safety or the safety of others, or (b) to detect, prevent, or respond to fraud, intellectual property infringement, violations of law or our terms of use and policies, or other misuse of the Site or our services, and
  • to the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

In addition, we may share Aggregated Data with third parties for any and all purposes.

4. SOCIAL MEDIA

The Site includes social media functions, such as Facebook and LinkedIn Sign In features, and widgets. These functions and widgets may collect information about you, including the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. Your interactions with the social media platforms, including any functions and widgets they provide, are governed by the privacy policies of the relevant social media companies. We suggest that you review their privacy policies. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any acts or omissions by any social media site or other third-party service that you choose to use in connection with this Site or our services.

5. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES, APPS OR SERVICES

This Site may contain links to other websites, apps or other online services for your convenience and information. These websites, apps and services may be operated by companies not affiliated with PowerToFly. Linked websites, apps or services may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review. We are not responsible for the content and data handling practices of any third party websites, apps or services.

6. YOUR CHOICES

You can change your profile information at any time by editing your profile or the content that you have posted. You can have your account deleted by sending a request via email to hi@powertofly.com.

7. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information collected through this Site. But, no method of data transmission over the Internet or data storage is 100% secure and therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information transmitted to or from the Site.

8. NON-U.S. VISITORS AND USERS

If you are located outside of the United States, please note that the personal information we collect in connection with your use of the Site and our services will be transferred to and stored within the United States. By using this Site and our services, you consent to this transfer and the use, sharing and other processing of your personal information by PowerToFly and our service providers as described in this Privacy Policy.

9. AGE RESTRICTIONS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 13, and no part of the Site is designed to attract anyone under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us as indicated below.

10. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may revise our Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our use of your personal information and will be located on this webpage. If we make a change to our Privacy Policy that is material, we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on this Site. We also may notify you by email of such significant changes. By continuing to access the Site and use our services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

11. CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or any of our data handling practices, please contact us directly at hi@powertofly.com.