Web Privacy Policy

 

This privacy policy describes the types of information we collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website upskill.io (“our website”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. For information regarding the information that we collect as part of our products and services, please contact privacy@upskill.io.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you may choose not to use our website. By accessing or using this website, you agree to this privacy policy. We may update this policy from time to time as described below under “Changes to this Privacy Policy.” Your continued use of this Website after we make changes means you accept the changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Information Upskill Collects and How We Use It

Collection of personal information

You may choose to provide personal information (for example your name, address, telephone number and email address) on this or other Upskill websites, however not providing this may result in reduced functionality. Upskill’s usage of this information will be consistent with this Policy or the policy associated with the applicable Upskill site.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is intended for individuals 18 and over and is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this site or other Upskill sites. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, we will delete the information from our records.

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

Like most companies, Upskill uses cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) on our websites to facilitate and improve your online experience.

How we use cookies

Cookies contain small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit our website. Cookies are sent back to our website to allow us to recognize your device.

Recognizing your device with Essential Cookies allows our site to help you navigate efficiently to obtain the information and services you have requested.

Analytical and Customization Cookies allow our site to remember your preferences such as language selection and help you to view information that is most relevant to your interests; these cookies also help us to maintain and improve our websites by providing information on how visitors find and use the sites, and how well the sites are performing.

In some cases Advertising Cookies may be used to make advertising messages more relevant to you.

Unless you disable the cookies on our website, by using our website you agree to our use of those cookies.

Making cookie choices

Most browsers allow you to manage cookie preferences. If you decide to disable cookies on our site, you may not be able to take full advantage of all website features once you have done so.

Sharing tools

To enhance your experience on our websites, we sometimes embed content and sharing tools from other (third party) sites, such as “like” buttons from social networking sites; these third-party sites may also place and access cookies on your device. Upskill does not control the placement or access of these third-party cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website(s) for more information about these cookies and whether and how you may make choices about them.

Use of Personal Information

We use the personal information collected about you for the following purposes:

  • Provide, administer and communicate with you about products, services, events, surveys and promotions by Upskill or our affiliates (including by sending you marketing communications);
  • Process, evaluate and respond to your requests, inquiries and applications;
  • Create, administer and communicate with you about your account (including any purchases and payments);
  • Provide investor services;
  • Verify your identity to ensure security for the other purposes listed here;
  • Evaluate your interest in employment and contact you regarding possible employment;
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; performing market research; determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; analyzing our products, services and websites; administering our websites; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities);
  • Protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure and quality;
  • Conduct investigations and comply and enforce applicable legal requirements or, industry standards and our policies and terms, such as this and other Upskill sites’ terms of use; and
  • Ensure the safety of Upskill network services, information resources and employees.

We also may use personal information for other additional purposes. We will identify these additional purposes at the time of collection.

Sharing and Transferring of Your Personal Information

Sharing & Transfers

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our website visitors outside Upskill and its affiliates, except as described here:

  • We may share information provided by our visitors to this and other Upskill sites with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. These service providers are contractually restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
  • We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials as required to comply with a legitimate legal request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
  • We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including through bankruptcy).

How We Protect Your Information

At Upskill, our goal is to protect your personal information submitted to us through our sites. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this and other Upskill websites. We also employ reasonable technologies to help keep the personal information you provide on this site secure.

International Users; Users from the European Economic Area (“EEA”)

Privacy laws and expectations vary from country to country. If you are visiting our website from locations outside the United States, please note that by providing your information to us, you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to, and the collection and processing of such information in the United States. U.S. laws regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and processing of information may vary from those in other countries and may be less stringent than the applicable laws in your jurisdiction. By providing us with your personal information, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), please note the following:

Data transfer: In order to ensure that your information is protected when transferred out of the EEA, we rely on standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or by adopting other means to ensure that adequate safeguards are applied.

Individual data rights: Individuals from the EEA have certain rights under European law with respect to your personal data, including the right to request access to, correct, amend, delete, object to or limit the use of your personal data, or to request data portability. If you wish to exercise these rights, please submit your request here or reach out to us at privacy@upskill.io.

Legal basis: We note, for individuals from the EEA, that when we obtain your personal data we serve as a data controller, and we process your personal data pursuant to contract (such as, when you provide us with information when requesting a service), or to pursue legitimate business interests described above (such as to support direct marketing efforts, or to prevent fraud). If you believe that your personal information has been used in a manner that is not consistent with the relevant privacy policies listed above, please contact us using the information below. You have a right to make a complaint regarding our data practices with the applicable supervisory authority in the members state of your residence.

Data Retention: For individuals in the EEA, our policy is to retain your personal data until you request that we delete your information, or otherwise if needed to meet outstanding contractual requirements, retention requirements imposed by a legal process, or for operational or similar audit requirements.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. When changes are made to this Policy it will be posted to the website and the “last updated” date at the top of this policy will be revised. We also encourage users to periodically check this Policy to understand how Upskill protects and uses your information

Links to Other Sites

We provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy statements or policies in place, which we recommend you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites or any use of the sites.

How to Contact Us and Update Your Personal Information

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us at privacy@upskill.io.

California Privacy Rights

Annually California residents may request and obtain information that Upskill has shared with other businesses for their own direct marketing use within the prior calendar year (as defined by California’s “Shine the Light Law”). If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which Upskill shared this information in the immediately preceding calendar year. To obtain this information, please send an email message to privacy@upskill.io with “California Shine the Light Privacy Request” in the subject line as well as in the body of your message. We will then respond to that email with the requested information.

Mobile Privacy Policy

Mobile Information We Collect

  • Personally identifiable information (e.g. Name, email address) we collect consists only of what you share with us. For example, certain products may ask for this type of information so that we may contact you by phone or email at your request. You choose what, how, and when you want to share.
  • If you use any location-enabled products, you may be sending us location information. Upskill does not store or use this information other than to provide the service you requested. For example, a mobile product may use GPS data to find a nearby restaurant you requested. Location-enabled features are opt-in and you have control over your participation and can turn these services off at any time.
  • Web-enabled mobile applications may use cookies or web beacons and other methods to customize your browsing experience. Please see Upskill’s web privacy policy for more information.
  • Some mobile applications will utilize Google Analytics (or similar tool) to help us better serve our customers through improved products, services, and revisions to the mobile applications. This collected information will not identify you to Upskill. It may, however, let us know anonymously, which services and features you are using the most within the application, as well as device type and hardware features, country and language of download.

Use of 3rd party services such as social sharing sites (e.g., Facebook & Twitter) is governed by the privacy practices of those services. Upskill does not capture or store your login information or other personally identifiable information for these services, however session info or cookies may be stored.

Mobile How We Use Collected Information

  • We use the information to personalize your experience with the application and to improve your overall experience including the development of new products, services, and features. We also use the information to provide customer support, and when applicable, register and administer your account. Additionally, we may use the information you provide to contact you about updates to our service.
  • Information you provide may be used to fulfill the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. For example, if you authorize a purchase through a mobile eCommerce application, we will use provided information to ship and bill you.

Mobile Information sharing

Upskill does not share any collected information with 3rd parties with the following exceptions:

  • Upskill may provide some collected information to third-party partners that are providing services essential to your mobile user experience.
  • All requests are sent through your mobile carrier’s network and your carrier may have access to it. Consult your carrier’s privacy policies for additional information.
  • Upskill may also share collected information as described above under “Sharing & Transfers.”

Certain mobile products and services and manufacturers allow you to interact and share your information with others. For example, you may want to Tweet or post to your Facebook page content from a Upskill mobile application. Consult your mobile device manufacturer, or mobile product or application developer’s privacy policies for additional information.

Last Updated:  May 2018