Last updated on 23 July 2020
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Information we collect and how we use it:
Skills Café collects personal data from you when you request information from Skills Café and/or supply, information through the Sites, such as when you fill out a subscription form or set up a demo inquiry, opt in to receive emails from Skills Café, agree to participate in surveys, join our Alumni network or apply for a role at Skills Café.
Personal data we collect might include your name, e-mail address, title, occupation, company or university affiliation, industry, region/country, relationship to Skills Café, reason for contacting Skills Café, topics you are interested in, any other background information provided with an application and any other information contained in messages you send us.
Skills Café will use your personal data to fulfil your request, provide you with the information you requested and/or send you marketing communications. If you have applied for a job at Skills Café, your data will be processed for the purposes of evaluating and processing your application and candidacy for the position to which you have applied. We may also use your information to analyze and improve our recruiting and onboarding processes as well as to communicate with you about Skills Café events and to send you publications that we think may be of interest to you.
Skills Café may collect personal data and may disclose such information to third party service providers in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.
You do not have to provide us with any personal data. However, if you do not, we may be unable to handle your request or to provide you with the services you are requesting.
Skills Café will keep your personal data for as long as needed to handle your request or for as long as we have a relationship with you. If you have applied for a role with Skills Café, Skills Café will keep your personal data associated with your application for a period of up to five years.
Please note that Skills Café is not responsible for any information you may disclose publicly in any chat rooms, message boards, or similar web pages, including those hosted on or linked to our Sites. You should keep in mind that, whenever you publicly disclose information about yourself online (for example, via message boards or chat rooms), such information could be collected and used by people whom you do not know. In addition, certain message boards and similar user forums may display IP addresses along with the message poster’s name and message. Skills Café bears no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information users may disclose on the message boards, chat areas or other user forums, if any, on the Sites.
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Who we share your personal data with
We may share your personal data with other companies of the Skills Café group as well as with other third parties that might be located in a different country than your country of residence. Skills Café will not share or sell your data to any third party for their own use.
We may share your personal data with others, such as:
Third parties, other than law enforcement authorities or government bodies, will only handle your personal data on behalf of Skills Café for the purposes described in this Policy. Skills Café will not sell or otherwise share your personal data with such third parties for their own use.
The companies of the Skills Café group and other third parties we share your information with may be located in other countries, including countries that do not offer the same protection to your personal data as the country in which you reside. Where that is the case, Skills Café ensures that your personal data is protected by using appropriate legal mechanisms.
Links to other websites
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites that are governed by their own terms and privacy policies. Skills Café does not bear any liability and responsibility for the content or your use of these websites.
Security of your personal data
Skills Café has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction.
Skills Café has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Such measures include class="label" anonymizing or  class="label";pseudonymizing data where possible. Authorized Skills Café personnel and third parties mentioned above will only have access to your personal data to the extent they need it to do their job or provide their services. Despite these precautions, however, Skills Café cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your information.
Depending on where you reside you might have the right to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data and to object to or ask for the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You might also have the right to withdraw your consent and request that we stop processing or delete your personal data.
Depending on where you reside, you may be entitled to certain rights regarding the personal data Skills Café holds about you. For instance, you may have the right to request access to your information, obtain a copy of it as well as information about how we use it. You have the right to request that we correct incorrect, inaccurate or out-of-date information about you. You may also have the right to request that we stop processing your information and/or withdraw your consent to such processing and to ask us to delete your information.
If you receive marketing communications from Skills Café, you can opt out of receiving future emails from Skills Café or unsubscribe from participating in our programs through the “preferences” page, which is accessible in every marketing email you receive from Skills Café.
If you wish to make a request about your personal data, other than your Alumni or consultant application data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.orgé. Please note that we will take reasonable steps to check your identity before handling your request.
If you think we are handling your information unlawfully, we encourage you to get in touch with us at email@example.comé. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with your national supervisory authority.
If you apply for a job at Skills Café, you will be asked to submit information to Skills Café such as your name, contact details, information about your education and work history and any other background information that might be relevant for your application or that you choose to share with Skills Café. If you do not provide this information to us, we might not be able to process your application.
Skills Café will use this information to assess your application and candidacy for the position to which you have applied. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, this may include: (i) evaluating your skills and experience in relation to the qualification required for the job to which you have applied; and (ii) tracking feedback and interactions we have with you throughout the recruiting process. We may also use your information when analyzing our internal recruiting processes to determine (i) which recruit sources to focus on; (ii) how to improve integration and training programs for new hires with different educational backgrounds and work experience; and (iii) how to enhance our interview model to improve hiring quality. The information you provide may also be used to communicate with you about Skills Café events and to send you publications that we think may be of interest to you.
We might share your personal data with other companies in the Skills Café group as well as with third parties such as recruitment service providers, background check providers and IT system providers. These Skills Café companies and third parties might be located in a different country than your country of residence. In particular, if you apply for a role, your data will be stored in a third party database hosted in India.
We will keep your application data for up to five years. If you no longer wish for Skills Café to process your data or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you applied for a corporate role.
If you join the Skills Café Alumni network, Skills Café will collect information about you such as your name, email, home address, previous positions, job title, company you work for and business address. Your data will be processed for purposes including conducting alumni mailings and surveys as well as maintaining and sharing marketing and career development contacts.
We might share your data with other companies of the Skills Café group and carefully selected third party service providers. Some of your information will also be visible to other members of the Alumni network although you can choose to make some information private.
If you no longer wish for Skills Café to process your data or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact hello@skills.Cafe.
Our Sites are not directed at children 16 years of age or younger. Skills Café, therefore, will not intentionally collect information about anyone under the age of 16, and requests that no such information be submitted to us.
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