Last Updated: 7/23/21
1. Information We Collect
When you register for an Account with the Site, use the Services, complete forms, or create an account, we collect the Personal Information that you provide. “Personal Information” is any information that can be used to identify you, such as a name or email address.
We may also collect non-personal information, such as data about your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Site and usage details.
While using the Services, we may ask you to provide certain Personal Information that can be used to contact or identify you, such as the following:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Phone number
- Academic institution you are enrolled in
- Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
You may provide us with more information, but we don’t require it for basic registration.
In addition, we may collect Personal Information in the following circumstances.
If you register for an Account, we collect the information that you provide for your profile, along with information we obtain about your skills and interests from our 10 minute chat or email exchanges. You may add additional information about yourself, which may be available and used publicly to help match you to projects.
You will be asked to provide additional personal and payment information that is required to process the transaction and your payment. We may also need additional information to process any applicable tax forms.
You do may choose not to provide us with Personal Information, but if we do not receive certain information from you, then we will not be able to provide our Services to you.
Non-Personal Information and Automatic Data Collection Technologies.
As you navigate through and interact with our Site, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site.
Information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
The information we collect automatically is statistical and usage data and does not include Personal Information.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Certain features of our Site may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Site. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For more information on how you can delete Flash Cookies, please read "Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?" available at adobe.com
Web Beacons. Pages of our the Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit Work Simplr, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
Information from Third-Party Social Media Services
When you opt to create an Account and use the Services through social media like Google and Facebook (“Third-party Social Media Services”), we may collect Personal Information that is already associated with your Third-Party Social Media Service's account, such as your name, your email address, your activities or your contact list associated with that account.
2. Use of your Personal Information
Work Simplr may use Personal Information for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
To manage your Account: to manage your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Information you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to you as a registered user.
For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services you have purchased or of any other contract with us through the Service.
To contact you: To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
To manage your requests: To attend and manage your requests.
To deliver targeted advertising: We may use your information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third-party vendors who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
For business transfers: We may use your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by us about our Service users is among the assets transferred.
For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
We may share your personal information in the following situations:
With service providers: We may share your personal information with service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service, and/or to contact you.
For business transfers: We may share or transfer your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
With business partners: We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
With other users: When you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If you interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see your name, profile, pictures and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you and view your profile.
With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
3. Disclosure of your Personal Information
Under certain circumstances, Work Simplr may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
Work Simplr may disclose your Personal Information in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of Work Simplr
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
- Protect against legal liability
4. Security of your Personal Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
5. Email Marketing
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. you may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
6. Behavioral Remarketing
These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process and transfer information about your activity on Our Service in accordance with their Privacy Policies and to enable us to:
- Measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on Our Service
- Show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party websites or apps
- Measure and analyze the performance of Our advertising campaigns
Some of these third-party vendors may use non-cookie technologies that may not be affected by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. you can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertising:
We may share information, such as hashed email addresses (if available) or other online identifiers collected on the Services with these third-party vendors. This allows third-party vendors to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers.
7. Age of User
Our Site is not intended for anyone under 18 years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 18. We do make an exception for active students 17 years old with parental permission to participate on the site, as those students are often high school seniors and/or entering college freshmen who qualify for other types of paid employment. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child younger than age 18 and believe that Work Simplr has collected personal information from your child, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Updating Personal Information
We take steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect is accurate and up to date, and we provide you with the opportunity to update your information through your account profile settings. In the event that you believe your information is in any way incorrect or inaccurate, please let us know immediately.
9. Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
10. "Do Not Track" Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
“Do Not Track” or “DNT” refers to a mechanism that allows you to control the tracking of your online activities across websites.Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
However, some third party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. you can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.
11. Your California Privacy Rights (California's Shine the Light law)
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California's Shine the Light law), California residents with an established business relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Information with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes.
If you'd like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us using the contact information provided below.
12. California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions Code Section 22581)
California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California residents under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted.
To request removal of such data, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account.
Be aware that your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.