Terms & Conditions
Effective Date: 25th October 2021
GDPR & Privacy Shield Notice:
Natural persons located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) should review the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Privacy Shield Notice here.
In addition, the Privacy Shield Notice should be reviewed if your personal information is transferred from the EEA or Switzerland to the US, pursuant to the E.U.-U.S. or Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Information Collected & Terms of Using the information
Profile Information: This is the information provided to us voluntarily by the User to create a profile associated with their account (“Profile”). You may include your short bio, social media profiles, website link, profile picture, software projects you have done, photos, screen name, skills, college or university, degree type, major, grade point average, graduation date, employment history, jobs you have applied to, and other information. This information may be used to create your account Profile.
Billing Information: Billing information will be required from Employers & Sponsors who wish to purchase our Services. This information may include a credit card number, debit card number, expiration date, billing address, and other payment related information (collectively, the “Billing Information”).
Job Application Information: Users who are willing to apply for any job opportunities through our Services, they will need to provide name, e-mail address, phone number, resume, gender, race/ethnicity, and any other information required by the applicable Employer (collectively, the “Job Application Information”). This information may be shared with the Employer in order to complete, and analyse your job application.
Hackathon Submission Information: Registering for a hackathon /or submitting an entry for a hackathon through our Services, would require you to provide your name, e-mail address, the name of submission, description of submission, names of your team members and any other information required by the applicable Sponsors (collectively, the “Hackathon Submission Information”). We may share the Hackathon Submission Information with the applicable Sponsors. This information may be used to give you more tailored recommendations regarding future hackathons.
Other Information: In addition to the above-mentioned information, we may collect and/or receive the following information (“Other Information”):
Information Collected by / through Third-Party Advertisers/Remarketers
Your Profile is freely available for viewing by any user of the Services.
Additional Information Related to Hackathons
We may analyse User information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Site and the Services. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products and services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Sharing with Third Parties
We may disclose Information, including personal information in some cases, to certain types of third-party companies, but only to the extent needed to enable them to provide such services, including, without limitation, hosting provider, analytics tools, customer support services, marketing and transactional email services, and payment processing. We may also disclose your information, including any personal information, to any of our parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with us in order to support delivery of our products and services. This information may be shared with other brands that we are in contract with or work with.
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing
You may opt out at any time from the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes by e-mailing the instructions to this email address: email@example.com. However, we would require a reasonable time to process your request.
Accessing and Modifying Personal Information and Communication Preferences
You may edit the personal information that you have provided to us by logging in your account on the Site.
In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Hack2skill marketing e-mails. However, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. If you provide personal information to us that is contained in a submission to a hackathon, such information may not be edited after the competition submission deadline until the conclusion of the hackathon, as per the rules of each Hackathon. Requests to remove such information from a submission may be made after a hackathon is over by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosures to Public Authorities
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose personal information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders.
Hack2skill does not accept registrations from children under eighteen years of age and we do not intend to collect any personal information from children under eighteen years of age. We recommend that children under the age of eighteen ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet. If you suspect that your child under the age of eighteen has created an account on the Site and/or provided us any personal information, please let us know by e-mailing email@example.com, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
Although we do not knowingly accept registrations from children under the age of thirteen through the Site and the Services, children under the age of eighteen/minors can still enter and win contests by having their parents or guardians register on the Site on their behalf. In cases where a hackathon is open to minors, those representing minors will be required to submit a parental consent notice before their submissions will be eligible to win the contest.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Hack2skill takes reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in processing and the nature of such data, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. However, you should keep in mind that no internet transmission is 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail or other electronic means. You, too, need to strive to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer.
Retention of Personal Information
Hack2skill may keep copies of user information, or other content provided by you, after their removal from the Site in archive storage, but in no event for more than 30 days. This archive storage may include past versions of stored items that have since been modified or deleted.
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