Privacy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of SIFTLY.COM

Before you proceed on to read this Privacy Policy, we would like to assure you that we have taken every feasible step to protect your personal information on this website, and we will never hesitate in taking any corrective measure which is required to ensure that your sensitive information is never misused by hackers or spammers. We understand the importance of protecting your privacy on this website, and do everything we can to live up to your trust, expectations and relationship we share with you. The provisions of this Privacy Policy will govern all privacy and security issues that may arise in relation to your access to SIFTLY.COM, or use of its mobile apps, jobs directory and related services being offered on this website or the websites of its collaborating partners. Please review this privacy policy to understand how we protect your personal information on our website. If you are not satisfied with the provisions of this Privacy Policy, or have any reservation, you should have a right to stop your access to www.siftly.com, and discontinue the use of its recruitment related services.

This site is operated by SIFTLY.COM LLC (referred to as “SIFTLY”, “we” or “us”). This Privacy Policy shall be deemed as part of your Entire Agreement, including but not limited to our Terms of Service and other licensing agreement that you may have entered to access this website or use its jobs directory, mobile apps and related services. The provisions of this Privacy policy shall create a basic legal framework, and all forms of data gathering, processing, storing, use or sharing of your personal information shall be governed by this legal framework.

Accessing SIFTLY.COM or using its jobs directory, mobile apps and other services being offered on this website or the websites of its collaborating partners/service providers shall be deemed that you have read this Privacy policy, fully understand your privacy rights and explicitly consent to abide by the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

When you access this website, post your resume or job openings, search relevant jobs or talent, or use its mobile apps, software or other services, SIFTLY shall get a discretionary right to gather, process, store, use or share your Identifiable as well as Non-identifiable Personal Information. However, all such collection, processing, storage, use or sharing of personal information shall be governed by the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

Policy Modification:

SIFTLY reserves a right to edit, change, modify or replace this Privacy Policy at any time, with or without giving any prior notice regarding any such modifications. When a policy modification takes place, we will take appropriate measures to notify you about the policy changes, but it shall be your responsibility to regularly visit this Privacy Policy Page and keep yourself informed about the policy changes that may take place over time. Once notified, the modified policy shall replace all the previous versions of this privacy policy unless any parts of them are retained. If you don’t feel comfortable or have any reservations against the policy changes, you shall have the right to stop your access to siftly.com and discontinue using its jobs directory, mobile apps and other features/services, but in case you keep on accessing this website or using its services, it shall be deemed that you have accepted the policy modifications.

What is Covered in This Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy shall apply to all kinds of personal information that SIFTLY gathers when you access this website or use its recruitment service and related services being offered on the website, and all kinds of personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit on the website to register/subscribe with SIFTLY and post your resume or job profile. Furthermore, this Privacy Policy will determine how your personal information may be shared with our collaborating partners. However, this Privacy Policy will not protect you from any subsequent misuse of your personal information by the service providers and third party entities.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of entities that SIFTLY does not own or control, nor to individuals that SIFTLY does not employ or manage.

Nothing in this privacy policy shall apply to your personal information that is voluntarily disclosed on public platforms or shared with other users of this website. SIFTLY reserves a right to promote its business using your profile or anything that has been publicly shared on its community forums and social media platforms.

What Personal Information is Collected by SIFTLY?

Identifiable Personal Information:

The types of Personal Information collected include, without limitation, your full name, address, phone number, website URL, e-mail address, resume, LinkedIn profile or other personal website URL, your nickname or screen name, and any other information that would allow SIFTLY to identify you or contact you if needed.

Please acknowledge that SIFTLY shall never use automated tools or techniques to collect your personally identifiable information. We collect identifiable information only when you submit such information to access siftly.com, or use its jobs directory, mobile apps and other features and value-added services.

Accessing SIFTLY.COM and using its jobs directory and related services shall be voluntary, but you are required to register/subscribe to SIFTLY as a member for using these services. When you apply for a membership account, you may be required to submit your personal information like name, age, gender, email address, location, qualifications and other details of your demographic profile for posting your resume, searching jobs, participating in community forums/social media platforms, using mobile apps and other features/services being offered on this website or the websites of its collaborating partners.

You should acknowledge that SIFTLY and its collaborating partners, affiliates, licensors or service providers shall be entitled to gather, store, process, use or share personally identifiable information when you voluntarily submit the information to:

  • Post your resume, profile information, references and other media
  • Post your job openings or list your company/organization on siftly.com Subscribe to our membership, newsletters, editorials, and other features/services being offered on the website
  • Participate in certain promotional offers like surveys, sweepstakes or contests.
  • Get support, register complaints, provide reviews or feedback or request any information about any features/services being offered on the website.
  • Making a call to resolve your queries and concerns.

Information from Social Networking Websites

The registered members may be allowed to access this website by using certain social networking websites (collectively referred hereafter as the “Social Networks”), such as LinkedIn. When you sign in using your Social Networks profile, we may access, process, store, use and share your personal information that you have already provided to such Social Networks while registering your account with them. Your personally identifiable information from Social Networks may include, but not limited to, your first name, your user profile picture, your friends and contacts list, and the networks to which you belong. However, such gathering, processing, storage, use and sharing of your personal information shall be subject to the Privacy Policy of respective Social Network.

It shall be your responsibility to carefully review the terms of use and privacy policy of respective Social Network before signing into your Account through that Social Network.

When you use your Social Network Profile to access this website, it shall be deemed as your explicit submission of your social media profile information and use of this information in connection with any services being offered on this website. You further acknowledge and agree that Siflty may, but is not obligated to, maintain copies of your submitted information indefinitely, or delete any or all submitted information, at our sole discretion.

Non-Identifiable Personal Information:

Non-identifiable personal information is user data that we shall collect using automated tools and techniques like browser cookies, web beacons and log files. These automated tools and techniques allow us to gather system-related information like browser types, Internet service provider and operating systems/devices being used. We may use Non-Personal Information to track the usage of this website or its resources, and analyze the details of your browsing behavior like how much time you spent on our website, what features of our website or mobile apps attracted you, what jobs were viewed and what aspects of this website might have dejected you to bounce off.

These automated tools and techniques are very instrumental in managing several internal processes for maintaining, evaluating, and improving the website, and its jobs directory, community forums/social media platforms, search features, mobile apps or other services being offered on the website. For example, cookies enable us to offer customized services, enhance website navigation, streamline our promotional campaign, inform you about relevant job openings/resumes, and provide an improved browsing experience. Browser Cookies ensure that you don’t have to repeatedly enter your profile information for applying to open jobs and communicating with talent/employers being listed on this website, or the websites of our collaborating partners.

Cookies are small text files a website uses to recognize repeat users, which are typically placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The way cookies function is by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning website. Therefore, SIFTLY cannot control the use of cookies (or the resulting information) by our third-party partners or advertisers. You should carefully review the Privacy Policy of the respective service providers before using any third party services being offered on the website.

If you don't want to give access to your non-identifiable personal information, you can disable our cookies by making appropriate configuration changes in the settings of your web browser. However, please acknowledge that cookies are essential for accessing or using certain features on our website. İf you disable them, you may not be able to access certain features or use our web site at all.

Purpose of use

We collect and use your personal information with the sole purpose of improving your experience on this website and providing unmatched recruitment features like the ability to search relevant talent/recruiters, access their profile information, connect with them on community forums/social media platforms and enter a contractor-employer relationship through the website or mobile apps. Subject to your privacy rights, we may use your personal information to feature relevant job profile/resumes you might be looking for, or promote our business in collaboration with third party marketing companies and service providers.

SIFTLY reserves a discretionary right to share your profile information with its collaborating partners, affiliates, licensors or service providers for introducing you to relevant talent/employers and offering customized services you might be interested in. However, SIFTLY will ensure that no information except what is necessary to conduct its business or comply with the relevant laws shall be shared with third parties, and when applicable, all non-identifiable user data shall be shared in an aggregate and anonymous form.

SIFTLY shall be entitled to use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To introduce you to relevant talent/employers and provide customized recruitment features/services that you have requested. You should acknowledge that we may share your profile information with our collaborating partners, affiliates, licensors and service providers so that you can reach the most suitable talent/employers.
  • To quickly respond to your queries and concerns related to our recruitment service, and related services, mobile apps and other recruitment features being offered on this website.
  • To follow on up your requests, complaints and feedback, and ensure that our collaborating service providers take your requests, complaints and feedbacks in a professional manner.
  • To send alert notifications regarding the relevant job openings/listed resumes or recruitment features/services being offered on our website, and keep you informed about new features or policy changes.
  • In case you consent to receive third party promotional offers, we may facilitate third party distributors and marketing channels, and promote certain job openings, products and services on behalf of our collaborating partners, affiliates and third party service providers by sending newsletters and customized offers.
  • To improve our recruitment related services and deliver an unmatched experience to the visitors of this website and users of its job marketplace.
  • To improve our business relationship with collaborating partners, affiliates, licensors, service providers and other businesses.
  • To research/analyze the browsing behavior for website optimization and consolidating usage data for internal purposes.

Sharing of Personal Information

SIFTLY shall never sell, lend, lease or share your personal information to third party advertisers for direct business gains, or do anything that undermines your privacy. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy shall prevent SIFTLY from sharing your profile information with its collaborating partners, affiliates and service providers for extending your reach to relevant talent/employers, helping you to enter a contractor-employer relationship with other members, preventing fraud or illegal activities on its recruitment service and website, cooperating with law enforcement/regulating agencies and protecting its business and legal rights.

Sifty reserves a discretionary right to share your personal information with third parties under the following conditions:

  • Improving its Services: subject to this Privacy Policy and applicable laws, SIFTLY shall retain a right to share your personal information with its collaborating partners, affiliates, licensors and service providers so that you can extend your reach to the most suitable talent/employers, benefit from improved features and recruitment related services being offered on this website, and connect with the potential contractors/employers in a hassle-free manner.
  • Facilitating the Participating Talents/Employers: in case you post your resume/job profile, ask for price quotes, request additionaffiliates, licenal job requirements/profile information, use search features, mobile apps and other recruitment related services being offered on this website, SIFTLY shall have a right to share your profile information with the respective talent/recruiters, service providers and relevant third party entities to help you enter a contractor-employer relationship with the participating talent/employers in a hassle-free manner.
  • Business Promotions: you should acknowledge that we may launch a business promotion campaign, or sponsor the surveys, sweepstakes and contests being organized by our affiliates, licensors and collaborating partners. You may participate in these promotional offers/events by submitting the details of your profile information. In case you participate in surveys, sweepstakes or contests being organized by third party collaborators, we shall not be responsible for any subsequent misuse of your personal information.
  • Direct Marketing: unless you have given your explicit permission to receive third party promotional offers, your personal information shall never be used for direct marketing. Even when you grant such rights to SIFTLY, we will take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information is not misused or compromised. However, SIFTLY shall not be liable for any subsequent breach of your personal information by the direct marketing companies.
  • Collaborating with the Third Party Service Providers: you should acknowledge that SIFTLY may engage or collaborate with the third party service providers to offer improved features and recruitment related services being offered on this website, organize contests or surveys, extend your reach to relevant talent/recruiters, send newsletters or other valuable information, conduct research, process credit card information in a secure environment and manage this website in a hassle-free manner. SIFTLY shall not be held liable for any unauthorized access or subsequent misuse of your personal information by these third party service providers.
  • Other Conditions: you should acknowledge and consent that SIFTLY reserves a discretionary right to disclose your personal information in case it believes that such disclosure is necessary to:
    • Protect its business or legal rights.
    • Prevent illegal or unauthorized activities on its jobs directory and other accessible sections of this website.
    • Cooperate with investigating agencies, or comply with government regulations, statues and rulings of the courts.
    • Facilitate a merger, acquisition, or transfer of ownership in whole or parts thereof, in a hassle-free manner.

Security and Protection of Personal Information

Your privacy on this website is very important to us. This is the reason we follow international standards in every physical, electronic and procedural safeguard to ensure that your personal information is never misused, compromised, altered or lost. All communications and data transmission that takes place on this website are secured using industry-standard SSL encryption.

  • SIFTLY shall never ask your personal information except what is necessary to provide its services.
  • SIFTLY shall never store your personal information on its server except what is required for on-going operation of its services.
  • SIFTLY shall never share your personal information with third parties except what is necessary to deliver services, comply with applicable laws, or protect its business/legal rights.

However, you should acknowledge that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that data transmissions won’t be unlawfully intercepted or accessed while being transmitted to the Website over the Internet. We make no warranty regarding the security of any information you transmit to us and you shall do so at your own risk.

You should acknowledge that we may store your profile information on servers at different locations that are outside your home country. Storing information on servers at different locations also creates a risk of uploading or holding your personal information in countries where security regulations may be less stringent than the United States or your home country. Although, we follow international security guidelines to ensure every physical, electronic and procedural safeguard, you shall bear the risk of storing or processing your personal information on our servers. You should acknowledge and consent that SIFTLY shall not be held responsible for any misuse or unauthorized access to your sensitive information. You shall bear all the risks that are involved in transmitting your profile information over the Internet.

When you subscribe/register with us and create your membership account, your chosen username and password should be used to verify your credentials on the website. It shall be your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your account and password information. We shall not be held liable for any misuse or unauthorized access to your passwords and personal information that may result from your inability to follow the safety guidelines and keeping it confidential. You should acknowledge that SIFTLY uses industry-standard encryption technologies that is being used by most of the banks and military organizations. Unfortunately, hackers may still find some vulnerability in the encryption algorithm and gain access to your personal information stored on our servers. You shall bear all the risks that may be involved in using our recruitment service and related services being offered on the website. We shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect losses, damages, or claims that may result from your reliance on our recruitment service, mobile apps, and related features/services being offered on this website or websites of our collaborating partners.

You should acknowledge that we don’t hold your credit card or other transaction related information on our servers. SIFTLY has collaborated with the third party gateway provider to secure your payment transactions. Our payment gateway provider is STRIPE, certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1 by a very credible PCI-certified auditor. Level 1 is considered as the most stringent level of certification. However, we recommend that you should review the STRIPE’S Privacy Policy before making any transaction on this website. You can find their privacy policy at https://stripe.com/privacy.

Links

Please acknowledge that SIFTLY may include links to third party websites for introducing the visitors to innovative technologies, improving their skills and knowledge base, and providing other useful information related to their expertise. This Privacy Policy will not protect you on any third party websites because these websites are owned and operated by third party service providers. SIFTLY shall not be held liable for any kind of harm caused by links, listed jobs, ads and banners that redirect you from siftly.com to any third party website.

When accessing these third party websites or using their services, you shall be liable for their terms and conditions or privacy policies. These third party links shall not be taken as our endorsements or recommendations for their products, services, views, reviews, recommendations, information or any kinds of content. Nothing on this website shall denote that we are sponsoring these third party jobs/ads or endorsing their contents. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from accessing these websites or using their services. You should carefully review their terms of service and privacy policy before using their services.

Opt Out

When you submit your profile information to subscribe/register with us, it shall be deemed that you have submitted an accurate, updated and complete profile. Our terms of service require you to keep this information updated; and therefore, you shall have a right to access your profile information that we stored on our servers, and modify it accordingly. You shall be allowed to access your profile information and update the same by submitting relevant information through a profile amendment form.

You may access, update or delete your account at any time, but you should acknowledge that a complete removal of your personal information is not always possible due to certain security features and backup operations.

Your participation in any kind of commercial/promotional offers shall be voluntary. If you don’t want to receive commercial notifications, you shall have a right to unsubscribe from our newsletter service. You can add your email address to our opt-out list or follow the link at the bottom of commercial emails to unsubscribe and add your email address to our opt-out list. In case you decide to opt out, we shall take appropriate measures to ensure that you don't receive further emails or promotional offers. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy shall prevent us from using email addresses to send alert notifications regarding new features/services being offered on this website and keeping you informed about the policy changes, including the changes in this Privacy Policy.

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 protects the Privacy of California residents by making it mandatory for the websites to specifically disclose the information that may be shared with the third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a resident of California and want to make a request under your Privacy Rights, you can send an email with the subject as “California Privacy Rights” to our support executives at officer@siftly.com or write to us at:

SIFTLY.COM LLC, PO BOX 92, Venice CA 90291

E-mail Communications

When you participate in any events and/or subscribe to any services being offered by SIFTLY, you may receive periodic emails and newsletters. If you don’t want to receive these commercial emails and promotional offers, you can unsubscribe from our newsletter service by making a request with your full name and email address. SIFTLY may still contact you via e-mail for administrative or informational purposes, including messages regarding the administration of your account or regarding any events or Services for which you may have registered.

Questions or Comments Regarding this Privacy Policy

If you have any reservations against this privacy policy, you can resolve your concerns by writing to our privacy officer at officer@siftly.com, or by mail to:

SIFTLY.COM LLC, PO BOX 92, Venice CA 90291