As used in this policy, the terms “using” and “processing” information include using cookies on a computer, subjecting the information to statistical or other analysis and using or handling information in any way, including, but not limited to collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, using, combining, disclosing and transferring information within our organization.
Truelancer.com is an online marketplace that connects clients & businesses with freelancers. When you visit Truelancer.com you provide two types of informations: personal information-that you knowingly choose to disclose to Truelancer.com and the information collected by Truelancer.com as you interact with www.truelancer.com (the “site”).
When you register with Truelancer.com as a Freelancer or as an Employer, you provide certain personal information, including, your name, your email address and your address. Additionally, when you establish your profile as a Freelancer or as an Employer you will provide information relating to your skills, experience, education level, compensation, work availability, geographic region and self-evaluation. Such information does not identify the specificity of the individual member. Employers are only shown basic information about freelancer and can communicate to them only using the Truelancer.com Platform.
When you enter the website, Truelancer.com collects your IP address and your location (If you allow). This information is gathered from all Truelancer.com visitors. In addition, Truelancer.com stores certain information from your browser using “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Truelancer.com uses session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, Truelancer.com uses a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you return to the Website. Truelancer.com members must have cookies enabled on their browsers. Note, Cookie preferences are set within each browser’s Internet options/preferences.
If you post some information on a bulletin board, or participate in a public message board, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. Truelancer.com will not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Truelancer.com is the sole owner of the information collected through the website.
Truelancer.com records IP addresses for system administration purposes. This information is used to diagnose server problems, monitor traffic patterns, analyze trends, administer the website, track member user patterns, and identify the most popular areas of the website to deliver content most relevant to registered members. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information and are only used to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, except in the case of fraud.
Truelancer.com reserves the right to share aggregated demographic information with its partners and/or advertisers, such information will not be linked to personal information that identifies registered users, except in the case of fraud.
The Website contains links to other websites and is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. Truelancer.com encourages its members to read the privacy policies of all websites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Truelancer.com.
Truelancer.com takes industry standard protocols and technology to protect registered user information.
Truelancer.com also protects registered user information offline. All registered user information is restricted within our offices. Servers used to store personally identifiable information are housed in a secure, supervised environment. In addition, only Truelancer.com employees who need specific information to perform a task are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Truelancer.com sends all newly registered users a welcome email to verify their email addresses. At times, Truelancer.com sends service announcements to its registered Employers and Freelancers. Registered Users cannot unsubscribe from service announcements that discuss upcoming changes that affect their Truelancer.com accounts. In addition, we communicate with registered members via personal emails or phone calls to provide requested services.
Registered users receive monthly e-newsletters containing information on Truelancer.com products, services and announcements. Occasionally, registered users receive e-postcards that highlight special Truelancer.com announcements and features. Registered users can opt-out of the above listed communications. Please see our Choice/Opt-out section below.
Upon registration, users can opt-out of Truelancer.com’s optional communications. Additionally, registered users can, at any time, modify their Truelancer.com email (service announcement) preferences by updating their account information.