2. COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES THAT WE USE
- Beacons are small graphical images (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) that may be included on our Site and typically work in conjunction with cookies to assist our site with the automated collection data on user behavior. The Talent Games will not be able to personally identify you in connection with these practices.
- An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your computer or device from our web server or a third-party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
Local Shared Objects. Local shared objects (or Flash cookies) are pieces of data that websites which use Adobe Flash may store on a user’s computer or device.
The above technologies are used in analyzing trends; administering the Site and its features and services; tracking users’ movements around the Site; and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
3. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
Information Provided by You Upon Creating an Account
When you create and register a user account (“Account”) on the Site, you may be asked to provide or confirm certain pieces of Personal Information, which may include one or more of the following:
- First and last name
- E-mail address
- Educational history
- Current occupation and title
- Employment history
- National identity card number
We may supplement the Personal Information you provide with additional Personal Information we gather from public sources or from third-parties (e.g., consumer reporting agencies) that may lawfully provide such information to us.
You are under no obligation to provide your Personal Information, with the caveat that your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain of the Site’s features and services.
Passively Collected Information
When you access and use our Site, we may automatically collect and retain certain types of information, including your computer or device’s internet protocol (IP) address and other technical information about your computer or device and website usage, such as your browser type and version, time zone setting, and operating system and platform.
When you play our online games on the Site, we also collect and retain your “Gameplay Data,” which is defined as information and data collected from your behavior and actions in the course of playing our Games, including metadata about your real-time user interaction with the Games. After your completion of the Games, the Site will review your Gameplay Data and generate your specific “Profile,” which contains the Site’s assessment and description of your cognitive, social, and personality traits.
We may collect certain additional information when you access our Site with a mobile or desktop device. This information may include location, device type, unique device identifier, operation system, and other app-specific user data. This data is analyzed to help us create a more user-friendly mobile experience. You may restrict collection of certain data, like location by changing the setting preferences on your mobile device.
4. WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
- General Use
We use the information we collect to manage, analyze, develop, customize, and improve our Site as well as our products and services (including our Games). We sometimes use automated decision making in processing your information, such as to create your “Profile.” Your “Profile" is used to help inform employer decisions by determining your “fit" by comparing your individual results against the results of a general candidate pool.
- Information Provided When You Register for an Account and Use Our Site and Other Products and Services
We may use this information to authorize and administer your access to the Site, verify your identity, authenticate your visits, and provide our products and services to you. We may also use your information to improve and personalize your experience with us.
- Information Provided When You Contact Us (Including Signing Up for Sales and Marketing Communications)
We may use this information to understand and respond to your question or comment, and/or reach out to you regarding your business inquiry or request regarding our products and services.
- Passively Collected Information
We use passively collected information to monitor and maintain the performance of our Sites; analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our services; validate users and ensure their technological compatibility with users; optimize our marketing efforts; and to provide our products and services to you, including analyzing your Gameplay Data and Video submissions, and developing your Profile.
- Aggregated or De-identified Data
We may use your Personal Information and passively-collected information to create aggregate or de-identified data, such as data that describes the general demographics, usage, Gameplay Data, or other characteristics of a Site’s users. We reserve the right to use, transfer, and/or sell aggregated or de-identified data about the Site’s users for any lawful purposes. We also reserve the right to use such information in collaboration with outside researchers to measure and quantify the effectiveness of our products and services.
- Other Purpose
We may use your information for any additional purpose which you separately authorize in the course of accessing and using our Site.
5. WITH WHOM WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal Information of our users is an integral part of our business. We reserve the right to share your Personal Information with third parties as described below. We also reserve the right to transfer and/or sell other types of data, including aggregated or de-identified data derived from Personal Information, for lawful purposes in our discretion. Note that we do not share Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
- Service Providers
We, like many businesses, sometimes hire other companies (“Service Providers”) to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include customer service, maintaining databases, data storage, cloud services, and hosting services. When we employ a Service Provider to perform a function of this nature, we provide it with the information that it needs to perform its specific function, which may include Personal Information and other information that you provide to us via the Site. These Service Providers are authorized to use your information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
- Legal Requirements
We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a subpoena or similar legal obligation; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public; (d) protect against legal liability; or (e) or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
- Business Transfers
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, total or partial sale of assets in bankruptcy or similar event, your Personal Information and other information may be part of the transferred assets.
- Other Third Parties
We may disclose your information to other third parties with your prior express consent.
You hereby consent to our sharing of your Personal Information and other information for the above purposes.
6. YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
Our Opt-out Policy
We may send you notifications and communications using the email address you provided to us when you registered your Account. To stop receiving some or all email communications from us, you can use the “unsubscribe” mechanism provided in the email communication.
We will also send you service-related email announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. You do not have an option to opt out of these emails, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive these announcements, you have the option to deactivate your account.
We may also send you information for marketing purposes if you have signed up for such communications or otherwise indicated an interest in receiving such communications. If you no longer wish to receive these communications, you may opt-out by contacting us directly or by clicking the opt-out link in our email marketing communications.
Accessing, Correcting, and Updating Your Information
You may access, correct, and update most of your Personal Information under the Account Settings tab of your Account profile. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with information necessary for us to process your request. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time-frame. We may need to verify your identity before granting access to Personal Information in our custody or control.
Deactivating Your Account
You may deactivate your Account using the Deactivate Account button under the Account Settings tab on your Account profile. When you deactivate your Account, you will no longer be able to log into the Account. You will also no longer be able to create any new Accounts with the email address associated with the deactivated Account. If you wish to reactivate your deactivated Account, please email us at email@example.com with the email address.
A deactivated Account does not mean that all of the information associated with your Account is expunged from our systems, although such information will now no longer be readily available to you.
Deleting Your Information
You may request to delete your Personal Information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with information necessary for us to process your request. Note that any deletion request will be subject to our Retention Policy.
Our Site may contain links to third-party owned and/or operated websites or mobile applications. We do not own nor control these third-party websites or mobile applications, and accordingly assume no responsibility for the information practices of those sites or apps. We suggest that you review their privacy, security, and data collection and distribution policies, if any, prior to providing such websites or apps with any information.
Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age are not permitted to use and/or submit their Personal Information at the Site. We do not knowingly solicit or collect information from visitors under eighteen (18) years of age. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the interactive activities of their children.
8. Contacting Us