Information collection and processing
In the course of using our Site and service (together, the “Service”) we ask you to provide us with certain personal information. The personal information that we collect, process and file, inter alia, is:
- Your contact information; e.g. your name, company name, email address, postal address and phone number.
- Information regarding the use of our service. From Clients, information related to jobs posted via the Service (e.g., budget, location, history of job listings, timing of job performance and feedback/rating information). From Contractors, information in connection with their Contractor profiles (e.g., information on jobs previously performed skills, tests taken, hourly pay rates and feedback/rating information). This information may be used to solve possible disputes between users or xogta.net and users.
- Your email address used to login to your PayPal account or other financial accounts when using the Service to make or receive payments. We use PayPal, Paymill and possibly other services, and they may also collect and process personal information, such as Credit Card information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of these services.
- Feedback from users about their experience with other users of the Service. Please note that any feedback you provide will be publicly viewable via the Service.
Use of personal information
We use your personal information to provide the Service, complete your transactions, and administer your inquiries. We only use your personal information to contact you with xogta.net newsletters, marketing or promotional materials if you have given us your prior consent or if it is otherwise permitted under applicable law. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us please use the subscription management options provided in any of the communications, and, if you have a xogta.net account, you can manage your preferences in our Communications Preferences Centre. We may also use general information from your use of our service for statistical analysis and product development.
The legal basis for processing of your personal data is performance of a contract with you, cf. General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), article 6 (1) (b), or our legitimate interests, such as administering your inquiries in an appropriate way and due time, cf. GDPR, article 6 (1) (f).
You can create a profile if you choose to use our Service as a Contractor. This profile will be publicly viewable via the Service and your personal data will be available to the relevant parties. The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests in relation to the Service, the cf. GDPR, article 6 (1) (f). You may edit your Contractor profile via your account.
As a Client you may choose to post a job/task listing via the Service. The contents of such job/task listing will be viewable via the Service. At the time of creating a job/task listing via the Service, you may select whether to make jobs/tasks publicly viewable via the Service or to edit privacy settings related to the job. If you choose to apply for a job/task as a Contractor via the Service, we will share the applicable Client information related to your application, including, but not limited to, the information contained in your Contractor profile. Such processing is also based on our legitimate interests, cf. GDPR, article 6 (1) (f).
Aggregate information and non-identifying information
We may share aggregated information that does not include personal information and we may disclose non-identifying information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
We will only disclose information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties if we are obliged to do it, e.g. due to a legal obligation, cf. GDPR, article 6 (1) (c), or believe it necessary in order to pursue our legitimate interests, such as responding to claims and legal process, protecting the property and rights of xogta.net or a third party, protecting the safety of the public or any person, or preventing or stopping activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity, cf. GDPR, article 6 (1) (f).
Ratings and feedback
Xogta.net provides a rating and feedback system where Clients can express their opinions publicly. The Clients review the Contractors after they have transacted. In that way all users of the Site will be able to see to what extent the Contractors have matched the Clients’ tasks. xogta.net collects and stores such reviews, whether it is points on a scale, comments about the Contractor’s performances or the Client’s satisfaction, and the reviews will be publicly available on the Site. Such processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests, such as the credibility of the Service, cf. GDPR, and article 6 (1) (f).
Storage of your personal data
Your personal data will be stored as long as necessary for the purposes above which, as a main rule, would be as long as there is an ongoing Client relationship or the user is regarded as active. Any further retention may take place for documentation purposes.
Your data protection rights
You have the right of access to information relating to you. You also have the right to request rectification and under certain circumstances deletion of incorrect or misleading information that we have registered about you. Further, you have the right to restriction of processing of your personal data and the right to object. Under certain circumstances, you may also a have a right to data portability. If you have consented to processing of your personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing prior to withdrawal. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
Our Cookies policies
We use tracking technologies for the following purposes:
Strictly necessary purposes
To let you login, to ensure site security and to provide shopping cart functionality. Without this type of technology, our Services won’t work properly or won’t be able to provide certain features and functionalities.
To analyse how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors visit most often, in order to provide a better user experience. We also use this technology to check if you have opened our emails, so we can see if they are being delivered correctly and are of interest.
To remember choices you have made — such as language or region.
To limit the number of times you see an advertisement, or to customize advertising across Services and make it more relevant to you and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and track whether ads have been properly displayed so we can pay for this.
Social media cookies
Cookies are used by social media services to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. These cookies may track your browser across other sites and build a profile of your interests, which may impact the content and messages you see on other websites that you visit.
How to manage & remove cookies
If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers also tells you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to delete old cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.
You can also visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to manage and remove cookies across a number of different internet browsers. You also have the option to change your choices relating to cookies utilized to deliver behaviorally targeted advertising here “Advertising cookies“.
We also use Flash cookies to provide some content such as video clips or animation. You can manage Flash cookies via Adobe’s website.
If you are using our Services via an application, the operating system for your device provides instructions on how to prevent tailored advertising and how to reset your device’s advertising identifier.
If you would like to contact us about cookies please email us at email@example.com
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us using firstname.lastname@example.org