Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the online services offered by Blockmatrix at Blocmatrix.com, its subdomains and Blockmatrix’s app on Google Play Store. These are henceforth collectively known as Services.

Overview

We respect your privacy and strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This privacy statement sets forth our online data collection and usage policies and practices. By using our services, you consent to the policies and practices described in this statement. Your data will be stored and processed on our servers which may be inside or outside India and your usage of the Services constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of India. Our Services may contain links to other website over which we have no control and we are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you navigate from our Services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This privacy statement applies solely to the information we collect on Blockmatrix.com and its sub-domains and not to information collected otherwise.

Collection of Information

Personal information provided by you: In some areas of our Services, we request you to provide or submit personal information including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, billing information, education details, work place details, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. Blockmatrix also collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences and gender. Example of such a situation could include, but is not limited to when you sign up to use our service, post a resume or enter a contest or survey.

Information collected when you use third party services: We may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third-party services on our Services; such information will be subject to, and treated in accordance with, the policies and practices described in this Statement and can be used by Blockmatrix as it deems fit. We may collect, process and store your information associated with your Google account if you choose to sign in using Google. When you sign in to your account with your Google account information, you consent to our collection, storage, and use of the information that you make available to us through your Google account in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This could include your name, email address and phone number associated with your Google account.

Information about your contacts: When you choose to share content on Blockmatrix with friends using the Google+ share feature and sign in using your Google account, we may collect, process and store information of the contacts (email addresses of contacts) associated with your Google account. Also, when you share content with your friends through SMS share option on Blockmatrix, we may collect, process and store information of the contacts (phone numbers) to whom you choose to send the SMS.

Information collected through use of service: We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our Services, such as what areas you visit and what features you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses and can be used by Blockmatrix as it deems fit. Retention of Information

Since we believe that managing your career is a life-long process, we retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical, and relevant. You can correct or update your account profile and resume at any time. You may choose to delete your account, following which we will either delete or de-identify the data.

Sharing of information

Editing information

If you are a student, you may edit your personal information and profile by visiting your resume section. Certain data (such as applications you may have made) cannot be edited.

If you are an employer, you may edit your personal information and information about your organization by visiting the profile (personal details and organization details) section. Certain data (such as servicess you may post, applications you may have processed) cannot be edited.

Downloading information

Our customer support team will be happy to help you with this. Please write to us at privacy@blocmatrix.com.

Communication policy

For opt-in

For a user to receive our weekly newsletter, student/employer digests and/or any other marketing communication from us over email; Blockmatrix follows a double opt-in policy where after submitting your email address you need to verify it by clicking on a verification link that we would send to you over given email address. Until the email is verified, you would not receive the newsletter or any marketing communication from us.

For opt-out

Marketing/ Digests/ Newsletter: Every newsletter and promotional communication from Blockmatrix contains an 'Unsubscribe' link that you can click on to stop receiving any future newsletters and promotional content from us on your email. It may take upto 7 days for your unsubscription request to be processed.

Transactional: We require to send users transactional communication as this is required for proper functioning of our service. If you wish to discontinue receiving any transactional communication from Blockmatrix, write to us at privacy@blocmatrix.com.

Cookies and pixel tags

We and third parties with whom we partner, may use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags etc. to collect information regarding your use of Blockmatrix and third party websites. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer that enables us to remember you (for example, as a registered user) and your actions when you visit our website. This helps us remember your preferences and searches, improve your experience (for example, by keeping you logged in), customize content according to your preferences and perform analytics, and assist with security and administrative functions. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session, as necessary. A pixel tag is a tiny graphic with a unique identifier embedded invisibly in an email and may be used to track whether the email has been opened and for other analytics.

Most modern browsers will allow you to disable some/all cookies for any website. However, this is not recommended and doing so may interfere with normal functioning of Blockmatrix. If you do not turn cookies off, please make sure your logout when you finish using a shared computer.

Children

Blockmatrix is not intended for children under 13 years of age. If you are less than 13 years old at the time of your first visit to Blockmatrix, you are prohibited from using the website further entirely on your own. You may do so under parental guidance. However, please note that we have no way of determining your age when you visit our website or whether you have parental supervision available or not. We do not intend to and do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. However, since we do not collect information on a user's birth date and proof of same, there is no foolproof way for us to ensure the same.

Security of information

We have implemented generally accepted industry standards in terms of security measures to protect your information on Blockmatrix. The third-party payment service providers (payment gateways) are all validated as compliant with the payment card industry standard (generally referred to as PCI compliant service providers).

While we try our best to safeguard information, there may be factors beyond our control that may result in unwanted disclosure of information. We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to causes beyond our control.

In order to keep personal information secure, you must not share your password or other security information (for example, unique keys) of your Blockmatrix account with anyone. If you are using a shared computer, please make sure you logout after every use. If we receive instructions using your email and password, we will consider that the instructions have been authorized by you.

GDPR entitlement

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has provided the below rights to the EU residents: