Data Strategy

Information we gather from you

  • Registration Data - When you sign up for the CV Showcase, we may collect certain information which includes your username, password and email address. We may also collect information that you voluntarily add to your profile, such as your contact number, country, date of birth and gender.

  • User Data - Registering with the CV Showcase means that you will be sharing information related to your employment background and history, educational qualifications, skills and experience that you may upload to the website.

  • Usage and Log Data - When you use the CV Showcase, we will automatically collect certain information including information about your type of subscription and your interactions with the services which are offered, linked to or made available on the CV Showcase, the details of the queries you make, user content (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use), technical data which may include the URL you are coming from, your IP address, your unique device ID, your computer and network performance, browser type, language and identifying information, transactional information which enables digital rights management, the operating system and CV Showcase application version as well as your location information.

  • Other Services - You may integrate your CV Showcase account with third party services and if you do so, we may receive, use and share the categories of information described above, including certain information made publicly available on or through your account of such other integrated services, in accordance with this Privacy olicy.

  • Payment Data - When you sign up for our paid services (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use), your credit card information and other financial data that we require to process your payment will be collected and stored by a third party payment processor and we may collect limited information related to you such as your card type, expiration date of the card and the last three or four digits.

  • Cookies - A cookie is a small text file that is found on your personal computer, mobile phone or any other device while it allows us or our business partners to recognize your device when you return to the service. We may also use cookies to perform functions that are essential to the operation of the service, track the site usage and trends and also improve and customize your CV Showcase experience altogether. We may also allow other business partners to place or recognize cookies for similar purposes.

  • Surveys and Contests - From time to time we might offer you the chance to participate in contests and surveys through the service. Participations in these scenarios are entirely voluntary. If you choose to participate in a survey, we may ask you for certain personal information in addition to what may be required and stated in this Privacy Policy. The additional information may be combined with other account information and may be used and shared as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

How we use and share the information we collect

We may use all the information that we gather, including your personal information;

(1) to personalize and improve your experience with the CV Showcase by providing customized and localized content within the job search

(2) to ensure that the technical functioning of the service is well executed, analyze your use of the service including your interaction with other followers (users) and employers

(3) to communicate with you for service related purposes, including upgrading emails or system generated messages

(4) to enable and promote the service including features and content of the service such as sharing your portfolios, user interactions, suggestions, notifications and integration with third party services

(5) to enforce the Privacy Policy the Terms and Conditions of Use, and the Mobile Terms, including to protect the rights, property or safety of the CV Showcase, users or any other person and the copyright protected content of the Service, and other wise stated on this Privacy Policy.

How we use and share the information we collect

We may use all the information that we gather, including your personal information;

(1) to personalize and improve your experience with the CV Showcase by providing customized and localized content within the job search

(2) to ensure that the technical functioning of the service is well executed, analyze your use of the service including your interaction with other followers (users) and employers

(3) to communicate with you for service related purposes, including upgrading emails or system generated messages

(4) to enable and promote the service including features and content of the service such as sharing your portfolios, user interactions, suggestions, notifications and integration with third party services

(5) to enforce the Privacy Policy the Terms and Conditions of Use, and the Mobile Terms, including to protect the rights, property or safety of the CV Showcase, users or any other person and the copyright protected content of the Service, and other wise stated on this Privacy Policy.

    We may also share the information that we collect including your personal information, as follows;

  • The CV Showcase is a social service which offers you a platform to showcase your educational and professional backgrounds with employers and vice versa while applying for jobs that are suitable for you. We also enable and encourage users to explore and check out public profiles. Much of our CV Showcase profile information can be publicly available if the user decides to share it while it can be made available only to the group of followers with proper privacy setting usage. We may use your public information to promote the service and to help others find you and/or your CV Showcase profile content, including through other social media platforms. We may also use your information to notify others via e-mail and other integrated services about news related to your profile and activity, such as that you have joined CV Showcase, take actions related to their CV Showcase profiles or profiles they follow, or other actions which we think may be of interest to them. Likewise, we may also notify you about such activities of other users.

  • In order to personalize your experience with the CV Showcase, we may share some information we have collected about you with providers of Third Party Applications, such as high-level geographic information providers, settings and technical data. However, we have taken preventive measures to prohibit Third Party Application providers from attempting to identify you by using the information we provide them or by collecting additional information without your consent. Also please note that if you;

  • - actively choose to provide Third Party Applications with additional information, such as by visiting a Third Party Application (which enables collection of your IP address), or allowing us to share geographical data with Third Party Application providers


    - consent to collection of additional information about you by a Third Party application provider when you register or log on to a Third Party Application


  • the Third party Application may be able to identify you and associate the information previously provided by CV Showcase about you. You agree and also understand that a Third Party Application provider's privacy policy governs its user of your information that we provide to it or that it collects from you.

  • There is a possibility that we may from time to time engage other companies in the CV Showcase Group and third party service providers to perform functions and process user data, while the processing of this data will always be subject to security and confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable laws.


In addition to the above mentioned facts, we may also share your information with third parties for these limited purposes which includes;

(1) to respond to legal processes (e.g. a subpoena or a court order), if we believe in good faith that it is necessary to do so; to comply with requirements of mandatory applicable law; to protect the safety of any person; to protect the rights and property of CV Showcase, including to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use and Mobile Terms; and to address any type of fraud, security or technical issues.

(2) to allow a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.

(3) to inform business partners about use of the Service in the form of aggregated statistics or otherwise in a format which does not reveal your identity.

(4) if you expressly opt in to such sharing.

You agree and understand that the privacy policies of the third parties will govern all use of information that we provide to it or that it collects from you.

Your Preferences

Through your account settings, you can choose as to which communications you receive from us, manage your public profile information and set your sharing preferences. However, please note that it may not be possible to hide or make certain information private on the CV Showcase, including your name and/or username and profile picture. Such information and other information which are set to "public" in your account settings, may be seen by others using the service, so please use CV Showcase carefully and manage your account settings regularly. One thing that you should remember is that if you make your profile content private, others who already follow you will still have access to it. To change, customize or limit access to sharing information collected on other integrated services, you can easily manage your account settings.

Transfer to other Countries

CV Showcase process information about its users on services located in a number of countries while CV Showcase may also subcontract processing or share your information to a third party located in a country other than your homeland.

Links

We may from time to time, decide to display advertisements from third parties and other content which links to third party websites. We cannot however control or be held responsible for third parties' privacy policies and content. Please take time to read their privacy policies if you want to find out how they operate, collect, process and share your personal information.

Security

We are committed to protecting our users' information. Your password protects your user account, and therefore you should use a unique and strong password, limit access to your computer and browser, and remember to sign off after having used the CV Showcase service. While we take reasonable data protection precautions, no security measures are completely secure, and we do not guarantee the security of user information at any time.

Age Restriction

For user in Sri Lanka and all over the world, the CV Showcase is not directed to children under the age of 14 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 14. If you under the said age, do not use the service and do not provide any personal information to us. If we do discover that a child under the age of 14 has provided us with personal information, we will not hesitate to delete the profile.

Safe Content

CVS will not allow users to upload any type of adult content which includes images or videos containing nudity, sexual activity, child pornograpy / abuse. If such content is uploaded by a candidate or a company, immediate action will be taken to ban your profile and remove it without prior notice.

Important : CVS has a zero-tolerance policy towards content that directly or indirectly exploits children. As mentioned above, we will take immediate action to terminate accounts of candidates and companies that publish or link any third party sources with disturbing child abuse images, audio files and videos. We will also not tolerate content that encourages sexual attraction (pedophilia) towards children.

Accessing and updating user information

You can access and adjust some of the information we keep about you through your settings. To learn more about the information we store, email us on (mention your support email address) and we will respond to you as soon as possible upon verification of your identity.

Contact Us

If you require any clarification regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@cvshowcase.com

Changes to Privacy Policy

We have to state that we may carry on amendments to this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please take time to visit this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. If we do make changes that we believe to be are materialistic, we will take steps to inform you through the Service. However, your continued use of the Service thereafter constitutes acceptance of the changes. Also, if there are any changes, we will notify the user via email.

More Information on cookies and similar technologies

We use cookies for the following general purposes

  • Essential Operational - These cookies are necessary to allow us to operate the CV Showcase service as you have requested. For example, they let us recognize what type of subscriber you are and then provide you with the relevant services accordingly.

  • Performance - These cookies are used to analyse how the CV Showcase Service is used or is performing. We use this information to operate, maintain and continually improve the CV Showcase service for your regular use.

  • Authentication - We also use these cookies to get to know when you have logged in to our service so that in return we can offer you more features and a well rounded experience. This helps us understand you even better as a user.

  • Functional - We use these cookies to operate certain functions of the Service in line with the choices that you make when using it. These cookies simply mean that when you come back to the CV Showcase Service, we can provide you with our services as you have requested them to be provided, such as knowing your username, remembering how you have customized our services and reminding you of the job opportunities available according to your qualifications and location.

Also, as mentioned above, our business partners may use their cookies on the CV Showcase service, for the same general purposes that were mentioned above. Third Parties may use cookies and other similar technologies to gather information about your online activities over time and across other websites. You can also change your browser settings to refuse cookies or delete certain cookies permanently.