Privacy Policy

Last Updated: September 8, 2015

Welcome to the website www.skilljar.com (part of the “Site,” as defined in the Membership and Use Agreement) of Skilljar Inc. (“we”, “us” or “our”). This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and Services (as defined in the Membership and Use Agreement) and describes the information that we collect on the Site and how we use it, how we protect it and the choices you can make about your information with respect to users.

The terms of this Privacy Policy apply to all users of the Site. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy or the Terms (as defined in the Membership and Use Agreement), you should immediately stop using or visiting the Site.

Information We Collect

We collect the following types of information in the manner described below.

  1. You may voluntarily provide us with information, including:
    • Your name, email address, and any other information that you provide in registering to use the Site and Services;
    • Information when you contact us; and
    • Any other information you voluntarily provide us within using the Site and Services, including comments and other content.
  2. We automatically collect other information about you, including:
    • Your Internet Protocol address;
    • Domain name of your Internet service provider;
    • Your approximate geographic location;
    • The Site pages that you visit and the time of your visits; and
    • Aggregated information that cannot be used to specifically identify you when you use or visit the Site and Services.
  3. We may collect information about you from third party sources.
  4. We may combine all of the information we collect from or about you and use it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information that we collect for the following purposes, including:

  • The purposes for which you provided it;
  • To administer and provide you with information about your account;
  • To send you information about your relationship with us;
  • To develop new services;
  • To process and respond to your inquiries and comments;
  • To personalize and enhance your experience using the Site and Services;
  • To generate and review reports and data about our user base and service usage patterns;
  • To compile aggregate data for internal and external business purposes;
  • To prevent fraud and abuse of the Site and Services and to otherwise protect members and visitors and our business;
  • To administer, operate and improve the Site and Services and for internal business purposes; and
  • As otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy or the Terms.

How Your Information is Disclosed

Information may be disclosed to third parties in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Please note that a user may choose not to share certain information as described in Your Choices Regarding Your Information below.

  1. Third Party Service Providers and Business Partners. We may use third party service providers and business partners to perform functions in connection with the Site and Services. Examples include account management ticketing and sending you notifications of key platform improvements via email. We may share information about you that they need to perform their functions.
  2. Business Changes. If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution, or other transaction or if the ownership of all or substantially all of our business otherwise changes, we may transfer your information to a third party or parties in connection therewith.
  3. Affiliates. We may also share your information with our affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. Our affiliates will be required to maintain that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  4. Investigations and Law. We reserve the right to investigate fraud and abuse on the Site and Services and enforce and apply the Terms. We may disclose information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
    • Take action regarding suspected illegal activities;
    • Enforce or apply the Terms;
    • Comply with the law or guidance and cooperate with government or law enforcement officials or private parties;
    • Protect our rights, reputation, safety, and property, or that of users or others;
    • Respond to claims and legal process (for example, subpoenas); and/or
    • Protect against legal liability.
  5. Aggregated Information. We may share aggregated information relating to users of the Site and Services with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties.
  6. Cookies, Other Storage and Web Beacons. Please see Cookies, Other Storage and Web Beacons below.

Cookies, Other Storage and Web Beacons

We, along with our third party service partners and business partners, use cookies, other storage and Web beacons. These technologies are used for tracking, analytics and personalization and optimization of the Site and Services.

  1. Cookies. Cookies are small bits of information that are transferred to and stored in separate files within your computer’s browser. You can instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies. But if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all portions or all functionality of the Site and Services.
    • Persistent cookies remain on the visitor’s computer after the browser has been closed.
    • Session cookies exist only during a visitor’s online session and disappear from the visitor’s computer when they close the browser software.
  2. Other Storage. Flash cookies (also known as local stored objects) are data files that can be created on your computer by the websites you visit and are a way for websites to store information for later use. Flash cookies are stored in different parts of your computer from ordinary browser cookies. You can disable the storage of flash cookies. For additional information about managing and disabling flash cookies, please visit http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html.
  3. Web Beacons. Web beacons are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a Web page or in an email message for the purpose of transferring data. You can disable the ability of Web beacons to capture information by blocking cookies.

We use Google Analytics to better understand who is using the Site and how people are using it. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and store anonymous information such as Site pages visited, time spent on each Site page, Internet Protocol address and type of operating system used. We use this information to improve the Site. Please see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout for information about Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Security

While we take reasonable measures to protect the information you submit via the Site and Services against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please keep your password secure. No Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. You should use caution whenever submitting information online and take special care in deciding with which information you provide us.

Links to Other Sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. The Site may contain links to other websites that we may not own or operate. The links from the Site do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these websites. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these websites. We neither can control nor are responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We suggest contacting these websites directly for information on their privacy policies.

Your Choices Regarding Your Information

You have choices regarding the use of information on our Site and Services.

  1. Changing Your Information. To change your information, including keeping your information accurate, please contact us at cs@skilljar.com. We will take reasonable steps to change your information in our possession that you have submitted via the Site.
  2. Email Communications. To change your information regarding email communications, please unsubscribe from the footer of any communication or contact us at cs@skilljar.com.
  3. Cookies, Other Storage and Web Beacons. Please see Cookies, Other Storage and Web Beacons above.
  4. Closing Your Account. You may close your account by contacting us at cs@skilljar.com. If the email account associated with your email address is not active, we may close your account on the Site without notice in our sole discretion.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from an individual under age 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through the Site. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal information from an individual under age 13, please contact us immediately at legal@skilljar.com.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically, and especially before you provide any information. This Privacy Policy was made effective on the date indicated above.

How to Contact Us

Please also feel free to contact us at legal@skilljar.com if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.

Your California Privacy Rights

Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information about the types of personal information the business has shared with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. You may make one request each year by emailing us at legal@skilljar.com or writing us at Skilljar Inc., 512 2nd Ave, Suite #200, Seattle WA 98104.