Effective from 20 May 2017
Table of Contents:
- The information we collect
- How we use your information
- How we share your information
- Your choices and obligations
- Other important information
1. The information We Collect
To create an account, you provide data including your name and email address. We may collect additional data from social logins. We collect information directly from individuals, from third-parties and automatically through the UNI.
1.2 Account and profile information
When you create your profile on UNI, we collect your name, contact information, and other information you provide, such your area of interest, your education, work experience, skills, photo, city or area, etc. Your name, photo, and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing to users on UNI. Once you activate a profile, other users will be able to see in your profile certain information about your activity on UNI, such as project you published, ideas you discussed, discussions that you initiated, your followers and who you follow, topics of interest to you, and the information you list as credentials. For more information about your choices for publicly displayed information, see the section below about Your choices.
1.3 Your content
We collect and store the information and content that you post on UNI, including your projects, ideas, discussions, and comments. Your Content, date and time stamps, and all associated comments are publicly viewable on UNI, along with your name. This also may be indexed by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Internet in accordance with our Terms of Service. For more information about what you can change, see the below section on Your Choices.
When you communicate with us (via email, phone, through UNI, subscription on our website or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication and start a conversation if required.
1.5 Integrated service provider and linked networks
If you elect to connect your UNI account to another online service provider, such as a social networking service (“Integrated Service Provider”), you will be allowing us to pass to and receive from the Integrated Service Provider your log-in information and other user data. You may elect to sign in or sign up on UNI through a linked network like Facebook or Google (each a “Linked Network”). If you elect to sign up through a Linked Network, you will be asked to enable sharing of your contacts with UNI. If you agree to this sharing, in order to facilitate a more connected experience, we may send notices informing your contacts you have joined UNI so that you and your contacts can find and follow each other on UNI. The specific information we may collect varies by Integrated Service Provider, but the permissions page for each will describe the relevant information. Integrated Service Providers control how they use and share your information; you should consult their respective Privacy policies for information about their practices.
1.6 Automatically collected information about your activity
1.7 Third Parties
We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (like competition organizing agency), or our affiliated companies. For example, other users may share or disclose information about you, such as when they mention you in their content, reply to Your Content, or share information about Your Content via other sites or services. We may also collect additional information about our “Users” and “Visitors” from third party apps (like google analytics, facebook pixel or through the Ad Services we run with third parties).
1.8 Shared Information
We may collect information about you from your shared contacts who may invite you using our invitation service. An employer/team mate may also provide information about their employees or contractors who make use of these Services. For example, we will get contact information for “Organization Page” administrators and for authorizing users of our premium Services, such as our recruiting, sales or learning products.
A gist of type of information that we collect on UNI and how we collect this information.
2. How we use your information
How we use your personal data will depend on which Services you use, how you use those Services and the choices you make in your Settings. We use the data that we have about you to provide, support, personalize and make our Services more relevant and useful to you and others. We do not sell your personally identifying information – such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for their own marketing purposes.
UNI uses the information we collect:
We will use data about you (such as profiles you have viewed or data provided through address book uploads or partner integration) to suggest connections for you and others (e.g. Members who share your contacts) and enable you to invite others to become a Member and connect with you. You can also opt to allow us to use your precise location or proximity to suggest other users in your region to connect with you. We use your location accuracy to tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you on UNI, to offer location to customization, and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using UNI.
It is your choice whether to invite someone to connect with you, your invitation will include your name, photo, network and contact information. We will send invitation reminders to the person you invited. You can choose whether or not to share your own list of connections with your connections.
Our Services allow you to stay informed about news event and ongoing ideas from UNI. Our Services also allow you to recommend relevant content across our Services, suggest skills you may have to add to your profile and skills that you might need to pursue your next opportunity.
For marketing and promotional purposes, such as to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you, including information about third party products and services.
We use your content, activity and other data, including your name and picture, to provide notices to your network and others. For example, subject to your Settings we may notify others that you have updated your profile, uploaded a project, took a social action (like, appreciate, discussed, followed, shared) made followed someone.
Our services will allow you to explore careers, evaluate educational opportunities, and seek out, and be found for, career opportunities. Your profile can be found by those looking to hire (for a job or a specific task) or be hired by you. We will use your data to recommend jobs, show you and others who have similar roles, industry, skillsets and connections. We may use your profile and activity to recommend jobs to you and you to recruiters.
Our Services allow you to collaborate with colleagues, search for potential clients, customers, partners and others to do business with. Our Services allow you to communicate with others and create a work diagram to collaborate on a design project. Subject to your Settings, we scan messages to provide “bots” or similar tools that facilitate tasks such as scheduling work, maintaining your calendar send automated messages on your behalf or recommend next steps.
We will contact you through email, notices posted on our websites or apps, messages to your Inbox, and other ways through our Services, including text messages and push notifications. We will send you messages about the availability of our Services, security or other service-related issues. We also send messages about how to use the Services, network updates, reminders, job suggestions, upcoming competitions and promotional messages from us and our partners. You may change your communication preferences at any time. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service message from us, including security and legal notices.
We also enable communications between you and others through our Services, including for example invitations, Inbox, discussions, ideas and messages between connections.
We may also use information to track the success of our communications and marketing, and to gather metrics we provide to third parties or our business partners.
We use data and content about our users to track the success of our communications and marketing, and to gather metrics we provide to third parties or our business partners.
2.7 Developing Services and Research
- Service Development: We use data including public feedback, to conduct research and development for the further development of our Services in order to provide you and others with a better, more intuitive and personalized experience, drive User growth and engagement on our Services, and help to make UNI better and make Design process more open.
- Other Research: We use the data available to us to research upon the latest trends in various fields of design, job opportunities, skillsets needed for these jobs and policies that help bridge the gap in various industries and geographical areas. In some case we work with trusted third parties to perform this research, under controls that are designed to protect your Privacy. We publish or allow others to publish these aggregated data rather than anyone’s personal data.
- Surveys: Polls and surveys are conducted by us and others through out Services. You are not obligated to respond to polls or surveys and you have choices about the information you provide.
2.8 Customer Support
We use data including your communications to provide you the services we offer on UNI, communicate with you about your use of UNI, respond to your inquiries, provide troubleshooting, and for other customer service purposes.
2.9 Security and Investigations
An information about how we use your data and its integration with our platform.
3. How we share your information
We share information as set forth below, and where individuals have otherwise consented:
Your profile is fully visible to all Users of our Services. As detailed in our Help, your Settings you may control how an individual or public sees your information. You have Privacy Settings for each of the information that is being displayed to the public on UNI. Your name and profile picture will be visible to all the participants by default.
3.2 Your content
Through our services users on UNI can see your content if they are following tags associated with your content, they are following you or your project. We may also recommend popular projects may include yours on UNI and show it to others. We also show aggregated activities of yours on UNI to the people who are following you.
3.3 Service providers
We may share your information with third party service providers who use this information to perform services for us, such as payment processors, hosting providers, auditors, advisors, consultants, customer service and support providers, as well as those who assist us in providing UNI associated services.
3.5 Business Transfers
We may disclose or transfer information, including personal data, as part of any merger, sale, and transfer of our assets, acquisition or restructuring of all or part of our business, bankruptcy, or similar event.
3.6 Legally Required
We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law.
3.7 Protection of Rights
We may disclose information where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us or, comply with legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our Agreements and Terms, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and protect the rights, property or safety of UNI, its users, or others.
3.8 Your content and activity
Your Content, including your name, profile picture, profile information, and certain associated activity information is available to other users of UNI and may be viewed publicly. Public viewing includes availability to non-registered visitors and can occur when users share Your Content across other sites or services. In addition, Your Content may be indexed by search engines if not opted out. See the section below about Your Choices for information about how you may change how certain information is shared or viewed by others.
3.9 Anonymized and Aggregated Data
3.10 Cookies, pixels and tracking
- Cookies: These are small files with a unique identifier that are transferred to your browser through our websites. They allow us to remember users who are logged in, to understand how users navigate through and use UNI, and to display personalized content and targeted ads (including on third party sites and applications).
- Pixels, web beacons, clear GIFs: These are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that we use to track the online movements of users of UNI and the web pages of users of our Associated organizations, and to personalize content. We also use these in our emails to let us know when they have been opened or forwarded, so we can gauge the effectiveness of our communications.
- Analytics Tools: We may use internal and third party analytics tools, including Google Analytics. The third party analytics companies we work with may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online products and services. Their collection and use of information is subject to their own Privacy policies.
3.11 How we protect your information
The security of your information is important to us. UNI has implemented safeguards to protect the information we collect. However, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal data safe, such as choosing strong password and keeping it private, as well as logging out of your user account, and closing your web browser when finished using UNI.
3.12 Access and amend your information
You may update or correct your account information at any time by logging in to your account. You may also make a number of other adjustments to Settings or the display of information about you as described in more detail in the following section about Your Choices.
Places where we share the data, how we protect your data and amendments you can make to your data.
4. Your choices and obligations
You may, of course, decline to submit information through UNI, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may also control the types of notifications and communications we send, limit the information shared within UNI about you, and otherwise amend certain Privacy Settings. Here is some further information about some of your choices:
4.1 Your Content
You may edit or delete the ideas, discussions and projects that you post at any time. Any idea you have discussed may remain on UNI and be edited by other users. Any deleted content will be removed from third party sites from which it has been shared via UNI’s sharing features; however, we have no control over deletions or changes to Your Content if it has been shared manually by others or your team mates. When you make edits to Your Content, other users will be able to see the history of those edits in your profile activity.
4.2 Adult Content
In your profile’s Privacy Settings, you can elect whether to receive adult content only if you are 18 years old.
4.3 Emails and Communications
When you join UNI by signing up for an account or creating a profile, as part of the service, you will receive the UNI containing content that we believe may match your interests. As permitted by law, you are also opting to receive other emails from us that may be of interest to you as a user of the UNI. You can manage your email and notice preferences in your account profile Settings, under your Emails and Notifications Settings, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative or legal notices from us. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you transactional e-mails about your account or any services you have requested or received from us. It may take up to 30 business days for us to process opt-out requests.
Additionally, by joining UNI, you are agreeing to receive feedback and communications from third-parties within UNI, including third parties who may comment on your postings within UNI. In your profile, under your Privacy Settings, you can adjust whether to allow people to comment on your answers and posts. You can also adjust permissions about who you allow to send you messages on UNI.
You can block the ability of another UNI user to follow you by selecting the setting for this in the other user’s profile. You can change whether or not you follow other users on UNI.
You can change topics that you follow or that your profile lists as areas that you know about.
You can change your credentials that are displayed in your profile or in connection with a specific answer.
4.7 Indexed search
In your Privacy Settings, you can control whether your profile and name is indexed by search engines. Changes to Privacy Settings may only apply on a going-forward basis; for example, your name (e.g., answers and profile) that has already been indexed by search engines may remain indexed for a period of time even after you have turned off indexing, as implementing this change is outside of our control.
4.8 Deleted or deactivated account
If you choose Delete Your Account in your Privacy Settings, then all of Your Content except your ideas will be removed from public visibility on UNI, and it may not be restored by us, even if you change your mind. If you choose to Deactivate Your Account, then you will no longer receive any communications from us, and users will not be able to interact with you; however, Your Content will remain on the UNI . Once you deactivate your account, you can reactivate it any time by choosing to log in.
4.9 Linked networks
You may connect or disconnect your Linked Networks, such as Facebook, through your profile page. Once you disconnect it, we will no longer receive information from that Linked Network going forward; we may still maintain the information we have already collected.
Your obligations and choices to maintain your content and your account on UNI.
5. Other important information
5.1 Transferring Your Data
UNI is headquartered in NCT India, and has operations, entities and service providers throughout the world. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your personal data to, or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take steps to ensure that your personal data receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it, including through appropriate written data processing Terms and/or data transfer agreements.
5.2 Children’s Privacy
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the relevant age without parental consent, we take steps to delete that information.
5.3 Do-Not-Track Signals
Please note we do not change system behavior within UNI in response to browser requests not to be tracked. You may, however, disable certain tracking by third-parties.
5.4 Links to Other Web Sites
5.5 Contact Us
Third floor, 145/1, Shahpur Jat,
New Delhi – 110049
Here are some general information about Privacy on UNI.