Privacy Policy

Hello,

Welcome to https://belong.co (“website”). We are glad to see you. This page is designed to help you understand how we treat your information here on this website. Please take a close look, and reach us at aditya.rao@belong.co if you have any questions.

This privacy policy (“policy”) outlines the information we collect, how we use and disclose it, and what our privacy practices are. By visiting, accessing and/ or using this website, you consent to this policy and agree to be bound by it. Please visit this page regularly – we may amend and revise them from time to time.

What information we collect and how

When you request career insights and/ or apply for a specific career opportunity, or access any other services on the website, you agree to share with us your name, email ID, contact number, social media/ networking webpages, resume and other information relating to your professional skills and goals. You understand that your profile is populated by (1) you as you use the website, and (2) us through our interactions with you and using information available about you in the public domain. You understand that your profile shall by default be visible and available for access on the public internet in the public domain. If you want your profile privacy settings updated to make it visible to members of the website only, please drop us an email at aditya.rao@belong.co. When you visit the website, we may collect any and all information pertaining to your use of/ interaction with the website, including but not limited to your IP address, browser type, referring page, time of visit, pattern of access, webpages visited, order of accessing different features on the website. Additionally, we might use third-party tools which track information about your session. We collect your information automatically by using certain tracking programmes and session cookies, which track your access of the website. While you may be able to disable cookies through your browser settings, doing so may prevent you from accessing certain features of the website. (Cookies, for your understanding, are small digital signature files that your web browser stores – they allow for your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website, including at times tracking your return visits to the website.)

All this information that we collect is together referred to as “collected information” in this policy.

The website does not require any payments from you, and we do not ask you to share any information related to making payments.

Purpose and use of collected information

The collected information is gathered so that we can make the website more efficient, intuitive and useful. We use the collected information to enhance your experience on the website, and try to show you more personalized and relevant content. We also use your collected information to power our recruitment related services, curate new products, add features and present updated functionalities to you and others who access the website or our services. We may use the collected information to contact you about news or offers on our services. We may also use the collected information to ease your access and use of the website through features like automatic update of the website, recall of collected information, word or sentence prediction to aid search and for the purposes of marketing of our recruitment related services generally.

However, if you share your information with any third parties, we are not responsible for how such third parties treat and use that information.

Disclosure of collected information

We may share the collected information, its aggregation, and intelligence built upon it with third parties that avail of our recruitment related services. We may also share non-personally identifiable information (like anonymous usage data, referring/ exit pages and URLs, browser/ platform type, number of clicks etc.) with interested third parties, so that they may understand the usage and demographic patterns for certain content, services or other functionality on the website. Additionally, we may disclose limited parts of the collected information to affiliate companies, companies, other businesses or persons to provide web site hosting, maintenance, and security services, fulfil orders, conduct data analysis and create reports, offer certain functionalities and assist in improving the website and creating new features on it. In such instances, we contractually require such third parties to process such information in accordance with this policy. We permit a limited use of such information, and we require that such information be subject to reasonable security and confidentiality practices.

We may disclose collected information if, and as, required by law. We also reserve the right to disclose collected information if we believe, in good faith, that it is necessary to do so to take precautions against liability; enforce our terms of use; protect ourselves from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us; to investigate and defend ourselves against third party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the website and our services; or to protect your, our and others’ rights, property, or personal safety.

In the event that we are acquired by, merge with, sold or have our control transferred to a third-party entity, we may transfer or assign your collected information as part of the transaction.

Security practices

We take our security responsibilities very seriously, and therefore we have in place technical and organizational security measures that are legally required and commercially reasonable to protect collected information. However, as we are sure you understand, nothing on the worldwide web is 100% secure. If you identify a vulnerability, we encourage you to contact us at aditya.rao@belong.co with details, so that we may remedy any inadvertent bugs or issues. We would be grateful for your support and disclosure to us in a responsible manner. You understand and acknowledge that you will allow us the opportunity to fix any such vulnerabilities before you make a public disclosure.

You understand that your data may be stored on servers in India or overseas.

Opt out

If you wish to no longer avail of our services through this website, or if you no longer consent to this policy, please write to us at aditya.rao@belong.co

Grievance officer

If you have any concerns or questions about this policy, or if you’d like to update your collected information, or if you have any complaints about the website content, please reach us at Aditya Rao, aditya.rao@belong.co, 9158998967, No 6, Zeeshan Arch, Jeevan Bima Nagar Main Road, Jeevan Bima Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560075 . We will ensure that your email is acknowledged by a system generated response, or via an individual manual email to the extent possible, within 96 hours of us having received it. We will keep you informed of the progress we make in redressing your complaint and/ or the reasons for delay, if any, in such redressal.

Additional information

We may amend this policy at our discretion from time to time. Changes will be effective from the time of their publication here on this page. We may inform you of critical changes over your email ID. Your continued access or use of the website shall constitute your acceptance of the modified policy.