Privacy Policy

Introduction

Circleliner.com is a professional networking platform that connects a user to all the other user of the similar profession. However, it is only the user who can join they global group and can remove self any time they want. Circleliner doesn’t push anyone join or stay in any page that the user feel irritated and want to leave.

Our registered users (“Members”) share their professional identities, engage with their network, exchange knowledge and professional insights, post and view relevant content, learn and find business and career opportunities. None of our Content and data or Services is viewable to non-members (“Visitors”) except the terms of use and privacy policy. A visitor can become a member only when he/she agrees to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Services:

Circleliner.com offers connectivity among users in our platform. Users can create & share their projects, article, award, conference, event in the global platform if they want. However, user can also choose to remove the content they have shared anytime they want. Moreover, circleliner.com offers recruitment facilities to the users. This service doesn’t show on push basis and doesn’t appear on the newsfeed forcefully. If any user wants to see the or make a job post they have to visit a specific window and take the service.

We have an instant messaging service on our platform where people can have one to one chatting experience. A chatting window only opens when both the user follows each other.

Control Your Data

Circleliner.com only preserve the data you provide us like your name, email ID, phone number, date of birth, profession and you edit or change the information you provided anytime you want. However, you can also choose not to give any information even if you sign up apart from your email ID. Moreover, circleliner.com allows you to delete your data and even deactivate your ID anytime you want. Therefore, you have the full control of your data.

 

What type of information do we collect?

Profile

Since circleliner.com is a professional networking platform, it has several services that require the supply of personal information. For example, Username, DBO, living area, contact number etc which we ask for as contact details. This information consists of your name, email address & contact number. If you join the global groups, the users of the group on circleliner.com will be able to visit your profile and see your public posts. However, you can make your posts private and also can block a user if you no longer want that person to see your posts.

Posting and Uploading

We collect personal data from you when you provide, post or upload it to our Services, such as when you fill out a form, (e.g., with demographic data or salary), respond to a survey, or submit a resume. We do not collect your personal contact from your phone or any other devices.

 

If you upload any content in the global platform it will always be public and members of that group will be able to see the posts you made. However, you can delete and edit your post anytime you want.

The status and pictures that you upload in your personal profile can be published in private that way no one will be able to see your posts.

You don’t have to post or upload personal data; though if you don’t, it may limit your ability to grow and engage with your network over our Services.

Data From Others

Content and News

You and others may post content that includes information about you (as part of articles, posts, comments, videos) on our Services. Unless you opt-out, we collect public information about you, such as professional-related news and accomplishments (e.g., patents granted, professional recognition, conference speakers, projects, etc.) and make it available as part of our Services.

Contact and Calendar Information

We receive personal data (including contact information) about you when you put that data in your personal contact form in our platform, associate your contacts with Member profiles, or send messages using our Services (including invites or connection requests). If you or others opt-in to sync email accounts with our Services, we will also collect “email header” information that we can associate with Member profiles.

Partners

We receive personal data about you when you use the services of our customers and partners, such as employers, prospective employers and applicant tracking systems providing us job application data.

Service Use

We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services in our site, such as when you view or click on content (e.g., project/article) or ads (on or off our sites and apps), perform a search, share articles or apply for jobs. We use log-ins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify you and log your use.

Cookies

When you browse through our platform, we use cookies to enhance your experience. We also allow some others to use cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. You can also opt-out from our use of cookies and similar technologies that track your behavior on the sites of others for third party advertising.

Messages

We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage with messages in connection with our Services. For example, if you get a circleliner connection request, we track whether you have acted on it and will send you reminders. However, if you find a user not relevant and no longer want to continue chatting with that person you can block that user, by blocking that user he/she will no longer be able to send you messages.

Workplace and School Provided Information

Others buying our Services for your use, such as your employer or your school, provide us with personal data about you and your eligibility to use the Services that they purchase for use by their workers, students or alumni.

Sites and Services of Others

We receive information about your visits and interaction with services provided by others when you log-in with circleliner or visit others’ services that include our plugins (such as “Share on circleliner” or “Apply with circleliner”), ads, cookies or similar technologies.

Other

Our Services are dynamic, and we often introduce new features, which may require the collection of new information. If we collect materially different personal data or materially change how we use your data, we will notify you and may also modify this Privacy Policy.

 

How We Use Your Data

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 and personalize, including with the help of automated systems and inferences we make, our Services (including ads) so that they can be more relevant and useful to you and others.

Services

We use your data to authorize access to our Services.

Stay Connected

Our Services allow you to stay in touch and up to date with colleagues, partners, clients, and other professional contacts. To do so, you will follow with the professionals who you choose, and who also wish to follow with you. Subject to your settings, when you connect with other Members, you will be able to search each other’s’ connections in order to exchange professional opportunities.

 

We will use data about you (such as your profile, profiles you have viewed or data provided through address book uploads or partner integrations) to help others find your profile, suggest connections for you and others (e.g. Members who share your contacts or job experiences) and enable you to invite others to become a Member and connect with you. You can also opt-in to allow us to use your precise location or proximity to others for certain tasks (e.g. to suggest other nearby Members for you to connect with, calculate the commute to a new job, or notify your connections that you are at a professional event).

 

It is your choice whether to invite someone to our Services, follow them, or allow another Member to follow you back. When you invite someone to connect with you, your invitation will include your name, photo, network and contact information. We will notify the person you followed. You can choose whether or not to share your own list of connections with your connections.

 

Visitors have choices about how we use their data.

 

Stay Informed

Our Services allow you to stay informed about news, events and ideas regarding professional topics you care about, and from professionals you respect. Our Services also allow you to improve your professional skills, or learn new ones. We use the data we have about you (e.g., data you provide, data we collect from your engagement with our Services and inferences we make from the data we have about you), to recommend relevant content and conversations on our Services, suggest skills you may have to add to your profile and skills that you might need to pursue your next opportunity. So, if you let us know that you are interested in a new skill (e.g., by going through articles, projects & other content), we will use this information to personalize content in your home feed, suggest that you follow certain members on our site, or watch related learning content to help you towards that new skill. 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, posted a blog, took a social action, made new connections or were mentioned in the news.

 

Career

Our Services 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 or mentees, show you and others who work at a company, in an industry, function or location or have certain skills and connections. You can signal that you are interested in changing jobs and share information with job recruiters. We will use your data to recommend jobs to you and you to recruiters. We may use automated systems to profile and provide recommendations to help make our Services more relevant to our Members, Visitors and customers. Keeping your profile accurate and up-to-date may help you better connect to others and to opportunities through our Services.

 

Productivity

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 other Members and schedule and prepare meetings with them. If your settings allow, we scan messages to provide “bots” or similar tools that facilitate tasks such as scheduling meetings, drafting responses, summarizing messages or recommending next steps.

Marketing

We are not yet allowing people to promote goods or services in our platform. Therefore, you will not see any boosted content in your newsfeed. This way you can completely choose what to see in your newsfeed based on the people you will follow.

However, we do not share any of your personal information (eg: mane, email ID, phone number, address, profession etc) to any 3rd party site. The information you shared with us is completely safe and secure. No other platform will ever have the access of your personal data from our platform.

Customer Support

We have a feedback option in our platform where you can contact us with any issues you may possibly have. Moreover, you can also contact us via e-mail to account@circleliner.com Our customer support department will respond with in 24 hours of your queries.

How We Share Information

Profile

Your profile is fully visible to all Members and customers of our Services. Subject to your settings, it can also be visible to others on or off of our Services (e.g., Visitors to our Services or users of third- party search engines). As detailed in our Help Center, your settings, degree of connection with the viewing Member, the subscriptions they may have, their usage of our Services, access channels and search types (e.g., by name or by keyword) impact the availability of your profile and whether they can view certain fields in your profile.

 

Posts, Likes, Follows, Comments, Messages

Our Services allow viewing and sharing information including through posts, likes, follows and comments.

 

  • When you share an article or a post (e.g., an update, image, video or article) publicly it can be viewed by everyone and re-shared anywhere (subject to your settings)

  • Members, Visitors and others will be able to find and see your publicly-shared content, including your name (and photo if you have provided one).

  • In a group, posts are visible to others in the group. Your membership in groups is public and part of your profile, but you can change visibility in your settings.

  • Any information you share through companies’ or other organizations’ pages on our Services will be viewable by it and others who visit those pages.

  • When you follow a person or organization, you are visible to others and that “page owner” as a follower.

  • We let senders know when you act on their message, subject to your settings where applicable.

  • Subject to your settings, we let a Member know when you view their profile.

  • When you like or re-share or comment on another’s content (including ads), others will be able to view these “social actions” and associate it with you (e.g., your name, profile and photo if you provided it).

Legal Disclosures

It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to

  • investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies;

  • enforce our agreements with you,

  • investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations,

  • protect the security or integrity of our Service (such as by sharing with companies facing similar threats); or

  • exercise or protect the rights and safety of circleliner.com, our Members, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Members about legal demands for their personal data when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but we do not promise to challenge every demand.

Your Choices & Obligations

Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data

We provide many choices about the collection, use and sharing of your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile and controlling the visibility of your posts to advertising opt-outs and communication controls. We offer you settings to control and manage the personal data we have about you.

 

For personal data that we have about you:

  • Delete Data: You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide Services to you).

  • Change or Correct Data: You can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.

  • Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).

  • Right to Access and/or Take Your Data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data and can ask for a copy of personal data you provided in machine readable form.

Visitors can learn more about how to make these requests here. You may also contact us using the contact information below, and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.

Residents in the Designated Countries may have additional rights under their laws.

Account Closure

If you choose to close your circleliner account, your personal data will generally stop being visible to others on our Services within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below.

We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.

Information you have shared with others (e.g., through status, updates or group posts) will no longer remain visible after you closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile or mailbox, and we do not control data that other Members copied out of our Services. Groups content and ratings or review content associated with closed accounts will show an unknown user as the source. Your profile will not continue to be displayed in the services of others (e.g., search engine results) after they refresh their cache.