You can contact Pick and Link at Level 35, West Tower, World Trade Center, Colombo – 01, Sri Lanka., either through our Site' ‘Contact Us’, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You provide different types of information in order for Pick and Link to provide our Site’ services, products and features to you.
We collect data from you when you create an account, request information, subscribe for a service, participate in a survey, post a rating or review, post a question or answer, upload or build a profile, update your job preferences, upload content, or otherwise actively send us data on our Site. This may include, but is not limited to, your username, password, first and last name, email address, telephone number (including mobile phone number), street address, gender, occupation, interests, achievements, career goals, professional certifications, your desired work schedule or salary and other job preferences, and any other data included in your account and answers you give to any questionnaires on our Site or sent to you. All of this information may be associated with your Pick and Link account. If you create a Pick and Link account, Pick and Link may also create and assign to your device an identifier that is similar to an account number. We may collect the name you have associated with your device, device type, telephone number, country, and any other information you choose to provide, such as username, email address, or zip code. For example, while using a mobile device to access Pick and Link, Pick and Link may provide a Job Seeker with relevant Job Listings that are located within the same zip code as where this activity is taking place.
In addition, as part of the standard and necessary operation of the Site, Pick and Link may collect, analyze, process, store, and record in real-time and analyze any and all of your activity on, interaction with, and communications on or through the Site, including, but not limited to, by collecting, analyzing, processing, storing, and recording the areas of the Site you visit (such as specific URLs), whether and where you click, scroll, hover-over, mouseover, or otherwise interact with or communicate with or through our Site, and when and for how long each such activity occurred. This also may include Pick and Link collecting, analyzing, processing, storing, and recording information from and about your computer or mobile device and your actions taken on the Site, including, but not limited to, Your Resume, your searches, the titles of jobs you search, click on or apply to, where those jobs are located, your salary interest or experience, the general salary range or experience level of the jobs you view (where indicated), the Job Listings you apply to, the date, time and type of your activity on the Site such as how often you update Your Resume or look for jobs, session activity, browser type, operating system, type of device, mobile device advertising identifier, MAC address, IP address, and any of your other behavior or actions on, interaction with, or communications with or through the Site. The Site cannot work as Pick and Link intends it to work unless Pick and Link undertakes such activities. If you do not want your actions to be collected, processed, analyzed, or recorded this way, do not use the Site. For Employers, this may also include actions taken with regard to a Job Listing or to Job Seeker’s resume or application, such as pausing or closing a Job Listing, opening, viewing or responding to a resume or application, or making a decision with regard to a resume, application or Job Listing.
If you are an Employer, we may request that you provide certain information in order to verify your account. This information may include, but may not be limited to, your Company Registration Number, Business Registration information, the name and email address of an Employer representative. This information will be used for internal purposes only, subject to any request by law enforcement or a court order.
In connection with chargeable services, we will also collect payment information (e.g., the last four digits of credit, debit, or other payment card numbers and related verification information). Please note that Pick and Link only has access to the last four digits of credit, debit, or other payment card numbers, and does not store full card numbers or related card security codes.
In certain occasions users can, entirely at their own choice or as a mandatory data point, provide their demographic information including age, race, ethnicity, gender and disability, to Pick and Link for specific purpose(s) such as evaluating suitability in employers offerings. A commitment to fairness is core to Pick and Link’s mission. The data provided will not be displayed on your Pick and Link Profile without your consent. If you choose to provide your demographic information, you can complete as many of the data fields as you like when presented with an input form (you can choose ‘prefer not to say’ where applicable).
When you share information with Pick and Link, or update information previously provided to Pick and Link, including preferences, it may take us a few days to reflect these changes on the Site. From the time you make these changes to the time we reflect them on our Site, new data may not appear and previously provided data may continue to show.
Pick and Link may also collect information about third-party website you visit through our mobile software or while using Pick and Link for Chrome. This could include information about Job Listings, notes or application statuses that you submit, save, or update, or data regarding how you engage with website or other actions you take on such website, including URLs of website you visit. We may also suggest information from your Pick and Link Profile to include in applications you submit on third-party site and see whether you make changes to these suggestions but not the changes themselves. We do this in order to allow a Job Seeker to keep a record of particular Job Listings of interest, to detect a job application on a third-party site to give a Job Seeker the option to auto-fill parts of the form using Pick and Link, or to confirm an application. Pick and Link for Chrome also allows Pick and Link to learn about what types of jobs and Pick and Link product features are of interest to you, so that we can provide you with improved Job Listing searches, Job Listing recommendations and product features.
You may also have the ability to interact with Pick and Link through third-party messaging services, apps and website, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber. When you interact with Pick and Link through these third-party services, apps, and website, you acknowledge that your use of such services may be subject to additional terms provided by the third parties that operate them, and that such third parties may have access to your communications with Pick and Link, including application data you submit to Pick and Link while you are on such platforms. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ALL THIRD-PARTY SERVICES, APPS, WEBSITE, AND OTHER PLATFORMS (SUCH AS THOSE FROM FACEBOOK, OR GOOGLE, AND WHATSAPP) OR ANY OTHER THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE IS GOVERNED SOLELY BY YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THIRD-PARTY OPERATORS OF THOSE PLATFORMS.
Pick and Link stores your Personal Data until it is necessary to provide our services or until you ask us to delete your Personal Data. We are also required to retain certain information in order to comply with local laws.
Personal Data may be required in order to provide particular Pick and Link services or features to you. If Personal Data is required, it will be indicated at the time of collection. If Personal Data is required and you choose not to provide it, then the particular feature or service may not be available to you.
Pick and Link collects and processes your Personal Data on the basis of different legal grounds, depending on the nature of the Personal Data being provided and the type of processing involved.
Some of the Personal Data processed by Pick and Link is performed on the basis that it is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you, or in order to take steps at the request of the user prior to entering such an agreement, this would be where Pick and Link sends a Job Seeker’s profile to an Employer.
A second ground relied upon by Pick and Link for other types of processing of your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by Pick and Link or an Employer. Pick and Link will only rely on such a ground where an assessment has been performed balancing the interests and rights involved and the necessity of the processing in order to provide our services, products and features to you.
A third ground relied upon for certain types of processing is that it is necessary in order to allow Pick and Link to comply with a legal obligation where Pick and Link will have to retain business records for fixed periods of time in order to comply with local legal requirements.
Finally, most situations, Pick and Link relies on your consent in order to process your Personal Data. Pick and Link requires your consent, we seek it at the time of provision, and the processing will only be performed where consent is secured. You can reject the request to provide your consent.
When a Job Seeker closes an account, the Job Seeker will no longer have access to any of the data we make available under that account, including but not limited to, search history, job search preferences, saved jobs, jobs the Job Seeker has applied to, Job Alerts, Pick and Link Profile, and any other data associated with the account. If the Job Seeker uses the same email address to set up a new account, this data from a previous account will not become available to the Job Seeker again. Please also note that closing your Job Seeker account may result in you losing access to some of our products and the ability to utilize the “log in with Pick and Link” feature found on certain third-party site. Pick and Link reserves the right to keep any materials in a closed account as necessary to preserve and protect its rights to the extent permitted by law or to comply with its obligations under local law. A closed account does not mean that all of the data is removed from the Pick and Link system, although it will not be readily available under the Job Seeker’s original account. Pick and Link will begin to process that instruction within 24 hours of the Job Seeker initiating the process. Pick and Link will complete the operation within 72 hours.
Employers may disable an account at any time by contacting the site administrator. Please note that Pick and Link must preserve business records pertaining to that account to comply with its obligations under law. Alternatively, if an Employer agent wishes to access or delete their Personal Data held by Pick and Link, they should contact the administrator.
Pick and Link depends on the Employer or the Employer’s agent to provide Pick and Link with the correct destination for all applications. In the event that the electronic destination provided to Pick and Link is incorrect, your application materials will not be sent to the intended recipient of the application. Pick and Link has no liability for such applications.
When communicating through Pick and Link’s message relay system, you will see an email address with an @pickandlink.com ending. You understand that you retain no ownership rights to these email addresses, which are specific to Employers’ Job Listings, but are owned by Pick and Link. However, Pick and Link’s system will show the name associated with your account or job application in the “To:” or “From:” field. In addition, the above shall apply to any email addresses added to a thread when communicating via Pick and Link’s message system. Please note that emails which include an email address ending in @pickandlink.com will be stored on our systems. You should not send a message to an email address ending in @pickandlink.com if you do not wish for this to happen. Please also note that since these message proxy services depend on the functionality of third-party providers, there may be technical delays on the part of those email service providers.
The Site are not for use by anyone under the age of 16. However, if local law provides for an alternative minimum age for the provision of the Site’ services to you, then that shall apply as the applicable minimum age. We adopt a range of measures to try to ensure that we do not accept individuals who do not meet the minimum age and any other applicable age requirements.
In order to optimize our services, products and features for you, we may use your previous search and browsing history (e.g. the jobs you click on), or application materials and answers to screener questions, to identify you, determine relevant search results and reach out to you about jobs you may be interested in. We may also use your Pick and Link Profile data to tailor your experience on the Site and to display content according to your preferences. We may return different results for the same search query and have full discretion with respect to the Job Listings we present in response to any particular search.
When you give the Site contact information (such as your name and email address) and other forms of Personal and Non-Personal Data, you agree that we may utilize this information for the purposes outlined in sections 4, 5 and 9, to the extent applicable by law. In particular, you agree that we may, as part of our services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a third party, through your account or through other means such as email, telephone (including mobile phone), text message or postal mail. This includes communication through the use of contact information that you may provide to us or that we may otherwise obtain from third-party resources. We may also analyze our users’ contact information in the aggregate to better understand our users and improve our products and services.
We process, monitor, review, store and analyze such content, which may include Personal Data, including via automated means, for data analysis, quality control, enforcement of the Site’ rules and other Pick and Link policies, content moderation, and to improve the Site or any other Pick and Link product or service. Examples of such improvements would be improving the open rate of messages by optimizing their delivery, optimizing our search results, improving Job Listings, permitting applicants to manage their applications after transmitting them to Pick and Link, providing Job Seekers with the status of their application when instructed to by Employers, ensuring you are provided with personally relevant product features and communications, and preventing fraud and spam. As a result of this activity, or due to technical malfunction, in certain circumstances such content may be delayed or may not be delivered to the intended recipient. Pick and Link may (but is not obligated to) notify you in such an event. By using a Relay Service or otherwise providing user content through the Site, you agree to this activity and acknowledge that this activity is necessary for maintaining the quality of the Site
If you provide credit, debit or other payment card and related details to us in order to make a payment, we will use such information only for the purpose of processing the payment. Any credit, debit, or other payment card and related billing and payment information that you provide to us may be shared with companies who work on our behalf, such as payment processors and/or credit agencies, solely for the purposes of checking credit, effecting payment and servicing your account.
Pick and Link sends certain Employer-related information to Job Seekers. This includes publishing Job Ads, Company Pages, and salary information on the Site and publishing Job Listings. Pick and Link may also provide information to Job Seekers about an Employer’s activity and responsiveness on the Site in order to help Job Seekers evaluate employment opportunities. As an Employer, when you use the Site (for example by posting a Job Listing or contacting a Job Seeker through the Pick and Link) you agree that Pick and Link may provide this information to Job Seekers.
We may use third parties to perform services in connection with our operations, to improve the Site and our services, products, and features, to protect our users and better understand their needs, and to optimize the services and the users’ experiences. By using our Site, you acknowledge and agree to Pick and Link’s use of such third-party service providers, including, but not limited to, for the purpose of collecting, processing, analyzing, and recording your activity on, interaction with, and communications with or through our Site. These service providers may have access to Personal Data in the course of providing these services, which may involve transfers of such Personal Data.
Pick and Link may transfer your Personal Data in limited situations to certain third-party vendors that assist Pick and Link with protecting our users and maintaining the quality of our services, products and features provided to those users.
Pick and Link may also share any credit, debit, or other payment card and related billing and payment information that you provide to Pick and Link with companies who work on Pick and Link’s behalf, such as payment processors and/or credit agencies, solely for the purposes of checking credit, effecting payment to Pick and Link and servicing your account.
Please also be aware that we may also use third-party cloud service providers that provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be non-negotiable. These service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their system, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. However, we will not be liable (to the fullest extent permitted by law) for any damages that may result from the misuse of any information, including Personal Data, by these companies.
We may also share certain professional certification or license numbers that you provide to Pick and Link with the issuing entity or organization in order to verify the certification or license is valid. We only perform this verification at your request when, for example, you add certain certifications or licenses to your Pick and Link Profile.
When users post content on the Site in a manner that is intended to make that content publicly available and searchable by individuals, Pick and Link reserves the right to aggregate and share that information with third parties. For example, if an Employer posts a job on the Site, Pick and Link may share that Job Listing or information contained within that Job Listing with third parties, at Pick and Link’s discretion and subject to agreement with such third parties. Pick and Link also reserves the right to share information aggregated from public sources in this capacity.
This policy also applies to our use of Non-Personal Data. We may use and disclose Non-Personal Data for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.
Pick and Link seeks to use reasonable security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Data under Pick and Link’s control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. In addition, please note that emails, messages sent via your web browser, and other similar means of communication with other users are not encrypted. Therefore, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.
We do not respond to the browser “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal if enabled by the user in their web browser. for example, to provide a personalized job search experience to users on those site. We do not share any information about your use of our Site with those third parties.
As a user of the Site, you may exercise the rights explained below. Please note, we may attempt to verify your identity through the email address or telephone number associated with your use of our Site prior to fulfilling any such request and reserve the right to deny a request where we are unable to satisfactorily complete this process. If you authorize someone to make a request on your behalf, we may also deny your request if we are unable to verify with you that the individual making the request is authorized to act on your behalf. If you have any queries or complaints about how we process your Personal Data we encourage you to contact us.
Users of the Site are able to edit and update most of their Personal Data held by the Site by logging in to the profile.
If you wish to make a formal request to object to or restrict the processing of your Personal Data, please contact us.
If you no longer want to receive marketing materials from us based upon your Personal Data, there are a number of options available to you within Profile settings. We will comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable, and in accordance with applicable laws. Finally, please note that we may still send other messages to you, such as administrative messages.
Users of the Site are able to edit or delete their Personal Data. The Site will initiate the necessary steps to fulfill your request, we will make reasonable efforts to inform any other controllers of this request. If you have interacted with the Site in question using more than one email address, please submit a subsequent request with the additional email addresses so that we may delete this Personal Data as well. PLEASE NOTE: by requesting the deletion of your Personal Data, you will no longer be able to use the same email address on the Site in question. This may include, but is not limited to, your ability to create an account, receive Job Alerts, or apply to job postings using this email address. If you simply wish to close your account, please click the “close my account” button in your account page. If you take any action on or otherwise interact with our Site after submitting a deletion request, you may not receive certain communications associated with those actions. Deleting your Personal Data held by Pick and Link does not affect messages we process on behalf of others in connection with their use of Pick and Link’s and they may continue to have access to all messages sent to or received from you.
There are certain activities where we ask for your consent to use your Personal Data. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. Please note that any processing that we have carried out before the withdrawal of your consent remains lawful.
Such rights of rectification, objection, restriction, access, portability and deletion are subject to certain limitations, as provided for by applicable laws. Individual requests will be completed within the time allotted by relevant regulations, which starts to run from the point of us confirming your request.
You can contact Pick and Link at Level 35, West Tower, World Trade Center, Colombo – 01, Sri Lanka., either through our Site' ‘Contact Us’, or email us at email@example.com.
If you believe your data protection rights have been infringed by Pick and Link, you have the right to complain to the appropriate data protection supervisory authority.
You have the right to request that we disclose the Personal Data we collect, use and “sell” about you.