Data Protection Notice

 

The protection of your data is important to us. That's why we want to be transparent about the collection, use and disclosure of information about you. We will inform you on the following pages, what happens with the information you provide and in which cases we pass on your personal information in the course of using our service. If you have questions, you can contact us at contact@matched.io.

 

1. What information is collected on you?

 

  • When you visit our website, information is automatically stored in so-called server log files.

  • If you register as a candidate: first and last name, title, e-mail address and any other information you enter to complete your profile.

  • When you create a company profile: company name, e-mail address and further information you provide to enhance your profile.

 

2. What do we use your data for?

 

Examples of the use of the data

 

  • to provide our service

  • for the purpose of placements with employers

  • to simplify and improve the use of our platform

  • to handle accounts and respond to requests

 

3. Transfer of your data

 

We share your information with third parties as follows:

 

  • Other users
    In order to provide our service, we need to connect candidates and employers and share information, e.g., the personal data or uploaded documents stored in the profile. However, you can decide on your own who gets access to the data or with which user groups you share which information.

 

  • Other service providers
    Since we work with other service providers, your data can also get there. We make sure that your data is protected on our platform. We can not be held liable for the processing of your data by cloud service providers. We do not share your information with third parties for advertising or marketing purposes!

 

  • Legal or public institutions
    Your data may also pass on to third parties if we assume that a legal or regulatory intervention from the outside is necessary, e.g., to protect ourselves or other users.

 

To enable matched.io to place candidates with employers, your data will also be transmitted to service providers from third countries.

 

4. How long will your data be stored?

 

We will keep your information as long as justified and permitted by law unless a longer period of time is required or permitted by law. You can request the deletion of all your data at any time and we will process your request within the legal deadlines.

 

5. What rights do you have?

 

  • You have the right to request information about the data stored on your person or on a pseudonym assigned to you - free of charge and without delay.

  • If it appears that the data stored about you is incorrect, you are entitled to have it rectified.

  • You have the right to have your data erased as soon as it is no longer allowed to be stored.

  • You have the right to always receive your profile data in a common machine-readable form.

  • You have the right to restrict the future use of your personal data at any time.
     

6. Who is your contact person in privacy policy questions?

 

If you have any questions about data protection, you can contact us at the following e-mail address: contact@matched.io.



 

 

Data Protection Statement

 

 

Please be aware that the English version of our data security is stated for convenience purposes only, and only the German version is legally binding. In the case of contradicting items between the German and the English terms, the German terms will prevail.

 

1. Privacy Statement

matched.io is a job matching platform that helps developers to find the right environment. Any collection, processing and use (hereinafter referred to as “use”) of data are exclusively done for the provision of our services. matched.io sets the highest requirements on the protection of your data. No transfer of such data for marketing or sales purposes takes place in any case. This Privacy Policy describes the collection, processing and use of your information as well as your rights. We also provide you with additional technical information about the processing of your personal information.

 

2. Responsible Party

 

Responsible in the sense of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

 

matched.io GmbH

Bei den Muehren 70

D - 20457 Hamburg

Germany

 

Represented by the managing director Cagdas Sayin.

 

3. Who is your contact person in privacy policy questions?

 

If you have any questions about data protection, you can contact the following e-mail address: contact@matched.io.

 

4. Which data is used?

 

4.1 When you visit matched.io

 

When you visit matched.io, our web servers temporarily store each access in a log file. The following data is recorded and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer

  • Date and time of access

  • Name and URL of the retrieved file

  • Amount of data transferred

  • Message as to whether the retrieval was successful

  • Identification data of the browser and operating system used

  • Web page from which access is made

  • Name of your Internet access provider

 

This data is processed for the purpose of enabling the use of the website (establishing a connection), system security, technical administration of the network infrastructure and optimization of the website. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of attacks on our network infrastructure or the network infrastructure of our Internet provider.

 

4.2 When you register on matched.io

 

When you create a profile as a candidate on matched.io, we use data that may be personal to provide our service. Personal data is information that allows us to identify or contact you. For example, first and last name and E-mail address. Personal information is data that contains information about you in a broader sense but does not necessarily draw conclusions about you as a person. These include, for example, uploaded documents such as credentials, links to other websites, educational qualifications or your CV. Furthermore, we use information about professional experience, salary expectations, desired position, type of contract, language skills and, if necessary, chat messages.

 

This data is used to mediate to employers registered on our platform. The data you provide will be stored, processed and transmitted to the employer by matched.io. The transmission is always encrypted via TLS (Transport Layer Security), also known as SSL. The encryption strength is 256-bit (AES encryption).

 

If you register as an employer at matched.io and create a company profile, we use the following data, which may also be personal: company name and E-mail address. When you create a user account, you can choose a username and password that you can use to sign in and access your account. In your user account, you can enter additional personal information. This includes company logo, photos, description, and values. These data are stored and published on your company profile on matched.io.

 

In order for us to provide paid services, we ask additional data. This applies to the details of payment.

 

5. What do we use your data for and where is it stored?

 

We use your data primarily to provide our service, to simplify and improve the use of matched.io, and to handle accounts and respond to inquiries. The data you enter will be stored by us, processed and used to mediate to matched.io registered employers. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR. The transmission is always encrypted via TLS (Transport Layer Security), also known as SSL.

 

We use cloud services to store our data. Your personal data can also be stored there. You can view the privacy policy of the service here:

 

The data is stored on servers in the European Union. We have carefully selected this service and entered into a data processing clause with Google.

 

Data you enter as a company is saved and published on your company profile on matched.io.

When you sign up for our newsletter, your email address will be revocably used for our advertising purposes.

 

6. How can you increase data security yourself?

 

When you create a profile on matched.io, we recommend that you choose the most secure password possible for your user account. The password must be at least 8 characters long and consist of a combination of letters and numbers. In addition, it should not have similarities to your email and your first and last name. Do not pass on this password and do not write it down - not even electronically. Your password should also be changed regularly. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g., when communicating via email ) may have security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.


7. Your rights

 

7.1. Right of objection and withdrawal

You can opt out from the use of your data within the legal regulations by informing us clearly about your resignation via postal letter, contact form or email:

 

matched.io GmbH

Bei den Muehren 70

D - 20457 Hamburg

Germany

 

Phone: +49 (0)40 607 779 071

Email: contact@matched.io

 

We will not process your data in the event of a dispute, unless there are demonstrable reasons against it and prevail over your own rights, interests and liberties, such as a legal procedure against you. The same applies to a right to data transferability.

 

7.2 Right of appeal

You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us at a data protection supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation.

 

7.3 Right of information

You have the right to receive information about the data stored at any time. The information relates to data stored about you, the origin of the data, the recipient or the categories of recipients to whom the data was transmitted and the purpose of the storage. If you have any questions, contact us at contact@matched.io. In the case of a request for information, you must provide sufficient information about your identity and provide proof that it is your information.

 

7.4 Right of rectification and erasure

You have the right to correct, delete and restrict the processing of your data, as permitted by law. If you have any questions, contact us at contact@matched.io.


 

To exercise these rights you can contact us at any time.

 

8. In general no personal data is transferred

 

Unless nothing divergent arises from the data protection notes, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties unless you have expressly given your consent or we are obliged to surrender, e.g., due to a court or official order.

 

9. Data transfer to other countries

 

In order to convey candidates to potential employers, we use the support of service providers from third countries. matched.io transmits the data required for data processing and use to third countries. In third countries, data protection requirements are lower than in the Member States of the European Union. To ensure the protection of your personal information in this case as well, we conclude special contract data processing contracts with each of the carefully selected service providers. For the purpose of the mediation, all data mentioned in this declaration are transmitted, which may also be personal.

 

We use the support of the following providers:

 

The service provider with the help of which matched.io processes support requests, that is:

  • Tidio Ltd. (220C Blythe Road W14 0HH, London)

  • HelpScout Inc. (100 City Hall Plaza, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108)

  • Jira Service Desk (Atlassian Pty Ltd c/o Atlassian Inc., 350 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94104)

 

Service providers with the help of which matched.io uses cookies to carry out advertising and analysis processes, including:

 

  • Google Analytics (See point 12 of the declaration )

  • Facebook (Hacker Way (5,675.27 mi) Menlo Park, California 94025)

  • LinkedIn (2029 Stierlin Ct. Ste. 200 Mountain View, CA 94043)

  • Quora (650 Castro Street Suite 450 in downtown Mountain View, CA)

  • Twitter (1355 Market St (btwn 9th & 10th St) San Francisco, CA 94103)

Service providers with the help of which matched.io performs user behavior analysis:

  • Logrocket (101 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142)

 

The data transmission is voluntary and can be revoked at any time for the future. If you do not agree with the use and transmission of data, there is no mediation and therefore no data transmission.

 

10. Protection of your data

 

We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are observed by us as well as by external service providers who work for us.

 

If matched.io works with other companies to provide its services, this is being established after an extensive selection process. In this process, each individual service provider got carefully selected for meeting our standards in terms of technical and organizational data privacy.

 

We use a variety of technologies and procedures with a common security standard to protect your privacy and prevent unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your information. It is also ensured that you need to enter a password to manage your account. Please do not pass on this password to others and do not share it publicly. We would like to point out that no method of electronic data transfer or electronic data storage is 100% secure; therefore, we and other providers can not guarantee the absolute security of your data, although we take appropriate measures.

 

11. Use of cookies

 

In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when using our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard drive by the browser you are using. Different information can be stored within the cookies. They allow you to make your personal settings on the website. "Session cookies" or "transient cookies" are cookies that are deleted after you leave an online service and close your browser. "Persistent" refers to cookies that remain stored even after the browser has been closed. Cookies are used to analyze the use of matched.io and suggest suitable job matches.

 

The use of matched.io without cookies is just limited possible. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. In general, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drive by selecting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences so that your browser will ask you if you agree before it sets cookies. Cookies that have been set can be deleted at any time.

 

12. Use of Google Analytics

 

Our website uses Google Analytics. This is a service for the analysis of access to websites of Google Inc. ("Google") and enables us to improve our website. Through so-called cookies, these are small text files on your computer, the analysis of your use of the service of matched.io is made possible. The information collected (IP address, access time, access duration) is transferred to a US-based Google server and stored there.

 

The evaluation of your activities on our website will be transmitted to us in the form of reports. Google may pass on the information collected to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

 

The Google tracking codes on our website use the "_anonymizeIp()" function. Thus, IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form in order to exclude the possibility of being traced to a specific user. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. In this case, however, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website to their full extent.


Google Analytics can also be deactivated and controlled by browser extensions, e.g., http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.


Please visit https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/ and http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html for more information on Google Analytics' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

 

13. Notifications

 

By registering on matched.io you will receive occasional notifications about updates, product news, changes or similar to your email address.

 

14. Right of modification  

 

We reserve the right to modify this data protection statement in compliance with the statutory provisions.

 

 

 

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