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Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s commitment to maintaining your privacy
Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s Privacy Statement has been created because we value our users and recognise their right to keep Personal Information private.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs collects Personal Information and Personal Data from Site visitors for the purposes of providing services to our users and (as described below) for the purposes of better customising our services to you. Any Personal Information and Personal Data collected from you will be used by us in accordance with and as described in this Privacy Statement.
Where used in this Privacy Statement, the terms “Personal Information” and “Sri Lankan Privacy Principle(s)” have the meaning attributed to those terms in the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988 (“Privacy Act”).
In this Privacy Statement:
- Any reference to “Sri Lanka IT Jobs”, “we”, “us” and “our” includes a reference to Sri Lanka IT Jobs and each of Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s related bodies corporate (as that term is defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)).
- “Advertiser” refers to individuals or entities that post job ads on our Site or use other products to source potential Candidates for job vacancies;
- “Candidates” refers to users of the Site and “Registered Users” refers to Candidates who register on the Site;
- Candidates, Advertisers and users who otherwise subscribe for Sri Lanka IT Jobs products, services or information offered via the Site are referred to generically in this Statement as “visitors”, “users” or “you”, unless the context provides that only Candidates, Registered Users or Advertisers are being referred to;
- “GDPR” means the European General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU)2016/679 and including the UK GDPR;
- “Personal Data” has the meaning attributed to that term in the GDPR;
- “Talent Search” refers to a Sri Lanka IT Jobs product which allows Advertisers to search, refine and connect with Candidates who maintain a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile and have a privacy setting of Standard or; and
- “Talent Search Connection Method” means a method by which an Advertiser using Talent Search is able to contact a candidate by sending a Candidate a copy of a job opportunity for which the Advertiser is recruiting (by using the “send job” function), or sending a Candidate a customised email about a job opportunity, (by using the “message” function). Advertisers who use either of these functions do not, by using those functions, receive access to any Candidate’s Personal Information.
Collecting other information on Sri Lanka IT Jobs visitors
Sri Lanka IT Jobs collects non-Personal Information on Site visits by users including, without limitation, which sections of the Site are most frequently visited, how often, and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-Personal Information, and may be shared with Sri Lanka IT Jobs partners to provide them with information relating to how Sri Lanka IT Jobs visitors’ use’ the Site. This is done for the purpose of providing you with the best and most efficient career management and recruitment services.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services, and to monitor the use of our Site, including the monitoring of the location of our users.
In addition to the above, where users access the Sri Lanka IT Jobs mobile applications (“Sri Lanka IT Jobs Apps”) we use third-party software development kits (SDK’s) and services that collect non-Personal Information relating to your use of the Sri Lanka IT Jobs Apps, including tracking of app installs and re-engagement. This information is used to tailor and measure advertisements to install and/or use the Sri Lanka IT Jobs Apps which appear on third party sites/apps and are targeted towards users’ usage preferences.
If you want to opt-out from the collection and usage of information for advertisement targeting you can do so by enabling “Limit Ad Tracking” (Settings > Privacy > Advertising) on your iOS device or by enabling the “Opting out of interest-based ads” option (Settings > Services > Ads) on your Android device. By opting out from ad targeting Sri Lanka IT Jobs and its third party providers will not use the collected information to target ads to you, however, the information collected may continue to be used by Sri Lanka IT Jobs for, amongst other things, estimation of user numbers, advertising fraud detection and debugging.
In order to better understand our users, Sri Lanka IT Jobs utilises third-party measurement companies to assess Site and mobile Site traffic. A tracking code is used to collect the following information on the usage of the Site:
- The number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on the Site;
- The number of unique visitors to the Site;
- How long these unique visitors (on average) spend on the Site when they do visit; and
- Common entry and exit points into the Site.
This aggregated, non-Personal Information is collated and provided to Sri Lanka IT Jobs to assist in analysing the usage of the Site. This data is also accessible by media organisations and research companies, for the purpose of conducting industry comparisons with other Internet websites.
Collecting information on Registered Users
As part of registering with Sri Lanka IT Jobs, we collect Personal Information about Registered Users in order for Registered Users to take full advantage of Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s services. To do this it will be necessary for Registered Users to provide additional information to Sri Lanka IT Jobs.
Becoming a Registered User allows you to take advantage of more of the tools, services and resources that may assist you in finding a job. To become a Registered User you will need to submit some Personal Information such as your name and email address. You may access your information at any time by clicking ‘Settings’ on ‘the Site’. Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also use this information in order to customise the service we provide to you. For example, Sri Lanka IT Jobs may use this information to create a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile that you may choose to use in the future. However, we will never activate this Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (or any other service) without your express consent.
Other information Sri Lanka IT Jobs may collect
Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also collect and use information about your job Sri Lanka IT Jobsing needs, characteristics and priorities by collecting and analysing data about how you use or interact with, the products and services offered on the Site (including, by way of example, usage patterns around how regularly you update your profile or how often you submit job applications). Sri Lanka IT Jobs may use this information, including through automated processes applying algorithms, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, including without limitation to better tailor Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s offerings to your job Sri Lanka IT Jobsing needs and to provide more targeted services to Advertisers and to Candidates including to allow more targeted job opportunities to be surfaced to Candidates and to create ‘signals’ to advertisers that you may be more or less approachable for job opportunities (Approachability Signal). You may disengage your Approachability Signal by clicking here.
JobMail is an optional service available to Registered Users. Sri Lanka IT Jobs requests that Registered Users provide their email address, and information relating to their employment preferences so that Sri Lanka IT Jobs can notify Registered Users via email of jobs within their specified criteria. Registered Users can modify or delete their JobMail preferences (or their JobMail account) at any time by going to the ‘Saved Searches’ area of the Site.
Users of the Site may also subscribe to JobMail without creating a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile and becoming a Registered User by electing to do so when searching for jobs on the Site. If you choose to subscribe to JobMail in this manner, any Personal Information you provide us when creating your JobMail subscription will be stored and used by Sri Lanka IT Jobs in the same manner as if you were a Registered User. You will be able to unsubscribe from JobMail subscriptions at any point in time by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the email. In order to best utilise Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s services, we recommend creating a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (see below).
Registered Users may elect to store up to 10 resumes in their ‘Profile’ area, and use those resumes when applying for a job and to supplement their Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile. Deleting a resume from the ‘Profile’ area will mean it is no longer accessible to the Registered User. Deleted records may still be stored by Sri Lanka IT Jobs in testing or backup systems for a period of time.
Where resumes are held in testing environments, these are held in closed and secure environments and information is only used for the purpose of internal software testing. Information held in backup systems is only held for the purposes of backing up systems in the event of a data loss.
If you choose a stored resume as your default resume Sri Lanka IT Jobs may use an algorithm that uses that resume, along with other factors, to calculate how you may rate against other candidates in relation to job opportunities that are surfaced to you following a job search or otherwise through Sri Lanka IT Jobs products. This assessment may be shown to you when you are viewing a job ad and may also be shown to advertisers as an indication of Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s assessment of your suitability to a position that an advertiser is trying to fill.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile
A Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile can include a resume, employment and educational history, contact details, minimum salary expectations, and preferred job classifications and locations. You may populate this information on your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile or the information may be automatically populated using answers to questions you have provided as part of a job application. You can edit your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile at any time.
Advertisers are able to search Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s Profile database to find and contact relevant candidates. Upon registration, all Registered Users will be asked to create a personal Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (‘Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile’) by providing some key information and selecting one of the privacy settings outlined below. Candidates without Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profiles will also be required to create a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile when they first apply for a job on the Site. Registered Users can elect how much of their Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile they wish to share with Advertisers in the following ways:
1. In circumstances where Advertisers are searching to find and contact potential candidates, Registered users can elect one of the following privacy settings:
If you elect a “Standard” privacy setting for your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, then:
- except for your resume and contact details, your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile can be seen by Advertisers searching the Talent Search database;
- if an Advertiser wishes to purchase access to your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, your full Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile including your resume and contact details will be emailed immediately to the relevant Advertiser;
- an Advertiser may contact you via a Talent Search Connection Method;
- if you choose to follow a company within the Company Reviews section of the Site, your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, except for your resume and contact details, will be made available to that company; and
- Sri Lanka IT Jobs may parse information from your CV to populate your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile.
If you elect a” privacy setting for your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, then:
- except for your resume and contact details, your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile can be seen by Advertisers searching the Talent Search database (but Advertisers cannot purchase your resume and contact details);
- an Advertiser may contact you via a Talent Search Connection Method; and
- if you choose to follow a company within the Company Reviews section of the Site, your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, except for your resume and contact details, will be made available to that company.
If you elect a “Hidden” privacy setting for your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile, then your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile is completely hidden (thereby preventing Advertisers from viewing your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile). All information provided by you when creating a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (including your name, resume, email address, telephone numbers, employment and educational history) may be used by Sri Lanka IT Jobs for the purpose of improving placement opportunities for you or for tailoring specific products to you.
2. In circumstances where applying for a job opportunity requires some or all of your profile to be sent to the Advertiser, Registered Users are able to amend their Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile prior to applying (see the paragraph “In some circumstances, sending your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile with an application will be required” below).
Registered Users can modify their resume at any time, or modify the privacy options in relation to their Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile at any time, by going to the Profile area of the Site.
To delete your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile you will need to delete your entire account with Sri Lanka IT Jobs. Sri Lanka IT Jobs reserves the right to disable a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile at its sole discretion (for example if the information is found or believed to be untrue or being stored for improper purposes).
Making an online application to a job advertisement on Sri Lanka IT Jobs is a free and optional service that requires Candidates to complete mandatory fields (for example first name, last name, telephone number and email) so that the Advertiser can identify and contact the applicant. When first applying for a job, Candidates who do not have a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile will also be required to create a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile based on the information contained in their application – you may subsequently edit your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile here. Registered Users will also have the option of easily attaching a saved resume. When you apply for a job advertisement on the Site, applications, including attachments and cover letters, are:
- forwarded directly on to the Advertiser and/or its nominated representative, or
- stored in the Sri Lanka IT Jobs Advertiser Centre on behalf of the Advertiser. The Sri Lanka IT Jobs Advertiser Centre allows Advertisers to easily and effectively manage their recruitment process via one central facility made available by Sri Lanka IT Jobs.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs will also retain this information in order to customise the service we provide to Candidates.
Some advertisers may also require you to answer a list of questions selected by that Advertiser as part of your online application. By answering the Application questions you acknowledge that Sri Lanka IT Jobs will provide your answers to that Advertiser and may use your answers to populate your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile and enable Advertisers to surface that information when using Talent Search. Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also use your answers to improve our products, including through improving our search and matching capabilities.
By applying to a position advertised on Sri Lanka IT Jobs you are requesting that Sri Lanka IT Jobs pass the information you provide to the relevant Advertiser and/or their nominated representative. Any questions you have relating to a position advertised on Sri Lanka IT Jobs, your online application and/or the status of your application should be directed directly to the Advertiser or their nominated agent, not Sri Lanka IT Jobs. Sri Lanka IT Jobs reserves the right to disable or delete a saved resume or cover letter at its discretion.
Advertisers are asked by Sri Lanka IT Jobs to comply with all relevant obligations relating to the use and disclosure of Personal Information that is outlined in the Privacy Act. The use of your information (personal or otherwise) by these Advertisers is not within the control of Sri Lanka IT Jobs and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies
Candidates have the right to directly contact Advertisers to request access to any Personal Information that you have sent as part of an application or that has been provided to them as part of a Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile.
In some circumstances, sending your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile with an application will be required.
In order to apply for some job opportunities, some or all of your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile will be required to be shared with the Advertiser.
When this is required, notwithstanding the privacy setting chosen by you when creating your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (whether it be Standard, or Hidden as set out above), both your online application and some or all of your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile (which can include information submitted by you in connection with your employment, educational history, contact details, minimum salary expectations and preferred job classifications and locations) will be shared with the Advertiser.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs will notify you when your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile will be part of your application. Sri Lanka IT Jobs will also specify which parts of your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile will be sent to the Advertiser with your application.
You can edit your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile here at any time and prior to submitting your application.
Sri Lanka IT Jobs collects the company name, business address and billing address of Advertisers. It also collects the name, email address and phone number of a primary contact (also referred to on the Site as the ‘administrator’). Advertisers can choose to add additional users to their account, in which case Sri Lanka IT Jobs will collect the name and email address of those other users. Advertisers can change the company name or billing address by emailing [email protected] and can change any other details by emailing [email protected] Sri Lanka IT Jobs uses these details to manage your account, including sending Advertisers applications of Candidates, contacting Advertisers if there is an issue with their job ad and organising payment and invoicing of the account.
Communications to and from Sri Lanka IT Jobs
Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also provide you with selected information about job placement and career-related topics in email communications including in our email newsletter ‘Sri Lanka IT Jobs News Update’. From time to time Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also contact you by telephone. You agree that Sri Lanka IT Jobs may contact you about products and services purchased or used by you, and to offer additional products and services. Registered Users may ‘opt-out’ of receiving emails from Sri Lanka IT Jobs in the ‘Settings’ area of the Site, otherwise, Users may opt-out by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ in the footer of an email received.
When we speak to you over the phone we may record the calls for training, verification and quality assurance purposes. Any Personal Information collected on those calls is used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Contractors and Partners
Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also disclose your Personal Information to Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s service providers, contractors and partners from time to time but only for the purpose of:
- assisting us to deliver the products and services we offer to you
- enabling you to access the products or services they offer
Related Bodies Corporate
Sri Lanka IT Jobs may also disclose your Personal Information to Sri Lanka IT Jobs’s related bodies corporate from time to time but only for the purpose of assisting Sri Lanka IT Jobs and its related bodies corporate to provide and improve the products and services offered to job search candidates, advertisers and other users of each of their websites and products including (but not to):
- data enhancement and parsing to facilitate product functionality and service quality;
- product development to respond to market changes and customer needs and requests;
- development and improvement of algorithms servicing product functionality (e.g. Search recommendations);
- IT security measures for the benefit of protecting customer data;
- data aggregation to support customer experiences, support services, and data analytics; and
- ensuring the proper and more efficient working of the IT systems and services.
If you are signed in to your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile on the Site and visit the website of one of our related bodies corporate, we may track or monitor your behaviour on that site to enable Sri Lanka IT Jobs and its related bodies corporate to improve and tailor the products and services offered to you including providing you with relevant content based on your online activity.
Storage & Security of Personal Information
Sri Lanka IT Jobs takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our system and to protect your information from misuse, interference and loss as well as unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Sri Lanka IT Jobs allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers, either in Sri Lanka or overseas (including the United States of America), that are protected in controlled facilities.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality and privacy of any Personal Information held by Sri Lanka IT Jobs. Except in the case of breaches of our obligations under the Privacy Act to protect your Personal Information, Sri Lanka IT Jobs will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your Personal Information.
In the event of a data breach, Sri Lanka IT Jobs is committed to complying in all respects with the requirements of all Sri Lankan Privacy Laws and where required, the provisions of the GDPR. You can also play an important role in keeping your Personal Information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and support used on the Site. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security relating to your account.
Access to Your Information
Unless you become a Registered User, subscribe to JobMail and/or submit a job application online, or become an Advertiser, Sri Lanka IT Jobs does not collect information that identifies you personally. If you become a Registered User, you are able to change or update your profile at any time by logging in to the’ Profile’ area of the Site. Users who are JobMail subscribers but not Registered Users do not have access to this additional functionality, however, you are able to unsubscribe from JobMail. In addition, any user is able to at any time request that Sri Lanka IT Jobs deletes any Personal Information held by us by accessing the Site, logging in to your account and accessing the ‘Settings’ section.
Candidates who have applied for any position on the Site should be aware that the Advertiser to whom their application is sent may also be holding their Personal Information and should you wish to access that information this should be requested directly from those Advertisers.
COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Information about your COVID-19 vaccination status is sensitive information under the Privacy Act and as such, Sri Lanka IT Jobs takes all reasonable steps to ensure that this information is protected from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure and to ensure that this information is stored securely. Sri Lanka IT Jobs will only collect information in relation to your COVID-19 vaccination status with your consent and will only provide it to Advertisers when directly requested to do so by Advertisers as part of facilitating their recruitment process. Your COVID-19 vaccination status will not be displayed on your Sri Lanka IT Jobs Profile and will only be provided to an Advertiser where you choose to provide that information and consent to it being provided as part of an application process. Sri Lanka IT Jobs will take all reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify information about your COVID-19 vaccination status when it is no longer required. You may access and request correction if the information in relation to your COVID-19 vaccination status is inaccurate or has changed by contacting Sri Lanka IT Jobs – see the contact us section below.
We retain the information you provide to us and which we collect about you, including Personal Information and Personal Data, for so long as we continue to provide services to you and specifically until such time as you request us to delete your Personal Information and Personal Data.
Feedback and Complaints about privacy and the Sri Lanka IT Jobs website
Sri Lanka IT Jobs welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the Site. Sri Lanka IT Jobs stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback may be used to administer and refine the service we provide and may be shared with Sri Lanka IT Jobs partners either in aggregate form or with specific identifying characteristics removed.
If you have any complaints about our dealings with your Personal Information including any breaches by us of any Sri Lankan Privacy Principles or any questions regarding this Privacy Statement you are able to submit that complaint or query by contacting us at [email protected] or using the “Contact Us” form www.srilankaitjobs.lk.
Any complaints received by us will be referred to our compliance team for prompt investigation and a written response will be provided to you as soon as possible.
If you have any feedback or questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with Sri Lanka IT Jobs, you can contact us in the following ways:
Email: [email protected]
Provision of Copy of Privacy Statement
If you require a hard copy of this Privacy Statement or a copy in some other format to suit your particular needs please contact us using any of the methods detailed in the “Contact Us” paragraph above, and we will arrange for a suitable copy to be provided to you.