This policy explains our information practices, defines your privacy options and describes how your information is collected and used by us.
This policy covers the websites at teach.fm and blog.teach.fm (the "Site").
By using or visiting the Sites, you agree to the collection and use of information in the manner described below.
How to reach us
Special note to international users
For E.U. citizens, Site complies with the EU GDPR standards regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Site adheres to the requirements of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.
Information you provide
You will most likely provide personal information to us when you submit a job application, submit a contact form message, sign up as a Site user, downloads, or newsletters, register.
Personal information we collect
Business contact data
We collect all the business contact data sent through emails or web forms on teach.fm from visitors. When you create your teach.fm account, you will be required to provide certain business contact data, including your first and last name, a user name (which will be your email address), the country in which you or your company reside, your nationality, your gender, your time zone, your current job and a password. If you are a teacher, we collect and store all of the additional information that you provide to us in your profile. This may include: your location, pictures and videos you choose to post, postal and email addresses, telephone number(s), social network data, information concerning your social circumstances, including age, date of birth, marital status, employment details and job title, education/qualification information, gender, religion, race, health details. For the purposes of certain services, we offer, including the facilitation of international visas, with your consent, we may also collect information pertaining to your dependents, who may be minors.
Site operates only with business contact data voluntarily provided by user. We only collect business contact data as required to establish and maintain the employment, contractual or other business relationship. We will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws.
Data we collect
In addition to the business contact data you supply, we collect certain information to evaluate how visitors, guests, and members use the Site.
When you visit our Website or click through hyperlinks appearing thereon, or use one or more of our services, we may use an industry-wide technology called "cookies" which stores certain information on your computer and which will allow us to customize your experience to better match your interests and preferences or simply facilitate your signing-in to use the services. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. Please note, however, that if you set your browser to block acceptance of cookies, you may not be able to use the Service or enter our Website or it may otherwise adversely impact the functionality of the site. By allowing your browser settings to accept cookies from this Website or Service, you consent to our placement of cookies on your personal computer and/or technology device. However, users of our Website and Service can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies or other technologies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website or Service and other parts of our Service may not work properly. If you do not wish to share this information with teach.fm, then you should take steps to limit the passive collection of data about your activities on our site, for example, by changing your browser settings to disable cookies. We reserve the right to use and disclose such Non Personal Information, as well as any other Non-Personal Information we collect, with our advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.
Social media features and widgets
Search Engine Ads
Site applied some tracking codes generated by those search engines to record user IPs and page viewing flows.
If you choose to engage in the purchase of any service from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information.
How we use information
The purpose for collecting business contact data about prospective placement candidates is primarily to provide recruitment services and representation, to maintain employer and candidate relationships, communicate effectively with our employers using contact details they provided.
We may also use your business contact data to:
- Respond to your comments, questions and requests, provide customer service, provide you with the specific services that you have requested, such as to link you with a registered employer or teacher.
- Communicate with you about services, offers and promotions and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
- Manage your account and send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
If you have given your consent, we may also use your business contact data that we collect to send you marketing or other commercial communications.
If you receive commercial emails from us, you may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time.
We will only share your business contact data as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, at the time this information is collected either from you or through some other form of consent from you:
- For recruitment services we provide for employers or with consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf, including our legal and financial advisors and your business contact data may therefore be disclosed, transferred, stored (including electronically) or processed for the purposes described herein.
- In response to a request for information from a court, law enforcement agency or other government agency if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law
- To investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for Site.
Any personally identifiable information you create when signing up at our Site, including public profile, will be available to others. If you delete your account copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of our website or other online platforms, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
Your information and our service providers
We use third party service providers from time to time to carry out certain functions for us such as website hosting and maintenance, customer relationship management, and database storage and management. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.
Link to other websites
Our Commitment to Data Security
Access to your data is limited to authorized teach.fm staff. We adopt reasonable physical, technical and organizational security processes to safeguard the information that you submit to teach.fm