When you visit the Website our servers automatically record information that your browser sends. This data may include information such as your device's IP address, browser type and version, operating system type and version, language preferences or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Website, pages of our Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Website, access times and dates, and other statistics.
This information is used only to identify potential abuse and to gather statistical information about usage of the CareerFairy Website. This statistical information is not aggregated in a way that would identify individual visitors to the CareerFairy Website.
You can visit the CareerFairy Website without revealing any information by which we or anyone else could identify you. If, however, you wish to create or log in to an account on the CareerFairy Website, you will be asked to provide the following personal data:
You can choose not to provide us with personal data, but then you will not be able to create an account, upload your CV, be notified of scheduled livestreams or rewatch past livestreams.
If you would like to update or your profile information, you can do so by directly amending the information in the “My Profile” section of your account. If you would like to delete your personal data or permanently delete your account, you can do so by contacting us by email at email@example.com
We will keep and use your personal data for as long as we need to for compliance with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Any data we do hold onto will be anonymous. Any personally identifiable information such as your name and e-mail address will be deleted after a defined period. The rest of the data is therefore anonymous and will be used to analyse general market and website trends but without an identifiable personal information.
When creating an account on CareerFairy, we will hold on to your personal data for a maximum duration of 36 months after your last participation in a Career Live Stream, as most students will have completed their studies by then. After this period, we will delete your personal data and your personal account.
The personal data we hold about you is collected directly from you. We may use it for the following purposes:
Personal data collected by CareerFairy are transferred to and stored on a secure server in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The server is hosted by Google Germany GmbH which safeguards personal data in accordance with CareerFairy’s instructions.
If you agree to share your personal data with a potential employer, CareerFairy will transfer a copy of your personal data to that employer.
We work with employers both within and outside the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Employers within the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are subject to the same or similar data protection rules as CareerFairy. Employers outside these countries, however, may not be subject to data protection rules
Where we work with an employer located outside the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, we take appropriate steps to ensure that they protect your personal data. These steps may include:
If you do not want your personal data to be shared with potential employers outside the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, please do not sign up for those employers’ talent pools.
We will not share your personal data with any potential employer unless you have given your consent by joining the talent pool of a specific company. If you change your mind, you can untick the box at any time.
Once a potential employer has a copy of your personal data, the employer is responsible for its own handling of that personal data. If you have concerns about the privacy practices of a potential employer, or if you wish to have your personal data deleted from the records of a potential employer, please contact that employer directly.
You have the following rights over your personal data that we process. In particular, you have the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, if you no longer want us to process your personal data, you can delete your account at any time by sending us an e-mail at email@example.com. Deleting your account will erase all copies of your personal data collected via the CareerFairy Website.
We do not knowingly collect any personal data from children. If you are under the age of 18, please do not create an account on the CareerFairy Website.
We may use aggregated and anonymous data derived from or incorporating your personal data after you update or delete it, as long as we are no longer able to identify you.
We offer mailshots as part of our service. All e-mails sent from CareerFairy will clearly state who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by altering the privacy settings in your account or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you will continue to receive essential transactional emails unless you delete your account.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or to deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to your computer.
The CareerFairy Website uses the following cookies:
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
You can accept or decline cookies, but if you choose to decline cookies, some parts of the CareerFairy Website may not work properly on your computer. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit allaboutcookies.org.
Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. The CareerFairy Website does not track its visitors over time or across third party websites.
The CareerFairy Website contains links to websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites and recommend that you review the privacy policies of those websites before you start to browse them.
We use Google Firebase to help maintain the security and performance of the CareerFairy website.
If the security of the CareerFairy Website is compromised or your personal data is disclosed to third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, we will take appropriate measures including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation with data protection authorities as required by law. We will notify you by email if we believe that there is a significant risk of harm to you as a result of the breach.
If we are required to disclose your personal data in connection with a request by a government authority we will – provided that we are permitted to do so – notify you first.
This document was last updated on February 22nd, 2020.