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WeSolv Privacy Policy

WeSolv is committed to protecting your privacy. We don't just solve challenges, we protect you to avoid them. This privacy policy tells you about our online collection, use and disclosure of personal information. The terms of this policy apply to all personal information collected by WeSolv on the website WeSolv.co and other WeSolv websites or email which are linked to WeSolv.co

This site is operated by WeSolv, LLC. ("WeSolv") and may be accessed in the United States and abroad. For personal information protection purposes, WeSolv is the controller and, unless otherwise noted, is also the processor of the personal information. Information collected may be retained as long as it is reasonably required for the purposes it was collected.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into WeSolv’s Terms and Conditions by reference, as if set forth fully therein, which must be reviewed and accepted by you. Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 18. WeSolv does not knowingly collect personal information online from visitors in this age group.

Privacy Personnel

We have personnel of WeSolv to be accountable for our policies and practices with respect to the management of personal information. You may forward any questions, comments or complaints that you might have about this privacy policy to info@wesolv.co.


Information Collection and Use

Our primary goals in collecting, using and processing information via the Platform are to provide Users with access to and use of our Platform, to improve and further develop our Platform and to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Site.

Personally Identifiable Information

  • In the course of using the Platform (whether as a Company  or Company), we may ask you to provide us with, or grant us access to, or permission to obtain, certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you; personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, company name, email address, postal address, work experience and interests, and phone number (”Information“).

  • If you use the Platform to make or receive payments, we will also collect certain Personal Information such as credit card information, Swipe, PayPal or other financial account information, and billing address.

  • We may collect additional Personal Information to validate your identity, such as your date of birth, place of birth or taxpayer identification number. We may request documents to verify this information, such as a copy of your government-issued identification or photo, and we may authenticate it against third party databases or request a credit report.

  • As further described in our Terms of Service, you may register or input data onto our Platform directly via the Site or by logging into your account with certain third party social networking services (including, but not limited to, LinkedIn or Facebook) (“SNS”) via our Site. If you choose to input data via an SNS, we will use the Personal Information you have provided to the SNS (such as your ”real” name, email address, gender, prior experience and other information you make publicly available via the SNS) to modify and update your account; the information we extract may depend on the privacy settings you have with the SNS. Other than what we may share with the SNS as described below, the Personal Information an SNS has about you is obtained by the SNS independent of our Platform, and WeSolv is not responsible for its accuracy, legality, or non-infringement.

  • You may link your WeSolv account to your SNS account, in which case the SNS may share certain information about you with other SNS users, as well as sharing certain information about other SNS users with you. You represent that you are authorized to use your SNS account for the purposes described herein without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern the SNS, and without obligating WeSolv to pay any fees or making WeSolv subject to any usage limitations imposed by such SNS. You can disable the link between your WeSolv account and your SNS account at any time though the “Settings” section of the Site. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ANY SNS IS GOVERNED SOLELY BY YOUR AGREEMENT(S) WITH SUCH SNS. If your SNS account terminates, then functions enabled through the link between your WeSolv account and your SNS account will terminate as well.

  • We also collect other information that you provide in connection with your use of the Platform (e.g., zip code (on its own) and individual preferences) (“Non-Identifying Information”). We collect additional Non-Identifying Information from Company s in the form of information related to jobs posted via the Platform (e.g., budget, location, history of job listings, timing of job performance and feedback/rating information). We also collect additional Non-Identifying Information from Students in connection with Student profiles (e.g., information on jobs previously performed, skills, tests taken, hourly pay rates and feedback/rating information).

  • We use your Personal Information (in some cases, in conjunction with your Non-Identifying Information) mainly to provide the Platform, complete your transactions, and administer your inquiries.

Certain Non-Identifying Information would be considered a part of your Personal Information if it were combined with other identifiers (for example, combining your zip code with your street address) in a way that enables you to be identified. But the same pieces of information are considered Non-Identifying Information when they are taken alone or combined only with other non-identifying information (for example, your viewing preferences). We may combine your Personal Information with Non-Identifying Information and aggregate it with information collected from other WeSolv Users to attempt to provide you with a better experience, to improve the quality and value of the Platform, and to analyze and understand how our Site and Platform are used, and to generate general industry analysis. We may also use the combined information without aggregating it to serve you specifically, for instance to deliver a product to you according to your preferences or restrictions.

When you register for the Platform, you will be opting-in to receive WeSolv emails, newsletters, marketing and/or promotional materials. , we will also use your Personal Information to send this content to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, you can opt-out or customize the type of messages you receive from WeSolv by by emailing us at info@WeSolv.co.  Please note that any such opt-out applies solely to marketing related emails. WeSolv will still need to communicate with you via email with regarding non-marketing related matters related to the Platform and you acknowledge and agree that WeSolv has the right to do so.


WeSolv's Use of Personal Information 
WeSolv uses Personal Information for the following general purposes:

  • To provide our products and the Platform,

  • For billing, identification and authentication, and fraud prevention,

  • To analyze Site usage and improve our products and the Platform,

  • To contact you and deliver administrative notices and communications relevant to your use our products and services,

  • For internal market research, troubleshooting problems, and detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity,

  • To allow Companies to contact you for employment purposes

  • For distribution to third-party Students that provide services to WeSolv and partners of WeSolv who are bound by confidentiality obligations with respect to any Personal Information that we share with them.

  • To enforce our Terms of Service, and

  • As otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy.


We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Platform, to provide the services of the Platform on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, fraud detection and improvement of the Siteʼs features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Platform are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. Although we ensure that our third party agents (“Agents”) receiving your information are bound by confidentiality obligations. WeSolv is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any issues that may arise regarding the Privacy Policies of any of its agents, affiliates, advertiser and/or any other third parties. By using this website, you do hereby agree to hold WeSolv indemnify, defend and hold harmless WeSolv from any claims and/or damages that may arise from the actions of any of WeSolvʼs Agents, affiliates and/or advertisers.

Two things drive WeSolvʼs decisions regarding the use of information collected from users: 1) improving user experience by offering personalized services, content and advertising, and 2) market research.


Ads are a standard part of user experience on the Internet, and WeSolv believes that targeted advertising enhances this experience. WeSolv may use Cookies (defined below) and other technologies and Personal Information to place ads where they believe interested parties will see them. In addition to banner ads, WeSolv may advertise products, companies and events that we think might interest you through the email address you provide.

WeSolv may analyze Personal Information and Web Navigational Data based on your interests and may use the analysis from this information in a way that does not contain any Personal Information (“Market Research”) in order to:

  • Market the Platform

  • Improve the likelihood of a sale to a new Users

  • Increase the likelihood that a User's experience with the Platform is relevant to its interests

WeSolv uses data at the individual level to sell products and services to Users who express an interest in these products and services, through a poll for example, or to Users who can be presumed to have an interest based on results from our Market Research.

WeSolv may use your cell phone number to call or text you in order to provide the Platform. If you would like more information about our policy, or to opt out, please review our Terms of Service, available at www.WeSolv.co  and email  info@WeSolv.co ; by accepting these Terms of Service you are indicating your consent to be contacted at the phone number you have provided for the purposes described above.


Information Sharing

  • When you submit information to WeSolv, it is collected, processed and maintained solely by us or by third party Agents who are bound by confidentiality obligations. We may allow our business partners to collect information about Users that is not extremely sensitive Information. If you would like to opt out from the onward transfer of your information to our non-agent partners, you may send us an email at info@WeSolv.co. Include the word ”privacy” in the subject line of the email and all your registration information in the body of the email.

  • We may share or otherwise use aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may otherwise disclose Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.

  • Some WeSolv content is “sponsored by” or “presented by” other companies. WeSolv shares market research data (how the sponsorship performed, names of contest winners, etc.) collected on this website or via email surveys with these partners. This information is aggregated and not linked to specific Users.

  • Partners may sponsor promotions, contests and sweepstakes that require you to reveal details such as your name, address or phone number. When a Partner-sponsored contest or sweepstakes is made available through our Platform, it will contain a link to the Partnerʼs privacy policy. Always check their privacy policy before revealing information about yourself. If you don't want these sponsors to have your Personal Information, you can choose to not participate in their contests, sweepstakes and other offerings.

  • WeSolv reserves the right to disclose Personal Information from both private and public areas of this website at our discretion, if required by law or if we are given reason to believe, in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary in order to prevent harm to our Platform or our Users or to protect the rights of our Users, the general public, or WeSolv, to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.

  • Finally, WeSolv reserves the right to transfer, sell and/or distribute all information collected through the Platform to an affiliate, subsidiary, or third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or part of our business, assets or stock. We will require that new entity follows this Privacy Policy with respect to your Personal Information, as and to the extent required by applicable law, unless and until you consent to a different privacy policy of the new entity.


Student-Company Communication and Work Product

As part of the Services, we may collect information and communication transferred between Student and Company, including without limitation the Work Product. Such data may include information input, sent or delivered by the Student or Company  such as a memo, project details and timeline and responses to queries. WeSolv may use this information for statistical analysis, product development, marketing and research. Except as noted above, we do not treat information contained in these communications as Personal Information, but we may use such information in association with Personal Information, and we may aggregate, analyze and evaluate such information for the same purposes as stated above regarding other Non-Identifying Information.


Log Data

When you visit the Site, whether as a registered user or a non-registered user just browsing the Site (a ‘User”), our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data ” ). This Log Data may include information such as your computerʼs Internet Protocol (‘IP”) address, browser type, browser software version or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site, pages of our Site that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Site, access times and dates, and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Siteʼs functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor it to our visitorsʼ needs, and to detect suspicious activity. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information. We do not treat Log Data as Personal Information, but we may use it in association with Personal Information, and we may aggregate, analyze and evaluate such Log Data for the same purposes as stated above regarding other Non-Identifying Information.


Cookies

Like many websites, we use ”Cookies”, a small data file that we transfer to your computerʼs hard disk for record-keeping purposes, to collect information. We use Cookies for two purposes. First, we utilize persistent Cookies to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Site and to track your compliance with our marketplace policies. Second, we utilize session ID Cookies to enable certain features of the Site, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage by WeSolv Users and web traffic routing on the Site. Unlike persistent Cookies, session Cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Site and Platform and then close your browser. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a Cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept Cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of the Platform.


No PHI

While WeSolv takes security and privacy very seriously, WeSolv is not a HIPAA Business Associate and the WeSolv Platform is not HIPAA-compliant and should not be used to store any protected health information (“PHI”). You agree that you will not upload or store any documents containing PHI. To do so would be a violation of our Terms of Service.


Phishing

Identity theft and the practice currently known as ”phishing” are of great concern to WeSolv. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. We suggest advise you not to respond to and to promptly report any email or telephone communication purporting to be from WeSolv in which such information is collected. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

Student Profiles


If you choose to use the Platform as a Student, you will be able to create a profile, which will be publicly viewable via the Platform. Such profile information may include, but not limited to, profile picture, name, location, information on Challenges previously performed via the Platform and outside the Platform, skills, tests taken, University and feedback/rating information. You may edit your Student profile via your account.


Enterprise Challenges

If you choose to post an Enterprise Challenge llisting via the Platform as a Company , the contents of such Challenge listing will be viewable via the Platform. Challenge listings may include information such as prizes, location, history of Challenge listing by the Company. If you choose to apply for a Challenges as a Student via the Platform, we will share with the applicable Company information related to your application, including, but not limited to, the information contained in your Company  profile.


Changing or Deleting Your Information

All registered users may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by contacting us or by making edits via their accounts. If you completely delete all such information, then your account may become deactivated. If you would like us to delete your account in our system, please contact us at info@WeSolv.co. If you have a Student or Company  profile on the Platform, you may update the information stored in your profile by logging in to your account. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request; however, your Personal Information may remain in our archives. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. Please bear in mind that neither you nor WeSolv can delete all copies of information that has been previously shared with others on the Site.


Security

WeSolv is very concerned with safeguarding your Personal Information. The security of such Personal Information is important to us. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. When you use the Platform to share Work Product and Personal Information, that Work Product and Personal Information will be made available to the Users with whom you agree to share such information. These Users, and not WeSolv will be responsible for the privacy and security of your Work Product and Personal Information in accordance with the terms of any arrangement, including, without limitation, any non-disclosure agreement entered into with these other Users.


International Transfer

Your information may be transferred outside of the jurisdiction in which you reside and may be stored or otherwise maintained on — information systems and devices located in jurisdictions where the privacy laws differ from and in some cases may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, WeSolv transfers Personal Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer and your acknowledgement and acceptance of the fact that the treatment of such information will governed by the applicable laws of the United States.


Links to Other Sites

Our Site will contains links to other websites. If you choose to click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third partyʼs website. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own Cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit Personal Information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the Personal Information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.


Children

This Site is not directed to persons under 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at info@WeSolv.co. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our files.


Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info@WeSolv.co

info@wesolv.co
408-315-1485
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