Privacy Policy

Welcome to Elivade, operated by Elivade LLC (“Elivade” and sometimes referred to as “our”). This Privacy Policy addresses Elivade’s practices regarding information collected from users and visitors of our Services and only addresses information collected directly through or from our Services – it does not address or govern any information-gathering, use, or dissemination practices related to information collected from the visitor (sometimes referred to as a “visitor,” “you” or “your”) other than directly through or from our Services, such as from telephone, facsimile, postal mail, personal delivery, or other or additional offline means or media.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into Elivade’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. Elivade does not knowingly collect personal information online from visitors in this age group.

Collection of Personal Information from Services Visitors

In addition to other collection methods specifically set forth herein, Elivade may collect: (a) the email addresses of users that communicate with Elivade via email; and (b) information knowingly provided by the user through our Services in informational sections, including any contact, registration, profile update or application forms. We also collect information when you use the Website and Services. For example, we may collect information when you view or click on ads on or off our Services, perform a search, share articles, share content and apply to jobs on company’s pages through our Services. We may also collect access times, sites linked from, pages visited, links and features used, content viewed or requested, browser or application type, language and other such information. We maintain records of your downloads, the content you have provided us with, your requests, your contacts and communications and other interactions with us and other Members. You may use features in the Service to share your status, content, personal information or to interact with other users, sites and services. By using these features you agree that we may use and provide that information to other services and persons with whom you choose to interact or share this information. Elivade may also use Internet cookies and other identifiers or methods of web analysis to gather, store, and track certain information related to your visit to and activity on our Services. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of your information being used in this way, most computer systems and web browsers offer privacy settings and options, such as disabling cookies or opting for “Do Not Track” features. Elivade does not override these settings or options, and encourages you to use them to enhance your choices and personalize your experiences. However, in order to access certain content, features, services, products or benefits on our Services, you may be required to provide Elivade with certain information, including some types of personally identifying information such as your email, educational & professional history, business affiliation, address, and phone number. If you do not wish to provide such information through our Services or if you opt to utilize the aforementioned privacy features of your computer system or web browser, you may not be able to obtain certain content, features, services, products or benefits of our Services.

Use of Personal Information Collected

Personal information collected by Elivade may be used by Elivade for limited purposes, including recordkeeping, editorial and feedback purposes, content improvement, or to customize the content and layout of our Services. Personally identifying information, such as names, postal and email addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information voluntarily provided to Elivade may be added to Elivade’s databases and used for future contact regarding updates to our Services or new services provided by Elivade. From time to time, Elivade may need to contact you regarding information you submitted to Elivade. You agree that Elivade may use your personal information for such contact with you. Elivade may also desire to contact you for market research purposes or to provide you with marketing information that Elivade believes would be of particular interest. You will have the option of not being contacted by Elivade and opting-out of such contacts by selecting the opt-out option in your profile. You may also opt-out from receiving certain messages in the manner set forth below.

Using Third-Party Services and Third-Party Sites

You allow us to receive information when you use your Account to log in to a third-party website or application. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to companies hosting our plugins and similar technologies to help them measure traffic to their websites, but no personal data. You allow us to receive information about your visits and interaction with the sites and services of our partners that include our cookies and similar technologies, unless you opt out.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third parties

Except as specifically set forth herein, any personally-identifying information that you provide to Elivade through our Services will not be disclosed to third parties not affiliated with Elivade. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any information you submit to Elivade, including any personally-identifying information you include in your personal profile with our Services, may be viewed and accessed by others, and may be indexed and displayed through our Services’s internal search engines and other publicly accessible search engines. Your personally-identifying information may also be disclosed to third parties in order to verify that information, including by contacting your educational institution or business affiliation, and in order to provide you with the services requested through our Services, including to third party payment processors for the processing of payments. Personally-identifying information, such as your publicly available profile on Elivade, or your uploaded CV, may be provided to third parties interested in recruiting you as a potential candidate. Personally-identifying information may be used by Elivade approved third party vendors to assist Elivade in providing, improving, analyzing, and securing our Services. Identifying and non-identifying user information and data may also be disclosed or distributed to a third party with which Elivade enters or reasonably may enter into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase, or to a third party pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, in response to a request by or on behalf of any local, state, federal, or other government agency, department, or body, whether or not pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, or if determined by Elivade in its sole judgment that such disclosure or distribution is appropriate to protect the life, health, or property of Elivade or any other person or entity. In addition, identifying and non-identifying user information and data may be provided to third parties that contract with Elivade to provide products, information, or other services that Elivade believes that visitors to our Services may be interested in obtaining. While Elivade may undertake efforts to see that any third party to which Elivade discloses personally-identifying information is under an obligation to use the personal information solely for the purposes for which the information was disclosed, such third parties are independent third parties over which Elivade exercises no control. Elivade is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third parties.

We do not rent or sell personal information that you have not posted on our Services, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not disclose personal information that is not published to your profile or by you on the platform without your consent, unless we have a good faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties; (4) respond to other Member inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property, or safety of our Services, the Members or the public.

Search

You may have the ability to search for Members, employment opportunities, and information about companies on our Services. For example, you may find Members with particular expertise or experience, or Members that you may know from your industry or profession. You may also find employment opportunities and information about companies. We use personal information from our Services, including Member profiles, to inform and refine our search service.

Elivade Communications

Elivade may communicate with you through means available via the Service which may include, email, text message and push notifications. Examples of these communications may include: (1) information on how to best use our Services, new features and updates; (2) service communications – service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of the Services; (3) promotional communications, and promotional communications directly or on behalf of our partners, including job opportunities and information from companies that are hiring. These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences. You may change your email and contact preferences at any time by signing into your Account and changing your email settings. You can also opt out promotional messages. If you wish to opt-out of receiving promotional emails at any time, please click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email. You can also e-mail your request to info@elivade.com

Member Communication, Comments and User Content

All materials or comments posted to public areas of our Services are public. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for further details concerning User Content and other materials submitted to our Services. As such, Elivade assumes no liability for the accuracy of such information, no duty to update or correct such information, and no liability for such communications arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. If applicable, communications between Members initiated through the Services may list your name and profile information in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide the recipient with aggregate information about you.

Other Disclosures

We disclose information if legally required to do so, or at our discretion pursuant to a request from a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith, after considering your privacy interests and other factors, that such action is necessary to: (1) meet legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect our rights or property or; or (3) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (4) protect the personal safety of Members or the public.

We may disclose and transfer information to a third party who acquires any or all of Elivade’s business, whether such acquisition is my way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

California Residents

Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (the “Shine the Light” law), California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services from Elivade are entitled to request and obtain from us once per calendar year information about the customer information about them that we have shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of customer information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in 2016 will receive information regarding 2015 sharing activities). If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this information, please submit a written request to info@elivade.com

Right to Change Privacy Policy

Elivade reserves the right at any time to modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy. Your use of our Services following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy as changed. Any change to this Privacy Policy shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited our Services before the change was made. It is the obligation of users visiting our Services before the change to learn of changes to the Privacy Policy since their last visit.