Privacy Policy


Effective Date: September 14, 2017

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how Takl, Inc. and our affiliates and subsidiaries ("Takl" or "we" or "us" or "our") treats information collected or provided in connection with transactions, activities, and data gathered when a User ("you" or "User") visits or uses the Takl Platform. This Policy is incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use Any capitalized terms used and not defined in this Policy shall have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Use.

Please note that the use of the Takl Platform constitutes your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not agree with how we have determined to handle your information, please do not visit or use the Takl Platform.

  1. 1. Effective Date and Changes

This Policy applies to all information collected by or provided to us on or after the Effective Date. Takl will periodically review and revise this Policy as Takl modifies the Platform and will update the Effective Date above upon any such changes. We will treat your continued use of the Takl Platform following such changes as your acceptance of them. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy.

If our practices change regarding previously collected Personal Information in a way that would be materially less restrictive than those policies in effect at the time we collected the information, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice and to obtain consent to any such uses as may be required by law, but we will not be liable for any failure to do so.

  1. 2. Personal Information Collected on the Takl Platform

Because we respect your rights to your own privacy, we are committed to our policies established for the collection and/or use of your “Personal Information,” which is hereby defined as “full name, username, postal address, phone number, email address, age, birth date, and any information that could be used to identify, contact, or locate you directly without using the Takl Platform.”

For the purposes of this Policy, Personal Information does not include your photograph or other image. Takl has determined to establish separate policies specifically governing the use of photographs for and on the Takl Platform in Section 5 herein and further in “Photographs” provision of our Terms of Use.

By using the Takl Platform, you are authorizing us to collect, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Takl Platform. However, we also provide Users with options and choices regarding how we use and disclose some or all of your Personal Information, as set forth specifically below, including how to access, correct, and/or remove it. You may avoid further said data collection by uninstalling the App from your mobile device and not otherwise using the Takl Platform.

When you visit or use the Takl Platform, we collect information about you in the following general categories.

  1. 3. Use of Information

We only use your Personal Information for Takl-Platform related purposes. (This includes the information collected by our third-party service providers, set forth herein; however, this does not include our use of photographs, which is governed separately).

Specifically, the purposes of our “use” includes platform-analytics, marketing, advertising, and other purposes designed to help us efficiently operate and improve the Takl Platform in the following manner:

  1. 4. Advertising and Advertising Opt-Out Provisions

We may use your Personal Information to provide advertising on/for the Takl Platform. At Takl, however, we do not rent, sell, or share your Personal Information with other parties or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes without your express consent.

We may also send you email and other messages with personalized offers and information about products and services, and we may use Personal Information to show you online advertising on the Takl Platform, other websites, and other online services.

Takl provides Users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email marketing communications from us and our partners and gives Users the option to remove their information from our database, to not receive future email marketing communications, or to no longer receive our service. If you receive an unsolicited marketing email from a Takl email address, please contact privacy@takl.com.

Third parties, including Facebook, may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from the websites and apps you visit and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. You may be able to opt-out of receiving personalized advertisements from advertisers and/or advertising networks who are either members of the Network Advertising Initiative or subscribers to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. To learn more about your choices for opting out of personalized advertising through websites and/or apps, please visit:

 

We also use Twitter Ads products for purposes of conversion tracking and serving ads targeted to Users’ interests. You can opt out of interest-based advertising on Twitter by adjusting your personalized ad settings for your Twitter account, or using the DAA’s opt-out tool above. You can also learn more about Twitter Ads programs at: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405.

You may also be able to change your mobile device settings to opt out of personalized advertising through apps. For example, for iOS mobile devices, go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; scroll down to “Privacy”; select “Advertising”; and turn on “Limit Ad Tracking.” Also, for location-based ads, you may go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; select “Privacy”; select “Location Services”; select “System Services”; and de-select “Location-Based Apple Ads.” For Android mobile Devices, go to “Google Settings” on your Device; select “Ads”; and check the box labeled “Opt Out of Interest-Based Ads.”

Please note that when you opt-out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Takl Platform and/or our ads on other internet websites.

We may anonymize or aggregate data collected through the Takl Platform and use it for any authorized purpose.

  1. 5. Use of Your Profile Pictures and Other Job-related Pictures 

Your “Photos” is defined as any photograph(s), image(s), or graphic(s) that we obtain from Users through the Takl Platform, including User-supplied profile pictures and service-related job photos (See also additional related policies set forth in “Customer’s Confidential Information” and “Photographs” in our Terms of Use).

Unless we expressly obtain your individual permission, Takl will only use your Photos specifically for Takl-platform related purposes, including marketing, advertising, and other related purposes. Takl will not share your Photos with other third-parties for their direct marketing purposes.

  1. 6. Disclosure of Information to Others

When you use the Takl Platform, our third-party partners, such as ad networks and analytics providers, use tracking technologies to collect information about how the Takl Platform is used and about the devices used to access the Takl Platform. Our partners also may collect information about your online activities over time and on other websites or apps. When our third-party partners provide such features, they are governed by the privacy policies of their governing organizations. You may be able to change browser or app settings to block and delete these technologies when you access the Takl Platform, but that might interfere with the Takl Platform’s proper functioning.

To operate the Takl Platform, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Takl Platform, we may share your Personal Information with vendors, agents, and third-party service providers in exchange for their support services like email origination, receipt/support services, and other user relationship management services.

As set forth herein, we do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information (as defined by California Civil Code § 1798.83) about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes unless we have your permission. We may allow access to other data collected by the Takl Platform to enable the delivery of our online advertising on the Takl Platform and on other websites and online services, or to send you information we think may be useful or relevant to you. The following are examples of how we share your information with third-party service providers.

  1. 7. Information Collected by Cookies and Other Technologies 

Like most online services and mobile applications, we and our third-party service providers may use cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your activity from the computer or devices you use to access the Takl Platform. A cookie is a file saved on a user’s hard drive that stores certain information about user activity. Users must agree to let cookies be saved for them, and most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. Although you can modify your browser/device settings to reject cookies if desired, this could potentially affect the availability and functionality of our services.

Any third party with whom we are allowed to share your Personal Information is authorized to use your Personal Information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over which we have no control. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Those who contact you will need to be instructed directly by you regarding your preferences for the use of your Personal Information by them.

  1. 8. How to Edit Your Personal Information

Takl provides you with the ability to access and edit your Personal Information: Sign into the app, access the Settings menu, and then view and update/correct your account information. So that we can protect the integrity of sensitive data, there are certain pieces of information, such as your age, that you cannot alter yourself. Please contact us at privacy@takl.com to find out how to change information you cannot access through your account.

  1. 9. Information Retention

 To preserve the integrity of our databases, standard procedure calls for us to retain information submitted by members for an indefinite length of time. You agree that we may store the information we collect for this indefinite length of time.

  1. 10. Children's Information

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13, as the Takl Platform is not directed at Users under 18. If you are a parent and believe that your child under the age of 13 has used the Takl Platform and provided personal identifiable information to us through the Takl Platform, please contact us at privacy@takl.com or at our mailing address so we can delete that account and/or any Personal Information collected from them on the Takl Platform.

  1. 11. Our Security Precautions

Your Takl profile is password-protected so that only you and authorized Takl employees have access to your account information. In order to maintain this protection, do not give your password to anyone. Takl staff will never proactively reach out to you and ask for any personal account information, including your password. If you share a computer or mobile device, in order to protect your information entered on public terminals from disclosure to third parties, you should sign out of your Takl account and close the browser window before someone else logs-on. Takl has security measures in place intended to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

International. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside; and the privacy laws governing the country/jurisdiction of these computer networks may be less protective.

Takl takes steps to ensure that your information is secure on its system. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, Takl cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. TAKL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ENSURING, GUARANTEEING, OR OTHERWISE OFFERING ANY DEFINITIVE PROMISE OF SECURITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR USAGE INFORMATION AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY THAT MAY ARISE SHOULD ANY OTHER INDIVIDUALS OBTAIN THE INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT TO THE TAKL PLATFORM.

  1. 12. Links to Third Party Websites and Online Services

This Policy applies solely to information collected by the Takl Platform. The Takl Platform may contain links to other websites, charitable organizations, or online services; and we of course are not responsible for other websites’ privacy practices. We advise Users upon leaving the Takl Platform to carefully review the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information.

Note that, as set forth herein, we do not provide your Personal Information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your consent.

  1. 13. Contacting Takl

If you have any questions about this Policy, the practices of Takl, or your dealings with Takl, you may contact us by email at policy@takl.com or by mail at Takl, Inc., 307 Southgate Court, Brentwood, TN 37027.