Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

 

WE, www.PowerJobs.mu and www.skillsmauritius.com  are fully committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Policy sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to The Website.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part on The Website. The information we gather on www.PowerJobs.mu and www.skillsmauritius.com may be shared to carefully selected parties on a worldwide basis in order to deliver the products and services we offer to employers such as searches for job seekers or in order to undertake analysis of our database such as aggregate profiling of our registered users.

The Website contains links to other Websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Websites to which you choose to link from our Website. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

 

How we collect and use your information

In some areas of www.PowerJobs.mu or www.skillsmauritius.com, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, and where paid services are involved, credit card/PayPal billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your, age, preferences, interests and hobbies. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you can open an account, create a profile, sign up to use a service, post a resume or profile, enter a contest or purchase a product or service.

We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of the Website, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.

We may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioural, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving e-mail or other communications about particular products or services.

If you choose to use our Subscription Service and enter your email address, we may automatically send you information about our products and services or that of our affiliated partners and companies. By entering your email in our Subscription List, you expressly consent to receiving promotional and informative emails from us and from our affiliates.

We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates on the Website, to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. We may also provide additional communications, promotions and information on new opportunities and additional job postings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.

In addition, you may receive free informational newsletters from us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as career management advice.

We have areas on the Website where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.

 

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, or your combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of the Website (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below:

1. We disclose information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the opportunities, products or services of third parties at the time you register for an account, we supply your contact information to third parties for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the opportunities, products or services of a particular third-party.

2. We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.

3. We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

4. We disclose and transfer information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event we become the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, we or our trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court. You will be notified of sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party via email or through a prominent notice posted on the Website.

If you have a www.powerJobs.mu profile, other users or members of www.powerjobs.mu  may access your profile, however, they will not have access to your contact information and your contact information is not displayed in any www.PowerJobs.mu profile.

 

If you apply for a position through our Website, you may be asked to provide information on your gender, or other protected status where permitted by applicable law. Some employers are required by law to gather this information from job applicants for reporting and record-keeping requirements. You should understand that if provided, this information will be used by employers only in accordance with applicable law and will not be used in making any negative employment decisions. All information provided will be kept separate from your expression of interest in any job opportunity. Providing this information is strictly voluntary and you will not be subject to any adverse action or treatment if you choose not to provide this information.

 

 

Posting to Public Areas

Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of www.PowerJobs.mu, such as in online forums, blogs, chat rooms, or in the Website searchable resume database, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Website.

 

Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

 

Third Party Advertisers

The ads appearing on this Website are delivered to users by either byGoogle AdSense, or our Advertising clients. Google AdSense uses cookies and clear GIFs on this site, which allow it to recognize a user’s cookie when a user visits this site. The information that Google AdSense collects and shares through this technology is not personally identifiable. You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page:http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

 

se of Cookies

We may use “cookies” to help personalise and maximise your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or 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 you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise www.PowerJobs.mu pages, or register for services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information (such as user name, password and preferences). Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster and more accurate results and a more personalised site experience. When you return to www.PowerJobs.mu, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customised. We also use cookies to track click streams and for load balancing.

We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personal information you submit while on our site. You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on our Website. 

Changes to Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is subject to change with or without notice, at our own discretion.  You may from time to time visit the Privacy Policy page for more information on updates.