UpRize is a trademarked brand of vTech Solution Inc. vTech retains all copyrights. UpRizeNow.com is the portal name. UpRize respects your privacy and your rights on your added data. Your access to and use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification. This website is administered by vTech Solution Inc.
The primary purpose of the website - UpRizeNow.com - is:
- To be an active resource and business tool to assist you in understanding UpRize offerings and matching your needs and requirements with UpRize offerings
- To utilize as a portal for current and future employees to provide, and access, information in a secure and controlled way
- To maintain your privacy when visiting our site so that you can feel secure. UpRize is committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so.
Information collected on our sites and applications is stored in the United States; therefore, your information may become subject to U.S. law.
We link to other websites over which we have no control. UpRize or vTech is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites so that you can understand how they collect, use, and share your information.
Information We Collect
Retention, Amendment, or Deletion of Your Information
We will retain personal information that we collect from you for the period allowable by law. You may change any of your personal data in your account by editing or deleting your profile within your account.
You may request deletion of your personal data by us; and we will make commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request. However, please note that we may be required to keep such information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain period of time, in which case we would comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. You may activate it by logging in to your account any time within the stipulated period of requests for deletion.
We will retain personal information we collect from you for the period allowable by law. The information which we collect directly from you; such as first and last name, phone number, address, zip code, e-mail, emergency contact, professional title, resume, profile information, E-signature and general business operations, photographs, videos, company name, and password, when you use our website, applications or services or post information in our support system.
In addition, we (or our third-party credit card, payment processors and background check processors on our behalf) may collect personal data including your credit card number, bank account information and social security number when you use UpRize for the purpose of providing services that are an integral part of UpRize, such as running background checks, confirming your arrival and departure from accepted assignments, and coordinate payment to you for work done.
Please note none of the employees from UpRize would ever ask you to provide credit card number, bank account information and social security number. This is an automatic process and required only on need basis. For example:
Credit Card/Bank Account/PayPal:
- is needed when an employer wants to buy credits for their UpRize accounts for posting jobs or payments for assignments
- Or, when a candidate/job seeker wants to opt for a premium add on service
- Or, wants to get paid for the service rendered to the employers
Social Security and Date of Birth:
- When a candidate’s file goes for third party verification where the information is needed for verification, and/or if requested by the employer post an offer
UpRize respects and assures complete secrecy of the information shared by the stakeholders via automated process. All such inputs remain hidden in the system and none other than the concerned employers or the third-party verification agencies who are responsible to get the information are authorized to see the details.
We request the employers and candidates to have complete discretion and request not sharing of any such information verbally or in email or social media. Since the process is 100% automated within the UpRize system, UpRize would not be held responsible if any such information is still shared outside it's system or it’s scope.
We also retain information on your behalf, such as the personal data described above and any correspondence. If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply, and any information that you submit to us. When you post in our public support forums, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and other users will be able to see it. We take care to ensure that all our data collection complies with applicable laws and regulations. We do not collect all of the above-described data in every case.
To request removal of your personal information from our public forums, contact us at data@UpRizeNow.com
In some cases we may not be able to remove your personal information. In such cases we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. We also collect other types of personal data that you provide to us voluntarily, such as browser version, operating system and version, phone model and version, and other requested information if you contact us for support. We may also collect personal data at other points in our website or mobile applications that state that personal data is being collected.
For example, depending on the services you use, we collect:
- E-signed RTR (Right to represent)
- Information imported by you or your connections from third-party applications with your permission
- Your race, ethnicity, or gender, if you choose to provide it
- Information about your business such as company name, company size and business type.
We also gather certain information automatically when you visit our site. This information may include:
- Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, device ID, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages,
- the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.),
- operating system, date/time stamp, and/or click stream data to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the site.
We may combine this information with information in your account to help prevent fraud.
User Data Supplementation
How We Use Information
We would collect Personal data (including your name, address, telephone number, email, or other non-public information) that you provide to us, for example, when you register for, or interact with other users through the site or service. We may also collect personal data when you sign up for marketing emails, events, or other opportunities through UpRize. Personal data may contain your name, email, contact information, home address as well as your present and past work summaries including job titles, job summaries or other information that you provide to us on UpRize portal or API.
By registering with UpRize, on its portal or APIs, by managing your profile, or by opting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information in the following ways:
- create a managed public profile for you based on information that you have provided to us, information collected or imported from other sites or applications, or information provided to us by third parties such as your contacts or advertisers;
- add information gathered from public websites to your profile;
- provide personalized, targeted, or location-based content, services, and advertising from us and third parties to you or your contacts;
- allow you to contact other users or to invite others to join or create an account;
- contact you about feature updates, informational and service-related communications, including important security updates;
- provide you with additional communications, information, and promotions such as newsletters and career advice;
- inform you of other products or services available from UpRize or its affiliates;
- enable you to contact us and for us to respond to you or contact you;
- conduct surveys, promotions and contests, and to publish the results thereof;
- help your friends, contacts, and potential employers find your profile and connect with you;
- provide information about you and your potential interest in assignments posted by employers and UpRize customers;
- display targeted messages from employers based on the content of your resume or profile;
- provide products and services to employer customers to complete the recruitment and hiring process;
- provide products and services that enable users to network, post information on bulletin boards, view and compare profiles;
- generate internal reports about the use of our sites and applications;
- provide users with reports about the characteristics and trends of the job market including availability and experience of talent.
How we share information
We provide you with a platform to broadcast information about yourself to maximize your career opportunities. The information we gather may be shared within our clients, MSPs or UpRizeNow.com designated employees. We do not share contact information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes unless you affirmatively agree to such disclosure.
We share your information with third parties who help deliver our products and services to you. Examples of third parties who provide services on our behalf include those hosting our web servers, including resume database storage, analysing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not use that data for any other purpose. We will remain responsible for any information shared in this way.
We may disclose information to third parties if you consent. For example:
(a) if you make your resume searchable or if we collect information you’ve made available on a public website then all parties with access to our resume or profile database products will have access to your information;
(b) if you opt-in to receive information about the opportunities, products, or services of third parties, we supply your contact information to those third parties so they may contact you;
(c) if you previously chose to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from UpRize or third parties, but subsequently changed your mind, you may opt out of receiving those messages by updating your email preferences in your account profile or by using the unsubscribe mechanism included in the communication.
By applying to a job, providing your contact information to show interest in a job, or by replying to a message from an employer, you consent to the disclosure of your information to that employer.
We may disclose to third party’s information that we have collected from other websites. 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: (a) meet legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) investigate fraud, prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We may disclose and transfer personal information to a third party who acquires any or all of vTech’s business units, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a part portion of our assets. In addition, in the event vTech or it’s trademark brand UpRize becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, such information will be disposed off in a transaction approved by the court. In such a case, you would be notified of the sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party by email or through a prominent notice posted on the site.
Access to Your Personal Information
Managing your career is a life-long process. Therefore, we retain all the information we gather about you in an effort to make repeat use of our application more efficient, practical and relevant until you change or remove your personal information as described in this policy. We may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Upon request, UpRize will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, review, correct, update, change, or delete your resume or profile at any time. To do so, go to your profile, and make the desired changes. If you do not have an account, or if you believe that someone else has provided us with your contact information, please contact us on data@UpRizeNow.com
If you wish to delete your account information altogether, please contact us. We will send you an email on your verified email address to confirm that your personal information has been deleted. We would retain an archived record of your account activity, but it does not contain personal information and is not accessible by you or third parties on the internet. We would also keep logs and information that may relate to your activity on the site. We would respond to information access requests within a reasonable time-frame. If we require additional time to provide access to your information, we would acknowledge receipt of your request within a reasonable time-frame and promptly supplement our response within the time period required by applicable law.
Access to, or correction, update, or deletion of your personal information may be denied or limited by UpRize if it would violate another person’s rights and/or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
UpRize is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. The security of your personal information is extremely important to us. We use a variety of industry recognized high standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we also require you to enter a password to access your account information. Please do not disclose your account password to any third party or any unauthorized people.
Second Level Security
Additional security is provided to you by your 4-digit PIN which helps you in ensuring the legitimacy of login in case if you logging-in from a different system other than your authorized mobile number. We therefore recommend for you to not share the 4-digit PIN fed in the registration form with anyone. The PIN can be changed by you any time as per your convenience online. The PIN is not visible to any of the UpRize employees.
Cookies and Flash LSOs
You may instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies at any time or set your browser to prompt you before accepting cookies. Please consult your browser’s settings for further technical information. If you do not accept cookies you may not be able to use all portions or functionality of the site. We may, or our third parties may, use “Flash Cookies,” to store your preferences for volume control or to personalize certain video features. Flash Cookies are different from browser Cookies because of the amount and type of data and how the data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash Cookies.
We use “Pixel Tags” in the provision of our services to you. Pixel Tags are tiny graphic images with a unique identifier that are used to track online movements of web users. Pixel Tags are embedded invisibly in Web pages. Pixel Tags also allow us to send e-mail messages in a format user can read, and they tell us whether e-mails have been opened to ensure that we are sending only messages that are of interest and relevant to our users.
We may use analytic tools to collect information regarding your site or service usage. We use the information we get to improve the site and our services.
Information from Social Networking Sites
Once you provide information through, or sign in via, a social networking site such as Facebook, Google, or any other site we support, we may receive information from that site. Any information we receive depend on your privacy settings that you have with that site. Therefore, please consult that site’s privacy and data practices in such cases as we would not be responsible for any practices of that social networking site. You may de-link your social networking site account from UpRizeNow.com anytime through your UpRizeNow.com account, and may also change your sharing settings through such social networking site.
You may upload or import your contacts to the UpRize Site and Service. When you upload these contacts, you agree you have the rights to upload such contacts and share these contacts with UpRize. UpRize may indefinitely store this information in our database. We rely upon you to obtain whatever consents from the relevant third parties that may be required by law to allow us to access and upload the third parties’ names, e-mail addresses, and other contact information. You or such a third party may contact us at data@UpRizeNow.com to request the removal of such information from our database.
We may publish any feedback we receive from You. We may identify You by Your first and last name and may also indicate Your home city. We may post any feedback on the Site from time to time. If You make any comments on a blog or forum associated with UpRize, You should be aware that You have no reasonable expectation of privacy and that any Personal data You submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send You unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information You choose to submit in these blogs and forums.
Rights of EEA Users (or Similar International Areas)
Information including information collected in the European Economic Area ("EEA") may be transferred, stored and processed by us and our service providers in the United States and other countries whose data protection laws may be different than the laws of your country.
We will protect your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice wherever it is processed and take appropriate steps to protect the information in accordance with applicable laws. These steps include obligations to both UpRize and you, which are set forth in Our Data Processing Agreement, which your use of the Service is subject to, and can be reviewed here. If you live in the European Economic Area, or a similar international area, you may have additional privacy rights available to you under applicable laws.
Your rights may include:
(1) Right not to provide or withdraw consent at any time
(2) Right to access the Personal data that you provided us
(3) Right to erasure Personal data that we hold about you
(4) Right to object to the processing of your Personal data
(5) Right to opt out of marketing communications
(6) Right to correct or update any of your Personal data.
Data Protection Officer
vTech Solution Inc. has appointed a Data Protection Officer for UpRize to ensure continued commitment to privacy and security practices. For further information please contact us at: data@UpRizeNow.com or data@vTechsolution.com
Third Party Services
The site or our services may contain links to third party websites and services. When you click on a link to any other website, location, or service you will leave the site or our services and go to another site or service and another entity may collect data from you. We do not control and are not responsible for such third-party websites or services. Third party services are for your convenience only, and we do not recommend, screen, review, or have any control over the actions taken by these third parties. Your use of these services is solely your choice and decision. Please review every third-party website or service you visit or use, including those that you interact with through our services.
A Note About Children
We do not intentionally gather personal data from individuals who are under the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits personal data to UpRize and we learn that the personal data is the information of a child under 13, we would attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any personal data from a child under 13, please contact us immediately on the email data@UpRizeNow.com
Changes To this Privacy Statement, Notice, and Policy
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As noted above, if you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact us at data@UpRizeNow.com