Privacy Policy

Job Seekers

Sonicjobs App Ltd. values your privacy and is committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as “Policy”) is designed to inform you about the types of information collected, why it is collected, how it is used, who has access to it, how it is protected and such other incidental and related matters. This Policy is hereby incorporated into and forms part of the Terms & Conditions made available in “Sonicjobs for Jobseekers” or “Sonicjobs” (the “Application”) and on our website www.sonicjobs.co.uk which is a legally binding agreement between you (the term “you” refers to a subscriber or user of the Application) and Sonicjobs App Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the “Sonicjobs”, “our”, “us” or “we”) (the “Terms of Use”). Therefore please read our Terms of Use specifying the terms of use, disclaimers and exemptions from liability which govern the use of the Application.


This Policy only applies to the information collected through the Application whether provided by you or otherwise, and does not apply to information collected by any third party applications or websites to which links may be provided in the Application. Your access and use of any third party applications or websites is subject to and governed by such other third party privacy policies and not this Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such other third parties so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. We also do not control or verify the data use or collection practices of such other third parties who may have access to your information through the Application.

 

By installing and using the Application, you are consenting to Sonicjobs collecting, using, storing, transferring and disclosing your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the collection, use, storage, transfer or disclosure of your information in this way, please do not use the Application or provide us with any of your information. If you do not provide consent for the collection, use, storage, transfer or disclosure of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, you shall not be able to avail the Services provided through our Application. Please note that you may also choose to withdraw your previously given consent to Sonicjobs for collecting, using, storing, transferring and disclosing your information given by you at any time in which case you will not be able to avail the Services henceforth and the agreement between you and Sonicjobs shall terminate in accordance with the Terms of Use. Sonicjobs reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and in any manner that it feels necessary. Any modification or update of the Privacy Policy shall be informed to you by Sonicjobs via notification through the Application or email. If you are not agreeable to the changes in the Policy, you may choose to withdraw the consent you had given us earlier. On the other hand, your continued use of the Application after such modification signifies your acceptance to amended Privacy Policy. To withdraw your previously given consent at any point of time, please send an e-mail with the subject “Deletion of Personal Information” to info@sonicjobs.co.uk.

 

Information that is Collected:

Sonicjobs may collect the following types of information about you when you register on the Application, including but not limited to, by importing such information from your Facebook or Google Connect Account:
1. Personal information such as your name, gender, pin or zip code, region, email address, contact number, current location, display picture and log-in id for Facebook or Google Connect.
2. Information relating to your education and work experience such as details of your school and college education; total years of experience, previous company names and titles held; current occupation details and career history.
3. Information relating to interests and preferences with respect to industry or sector of work, type of job opportunity, type of contract, perks and benefits of the job opportunity, salary and preferred location.

4. Information relating your psychometric preferences inferred from how you answer various situational judgement tests (“Role Fit Assessment”) presented to you on the Application. Scores on various characteristics will be determined from these tests and shared with users of Sonicjobs’ mobile application called “Sonicjobs for Employers” (“Employer Application”) or other parties as Sonicjobs may determine in line with the Privacy Policy. These scores act as a guide towards hiring suitability but are not infallible. This can be said of any psychometric test. Each psychological characteristic will be valuable in different job roles; there is no right or wrong, just a measure of suitability for a particular role. Employers are advised to consider scores provided along with other information about you before a selection decision is made.
5. Video CV relating to your background, size, shape, interests, experience and any additional matters you choose to disclose to Sonicjobs. Sonicjobs may collect combinations of all these types of information.

 

We also collect information regarding how you use the Application, the areas of the Application that you visit, what Services you access, behaviour and use patterns, device and log information, local storage and information about/from your mobile hardware and software including handset model number and software version. This information is necessary for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, preventing fraud, and improving our Services and providing such other incidental and related services. The purpose of collection this information to provide you with the Services which include providing an internet enabled electronic platform that facilitates communication between you and users of Sonicjobs mobile application called “Sonicjobs for Employers” (“Employer Application”). The Employer Application is a mobile application that is similar to your Application where the registered users are employers who can through their user accounts on the Employer Application post job vacancies and job opening and seek persons to hire for such job openings. The “Job Seeker Application” (otherwise referred to as the “Application”) is a mobile application that is similar to this Application where the registered users are job seekers who can through their user accounts on the Job Seeker Application view, apply for and accept job vacancies and job opening and also view the details of registered users of this Application.

 

Cookies and other Tracking Technologies:

To improve the responsiveness of the Application, we may use “cookies”, or similar electronic tracking tools or technologies to collect information to understand the user’s individual interests and preferences and to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our Services. A “cookie” is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about your activities on the Application. Cookies and such other tracking technologies may record or collect automatically information about your location; user behavior and use patterns; areas of the Application that you visit; Services that you access and your response within the Application. We use this information to measure traffic, identify search categories, geographic location, show you relevant search results and to increase the interest match ratio so as to give you better Services. Please note that if the use of cookies or such other electronic tools or tracking technologies is not acceptable to you, then you must not install or use the Application or the Service or any part thereof. 

 

How is the information used:

Information is collected through the Application, whether provided by you or otherwise, for the purpose of providing, maintaining, protecting and improving our Services, to develop new ones, and to protect Sonicjobs and other users. Sonicjobs shall use such information to provide you our Services as per the Terms of Use, respond to any queries you may have, operate and improve the Application and fostering a positive user experience, to tailor the content of the Application for better user experience, to contact you, to personalize services and search results as per your preferences and interests, tailored advertisements, detection of spam and malware, internal record keeping and analysis purposes. Your information may also be used by users of the Employer Application to search, post interest and contact you for any job vacancies or job openings posted by such users of the Employer Application. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy without first obtaining your consent. Other than as provided in this Policy, we shall not publish or disclose any personal information provided by you or any other information that is not publicly accessible without first obtaining your consent. Any personal information you provide to us shall be retained by us as long as you avail our services or as may be required under the law in force whichever is later. Sonicjobs may process your personal information on servers located outside the country where you live and outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

 

Access and updating yourn information:

You can access the information you have provided by visiting the Application and review or update your information at any time. It shall be your sole responsibility to ensure that the information provided by you is authentic, up-to-date and complete. Therefore, if you wish to change, alter, update or edit any of the information you have provided us, you may use the “Edit” option made available on the Application to do so.

Who the information is disclosed to:

For the “Job Seeker Application” (otherwise referred to as the “Application”), the information that collected from you may be disclosed to other users of the Application and to users of the Employer Application, our employees or affiliate companies and/or other third parties within your country and abroad for the purpose of providing the Services. This includes but is not limited to, disclosure of your information to users on the Employer Application who have posted job opportunities on the Application, disclosure to third parties who help us in the delivery of our services to you, disclosure to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf for providing Services to you. We shall also disclose information if legally required to do so for compliance with any legal obligation or pursuant to any request or order from a governmental entity. Third parties may collect certain aggregated, non-personally identifiable information and statistics from the Application and are subject to such third party terms of collection and privacy policies and not this Policy and we encourage you to review the same.

For the “Employer Application” (otherwise referred to as the “Application”), the information that collected from you may be disclosed to other users of the Application and to users of the Job Seeker Application, our employees or affiliate companies and/or other third parties within your country and abroad for the purpose of providing the Services. This includes but is not limited to, disclosure of your information to users on the Employee Application who are interested in job opportunities posted by you on the Application, disclosure to third parties who help us in the delivery of our services to you, disclosure to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf for providing Services to you. We shall also disclose information if legally required to do so for compliance with any legal obligation or pursuant to any request or order from a governmental entity. Third parties may collect certain aggregated, non-personally identifiable information and statistics from the Application and are subject to such third party terms of collection and privacy policies and not this Policy and we encourage you to review the same.

Security/Protection of Information:

We shall take all reasonable security control measures commensurate with the nature of the personal information that is available with us to keep your personal information secure and use adequate mechanisms to safeguard against unauthorized access to your personal information in accordance with reasonable security practices and procedures in accordance with the applicable law. We shall require any third parties that handle or process your information on our behalf to do the same. You are required to report promptly any unauthorized use of your User Account. You understand and accept that despite all the security measures taken by us, there might be instances of lapses. You, therefore, accept that Sonicjobs shall not be responsible for any consequences whatsoever of such lapses as long as it is not due to a breach of this Privacy Policy by us and we have complied with the requirement of applicable law in respect of security and protection of your personal information.

 

Transfer of Information:

We may transfer your information to other users of the Application and to users of the Employer Application, any affiliate company(s) or any third party located outside the country in which you live so that they may process your information on our behalf for the purpose of providing the Services. By using this Application or otherwise providing us with information, you consent to the transferring of your information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. However, such transfer shall be made only to such legal entities that ensure at least the same level of data protection as Sonicjobs. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case you agree that we may disclose your personal information to the buyer or seller of such business or assets. However, if that business materially changes this Policy or the information-handling practices as described in this Privacy Policy, Sonicjobs shall inform you of the same via notification through the Application or email and you may deactivate your User Account and uninstall the Application if you do not agree with the same.

 

The personal information we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside of the EEA who work for us or one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

 

Disclaimer:

Sonicjobs does not verify, corroborate or guarantee the accuracy, authenticity, genuineness or validity of any of the information provided by you or other users of the Application or the users of the Employer Application and shall not be liable for any action taken by you relying on such information provided by users of the Application or the Employer Application; or for any conduct behaviour, interaction or communication between you and users of the Application or the Employer Application. You are solely responsible for any action undertaken by you through the Application or relying on any information provided or statement made by users of the Application or the Employer Application. Sonicjobs shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by a user by reason of any disclosure (inadvertent or otherwise) of any information concerning the User’s Account and/or any personal information which is not as a result of any breach of this Policy by Sonicjobs or which is beyond the reasonable security practices and procedures adopted by Sonicjobs in accordance with applicable law. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@sonicjobs.co.uk.