• Domain (.com, .net, .mil, .org, .edu, etc.)
In addition to the Web Analytical Information automatically collected
when you visit our Site, Skillgrok also collects, uses, and discloses
Personal Information that you provide to us voluntarily in response to
an advertisement, a survey, or other request for information; register
for or participate in activities on the Site; order educational or other
products and services; set up a Social Network or other Site profile;
or use one of our career resources, assessments or other interactive
tools. While the exact nature of the Personal Information may vary
depending on the type of response or service requested, the following is
a non-exclusive list of the types of Information that may be collected
to the extent it is necessary and applicable for the intended purposes:
"Business Associates" means third party service providers which
Skillgrok or its Educational Partners may contract with to provide
services on our behalf including those related to the Sites or for
transactions occurring on the Sites including, but not limited to,
Social Networking, hosting, Web analytics, lead generation, academic,
business, career, or financial services.
"Educational Partners" means
A) Skillgrok and its subsidiaries, including educational companies or
institutions to which Skillgrok or its affiliates may be providing
educational or other related services under contract.
B) Third-parties who may participate in Skillgrok Sites and services
including employers and subject matter experts.
"Information" means any Information collected and includes: "Personal
Information,” "Financial Information,” "Web Analytical Information," or
any other Information collected from you through our Sites."Personal
Information" means Information that may be used, alone or in
combination, to identify a specific individual.
"Site" or "Sites", mean Skillgrok website located at www.Skillgrok.com
as well as other websites Skillgrok or its Business Associates may
operate exclusively for Skillgrok, regardless of domain name or IP
"Social Network", means various Internet communication technologies
provided within the Site that facilitate online conversation and
interaction between people and includes, but is not limited to, blogs,
discussion forums, wikis, chat sessions, news groups, etc.
Network Content" (or "SNC") means user-generated content you consent to
share via a Social Network and includes, but is not limited to,
Personal Information, digital sounds and pictures that you upload to a
Social Network. It also includes your Personal Information that may be
displayed on other users' Social Network pages.
"Skillgrok", "we", "us", and "our" refer to Skillgrok.
"Unrelated Entities" mean third parties that are not Educational
Partners, or Business Associates.
"Web Analytical Information" means Internet-generated Information we
collect when you visit our Sites. This Information may be linked with
Personal Information. When linked with other Information identifying you
personally, either alone or in combination with other Information, then
such Information also will be considered Personal Information.
How We Use This Information
We will not sell, rent, or lease your Personal Information to others except as provided in this policy.
We may collect, use and disclose Personal Information for the following purposes:
•To provide requested products and services
•To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support
•To conduct promotions in which you have indicated an interest
marketing purposes by Skillgrok and our Educational Partners, which
includes, but is not limited to, sending you material about products,
services, updates, etc. that we think may be of interest to you.
•To share with our Educational Partners working with Skillgrok, for the purposes of marketing their educational programs.
•For fostering communication and collaboration among users of the Site through Social Networks.
•To analyze how Sites and services are being accessed and used .
•To improve Site and service performance and delivery.
•To prevent potentially illegal activities (including illegal
downloading of copyrighted materials in accordance with our Copyright
•To analyze risk and business results.
•To maintain business records for reasonable periods.
•For sharing with our Educational Partners or Business Associates who are performing services on our behalf .
•To provide to Educational Partners, Business Associates or
Unrelated Entities in connection with the contemplated or actual
reorganization, merger, acquisition, financing, securitization,
insuring, sale or other disposal of all or part of our business or
assets, including for the purposes of determining whether to proceed
with such transaction or fulfilling any records or other reporting
requirements to such parties. In the event of any actual reorganization,
merger, or acquisition such Information may be transferred as part of
the transaction to the acquirer.
•As may be required or permitted by legal, regulatory, industry
self-regulatory, insurance, audit, or security requirements applicable
to Skillgrok, your school, our Educational Partners, or our Business
Location of Information Processing
We operate or may process information in multiple jurisdictions and some
Educational Partners and Business Associates may be located outside of
the jurisdiction in which you reside. In such cases, your Personal
Information may be collected, used, disclosed, stored and processed in
The data protection and other laws of the United Arab Emirates might
differ from your jurisdiction. We require our Educational Partners and
Business Associates to use your Personal Information only to perform the
services we have retained them to provide and to take reasonable steps
to ensure that your privacy is protected in accordance with applicable
laws. Please be advised that, by using our Site, you are consenting to
the transfer and processing of your Information across international
borders. Your Information may be subject to the laws of those other
jurisdictions, including lawful requirements to disclose Personal
Information to government authorities.
If you do not wish to receive marketing email communications from us,
you may express your choice where indicated on the applicable email or
Social Networking ContentYou may change various
user settings related to sharing your Personal Information contained in
any user profile you set up as part of Social Network activities
furnished by us. You also have the ability to delete individual
instances of Social Networking Content that you have created or shared.
Other Collection, Use, and Disclosure
any situation not covered by the foregoing, you may be able to opt-out
of our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information
subject to contractual, academic, legal or technical restrictions and
reasonable notice. Note that if you opt-out of certain uses of your
Personal Information, we may no longer be able to provide certain
products or services.
Our Security Measures
We will take
commercially reasonable measures to secure and store your Information
to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Information
under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet
can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, although we
will utilize such measures, we do not guarantee you against the loss,
misuse, or alteration of Information under our control, and you provide
Information to us at your own risk. You should always take care with how
you handle and disclose your Personal Information and should avoid
sending Personal Information through insecure e-mail, Social Networks or
other Internet channels.
Monitoring of Communications
We may monitor and retain all
incoming and outgoing communications for training of our representatives
and for quality assurance purposes. To the extent such communications
are selected, they are only retained as long as necessary to adequately
discharge these purposes, unless a specific communication needs to be
retained for legal reasons
Internet Technologies Used
Cookies, Web beacons, and
other relevant Internet technologies are used on our Sites to allow us
to accomplish the uses set out above as well as to deliver Site
messaging and to keep track of your Information. These small pieces of
program code reside in your computer and browser and can be removed. If
you wish to remove such technologies you may do so, but this may render
our Sites unusable to you. You can opt out of cookies or the other
Internet technologies used by disabling these features in your browser
program. Consult your browser's "Help" menu for assistance in changing
cookie settings or removing cookie files.
Site Hosting and Links from Our Sites to Other Websites
of our Sites may contain links to external websites hosted by
Educational Partners, Unrelated Entities, and Business Associates
operating outside the scope of their relationship with us. When you
access such external websites, the providers of the websites may collect
your Personal Information and may apply their own policies on how your
Personal Information is used. In addition, some of our Sites may have
Additional Policies that apply to the use of Personal Information
collected on that Site. Please make sure to read the policies of any
websites you visit on the internet carefully. Please be aware that we
are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any
external websites that we do not control, and the collection, use, and
disclosure of Information about you will be subject to the policies
applicable on those external websites.
How to Access Your Information and Contact Us
you want access to or wish to update any of your Personal Information
or have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact