Privacy

Privacy Policy

At Tech Finder, we operate https://thetechladder.com (Tech Ladder).

This page informs you of our policies and why Tech Ladder (“Tech Ladder,” “we,” “our,” “us”) collects, use and discloses personal information we receive from users on the site, and other services such as mobile apps, widgets or online products that interact with us. By using the thetechladder.com, you are agreeing to be bound by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates and all users who access our services through your account to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity, its affiliates and users associated with it. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the services.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”), e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer (such as survey information and/or site registrations).

When you register for Tech Ladder, our Site, we ask for information such as your name, email address, billing address, and credit card information. Billing address and credit card information will not be asked when you initially register for our site, but may be required later if you desire to make purchases.

The information we collect is used to improve the content or our Web pages and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • Except when it relates to advertiser and our ad partners, we may share this information with them, their consultants, and other servers providers who need access to such information to carry out the work for us;
  • If you participate in contests, sweepstakes, promotions, special offers, or other events or activities in connection with our Services, we may share information with entities that partner with us to provide these offerings;
  • We may share information (and will attempt to provide you with prior notice, to the extent legally permissible) in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, including, but not limited to, meeting national security or law enforcement requirements;
  • We may share information in response to an emergency if we believe it’s necessary to prevent imminent and serious bodily harm to a person;
  • We may share information if we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or other Tech Ladder policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of ourselves and others;
  • We may share information between and among Tech Ladder, and its current and future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership; and
  • We may share information with your consent or at your direction.

It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

We transfer information about you, such as, if Tech Ladder is acquired by or merged with another application, website, or company. In this event, we will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

When you submit a comment to our site, visitors and other users will be able to view what you said with your personal name or username associated to your comment, along with the date and time you submitted the comment. All of this follows for the posts you submit as well.

When you send private messages or messages via our site, the recipients will be able to see what you wrote along with the date and time in which you sent it.

When other people view your profile, they will be able to see the number of stories you have submitted, comments and votes you have given a post. They will be able to see a history of all the stories you have submitted as well. If you delete your account, the comments, messages and posts you have submitted may still be viewable.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, device information (e.g. device IDs), links clicked, user interactions (e.g. voting data), hardware settings, search terms and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze the data mentioned above.

Communications

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that provide, maintain and improve our services, help protect the safety of our Site and our users, send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, invoices and other administrative messages; provide customer service; communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, and events, and provide other news and information we think will be of interest to you; monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our services; personalize the Services and provide advertisements, content and features that match user profiles or interests.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at team@thetechladder.com

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 5, 2016 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.