Last updated May 24, 2020
Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Coscout Private
Limited, doing business as coscout (“coscout”,
“we”, “us”, or “our”).
We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right
to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or
our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact
us at email@example.com.
When you visit our website https://coscout.com,
mobile application, and use our services, you trust us with your
personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this
what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in
relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully,
you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites or Apps and
website (such as https://coscout.com),
mobile application, ("Apps"), and/or any related
services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in
you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you
provide to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when
registering at the Services or Apps, expressing an interest in obtaining
information about us or our products and services, when participating in
activities on the Services or Apps (such as posting messages in our
online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways) or
otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your
interactions with us and the Services or Apps, the choices you make and
the products and features you use. The personal information we collect
can include the following:
Publicly Available Personal Information. We collect
email addresses; business email; business entity filings, corporate
affiliations, and business associates; social media; and other similar
Personal Information Provided by You. We collect
financial information (credit card number, purchase history, invoices);
passwords; data collected from surveys; app usage; and other similar
Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process
your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument
number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated
with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by Stripe. You
Social Media Login Data. We may provide you with
the option to register using social media account details, like your
Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. If you choose to
register in this way, we will collect the Information described in the
section called "HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete
and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as IP
address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected
automatically when you visit our Services or Apps.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or
navigate the Services or Apps. This information does not reveal your
specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may
include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser
and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences,
referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how
and when you use our Services or Apps and other technical information.
This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and
operation of our Services or Apps, and for our internal analytics and
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and
Online Identifiers. We collect devices; applications;
tools and protocols, such as IP (Internet Protocol) addresses; cookie
identifiers, or others such as the ones used for analytics and
marketing; and other similar data.
Information collected through our Apps
In Short: We may collect information
regarding your mobile device, push notifications, when you use our apps.
If you use our Apps, we may also collect the following information:
- Mobile Device Data. We may automatically collect device information
(such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating
system, version information and IP address.
- Push Notifications. We may request to send you push notifications
regarding your account or the mobile application. If you wish to
opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn
them off in your device's settings.
Information collected from other
In Short: We may collect limited data from
public databases, marketing partners, social media platforms, and other
We may obtain information about your from other sources, such as public
databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (such as
Facebook), as well as from other third parties. Examples of the
information we receive from other sources include: social media profile
information (your name, gender, birthday, email, current city, state and
country, user identification numbers for your contacts, profile picture
URL, and any other information that you choose to make public);
marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings
(such as sponsored links). We will inform you about the source of
information and the type of information and the type of information we
have collected about you within a reasonable period after obtaining the
personal data, but at the latest within one month.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for
purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our
contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your
We use personal information collected via our Services or Apps for a
variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal
information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business
interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with
your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We
indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose
We use the information we collect or receive:
To facilitate account creation and logon process. If
you choose to link your account with us to a third party account
(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information
you allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate
account creation and logon process for the performance of the
contract. See the section below headed "HOW
DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS" for further information.
To send you marketing and promotional
communications. We and/or our third party
marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us
for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your
marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at
any time (see the "WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY
- To send administrative information to you. We
may use your personal information to send you product, service and
new feature information and/or information about changes to our
terms, conditions, and policies.
- Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use
your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments,
returns, and exchanges made through the Services or Apps.
- To post testimonials. We post testimonials on
our Services or Apps that may contain personal information. Prior to
posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name
and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your
name, testimonial location, and contact information.
- Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may
use your information to develop and display content and advertising
(and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests
and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
- Request Feedback. We may use your information
to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our
Services or Apps.
- To protect our Services. We may use your
information as part of our efforts to keep our Services or Apps safe
and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enable user-to-user communications. We may
use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications
with each user's consent.
- To enforce our terms, conditions and policies for Business
Purposes, Legal Reasons and Contractual.
- To respond to legal requests and prevent
harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request,
we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
- To manage user accounts. We may use your
information for the purposes of managing our account and keeping it
in working order.
- To deliver services to the user. We may use your
information to provide you with the requested service.
- To respond to user inquiries/offer support to
users. We may use your information to respond to your
inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use
of our Services.
- For other Business Purposes. We may use your
information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis,
identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our
promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Services or
Apps, products, marketing and your experience. We may use and
store this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it
is not associated with individual end users and does not include
personal information. We will not use identifiable personal
information without your consent.
3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your
consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect
your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:
- Consent: We may process your data if you have given
us specific consent to use your personal information in a specific
- Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when
it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business
- Performance of a Contract: Where we have
entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal
information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
- Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information
where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with
applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court
order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a
subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet
national security or law enforcement requirements).
- Vital Interests: We may disclose your information
where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take
action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected
fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any
person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which
we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your
personal information in the following situations:
- Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service
Providers. We may share your data with third party
vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform
services for us or on our behalf and require access to such
information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing,
data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service
and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use
tracking technology on the Services or Apps, which will enable them
to collect data about how you interact with the Services or Apps
over time. This information may be used to, among other things,
analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content
and better understand online activity. Unless described in this
Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information
with third parties for their promotional purposes. We have contracts
in place with our data processors. This means that they cannot do
anything with your personal information unless we have instructed
them to do it. They will not share your personal information with
any organisation apart from us. They will hold it securely and
retain it for the period we instruct.
- Business Transfers. We may share or transfer
your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any
merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or
a portion of our business to another company.
- Third-Party Advertisers. We may use
third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the
Services or Apps. These companies may use information about your
visits to our Website(s) and other websites that are contained in
web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
- Other Users. When you share personal
information (for example, by posting comments, contributions or
other content to the Services or Apps) or otherwise interact with
public areas of the Services or Apps, such personal information may
be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the
Services or Apps in perpetuity. If you interact with other users of
our Services or Apps and register through a social network (such as
Facebook), your contacts on the social network will see your name,
profile photo, and descriptions of your activity. Similarly, other
users will be able to view descriptions of your activity,
communicate with you within our Services or Apps, and view your
4. WHO WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?
In Short: We only share information with the
following third parties.
We only share and disclose your information with the following third
parties. We have categorized each party so that you may be easily
understand the purpose of our data collection and processing practices.
If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to
revoke your consent, please contact us.
- Allow Users to Connect to their Third-Party
Accounts LinkedIn account
- Invoice and Billing Stripe
- User Account Registration and Authentication
LinkedIn OAuth 2.0
- Web and Mobile Analytics Google Analytics, Segment
- Website Performance Monitoring Sentry
tracking technologies to collect and store your information.
and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about
how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is
6. HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?
In Short: If you choose to register or log in
to our services using a social media account, we may have access to
certain information about you.
Our Services or Apps offer you the ability to register and login using
your third party social media account details (like your Facebook or
Twitter logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain
profile information about you from your social media provider. The
profile Information we receive may vary depending on the social media
provider concerned, but will often include your name, e-mail address,
friends list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to
We will use the information we receive only for the purposes that are
to you on the Services or Apps. Please note that we do not control, and
are not responsible for, other uses of your personal information by your
third party social media provider. We recommend that you review their
personal information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on
their sites and apps.
7. WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the
safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who
advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.
The Services or Apps may contain advertisements from third parties that
are not affiliated with us and which may link to other websites, online
services or mobile applications. We cannot guarantee the safety and
privacy of data you provide to any third parties. Any data collected by
responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and
policies of any third parties, including other websites, services or
applications that may be linked to or from the Services or Apps. You
should review the policies of such third parties and contact them
directly to respond to your questions.
8. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as
long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy
policy unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is
longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax,
accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will
require us keeping your personal information for longer than the period
of time in which users have an account with us.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal
information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not
possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored
in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal
information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is
9. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal
information through a system of organizational and technical security
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security
measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we
process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the
internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect
your personal information, transmission of personal information to and
from our Services or Apps is at your own risk. You should only access
the services within a secure environment.
10. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data
from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18
years of age. By using the Services or Apps, you represent that you are
at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and
consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Services or Apps. If we
learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has
been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable
measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become
aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please
contact us at email@example.com.
11. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or
terminate your account at any time.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are
unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right
to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can
find their contact details here: https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/article29/item-detail.cfm?item_id=612080.
If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your
account or terminate your account, you can:
■ Log into your account settings and update your user
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete
your account and information from our active databases. However, some
information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot
and/or comply with legal requirements.
Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers
are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually
choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If
you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect
certain features or services of our Services or Apps. To opt-out of
interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Services or Apps visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe
from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe
link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details
provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list –
however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are
necessary for the administration and use of your account. To otherwise
opt-out, you may:
■ Note your preferences when you register an account
with the site.
■ Access your account settings and update
12. DATA BREACH
A privacy breach occurs when there is unauthorized access to or
collection, use, disclosure or disposal of personal information. You
will be notified about data breaches when Coscout Private Limited
believes you are likely to be at risk or serious harm. For example, a
data breach may be likely to result in serious financial harm or harm to
your mental or physical well-being. In the event that Coscout Private
Limited becomes aware of a security breach which has resulted or may
result in unauthorized access, use or disclosure of personal information
Coscout Private Limited will promptly investigate the matter and notify
the applicable Supervisory Authority not later than 72 hours after
having become aware of it, unless the personal data breach is unlikely
to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
13. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile
applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can
activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your
online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform
technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has
been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser
signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your
choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is
adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that
14. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of
California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The
Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request
and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about
categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third
parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all
third parties with which we shared personal information in the
immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident
and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in
writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a
registered account with the Services or Apps, you have the right to
request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services
or Apps. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the
contact information provided below, and include the email address
associated with your account and a statement that you reside in
California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the
Services or Apps, but please be aware that the data may not be
completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
15. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as
necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated
version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make
prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you
to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
16. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at
HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM
Based on the laws of some countries, you may have the right to request
access to the personal information we collect from you, change that
information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review,
update, or delete your personal information, please visit:
email@example.com. We will respond to your request within 30 days.