Account – term used to define the dedicated space for a company within Codeaid to access and use the Service.
Candidate – anyone who is invited to take a Challenge.
Challenge – test that can be given to a Candidate to test his/her skills.
Codeaid – a SaaS (a software as a service) application used to test the skills of a developer as part of a recruitment or training process.
Organization User – a user who has registered for accessing the Account and was assigned with one of the following organization roles: organization recruiter; organization admin or organization owner.
BEFORE YOU USE THE SERVICE AND CREATE AN ACCOUNT AS ORGANIZATION USER OR TAKE A CHALLENGE AS CANDIDATE, PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY AS YOU HEREINAFTER ASSENT TO ITS CONTENTS AND BINDING NATURE.
1.1. As a company, we value the security and privacy of the personal data of our users and visitors. Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
1.4. You should not use Codeaid if:
2. Policy updates
3. Information we collect
3.1. When we collect information
3.1.1. We collect, process, store and use information about you when you use/visit Codeaid website and/or application, including, but not limited to, when you:
(i) Create an Account on Codeaid;
(ii) Add information to an Account;
(iii) Invite a Candidate to take a Challenge;
(iv) Get the source code written by a Candidate;
(v) Receive the results of a Challenge;
(vi) Create a username and password to access an Account;
(vii) Access an Account;
(viii) Fulfill a Challenge, etc.
3.2. Information submitted by you
3.2.1. When you create an Account on Codeaid, you provide us with the information requested by Codeaid, including your name, surname, email address, your organization’s name and your position in your organization, etc.
If you are a Candidate you are required to provide us with your name, surname, email address, your country, and your LinkedIn or Github profile to receive your Challenge results. Codeaid may request other similar information in the future.
Information you need to submit to us may vary depending on your user type.
We do not review or verify the validity, accuracy, or completeness of the information provided; therefore, we encourage our users to ensure that they provide information that is accurate, complete, and current.
3.3. Automatically collected information
3.3.1. We may gather information about you, your device, your MAC or IP address, geographic location, cookies, log files, etc. This helps us customize Codeaid for you to make it more easily accessible and show you the most relevant content.
3.4. Information from third parties
3.4.1. We may receive your personal information from other platforms to which you have previously granted the right to store, use and share your personal information.
3.4.2. We will follow the US federal and / or state laws when it comes to servicing any request for erasing of personal information.
4. Usage and sharing of the collected information
4.1. We store, use and process your data:
4.1.1. based on your consent. If you are a resident of California, you may opt-out at any time by submitting a notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.1.2. according to legal obligations in cases when we are required by law to store/use/process your data.
4.1.3. in line with our legitimate interests: to protect our and your rights and interests, to improve Codeaid and our business, etc.
4.2. We also store, use and process your data to:
4.2.1. provide you with access to Codeaid and its functionality;
4.2.2. secure correctness of the data stored in Codeaid;
4.2.3. diagnose Codeaid technical mistakes and/or errors;
4.2.4. prevent, identify, eliminate, mitigate, counteract any illegal activity, and
4.2.5. any other purpose specified in this policy and/or Terms of Service and/or the purpose not prohibited by the US law.
4.3. We may use your data for marketing purposes, including communication about new functionality and other Codeaid-related information. Codeaid strictly follows applicable legislation governing unsolicited marketing emails. You can opt out of marketing communication at any time by selecting the unsubscribe option in the email you receive or by contacting Codeaid directly at email@example.com.
4.4. We may also store your information for retention purposes to comply with any applicable laws.
4.5. We may use the de-identified data for the continued research and development of Codeaid. We may share the deidentified data with third parties.
4.6. We will store and use your personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes set out above.
5.3. You may reject cookie usage by selecting the respective setting on your web-browser. In this situation some parts of the Codeaid website could be unavailable for you.
6.2. If we sell, buy, transfer, receive, obtain or alienate Codeaid in part or in whole, and relevant disclosure is required by the respective counterparty, we can share your information with such a third party requesting the disclosure.
7. Data location
7.1. Scopic uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) services to store information and data. For more detailed information, please check the privacy statement of AWS.
7.2. All information is stored by Scopic in the continental US.
8. Your rights
8.1. If you are a resident of California, you can request to provide you with a copy of all the personal information that we store, use, and process about you.
8.2. You can request us to correct any mistakes, technical errors if the personal data we store about you is inaccurate.
8.3. You can request us to stop processing your personal data or, if you are a resident of California or Virginia, to erase your personal data.
8.4. You can request to remove any unauthorized account depicting you or your likeness.
8.5. You can opt-out from receiving marketing communication.
8.6. You can reach out to us to exercise any other right that you are entitled to in the laws of the jurisdiction under US law from which you have accessed Codeaid.
9. Do Not Track
9.1. We do not track our users for the targeted advertising, and therefore we do not change our data collection approach if we receive a “do not track” signal from your browser.
10. Children’s privacy
10.1. As described in the Terms of Service, Codeaid is only available for persons who are at least eighteen (18) years old. Therefore, Scopic does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from children under 18. If Scopic learns that personal information from a child under 18 has been collected, that information will be deleted as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 18 may have provided us personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11.1. Codeaid is hosted in the United States and intends to cater its Services predominantly to US users.
Users accessing Codeaid outside of the United States, e.g. from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, through continued use of Codeaid, which is governed by US law, hereby explicitly agree to transfer their personal information to the United States and hereby provide their consent to such a transfer.
Codeaid adheres to US federal and state privacy laws. Non-US laws such as GDPR and other laws / regulations are not applicable. Users outside the US use Codeaid at their own risk and it is their sole responsibility to comply with all US rules and laws regarding their use of Codeaid.
12. California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
12.2. If CalOPPA applies to you, you can review and request changes to your personal information by contacting us at email@example.com.