Welcome to www.scilancer.com, a web site owned and managed by Scilancer, LLC, a Texas limited liability Company ("SCILANCER").
We believe it is important to protect and respect the privacy of our customers and users of our www.scilancer.com web site, and its associated websites, applications, API, software, plug-ins, links, and other related elements (collectively, the "Site"). We are committed to ensuring your privacy as a guest and a customer as set forth below, and we understand your concern about how your information is collected, used, and shared.
Our Site is designed to provide information about SCILANCER and its platform (collectively, the "Services") for matching service providers with those in need of services (the "Projects").
In general, you can use the Site without providing Personally Identifiable Information, but to access certain portions of the Site or to post or bid on Projects, you will be required to provide Personally Identifiable Information. "Personally Identifiable Information" is information that can be used to locate you, contact you, or determine your specific identity. When other information is linked to Personally Identifiable Information, it also becomes Personally Identifiable Information.
SCILANCER may collect information from you in several different ways including:
SCILANCER reserves the right to maintain information on users who discontinue Services or use of the Site.
All payments are handled via a third-party Payment Vendor. SCILANCER may receive from you and transmit, but does not access, review, or store, sensitive information such as credit card numbers, bank accounts, Tax ID or social security numbers. When an online transaction is completed through a Payment Vendor, credit card information is used solely for the purpose of completing that specific transaction and is not shared with nor transmitted to SCILANCER.
To opt out of marketing email contact from SCILANCER, click the "UNSUBSCRIBE" link at the bottom of the email. You will be removed from our contact database.
Demographic and profile data (i.e., age, gender, browser usage) is also collected via SCILANCER Services. SCILANCER uses such data to improve marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze site usage, improve content and product offerings and to customize site content, layout, and services. Additionally, this data may be shared with third parties on an aggregated basis. SCILANCER does not share Personally Identifying Information with third parties, except to a court or governmental agency if required by law and as stated above in the section titled "The Information We Collect."
A cookie is a small text file a web site places on a site visitor's computer hard drive. Its purpose is to let the site know when a user visits and to perform certain functions such as saving passwords and personal preferences. Cookies help evaluate visitors' use of a web site, such as what viewers want to see and what they never read. This information allows SCILANCER to better improve the customer experience of online information. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. If you would like to turn this feature off, you will need to change the settings of your Internet browser.
Web beacons are very small, invisible graphics present on web pages or emails that help us track when the page or email has been accessed. Some parts of the Site, emails and other files may use web beacons, also known as "clear gif technology" or "action tags". We may use web beacons to collect, use or store personal information about you.
If you elect to use the referral service as applicable to inform a friend about a page on SCILANCER Services, you will be asked for the friend's name and email address. SCILANCER will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site. SCILANCER stores this information to send this one-time email only.
SCILANCER may have links to other third-party web sites. SCILANCER is not responsible for the content of any linked web site, or any link contained in a linked web site, or any changes or updates to such web sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SCILANCER of that web site. In addition, please be aware that SCILANCER is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other web sites. SCILANCER encourages you to read the privacy statements of each web site that requests personal information from you.
The Site is to be accessed by persons 18 years old any over. No one under 18 is allowed to use the Site or the Services. At no time will a child be asked to provide personal information. SCILANCER will comply with all regulations set forward by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission.
SCILANCER is committed to ensuring that your Personally Identifiable Information is protected while you are using the Site and the Services. SCILANCER uses appropriate and reasonable measures to maintain the security of your Personally Identifiable Information. This includes procedures followed by our personnel, contractors, subcontractors, and third-party hosting to prevent data loss or theft, account access with password protection.
SCILANCER may use certain third parties for services such as, but not limited to, advertising, marketing, commission procession, tax preparation, and system development. We only work with third parties who agree to strictly limit their use of information we provide them to fulfill the functions for which they have been retained.
You should be aware, however, that no data transmitted over wireless data systems ("Wi-Fi"), the Internet, or sent through mail or email, or stored on a computer is 100% secure, and that we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data while in transmission to us. Public computers in particular should never be considered secure. You should never give out personal information on message board, in chat rooms, and other publicly viewable locations.
In addition, there exist malicious programs, typically called computer viruses or Trojan horses, which can be used to capture information off your computer's hard drive or while you are entering it into a web form or sending it by email. You should always use the appropriate anti-virus and personal security technology to protect yourself.
Lastly, if you have been assigned a login ID and/or password for use using the Site, or any third-party site that you use to access the Site or Services, you should never give out that information to others.
In the event we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, bankruptcy, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information will likely be among the assets transferred.
By using this Site, you represent that you are seeking this Site for personal reasons and that you are not an attorney or an agent of an attorney conducting an investigation to a potential claim related to the Site, any material available through the Site, or SCILANCER. You also represent that you are not engaging in activities in an attempt to reverse engineer the Site, portions of the Site, or any materials available through the Site. You also represent that any information you provide is true and accurate.
Data processing associated with customer support for Site and Services is located in the US and is subject to laws of the United States. The data center where SCILANCER's servers are housed is located in the US, and is subject to the laws of the US.