TERMS OF USE

ITPeopleNetwork, LLC d/b/a as ("MyGenie") provides the service to you in accordance with and subject to the following terms of use. The following terms of use govern your access to and use of the MyGenie website, including any content, functionality and services offer on or through www.mygenienetwork.com (the "Site"). By visiting, accessing or using any portion of the Site, or services available from the domain and subdomains of www.mygenienetwork.com (the "Site"), you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to revise these Terms of Use and all linked information from time to time in our sole discretion by updating this posting or any linked information. Unless otherwise provided in such revision, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted.

GENERAL CONDITIONS/ACCESS AND USE

Authorization to Access and Use Site and Content: Subject to your compliance with the Terms of Use and provisions hereof, you may access or use the Site and Site services. We try to keep our Site and the Site services safe, secure, and functioning properly, but we cannot guarantee the continuous operation of or access to our Services in fact we might stop providing certain features or services without notice.

Ownership and Restrictions:All rights, title, and interest in and to the Site and Content will remain with and belong exclusively to MyGenie. You will not use the Site and Content in any unlawful manner (including without limitation in violation of any data or privacy) or in any manner that interferes with or disrupts the integrity or performance of the Site and Content or their related components. You agree not to access the Site or Content by any means other than through the interface that is provided by MyGenie to access the same.

Responsibility for Your Data:You are solely responsible for all data, information, and other content, that you upload, post, or otherwise provide or store (hereafter “Posting”) in connection with or relating to the Site.

Reservation of Rights:MyGenie retain all right, title, and interest in and to all intellectual property rights related in and to the Site and Site Services. MyGenie owns and retain all respective rights in and to all logos, company names, marks, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, know-how, patents and patent applications that are used or embodied in or otherwise related to the Site and Content. MyGenie grants to rights or licenses (Implied, by estoppel, or otherwise) whatsoever to you under these Terms of Use.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

When you post User Content on the Site or through the Site Services or provide MyGenie with User Content, you understand and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for such User Content. Further, you represent and warrant that you have the right, power, and authority to post that user content without violating the rights of third parties and grant the licenses specified below.

You acknowledge and agree that the poster of User Content, and not MyGenie, is responsible for any User Content including any harms caused to you, another, User, or a third party by such User Content.

You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless MyGenie (ITPeopleNetwork, LLC) and our respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (Each an “Indemnified Party”) from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, losses, and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees and all related costs and expenses) arising from or relating to any claim, suit, proceeding, demand, or action brought by you or a third party or other User against an Indemnified Party relating to or arising out of any User Content you post.

By posting your information and other content (“User Content”) on or through the Site and Content, you grant MyGenie a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid, sublicensable and transferable license to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, display, public and perform User Content in connection with the Site and Content. MyGenie has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the Site and Content and User Content. MyGenie may remove or disable any User Content at any time for any reason, or for no reason at all.

Your information must not : (a) infringe any third party's rights, including but not limited to intellectual property, publicity or privacy; (b) be defamatory, trade libelous, threatening or harassing; nor (c) be obscene, indecent or contain pornography. We do not endorse any information posed by Users and we are not liable for any such information posted on the Site, including but not limited to any information posted about you the "User".

You understand that the operation of the Site and Platform, including User Content may be unencrypted and involve transmissions to MyGenie’s third party vendors and hosting partners to operate and maintain the Site and Content. Accordingly, you acknowledge that you bear sole responsibility for adequate security, protection, and backup of User Content. MyGenie will have no liability to you for any unauthorized access or use of any of User Content, or any corruption, deletion, destruction, or loss of any User Content.

Third-Party Intellectual Property

Any information or content expressed or made available by a third party or any other Site "Vendor" or "Visitor" or "User" is that of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of MyGenie. MyGenie neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made on the Site by anyone other than MyGenie authorized agents acting in their official capacities.

The Site contain links to third-party websites. The Site may also contain applications that allow you to access third-party websites via the Site. Such third-party websites or applications are owned and operated by the third parties and/or their licensors. The inclusion of any link or application on the Site does not imply that we endorse the linked site or application. You use the links and third-party websites at your own risk and agree that your use of an application or third-party website accessed via the Site is on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty for any purpose.

Content for which Copyright infringement is Claimed

MyGenie is committed to complying with U.S. copyright and related laws and requires all Site Visitors and Users to comply with these laws. Pursuant to 17 USC. Pursuant to 17 USC. § 512 as amended by Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, www.mygenienetwork.com has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act. If you believe your copyrights are being infringed by a User of the Site, please fill out a Notice of Infringement form and email at privacy@mygenienetwork.com.

Your Representations and Warranties

You represent and warrant to MyGenie that your activity on the Site and MyGenie’s possession and use of User Content as contemplated in these Terms of Use do not and will not violate, infringe, or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, trademark, right of privacy or publicity, or other personal or proprietary right, nor does User Content contain any matter that is defamatory, obscene, unlawful, threatening, abusive, tortious, offensive or harassing.

Termination of Access Due to Violations

MyGenie may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and/or block your future access to the Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines which may be associated with your use of the Site. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will cause irreparable harm to MyGenie, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to MyGenie obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that MyGenie deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances, without limiting MyGenie’s other available remedies. Further, MyGenie may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) discontinuance or material modification of the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, or (3) unexpected technical issues or problems.

NO WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMER BY MYGENIE

THE SITE AND CONTENT, AND ALL SERVER AND NETWORK COMPONENTS, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITH ALL ERRORS AND DEFECTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, AND MYGENIE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MYGENIE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACCESS OR USE OR BOTH OF THE SITE AND CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE, AND MYGENIE DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITE AND CONTENT. NO INFORMATION, ADVICE, PRODUCT OR SERVICES OBTAINED BY YOU FROM MYGENIE OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF USE AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THE SITE AND THE GENERAL CONTENT ALONE AS THE BASIS FOR YOUR BUSINESS DECISIONS.

MyGenie reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

LIMITED LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER REGISTERED USER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT WILL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY ACTION OR CLAIM RELATED TO THE SITE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (A) $100 OR (B) THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF MONIES ACTUALLY COLLECTED BY US FROM YOU FOR THE SERVICES TO WHICH THE LIABILITY RELATES DURING THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DETERMINATION OF SUCH LIABILITY. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR ALL THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO TO THAT EXTENT, IF ANY, SOME OR ALL OF THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

GENERAL RELEASE

If you have a dispute with another Registered User, you release www.mygenienetwork.com (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.

STATE SPECIFIC RELEASE

YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE §1542 (AND ANY ANALOGOUS LAW IN ANY OTHER APPLICABLE JURISDICTION) WHICH SAYS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."

NO RELIANCE; DUE INQUIRY

You affirm and agree that, given the general and “as-is” nature of the Site and the Content you are not specifically relying on any statements, or materials contained on the Site or in the Content to make any business decisions. Resource allocation and staffing matters are inherent complex and unique. Should you choose to continue your inquiry into whether MyGenie’s service is right for you, you will have an opportunity to make additional inquiry of MyGenie and you should make an independent investigation of the suitability of using MyGenie for your particular business needs. Only after such appropriate due diligence, thorough review of MyGenie’s service offering including the terms and conditions of MyGenie’s service agreements, and a through screening of any freelancer MyGenie proposes to you should you come to any conclusions or make any decisions about whether MyGenie, or any freelancer proposed by MyGenie is right for you and your specific project needs or requirements.

PRIVACY POLICY

1. OVERVIEW

This privacy policy explains how ITPeopleNetwork, LLC d/b/a as MyGenie (www.mygenienetwork.com) (collectively, "MyGenie," "we,", "us," and "our") collects, uses, shares and processes information about you. Mygenie provides this Privacy Policy to let you know our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information through www.mygenienetwork.com (the "Site"), and any other websites, features, applications, widget or online services that are owned or controlled by Mygenie.

www.mygenienetwork.com is firmly committed to the privacy of its members. This Privacy Policy describes our practices concerning your personal data that we process when we provide you with MyGenie’s services, including the services available through our website at www.mygenienetwork.com, our mobile, browser, and desktop applications, and other services where we link this Policy (collectively the "Services"). It also describes the choices available to your regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal information. Please note that certain features or services referenced in this Privacy Policy may always not be offered on the Service. Any personally identifiable information that you provide to www.mygenienetwork.com will be secured with industry standard protocols and technology.

Please also review our Terms of Service, which governs your use of the Service, and which is accessible at www.mygenienetwork.com/terms of service. It is important that you read this privacy policy and our terms so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your personal data and terms under which we provide you the Services.

By accessing or using this Service, you signify that you acknowledge, accept, and agree with all the terms of this privacy policy, so please do not use or access this Service if you disagree with any part of this privacy policy.

Contact information

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this privacy policy or our privacy practices or if you would like to opt-out of future communications or exercise your other privacy-related rights, please feel free to contact us at:

General contact info:
privacy@mygenienetwork.com
1 (833)-444-3643
MyGenie
2800 Beverly Drive
Aurora, IL 60502

By accessing or using this Service, you signify that you acknowledge, accept, and agree with all the terms of this Privacy Policy, and if you disagree with any part of this Privacy Policy please do not use or access this Services.

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION

www.mygenienetwork.com is an online marketplace that connects businesses with freelancers. When you use the Service, you may provide us with information about you. When you register with www.mygenienetwork.com as a Freelancer or as an Employer, you provide certain personal information, as a Freelancer you provide, your name, your contact details, your financial information (to make and receive payments), your personal identification number to help us fill out tax forms, information relating to your skills, experience, education level, compensation, work availability and geographic region. When you use the Service, we may also collect information related to your use of the Service and aggregate this with information about other users. This helps us improve our Services for you.

When you use our products and Services you may be asked to provide certain types of personal information. This might happen through our website, applications, online chat systems, telephone, or paper forms. We may request, collect, or process the following information:

  • Account Details – username, password, profile picture
  • Contact Details – email address, phone number, residential address
  • Location Details – physical address, billing address, time zone
  • Identity Details – Full name, proof of identity/address (e.g. Drivers License, Social security number)
  • Financial Information – credit card details, financial account information, wire transfer details, payment processor details (e.g. PayPal) and billing address
  • Identity Verification – information such as your date of birth or taxpayer identification number to validate your identity or as may be required by law, such as to complete tax filings. (e.g. government issued identification)
  • User Generated Content – project descriptions and attachments, user profiles, user reviews, user messages, products and api, etc.
  • General Audience Service – the Service is general audience and intended for users 18 and older. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone younger than age 18. If we become aware that a child younger that 18 has provided us with personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our files.

You do not have a statutory obligation to provide us with any information, but you may have a contractual obligation to do so, and if we do not receive certain information from you, then we will not be able to provide our Services to you. www.mygenienetwork.com is the sole owner of the information collected through the website. www.mygenienetwork.com will not sell or rent any collected information to third parties or share your contact information with other users or third parties except in connection with possible employment and with your express consent.

Like other online companies, we receive technical information when you use our Services. We use these technologies to analyze how people use the Service, to improve how our Site functions, to save your log-in information for future sessions, and to serve you with advertisements that may interest you.

We and our third-party service providers, including analytics and third-party content providers, may automatically collect certain information from you whenever you access or interact with the Service. This information may include, among other information, the browser and operating system you are using, , the URL or advertisement that referred you to the Service, the search terms you entered into a search engine that led you to the Service, areas within the service that you visited, which links you clicked on, which pages or content you viewed and for how long, other similar information and statistics about your interactions, such as content response times, download errors and length of visits to certain pages and other information commonly shared when browsers communicate with websites. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, and to improve marketing, analytics, and site functionality.

The information we collect also includes the Internet Protocol ("IP") address or other unique device identifier for any device (Computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) used to access the Service. Some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third-party service providers with information regarding the physical location of the device used to access the Service.

COOKIES

When you visit the Site, we use industry-wide technologies such as "cookies" (or similar technologies), which store certain information on your computer and which will allow us, among other things, to enable automatic sign-in to the Site, make your browsing much more convenient and effortless and allow us to test user experience and offer you personalized browsing or promotions. By continuing to use this Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer or device in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

The Site uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, to tailor the Site's functionality to suit personal preferences and to assist with various aspects of Site operation. These files contain a variety of information such as information about MyGenie webpages visited by you, the length of time you visited the Site, data about how you came to visit the Site, areas viewed by you within the Site, and additional information. Cookies remain on your device for the period described below

The following is a more detailed explanation of the types of cookies we use:

  • Necessary cookies

    Necessary cookies are essential and help you navigate the Site. This helps to support security and basic functionality and are necessary for the proper operation of the Site, so if you block these cookies, we cannot guarantee your use or the security during your visit.
  • Functionality cookies

    Functionality cookies are used to provide you the best user experience. These cookies are, for instance, used to personalize content for you in line with your location. It also allows the Site to remember choices made (like turning off use of cookies or which location you have previously selected) to provide more personal features.
  • Performance cookies

    Performance cookies help us to understand the behavior of users of the Site. This allows us to continuously improve the Site to provide the best information in support of our project aims. These cookies are also used to help us understand how effective our Site is; for instance, these cookies tell us which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. All the information that these cookies collect is aggregated, to assist us to improve how the Site works. Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications for further information. We use Google Analytics cookies to obtain an overall view of user habits and volumes, and to help improve the overall experience on the Site. Google Analytics is a third-party web analysis service provided by Google Inc, which uses performance cookies and targeting cookies. The information generated by these cookies about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google Inc on servers in the United States.

Google will use the information collected for the purpose of evaluating your use of our Site on our behalf, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as described below. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en=GB. This creates an opt-out cookie which prevents the further processing of your data. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policy. If you prevent these cookies, we cannot guarantee how the Site will perform for you.

Blocking or Deleting Cookies

We shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time, so that we can store your preferences and save you time on subsequent visits by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same data. You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. You should do this through the browser settings for each browser you use. Please be aware that some of our services will not function if your browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them "trusted websites" in your internet browser.

The following links may assist you in managing your cookies settings, or you can use the 'help' option in your internet browser for more details:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Adobe (flash cookies)

If you share the use of a computer or device, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies may affect all users of that computer or device. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.aboutcookies.org (note that this website is not provided by MyGenie, and we therefore cannot ensure its accuracy, completeness or availability). It is important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, cookies may, in certain cases, save you from the need to enter usernames and passwords, and allow session continuity.

Social Networking Services

You register for an account directly with our site and can later link your account to a social networking site such as (LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, GitHub etc.). Once linked we will collect certain information about you from that social networking service, and what we collect depends on your privacy settings with that social networking service. Mygenie site may also allow you to “like” or share content with social networking services.

Your interactions with third parties through a social networking service or similar features are governed by the respective privacy policies of those third parties. You represent that you are entitle to use your social networking service account for the purposes described herein without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern the social networking service, and without obligating Mygenie to pay any fees or making Mygenie subject to any usage limitations imposed by such social networking service. You can disable the link between your Mygenie account and your social networking service account at any time through the “settings” section of our service. Please note that your relationship with any social networking service is governed solely by your agreements(s) with such social networking service. If your social networking service terminates, then functions enabled through the link between your Mygenie account and your social networking service account will terminate as well.

3. USE OF INFORMATION

The information we request, collect, and process is primarily used to provide users with the product or service they have requested. Where relevant under applicable laws, all processing of your personal information will be justified by a "condition" for processing. In most cases, processing will be justified on the basis that:

  • you have provided your consent for us to use your personal information for a specific purpose.
  • our use of your personal information is necessary to perform a contract or take steps to enter into a contract with you (e.g. to provide you with services which you have purchased).
  • the processing is necessary to comply with a relevant legal obligation or regulatory obligation that we have (e.g.fraud prevention); or
  • the processing is necessary to support our legitimate interests as a business (e.g. to improve our services to you), subject to your interests and fundamental rights and provided it is conducted at all times in a way that is proportionate.

We will use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with quality service and security, to operate the Site and to perform our obligations to you. For example, we use the information collected from you to verify your identity. We also use this information to establish and set up your account, verify or re-issue a password, log your activity, enable your communications with employers, provide customer support and contact you from time to time. The information helps us develop and improve our services to you and customize and personalize your experience (including by making job suggestions, training, etc.).
  • to ensure marketplace integrity, prevent fraud and maintain a safe and secure marketplace. For example, we use your information to track and prevent fraudulent activities and other inappropriate activities and, monitor content integrity, conduct security investigations and risk assessments, verify or authenticate information provided by you, enforce our Terms of Service and comply with applicable laws.
  • To administer and develop our business relationship with you and if applicable the corporation or other legal entity you represent.
  • to promote and advertise the Mygenie Site and marketplace. For example, we use the information collected from you for the purpose of sending direct marketing messages (as detailed below), to show you information that may be of interest to you, to organize and facilitate referral programs, contests or other promotional activities or events.
  • to maintain appropriate business records, to comply with lawful requests by public authorities and to comply with applicable laws and regulations or as otherwise required by law.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those set out in this Policy. Direct marketing:

  • We use your personal information to send you direct marketing communications about our products, services, or promotions from Mygenie that may be of interest to you or our related services. This may be via email, post, SMS, telephone, or targeted online advertisements.
  • In most cases our processing of your personal information for marketing purposes is based on our legitimate interest, although some cases (such as where required by law) will be based on your consent. You have a right to prevent direct marketing of any form at any time - this can be exercised by following the opt-out link attached to each communication or by sending an email to optout@mygenienetwork.com .
  • We take steps to limit direct marketing to a reasonable and proportionate level, and to send you communications which we believe may be of interest or relevance to you, based on the information we have about you.

4. DATA RETENTION

Unless you request that we delete certain information, we retain the information you submit to verify your identity for 30 days and we retain other information we collect for at least 5 years. Your information may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time. If you choose to provide us with Personal Information, we encourage you to routinely update the data to ensure that we have accurate and up-to-date information about you.

5. INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURES

We provide your personal details to third parties, only in order to operate the Site, provide our services to you, fulfil obligations imposed on us by applicable laws and regulations, and prevent fraud, infringements and illegal activities, as detailed below. Our third-party service providers are bound by contract to only use your personal information on our behalf, under our instructions.

Our third-party service providers may include:

  • Cloud hosting, storage, networking, and related providers
  • SMS providers
  • Payment and banking providers
  • Marketing and analytics providers
  • Security providers

Information about freelancers (genies) shared with Clients (Employers), Agencies, Payroll Vendors, Benefit Providers, other freelancers when there is a transaction involved (of buying or selling products). If you choose to view a job post and apply to a job post as a Freelancer via the platform, we may share relevant information with the applicable client(s) including, but not limited, the information contained in your profile.

Information about Clients and Agencies shared with freelancers, if you have entered into a service contract, we may provide him/her with your name, company address, billing address, or tax ID in order to compete the transaction or to facilitate the resolution of a claim or dispute.

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform service-related services (e.g. database management, payment processing, fraud detection and improving our website features) or to assist us in analyzing how our service is used. These third parties may have access to your personal information to perform these tasks on our behalf.

We will share your information to law enforcement agencies, public authorities or other parties in order to respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities, if we believe we are required to do so by law, or that doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with legal processes.

We share your information with payment processors, fraud detection agencies and similar third parties for the purpose of securing the site and protecting it against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims or other liabilities.

Your personal information will also be disclosed if we go through a business transition such as a merger, sale, transfer of all or a portion of Mygenie’s assets, acquisition, bankruptcy, or similar event. If we sell any business or assets, we will disclose your data to the prospective buyer. If we or substantially all our assets are acquired by a third party, information held by us about our users will be one of the transferred assets.

6. SECURITY

www.mygenienetwork.com takes industry standard protocols and technology to protect registered user information. All transactions performed through www.mygenienetwork.com are conducted in Secure Socket Layer (SSL) session. The Secure Socket Layer encrypts all transaction data for transmittal in a format that prevents data theft. This process protects all private information from being disclosed to third parties.

Mygnie.com also protects registered user information offline. All registered user information is restricted within our offices. Servers used to store personally identifiable information are housed in a secure supervised environment. In addition, only www.mygenienetwork.com employees who need specific information to perform a task are granted access to personally identifiable information.

We take great care in maintaining the security of the site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access, loss, misuse, alteration, destruction, or damage to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, the transmission of data via the internet is not completely secure, and although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Users who have registered to the Site agree to keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

7. LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Please note that MyGenie website contains links to third party sites and if you link to a third party site from our site, any data you provide to that site and any use of that data by the third party are not under the control of MyGenie and are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should consult the privacy policies of each site you visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to personal information collected by our site www.mygenienetwork.com.

The fact that we link a website is not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. We encourage you read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

8. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

This section describes the rights of California residents that are users of our Site under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"). If you are a California resident, as of January 2020, you have certain rights regarding your personal information. You have a right to request that we provide you with the following information:

  • The categories or specific pieces of personal information that we collect about you.
  • The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected.
  • The purposes for collecting, using, or selling that personal information.
  • The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
  • If we disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, the categories of personal information we have disclosed in the prior twelve months.
  • If we sold your personal information, the categories of personal information we have sold in the prior twelvemonths.

To make such requests, we kindly ask to contact us at privacy@mygenienetwork.com. We may verify your request using the information associated with your account, including email address. Government identification may also be required. Users can also designate an authorized agent to exercise these rights on their behalf.

You have a right to request that we delete your personal information under certain circumstances and exceptions. You also have a right not to be discriminated against for exercising your rights under the CCPA. Note that we have provided most of the information described above in this Privacy Policy. As previously mentioned in the Privacy Policy, we do not sell (as such term is defined in the CCPA) personal information and will not sell it without providing users with a right to opt out.