Your Privacy Matters
The mission of iDitch is to connect the world’s
Beauty and men’s grooming professionals to
allow them to be more productive and successful, in
providing Gigs Services. Central to this mission is our
commitment to be transparent with our user members
about the data we at iDitch Technologies Incorporated
collects about you and how it is used and shared.
By using our Platform and Services, you consent to our
Table of Contents:
We at iDitch are a social network and online platform
for Vetted professional Artisans and Clients, collectively
referred to as User Members. People use our services
and Platform to find and be found for professional
Beautification and men’s grooming services
opportunities, and to connect with others and
information in the Beauty and men’s grooming
or Visitor to our Platform and Services.
Our registered users (“Members”) share their professional identities,
engage with their network, exchange knowledge and professional
insights, post and view relevant content, learn and find Gigs and
career opportunities. Content on some of our services is available to
If you reside in the United States and Canada, you are entering into
this User Agreement with iDitch Technologies Incorporated who will be
responsible for your personal data provided to, or collected by or for,
our Platform and Services. If you reside outside the United States and
Canada, you are entering into the User Agreement with iDitch
Technologies International Ireland U.C., who will be the controller of
your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Platform and
Blog, The iDitch Forum, The iDitch Podcast, and Other iDitch
Platforms…The iDitch Academy and other iDitch related sites, apps,
communications and services (“Services”), including off-site Services,
such as our ad services and the “Gig with iDitch” and “Share with
iDitch” plugins, but excluding services that state that they are offered
If you use the iDitch Platform and our Services, you
If you use our Platform and Services, you consent to the collection,
the User Agreement. We provide you choices that allow you to opt-out
or control how we use and share your data.
If you use our Platform and Services after an update to
to it, we will provide notice through our Platform and Services, or by
other means, to provide you the opportunity to review the changes
before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may
close your account. Your continued use of our Platform and Services
after we publish or send a notice about our changes to this Privacy
1. Information We Collect
1.1 Information You Provide To Us
You provide data to create an account with us.
To create an account you provide data including your name, email
address and/or mobile number, and a password. If you register for the
premium iDitch Services (iDitch PRIME and iDitch neXt), we ask you for payment
(e.g., credit card) and billing information.
You create your iDitch profile (a complete profile helps
you get the most from our Services).
You have choices about the information on your profile, such as your
education, work experience, skills, photo, country, city or area and
endorsements. Some professional Artisans may choose to complete a
separate iDitch form for the premium account. Profile information
helps you to get more from our Platform and Services, including
helping putting you in the forefront for Gigs business opportunities to
find you. It’s your choice whether to include very important sensitive
information about your education, qualifications and references.
We do not require members to include sensitive data (e.g., race,
ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs,
membership of a trade union, physical or mental health, sexual life or
criminal record) in their iDitch profile. If you choose to post any such
data, it is visible to other user members like the rest of the profile
information you provide on your profile.
On Your Profile
Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would
not want to be publicly available.
You give other data to us, such as by syncing your
address book or calendar.
Posting and Uploading
We collect personal data from you when you provide, post or upload it
to our Platform and Services, such as when you fill out a form,
respond to a survey (e.g., User Member surveys), submit a resume
and request for or save or send Gig invitations. If you opt to import
your address book, we receive your contacts (including contact
information, your service provider(s) or app automatically added to
your address book when you communicated with addresses or
numbers not already in your list). If you sync your email or calendars
with your Gig Services, we will collect your “email header” and
calendar meeting information (e.g. times, places, Clients, Artisans and
1.2 Information From Others
Others may post or write about you.
Content and News
You and others may post content that includes information about Gigs
reviews on our Platform and Services (as part of blog posts, forum
posts, feed updates and comments, podcast images and videos).
Unless you opt-out, we collect public information about you, such as
professional-related information and accomplishments (e.g.,
accomplishments, professional recognition, certificates, projects, etc.)
and make it available as part of our Services on our Platforms (e.g.
suggestions for your profile, or notifications of mentions on the iDitch
Other User Members may sync their contacts or
calendar with our Services.
Contact and Calendar Information
We receive personal data about you when others import or sync their
address book or calendar with our Platform and Services, or send
messages using our Services (including invites or Gig requests).
Clients and Artisans may provide data to us.
Clients and Artisans
We receive personal data about you when you use our Platform and
services of our clients and Artisans, such as prospective Gigs.
1.3 Service Use
We log your visits to our websites and use of our
Platforms and Services, including mobile apps.
We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Platforms and
Services, including our sites, app and platform technology (e.g., our
off-site plugins), such as when you view or click on content (e.g.,
learning video) or ads (on or off our sites and apps), perform a search,
install one of our mobile apps, share articles or apply for jobs. We use
log-ins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”)
addresses to identify you and log your use.
1.4 Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Similar
We collect data through cookies and similar
technologies (e.g., web beacons, pixels, ad tags and device
identifiers) to recognize you and/or your device(s) on, off and across
different Services and devices. We also allow some others to use
through your browser settings and other tools. You can also opt out
behavior on the sites of others for third party advertising. For Visitors,
the opt out is here.
1.5 Your Device and Location
We receive data from your devices and networks,
including location data.
When you visit or leave our Platform and Services (including our
plugins or cookies or similar technology on the sites of others), we
receive the URL of both the site you came from and the one you go to
next. We also get information about your IP address, proxy server,
operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and
features, and/or ISP or your mobile carrier. If you use our Services
from a mobile device, that device will send us data about your
location. Most devices allow you to prevent location data from being
sent to us and we honor your settings.
If you communicate through our Platform and Services,
we learn about that.
We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage
with messages in connection with our Platform and Services. For
example, if you get an iDitch connection request, we track whether
you have acted on it and will send you reminders. We also use
automatic scanning technology on messages.
1.7 Sites, Platform and Services of Others
We get data when you visit sites that include our
plugins, ads or cookies or log-in to others’ services with
your iDitch account.
We receive information about your visits and interaction with services
provided by others when you log-in with iDitch or visit others’ services
that include our plugins (such as “Share on iDitch” or “Apply with
iDitch”), ads, cookies or similar technologies.
We are improving our Services, which means we get
new data and create new ways to use data.
Our platform and Services are dynamic and we often introduce new
features, which may require the collection of new information. If we
collect materially different personal data or materially change how we
use your data, we will notify you and may also modify this Privacy
2. How We Use Your Data
We use your data to provide, support, personalize and
develop our Services.
How we use your personal data will depend on which Services you
use, how you use those Services and the choices you make in your
settings. We use the data that we have about you to provide, support,
personalize and make our Services (including ads) more relevant and
useful to you and others.
Our Platform and Services help you connect with
others, find and be found for Gig and Professional
business opportunities, stay informed, get training and
be more productive.
We use your data to authenticate you and authorize access to our
Our Platform and Services allows you to stay in touch, in
communication and up to date with clients, and clients with Artisans.
To do so, Clients will “connect” with the Artisans who they choose, and
who also wish to “connect” with then is performing Gigs. When you
connect, you will be able to request gigs, post gig requests, search
each others’ connections in order to exchange professional
We will use data about you (such as profiles you have viewed or data
provided through address book uploads or partner integrations) to
suggest connections for you and others (e.g. User Members who
share your contacts) and enable you to invite others to become User
Members and connect with you. You can also opt to allow us to use
your precise location or proximity to others to suggest others nearby.
User Members for you to connect with. It is your choice whether to
invite someone to our Platform or Services, send a connection
request, or allow another Member to become your connection. When
you invite someone to connect with you, your invitation will include
your name, photo, network and contact information. We will send
invitation reminders to the person you invited. You can choose
whether or not to share your own list of connections with your
Visitors have choices about how we use their data.
Our Platform and Services allows you the Artisan to interact with the
client, in providing Beautification and men’s grooming professional
services, we at iDitch also periodically provides information on news,
events and ideas regarding professional topics you care about, and
from professionals you respect. Our Platform and Services also allows
you to improve your professional skills, or learn new ones ie. (The
iDitch Academy). We use the information about you to recommend
relevant content across our Platform and Services, suggest skills you
may have to add to your profile and skills that you might need to
pursue your next business opportunity. So, if you let us know that you
have acquired a new skill (e.g., by taking classes and graduating), we
will use this information to personalize content in your feed, suggest
that you follow certain members on our site, or watch related learning
content to help you towards that new skill. We use your content,
activity and other data, including your name and picture, to provide
notices to your network and others. For example, subject to your
settings, we may notify others that you have updated your profile,
posted a blog, took a social action
e.g. like, comment, follow, share, made new connections or were
mentioned in the iDitch Blog, podcast or forum news.
Our Platform and Services allows you to explore your independent
business and careers, evaluate educational opportunities that would
enhance your placement on our platform, and seek out, and be found
for, Prime Gig opportunities. Your profile can be found easily by those
looking for your Prime professional Gig Services (for a Gig). We will
use your data to recommend Gigs, show you and other Prime User
members functions or locations of high traffic Gigs or have certain
recommendations on new industry skills and connections. You can
signal that you are interested in adding new skills to your profile
changing job skills and share these information on your profile page.
We may use your profile and activity to recommend Gigs to you and
you to prospective clients.
Our Platform and Services allows you to collaborate with other
Artisans to accomplish Gigs for a Clients in a timely manner. When a
Client wants to bundle a Gig, other fellow Artisans may be referred by
you or the Client.
These other Artisans would have to be joined in a group chat, with you
and the potential client to do the Gig with. Our Platform and Services
allows you to communicate with other Artisans and schedule and
prepare engaging meetings with them in regards to a bundled gig or
any other Gig related issues. Subject to your settings, we scan
messages to provide “bots” or similar tools that facilitate tasks such as
scheduling meetings, draft responses, summarize messages or
recommend next steps.
2.2 Premium Services
Our premium Services, (The iDitch Prime) allows
paying users to search for and contact Members
through our Platform and Services, such as searching
for and contacting Artisans for Gigs, Gig leads, in-depth
management of Gigs, etc.
We provide premium Services (The iDitch Prime) that provides to our
Prime user Members customized-search functionality and tools
(including messaging and activity alerts) as part of our marketing and
Gig solutions. These Prime user members can import limited number
of information from anywhere to compliment their profile, such as
name, headline, current location, current Gig Certification, and general
Gig sourcing, in order to manage their Gigs leads or Client Gig
acquisition, unless you opt out. We do not provide contact information
to these Prime user members to a third party as part of these premium
Services without their consent. An iDitch Prime Services User
Member can store or save information he/she has about you in our
prime Services, such as a resume or contact information or Gig
history. The data provided about you with the Prime user members is
subject to the policies of the Prime User Members.
We contact you and enable communications between
User members. We offer settings to control what and
how often you receive some types of messages.
We will contact you through email, notices posted on our websites or
apps, messages to your iDitch inbox, and other ways through our
platform and Services, including text messages and push notifications.
We will send you messages about the availability of some Prime or
regular Gig Services, personal and cyber security, or other servicerelated
issues. We also send messages about how to use the
Services, network updates, reminders, job suggestions and
promotional messages from us and our partners. You may change
your communication preferences at any time. Please be aware that
you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from us, including
security and legal notices.
We also enable communications between you and others through our
Services, including for example invitations, in-mail, groups and
messages between User Members.
We serve you tailored ads both on and off of our
Platform and Services. We offer you choices to opt out
of interest based ads, but you cannot opt out of seeing
We target (and measure the performance of) ads to User Members,
Visitors and others both on and off of our Services through a variety of
ad networks and exchanges, using the following data, whether
separately or combined:
• Data from advertising technologies on and off of our Services,
like web beacons, pixels, ad tags, cookies, and device identifiers;
• User Member-provided information (e.g., contact information,
title and industry);
• Data from your use of our Platform and Services (e.g., search
history, feed, content you read, who you follow or is following
you, connections, groups participation, page visits, videos you
watch, clicking on an ad, etc.), including as described in Section
• Information from others (e.g. advertising partners, publishers and
• Information inferred from data described above (e.g., using job
titles to infer age, industry, seniority, and compensation bracket;
or names to infer gender).
We will show you ads called sponsored content which look like similar
non-sponsored content, except that they are labeled ads or
sponsored. If you take an action (such as like, comment or share) on
these ads, your action is associated with your name and viewable by
others, including the ad provider.
We adhere to self regulatory principles for interest-based advertising
and participate in industry opts out from such ads. This does not opt
you out of receiving advertising – you will continue to get generic ads
or ads by advertisers not listed with these self regulatory tools. You
can also opt out specifically from interest-based advertising served
through our platform for third parties. For non-Members, this setting is
Info to Advertisers
We do not share your personal data with any third-party advertisers or
(other than hashed or device identifiers, to the extent they are
personal data in some countries) ad networks for their advertising
without your separate permission. However, if you click on an ad, the
ad poster will know you visited the page that you clicked on. Also,
advertising partners can associate personal data collected by the
advertiser directly from you with our cookies and similar technologies.
In such instances, we seek to contractually require such advertisers to
obtain your explicit, opt-in consent before doing so.
We promote our Services to you and others.
We use data and content about User Members for invitations and
communications promoting membership and network growth,
engagement and our Services.
2.6 Developing Services and Research
We develop our Services and conduct research.
We use data, including public feedback, to conduct research and
development for the further development of our Services in order to
provide you and others with a better, more intuitive and personalized
experience, drive user membership growth and engagement on our
Platform and Services, and help connect user members to each other
and to economic opportunity.
We seek to create economic opportunity for user members of the
Beautification and men’s grooming global workforce and to help them
be more productive and successful. We use the data available to us to
research social, economic and individual trends such as Gigs
availability and skills needed for these Gigs and policies that help
bridge the gap between clients and Artisans in different geographical
areas of the world . In some cases, we work with trusted third parties
to perform this research, under controls that are designed to protect
your privacy. We publish or allow others to publish economic insights,
presented as aggregated data rather than personal data.
Polls and surveys are conducted by us and others through our
Platforms and Services. You are not obligated to respond to polls or
surveys and you have choices about the information you provide. You
may opt out of survey invitations.
2.7 Customer Support
We use data to help you and fix problems.
We use the data (which can include your communications) needed to
investigate, respond to and resolve complaints and Service issues
2.8 Aggregate Insights
We use data to generate aggregate insights.
We use your information to produce aggregate insights that do not
identify you. For example we may use your data to generate statistics
about our user members, the number of ad impressions served or
clicked on, or the demographic distribution of visitors to a site.
2.9 Security and Investigations
We use data for security, fraud prevention and
We use your data (including your communications) if we think it’s
necessary for security purposes or to investigate possible fraud or
attempts to harm our Members or Visitors.
3. How We Share Information
3.1 Our Services
Any information you include on your profile and any
content you post or social action (e.g. likes, follows,
comments, shares) you take on our Services will be
seen by others.
Your profile is fully visible to all User Members and of our Services. As
detailed in our Help Center, your settings, degree of connection with
the viewing User Member, the Gigs they may have, their usage of our
Platform and services, access channels and search types (e.g., by
name or by keyword) impact the availability of your profile and certain
Posts and Chats, Likes, Follows, Comments, Messages
Our Services allow viewing and sharing information including through
posts, follows, likes and comments.
• When you share a post (e.g., an update, video or blog), the
default (which you can change) is to share it publicly. All user
Members would be able to see your post. Others who are not
User Members will not be able to find (including through search
engines) or see your you or your post.
• In a group chat, posts are visible to others in the group. Your
membership in groups is public and part of your profile unless
you change the default settings.
• When you chat with another user member, you are not visible to
others. We provide aggregate insights about the user members
and viewers to the respective profile pages. When you read a
chat, we show you on the portal as reading the chat, when you
are typing, it shows you on the portal typing.
• We let senders know when you act on their message, subject to
your settings where applicable. We at iDitch let’s you become
visible when you are online and available for Gigs.
3.3 Others’ Services
You may link your account with others’ services or
Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and
Instagram so that clients can look up your Gigs profiles
or post your shares on such platforms.
Subject to your preference, other services may look-up
When you opt to link your account with other services, personal data
will become available to them. The sharing and use of that personal
data will be described in, or linked to, a consent screen when you opt
to link the accounts. For example, you may link your Twitter or
Facebook accounts to share content from our Those platforms and
services into the iDitch services, or your email provider may give you
the option to upload your iDitch account contacts into its own service.
You may revoke the link by going to settings and deleting your
information with such accounts.
3.4 Related Services
We share your data across our different Platforms and
Services and iDitch-affiliated entities.
We will share your personal data with our affiliates.
Affiliates are companies controlling, controlled by or under common
control with us, including, for example, iDitch Ireland UC, iDitch
Technologies Inc., iDitch Singapore and Microsoft Corporation.
to provide and develop our Services. We combine information
For example, iDitch will recommend better content to you based on
your iDitch profile or the articles you read on Our other Platforms, and
iDitch could personalize your feed or Gigs completed based on your
learning Gig history, because we are able to identify you across
different Platforms and Services using cookies or similar technologies.
3.5 Service Providers
We may use others to help us with our Services.
We use others to help us provide our Services (e.g., maintenance,
analysis, audit, payments, fraud detection, marketing and
development). They will have access to your information as
reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are
obligated to not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
3.6 Legal Disclosures
We may need to share your data when we believe it’s
required by law or to protect your and our rights and
It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when
required by law, subpoena, or other legal process or if we have a good
faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate,
prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities
or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce our
agreements with you, (3) investigate and defend ourselves against
any third-party claims or allegations, (4) protect the security or integrity
of our Service (such as by sharing with companies facing similar
threats); or (5) exercise or protect the rights and safety of LinkedIn,
our Members, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Members
about legal demands for their personal data when appropriate in our
judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request
is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in
our discretion, that the requests are over broad, vague or lack proper
authority, but we do not promise to challenge every demand. To learn
more see our data request guidelines and transparency report.
3.7 Change in Control or Sale
We may share your data when our business is sold to
others, but it must continue to be used in accordance
We at iDitch can also share your personal data as part of a sale,
merger or change in control, or in preparation for any of these events.
Any other entity which buys us or part of our business will have the
right to continue to use your data, but only in the manner set out in this
4. Your Choices & Obligations
4.1 Data Retention
We keep most of your personal data for as long as your
account is open.
We retain the personal data you provide while your account is in
existence or as needed to provide you Services on our platform. Even
if you only use our Services temporarily every few weeks, we will
retain your information and keep your profile open until you decide to
close your account. In some cases we choose to retain certain
information (e.g., visits to sites carrying our “share with iDitch” or
“register on iDitch” plugins without clicking on the plugin) in a
depersonalized or aggregated form.
4.2 Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data
You can access or delete your personal data. You have
many choices about how your data is collected, used
We provide many choices about the collection, use and sharing of
your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile
and controlling the visibility of your posts to advertising opt-outs and
communications controls. We offer access to the personal data we
have about you.
4.3 Account Closure
We keep some of your data even after you close your
If you choose to close your iDitch account, your personal data will
generally stop being visible to others on our Services within 24 hours.
We generally delete closed account information within 30 days of
account closure, except as noted below.
We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account
if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including
law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve
disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User
Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further
messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after
your account has been closed.
Information you have shared with others (e.g., through InMail, updates
or group posts) will remain visible after you closed your account or
deleted the information from your own profile or mailbox, and we do
not control data that other User Members copied out of our Services.
Groups content associated with closed accounts will show an
unknown user as the source. Your profile may continue to be
displayed in the services of others (e.g., search engine results) until
they refresh their cache.
5. Other Important Information
We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches.
Please use the security features available through our
We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data,
such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible
vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot warrant the security of
any information that you send us. There is no guarantee that data may
not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of
our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Please visit our
safety center for additional information about safely using our
Services, including two factor authentication.
5.2. Cross-Border Data Transfers
We store and use your data outside your country.
We process data both inside and outside of the United States. Learn
more about the legal mechanisms we rely on to transfer data across
iDitch participates in the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
frameworks. To learn more, read our Privacy shield statement.
5.3. Direct Marketing and Do Not Track Signals
Our statements regarding direct marketing and “do not
We currently do not share personal data with third parties for their
direct marketing purposes without your permission. Learn more about
this and about our response to “do not track” signals.
5.4. Contact Information
You can contact us or use other options to resolve any
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please first
contact iDitch online. You can also reach us by physical mail. If
contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you have more
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