Privacy Policy

Mission of Tegola is to empower the virtual society of the construction industry in Sri Lanka. To accomplish that mission, it is vital to be transparent about the data we collect from you and how they are used. This Privacy Policy applies when you are using our services.

  • A “Visitor” is any entity that visits Tegola.lk.
  • A “User” is any entity that creates a profile in Tegola.lk.

Introduction

We are a professional network that empowers an online platform for Companies, Professionals, Individuals, Fresh Graduates and Undergraduates of the construction services in Sri Lanka. Anyone can use our Services to find and be found for career opportunities and to connect with others to share information. Our Privacy Policy applies to any user or visitor to our services.

Tegola ("we" or "us") can modify this privacy policy to keep it up with the nature of services provided by us. In case of such an event, you will be notified via our services and will be given an opportunity to review the changes before they are in effect. You acknowledge that continuing to use our services after they become effective, that you abide by the usage of your data according to the updated Privacy Policy.

If you object to any of the content in this document, you may close your account.

Data we collect

Registration

To create a profile, you need to provide data including but not limited to your name, email address, mobile number, address and a password.

Profile updating

You can choose what information to share when updating your profile, such as your education, work experience, project details, photos, locations and client names. The information you can update in your profile, depends on your profile type. It is not necessary to provide these details to be a user; however profile details help you get the most out of our services, including potential clients to look up your projects and contact details. It is your right and responsibility to decide which details are updated in your profile. All the details you update in your profile are visible to the public unless specified otherwise.

Using services

We are logging your actions when you are using our services including the website. When you perform a search, go through a certain project, we log down your usage. We use your login session data, cookies and IP addresses to identify you.

Cookies, device and location identifiers

We use cookies and similar device identification technologies to identify you and your device. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. If you are using our services from a mobile device, we will use its location information to identify your location precisely, with your permission.

How We Use Your Data

We use your data to provide, support, personalize and develop our services.

Services

Our services help you connect and stay in touch with companies, professionals, individuals and amateurs in the construction industry. It is done by providing you with a platform you can use to search for desired industries, professionals, projects and other supported taxonomies to look up the available information in our databases. You will also be able to see contact details of other users of our services in order to exchange professional opportunities, provided that you are a logged in user. We will use the data about you to help others find your profile and enable you to invite others to become users.

Our services allow you to explore career opportunities, evaluate higher educational opportunities, search for and be found for professional opportunities. Your profile can be found by those who are looking forward to hiring you, or to have your mentorship.

Communications

We will contact you through email, phone, notices posted on our website, updates on our social media accounts and other ways through our services. We use those channels to send you messages about how to use the services, network updates, reminders, job suggestions and promotional messages.

Marketing

We use data about users for invitations and communications, promoting new membership, network growth, engagement and other services.

Customer support

We use the data and user logs to investigate, respond to and resolve complaints, technical and service issues.

Overall insights

We use your data and user logs to produce and share aggregated insights that cannot identify you. For an example: we can use your data to generate statistics about our members' profession or industry, to publish visitor demographics for a service.

Investigations

We will use your data to investigate security issues, possible violations of the user agreement or this privacy policy, and attempts to harm our users or visitors.

How We Share Information

Our Services

Data in your profile is visible to all the users and visitors of our services. Your settings, degree of connection with the visitor, and search types affect the availability of your information to the visitor.

Legal Disclosures

It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, or other legal process or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to

  1. investigate, prevent, or act 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)
  5. exercise or protect the rights and safety of Tegola, our team members, personnel, or others

We attempt to notify users about legal demands for their personal data when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are excessively broad, vague or lack proper authority; but we do not promise to challenge all demands.

Other Important Information

Security

We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches.

Direct Marketing

We do not share personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your permission.

Contact Information

If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please contact Tegola via social media accounts and email. You can also reach us by physical mail and our hotline number.

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