Privacy Policy


This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs how GeniusMesh, Inc., (hereinafter referred to as “GeniusMesh”, “we”, “our” or “us”) collects, uses and shares personal information:

- About each Candidate (as defined under GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service), Employer (as defined under GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service), Academic Institutions (as defined under GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service), user or visitor (collectively “you” or “your”); and/or

- You provide to GeniusMesh when (i) accessing GeniusMesh’s mobile application (“Mobile App”) and website located at https://www.geniusmesh.com/ or www,geniuspath.ai (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Websites”), and/or (ii) using the Services (as defined under Section 2 of GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service) on the Platform (as defined under Section 2.1 of GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service) via the Websites and/or Mobile App.

GeniusMesh is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users. Our Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Services on the Platform.

By accessing the Websites and/or Mobile App, and using the Services on the Platform (via the Websites and/or Mobile App), you accept the terms and conditions of GeniusMesh’s Privacy Policy, and you consent to GeniusMesh’s collection, storage, use and disclosure of your Personal Information (defined below) as described in this Privacy Policy.

You acknowledge that it is in your best interest to read this Privacy Policy carefully and to ensure that you understand the terms and conditions contained herein. Your acceptance of GeniusMesh’s Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Websites and/or Mobile App. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using and/or accessing GeniusMesh’s Websites, Mobile App and Services immediately.

Scope of Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy applies only to your access to the Websites and/or Mobile App and your use of the Services. The Websites and/or Mobile App may contain links to third party websites and resources. GeniusMesh has no control over how your information is collected, stored, or used by these third party websites and/or resources. GeniusMesh therefore advises you to check the privacy policies of any such third party websites and/or resources before providing any information to them.

Personal Information that is Collected
GeniusMesh collects the following information from you:

          (i) personal information that could identify you, which includes your name, surname, email address, gender, location, professional background, salary requirements, professional picture and/or LinkedIn profile when you register a User Account (as defined under Section 3 of GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service) on GeniusMesh Websites and/or Mobile App;

          (ii) contact information which includes data such as billing address, email address, telephone numbers and any other data you have provided to us in order for us to be able to provide you with the Services on the Platform (via the Websites and/or Mobile App);

          (iii) transaction data which includes details about payments or communications to and from you; and

          (iv) technical data which includes your Internet protocol address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access the Websites,

(collectively “Personal Information”).

In the context of the law and this notice, the term “process” and “processing” means collect, store, transfer, use or otherwise act on data.

Use of your Personal Information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, GeniusMesh does not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information for marketing purposes with third parties without your consent. GeniusMesh shares only non-identifiable Personal Information with vendors and suppliers who are performing services for GeniusMesh, such as the vendors and suppliers who provide GeniusMesh with access to a user’s email address and email communications for the purposes of GeniusMesh being able to send emails to you via the vendor and/or supplier’s server. Those vendors and suppliers use your non-identifiable Personal Information only at GeniusMesh’s direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to GeniusMesh is used to help us communicate with you. For example, GeniusMesh uses your Personal Information to (i) make contact with you in response to questions you may ask GeniusMesh, (ii) solicit feedback from you, (iii) provide technical support, and (iv) inform you about promotional and marketing offers.

GeniusMesh may share Personal Information with third parties if GeniusMesh has a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the Personal Information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of GeniusMesh’s users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Wherever possible, GeniusMesh aims to obtain your explicit consent to process your Personal Information. We may continue to process your Personal Information on this basis until you withdraw your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending us an email at neerja@geniusmesh.com. However, if you do so, please note that you may not be able to (i) use the Websites and Mobile App, and (ii) make use of the Services further

Automatic Collection of Information

When you visit the Websites and/or Mobile App, GeniusMesh’s servers automatically record information about your computer hardware and software. This information is collected automatically and is used only to identify potential cases of abuse, resolve technical issues, optimizing the performance of the Websites and/or Mobile App for a better user experience, and establish statistical information regarding your use of the Websites, Mobile App and the Services. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular user of the system.

How Personal Information is Secured

GeniusMesh implements security measures that include encryption, firewalls, password management and secure socket layer technology, which are designed to protect your information from unauthorized access and potential security breaches.

Payment information is securely stored by Stripe and cannot be accessed by GeniusMesh.

However, you acknowledge that no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed. Therefore, while GeniusMesh strives to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (ii) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and another registered user on the Platform (via the Websites and/or Mobile App, and/or the Services) cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third-party, despite GeniusMesh’s best efforts.

Storing Personal Information

Subscription Plan (as defined under Section 4 of GeniusMesh’s Terms of Service) information and payment information is stored and secured respectively, on www.stripe.com. All Personal Information is stored on a dedicated server; and all other data pertaining to the Services is processed and stored securely on Amazon Web Services.

Your Rights regarding the General Data Protection Regulation

For the purposes of complying with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), GeniusMesh is considered as the data controller in relation to your Personal Information. We have listed below, the principal rights you have under the GDPR:

    (i) the right to access - you can ask for copies of your Personal Information;
    (ii) the right to rectification - you can ask us to rectify inaccurate Personal Information and to complete incomplete Personal Information;
    (iii) the right to erasure - you can ask us to erase your Personal Information from our systems;
    (iv) the right to restrict processing - you can ask use to restrict the processing of your Personal Information;
    (v) the right to object to processing - you can object to the processing of your Personal Information;
    (vi) the right to data portability - you can ask us to transfer your Personal Information to another organization or to you;
    (vii) the right to complain to a supervisory authority - you can complain about our processing of your Personal Information to the applicable authorities; and
    (viii) the right to withdraw consent – you can request that we withdraw your consent to store and process your Personal Information except to the extent that the basis of our processing your Personal Information is required by law.


You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your Personal Information by written notice to GeniusMesh, using the contact details set out below. Should you have any cause for complaint about our use of your Personal Information, please contact GeniusMesh using the details provided below and we will endeavor to solve the problem for you.

Your Rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act

To the extent that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is applicable to either GeniusMesh or you: both parties agree to comply with all of its obligations under the CCPA; and in relation to any communication of ‘personal information’ as defined by the CCPA, the parties agree that no monetary or other valuable consideration is being provided for such personal information and therefore neither party is ‘selling’ (as defined by the CCPA) personal information to the other party.

The principal rights you have under the CCPA include but are not limited to:

    (i) the right to know the Personal Information we collect form you;
    (ii) the right to request the deletion of your Personal Information;
    (iii) the right not to be discriminated against for having exercised your rights under the CCPA;
    (iv) the right to opt out from the collection/sale of your Personal Information; and
    (v) the right to access your Personal Information.

Both parties agree to notify the other immediately if it receives any complaint, notice, or communication that directly or indirectly relates to either party’s compliance with the CCPA. Specifically, GeniusMesh shall notify you within ten (10) working days if we receive a verifiable consumer request under the CCPA.

Your Rights under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

It is GeniusMesh’s policy to respond to any infringement notices and to take the appropriate actions as provided under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). Should you believe that material available on the Websites or Mobile App infringes on your copyright(s) or that of a third party, please notify GeniusMesh by submitting a written notice to neerja@geniusmesh.com and include the following information:

    (i) your full name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address;
    (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that is claimed to be infringed;
    (iii) a description of where the allegedly infringing material is located on the Websites or Mobile App;
    (iv) a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the alleged infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
    (v) a signed (either physical or electronic) statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Upon receipt of such notice, GeniusMesh shall investigate and/or remove the infringing material. You will be held liable for damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, should you materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Websites or Mobile App infringes on your or a third party’s copyright.

Analytical Data from Third Parties

GeniusMesh may collect or receive information that third party service providers may provide about you when using the Websites, Mobile App and/or the Services. Or GeniusMesh may obtain information from other sources and combine that with information GeniusMesh collects through your use of the Services. The following information is collected and/or obtained from third parties:
(i) Google Analytics:   We use this analytical tool to help GeniusMesh analyze (i) how users use the Websites, Mobile App and/or the Services by noting when you use the Websites, Mobile App and the Services, and (ii) usage data and performance data. The information collected will be disclosed to or collected directly by the applicable analytical tool GeniusMesh is using. Such information is collected as a means to provide, improve, and develop the Websites, Mobile App and the Services so as to create a safer and trusted environment when you use the Websites, Mobile App and the Services.

(ii) Amazon Web Services:   We use this service as a means of hosting GeniusMesh’s Websites and/or Mobile App. Amazon Web Services may collect all information you provide us with, and all information we automatically collect as a means of facilitating the functions of the Websites and/or Mobile App.

(iii) Stripe:   We use this tool as a payment gateway provider. Stripes may collect information you provide to us as a means of processing payments you make on the Websites and/or Mobile App for the Services.

Cookies

Cookies are defined as small text files that are placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you visit any website. They allow data gathered on one web page to be stored until it is needed for use on another, allowing a website to provide you with a personalised experience and the website owner with statistics about how you use the website so that it can be improved. Some cookies may last for a defined period of time, such as one day or until you close your browser. Others last indefinitely. Your web browser should allow you to delete any you choose. It also should allow you to prevent or limit their use.

GeniusMesh may from time to time use cookies. They are placed by software operated by third parties whose services GeniusMesh makes use of so as to enhance your experience on the Websites and/or Mobile App.

When you first visit the Websites and/or Mobile App, you may need to confirm whether you wish for cookies to be used by GeniusMesh. If you choose not to accept them, GeniusMesh shall not use them for your visit except to record that you have not consented to their use for any other purpose. However, please note that should you choose not to use cookies or you prevent their use through your browser settings, you might not be able to use all the functionalities available on the Websites and/or Mobile App.

GeniusMesh may use cookies for the following purposes:


    (i) Authentication and status - GeniusMesh uses cookies to identify you when you visit the Websites and/or Mobile App, and as you navigate through the pages of the Websites and/or Mobile App;
    (ii) Personalization - GeniusMesh uses cookies to store information about your preferences as you navigate through the Websites and/or Mobile App;
    (iii) Security - GeniusMesh uses cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect the Websites, Mobile App and Services; and
    (iv) Analysis - GeniusMesh uses cookies to analyze the use and performance of the Websites, Mobile App and the Services.

Retention Period for Personal Information

Except as otherwise mentioned in this Privacy Policy, GeniusMesh shall endeavour to keep your Personal Information only for as long as is required (i) for GeniusMesh to be able to provide you with Services, (ii) to comply with the law, including for the period demanded by our tax authorities, and (iii) to support a claim or defence in court.

Opt-out rights

You can stop all collection of Personal Information by GeniusMesh by not accessing the Websites, Mobile App and the Services, or by requesting to opt-out via email, at neerja@geniusmesh.com.

Changes and Amendments to Privacy Policy

GeniusMesh may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in GeniusMesh’s sole discretion and will notify you of any material changes to the way in which GeniusMesh treats Personal Information. When changes are made, GeniusMesh will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. GeniusMesh may also provide notice to you in other ways in GeniusMesh’s sole discretion, such as through the contact information you have provided. Any updated version of this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Websites and/or Mobile App as well as your continued use of the Services on the Platform (via the Websites and/or Mobile App) after the effective date of the revised Privacy Policy will constitute your consent to those changes. However, GeniusMesh will not, without your consent, use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what was stated at the time your Personal Information was collected.

Contact Information

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy while using the Websites, Mobile App and the Services, please send us a detailed message to neerja@geniusmesh.com, and GeniusMesh will use its best endeavors to resolve your concerns.

Effective Date: July 10, 2020