Goodtal’s privacy policy

This Privacy Statement explains how Goodtal (also referred to as "us," or "we") collects, uses, and safeguards data. This Privacy Policy is applicable to all collected personal information, data received, and reporting.

This privacy statement applies to comprehensive data gathered from users. Without your explicit approval, the obtained data will not be used. And the data that is available will be utilised solely to improve the quality of our services.

When you join up for our services or agree to our policy, we receive the data automatically. Signing up for our services indicates that we can use and disclose your data in the methods listed below.

Also, we want you to know that the words used in our privacy policy are identical to the terms used in our Terms of Service, which can be found at

If you are not comfortable sharing information with us or those shown on our listing pages, you should avoid using our services.

1. How Goodtal collects user data

Data collected through Sign-in and Surveys

  • We collect information through surveys and research projects in which you may have been involved.
  • You may have entered your name and email address during the account creation process, or may have registered with us directly through your LinkedIn account.
  • When you use credit card or other banking information to purchase one of our services.
  • You may have provided us with more information, such as their location, photo, bio, and phone number, in order to improve your profile rank.
  • When you sign into our services using LinkedIn or other social network accounts, we assume you don't mind us storing and using information in accordance with our privacy policies.
  • User-generated content that a third party may have posted about you or our services can likewise be used to collect information about you.
  • The client data you provide us, with client consent of course, will be strictly used for reference checks and review processes only.

Data gathered through cookies and similar technologies

Cookies, web server logs, JavaScript, and Web beacons are all examples of data collection methods. Cookies are used by websites to get access to your computers or other internet devices in general. It could be for browser identification or to save settings/information on your devices with the sole purpose of providing better services to them and exploring methods to improve our services.

When you acquire different cookies, you will be warned and given guidance on how to restrict or disable their use. We also provide the option of deleting Flash cookies and adjusting them according to Adobe's recommendations. However, if you choose to disable cookies, you will be unable to use most of the features of our services.

Additionally, web servers may evaluate information such as device kind, operating system type, browser type, name of user ISP or mobile carrier, domain, and other system parameters, in addition to your system’s language, nation, and time zone.

Furthermore, our commercial partners will place cookies on your device. Our team, for example, uses Google Analytics and comparable platforms for site analytics, which means they will also set cookies on your device. Cookies will be placed on your devices by third parties, in addition to our business partners. On user websites, we will use two sorts of cookies: (1) persistent cookies and (2) session cookies.

Session cookies expire when you shut your browser, however persistent cookies stay on your device after you close the browser and become active again the next time they visit our website.

We will collect information about you using other technologies that work similarly to cookies, such as web beacons and tracking URLs. In our mails, web beacons and tracking URLs will be used to determine whether you have opened a specific message or clicked on a specific link.

We will not change our cookie policy, if you disable cookies, despite the "Do Not Track" signal in your browser HTTP header. We may employ analytics to track your activity in response to adverts for Goodtal services that you may click on third-party platforms such as search engines and social networks. Because the internet industry is still learning about DNT and figuring out how to respond to it, Goodtal ignores browser-initiated DNT signals.

Moreover, regardless of whether you are a registered user of Goodtal or not, whenever you access or use the Site, the Log Data that we receive is saved and processed automatically by our servers. User IP address, the hardware and software you are using, the date and time you access or use the Site, device event information, pages viewed and the order in which those pages were viewed, and the amount of time spent on those pages are all part of the Log Data when you log in to Goodtal Account.

Data gathered from the users when enabling third-party integrations

When you enable third party integrations, we too receive information such as your personal information and more such as

  • Contact information which may include your email addresses and phone numbers, stored in the integrated third party.
  • Client Data that you may have added during third party integration
  • Deal Information that you may have added during third party integration

2. How Goodtal uses the user data mined from different sources

The personal data we gathered from you is used in the following ways:

  • Set up your account and start providing services
  • Provide you with personalised content
  • Comply your requirements
  • Drop an email. In addition, to respond to your questions posted on the website
  • To create, personalise, deploy, and evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and promotional materials for services and analytics.
  • To improve services and add innovative features, as well as new service categories
  • Provide feedback to third-party service providers listed on the website.
  • Investigate, prevent, and respond to illegal and harmful activities, such as potential threats to a person's physical safety, fraud, and violations of our Terms of Service.
  • When you enter into a contract with us, we will use your personal data. When you sign up for a free trial or purchase our products or services, you enter into a contract with us.
  • Your information is processed in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations. These responsibilities include preventing, investigating, and exposing crime, fraud, and possibly even anti-social behaviour. The information is used to prosecute offenders with the assistance of law enforcement agencies. The information can also be used to determine whether it complies with applicable laws or enforceable governmental requests.
  • Take note that we frequently anonymize or de-identify the data collected through the services and other means so that the information is no longer associated with you. In cases where we have thoroughly anonymized/de-identified the data and are no longer personally related to you, the information we can use or disclose will not be bound by this privacy policy and we will be free to use and disclose such information with others without restrictions.

3. How Goodtal shares user data

Your data can be shared for the following purposes:

Others will be able to see the information about your user profile as well as any content you submit on the Goodtal website. We will post some, but not all, of the reviews and testimonials you have provided about our services or service suppliers. We will publish your name, company, time, and any other information you offer unless the reviews or testimonials are anonymous.

We may need to share your data with third-parties or business partners who provide services on our behalf in order to provide you with Goodtal features and capabilities. Analytics, customer service, payment processing, fraud prevention, marketing, survey providers, and other third-party services may be included. In addition, we may allow third-party contractors to acquire information that is necessary for our services. Third-parties will only be allowed to gather and use data to execute their functions on our behalf, and they will not be authorised to share or use data for any other purpose.

When we know that disclosure is critical to investigate, prevent, or take action against unlawful activities, or when it is required by law; when we know disclosure is critical in situations where a person's physical safety is jeopardised, or when third-party rights are violated; and when we know disclosure is critical to protect the rights, property, and safety of our employees, users, or any other person. In all these situations the information that you provide may be shared with government agencies, law enforcement, courts, and others.

4. How Goodtal gathers data from third parties to offer tailored advertisements

To better understand how you use our services, we may use third-party analytics. Third parties may, in turn, collect information using various technologies.

Advertising technology providers may access your data on our services in order to deliver online advertising services based on their interests, activities, characteristics, and other factors. These ad service providers track your online activities using automated means and use the information we provide them to deliver tailored advertisements to you via emails, other websites, and our websites. Cookies, automated technologies, and even additional data may be used by both we and third parties in two ways: (i) serve ads based on previous visits to our service pages (ii) determine ad impressions and ad services, as well as how much interaction with ad impressions and ad services has resulted in visits to our services

To opt out of personalised advertisements, go to the Network Advertising Initiative's Consumer Opt-Out page or the Digital Advertising Alliance's Consumer Opt-Out page. These advertisements are delivered to you based on your internet browsing history and are provided by companies that participate in online advertising programmes. However, not all businesses engage in these programmes, and you may receive advertisements from them as well. For example, we can utilise Google Adwords remarketing service on third-party websites to target past website visitors. You could use the Google Ad Options page to customise Google ad preferences. The opt-outs, on the other hand, will only apply to the browser in which you have configured them. If you've set the opt-out in Chrome, for example, it won't work in Firefox. You need to set preferences in Firefox as well for the opt-outs to operate.

The opt-outs, nonetheless, don't really block or delete all cookies, nor do they prevent the use of cookies. It's just that it chooses ads based on your interests and internet usage. Even if you want to opt out, data on your web browsing activities gets collected. Ads are served based on the content of the web page on which they are shown, along with demographic data.

5. Goodtal user rights regarding information access, correction, and deletion

You have the option to access, correct, and even delete different aspects of one‘s user profile, as well as close their account. They can also contact us if they ever need information which isn't on their profile and isn't accessible to them.

Once you close your account, all of the information we have collected from you is unpublished or completely removed from the services after a specified period of time.

6. Goodtal on data retention

We store your data until your account is active with us and we are offering you services. We also retain your data to fulfill all legal obligations sometimes and also to solve disputes and enforce agreements. However, if we find that there’s no real need to process your data we will either delete or anonymise it and even store the information and isolate it from further processing until the data gets deleted.

7. Goodtal on data security measures

To protect user data, we've devised a number of administrative, physical, and technical measures. These precautions will vary depending on the sensitivity of the data in question.

Plus, without user permission, we will not disclose their personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. If you have any questions about our policy or want to change your preferences, please contact us using the information shown in section 8 below.

8. Amendments and updates in Goodtal’s privacy policy

The Privacy policy is updated on a regular basis to reflect changing business practices and legal obligations. If the Privacy Policy is changed, you will be notified. We expect you to carefully study the changes. You must discontinue using the service if you disagree with the Privacy Policy or the amendments made. If you continue to use our services after we have informed you of the changes to our Privacy Policy, it simply implies you agree to them.

9. How to contact us

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any requests, questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy or practises

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