JobAds.lk™ is committed to protecting the privacy of all candidates and clients. We will make the effort to protect the privacy of all personal information provided to us. We will only use the information for the purposes set out in this policy or unless we reasonably believe that by law we are required to disclose information about an individual. As a minimum, JobAds.lk will abide by the country's National Privacy Laws.
What is personal information?
Personal information is any information or an opinion (whether true or not) about you. It can range from the very sensitive (e.g. medical history or condition) to the everyday (e.g. address and phone number). It will include information about your work performance, your work experience and qualifications, aptitude test results and other information obtained by us in connection to your work. Personal information includes sensitive data.
What is this sensitive data?
Sensitive information is a special category of personal information. It is information or opinion about your;
Collecting information on website visitors
we collect aggregate information on our site visitors including which sections of the site are most frequently visited, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, anonymous information. We utilise this information to improve and enhance our services by monitoring the areas on the site that are most popular to you.
The site's web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
Third Party Measurement
In order to better understand of our visitor traffic, we utilise third party measurement tools to assess site traffic. Analytics Tracking code is used to collect the following information on the usage of the site:
Collecting information from Registered Users
As a registered user, our website collects certain personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our job seeker and client services.
Profiles - job application form
As part of our online job service, we provide the option of creating a profile to use for job applications. The personal information provided in your Profile (name, address, employer’s name, phone number) is not publically accessible except as part of an application to a job. Your profile is not made available for public viewing, only registered employers obtain access with the approval of JobAds.lk. Your profile is forwarded to a prospective employer, only after said employer has signed and agreed to our terms of business, of which includes a privacy statement, and instructions of how our information is to be used. By completing our online profile, you agree that JobAds.lk retains ownership of the said document. You may ask at anytime in writing for your profile to be permanently deleted.
making an online application to a job advertisement on our site is a free and optional service. Job applications require you to complete mandatory fields (first name, last name, phone and email) so that we can identify and contact you.
The mandatory information, in addition to any additional information you include as part of your application (Profile, cover letter, etc) is submitted to us for the purpose of helping you find employment. Please note that we do not keep your electronically submitted resume on file for more than 12 months, if your application is deemed unsuccessful. We do keep your completed online profile for future reference, but you will be contacted if a suitable position comes available. We will discuss potential roles with you before submitting your Profile to a potential employer.
Storage & Security of Personal Information
We take all reasonable steps to ensure security of all information that is gathered from our JobAds.lk procedures.
Your personal and sensitive information may be used in connection with:
Your personal and sensitive information may be disclosed to:
If you do not give us the information we seek:
If we are unable to agree that personal or sensitive information that we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date, you may ask us to place with the information a statement by you that claims that particular information is not accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you wish to exercise your rights of access and correction you should contact JobAds.lk or our Privacy Coordinator, whose details are shown below. Access requests will need to be lodged in writing. Access will normally be granted within 14 days of receipt of your written request.
In some cases we will impose a charge for providing access to personal or sensitive information. We will not charge you simply because you lodge a request for access.
How to contact us
If you wish to contact us about your personal or sensitive information you should contact us in the first instance.