What Type of Information Do We Gather?
We may collect your data once you use one of our services. Personal data means personal information regarding an individual, including the following categories.
Personal Details: Your name, login details (username, password, etc.), topics of interest, and photograph (if you provide us with a picture during the login procedure or upload it while using any of Techests service).
Demographic Details: Gender, date of birth, nationality, language preferences, education, and details regarding employment (status, company name, job title, company contact information, etc.).
Contact Details: Email address, postal address, cellphone number, and your public social media profiles.
Location Details: The location section targets the location of the device through which you visit Techests.
Your Opinion and Views: Any comments you post under any post or blog.
We may also collect other types of information, which may include but are not limited to,
Type of Device: It refers to what device (mobile phone, Desktop, etc.), software, and version you have used to access Techests.
Interaction on site: It refers to information regarding how you interact with content and services on Techests.
How Do We Create User Data?
We collect or create user data from the following sources,
Your Provided Data: These include all the data provided by you during the login procedure or the usage of services.
Your Public Data: We may obtain your personal information from your publicly available data, which includes social media (if you create a public post mentioning Techests), your chats with Techests, and your interaction within a community.
Advertising Information: If you choose an advertisement or any third-party content on the site or service, we will receive user data regarding how you interacted with that content.
Creation of User Data: We may combine the data provided by you with the data we obtain through other sources to create a user profile.
How Do We Use Collected Information?
Techests may use your collected information for the following purposes,
Access to Services
These services include publishing blogs on Techests (subject to approval), posting comments under blogs, and interacting with other members on Techests.
Maintenance & Improvement of Services
It refers to monitoring how the user interacts with services. Furthermore, it targets objectives like providing personalized content, recognizing issues with services, suggestions on service improvements, and notifying you regarding any changes to services or the addition of new services.
It refers to Techests interaction with you via any medium (Email, social media post, text message, comment reply, etc.)
It targets any survey conducted to take your view regarding services. Your information may get involved in such a survey for your opinions.
In order to provide you with personalized advertisements, we collect your data. These commercials will be according to your interests and interaction within services and sites.
We may use collected user data to contact you (through email, text message, social media posts, etc.) regarding services that may interest you. You can choose to unsubscribe from this feature at any time.
For Other Purposes
It may include but is not limited to security measures to mitigate risks of a security breach, development of audience engagement, conducting investigations (if necessary), data analysis, identifying the trend of usage of services, and calculating the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Retention of User Data
Security of User Data
Techests will deploy advanced security measures to protect all collected user data. However, the transfer of user information may not be completely secure. Hence, we cannot guarantee that there will be no data breaches and will not be responsible for a data breach. Any data transfer on-site or service is subject to your own risk, and you will be responsible for the transmission of your data to us.
Right to Delete User Data
Techests will provide you with the right to delete or request to assist in deleting user data. However, note that we may need to retain certain information for legal obligations.