1. OUR INTRODUCTION:
Â2. TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY METL:
"Personal information" (PI) - means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person including common identifiers such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. We collect following information about you and/or your usage to provide better services and offerings:
a. name, email address, password, city including your country, contact number and company/organization that you are associated with, when you sign up for alerts on the Platform;
b. information that one would usually include in a resume, including name, contact details including e-mail address and mobile number, whatsapp number, birth date, gender, age, race, work experience, educational qualifications, data relating to your current and past remuneration or salary, a copy of your resume, etc. when you register on the Platform;
c. information about the services that you use and how you use them, including log information and location information, when you are a user of the services through the Platform;
d. we may also collect information about whether you are eligible for any affirmative action programmes or policies, if you opt to provide such information;
e. when you communicate with METL or use the Platform to communicate with other Users, we collect information about your communication and any information you choose to provide;
g. when you use a device to access the Platform, METL may collect technical or other related information from the device as well as the device location;
h. To the extent permitted by law, METL may record and monitor your communications with us to ensure compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations and our internal policies. This may include the recording of telephone conversations;
Â3. USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
We will use your personal data in a very fair, reasonable manner and on need-to-know bases. We may process your Personal Information for the following purposes:
a. For providing our services and products to you;
b. Protecting our Users and providing you with customer support;
c. To improve the overall quality of our services;
d. To improve the Platform and its content to provide better features and services;
e. To conduct market research and surveys with the aim of improving our products and services;
f. To promote and advertise our products by sending you information of the same;
h. To the extent required for identity verification, government sanctions screening and due diligence checks;
i. To establish, exercise or defend legal rights in connection with legal proceedings (including any prospective legal proceedings) and seeking professional or legal advice in relation to such legal proceeding.
4. COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES:
Some of the Web pages utilizes â€œcookiesâ€ and other tracking technologies. A â€œcookiesâ€ is a small text file that may be used for example to collect information about website activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may block a cookies with your browser, but please note that if you chose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the websites and app. MVM may record information such as Internet domain and host names, Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; clickstream pattern and dates and times that our website and your web experience. We may analyze information that does not contain Personal Information for friends and statistics.Â Â
We restrict access to your Personal Information to employees who we believe reasonably need to know/or that information to fulfil their jobs to provide, operate, develop, or improve our products or services. METL does not disclose, transfer or share your Personal Information with others except with:
a. Our affiliated, associated and group companies to the extent required for our internal business and/or administrative purposes and/or general corporate operations and for provision of services;
b. Potential recruiters if we determine that your resume matches a particular job description/ vacancy available with such recruiters. By registering on the Platform and consenting to the terms of this Policy, you agree that METL may contact you or forward your resume to potential recruiters;
d. Third party service providers and marketing partners that METL engages to a) provide services over the Platform on METLâ€™s behalf; b) maintain the Platform and mailing lists; or c) communicate with you on METLâ€™s behalf about offers relating to its products and/or services. METL will take reasonable steps to ensure that these third-party service providers are obligated to protect your Personal Information and are also subject to appropriate confidentiality / non-disclosure obligations.
e. Third party advertisers to display advertisements to you when you visit the Platform. The third-party advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies). These companies may use information about you and your visits to this Platform and other web sites to provide advertisements on this Platform.
f. METL do not encourage any activity of downloading the CVs and any personal details from the website by our registered users and sharing them with any third party. Any such activity is strictly prohibited. METL shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever and do not take any responsibility of any kind whatsoever from any third party against such disclosure of his/her CV and/or personal details.
g. METL reserves the right without any claim to share the reference details mentioned in any Jobseekerâ€™s profile and contact such details for verification purpose.
Â6. THIRD PARTY CONTENT:
Please be aware that the Platform sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this Policy. Users may be directed to third-party sites for more information, such as advertisers, blogs, content sponsorships, vendor services, social networks, etc.
METL makes no representations or warranties regarding how your information is stored or used on third-party servers and METL shall not take any responsibility of the same. We recommend that you review the applicable privacy statements and policies of each third-party site linked from the Platform to determine their use of your personal information.
7. PAID AND FREE POSTINGS:
Most listings on METL websites are free, only featured listings are paid. When a fee is applicable, the User will be prompted to accept the fee before creating the featured listing. After submission of a featured listing, an invoice for the appropriate amount will be sent to the Users account email. All fees paid shall be non-refundable in the event that the Content is removed from the Site for violating the terms and conditions or the account holder terminates the featured listing prior its expiration date.
To use the Platform, you agree that you must be of the age of majority as per your jurisdiction. If you are under the age of majority, you must use the Platform under the supervision of your parent, legal guardian or responsible adult.
Your Personal Information will not be retained by METL unless it is necessary for the purposes for which the Personal Information is processed. At the expiry of such periods, your Personal Information will be deleted or archived in compliance.
Â10. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
You can keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date. If in the event you wish to (a) rectify and update your Personal Information; (b) obtain confirmation on whether or not your Personal Information is processed by it; (c) access your Personal Information or exercise your right to data portability; or (d) exercise your right to restrict the continuing disclosure of your Personal Information to any third party by METL in certain circumstances, you are requested to contact us using the contact details mentioned in paragraph 15 below.
Â11. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY:
We understand that your Personal Information is of great importance and METL has invested significant resources to protect the safekeeping and confidentiality of your personal data. If METL uses external service providers to process any personal information, we require that they adhere to the same standards as METL does. Regardless of where your Personal Information is transferred or stored, we take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is kept secure.
Â13. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES:
You agree that use of METLâ€™s website is entirely at your own risk. The postings on the website are provided on an 'as available' basis, without warranties of any kind. All express and implied warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law. To the fullest extent permitted by law, METL disclaims any warranties for the security, reliability, timeliness, accuracy, and performance of METL website. METL disclaims any warranties for other services or goods received through or advertised on the website or accessed through any links on the website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, METL disclaims any warranties for viruses or other harmful components in connection with the METL website.
Â14. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Under no circumstances shall METL be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages even if METL has been advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting from any aspect of the User use of the website or the service, whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the website, from inability to use the website or the service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the website. Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or products received through or advertised on the website or any links on the website, as well as by reason of any information or advice received through or advertised in connection with the website or any links on the website. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.
You agree to indemnify and hold MeTL, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post or make available through the website, your use of our services, your violation of terms and conditions whether express or implied, your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein, or your violation of any rights of another.
METL does not store any account related information or any credit / debit card details hence METL shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by users as a result of any disclosure (inadvertent or otherwise) of any information concerning the user's account, credit cards or debit cards in the course of any online transactions or payments made for any products and/or services offered through the Platform.
In the event you shared any Personal Information which was not requested by METL during registration process, METL shall not be liable for any information security breach or disclosure in relation to such information.
If you have any questions regarding this Policy or the protection of your Personal Information, please contact METLâ€™s Data Protection Officer/ Grievance Officer at the following:
Dar es Salaam,