Need’s Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how and when Need HQ Limited collects, uses and shares your information when you visit our site or use our service.

Use of our site or service signifies your acceptance of our privacy policy and our terms of service.

Private by default

There is no search or browsing for freelancers or companies - profiles are private by default.

Freelancer - collection and use

Using the service as a freelancer requires a Profile. Private by default, this Profile is only shared when you respond Yes (send your Interest) to a company or if you are part of their freelancer network.

We send you Notifications by email and/or twitter when a posted need matches your role.

  • Full name - Profile and Notifications
  • Email - Profile and Notifications
  • Website - Profile
  • Telephone - Profile
  • Twitter username - Profile and Notifications
  • Country - Profile
  • Role - Profile and Notifications
  • Preferred work location - Profile and Notifications
  • Bio - Profile
  • Photo - Profile
  • Note and rate - Interest

Company - collection and use

Using the service as a company requires a Profile. Private by default, this Profile is only shared with matched freelancers when you post a need.

  • Company name - Profile and Notifications
  • Email - Login, Profile and Notifications
  • Address - Profile
  • Telephone - Profile
  • Twitter username - Profile
  • Bio - Profile

We do not store your credit card details

If you choose use our paid services, your credit card details will not be stored or be accessible by us. Your payment details are encrypted and securely stored by Stripe (privacy policy).

Email service providers

We use Postmark (privacy policy) for our transactional emails and MailChimp (privacy policy) for our newsletters.

Cookies

We use cookies for 'keep me logged in' and to save form states in your browser. Google Analytics privacy policy) and Reinvigorate (privacy policy) is used to track visitors to this site.

Third parties

We may link to other websites, they will have their own privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Protecting your information

We have security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure and we run our site exclusively over SSL (https).

Contacting us

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Need HQ Limited, a private limited company registered in England with number 07561137 whose registered office is at 109 Soughers Lane Wigan WN4 0JT

Changes to this privacy policy

We may at anytime updated this policy, notice will be posted on this page. You should check this page regularly for changes.

This privacy policy was last updated on 18th March 2014