Privacy Policy

When you visit our website, you trust us with information. We are committed to keeping that trust, and that starts with helping you to understand our privacy practices. 

IT Kit (“IT Kit”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website www.itkit.com  (the “Site”) to provide a community based hub for modern IT professionals. We share information about local events, exclusive interviews from IT leaders, a curated list of top IT tools and even job postings from established and upcoming companies in the tech space!

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data (as defined) and other data when you use our Site and the choices you have associated with that data.

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Site for you. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Please note that we will never sell your personal information (name, address, email, etc.) to any third party.

Information We Obtain

1) Personal Data

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). This personally identifiable information may include, without limitation:

Email address

First name and last name

Job role

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with marketing or promotional materials, such as newsletters, and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any or all of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

2) Usage Data

We may collect information on how the Site is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

3) Location Data

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We may use this data to provide additional Site features or to improve and customize our Site. You can enable or disable location services when you use our Site at any time by way of your device settings.

4) Tracking Cookies Data

We may use Cookies (a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive) and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site, and these Cookies and technologies hold certain information. We may also use other tracking technologies such as beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Site. You can instruct your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept Cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Here are examples of Cookies we may use:

Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Site.

Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Purpose of Information Collection and Use

IT Kit may use the data it collects for various purposes:

  • To notify you about changes to our Site
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Site when you choose to do so (i.e. submit a job posting or sign up on our mailing list)
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Site
  • To monitor the usage of our Site
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news and general information about IT Kit activity, affiliate services, and events that are similar to those that you have inquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Site Providers

We may use third-party services (“Site Providers”) to monitor and analyze the use of our Site and perform tasks on our behalf. These Site Providers have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. Here are some examples of Site Providers:

1) Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Site. These data are shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt out of having made your activity on the Site available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visit activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

2) Google AdWords and Behavioral Remarketing Services

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads.

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on—https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout—for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. 

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

IT Kit may also use remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visited our Site (via Google AdWords or other providers), and such remarketing vendors use cookies to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Information Disclosure

1) Business Transaction

If IT Kit is involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy. 

2) Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, IT Kit may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

3) Legal Requirements

IT Kit may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of IT Kit 
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Your Choice

You have the following choices in relation to personal data that we hold about you:

  • To request confirmation of whether we process personal data relating to you, and if so, to request a copy of that personal data;
  • To request that we rectify or update your personal data that is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated.
  • To request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where we collect personal data on the basis of your consent and you withdraw your consent;
  • To request that we restrict the use of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as while we consider another request that you have submitted, for example, a request that we update your personal data;
  • Where you have given us consent to process your personal data, to withdraw your consent; and
  • To request that we provide a copy of your personal data to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in certain circumstances.

How we Protect Personal Information

We have put in place reasonable and appropriate technical and procedural security controls in an effort to help safeguard the information we obtain. We will protect all personal information we obtain in accordance with this Privacy Policy and take reasonable steps to ensure that it is treated in a lawful manner. IT Kit will make every attempt to ensure that our current or future “affiliates” (which means a parent company or other companies under common control) honor this Privacy Policy.

Minors Privacy

Our Site is not intended for people under the age of 18 (each a “Child”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us at [email protected]. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from a Child without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and by updating the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when posted.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at [email protected].