Privacy Policy

1. What data do we collect

1.1 Registration

To create an account, you will need to provide your name, e-mail address and a password.

1.2 Profile

In order to access the site in full, you will need to complete your profile. This includes your city, academic position, academic research field and skills gained from your academic training. Users registered as Mentors will have to additionally provide their current job title and sector as well as skills used in their current position. Mentors have the option of also including an advice statement. Please do not include information here that you do not want to be publicly available.

2. How we use your data

2.1 Connecting

We use the information provided in your profile to allow other users on the site to find you.

2.2 Communicating

We will contact you through e-mail and messages to your [re]searching inbox.

3. How we share information

3.1 Profile

The information you provide on your profile will be fully visible to other users. If you have not opted out of sharing your e-mail address then companies will be able to directly contact you via e-mail. This can be turned off at any time by unchecking the toggle in your profile settings.

4. Your rights

4.1 Data access and control

We retain your personal data while your account is active, however your data belongs to you, and at any point you can modify or delete your account:

  • Delete your profile: On deleting your profile all of your associated data is permanently erased from our database
  • Modify your data: On modifying data on your profile, old information is overwritten with the new value and we do not retain historical records of profile data
  • Restrict access to your data: Your e-mail address can be made private by unchecking the option in your profile settings
  • Download your data: You can ask us for a copy of your data at any time

5. Otter important information

5.1 Contact us

If any of this is unclear, or you have a question regarding our privacy policy then please contact us at