Privacy & Policy

Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions ("Agreement") govern the use of Hirefoster by Zedi, a recruitment agency. Hirefoster by Zedi is the recruitment arm of Zedi ("Company"). By using the Hirefoster by Zedi website, taking the talent test or creating campaigns, you ("User" or "You") agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.

1Information We Collect

1.1.Personal Information: When you create an account or participate in the talent test we may collect personal information such as your name, email address and phone number. We may also collect information such as your gender, sex, and age.

1.2.Usage Information: such as website usage, interactions with our platform.

1.3.Employment Information: For talent, we may collect details such as resumes, portfolios and social media links. For employers we collect information regarding your company, the type role you are hiring for, JD and other necessary details to ensure am seamless process.

Cookies and Similar Technologies: We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience and collect information about your usage patterns.

2Use of Information

We use the collected information to:

2.1.Provide and improve the Hirefoster by Zedi website, facilitate communication between users, process payments, and personalize your experience.

2.2.Match job seekers with job opportunities.

2.3.Carry out research and statistical analysis to monitor how users’ use our website, products and services on an anonymous or personal basis.

2.4.Send important notifications, updates, or job availability.

Improve our services.

Information Sharing

We may share your information with:

3.1.Prospective employers or talents for job placement and hiring.

3.2.Third-party service providers (e.g, for background checks). These service providers are bound by confidentiality obligations and are prohibited from using your personal information for any other purpose.

Legal authorities, if required by law, regulation, or legal process, or if we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property,or safety of other

Data Security

4.1.Maintaining the security of your Personal Information is important to us. Reasonable security safeguards have been implemented to protect Your Personal Information.

4.2.We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Your Rights as a User

6.1.Erasing your information: You have the right to request that we erase your personal information if it is no longer valid or necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or if it is incomplete or inaccurate.

6.2.Receiving your information: You have the right to receive your personal information in a commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to transmit these data to another Data Controller when the processing is based on (explicit) consent or when the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract.

6.3.You can review the information you provide to us and make any desired changes to the information you have provided. Please be aware that even after your request for a change is processed, we may, for a time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or archival copies of our database.

6.4.Direct Marketing: You have the right to choose whether you receive marketing material or not. By accepting using our products and services, you are also agreeing to us sending you marketing material on related services, products and offerings provided by us from time to time. If you change your mind at any time, you are always able to opt-out.

Your personal information shall be subject to the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019 (as may be amended from time to time) and any other applicable Data Protection Regulation.

Your Obligations

As a talent or employer, there are certain obligations expected from You. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations, and others have become commonplace for us:

7.1.you must always abide by the terms of this notice and any agreement or consent relating to our services that you have subscribed to. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights that may belong to third parties (such as trademarks or photographs).

7.2.you must not provide us with information that you believe might be false or misleading.

7.3.you must keep your username and password confidential and not share it with others.

promptly notify us at the contact details indicated below, where you wish to exercise any of your rights with respect to your personal information.

Children's Privacy

The Hirefoster by Zedi Website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will take steps to delete such information as soon as possible.

Reporting Incidents

10.1.In the event of a privacy breach, we shall report such breach to the relevant authority and if necessary, affected individuals of personal data breach (where the personal data breach will likely result in high risks to the freedoms and rights of the data subject) within reasonable time of being aware of the breach.

10.2.We shall also take steps to investigate and recover personal data and will also ensure that controls are enhanced to prevent a re-occurrence of the breach.

You have a right to lodge a complaint before an appropriate authority for any breach of Your rights.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective when we post the revised Policy on the Hirefoster by Zedi Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

By using the Hirefoster by Zedi Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.