Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Luxoft Holding, Inc, an international custom software development company, is a controller of the personal data submitted through this website (hosting provider: Rackspace; website is located in USA) and directly or indirectly collected in other ways.

We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive information from children under 16.

Luxoft Holding, Inc and all its affiliated companies, including GlobalCareer organization, (the list of Luxoft Group companies is here), hereinafter referred to as Luxoft Group, is committed to respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Notice describes the Luxoft’s policies and practices regarding collection and use of your personal data, and sets forth your privacy rights. We recognize that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and so we will from time to time update this Privacy Notice as we undertake new personal data practices or adopt new privacy policies. In relation to consent-based data processing (as further described below), we will notify you of any changes and request your further consent.

Data Protection Officer

The Luxoft Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. The Luxoft Group has appointed an internal data protection officer for you to contact if you have any questions or concerns about our personal data policies or practices. The email of Luxoft Group data protection officer is DPO@luxoft.com.

How we collect and use (process) your personal information.

1. Personal information you give us

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
  • Information you provide to us when submitting your CV (including your contact information);
  • Information you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
  • Information you provide to us when using the services or ordering trainings, or information which is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use);
  • Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through this website (including correspondence with us, communication content and metadata associated with the communication);
  • Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through this website (including correspondence with us, communication content and metadata associated with the communication);
  • Your publications, blogs, interviews, opinions, etc.;
  • Any other personal data that you choose to send to us (i.e. the personal data of a candidate to work who you want to refer).

You can find more details on which data is collected for which purposes in part 4 of this Notice.

2. Personal information we get from third parties

From time to time, the Luxoft Group receives personal information about individuals from third parties around the world. This may happen if you publish your CV in the Internet on some job boards, if someone recommended you for potential employment or if your employer signs you up for training or certification in Luxoft.

3. What happens if you don’t give us your data

You can enjoy this website without giving us your personal data or providing your consent. You can even enter only the minimal amount of information (name and contact information) to your profile if you wish, and you can edit your profile at any time. Some personal information is necessary so that Luxoft can supply you with the services you have purchased or requested, and to authenticate you so that we know it is you and not someone else. You may manage your Luxoft subscriptions and you may withdraw your consent to marketing communication at any time.

Please note, that if you do not give us your data, we most likely will not be able to communicate with you and provide you with our services described below.

4. Purposes of personal data use

Personal data submitted to us through this website and personal data we collected from you or third parties or from public sources will be used for the purposes specified in this Notice.

Depending on the relationships we have or wish to have with you, we may use your personal data for the following purposes based on the legal grounds set forth hereunder:

4.1. Communications, based on Luxoft legitimate interest, art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR:

if you have contacted us via this website or otherwise, we may process your name, contact details, location and other information you provided to us to be able to answer your questions, to organize the meeting, call, zoom or other communication (please note, that this communication may be recorded and stored by Luxoft representative in Luxoft corporate system, if you have given your consent), to enable you to publish your materials, interviews, opinions, comments, blogs, podcasts, photos and videos, to organize your participation in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so.

4.2. Marketing and public relations, based on your consent, art. 6 para. 1 a GDPR:

if you are a visitor of our website, we may, by way of cookies and web beacons, process your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, log files, interactions with our website and with our online campaigns, data automatically collected about you or your device in accordance with this Privacy Notice, information you provided via website forms, services purchased (value, date, type, payment details), publicly available professional information about you, data sources, notes and remarks to carry out marketing research and to analyze the characteristics of this website visitors, to assess the impact of our marketing communication and to adjust it to the detected tendencies, to plan our future marketing activities, to prepare analytics and profiling for business intelligence, to personalize service and communications for you, to target our advertising, to provide direct marketing of the same, or similar, or related products and services; including also sharing and marketing within Luxoft Group.

if you are our subscriber, you receive or would like to receive our marketing materials, we may process your personal data you provided to us to spread promotional materials; make announcements about additions and changes concerning our services; personalize this website and our marketing communication for you; send you e-mail notifications (e.g. about the job vacancies or organized events); send you our email newsletters and magazines (you can inform us at any time if you no longer interested in these materials); send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you.

5. Disclosing and transfer of personal data

The Luxoft Group is an international group of companies. Information we collect from you will be processed in EEA and outside EEA depending on the purpose of processing. The Luxoft Group endeavors to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data during the transfer and to use it only consistent with your relationship with the Luxoft Group and the practices described in this Privacy Notice. The Luxoft Group also minimizes the risk to your rights and freedoms by not collecting or storing sensitive information about you.

To the extent permitted by applicable data protection laws, your personal data may be transferred between various locations of Luxoft Group insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice and within the scope of legitimate interest of Luxoft Group. In any case they are processed under the terms of Standard contractual clauses and Binding corporate rules adopted by all companies of Luxoft Group.

To the extent permitted by applicable data protection laws, we may disclose your personal data to some of our clients (for business engagement or to confirm the high level of skills of our team members), auditors, agencies, supervisory authorities or to other external service providers on “need to know basis” to perform our contractual obligations. We will clearly indicate for you each data recipient if it is well known at the time of the beginning of the processing.

We may also disclose your personal data:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

6. Your rights

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects.

You have a right to access and correct (rectify) the record of your personal data maintained by the Luxoft Group if it is inaccurate. You may request that the Luxoft Group erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions. You may also request that the Luxoft Group cease using your data for direct marketing purposes. You have a right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority if you have concerns about how the Luxoft Group processes your personal data. When technically feasible, the Luxoft Group will—at your request—provide your personal data to you or transmit it directly to another controller.

If access cannot be provided within a reasonable time frame, the Luxoft Group will provide you with a date when the information will be provided.

You may also request additional information about: the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside the Luxoft Group might have received the data from Luxoft Group; what the source of the information was; and how long it will be stored.

If you wish to execute any of these rights, please contact our Data protection officer at DPO@luxoft.com. at any time.

WARNING! Please exercise your rights wisely and note that abuse of rights may entail your liability.

7. Retaining personal data

Your personal data is stored by the Luxoft Group on its servers, and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services the Luxoft Group engages.

Personal data that we are processing based on your consent will be kept for unlimited period of time (or until the consent is revoked), unless otherwise prescribed by applicable legal requirements and presuming that it is necessary for the purpose of processing.

If you didn’t provide us with your consent onto data processing or revoked the consent, we will store only minimum data about you (full name, contact details, our references and notes) for the statistic and reporting purposes or to the extent justified based on another legal ground, such as our legitimate interest.

Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section, we will retain information and documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law
  • If the information/documents are relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8. Security of personal data

To help protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through use of this website, we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards.

We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personal data to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information.

If any personal data leak occurs we will do everything to eliminate it and to assess a level of risk connected with the leak according to our Personal data breach policy. If it turns out the leak may lead to physical, material or non-material damage for you (e.g. discrimination, identity theft, fraud or financial loss) we will contact you without undue delay unless the law provides otherwise. All our steps will be taken in full cooperation with competent supervising authority.

9. Amendments

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time by publishing a new version on this website.

As privacy laws, interpretations of state bodies, recommendations of privacy authorities change and improve from time to time, this Privacy Notice and Terms of Use are expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Notice and Terms of Use at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, other than the posting of the amended documents at this website. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of our policies. The provisions contained herein supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our privacy practices and the terms and conditions that govern the use of this website. Additionally, we will update the “last updated” date below.

10. Third party websites

This website may include hyperlinks to, and details of third party websites. We have no control over, and we are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

11. About cookies

As is true of most other websites, this website collects certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of your computer or device, browser type, operating system and other information about visiting this website, for example, pages viewed. This information is used to improve this website and, thanks to this constant improvement, to better serve to our users. Your IP address may also be used to diagnose problems with our server, administer this website, analyze trends, track a user’s movement on the site, and collect demographic information to help us understand visitor preferences and their needs. This website also uses cookies and web beacons.

Cookies and web beacons

Cookies are pieces of data that a website transfers to a user's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, e-mail response and tracking.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

Actions taken by you on this website including entering the website via a browser which technical settings allow the use of cookies is equal to your consent for using cookies by us. This consent may be withdrawn at any time but it doesn’t affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. The information about your website usage generated by the cookie (including your IP address) will be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to prepare reports on website activity and to provide other services associated with website activity and internet usage to website operators. Google may also share this information with third parties, if required by law, or if such third parties process the data on Google’s behalf. The IP-address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies, however please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you disable them. By using this website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the previously described manner and for the above mentioned purpose.

The Luxoft Group has a marketing database management program which uses a cookie to analyze visitors’ interaction with various marketing messages like marketing emails or website marketing-based landing page. This cookie collects personal information including a user’s name, pages visited, how the website is accessed, a user’s purchases from the website, etc. This information is necessary to understand if our marketing campaigns are effective. You can configure your browser to disable these cookies.

A persistent auto-login cookie is also stored when you select the "remember me" option when logging in. The auto-login cookie is removed if you log out.

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