1. Introduction of brand name

    The Progressive Hiring Co. is a brand name of Gig teaming, a registered company. The Progressive Hiring Co. will hereby be referred to as TPHC or Gig teaming, synonymously. We, at “TPHC“, give utmost importance to the data privacy and confidentiality of our customers. We are committed to ensure that necessary protection and management of any personally identifiable information you share with us is managed for the purpose of this job portal only. This Privacy Policy (“Policy“) describes how TPHC collects, uses, discloses and transfers personal information of users through its websites and applications, including through www.Progressivehiring.com, mobile applications and online services (collectively, the “Platform”). This policy applies to those who visit the Platform, or whose information TPHC otherwise receives in connection with its services (such as contact information of individuals associated with TPHC including partners) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Users”). For the purposes of the Privacy Policy, “You” or “Your” shall mean the person who is accessing the Platform.

    2. Use of personal Information and its types as collected by TPHC

    We may collect Personal Information about you as you interact with us. By Personal information we mean that it includes information like your name, identification number, location data, and online identifiers. Additionally, we may collect certain factors associated with your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. The specific type of data collected depends on how you interact with us. Collecting this information allows us to deliver better services and offerings. Here are some ways that we may collect information:
  • Whenever you sign up for possible alerts on our platform details such as name, email address, password, country, city, contact number and company/organization that you are associated with will be collected as per requirement
  • At the time of registration on our platform, when you upload your resume it includes your name, contact details including e-mail address and mobile number, work experience, educational qualifications, data relating to your current and past remuneration or salary along with a documented version of your resume, etc.;
  • As a user of the services on our platform, you provide information such as your log in details, location specific information and permit us the use of information such as to enable a seamless experience on this portal. This applies to all other services that you use on our platform;
  • To improve the platform experience and to serve its purpose, we may collect your personal Information such as name, age, contact details, preferences, etc. through surveys and forms, when you choose to participate in these surveys etc.;
  • To communicate with employers, recruiters and other partners or with us as TPHC, we need to collect information about your communication and any information you choose to provide;
  • With your every visit to the Platform, we use cookies to automatically collect, store and use technical information about your system and interaction with our Platform to enhance services and experience based on that information;
  • To improve technical and related information, whenever you use a device such as a mobile or computer to access the Platform, TPHC may collect technical or other related information related to the device and the device location;
  • Within the purview of the law and as permitted to us, TPHC may retain and monitor your communications with us to ensure compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations and our internal policies. This may include the recording of telephone conversations for quality and training purposes;
  • As per this privacy policy, in case you prefer to sign into the platform with your social media account, or otherwise connect your social media account with the services of the Platform, you give your consent by using our platform that we can collect, store and use your information, in close alignment with this privacy policy. Do ensure that you read through the privacy policy and the help centre guidelines of your social media provider for more information about how they share information when you choose to connect your account.
  1. How TPHC may use your Personal Information

    The purpose of using your personal information is to serve our customers lawfully. All information shared by you to us will be used as per the terms agreed upon. Depending on your purpose as an employer or a candidate will be the deciding factor for using your information, internal to the platform. Some of the following ways may be considered as how your Personal Information will be processed by our platform:
  • Our services and products include sending you job alerts, calendar alerts, relevant search results, recommended jobs and/or candidates (as the case may be), and other social media communication facilities. Protecting our Users and providing you with customer support;
  • Usage of your information that has been gathered from cookies and other technologies, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. When showing you customised ads specific to your interests through our cookies, there will not be any connection to sensitive categories such as religion, sexual orientation, health or any race aspects.
  • In order to ensure we focus on continuous improvement, we may use information to scale or improve our platform, services and related aspects.
  • Likewise, we may conduct surveys, polls or do market research to improve our products and services.
  • We have zero tolerance to fraud related activities, fake information, crime or other financial crimes. Hence, if we detect any such activities, further investigation will be done and action will be taken against such illegal activities and violations of TPHC’s Terms of Use in any jurisdiction.
  • If required, we may need information for verification of identity, sanctions from government for screening and additional checks to ensure authenticity.
  • If required, to process legal proceedings, we retain legal rights to defend and hire legal counsel for any such legal proceedings.
  • In order to promote our services and products, we may share with you information about their serving purposes and benefits;


  1. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies


  • Using “cookies” and other tracking technologies, some of our website pages collect information about website activity. These technologies, such as cookies, may remember the Personal Information you provided. Most web browsers allow you to control cookies by choosing to accept or remove them.


  • You have the option to receive notifications from your browser if you receive a cookie or block cookies altogether. However, please keep in mind that if you decide to block or delete cookies, you will need to re-enter your username and password to access certain parts of the website.


  • Information gathered by tracking technologies includes website addresses, IP addresses, browser types, and access times. By utilizing cookies and tracking technologies, we enhance our website and the overall user experience. Additionally, we may analyze non-personal information for statistical purposes and identify trends.

  1. TPHC collects and processes your Personal Information based on certain legal grounds.


These are the reasons why we collect and use your information:

  • Consent: In certain situations, we rely on your consent to collect and process your Personal Information. We will ask for your consent when we need it, and we will only process your information if we have obtained your consent.
  • Compliance with a legal obligation: We may process your Personal Information to fulfill our legal obligations. For example, if we are required by law to disclose your information in response to a court order or if we need to retain specific records to comply with legal requirements.

Please note that the order of the points has been rearranged, but the information provided remains accurate and coherent.



  1. Disclosure or sharing of Information

    TPHC takes the privacy of your Personal Information seriously. Here are the key points regarding the sharing and disclosure of your information, presented in a different order:
  • TPHC restricts access to your Personal Information to employees who need it to carry out their jobs and improve our products or services.
  • We do not disclose, transfer, or share your Personal Information except with specific parties:
    • Our affiliates and group companies for internal business purposes and career enhancement services.
    • Potential recruiters if your resume matches a job description.
    • Third parties, such as authorities, in response to legal requirements or to investigate illegal activities.
    • In the event of a business transfer, Personal Information may be disclosed to involved parties.
    • Third-party service providers and marketing partners who assist us in providing services and communication.
    • Third-party advertisers who display targeted advertisements based on your visits to the platform.
  • TPHC does not transfer Personal Information to non-affiliated third parties without your consent unless legally required. However, if you interact with or view an advertisement, the advertiser may make certain assumptions and, in the process, learn certain Personal Information about you. For instance, if you view and click an advertisement that is targeted towards men in the age group 21- 35 from a specific geographic area, the advertiser may assume that you meet the relevant criteria.

  • If your Personal Information is transferred outside India, we take necessary steps to protect it according to data protection laws.



  1. Third Party Sites and Content links:


  • TPHC does not provide any guarantees or assurances about how your information is stored or utilized on third-party servers. We recommend that you assess the relevant privacy statements and policies of each third-party website linked from the Platform to understand how they handle your personal information.


  • Please keep in mind that the Platform occasionally includes links to other websites that are not governed by this Privacy Policy. These links may direct you to third-party sites for additional information, such as advertisers, blogs, content sponsorships, vendor services, social networks, and more.



  1. Minimum age requirement and Children

    To use the Platform, you must be at least a certain age or older, as described below.
  • The minimum age requirement for using the Platform is eighteen (18) years. However, if local laws specify a higher age for TPHC to provide services on the Platform, that higher age will be considered as the minimum age requirement.
  • If you are below the age of 18 or below the legal age of adulthood in your area, you must use the Platform under the guidance and supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or responsible adult.



  1. On Personal Information being retained as necessary


  • No personal information is retained longer than it is necessary for the purposes, applicable on this platform. TPHC will not keep your Personal Information for a duration longer than necessary, considering the purposes for which it is processed and any applicable legal, regulatory, contractual, or statutory obligations.
  • Once these periods have elapsed, your Personal Information will be either deleted or stored in compliance with relevant laws.



  1. Controlling your personal information


  • TPHC provides you with the ability to ensure the accuracy of your Personal Information.


  • If you wish to: a) Rectify, update, or correct your Personal Information, b) Confirm whether or not TPHC processes your Personal Information, c) Access your Personal Information or exercise your right to data portability, or d) Restrict the disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties under certain circumstances,


-Please contact us using the contact details mentioned in paragraph 14 below. To safeguard your rights, we may request a valid proof of your identity.

For certain rights, you may need to approach the relevant authority or designated officer as per applicable data protection laws. TPHC may charge a fee in accordance with the law for fulfilling your request, particularly for excessive or manifestly unfounded requests. It’s important to note that these rights are subject to limitations outlined in the applicable data protection laws.

If you decide to delete your account on www.Progressivehiring.com, you can do so at any time by utilizing the settings available in your account.

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  1. Confidentiality and Security


  • At TPHC, we place great importance on the security and confidentiality of your Personal Information. We ensure to commit to the safekeeping and confidentiality of your personal data. When we engage external service providers to assist us, we require them to adhere to the same high standards that we follow. Irrespective of where your Personal Information is transferred or stored, we take all reasonable measures to ensure its security.
  • Our commitment extends to compliance with the Information Technology Act, 2000, and its associated rules to safeguard your privacy. We have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that align with the prevailing laws in India to protect your Personal Information.
  • For more information about these measures, please visit trust www.com. By accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy, you agree that the standards and practices we have in place are reasonable and sufficient to protect your Personal Information.



  1. Confidentiality on Social media

    TPHC may use social media platforms, pages, and accounts to connect with and assist customers. We carefully monitor and keep records of comments and posts about TPHC on these platforms to enhance our products and services.

Please refrain from sharing the following information with TPHC through social media sites:

  • Sensitive personal data, such as details about your race, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic or biometric data, health information, sexual orientation, criminal convictions, or national identification numbers.
  • Content that is excessive, inappropriate, offensive, or defamatory. It is important to note that TPHC is not responsible for information posted by others on these sites, except for the information shared by our own employees on our behalf.

TPHC assumes responsibility for the use of Personal Information received through these sites, ensuring its proper handling and protection. We encourage you to communicate directly with us for any privacy-related concerns or inquiries.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

TPHC retains the right to update, alter, edit or modify this Privacy Policy whenever necessary. Any changes made to the policy will be effective from the date it is published.


  1. Disclaimer

    TPHC does not store any account related information or any credit / debit card details. TPHC shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by Users as a result of any disclosure (inadvertent or otherwise) of any information concerning the User’s account, credit cards or debit cards in the course of any online transactions or payments made for any products and/or services offered through the Platform.

    In case any Personal Information is shared by you with TPHC, which is not requested by TPHC during registration, (whether mandatorily or optionally), TPHC will not be liable for any information security breach or disclosure in relation to such information.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the protection of your Personal Information, please contact TPHC’s Data Protection Officer/ Grievance Officer at the following:

14. Data Protection Officer/ Grievance Officer

In case you have any complaints and/or grievances in relation to the processing of your Personal Information you can send your complaints via e-mail to our grievance officer:

Grievance Officer
The Progressive Hiring Co.

Hyderabad, India
Email: grievance@progressivehiring.com



Cookie Policy



At Progressivehiring.com, we believe in being open and transparent about how we use your information. This Cookie Policy is our way of providing detailed information about the use of cookies on our websites. It applies to all www.Progressivehiring.com products and services that are linked to or reference this policy.

  1. Does Progressivehiring.com uses cookies?

    When you use any of the websites, mobile sites, or mobile apps provided by www.Progressivehiring.com (referred to as “the services”), we utilize cookies, tags, and other technologies. These tools are used to enhance your experience and ensure the security of your account. By continuing to use our services, you are consenting to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes explained in this policy. If you prefer not to receive cookies or web beacons, you can choose to discontinue using our site or adjust your browser and third-party cookie settings accordingly.

  2. What is a cookie?

    Cookies are like little pieces of information that websites save on your computer or phone. When you visit a website again, these cookies help the website remember who you are and make things easier for you. They make the website work better and can even remember what you like. Sometimes, there are also little pictures or codes called web beacons or tags that help the website count how many people visit and see if emails are read. The website can use this information to understand what people like and make improvements. Some cookies stay on your computer even after you leave the website, so the next time you visit, it knows you were there before. Others only stay while you are using the website.

There are two types of cookies: persistent and session cookies. A persistent cookie remembers you when you come back to Progressivehiring.com, so you don’t have to sign in again. It stays in your browser and is read by Progressivehiring.com when you visit our site or a partner site. Session cookies only last for your current visit and are gone when you close your browser.

d. When does Progressivehiring.com place cookies?

We use cookies on our websites, mobile sites and mobile applications. Any browser visiting these sites will receive cookies from us which helps us identify you more quickly when you return. Cookies help us to determine which pages or information you find most useful or interesting on our own websites.

Progressivehiring.com may also have some cookies for its own analytics i.e. analytics not part of Google Analytics. Such cookies help generate statistics and reports about visitors and their activities on the website or app.

e. How cookies are used for online analytics purposes?

We may use web analytics services on Progressivehiring.com, such as those of Google Analytics. These services help us analyse how users use the services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive. The information collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by such service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the services. We also use Google Analytics for certain purposes related to online marketing, as described in the following sections.

f. How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

Cookies and other ad technology such as beacons, pixels, and tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us provide aggregated auditing, research, and reporting for advertisers, understand and improve our service, and know when content has been shown to you. We work with website analytics and advertising partners, including Google Display Network, Facebook, etc. to deliver Progressivehiring.com advertisements on third party publisher websites – these partners may set cookies on your computer’s web browser. These cookies allow our partners to recognize your computer so that the ad server can show you Progressivehiring.com advertisements elsewhere on the Internet, and so that our analytics software can measure your engagement and interactions while using Progressivehiring.com services. In this way, ad servers may compile anonymous, de-identified information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw our advertisements, whether or not you interacted with our advertisements, and actions performed on subsequent visits to Progressivehiring.com websites and applications. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you, and it allows Progressivehiring.com to optimize the performance of our advertising campaigns and the usability of our website. In other words, we use analytics data in concert with data about our online ads that have been shown using the Google Display Network, Facebook for Advertisers, or other online advertising networks. By doing so, we can understand how anonymous users interacted with our website after seeing our ads.

g. What third-party cookies does Progressivehiring.com use?

Please note that the third parties (advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies on our Services. Cookies on our sites. Also, note that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies may change over time.

We use trusted partners to help us service advertising, who may place cookies on your device. We also pull through content from social networks into our own pages, such as embedded Facebook feeds. The social networks, such as Facebook, Google, etc. may themselves also put cookies on your machine. If a user logs into Facebook, Twitter or Google+ via our website, they will leave a cookie on the users’ computer. This is the same process as if the user logs into these social networks directly.

We also use Google Analytics on our Services to help us analyse how our Services are used. Google Analytics uses performance cookies to track customer’s interactions. For example, by using cookies, Google can tell us which pages our users view, which are most popular, what time of day our websites are visited, whether visitors have been to our websites before, what website referred the visitor to our websites, and other similar information. All of this information is anonymized.

We suggest that you should check the respective privacy policies for these external services to help you understand what data these organisations hold about you and how they process it.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

AdSense: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Google Tag Manager: https://www.google.com/analytics/tag-manager/faq/

Google+: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Google Double click: https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en

h. What are Web Beacons?

Progressivehiring.com occasionally advertises on third party websites. As part of our effort to track the success of our advertising campaigns, we may at times use a visitor identification technology such as “web beacons,” or “action tags,” which count visitors who have come to our site after being exposed to a Progressivehiring.com banner ad on a third party site. Our partners may also use web beacons to collect data in the aggregate as provided by your browser while you are on our site or another site where Progressivehiring.com is third party.

By navigating on our site, you agree that we can place cookie and web beacons on your computer or device. If you prefer not to receive web beacons, then you should stop using our site, or consult your browsing settings.

i. How to control cookies?

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you choose to turn off these cookies, you will still see advertising on the internet but it may not be tailored to your interests. It does not mean that you won’t be served any advertisements whilst you are online. Whilst we have mentioned most of the third parties involved in using targeting or advertising cookies in the preceding section , the list is not exhaustive and is subject to change. Therefore, even if you choose to turn off all the third-party cookies listed in section , you may still receive some tailored advertisements and recommendations.

There are a number of ways you can manage what cookies are set on your devices. Essential cookies, however, cannot be disabled. If you do not allow certain cookies to be installed, the website may not be accessible to you and/or the performance, features, or services of the website may be compromised.

You can also manage this type of cookie in the privacy settings on the web browser you are using. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access parts of our or others’ websites. Please see below for more information.

Changing your Cookie Settings: The browser settings for changing your cookies settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

More information: To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. You can learn more about opting out of receiving interest-based ads from other companies at optout.aboutads.info and www.networkadvertising.org/choices. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, like Facebook (pixels) and Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing.