Privacy Policy

InternDesk is an online platform to help companies, business owner and professionals hire for internship assignments and freshers opportunity. Our registered users (the "User") share their professional identities and explore the opportunity to firm up service relationship to engage in delivering services to each other. We aim and believe that our service allows our Members to effectively compete and achieve their full career potential. The cornerstone of our business is to focus on our Members first.

We adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:

  • We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties: (1) where it is necessary to carry out your instructions; (2) as reasonably necessary in order to provide InternDesk features and functionality to you; (3) as we reasonably believe is permitted by law or regulation; or (4) as necessary to enforce our User Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of InternDesk, its Members, and the public.
  • We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.

Our Privacy Policy is subject to material change from time to time, and you can access the changes through our website, apps, or other services ("InternDesk" or "Service") or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use InternDesk. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use InternDesk after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

1. Information we collect

1.1. Data Controllers

Our Privacy Policy applies to anyone with a InternDesk account. If you live in the India, Appetals Solutions Private Limited, a company registered as per the company laws in India controls your information. If you have any concern about providing information to us or having such information displayed on the InternDesk services or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, you should not become a Member of InternDesk or visit our website. If you have already registered, you should close your account. We collect your personal information in the following ways:

1.2. Registration

When you create an account with us, you provide us with information (including your name, email address, and password) that we use to offer you a personalized, relevant experience on InternDesk.

To create an account on InternDesk, you must provide us with at least your name, email address, and a password. You can choose to provide further information about yourself during the registration process (for example, your gender and location). We may use this additional information to provide you with more customized services like updates, more relevant ads, and more valuable internship opportunities, and it may appear on your InternDesk profile that is viewable by others. You understand that, by creating an account, InternDesk and others will be able to identify you by your InternDesk profile, and you allow InternDesk to use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement. We may also ask for your credit card details if you purchase or subscribe to certain InternDesk services.

1.3. Profile Information

You can add professional details - like your education, internship interests, and skills - to your profile. A complete profile helps you be found by other people for opportunities. It also means we can show you relevant ads and content.

After you create an account, you may choose to provide additional information on your InternDesk profile, such as descriptions of your skills, professional experience, and educational background. You can list honors, awards, professional affiliations, InternDesk Group memberships, career objectives, companies or individuals that you follow, endorsements, references and other information including content. With your request and approval, people you invite may provide recommendations and endorsements of you. Providing additional information enables you to derive more benefit from InternDesk by helping you express your professional identity; find other professionals, opportunities, and information; and help companies find you. It also enables us to serve you ads and other relevant content on and off InternDesk.

1.4. Your Address and Contact Details with InternDesk

We collect information when you sync non-InternDesk content - like your email address book, mobile device contacts, or calendar - with your account. We use this information to improve your experience and allow you and your network to be better connected. You can remove your address book and any other synced information whenever you'd like.

Please note that when you apply for the internship assignments with the Employers, the Employer will have access to your email address because it is displayed in the invitation. InternDesk will also remind you of pending applications, matching opportunity posts and any other information that may help you use the InternDesk platform more effectively. Your InternDesk Employers will also have access to your email address and other contact details as provided by you.

Any information that you upload or sync with InternDesk is covered by the User Agreement and this Privacy Policy. You can remove your information at your convenience using the features InternDesk makes available or in accordance with Section 3. You can remove your address book and any other synced information at any time.

1.5. Customer Service

When you contact our Help Center, we collect information to respond to your questions and better serve you.

When you contact InternDesk's Help Center, we collect information that helps us categorize your question, respond to it, and, if applicable, investigate any breach of our User Agreement or this Privacy Policy. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customize our support responses to better serve you.

1.6. Using the InternDesk Site and Applications

We collect information when you visit InternDesk, use our on any device that connects with the InternDesk, and interact with advertising on InternDesk. We collect information when you use the InternDesk website, InternDesk applications for iPhone or Android.

1.8. Cookies

We use cookies to help personalize your InternDesk experience and show you relevant ads.

We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile device identifiers, to help us recognize you, improve your InternDesk experience, increase security, measure use of our Services, and serve advertising. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. For more information, including the types of cookies found on InternDesk, please read InternDesk's Cookie Policy. By visiting InternDesk, you consent to the placement of cookies and beacons in your browser in accordance with this Privacy Policy and InternDesk's Cookie Policy.

1.9. Advertising Technologies and Web Beacons

We may target ads to you on and off InternDesk, based on information you included in your profile and your use of InternDesk. We may target ads to Members both on and off InternDesk through a variety of ad networks and ad exchanges, using:

We do not share personally identifiable information with any third-party advertiser or ad network, although your profile is visible to other InternDesk Members and through public search depending on your settings.

1.10. Log Files, IP Addresses, and Information About Your Computer and Mobile Device

We collect information from the devices and networks that you use to access InternDesk. This information helps us improve and secure our Services.

When you visit or leave InternDesk by clicking a hyperlink or view a plugin on a third-party site, we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. We also receive the internet protocol ("IP") address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system details, your type of web browser, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing InternDesk using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. We may also receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we use to show you local information (for example, weather information) on our iPad application.

1.11. Other

We are constantly innovating to improve our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the Service.

InternDesk is a dynamic, innovative environment, which means we are always seeking to improve the services we offer you. We often introduce new features, some of which may result in the collection of new information. Furthermore, new partnerships or corporate acquisitions may result in new features, and we may potentially collect new types of information.

2. How we use your personal information

At InternDesk, we take pride in providing you with the platform that helps you get hired for the internship assignments and projects which means that above all else we strive to use your information to provide you world-class services in a professional and trustworthy manner.

2.1. Consent to InternDesk Processing Information About You

When you join InternDesk, you acknowledge that information you provide on your profile can be seen by others and used by us as described in this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement.

The personal information you provide to us may reveal or allow others to identify aspects of your life that are not expressly stated on your profile. By providing personal information to us when you create or update your account and profile, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of InternDesk's User Agreement and freely accepting and agreeing to our processing of your personal information in ways set out by this Privacy Policy. Supplying information to us, including any information deemed "sensitive" by applicable law, is entirely voluntary on your part. You have the right to withdraw or modify your consent to InternDesk's collection and processing of the information you provide at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, by changing your Settings, changing your profile, or by closing your account.

2.2. InternDesk Communications

We communicate with you using InternDesk messaging, email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages relating to the notifications, alerts, availability of the Services, security, or other service-related issues. You cannot change your email settings as of now.

We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the InternDesk website, messages to your InternDesk inbox, and other means available through the Service, including mobile text messages and push notifications. These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from InternDesk.

2.3. User Communications

With certain communications you send on InternDesk, the recipient can see your name, email address, and some network information.

Many communications that you initiate through InternDesk will list your name and primary email address in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide the recipient with aggregate information about your network. Other communications that you initiate through the Services, like a request for an introduction, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal email address contact information. Once you have connected with an individual, regardless of who sent the invitation, your contact information will be shared with that individual.

2.4. Customized Content

We use the information you provide on your profile to customize your experience on InternDesk. We use information that you provide to us to customize your experience and the experiences of others on InternDesk. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the assignments from the Employers that may meet your skills, internship interests or qualification. We also use aggregated information from your network to show you content, such as news relevant to you, your industry, or your profession.

2.5. Sharing Information with Third Parties

Any information you put on your profile and any content you post on InternDesk may be seen by others. We don't provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law. Other people may find your InternDesk profile information through search engines, or use of other services like Twitter or social media platform where we publish the information in conjunction with InternDesk account.

InternDesk offers a "public profile" feature that allows Members to publish portions of their InternDesk profile to the public Internet. This public profile will be indexed and displayed through public search engines when someone searches for your name. You may choose the parts of your profile that search engines index or completely opt out of this feature in your settings. However, third-party search engines may not automatically update their caches, which may contain old public profile information. Unless you delete it, your profile on InternDesk is always viewable on the InternDesk Services.

We do not rent or sell personal information that you have not posted on InternDesk, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not disclose personal information that is not published to your profile or generated through engagement with other InternDesk services, such as Groups and Company Pages, without your consent or to carry out your instructions (for example, to process payment information) unless InternDesk has a good faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce this Privacy Policy or our User Agreement; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties; (4) respond to Member service inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property, or safety of InternDesk, our Members, or the public. See Section 2.14 for additional details about InternDesk's compliance with legal requests for information.

Third parties may give you the option to upload certain information in your InternDesk contacts onto their own service. If you choose to share your InternDesk contacts, you will be granting your third party provider the right to store, access, disclose and use your InternDesk contacts in the ways described in such third party's terms and privacy policy.

2.6. Search

InternDesk helps you search for other professionals, companies, groups, professional content, and opportunities.

You can search for Members, internship opportunities, and information about companies. You can also find employment opportunities and information about companies. We use personal information from InternDesk, including profile and Company Pages, to inform and refine our search service.

2.7. Testimonials and Advertisements Placed through InternDesk Ads

If you provide any testimonials about our goods or services or place advertisements through the InternDesk Ads, we may post those testimonials and examples of advertisements you place in connection with our promotion of these services to third parties. Testimonials and advertisements may include your name and other personal information that you have provided. For more information about InternDesk Ads, please see the InternDesk Ads Terms of Use.

2.8. Employers

We may offer a premium service to Employers, which can be used to search for, organize, and communicate with potential candidates. Subscribers to this service may export limited information from members' public profiles to effectively manage candidate sourcing. You can not control how your information is exported by changing which parts of your public profile are accessible to search engines.

We may offer customized people-search functionality along with organizational and communications tools as part of our "Premium Service". InternDesk may allow subscribers to export limited information from Members' public profiles, such as name, headline, current company, current title, and location, in order to effectively manage candidate sourcing. We do not provide email or other contact information to Employers. However, if you post that information as part of your profile it will be available to others.

2.9. Pages for Companies, Colleges, and Other Entities

Companies and other entities can create pages on InternDesk. If you follow one of these pages, you'll be listed as one of the company's followers, and non-identifiable information about you will be provided to the page's administrators.

InternDesk allows companies, schools, charities, and other organizations to create pages dedicated to their brand, business, and mission. These pages are public, and any communications or information shared through them will be accessible by the entity that created them. If you follow a page, you will be listed among the page's followers, which can be viewed by others. InternDesk uses aggregate information about followers and viewers to provide data about the page's performance.

2.10. Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information if compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our User Agreement.

It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a InternDesk Member when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if InternDesk has a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce the User Agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service; or (3) exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of InternDesk, our Members, personnel, or others.

3. Your Choices & Obligations

3.1. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account

You can change your InternDesk information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account.

You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by InternDesk regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can also contact us for any account information which is not on your profile or readily accessible to you. If you close your account, your information will generally be removed from the Service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalize any logs or other backup information within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below.

3.2. Data Retention

We keep your information for as long as your account is active or as needed. For example, we may keep certain information even after you close your account if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement.

We may retain the personal information you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you services. InternDesk may retain your personal information even after you have closed your account if retention is reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes between Members, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement. We may retain personal information, for a limited period of time, if requested by law enforcement. InternDesk's Customer Service may retain information for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only, but we generally delete or de-personalize closed account data consistent with Section 3.1., except in the case of our plugin impression data, which we will try to de-personalize at the time of collection, but in any event, we will de-personalize within 7 days.

3.3. Your Obligations

Please respect the terms of our User Agreement, our Policies, and your fellow InternDesk Members.

As a Member, you have certain obligations to other Members. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations and others have become commonplace in communities of like-minded Members such as InternDesk:

You must, at all times, abide by the terms and conditions of the current Privacy Policy, User Agreement, and other policies of InternDesk. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights that may belong to third parties, such as trademarks or copyrights.

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

Any violation of these guidelines or those detailed in our User Agreement or elsewhere may lead to the restriction, suspension, or termination of your account at the sole discretion of InternDesk.

4. Important Information

4.1. Minimum Age

You have to meet InternDesk's minimum age requirements to create an account.

4.2. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will notify you when we change this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you on the Service or by some other means, such as email. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our Service. If you object to any of the changes to our terms and you no longer wish to use InternDesk, you may close your account. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that InternDesk has about you and your account. Using InternDesk after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our Service shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.

4.5. Security

We take privacy and security seriously and have enabled HTTPS access to our site (turn on HTTPS), in addition to existing SSL access over mobile devices. Also, please know that the Internet is not a secure environment, so be careful and select strong passwords.

We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on InternDesk is password-protected, and sensitive data is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the InternDesk Services. We also offer secure https access to the website. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use a tier-one secured-access data center. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to InternDesk.

There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other InternDesk Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.