Our Privacy Policy

Last updated: 10 May, 2020

This privacy policy will explain how At Work At Home uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website, https://atworkathome.co.

We treat everyone's privacy like we treat our own - very seriously.

What data do we collect?

At Work At Home collects the following data:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Photograph
  • Current location (country and timezone only)
  • Skill-related information
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Links to personal websites
  • Information stored in cookies to assist in the use of this website

Optionally, we also collect anonymous usage information which we send to Google Analytics to help us improve this service. All users have the option to allow or disallow this information to be collected.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide At Work At Home with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register at https://atworkathome.co
  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.

All communication between your browser and our servers are encrypted, which means that it is not readable by anyone "on the wire" while en route.

How will we use your data?

At Work At Home collects your data so that we can:

  • Display your information in your profile
  • Allow your skills to be discoverable by people looking to hire people like you
  • Email you important updates about At Work At Home
  • Email you important updates about your account

We also share some of your data with Algolia, Inc, who provides the search functionality for At Work At Home. This is what we share with Algolia:

  • Profile name
  • Profile skills
  • Profile title
  • Profile introduction text
  • Profile country
  • Profile timezone

More information about Algolia, Inc can be fond on their website, https://www.algolia.com.

How do we store your data?

At Work At Home stores your data in a MySQL database on a server in the UK.

All passwords are hashed, which means even if passwords are leaked, they are not readable and not easily guessed.

At this time, all other information are stored without encryption.

How do we keep your information secure?

At Work At Home will maintain appropriate technical and organisational security measures designed to protect your personal information from accidental loss, unauthorized use, alteration, or disclosure.

Although we implement and maintain security measures that are appropriate for our business activities, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

You must also make sure that your information is safe and secure. We are not responsible if you circumvent any privacy settings or security measures on our websites. Even if we give you (or you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Do not share your password with anyone. EVER. EVER EVER.


If you have opted in to receive regular newsletters from us, then we would share your name and email address with Mailchimp.com, where we host our mailing lists and newsletters. Mailchimp.com is owned by The Rocket Science Group. For more information about Mailchimp, please visit https://mailchimp.com.

Every newsletter contains a link and instructions for unsubscribing to our newsletters.

You can also unsubscribe via your My Account area when you are logged in to https://atworkathome.co.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access: You have the right to request At Work At Home for copies of your personal data. This service is currently free.

The right to rectification: You have the right to request that At Work At Home correct any information you believe is inaccurate, if you are not able to do this yourself by logging in and editing the information.

The right to erasure: You have the right to request that At Work At Home erase your personal data.

The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that At Work At Home restrict the processing of your personal data.

The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to At Work At Home's processing of your personal data. Under normal circumstances, this will require deleting all your data from our system.

The right to data portability: You have the right to request that At Work At Home transfer the data that we have collected directly to you.

If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email us at hello@atworkathome.co.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

At Work At Home uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Providing you with real time support
  • Understanding how you use our website (optional)

What types of cookies do we use?

There are two types of cookies that our website uses:

Functionality cookies: At Work At Home uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and allow you to access your personal data. We also use cookies to enable real-time support via the Crisp chat plugin on our website.

Analytics cookies: Our website sends anonymous information about how you use our website to Google Analytics. This gives us insight into whether we are providing a usable and useful service, and helps us make improvements where required. This cookis is optional and you would be asked to opt-in before we use this.

Privacy policies of other websites

The At Work At home website contains links to other websites, for example links that our users have added to their profiles. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

At Work At Home keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 7 May 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: hello@atworkathome.co

This privacy policy content is based on the template available from https://gdpr.eu.