“How Am I Going” means How Am I Going Ltd (UK Companies House number 09616647).
“Member” means a registered user of the Website.
“Client Member” means a Member who uses the Website in their capacity as an employee of a client of How Am I Going.
“Visitor” means an unregistered user of the Website.
"we" or "us" means How Am I Going.
“Website” means the website www.howamigoing.com and any services, tools or applications provided by How Am I Going in connection with the website, as relevant from time to time.
How Am I Going is committed to safeguarding your personal information in line with UK data protection laws, specifically the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”). For the purposes of the DPA, the data controller is How Am I Going Ltd of Suite 812, 4B Merchant Square East, London, W2 1AN.
2. Information we may collect about you
We may collect and process data about you relating to:
Registration: When you sign up to use the Website you will be required to provide basic information about your identity including but not limited to, your name, email address, date of birth, department, title and industry of employment.
Contacts & Colleagues: We store the basic information you provide about your professional contacts and colleagues such as their name, email address and relationship to yourself.
Feedback data: This includes all quantitative feedback (e.g. numerical scores or ratings) and qualitative feedback (e.g. text comments) provided by yourself and your colleagues/ contacts relating to your professional performance. Further information on the collection and use of feedback data is set out below in section 3. Your Feedback Data.
Third party content: We record when you interact with other elements of the Website, such as advertising and external media.
Talking with us: When you contact How Am I Going we may keep a record of the email or telephone correspondence in order to respond to your enquiries and better improve our services.
Log information: When you access the Website, we collect server logs which may include information like IP address, access dates and times, page view statistics, traffic to and from the Website, the type of browser you are using.
3. Your Feedback Data
How Am I Going relies upon the collection and selective dissemination of data relating to your professional performance. This data comprises two components:
- A series of numeric scores, from 1 to 5 (or a non-applicable “N” score), assigned to a number of different attributes, supplied by you as part of a self-evaluation or supplied by your contacts or colleagues as quantitative feedback on your professional performance (“Quantitative Data”), and
- A series of subjective comments, each of 500 words or less, supplied by you as part of a self-evaluation or supplied by your contacts or colleagues as qualitative feedback on your professional performance (“Qualitative Data”).
The combination of Quantitative Data and Qualitative Data collected as a result of your use of the Website is henceforth known as “Your Feedback Data”.
Your Feedback Data is original content created online at your request and therefore is yours. This Agreement does not give us any right, title or interest to Your Feedback Data. In order to operate and improve the Website, we need to access, store and analyse Your Feedback Data. You give us permission to do those things under this Agreement. You also give us permission to aggregate your data with that of other Members to be used for our own product and marketing purposes.
If you are a Client Member, you also give us permission to distribute Your Feedback Data to your employer or nominated supervisors within your employer.
We will never disclose Your Feedback Data to any person or entity other than yourself (or your employer or nominated employment supervisors if you are a Client Member) without your prior consent.
Following termination or deactivation of your account, we may retain Your Feedback Data for a commercially reasonable period of time for backup, archival, audit and/or market research purposes.
They enable How Am I Going:
- To continually improve the Website.
- To store information about your preferences and therefore allow How Am I Going to customise the Website according to your individual interests.
- To recognise you when you return to the Website.
5. Storing your information
Where How Am I Going has given you (or where you have chosen) a username, login or password that enables you to access the Website, you are responsible for keeping this information confidential. How Am I Going asks you not to share a username, login or password with anyone.
How Am I Going restricts access to your data to individuals who need access to it in order to process it on How Am I Going’s behalf. These individuals, are bound by confidentiality agreements and How Am I Going will take appropriate action (which may include disciplinary proceedings) in the event How Am I Going finds that its employee(s) has failed to meet standards in looking after your personal data. However, to the greatest extent permissible at law, How Am I Going excludes all liability whatsoever for any loss or damaged caused by its employees or agents acting outside its normal course of business.
6. How we use your information
We use the information we collect about you to provide a best-in-class process for you in requesting, providing, receiving and analysing professional feedback data while using the Website. In addition, we may use the information we collect about you to:
- Ensure that content on the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer, tablet or mobile device.
- Improve the Website including tailoring it to your needs.
- Administer the Website, and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
- Contact you for your views on the Website and to notify you about changes or developments to our Website.
How Am I Going’s third party analytics service provider may cross-reference your data with data it already holds (independently of How Am I Going) to provide us with statistical analysis of the demographic of its users, among other things. How Am I Going uses aggregated and anonymous analytics information for internal business planning and other similar purposes.
How Am I Going may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and How Am I Going (or said third party) may contact you via email in this regard.
7. Your rights
You have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access may be exercised in accordance with the provisions of the DPA. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10.00 to meet the reasonable costs of How Am I Going in providing you with details of the information it holds about you.
From time to time How Am I Going may post links to third party websites on the Website. These links are provided as a courtesy to How Am I Going’s customers and are not administered or verified in any way by How Am I Going. Such links are accessed by you at your own risk and How Am I Going makes no representations or warranties about the content of such websites including any cookies used by the website operator. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that How Am I Going does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. As a result, How Am I Going strongly recommends that you read the privacy policies of any third party websites before you provide any personal data to them.
8. General terms
9. How to contact us