Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 8th, 2017

50skills ehf. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website (the “Service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at


Information Collection And Use
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name and employment details, such as department, job title and employment date.

As part of the service, 50skills stores information about the employees of your organization, which may include, but not limited to, email address, name, department, start of employment and other employment information. The extent of employment data collected is set by the administrator of the organization. All information related to the employee can be viewed and edited by the administrators of the organization.

In addition the service collects ratings and feedback from employees as part of the engagement surveys. The purpose of this data collection is to analyze and report the performance and engagement of the organization over time. This is used in conjunction with the employment data to analyze and report differences in performance and engagement between different employee segments, such as department and country.

Data collected from employees are never directly personally identifiable by you, or other you invite to the service, unless the employee has explicitly chosen otherwise. Survey responses are entirely optional, individual or all questions can be skipped and there are no requirement that the surveys must be completed.

Engagement data collected from the employees, are used in an aggregated and anonymized form to serve as benchmark data for other organizations within the same industry. The responsible for data administration at 50skills is Kristjan Kristjansson, [email protected]


Log Data
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.


Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.


Business Transaction
If 50skills is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.


We take security very seriously at 50skills and invest in infrastructure, processes and services to protect and store our client’s data. We use third party audits to externally measure and test our processes and internal policies, security bounty programmes to get expert penetration testing and automated security scans to discover application and configuration issues.


Links To Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


Changes To This Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]