Last Revision: May 1,
Welcome to the Picoworkers.com,
a web service utility that connects Employers and Workers
online. Picoworkers service is operated by
Octobrain, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("us,"
"we", "Picoworkers", "site"
or "Picoworkers.com"). By using or
accessing the Picoworkers Service, you agree that you have
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or delete portions
Document at any time without further notice. Your continued use
Picoworkers Service after any such changes constitutes your
We built Picoworkers to make
it easy to (a) advertise your product (b) find people who will be interested
in helping you promote your website, product, etc. (c) find people who will
do work for you – finish tasks you usually are not able to
finish yourself or you want more people to work on a task (d) convert your
work into earnings. We understand you may not want everyone in the world to
access your personal information; that is why all personal information is
hidden from other users. Our privacy settings does not allow other users to
see your personal information except your Picoworkers ID,
your Country, your IP Address, your
browser information and other information you may wish to submit
optionally, such as your city, age and gender.
Picoworkers does not share information with
other users. As Employer you choose what information you
put in response to replying to a Worker. As a Worker
you choose what information you put in response to replying to an Employer.
We suggest you not to reply with any personal information such as your
Messenger ID, Skype ID, Email, Phone
number, etc.. There is no need to publish any of your personal information
as all communication in Picoworkers system is based upon
If you are trying to submit finished task and
job (Campaign) is asking you to (requires you to) enter
personal information, credit card information or any other information about
you, such Campaign violates Picoworkers principles and you
should not continue. We suggest you not to continue with that job
and immediately report this violation to us. Use Picoworkers's
email or support ticket and report Campaign/Job
ID and disclose as many details as possible. We will make sure to
immediately terminate jobs that violates our rules.
Safe Use of Picoworkers
In general Picoworkers is suitable for everyone
but certain jobs might not be acceptable for some people. If you are a
child, below 21 years old or feel offended by adult material, please do not
accept a job that might be offensive to you. You should not accept any job
that feels offensive or disturbing to you. Every job details should describe
what is it about. If you think the job might be offensive, do not continue
and do not accept that job. There are plenty of other jobs to select from.
The Information We Collect
When you visit Picoworkers you provide us with
two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to
disclose that is collected by us and Web Site use information collected by
us as you interact with our Web Site.
When you register with Picoworkers, you provide
us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address,
and optionally your telephone number, your address and any
other personal or preference information.
When you enter Picoworkers,
we collect your browser type, its language and your
IP address. This information is gathered for all Picoworkers
visitors. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using
"cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to
information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users
are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By
default, we use a persistent cookie that stores your login information so
you don’t have to login again when you come back to Picoworkers. You can
remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want
to disable this convenience feature. If you don't want
other people who use same computer to login to your Picoworkers account then
you should always log out of your account after finishing with your
You post new Campaigns or
submit finished tasks on the Site at your own risk. Although you should
never disclose your personal information to other users you communicate
with, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
We cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to
share information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that
information you post on the Site will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security
measures contained on the Site. You understand and acknowledge that, even
after removal or termination of your account, copies of User Content and
your previous actions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages.
Any improper collection or misuse of
information provided on Picoworkers is a violation of the Picoworkers Terms
of Service and should be reported to us using Picoworker'
email published on the Site.
If you choose to use our invitation service to
tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for information needed to send
the invitation, such as your friend's email address. We will send your
friend an email or instant message in your name inviting him or her to visit
the site, and may send up to two reminders to them. Picoworkers stores this
information to send invitations and reminders, to register a friend
connection if your invitation is accepted, to allow you to see invitations
you have sent, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend
may contact us through the Contact us form on our Contact us or to
Picoworkers' email published on the Site to request that
we remove this information from our database.
Picoworkers may also collect information about
you from other sources, such as newspapers, blogs, instant messaging
services, etc. in order to provide you with more useful information and a
more personalized experience.
By using Picoworkers, you are consenting to
have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States
and EU countries.
Users Under Age 18
Picoworkers does not
knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age
of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 18,
please do not attempt to register for Picoworkers or send
any information about yourself to us, including your name, address,
telephone number, or email address. No one under age 18 may provide any
personal information to or on Picoworkers. In the event that we learn that
we have collected personal information from a user under age 18 without
verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly
as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about
a user under 18, please contact us through the Contact us form or via
Picoworkers' email which are both available on the Site.
Use of Information Obtained by Picoworkers
When you register with Picoworkers, you create
your own account. Your profile information and email are not displayed to
other users. Unless you decide to share your personal information with other
users, the only information displayed is your account ID.
We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you
notifications regarding new services offered by Picoworkers
that we think you may find valuable.
Requested payments will be sent to email
address you registered with or to your account as a support message or both.
Picoworkers may send you
service-related announcements from time to time through the general
operation of the service. For instance, if another users sends you a message
regarding a job or a task, you may receive an email alerting you to that
Generally, you may opt out of such emails by
changing notification settings under "My Account"
tab, though Picoworkers reserves the right to send you
notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email
We may use information about you that we
collect from other sources, including but not limited to newspapers and
Internet sources such as blogs, instant messaging services, Picoworkers
Platform developers and other users of Picoworkers, to supplement
your profile. Where such information is used, we generally allow you to
specify in your privacy settings that you do not want this to be done or to
take other actions that limit the connection of this information to your
Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
Picoworkers will not share
information in your profile with third parties unless it is required by law
to do so.
When you use Picoworkers
certain information you post or share with other users, such as personal
information, campaign/job data, task data, comments,
messages, photos, videos or other information, may be shared with other
users. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep
in mind that when posting any information about a) Campaigns
or b) Tasks to Picoworkers, this
information may become publicly available.
Picoworkers may contain links
to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy
practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they
leave our site or to visit any website they find on Picoworkers
to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that
solely to information collected by Picoworkers.
Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on Picoworkers are
sometimes delivered (or "served") directly to users by third party
advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens.
These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or
"1x1 gifs") to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize
advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize
your computer each time they send you an advertisement in
order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize
advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where
individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and
determine which advertisements are clicked. Picoworkers
does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the
third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to your
contact information stored on Picoworkers unless you
choose to share it with them.
technologies by any of its advertisers.
Changing or Removing Information
Picoworkers users may modify or delete any of
their profile information at any time by sending an email to Picoworkers and
request such action to be taken. Information will be updated if Picoworkers
staff determines user did a mistake when submitting personal information,
mail address, email or any other information submitted. Individuals who wish
to deactivate their Picoworkers account may do so by contaction us and
request account termination. We will terminate the account. Once account is
terminated user will not be able to login and perform any actions otherwise
available in Picoworkers system. Removed information may persist in backup
copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available
to other members of Picoworkers.
Where you make use of the communication
features of the service to share information with other individuals on
Picoworkers, however, (e.g., sending a personal message to another
Picoworkers user) or information that was shared by
starting a job/campaign, submitting or rating a task you
generally cannot remove such information.
All data entered by our users (except some
payment information) is saved on Picoworkers servers.
Servers are based in United States operated by a hosting company. Hosting
company should is responsible to update the server(s) with latest patches
and prevent any possible attacks and prevent other people than those
authorized by Picoworkers staff from accessing Picoworkers
Picoworkers takes appropriate
precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is
located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive
information (such as credit card number or your password), that information
is always entered and processed at online payment system services such as
Paypal, 2Checkout, CCBill, or others that are used to
perform transactions. Before initiating payment to Picoworkers
If you have any questions about the security of
Picoworkers Web Site, please contact us through the
Contact us form or via Picoworkers email published on the
Your use of Picoworkers, and any disputes
Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration,
limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right to change our
clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take
effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we
will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new
effective date. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify
you here, by email, or through notice on our home page. We encourage you to
refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current
to all information that we have about you and your account.
If you have any questions about this privacy
policy, please contact us through the Contact us form or to
email [email protected]