Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

Last Updated On 01-Jan-2024 
Effective Date 01-Jan-2024 is an online collaboration, education, and apprenticeship marketplace managed and administered by Tethys Engineering LLC. 

This Privacy Policy describes the policies of Tethys Engineering LLC, Scottsdale, AZ 85266, United States of America. Tethys Engineering LLC can be reached at [email protected] for more information and for questions on the collection, use, and disclosure of the information we collect when you use our website (the “Service”). By accessing or using the Service, you are consenting to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to the same, please do not access or use the Service. 
 We may change this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice and will post the revised Privacy Policy on the Service. The revised Policy will be effective 10 days after it is posted. Your continued access or use of the Service after such time will be considered as your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. We recommend that you periodically review this page. 

Information We Collect: 

At various places on our site and to enable the functionality offered with the services provided, we will collect and process the following personal information about you: name, email, mobile phone number, social media connection, personal and/or work address, payment information, gender, education history.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How We Use Your Information: 

We will use the information that we collect about you for the following purposes: Marketing/ Promotional, Creating user accounts, Testimonials, Customer feedback collection, Enforce T&C, Process payment, Technical and User Support, Administration info, Targeted advertising, Managing customer order, Site protection, User to user comments and messaging, Dispute resolution, Manage user account.

We will ask you for consent if we want to use your information for any other purpose. We will use your information only when you give us your consent and then only for the purpose(s) for which we were granted consent unless we are required to do otherwise by law. 

Retention Of Your Information: 

We will keep your personal information with us for 90 days to 2 years after user accounts remain idle or as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as detailed in this Privacy Policy. We may need to retain certain information for longer periods, such as record-keeping / reporting in accordance with applicable law or for other legitimate reasons like enforcement of legal rights, fraud prevention, etc. Residual anonymous information and aggregate information, neither of which identifies you (directly or indirectly), may be stored indefinitely. 

Your Rights: 

Depending on the law that applies, you may have a right to access and rectify or erase your personal data or receive a copy of your personal data, restrict or object to the active processing of your data, ask us to share (port) your personal information to another entity, withdraw any consent you provided to us to process your data, a right to complain with statutory authority and such other rights as may be relevant under applicable laws. If you want to exercise these rights, write to us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable law. 
You may opt-out of direct marketing communications or the profiling we carry out for marketing purposes by writing to us at [email protected]
 Do note that if you do not allow us to collect or process the required personal information or withdraw the consent to process the same for the required purposes, you may not be able to access or use the services for which your information was sought. 

Use of Cookies: 

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


The security of your information is important to us, and we will use reasonable security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of your information under our control. However, given the inherent risks, we cannot promise absolute security, and unfortunately, we cannot ensure your data is fully protected or warrant any information you send us. By registering and continuing to use our online services, you effectively agree to these realities, and any information shared is shared at your own risk. 

Grievance / Data Protection Officer: 

If you have any queries or concerns about the processing of your information that is available with us, you may email us at Tethys Engineering LLC, Scottsdale, email: [email protected]. We will address your concerns in accordance with applicable law.