Privacy Policy of

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Analytics

      • MixPanel and Google Analytics

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • YouTube video widget

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Geolocation

      • Geolocation

        Personal Data: geographic position

    • Hosting and backend infrastructure

      • Amazon Web Services and Firebase

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Infrastructure monitoring

      • Pingdom

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

      • Facebook Like button and social widgets and Twitter Tweet button and social widgets

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • MailChimp

        Personal Data: email address

    • Registration and authentication

      • Facebook Authentication and Google OAuth

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Direct registration

        Personal Data: company name, email address, first name, last name, password and username

Further information about Personal Data

    • Safe harbor policy

      HackerRank, also doing business as Interviewstreet Incorporation (We) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this safe harbor policy. This policy describes the privacy principles we follow with respect to transfers of personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) and from Switzerland to the United States. It sets out our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that personal data.

      1.1 We will process personal data that is transferred to us from the EEA in accordance with the safe harbor principles agreed between the United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission (Safe Harbor Principles). These principles enable US companies to satisfy the EU requirement set out in the EU Data Protection Directive that personal data transferred from the EEA to the United States be adequately protected.
      1.2 1.2 In accordance with our commitment to protect personal privacy, HackerRank complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from the European Union member countries and Switzerland. The seven principles and fifteen frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) referred to in this policy constitute the Safe Harbor privacy framework. These principles and FAQ’s may be found at HackerRank has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. If you have any questions or complaints regarding our compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework or the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, please contact us at [email protected]

      1.3 HackerRank’s safe harbor certification can be found by visiting Additional information about the safe harbor program and the Safe Harbor Principles is available at

      2.1 It is our policy to post any changes we make to our safe harbor policy on this website. If we make material changes to how we treat the personal data that falls within the scope of our safe harbor policy, we will notify you by e-mail to the primary e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the HackerRank website home page.
      2.2 The date the safe harbor policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date, active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our website and this safe harbor policy to check for any changes.

      3.1 Data Protection Directive: EU Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
      3.2 Agent: any third-party data processor that processes personal data provided by HackerRank on its behalf and under its instructions.
      3.3 Personal Data: any information or set of information that identifies or could be used to identify (together with other information) a living individual. Personal data does not include information that is anonymised or aggregated.
      3.4 Sensitive Personal Data: any Personal Data that reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, information that concerns health or sex life, and information about criminal or administrative proceedings and sanctions.

      4. NOTICE
      4.1 If we collect Personal Data directly from individuals in the EU, we will inform them about the purposes for which we intend to process that Personal Data, the types of non-agent third parties, if any, to which we will disclose that Personal Data, and the choices and means, if any, that we offer individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of their Personal Data.
      4.2 We will provide notice to individuals in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide Personal Data to us, or as soon as practicable thereafter. In any event, we will provide notice before we use the Personal Data for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected.
      4.3 If we receive Personal Data from our subsidiaries, affiliates or other entities in the EEA, we will use that information in accordance with the notices those entities provided to the individuals to whom that Personal Data relates and the choices made by those individuals.

      5. CHOICE
      5.1 We will provide individuals with the opportunity to opt out of any disclosure of their Personal Data to any non-agent third party or the use of that data for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorised by the individual.
      5.2 We will not disclose Sensitive Personal Data to a non-agent third party or use Sensitive Personal Data for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorised by the individual unless we have received the individual's affirmative and explicit consent (opt-in).
      5.3 We will provide individuals with reasonable methods to exercise their choices.
      5.4 We do not intentionally collect information from users under the age of 13.

      6.1 We will obtain assurances from our Agents that they will safeguard Personal Data in accordance with this safe harbor policy.
      6.2 Appropriate assurances include:
      (a) a contract between us and the Agent that requires the Agent to provide at least the same level of protection as is required by the Safe Harbor Principles;
      (b) the Agent being subject to the Data Protection Directive;
      (c) the Agent being established in a country that is subject to a finding of adequacy by the European Commission under Article 25(6) of Data Protection Directive; or
      (d) safe harbor certification of the Agent.

      7. SECURITY
      7.1 We will take reasonable precautions to protect Personal Data we create, maintain, use or disseminate from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
      7.2 We will take special care to ensure the security of Sensitive Personal Data.

      8.1 We will use Personal Data only for the purpose for which it was first collected or subsequently authorised by the individual or for other compatible purposes.

      8.2 We will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Data is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete and current. Personal Data will be stored securely indefinitely.

      9.1 Upon request, we will provide individuals with reasonable access to the Personal Data that we hold about them except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual's privacy in the case in question, or where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated.
      9.2 We will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend or delete Personal Data related to them that is inaccurate or incomplete.

      10.1 We will conduct compliance audits of its relevant privacy practices to verify compliance with this safe harbor policy.
      10.2 Any HackerRank employee that we determine has acted in violation of this safe harbor policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

      11. COOKIES.
      11.1 HackerRank also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from visitor’s browsers, including IP address and the requested pages ("Site Information"). Certain Site Information is collected through our use of cookies, web beacons and other standard collection tools. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of an individual’s computer. Visitors may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on their browser. However, if selected, visitors may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless visitors have adjusted their browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when visitors direct their browser to our Website. These tools help provide additional functionality to the HackerRank web site and help us analyze use of our Services.

      12.1 HackerRank uses third party vendors to perform certain business-related functions, including credit card payment processing. We use Stripe, Inc. to keep your credit card information secure. HackerRank only provides these third party vendors with the Personal Data that they need to perform their specific function. Each third party vendor is required by contractual obligations to keep such Personal Data confidential and not to use such Personal Data for any purpose other than providing services to HackerRank.
      12.2 HackerRank reserves the right to sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, bankruptcy, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
      12.3 HackerRank does not sell or rent any Personal Data to third parties.
      12.4 HackerRank may disclose Personal Data pursuant to a judicial or other governmental agency subject to a warrant, subpoena or other governmental order.

      13.1 Any questions or concerns regarding our use or disclosure of Personal Data should be addressed to [email protected] at the address given below.
      13.2 We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding the use and disclosure of Personal Data in accordance with the provisions of this safe harbor policy.
      13.3 For complaints that cannot be resolved between HackerRank and the complainant, we have agreed to participate in the following dispute resolution procedures in the investigation and resolution of complaints to resolve disputes in accordance with the Safe Harbor Principles:
      13.4 HackerRank has agreed to dispute resolution by the American Arbitration Association. If you have any questions about HackerRank's practices, please contact us at [email protected] or postal mail at HackerRank, 127 Lytton Street, Palo Alto, California 94301, Attn: Legal Department.
      13.5 If after contacting us your complaint is not resolved, you may then raise your complaint by contacting American Arbitration Association ("AAA") Dispute Resolution Services Worldwide - Case Filing Services ( by email ([email protected]), by fax at (877) 495-4185, or mail at American Arbitration Association Case Filing Services, 1101 Laurel Oak Road, Suite 100, Voorhees, NJ 08032. If you are faxing or mailing AAA to lodge a complaint, you must include the following information: the alleged privacy violation, your contact information, and whether you would like the particulars of your complaints shared with HackerRank. For information about AAA or the operation of AAA's worldwide dispute resolution process, please visit AAA at or request this information from AAA at any of the addresses listed above.

      Questions or comments regarding this safe harbor policy should be submitted to the Legal Department by mail or e-mail as follows:
      2300 Geng Road, Suite 250
      Palo Alto, California 94303
      [email protected]

      This safe harbor policy was last updated on April 1, 2016.

Contact information

    • Data owner

      HackerRank, also doing business as Interviewstreet Incorporation - 2300 Geng Road, Suite 250, Palo Alto, California 94303 U.S., [email protected]