Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

PII (Personally identifiable information), as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website or app?
When contacting us on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. If you register as a candidate your information is stored as long as you want it to be stored. All users of the service can always fully remove their personal information at any time they want. You control what you want to share!

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site. For example when you apply for a job or sign-up or register as an employer. You have total control of the information stored and am able to fully remove it at any time.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways: To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests and to provide the company with your information, if you have applied for a job.

How do we protect visitor information?
We use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to various standards including PCI standards.
We use regular Malware Scanning which is provided by Google and we also regularly enhance the safety, performance and reliability of our service.

Do we use an SSL certificate?
Yes. We never ask for personal or private information like credit card numbers or address information. The reason we do use a SSL certificate is because we do want to add an addtional layer of security for our visitors and users of this service.

Do we use cookies?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to
- Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
- We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf (Google Analytics).
- We also use cookies to enable you to login and administer your personal information

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Firefox) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features might be disabled. It won't affect the overall users experience, but our website is built to function properly with or without cookies turned on or off.

Third Party Disclosure
We offer a service that allows for employers to access your information for a fee. The information stored is used by the companies to which you have applied for a job at. You can always choose to have your information private or public (private means that only your application is visible to the company you have applied to, while public means that the your information can be visible to employers that choose to purchase access to our CV database.) As a user of our service you have complete control of the information shared as well as how it is available to others. You have the ability and right to remove your information at anytime. Do note that removing oneself will limit the ability to find a new job.

Third party links
We do include or offer third party products or services on our website. All these are clearly marked and highlighted as 3rd party links or products.

Google
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site and never will in the future either.

California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy.

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following: Users can visit our site anonymously
Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes: On our Privacy Policy Page
Users are able to change their personal information: By logging in to their account

How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor "do not track" signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We only use Google Analytics for staticical purposes only. We only track "pageviews" when suring the publicly available interface, not when you are signed in.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13. You need to 18 years old in order to take up legal work and use this website and it's service.

Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: Within 1 business day
We will notify the users via in site notification: Within 1 business day

We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We only collect your information when you:
- Send us a message via our Contact Form
- When you apply for a job
- When you sign-up to administer your own information

To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
Never send you a unsolicited email. We only send you an email in reply to the one you've sent us, via our Contact Form or when you have signed up for our newsletter.

If at any time you would like to have you email correspondance removed, you can, and we will promptly remove ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using our Contact Form.


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. This is part of the  "session" cookie which is set when you entered the site. A "session" cookie is also called a transient cookie, a cookie that is erased when the you close the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from your computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the you.

Third Party Cookies
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties (Google Analytics). The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Linkedin, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.