Privacy Policy & Cookies

We at are committed to good privacy practices regarding your personal information.  We all need to be careful about how we use our personal data online.  Our ability to provide you with the best and most effective service depends on your comfort in providing personal information.  We hope our concerns about your privacy, as described in this Privacy Policy, answer your questions and demonstrate our commitment to making your experience with satisfying and fruitful. respects the privacy of all those who visit our site and register for or purchase our online services (collectively, the “Services”).  However, we do collect information about our visitors, registrants, and customers.  This Privacy Policy governs your interaction with our websites and your registration for and use of the Services.  Except as set forth within this Policy, our Terms of Use Agreement, and other published guidelines, we do not release personally identifiable information about our customers and visitors without their permission.

Please note that by using the Services, you signify your agreement with this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use the Services.  Your continued use of the Services after any changes to this Policy signifies your acceptance of those changes.  Please bookmark this page and review it periodically.  If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or any other privacy issue in connection with the Services, please email us at admin (at)

A.    The Information We Gather. gathers two types of information about users:

1.    Non-personally identifiable information (information that does not identify a specific individual):
When visitors use the Services, we collect and aggregate information indicating, among other things, which pages were visited, the order in which they were visited, and which links were “clicked.”  This type of data collection often includes IP addresses, operating system, and browser software used by each user of the Services.  Although such information is not personally identifiable, we can determine from the IP address a visitor’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.

The non-personally identifiable information we collect helps us identify most popular areas of our website and determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities.  We also consider the technology our users employ for developing future services.  We may disclose some of this information to partners to inform them of the number of people who have seen and/or clicked through their promotional materials.
We collect non-personally identifiable information in part through the use of “cookies”—that is, small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive—to help us determine the type of content and pages which you visit, the length of time you spend at any particular area of the Services, and the Services you choose to use.  Essentially, cookies are your identification cards for the computers or servers that placed them there.  Cookies are only read by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus; they will not permit a website operator to learn any personally identifiable information about you unless you have previously provided that information to the website operator or you have set the preferences in your browser to provide this information.

Cookies allow us to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience with the Services.  For example, cookies allow us to save your password so that you do not have to reenter it each time you use the Services.  Your browser should allow you to control how and whether cookies will be accepted.  For more information on how to do so, please refer to your browser’s accompanying documentation. may utilize other technologies to track users and usage on our website that we have not identified in this Privacy Policy.  All usage of such technologies will be in keeping with the terms of this Policy.  The Policy will be updated periodically to reflect changes, so be sure to bookmark this page and review it on a regular basis.

The Services sometimes contain links to other third party websites, including co-branded or other affiliated sites which may or may not be owned or operated by or in conjunction with  We do not monitor or control the information collection or privacy practices of any third parties, and are not responsible for their practices or the content of their websites, including their use of any information (such as IP number, browser type, or operating system) collected when visitors or customers “click through” links to their sites.  Even though certain information collected by such third parties might not identify you personally, we strongly encourage you to become familiar with their privacy practices, and to contact such third parties if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies.  By using the Service, you acknowledge and agree to our disclaimer of responsibility.

2.  Personally identifiable information:
In certain areas of the Services, such as those in which you complete online personal and professional forms or purchase services, we may request that you provide us with certain personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, post code, profession, or work experience.  We will, in such situations, seek to identify which informational items are required and which are optional.

The Services are not available to children under 13 years of age.  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. job seekers should create portfolios and post information on only if they wish such information to be viewed by the general public. will not post personal contact information on job seekers’ portfolios.  Instead, we have a form prospective employers must fill out if they wish to contact job seekers, which our internal application messaging system will then forward.

If you participate in our online discussion groups, please remember that any personal information you provide may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control.  We are not responsible for the use third parties make of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of .

Please note that cannot control the acts of users of the Services.  All users and visitors should be aware that, when they disclose personally identifiable information in portfolios, or any other medium, the information may be collected and used by others to send that person unsolicited email from other parties outside .  In the event that you encounter any user who is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users, please contact admin (at) .

B.    How We Use and do not Use the Information we Collect.
Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the different ways we use the information we gather. encourages all third parties involved, such as partners, to adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our visitors and users and to otherwise handle personal information in a responsible manner.  However, we cannot and do not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including the manner in which they use information received either from or independently.  Nevertheless, in the event you encounter any third party associated with, or who claims association with, who you feel is improperly collecting or using information about you, please contact admin (at) .  We will be happy to forward your message to the third party or contact the third party on your behalf.

1.    How We Use and do not Use Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
We use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful Services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our visitors and users, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Services.  We may provide statistical information based on this data to current and potential business partners.  We may also use the aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked through links to their sites.

2.    How We Use and do not Use Personally Identifiable Information: does not sell, re-sell or distribute for re-sale your personally identifiable information.  Prospective employers may only use the information provided in job seekers’ portfolios to evaluate seekers’ qualifications for open job opportunities.  Job seekers should be aware, however, that has no way to control how a viewer actually uses the service and how they use the CV and portfolio information.  If you believe a prospective employer is using personally identifiable information inappropriately, please contact admin (at)

We reserve the right to disclose information submitted by or concerning any visitor or user as we reasonably feel is necessary to protect our systems or business.  Specifically, but without limitation, we reserve the right to disclose such information when a visitor or user is in violation of our User Agreement or other published guidelines, or partakes (or is reasonably suspected of partaking) in any harmful, infringing or illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, and to disclose such information in response to court and governmental orders, civil subpoenas, discovery requests, and as otherwise required by law, as well as in response to allegations of infringement.  We cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using our servers or services for illegal activities.  We also reserve the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution, or to suspend or terminate your use or the Services in connection with any suspected illegal or infringing activity.  Finally, reserves the right to assign, sell, license, or otherwise transfer to a third party your personally identifiable information in connection with an assignment, sale, joint venture, or other transfer or disposition of any portion or all of’s or its affiliated entities’ assets or stock.

Subject to the foregoing, uses your personally identifying information in several ways:
— to customize various aspects of the Services to your preferences;
— to work with you to develop your portfolio;
— to send to you solicitations, product announcements, and the like that we feel may be of interest to you (you may opt out of receiving these materials, as provided below);
— to send to you certain e-mail messages that are critical to your use of the Services, such as system status updates or order confirmations (because these messages contain important information, you may not be able to opt out of receiving such messages);
— as may be necessary to support the operation of the Services, such as for billing, account maintenance, and record-keeping purposes. will not disclose your contact information or display it on your portfolio.  Prospective employers cannot contact you directly.  They must fill out a form which is then forwarded to you through our internal application messaging system.
In addition to the circumstances described above, may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties as follows:
— If you “opt in” to receive promotional materials, information you have made available to may be made available to third parties who provide goods or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
— If you provide us with your credit card information, we will not release that information to third parties unless necessary to complete a transaction between you and such a third party. does not retain any credit card data or payment data on our servers.  Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions.
— All information made available to may be made available to our contractors and consultants, and professional advisors (such as lawyers or accountants), but only to the extent necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, and only under a duty of confidentiality.
— All information made available to may be made available to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of our business, whether by merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.  Further, if we become the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, voluntary or involuntary, we or our trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license, or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.  Our customers will be notified of a sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party by email or notice posted on our website.

3.     “Opting Out”:
You may choose to opt out of receiving promotional materials from when you initially purchase or register for use of the service.  You may change your option with respect to such materials at any time by contacting us at admin (at) .

4.    “Opting In”:
You may choose to opt in to receive promotional materials from our affiliates and business partners, including the college and alumni associations with whom we work.  You may change your option with respect to such materials at any time by contacting us at admin (at)  You may also contact those third parties directly.

C.    Deleting or Correcting Personal Information.
You may review, correct, update, or change your portfolio and résumé or change your account settings at any time by logging into the service and accessing this information through the client dashboard.

If you would like to have your personally identifiable information removed from our databases, or would like to correct an error in such information, please contact us at admin (at) , and we will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request.  Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within databases, access logs, and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information.  The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes; however reserves the right, from time to time, to re-contact former customers or users of .

D.  Questions?
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, use our contact us form.