All capitalized terms that are not otherwise defined herein are defined in the Terms.
What Information Do We Collect?
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide the Services to you in a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized manner. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our Service to match your needs. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this limited purpose.
Personal and Identifying Information
In general, you can browse our Sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, Users of our Services must provide various contact and identity information and other personal information that we refer to as Registration Data, as indicated where appropriate on the Services. Once the Registration Data has been provided, you are no longer anonymous to us. Where possible we endeavor to indicate which data fields are required and which fields are optional. In addition, as you use the Services, you can from time to time enter or send to us additional personal information.
For all Users, we may collect your name, password, e-mail address, address, telephone number, education information, career and personal preferences, and any other personal information you choose to include in your profile or communicate to OptimalResume or other Users through your use of the Services. Employer users may also input additional information relating to their organization and any third party recruiters. You represent that you have the right and authority, or have obtained all necessary consents, to provide any Registration Data or other information, including any personal information of another individual or corporate information, that is provided by you to OptimalResume.
You always have the option to not provide your personal information by choosing not to become a User or by not using the particular feature of the Services for which the information is being collected.
Some accounts on the Services, including, but not limited to employer accounts, are paid accounts. If you have signed up for a paid account, we may collect your credit card information for billing or payment purposes.
Information Collected Automatically
How We Use Your Information
Please see our Terms for information on what we do to account information when you terminate your User Account.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
Data Shared with Other Users through the Service. The data collected through the use of the Services, including personally identifiable information, may be shared with other Users in accordance with the permissions you set when you establish or modify your User Account. For example, the Services may permit you to apply to jobs of interest to you. By applying for such a job posting, you will be sharing your personal information with the posting Employer.
Anonymized Aggregated Data. We aggregate and anonymize data and use and disclose such information for a variety of purposes, including data analytics. However, in these situations, we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you personally.
Public Areas of the Services. Users may be able to post Content that is viewable by others through the Services. For example, students can elect to share their resume with career counsellors. All User Content posted by a User will be identifiable to that User’s username.
Subsidiaries and Affiliates; Service Providers. We may from time to time use the services of affiliates, subsidiaries and unrelated service providers in the operation of the Services, and may disclose personal information to them in the course of our use of their services. For example, we may use the services of third-party hosting companies to host the operation of our Sites. This may involve the hosting of data, including personal information, on servers operated by those hosting companies. We may also use service providers to process payments of Users who wish to pay by credit card. We take care to use only service providers that we believe are reputable and able to maintain the security of personal information and confidential information.
Storing or Processing Your Data Outside of the United States
Your personal information and other data is generally stored on servers in the United States. However, in some cases, personal information that we collect may be stored or processed outside of the United States. In such cases, we continue to protect the information with appropriate safeguards, but it may be subject to the legal jurisdiction of those countries and governmental authorities in those countries.
Sale of Business
We may also disclose personal information to the acquiror or its agents in the course of the sale of our business. If we do this, the disclosure will be subject to confidentiality arrangements customary in such transactions.
Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information
You may review, delete and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate on your account profile, or you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your OptimalResume User Account is protected by a password that you choose to protect your privacy and security. It is your sole responsibility to create, and periodically change, a strong password in order to prevent unauthorized access to your account, and to protect your password appropriately, and limit access to your computer or mobile device.
In addition, we use high grade hosting services and security technologies, such as the use of SSL certificates to ensure a safe and secure environment.
While we strive to protect your information and data we cannot guarantee the security of your User Account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
Other Information Collectors
It is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If you have questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information, please email our privacy officer at email@example.com.