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Cookie Policy

Effective: February 6, 2019
Last Updated: May 14, 2021

ZipRecruiter, Inc. (“ZipRecruiter,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to providing you with transparency about our use of cookies and similar technologies through this Global Cookie Policy (“Cookie Policy”).

The websites covered by this Cookie Policy include: www.ziprecruiter.com, www.ziprecruiter.co.uk, www.ziprecruiter.de, www.ziprecruiter.ie, www.ziprecruiter.com.au, www.ziprecruiter.nz, www.ziprecruiter.in, www.zipalerts.com, www.newhirehunter.com, and our Mobile Applications (all of the above, collectively, the “Websites”). This Cookie Policy supplements the information provided in our Global Privacy Policy.

The Website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies or practices. When you leave our Website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Note on Translated Version: For your convenience, ZipRecruiter may make translated versions of this Cookie Policy available. In the event that the terms of any such translated version conflict with the terms of the English version, the terms of the English version of this Privacy Policy will apply

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE? top

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to analyze how our Website is used and to monitor the performance of our Website so we can create the best user experience.

2. WHAT ARE TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES? top

ZipRecruiter and its third-party partners may use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users' movements around the Website and/or across other websites, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our Website.

Our services do not respond to Do Not Track ("DNT") signals on your browser. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

3. CONSENT top

Depending on the applicable laws in the country from where you access our Website, we may need your consent in order to use certain cookies on the Website, which will be obtained through the use of a cookie consent manager on such Website.

4. HOW TO TURN OFF OR CONTROL COOKIES top

Please note that certain areas of our Website can only be accessed by having cookies enabled and you should be aware that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of our content and accessing all the features of our services.

Browser Controls

Depending on your browser, you can configure your web browser to delete and/or block the use of cookies. We have provided some links to the more commonly-used browsers below. Please click on the appropriate browser link for instructions on how to manage cookies.

Other Controls

Useful information

Tracking across Third Party Websites

Some third-party websites keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such websites, certain website browsers allow you to set the DNT signal on your browser so that third-parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked. We do not process or respond to "Do Not Track" signals, unless required by applicable laws.

Data Subjects in the European Economic Area

In addition to the above tools, data subjects in the European Economic Areas may control cookies by utilizing our Cookie Consent Manager.

Further information about cookies and how to disable them may be available from the Data Protection Authority where you are located, which may include, for example:

To opt-out of targeted advertising in the European Union, you can visit: https://www.youronlinechoices.eu.

5. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES AND OTHER SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIEStop

First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party cookie refers to the website or domain placing the cookie.

First Party Cookie

These cookies are placed by ZipRecruiter and involve assigning a unique identity to you by setting the cookie with a view to tracking your journey on our Website.

The first-party cookies that we place on your device fall into the following categories:

  • Session cookies: These allow our Website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards
  • Persistent cookies: These are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our Website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache
Third-Party Cookie

These are cookies that are set by a domain other than ZipRecruiter. Where we work with third-parties, they may set cookies, web beacons or similar technologies to deliver the services that they are providing. For example, to help us analyze how you use our Website, which third-party websites you came from, detect or prevent fraud or collect information about your activities on our Website.

Categories of Cookies and Trackers We Use

Cookies or other trackers that may be placed on your computer or device typically fall into one of the following categories:

Strictly Necessary These are essential for you to be able to navigate our Website and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided.
Performance or Analytical These collect information about how you use our Website, e.g., which pages you go to most often. These are generally web analytics trackers collecting visitor usage information such as page views, session information, and bounce rate for purposes of understanding and optimizing the performance of the Website.
Functionality These allow our Website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language, last action and search preferences) and allow for an enhanced user experience (such as retaining previously set site preferences or personalized features). These trackers may also be used to provide services such as playing a video or to access a Social Sharing service.
Targeting or Advertising These are used to deliver content or advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests and may be used in Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA), such as in relation to advertising network activities including, but not limited to, targeted ad placement, social media and/or the building of user profiles. These are generally placed by third-party providers and the data collected may be shared with other organizations. These trackers may be present even if there is no advertising in use on the Website.

Other Similar Technologies We May Use

Additional technologies may be used on our Website, and may include the following:

JavaScript JavaScript is a scripting language used to produce more interactive and dynamic websites. JavaScript can create cookies, read cookies, and delete cookies.
Local Storage Object (LSO) Local Shared Objects, commonly called Flash Cookies, are stored and accessed by Adobe Flash. They can be used to track an individual’s actions. To manage Flash LSOs please click here.
Mobile Analytics We use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our Mobile Software on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.
Pixels A “pixel” or “pixel tag” is a small piece of code that can be embedded on websites and emails. We use pixels and cookies to learn how you interact with our web pages and emails.
Social Media Features and Buttons The Website may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, and the ShareThisButton. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Website and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing such features.
Web Beacons/Clear Gifs We may use “web beacons” or “clear gifs” to help deliver cookies and gather usage and performance data. We and/or our third-party providers may employ web beacons to help us better manage content on our Website by informing us of what content is effective. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make our services better for our users.

6. WHAT SPECIFIC TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE ON THE WEBSITE? top

We use different cookies on each of our Websites to provide our products and services to you. To find more information about the individual cookies and tracking technologies we use on a specific Website, please follow the Website-specific links below for a complete list of our cookies used on that Website. We will update the Cookie Tables from time-to-time.

Website Cookie Table Link
ZipRecruiter (ziprecruiter.com) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter UK users (ziprecruiter.co.uk) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter Germany users (ziprecruiter.de) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter Ireland users (ziprecruiter.ie) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter Australia users (ziprecruiter.com.au) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter New Zealand users (ziprecruiter.nz) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter India (ziprecruiter.in) Cookie Table
NewHireHunter users (newhirehunter.com) Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter Unified Privacy Center Cookie Table
ZipRecruiter Investor Relations (ziprecruiter-investors.com) Cookie Table

7. HOW TO CONTACT US top

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, cookies and other tracking technologies, and/or our services in general, please contact us as noted in the “How to Contact Us” section of our Global Privacy Policy.