Last revised: August 24, 2010
You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address and phone number, if you register for an account with or respond to a post on or through the Service. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through the Service. You may provide us information in User Content you post to the Service.
Once you sign up for the service we allow you to provide additional information about yourself and other people. The additional information we may collect is as follows; information about candidates such as their name, email address, phone number, resume, experience, education, country and zip code. You may also export your candidates to an excel spreadsheet to make it easier to manage. Information about additional users you wish to allow access to the service may include their name and email address.
We will ask you to provide information about hiring companies that may be used on your job pages. This includes: Company Name, Website, Logo and a description of the company. Candidates may also provide a headshot photo along with their job application. Please note that this photo will be seen by users of the site and the companies in which you have submitted your application. You may remove your photo at any time by emailing us at email@example.com.
When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets ZipRecruiter help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey anonymous information about how you browse the Service to us. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser's directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use the Service, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
When you use the Service, ZipRecruiter or our third party analytics providers may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously and help us better manage content on our site by informing us of what content is effective. No personally identifiable information from your ZipRecruiter account is collected using these clear gifs. 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 ZipRecruiter better for our users.
We use the personal information you submit to create your account, allow you to add candidates and other users, operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service. We use this information to allow you to better manage who is able to access the service, view resumes, set up resume alerts (which you may turn off at any time by logging into your account), view posted jobs, view archived jobs, create a new job, rate candidates, view receipts, determine who may be the right fit as a candidate for the positions you have open, and to contact you in response to your inquiries.
By providing ZipRecruiter your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. [You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on the Service to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings.] We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of the Service, or special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out or change your preferences in your Account page (for Employers) or by following the opt-out instructions in the message. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers. You may not opt out of Service-related e-mails.
If you choose to use our invitation service to invite a friend to the service, we provide you with a link to copy and paste to share with your friends, or spread the word on linkedin, facebook or twitter. We provide you with a unique link ID so that you earn credit for each friend that joins the site by following your link. Your friend may contact us to request that we remove this information from our database at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to invite a friend to view our blog posts we will ask you for that person's email address and automatically send an email invitation. ZipRecruiter stores this information to send this email, to register your friend if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our invitation service. Your friend may contact us to request that we remove this information from our database at email@example.com.
ZipRecruiter may use certain information about you and/or your User Content internally for purposes such as analyzing how the Service is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing content.
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. If you respond to a job posting on the Service, we will share your response with the Employer that posted the job.
From time to time, we may run contests, special offers, or other events or activities ("Events") on the Service together with a third party partner. If you provide information to such third parties, you give them permission to use it for the purpose of that Event and any other use that you approve. We cannot control third parties' use of your information. If you do not want your information to be collected by or shared with a third party, you can choose not to participate in these Events.
As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution. You will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain ZipRecruiter services.
ZipRecruiter cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ZipRecruiter or guarantee that your information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. ZipRecruiter is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any distributor.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from ZipRecruiter, at all times.
When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We post customer testimonials on our Web site which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer’s consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
We allow you to embed a job widget to instantly publish and list all of your job openings on your own Company website as well as several other Job Boards. This widget does not collect any personal information, it will simply link back to the job openings that are hosted on our site.
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Service, in which case ZipRecruiter may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may update, delete inaccuracies, or correct your account information and email preferences at any time by logging in to your account and selecting email/password. You can review, delete inaccuracies and correct the information about you that ZipRecruiter keeps on file by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
To request removal of your personal information from our blog, community forums, or testimonials, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, ZipRecruiter does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as Members. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on ZipRecruiter. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
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