Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

When you register on any of the CareerEquity sites or in connection with the Services, you will be asked to create an account and provide CareerEquity with certain information, including but not limited to, a valid email address and phone number (“User Information”). You acknowledge and agree that you have no ownership rights in your account.  

All User Information will be used in accordance with the terms of CareerEquity’s Privacy Policy, that CareerEquity may collect certain User Information and may contact Users periodically in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy. In addition, CareerEquity reserves the right to comply, in its sole discretion, with legal requirements, requests from law enforcement agencies or requests from government entities, even to the extent that such compliance may require the disclosure of certain User Information. In addition, third parties may retain cached copies of user information.  


This Privacy Policy only applies to the practices of Career Equity (“CareerEquity”, “we”, “us”, or “our”)- it does not apply to the practices of third parties, including some Users on our web sites and applications. This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect, the sources from which we collect it, how we use it, with whom we share it, and the choices you can make to control the use of your personal information. The term “personal information” refers to information that relates to you, either directly or indirectly, such as your name, address, telephone number, email, date of birth, ethnicity data, credit card number, or other billing information, and browsing data. This Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to protect your personal information and how you can contact us for more details about our privacy practices. By continuing to use our services, you acknowledge that you accept our Terms and Conditions and have read and understood this Privacy Policy.  

When you visit our websites, use our apps, provide us with information, or participate in our services, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  


You have choices about the information on your profile, such as your education, work experience, skills, photo, city or area, endorsements, and demographic data. You do not have to provide additional information on your profile however, profile information helps you to get more from our Services, including helping recruiters, training organizations, and employers find you. It is your decision whether to include sensitive information on your profile and to make that information public. Please do not add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be publicly available.  


Information We Collect 

Depending on what CareerEquity services or websites you use, we collect the following categories of personal information: 

  • Analytics & Automatically Collected Data 
  • Account Management Data 
  • Assessment Data 
  • Authentication Data 
  • Browsing Information 
  • Business Information 
  • Commercial Information 
  • Contact Information 
  • Device Information 
  • Demographic Data 
  • Disposition Data 
  • Education & Skills 
  • Employment Information 
  • Financial Information 
  • Geolocation Information 
  • Government Identifiers 
  • Habits & Personality Information 
  • Payment Information 
  • Personal Identification 
  • Professional Experience & Affiliations 
  • Profiles, Inferences & Generated Data 
  • Resume Data 
  • Sensory & Electronic Information 
  • Social Media Data 
  • User Account Information  
  • User Feedback & Satisfaction Data


When this Information is Collected 

We collect this information when you take certain actions including but not limited to uploading a resume, creating an account, or interacting with our websites or applications. We collect this information when you browse our websites and apps, when we interact with our customers and recruiters, purchase it, or receive services from our vendors.  


Automated Processing of Your Data 

We perform automated processing of Personal Data to evaluate specific aspects relating to a user and to analyze and predict a user’s preferences and interests. Where we perform this processing, we do so either on the basis of user consent or performance of a contract, whereby such processing is necessary for us to provide our services to users. Such processing is subject to the safeguards detailed in this Privacy Policy to protect the privacy of our users.  


Site Activity Recording 

We collect, record, process, analyze, and store any and all activities you take on the Site and applications, and any and all interactions and communications you have with, on, or through the Site and applications. We may also use third parties to collect and process this data on CareerEquity’s behalf, in connection with our operations to improve the Sites, protect our users, and optimize our services as described in this policy. This activity data includes: which areas of the Site you visit (including URLs), which content you view, which information you input, whether and where you click, scroll, hover-over, mouseover, or otherwise interact with or communicate with or through the Site, the timing of each activity, and time spent on each activity. We collect this data from everyone using the site, including users of private browsing mode, “incognito mode,” or similar modes. We use vendors as an extension of the Site to collect, process, analyze, and store this data. If you do not want your actions to be collected, recorded, processed, analyzed, or shared in this way, you may need to cease using our sites.  


Transfer of Information to Partners 

In certain markets, CareerEquity works with partners who are involved in helping Job Seekers find opportunities. These types of partnerships help CareerEquity understand the needs of Job Seekers in diverse audiences and how we can improve our services for diverse audiences. In some instances, Career Equity shares limited information back to our partners about Job Seekers. These partners may advertise their career services in partnership with CareerEquity. For the avoidance of doubt, each entity is a separate controller of your Personal Data.  


Transfer of Publicly Available Information 

When users post content on the Sites in a manner that is intended to make that content searchable by individuals, CareerEquity reserves the right to aggregate and share that information with third parties. CareerEquity also reserves the right to share information aggregated from public sources in this capacity.  


Transfer of Information When Legally Required 

CareerEquity may disclose without your prior consent any information about you our the use of our website or apps, if we believe disclosure necessary to: 

  • Protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of CareerEquity, employees, and other users of the website or apps, or the public 
  • Enforce the Terms and Conditions that apply to the use of the website or applications 
  • As required by a legally valid request from a competent governmental authority 
  • Respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties 
  • Law enforcement agencies, if we are required to do so 
  • Satisfy any appliable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request 


Transfer of Information For a Merger, Acquisition, Change in Ownership, or Reorganization 

Information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, may be disclosed to one or more third parties in connection with any change of ownership or control of CareerEquity’s business (whether by merger, acquisition, sale or otherwise), or any other reorganization or joint venture, or assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceeding), and any such information may be used by such third party in accordance with this Privacy Policy until you are otherwise notified. Equally, information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, may be disclosed to one or more third parties in connection with any acquisition or merger carried out by CareerEquity of such third parties.  


Your Privacy Rights 

As a user of our Sites, you may have certain Personal Data rights. All users of CareerEquity, regardless of location, may exercise these rights with some limitations, as set out in this Privacy Policy. These rights are provided only to human account holders, and are not available to employers or other legal entities, except as required by law. If permitted by the law, a third-party is able to make a request on your behalf. Consistent with these rights, CareerEquity gives you options to access, edit, or remove certain information, as well as choices about how we contact you.  


  • Right to Know and Access Information: Note that much of the information you are entitled to know or access is disclosed in this Policy. With this said, you have the right to know about our information practices. You also have the right to access the categories of data we collect, with whom we share or sell that information, and, in some cases, what specific personal information is associated with your account.  
  • Right to Deletion or Erasure: You may request that we delete the personal information we have collected about you. Depending on the applicable law, in some cases we are required or permitted to retain your information, even if you validly requested we delete or erase it.  
  • Right to Correct Information: You may request we correct or rectify inaccurate information we have collected about you.  
  • Right to Data Portability: You may request a copy of your information, and we will provide it in an easily accessible format.  
  • Right to Limit Use of Information for Advertising: You may opt-out of our use of your personal information for advertising purposes.  
  • Right to Limit Sales of Information: You may opt out of the sale of your personal information. 
  • Right to Limit Use and Disclosure of Sensitive Information: You may opt-out of certain uses of your sensitive information. Submitting an opt-out request may limit our use of your sensitive personal information to certain purposes, like using only sensitive information to deliver our services to you.  
  • Right to Withdraw Consent: You may withdraw your consent to our data privacy practices.  
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: You have the right to not experience discrimination from us for exercising the rights listed in this section. What we mean by discrimination is denying you access to our services or limiting the quality of our services. Note, however, that in some cases, our services require certain information, otherwise we cannot provide them to you.  


Children’s Privacy 

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or sell information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please do not use our websites or applications. In the even that we learn that we have collected information from a child under the age of 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.  



These rights may be subject to certain limitations, as provided for by applicable laws in relevant markets. Request will be completed within the time allotted by relevant regulations, which starts to run from the point of us confirming your request. Where permitted, please note there may be a charge for subsequent requests from the same individual, which will be determined by CareerEquity and only imposed to the extent permitted by applicable law.  


Please note that deleting your Personal Data held by CareerEquity does not affect messages we process on behalf of others in connection with their use of CareerEquity’s Services and they may continue to have access to all messages sent to or received from you.  


California Privacy Rights 

California residents have the additional following rights: 


  • The Right to Opt-out of the Sale and Sharing of Your Personal Data and to Limit the Use of Your Sensitive Personal Information: Under California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code section 1798.83), California residents have certain rights regarding the disclosure of their Personal Data to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose your Personal Data to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose your Personal Data to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, if you have exercised your option to opt-out of such sharing. If you wish to opt-out of such sharing you may request that we delete your Personal Data.  


Cookie Policy 

By using or accessing CareerEquity’s websites (“Site”) or applications, you agree to CareerEquity’s use of Cookies as outlined below. Most internet browsers allow you to erase or block cookies. Please be aware, however, that some CareerEquity features or services may not function properly without our cookies. This Cookie Policy applies to any CareerEquity product or service. We use cookies and similar technologies such as pixels, local storage and mobile ad IDs (collectively referred to in this policy as “cookies” to collect and use data as part of our Services, as defined in our Privacy Policy and which includes our sites, communications, mobile applications and off-site Services.


What is a Cookie? 

Cookies are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other website-browsing equipment. Cookies allow the Sites to remember important information tha twill make your use of the Sites more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Certain cookies will be used on the Sites regardless of whether you are logged it to your account or not.  


Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Sites. Persistent cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the liftetime of the specific cookie). CareerEquity uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. We may employ cookies so that we remember your computer when it is used to return to the Sites to help customize your experience and we may associate Personal Data with a cookie file in those instances.  


How we Use Cookies 

The purposes for which CareerEquity uses these technologies are listed below.  

  • Authentication: We use cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our services.  
  • Security: We use cookies and similar technologies to make your interactions with our Services faster and more secure.  
  • Preferences: We use cookies and similar technologies to enable the functionality of our services and providing you with features, insights and customized content. 
  • Customized Content: We use cookies and similar technologies to customize your experience on our Services.  
  • Plugins: We use cookies and similar technologies to enable CareerEquity plugins both on and off CareerEquity sites.  
  • Analytics: We or our service providers use cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the Sites and applications.  
  • Performance Improvement: We or our service providers use these technologies to understand, improve, and research products, features, and services, including as you navigate through our sites or when you access CareerEquity from other sites, applications or devices.  
  • Compliance: We may use cookies to anonymize traffic and activity data we collect about the use of our Sites. 


Third-Party Use of Cookies 

Third parties such as our customers, partners and service providers may use cookies in connection with our Services. Third parties may also use cookies to help us provide our services. We may also work with third parties for our own marketing purposes and to enable us to analyze and research our Services.  


Your Choices 

You have choices on how CareerEquity uses cookies and similar technologies. Please note that if you limit the availability of CareerEquity to set cookies and similar technologies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it may no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.  


Some mobile device operating systems provide the ability to control the use of mobile advertising IDs for ads personalization. You can learn how to use these controls by visiting the manufacturer’s website.  


Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings, which may be adapted to reflect your consent to the use of cookies. Further, most browsers also enable you to review and erase cookies, including CareerEquity cookies. To learn more about browser controls, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.  


Do Not Track (DNT) 

DNT is a concept that has been promoted by regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the internet industry to develop and implement as a mechanism for allowing internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites by using browser settings. As such, CareerEquity does not generally respond to “do not track” signals.