Last revised September 10, 2019
QuadJobs understands the importance of our users' privacy and security and we take this very seriously. All reasonable measures are taken to ensure that the privacy of Content is protected.
We collect and store a variety of information you submit to the Site or give us in other ways as described below. Some information is personal and some is not. The information we collect is utilized for security and login; membership and processing of billing; the creation of custom user profiles; to improve the Site and, most importantly, to improve your user experience. Personally identifiable information ("PII") is never sold or provided to advertisers. QuadJobs respects the privacy of our users' information. We may create anonymized data packages from some of the information you provide us, however these data packages will never personally identify you. There are also very limited circumstances where we may be required to share certain PII (such as when required by law) these situations are described in the section of this policy titled Use of PII.
"Personally Identifiable Information" (or PII) defined.
Information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly with a particular consumer, such as your name, email address or image, or information that can be used to identify you when combined with other information, is "personally identifiable information."
Collection of PII during Registration for a Student Membership Account or Employer Membership Account
During the registration process we will collect and store the information that you provide to use directly on your registration forms. This may include, among other information: your name, physical address, email address, telephone number or other PII needed to provide you with use of the Site.
If you are registering for an Employer Membership Account, we will also collect the following billing information: credit card type, number, security code, and expiration date, and billing address.
Collection of PII when Creating a Student Profile
If you are registering for a Student Membership Account, we will also collect and store the additional information that you provide to us in your profile. This may include, among other information: educational information, work experience and qualifications such as your ability to drive, details on the types of jobs you are available for, pictures you choose to post or other PII needed to provide you with a Student Profile. Please do not add personal data to your profile that you do not want to be publicly available.
Collection of PII when Creating a Job Posting
If you are registering for an Employer Membership Account, we will also collect and store the additional information that you provide to us when you create a job posting. This may include, among other information: details regarding the type of job you are offering, including location, job description, start date and time, compensation rate and qualification requirements for potential Student Members.
Collection of PII through Using the Site
Users with a Student Membership Account or Employer Membership Account may provide PII to us and other users of the Site through other Site functions such as our GoGetter Board and online communications among Members.
Collection of PII Provided by Other Users
We collect and store information that Registered Members provide about each other. For example, QuadJobs invites Employer Members to provide reviews about individual Student Members.
Information that is not PII.
Information that is gathered when you visit the Site is not necessarily PII. Information that does not identify you personally, such as your IP address, operating system, browser type and language, date and time of your visit, ISP, referring URL, the search term that led you to the Site, your geographic region, industry, the type of content you view, etc. is not PII.
We may assign your computer one or more cookies which may collect information about how you use the Site; we may also use standard Internet tools, such as web beacons, tags, pixels or cookies, which collect non-PII and track your use of our website. This information is not PII. Please see more about the cookies we use below.
For further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Opt-out of PII collection.
You are not required to provide PII when visiting the Site, however many of the features of the Site may not be available to you if you choose not to create an account or, at other times, not to provide certain requested information.
We use the PII requested from, and provided by you, at registration to provide you with the services offered on the Site, including job postings, matching and notifications. We will only share your PII with third parties in extremely limited circumstances. QuadJobs may disclose your PII: (a) when we are legally required to do so; (b) to protect the interests or safety of the Site, QuadJobs or Site users; (c) to another company if we are bought, or if we discontinue operations.
To Provide the Service.
In order to provide you with the Service as a Registered Member, we may use your PII to:
- Register your membership
- Create job postings and applicant profiles
- Facilitate searching of Student Member applicant profiles by Employer Members
- Facilitate searching of job postings by Student Members
- Connect Student Members with Employer Members that appear to match the qualifications of their job postings
- Enable Student Members to connect with and share information between themselves and other Student Members with which they may have an interest in interacting; and
- Verify information that you provide to us and the representations and warranties you agree to in the Terms of Service.
Improving QuadJobs experience.
Our goal is to provide you with the best user experience possible. We may provide non-personal information to analytics companies, affiliates, trusted partners and third parties in order to help us improve your experience by understanding how you use the Site.
QuadJobs offers Student Members the opportunity to engage a third party vendor for the purposes of a background check service. If a Student Member orders a background check to be processed and the report is clear and without any alerts, QuadJobs will enable the Student Member to display a Background Check Badge on their profile. QuadJobs will never share the results or the specifics of a background check with another User, Student Member or Employee Member unless you specifically consent.
QuadJobs will never provide your PII to an advertiser when you interact with or view an advertisement. QuadJobs may display targeted advertising based on personal information provided by users as well as from site usage. Your PII, however, is never provided or sold to advertisers. Information used by advertisers may include gender, age, industry or field of business, geographic or other data. Note that by interacting with or viewing an advertisement on the Site you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser may assume that you meet the criteria used to display the targeted advertisement.
By using the Site you consent to QuadJobs sharing non-personal information we collect from you and other users with advertisers, affiliates, trusted partners and third parties so that they may display advertising of interest to users of the Site. We may aggregate your PII anonymously with information from other users and use and/or share the resulting non-PII composite information with third parties. In doing so we will make your information non-personally identifiable by removing any characteristics that would identify it as you including your name.
HTTP (or HTML), Flash cookies, web beacons, pixels, tags or other advertising technology may be used when you visit the Site. Browsers typically accept HTTP cookies automatically, but may allow you to disable them and other types of advertising technology. Flash cookies may be managed using a tool found on Adobe’s web site.
You can remove HTTP/HTML cookies by going into your internet browser’s settings and managing your privacy settings. Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. To disable cookies, please visit the applicable browser(s) and follow the information provided on the browser’s support page. However, cookies are necessary to access certain areas of the Site and if you disable cookies on your browser, you will not be able to log in to the Site.
Your email address.
QuadJobs uses your email address to contact you regarding your account. QuadJobs will also send you marketing and promotional materials about QuadJobs, the Site, and other services, and may send you marketing and promotional materials regarding third-party products, including from affiliates, third parties and trusted marketing partners with whom we have shared your PII.
Opting-out of QuadJobs emails.
If you do not wish to receive emails from QuadJobs (except emails related to customer service or your account), you may opt-out by going to "Messaging Preferences" under your Account Settings and unchecking the "Yes" box. Every marketing and promotional email also includes an "unsubscribe" link which may be clicked and followed to opt-out of marketing and promotional emails.
Opting-out of third-party emails.
You may opt-out from QuadJobs sharing your information with third-party business partners for email marketing purposes. To opt-out, go to your Account Settings or click here and un-check the box for third-party marketing emails.
Opting-out of Non-PII sharing.
You may opt-out from QuadJobs providing your non-PII to certain partners. For more information about your online privacy and non-PII sharing, visit networkadvertising.org, aboutads.info, and jumptap.com.
Certain activities that you choose to participate in on the Site may be public. This includes, but is not limited to, linking your account with other social media platforms, and clicking through to other sites or to advertisements.
A brief explanation of some forms of information that may be displayed publicly is found below:
You may choose to link your account with third-party social networking sites, such as Facebook, or with other social media applications or plug-ins. By choosing to link your account in these manners, you allow us to have access to PII and non-PII available in your social network or social media profile and your PII may be viewed or possibly used by other members of these sites. Be mindful when choosing to link your account with other applications or plug-ins.
Our Site may feature advertisements served by others to our Site. Advertisers and ad servers may utilize their own cookies, web beacons, or pixels. Advertisers and ad servers may also collect non-PII such as your IP address and your viewing habits of the advertisement. QuadJobs is not responsible for these cookies or any data collected through use of these cookies, web beacons, or pixels. The advertisement service providers are solely responsible for the information they collect and how they use that information.
California Privacy Rights.
Users outside of the United States.
Users must be age 18 or older.
You may not register to use this Site if you are under the age of 18. QuadJobs will never knowingly open an account and collect personal information from children under the age of 14. If we receive notice or believe that someone under the age of 18 has, in violation of this policy, opened an account or provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete the account. The parent or guardian of any child believed to have opened an account and provided us with personal information in violation of this policy may contact us to delete the account and any such information.
Changes to this policy.
QuadJobs takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. We utilize reasonable and appropriate security measures to help protect the information under our control. Our data storage partners are regarded as having among the highest security standards in the industry. However, no Internet data transmission can be guaranteed to be completely secure.
We make every effort to ensure the security of your communications on our systems through the use of physical, organizational, and technological safeguards. All measures taken to protect your personal information are relative and appropriate to the sensitivity of such information. All safeguards are designed to protect against unauthorized use access, disclosure or use of the personal information collected on the Site. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, we cannot warrant that the information you transmit to us will stay safe and secure. All information provided to us is provided at your own risk.
QuadJobs may store your information, in whole or in part, on equipment or in facilities leased or licensed from other vendors or entities. We rely on the safety and security statements of such vendors with regard to their storage equipment and services. By using the Site, you agree that QuadJobs is not responsible for any issues related to the electronic storage equipment and services of other vendors or entities, including, but not limited to, the release, loss or corruption of your data. You also agree that you will seek remedy from the vendors or entities for any such issue and not QuadJobs.
Personal Information Retention
We will only retain your personal information so long as it is necessary for the purposes it was collected, for the products and services that you use, or to meet any and all legal requirements. Our retention standards meet these requirements. Your personal information will be deleted when it is no longer needed for any of these purposes.
- see personal information that you have sent us in order to correct or update it, or delete your personal information from our files;
- if your child has opened an account and sent us personal information and you would like to delete that personal information from our files;
- ask that we not send you mailings or otherwise contact you; or
you can contact us at:
Email: [email protected]
30 East Elm Street
Greenwich, CT 06830