Why is your privacy so important to us?
Confidentiality and discretion are the cornerstones of every job search. We consistently challenge ourselves to rise above every competitor in our honesty and discretion, and we believe we have met this challenge day after day.
What personally identifiable information is collected on this site?
In order to register as an EmploymentCrossing member, users are required to provide pertinent contact information such as their name, an email address, and a mailing address. To complete the sign-up process and subscribe to the service, users are also required to provide financial information, in the form of a valid credit card number and billing address. After subscribing, members may also provide personally identifiable information for other purposes in their use of the site. This includes, but is not limited to, submitting a resume or cover letter. However, any submitted resume or cover letter is viewable only by the person who uploaded or pasted it into the account. Any transmission of these materials can only be achieved through the initiative of the user. EmploymentCrossing does not collect personal information from its subscribers unless they voluntarily and knowingly provide it to us. This means that a user can visit our site without telling us who they are and without revealing any personally identifiable information. The site visitor is never required to provide any personally identifiable information, unless he or she would like to subscribe to the service.
Tell a Friend
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, you are asked to provide a friend's name and email address. EmploymentCrossing will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. EmploymentCrossing does not store this information.
How is the information used?
When you supply personal information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary in order to respond to your inquiries regarding the service. Every communication with EmploymentCrossing is held in strictest confidence and handled with integrity. None of your personal information will be disclosed to a potential employer without you taking affirmative action to disclose this information. Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties under any circumstances, except as disclosed in this privacy statement. Any general demographic information that we receive will never be utilized to identify you. While it may be used for research purposes in order to further develop our understanding of the job market or to improve the Web site, none of this demographic information is attributable to your account. This general information may be disseminated or published in its basic form.
EmploymentCrossing will never sell any personal information about any of our customers to any third parties. We will never sell your email address or any other contact information to any third parties for any purpose.
EmploymentCrossing will absolutely never share any information relating to your employment situation with any third parties. We will absolutely never share any information from your resume with any third parties. Any such information which you provide to us will remain completely confidential. Each employee of EmploymentCrossing signs a strict confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement to ensure your privacy.
EmploymentCrossing is one of the Employment Research Institute companies, which include Attorney Research Group, BCG Attorney Search, CLE Authority, EdFed, EmploymentCrossing, General Counsel Consulting, Hound.com, JD Journal, JD2B, Judged, Law Firm Staff, Professional Authority, Resume Apple, and Southlake Properties LLC. Each company is a distinct and separately incorporated entity, and each company's databases and servers are maintained independently. The fact that you contacted EmploymentCrossing will never be shared with any other Employment Research Institute company or its employees. Each employee of each company signs a strict confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement, ensuring that they do not disclose your private information to any other person or company.
After contacting EmploymentCrossing, you may be notified of the potentially complementary services of another Employment Research Institute company. However, no information regarding your employment status, or information from your resume, will ever be shared with any other Employment Research Institute company. Furthermore, the fact that the offer is coming from another Employment Research Institute company will be fully disclosed in the mailing, and you may opt out of such offers at any time as described below. No information will be used for purposes of such offers except your name, contact address, and year of graduation if applicable, and access to such information will be restricted to the sole purpose of communicating with you. Moreover, all other personal information, such as employment status or information from your resume, will absolutely never be shared with any other Employment Research Institute company.
Should any material changes be made to the manner in which we use personally identifiable information, EmploymentCrossing will post the changes on our Web site no less than 30 days prior to a change. This is done in order to give users time to request removal of their information from our database or to make inquiries about any new practices.
Personally identifiable information is stored on our database and is not publicly accessible. All EmploymentCrossing employees must sign non-disclosure contracts that ensure the confidentiality of all personally identifiable information before gaining access to such information. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, and meets or exceeds all industry standards for the protection and confidentiality of personally identifiable information. The site uses 128 bit SSL encryption to safeguard all financial information.
If you have registered to receive our newsletter, job updates and/or any other automatically distributed information, you may change this registration status at any time. Simply contact us to have your name removed from the particular distribution list you wish to be removed from. This can be achieved in several ways:
If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or would like to edit any information you have submitted to us, or if you seek to deactivate the use of your personal information, you may contact us directly at the addresses provided above. You also have the option to make any changes to your resume, job settings, and password in the "My Details" section of the EmploymentCrossing main page once you have logged into your account.
To change your credit card information, please call one of our Customer Service representatives at (800) 680-7345 . If your credit card has been lost or has not been granted approval by Verisign, when you attempt to log-in, you will be prompted to sign-up for an account. Simply enter the prior account information along with your new credit card information. All inquiries will receive responses within 30 days of our receipt of them.
What anonymous information is collected on this site?
IP addresses are briefly logged but discarded within a short period of time. No anonymous information that may be received from visitors is used in any of our work, promotions, or research. These logged files are not connected to a subscriber's personally identifiable information.
Links to external pages
This site may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website. EmploymentCrossing is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.
We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on EmploymentCrossing.
We Share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties in the following ways:
We use an outside shipping company to fulfill orders, and a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
We use a third party, VeriSign, to provide Credit Card Processing for our Web site. When you sign up for EmploymentCrossing membership, we share your name, username and billing address to process a charge on your credit card. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
Testimonials and Live Help
Live Chat help is provided in real-time format on EmploymentCrossing. The user is not required to provide any identifying information in order to make use of the Live Chat function. Any information, such as a name or Username, that is shown to the Customer Service representative conducting the Live Chat is provided voluntarily by the user and is discarded when the Chat session expires. Any information that is received in the Live Chat sessions is utilized only for the purpose the user intends it to be used for, and is not saved unless the user requests an action of the Customer Service representative that requires it be saved.
Any testimonials that are provided through the site are published only with a customer's first name and last initial. Testimonials can also be published anonymously, or with only the person's sales field listed.