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PRIVACY POLICY

Version Date: September 15, 2018

GENERAL

We wish to take this opportunity to Thank You for choosing INSTANT-RESUME.COM (herein also referred to as “Company” or “we” or “us” or “our”), to create your resume and cover letter. Please rest assured that we have the utmost respect for your right to privacy, and therefore strive to protect your personal information. In case you have any queries or concerns concerning our policy, or our practices pertaining to your personal information, kindly feel free to contact us at support@INSTANT-RESUME.com.

When you visit our website https://www.instant-resume.com/ (herein also referred to as “site”) and use our services, we understand that you trust us with your personal information. We have drafted this Privacy Policy with the objective to help you know what information we collect, how and why we collect that information, and how we use it. This policy holds extreme importance, and we, therefore, hope you take some time to read through it carefully. If you find anything in our Privacy Policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue the use of our site and our services.

We wish to state, that we reserve the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy, from time to time. In case of any revisions, we will update the “Revised” date at the top of this document. Hence, we request you to keep yourself updated with such changes, to ensure that you are still in agreement with our privacy practices.

Table of Contents:

  1. What Information Will The Company Collect About You?

  2. How Will The Company Use Your Information?

  3. Will The Company Disclose Your Information To Third Parties?

  4. What Is The Company’s Policy On Cookies And Other Tracking Technologies?

  5. What Is The Company’s Stance On Third-Party Websites?

  6. How Does The Company Keep Your Information Safe?

  7. Does The Company Solicit Information From Children?

  8. Does The Company Respond To Do-Not-Track Features?

  9. Can You Change Your Information And Terminate Your Account?

  10. Do California Residents Have Additional Privacy Rights?

  11. How Can You Contact The Company About This Privacy Policy?

1. WHAT INFORMATION WILL THE COMPANY COLLECT ABOUT YOU?

Our website is intended for users, 18 or older in age. As per our policy, we do not collect information from anyone younger than age 18, intentionally,

We aim to offer the best possible experience to our users across the board, and hence request specific information from them:

PERSONAL INFORMATION

We value your privacy, and we, therefore, make a conscious effort to collect as little information as required, to ensure that you can enjoy the functions and services of our site effortlessly. Since some of the features of our site can’t function without this information, we collect it, only if and when you choose to register with our site and use its services.

Personally identifiable information may include:

    Your Name

    Your Shipping Address

    Your Company or Business Address

    Your Billing Address

    Your Email Address

    Your Telephone Number

To ensure added convenience, we also offer you the alternative of registering on our site through various social media platforms or e-mail accounts, such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Google amongst others. When you access our site through any of your social media or email accounts, we will collect the same personal information as mentioned above, in addition to your image and location.

When you chose to create your resume and/or cover letter through our website, we collect additional information, which may include personally identifiable information when viewed all together. The information we collect in this respect usually comprises one or more of the following:

    Employment History

    Professional Experience

    Educational Qualifications

    Skills

    Endorsement

    Awards and Accolades

    Publications and Presentations

    Licenses and Certificates

    Career Objectives

Apart from the aspects mentioned above, we do not specifically request that users enter any other identifiable data. However, they may input custom information, on the basis of what they deem fit to be included in their resume and cover letter. We collect this information only to provide proficient resume writing, cover letters, and related services, for the benefit of the users.

ANONYMOUS INFORMATION

As the title indicates, this is primarily unidentifiable information, pertaining to your demographics, including your age, gender, hometown, interests, and any information regarding your actions on our platform, which we may collect when you first register with us.

AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

This information is automatically collected by our servers and may include the following:

    IP address

    Device identifier

    Browser type

    Operating system

  Access times

  The Search terms you’ve used on search engines to find or access our site

  The pages viewed by you, right before as well as after accessing INSTANT-RESUME.com

As mentioned earlier, we primarily use this information in order to improve our services and functionality. In some cases, we may also use this information for marketing and analytics purposes.

FINANCIAL DATA

We are required to gather specific financial information, in a bid to process payments, purchases, orders, returns, and exchanges. We safely gather this information and securely transfer such data to our third party payment processor to facilitate transactions. Our system only stored the high-level transaction approval details. We value your financial security, and therefore, do not store any tokenized or non-tokenized Sensitive Data are stored on our systems.

2. HOW WILL THE COMPANY USE YOUR INFORMATION?

The information we gather from you, manually or automatically, is used to ensure a smooth, efficient, and customized experience for you. Categorically speaking, we may use information collected about you via the Site for:

LEGAL PURPOSES

Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoenas.

Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and safeguard from criminal activity.

BUSINESS PURPOSES

Compile anonymous statistical data and for analysis meant for internal use or with third parties.

Offer you with targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the services of the Website.

Bring purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site to completion and manage them.

Process payment transactions and refunds.

Solicit support for the Site.

USER EXPERIENCE ENHANCEMENTS

Administer promotions and contests.

Create and manage your account.

Generate your personal profile to make to offer you a more personalized experience on your future visits.

Enhance the site’s efficiency

Monitor and evaluate usage and trends to improve the overall user experience on the Site.

Make new products, services, and/or recommendations available to you.

Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.

COMMUNICATION PURPOSES

Email you regarding your account or order.

Enable user-to-user communications.

Send you newsletters and other promotional communications.

Respond to customer service requests.

Provide you with notifications regarding updates to the Site [and that to our mobile application].

Request your feedback and contact you about your use of the Site [and that of our mobile application].

3. WILL THE COMPANY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO ANYONE?

We may share some of the information we have collected about you in certain situations for one or more of the following reasons:

TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF USERS AND TO COMPLY WITH LAWS

If we believe, it is necessary to release your information to respond to a legal process, or to investigate or remedy any potential violation of our policy, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of others, we may take the freedom to share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. We may also exchange information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

TO ASSIST THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

Your information may be shared with third parties who offer us with services or perform them on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, as well as marketing assistance.

TO RENDER ONLINE POSTINGS

All users may view your posts in the form of comments, contributions, or other content to the Site. Such posts may also be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity. We reserve the right to use these contributions for social advertising.

TO SUPPORT OUR AFFILIATES

Your information may be shared with our affiliates. If so, we require these affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.  Primarily, our affiliates include – our parent company as well as any subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

TO COOPERATE WITH BUSINESS PARTNERS

Your information may be shared with our business partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.

TO INTEGRATE YOUR INSTANT-RESUME ACCOUNT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

If you make use of a social network such as Facebook or LinkedIn to connect to our Site, your contacts on these networks may see your name along with your profile photo, and your activity descriptions.

TO PERFORM ANALYSIS AND MARKETING STRATEGIES WITH OTHER THIRD PARTIES

Your information may be shared with advertisers and investors to conduct a general business analysis. We may choose to share your information with these third parties for the purposes of marketing, as permitted by law.

TO TRANSFER ASSETS IN THE EVENT OF SALE OR BANKRUPTCY

In a situation, where we reorganize or sell a portion or all of our assets, agree to a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. In a situation, where we go out of business or go bankrupt, your data would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. It is crucial that you acknowledge that such transfers may occur. Moreover, you also understand that the transferee may decline to honor the commitments made by us in this Privacy Policy.

We may not be held responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you choose to share personal or sensitive data. We do not have any authority to manage or control any third-party solicitations. In case you no longer wish to receive emails, correspondence, or other communications from any of these third parties, it is your responsibility to contact the third party directly.

4. WHAT IS THE COMPANY’S POLICY ON COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

When you visit INSTANT-RESUME.com, or any other platform connected to it we may make use of cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies in order to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

A “cookie” is a defined as a string of information which is designed to assigning you a unique identifier that we store on your computer.  Your browser then provides that unique identifier for us to use each time you submit a query to the Site. These cookies help us accomplish various purposes such as keeping track of services you have used, recording the registration information, recording your user preferences, keeping you logged into the Site, facilitating purchase procedures, and tracking the pages you visit, amongst a few others. These Cookies help us gain an insight regarding how the Site is being used and assist in improving your experience on the site.

We reserve the right to make changes to our Policy on Cookies at any time, without any prior intimidation, for any reason we deem fit. Id and when these changes are made, we will update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this document. Hence, make sure you check back in, from time to time, and see if you still agree with these terms.

The changes or modifications in the policy will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on the Site. It is crucial that you understand and agree to waive the right to receive specific notice of such change or modification. We will interpret your continued use of the Site after the posting of the revised policy as your awareness and acceptance of the revised terms.

THE TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE

We may use the following types of cookies when you visit the Site:

Advertising Cookies

Advertisers and ad servers, place advertising cookies on your computer, with the aim of displaying advertisements that may be of the most interest to you. Such cookies allow advertisers as well as ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites. They also help in alternating the ads sent to a specific computer and tracking how often an ad has been viewed. These cookies are linked to a network and do not gather any personal information about you.

Analytics Cookies

The analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and their behavior and navigation, once they are on the Site. These cookies help us understand which features on the Site are working the best and identify the features on the Site that can and need to be improved.

First-Party Cookies

First-party cookies are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work correctly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. These can be broadly classified as permanent or temporary. While you can manually disable some of these cookies in your browser settings, however, this may affect the functionality of the Site.

Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are primarily used to identify repeat visitors. We primarily use these cookies to record your browsing history, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help us identify and prevent security risks. These cookies are primarily used to authenticate users while protecting the user data from unauthorized access.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly. Any information you enter on the Site is retained from page to page.  While these cookies cannot be turned off individually, you may choose to disable them all in your browser settings.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies, are those cookies which may be placed on your computer when you visit our Site, through any of the companies that run certain services offered by us. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. You can easily disable these cookies in your browser, manually.

CONTROL OF COOKIES

A wide range of browsers is set to accept cookies by default. You can conveniently remove or reject these cookies through your browser settings. However, please be aware that such action could affect the availability as well as the functionality of the Site.

If you wish to gather any additional information on how to control cookies, you can conveniently check your browser or device’s settings. You can also visit one of the following links that correspond to your device and browser:

Apple Safari

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Opera

Android

Blackberry

iPhone or iPad (Chrome)

iPhone or iPad (Safari)

Moreover, you may use the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool opt-out of certain third-party cookies.

OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Besides cookies, we may also use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies in a bid to customize the Site and offer you with an improved experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” can be defined as a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email, which are used to track the number of visitors on particular pages as well as the number of users who have viewed the emails. They also assist in acquiring other statistical data. They are designed to collect a relatively small chunk of information, which may or may not include a cookie number, the time and date of a page/ email view, and/or a description of the page or email on which they reside. While web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined, you can always limit their use by controlling the cookies which interact with them.

5. WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?

The Site, by design, may contain links to other third-party websites and applications, including advertisements as well as external services that are not affiliated with us. If you use any of these links and leave the Site, the information you provide to these third parties is not covered by the Privacy Policy of INSTANT-RESUME.COM, and we cannot guarantee the safety or privacy of your data.

If you choose to visit and provide information to any third-party websites, you should, ideally, familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website. If required, you should take the necessary steps to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We may not be held responsible for the content, privacy and security practices, or policies of any third parties, including other sites, services, or applications which may be linked to or from INSTANT-RESUME.COM.

6. HOW DOES THE COMPANY KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

At INSTANT-RESUME.COM we deploy administrative, technical, as well as physical security measures to ensure the safety of your personal information. While we take the necessary steps to secure the information provided by you, please be aware that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Besides, almost no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other types of misuse. We trust you to understand that any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception, as well as misuse by unauthorized parties. Hence, we cannot guarantee the utmost security of your personal information, should you choose to provide it.

7. DOES THE COMPANY SOLICIT INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN?

We do not intentionally solicit information from or market to children under the age of 18. If it comes to your notice, that we have collected from children under age 18, get in touch with us, and we will work towards resolving the issue.

8. DOES THE COMPANY RESPOND TO DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES?

You can signal your preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected through the Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting, which is included in most web browsers as well as a few mobile operating systems. As of today, no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. Therefore, we currently do not respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism which automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If and when a standard for online tracking is adopted, which we are required to follow anytime in the future, we will inform you about the same in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.

9. CAN YOU CHANGE YOUR INFORMATION AND TERMINATE YOUR ACCOUNT?

ACCOUNT INFORMATION

You are free to review or change the information in your account at any time, or even terminate your account by contacting us. You can do so by getting in touch with us, through the information given towards the end of this document. Upon your request to terminate your account, our team will deactivate or delete your account as well as all most of your information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files, which may be deemed crucial to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms and Conditions and/or comply with legal requirements.

EMAILS AND COMMUNICATIONS

In case, you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may conveniently opt-out when noting your preferences at the time of registering your account with the Site. You can also contact us directly and request to stop receiving these communications.

10. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE ADDITIONAL PRIVACY RIGHTS?

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain information from us. Once a year, these users may receive updates about the categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes, along with the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information during the previous calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site or our mobile application, you have the right to request the removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site or our mobile app. To request the removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account. Please attach a statement that you reside in California, along with your request. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site or our mobile application. However, please be aware that the data may not be entirely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

11. How Can You Contact The Company About This Privacy Policy?

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact our privacy officer at:

Email: support@instant-resume.com