Version Date: September 15, 2018
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.
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:
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
• 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.
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.
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.
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:
Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoenas.
Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and safeguard from criminal activity.
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.
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].
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
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
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.
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:
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.
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 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 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 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, 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:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.