Energy Jobs Portal, and Energy NewsData Corp., are committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the Energy Jobs Portal and Energy NewsData Web Sites (sometimes referred to herein as the "Energy Jobs Portal") and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. The information we gather on the Energy Jobs Portal will not be shared with any Third Party, without explicit written consent by you.
The Energy Jobs Portal contains links to other Web sites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our Sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
Collection and Use of Information by Energy Jobs Portal
In some areas of Energy Jobs Portal and Energy NewsData, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, social security number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information.
We also gather or may gather general information about your use of Energy Jobs Portal and Energy NewsData such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is basic information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.
We may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving e-mail or other communications about particular products or services.
Our Use of Your Information
We use the information we gather on Energy Jobs Portal, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Energy Jobs Portal, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
If you have provided consent for us to do so, we may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from us or our affiliated companies or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Energy Jobs Portal, and if you have requested, information on new Energy Jobs Portal opportunities and additional job postings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
In addition, at the time of registration, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information and promotions, including without limitation, free informational newsletters from us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you.
We have areas on the Energy Jobs Portal where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Choices Regarding the Disclosure of Personal Information to Others
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, or your combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of Energy Jobs Portal or Energy NewsData (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
- We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
- We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
Other Uses of Information
We also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to Energy Job Portal or Energy NewsData (for example, the number of visitors) with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the Energy Jobs Portal and how those visitors use the Energy Jobs Portal.
If you apply for a position via a contact listed on the Energy Jobs Portal, you may be asked to provide information on your gender, race or other protected status where permitted by applicable law. Some employers are required by law to gather this information from job applicants for reporting and record-keeping requirements. You should understand that if provided, this information will be used by employers only in accordance with applicable law and will not be used in making any negative employment decisions. All information provided will be kept separate from your expression of interest in any job opportunity. Providing this information is strictly voluntary and you will not be subject to any adverse action or treatment if you choose not to provide this information.
We use "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on Energy Jobs Portal.
Access to and Modification of Your Information
You may review, correct, update or change your account information at Energy Jobs Portal at any time.
To change your Energy Jobs Portal profile, simply log into your account. Once logged in, you'll arrive at the Account Management page. On the right hand side of the screen, you'll see an Account Status box. Click on the link that Change Account Status, and you can make any changes you like. Be sure to click Save Changes before you exit.
To change your Energy Jobs Portal billing account information, simply log into your Energy Jobs Portal account and choose a link under Manage Your Account.
If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from Energy Jobs Portal, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your Account Profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your Account Profile as well.
Security of the Personal Information
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
When you place an order online at Energy Jobs Portal or Energy Jobs Portal, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. We use a service company to process its credit card transactions.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to materially change our Privacy Statement for the Energy Jobs Portal, we will post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.
If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 206-285-4848 ext. 203. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly answer your question or resolve your problem.
Energy Jobs Portal is the name under which Energy NewsData, a Washington corporation with its principal place of business at 117 West Mercer St., Seattle, WA 98119, does business. Energy NewsData Corp. is the legal entity which determines the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the Energy Jobs Portal.
Thank you for using Energy Jobs Portal. Update effective September 26, 2005.