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Privacy Policy

CreativeHeads.net is 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 our Web site. By using the CreativeHeads.net Web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access the CreativeHeads.net Web site outside the United States, your usage of that site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.

Our sites contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. CreativeHeads.net is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from the CreativeHeads.net Web site. 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. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on the CreativeHeads.net Web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.

Collection and Retention of Information

In some areas of our Web site, CreativeHeads.net requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, CreativeHeads.net collects 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.

In addition, CreativeHeads.net may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third party services on our Web site. Such information will be subject to, and treated in accordance with, the policies and practices described in this Statement.

We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by CreativeHeads.net. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.

CreativeHeads.net 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 Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.

Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of CreativeHeads.net, such as the searchable resume database, this information may be collected and used by others over whom CreativeHeads.net has no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of CreativeHeads.net.

Since we believe that managing your career is a life-long process, we retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical, and relevant. Of course, you can correct or update your CreativeHeads.net account profile at any time. Moreover, you can delete your resume from the CreativeHeads.net’ online database or remove your CreativeHeads.net profile at any time, in which event we will remove all our copies of your resume and account profile information except for an archival copy which is not accessible on the Internet.

Use of Information by CreativeHeads.net

We use the information we gather on the CreativeHeads.net Web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the CreativeHeads.net Web site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.

We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from CreativeHeads.net 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 CreativeHeads.net site, such as new CreativeHeads.net opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.

We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.

Disclosure of Information to Others

We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of the CreativeHeads.net Web site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.

  1. We may disclose such information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the products or services of third parties at the time you register for a CreativeHeads.net account, we may supply your contact information to third parties such as employers, recruiters, data aggregators, marketers or others for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the products or services of a particular third-party
  2. We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may 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.
  3. We may disclose such 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 the rights or property of CreativeHeads.net or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
  4. We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of the CreativeHeads.net business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event CreativeHeads.net becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, CreativeHeads.net or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.

CreativeHeads.net may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to its Web site with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to the CreativeHeads.net site and how those visitors use the site.

If you apply for a position through a co-branded site, you may be asked to provide information on your age, gender or race. 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 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.

Profiles

Since CreativeHeads.net is a career site, we give you the option of putting your resume in our database. There are two ways of doing this:

  1. You can store your profile in our database, but not allow it to be searchable by potential employers. Not allowing your resume to be searchable means that you can use it to apply for a job online, but employers will not have access to search it through our resume database product.
  2. If you allow your profile to be searchable, then all parties with access to our searchable resume database (or copies thereof) will have access to your resume.

We attempt to limit access to our searchable resume database (or copies thereof) only to paying employers, hiring managers, and human resource professionals, as well as law enforcement and national security agencies, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. We are not responsible for the use made of resumes by third parties who access such resumes while they are in our searchable database. However, the portions of your searchable profile (not your contact information) that are automatically made public on CreativeHeads.net are accessible to anyone who is a paying subscriber to CreativeHeads.net. You may remove your profile from our searchable database at any time. However, employers and others who have paid for access to that database or to obtain a copy of that database, as well as parties who have otherwise gained access to the database, and those who have accessed CreativeHeads.net, may have retained a copy of your resume or profile in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of resumes or profiles in these instances.

Use of Cookies

CreativeHeads.net uses "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.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CreativeHeads.net pages, or register for services, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information (such as user name, password and preferences). Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster and more accurate results and a more personalized site experience. When you return to the CreativeHeads.net site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized. We also use cookies to track click streams and for load balancing.

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 the CreativeHeads.net Web site.

Updating Your Information

You may review, correct, update or change your account profile information at any time. Simply log into your account, go to your Account Profile, review your account information and, if you wish, edit it with the options provided. Click here to access your Account Profile page.

If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from CreativeHeads.net or third parties at the time you registered with CreativeHeads.net, 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.

Security

CreativeHeads.net has implemented 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 CreativeHeads.net, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption which makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. CreativeHeads.net uses a service company to process its credit card transactions. For further information on this company's privacy and security practices, please click here.

Children

CreativeHeads.net is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

Changes to Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for CreativeHeads.net, we will post those changes here 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 CreativeHeads.net’ Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at info@creativeheads.net.

Contact Information

CreativeHeads.net, Inc. is a California corporation and we welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. Please contact us by e-mailing us at info@creativeheads.net.

Updated May 2009