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Privacy Policy

JD Careers Out There takes the protection of your online privacy seriously. Below, please find JD Careers Out There’s policy and practices concerning privacy, as well as how this all may pertain to you as a Site user.

JD Careers Out There (“JDCOT,” “We,” “Us,” or the possessive “Our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors and subscribers (“You” or possessive “Your”) to Our website (the “Site”), subscribers to Our electronic newsletters, and those providing their contact information. Please read the below description of the types of personal information We receive and collect when You visit the Site, how We collect it, how We use it, how We safeguard it, and with whom we may share it. We will never sell Your information to third parties.

This Privacy Policy applies to Your use of the Site and the means by which We may collect information about You, including information that You may provide to Us other than on the Site. By accessing and using the Site, You agree that You have read and understand this Privacy Policy and that You accept and consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.
 
 
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW DO WE COLLECT IT?
 
We and Our third party service providers (“Contractors”) may collect certain information from or about You in connection with Your use of, or Your submissions to the Site (“Collected Information”). Depending on the situation, Collected Information can refer to personally identifiable information and/or non-personally identifiable information, both described below.

Personally identifiable information includes information that You submit to Us, such as Your name, company, email address, postal address, phone number, subscription level and credit card information. (We currently use Pay Pal and Stripe for merchant services, neither of which shares Your credit card information; We reserve the right to change Our merchant service provider(s) without notice to You). This includes but is not limited to information collected or received from You when You register on the Site, purchase something from the Site, or subscribe to Our newsletter. As the site develops, We may request further information, such as Your demographic information, in order to provide more services.

When ordering or registering on the Site, You may be asked to provide the information mentioned above. You are under no obligation to provide Us with personally identifiable information, but without it We may not be able to provide to You the products or services that You request. We and Our Contractors may retain the content of and metadata regarding any correspondence You may have with Us or Our representatives, regardless of the mode of communication by which such correspondence was made.

When You submit Your email address to Us, You agree to receive email from Us. As explained in Our anti-spam policy below, You can cancel Your participation in Our email lists at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link included in each email. We only send emails to people that have authorized Us to contact them, either directly, or through a third party. We do not send unsolicited commercial emails. By submitting Your email address, You agree to allow Us to use Your email address for custom audience targeting on sites like Facebook, where We display custom advertising to specific people who have opted-in to receive communications from Us.

As with many other websites, We and Our Contractors (which include companies such as Google Analytics for site analytics and Liquid Web for web hosting) may collect certain information from or about You in connection with Your use of, or Your submissions to the Site that is non-personally identifiable information. This data may reveal such things as the Internet protocol (“IP”) address assigned to Your computer, Your internet service provider, Your browser accessing the Site, Your language, specific pages that You access on the Site or prior to or after visiting the Site, the content of undeleted cookies Your browser accepted from Us, the length of time You spend at the Site, and referring website addresses.

Collected non-personally identifiable information includes the information We collect through “cookies.” Our Site may send one or more cookies to Your computer to enable Us to enhance Your user experience with the Site by storing user preferences and tracking user trends. You can choose to set Your browser or internet security program to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, You may not be able to access the full functionality of Our Site or other websites if You disable cookies.

Emails or newsletters that We send electronically via Our Contractor, (currently Aweber), may use tools such as pixel tags to gather email metrics and information to improve the reader’s experience, such as the number of emails that are opened, the type of device from which they were opened, and the location (e.g. city, state, and county) associated with the applicable IP address.

Anti-Spam Policy
 
We are strongly opposed to spam (unauthorized commercial email delivery). If You have signed up to receive Our electronic newsletters and later wish to opt-out from receiving further emails, You may make this change at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in Our newsletters. Here is a link to the anti-spam policy for the Contractor that collects and distributes Our newsletters: http://www.aweber.com/antispam.htm.
 
 
HOW WILL WE USE THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US?
 
Generally, We may use information We collect about You to (1) deliver the products and services You request, (2) manage Your account, (3) communicate with You via email and other methods, (4) display content and advertising tailored to You on Our Site and other sites through Google Analytics and/or other services, (5) enforce Our Terms & Conditions, and (6) perform other functions or those described to You when You submit Your information.

We and our Contractors may use Collected Information to help administer, analyze and improve the Site, Site traffic and usage patterns, as well as content, materials, and services that We make available on the Site, to send You our electronic newsletters, promotional materials (including targeted advertising), to display Our advertisements to You on other sites that You visit to remind You about Us, including remarketing and retargeting Our Site, products, and services on other websites after You have visited Our Site, and to more effectively and efficiently respond to both current and future inquiries, supporting Our continuing efforts to offer users the information an services We think they want most.

We and our Contractors may store Collected Information for as long as needed for the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy, which may be indefinitely.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
 
Google requires that We inform You of the Google Analytics features that We use and how We use them, even if the information may be repetitive from what is already listed in this policy.

We use the Google Analytics service for marketing the Site and for placing advertising that is targeted to You on the Site and other sites that You visit. Google Analytics also provides Us information on how You use the Site. Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on Your web browser to identify You as a unique user during subsequent visits to Our Site. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing You by disabling cookies in Your browser.

Google Analytics features used or which may be used by JDCOT:

    Remarketing with Google Analytics

We will use Google Analytics to remarket and retarget advertising towards You, including retargeting Our Site, products, and services on other websites after You have visited Our Site. JDCOT will not merge Your Collected Information which is personally-identifiable with non-personally identifiable information collected through a Google advertising product for purposes of remarketing.

    Google Display Network Impression Reporting

This feature enables Us to monitor the marketing performance of Our advertisements, including but not limited to, the websites and types of content that lead visitors and subscribers to Us, and the web browsing and content consuming preferences of Our visitors and subscribers in the aggregate. This information will never contain information that can identify You.

    Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting

We use this feature to view how Our visitors and subscribers interact with and use Our Site. This data does not identify You, but it will provide Us with key demographic information such as age, gender, and other information about Our visitors and subscribers. This feature also provides Us with data on how long Our visitors and subscribers use Our Site, which pages they use most, and how they found Our Site.

    Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers

We may use other services provided by Google (e.g., YouTube) or other service providers to achieve the same or similar objectives described above and throughout this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. These integrated services will use cookies in the same manner described above and throughout this policy.

You may opt-out of Google Analytics. Click here for Google’s currently available opt-outs for the web.
 
 
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
 
As stated at the beginning of this policy, We will never sell Your information to third parties. However, We may share Collected Information with certain of Our Contractors (such as Our web hosting provider) in order to provide the Site to You. We may also share Collected Information with some of Our business and marketing partners in furthering Our mission as an organization or in delivering the content, materials, and services available on or through the Site to You. We and Our Contractors may also produce reports on Site traffic, usage patterns, and similar data generated from Collected Information, and We may share these reports with Our business and marketing partners and others.

We may disclose personally identifiable information collected if We have received Your express permission beforehand or in special circumstances when We believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce Our Site policies, or protect Ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

If all or part of JDCOT is sold, merged, or otherwise transferred to another entity, We may transfer Collected Information to such entity as part of that transaction.

We may share aggregated, non-personal information with third parties, advisors, advertisers, investors, or potential clients, for the purposes of business analysis or client solicitation. Aggregated information does not contain Your personally identifiable Collected Information and may be used to develop more content and services for Our Site.
 
 
HOW DO WE PROTECT INFORMATION COLLECTED ABOUT YOU?
 
We have put in place security measures (including physical, electronic, and corporate practices) to safeguard the storage and communication of Collected Information. These security measures include but are not limited to: password protected directories and databases to safeguard Your information, and SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely. We use the much-trusted PayPal (https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security) and Stripe (https://stripe.com/docs/security/stripe) to handle financial transactions so that Your financial information is securely stored and encrypted by them. After a financial transaction on the Site, your financial information will not be stored on Our servers.

Only authorized employees are permitted access to Collected Information, and only for appropriate use such as providing service to You or managing Your account. Information is sent via encrypted channels and firewalls are in place to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access. Although We have taken these and other steps, We do not covenant or guarantee that Collected Information will always remain secure from cyber-attack or other criminal events, either at our Site or those of Our Contractors.
 
 
INTERACTIVE AREAS
 
We provide areas within the Site that allow users to post comments and other materials. These interactive areas are intended to enhance the user experience and build a healthy community around the products and services available through the Site. JDCOT is not liable for information posted in interactive areas of the Site. Information You voluntarily post about Yourself and third parties in such areas might be accessed, collected and used by third parties other than JDCOT or Our Contractors.

Your postings and other submissions are governed by Our Terms of Use. Your postings may appear on other websites or when search engines search for the subject or content of Your posting, including any names or alias used. Once posted, You may not be able to edit or delete such content.
 
 
THIRD PARTY LINKS
 
Our Site will link to other sites and We may include or offer third party products or services.

These third parties may use tracking methods, including cookies, to collect information on how You view or interact with their offers or advertisements. Unless stated otherwise, Our Site does not provide Your Collected Information to these third parties. Our Contractors are not considered third parties for purposes of this section.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to and We are not responsible or liable for the content or privacy practices of other companies or other websites. This includes other websites and interactive areas on those websites where the JDCOT community may exist, including Facebook and Slack. The privacy policy of these linked sites may differ from Our own. To protect the integrity of Our Site, We welcome feedback about these linked sites.
 
 
CHILDREN
 
Our Site as well as JDCOT products and services are created for people who are over the age of 13. By accepting this Privacy Policy and Our Terms and Conditions, You attest that You are over the age of 13. Because We do not knowingly collect information from users under 13, We also do not knowingly use or distribute this information to third parties or Our Contractors. If it comes to Our attention that You are under 13 years of age, We will delete Your Collected Information and profile.
 
 
LOCATION OF THIS SITE
 
This Site is hosted and operated in the United States. However, We and our Contractors may, in Our effort to provide the Site, store Collected Information in the United States, or We may transfer it to, and store it within, other countries.

Those who access or use the Site from jurisdictions outside the United States do so at their own choice and risk and are solely responsible for compliance with local law. If You are not a resident of the United States, You acknowledge and agree that We may collect and use personal information about You outside Your home jurisdiction, and that We may store personal information about You in the United States or elsewhere. Please note that the level of legal protection provided in the United States or other non-European countries from which You may access Our Site may not be as stringent as that under European Union privacy standards or the privacy laws of some other countries, possibly including Your home jurisdiction.
 
 
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
 
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to You. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Your use of the Site following any such modifications constitutes Your express acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy posted at that time.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and made part of the Terms of Use. As in Our Terms, We may change this Privacy Policy at Our sole discretion and at any time with or without notice. When We post modification to this Privacy Policy, We will revise the “Last Updated” date at the bottom of this page. The modified Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of the modified Privacy Policy constitutes Your continuing agreement to abide and be bound by the policy, as modified. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy You warrant that You will access and review this page with sufficient frequency to stay informed of any changes.

Last Updated: 1/24/17

The 1-24-17 update is the first modification since 6-3-15.
 
 
ANY QUESTIONS?
 
For any questions, or to request further information regarding this Privacy Policy or Our use and disclosure of Collected Information, please contact Us at info “at” JDCareersOutThere “dot” com (or by using the Site’s contact form via the Contact tab in the Site’s navigation).