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Privacy Policy for Resume4Free

Ensuring that our visitors understand our policy regarding their privacy is very important to us. This page was written to explain how we respect the privacy of our visitors and describe how our visitor's information is used on the Resume4Free website.

How We Respect Your Privacy

privacy policy To further improve our visitor's privacy, all pages on the Resume4Free.com website are SSL SHA-256 encrypted with 2048 bit RSA keys. When your information is transmitted to this site from your browser it is encrypted. You can verify our SSL status by clicking the Globalsign Seal below:
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Updated: September 04, 2019

General Policy
When visiting our web pages, our server recognizes the visitor's domain name and IP address, but not their email address. It is a common practice for webmasters to monitor visitors on their website. We also note the visitor's browser type, version, and operating system, among other things. This information is transmitted to our server by each visitor's web browser. This visitor information is used by us to improve the content of our site by identifying the most popular areas of this website. We use Google Analytics to obtain this information for us, and prepare it into informational graphs and tables. Visitors may opt-out here.

Free Resume Creator and Directory
Our creators require that our visitors input their information to generate the documents job seekers need to apply for jobs. There are two modes for using this site, being a free member or a free non-member.

1. Non-members: There are no paying non-members! We do not use the information used to create a resume and other documents on this site for any purpose other than to create the related document. When a visitor uses a creator, all their data are never stored, so when they leave the system, the data are gone. When a visitor enters their information into our program, their information is not stored in our database unless they elect to become a member. The only way for non-members to save their information is to press the Save button on the Preview page in the program. The program generates a file that the visitor will export and store locally on their device.

2. Members: There are no paying members! It should be obvious that membership is necessary to be able to log in to our system. Alternatively, to be able to access a resume or display a resume online in our directory, the database would need to store the information. We will not take this action without the visitor's permission. They will be asked to complete a form to create a username, password, and then input other info. They will be asked to read our Terms page and this Privacy Policy, so they understand how our system operates. While logged in subsequent edits and updates that they save to the account are also stored.

If the visitor chooses to become a member by creating an account, they may set their resume to be public. Then, excluding their house number, street, and telephone numbers, all information entered into the free resume creator will be viewable by anyone who browses the Resume Directory. If upon joining, the visitor sets their account to be Private, then their resume will not show in the directory. A member who doesn't want a public resume or a member who later changes their mind and no longer wants it to be public can simply log in to their account and change the account to be Private at will. In the interest of helping our members get the highest possible exposure to the job market, internet search engines index our directory. Indexing can make it searchable in Google, Yahoo, and other search engines. If a member wishes to avoid having their resume information made public in our directory, we suggest that they set their resume to be Private. Visitors can make this selection when they join to become a member or later in their Resume Account settings.

If a member no longer wants to use their account, they can delete their account along with their stored information at any time. Two methods can perform this operation. The first method happens when the member logs in and deletes the account themselves. The second method happens when the member emails our support staff and requests that a support agent does it for them.

Third-Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Here is a page about how Google uses this data. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here or here. Our cookie policy link below will have more info about opting out of advertising cookies.

Cookies
Visit our cookie policy page to learn about what cookies are, the cookies that are used on this site, how they add functionality to this site and how they can be enabled, disabled, deleted and managed. When a visitor continues to browse this site, they are demonstrating their agreement to our use of cookies and the way we are using them. If a visitor disagrees with this policy, they must immediately discontinue visiting this site.

Child Access
Children under the age of 18 are required to obtain parental permission before using our system and providing us with their personal information. Parents are required to send us an email explicitly granting their permission before their children can use our services.

Comments/Surveys/Testimonials
Any information we obtain when a visitor submits a comment or survey is only used by us. To understand the opinions the visitor may have concerning our service, we may contact the visitor if they have supplied their email. We will use these opinions to improve the quality of our service. A visitor submits a testimonial with the understanding that it may be used publicly to promote our service.

Contacting Us
If a visitor sends us a message through a contact form or via email, their information is only used to send them a reply. We have never engaged in the undesirable practice of email spam; we hold your information in strict confidence. We do not give our users' email addresses or data to outside parties.