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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:

Updated: May 21, 2019

General Policy
When visiting our web pages, our server recognizes the visitor's domain name and IP address, but not their e-mail 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, tables, etc. 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 non-member.

1. Non-members: There are no paying non-members! The information used to create a resume and other documents on site is not used by us 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 one of our programs their information is not stored in our database unless the visitor elects 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. A file will be generated that the visitor will export and store locally on their own device.

2. Members: There are no paying members! It should be obvious that to be able to log in to our system to access a resume or display a resume online in our directory the information would need to be stored in our database. This will not be done without the visitor's permission. They will be asked to complete a form to create a Username, password and 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 are saved to the account are also stored.

If the visitor chooses to become a member by creating an account, and they set their resume to "Public," then excluding their street address and telephone numbers, any and all information entered into the free resume creator used to create your resume will be viewable by anyone who browses the Resume Directory. If upon joining, the visitor sets their account to Private then their resume will not show in the directory. A member that doesn't want a public resume or has a public resume who later changed their mind and now no longer wants it to be public can simply log in to their account and change the account to "Private" at will. In the interests of helping our members get the greatest possible exposure to the job market our directory is indexed by internet search engines. This can make it searchable in Google, Yahoo and other search engines. If the member wishes to avoid having their resume information made public and being listed in our directory, we suggest that you set your resume to Private when you join to become a member or later in your Resume Account settings.

If a member no longer wants their account they are be able to delete their account along with their stored information at any time. This can be performed by two methods. The first method is the member can log in and delete the account themselves. The second method is accomplished by the member emailing our support staff requesting that a support agent do 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.

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.

Any information we obtain when a visitor submits a comment or survey will only be used by us to understand the opinions the visitor may have in relation to our service. We will use these opinions to improve the quality of our service. Testimonials are submitted by a visitor with the understanding that they 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, your information is held in strict confidence. We do not give our users' email addresses to outside parties.