Your privacy is our top concern. We are committed to making sure that your personally identifiable information is kept confidential when you use AfterCollege and that your contact information will not be shared with another User without your consent. We will use our best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to us remains private, and that it is used specifically for purposes that are in-line with AfterCollege`s mission of helping you improve your career. However, despite our efforts to maintain the confidentiality and security of your account, no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of electronic storage is completely secure. Although, we make every effort to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
AfterCollege aggregates visitor data to analyze user patterns and generate site statistics. Your individual information is kept confidential and only used as part of anonymous aggregate data that helps us improve AfterCollege. We may also use your visitor information to provide you with an enhanced personalized surfing experience.
Alternately, you may sign up as a User of AfterCollege by creating your account using a third party social networking site, "SNS", (including, but not limited to, Facebook). If you decide to sign up, we will extract the publicly available personally identifiable information that you have provided to the SNS (such as your name, email address and other information you make publically available via the SNS) from the account you have with such SNS and use the information to create your account on AfterCollege. The specific information that we extract may depend on the privacy settings you have with the SNS. You hereby consent to our access to and collection of personally identifiable information about you via such SNS.
Once you become a User, you may provide additional information in the Profile section describing your skills, professional experiences, and objectives. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration to become a User is entirely optional, but enables you to better identify yourself, be introduced to potential employers, and find new opportunities on AfterCollege.
Employers may use your personally identifiable information to contact you to learn more about your experience, skills, and interest. Employers may reach out to you directly if we have recommended you to employers either directly or thought a feed email. Generally, employers can view your profile and the content you provided when you are featured in our employer tools, an email feed, a resume book, by AfterCollege forwarding your profile to an employer and by employers browsing the AfterCollege network.
Disclosure of Information
While we may disclose your personally identifiable information to employers for career opportunities, we do not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third parties without your consent. If you submit your information through certain co-branded sites that have agreements with AfterCollege, your information becomes property of both AfterCollege (AfterCollege, Inc.) and the owners and/or operators of the co-branded site. AfterCollege is not responsible for the way these sites use your information, but we will do our best to ensure the confidentiality of your information.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that AfterCollege may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content (a) if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the Terms of Service; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of AfterCollege, its users and the public; (b) to employers, (c) to business partners, (d) to third party contractors such as developers, support administrators, designers, data analyst, and technicians who operation and maintain AfterCollege, (e) to a third party entity in the event of an assignment, (f) to legal, financial, and other professional advisor and (g) to a buyer or successor in anticipation of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of AfterCollege`s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by AfterCollege about our users is among the assets transferred.
Profiles and Resumes
Your resume and/or profile becomes property of AfterCollege, Inc. once posted on our site or any other site owned or operated by AfterCollege. We will make your resume or profile available to employers. However, in accordance with our Terms of Service, you may log on to your account and delete your profile from AfterCollege at any time.
Be aware that when applying to a specific job or opportunity, scholarship, registering for an event, you authorize AfterCollege to release your contact information to the employer who posted the opportunity.
AfterCollege may use discussion forums, blogs or other similar platforms to provide a more interactive experience to its users. Some of these tools may require you to register in order to use them. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal data. In almost all instances, we give you the option of maintaining your name and email private.
By signing up on AfterCollege or any site owned or operated by AfterCollege, you will receive emails with career-related and other relevant information. For example, if you specify that you are a job seeker, you will receive career digests with relevant information pertinent to your affiliations. We will provide you with the options to unsubscribe from mailings. You also understand and agree that AfterCollege may send certain service-related communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages, and that these communications are considered part of AfterCollege membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them.
Surveys and Email Feedback
AfterCollege periodically conducts surveys that help us obtain feedback. Your answers and suggestions help us improve our service and allow us to develop new and innovative tools. Information submitted through surveys and via email becomes property of AfterCollege. We will preserve your privacy, but reserve the right to use your name and school or company affiliation for our success stories and testimonials. We will not release your contact information in these testimonials. If you would like to email us your feedback or success story but would like it to remain confidential, please express your intention clearly in your email.
AfterCollege is not intended for children under 13, and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
Children aged 13 or older should not submit any personally identifiable information without the permission of their parents or guardians. By using AfterCollege, you are representing that you are at least 18, or that you are at least 13 years old and have your parents` permission to use our website, services or tools.
California law provides that you have the right to submit a request to AfterCollege at our email address in order to receive information on the categories of customer information that we shared and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year. To obtain this information, please and email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for California Privacy Information" in the subject line and in the body of your message. AfterCollege will provide the requested information to your email address in response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the California S.B. 27 "Shine the Light" law requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.
AfterCollege is committed to helping you find a job, and to preserving your privacy in the process.
Phone: 415-263-1300 (8 am to 5 pm PST)
Toll-Free: 877-725-7721 (8 am to 5 pm PST)
98 Battery Street, Suite 601
San Francisco, CA 94111