USPTO Examiners’ Job BOARD

PRIVACY POLICY

I. Terms of Service for the Services Provided at the USPTO Examiners' Job Posting Website

1.                  Your privacy is very important to us. This Privacy Policy covers the online data collection and usage policies and practices by USPTO Examiner’s Job Board applicable to the website (hereinafter the “USPTO Examiners” or “USPTO Examiner’s website”). This Privacy Policy does not apply to information gathered in any other fashion or to websites that we have no relationship with or control of. USPTO Examiners is not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or actions of such other websites to which you may link to from the USPTO Examiners’ website. We encourage all users to review the privacy policies of any other websites visited.

2.                  Please protect your private personal information by never providing credit card, bank account or social security numbers to prospective employers.

II. Collection of Information

1.                  In order to provide services, USPTO Examiners may collect personal information, including, but not limited to, your name, contact information (such as address, telephone number, and e-mail address), credit card number, billing information and other identifying information.

2.                  USPTO Examiners may also collect demographic information such as ZIP code, age, user preferences, gender, and interests.

3.                  USPTO Examiners may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third-party services available on the USPTO Examiners’ website.

4.                  USPTO Examiners may also collect information about your use of USPTO Examiners, such as what web pages you visit and what services you use, and information about your computer hardware and software. This information may, include, without limitation, IP addresses (which identifies the location of your computer on the internet), domain name/page URLs, type of computer browser, time of access and referring websites.

5.                  USPTO Examiners will collect and store resume and cover letter information if you choose to store such information. We may collect information that you submit, such as feedback or comments, or that you post on our Job Board, resume, or job post services. Please do not post personal information that you wish to keep private.

III. Use of Information

1.                  Although we make a good faith effort to store information that we collect in a secure environment, we cannot guarantee that such information is completely secure. Certain information such as resumes and job postings that we collect may be stored in our data bases, even after its "deletion".

2.                  Account information is password protected. Please keep your passwords safe and make sure to log out when you are not using our service.

3.                  We use a third-party service provider to process credit card transactions.

4.                  Search engines affiliated and not affiliated with USPTO Examiners (i.e., Google.com, Yahoo.com, Archive.org) may archive or make available on non- USPTO Examiners’ websites, job board, job posts, and resumes posted in publicly accessible areas of the USPTO Examiners’ website.

5.                  If you have provided your consent, you agree that we may use the information we gather to contact you by email and other communications with information about products or services (including, without limitation, news letters, promotions, job opportunities and additional job postings) that we or third-parties offer or may offer. If you provide such consent, you also agree that we may share such information to third-parties for marketing purposes. You may chose to opt out of receiving such communications by editing your Account settings or by contacting us at contact@usptoexaminers.com. We may also contract users with administrative communications from time to time.

6.                  Any feedback and comments you provide to us becomes our property, and we can use such information for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.

7.                  The information we collect on the USPTO Examiners’ website may be shared with companies affiliated with USPTO Examiners in order to deliver products and services that you have selected, including, but not limited to, searches for job seekers or in order to undertake analysis of our database such as aggregate profiling of our registered users.

8.                  We may share aggregated anonymous information about users of the USPTO Examiners’ website (for example, the number of visitors to any particular area of the USPTO Examiners’ website and the web pages visited on the USPTO Examiners’ website and other websites, including third-party websites) with our clients, partners and other third-parties for marketing and other purposes.

9.                  We may disclose user information to companies and individuals we contract or employ to provide services on our behalf (such as web hosting services, data analysis, marketing services, credit card payment processing, and customer service). Such third-parties will have access to user information as necessary to perform their services. However they may not share such information with third-parties.

10.              Please be aware that by posting jobs and resumes you are voluntarily disclosing personal information (such as email addresses and contact addresses) that third-parties may collect and use. Such third-parties may use this information to contact you with unsolicited communications for which USPTO Examiners has no responsibility. You should not disclose any personal information that you wish to keep private.

11.              USPTO Examiners may also disclose user information when we believe that such disclosure is required by law. USPTO Examiners may also disclose such information to law enforcement or others or to protect the rights, property, interests or safety of USPTO Examiners, the general public or other users of the USPTO website, to enforce the Terms and Conditions or to respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties. In addition, personal information that USPTO Examiners collects may be passed on to third-parties in connection with a transfer of ownership or assets of USPTO Examiners or pursuant to bankruptcy, whether voluntary or involuntary, of USPTO Examiners.

12.              USPTO Examiners may provide services such as technology and hosting services to third-parties to power the employment services on their websites ("Powered Sites"). Personal and other information provided by you or collected on such Powered Sites may be stored on USPTO Examiners’ databases and such data bases used by such Powered Sites. USPTO Examiners is not responsible for the use of such information stored by such Powered Sites or the privacy and data protection practices of such Powered Sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and data protection practices of such Powered Sites.

13.              If you attempt to establish an account with USPTO Examiners after establishing an account with a Powered Site, USPTO Examiners may use such account information provided to such Powered Site to establish an account for you to use on the USPTO Examiners’ website.

14.              Information collected by a Powered Site or on a co-branded web page may become the property of the Powered Site or of both USPTO Examiners and such Powered Site.

IV. Disclosure of Personal Information on Resumes and Cover Letters

 

1.                  Your personal information may be disclosed by you by allowing others to view your resume or submitting your resume and cover letter to potential employers or other parties that invite the submission of resumes and cover letters.

2.                  Our resume service allows you to store your resume in our database for use by you in applying for jobs posted on USPTO Examiners. You should be careful in what information you provide on your resume or cover letter that you send to potential employers. There have been instances of scams on the internet where third-parties pose as employers to obtain information on internet users.

3.                  If you post your resume then any parties with access to our searchable resume database will have access to your resume. You should be careful in what information you provide on your resumes that will be searchable by employers.

4.                  USPTO Examiners is not responsible for the use of resumes or cover letters by third-parties who access such resumes through USPTO Examiners’ searchable resume database. You may remove your resume or profile at anytime, however, employers, recruiters and others who have accessed the USPTO Examiners’ searchable resume database may have kept a copy of your resume, cover letter or profile in their own files or databases. USPTO Examiners is not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of resumes, profiles or cover letters so retained by such third-parties.

V. Cookies

1.            USPTO Examiners uses cookies for the convenience of our users' and to enhance their online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer hard drive by a web page server. Cookies are individually assigned to a user's computer so that the web server will recognize that they have returned to a specific web page such as login. Cookies are also used to track click streams.

2.         You may choose to not accept cookies by changing your web browser settings. If you do so, however, certain services may not be available or function properly.

VI. Children

 

The USPTO Examiners’ website is directed at adults and is not intended for children under the age of 13. USPTO Examiners does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 and such persons are strictly prohibited from using the USPTO Examiners and services

 

VII. International Users

 

By using the USPTO Examiners’ website you acknowledge and agree that we may use the data that we collect for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of such data outside of the jurisdiction where you are located. Such data may be stored on servers located in the United States and outside of the United States. By providing us with your data, you agree to such transfer and storage of such data.

 

VIII. Security of Personal Information

                  

USPTO Examiners cannot and does not guarantee that private communications and other private personal information will not be disclosed in ways that are not described in this Privacy Policy. You agree that you assume all risk and responsibility for using the USPTO Examiners’ website, the internet and any goods or services provided by USPTO Examiners on the USPTO Examiners’ website or by third-parties.

 

IX. Additional Terms.

Additional privacy policies may apply to purchases of goods and services and other uses of portions of the USPTO Examiners’ website, and you confirm and agree that you have read and abide by such other privacy policies.

X. Changes to Privacy Policy

USPTO Examiners may change, alter, amend, modify, add or remove any of the provisions of its Privacy Policy with or without notice to any User, without liability to any User or any third-party.

 

XI. Contact Us

 

If you have any comments or questions, please contact us at the following link: contact us

 

XII. Additional Information

 

1.                  Useful resources on privacy and the Internet can be found at the following sites:

 

2.                  How to Protect Your Privacy - the Federal Trade Commission. http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/index.html.

 

3.                  Electronic Privacy Information Center. http://www.epic.org

 

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