Last Revised: April 07, 2016
Collection of your Personal Information
SmartRecruiters may collect Personal Information, such as your name and other personal and non-personal information. If you purchase products and services through www.smartrecruiters.com, we may request billing and credit card information. This information is not stored.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SmartRecruiters. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain and improve the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of www.smartrecruiters.com.
SmartRecruiters encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you choose to link from www.smartrecruiters.com so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SmartRecruiters is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of www.smartrecruiters.com.
Use of your Personal Information
SmartRecruiters collects and uses your Personal Information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.
SmartRecruiters may also use your Personal Information to inform you of other products, services or job opportunities available from and through SmartRecruiters. SmartRecruiters may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. For clarity, SmartRecruiters will only communicate to candidates seeking employment in this fashion with their explicit opt-in consent.
SmartRecruiters does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
SmartRecruiters may share usage data with trusted partners to help perform usage statistical analysis or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information except to provide these services to SmartRecruiters, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
SmartRecruiters may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within SmartRecruiters, in order to improve your user experience and determine what SmartRecruiters services are the most popular.
SmartRecruiters will disclose your Personal Information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SmartRecruiters or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SmartRecruiters; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SmartRecruiters, or the public.
www.smartrecruiters.com may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SmartRecruiters pages, or register with SmartRecruiters site or services, a cookie helps SmartRecruiters to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your Personal Information, such as Login information. When you return to www.smartrecruiters.com, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SmartRecruiters features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SmartRecruiters services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
SmartRecruiters uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between SmartRecruiters and third parties to help ensure its security. SmartRecruiters’ website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information.
User data is stored on servers maintained by Amazon Web Services and subject to their security safeguards which are continuously audited, with certifications from accreditation bodies across geographies and verticals. [You can read more about Amazon Web Services’ security and compliance at https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/.
All financial transactions are made securely through Stripe.
Children Under Thirteen
SmartRecruiters does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use www.smartrecruiters.com. If a child under 13 submits Personal Information to Company and we learn that the Personal Information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any Personal Information from a child under 13, please contact us at 415-508-3755 or ">.
Disconnecting your SmartRecruiters Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your SmartRecruiters account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR SMARTRECRUITERS ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their “Account Settings” page.
SmartRecruiters adheres to the set of data protection principles developed by the United States Department of Commerce, in collaboration with the European Commission and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland, which produced the U.S.-European Union Safe Harbor Framework Documents and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework Documents.
SmartRecruiters acknowledges that the Safe Harbor scheme has been ruled invalid, however the privacy principles in this policy are based on the Safe Harbor Principles and they dictate SmartRecruiters use and treatment of personal information. The principles are further articulated in the SmartRecruiters Safe Harbor Privacy Approach (“Safe Harbor Approach”) available at https://www.smartrecruiters.com/safe-harbor/ that sets out the privacy principles to which SmartRecruiters adheres, including as it relates to personal information transferred from the European Union (“EU”) and/or Switzerland to the United States (“U.S.”).
Please note that the Personal Information you submit to us may be transferred to the United States and other countries to be processed by us in order to provide this Site to you or for such other purposes as set forth in this Policy. If you are not a resident of the United States you consent and agree that we may collect, process, use, and store your personal information, as discussed in this Policy, outside your resident jurisdiction, including in the United States. Please be aware that United States law and laws of other countries where we may store and process your data may offer different levels of protection for personal information than may be available in your country.
Individuals in the EEA
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from SmartRecruiters by following the “unsubscribe” link on communication received from SmartRecruiters or otherwise by contacting us at: