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Privacy Policy

We understand that our users care about their privacy. The following document describes how we collect, use and handle user data on our website.

TalentDesk (“we” or “us”) is a Service provided by TalentDesk, Inc. By agreeing to our Terms of Service, you are accepting this Privacy Policy. The capitalized term “Service” is defined in our Terms of Service.


What information do we collect?

Information collected passively

We collect information from you when you visit our site, for example we record information from your computer and browser through cookies and log files. We place cookies on your computer that help us offer a better user experience (more details about cookies are outlined below). In addition, our servers collect certain log file information that records statistics about your browser and use of our site. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Information provided by Users

When registering on our site as a recruiter, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, company name, and other information relevant information for recruiter accounts. When using our site as a job seeker, you may be asked to information related to your name, e-mail address, phone number, location, cover letter, resume, and other information appropriate for job applications. When creating a job seeker account we may ask for your name, e-mail address, phone number, location, resume, profile information, and job alert data. You may, visit our site anonymously, however in this case we may not be able to provide you certain services such as registration for a recruiter account, applying for jobs, adding your resume to our database, and creating email job alerts.

Clear Gifs Information

When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. No personally identifiable information from your TalentDesk account is collected using these clear gifs. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make TalentDesk better for our users.

Third Parties

Certain third party advertising vendors (including Google) use “DART” cookies to serve ads on our site. The use of such cookies enables these vendors to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.


What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:


Unless otherwise described in this Privacy Policy or in our Terms of Service, your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the Service requested and the information useage described in this section of the Privacy Policy

To provide the Service

Any personal information or user content that you voluntarily disclose while using the Service becomes available to the public via the Service, our business partners and other websites we own. User content includes, but is not limited to, jobs you post as a recruiter and resumes you upload as a job applicant or when creating a job seeker account. If you remove User Content, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or stored your user content, or on sites owned by our business partners.

To send periodic emails

The email address you provide as part of your registration will be used to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of the Service, special offers, and job alert emails. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers. You may not opt out of Service-related e-mails. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails please email us at contact@talentdesk.com.

To develop our business

We may purchase assets in the future or sell our business through an asset sale or equity transaction. Such transactions typically include intangibles including all user records, information, and content.

To enable certain other uses

We use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP; (f) help you efficiently access your information after you sign in; (g) administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature; and (h) improve our website; and (i) improve customer service.


How do we protect your information?

When you purchase a recruiter subscription with your credit card, all supplied sensitive/credit information related to the transaction is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your credit cards information will not be stored on our servers.

We otherwise uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information and user content. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the TalentDesk website and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, TalentDesk makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from TalentDesk, at all times.


Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables us to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to help us remember and process subscription orders, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We also use cookies to prevent multiple signups from the same computer. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.


Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.


Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms of Use section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://talentdesk.com/terms


Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy please send us a message using our Contact Us page.

TalentDesk, Inc.
123 Lake Street S.
Kirkland, WA 98033

This policy was last modified on November 25th, 2015.



- The entity was changed from Talent Ventures, Inc to TalentDesk, Inc.