EngineerJobs was founded in 1996. The site focuses on connecting job seekers with opportunities in the engineering field and drives hundreds of thousands of visits every month to employers ranging from the very small to the very large.
Effective Date: October.22 2019
1.1 Who is Responsible for Your Data?
The Indeed entity responsible for your information will depend on your location and whether you are a Job Seeker or Employer. Please check the tables below to determine the entity responsible.
|Location of Job Seeker||Data Controller|
|United States||Indeed Inc.|
|Outside the United States||Indeed Operations Ireland Limited|
|Location of Employer||Data Controller|
|United States||Indeed Inc.|
|Brazil||Indeed Brasil Pesquisa de Empregos ltda.|
|India||Indeed India Operations (Pte.) Ltd.|
|Asia-Pacific Region||Indeed Singapore Operations (Pte.) Ltd.|
|Rest of world||Indeed Ireland Operations Limited|
|Employers using Indeed Hire||Indeed Hire Inc.|
Our core mission is to help job seekers find great jobs, and employers find great candidates. Since each of our affiliates shares this core mission, we developed the Privacy Center as a way of educating our users about our affiliates and how we share data with them to provide the strongest product and service offerings to our users. We encourage you to visit the Privacy Center to learn more.
1.2 Personal Data and Personal Information
1.5 Our Approach to Privacy
2. Information We Collect
We collect information from and about you when you use EngineerJobs. We may also obtain information about you from our affiliates and business partners, other third-parties and publicly available sources.
2.1 Contact and Other Information You Provide to EngineerJobs
We collect information, including Personal Data, from you when you request information, subscribe for a service (e.g., a Job Alert), or otherwise actively send us your data on or through EngineerJobs including by accessing EngineerJobs. This may include your email address and any other data that you choose to upload to EngineerJobs.
2.2 Through Your Activity on EngineerJobs
In addition, as part of the standard operation of EngineerJobs, we may collect and analyze information from your computer or mobile device and about actions taken on EngineerJobs, including but not limited to your searches on EngineerJobs (such as the titles, location, salary and other information about any of your job searches and results we provide), your activity on EngineerJobs (such as page views, clicks, taps, session activity and time), and information about your browser and the device you use to access EngineerJobs (such as browser, operating system and device type, MAC address, IP address, and the name of the originating domain from which you accessed EngineerJobs).
We may also track information about our users in the aggregate for various purposes, including to analyze trends and statistics about the use of EngineerJobs, including our services, products, and features. This includes the total number of visitors to EngineerJobs, the number of visitors to each page of EngineerJobs, IP addresses, the URLs of external websites linked to EngineerJobs, search terms, the domain names of our users’ Internet Service Providers, and operating system and browser types. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer EngineerJobs, and track users’ movements for aggregate use. Such aggregate information is not unique to you nor is it linked to any Personal Data that can be used to identify a natural person. We may share this aggregate information with third-parties, including our affiliated and parent companies, for various reasons related to our business, including, without limitation, to assist them in targeting advertisements to appropriate audiences.
2.3 Other Personal Data that We may Receive from Third-Parties
2.4 Your Personal Data may be Required
Typically, we will prompt you at the point when you provide your Personal Data to us whether or not it is necessary that you provide this information in order for us to provide particular services, products or features to you on EngineerJobs. If you choose not to provide your Personal Data in such instances when it is necessary, some or all of our services, products or features may not be available to you.
2.5 The Legal Basis on Which We Collect Your Personal Data
EngineerJobs collects and processes your Personal Data on the basis of different legal grounds, depending on the nature of the Personal Data being provided and the type of processing involved.
Performance of a Contract. We process certain Personal Data on the basis that such processing is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you, or in order to take steps at the request of the user prior to entering such an agreement. An example of this would be where we share your Personal Data with an employer or affiliate (Indeed) to facilitate, at your request, a connection between you and such third party through the use of EngineerJobs.
Legitimate Interest. We also process your Personal Data when such processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us in connection with making available to you the services, products and features on EngineerJobs. This includes where we send you certain forms of marketing about our products and services, where we believe you have a reasonable expectation that we will perform a particular type of processing on your behalf, or where such processing is strictly necessary for fraud detection and prevention. A further example would be where we share your Personal Data with our affiliates as detailed 4.6 below. We rely on this basis only where an assessment has been performed balancing the interests and rights involved and the necessity of the processing in order to provide our services, products and features to you.
Compliance with a Legal Obligation. We may also process your Personal Data when such processing is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation. An example of this would be where we are required to retain business records for fixed periods of time in order to comply with local legal requirements.
2.6 Storage of Your Personal Data
3. Limitation of Use or Disclosure of Personal Data
3.1 Where You Want to Delete a Job Application
To delete a job application submitted to an Employer from EngineerJobs, you must contact the prospective Employer directly.
3.2 Children’s Privacy
4. Purposes, Uses, and Disclosures of Your Personal Data
- provide and tailor our services, products and features to you,
- connect you with our affiliates and unaffiliated third-parties to help you find jobs,
- measure and improve EngineerJobs, including the services, products and features we make available to you on EngineerJobs, and
- protect our users and provide them with customer support.
More detail on these purposes, uses and disclosures of your Personal Data is set out below.
4.1 Providing to You the Products, Services and Features We Offer on EngineerJobs
We may use your Personal Data for purposes of providing and personally tailoring the services, products and features available on EngineerJobs that you request and to communicate with you about EngineerJobs and improvements to it. We may also use your Personal Data to provide administrative notices or communications applicable to your use of EngineerJobs, to respond to your questions and comments and provide customer support, to enable you to communicate with us through our blogs, social networks and other interactive media, to solicit your feedback and input, to operate EngineerJobs, and to evaluate and improve our business and the services, products and features we offer. In particular, you agree that we may, as part of our services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a third party, through the use of any contact information (including your email) that you may provide to us in connection with your use of EngineerJobs or that we may otherwise obtain from third-party resources.
4.2 Giving You Relevant Search Results and Recommended Jobs
In order to optimize our services, products and features for you, we may use your previous search and browsing history (e.g. the jobs you click on), or application materials, to identify you and determine relevant search results and provide you with recommended jobs or reach out to you about jobs you may be interested in. We may also use profile data to tailor your experience on the Site, to show you content that we think you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. We may return different results for the same search query and has full discretion with respect to the job listings it presents in response to any particular search.
4.3 Transfers of Your Personal Data to Employers
Where you use a third party integration to apply to a job from EngineerJobs, your application will be processed in accordance with that third party’s terms.
4.4 Sending You Job Alerts and Other Promotional Materials
We collect and process your Personal Data to maintain a record of the jobs you view or apply to on EngineerJobs or those of our affiliated and parent companies, inform you of relevant job postings and send you other similar types of marketing communications that may be of interest to you through EngineerJobs or affiliated websites, and deliver information to you that we believe is targeted to your interests (such as relevant services, educational or other career development opportunities).
A Job Alert is defined as an email sent to you that you sign up for containing job listings in response to a search query you have run (“Job Alert”). Job Alerts may also include jobs that we and our affiliates recommend for you, companies you may be interested in following, or other actions you may want to take on EngineerJob. We may adjust the frequency of Job Alerts based on your interactions with them.
4.5 Preventing Fraud and Spam, and Complying with Legal Obligations
We may disclose your Personal Data to law enforcement or other public authorities (including courts and tribunals) where we are legally required or compelled to do so (such as in response to a subpoena, search warrant, court order or other legal process) or we otherwise determine, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to defend our interests in legal, administrative or other proceedings, to comply with the law, to cooperate with or seek assistance from law enforcement, to prevent a crime (such as to prevent fraud or spam) or protect national security, or to protect your interests or safety or that of other users of EngineerJobs. This means, for example, that we may honor subpoenas, search warrants, law enforcement requests, and court-mandated directions to reveal your Personal Data, including your identity and email address.
4.6 Sharing Your Information with Our Affiliates
Information shared by you with Indeed in connection with your use of EngineerJobs may be shared with any Indeed affiliated entity, no matter where located, to provide you with services, to improve EngineerJobs and optimize functionality on EngineerJobs, and other purposes as described in this Policy. In particular, such sharing strengthens Indeed’s ability to help people find jobs and employers find good candidates. The services provided to you and the functionality of EngineerJobs could not be provided without such transfers. If you do not wish your information to be transferred in this way you should not use EngineerJobs.
For the purposes of this Policy, “affiliates” means any entity that directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control of or with an Indeed entity, now or in the future. “Control” for these purposes means having a majority of shares or the right and ability to direct management. And this includes Indeed affiliated entities located outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland.
Examples of our affiliates and affiliated websites include: Indeed, Glassdoor, Simply Hired, Syft/Indeed Flex, Resume.com, Workopolis, Wowjobs.com, RescueMyResumes.com and Resumeperfector.com.
Such data sharing with our affiliates will be performed for a number of specific reasons.
– Improved Services
It provides job seekers with more personalized and improved content, performance, features and services on EngineerJobs and our affiliates’ sites. For example, we and our affiliates use your previous search and browsing history (e.g. the jobs you click on), IP address, or email address, to determine relevant search results, job alerts, display and moderate career insights, such as company reviews, job listing salary data, interview tips and more. Such sharing is also performed to facilitate improved data analysis, testing, research, and service improvement.
It also allows employers to have better insight into the performance of their job postings. For example, we may share data related to user clicks on their job postings which in turn allows them to understand how their job posting may or may not be achieving their goal of attracting candidates. By providing employers with the information they need to better utilize our platform, they can provide stronger job postings.
– More Employers, More Job Listings and More Job Seekers
Such data sharing allows job seekers to access an even broader database of job listings and Employers, and for Employers to access more Job Seekers. For example, this allows us to recommend jobs or employers on EngineerJobs or on websites of our affiliates. It also facilitates the display of job listings from the websites of our affiliates’ to EngineerJob and applications to them.
We and our affiliates are able to recommend job seekers (and their resumes or resume extracts) to an employer hosted by us or an affiliate. Equally, we and our affiliates are able to recommend job listings hosted by us or by an affiliate to job seekers visiting EngineerJobs and websites of our affiliates. We and our affiliates can also share employer data (such as account information and behavioral data) to provide a better experience to those employers.
– Better Security for Users
Such data sharing allows us and our affiliates to process your Personal Data for the purpose of improving user security and internal operations, troubleshooting, and detecting and preventing fraud and spam.
4.7 Automated Processing of Your Personal Data
In order to optimize the performance of EngineerJobs and services for users, we perform automated processing of Personal Data evaluating certain specific aspects relating to a user, in particular to analyze or predict aspects concerning a user’s personal preferences or interests in terms of EngineerJobs and services. Where it occurs, such processing is carried out if it is necessary for the performance of our agreement with our users, to allow us to provide our services to our users, or in other cases on the basis of a user’s consent.
4.8 Transfers of Information to Service Providers
4.9 Transfers of Publicly Available Information
If you post content on EngineerJobs in a manner that is intended to make that content publicly available and searchable by individuals, we reserve the right to aggregate and share that information with third-parties. We will do this at our sole discretion, and subject to any agreement we may have with such third-parties. We also reserve the right to share information aggregated from public sources in this capacity.
4.10 Third-Party Sites Linked-to from EngineerJobs
5. Additional Uses and Disclosures of Non-Personal Data
We seek to use reasonable security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Data under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. In addition, please note that emails, messages sent via your web browser, and other similar means of communication with other users, are not encrypted. Therefore, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security.
Please also be aware that we may use third-party cloud service providers that provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be nonnegotiable; these service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their system, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. However, we will not be liable (to the fullest extent permitted by law) for any damages that may result from the misuse of any information, including Personal Data, by these companies.
– Do Not Track Requests
Your browser automatically shares certain information about you, such as your IP address and other information about your device and browser, with the websites you visit that may be considered Personal Data under applicable laws. Some browsers allow you to send websites you visit a Do Not Track signal. As there is not yet an agreement on how to respond to such signals, we do not respond to them or alter our privacy practices in any way.
8. Links to Third-Party Sites
9. Acquisitions and Other Reorganizations
10. Your Privacy Rights
Our users that provide their Personal Data to us may avail themselves of the rights detailed below. Please note, however, that while Indeed is the Controller for purposes of all processing of Personal Data collected in connection with your use of EngineerJobs and other websites, Indeed may separately store your Personal Data that Indeed collects in connection with your use of each website. Therefore, we do not guarantee that a right exercised in respect of your use of EngineerJobs will affect your Personal Data collected in connection with other websites for which Indeed is the Controller, including Indeed.com. If you have interacted with other websites for which Indeed is the Controller, including Indeed.com, and you wish to exercise one of the following rights in respect of your use of such other website, you must contact Indeed by following the instructions listed in the privacy policies applicable to such other websites. For more information on the websites for which Indeed is the Controller, please visit our Privacy Center.
10.1 Your Right to Rectify Your Personal Data
EngineerJobs does not offer users the ability to create an account or related privacy settings. If you have signed up to receive Job Alerts, you may make a formal request to edit or update your Personal Data held by us in connection with your use of EngineerJobs by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address associated with your Job Alerts.
10.2 Your Right to Object to or Restrict the Processing of Your Personal Data
If you have any queries or complaints about how we process your Personal Data we encourage you to contact us by sending an email to email@example.com.
Alternatively, if you do not wish to do this you may make a formal request to object to, or restrict, processing of your Personal Data by us through your use of EngineerJobs. For example, you have the right to object to the legitimate interest processing of your Personal Data by us for marketing purposes. In order to do so, please fill out this form requesting the deletion of your data.
10.3 Opting out of Marketing Messages and Withdrawing Consent
If you no longer want to receive marketing materials from us based upon your Personal Data, there are a number of options available to you:
You may opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” or similarly-designated link provided in any marketing email sent to you. This will remove your email address from our email marketing distribution list. You will no longer receive marketing emails from us related to EngineerJobs at that email address unless you later request to receive such marketing emails again, you sign-up to receive another or different service from us on EngineerJobs for which you agree to receiving marketing emails from us, or you otherwise indicate your consent to receive marketing emails from us related to EngineerJobs.
In addition, you may opt out of all marketing messages or withdraw your consent from any consent-based processing of your Personal Data by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your message, please detail which activities from which you wish to opt out or withdraw your consent. We will comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable, and in accordance with applicable laws.
Finally, please note that we may still send other messages to you, such as administrative messages.
10.4 Your Right to Access and to Portability of Your Personal Data
EngineerJobs does not offer users the ability to create an account or related privacy settings. If you have signed up to receive Job Alerts, you may also make a formal request to access your Personal Data held by EngineerJobs. In order to do so, please fill out this form. EngineerJobs will provide your Personal Data to you in a portable format to allow it to be transmitted to third-parties. Please note, if you have interacted with EngineerJobs using more than one email address, you must submit an additional request for each such email address so that we may locate and provide access to your Personal Data associated with those email addresses as well.
10.5 Your Right to Delete Your Personal Data
EngineerJobs does not offer users the ability to create an account or related privacy settings. If you have signed up to receive Job Alerts, you may make a formal request to delete your Personal Data held by EngineerJobs. In order to do so, please fill out this form. Once your request has been confirmed, EngineerJobs will initiate the necessary steps to execute this exercise, including the deletion of your EngineerJobs account. Please note, if you have interacted with EngineerJobs using more than one email address, you must submit an additional request for each such email address in order for us to execute your requests with respect to those email addresses, and any associated Personal Data, as well.
10.6 Some Limitations
Such rights of rectification, objection, restriction, access, portability and deletion are subject to certain limitations, as provided for by applicable laws. Individual requests will be completed within the time allotted by relevant regulations, which starts to run from the point of us confirming your request. Where permitted, please note there may be a charge for subsequent requests from the same individual, which will be determined by us and only imposed to the extent permitted by applicable law.
11. International Data Transfers
When you use EngineerJobs, we may process and store your Personal Data outside of the country in which you are located, including in the United States and the European Union. Such transfers are performed in full compliance with applicable data protection rules and subject to appropriate safeguards, primarily through the use of agreements between us and the recipients that ensure adequate protection of our user’s Personal Data. The services provided to you and the functionality of EngineerJobs could not be provided without such transfers. If you wish for your information not to be transferred in this way you should not use EngineerJobs. If you would like to receive further information about a relevant international data transfer mechanism and in some cases, a copy of such mechanism, please contact us at email@example.com and we will respond in accordance with applicable law.
12. General Inquiries and Complaints
If you believe your data protection rights have been infringed by us in connection with your use of EngineerJobs, you also have the right to complain to the appropriate regulatory authority responsible for data privacy where you are located.
13. Your California Privacy Rights
13.1 The Right to Know Your Personal Data
13.2 The Right to Opt-out of the Sale of Your Personal Data
To learn more about EngineerJobs’s approach to California’s “Do not sell my personal information” requirement, why it applies to your use of our Site, and how you can exercise this right, please go to https://www.engineerjobs.com/about/ccpa. There, we explain how California has defined as “sales” under the CCPA certain transfers of Personal Data between EngineerJobs and its affiliates that are integral to the products and services we offer to our users. We do not “sell” your Personal Data in the traditional sense. More information on EngineerJobs’s affiliates and our inter-affiliate transfers can be found in our Privacy Center at https://hrtechprivacy.com/.
13.3 The Right to Non-Discrimination for Exercising Your Privacy Rights
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights under the CCPA.
1. Introduction: What is a cookie?
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website.
Persistent Cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). When we use session cookies to track the total number of visitors to EngineerJobs, this is done on an anonymous aggregate basis (as cookies do not in themselves carry any personal data). We may also employ cookies so that we remember your computer when it is used to return to EngineerJobs to help customize your web experience. We may associate Personal Data with a cookie file in those instances.
We use first and third-party cookies, web beacons and other technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) for the following purposes:
3. Managing cookies in your browser
Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can easily delete and manage any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser by following the instructions provided by your particular browser manufacturer.
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If your browser is not listed here, consult the documentation that your particular browser manufacturer provides. You may also consult your mobile device documentation for information on how to disable cookies on your mobile device. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of EngineerJobs.
4. Third-Party Cookies
The following cookie table lists examples of the third-party cookies used on EngineerJobs. Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.
|third-party||_ga||Used by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions||2 years||Google Analytics opt-out|
|third-party||_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle requests||10 minutes||Google Analytics opt-out|