Recruiters Online Network Privacy Policy  
We've been respecting your privacy since 1995.

Since 1995 we've been earning your trust and protecting your privacy. To help you undertand how we do this, we have developed this Privacy Policy.


  • Overview
  • Information Collected
  • Links to Other Materials
  • Log Files
  • Banner Advertising
  • Security
  • Opt In / Out Policy
  • Kids & Parents
  • Effective Date & Changes


    Recruiters Online Network has created this Provacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: <to top>

    Information Collected

    While visiting any of the Recruiters Online Network web pages or sites (collectively, the "Site"), we may ask you to register and/or provide information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information") for purposes of interacting with the Site. Such Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, fax number, street address, and e-mail address. On any page that collects Personal Information, we will specifically describe what information is required in order to provide you with the product or service or enter you in the promotion you have requested, as well as respond to your inquiry or comment. <to top>

    General Information Disclosure

    Except as described in this privacy policy, we do not disclose information about your individual visits to our site, or personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, personal references, etc., to any outside parties, except when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to

    (i) comply with law

    (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or

    (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of Recruiters Online Network, our users, or others.

    We may record and share aggregated information with our partners, member companies and job seekers.

    We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These other companies may have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any third party. <to top>

    Aggregated Information

    In general, we gather information about all of our users collectively, such as what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access the most. We only use such data anonymously and in the aggregate. This information helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users, and how we can continually create a better overall experience for you. We may share this information with our partners, but only in the aggregate, so that they too may understand how visitors use our site, so they may create a better overall experience for you, as well. <to top>

    Personally Identifiable Information

    Recruiters Online Network may collect personally identifiable information from users when:

    • they register for a Recruiters Online Network account (either as a recruiter or a job seeker);
    • they use certain products or services; and
    • when they enter promotions or contests.

    We may also ask you for other information, such as information on your interests, your likes and dislikes regarding the site, the types of jobs, job seekers, or recruiters you are interested in, etc., in an effort to deliver to you the best possible site experience. This information is collected by requesting it from you.
    All users should be aware that when they voluntarily display or distribute personal information (such as their e-mail address), that information can be collected and used by others. This may result in unsolicited messages form third parties, for which Recruiters Online Network is not responsible.

    Recruiters Online Network does not collect personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. The site may collects personally identifying information in several ways including:

    • Registering on our site to use services or to access areas of the site offered only to registered users such as:

      • Submitting a resume;
      • Submitting a Corporate Profile;
      • Posting a Job;
    • Submitting information for editorial purposes, such as news items, letters to the editor, press releases, etc.
    • Using a "Referral" or an "Email this to a Friend" feature;
    • Submitting information to conduct transactions or use services offered through the web site;

    Recruiters Online Network web site users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, email address) on some areas of a Recruiters Online Network web site, such as Jobs Databases, Resume Databases, Forums, Discussion Areas, or Directories, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties. <to top>

    Uses of Personally Identifying information

    • When submitted to register as a Recruiters Online Network user:

      Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated.

      When registering as a Recruiters Online Network user we may request your email address and other contact information. We may use your email address or fax number to send you: account statements, invoices, newsletters, announcements of service enhancements and new features on the web site, surveys to monitor or improve the use and satisfaction of the site, or to send you marketing or promotional material about selected partners.

      To access and modify your personal information as a registered user of Recruiters Online Network:

      • Recruiters can use the web page called Customize My Profile. If you have difficulty accessing or modifying your information, please contact us at

      • Job Seekers may use the Edit Resume function found at:

    To contact you specifically about your account, we may contact you by email, fax, or your submitted telephone number.

    • Submitting a resume;

      Since Recruiters Online Network hosts career sites, we give job seekers the option of placing a resume in online databases. All recruiters who pay for access to the resume database services may have access to your resume. We use our best efforts to grant access to these database services only to paying recruiters, headhunters, staffing firms, and employment search consultants. However, we cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without our consent, gain access to these services.

      You may remove your resume from our searchable database at any time. However, recruiters who have paid for access to the database services, and other parties who have otherwise gained access to the database services, may have retained a copy of your resume in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of resumes in these instances, or for the use or privacy of resumes by any of such parties while resumes are in their database.

    • When Submitting a Corporate Profile:

      Corporate Profiles are provided as a service of Recruiters Online Network for the benefit of our registered users. These profiles may be indexed in directories which are searchable by job seekers and corporations. However, we cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without our consent, gain access to these services.

      You may remove your profile from our searchable directories at any time. However, job seekers or corporations who have accessed to the directory services, and other parties who have otherwise gained access to the directory services, may have retained a copy of your profile in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of resumes in these instances, or for the use or privacy of resumes by any of such parties while resumes are in their database.

    • When Posting a Job:

      Job posting is provided as a service of Recruiters Online Network for the benefit of our registered users. These jobs are indexed in databases which may be searchable either directly or indirectly by job seekers, other registered users, and corporations. However, we cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without our consent, gain access to these services.

      You may remove your jobs from our searchable database at any time. However, job seekers, other registered users, and corporations who have accessed to the directory services, and other parties who have otherwise gained access to the directory services, may have retained a copy of your profile in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use, or privacy of resumes in these instances, or for the use or privacy of resumes by any of such parties while resumes are in their database.

    • When submitted for editorial purposes:

      If you submit personally identifying information for editorial purposes, such as name, company or title, it may be used for editorial purposes, such as letters to the editor, calendar items, articles, etc.

    • When submitted via "Email this to a Friend " feature:

      When a user of Recruiters Online Network uses this feature, they are asked to supply their friend's name and email address to automatically send the friend a one-time email version of the job. We receive the friend's personally identifying information solely for the purpose of sending the information, and we do not presently store the information after the email is sent.

    • When Submitted to Conduct Transactions:

      To process a transaction or to offer a service, such as purchasing a subscription, personally identifying information may be transferred to another party to complete or fulfill the transaction or to provide the service or product. Financial information, such as credit card information, may also be collected and forwarded to another party to fulfill the transaction and to bill the user for products and services.

    • When Submitted to Third Party Service Providers:

      We have today, and will in the future have, arrangements with third party service providers, such as credit card processors. When you sign up for a service we offer on the Site, we may be required to share Personal Information with that service provider in order to provide the service. These third party providers are not permitted to retain or use Personal Information for any purpose unrelated to providing the service. While Recruiters Online Network will seek to require third parties with whom it has agreements to follow appropriate privacy policies, Recruiters Online Network does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties.

    • Other Uses:

      Recruiters Online Network may match specific and/or aggregated Personal Information with third party data to provide you with product and content offerings that interest you and improve our advertising and marketing efforts. Recruiters Online Network also may disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to potential advertisers, partners, other third parties, our affiliate companies, and for other lawful purposes. For example, we may provide our advertisers with aggregate information about our users, such as "2,000 people viewed your ad today." <to top>

    Party Collecting the Information

    This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and dissemination of information that we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose any information to other parties, whether through, for example: online job postings, resume postings, corporate profile postings, discussion areas or chat rooms, instant messenging, email discussion lists, or the like, through third party services or promotions offered on or through the Site or through other web sites throughout the Internet, different policies may apply and Recruiters Online Network shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of such information.

    Our Sites may operate as part of a larger group of sites, and may carry co-branded pages. In addition, other sites may use the Site's or Recruiters Online Network's name. Since Recruiters Online Network does not control the privacy policies of third parties, if you input your information on a co-branded page, then your information becomes the property of both Recruiters Online Network and the co-sponsor of the page. In that instance, the use of your personal information by our partner company will be subject to the privacy policy of that company and Recruiters Online Network is not responsible for their use of your personal information. <to top>


    Recruiters Online Network has areas on the site where you can submit feedback. Any feedback that is submitted through this area becomes the property of Recruiters Online Network. We may use this feedback, such as success stories, for marketing purposes, or to contact you for further feedback on the site. <to top>

    Public Forums

    Our Web Site may make forums, message boards, chat rooms, email discussion lists, or instant messaging available to its users. 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 information. <to top>


    What are Cookies?

    To enhance your experience at Recruiters Online Network, we may use a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie". Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. Cookies cannot damage user files, nor can they read information from a user's hard drive.

    Why does the Site use cookies?

    At Recruiters Online Network, we use cookies only for the protection and convenience of our users. Uses for cookies may include: remembering user names, passwords, and preferences, tracking click streams, and personalizing your experience when you are visiting the Site. By tracking usage, we can best determine what features of the Site best serve the users.

    What benefits do I receive from cookies?

    Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster service, consistent, updated results, and a more personalized site experience.

    What happens with the information collected in a cookie? Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer.

    May I decline to accept a cookie?

    You may decline to accept cookies sent by the Site by selecting an option on your browser to reject cookies. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a Web site's functionality if you do so.

    Third-Party Cookies

    In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser. <to top>

    Log Files

    Recruiters Online Network uses Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our web site, for example by blocking certain addresses that are inappropriately spidering or obsessively requesting files from our site. IP addresses are used to gather broad demographics information, such as a visitor's country, operating system, browser types, frequency of visit, etc. <to top>

    Banner Advertising

    Recruiters Online Network may also share web site usage information about visitors to our web site with a third party for the purpose of targeting Internet banner advertisement on this site and other sites. To do this, we may use clear GIFs, or pixel tags, on this site which allow us to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits this site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable. <to top>


    Recruiters Online Network maintains industry standard safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information that you provide to us. <to top>

    Links to Other Materials

    Third party sites linked to and from the Site are not necessarily under the control of Recruiters Online Network Recruiters Online Network shall have no responsibilities or liabilities whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any such linked site or any link or linking program at any time. Recruiters Online Network does not necessarily endorse companies (or related products or services) to or from which the Site is linked. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. Recruiters Online Network hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties. <to top>

    Opt In / Opt Out Policy

    We respect your privacy and your ability to choose whether to share or not share information with Recruiters Online Network or any third party. When jobs seekers or companies opt to register at Recruiters Online Network, a business relationship is created between Recruiters Online Network and that job seeker or company. Examples of how a business relationship may be created through registration include, but are not necessarily limited to: submitting a resume, applying for a Trial Membership Subscription, or purchasing a Subscription.

    You may choose to "opt-out" of sharing Personal Information in several ways. When choosing to use certain features or services on the Site, you can choose whether or not to share optional Personal Information in connection with the feature or service. If you receive communications from us that you prefer not to receive, you may opt out from receiving these communications, either by specifically indicating this preference in a communication to us via email or letter or by deleting your registration profile from our database and terminating your business relationship with Recruiters Online Network.

    You may also "opt-out" altogether from providing Personal Information to us by not registering on the Site and thereby never establishing a business relationship with Recruiters Online Network. You may also choose at a later date to terminate an existing business relationship. If you have established a business relationship with Recruiters Online Network and wish to terminate it, please click here to contact us with your request.

    Certain portions of the Site and certain services provided on the Site, however, do require registration in order to access or use these areas and services. If you choose not to register or provide certain information, these areas will not be accessible to you.

    Recruiters Online Network may also offer other services as a part of our Site (e.g., email services, personalized news and employment headlines and alerts, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions with unaffiliated third parties). If you choose to use these optional services or opportunities, we may provide some of your Personal Information to third parties, such as service providers and other parties assisting us in providing the service. You may choose not to use these services or features of the Site. <to top>

    Kids and Parents

    Recruiters Online Network is not intended for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums and chats. Minors under the age of 18 are prohibited from making purchases, including subscriptions, on our sites. If your children disclose information about themselves in our public discussion areas, they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you should tell them not to do so. If you're worried about your children's activities or their privacy on our sites, we encourage you contact us at . <to top>

    Effective Date and Changes

    This Privacy Policy is effective as of June 1, 2001. Recruiters Online Network reserves the right to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time and in our sole discretion. If we decide to change the Privacy Policy for Recruiters Online Network, Inc, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. Your continued use of the Site following our posting of a change notice will constitute binding acceptance of those changes.

    If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about Recruiters Online Network‘s privacy commitment, please feel free to contact us. Too do this, just click a Contact link or button on the site.

    Thank you for using Recruiters Online Network We'll keep working hard to earn your trust. <to top>