BioCareers.com and its affiliated school websites are owned and maintained by Bio Career Center, LLC of Santa Cruz, CA.
BioCareers.com and its affiliated school websites (hereafter referred to as "Bio Careers sites") contain links to other websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for safeguarding your privacy on websites that are outside of our control.
Your data will be processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you live outside of the United States, your usage of the Bio Careers® sites, then, constitutes consent to transfer your data out of your country and to the United States.
Information We Collect
In some areas of the Bio Careers® sites, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, Social Security number, contact information, billing information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas of the Bio Careers® sites, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests, and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that we collect or may collect. This information can include, without limitation, your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses.
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of the Bio Careers sites, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Bio Careers® sites. Since we believe that managing your career is a lifelong process, we retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical and relevant.
Use of Information
The information collected may be used by Bio Careers® for the purpose of operating and improving the Bio Careers® sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from the Bio Careers® sites and to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Bio Careers® sites, such as Job Alerts, newsletters, new Bio Careers® opportunities, and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, you will have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information, and promotions including, without limitation, free informational newsletters from the Bio Careers® sites relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as career management advice.
The registration form and other communication methods provide you with relevant opt-in and opt-out choices regarding promotional activity and other communications with you. We have, or may have, an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information, or information about your use of the Bio Careers® sites (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth in the following five subparagraphs.
Since the Bio Careers® sites are career sites, we give you the option of putting your resume in our data base. There are two options for doing this:
|have access to your resume. We attempt to limit access to our searchable resume database (or copies thereof) only to paying employers, recruiters, hiring managers, headhunters, and human resource professionals, as well as law enforcement and national security agencies, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. We are not responsible for the use made of resumes by third parties who access such resumes while they are in our searchable database. You may remove your resume from our searchable database at any time. However, employers, recruiters, and others who have paid for access to that database or to obtain a copy of that database, as well as parties who have otherwise gained access to the database, 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.
Please Note: It is not our practice to restrict access to our resume database to any particular customer(s). Please be advised that your current employer or an entity affiliated with your current employer might be a customer of the Bio Careers® . We are not responsible for any actions or results that may occur as a result of any customer's access to and/or use of your resume.
We reserve the right to remove from our database any resumes we consider to be illegal or offensive.
Use of Web Beacons
Web pages on the Bio Careers® sites may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel GIFs) that allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information on the Bio Careers® sites; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our website usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
Updating Your Information
It is important to us that we have your correct contact information so that you don't miss out on further correspondence or experience problems with the delivery of publications and products.