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By using or accessing Indeeds websites (Site), you are consenting to Indeeds use of Cookies as outlined below. All references to Job Seeker and Employer are defined as provided for in theIndeed Terms of Service Introduction.

For the purposes of this Cookie Policy, Indeed or we means Indeed, Inc.and its subsidiaries, including Prehire, Inc. if you are a Job Seeker or Employer located in the United States, Indeed Brasil Pesquisa de Empregos ltda. if you are an Employer located in Brazil, Indeed India Operations (Pte.) Ltd. if you are an Employer located in India, Indeed Singapore Operations (Pte.) Ltd. if you are an Employer in theAsia-Pacific Region, Indeed Ireland Operations Limited if you are a Job Seeker or Employer located elsewhere, and Indeed Hire, Inc. if you are receiving the Indeed Hire services.

This Cookie policy helps to explain the occasions when and why cookies may be sent to visitors to the Site (referred to in this policy as we, us or our). Cookies are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individuals hard drive or other website-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the Site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the lifetime of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Certain cookies will be used on the Site regardless of whether you are logged in to your account or not.

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Site.

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 our Site, 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 the Site to help customize your Indeed web experience. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in those instances.

Like most websites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience, for analytics and for marketing, but specifically we use Cookies on the Site for the following purposes:

We use cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the Site. For example, we can use cookies to look at aggregate patterns like the average number of job searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of the Site.

We use cookies to gather certain information about users, such as browser type, server, language preference, and country setting, in order to store user preferences on our Site to make your user experience more consistent and convenient. For example, we may store the recent searches you have performed in a cookie so that we can allow you to easily repeat those searches when you return to our Site. In addition, we use cookies to maintain your logged in state when you visit our Site repeatedly. We may also use your IP address to determine your geographic location in order to provide you with the most relevant search results.

We use cookies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for marketing purposes. These cookies allow us to display Indeed promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. Indeed may also share information about your behavior on the Site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. We also use cookies to facilitate the Indeed Targeted Ads Program. In this Program, we use cookies to determine which ads users have seen, and how many times users have seen a particular ad.

We use cookies to associate user activity with the third party website that referred the user to our Site, or to associate user activity that Indeed referred to a third party website. These third party partner websites receive credit for the activity of users they refer to our Site, or give Indeed credit for the activity of users referred to such third party websites. We do not share any personal information or information about individual user activities with these partner entities. We also use cookies to associate user activity with the email campaign that referred the user to our Site.

We use cookies to limit certain types of cyber attacks.

Testing, Usability, and Performance Improvement Purposes

We use cookies to ensure users receive a consistent user experience while we conduct A/B testing on certain aspects of our Site in order to improve our product offerings. We also use cookies to improve the performance and reliability of our Site.

We use cookies during fraud reviews and investigations. Some of our cookie/device tracking happens via 3rd party vendors like SiftScience, other times we use our own indexes to identify activity related to specific cookies.

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.

If your browser is not listed here, consult the documentation that your particular browser manufacturer provides. You may alsoconsult 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 this Site.

In addition, Indeed may also provide an employer with code for a Conversion Tracker to place on its Site that pings the job seeker web beacon and tracks whenever a job seeker has applied to a job on that employers website. This Conversion Tracker will attribute an application to Indeed any time the job seeker started their search on Indeed, despite any intervening activity. Indeed does not and cannot collect any of the job seekers personally identifiable information and does not have access to the cookies in the employers domain. The Conversion Tracker is simply a counter that notifies Indeed that a job seeker has applied. If a job seeker has disabled the web beacon, the Conversion Tracker will have no functionality. If you would like to remove yourself from Indeeds job seeker web beacon, you mustclick here.

Indeed uses the AdWords and Remarketing Lists features of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers. Indeed and Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site. This means that vendors including Google will display Indeed promotional material on other sites you visit across the Internet.

You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including AdWords and opt-out of customized Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed an Opt-out Browser add-on, which is available by visitingGoogle Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, to enable you to opt-out of Googles programs.

The following cookie table lists a selection of the third party cookies used on Indeed. Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.

Used by Optimizely to store page variants assigned to user for A/B performance testing (ensures user gets a consistent experience)

Used by Optimizely for A/B performance testing; it is a unique user identifier

Used by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions.For some job postings in Japan, this cookie may share limited demographic information about applicants with employers. You will know if this information is being shared because it will be explicitly called out in the application process.

Used by Google Analytics to record what item on the previous page the user interacted with to get to the current page

Used by Google Analytics to store information on number of visits, first visit, and most recent visit

Used by Google Analytics to record the timestamp of the moment the user enters the site

Used by Google Analytics to track when users leave the site

Used by Google Analytics to track where a visitor came from

Used by Intercom.io to allow users to ask customer service questions in real time

Used by Marketo to measure ad campaign effectiveness by linking visitor behavior to an email recipient

Used by f5 networks to maintain the performance, capacity, and reliability of our Website

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to change this cookie policy. We suggest that you check here periodically for any changes.

Indeed values the trust our users and customers place in us when they give us access to their personal data. The Privacy Policy describes how we work to maintain that trust and protect that information.

In particular, this Privacy Policy details our collection, use and disclosure of personal and non-personal data you give to Indeed when you access or use Indeeds online and/or mobile services and websites, and software provided by Indeed on or in connection with such services or websites (collectively, the Site).

1.1 The Indeed Entities Responsible for Your Information

All references to Job Seeker and Employer are defined as provided for in theIndeed Terms of Service Introduction.

With respect to Job Seekers, for the purposes of this Privacy Policy, Indeed or we means Indeed, Inc.and its subsidiaries, including Prehire, Inc.if you are a Job Seeker located in the United States, or Indeed Ireland Operations Limited if you are a Job Seeker located outside of the United States.

With respect to Employers, Indeed or we means Indeed, Inc.and its subsidiaries, including Prehire, Inc. if you are an Employer located in the United States, Indeed Brasil Pesquisa de Empregos ltda. if you are an Employer located in Brazil, Indeed India Operations (Pte.) Ltd. if you are an Employer located in India, Indeed Singapore Operations (Pte.) Ltd. if you are an Employer in theAsia-Pacific Region, Indeed Ireland Operations Limited if you are a Employer located elsewhere, and Indeed Hire, Inc. if you are receiving the Indeed Hire services.

1.2 Personal Data and Non-Personal Data

Personal data (Personal Data) refers to any information that identifies you as a specific individual, and non-personal data (Non-Personal Data) refers to any information that does not identify you as a specific individual. Please note that at all times Indeed will adhere to the applicable statutory definition in determining what is and is not Personal Data for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. Where this Privacy Policy refers to information or your information this may include both Personal and Non-Personal Data.

1.3 The Scope of Indeeds Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers only data that we collect through the Site, and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, the data collection practices of any affiliate or other third party, including any third-party operators of web pages to which the Site links, and any information that we collect offline or through any websites, products, or services that do not display a direct link to this Privacy Policy.

Occasionally, we may refer to this Privacy Policy in notices on the Site, including special purpose web pages, mobile applications, or other resources, for example, if we invite you to submit ideas to improve the Site. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected by us through such special purpose resources, as modified in the particular notice (e.g., with respect to the types of data collected or our uses or disclosures of such information). Indeed may amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

Please review the Last Updated legend at the top of this page to determine when this Privacy Policy was last amended. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the Last Updated date indicated above. By using the Site or providing information to us following such changes, you will have accepted the amended Privacy Policy. If Indeed is going to use Personal Data collected through the Site in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, then Indeed will notify users via email and/or by posting a notice on Indeeds Site for 30 days prior to such use or by other means as required by law.

You provide different types of information in order for Indeed to provide our services, products and features to you.

2.1 Information You Provide to Indeed

We collect data from you when you create an Indeed account, request information, subscribe for a service, participate in a survey, post a rating or review, post a question or answer, post a resume, complete an Indeed Assessment, upload content or otherwise actively send us data on our Site. This may include, but is not limited to, your user name, password, first and last name, email address, telephone number (including mobile phone number), street address, gender, occupation, interests, messages you send to users, and any other data included in a submitted profile or resume, including but not limited to application materials and answers to screener questions submitted to Employers through Indeed and answers you give to any questionnaires sent to you, which you answer.

In addition, as part of the standard operation of the Site, Indeed may collect and analyze information from your computer or mobile device and actions taken on the Site, including, but not limited to, your resume, your searches on Indeed, the titles of jobs you search, click on or apply to, where those jobs are located, salary interest or experience, the general salary range or experience level of the jobs you view (where indicated), your activity time on the Site and each page, page views, clicks, taps, session activity, browser type, operating system, type of device, MAC address, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site.

When Using Automated Phone Screening

If you use any automated phone screening product, Indeed will record and store your answers to an Employers screening questions and will forward your answers to the Employer.Where you wish to use such a product, you will agree in advance to Indeed listening to and analyzing the recording in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

When Providing Employer Information

If you are an Employer, Indeed may request that you provide certain Personal Data to Indeed in order to verify your account. This information may include, but may not be limited to, your Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN), Business Registration information, or a utility bill, the name and email address of an Employer representative.

This information will be used for internal purposes only, subject to any request by law enforcement or a court order. In connection with chargeable services, we will also collect payment information (e.g., the last four digits of credit card numbers and related verification information). Please note that Indeed only has access to the last four digits of Employer credit card numbers, and does not store full credit card numbers.

2.2 Information Collected When You Apply for Jobs or Access Indeed from Some Third-Party Websites

When You Apply to Jobs on Some Third-Party Sites

Indeed may also collect information about web sites and web pages you visit through our mobile software or while using Indeed for Chrome, and this may include third-party sites and web pages. We only do this in order to allow a Job Seeker to keep a record of particular Job Listings of interest, to detect a job application form on a third-party website to give a Job Seeker the option to auto-fill parts of the form using Indeed Resume, or to confirm an application.

When You Log In or Use Indeed from Some Third-Party Sites

You may also create an account or log in to your Indeed account using third-party websites including, but not limited to, Facebook or Google. If you do not already have an Indeed account but log in to Indeed using your Facebook or Google account, this creates an Indeed account using the same email address used in your Facebook or Google account. If you agree to provide this information to Indeed, Facebook or Google will authenticate you and redirect you to Indeeds Site. Please note, when you log in to Indeed using your Facebook or Google account, Facebook or Google will cookie you in order to authenticate you as a Facebook or Google user.

By accessing Indeed through your Facebook or Google account, you understand that Facebook or Google will share certain data detailed above in this paragraph for the purposes of authentication to permit you to access our Site in a secure manner. You may stop this at any point from your Facebook or Google account. This information will be considered Indeed account information for purposes of your use of the Site.

You have the ability to disable the connection between your Facebook or Google account and your Indeed account at any time by accessing your privacy settings on your Facebook or Google account. Facebook may also ask for your permission to share certain other details with Indeed, including but not limited to your name, profile picture, public profile information, and email address. For those users that avail of Indeed Family specifically, Facebook may ask for permission to share your friends list, and Indeed may use some of this data to connect you with other users of Indeed Family.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FACEBOOK OR GOOGLE OR ANY OTHER THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE IS GOVERNED SOLELY BY YOUR AGREEMENT WITH SUCH THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE.

2.3 Any Other Personal Data Indeed May Receive from Third Parties

Any Personal Data that Indeed may obtain from other third-party sources will be processed by Indeed in accordance with this Privacy Policy and all applicable laws.

Indeed shall retain users Personal Data to the extent such retention is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which they are processed. In particular, Indeed shall not retain Personal Data for any longer than necessary for the purposes of performing the processing outlined in this Privacy Policy.

If you create an Indeed account, your information may be collected and stored in a manner that connects to your account email address. Indeed may also create and assign to your device an identifier that is similar to an account number. We may collect the name you have associated with your device, device type, telephone number, country, and any other information you choose to provide, such as user name, email address, or zip code. For example, while using a mobile device to access Indeed, Indeed may provide a Job Seeker with relevant job postings that are located within the same zip code as where this activity is taking place. The collection of this data is solely used in accordance with the purposes outlined in sections 4, 5 and 9 of this Privacy Policy, to the extent applicable.

Indeed may also store the information detailed in this section 2 of the Privacy Policy on its equipment or the equipment of third parties that Indeed has a relationship with. Such storage services will be governed by appropriate protections, as required by applicable rules.

Indeed will indicate to you at the point of provision as to whether or not particular Personal Data provided by you is required in order to provide particular Indeed services or features to you. Where Personal Data that is required is not provided by you then the particular feature or service may not be available to you.

2.6 The Legal Basis on Which Indeed Collects Your Personal Data

Indeed 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. More information is provided on this here.

Most of the Personal Data processed by Indeed is performed on the basis that it 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 Indeed matches Job Seekers with Employers.

A second ground relied upon by Indeed for other types of processing of your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by Indeed. Such legitimate interests will include where Indeed sends you 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. Indeed will only rely on such a ground 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

A third ground relied upon for certain types of processing is that it is necessary in order to allow Indeed comply with a legal obligation. An example of this would be where Indeed is required to retain business records for fixed periods of time in order to comply with local legal requirements.

Finally, in certain limited situations, Indeed relies on your consent in order to process your Personal Data. Where Indeed requires your consent in order to collect and process certain Personal Data, we seek your consent at the time of provision, and such processing will only be performed where consent is secured. For example, your consent will be sought where you provide your location when you use Indeeds Job Spotter, or in certain instances where you initiate a job alert with Indeed (detailed in section 4 of this Privacy Policy).

3.1 Where a Job Seeker Wants to Close an Account

When a Job Seeker closes an account, the Job Seeker will no longer have access to any of the data we make available under that account name, including but not limited to, search history, job search preferences, saved jobs, jobs the Job Seeker has applied to, job alerts, resume, and any other data associated with the account. If the Job Seeker uses the same email address to set up a new account, this data from a previous account will not become available to the Job Seeker again.Please also note that closing your Job Seeker account may result in you losing access to all Indeed products and the ability to utilize the Log in with Indeed feature found on certain third party sites.

Indeed reserves the right to keep any materials in a closed account as necessary to preserve and protect its rights to the extent permitted by law (for example, to preserve records of a dispute) or to comply with its obligations under local law (for example, if requested to retain by law enforcement). A closed account does not mean that all of the data is expunged from the Indeed systems, although it will not be readily available under the Job Seekers original account name. When the Job Seeker presses the close account button on the dashboard, Indeed will begin to process that instruction within 24 hours and will have completed the operation within 40 days.

If a Job Seeker wishes to access or delete their Personal Data held by Indeed, they should follow the steps listed in section 10 of this Privacy Policy, and such a request will be processed in accordance with applicable rules.

3.2 Where an Employer Wants to Close an Employer Account

Employers may close an account at any time by contactingIndeed Customer Support. Please note that Indeed must preserve business records pertaining to that account to comply with its obligations under law. Alternatively, if an Employer agent wishes to access or delete their Personal Data held by Indeed, they should follow the steps listed in section 10 of this Privacy Policy, and such a request will be processed in accordance with applicable rules.

3.3 Where a Job Seeker Wants to Delete a Job Application

If a Job Seeker wants to delete a job application performed on Indeeds Site, they are advised to contact the prospective Employer directly to request deletion of their application. For job applications which you, the Job Seeker submit through Indeed (including the use of an Indeed Apply button) to an Employer, (with related materials submitted), please note: 1) that your applications and materials may be controlled by an Employer; 2) we may direct you to that Employer for Personal Data deletion requests where that Personal Data is held by that Employer; and 3) Indeed depends on the Employer or the Employers agent to provide Indeed with the correct destination for all applications.

3.4 Where the Employer Contact Details Provided to Indeed Are Incorrect

In the event that the electronic destination provided to Indeed is incorrect, your application materials will not be sent to the intended recipient of the application. Indeed has no liability for such applications. If you do not wish to send your application materials in this manner, you should send them directly to the Employer.

When communicating through Indeeds message relay system, you will see an email address with an @indeedemail.com or @indeedmail.com ending. You understand that you retain no ownership rights in these email addresses, which are specific to Employers Job Listings, but are owned by Indeed. However, Indeeds relay system will show the name associated with your account or job application in the To: or From: field.

Please also note that since these message proxy and relay services depend on the functionality of third-party providers, there may be technical delays on the part of those email service providers.

The Site is not for use by anyone under the age of 16. To use the Site you agree that you must be the minimum age (described in this paragraph below) or older.

The minimum age for these purposes shall be 16, however if local laws require that you must be older in order for Indeed to lawfully provide the services in the Site to you then that older age shall apply as the applicable minimum age. In all jurisdictions outside the European Union, if you are under the age of 18 or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, you must use Indeed under the supervision of your parent, legal guardian or responsible adult. Indeed adopts a range of measures to try to ensure that we do not accept individuals who do not meet the minimum age and any other applicable age requirements.If you do not satisfy these age requirements,please email privacy-dept @ indeed.com (remove spaces when sending email).

We may use any information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, for the purposes set forth in this sections 4, 5 and 9 of this Privacy Policy, to the extent applicable. Indeed uses such information to help Job Seekers find jobs and to help Employers find candidates. In order to do this we use your Personal Data to:

1) provide our services, products and features to you, to help Job Seekers find jobs and Employers find candidates;

2) to measure and improve those services, products and features; and

3) to protect our users and provide them with customer support.

More detail on these purposes, uses and disclosures of your information is set out below.

4.1 Creating an Account, Sending You Job Alerts and Other Promotional Materials

If and to the extent permitted by applicable law, Indeed may use your contact information to (i) create an account; (ii) send you job alerts; and (iii) send you information about Indeed, including promotional materials. Indeed may use third-party partners to perform these activities on Indeeds behalf.

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 Indeed recommends for you, Indeed Targeted Ads, companies you may be interested in following, or other actions you may want to take on the Site.

Indeed may also share your information with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. Such advertisements will only relate to Indeeds services, products, and features, all of which focus on helping Job Seekers find jobs and Employers find candidates. If you wish to opt out of receiving any marketing messages from Indeed please see section 14 of this Privacy Policy.

4.2 Giving You Relevant Search Results and Recommended Jobs

In order to optimize our services, products and features for you, Indeed may use your previous search and browsing history (e.g. the jobs you click on), or application materials and answers to screener questions, 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 demographic and/o