Privacy Statement Privacy Statement

i) are committed to protecting our users privacy. Your loyalty as a economics job seeker, employer or visitor is important, and we hope that our concerns regarding your privacy, as described in this Privacy Statement (the "Privacy Policy" or "Policy" or "Statement"), demonstrate our commitment to making your experience with an enjoyable and satisfying one.

ii) We offer this statement to inform our users of how we define, gather and utilize personal information. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter this policy at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. Please review this policy periodically. Your continued use of the website and its services following the posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised privacy policy.

iii) respects the privacy of all those who visit our Websites and use our the website's services. However, we do collect information from our visitors, including economics job seekers and employers. This Privacy Statement governs your interaction with the web site and your registration for and use of the website services. Except as set forth within this Privacy Statement and our Terms and Conditions and other published guidelines, we do not release personally identifiable information about our members and visitors without their permission.


A. The information we gather. gathers two types of information about users:

1. Non-personally identifiable information (information that does not identify a specific individual):

i) When visitors use the website's services, we collect and aggregate information about how the site is navigated. This includes which pages were visited and which links were used. Collecting such information is done in conjunction with Google Analytics and involves the collection and logging of IP addresses, operating system, and browser software used by each user of the web site. Although such information is not personally identifiable, it is possible to determine from the IP address a visitor's Internet Service Provider and the rough geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.

ii) The non-personally identifiable information we collect helps us identify the most popular areas of our web site and determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities. In addition, we may disclose some of this information to employers/advertisers to inform them of the number of people who have seen and/or clicked through their advertisements.

iii) We collect non-personally identifiable information in part through the use of "cookies" - which are small text files placed on your computer's hard drive - that help us determine the type of content and pages to which you link, the length of time you spend at any particular area of the website, and the website services that you choose to use. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus; they will not permit a Web site operator to learn any personally identifiable information (see below) about you unless you have previously provided that information to the web site operator or you have set the preferences in your browser to provide this information. You can choose not to allow cookies by changing the settings of your web browswer.

iv) Additionally, the website contain links to other third party Web sites, including employers' websites and other affiliated sites which may or may not be owned or operated by or in conjunction with You acknowledge that we do not monitor or control the information collection or privacy practices of any third parties, and are not responsible for their practices or the content of their web sites, including their use of any information (such as IP number, browser type, or operating system) collected when visitors or Members click through links to their sites.


2. Personally identifiable information:

i) In certain areas of the website services - such as those in which you register or complete a profile - we may request that you provide us with certain personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, town, profession, education or work experience. We will, in such situations, seek to identify which informational items are required and which are optional.

ii) During registration economics job seekers have the option of selecting whether they want their profile information to be visible to employers, although their name and email address will be kept hidden unless the job seeker replies to an employer's request to make contact or uploads their CV. If you select this option you should post information to your profiles on only if you wish such information to be viewed by economist employers. At any time, job seekers may elect that their profile information cannot be seen by economist employers by logging into their account and changing the status of their profile. If the employer desires to contact the confidential job seeker regarding an employment opportunity, they will send an email to the job seeker through the system. The job seeker will then have the option to contact the employer.

iii) During registration economics job seekers have the option of selecting whether they want to be listed in the friend search. This will mean that their name, employer, profile picture and town/city will be visible to other economics jobseekers who are searching for their friends and colleagues to add to their professional network. If a job seeker accepts a friend request from another job seeker, their profile will be visible to that job seeker. Job seekers must ensure that they only accept friend requests from people that they trust with their information. At any time, job seekers may elect that their information cannot be seen in the friend search by logging into their account and changing the status of their profile. Further, at any time, job seekers may remove friends from their network and stop sharing their information with them.

iv) Economics Job seekers have the option of selecting whether they want to host a public profile on This will allow their profile to be found by search engines like Google and visible to members of the public. This offers an opportunity for job seekers to promote themselves beyond the economist employers that are currently using Their email address will be kept hidden their email address will only be made visible to potential employers if the job seeker replies to an employer's request to make contact. If you select this option you should post information to your profiles on only if you wish such information to be viewed by members of the public. At any time, job seekers may elect that their profile information should not be public by logging into their account and changing the status of their profile.

v) The Services are not available to children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.

vi) Please note that cannot control the acts of users of the website services. All members and visitors should be aware that, when they disclose personally identifiable information in a job application or other medium, the information may be collected and used by an employer to send that person unsolicited email from other parties outside In the event that you encounter any user who is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users, please contact all we will look to suspend their account.


B. How we use the information we gather.

Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the different ways we use the information we gather. Keep in mind that, while encourages all third parties involved to adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our visitors and members and to otherwise handle personal information in a responsible manner, we cannot and do not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including the manner in which they use information received either from or independently. Nevertheless, in the event you encounter any third party associated with, or who claims association with, who you feel is improperly collecting or using information about you, please contact


1. How we use non-personally identifiable information:

i) We use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful website services by analyzing the characteristics and behaviour of our visitors and members. We may provide statistical information based on this data to employers and advertisers. We may also use the aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked through links to their sites.


2. How we use personally identifiable information:

i) does not sell, re-sell or distribute for re-sale your personally identifiable information. employers may only use the information provided in resumes and profiles of job seekers to evaluate seekers' qualifications for the employers' open job opportunities. Job seekers should be aware, however, that has no way to control how a employer actually uses the service and how they use the resume and profile information. If you believe a employer is using personally identifiable information inappropriately, please notify us at

ii) Please note that reserves the right to disclose information submitted by or concerning any visitor or member as we reasonably feel is necessary to protect our systems or business. Specifically, but without limitation, we reserve the right to disclose such information when a visitor or member is in violation of our Terms and Conditions or other published guidelines, or partakes (or is reasonably suspected of partaking) in any harmful, infringing or illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, and to disclose such information in response to court and governmental orders, civil subpoenas, discovery requests, and as otherwise required by law, as well as in response to allegations of infringement. We cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using our servers or services for illegal activities. We also reserve the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution, or to suspend or terminate your membership in connection with any suspected illegal or infringing activity. Finally, reserves the right to assign, sell, license, or otherwise transfer to a third party your personally identifiable information in connection with an assignment, sale, joint venture, or other transfer or disposition of any portion or all of's or its affiliated entities' assets or stock.


Subject to the foregoing, uses your personally identifying information in several ways:

a) to customize various aspects of the website services to your preferences;
b) to send to you job alert announcements and newsletters, which you may "opt out" of receiving;
c) to send to you certain e-mail messages that are critical to your use of the website services, such as system status updates or confirmations (because these messages contain important information, you may not be able to "opt out" of receiving such messages);
d) as may be necessary to support the operation of the Services, such as for account maintenance and record-keeping purposes.
e) All information made available to may be made available to professional advisors, but only to the extent necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, and only under a duty of confidentiality.


C. Deleting or correcting personal information.

If you would like to have your personally identifiable information removed from's database, or would like to correct an error in such information, please contact us at, and we will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within databases, access logs, and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information. The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes; however reserves the right, from time to time, to re-contact former economist employers or users of


D. Questions?

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to