Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 10, 2022

Thank you for choosing Qwikresume (“Company”, “Service Provider”, “we” “us” or “our”), to create your resume and cover letter. We are committed to protecting your information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at support@qwikresume.com.

When you visit our website https://qwikresume.com (the “Site”), and use any of the services, or you share with us with some personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy policy, we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of the Site and our services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our Site. It also applies to any service related to the Site, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the “Services“).

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

What Information is collected from you?

We collect information that you provide to us when opening an account or registering at the Site expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on the Services or otherwise contacting us. Please be informed that in some cases, providing some personal information will be required to use our service. Otherwise, we may not be in a position to render services. This relates in particular to your email address (if you decide to register the account) and information you provide while using our services.

The information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with the Site and the Services, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include but is not limited to the following:

Information Provided by You. We collect data provided by You when using our services, that may be, for example, name, surname, email address, phone number, address, information you introduced to our tools (professional experience, information about your education, skills), but also collected from surveys, CV and other job application data and other similar data. Technical data such as your internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, the web page you visited before visiting our sites, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website;

Please note that we do not ask for any sensitive personal information and request that you omit any such information from your CV or resume prior to submitting it to us.

Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.

Social Media Login Data. We provide you with the option to register using social media account details, like your Facebook or other social media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will collect the information described in the section called “HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS” below.

All information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.

Information automatically collected

We may collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Site and the Services. This information may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. You can find out more about this in our Cookie Policy

Online Identifiers. We collect devices, tools and protocols, such as IP (Internet Protocol) addresses, cookie identifiers, or others such as the ones used for analytics and marketing, device’s geolocation, and other similar data.

Information collected from other sources

We may collect information about you from third parties when you use your social media account to sign up with us. Examples of the data collected from these services are you email, first name, last name and login information from those third parties.

How do we use your Personal Information?

We use personal information collected via our Services for a variety of purposes as described below. We process your information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely for the reasons described next to each purpose listed below.

We use the information we collect or receive:

Will your Information be shared with anyone?

We may share data with:

Who will your Information be shared with?

We share and disclose your information with third parties for the following purposes: advertising, direct marketing and lead generation, allow users to connect to their third-party accounts, cloud computing services, communicate and chat with users, invoice and billing, social media sharing and advertising, user account registration and authentication, web and mobile analytics, website hosting, customer satisfaction, job alerts and provision of services We may also share your information with third parties if the activity is understood to be illegal, fraudulent or posts a potential threat to security. If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please Contact Us.

Do we use Cookies and other Tracking Technologies?

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. You may be able to select your cookie preferences, depending on your country of residence. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy.

How do we handle your Social Account Logins?

Our Services offer you the ability to register and login using your third-party social media account details. Where you choose to do this, we may receive certain profile information about you from your social media provider. The profile Information we receive may vary depending on the social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, email address, friends list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to make public.

We use the information we receive only for the purposes that are described in this privacy policy or that are otherwise made clear to you on the Site. Please note that we do not control, and are not responsible for, other uses of your personal information by your third-party social media provider. We recommend that you review their privacy policy to understand how they collect, use and share your information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.

How do we protect your information?

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your information, transmission of information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment. Our team may be contacted by sending an email to support@qwikresume.com.

How long do we keep your Information?

We will only keep your information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). When your data is processed based on our legitimate interest (for example, for data analysis, or to respond to your legal request) you can always object to such processing. If you object to the processing of your personal data we will discontinue such processing if the objection is well-founded by law.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

If data is processed based on your consent, we will process it until you withdraw your consent. If you wish to revoke your consent please Contact us.

What are your Privacy Rights?

Based on the laws of some countries, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request by sending an email to support@qwikresume.com. We will respond to your request within the timeframe provided by law.

If we are relying on your consent to process your information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.

Account Information 

If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:

Upon receiving your request to terminate your account, we will proceed to deactivate it. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Opting out of email marketing:

You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. To otherwise opt-out, you may:

Google AdSense and DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google uses cookies to serve relevant ads on our site. We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

DART cookie used by Google enables it to serve Ads to our users based on current or previous user-activity on our site. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

For more information, please visit Google Adsense Policy here

Users can set preferences for Google Advertisements by visiting Google Ad Settings page or can opt out by visiting Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Do California Residents have specific Privacy Rights?

This section exclusively and only applies from users that are California residents in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). “Personal information”, according to the CCPA is “information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.” California residents have the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information. We do not sell personal information. Under the CCPA we are prohibited from discriminating against California residents for exercising the rights. There are also certain requirements we must meet if any financial incentives are offered to California residents in connection with our handling of their personal information (we improve our offering when the difference in pricing, rates or quality of goods is reasonably related to the value of the California resident’s personal information).

If you are a California resident, subject to some exceptions, you have the following rights:

  1. The right to request deletion of personal information that we have collected about you.
  2. The right to request a copy of the specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you in the last 12 months.
  3. The right to request that we disclose certain information how we have handled your personal information in the prior 12 months which include the categories of personal information collected and sources of personal information, the business purposes for collecting and selling personal information, the categories of third parties with whom we have shared your personal information, the categories of personal information that we have disclosed with a third party for a business purpose, the categories of personal information collected and the categories of third parties to whom your personal information has been sold and the specific categories of personal information sold to each category of third parties.

We may collect and share for a business purpose the following personal information from California residents:

  1. name, contact information and identifiers – real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers.
  2. customer records – electronic customer records containing personal information, such as name, signature, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, education, employment, employment history.
  3. protected classifications – characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, and genetic information.
  4. purchase history and tendencies – commercial information including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
  5. usage data – internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a California consumer’s interaction with an Internet website, application, or advertisement.
  6. geolocation data – precise geographic location information about a particular individual or device.
  7. employment history – professional or employment-related information.
  8. education information – information about education history or background.
  9. AudioVisual – audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
  10. Inferences drawn from any of the information identified above to create a profile about a California consumer reflecting the California consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

The categories above do not address our handling of personal information that is subject to an exemption under Section 1798.145(c) – (f) of the CCPA.

You may submit a deletion, copy and right to know request online by emailing us at support@qwikresume.com. CCPA prohibit business any type of discrimination against California residents that exercise their CCPA rights.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

How can you Contact us about this Policy?

If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may contact us, by sending an email to support@qwikresume.com.