1. OUR COMMITMENT
CareerBeacon™, CareerBeacon.com, MyBeacon, and CareerBeaconXpress ("CBX
") (collectively, including the services or features offered by any of the foregoing, "CareerBeacon
") is provided by Brunswick News Inc. (“Company
” or “we
”). Through CareerBeacon, we are pleased to provide a wide range of services to employers, professional recruiters and human resources professionals (collectively "Employers
"), and prospective employees for which the collection, use and disclosure of varying degrees of personal information is necessary. At CareerBeacon, we understand the importance of preserving and safeguarding your personal information and privacy rights. CareerBeacon is committed to providing a safe and secure experience each time you visit and strives to meet the requirements of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA
") and have also agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions of use (the "Terms and Conditions
") pertaining to CareerBeacon which are available at https://www.careerbeacon.com/TermsOfService
3. NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR CONTENT OF OTHER WEBSITES
4. NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF INFORMATION POSTED ON CAREERBEACON
We are not responsible for the accuracy and currency of the information and advertisements submitted to us by Employers for posting, nor are we responsible for the accuracy and currency of personal or other information (such as a personal profile, resumé, cover letter, etc.) posted to CareerBeacon by prospective employees. It remains the responsibility of Employers and prospective employees to independently verify the accuracy and currency of all information and advertisements submitted to or posted on CareerBeacon upon which such Employer or prospective employee relies or intends to rely.
CareerBeacon is intended for individuals who have attained legal working age in the jurisdiction where they reside.
6. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Depending upon which of our services you use, we will collect varying degrees of information from you. The services offered by CareerBeacon and the scope of information which must be collected in order to access these services are described below:
(a) Non-Registered Browsing
You are able to use some of CareerBeacon's services without registering and providing personal information about yourself. With all visits to CareerBeacon, however, we do collect and use your IP address and other information provided by your browser or collected in our server logs to gather broad demographic information about you, including your location, the domain name you used to access CareerBeacon, the type and version of browser you are using, the type of device and operating system you are using, and your Internet Service provider. This information is used by CareerBeacon to assist us in administering CareerBeacon, including to maintain and improve CareerBeacon. We also collect aggregate information about how you are using CareerBeacon. This information is used by CareerBeacon to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, job search behavior and other analytical and general statistics about CareerBeacon and its use in order to maintain and improve our services and does not include any information which could personally identify any of our users. We may use third party service providers (for example, Google Analytics) to help us collect and analyze the above information. Apart from the collection of this information and the information described in Sections 6(g) and (h), you will always know when CareerBeacon is collecting personal and other information from you and, consequently, you may decline to provide such information at any time.
(b) Notifier and Save Search Feature
The notifier service (the "Notifier Service
") and saved search (“Saved Search
”) feature are made available to users who have logged on to MyBeacon. To subscribe, you must provide your e-mail address, establish a password and specify your language capabilities. For the Notifier Service, you must also select the province(s) in which you are seeking employment and specify the employment categories that apply to you. Once you have subscribed, we will advise you, via e-mail or other means of notification, of employment opportunities that fall within the criteria you have specified. For the Saved Search feature you must have a MyBeacon account and you can save up to five searches to run whenever you choose and you can also create a daily email alert for all new jobs that fall into that search. You may unsubscribe from or deactivate our Notifer Service at any time by using the applicable online function..
(c) Send to a Friend
All of CareerBeacon's employment postings have a "Send to a Friend" option. After you have logged on to MyBeacon, you can choose to send e-mails or other means of notification with links to a particular employment posting to close friends or family members. In order to use this service, you must enter the e-mail address you want to send the posting to, your name and your e-mail address. We do not collect this information (other than to technically enable the service), or track or record this information. Before using the “Send to a Friend” tool, you must ensure that you have received all necessary consents from your message recipients to send them such postings.
The newsletter service offered by CareerBeacon (the "Newsletter Service
") keeps you up to date regarding a range of employment-related topics that may be of interest to you. Should you wish to subscribe to our Newsletter Service, you must enter your e-mail address. You may unsubscribe to or deactivate our Newsletter Service at any time by using the applicable online function.
CareerBeacon has an on-line survey feature. Your participation is completely voluntary. The information that is requested may include your name, your e-mail address and other demographic information. CareerBeacon reserves the right to disclose survey results to our clients once the information has been aggregated and to use survey results to improve our services and for general marketing purposes.
(f) Applying for Employment Opportunities Posted on CareerBeacon™ - Personal Profiles, Resumés and Cover Letters
(h) Log-in Partner User Profile Information
When you elect to log in to CareerBeacon using a third-party account (including your Facebook or LinkedIn account), we may be provided with user profile information related to your third party account that we may use for authentication and for your profile. If you log in to CareerBeacon using a third-party account, you may also be able to access additional features on CareerBeacon that allow you to choose to leverage the information contained in your third-party account profile to help you fill-in your profile or job applications on CareerBeacon more efficiently. When you use these features we will collect this information from your third-party account and use it for this purpose.
(i) Sharing on Social Media
Whether or not you use a third-party account to log in to CareerBeacon, if you choose to share, recommend, or endorse links or positions posted on CareerBeacon with a third party social media platform using plug-ins or features on CareerBeacon (or, depending on the social media platform, when you access or use sites generally while logged in to your social media account), the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the third-party social media platform will be subject to the platform’s own privacy policies, which we have no control over.
7. USE OF INFORMATION
The information that we collect and that is posted by you on CareerBeacon is used as described above in Section 6, to provide you with our services, to assist us with maintaining and making improvements to such services and to communicate with you regarding new developments and changes to our services. CareerBeacon aggregates certain demographic information that we gather from you and others in order to facilitate our evaluation of the use and success of our services. This aggregated demographic information may be shared with our clients and used for marketing purposes. At no time does the use of such aggregated information compromise your personal information or privacy rights.
The mandate of CareerBeacon is to facilitate contact between Employers and prospective employees. By registering with CareerBeacon, posting your personal profile, resumé and cover letter on CareerBeacon and forwarding your application materials to Employers, you should expect that Employers will review and evaluate these materials in detail and use the personal and other information contained therein to make hiring decisions. You should also expect that Employers will use your personal information to contact you regarding interviews and offers of employment in relation to positions for which you have applied.
Although CareerBeacon has implemented mechanisms to ensure that your personal profile, resumé and cover letter is only accessed by authorized Employers to which you have chosen to provide such personal and other information, we cannot guarantee that all such Employers will adhere to the limits that we impose on the use of such information through contractual and other means, or that unauthorized users will not gain access to CareerBeacon. Although we take all reasonable steps to safeguard your privacy, our control over the manner in which Employers retain and use your personal information is limited. We caution that you are responsible for maintaining the strength and confidentiality of the password you have chosen to access services offered by CareerBeacon. We encourage you to frequently change this password as a further means of protecting your personal information.
We may also use your personal information for additional purposes that may be identified at or before the time that the information is collected, or to which you subsequently consent.
8. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
9. UPDATING/RETAINING/DELETING INFORMATION
CareerBeacon takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal or other information you provide to us is accurately displayed as provided. You may review, correct, update, change or delete your personal or other information found on CareerBeacon at any time by logging into your account and following the instructions provided.
You may terminate your CareerBeacon account at any time and erase your personal profile, resumé and cover letter by sending an e-mail request to us. However, certain personal information may continue to remain accessible to Employers if the information, such as your name and e-mail address, was collected and stored in individual Employer accounts prior the date of such termination. CareerBeacon also retains archived account information, such as your name and e-mail address, that is not made available to any users. CareerBeacon may also retain other personal information as permitted or required by law.
We offer you the opportunity to opt-out or discontinue receiving communications from CareerBeacon, including our Newsletter Service and Notifier Service using the applicable online function.
CareerBeacon has taken reasonable precautions to protect your personal information and privacy rights. We have established appropriate physical, technological and organizational procedures designed to secure and safeguard the information we collect.
11. CONTACTING US
Manager - Online Recruitment Services, CareerBeacon