1. In this document, “Job Seekers”, “Members”, “Candidates” applies to registered website users who create an account as a person seeking employment for the purpose of interacting with Employers. “Employers”, “Subscribers” , “Clients” refers to web site users who have access to member profiles through an agreement with TalentPen, LLC and its licensors. “Us”, “We”, “TalentPen, LLC” and “The Milwaukee Career Network” pertains to the company “TalentPen, LLC and its licensors as provider of the web site service. "Users" may constitute either a Job Seeker or an Employer using the website to access information. The "Website" refers to www.MilwaukeeCareerNetwork.com
1.1 The purpose of this website is to connect Job Seekers with Employers, Recruiters, and Entities with jobs or volunteer opportunities. Users, members and clients understand and agree that any information collected about them is used for this purpose, and Job Seeker contact information and personality report is made available to Employers seeking to connect with registered members for recruiting purposes. TalentPen collects information about Job Seekers in the course of registration, in order to perform the function of the website. This information helps verify contact information and facilitates communication between the Job Seeker and the Employers using the website, and in certain cases, our administrative team. We collect a usable E-mail address so that We can communicate with Job Seekers and Employers and so that Employers can communicate with Job Seekers regarding employment opportunities. Contact information, such as address, telephone number, and email address, is used for the purpose of facilitating communication between the Job Seeker and the Employer. Periodically, the website will communicate with Members to notify them of important events pertaining to their registration, matching jobs, and contact from interested Employers. Periodically, We will send Job Seekers promotional offers and opportunities from our sponsors. Such emails will only come from the Career Network. Employers are not allowed to solicit private information about Job Seekers, such as sensitive financial information or social security numbers, through this website. Any exchange of sensitive personal information is made between the Job Seeker and the Employer directly, and all users of this website agree to hold TalentPen, LLC, and the Milwaukee Career Network completely harmless regarding this exchange of information freely entered into between any Job Seeker and Employer. We do not resell or make available contact information to third party resellers of information, and only make information available to non subscribers of Our service as required by law. Job Seekers have the ability to hide certain contact information from other job seekers in the social network under the Privacy Settings area of their account. In addition, Job Seekers have the ability to make their profile “private” which hides their contact information from Employers until they are invited to apply for a job. Job Seekers have the right to remove or hide their profile at any time by sending an email to the administrative contact listed below. Job Seekers should not include personal contact information on any uploaded resume if they wish to remain as a ‘private’ member.
1.2 Job Seekers should be aware that the purpose of the web Site is to facilitate introductions between Employers with open positions and Job Seekers. When users are communicating with another person or Employer, they should also be aware that they have full control over the information they choose to disclose. The purpose of the Online personality test is for informational purposes only. Job Seekers agree that the Personality Test is not used to discriminate against any individual for any employment opportunity, but is meant only as a tool to assist Employers locate candidates with the personality traits They seek for a particular position. The Personality Test does not measure fitness, or aptitude for any particular activity, does not predict behaviors and is not intended as a predictive indicator for any purpose whatsoever. The Personality Test is intended for initial searching, and location of candidates who match the entries made by the Employer. The job Seeker understands that he or she is sharing that information directly with the employer, and is assuming responsibility for all information entered when creating a profile, taking the personality test, or communicating with an Employer.
1.4 A TalentPen employee will not ask Job Seekers for information beyond the type collected at their original registration.
1.5 User Names and Passwords
During Registration, Job Seekers are asked to provide their E-mail address and a self-generated password, with which to access their account through our secure area. It is their responsibility to maintain the secrecy of their password and not permit others to impersonate them on our Site. This responsibility includes properly logging out of the Site and closing the browser window at the end of their session to make sure others cannot ‘ride a cookie’ back into their secure area of the Site. Job Seekers should be aware that their email address containing their name or any part of their name may identify them, their gender, or other information to others, and take full responsibility for using any email address that may contain self identifying information.
1.6 When Job Seekers use our Web Site:
• We may collect their IP address to keep track of our Website’s traffic and for security purposes
• We may collect information about the browser Job Seekers are using to help optimize our Websites for visitors.
• We may keep track of pages Job Seekers visit to help provide Job Seekers with a more personalized experience.
• We may collect the location of the link that referred Job Seekers, if Job Seekers come to our website via a link.
• We track changes that Job Seekers make to their profiles and resumes in OFCCP compliance per U.S. government guidelines
1.7. When Employers (Subscribers) use our Web Site
• We require email addresses for login and access to accounts
• We track Employer IP addresses for purposes of validating their accounts and login information
• We track Employer sessions, time in and time out
• We log emails sent to Job Seekers for legal purposes, the prevention of inappropriate use or abuse of intended
3. Uses of Information and Site use
Information gathered on this web site is intended solely for the purposes described in this document. Specifically, the intended use of information gathered on this website is to assist Job Seekers connect with Employers, and Employers find candidates for jobs. Any solicitations to Job Seekers for payments made by any Employer should be considered fraudulent and be immediately reported, as users should report any suspicious activity or abuse of this website to the website administrator below.
3.2 Special Offers and Updates
If Job Seekers have given us their email address, We may occasionally send Job Seekers promotional notices or Newsletters. This includes product and service information and special deals. We offer Job Seekers the option not to receive these types of communications by following the opt out link on any such email.
3.3 Service-related Announcements
We will send Job Seekers strictly service-related announcements when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended or unavailable due to service interruption or maintenance, We may send Job Seekers an E-mail. Generally, Job Seekers may not opt-out of communications which are not promotional in nature. If Job Seekers do not wish to receive them, Job Seekers have the option to deactivate their account.
Job Seekers may opt out of future communications by following the instructions in an e-mail or newsletter communication, or by emailing Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Seekers may also send their request to:
625 57th St
Kenosha, WI 53150
4. Information Storage
4.1 Log Files
We gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
A persistent cookie remains on their hard drive for an extended period of time, but Job Seekers can remove them by following directions provided in their Internet browser's "help" file.
We set a persistent cookie to store their passwords and/or preferences, so Job Seekers don't have to enter it more than once. These cookies also enable Us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site.
If Job Seekers reject cookies, Job Seekers may still use our site, but their ability to use some areas of our site may be limited.
4.3 Links to Other Sites
Our Web Site may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Us. Please be aware that We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.
4.4 Using the Social Network Areas
If Job Seekers post on a blog area of our site, send an email to another user, Job Seekers should be aware that any personally identifiable information they submit there may and can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send Job Seekers unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information Job Seekers choose to submit in these forums.
4.5 Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If their information changes, Job Seekers may correct, update, delete or deactivate such information by making the change on their member profile page.
5.1 Protection of Personal and Account Information
The security of Job Seeker personal information is important to Us. When Job Seekers enter information (such as during registration or logging in to an account), We encrypt that information using both 128-bit encryption technology and Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
We use encryption and SSL in all areas where personal and account information is required. To view our certificate information, click on the image of the closed lock or the solid key at the bottom of their browser window.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to Us, both during transmission and once We receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect personal information, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If Job Seekers have any questions about security on our Websites, Job Seekers can send an email to Us at info@MilwaukeeCareerNetwork.com
5.2 Changes in this Privacy Statement
Job Seekers should visit our Web Site periodically to review this policy for any changes.
5.3 Contact Us
625 57TH St
Kenosha, WI 53140