Last updated on November 11, 2012
"CPG", "we", "us", "our" and terms of
similar meaning) and our related products and services (the "Site").
It describes the information that we collect from users of our Site
("Users") as part of the normal operation of our Site, and how we use
and disclose this information.
you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal
How We Use Your Information
order to operate the Site in an efficient and effective manner and provide
users with information on job postings and services that may be of interest to
them, we may collect personal information, including contact information (such
as an email address) from Users. We also
use personal information in the file we maintain about you, and other
information we obtain from your current and past activities on the Site, (including
contact information and resumes sent to employers via the Site) to provide to
you the services offered by the Site; create a database of recruitment
information for the provision of recruiting services; resolve service disputes;
troubleshoot problems; measure consumer interest in our products and services,
inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, events and
updates; deliver information to you that, in some cases, is relevant to your
interests, such as product news; customize your experience; detect and protect
provide you with system or administrative messages, and as otherwise described
to you at the time of collection.
may also use personal information about you to contact you and deliver
information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests (such as
relevant job postings, services, educational or other career development
opportunities), to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze
Site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize the
Site's content, layout, and services. We may also aggregate certain
non-personally identifiable information about Users (such as occupation,
location, education and experience) and use such anonymous and aggregated
information to deliver more relevant products and services to Users and to
prepare reports for Users. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to
meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and
customized experience while using the Site.
What Information Do We Collect?
primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide you
with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to
provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to
customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect
personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this
general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing
any personal information about yourself. Once you become a registered User or
apply to a job, we require you to provide various contact, identity and
employment information (including employment history), and other personal
information as indicated on the relevant forms on the Site (and information
contained in a resume, if you provide that to us), and you are no longer
anonymous to us. Where possible, on these forms we indicate which fields are
required and which fields are optional. In addition, as you use the Site,
you can from time to time enter or send to us personal information. If you use
a credit card to purchase services on the Site, we collect your credit card
information for purposes of that purchase, but we do not save your credit card
always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to become a
User, not applying to a job, or by not using the particular feature of the Site
for which the information is being collected.
also automatically track certain information about you based upon your
behaviour on our Site. We use this information to do internal research on our
users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and
serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just
came from (whether this URL is on our Site or not), which URL you next go to
(whether this URL is on our Site or not), your computer browser information,
and your IP address.
are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our
during a session, and we use data collection devices (such as Google
Analytics), including cookies, on certain pages of the Site to help analyze our
web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety,
to offer certain features that are only available through the use of a cookie
and to allow us to provide information that is targeted to your
your registration on the Site, you can review and change your registration information
in your account area. If you disclose personal information on the Site
and wish to have it removed, please contact us at the support contact
information posted on the Site.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties
without your explicit consent. The following describes some of the ways that
your information may be disclosed in the normal scope of business to provide
Candidate Profile Information and Resumes.
One of the services provided by the Site provides to Users registered on the
Site as employers access to profile information, contact information (including
email addresses) and resumes of Users who have opted-in to this service or who
have applied for a position through the Site. We may also from time to
time provide to recruiters, and to others seeking potential employees, access
to information from our database of profile information and resumes of Users
who have opted-in to this service.
Anonymized Aggregated Data. We aggregate and
anonymize data and use and disclose such information for a variety of purposes.
However, in these situations, we do not disclose any information that could be
used to identify you personally.
Public Areas of the Site. All of your activities
in the public areas of the forum will be identifiable to your User ID, and
other people can see your published content.
Subsidiaries and Affiliates; Service Providers.
We may from time to time use the services of affiliates, subsidiaries and
unrelated service providers in the operation of the Site, and may disclose
personal information to them in the course of our use of their services.
For example, we may use the services of third-party hosting companies to host
the operation of the Site, and third-party payment processing services, such as
Paypal, to process payments. This may involve the hosting of data,
including personal information, on servers operated by those hosting
companies. We take care to use only service providers that we believe are
reputable and able to live up to our and your expectations, including about the
handling of confidential information.
Legal Requests; Emergencies. We cooperate with law
enforcement inquiries and demands for information that are made under force of
law. We are also cognizant of the need to address emergencies. Therefore,
we may provide personal information in what we believe to be emergency
situations, and we may provide personal information where required by statute,
court order, legal process or lawful authority, and to our legal counsel. In
some cases, personal information that we collect may be stored or processed outside
of Canada, and may therefore be subject to the legal jurisdiction of those
may also disclose personal information to the acquiror or its agents in the
course of the sale of our business. If we do this, the disclosure will be
subject to customary confidentiality agreements.
strives to protect your personal information. For security of transactions, we
use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol whenever credit card information is
collected, which encrypts any credit card information you provide through the
Site. The encryption process protects this information, by scrambling it before
it is sent to us from your computer. We also make commercially reasonable
effort to ensure the security of your personal information on our system.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be
100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information,
we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Other Information Collectors
addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the
extent that you disclose your information to other parties through the Site,
different rules may apply to their use, collection and disclosure of the
personal information you disclose to them. Since we do not control the
information use, collection or disclosure policies of third parties, you are
subject to their privacy policies. We encourage you to ask questions before you
disclose your personal information to others.
will send you information about our various products and services, or other
products and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only CPG (or agents or
contractors working on behalf of CPG and under confidentiality agreements) will
send you these direct mailings. If you do not want to receive such mailings, simply
follow the provided 'opt-out' links in the mailings. Or, at any time you can
easily opt out of receiving further marketing from CPG by emailing us at
is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If you have
questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information, please
email our privacy officer at