Career Directions Limited is committed to a high standard of privacy for our users. We understand that job seeking is a confidential and private activity and we take great care to ensure the services we provide meet our users expectations.
We know that job seeking involves the provision of sensitive personal information to others.
We encourage users to carefully apply for jobs and to read our Safe Job Hunting advice page.
Career Directions Limited collects a range of personal and non-personal data as part of its core service offering.
Career Directions Limited collects information on our site visitors collectively including which sections of the site are most frequently visited, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-personal information.
Career Directions Limited utilises this information to improve and enhance our services by monitoring the areas on the site which are most popular to users and to enhance the usability and feature set of our services.
This aggregated information may be shared with Career Directions Limited partners, designers, technology service providers, investors, alliance partners, customers, advertisers and others in order to provide them with an overview of how Career Directions Limited visitors use the site.
Career Directions Limited’s web servers gather your IP address, device and browser characteristics, site activity records and other data in order to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services, and to monitor legitimate use of our site and to provide diagnostic data for maintaining the security of our website.
Users who do not wish to receive cookies can instruct their web browsers to refuse them. However, doing so will prevent access to some areas of the site and limit your use of some of the Career Directions Limited services.
In order to better understand our users, Career Directions Limited may use a third party measurement company like Alexa, Google, Incapsula or other web measurement companies to assess site traffic and behaviour. Tracking codes from these companies are used to collect aggregated non-personal data about site, device, browser and internet service provider usage amongst other non-personal data.
This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to Career Directions Limited by thee third parties to assist in analysing the usage of the site. This data is also accessible by media organisations and research companies, for the purpose of conducting industry comparisons with other Internet websites. It is also accessible by third party advertisers considering placing advertising on Career Directions Limited via Google, Inmobi, TwinPine or other third party ad serving providers.
As part of registering with Career Directions Limited, we collect personal information about you that you provide in order for you to take full advantage of Career Directions Limited’s services.
Registration is completely optional. However, registration for free or paid membership services allows you to take advantage of more of the tools and resources that assist you in finding a job. Registration includes submitting your email address, mobile phone number and other contact information, as well as some information about who you are and what type of job you are looking for. You may access, edit or delete this information at any time when you log in to your account.
Job Alerts are an optional service designed to help job seekers maximize their chance of getting a job. Career Directions Limited requests that you provide information relating to your employment preferences as well as your email address or mobile phone number so that we may notify you via email or SMS of jobs specific to your needs. Users can modify or delete their profiles at any time, and unsubscribe from the service at any time. Where signing up to a third party service is required (for example VerSe or Airtel or Vodacom Alerts), we will specify that you are subscribing to a third party service not a service from Career Directions Limited
Career Directions Limited registered members may elect to store resumes and use those resumes when applying for a job. Please note that deleted records may still be stored by Career Directions Limited in testing or backup systems for a period of time. Career Directions Limited provides registered members with the option of creating a personal profile. A profile may include your resume, employment and educational history, contact details, minimum salary expectation and the classifications and locations registered members would like to work in amongst other personal data. Registered members’ profiles may be seen by Career Directions Limited clients who place job ads in matching classifications and locations. Members can choose to hide their profile at any time. Career Directions Limited provides registered members with a range of privacy options in relation to the access allowed to their Profile whereby the job advertiser sends the job for which they are inviting you to apply to you before you release your resume to them.
All information provided when creating a Profile including name, resume, email address, telephone numbers, employment and educational history are used for the purposes of facilitating registered members job seeking efforts.Registered Members can modify, hide or delete their resume at any time. Career Directions Limited reserves the right to disable or delete a Profile at their sole discretion.
Making an online application to a job advertisement on Career Directions Limited does require registration and paid membership. Paid membership is an optional product designed to help jobseekers compete against fewer applicants. Job applications require you to provide personal information so that the advertiser can identify and contact you. Your application, including attachments and cover letters, are forwarded directly onto the third party advertiser. This information may also be disclosed to Career Directions Limited’s service providers and contractors from time to time who assist us to deliver our products and services, or may be disclosed to an advertisers provider in the case of recruitment agencies, recruitment software providers and other third party providers to our advertisers.
Career Directions Limited may also retain this information in order to customise the service we provide to you. For example, Career Directions Limited may use this information to help create a Career Directions Limited Profile that you may choose to use in the future. We will not however activate this (or any other service) or disclose this information to any third party without your express consent. Career Directions Limited does however reserve the right to disable or delete a saved resume or cover letter at its discretion. However we will only do this for reasons of security, technological constraints or other factors unrelated to the personal information or identity or personal information of the user.
By applying to a position advertised on Career Directions Limited you are requesting that Career Directions Limited pass the information to the Advertiser as a part of your application. Career Directions Limited also provides you with selected information about job seeking and career-related topics in our email newsletter. This service is sent to registered users and provides the option of opting out of receiving these by changing your preferences. Career Directions Limited may also make you aware of additional products and services which form part of your relationship or membership with Career Directions Limited.
Career Directions Limited takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our systems. Career Directions Limited allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers belonging to third parties including Amazon.In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are contractually obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Career Directions Limited. Our employees have severely restricted access to personal data stored on Career Directions Limited. However, Career Directions Limited will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information.
You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the Career Directions Limited site. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security.
Unless you become a registered member, Career Directions Limited does not collect information that identifies you personally. If however, you become a Career Directions Limited registered member, you are able to change, update or delete your registered profile at any time by logging in.
You may also directly contact advertisers to request access to any personal information that you have sent as part of an application or as part of a profile.
Sometimes, we transfer information to 3rd party contractors including persons outside of Kenya. Your personal data and resume may be stored securely on servers located in other parts of the world. Limited aspects of your profile information may be accessed by robots belonging to Google, Amazon, Microsoft or other third party search engine, security or other service providers.
By giving us your personal information, you consent to such disclosures and storage. In addition, where we transfer information to persons outside Kenya we believe that the recipients of such information are subject to a law, binding scheme or contract which effectively upholds principles for fair handling of the information that are substantially similar to our own principles.
Career Directions Limited welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the site. Career Directions Limited stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be used to administer and refine the service and may be shared with Career Directions Limited partners either in aggregate form or with specific identifying characteristics removed.
From time to time, Career Directions Limited may review and update its privacy statement. Revised versions will be updated on the website.
Career Directions Limited is committed to a high standard of privacy for our users. We understand that job seeking is a confidential and private activity and we take great care to ensure the services we provide meet out users expectations.
We know that job seeking involves the provision of sensitive and personal information to others.
We encourage uses to carefully apply for jobs and to read our Save Job Hunting advice page.
The Career Directions Limited Facebook Alerts Bot or “Mr Bright” (“the Bot”) collects and stores several pieces of personal and non-personal information as part of its core service offering.
The Bot Collects information on users collectively including which actions are taken, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-personal information. We may use third-party analytics tools including Google Analytics, Mix-panel and others to collect this information. We will use this information to improve the product feature set.
This aggregated information may be shared with Career Directions Limited technology service providers and investors. We will not share the aggregated information we collect from the Bot with external advertisers.
When you use the Bot, your preferences are stored on our servers so that you can receive alerts you have specifically often in to subscribe to. These preferences will not be linked to your Career Directions Limited website account.
When you first begin using the Bot, a new account is created for you by the Bot which is tied to your Facebook account (again, this is independent of your Career Directions Limited account). When you delete your alerts the Bot locally will continue to store your Facebook first name, last name, language, timezone, and gender on our servers, but will no longer be able to send you any more messages until you have re-enabled the Bot. We will store no other personal information from your Facebook profile, and will never post on your behalf.
Career Directions Limited takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our systems. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers belonging to third parties including Amazon, some of which may be outside Kenya. By giving us your personal information, you consent to such storage. In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are contractually obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Career Directions Limited. Our employees have severely restricted access to personal data stored on Career Directions Limited. However, Career Directions Limited will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access of your personal information.
From time to time, we may review and update the Bot privacy statement. Revised versions will be viewable here.o o