CareerEngine - International Jobs in Japan

Privacy policy

1. Definitions and Parties

The treatment of the information collected through the use of careerengine.org and through CareerEngine Partner Sites, herein collectively referred to as the ‘site’, is governed by the present privacy policy.

This is a legal document between the administrator of CareerEngine, GPlusMedia Inc. herein referred to as ‘GPlus’, and the users of the site herein referred to as ‘users’.

GPlus is committed to protecting the privacy of the site’s users. This commitment is demonstrated in the structure of the database, programming, and the use of encrypted pages for the transfer of sensitive data.

GPlus is the unique owner of the information collected through the site. We do not sell, share or lease the information in other ways than stated in this Privacy Policy.

By using this site, users show their binding acceptance to the present Privacy Policy.

Users are assumed to use this site at their own discretion and responsibility.

In this document users will find about:

  • Personal information and collection process
  • Use of information
  • Disclosure of personal information
  • Personal information protection measures
  • Users’ ability to modify their personal information

Should you have any questions, feel free to send us an inquiry.

2. Personal Information

This site’s content is visible to everybody. However, in order to use certain features, users have to register providing the following personal information:

  • Email address
  • Full name

In order to build resumes to apply to jobs, users have to provide the following personal information:

  • Birth date
  • Phone number

Other non-personal information is required to build a resume such as:

  • Nationality
  • Country and state of residence
  • Visa status
  • Language skills

When posting their resumes, users can control the level of visibility by choosing to:

  1. Keep their resume private. Employers will never be able to look at these resumes unless submitted directly by the users (e.g., by submitting an application or accepting an invitation).
  2. Make their resumes searchable by employers. Employers will be able to see an anonymized version of the resume. Personally identifiable information is redacted until users have accepted an invitation or applied for a job. A preview of the anonymized resume is available at any time.

The level of visibility of a resume can be changed at any time by the user.

3. Other Information Sources

In order to enhance the quality of the site and to facilitate the users’ navigation, GPlus collects other information from users’ traffic through the following methods:

  • Log files
  • Cookies
  • Web beacons

4. Use of Information

In accordance with the selected level of visibility chosen by each user as explained in section 2, GPlus will use the information for the following purposes only:

  • For statistical research
  • To ask users to update their information
  • To identify users using the site’s features including resume posting and job application
  • To contact users by email about the site’s updates
  • To contact users by email about available positions
  • To enable employers to use the resume search

5. Disclosure of Personal Information

Users’ personal information is never disclosed to third parties except in the following cases:

  • If ordered by governmental authorities
  • If it is required by law

6. Information Protection Measures

GPlus’s internal privacy and security policies are reviewed on a regular basis. GPlus staff receive training on information protection measures.

Internally, only authorized personnel are allowed to consult personal information for specific purposes.

7. Links

This site contains links to external sites administered by third parties. GPlus shall not be held responsible for any Privacy Policy issues related to such external sites.

When redirected to an external site, users should check the applying Privacy Policy.

8. Cookies and Third Parties

We use the following third parties to handle de-identified information about users.

Google Analytics v4 — We send to Google Analytics through the default implementation the de-identified information such as number of users, session statistics, approximate geolocation, browser and device information for measuring performance and carrying out internal marketing research.

Google reCAPTCHA — We provide functions to ensure the security of our websites and applications, as well as to detect unauthorized use and take appropriate action. We may send the following information: IP address; URL of the website or screen name of the application that was viewed; date and time of browsing (used to calculate time spent on the site, etc.); type and version of web browser and device.

Google Tag Manager — In order to monitor and provide diagnostics about system stability, performance, and installation quality, we use Google Tag Manager. This may collect some aggregated data about tag firing. This data does not include user IP addresses or any measurement identifiers associated with a particular individual. Other than data in standard HTTP request logs, all of which is deleted within 14 days of being received, and diagnostics data noted above, Google Tag Manager does not collect, retain, or share any information about visitors to our customers’ properties, including page URLs visited.

Facebook Ads — We use Facebook advertising and send personal data as follows:

  • Identifiers used by Facebook to identify users
  • Identifiers recorded on the device, such as cookies
  • IP address (used to estimate location information, line type, and the company or organization from which the user accessed the site)
  • URL of the site or screen name of the app you visited
  • Title of the site or app viewed
  • URL of the site viewed immediately before our visit
  • Date and time of the visit (used to calculate time spent on the site, etc.)
  • Type and version of web browser and device
  • Information on the browsing environment, such as screen size of the device

Facebook Ads allow us to serve ads to people who have previously visited a business's website, purchased the business's products, or used the business's application, etc., and to recommend products and services based on such users' behavior.

9. Modification of Personal Information

Users can modify or delete their personal information anytime. To close an account, users must be logged in the account they wish to delete. They can then click here and follow the instructions.

If further assistance is required, users can contact us via our contact form.

10. Modification of Privacy Policy

GPlus reserves the right to modify the present Privacy Policy without prior notice. By their continued use of the site, users are expected to agree with the revised Privacy Policy available on this same page.

11. Date

Last updated: April 16, 2024

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