Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting GovtJobs.com and reviewing our privacy policy. Falcon Associates, Inc., publisher of GovtJobs.com, is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using our website GovtJobs.com. Our privacy policy is clear. We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. We are committed to being a trustworthy partner in your job search. You can visit GovtJobs.com as often as you want without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:

1. Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or access job postings, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does NOT identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain (for example, “yourcity.gov” if you connect from a government domain, “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain, or “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the web) from which you access our website;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We do NOT enable “cookies.” (A “cookie” is a file placed on your hard drive by a website that allows it to monitor your use of the site.)

2. If You Send Us Personal Information 

If you choose to provide us with personal information as in an e-mail or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to provide you with the information you have requested. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. We collect personal identifiable information (name, e-mail address, credit card number, or other unique identifier) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. We do NOT share the information you give us with advertising affiliates or any other third-party entity we do business with. In addition, we do NOT create or retain individual profiles with the information you provide us or allow access to it by outside organizations.

We do not collect personal identifiable information for commercial marketing unless you personally subscribe to an e-mail job notification list. In that case, your submitted e-mail address is retained for the sole purpose in fulfilling your subscription request. Participation in e-mail subscriptions is completely voluntary and may be terminated by the subscriber at anytime by sending us an e-mail with the subject “unsubscribe” to service@govtjobs.com or by using the same web form used to initially subscribe to the e-mail subscription list. We will never knowingly cause you to receive unsolicited commercial e-mail (a.k.a. “spam”) as a result of your subscription.

3. How We Use Information Collected

We may provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns, but no personal identifiable information will be transferred.

We use third party network advertisers such as Advertising.com and Google Adsense to deliver ads to you on our behalf. We may also use third-party service providers to facilitate some aspects of our website services to fulfill your requests. These network advertisers and service providers may have access to aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns solely for the purpose of providing these services to us on our behalf. Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not share, sell or rent your personally identifiable information outside of Falcon Associates, Inc.We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights) or when we, in our sole discretion, believe it is necessary or appropriate, in connection with or as the result of a change in ownership of all or a portion of the services we offer due to a merger, acquisition, or transfer to another company. We also may disclose personally identifiable information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

4. Links to Other Websites

Our site offers a collection of links to numerous government entities (federal, state, and local), as well as organizations that conduct government-related commerce. We also link to other websites when we believe a good business reason exists to do so. We make content or services from our affiliates, such as University of Phoenix Online and Employment911, available to you from links located on GovtJobs.com. However, this does not constitute an endorsement of their policies or products. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. Remember this privacy statement applies solely to GovtJobs.com and is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

5. Cookies

Falcon Associates, Inc. does NOT enable cookies on GovtJobs.com, however cookies may be enabled during your sessions between GovtJobs.com and external websites linked through third-party network advertisers, such as Advertising.com or Google Adsense. These network advertisers may use their own cookies in order to serve ads on our website, ensuring that you won’t see the same ads over and over again.

We may also use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags) on our website in order to recognize users and assess traffic patterns.

6. Security

The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers.

7. Policy Modifications

When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by posting a notice on the home page of GovtJobs.com that the policy has been updated and by changing the date on this page noting when the policy was last updated.

8. Comments and Questions

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us by e-mail at info@govtjobs.com or by regular mail at GovtJobs.com, 590 83rd Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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