CareerCore, Inc., under the operating brand of Gotta Mentor ("Gotta Mentor", "we"
or "us") recognizes that your privacy and the protection of your personal information
describes the measures taken by us to protect your privacy in connection with your
use of www.gottamentor.com (our "Site").
This policy was last modified on September 3, 2008.
TERMS OF THIS POLICY.
Gotta Mentor is a web-based career mentoring and guidance platform committed to
helping you realize your career objectives. We want to help you access the personalized
advice that can make a meaningful difference in your professional success. The data
you disclose to us helps make it possible to deliver the best advice to you. Since
we collect certain types of information about our users, we want you to understand
the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.
1. What information is collected by Gotta Mentor:
In order to become a Gotta Mentor user, you must first create an account on the
Site. Registration is necessary to contribute content and use the services offered
by our Site. When you register to become a member of Gotta Mentor we require you
to provide the following contact information: first and last name, e-mail address,
work status, school affiliation, and a password chosen by you. You can view information
you submitted during the registration process and update such information or provide
additional information if desired.
Questionnaires and Profiles
If you choose to opt-in to Gotta Mentor’s on-line mentor matching application, Gotta
Mentor collects a wide variety of information which is used in order to find mentor/mentee
matches which offer the highest possible chance of a successful long-term mentor/mentee
Many of the ways that you interact with the Site allow us to learn more about you.
We collect information that can be categorized as Private or Public when you become
a member of Gotta Mentor.
Private Information. Private information includes your self-created password,
Competitiveness Evaluation scores, credit card information, and any information
you create or exchange with someone and designate as private. We give you controls
to enable you to designate the individuals that have access permission to any of
the content you create or store in your library. Your private information can only
be shared with another registered member if you have indicated that member should
have access to such information. You may also indicate whether non-registered members
may have access to the information. We collect credit card information from those
who pay for certain services offered on our Site and we maintain a record of each
Public Information. Public information includes your username, any information
you choose to contribute to public areas of the Site or make available to others
via user permissions, and non-personally identifiable technical information. We
collect technical information when you encounter an error in the software, to allow
us to diagnose and fix the problem. This technical information does not include
any of your content, unless you explicitly send us content and ask us to use it
in diagnosing the problem.
From time-to-time we will request information from members via surveys. Participation
in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether
or not to disclose this information.
IP Addresses and information about your computer
We collect and store certain technical and other information about the online activities
of our users — whether or not they are registered — on an aggregated (or collective)
basis. This includes your IP address, browser type, and operating system. Gotta
Mentor does not use this information to identify you or to match it with your testing
activities. We do, however, track the number of people who view each page, and other
Site usage data, in order to learn which features are the most popular and thereby
improve our service. We also record statistical information collected on our Site
to better understand our audience. This information is recorded as anonymous group
statistical information and is not connected to any personal information unless
you register as a Gotta Mentor member.
disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses
to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by
a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. We do not collect any
service, more consistent, updated results and a more personalized Site experience.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience
the interactive features of this or other websites you visit.
2. Age Restrictions:
We require that only persons 18 years of age or older use our Site or our services.
However, if you are a person under the age of 18 and wish to use our Site or our
services, please have your parent or guardian assist you in accessing our Site or
using our services.
3. Children’s Personal Information:
Gotta Mentor is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage
parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities
and interests. In addition to the requirement that only persons 18 years of age
or older use our Site or our services, we would like to stress that Gotta Mentor's
services and Site are not intended for and may not be used by children under the
age of 13. Gotta Mentor does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable
information from children under the age of 13 and Gotta Mentor does not target its
services or this Site to children under 13. If a parent believes that his or her
child has provided us with personal information, he or she can contact us via e-mail
as listed below. We will promptly delete the information upon learning that it relates
to a child under the age of 13.
4. How the information collected is used:
Gotta Mentor uses public information you voluntarily give us to better understand
who you are and provide you with customized services. We may use your private information
to deliver certain services, products or information you have requested, verify
your authority to enter certain password protected areas of the Site, send you notices
for services that you have used or that may be of interest to you, and improve the
content and general administration of the Site. We may receive your personally identifiable
information from our partners that provide us with third-party services so that
we can customize and improve the services that we may provide to you.
Gotta Mentor may use aggregated, statistical information to describe our audience,
services, and to develop partnerships with third parties (i.e., anyone or any entity
who is not an employee, agent, or subsidiary of Gotta Mentor). For example, if 25%
of our members were interested in international careers, we would share that statistic
with companies providing international career opportunities in order to offer greater
visibility into that career path to our members. We may also disclose aggregate
information to our partner entities that provide career-related services to us to
improve the content and general administration of our Site. However, we will not
disclose our members' individual data and any partner entity to which we provide
such data may not further distribute it.
Gotta Mentor will use your email address and password to automatically save any
content you create to your record. In such instances, when your personal information
is directly connected to your statistical information, we do not disclose this information
By using the Site and submitting your on-line mentor matching application, you agree
to allow us to anonymously use the information from you and your experiences through
Gotta Mentor to continue our research into successful mentor/mentee relationships.
However, all of your responses and information will be kept anonymous, and no personal
information will ever be published.
Gotta Mentor will communicate with you through email and notices posted on this
Site or through any other means available through the service, including text and
other forms of messaging. If we send any communications to you via the carrier service
with which you have a mobile communications subscription or otherwise have access,
you understand you will pay any service fees associated with any such access (including
text messaging charges to messages your mobile device). Please be aware that you
will always receive certain emails from Gotta Mentor related to the proper functioning
of your account. You may also receive email notices when another user in your network
sends you a request or other communication, however, you may change your email options
and account settings at any time. Gotta Mentor may send you promotional information
unless you have opted out of receiving such information.
Gotta Mentor will not use or share your personal information in a manner that differs
5. When your information may be disclosed:
Gotta Mentor takes the privacy of our users and members very seriously. We will
never disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have given
us your express permission. We will never rent or sell your personal information
to third parties for marketing purposes.
If you have elected to reveal your email address to other registered members, they
will have access to and be able to use your email address. Any individuals that
you connect to will have access to your full name and other personal information
as you permit.
We enable you to share your information and communicate with other registered members
and users (at your choice). You may designate certain individuals to have access
permission to certain content you create or store in your library and authorize
to be viewed by such individuals by clicking on one or more checkboxes. Your private
information can only be shared with another registered member if you have indicated
that such member should have access to such information. You may also indicate whether
non-registered members may have access to the information.
You may have the option to request, by, that we provide some of your information
to third parties, such as specific job search and hiring management partner entities.
We will only disclose those items you designate. The use of your personally identifiable
information by such third parties is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy
policies of those entities. As part of their terms, you should expect that these
third parties may use your personally identifiable information to send you emails
of recommended jobs and/or display your resume in a publicly searchable database.
If, at a later date you wish to opt-out or stop receiving emails or other messages
from such third parties, please contact the specific entities to opt-out because
their use of your personally identifiable information is subject to that entity’s
terms and conditions and privacy policies, and is not under our control.
In order to deliver our services, we may share information with third parties, such
as the credit card company we use, to process payments made by you.
Except as explicitly provided herein, none of the information collected by Gotta
Mentor as part of the mentor matching application is made accessible to the public,
other users of the Site or anyone not employed by Gotta Mentor directly. This information
is held strictly confidential and can be deleted at the user's request. Non-registered
users of Gotta Mentor are not allowed access to this information in any way. However,
by electing to participate in mentor matching you agree to share your public profile
information and communicate with other registered members who elect to participate
in mentor matching and who may meet the criteria set forth in your mentor matching
application, as determined by Gotta Mentor.
From time to time, we may disclose personal information when we believe such disclosure
is appropriate to comply with the law or a lawful request, to enforce or apply our
policies, to initiate, render, bill, or collect amounts owed to us, to protect our
rights or property, or to protect our users from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful
use of our Site or services, or if we reasonably believe that such disclosure is
legally required or necessary to protect others' rights or to prevent or mitigate
We reserve the right to use and disclose any non-personal information in any manner,
including information gleaned from cookies or other traffic data. We do not combine
personal information with any of the non-personal information gathered on this Site.
6. Public Forums:
Gotta Mentor permits users and members to post comments and participate in blogs
on the Site. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas
becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose
any personal information. Gotta Mentor reserves the right to edit, delete, remove
or not use any communication on a public area of the Site.
7. Your Rights, Our Obligations:
Gotta Mentor respects the privacy of your personal information. You may review,
enhance or edit your personal information, choose what information is made available
to certain registered members, users and third parties and choose the method by
which you receive further information from us by accessing your account on the Site.
If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for
further contact with you, we will respect your wishes (except to the extent we need
to communicate with you about closing or settling your account with us). You can
also choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may prevent you
from using certain features of the Site.
If you wish to opt-out of any continued communication (direct mail, telephone, fax
or e-mail communications), please click here http://www.gottamentor.com
to access your account settings. We will process an opt-out request as soon as reasonably
practicable. If you choose to opt-out of further communications, we will keep your
e-mail address, phone number, name and physical address on file for the purpose
of honoring your opt-out request.
8. Sales of Business:
In the event that Gotta Mentor is acquired, or substantially all of its assets are
acquired, customer information will be one of the transferred assets. We may disclose
and transfer customer information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial
portion of Gotta Mentor 's business, whether such acquisition is by merger, consolidation
or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.
In addition, if Gotta Mentor becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether
voluntary or involuntary, Gotta Mentor or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license
or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy
9. Third Party Links:
In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links
on our Site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies.
therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of
these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and
welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does
10. How your information is protected:
Gotta Mentor strictly protects the security of the personal information you provide.
We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice.
Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable
information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
Gotta Mentor may use firewalls, internal restrictions, password protection, physical
lock and key and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to
your personally identifiable information.
information we collect. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement
limitations of liability governing the use of our Site at http://www.gottamentor.com.
13. Contacting Us:
by phone at (646) 291-6735 or via email at: email@example.com.