The Harvey Mudd College Office of Career Services and NACE are committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information provided by students, alumni, and employers as users of the Office of Career Services. Employers use NACElink Network to post employment opportunities and search the central resume database directly on NACElink.com, through the Harvey Mudd College Office of Career Services website or NACE’S website (NACEWeb), where there is a direct link to NACElink Network.
The Harvey Mudd College Office of Career Services uses NACElink Network to provide a web-based system for posting jobs, maintaining a résumé database, registering its job seekers and for the employers who recruit at Harvey Mudd College. Students/alumni use NACElink Network through their college/university career centers to post resumes and review job opportunities. NACE’s commitment to all participants – schools, employers, students/alumni – is to maintain the confidentiality of all information collected on NACElink Network and NACE will not sell, transmit, or disclose, in any fashion, this information to any other organization. NACElink Network is the host server, storing and maintaining the data. NACE also has a partner, Symplicity, which will provide backup hosting services to NACE’s servers and is as committed to privacy as NACE. NACE and Symplicity have access to the data in aggregate form.
Employers that use NACElink Network directly through NACElink or through HMC’s Office of Career Services will have access to participant’s resumes and the personal information contained therein for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring purposes. Employers will also have access to limited information from participant’s profiles only if the profile matches an employer’s search criteria. NACE and Harvey Mudd College are not responsible for what employers do with the personal information that is available or accessible on this site.
Students and Alumni
Personally identifiable information that is collected and stored on NACElink servers will be used to enable registered employers to access and use the various features of the NACElink Network system, such as posting jobs, scheduling interviews, and using resume search engines. Students/alumni will be able to access the various features of the NACElink Network system, i.e., job posting, résumé databases, and job-search agents. Communications with employers will be enhanced regarding use of NACElink Network, site changes, or information on possible events/activities associated with recruiting.
NACE receives and collects personal identifiable information about a student/alumni participant, (name, contact information, demographic information, academic history, employment history, etc.) via NACElink Network after the participant registers for services and uploads resumes, cover letters and other documents containing personal information. The Office of Career Services may access some of the job seeker’s personal information in order to send email using communication tools on the site, to publish resumes in the school’s resume books, and to send resumes to registered employers on behalf of the students/alumni. Please see "Jobseeker Tips" about privacy on the Internet in general and is provided the World Privacy Foundation.
While NACE endeavors to restrict access to this database to eligible employers, NACE cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without consent, gain access to the database. Harvey Mudd College and NACE will collect information from employers utilizing the site, such as contact information (phone numbers or email addresses), unique identifiers (NACE membership, account numbers, or passwords to NACElink Network), financial information (credit card numbers), and demographic information (location, type of organization, size of organization). The financial information collected will be used only to bill an organization for associated fees. Credit card information will be deleted as soon as the transaction is completed and will not be stored on NACE’s or Symplicity’s servers.
Opportunities posted on MUDDlink may or may not be reviewed before posting. Users are urged to review the opportunities on a case by case basis and use caution and common sense before applying to any opportunity. The Office of Career Services strongly advises students to not disclose social security numbers, credit card information or bank account numbers to unknown employers. The Office of Career Services cannot be held responsible and/or liable for any damages, real or imagined, past, present or future, from the information contained in or requested by the opportunities posted on MUDDlink. Neither NACE, NACElink/Symplicity, nor DirectEmployers reviews opportunities posted on MUDDlink or at NACElink.com. Site users are urged to validate job postings and use caution and common sense when applying.
Cookies, which are small text files recorded in a participant’s hard drive, are employed by thousands of sites to enhance participant’s web viewing experience. Cookies allow sites to “remember” participants across pages of a site and across multiple visits to a site. When participants access NACElink Network, it will set a cookie while they are onthe site. Once participants log out of the site or close their browser window the cookie is deleted. Thus, NACElink Network will not store information as to the number of times a participant visits the site. It will be necessary for participants to login each time they
access NACElink Network.
NACE takes precautions to protect the participant’s information. When participants submit sensitive information via the Web site, the information is protected both online and off-line. In addition, the job seeker and employer data is password protected, so only the participant can access this information. All personally identifiable information collected by NACE is stored in limited-access servers. NACElink Network uses firewalls and has technical, administrative, and physical security measures and safeguards in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under NACE’s
NACE and NACElink Network are not affiliated with Harvey Mudd College and there for, Harvey Mudd College cannot guarantee, nor does it otherwise accept responsibility for, any portion of this Statement that depends on NACE’s representations and its compliance with those representations.