Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the collection and use of user data from those portions of the website that are available to the public without a login ID or password (the "Public Site") and those portions that we restrict to users with a login ID and password (the "Restricted Site"). The Public Site and the Restricted Site are, collectively, called the "Web Site." Except where specified otherwise, the provisions in this Privacy Policy apply to the Web Site as a whole.

If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should first contact the Operations Department at or by postal mail at 1010 Lake Street, Suite 611, Oak Park, IL 60301.


Internet Employment Linkage Inc., publisher of, has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to keeping personal information private. Our data collection policies allow you to choose how much information you provide us and how we use the information you have shared. It is our intent to use this information to help further your success in seeking or filling a position in the field of higher education through the use of our Web Site.


  1. Anonymous Information. You can always browse the Public Site and search for posted positions without providing any personal information to We gather general information about the number of users browsing the Web Site, the number of users who view certain posted positions, and how users navigate through our Web Site. This information is collected anonymously and only in the aggregate. We use this information to provide aggregated statistical feedback to the institutions posting positions on our Web Site, to publicize our Web Site and to further develop our Web Site to maximize the benefits realized by our users.
  2. Personally Identifiable Information. collects personally identifiable information when you register for a personal account to create a Resume Profile and when you elect to receive information from us through Insider Update or other similar "opt-in" services we may provide. "Opt-in" services are only offered when the user purposefully checks a box or another method of indicating their specific intention of being included for the service so provided. When you create a user ID and password, we collect your name, e-mail address, state and country of residence, academic/administrative focus, years in higher education and years of work experience. We may also request other information such as your zip code, career level, highest degree earned, salary level and professional affiliations. Any information you provide to when registering for a personal account is maintained and accessible only by WE DO NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE SHARE ANY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH ANY THIRD PARTY OTHER THAN IS OUTLINED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.
  3. Resume Center. If you register for a personal account, you will have the option of posting a form of your resume on the Restricted Site. We request certain personal information in order for you to post your resume, such as your name and address, e-mail address and experience working in higher education.
  4. Other Technical Information/Cookies. We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Web Site. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web Site. In addition to information provided by your browser, we use "cookies" for remembering your preferences, maintaining information about whether you are currently logged into our systems, and tracking click streams. Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster service, consistent, updated results, and a more personalized site experience. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. In the event you refuse cookies, however, you may not be able to take advantage of benefits offered by our Web Site.
  5. Job Postings. Persons, whether as individuals or as employees of a business who use the Employer Section or the Single Posting Pages of the Web Site may be asked for their business email addresses, business address and phone, billing information, and a password. Although there is no cost to Job Seekers for using the services on the Web Site, Job Posters will be charged a fee for requested services. We use data collected from Job Posters to provide requested services.
  6. Payments By Credit Card. We use outside company products, Verisign PayFlow Pro ( Oracle Small Business (, to verify credit card data so we can bill and account for products sold to Job Posters. This company does not retain, share, store or use credit card data for any other purposes.


Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we do not disclose information about your individual visits to our site, or personal information that you provide, such as your name, e-mail address, faculty area, or professional associations to any outside parties, except when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, or (ii) protect the rights, property or safety of, our users, or others.


This Web Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information contained on our Web Site. During the subscription or registration process, you will have the option to provide a password for your account. We authenticate your access to our Web Site through your use of your user ID and password, and protect your information with firewall protections. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary. Particularly sensitive information, such as a college or university's credit card number collected for a commerce transaction, is encrypted prior to transmission using a Blowfish Encryption Algorithm and purged upon receipt. See for more information on the protections provided by this encryption. Please be advised that you are ultimately responsible for the security of your user ID and password. Please take care to store your user ID separately from your account password, or better yet, choose a password that you do not need to write down at all.


We do not specifically collect information about children, nor do we authorize use of this Web Site by children.


If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about’s Privacy Policy, please feel free to email us at

IEL: 10/19/2006