GenevaJobLink Privacy Policy

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Geneva College′s Geneva Job Link is part of the NACElink web site, owned and operated by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

The Career Development Center at Geneva College is committed to ensuring the privacy of confidential information of our students and alumni, subject to provisions of state and federal law. All of our users′ information is considered confidential and its use is restricted to Geneva College Career Development .

All data collected for our job listing/resume database are stored on NACElink secure servers. Information collected is used to provide and tailor services to our customers. It is also used to compile aggregate reports for statistical purposes.

Information collected at this site will not be disclosed by the Career Development Office except for certain explicit circumstances required by law. In addition, Career Development will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

The system for providing the job listing/resume database uses "cookies" and may collect system information such as IP address and browser version. This system is provided by the Geneva College Career Development Center in partnership with a non-profit association - the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).


Employers use NACElink to post employment opportunities and search the central resume database directly on, through the Geneva College′s Career Development Center Geneva Job Link web site, Direct Employers Association's web site, or NACE's web site (NACEWeb) where there is a direct link to NACElink. Geneva College is a NACElink Custom School and uses NACElink to provide a web-based system for posting jobs & internships and maintaining a resume database for employers and job seekers.

Students/alumni use NACElink through their college/university career centers to post resumes and review job opportunities.

NACE's commitment to all users-schools, employers, students/alumni-is that NACE will maintain the confidentiality of all information collected on NACElink and will not sell, transmit, or disclose, in any fashion, this information to any other organization. NACElink is the host server, storing and maintaining the data. NACE also has a partner, DirectEmployers Association, which will provide backup hosting services to NACE's servers. NACE and DirectEmployers Association have access to the data in aggregate form only.

Geneva College′s Career Development Center and NACE will collect information from employers utilizing the site. This information includes contact information (such as phone numbers or e-mail addresses), unique identifiers (such as NACE membership, account numbers, or passwords to NACElink), financial information (such as a credit card numbers), and demographic information (such as location, type of organization, size of organization). The financial information collected will be used only to bill an organization for fees associated with multi-school listings or other NACElink services. Credit card information will be deleted as soon as the transaction is completed and will not be stored on NACE's or DirectEmployers' servers. Employers will need to re-enter that information each time a new financial transaction is conducted. NACE will receive and collect job postings (including job descriptions, employment qualifiers, and salary information) and interview schedules posted either directly through NACElink, the DirectEmployers Association web site, or Geneva College Career Development Center′s Geneva Job Link web site.

How will NACE, or the Geneva College′s Career staff, use the personally identifiable information collected?

  • To enable employers to access and use various tools, features, and functionality of the NACElink system, such as posting jobs & internships and using resume search engines. The appropriate staff will, to the best of their ability, verify that only bona fide employers are allowed access to Geneva Job Link.
  • To enable students/alumni to access various tools, features, and functions of the NACElink system, in particular, job posting, resume databases, and job-search agents.
  • To communicate with employers regarding use of NACElink, site changes, or information on possible events/activities associated with recruiting.

Student/Alumni Jobseekers

NACE receives and collects personal identifiable information about a student/alumni user, (name, contact information, demographic information, academic history, employment history, etc.) via NACElink after they register for services and upload resumes, cover letters, and other documents which contain personal information.

The Geneva College Career Development Center may access some of the job seeker's personal information to send e-mail using communication tools on the site, to publish resumes in the school's resume book(s), and to send resumes to employers on behalf of the students/alumni.

Employers that use NACElink directly through NACElink or through Geneva College′s Geneva Job Link will have access to users resume and the personal information contained therein for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring purposes. Employers will also have access to limited information from user′s profiles only if the profile matches an employer's search criteria. NACE and Geneva College′s Career Development Center are not responsible for what employers do with the personal information that is available or accessible on this site.

While NACE and Geneva College′s Career Development Center endeavor to restrict access to this database to eligible employers, NACE cannot guarantee that other parties will not, without consent, gain access to the database.

Technical Issues

Updating Account Information
NACElink allows users to change or correct personal information at any time. To do so, users simply login to their account, go to their profile and locate options for editing the information.

Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses and Aggregated User Data
NACE collects IP addresses from all users of the site, and collects and monitors other data and information about the activities of users on the site collectively. This data is used anonymously and in the aggregate.

Cookies, which are small text files recorded in a user's hard drive, are employed by thousands of sites to enhance users' web viewing experience. Cookies cannot damage user files, nor can they read information from a user's hard drive. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. Cookies allow sites to "remember" users across pages of a site and across multiple visits to a site. However, when users access NACElink, it will set a cookie while they are on the site. Once users log out of the site or close their browser window the cookies are deleted. Thus, NACElink will not be storing information as to the number of times that a user visited the site. It will be necessary for users to log in each time that they wish to access NACElink.

NACE takes precautions to protect the user's information. When users 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 user can access this information. All personally identifiable information collected by NACE is stored in limited-access servers. NACElink 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 control. This site uses firewalls to protect from loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under its control. Geneva College′s Career Development Center has associated itself with NACE and NACElink in order to provide improved services to Geneva students and alumni. Many of the provisions contained in this Statement are based upon representations made by NACE and NACElink. While Geneva College believes that NACE and NACElink provide a valuable service to the Geneva job seeking community, NACE and NACElink are not affiliated with Geneva College. Therefore, Geneva College cannot guarantee, nor does it otherwise accept responsibility for, any portion of this Statement that depends upon NACE's representations and its compliance with those representations.