SeekOut - Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 9/7/2017

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by ZipStorm Inc. (“Company”, “we,” or “us”). This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use SeekOut, including the websites, applications and online services provided by us in connection with SeekOut, (collectively, the “Services”)or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by sending you a notification).

For details regarding any choices we offer in connection with our information practices, please see “Your Choices” below. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us through SeekOut or otherwise. For example, we collect information when you create a SeekOut account, setup your profile, search the SeekOut directory, send a message, purchase “Attention Units,” request customer support or otherwise provide information to us or through SeekOut. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, city and state, phone number, payment method information, resume information, demographic and biographical information, and any other information you choose to provide.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services

When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:

•    Log Information: We collect log information in connection with your use of the Services, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our websites.

•    Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information.

•    Location Information: We may collect information about your location through various technologies, including by deriving approximate location from IP address and by collecting more precise location via our mobile apps.

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources. For example, SeekOut makes it simple for you to sign-up with social media services like Facebook and Twitter. If you create or log into your account through a social media service, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, with your approval in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media service.

Use of Information

We may combine the information we collect about you and use this information for various purposes, including to:

    •    Provide, maintain and improve our Services and develop new products and services;

    •    Provide and deliver the services you request;

    •    Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, confirmations and invoices, and other support and administrative messages;

    •    Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;

    •    Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards and information we think will be of interest to you;   

    •    Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;   

    •    Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of Company and others; and   

    •    Personalize and improve the Services and provide content or features that match your profile or interests.

Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

    •    With service providers that carry out work on our behalf;

    •    When you sign up for and participate in the interactive areas of our Services, certain information about you may be displayed publicly via SeekOut (or, with a private message, just to the intended recipient), such as your username, photos, biographical information, messaging preferences, and information about your activity on the Services;

    •    In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process;

    •    If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Company or others;

    •    In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company;

    •    Between and among Company and our current and future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and other companies under common control and ownership; and

    •    With your consent or at your direction.

We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

Social Sharing Features

The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may use third parties, such as Google, to provide analytics services for our websites and online services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites and online services, including your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages or in apps, and links clicked. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track use of SeekOut, determine the popularity of certain features on SeekOut, and better understand your online activity. In particular, these analytics services help us to make SeekOut an even better messaging and career exploration platform.


Company takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Your Choices

Account Information
You may update your account information by logging into your online account. If you wish to delete account information, you may log into your account to delete this information, but note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our websites.

Promotional Communications
You may opt out of receiving promotional messages from Company by following the instructions in those messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.