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e-mail that is used to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the Web site or sending the e-mail.
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your computer in a cookie that it places on your computer. We do this in order to present you with job
recommendations based on your interests as expressed previously through your searches. Lastly, CareerBuilder
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non-personal information about details of our users’ visits to the Sites (including IP addresses) and the
resources they access on the Sites. These third party web analytics services provide us with reports based on
this information in order to help us understand how visitors engage with the Sites.
We use third-party advertising companies who may place or access cookies on your computer hard drive to
distinguish your web browser uniquely and to keep track of information relating to serving ads on your web
browser, such as the type of ads shown and the webs pages on which the ads appeared. These companies may use
information about your visits to our Sites and to other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and
services of interest to you on our Sites or on other, third party, sites. We also may give third party
advertisers the ability to tailor their advertisements on our Sites using demographic and preference information
we provide to them in aggregate form. This information does not identify you individually.
These companies operate under their own privacy policies and CareerBuilder encourages you to be aware of the
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contained in the cookies that are set on your computer by third party advertisers.
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identifiable information about an individual’s online activities over time and across third-party Web sites or
online services, you may opt-out of such collection by clicking the Ad Choices icon located within the ad, by
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