Terms of Use

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When you access or use TalentABQ’s online and/or mobile services, web sites, and software provided on or in connection with the services or web sites (collectively, the “Website”), (a) you represent that you have read and understand the Cookies Policy and Privacy Policy and (b) you conclude a legally binding agreement (“Agreement”) based on the TalentABQ Terms of Service with TalentABQ.

Cookie Policy

By using or accessing the Website, you are consenting to TalentABQ’s use of Cookies as follows:

“Cookies” are text-only pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other web site-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Like most websites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience, for analytics and for marketing, but specifically we use Cookies on the Website for the following purposes:

Your Preferences: We use Cookies to store certain user preferences on our Website. For example, we may store the recent searches you have performed in a Cookie so that we can allow you to easily repeat those searches when you return to our Website.

Marketing: We may use Cookies from third-party partners such as Google for marketing purposes. These Cookies would allow us to display TalentABQ promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet.

Changes To Our Cookie Policy

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to change this cookie policy. We suggest that you check here periodically for any changes.

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 1, 2014

TalentABQ has created this Privacy Policy in order to disclose its use of personal data you give to TalentABQ when you access or use TalentABQ’s online and/or mobile services, web sites, and software provided on or in connection with the services or web sites (collectively, the “Website”). This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2014.

This Privacy Policy covers only data collected through the Website.

Information Collected and Utilized

When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, participate in a survey, post a resume/Workkeys score, upload content or otherwise actively send us data on our Website, we usually collect data including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, occupation, interests, and any other data included in a submitted profile or resume/Workkeys score.

As part of the standard operation of the Website, TalentABQ will automatically collect information from your computer or mobile device, including, but not limited to, your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the site, and if you are accessing our site with your mobile device, type of mobile device. In addition we may record actions taken on the Website including, but not limited to, date and times of use, clicks, page views, the amount of time you spend on each page, and search queries. TalentABQ will store this information on its equipment or the equipment of third parties that it has a relationship with for that purpose.

Uses of Information

When you submit information to TalentABQ, this information will be used for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy. TalentABQ uses this information and information generated when you use our Website, including but not limited to your resume/Workkeys score, searches, clicks, taps, web sites and web pages you visit through our mobile software (including third party web sites and web pages), job submissions, messages and postings to provide our services and features to you, to provide your information to employers that may be interested in contacting you, to provide employer information to you and to measure and improve those services and features, and to provide you with customer support.

Contact and Resume Information

When you give TalentABQ contact information (such as your name and email address), you agree that TalentABQ may utilize this information as set forth herein. You agree that TalentABQ may, as part of its services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a 3rd party, through your TalentABQ account or through other means made available through your contact information such as email, phone, or postal mail. If and to the extent permitted by applicable law, TalentABQ, or its designated third party partners, may also use your contact information to (i) send you job alerts; (ii) create an account; (iii) send you information about TalentABQ. TalentABQ may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor your experience on TalentABQ’s site, show you content that TalentABQ thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. Your personal information gets placed on the TalentABQ Website when you upload or edit a resume/Workkeys score.


TalentABQ offers any user the choice to utilize the TalentABQ website. If you create a resume on, upload your resume/Workkeys score through or otherwise use the TalentABQ website, you are specifically consenting to the use of any personal information you have provided to TalentABQ as set forth herein and in the Terms of Service.


The Website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under TalentABQ’s control. TalentABQ uses SSL encryption, access control policies, anti-virus programs and firewalls to protect information under our control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. In addition, please note that emails, messages sent via your web browser, and other similar means of communication with other users are not encrypted.


TalentABQ may create links to other web sites. When you click on links on TalentABQ you may leave our Website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites, and we encourage you to read their privacy statements.


TalentABQ may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If TalentABQ is going to use personally identifiable information collected through TalentABQ’s site in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection TalentABQ will notify users via email for 30 days prior to such use or by other means as required by law.


If there is a change of ownership or control in TalentABQ’s business (whether by merger, sale, or otherwise) or if there is an asset sale, the user information, including your personal information, could be disclosed as part of such a process and / or sold as part of that transaction and your personally identifying information potentially could be used by the purchaser. However, if that business materially changes this statement or the information-handling practices as described in this Privacy Policy, you will be notified by email and/or through a notice posted on the website, and you may opt-out of the use of your existing information in a new manner. This Privacy Policy inures to the benefit of any successors or assigns of TalentABQ or the assets of TalentABQ.

TalentABQ Terms of Service

Job Content

The jobs contained in TalentABQ’s search results, or linked from those results, are created by people over whom TalentABQ exercises no control. You acknowledge and understand that we have no control for the content of the job listings or other information posted therein. TalentABQ’s job search results are indexed in an automated manner and TalentABQ does not screen these jobs. We cannot confirm that users or employers are who they claim to be. TalentABQ assumes no responsibility, and disclaims all liability, for the content, accuracy, completeness, legality, reliability, or availability of any job listing, information, or web site that is either included in TalentABQ’s search results or linked to by the Website.

User Content

Some parts of the Website, such as job listings, may allow users to post text, information, images, audio, video, messages, and other materials, (any such materials a user submits, posts, displays, or otherwise makes available on the Website is referred to as “User Content”). Such functionality is designed to help users obtain career and company information, facilitate communication, discuss ways to make career decisions, and to let users know of job opportunities. This User Content is provided by outside contributors, many of whom use anonymous screen names. They may occasionally post User Content, including messages or statements that are misleading, deceptive, or downright wrong. TalentABQ does not endorse and is not responsible for any opinion, advice, information, or statement contained in the User Content made or displayed on the Website by third parties.

Users of the Website must not post User Content or information that is unlawful, fraudulent, discriminatory, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or that contains sexual, ethnic or racial or other discriminating slurs, or material which contains no relevant or constructive content, which goes beyond profanity into obscenity or abhorrence, or which is otherwise in violation of the law.

Although TalentABQ has no obligation to do so, TalentABQ may monitor messages posted on the Website and reserves the right to delete any User Content or portion thereof which violate the above rules, messages, topics that are unrelated to the specific portion of the Website on which they are posted, advertisements, recruiting or other commercial messages, and any other User Content that TalentABQ deems in its sole discretion is inappropriate. If you believe a message violates our policies, please contact TalentABQ immediately so that we can consider its editing or removal.

Rights to Use Materials

To the maximum extent permitted by law, if you post content or submit material to TalentABQ, including photographs, you grant TalentABQ a nonexclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable (except as described herein), fully paid, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple layers of sub-licensees) right and license to make, use, sell, sublicense, reproduce, distribute, perform, display, prepare derivative works from and otherwise exploit all such content and materials for any purpose without restriction. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content posted by you on or through the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, (ii) the posting and use of your content on or through the Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person or entity, and (iii) the posting of your content on the Website does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party.

Website Rules

You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Website by any means other than through the interface that is provided by TalentABQ, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with TalentABQ. You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Website (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Website). Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with TalentABQ, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Website for any purpose. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that TalentABQ has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under this Agreement and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which TalentABQ may suffer) of any such breach.

You agree you shall not transmit to TalentABQ or upload as part of the Website any Harmful Code or use or misappropriate the data on the Website for your own commercial gain.

Registration – Email Address Provision

Some areas of the Website require you to register or provide an email address. If you register, you agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration form (including your email address) and (b) be responsible for the confidentiality and use of your username and password and not transfer or resell your use of or access to the Website to any third party. TalentABQ is not responsible and disclaims all liability if your email is used improperly and falsely by a third party.

We reserve the right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to terminate users, reclaim usernames or URLs.

Change In Service and Terms

TalentABQ may modify or terminate the Website from time to time, for any reason, and without notice. TalentABQ reserves the right to modify this Agreement from time to time without notice so check back often to review this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The website, and all materials, information, user content, products and services included in the website are provided “as is,” with no warranties whatsoever, either express or implied. TalentABQ and its licensors expressly disclaim to the fullest extent permitted by law all express, implied, and statutory warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. TalentABQ and its licensors disclaim any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of the TalentABQ services. TalentABQ and its licensors disclaim, any warranties for any information or advice obtained through the website. TalentABQ and its licensors disclaim any warranties for services or goods received through or advertised on the website or received through any links provided by TalentABQ.

You understand and agree that you download or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of the website at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.

Additionally, the recommended estimated scores presented on this site are based on expert review of occupational information including WorkKeys job profiles and the publicly available O*Net occupation database. The recommended estimated scores are provided to help employers use WorkKeys as one aspect of evaluating candidates for hire and do not meet EEOC guidelines for requiring WorkKeys scores in the hiring process. Employers interested in requiring WorkKeys scores as part of their hiring may engage a WorkKeys specialist to conduct a formal job analysis that complies with EEOC content validity guidelines. The scores and/or other information provided should in no way be construed as providing a legal opinion concerning the usage of WorkKeys in an employer’s hiring process.

Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

This Agreement and any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement (“Dispute”) will be governed as to all matters, including, but not limited to the validity, construction and performance of this Agreement, by and under the laws of the State of New Mexico, United States of America.


This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by TalentABQ. This Agreement, together with any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with TalentABQ in connection with the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and TalentABQ concerning the Website. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.

By using the Website, you signify your assent to this Agreement and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations, copyright laws and other laws regarding intellectual property. The materials on the Website are provided with “Restricted Rights.” Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of TalentABQ’s proprietary rights in them.

Use of services by minors

The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Services.

If you have questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, please email: info@talentabq.org.