GDPR, Data Protection and Privacy
This policy sets out how we will receive, store and use the information you provide and your rights relating to our handling of your data.
The Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation require us to do this in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.
Basis of Lawfulness:
In the first instance we may gain your contacts details from publicly available information or from referrals from our industry contacts.
Whether you apply for a position via a website, by email, letter or telephone or you are contacted by one of our team regarding an opportunity we will require your information in order to match and introduce you to potential employer. You are free to refuse and so give your information freely in order for us to consider you for roles. Therefore the basis of lawfulness is that it is in the legitimate interests of all parties for us to store, retain and process your information for us to provide the service you have requested.
Storage and retention:
Information is stored on a secure, password protected database and used over time to consider individuals for future career opportunities and maintain accurate career history.
As many people only consider changing jobs after several years we may retain your details for this period without any contact.
If you do not agree with this you have the right to request that your details are removed from our database at any time by clicking this link. This will be carried out within one week.
Please note that by removing your details from our database you may not be considered for further opportunities. If you do not request removal the retention period will restart after each contact.
We may contact you periodically to up date your information and highlight opportunities to you. You are entitled to request that your details are updated or corrected at any point by providing new information. This will be actioned within one week.
Processing / usage
Your information will only be used for the purposes of matching you to suitable vacancies and or potential opportunities. They will not be used for any other purposes.
Passing to third parties:
Information including but not limited to your skills, qualifications, experience, achievements and general location will be shared with potential employers so that they may consider your suitability for roles or opportunities they may have. Initially this will be done on an anonymous basis, i.e. your name, contact details and employer names will be omitted to preserve your anonymity.
Your name will be shared with the employer once they have agreed to meet with you.
Cookies and browsing information
Whenever you visit a page of this Site, certain information is automatically stored in a log file. This includes demographic data and browsing patterns, but does not include data which may identify an individual user. This information is only used for statistical purposes to help improve this site.
We may use “cookies” to identify you when you visit the Site. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer’s hard disk or on a website server. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. You are not obliged to accept a cookie that we send you, and you can in fact modify a browser so that it will not accept cookies.
However, this may affect your experience of using the site and may disable certain functionality. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.