Privacy

Privacy policy statement

1.Privacy Policy

We are committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the site. Under the Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we must comply with certain regulations which are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.

2. Collection of data         

We collect personal data about you to help you in the recruitment process. This data consists of information such as your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the site, plus your nationality which we are required to collect by law. We also collect information in the aggregate to provide us with a better understanding of the users of our website as a group, but which does not contain personally identifiable information.

3. Processing of personal data   

We process this personal data as necessary to aid the recruitment process. We may also use data collected in the aggregate to help us to understand our users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service.

4. Collection and processing of sensitive personal  data            

We collect and process sensitive personal data only so far as is necessary to ensure we conform with legal requirements, for example under the equality of opportunity laws. By using this website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process.

5. Safeguarding of data

The security of your data is extremely important to us. Access to your personal data is only provided to our staff and third parties who help us to process data and, in order to help with the recruitment process, to prospective employers or clients.

6. Notification of Policy changes   

Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the website or through e-mail notification.

7. Removal of your name from the database   

If you wish to remove your name from our database, please let us know and we will remove your information from our database as soon as possible.

TERMINOLOGY USED ABOVE

“Aggregate” – this is when all data is collected and processed as a total to enable us to look at such information as demographic and geographic trends, so that we can try to produce a better service in the future.

“Data” – information which is being processed by equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system or forms part of an accessible record.

“Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998” – these are the Acts of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law.

“Personal data” – data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from those data, or from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into our possession.

“Privacy policy” – this is a statement by us which explains the ways that we try to protect our users’ privacy.

“Recruitment process” – the process of gaining employment and advertising for and recruiting new staff and the ongoing administrative process involved once a user has gained employment or recruited new staff.

“Sensitive personal data” – personal data consisting of information as to the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, the commission or alleged commission of any offence or any proceedings related to any offence.

“Users” – people who use our website and register their details with us for the purposes of recruitment, either to gain employment or for the purposes of advertising and recruiting new staff.