We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.
Who we are
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. For the purposes of data protection legislation, the controller of the personal information we collect is ProPursuit Ltd (“ProPursuit“) (company number 12269966), 59 Longship Way, Maldon, England, CM9 6UJ.
Our collection of your personal information
The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. Such information may include: your name, address, contact phone number, email address, the country you are located in, your education, work history and qualifications. If you upload your CV and a covering letter to our website, the personal information in these documents will also be collected.
We collect this personal information from you either directly, such as when your visit our website or when you register with our website, or from your browsing activity while on our website (please see “Cookies and similar technologies” below).
We may ask you for additional personal information, which shall be collected, stored and used in accordance with this privacy notice.
Why we need your personal information
We collect your personal information to enable us to provide you with our recruitment services. We will use your personal information to:
- set up your online profile;
- contact you about job opportunities;
- respond to your enquiries and communicate with you regarding your questions, comments, concerns or complaints;
- seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
- administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- notify you of changes to our services; and
- send you marketing communications related to job vacancies.
If you do not provide us with all of the personal information that we need to collect, then this may affect our ability provide you with our services.
We would like to provide you with information about job vacancies which are relevant to you. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by firstname.lastname@example.org
Where we process your personal information for marketing purposes, you have the right to object to us using your personal information at any time. If you wish to object to any of the above processing, please contact us on email@example.com
For more information on your rights in relation to marketing, see ‘Your rights’ below.
Other uses of your personal information
We may ask you if we can process your personal information for additional purposes. Where we do so, we will provide you with an additional privacy notice with information on how we will use your information for these additional purposes.
Our lawful basis for processing your personal information
When we use your personal information we are required to have a lawful basis for doing so. There are various different lawful bases upon which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why.
The lawful bases we may rely on include:
- consent: where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose;
- contract: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract;
- legal obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations); or
- legitimate interests: where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests).
Who we share your personal information with
Your personal data will be made available to employers who may contact you with information about any relevant job vacancies.
We may share your personal information with our professional advisors for the purposes of taking advice, including sharing details of any payments to our accountants who record and manage our accounts, and suppliers who provide us with services including our website provider and marketing provider.
We may transfer your personal information to a third party if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation. We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.
In the event that we do share personal information with external third parties, we will only share such personal information strictly required for the specific purposes and take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients shall only process the disclosed personal information in accordance with those purposes.
How we protect your personal information
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Your personal information is stored on our electronic filing system and our servers based in the UK and is not transferred outwith the EU.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
How long we keep your personal information
We will retain your personal information for one year or longer where we are required to do so for law or for legal claims. At your request, we will review and may delete any information that we no longer have a legitimate reason to retain.
You can exercise any of the following rights by contacting us on +44 1245 901 653 or email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your rights in relation to your personal information are:
you have a right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you by making a “subject access request”;
- if you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have a right to request that we correct or complete your personal information;
- you have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information for specific purposes;
- if you wish us to delete your personal information, you may request that we do so;
- you have a right to object to us processing the personal information that we hold about you in certain circumstances;
- you have a right to obtain and reuse the personal information that we hold about you for your own purposes in certain circumstances; and
- where we undertake any automated decision-making and profiling, you have certain rights in relation to such processing of your personal information.
Any requests received by ProPursuit will be considered under applicable data protection legislation. If you remain dissatisfied, you have a right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at www.ico.org.uk
Cookies and similar technologies
For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of a user’s internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.
- recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
- obtain information about your preferences and use of our website;
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, services and to help us better understand our users’ requirements; and
- target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests;
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org
Types of cookies
The cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories:
- Session cookies – these allow our website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards;
- Persistent cookies – these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache;
- Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate our website and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided;
- Functionality cookies – these cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language, last action and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites;
We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.
How to turn off cookies
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/
Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice was published on 27.11.19 and last updated on 27.11.19.
We may change this privacy notice from time to time, when we do we will inform you via notifications on our website.