We take privacy very seriously. If you provide us with your personal information, we will not pass your details on to anyone else except with your prior permission, or if we’re required to by law.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 January 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Your occupation
- Contact information (including email address, phone numbers and social media profiles)
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to website forms or surveys
What we do with the information
We require this information to understand your needs for the purpose of conducting future business with you and for our marketing activities, such as writing to you with details of our services, to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our services
- We may periodically send promotional and marketing email which we think you may find interesting using the contact details you have provided to us
- From time to time, we may also use information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use this information to customize the website according to your interests.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Data protection laws require us to provide you with information and to obtain your consent before processing sensitive data (explained below) relating to you or transferring your data to some countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). Before submitting an application through our online recruitment system you are required to read and agree to the terms of our applicant data processing consent form. Information and opinions relating to you provided by you and by others may be added to your entry on the database and your file in the course of the recruitment process.
This may include your CV, application form, online tests and assessment and interview materials. Information you provide to us may be shared with selected third parties for the purposes of assessing your application only. In particular, you should note that your application will be subject to verification. This will involve the following: your references will be taken up and any qualification which is indicated on your application may be verified by contacting the appropriate body.
The information about you held in the database will be used for the purpose of determining your suitability for employment with us. It may also be held for statistical analysis. It may be used for the purposes of: compliance with any legal obligation to which the firm is subject; to maintain the security of the firm and its personnel; the prevention and detection of crime or fraud; and compliance with any request from regulatory authorities or other relevant public authorities or agencies.
If your application for employment is unsuccessful then the information may be held by us in case of any query and for record-keeping purposes.
If your application for employment is successful your details will be subject to further processing by us and you will receive further information about such processing as appropriate. Except as indicated above, your details will be accessible only by our authorised personnel and will not be disclosed to any third party.
Your details may be held on our database for six years. If you need to tell us that you have moved house or that your telephone number has changed then please send the new details to our HR Department.
Please note that sensitive data includes any of the following types of information: racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life; criminal offences; or criminal proceedings or convictions.
We comply with the stringent safeguards to protect your personal data required by law. If you would like any further details about your rights (which include rights of access to data – subject to exemptions) then please write to the firm’s HR Department.