Updated September 2, 2015
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The Data Protection Act 1998
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed fairly, and with due care and attention. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users.
Information We Collect
CandidatePoint may collect personally identifiable information when you register with CandidatePoint, when you use certain CandidatePoint services such as applying for a job or set up job alerts, and when you visit the CandidatePoint website.
a) When you register with CandidatePoint, set up a job alert, or use any other service provided by CandidatePoint, we may ask for personal information such as, but not limited to, your email address.
b) CandidatePoint gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the CandidatePoint site are most frequently visited. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the CandidatePoint website is used.
c) CandidatePoint automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Every computer on the internet has an IP address which is a unique number by which it can be identified.
d) CandidatePoint may set and access cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser's preference settings allow it. To protect your privacy, your browser will only permit a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept CandidatePoint’s cookies, some of our services may not be available to you.
How We Use Your Information
Personal data will be collected and processed by CandidatePoint for the following purposes:
a) To understand your needs and provide you with a better service on the CandidatePoint website.
b) CandidatePoint may contact you based on your interests such as job postings and career development opportunities.
c) CandidatePoint’s site may require you to provide CandidatePoint with contact information (such as your name and email address) and demographic information to send you job alerts.
d) CandidatePoint may use demographic and/or profile data, including but not limited to search history, to tailor your experience on CandidatePoint’s site, show you content that CandidatePoint thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences.
e) To administer the website.
g) CandidatePoint reserves the right to disclose any information as required by law, responding to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process.
Disclosure of Data to Third Parties
CandidatePoint may send personally identifiable information about you when:
a) We have your consent to share the information;
b) We need to share your information to provide the service you have requested;
c) We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of CandidatePoint to provide a product or service to you. Unless otherwise stated, these companies do not have the right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us and you;
d) We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process
Use of Data for Direct Marketing Purposes
We do not share contact information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your consent.
Online Behavioral Advertising
We partner with third-party advertising networks to display advertising on the CandidatePoint website. These ad network partners may utilize cookies to better provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. They do not collect and do not have access to any personally identifiable information. They may, however, anonymously track your Internet usage across other websites in their networks beyond our website.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on this website, please look for a 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 contacting at CandidatePoint at Suite 510, 77 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0HW or, by email at email@example.com, or via our contact form.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, at your expense, please contact Suite 510, 77 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0HW or, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via our contact form.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact CandidatePoint at Suite 510, 77 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0HW or, by email at email@example.com, or via our contact form. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
If you do not want to receive particular types of email messages from CandidatePoint, follow the unsubscribe instructions contained in the email message to notify us of our preferences, or click here.
CandidatePoint is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of your information, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Facebook Information Collection and Use
Through our use of Facebook products and services, including but not limited to Facebook Connect and Facebook Platform, we may receive personally identifiable information about you and your friends who are registered on Facebook (“Friend”). We may use this information to customize and improve the services that we provide to you. By visiting CandidatePoint, information that we receive from Facebook about you and your Friends may appear on our site. In addition, if a user visits our site and you are listed as a Friend of that user on Facebook, your information may also appear on our site. You can learn more here.
CandidatePoint’s site is not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. CandidatePoint is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities. CandidatePoint does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, nor does CandidatePoint target its services or site to children under the age of 13. We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 17 ask and receive permission from their parent or guardian prior to using CandidatePoint or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet.
CandidatePoint uses automated processes and third party aggregators to collect and present information that has been created by third parties, so we cannot verify the accuracy or legitimacy of all job postings displayed on our site. We strongly encourage you to exercise caution when providing information about yourself to others online, including when you apply for jobs found on CandidatePoint.
Never provide your social security number, credit card information, bank account details, or unnecessary personal information to a potential employer. Never participate in a financial transaction of any sort with a potential employer. Always be cautious of opportunities that sound too good to be true or require you to act as a financial intermediary, particularly for an overseas person.
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Updated March 14, 2016
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