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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you, whether we are in the process of helping you find a job, continuing our relationship with you once we have found you a role, providing you with a service, receiving a service from you, or you are using our website.

Topics include:

  • The information we collect about you
  • How we use your information
  • Marketing
  • Access to your information
  • How long we keep your data
  • Keeping your data secure
  • Cookies & other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

When you get in touch, apply for a job vacancy, register for our help to find a new job or contact us to help you recruit new staff, we will collect information about you. Website usage information is also collected using online application forms and cookies.

Candidate Data: We only ask for details that will genuinely help us to help you, such as your name, contact details, educational attainments, employment history, eligibility to work in the UK and salary information (and, of course, you may choose to share other relevant information with us). Where appropriate and in accordance with local laws and requirements, we may also collect information related to your health, diversity information or details of any criminal convictions.

Client Data: If you are our customer, in the course of providing you with recruitment services, we will need to collect and use information about you, your business and individuals who are employed by your organisation.

Supplier Data: We need a small amount of information from each of our suppliers to ensure that we can contact all of the relevant people at your organisation and communicate with you. We may also need other information such as your bank details so that we can pay for the services you provide on time.

Website Data: We collect a limited amount of data from website users, which helps to improve your online experience and manage the services we provide. This includes information about how you use our website, the frequency you access it and the times that it is most popular.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We will only use personal data where we may need it for a legitimate purpose, for instance, to help you find a new job, to respond to queries, or to reference against financial information.

Candidate Data: The main reason for using the personal information you, or a referee, provide is to help you find employment or other work roles that might be suitable for you. The more data we have about you, the better our help can be. Where appropriate - and in accordance with local laws and requirements - we may also use your personal data to help with our marketing, profiling and diversity monitoring. We will seek your consent to undertake some of these activities.

Client Data: The main reason we use your information is to ensure that contractual agreements between us can run smoothly. This may involve identifying candidates who we think will be the right fit for you and so the more information we have, the more bespoke our service can become.

Supplier Data: The main reasons we use your personal data are to ensure that the contractual arrangements between us can be properly implemented so that the relationship can run smoothly, and comply with legal requirements.

Website Data: The main reason we use data from website users, which helps to improve your online experience and manage the services we provide. This includes information about how you use our website, the frequency you access it and the times that it is most popular.

MARKETING

Bryony Gibson Consulting will not share your information for marketing purposes with any other companies without your express permission.

From time to time we would like to send you information about job vacancies and services we offer which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing communications, you may opt-out at a later date.

If you choose to opt-in to receive marketing information, whether that’s our job vacancies, latest blog posts or anything else, we will communicate with you by a combination of email, post and telephone, depending on your opt-in preferences.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or sharing your information with others (however rare that is). If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email info@bryonygibson.com

We will only use the information we’re allowed to by law, in order to provide any services you have requested, because we have a legitimate business interest or where you agree to it. This may include the use of a third party email client, which will mean transferring your details to that platform, but if we do that, we will ensure the security of any data we transfer. At present we use MailChimp.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email (info@bryonygibson.com) or write to us at the following address:

Bryony Gibson Consulting
Clavering House,
Clavering Place,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 3NG.

You may ask us to correct or remove any information you think is inaccurate or irrelevant and you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.

If you wish to complain to the Information Commissioner’s office, their website can be found here: www.ico.gov.uk

HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR DATA

If we have not had meaningful contact with you (or, where appropriate, the company you are working for or with) for a period of two years, we will delete your personal data from our systems, unless we believe in good faith that we are legally required to preserve it (e.g. because of our obligations to tax authorities, any anticipated litigation or financial payments).

KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE

We will keep your personal information confidential and will not disclose it to any other third party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances below:

  1. Where we are compelled to disclose it by law or to comply with an instruction of a regulatory body of competent jurisdiction.
  2. To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.
  3. In the event that we sell any or all of our business.>/li>

COOKIES & OTHER WEBSITES

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on user activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Our website contains links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own Privacy Policies.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 24th May 2018.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Bryony Gibson Consulting respects your right to privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data and to being transparent about how and why we store it.

Please contact us at info@bryonygibson.com if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or the information we hold about you.

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