Progress Recruitment are dedicated to offering and unrivalled service to job seekers and as such committed to adhering to the latest GDPR (Data) legislation.
As such you can view our data policy below.
What type of data is collected?
You can expect your basic data to include:
· Your full name
· Your email
· Your phone number
· Your job title
You can expect more in-depth data about you to include:
· Your CV
· Your employment history
· Your home address
· Details provided by you via telephone or email that are deemed relevant to the job search process
· Right to work documentation such as a passport or visa
What is the purpose of collecting my data?
We will use your data to match you to new roles and will only forward your data to clients with your consent. We may also contact you via phone or email about relevant job opportunities based on the information provided by you. We may use your data for marketing activity on an ‘opt-in’ basis only where you can unsubscribe at any time.
Will any of my data be given to third parties?
We do not share your data with any third parties for marketing purposes or third-party business use what-so-ever. We will only share relevant data with our clients upon your consent only. We will store your data using business technology suppliers who adhere to an explicit GDPR policy in line with our high standards.
How long will you keep my data?
We will keep your data on file for as long as is necessary and for the purpose it was intended for. Marketing material which you sign up for, will be submitted from a platform with an unsubscribe service. Your CV details will be kept on file for as long as deemed necessary to contact you about relevant career opportunities.
You have the right to be forgotten and your data removed from our system at any time. You can submit a request to have your data removed via our ‘Contact Us’ page.
Will my personal data be secure?
Keeping your data secure is at the core of our business values. Your personal data is kept on a central and secure CRM system. We have taken strict IT and technological measures to ensure that your data is protected including robust anti-virus and hacking protection, storage systems that require verification processes, and encryptions on remote devices.
Where can I file a request to access, rectify or remove my data?
You can request all the above actions concerning your data and the GDPR via the contact form on our ‘Contact Us’ page on our website.
What’s a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Cookies are either:
– Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
– Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.
Cookies can also be categorised as follows:
– Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.