The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a new regulation which replaces the Data Protection Regulation (Directive 95/46/EC). The Regulation aims to harmonise data protection legislation across EU member states which places emphasis on protecting privacy rights for individuals and providing a strict framework within which commercial organisations can legally operate.
Note that the UK Government intends for the GDPR to continue in UK law post Brexit and has also introduced a Data Protection Bill to replace the current Data Protection Act 1998 in due course. Accordingly, please note that any references to the Data Protection Act 1998 herein are to be interpreted as and superseded by the Data Protection Act 2018 as and when it comes in to force.
We ask that you please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensures the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy and with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data
A subscriber’s consent is a lawful basis for processing their personal data.
However, this is not an entire list of the legal basis in accordance with which your personal data may be processed.
By submitting your personal information via the website or subscribing to any email newsletter program, as explained in more detail below, you agree that you provide us with your freely given and valid consent to process your personal data.
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please confirm the same by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (2003 Regulations) as revised by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1208) (2011 Regulations).
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is not an exhaustive list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. We confirm that your details are not passed on to any third parties without your explicit consent.
This website may from time to time operate an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions will always be taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. In most cases, we will not charge for complying with the request. Please note that we can refuse or charge for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This is by no far a comprehensive list.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Transfer outside the EEA – Please note that IBE TSE Limited will not transfer your data outside of the EEA unless you have given your explicit consent for us to do. No personal information is otherwise stored outside of the EEA.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to).
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
The web operator is based at: uk.godaddy.com
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. The only personal information a cookie can obtain is information a user supplies him or herself. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies, however, enhance our website performance in a number of ways, including providing a secure way for us to verify your identity during your visit to our website and personalising your experience on our site, making it more convenient for you.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
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 what you would like your personal data to be processed for
· if you have previously agreed to IBE TSE using and or storing your personal information you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com.
Under the GDPR and IBE TSE policies and procedures you have the right to:
· Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
· Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
· Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
· Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
· Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
The Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your data is accurate and complete. For any of the above please write any of the individuals listed in our Contact section of the website. 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 below address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
IBE TSE 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.
Security and controlling your personal information
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. It is however unavoidable that the transmission of information via the internet contains a risk element. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission done is at your own risk.
Upon receiving your information, 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.
We take reasonable steps to keep the personal data we possess accurate and to delete incorrect or unnecessary personal data.
With respect to the processing of your Personal Data, you will always have the rights as provided by applicable local law. In addition, this Policy provides you the right to know what personal data we hold about you; to request incomplete, incorrect, unnecessary or outdated personal data deleted or updated as well as to object to us processing of your Personal Data on compelling legitimate grounds.
There may be certain categories of information prescribed by applicable local law that IBE TSE may lawfully withhold.
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 market information which we think you may find interesting if you provide opt-in consent for IBE TSE to do so.
Retention of your data
We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests and that you are happy for us to do so.
As such, will re-assess our ‘Legitimate Interests Needs Balancing Act’ annually. We will also engage in data routines to remove any data that we no longer have a legitimate business interest in storing.
We separate our data so that different types of data are kept for different time periods. Due to the nature of our business we will never store your personal data for a period of over 6 years without having meaningful contact with you during this time period.
If you have not received any meaningful contact from us in 6 years or more your personal information will be deleted from our systems.
“Meaningful contact” means, for example, any form of contact between us in relation to the Company assisting/providing recruitment services to you.
The criteria we use to determine whether we should retain your personal data includes:
We may archive part or all of your personal data or retain it on our financial systems only, deleting all or part of it from our main Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system.
We may pseudonymise parts of your data, particularly following a request for limiting or deletion of your data, to ensure that we do not re-enter your personal data on to our database, unless requested to do so.
For your information, Pseudonymised Data is created by taking identifying fields within a database and replacing them with artificial identifiers ie. pseudonyms.
If you think there is a problem with the way we are handling your personal data, you can raise a complaint. To do so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, such as The Information Commissioner's Office in the United Kingdom which is accessible via the ICO website directly.
This policy is revised at 24 May 2018 and effective from 25 May 2018.