1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
2. Collecting personal information
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your name, business name (if you're a recuiter) and email address);
(c) information that you provide when completing a jobseeker account on our website (including your contact details, jobseeker profile, CV and photos);
(d) information that you provide when completing a recruiter account on our website (including your contact details, recruiter profile, job details and photos);
(e) information that you provide when completing a business account on our website (including your contact details, business profile, advert details and photos);
(f) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
(g) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use;
(h) information relating to any purchases you make of our services or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number and email address;
(i) information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (such as responding to a job posting, including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication);
(j) any other personal information that you choose to send to us;
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
3. Using your personal information
3.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) to create a profile for you based on information that you have provided to us;
(b) to give access to your profile and CV to recuiters, if you are a jobseeker;
(c) to give access to your job posting to jobseekers and site users in general, if you are a recruiter;
(d) administer our website and business;
(e) personalise our website for you;
(f) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(g) supply to you services purchased through our website;
(h) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(i) send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(j) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(k) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(l) send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(m) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(n) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(o) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(p) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service);
3.3 Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted using privacy settings on the website.
3.4 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
4. Disclosing personal information
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers
5.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America.
5.3 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. While we take measures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access or inappropriate use, we do not control these third parties and we are not responsible for their use of information you give to us. Accordingly, you should not post sensitive information, personality profiles, or any other information you would not want made public.
5.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Without prejudice to Section 6.2, we will usually delete personal data falling within the categories set out below at the date/time set out below:
(a) jobseeker profiles, including jobseeker documents and photos will be deleted after 2 years of account inactivity;
(b) recruiter profiles, including jobs postings and photos will be deleted after 2 years of account inactivity;
6.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
7. Security of your personal information
7.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on secure servers hosted in the cloud by Microsoft Azure. For information about the security of Microsoft Azure servers see Microsoft Azure Trust Center: Security
7.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our payment services providers, WorldPay and PayPal will be protected by encryption technology.
7.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website or when we require confirmation of your identity when performing a critical operation on the website such as account deletion).
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9. Your rights
9.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
9.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
9.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
10.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. Updating information
11.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
Part 2: Cookies
1. About cookies
1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
1.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
2. Our cookies
2.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
2.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) we use .AspNet.ApplicationCookie cookie to track users as they navigate the website;
(b) we use AnonUser cookie to track anonymous visitors as they navigate the website;
(c) we use Invitations cookie to remember invitations that have been sent to jobseekers by recruiters;
(d) we use Applications cookie to remember applications that have been sent to recruiters by jobseekers;
(e) we use SavedSearches cookie to remember job and jobseekers searches performed by jobseekers and recruiters respectively;
(f) we use SearchParams cookie to remember job and jobseeker search criteria performed by jobseekers and recruiters respectively;
3. Analytics cookies
3.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
3.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about our website use by means of cookies.
3.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: ga_, gat_, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv
3.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
5. Blocking cookies
5.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
(b) in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
5.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
5.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
6. Deleting cookies
6.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(b) in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
6.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Part 3: Our details
1. Data protection registration
1.1 We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office.
1.2 Our data protection registration number is Z7050885.
2. Our details
2.1 This website is owned and operated by Sunny Online Limited.
2.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 4510868, and our registered office is at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England.
2.3 Our principal place of business is at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England.
2.4 You can contact us by using our website contact form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 020 8144 1636.