Privacy and cookie policy. We are committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the site. Why we have a privacy policy is explained here...

Why do we have a privacy policy?

 

IT Thread Recruitment is committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the site. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we must comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention. IT Thread Ltd will collect the personal details that you provide to us on our website for the purposes of providing you with services and/or information. In providing such services and/or information to you, we will only use your data in accordance with the terms of the following statement. This statement is set out below:
(i) How personally identifiable information of yours is collected from you through the website.
(ii) How the information is used by us.
(iii) With whom the information may be shared and for what purpose(s)
(iv) What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?
(v) The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information collected through our website
(vi) How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information interruptions and Omissions in Service
 

What sort of data do we collect?

IT Thread collects personal data about you to help in the recruitment process. This data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the site, plus details of your eligibility to work. We also collect information in the aggregate to provide us with a better understanding of the users of our website as a group, but which does not contain personally identifiable information.

Why do we process this personal data?

We process this personal data as necessary to aid the recruitment process. We may also use data collected in the aggregate to help us to understand our users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service.
 

Why do we collect and process sensitive personal data?

We collect and process sensitive personal data only so far as is necessary to ensure we conform to legal requirements, for example under equal opportunity laws. By using this website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process.

Do we pass data to third parties?

We may pass data to third parties that help us to process data and to prospective or intended employers or customers for the purpose of recruitment. We may also share aggregate information with selected third parties but we do not disclose individual names or any identifying information.

How is this data safeguarded?

The security of your data is extremely important to us. Access to your personal data is only provided to our staff and third parties who help us to process data and, in order to help with the recruitment process, to prospective employers.

How do we let you know if our policy changes?

Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the website or through e-mail notification.

What are 'cookies' and why do we use them?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.

How do we use cookies?

Where you consent to this, we use cookies on this website. For details on how to disable these cookies where you do not consent to them, see How can you refuse cookies? We have classified the cookies we use and the purposes we use them for below, according to the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories.
(i) Strictly Necessary
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (like shopping, baskets etc) cannot be provided. These cookies are not used to advertise any products or services to you.
(ii) Performance
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect personal information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. The information collected is only used to improve how our website works. These cookies are not used to advertise any products or services to you.
(iii) Functional
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced and more personal features. They can also be used to remember changes you have made to parts of our website that you can customise. The information these cookies collect is anonymised and cannot track your activity on other websites. These cookies are not used to advertise any products or services to you.


How can you refuse cookies?

Your browser can be adjusted to refuse cookies being set on your device or to be notified prior to such cookies being set. How this is done depends on what type of browser you use. Details of how to manage cookies are available (depending on your type of browser) at www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org. According to your browser, there are instructions regarding how to delete cookies or manage them being set on your device. If the browser you use is not listed, click on the Help bar on your browser and search for information on cookies. You will find an explanation on how to delete or manage cookies. Follow the relevant instructions.
Please note that if you refuse to consent to cookies being placed on your account, certain parts of this website may not be available to you.

Where can I find out more information about cookies?

Information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
The Internet Advertising Bureau provides a guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy which can be accessed at www.youronlinechoices.eu.
The International Chamber of Commerce UK cookie guide can be found on their website at www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics cookies are used on almost every site on the web these days because they provide very useful information on how visitors use individual web sites. We use Google Analytics to help us improve the site and they provide us with anonymous information on how visitors arrive at our site, where they have reached us from and which pages they viewed, when and for how long.
How do you remove your name from the database?
IT Thread Recruitment is obliged to hold your data for 12 months after it was last used. After 12 months of non-usage we will contact you and ask you if you want to keep your details on our database. If you do not indicate by contacting us on enquiries@itthread.com that you wish your details to be retained on our database, we will archive your account. You may also request for your account to be closed at any time which will be confirmed by IT Thread Recruitment within 48 hours of your request.
How do you unsubscribe from future mailings?
If you have a ITThread.com jobseeker account, you can stop receiving emails by contacting us on enquiries@itthread.com.

Registered Office

IT Thread Limited
14 Eve Road
Woking
Surrey, GU21 5JT
Company Registration No. 6785930. Registered in England and Wales.