Privacy policy

CVbrowser is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. We aim to provide a safe environment for those seeking jobs to interact with our clients for the purpose of finding new employment. We appreciate that many of our candidates are in employment and therefore do not want their employer to discover their details on our site so we have taken steps to prevent this.

The information we collect

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, including but not limited to:

Your computer’s IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, visit length, the pages you view, and website navigation;

Data relating to any transactions between you and us, on and in relation to this website;

Information that you provide to us when registering on the site;

Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services such as jobs my email and/or newsletters;

Any other information that you choose to share with us;

Cookies

cookie consists of a small packet of information sent by a web server to a web browser that can be stored by your browser. The information is shared with the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify the web browser for the purpose of tracking.

We may use both ‘session’ cookies and ‘persistent’ cookies on the website. Session cookies are used to identify you whilst you navigate the website and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies enable our website to recognise you when you return to our site and therefore remain on your computer until deleted or they expire.

We use Google Analytics and similar systematic software to analyse the use of this website. Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on user’s computers. This information is used to create reports about the number and use of the website by our visitors. Google stores this information and their specific privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Our payment services providers may also send you cookies.

You are able to block cookies being accepted by your browser by adjusting the settings in your particular software. Doing this however may have a negative effect on your user experience on this, and many other websites.

How we use your personal information

Your personal information may be required and used to:

i. Manage our website;

ii. Personalising your browsing experience whilst using our website;

iii. Facilitating your use of the services available on the website;

iv. Send you goods/services that you have purchased via the website;

v. Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you where applicable;

vi. Send you messages from clients that wish to engage with you about a job vacancy;

vii. Send you general (non-marketing) communications important to your continued use of this site;

viii. Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested such as jobs by email;

ix. Send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected external suppliers which we think may interest you;

x. Provide third parties with anonymous statistical information about our users. This information cannot be used to identify any individual user;

xi. Process enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and

xii. Other uses.

Where you provide personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and use that information in accordance with the permission you grant us.

We do not share your personal information to third parties for the purposes of direct marketing.

All our website financial transactions are processed via PayPal. You can view their privacy policy at www.paypal.com/privacy. We do share information with PayPal only to facilitate payment processing and/or dealing with complaints or queries relating to transactions on this site.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may have a legal obligation to disclose your personal information:

i. To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

ii. In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

iii. 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);

iv. To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

v. 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.

International data transfers

The information you provide may be stored, processed and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

The information we collect may be transferred to countries (including, but not limited to the United States, Pakistan, and India) which do not have the same data protection laws as those in Europe.

Also, please bear in mind that the information you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and therefore may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information as detailed in the 1998 Data Protection Act.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us may be encrypted.

However, data transmission over the internet can become compromised; therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password via email and only require it when you log into CVbrowser.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page regularly to ensure you agree with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy via email or on site notifications.

Your rights

It is your right to have access to the personal information we hold about you. We can provide this information to you subject to:

i. The payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00 sterling); and

ii. 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).

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may tell us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. 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.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of third party websites.

Updating information

It is your responsibility to provide and update when necessary the correct personal information which you share with us. To amend this information you will need to log into your account and correct as appropriate.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our management/use of your personal information, please email us at privacy@cvbrowser.

Data controller

The data controller responsible for the information collected on this website is CVbrowser Limited, Wyndmere House, Ashwell Road, Steeple Morden, Hertfordshire, SG8 0NZ. Data protection registration number Z9433606.