SCR is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which your personal data will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how it will be treated by us.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) the data controller is SCR Thistles House, Church Road, Wormingford, Essex CO6 3AD
Information we may collect from
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes your CV and any other information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material or requesting further services.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- SCR may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This is data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:-
- to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
- to store information about your preferences and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests;
- to speed up your searches;
- to recognize you when you return to our site.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our web site.
Where we store your personal data
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, whilst we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent un-authorized access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- to ensure that content from our web site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
- to provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose to do so;
- to notify you about changes to our service.
Where you provide us with a copy of your CV we may re-format the information contained in it using our standard template before providing it to any potential employer. We will not, however, make any material changes to the information.
We may, in future, disclose your personal information to business divisions of the SCR Group. This means any subsidiaries, any ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries as defined in section 736 of the UK Company Act 1985.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets in which case we may disclose your personal data to the seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- if SCR or, substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will of course be one of the transferred assets;
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of SCR, our customers, or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We may from time to time use your data to carry out reference and security checks. Where potential employers require us to assist them in the carrying out of criminal record searches or police checks you agree that we have the right to use your data for this purpose.
We will provide your data to potential employers that have notified us of vacancies for which you may be qualified but only with your express permission. It is your responsibility to notify us of any employers to whom you do not wish to submit your details.
You have the right to request us not to disclose any of your personal data or information or to pass information to third parties. We will usually inform you before collecting your data, if we intend to disclose your information to any third party and you can exercise that right by contacting us at email@example.com
Access to information
These standards apply to any and all material (“contributions”) which you contribute to our site or to any interactive features associated with it. This includes without limitation any contribution that you make to:
- Chat rooms
- Bulletin boards
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
- Be accurate where they state facts
- Be genuinely held where they state opinions
- Comply with applicable law in any country from which they are posted (In any event you should remember that our site is aimed at UK users only)
Contributions must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory of any other person;
- Contain any material which is obscene or offensive;
- Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
- Be likely to deceive any person;
- Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
- Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- Be likely to disrupt our service in any way;
- Give the impression that they emanate from us where this is not the case;
- Advocate promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;