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Privacy Policy

H2O Recruitment & Training Services Ltd

Website Privacy Policy

H2O Recruitment & Training Services Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits www.h2orecruitmentservices.co.uk (Our Site) and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.

This Policy applies to Our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account” – means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
“Cookie” – means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 11, below;
“Our Site” – means this website, www.h2orecruitmentservices.co.uk;
“UK and EU Cookie Law” – means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and
“We/Us/Our” – means H2O Recruitment & Training Services Ltd, a limited company registered in England under 08172688 whose registered address is 11 St Mary’s Gate, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DQ.

2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site, www.h2orecruitmetservices.co.uk, is owned and operated by Us.

3. Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether We provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4. What Data Do We Collect?
Some data will be collected automatically by Our website, other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it, for example, when submitting a contact form. Depending upon your use of Our Site, we may collect some or all of the following data
4.1 name;
4.2 email address;
4.3 phone number;
4.4 any personal information and data submitted by you when contacting Us, e.g. Curriculum vitae.

5. How Do We Use Your Data?
5.1 All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see section 6, below.
5.2 We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:
5.2.1 Supplying Our services to you;
5.2.2 Personalising and tailoring our services for you;
5.2.3 Responding to communications from you;
5.2.4 Supplying you with email, Newsletters, Alerts regarding available positions and other communications; (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking here);
5.2.5 Market research;
5.2.6 To send your information to clients in order to apply for jobs or assess your eligibility for vacancies;
5.2.7 To enable you to submit your CV, apply for jobs or to subscribe to alerts about vacancies that might be of interest to you;
5.2.8 From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests;
5.2.9 To third parties as our clients may request references, qualifications and criminal reference checking services, verification of the details you have provided;
5.2.10 From time to time we may seek consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above.

5.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and/or telephone and/or text message and/or post with information, news and offers on Our services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.

6. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
6.1 We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
6.2 Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).
6.3 Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
6.4 Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.

7. Do We Share Your Data?
7.1 We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
7.2 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
7.3 In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.

8. How Can You Control Your Data?
8.1 When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details.
8.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

9. Your Right to Withhold Information
9.1 You may access Our Site without providing any data at all.
9.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies.

10. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee. Please contact Us for more details at hayley@h2orecruitmentservices.co.uk or using the contact details below in section 12.

11. Cookies
11.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our services
11.2 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
11.3 Before certain Cookies are placed on your computer or device, subject to section 11.4, you will be shown a message bar at the bottom of your browser window requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
11.4 Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below in section 11.6, but please be aware that Our Site may not work as intended if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
11.5 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
11.6 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
11.7 It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

12. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at hayley@h2orecruitmentservices.co.uk by telephone on 01629 826646, or by post at 11 St Mary’s Gate, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DQ. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 10, above).

13. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.