This privacy policy sets out how Application Recruitment Limited and its sister company Talent Focus Limited (Trading name Talent Focus Executive Search and Talent Focus Consulting) uses and protects any information held by Talent Focus Limited and Application Recruitment.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and adopt a privacy by design approach.  Should we hold certain information, by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes in relation to our recruitment and talent management services.

We may change this policy, periodically, by updating this page.  You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.  This policy is effective from 25 May 2018 in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All staff must adhere to their respective company privacy policies (GDPR versions).

 

What we collect

We may collect and process the following information:

  • Name and occupation.
  • Contact details.
  • Other information relevant to your requirements such as employment information & career aspirations (including interview notes) or client recruitment / talent management consulting needs.

 

What we do with the information we hold

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. In particular, we hold your information for the following reasons:

  • Maintaining up to date records so that we can contact you regarding recruitment and talent management services.
  • Matching candidates with suitable vacancies with our clients.
  • Assessment and verification purposes such as occupational assessment, qualifications, references and criminal convictions.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so.  We will not share your personal data outside of the EU without ensuring that it is afforded the same level of protection as GDPR provides.

*If we have not had any contact with you for five years we will delete your data.

 

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to access, restrict the collection / use of your personal information or withdraw consent for processing at any time by emailing us at admin@talentfocus.co.uk.

You will not have to pay a fee to control your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures, with all data processors, to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.  We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.  Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.  You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. By using this site you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described.