Purpose of this privacy policy

Welcome to Talent Hunters privacy policy. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your data. This privacy policy explains how we process your data when you visit our website or use our services and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

You must read this privacy policy together with any other privacy policy or fair processing policy we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

Changes to the privacy policy and your duty to inform us of changes

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and may update this policy from time to time without notice. Suppose we materially change how we use or share personal data previously collected from you through the website and services. We will notify you through the website and services, email, or other communication.

The personal data we hold about you must be accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during your relationship with us.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share your data. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

The data we collect about you

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We may collect, use, store, and transfer different kinds of personal data about you, which we have grouped as follows:

Identity Data includes first name, last name, email address, address, date of birth, and telephone number.

Contact Data includes address, email address, and telephone number.

Engagement Data includes details about how you use our platform, jobs that you have seen, applied for, and/or are interviewing for, feedback about your progress concerning job applications, and messages that you send to and/or receive from recruiters on our platform.

Profile Data includes your username and password. Your interests, preferences, feedback, languages you speak, your education and work history (including details of roles, projects, and your salary (if you choose to provide it)), and your job search preferences.

Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products, and services.

Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from our third parties and us and your communication preferences.

We may also collect, use and share Aggregated Data, such as statistical or demographic data, for any purpose. Aggregated Data could be derived from your data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, suppose we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your data so it can directly or indirectly identify you. In that case, we treat the combined data as personal data, which will be used following this privacy policy.

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect personal data by law or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us, but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

How your data is collected

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact, Profile, Engagement, Marketing and Communications, and Special Categories of Data by entering data on our website or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email, or otherwise.

Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical and Usage Data. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy for further details.

Third parties or publicly available sources. We will receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources, including information sent to us by employers that use our platform and publicly available sources such as LinkedIn.

How we use your data

We will only use your data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your data in the following circumstances:

We need to perform the contract we are about to enter have entered into with you.

Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.

Where we have your consent, when processing Special Categories of Data or when the law requires us to seek your consent before sending marketing emails to you, you have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.

Purposes for which we will use your data

Below, we have described the ways we may use your data and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.

Note that we may process your data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we rely on to process your data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.