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.
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.
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.
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.