Privacy Policy

At www.careersbadger.org, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. We are interested in helping you on your career journey and want you to be confident that the information you provide us when using www.careersbadger.org is safe and secure. In this Privacy Policy we will explain how we use it in order to give you the information that we provide.

 

Additionally, we’ll also tell you how and why we collect your personal info, your rights and choices when it comes to these details. Furthermore, we will tell you the step that we take to keep it secure and confidential.

 

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • The personal information we collect;

  • why and how we collect and use your personal information;

  • why we process your personal information;

  • the rights and choices you have relating to your personal information;

  • why we use cookies;

  • the steps we take to ensure your information is made secure and confidential;

  • the duration that we hold your information for; and

  • how to get in touch with us

 

Definitions:

 

Personal information/data: Our definition of personal data is based on the privacy laws and regulations of the EU, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These are widely regarded as the strongest privacy protections in the world. We consider any information about you or your behaviour that can be traced back to you as personal data.

 

Usage Data: Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of www.careersbadger.org or from the website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

 

Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (such as but not limited to computer or mobile device).

 

Personal information we collect

-When you register for the Careersbadger Email you must provide us with your email address.

-When you visit www.careersbadger.org and in any emails we send to you we may use cookies and other tracking technology to collect information about your online browsing behaviour and any devices you have used to access www.careersbadger.org (including your IP address, the content you clicked on or when you opened our emails, your browser type and mobile device identifiers). 

 

How we collect and use your personal information
 

The Careersbadger email:
We collect your email address when you register to receive the Careersbadger email. We use this to send you the Careersbadger email. This is usually monthly, but on occasion we may send a special edition when we have something really important to share with you and it doesn’t happen very often.
 

Contacting you:
We collect and may use your personal information to:
 

-Contact you in response to the communications that you have directed at us. We want to be able to help you so we use your personal data to provide clarification or assistance in response to your communications

-invite you to take part in polls and other market research activities carried out by us and by other organisations on our behalf. Any feedback you provide will only be used to improve www.careersbadger.org and content and will not be published.

-Award you a prize if you have won a competition we’re running.

 

Internal reporting, insight and analysis:
We may use the personal information referred to in this section to generate aggregated, anonymised data for the purposes of internal reporting, insight and analysis, enabling us to improve and personalise www.careersbadger.org. As part of this we also use Google Analytics. See our Cookie Policy for further information. Where necessary this exercise may be carried out on our behalf by a third party – please see Section 8 below.

 

If you're providing us with another person's personal information you should first ask them to read this Privacy Policy and our Terms. By giving us personal information about another person you are confirming that they have given you consent to provide the personal information to us and that they understand how their details will be used.

 

We will periodically review your personal information to ensure that we do not keep it for longer than is permitted by law.

 
Why we collect such personal information
 

We will only collect and use your personal information in accordance with data protection laws. Our grounds for processing your personal information are as follows:

-Consent: Where necessary we will only collect and process your personal information if you have consented for us to do so. 

-Legitimate Interests: We may use and process some of your personal information where we have sensible and legitimate business grounds for doing so. Under European privacy laws there is a concept of "legitimate interests" as a justification for processing your personal information. Our legitimate interests for processing your personal information are:

 

  • to enable you to access and use www.careersbadger.org;

  • to communicate with you about your use of Careersbadger. For example, sending you a confirmation email upon your registration for the Careersbadger email and the Careersbadger email itself.

  • to improve www.careersbadger.org. We may use your personal information to undertake demographic segmentation and generate profiling information to help us understand what you might be interested in and for market research. We are always working to make www.careersbadger.org better for you and using your personal information in this way helps us to achieve this.

 

You have a right to object to our use of your personal information for these legitimate interests, including a right to object to profiling by us

 

Use of children’s personal information

www.careersbadger.org is intended for people over the age of 16. If you are aged under 16 you must get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to us.

 

Disclosure of your personal information to other organisations

The personal information that we collect when you use www.careersbadger.org is confidential. We may disclose your personal information to a third party in the following circumstances:
- If required or permitted to do so by law
- If necessary in connection with legal proceedings or potential legal proceedings;
- If ownership of all or part of www.careersbadger.org is transferred, in which case any purchaser would only be entitled to use that information in a way consistent with this Privacy Policy.

How you can change permissions

Your privacy is of huge importance to us. All emails or other forms of communication directly from us to you will include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe. Plus, if you don't want to be contacted by us anymore you can email info@careersbadger.org

 

Your information and responsibilities

You have certain rights in relation to the personal information we hold on you:

What are your data protection rights?

www.careersbadger.org would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

-The right to access: You have the right to request Our Company for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

-The right to rectification: You have the right to request that www.careersbadger.org correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request www.careersbadger.org to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

-The right to erasure: You have the right to request that www.careersbadger.org erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

-The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that www.careersbadger.org restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

-The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to www.careersbadger.org processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

-The right to data portability: You have the right to request that www.careersbadger.org transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info@careersbadger.com
 

If you're not satisfied with the way any complaint you make in relation to your personal information is handled by us then you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection regulator. In the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office.

 

More information on these rights and when they apply is available here:

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/

 

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

www.careersbadger.org uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?
There are a number of different types of cookies, however, www.careersbadger.org uses:

Functionality – www.careersbadger.org uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

Advertising - Our Company uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies:
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

 
Keeping your personal information secure
 

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us so we store and process your personal information in accordance with the high standards required under data protection legislation. 

We do our best to keep the information you disclose to us secure. However, we can't guarantee its security. By using www.careersbadger.org you accept the inherent risks of providing information online and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security.

How long do we keep your personal information

Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your personal information on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or until you request it is deleted. Generally, you can expect us to keep your personal information while you use www.careersbadger.org or regularly open the Careersbadger email. Even if you delete, or ask us to delete your personal information it may persist on back-up or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

 

Privacy Policies of other websites

www.careersbadger.org contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

 

How to contact us

If you have any queries relating to our use of your personal information or any other related data protection questions, please contact us at info@careersbadger.org

 

Changes

This policy is effective from 23rd July 2020. We may, from time to time, make changes to this Privacy Policy to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or Site enhancements. We will let you know what these changes are by posting them to this page. Where the changes are significant, we may also choose to email you with the new details and get your consent to make these changes where required by law. It is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of changes posted on this page, by checking for any changes on a regular basis. Changes posted on this page will become effective as soon as they are posted.

Contact

For any enquiries please send an email to info@careersbadger.org 

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