Barnsley: 01226 249 590

Leeds: 01943 513 913

Manchester: 0161 327 2074

London: 01280 770 035

Facebook follow halo on twitter linkedin profile

Privacy policy

REC Member

This statement was last updated on 2 December 2009.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information obtained from you during your visits to this website, this privacy policy explains what personal information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.


What information do we collect and how do we use it?

Depending on which website facilities you use, we collect different types of information. The types of information and uses are explained below.


1. Information that you provide to us

We collect and process information that you provide for specific purposes. This may include demographic information such as your name, email addresses, mailing address and telephone number.

We use the information to provide you with specific information, products or services that you request from us and to communicate with you. If you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence.

You will be asked to provide information about yourself when you use certain parts of our website, including:

"CV Upload" - when you upload your CV to our system a copy of any documents you upload may be stored on a secure section of our server for future use related to your request.

"Job Upload" - when you upload a job to our system a copy of any documents you upload may be stored on a secure section of our server for future use related to your request.


2. Website usage information

We receive and store certain information whenever you interact with us. We collect website usage information from a number of sources:

We collect web usage information during your visits to our site including information on the date, time, page viewed or searched for, subscriptions and other information relating to your browsing activity on our website. Where you are a registered user of our website and have logged in, we may collect web usage information to enable us to build a demographic profile. We may also use web usage information to create statistical data regarding the use of our website. We may then use or disclose that statistical data to others for marketing and strategic development purposes, but no individuals will be identified in such statistical data.

We collect web usage information to help us:


3. IP Addresses

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


4. Cookies

Cookies are small files that are often created when you visit a website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your computer. A cookie often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies do not damage your computer. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

You do not have to accept cookies. You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to either accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Switching off cookies will still allow you to view the majority of content on our site, although it may restrict your use of our certain sections of the site.

There are two types of cookie. Persistent cookies remain on your computer for a specified time and session-specific cookies are deleted when you leave the website. We only use both types of cookies to collect information for use as described above.


5. Javascript

We use javascript, a simple web scripting language, for interaction with users. We also employ it to collect web usage information for the purposes described above.


Disclosure of information

We may disclose information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies for their enforcement purposes. We may also disclose information provided by you to other third parties where this is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy that we engage to process your information on our behalf.

We will only disclose information about you to others where the law allows. We will not sell, rent or disclose your information to any third parties other than those set out in this privacy policy without your consent. We do not transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area.


Linking to other websites

This website contains links to some commercial and non-commercial websites. Anonymous visit or session information may be passed to other websites for the web usage information purposes described above.

None of this information is related to an individual user of the website. The operators of other sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own data protection policy.

This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave this website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website that you visit.


Security

We use the latest technologies and security measures to safeguard your information and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.


Changes to this policy

This privacy policy will change from time to time as we develop the range of services on the website. When this privacy policy changes, we will place an updated version on this page.

Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. You should continue to check the privacy policy before using this site, even if you have visited it in the past. This ensures that you will be aware of any changes.


Your rights

If your use of this site falls under the Data Protection Act as a personal user, you have a right to request a copy of any information held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us, explaining that your interest is to review your personal information.

Except where the law obliges us to keep your data, we will ensure that your data is gathered and/or purged from the servers managed by halo. We will need to receive appropriate identification that proves you are the correct person to request the information.