Acme Privacy Statement

Acme Appointments is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement applies to the Acme Appointments website (the ‘Site’) and governs data collection and usage. By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Acme Appointments collects personally identifiable information including information contained in any CV, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address and/or contact details together with your nationality as required by law when you decide to apply for any vacancies you see advertised on the Site. We may also add to this by assessing your suitability for specific vacancies, testing your skills and checking details you have provided to us in relation to your employment history, qualifications and experience. We may also obtain feedback from our company clients where you have undertaken Temporary Assignments on our behalf. We also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Acme Appointments which can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. We use this information for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.


USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Acme Appointments collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the recruitment services you have requested. This might include contacting you with details of suitable candidates if you are an employer seeking people for your vacancies. We may also retain your information in order to match employers and candidates in the future. All personal information where we either work on an employer’s vacancy or arrange for an applicant to attend a face to face interview at one of our branches is retained for a minimum of one year from the relevant date as required by law. If you are aware that any information we may be holding is inaccurate or out of date please let us know.


We may disclose personal information about you to third parties as part of the recruitment process. This might include to potential employers if you are a candidate, to candidates if you are a potential employer as well as to credit reference agencies, organisations where you have given us permission to take up references and to prevent and/or detect a crime or where we are otherwise legally required to do so including for accounting and taxation purposes.


We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from us or to contact you in relation to surveys or to conduct research about your opinion of our current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Any information you submit to us will not appear on this Site, but we may process such data, which you give us consent to do by submission of the same, and store it on our internal database which is accessible by our internal staff so they can assist in providing recruitment services to you.

We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists or information to third parties. We may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Acme Appointments, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Acme Appointments does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.


SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Acme Appointments strives to secure the personally identifiable information you provide from unauthorised access, use or disclosure on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. However as you may be aware the Internet is inherently unreliable and you confirm that Acme Appointments cannot be responsible for the integrity of any information, files or postings you make available to or send to this Site.


ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right under the Data Protection Act to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. If you wish to see a copy of the information we hold please apply to dpa@acme-appointments.co.uk Payment in settlement of our administration charge of £10 will be required before we process your application. We reserve the right to confirm your identity before releasing such information and to refuse to provide the information requested where identity cannot be established.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file sent to your PC when you visit a site. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

We use cookies to assist in your use of this Site and to help provide a better service to our users by understanding your needs and usage patterns. Acme Appointments keeps track of the pages you visit within the Site in order to determine which of our services and webpages are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customised content and advertising within the Site to users whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Acme Appointments services or Web sites you visit.

LINKED SITES

To assist you this Site may contain links to other websites (‘Linked Sites’). These Linked Sites are not under the control of Acme Appointments and Acme Appointments is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content of any Linked Site. We are providing these links to you for your interest or convenience only and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Acme Appointments of the site or any association with its operators. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Acme Appointments so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.


MONITORING OF INFORMATION

When you communicate with us by email or other electronic means these communications may be monitored and/or recorded to protect the interests of our business, our employees and our clients, both applicants and employers. Such monitoring will be in order to maintain and improve service standards, the detection and/or prevention of crime, or to ensure our employees comply with legal obligations, our internal policies and procedures and the code of conduct of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation or for training purposes.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
Acme Appointments will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. Changes will be made without notice to you so we encourage you to periodically return to this Privacy Statement to remain informed on how Acme Appointments is protecting your information.

CONTACT INFORMATION
We welcome your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us via
webmaster@acme-appointments.co.uk. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

The above Privacy Statement should be read bearing in mind the statements set out in the Terms of Use for this Site which you should also refer to.

   

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