Welcome to the Black Dot privacy notice
Black Dot Recruitment Limited respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
This privacy notice is provided in a layered format so you can click through to the specific areas set out below. Please also use the Glossary to understand the meaning of some of the terms used in this privacy notice.
- Important information and who we are
- The data we collect about you
- How is your personal data collected
- How we use your personal data
- Disclosures of your personal data
- International transfers
- Data security
- Data retention
- Your legal rights
1. Important information and who we are
Purpose of the this privacy notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Black Dot Recruitment Limited collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you complete our enquiry form.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide. In order that on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing your personal data you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
Black Dot Recruitment Limited is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “COMPANY”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).
Our full details are: Black Dot Recruitment Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 9671817, registered office: 4 Claridge Court, Lower Kings Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 2AF.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
This version was last updated on 9th July 2020.
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 data about you. 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 notice of every website you visit.
2. 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 together as follows:
- Identity Data includes first name and last name,
- Contact Data includes email address and telephone numbers.
- CV’s and Portfolios includes documents and web links
- References from previous employers
- The right to work in specific countries
- Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
- Usage Data includes information about how you use our website and services.
- Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does 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, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
3. How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
- Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, and Contact Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
- Complete our enquiry form on our website;
- Contact us directly by telephone or email or via LinkedIn to seek our help; and when you instruct us to provide services for you by telephone or email and you become our client or candidate.
- Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal technical data about you from various analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU.
- Technical Data from the following parties: analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU.