The apprentice agency

Privacy policy

The apprentice agency takes your privacy seriously. This policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you.

We may amend this policy at any time without notice. You should check this web page from time to time to review the current policy. We may, but are not obliged to, inform you of significant changes to the privacy policy with a message on the website or by email.

Information we collect

Information is collected from you when you register with us, apply for a vacancy, join our mailing list, advertise a vacancy or enter a competition or promotion. The specific information we collect is clearly set out on the web page on which we collect it. For example our registration page and vacancy application form. In addition, we may record your IP address and location and use cookies unless you configure your browser to not accept them.

Why we collect this information

We collect information about you so that we can undertake the process of recruiting apprentices on behalf of employers, colleges and training providers. We may also use this information to personalise your use of the website, send you email updates about vacancies and improve the website and our services. Some of the information we collect during the application process is considered 'sensitive personal data', for example your date of birth.

By registering on our website and/or applying for a vacancy you consent to us collecting and processing your personal information (including sensitive personal data) and disclosing this information to prospective employers, colleges, training providers and their agents in order to facilitate the recruitment process.

If you advertise a vacancy on our website you additionally consent to us collecting and processing your personal information and disclosing it to selected colleges, training providers and/or their agents to facilitate the procurement of a suitable provider to support your apprenticeship programme.

If you give consent during the registration process we may also send you information on other products or services you may be interested in. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of each email we send.

Third party use of your information

We will pass information about you to prospective employers, colleges, training providers and their agents in order to facilitate the recruitment process. These third parties will use your personal information to process your application and may contact you using any of the information you have provided during the registration and/or application process.

When you register or apply for a vacancy we may also make your information available to employers, colleges training providers and their agents offering similar or related vacancies in order to maximise your chances of securing a suitable apprenticeship opportunity. These third parties will use your personal information to manage this process and may contact you using any of the information you have provided during the registration and/or application process.

When you advertise a vacancy we may make your information available to selected colleges, training providers and/or their agents to facilitate the procurement of a suitable provider to support your apprenticeship programme. These third parties will use your personal information to manage this process and may contact you using any of the information you have provided during the registration and/or application process.

We may share information we hold about you with subsidiary companies, holding companies, or any other subsidiaries involved in our business. In the event of us selling all or part of our business to a third party your personal information may be transferred to that third party and, in some circumstances, may also be retained by us.

We will disclose personal information about you and your use of our services when required to do so by law, upon request from a government agency or law enforcement. Your personal information may also be disclosed to prevent fraud or in the event of you breaching our terms and conditions or the terms of this privacy policy.

Cookies

We use cookies to gather statistical information about how our services are used, the performance of our services and to efficiently manage and personalise your use of our services. Your browser has the ability to decline some or all cookies. If you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.

We promote our website using advertising services provided by Google who use cookies to display ads based on your internet browsing history on third-party websites. We may use this technology to display ads to users who have visited our website before. These ads may also be personalised using information about which parts of the website you visited or individual pages viewed.

None of the personal information we hold about you is used to target advertising. We don't share this information with Google or any of the third-party websites our advertising appears on.

If you wish to opt-out of Google's use of cookies in this way and prevent targeted adverts being displayed on third-party websites you can manage your Google Ad Settings at www.google.com/settings/ads

Data protection

The apprentice agency is registered with the Information Commissioner in the United Kingdom as a 'data controller' in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access and update any personal information we hold about you. This is known as a subject access request. If you wish to access the information we hold about you please contact us using the email address below. We may charge a fee for collating and providing this information up to a maximum of £10.

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us. All the information you provide is stored on secure servers and we adopt industry standard procedures and protocols to protect your information including encryption of data and the use of SSL or a comparable standard.

You should be aware that no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we take all reasonable actions to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so entirely at your own risk.

Questions?

If you have any questions, comments or complaints relating to this privacy policy or how we use the personal information we collect please contact info@theapprenticeagency.co.uk

If you wish to stop receiving communications from us send an email to info@theapprenticeagency.co.uk using the email address you registered with using ‘unsubscribe’ as the subject.

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