The Graduate Recruitment Specialists
South call: 0203 693 8165
North call: 0161 274 9800

Privacy Policy

Cookies and Privacy Policy

Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will ensure that the information you submit to us via our website or through any of our locations is only used for the purposes set out in this policy.

Data controller and owner

Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd, 3 Crossford Court, Dane Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 7BZ
Tel: 0161 274 9800
Email: GDPR@celsiusrecruitment.co.uk

Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd is the Data Controller under the Act, which means that it determines what purposes personal information held, will be used for. It is also responsible for notifying the Information Commissioner of the data it holds or is likely to hold, and the general purposes that this data will be used for.

What are my rights?

You are entitled to request access to any personal data concerning you which is held by Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd. To do this, you should make a request either written or via email known as a “subject access request” to the Data Protection Officer. We will aim to provide you with or give access to the information within 30 days of the request. There may however be circumstances in which we cannot release information, for example, where it contains personal data about another employee or third party.

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), data subjects have the following rights:

• The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;
• The right of access to the personal data we hold about you;
• The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete;
• The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you;
• The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
• The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
• The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes;
• Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling; and
• Make a complaint to a supervisory authority, which is the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK

 

What if I do not agree with this Privacy Policy?

If you do not agree to our processing of your data in the manner outlined in the Policy, please do not submit any personal data to us.

 

Who is the controller of the data that you provide to us?

Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd is registered as a data controller in the United Kingdom for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. We ensure that the data you supply to us is processed fairly and lawfully and with skill and care and used only for the purposes set out in this policy.

 

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

We will collect data about you, both personal data (such as your name and contact details) and also sensitive personal data (such as information in your CV and/or cover letter). The personal data and sensitive personal data will be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways:

• To provide our recruitment services to you and to facilitate the recruitment process;
• To assess data about you against vacancies which we judge may be suitable for you;
• To send your information to clients in order to apply for jobs or to assess your eligibility for jobs;
• To enable you to submit your CV, apply online for jobs or to subscribe to alerts about jobs we think may be of interest to you;
• To market our full range of recruitment services to you;
• To enable us to develop and market other products and services and where you have consented to being contacted for such purposes;
• To improve our customer service and to make our services more valuable to you (including tailoring our website when you log on to enrich your personal online experience);
• To send you details of reports, promotions, offers, networking and client events and general information about the industry sectors which we think might be of interest to you where you have consented to being contacted for such purposes;
• To answer your questions and queries;
• To third parties where we have retained them to provide services that we, you or our client have requested including references, qualifications and criminal reference checking services, verification of the details you have provided from third party source, psychometric evaluation or skill test;
• To third parties, regulatory or law enforcement agencies if we believe in good faith that we are required by law to disclose it relation to the detection of crime, the collection of taxes or duties, in order to comply with any applicable law or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, or in connection with legal proceedings;
• To use your information on an anonymised basis to monitor compliance with our equal opportunities policy; and
• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
Occasionally we may ask for your consent to process, use or disclose your information for other purposes not listed above.
We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

 

What types of data are collected?

The types of data collected from users can vary from personal to non-personal data.

The types of data we collect are:

• Forename;
• Surname;
• Age/date of birth;
• Birth number;
• Sex/gender;
• Photograph;
• Marital status;
• Contact details including email address;
• Education details;
• Employment history;
• Emergency contacts and details of any dependents;
• Referee details;
• Immigration status including a valid work permit;
• Nationality/citizenship/place of birth;
• A copy of your driving licence and/or passport/identity card;
• Financial information (where we need to carry out financial background checks);
• National insurance number (or equivalent in your country) and any other tax-related information;
• Diversity information including racial or ethnic origin, religious or other similar beliefs, and physical or mental health, including disability-related information;
• Details of any criminal convictions if this is required for a role that you are interested in applying for;
• Details about your current remuneration, pensions and benefits arrangements;
• Information on your interests and needs regarding future employment, both collected directly and inferred, for example from jobs viewed or articles read on our website;
• Extra information that you choose to tell us;
• Extra information that your referees chooses to tell us about you;
• Extra information that our Clients may tell us about you, or that we find from other third party sources such as job sites;
• IP address; and
• The dates, times and frequency with which you access our services

Please note this list is non-exhaustive.

 

Where will my information be held and where will it be accessible from?

The personal information that you provide to us (including sensitive personal information) may be accessible by other, clients and the third parties specified above. Some of these clients and third parties are located outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Accordingly your personal information will be sent to or be capable of being accessed from outside the European Economic Area. When we transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

 

How do I find out what information you hold? Can I amend, modify or require my information to be deleted? Can I unsubscribe to your services?

You may request us to confirm what information we hold about you at any time and may request us to modify, update or delete such information. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so. We will seek to act on your request in the timescale required by applicable data protection laws.

You may request to unsubscribe from job alerts and marketing material at any time. If you wish to contact us in regard your personal data, please email us at GDPR@celsiusrecruitment.co.uk

 

How long will you hold my information for?

We are required by law to hold your information for as long as is necessary to comply with our statutory and contractual obligations and in accordance with our legitimate interests as a data controller. The information will be held for as long as is necessary for its purpose and after a maximum of 6 years from our last reasonable contact it will be destroyed entirely whatever its format. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Personal Data is maintained and up to date. However, you are under a duty to inform us of any and all changes to your Personal Data to ensure that it is up to date and we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly.
Celsius Graduate Recruitment Ltd is obliged to keep candidate and contractor information for a maximum of 6 years from the date of last reasonable contact.

 

Sending us information over the internet

Your information is held on servers hosted by us or our Internet Services Provider. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

 

How we collect and aggregate information about visitors to our websites

We also collect information about the way job seekers and visitors use this website in order to improve our services. We do not use information gained in this manner in a way that any individual can be identified, and will use it to understand our users better, and to determine aggregate trends, most popular pages, etc, for all the website’s users. We may share this kind of aggregate data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes where you have consented to this. We may also undertake marketing profiling to help us identify services or jobs which may be of interest to you.

Cookies

1. What are cookies?
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records your navigation of a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options to you based upon the stored information about your last visit. You can normally alter the settings of your browser to prevent acceptance of cookies.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

2. How do we use cookies?
We use “cookies” to:
(1) monitor site user traffic patterns and site usage. This helps us to understand how our users use our websites so that we can develop and improve the design, layout and functionality of the sites; and
(2) to help us to advertise to you jobs we think you will be interested in.

There are different kinds of cookies with different functions:

Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. They usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.

Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics (see section 6 on Google Analytics) and for personalisation cookies. The cookies we use are explained below:

3. Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to use the site effectively such as applying for a job and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our site cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

4. Performance cookies
These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our site. For example they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular. We use Google analytics for this purpose and all information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore remains anonymous. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor, as all information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our site works.

5. Functionality cookies
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the policies you buy. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

6. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google uses the __utma cookie. This is a persistent cookie that expires in two years. With each new visit, the expiration date is refreshed. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

7. Personalisation cookies
This website uses personalisation cookies which help us to advertise to you jobs that we think may be of interest. These cookies are persistent and mean that when you log in or return to the website you may see advertising for jobs that are similar to jobs that you have previously browsed.

For information on how to reject these personalisation cookies, see section 8 below.

8. How to reject cookies
Note that most web browsers will accept cookies, but if you would rather that we did not collect data in this way you can choose to accept all or some or reject cookies in your browser’s privacy settings. Rejecting all cookies means that certain features cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all our website’s features. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to All About cookies Website. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

Links to other websites

Please note that clicking on links and banner advertisements and RSS feeds may result in your transfer to another website, where data privacy practices may be different to this Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to check other website privacy policies to ensure that you are happy for your personal information to be used in accordance with those third parties privacy policies. We accept no responsibility for and have no control over third party websites, links, adverts or RSS feeds or information that is submitted or collected by third parties.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy and any changes will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether we use your information in the new manner.

Additional information

For further information on your rights and GDPR, please visit the website of the UK supervisory authority; the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”): https://ico.org.uk/

You can get in contact with the Information Commissioner’s Office via the following:

Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Email: casework@ico.org.uk

Live chat

Post: Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

 

Date of last revision: 29th May 2018

Contact Us

North Call: 0161 274 9800
South Call: 0203 693 8165

North Office
Celsius Graduate Recruitment
3 Crossford Court
Dane Road
Sale
Cheshire
M33 7BZ

Central London Office
Celsius Graduate Recruitment
99 Bishopsgate
1st Floor
London
EC2M 3XD