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Privacy Policy

Our contact details

Name: ECW Search Ltd.

Address: Kemp House, 124 City Road, London EC1V 2NX

Phone Number: 0207 4594877

E-mail: contact@ecwsearch.com

Privacy Notice: 3rd December 2020

 

The type of personal information we collect whether via our website, emails, phone calls, face to face meetings and third parties such as job boards or social media including but not exclusive to LinkedIn and Twitter.

We currently collect and process the following information in relation to our search recruitment process:

  • Name, landline/mobile numbers, email address and postal address

  • Identification and visa documentation

  • CV’s, covering letters and profiles

  • Salary and additional remuneration data

  • Employment references

  • Educational records, Professional Qualifications and checks

  • Psychometric assessments

  • Email communication

  • Information received from calls and interviews to indicate skills, competence and fit to roles

  • On-going dialogue and commentary post placement where applicable.

 

How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • Register your details with us for a job search

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

  • From reference/referral or word of mouth from current or previous colleagues/friends or employers (past or present)

  • Publicly available sources: LinkedIn, Company Websites, News/Trade articles, WorldWideWeb

 

What data do we collect?

We collect information that is necessary to be able to identify relevant opportunities for you and any further information that may be needed to assess your eligibility through the different stages of an executive search process.

Information may include:

  • Identification and visa documents,

  • CVs, covering letters, profiles and work history

  • Salary and wider remuneration data

  • Employment references

  • Educational records, Professional Qualifications and checks

  • Psychometric assessments

  • Email communication

  • Commentary on calls and interviews to indicate skills, competence and fit to role

  • On-going dialogue and commentary post placement where applicable

 

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Our Company with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register your details with us for a job search

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

  • From reference/referral or word of mouth from current or previous colleagues/friends or employers (past or present)

  • Publicly available sources: LinkedIn, Company Websites, News/Trade articles, WorldWideWeb

 

How will we use your data?

Our Company collects your data so that we can match your skills, experience and educational / professional qualifications with the requirements of a potential employer.

This means that initially we collect information such as; name and contact details, job role, employer and work experience passing this onto a client requiring a new employee. Subsequently, should you be suitably qualified and interested in proceeding we collect additional information required at each stage of the recruitment process. 

How do we store your data?

Our Company securely stores your data on our database which is accessible to our consultants.

Depending on the services we perform for you will determine the length of time that we will be required to keep your data.

 

As we often support candidates over a number of years and throughout their career this period may be on-going. We conduct regular data-cleansing activities to ensure that both the data we hold is accurate and that we are not holding it for too long a period.

Marketing

Our Company would like to send you information about employment opportunities and services of ours that we think might be relevant and suitable.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

 

You have the right at any time to stop Our Company from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Our Company Group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us at: contact@ecwsearch.com

 

What are your data protection rights?

Our Company would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Our Company for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Our Company correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Our Company erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Our Company restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Our Company’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Our Company transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

email: contact@ecwsearch.com

Or write to us: Data Protection Officer, ECW Search Ltd. Kemp House, 124 City Road, London EC1V 2NX

 

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org   

 

How do we use cookies?

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in

  • Understanding how you use our website

 

What types of cookies do we use?

There are several different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

Functionality – Our Company uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website www.ecwsearch.com and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

Advertising – Our Company uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The www.ecwsearch.com website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 3rd December 2020.

 

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our Company’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Email: contact@ecwsearch.com  or write to us: Data Protection Officer, ECW Search Ltd. Kemp House, 124 City Road, London EC1V 2NX

 

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Our Company has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Link: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/  

Phone: 0303 123 1113

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