This policy (together with our Legal Notice and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Interim Management Solutions Worldwide Limited (‘IMSworldwide’) is registered as a Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the ‘Act’). All data supplied to us is processed in strict accordance with the relevant codes and practices under the Act. IMSworldwide will use the information supplied by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) to aid the recruitment process and associated administrative functions, including, where IMSworldwide considers it necessary, the disclosure of your personal data to related third parties.
IMSworldwide is committed to safeguarding the privacy of everyone who uses this site.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
- To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
- To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
- To speed up your searches.
- To recognise you when you return to our site.
IMSworldwide collects personal data about you to help in the recruitment process. This data consists of information such as that contained within a CV, assessment information, information that is required to be collected by law, as well as aggregate data (such as demographic and geographic trends) derived from processing information collected that may facilitate service improvements.
Sensitive personal data may be collected and processed only as is necessary to ensure we conform to legal requirements. By using this website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you, disclosure of this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process, and the sharing of aggregate information with selected third parties.
Where such period of time as we consider reasonable has elapsed without contact with you, any such personal data and sensitive personal data will be deleted.
IMSworldwide considers the security of your data imperative. [Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Athough 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. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Access to your personal data is only provided to our staff and third parties who help us to process data and, in order to help with the recruitment process, to prospective employers or customers. Any policy changes (due to business or legislation changes) will be posted on this site or notified through e-mail.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If IMSworldwide or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Legal Notice and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of IMSworldwide, our customers, or others.
If you wish to remove your name from our database, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.