People4business Limited (‘We’) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our terms and conditions 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 views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (‘the DPA’), the data controller is Duncan Taylor of People4business Limited of 58A High Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8JB.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.people4business.com – and other similar sites to which access may be granted, including www.people4engineering.com, www.people4charity.com, www.people4web2.com – (‘the Site’). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Site, when subscribing to our service, when posting material or when requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion or when you report a problem with our site.
- Information that you provide in correspondence or other communications e.g. by post, fax, e-mail or telephone. Please note that e-mail correspondence is not secure. Please do not sent sensitive information such as credit card details or passwords via e-mail.
- We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of transactions you carry out through The Site.
- Details of your visits to The Site and the resources that you access.
- If you provide it, sensitive personal data, for example, information about health, racial or ethnic origins, religion, or criminal proceedings in which you have been involved.
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 The 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 The Site according to your individual interests.
- To speed up your searches.
- To recognise you when you return to The Site.
The Site contains links to other websites whose information processing practices may be different from ours. We have no control over third party sites.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of The Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, 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 The 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.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from The Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please DO NOT tick the relevant box situated on the registration form on which we collect your data.
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
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:
- For the purpose of providing our services as an employment business or an employment agency as defined by the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (as amended).
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective Candidate or Client of such business or assets.
- If People4business Limited 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 terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of People4business Limited, our customers , users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by NOT checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com
If you no longer wish to receive e-mails from us you may opt out of receiving these communications at anytime by replying to the e-mail with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The DPA gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the DPA. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Page last updated 30.07.12