Privacy and Cookie Policy

We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to keeping your personal information safe. By collecting and using your data, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all current legislation concerned with the protection of such data, including the Data Protection Act.

This is our privacy and cookie policy, which covers:

·       Who are we?

·       How do you capture my personal information?

·       Why do you need my personal information?

·       What information will you keep about me?

·       What happens if I don’t provide my personal data?

·       Who else can see that I am a member of CareerBite?

·       How do we use your data?

·       How long will you keep my data?

·       Do you share my data with other companies?

·       Can I see what information you hold about me?

·       Will data be used in future for other purposes?

·       Can I delete my data?

·       Cookies

·       Communicating over the internet

·       Pages on CareerBite and other sites

·       Your rights

·       What else

·       Trust us

Who are we?

We are CareerBite Limited (CareerBite). The data controller is CareerBite Ltd.

CareerBite Ltd offers services and e-learning resources to help you get a job and encourage self-development.

How do you capture my personal information?

A.      When you create an account, you will provide certain information:

·       Name;

·       Email Address;

 B.      When you SIGN UP for premium content, you will provide certain information:

·       Name;

·       Email Address;

·       Responses to the questionnaires.

We will also collect some information automatically:

From the information from your browser we may look to see which search engine you used to find us. We may like to see what device was used to access our website and how you used it.

If you get in touch by using the form on Facebook, you may also supply us with:

·       Your telephone number.

Why do you need my personal information?

CareerBite keeps your personal data:

·       in order to perform the contract, we have with you;

·       send you newsletters.

What information will you keep about me?

·       Name

·       Email Address

·       Telephone Number, (if contact made using Facebook)

·       Responses to the questionnaires

What happens if I don’t provide my personal data?

If you don’t supply your personal data, then you will not be able to use our premium services or receive newsletters.

Who else can see that I am a member of CareerBite?

Most of the time, only you can see that you are a member of CareerBite unless for example:

·       You share information about CareerBite on social media or other public websites;

·       You make a comment about CareerBite in a survey, which may be made public;

·       We are required to share something for legal or regulatory purposes.

We may also share information with our service providers, for example:

·       Taking payment for annual subscriptions;

·       Website and Database providers:

o   Our website is hosted by SquareSpace Inc. Data is stored in the EU.

o   Our database is hosted by Knack. Data is stored in the EU.

o   Our email service is provided by Google. Data is stored in the EU.

o   All other providers are hosted by Amazon’s AWS service. Data is stored in the EU.

How do you use my data?

Email Address – to send you confirmation of your membership and information about other services and/or newsletters, which may be beneficial.

How long will you keep my data?

We normally keep your data for as long as necessary to continue to give you access to the services. You can delete your data at any time. If you are a member, you can do this by deleting your information via ‘My Account’. If you only receive newsletters, just unsubscribe by following the link at the footer of any newsletter.

Do you share my data with other companies?

We promise to keep your data confidential and it will only be used by CareerBite Ltd.

We might share it with other departments within CareerBite Ltd, for example market research; and for our own continual improvement program keeping our services relevant. We will also want to tell you about the other services CareerBite offers but you can tell us you don’t want to hear about them and that is OK, simply unsubscribe using the link at the footer in any communication.

Only in exceptional circumstances may we need to share your information without your permission, if we think you might be breaking the law and such disclosure is allowed under data protection law. 

If we do need to share your data, we will do this in a secure way.

We make every effort to use services where data is stored in the EU.

Where your personal data is transferred outside of the EU, we will ensure that either (a) The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of the country to which it is transferred, or (b) we have entered into a suitable data processing agreement with the third party situated in that country to ensure the adequate protection of your data. In all cases, transfers outside of the EU will be protected by appropriate safeguards

 

Can I see what information you hold about me?

What is great is that YOU are the controller of your own account. This means you have access via your login to see all the information we hold about you.

Will data be used in future for other purposes?

During your membership, we will send you newsletters, to keep you up to date with news and the release of any new resources or new services.

We will continue to do this, even if your membership to premium stuff has come to an end. You can, however, unsubscribe from this service at any time using the link at the footer in any communication.

Can I delete my data?

You can delete your data at any time. If you have full membership, you can do this by deleting your information via ‘My Account’. If you only receive newsletters, just unsubscribe by following the link at the footer of any newsletter.

This will delete all personal data.

Remember that by deleting your membership, access to your CV profile and in-depth report will be deleted, so be sure to copy and save them somewhere. You will lose all access to the premium resources too. No membership can be reinstated.

Deleting your account and cancelling your membership, won’t delete any data you’ve shared with CareerBite for reasons of our own internal market research; feedback you have given CareerBite telling us how we are doing and what we could do better or any comments you have made publicly on social media. You can ask us to delete this specific data, by using the Contact Us form. It will take up to 28 days from the receipt of your email, to action this request.

Cookies

Like other sites we use cookies. A cookie is like a tag that sites put on your computer when you visit a website, so it recognises you and make your experience of using the site, accessing services the best it can be.

Communicating over the internet

Please remember that any emails or other communication, which you send using the internet may not be safe unless they are encrypted. Unfortunately, this is the nature of the internet.

Sadly, someone may get into your emails without your knowledge, or your personal information may be shared publicly, we can’t accept responsibility, as this is out of our control.

Stay vigilant as no website is completely secure.

If you have any concerns that your login details to your account have been compromised, then we strongly advise that you change your password as soon as possible by using the link ‘forgot password’ on the login page.

Pages on careerbite.com and other Company sites

On our website there are pages that are branded with both CareerBite name and logo but you may see other companies names and logos. We and other companies working with us, all look after these pages.

This privacy policy does not apply to other company sites that you get to through CareerBite’s website, you will use them at your own risk, so make sure you have read their privacy policy before putting your personal information on their site.

Your Rights

These are your rights:

·       Have your data deleted at any time;

·       Right to access your data;

·       Right to rectification;

·       Request that your data held is transferred to a third party;

·       To object to data processing in certain circumstances;

·       Right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority, the ICO https://ico.org.uk

What Else

If you want to know more about how we use your information or raise any queries with us in relation to your personal information, you can visit our FAQs page or Contact Us.

None of your data is subject to automated processing.

Trust Us

We are committed to help you get a job and get noticed for all the right reasons, not selling your data to third parties for marketing purposes.