Privacy Policy

Business privacy policy for Prosper Consulting Ltd

This privacy policy sets out how Prosper Consulting Ltd (company number 03983444) uses and protects any information that you give Prosper Consulting Ltd when you use this website. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our clients, candidates, partners and users of our website.

Prosper Consulting Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Prosper Consulting Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from March 2010.

What we collect

Prosper Consulting Limited may collect the following information:

  • your personal details including
  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • personal information such as details of remuneration, details of criminal convictions, ethnic origin and other information from your CV
  • other information relevant to client requirements

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping.
  • we may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • we may periodically send promotional emails about new services, products, offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • to maintain our business relationship, where you are a user of our website, a client or candidate;
  • to match your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding a position that is most suitable for you and to send your personal information (including sensitive personal information) to clients in order to apply for jobs
  • to answer your enquiries;
  • to direct-market products and services, advise you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and competitions, reports and other information. Where we do so, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications;
  • where you are registered as a candidate on our database or have registered as "Friends of Prosper", your personal information may be accessible by our other offices or by Prosper Consulting Companies, wherever they are based, to enable them to provide you with recruitment services and for the purposes of business development, systems development and testing.
  • to trusted third parties where we have retained them to provide services that you or our clients have requested, such as reference, qualification and criminal reference checking services (as required), verification of the details you have provided from third party sources, psychometric evaluations or skills tests. These third parties comply with similar undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as Prosper Consulting Limited;
  • if Prosper Consulting Limited merges with or is acquired by another business or company, we may share personal information with the new owners of the business or company and their advisors and if this happens, you will be sent notice of such event;
  • we may also release personal information to regulatory or law enforcement agencies, if they require us to do so. We will also disclose your information where we are permitted to do so by law; and
  • we may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for any other purpose not listed above.

Job Alerts

Where job alert emails subscription is offered, you will be required to provide your e-mail address, which will be used for the purpose of keeping you informed, by e-mail, of the latest jobs in your nominated industry and/or will provide you with industry news via job alerts. Should you decide that you no longer wish to receive this information, unsubscribe links are provided in every job alert email that you receive. Job alerts can also be received via RSS feeds without having to provide your email address. Job alerts emails are sent by Prosper Consulting Limited.

Curriculum vitae ("CV")

We give you the option of submitting your CV via our website or by providing your CV to one of our consultants. You can do this either to apply for a specific advertised job or for consideration by our recruitment consultants for positions as they come up. Your CV will be stored in the Prosper Consulting Limited database. Your CV may also be e-mailed directly to other Prosper Consulting Limited offices for review and entry onto their own in-house database to enable them to provide their services to you.

By submitting your CV to Prosper Consulting Ltd by any method, you indicate your consent for Prosper Consulting Ltd to process your personal details in relation to potential job vacancies and consent to our Privacy Policy and site terms.

You can update your CV at any time, simply by following the same procedure to submit a new CV. Your old CV will automatically be replaced.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing or newsletter purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at Prosper Consulting Ltd, Prospect House, 26 Crimple Meadows, Pannal, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK, HG3 1EN .or emailing us at info@prosperconsulting.com

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Prosper Consulting Limited, Prospect House, 26 Crimple Meadows, Pannal, Harrogate HG3 1EN

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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