Accelerate is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the Users of its Web site. This Privacy Policy sets forth Accelerate’s policies regarding the collection and treatment of personally identifiable information.
1. “Site” refers to this Internet Web site (http://www.accelerate.ws), “User” refers to an individual who uses the Site and who register their details with ACCELERATE for the purposes of recruitment, which can be either the gaining of employment (a “Candidate”) or the recruiting of staff (a “Client”).
2. Data Collected by ACCELERATE.
1. ACCELERATE collects personal data for the purpose of assisting in the recruitment process. This data consists of information as follows (which list may not be exclusive) where appropriate: the User’s name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, sex, nationality, current remuneration level, education history, work history and all other details comprising a User’s curriculum vitae (“CV”) as submitted by the User, details of available jobs, plus the User’s responses to assessments administered through the Site and the results of such assessments. Additionally, ACCELERATE collects personal information from Users via enquiry and registration forms and also on each occasion that Users e-mail details to ACCELERATE.
2. Supplementary information relevant to the recruitment service which ACCELERATE provides may also be collected by ACCELERATE, including a record of any contact ACCELERATE may have with candidates in the course of recruitment assignments and details of reference checks, education verification and other recruitment-related research which ACCELERATE may perform.
3. In addition, ACCELERATE may collect information automatically (which information could include demographic data, geographic trends and browsing patterns) in order to assist strategic development, to audit usage of the Site and generally to provide ACCELERATE with an enhanced understanding of the Users of the Site as a group. Such information would only be used in aggregate form and would not contain information of a personally identifiable nature.
3. Consent
1. By a User’s use of this website and by his registration of his details with ACCELERATE, the User agrees to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and consents to ACCELERATE’s collection of and processing of sensitive/personal data supplied by the User. The User also consents to ACCELERATE’s transfer of this information to potential employers/candidates in relation to the process of recruitment.
2. Before releasing a User’s personal data to potential employers, or candidates, or to any other third parties, ACCELERATE will first require them to agree to use the User’s personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
4. Third Parties
Where necessary, ACCELERATE will pass to prospective or intended employers or candidates for the purpose of recruitment. In addition, ACCELERATE may share aggregate information with selected third parties, though in this event ACCELERATE will disclose neither individual names nor any identifying information.
5. Safeguarding of Data.
ACCELERATE complies with the Data Protection legislation. Personal data will only be made available to the staff of ACCELERATE and to those third parties who help ACCELERATE to process data and (in order to assist the process of recruitment) to prospective employers or candidates.
6. ‘Cookies’ and Their Use.
1. ‘Cookies’, small items of personal information stored by one’s browser on the hard drive of one’s computer, used to store and track information, allow the server to retrieve information from the browser.
2. Generally (but not necessarily exclusively) ACCELERATE uses Cookies on the Site for the following purposes:
1. to save the User’s User ID and Password;
2. to allow easy access to the Site (by alerting ACCELERATE as to who the User is) and to access the User’s member information (stored on ACCELERATE’s computers) in order to offer a service which strives constantly to be improved and become ever more personalised;
3. To record searches Users have made during visits to the Site.
3. If a User selects the “Save User ID & Password” option, he thereby informs ACCELERATE that ACCELERATE should always assume that the User is the person logging onto his computer. Therefore, if the User’s computer is shared with other people, ACCELERATE recommends that when the User signs out of his account he selects the ‘Don’t remember my details’ option. By so doing, the User will remove all details from the Cookie.
7. External Links.
1. ACCELERATE may provide links to the Web sites of a limited number of third parties. In addition, clients and providers may also provide links to their Web sites. ACCELERATE is not responsible for the content, reliability, security, or privacy practices of these Web sites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to this Site.
8. Policy Changes and Contacts.
1. From time to time, ACCELERATE may update this Privacy Policy. Any revised Policy will be posted. on this Web page. Changes to the Policy will take effect upon posting unless otherwise stated
2. ACCELERATE can be contacted regarding this Privacy Policy by e-mail at hello (at) accelerate.ws.