Privacy Policy

Keeping your personal information safe and secure is our top priority. That’s why we want to notify you of some changes to our privacy policy in readiness for the introduction of the new data protection law on the 25th May 2018. These changes won’t affect what we use your personal information for but make it easier for you to find out how we use and protect your information.
We made these updates to reflect the high standards established by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a set of laws passed in the European Union

Your personal information is an important part of our service. It means we can provide our products and services to you. If you are happy for us to do so, it allows us to get in touch to inform you about future vacancies that maybe of interest, promotional offers on our services, industry trends or alternatively valuable recruitment tips.
The fact that the law is changing only builds on what we already do today – and that is to give your personal information the respect and security it deserves.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you first register with SPK Search, we collect your name, email address and your CV. SPK Search may add to the information obtained from your registration with written or verbal information taken directly from you. The only information that will be added to the record about you on SPK Search’s internal systems will be information that is considered necessary or helpful and is intended to assist with the operation of recruitment services provided by SPK Search.

WHAT DOES SPK SEARCH DO WITH ANY INFORMATION COLLECTED?

We may use the data we hold on you to forward you information on job vacancies and products and services from any member of the SPK Search team which we think may be of interest to you. For the purposes of CV ‘parsing’ and searching, we will also pass your details to our internal CRM.

WILL SPK SEARCH PASS YOUR INFORMATION ON?

Unlike many other companies, and with the exception of our CRM, we will not pass your details to any business that is not part of SPK Search – unless in the future SPK Search sells its business, at which stage we may transfer any part of our rights or obligations.

WHERE IS YOUR DATA STORED?

Once you have registered with SPK Search, your data will be stored on our computer systems as well as our CRM. Access to SPK Search and our CRM computer systems are password protected.

HOW LONG WILL YOUR DATA BE STORED?

Your data will be retained for as long as the purpose for which the information was collected continues. It will then be destroyed unless its retention is required to satisfy legal, regulatory or accounting requirements or to protect SPK Search’s interests.

WHAT ABOUT “COOKIES”?

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. These are typically made up of letters and numbers and are downloaded onto your device when you access certain websites. These allow SPK Search to store your personal information and provide features to make your use of SPK Search’s web site easier. Most browsers allow the cookie function to be turned off. If you want to know how to do this, look at the help menu on your browser. SPK Search seek to comply with the guidance on cookies provided by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

WHAT ABOUT LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?

Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

WHAT ABOUT DAMAGES OR LOSSES?

To the extent permitted by law, we do not accept liability for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for any consequential loss or loss of business opportunities, or loss of profits) howsoever arising and whether in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the site or its contents, or from any action or omission taken as a result of using the site or its contents.

WHAT ABOUT VIRUSES?

We are unable to offer any guarantee that the contents of the site are free from viruses or similar which have destructive or contaminating properties and shall therefore have no liability in respect thereof. We regularly check the site for viruses using the leading proprietary virus checking software.

LAW AND JURISDICTION

English law and jurisdiction applies with respect to the content of this site and the information submitted. In particular we recognise our obligations under the provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

HOW CAN I WITHDRAW / CHANGE / AMEND / UPDATE MY CONSENT FOR MY DATA TO BE STORED?

You may withdraw / change / amend  your consent for your data to be stored at any time by emailing info@spksearch.com

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about this, then please contact us on +44 (0) 203 034 0045 or via email on info@spksearch.com. Alternatively, if you do not believe that your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you are of course within your rights to contact the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner.