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Privacy Policy

Skills Alliance takes the privacy of its clients, candidates and visitors seriously.   We are committed to maintaining customer privacy and to the maintenance of the security of all personal data that is received.

Data received and processed

Skills Alliance receives personal data both in the course of the services it offers and in the recruitment process. This data consists of information such as your name, address, nationality, e-mail address and work and education history. Skills Alliance processes this personal data as necessary to provide our service offering and to aid the recruitment process. Skills Alliance also collects statistical information to provide it with a better understanding of the website users as a group, but this does not contain personally identifiable information.

Sensitive data received and processed

Skills Alliance receives and processes sensitive personal data only so far as is necessary to ensure it conforms with legal requirements, for example under the equality of opportunity laws and the asylum and immigration legislation. By using this website and by supplying your details to Skills Alliance, you consent to the company collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process.

Sharing and disclosure

Skills Alliance does not share or rent any personal information received with third parties unless:

  • You have specifically consented to allow Skills Alliance to share your personal information with third party organisations
  • You are seeking employment with a third-party organisation through the services of Skills Alliance and, for the purpose of evaluating your suitability, the third-party organisation requests some or all of the information you have supplied us for this purpose
  • It is to enable Skills Alliance to provide a product or service you have requested
  • Skills Alliance is required to do so by legal process or in response to a court order or other legitimate request by a relevant authority

Data safeguards

The security of your data is extremely important to Skills Alliance. Access to your personal data is only given to our staff and third parties who help us to process data, in order to help with the provision of our services and in particular, the recruitment process.

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Changes to this Policy

Skills Alliance may modify the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. If a substantial or material change to the way in which Skills Alliance intends to use your personal data you will be contacted by email and an appropriate web page will be prominently posted on the Skills Alliance website detailing the changes.

Data removal

Under the Employment Agencies Act, Skills Alliance is obliged to hold your data for 12 months after it was last used. Under Finance Act legislation, data must be held for six years. Other acts impose different requirements. After the final obligation has been satisfied or following twelve months of non-usage, we will contact you and ask you if you want to keep your details on our database. If you do not indicate that you wish your details to be retained on our database, we will archive your account.
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