Privacy & Cookie Policies:

PRIVACY POLICY

a) Who are we?

Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd, Southgate Chambers, 37-39 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, UK, SO23 9EH, email: info@intrinsicsearch.com, telephone: +44 (0) 1962 828785. We provide executive search services to clients looking to recruit personnel for their businesses. We also provide online Surveys, Events and Psychometric Testing services.

b) What does this Policy Cover?

We at Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd take your personal data seriously. This policy:

  • sets out the types of personal data that we collect about you
  • explains how and why we collect and use your personal data
  • explains how long we keep your personal data for
  • explains when, why and with who we will share your personal data;
  • sets out the legal basis we have for using your personal data;
  • explains the effect of refusing to provide the personal data requested;
  • explains the different rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal data; and
  • explains how we may contact you and how you can contact us.

c) What personal data do we collect about you?

We collect the information necessary to be able to find available opportunities and further information needed to assess your eligibility through the different stages of recruitment. This information includes CV’s, identification documents, educational records, work history, employment and references.

Via our email marketing platform Constant Contact, we only hold very limited data about you such as your email address and name and never share this limited data with anyone.

We only collect sensitive personal data from you, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent.

d) Where do we collect personal data about you from?

The following are the different sources we may collect personal data about you from:

  • Directly from you. This is information you provide while searching for a new opportunity and/or during the different recruitment stages as well as registering with us
  • Through publicly available sources. We use the following public sources:
    • LinkedIn
    • Xing
  • By Reference or word of mouth. For example, you may be recommended by a friend, a former employer, a former colleague or even a present employer.

e) How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to match your skills, experience and education with a potential employer. We will initially collect basic information on you such as contact details, job role and experience and then pass this on to the client in search of personnel. If you are chosen by the client and go through to the next stage we will then be collecting more information from you at the interview (or equivalent) stage and onwards in that manner.

We process certain personal information about you in connection with the recruitment process in order to seek to find you a suitable position and this information may be provided to potential employers. Information may include sensitive personal data (such as health information) that you provide in your CV or otherwise or that we are given about you

With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you with information, industry news, and insights on our services. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam. We will always work to fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out.

f) How long do we keep your personal data for?

We only retain your information for as long as is necessary for us to use your information as described above or to comply with our legal obligations. However, please be advised that we may retain some of your information after you cease to use our services, for instance if this is necessary to meet our legal obligations, such as retaining the information for tax and accounting purposes.

When determining the relevant retention periods, we will take into account factors including: 

(a)        our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;

(b)        legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;

(c)        statute of limitations under applicable law(s);

(d)        (potential) disputes;

(e)        if you have made a request to have your information deleted; and

(f)         guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.

Otherwise, we securely erase your information once this is no longer needed.

g) Who do we share your personal data with?

We share your personal data with the client who has a position to fill, in order to determine with the client whether you are a good fit for the available position.

h) What legal basis do we have for using your information?

For prospective candidates, referees and clients, our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in that we need the information in order to be able to assess suitability for potential roles, to find potential candidates and to contact clients and referees.

If you are shortlisted as a candidate, then this may involve the processing of more detailed personal data including sensitive data such as health information that you or others provide about you. In that case, we always ask for your consent before undertaking such processing.

For clients, we may also rely on our processing being necessary to perform a contract for you, for example in contacting you.

i) What happens if you do not provide us with the information we request or ask that we stop processing your information?

If you do not provide the personal data necessary, or withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data, we may not be able to match you with available job opportunities.

j) Do we make automated decisions concerning you?

We may make automated decisions about you during the assessment stage of the recruitment process. We may put assessment candidates through a structured psychometric screening process to assess whether each candidate meets the specific criteria for a particular position. These assessments may be fully automated.. As these assessments may result in a candidate being deemed not suitable for a position by means of a solely automated assessment, we only undertake this activity with the candidate’s explicit consent.

k) Do we use Cookies to collect personal data on you?

To provide better service to you on our websites, we use cookies to collect your personal data when you browse. See our cookie policy below for more details.

l) Do we transfer your data outside the EEA?

To better match your employee profile with current opportunities we may transfer your personal data to clients and partners in countries outside the EEA. These countries privacy laws may be different from those in your home country. Where we transfer data to a country which has not been deemed to provide adequate data protection standards we always have security measures and approved model clauses in place to protect your personal data. To find out more about how we safeguard your information as related to transfers contact us on info@intrinsicsearch.com

m) What rights do you have in relation to the data we hold on you?

Rights

What does this mean?

1.     The right to be informed

 

You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we’re providing you with the information in this Policy.

2.     The right of access

You have the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing it), and certain other information (similar to that provided in this Privacy Policy).

This is so you’re aware and can check that we’re using your information in accordance with data protection law.

3.     The right to rectification

You are entitled to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete.

4.     The right to erasure

This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there’s no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.

5.     The right to restrict processing

You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for further use of their information to be ‘blocked’ to make sure the restriction is respected in future.

6.     The right to data portability

You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. For example, if you decide to switch to a new provider, this enables you to move, copy or transfer your information easily between our IT systems and theirs safely and securely, without affecting its usability.

7.     The right to object to processing

You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted with potential opportunities).

8.     The right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.

9.     The right to withdraw consent

If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.

 

We usually act on requests and provide information free of charge, but may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs of providing the information for:

  • baseless or excessive/repeated requests, or
  • further copies of the same information.

Alternatively, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.

Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Generally, this will be within one month from when we receive your request but, if the request is going to take longer to deal with, we’ll come back to you and let you know.

n) How we contact you?

We may contact you by phone, SMS, email or social media. If you prefer a particular contact means over another please just let us know.

o) Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on our site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of our site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

p) How can you contact us?

If you are have further questions on the processing of your personal data, contact us here: Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd, Southgate Chambers, 37-39 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, UK, SO23 9EH, email: info@intrinsicsearch.com, telephone: +44 (0) 1962 828785

COOKIE POLICY

When you visit this website, we place small pieces of information on the device you’re using to read our web pages. These pieces of information are called cookies. You can read more about cookies here.

Cookies are used to improve the website experience, for example, measuring the number of users of a website so the service can be optimised for a better experience or tracking where users have come from so web pages can be made more relevant to more visitors.

We’re publishing this information because of UK legislation that means we need to disclose how this site uses cookies, what they are and how you can avoid having them placed on the device you’re using to browse this site. You can read an overview of the legislation or the full regulations.

We also work with advertising partners to serve ads that we believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to this and other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name, street address, e-mail address or telephone number). In order to do this, our advertising partners may need to place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer. For more information about this type of online behavioural advertising, about cookies, and about how to turn this feature off, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one. More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org

These Google cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. These cookies stay on your machine. You can read Google’s Privacy policy for more information.

These cookies are placed by our CMS (Content Management System) and record details about how your screen and browser are set up to ensure the site renders well. There’s also a unique identifying cookie.

All these cookies are session-based, which means they are deleted when you close your browser. By continuing to use this website, you agree to having the cookies detailed above stored on your device. If you do not wish to accept cookies from us, please navigate away and use these instructions to remove cookies from your machine.

Marketing – Display Banners

These third party cookies allow us to monitor the effectiveness of our online banner marketing campaigns on Doubleclick (Google). This means we can make the adverts more useful to you by providing you with content that is timely and relevant. We also use these cookies to ensure we are not serving a high volume of ads to you.

To opt-out of receiving these cookies please follow this link:
http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/index.aspx

Facebook – Cookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Facebook later visited our website.

Third Party Analytics – Statcounter

These cookies monitor the traffic volumes to the website to allow us to understand how the website is working and fix any problems. This ensures that the website is fully functional and optimised to create the best possible user experience. To opt-out of receiving these cookies please see Statcounters’ Cookie Privacy Policy:
http://statcounter.com/about/set-refusal-cookie/

Information about us

Our Site, www.intrinsicsearch.com is owned and operated by Intrinsic Executive Search Limited, a company registered in England under 05678322, whose registered and trading address is Southgate Chambers, 37-39 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, UK, SO23 9EH, email: info@intrinsicsearch.com, telephone: +44 (0) 1962 828785. Our registered VAT number is GB877244196.

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