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Privacy Policy

The policy
This privacy policy is for this website: www.uknursingrecruitment.com which is owned and operated by Career Care International Limited and governs the privacy of those who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR are adhered to. We use appropriate business systems and reasonable technical and administrative procedures and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. You can be assured that your personal details will only be used in the procedures set out in this Privacy Policy.

Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages, or features of this website, in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact details are provided if you have any questions.

GDPR
We, and this website, comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Changes to this Policy
We may also update this policy over time and we encourage you to review this page periodically to ensure you are aware of such updates. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on this page. Your use of the website, following these changes, means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

How we use your personal information
We use your personal details for the purpose of finding employment in the UK and Ireland, at your request. For this purpose, we pass your employment history onto suitable employers so that they can ascertain your suitability for nursing roles within their organisation.

Once an offer of employment has been made, we retain your personal information for our records only so that we can contact you to ensure your transition to life abroad is a satisfactory and happy one.

We may send you Newsletters from time to time if you have given consent.

Disclosure of Personal Data
We do not disclose to any third party your personal details other than in the pursuit of employment and in accordance with the details set out in this Privacy Policy.

Information requested
Any personal data that you provide to us or we collect from you, is processed in accordance with the regulations in ‘The policy’ above. You will be asked to send a CV and the following information:

- Full name
- Address
- Email address
- Telephone No.
- Gender
- Date of birth
- Qualifications
- Language skills (IELTS or Occupational English Test exam scores)
- Employment history
- Confirmation of your nursing diploma or degree
- Employment references

We do not request, nor should you provide, sensitive personal data relating to ethnicity, religious or political affiliation, sexual orientation, physical or mental health issues etc. Such data is subject to strict protection under EU legislation.

Your details are stored securely on our server and passed to the health service provider(s) to secure your job offer. We will retain your details for a period of two years post placement after which they will then be deleted.

In addition to this, we may also collect general information from your computer, phone, tablet or other device you are using to access our services. This includes the IP address, the browser you use, and your language settings.

Providing / Withdrawing Consent
You are asked to provide your personal details for the purposes of securing employment. Your details will only be used in relation to your specific application. When providing personal information you will be asked to confirm you have read and accepted the Privacy & Cookies policy. If at any stage you wish to withdraw consent please advise us.

Safeguarding your personal details
The only purpose in requesting your personal details is to secure a job for you. Your personal data is held for no longer than is allowed under data protection law and for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was intended. We do not give, share, sell, rent or lease your personal details.

Individuals Rights
In accordance with GDPR, you have the right to be informed, request access, rectification and erasure of any of your personal data we store. To request this please use the contact details listed at the end of this Privacy Policy and request an email confirming that this has been done. More details can be found on the ICO website

Legal obligations
We may be required to use and / or disclose information collected about you if we are required by law or, have a legitimate interest to do so. This may include laws outside your country of residence.

We may also need to disclose personal data to legal authorities to protect and defend our rights or, the rights of potential employers (NHS Hospital Trusts, Private Hospitals, Care Homes, etc.).

The right not to be profiled
We do not use your details for the purposes of profiling of any description.

Use of Cookies
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps, within their web browsers security settings, to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or, use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Website Visitor Tracking
This website may use tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or, has no use.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.

Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages (or unsubscribe from all Mailchimp lists). The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.

Our EMS (email marketing service) provider is MailChimp and you can read their privacy policy here.

External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)

Shortened URL’s: URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/IDFuAk). Users should be cautious before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

Any links included in the www.uknursingrecruitment.com website may take you to other website(s) (‘linked site(s)’). These ‘linked sites’ are not under the control of www.uknursingrecruitment.com and we are not responsible for the content of linked sites or, any link contained in a linked site or, any changes or updates to such sites. Nor are we responsible for webcasting or, any other form of transmission received from linked sites. Such links are provided purely as a convenience and do not imply endorsement by us. If using such sites you should check their privacy policy.

Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conducts themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with, such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

We comply with the privacy policies of all social media platforms we are active on. You can edit or remove any permission(s) you have granted to us regarding information from your social media account(s) using the application privacy settings on your social media account.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.

Your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we have handled your personal information, you can report it to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can find details about how to do this on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns

Resources & Further Information:

- Twitter Privacy Policy
- Facebook Privacy Policy
- Google Privacy Policy
- Linkedin Privacy Policy

UK Nursing Recruitment jennifer.lumby@uknursingrecruitment.com Tel: + 351 963 561 342 / 07817 997 406