We at PDA understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your CV and other information you may give us while using our site.
This document details the personally identifiable information PDA Search & Selection Limited gather about you online & how we use it.
Application contact details and any other details you supply to us as a part of the application process are stored by us and used only to provide you with the information & services requested.
Profile and CV Information
When you apply for a role by sending through your CV it will only be used in relevance to that specific position. We might however contact you from time to time about new opportunities that arise and which we consider might be of interest to you.
We rely on you to ensure that your CV and contact details are kept up to date. You should update your CV periodically, particularly if your contact details have changed. Once your profile and CV are on our database we will contact you every six months using your most recent contact details to ask whether you want us to retain your details on our files. If we do not hear from you your profile and CV will be removed from our database.
PDA does not share or rent your personal information with third parties unless:
- You are seeking employment with a third-party organisation through the use of our services, and for the purpose of evaluating your suitability, the third-party requests some or all of the information you have supplied us with for this purpose. For the avoidance of doubt, the information we supply any third-party may only be used for the purpose for which it is supplied.
- We are required to do so by legal process or in response to a subpoena, court order or other legitimate request by authority.
At PDA we make every effort to comply with our obligations under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which becomes effective on 25 May 2018, which gives rights to the individuals who are subject of the data. The act requires anyone processing personal data to abide by the eight enforceable principles of good practice.
Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:
- Fairly and lawfully processed in a transparent manner
- Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
- Be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed
- Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date
- Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed
- Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data
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The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Registered user section: We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html