PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY

Armstrong Bishop is fully aware of how vital privacy is when processing personal data.

We collect and process information made available to us from you directly through CV’s, telephone conversations, meetings, emails, or from publicly available information or through recommendation.  The information we may collect and process includes your name, contact details and other relevant information. We also collate information from prospective and existing clients and candidates which is relevant to our recruitment services.

We use this information to provide our recruitment services to both clients and candidates and other agreed services to clients such as business development and consultancy.    For example candidate information may be shared with potential employer clients after prior written or verbal consent has been obtained by the candidate.  We may also share your information with third parties for reference and/or qualification checking and other checking as required by law.  We may also share your information where we merge or transfer all or part of the business to a new owner.   With your consent we may transfer your personal information to other countries that may be outside your country of residence for storage and processing in order to provide recruitment services.  Information provided by you is securely stored by us. We ask clients, candidates and other third party users to ensure that candidate and client details are treated respectfully in line with data protection laws. However we are not responsible for the privacy of information practices of third parties.

The length of time we store your details for will depend on the services we provide to you.  For example we often support candidates in current and future job searches and the same for clients with their ongoing hiring plans.  We do however carry out regular data updates to ensure we are not retaining your information for longer than is necessary.

Our use of cookies. Cookies are small files which websites place on your computer when you visit a specific website.  Cookies are used on websites to help visitors navigate around them effectively. They are also used to perform certain vital functions within a website.  You can disable cookies through your internet browser – however this may impact on how websites work. Cookies also provide information to website owners to analyse visitor behaviour patterns, for example, how many visitors view a particular page.  Your internet browser allows you to manage cookies.  You will be able to remove and disable any cookies through the settings in your internet browser.  For more information about how to manage cookies visit

www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the particular site.  We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.  We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.  We will not associate any data gathered from our site with any personally identifying information from any source.

Armstrong Bishop also enters into partnerships with third parties to provide recruitment and consultancy services and this may include the processing of your personal information in order to provide recruitment services.  We will always inform you about any such partnership and will ask for your express permission to participate in this way.

Unfortunately, the transfer of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transferred to our site and any transmission is at your own risk.

Armstrong Bishop reserves the right to change or amend its privacy practices at any time and any such changes will be updated here on our privacy policy.

You have the following rights in relation to your personal details; the right to request a copy of the information that we hold on you, the right to have your details deleted or updated, the right to object to the processing of your details, the right to restrict processing of your details and the right to data portability. If you wish to make such a request or have any questions, please contact us.

Our contact details are:

Armstrong Bishop Ltd, Lonsdale House, 52 Blucher Street, Birmingham B1 1QU

Telephone: 0121 222 2390

Email: recruit@armstrongbishop.co.uk

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