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Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and personal information. "Personal Information" is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, date of birth, email address, IP address and CV.

  • What information do we collect

    We collect and use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You provide your personal information to us freely when you register your details along with your CV to be able to submit job applications via our website. We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

    • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including: your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.

    • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us including your contact information (e.g. email address, telephone/mobile numbers, and Skype ID), gender, date of birth, nationality, residence, and physical attributes including photos.

    • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters.

    • Any other information that you choose to send to us.

    • Statistical information: aggregate statistical information about site visitors and users for internal use and for other lawful purposes. We provide this information to customers, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. Where we provide such information we will provide this in an anonymous format and not include any personal information.

    This website is not directed towards individuals under the age of eighteen (18), however we are aware due to the nature of some of the job offerings, those between 16 and 18 may use the services.

    Please do not submit any personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it. We also collect personal information from:

    • cookies;

    • publicly available information;

    • other tools and applications (for example, our online content).

  • Cookies

    A cookie is data or information sent from a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. They are designed for websites to remember stateful information, to record user’s browsing activity or remember pieces of information entered into fields.

    • SECTRE uses session cookies to track your browsing activity on the website and to store preference data, such as language selection. Our third party cookie policy for the management of candidates registering on the site and for clients using the hiring portal can be found here: https://eploy.co.uk/information/privacy/. This data is processed by ITS Software Systems Ltd. Company tarding as Eploy.

    • SECTRE uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website. This generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies which are stored on user’s computers. This information is used to generate reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information and Google’s privacy policy can be found here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

    • SECTRE uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website. This generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies which are stored on user’s computers. This information is used to generate reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information and Google’s privacy policy can be found here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

    Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, while some browsers allow you to only reject third party cookies. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. Note: blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of the website.

  • Using your personal data

    Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or in relevant parts of the website. SECTRE processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights. We may use your personal information to:

    • administer the website;

    • facilitate social media sharing functionality;

    • communicate with you as part of our business including sending you important information regarding changes to our policies, terms and conditions and other administrative information;

    • ensuring the security and integrity of our services and in ensuring that our website operates effectively and securely, including managing commercial risks;

    • protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare;

    • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

    • enable your use of the services available on the website;

    • understanding our customers' behaviour, activities, preferences, and needs;

    • send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications, including satisfaction surveys;

    • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested and/or personalizing your experience on the website by presenting information tailored to you;

    • send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by email or similar means (you can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive these communications);

    • deal with and handle enquiries, complaints and disputes made by or about you relating to the website and for data access or correction;

    • improving existing products and services and developing new products and services;

    • fulfilling our duties to our customers, colleagues, shareholders and other stakeholders;

    • manage our infrastructure and business operations, and comply with internal policies and procedures, including those relating to auditing, accounting, billing, IT systems, data/website hosting, business continuity, and records;

    • comply with applicable laws and regulatory obligations (including laws outside your country of residence), such as those relating to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism;

    • comply with legal process;

    • respond to requests from public and governmental authorities (including those outside your country of residence);

    • establish and defend legal rights (protect our operations, rights, privacy, safety or property, you or others including pursuing available remedies or limit our damages).

    SECTRE may process your data when we need to do this to fulfil a contract with you, such as to send your CV to an employer or recruiter for a specific job application. We may also process your data to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations e.g. preventing, investigating and detecting crime, fraud or anti-social behaviour and prosecuting offenders, including working with law enforcement agencies.

  • Disclosures

    We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy and in the course of our business to help you search for and get a job. This includes external third party service providers, such as accountants, auditors, experts, lawyers and other outside professional advisors; IT systems, support and hosting service providers; printing, advertising, marketing and market research and analysis service providers; document and records management providers; technical engineers; data storage and cloud providers and similar third party vendors and outsourced service providers that assist us in carrying out business activities.

    In addition, we may disclose information about you:

    • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

    • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

    • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

    • to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

    SECTRE may share personal information with governmental or other public authorities (including, but not limited to, workers' compensation boards, courts, law enforcement, tax authorities and criminal investigations agencies); and third-party civil legal process participants and their accountants, auditors, lawyers and other advisors and representatives as we believe to be necessary or appropriate:

    • to comply with applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence;

    • to comply with legal process;

    • to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence;

    • to enforce our terms and conditions;

    • to protect our operations or those of any of our group companies;

    • to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and that of our group companies, you or others;

    • to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit our damages.

  • International data transfers

    Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy. Personal Information which you supply to us is generally stored and kept inside the European Economic Area (EEA) as part of our third party service provider (Eploy) located in the UK.

    However, due to the nature of our global business and the technologies required, your personal information may be transferred to third party service providers outside the EEA, in countries where there may be a lower legal level of data protection. In such situations, we transfer the minimum amount of data necessary, anonymise it where possible and enter legal contracts to aim to ensure these third parties handle your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the European levels of data protection.

    In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

    You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

  • Security of your personal data

    We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password and firewall protected servers.

    Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

    You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

    Our security measures include those defined by Eploy as a service provider in https://eploy.co.uk/information/privacy/.

  • Policy amendments

    We may update this policy from time-to- time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

  • Your rights

    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. You have the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of- date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you free of charge. Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant us. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. When your consent is withdrawn, we will cease to process data and permanently delete all personal information we hold about you and by our third party service provider (Eploy).

  • Third party websites

    The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

    The inclusion of a link on the website does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us. Please note that we are not responsible for the collection, usage and disclosure policies and practices (including the data security practices) of other organizations or any other software application developer or provider, social media platform, operating system or wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including any personal information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with our social media pages.

    Please note that although we require customers who use our services, such as employers seeking to recruit staff, to agree to use the information made available solely for recruitment-related purposes, we do not control their use of any information that they have access to as part of receiving our services.

    Please be aware your current employer may be our customer and user of the website. We cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

  • Updating information

    Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected and updated.

    When you access our website online, we store some information about you. This is anonymous and used for statistical purposes. When you create an account, it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. You can manage the content and information in your account at any time, by logging in to it. Your personal information (including your CV) can be viewed by our customers.

    Please note that SECTRE reserves the right to remove from our database CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

    You can delete your account at any time. To do so, please email us at info@sectre.com. All personal information we hold about you will be permanently deleted from our website and off our third party data processor (Eploy).

  • Data controller

    The data controller responsible for the website is SECTRE. Eploy takes responsibility as the data processor.

  • GDPR

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018. The new legislation applies to all businesses processing the personal data of EU citizens, whether they are inside or outside of the EU. SECTRE (in partnership with Eploy) commit to complying with all legislation relating to the requirements stipulated in protecting your personal data.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email at info@sectre.com.

    The website is operated by SECTRE (Pty) Ltd, registered in South Africa. Registered number: 2018/286314/07. Registered address: Manhattan Place 1009, 130 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8001.

Last Revision: May 2018