The People Pod’s recruitment service is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will ensure that the information you submit to us via our website at www.thepeoplepod.co.uk (and other People Pod Group sites) remains private, and is only used for the purposes set out in this policy.
Collection of Personal Info
Your personal details, including your name, e-mail address and CV, are held and used by us for the following purposes:
For matching your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding you the position that most suits you;
For keeping you informed of The People Pod services, news and wider developments in your chosen field;
For tailoring the version of our website you see when you log on to make it relevant to you;
For compiling salary and other surveys of our candidates;
To fulfill your recruitment requirements;
To be able to treat you in a personal manner;
For compiling surveys;
To maintain your records;
For the analysis on how our customers navigate our site.
Use of Personal Info
We will share your information within the People Pod group of companies where necessary in order to provide you with our recruitment services.
It is possible that The People Pod could merge or be acquired by another business. If this happens, we may share the information that relates to you with the new owners of the business and their advisers. You will be sent notice of such an event.
Your CV and related information will be sent to prospective employers but only where you give your consent. Such employers may be located both inside and outside the European Economic Area.
We may also release information relating to you to regulatory or law enforcement authorities, if required to do so. We also reserve the right to disclose the information we have collected about you to our professional advisors and to other persons to the extent that The People Pod contracts out any aspect of the operation of its recruitment agency services. These third parties will be acting under similar undertakings of confidentiality as The People Pod.
Job Alerts / Candidate Alerts
To subscribe to job / candidate email alerts, you will be required to provide your e-mail address, which will be used for the purpose of keeping you informed, by e-mail, of the latest jobs / candidates in your nominated industry and/or location via job / candidate alerts. Should you decide that you no longer wish to receive this information, unsubscribe links are provided in every job / candidate email alert that you receive.
Curriculum Vitae ("CV")
We give you the option of submitting your CV via this website. You can do this either to apply for a specific advertised job or for consideration by our recruitment consultants for positions as they come up. Although your CV will be stored online, it will only be accessible by The People Pod recruitment consultants, working both inside and outside the European Economic Area. Your CV will also be e-mailed directly to our recruitment consultants who review your details and enter them onto our central in-house talent bank. This database, including the information relating to you, can be accessed by any of our recruitment consultants working in other offices of The People Pod group, both inside and outside the European Economic Area.
You can update your CV at any time, simply by following the same procedure to submit a new CV. Your old CV will automatically be replaced.
When you register in the job seeker area we need to know your name, email address and other information about you.
You can only access your job seeker area by entering your unique username and password. You must not divulge your username and password to any other third party. The People Pod will not be responsible for the consequences of a third party accessing your account using your username and password.
We gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to this website, for example, which area users access most frequently and which services users access the most. We only use such data in the aggregate form. This information helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users and how we can continually improve our online services to create a better overall experience for our users.
A cookie is a small data file which is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server's site. Cookies are used on The People Pod website to remember your login, to track web traffic on an aggregate basis so that no individuals are identified, to keep session information such as your last search (this information is disposed of every time you close your web browser). Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of our website.
You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold. We have the right to charge an administrative fee for this service. If you would like to make a request for information, please contact email@example.com. You also have the right to ask The People Pod to stop using your information.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this web site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.
The People Pod is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.
In submitting your details to us, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the terms of this Privacy Statement.
If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about The People Pod’s online privacy commitment, please feel free to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call to speak to one of our representatives.