Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement Summary:

Who will use my data? Bird Online Jobs Limited
What for? We will store and process your data in order to allow us to provide our services to you as a recruitment specialist. We will also send any relevant details to authorities such as HMRC, Inland Revenue and any other organisation that requires them by law.
What will happen if I contact you? If you contact us as a candidate looking for work, we will use your information to send you the information that you have requested and updates, job vacancies and other information that we think you will be interested in. If you contact us as a client with possible vacancies to fill or with other related requests, we will use your information to send any requested information as well as updates and other information that we think you will be interested in as well as updates relevant to the positions advertised. We may share your details with our trusted third party clients
What data will be stored? As an applicant, client, or employee, we will store your personal details such as application forms, identity documents and bank details in order to provide our services to you. We may also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as references supplied by former employers. Any information about former employers will only be stored provided consent can be acquired within one month. These will be stored in order to provide our recruitment services to you. As a potential employer, we will store any data required in order to provide our services to you and meet any contractual obligations. This might include potential contact information for example DOB, Gender, Previous and current work history, Address, Telephone number, email address, and any other information relevant to your application or process
What data will be shared? We will only share any data that is particularly relevant to our process in order to provide the services that we offer. We will only share information with third parties detailed in this policy as necessary to provide are recruitment services. Data will be shared with our clients, CV Library & and any other third party necessary to complete your application. JOBS ALERTS By signing up for email job alerts you will be opting in to receive daily job alerts from Bird Online Jobs Limited . We will share your email address and job-related preferences with the vendor that we use to send you email job alerts. You can unsubscribe from these email job alerts at any time. WEBSITES WE OPERATE This policy covers all websites operated by Bird Online Jobs Limited including and not limited to. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) The purpose of this document is to outline Bird Online Jobs Limited policy in relation to the management of “right to erasure” (also known as “right to be forgotten”) requests. It promotes the right of data subjects to request the removal of personal data held about them, in electronic or hard copy form, by Bird Online Jobs Limited, as the data controller. It also outlines the procedure to be followed by data subjects when submitting a right to erasure request to Bird Online Jobs Limited. This policy outlines how Bird Online Jos Limited will meet its legal obligations under Article 17 of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) upon receipt of a right to erasure request. The Right to Erasure Policy is maintained by Bird Online Jobs Limited’s Data Protection Officer (DPO), who is responsible for dealing with all right to erasure requests received by the organisation. All questions or comments related to this policy or a specific right to erasure requests should be directed to the DPO. What is personal information? Personal information is any data, in both physical and electronical form, related to an identified or identifiable person. It includes anything that can be used to identify a person, directly or indirectly, by means of his or her physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identify. What is a right to erasure request? A data subject right to erasure request is a written or verbal request for personal information (known as personal data) held about you by Bird Online Jobs Limited. Under Article 17 if the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have the right to request the removal of personal data stored by Bird Online Jobs Limited without undue delay. Data subjects have the right to have their personal data erased if: • The controller no longer needs the data for the purpose that it was originally collected; Bird Online Jobs Limited – Right to Erasure Policy • The individual withdraws consent; • The individual objects to the processing and the organisation has no overriding legitimate interest in the data; • The controller or processor collected the data unlawfully; • The data must be erased to comply with a legal obligation; or • The data was processed in relation to the offer of information society services to a child. Transfers outside the EU We may transfer your data to client companies in the US who are part of the privacy shield network and as such will ensure your data at all times is protected. What you should consider before sharing any personal data with us Please do not share any personal data that could be considered sensitive, whether in your personal statement, your CV, or job application cover letter. This includes data such as health, date of birth, passport number, bank details and photographs. Whilst we endeavour to ensure the security of all data we hold, it is your responsibility to provide only data which is appropriate to your job search.
How long? We store data for as long as we deem it is required in order to deliver a service to you, that is both useful and still required. We base this on several assumptions relating to how long it has been since the data was provided, and how long it has been since you last interacted with us. Bird Online Jobs Limited will keep your profile and CV for 36 months from the date you last logged in to your profile, at which point we will email you, checking whether you would like us to keep your CV. If we don’t hear from you, we will then delete your profile within 30 days.
Who can access my data? We will never sell, share or otherwise distribute your data to any other third party other than as described here. We will share your information with any regulator or legal body that requests it as well as any parties relevant to the application process. Whether that be client companies with possible vacancies, or applicants to any roles. If you sign-up for job alerts we will share your data with our trusted client’s for the purpose of providing you with such alerts through Bird Online Jobs Limited.
How is my data kept secure? We will store your data on secure UK based servers which will be processed in the UK. We use industry standard security protocols/technology to secure data.

  We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to provide the services you have requested from us and to send you information about services, vacancies and other information you may be interested in. We will never sell, share or use your personal information other than as described here. About This Privacy Policy This policy sets out how we will use and share the information that you give us. This policy describes your relationship with Bird Online Jobs Limited. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) describes how organisations must collect, handle, process and store personal information. These rules apply regardless of whether data is stored electronically, on paper or on other materials. To comply with the law, personal information must be collected and used fairly, stored safely and not disclosed unlawfully. GDPR is underpinned by eight important principals. These say that personal data must:

We take these responsibilities seriously, this document describes our approach to data protection. This policy helps to protect us from data security risks, including:

Who We Are And How To Contact Us Bird Online Jobs Limited is a trading name under company registration 10671602 and is registered in England & Wales. Bird Online Jobs Limited is also registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number ZB145229. The data controller is: Mr Craig Bird. You can contact him/us in any of the following ways: General Email: Data Privacy Enquiries: Phone: 07930926927 Website: Postal Address: 55 Elm Street, Aberbargoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF81 9FB   Who this privacy policy applies to Bird Online Jobs Limited is a Recruitment / Jobs Board. This policy relates to users of Bird Online Jobs Limited including clients (potential employers), candidates, workers and employees. Processing of your data is required in order to offer you these services. This policy applies to individuals who have shared their data with Bird Online Jobs Limited as either a customer, candidate, employee, supplier or in any other capacity. It applies to all data that the company holds relating to identifiable individuals, even if that information technically falls outside of the GDPR. This can include:

What this policy applies to This section describes the lawful basis for processing your data and applies to the information about yourself that you choose to provide us with or that you allow us to collect. This includes:

We do not collect or process sensitive data about you.   How your information will be used We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it and as you would reasonably expect your data to be processed and only where there is a lawful basis for such processing, for example:

Purpose/Activity Type of data Lawful basis for processing
To register you as a new client (a) Identity, (b) Contact Performance of a contract with you
To process and deliver our services you request including recruitment and employment services, managing payments, fees and charges, and to collect and recover money owed to us (a) Identity, (b) Contact, (c) Financial, (d) Transaction, (e) Marketing and Communications (a) Performance of a contract with you, (b) Necessary for our legitimate interests to recover debts owed to us
To manage our ongoing relationship with you which will include notifying you about changes to our terms, recruitment services, or privacy policy, to maintain our records (a) Identity, (b) Contact, (c) Profile, (d) Marketing and Communications (a) Performance of a contract with you, (b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation, (c) Necessary for our legitimate interests to keep our records updated and to study how customers use our products/services
To administer and protect our business and our site (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data) (a) Identity, (b) Contact, (c) Technical (a) Necessary for our legitimate interests for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise, (b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To deliver relevant content and advertisements to you and measure and understand the effectiveness of our advertising (a) Identity, (b) Contact, (c) Profile, (d) Usage, (e) Marketing and Communications, (f) Technical Necessary for our legitimate interests to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy
To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences (a) Technical, (b) Usage Necessary for our legitimate interests to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our site updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy
To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may be of interest to you (a) Identity, (b) Contact, (c) Technical, (d) Usage, (e) Profile Necessary for our legitimate interests to develop our products/services and grow our business

  As an employee / candidate: We may collect and process information about you, including your name, date of birth, address, contact details (including email address and mobile phone number), employment details, and other data collected as part of any application for employment. We may take personal information from:

Personal data we receive will be used for the purposes it was provided, including:

In accordance with your preferences, we may also use your personal information to provide you with information about products, services, promotions and offers that may be of interest to you. We may use your personal information in order to ascertain the services, promotions and offers that are likely to be of particular interest to you. This document explains how you can change whether to receive this information. Please note that, even if you choose not to receive this information, we may still use your personal information to provide you with important services communications, including communications in relation to any purchases you make or services you use. How to change your preferences We operate in line with EU GDPR (May 2018) data protection guidelines. We respect your rights and will respond to any request for access to personal information and requests to delete, rectify, transfer, data and to stop processing. We will also advise you on how to complain to the relevant authorities, namely the Information Commissioner’s Office. Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the Data Controller or you can visit our website, call, or email us to contact us to change your preferences at anytime. Scope of Agreement By submitting your personal data on this site or as required for us to provide products and services to you, you are affirming your agreement for such information to be used in accordance with this privacy policy. You will be able to change your preferences at any time by the methods described as prescribed in this document. We may from time to time use your information for marketing, account management or relationship management purposes. The main purpose of this is to provide you with information about services which we think may be of interest to you and/or to maintain any existing relationship we may have with you. Opting out at a later date Where you give your consent for us to process your data, for example when you agree to us sending you marketing information or where you agree to us processing financial data, you can contact us to amend or withdraw your consent at anytime. You can also choose to object to processing and request deletion of your data. We respect all user rights as defined in GDPR. If you have any comments or wish to complain please contact us. How we store and process your data Your data will be collected stored and processed in the UK only, we do not transfer your data outside the EU. Your data will be stored for up to 7 years to ensure we have records of service, payments, and other interactions we have with you. In order to provide our services to you, we use recognised third parties to take payment, conduct credit reports and other checks, manage our company accounts and provide banking services. We will store transactions, payment and order data for up to 7 years or for as long as required by UK financial and company regulations. These third parties may operate outside the EU, if this is the case we will ensure precautions are in place to protect your data. Where we transfer your data outside the EU we will always take appropriate precautions including ensuring that your data is secure, or where transferred to the USA we will ensure the company has adopted the USA Privacy Shield framework. We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to find out more about how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please email us. If we need to use your personal data for a purpose unrelated to the purpose for which we collected the data, we will notify you and we will explain the legal ground of processing. We may be legally obliged to disclose your personal information without your knowledge to the extent that we are required to do so by law; in connection with any ongoing 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 any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information. You will only receive marketing communications from us if you have:

We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes. Our obligations We are a data controller. In relation to the information that you provide to us, we are legally responsible for how that information is handled. We will comply with the GDPR (2018) in the way we use and share your personal data. Among other things, this means that we will only use your personal data:

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:

You can see more about these rights at: You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated. Third Parties We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes described in this document:

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. Where we transfer your data outside the EU we will always take appropriate precautions including ensuring that your data is secure, or where transferred to the USA we will ensure the company has adopted the USA Privacy Shield framework. Security We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We will report any breaches or potential breaches to the appropriate authorities within 24 hours and to anyone affected by a breach within 72 hours. If you have any queries or concerns about your data usage, please contact us. This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit. Cookies A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. As well as your ability to accept or reject cookies, we also require your permission to store cookies on your machine, which is why when you visit our site, you are presented with the ability to accept our terms of use, including the storage of cookies on your machine. Should you not accept then you are free to leave our website, at any time. Legitimate Interests Under the GDPR, we are also permitted to share some information with third parties who use such data for non-marketing purposes (including credit and risk assessment and management, identification and fraud prevention, debt collection and returning assets to you). Contacting us, Exercising Your Information rights And Complaints If you any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, wish to exercise your information rights in connection with the personal data you have shared with us or wish to complain, please contact Craig Bird at We will process SARs within 30 days, SAR responses are usually free but we reserve the right to charge for excessive or unfounded requests. We fully comply with Data Protection legislation and will assist in any investigation or request made by the appropriate authorities. If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF