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Privacy Policy

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you browse our website and use certain features such as noticeboard listings, employer accounts and applying for jobs. If you contact us via our website, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We use cookies to track website usage information. To find out specific details on the data we process and store please click here.

 

What do we use this information for?

We collect information to enable you to login into certain areas of our website, create your own listings and account and to apply for jobs and contact people who advertise on our noticeboard. If you give us consent we will also share your information outside of the EU with companies and individuals who advertise jobs and items for sale.We also use your information to reduce fraud and scams on our site. We only store the data for as long as is necessary and remove it when it is no longer required. We do not collect sensitive personal information about you. We respect your privacy and only share your data with 3rd parties when it is necessary. For example we share information with the email providers Postmark & Mailjet to ensure job applications are delivered successfully.

You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you have given consent to sharing some information you can withdraw consent at any time and ask us to remove any data that is still stored. To do this click here.

For reference the Data Controller is Square Kiwi Ltd.


Cookies

Cookies are small data files which are created by websites and stored on your computer. Cookies allow us to enhance your website experience by adding features such as keeping you logged in and showing you adverts you might have an interest in. We use two types of cookies on this site; session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only exist for as long as your browser software is kept open. Persistent cookies stay on your computer after the browser closes for a specific amount of time.

We and third-parties, such as Google and Facebook, use first-party cookies, web beacons and other storage technologies to analyse visitors, optimize our website, and serve adverts based on past visits to our website. You can change your internet browser settings to opt out of using cookies & tracking when using the internet. You can find out more about opting out of cookies and tracking by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

Google Tracking

We take advantage of Google Demographics and Interest Reporting. For more information on the data that Google collects their privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. Google may provide adverts on our website that are relevant based on your browsing history. You can opt out by visiting http://www.google.com/settings/ads.


Facebook & Instagram Tracking

Facebook & Instagram provide tracking tools called pixels to create cookies and web beacons that allow us to send them data about actions that people take on our website called “Event Data”. This includes the pages users have visited so we can create custom audiences of people who have visited our website and so develop customized and tailored adverts on Facebook & Instagram. You can opt out by visiting https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/.

 

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 May 2018.

 

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold on you.