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Privacy Policy

At WEDU+CO and its affiliates, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect any personal information that you provide to us when using our recruitment services. We comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

Effective Date: 13 March 2024

Information We Collect


We may collect and process the following types of personal information:

1.1. Personal Data: This may include your name, contact details (such as email address, postal address, and telephone number), date of birth, and other information you provide when submitting an application or registering on our website.

1.2. Professional Information: We may collect information about your employment history, qualifications, skills, and other relevant information as part of our recruitment process.

1.3. Usage Data: We may collect information about your use of our website, including IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system, to analyze trends, administer the website, and gather demographic information.

1.4. Sensitive Data: In limited circumstances and with your explicit consent, we may collect sensitive personal data, such as health information or criminal records, where it is relevant to the recruitment process.

Use of Personal Information


We process your personal information for the following purposes:

2.1. Recruitment Services: We use your personal information to provide recruitment services, including matching your profile with job vacancies, contacting you regarding potential job opportunities, arranging interviews, and facilitating the recruitment process.

2.2. Communication: We may use your contact details to communicate with you about job opportunities, recruitment updates, and other relevant information.

2.3. Improving Our Services: We may use information such as usage data and feedback to improve our website, services, and user experience.

2.4. Legal Obligations: We may process your personal information to comply with legal obligations, such as verifying your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

2.5. Marketing: With your consent, we may use your personal information to send you promotional emails or newsletters about our services and job opportunities.

 

Data Sharing and Transfers


We may share your personal information with the following parties:

3.1. Clients and Employers: To facilitate the recruitment process, we may share your personal information with potential employers or clients who have suitable job vacancies.

3.2. Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our services, such as hosting our website, analyzing data, conducting background checks, or providing assessment tools. These service providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information.

3.3. Legal and Compliance: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, comply with legal proceedings, or respond to lawful requests from governmental authorities.

3.4. Affiliates: We may share personal information with our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Any such sharing of personal information will be in accordance with applicable data protection laws and subject to appropriate safeguards.

Data Transfers and International Data Protection


We may transfer your personal information to countries outside the United Kingdom and the European Economic Area (EEA), including to countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. When transferring your personal information to such countries, we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your privacy rights, such as using Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission or relying on other lawful transfer mechanisms recognized by applicable data protection laws.

Data Security


We take the security of your personal information seriously and have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. We regularly review our security practices and update them as necessary to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information.

Your Rights


You have the following rights regarding your personal information:

6.1. Right to Access: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you.

6.2. Right to Rectification: You can request the correction of any inaccurate or incomplete personal information we hold about you.

6.3. Right to Erasure: You can request the deletion of your personal information, subject to our legal obligations and legitimate interests.

6.4. Right to Restriction: You can request the restriction of processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

6.5. Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive your personal information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to transmit it to another controller.

6.6. Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation.

Data Retention


We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy,including any legal or regulatory obligations. The specific retention period may vary depending on the nature of the information and the purposes for which it was collected.

Consent and Withdrawal


By using our recruitment services or providing your personal information to us, you consent to the collection, use, and processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the contact details provided below. Please note that withdrawing consent may affect our ability to provide certain services to you.

Third-Party Websites and Services


Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such third-party websites before providing any personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy


We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website or by other means of communication. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.

Contact Us


If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

data@weduandco.com

We will respond to your inquiries and requests in a timely manner and in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

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