Privacy & Cookie Policy (affinityworkforce.com)

We take your privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal data. This includes information you provide to us and also information that we obtain about you from others. The statement below describes what data we obtain via this website, how the data is used and how the data is protected.

Who we are

We are the Affinity Workforce Limited group. Affinity Workforce is a group of specialist recruitment and talent management companies operating in the education, health and social care sectors.

Affinity Workforce Limited will be responsible for the management, processing and protection of data that you provide to us through this website.

Any questions about your data, about your rights or about our privacy policy can be addressed in writing to our Group Data Protection Officer (“DPO”): DPO@affinityworkforce.com.

Please note that this website is used solely for the purposes of providing information on our group of companies and for marketing our individual business brands and services. If you are a candidate interested in work-finding services through one of our group businesses, then please follow the relevant link below to the individual privacy statements for each of our businesses and brands.

Monarch Education
CER
Team24
Medicare First
4Front healthcare

What types of information do we ask for?

If you wish to download one of our white papers, we will only ask for your name, a corporate email address and the organisation that you work for. If you wish to make an enquiry via the site, we will also ask for a contact telephone number to enable us to respond.

How and why do we process your data?

Personal data obtained via this website is used by Affinity Workforce Limited and our group companies for our legitimate interests in:

  1. Identifying and verifying the organisations that have shown an interest in the whitepaper for the sake of market research;
  2. Providing you with information about our products and services; and
  3. Responding to an enquiry that you have placed via the site.

You therefore have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time by emailing unsubscribe@affinityworkforce.com.

Where the information you provide indicates that you are a private individual or a workseeker, we will request your explicit consent before processing your data as described in point 2) above.

Please note that where you do object to your data being processed for marketing or any other purposes, we will retain a copy of your details solely for the purposes of honouring your request.

Do we share your data?

Data obtained from this website will only be shared with Affinity Workforce group companies for marketing purposes (as described above).

We do not share your personal data with any third parties nor do we use any third parties to process data provided via this site on our behalf.

Will your data be processed outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)?

We do not pass personal data obtained via this site to any third parties outside of the EEA.

How is your data protected?

We are committed to taking all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the personal information that we hold from misuse, loss or unauthorised access.

Access to your data is restricted to ensure it can only be accessed by authorised users. We have minimised the need for data to be accessed unless this is strictly necessary to meet our obligations or to respond to any reasonable and lawful request. All data obtained through the site is protected by Azure Rights Management and information is regularly backed up on cloud services to reduce the risk of loss or corruption.

How long is the data held for and can I request that it be deleted or transferred?

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we have collected it.

You have the right to request deletion of any of your personal data provided to us via this site. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes, in which case your contact details will be retained, solely for the purpose of ensuring that we continue to comply with your request.

Any marketing communication that we send to you will include an option for you to opt out of further communications.

Should you wish to transfer your data to another party, you have the right to request an extract of all data that you have provided directly to us. This information will be provided in a portable, electronic format. Personal data that has not been provided by you directly cannot be included in the extract.

Cookies

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent cookies from being stored, although this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to a site.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Occasionally, this site offers white paper, newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. We do not collect (nor do we authorise Google to collect) or store any personally identifiable information about you and we will always be upfront with you if we do intend to capture information in this way.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Twitter, LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Collection of your personal data

We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you (including unique identifiers such as IP addresses) through the use of cookies on this site. If we do intend to collect any data from you in this way, we will always notify you in advance and seek your express consent where required.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us at any time.