Privacy policy

techruptr is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

techruptr may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Who we are

  1. We are techruptr (registered company in England and Wales no. 10735846) and we are a technology and executive focused recruitment agency.
  2. Techruptr is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act 1998 and our registration number is ZA249731.
  3. Reasons/purposes for processing information
  4. We process personal information to enable us to provide advice and professional services as an employment agency, to maintain our own accounts and records and to support and

 What we collect

 We may collect the following information

  1.      – personal details
  2.      – family details
  3.      – lifestyle and social circumstances goods and services
  4.      – financial details
  5.      – education and employment details
  6.      – other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:

  1.    -physical or mental health details
  2.    -trade union membership
  3.    -racial or ethnic origin
  4.    -religious or other beliefs of a similar nature

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about our:

  1.    -customers and clients
  2.    -complainants and enquirers
  3.    -suppliers
  4.    -advisers and other professional experts
  5.    -employees

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themself and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

When necessary or required we share information with:

  1.    -financial organisations
  2.    -current, past or prospective employers
  3.    -educators and examining bodies
  4.    -suppliers and service providers
  5.    -traders in personal data
  6.    -central government
  7.    -credit reference agencies
  8.    -debt collection and tracing agencies
  9.    -business associates
  10.    -complainants and enquirers
  11.    -professional advisers and consultants

Trading and sharing personal information

  1. Personal information is traded and shared as a primary business function. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, financial details, employment details, and goods and services. This information may be about customers and clients. The information may be traded or shared with business associates and professional advisers, agents, service providers, customers and clients, and traders in personal data.

Undertaking research

  1. Personal information is also processed in order to undertake research. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, lifestyle and social circumstances, financial details, good and services. The sensitive types of information may include physical or mental health details, racial or ethnic origin and religious or other beliefs. This information is about survey respondents. Where necessary or required this information may be shared with customers and clients, agents, service providers, survey and research organisations.

Consulting and advisory services

  1. Information is processed for consultancy and advisory services that are offered. For this reason the information processed may include name, contact details, family details, financial details, and the goods and services provided. This information may be about customers and clients. Where necessary this information is shared with the data subject themselves, business associates and other professional advisers, current, past or prospective employers and service providers.

Transfers

  1. It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information is only shared within the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.

 

Security

  1. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use 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.

Links to other websites

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.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to techruptr, Brentano House, 5 Brent Cross Gardens, London, NW4 3RJ.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.