This site is owned and operated by Newsquest (Herald & Times) Ltd. We are committed to protecting your right to personal privacy. That is why we have drafted this notice to explain the type of information we collect on this web site (the "Site") and how we use this information. This Policy also explains the choices that you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
By using this web site you are deemed as agreeing to use of these details as described in this Policy. We appreciate that this Policy may seem long, however, we have created a thorough privacy statement to fully explain our information handling practices. Should you have any questions however, please feel free to direct these to firstname.lastname@example.org
Information we collect - personally identifiable information
We request identifying information from you for specific purposes. Typically, identifying information is collected:
- For registration to certain areas of the Site;
- To allow us to respond to your enquiries for further information;
- To distribute requested materials;
- When you are submitting CVs;
- To allow recruiters to search your career profile.
The type of personal information collected on the Site could include your name, address, email address, telephone number, user name and password. However, other information will be submitted when you respond to an online job application or register your Career Profile.
Information we collect - non-personally identifiable information
We collect non-personally identifiable data, known as 'click-stream data', across the portfolio of web sites owned by Newsquest (Herald & Times) Ltd. This click stream data is anonymous, and includes information such as IP address, which pages have been visited and what actions have been taken.
We, or a data provider we have engaged, may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads, content or services. No personally identifiable information is placed into these cookies. The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, in hashed, non-human readable form. To opt-out of these cookies or learn more please go to http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
Additionally, emails we send may contain a bit of code known as a "web beacon." This code allows us to understand the time and date of when a user has opened an email and when he/she has utilized a link within the email to visit a website. Our web beacons do not collect personally identifiable information. Users wishing to disable our web beacons should do so by turning images "off" in their email client (e.g., Outlook, Outlook Express). Please see your email client for more information."
The way we use information
We may occasionally request your postcode details in order to ensure that we only deliver information relevant to you and only where we have obtained your prior express permission to do so. We will NOT use your postcode information to generate a full postal address (where completion of full address fields are not requested), nor will we mail out literature related to our websites unless you specifically request us to do so.
When you register with the Site, you can elect to receive information and updates on our products and services by email. Will not use these addresses for any other purpose unless you give us your express permission to do so.
We use return email addresses to answer any emails that we receive, and we may use return email addresses to send you other information that you request. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose.
You will have the opportunity to forward pages or information on the Site to friends. The information you provide to facilitate this email communication is used on a one-time basis and is not collected or retained by us.
We make every practical effort to avoid excessive or irrelevant collection of data. If you believe the Site has collected excessive information, we encourage you to contact us email@example.com
Unsubscribe / Delete
You have the right to access personal data which you have submitted through the Site. We give you the following options for managing or removing your information from our database:
- Manage Your Profile: Within the "my account" section you have the option to manage your personal and career profiles. The management system allows you to update or delete your information from our database. We also allow you to subscribe or unsubscribe to any of the email updates you've requested from the site.
- Send us mail: at s1, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB, Scotland. Be sure to include your name and clear instructions on what you would like us to do.
- Send us an email: at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your name and clear instructions on what you would like us to do.
Our Privacy Practices with Third Parties
It is our policy to only disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:
- As required by law
- When explicitly requested by a visitor
- When required to deliver products or services requested by a visitor
We share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. Subject to the above three circumstances, we do not provide any identifiable personal information to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. For example, we may tell a business partner the number of men and the number of women that entered a competition, but we do not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals. Access by our employees and agents to your personally identifiable information are only on a need to know basis on the understanding that this is confidential business information.
Our intention is never to use or share personally identifiable information provided to us in ways that are different than the ways described above without also providing you with an opportunity to "unsubscribe" or prohibit such unrelated uses.
Links to Other Sites
Our Commitment to Data Security
We take reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.
Note that some parts of our service, such as file uploading, may require the storage of some of your information outside the European Union.
Changes in Our Policy
How to Contact Us