Your right to privacy
is important to us
1. ONLINE PRIVACY PRACTICES
1.1 We are keen to strike a fair balance
between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain
full value from the Internet and other products and services
we may be able to market to you.
1.2 We are fully registered under the Data Protection
Act 1998 and ensure we comply with all protection the
Act affords to you. Further information on the Act is
on the internet at www.dataprotection.gov.uk.
2.1 In some areas of
our Web Site (www.velvet-club.com),
we ask you to provide information that will enable us
to enhance your site visit or reply to you after your
visit. This would include where you first register on
our Web Site or when we ask you to provide feedback to
us through a contact form or when you complete any on
2.2 When you do so, we may ask you to
give us your name, email address, curriculum vitae and
other personal information that will be needed to supply
the applicable Services to you. You can 'unsubscribe'
at any time from the Web Site.
2.3 By completing the registration process
you hereby agree that we may use your personal data for
future email mailings, newsletters, support, notification
of new products or new versions, general correspondence
regarding the Services, correspondence which may relate
to you and to pass the personal information to carefully
selected third parties for marketing purposes. If you
would rather not receive future marketing emails from
us or would not like us to pass on your personal information
to third parties please inform us by sending an e-mail
Other than these purposes the personal information you
provide will be kept confidential.
2.4 Please note that as part of the Services
it will be necessary for our web server to receive the
personal information Candidates send to us and to automatically
pass it on to Recruiters and vice versa and this may involve
the passing or access of your personal information to
countries outside of the United Kingdom whose privacy
practices may not be subject to the same secure standards
as in the United Kingdom. By accepting the terms and conditions
to the transfer of your personal data overseas.
2.5 We will not disclose or sell your
personal information outside our corporate group except
if we sell the whole or part of our business.
3. PAYING FOR THE SERVICES ACCESSIBLE
FROM OUR WEB SITE
3.1 Making sure you can buy safely on
line is a priority for us and we have made strenuous efforts
to ensure that security is one of our highest priorities
and we have devoted a great deal of effort to ensure that
our on-line security measures help to safeguard your information.
The Web Site will use industry-standard Secure Sockets
Layer (SSL) technology provided by a third party payment
provider to allow for the encryption of:
3.1.1 potentially sensitive information
such as your name and address; and
3.1.2 critically-sensitive information
like your credit card number and other payment details
when the on-line payment procedure is functioning.
3.2 If concerned about the privacy of
your credit card information, we encourage you to use
an alternative payment method such as paying by the BACS
system or by cheque as indicated on the payment section
of the Web Site.
3.3 We hope that once you understand
the measures we take to help ensure secure transactions
and privacy, and the steps you can take yourself, you
will be as happy about the safety of your online transaction
and information as we are.
(defined below) for collecting user information from the
site in connection with the Candidate application process
and for administrative control and we will not collect
any information about you except that required for system
administration of the Web server and otherwise as described
above. Cookies are messages given to a web browser by
a web server. The message is then stored by the browser
in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser
requests a page from the server, this message is sent
back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and
personalise their visit by customising web pages for them,
for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit
the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite
you to provide personal information such as your name,
e-mail address and interests.