Privacy

Policy Overview

To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy we have created this statement. Below we explain our information gathering and dissemination practices in relation to the Faststream website. Information supplied to Faststream will be treated with respect and in accordance with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation currently in force. Information will only be used by us for the purposes that you have agreed to. Unless agreed by a visitor, information supplied will not be given to any third party except to comply with the law or to protect the safety of Faststream employees, third party employees or members of the public.

What information do we collect? How do we use it?

 

IP Address

An IP address is a data structure understood by the Internet which uniquely identifies you so that information can be sent to your computer so you can view WebPages. We use your computer's IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and administer our Website.

 

Registration information

When a visitor registers for information either for News or Job Alerts, they will complete a form which asks for their registration details. We do not attribute this information to any email address other than for use of supplying relevant job or news information to the visitor by email or traditional communication. We are collecting postal address or telephone number for general administration purposes to follow through any enquiry. This data is for our internal use only and will only be passed to other individuals at possible interview stage. If at any time they wish to unsubscribe from receiving Faststream Emails they can amend their details in the “My account” section;

 

Application information

We only allow the companies that a visitor has applied for positions with and Faststream employees to view your application and/or CV. We do not distribute your information to any other company in relation to other vacancies that we may be advertising on the Faststream Website.

 

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

 

Links

This Website contains links to other sites. Faststream are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

 

Contests, Competitions, Surveys

From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested is usually just a name and/or email address but may include contact and demographic information (such as postcode, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

 

Site and Service Updates

We may at any time contact via email registered users to inform them service issues. This may or may not include information regarding when the site may not be accessible or to prevent email transmitted "viruses"

 

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

 

Cookies

Our website stores a number of different cookies on the computer or device that you use to access our website. Cookies are small text files used by browsers to store small bits of information about a device or computer, such as preferred settings or preferred languages.

Cookies do not take up much space (unless you have thousands of them) and cannot contain viruses or other harmful code.

The ICO has categorised all cookies into to 4 classes:

On our website we never use category 4 cookies, which are the only cookies that are likely to track your behaviour across multiple websites. The majority of our cookies are category 2 cookies, although other websites/services that we use, such as Facebook or Twitter, may store category 3 cookies on your computer when you visit our website or share content.

Using our site may result in the following cookies being stored on your computer: 

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These cookies are set by our analytics software (Google analytics) and are used to monitor how many people visit our site, which search engine they used to find our site, and how they navigated around the site (i.e. which pages were viewed). These cookies do not store any information that is able to identify you personally and are immensely useful to us as business owners or service providers.
ASP.Net_SessionId, X-Mapping-fjhppofk These are session cookies used to give you a better experience using the website. There is no personally-identifiable information stored in the cookie.
yourAuthCookie This is a session cookie used when you are logged into the website.
NRAGENT, JSESSIONID Set and used by New Relic to track user activity
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These cookies are set by LinkedIn - these cookies appear when you have selected to log-in with LinkedIn

we use to add Facebook like, Tweet, Google+ and other social sharing buttons to our site. Which cookies are set will vary depending on which social networks you use and are signed into when viewing our site.

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We use these cookies to determine whether to show you the warning bar at the top of the page and whether you have opted in order out of using cookies. At present it isn't possible to remember your choices if you don't want to store cookies on your computer without using cookies.