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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Sharp Consultancy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and Sharp Consultancy is compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy (‘Privacy Policy’) explains how Sharp Consultancy uses the information that Sharp Consultancy collects about you and the procedures that Sharp Consultancy has in place to safeguard your privacy.

By using Sharp Consultancy’s website www.sharpconsultancy.com (or www.sharpconsultancy.co.uk or www.sharpmoves.com) (‘Website’ or ‘site’) or by using any of the services set out in the Website, you consent to Sharp Consultancy using the information that Sharp Consultancy collects about you. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set out in this Privacy Policy, do not continue to use the Website

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is “Sharp Consultancy”.

The information Sharp Consultancy collects and how it’s used

Information Sharp Consultancy holds about you may include your personal details, any material you have provided to Sharp Consultancy such as your CV, references and examination certificates, and sensitive data relating to your health, racial or ethnic origin, or convictions.

We use information held about you:

  • To provide the services detailed on our site; the information you provide will be used to determine your suitability for employment by employers registered with Sharp Consultancy. It may also be used to obtain legal advice or for conducting legal proceedings, complying with legal obligation, the prevention and detection of crime or fraud, and compliance with our legal requirements and for the proper conduct of our business.
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our site.
  • To notify you about changes to our services.
  • To provide you with information, vacancies or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

The information you supply including, where relevant, your sensitive personal data, may be disclosed to Sharp Consultancy staff, and with your prior consent, agents and employers seeking candidates for employment. It’ll be disclosed to people to whom we may transfer rights and obligations in connection with our business, and to any organisations that provide a service to Sharp Consultancy, and who have agreed to keep your information confidential.

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, Sharp Consultancy protects all data from being disclosed to any third parties except when required by law.

Use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Certain features on the Website are only available if you enable the cookie. Sharp Consultancy also uses a cookie to assist it to provide information which is relevant to your interest.

You are free to decline Sharp Consultancy cookies although that may impair certain features on the Website

Sharp Consultancy may also track certain information through the use of JavaScript code and third party web site analytics providers

Protecting your information

The internet is not a secure medium. However, Sharp Consultancy has put in place various security procedures and strict policy rules to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorised and unlawful access and use. These security procedures and policies, which are of the highest standards, are continuously improved.

Notwithstanding the above, it should be appreciated that no system is entirely fool-proof and you should be careful when you reveal any confidential information to any third party.

Sharp Consultancy shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure the security of the data, but shall have no liability for any loss or damage, including for access to data, caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect the Client’s computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material through use of the Services.

Disclosure of your information

If Sharp Consultancy and/or part of its business is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to Sharp Consultancy’s advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of Sharp Consultancy.

Sharp Consultancy reserves the right to disclose your data (and you consent to such disclosure) Sharp Consultancy is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Sharp Consultancy’s Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy, and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Sharp Consultancy, Sharp Consultancy’s customers or members. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to Sharp Consultancy changes, for example your e-mail address has changed, please contact Sharp Consultancy by sending an e-mail to contact@sharpconsultancy.com

Other terms

Sharp Consultancy supplies links to other websites. If you click on a link, you’re not protected by this Privacy Policy and you are advised to read the privacy policy of the other website as it may differ from this Privacy Policy.

Sharp Consultancy reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time as it deems necessary. In such event, Sharp Consultancy will post such changes on the Website.

Sharp Consultancy welcomes your views about the Website and its Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact Sharp Consultancy with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to contact@sharpconsultancy.com