Policy key definitions:
- “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Stepchange Business Growth Limited.
- “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
- GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
- PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
- ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
- Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.
Key principles of GDPR:
Processing of your personal data
If you submit an enquiry through our website the information you enter into the form is sent to us. We only collect the basic information required to establish the nature of your enquiry and to give a means of responding to you.
If you sign up to our email newsletter we will collect your email address. We will store your email address on our mailing list permanently or until your tell us you’d like it to be removed.
Every email we send via our mailing list will contain a link you can use to visit a page that allows you to update your preferences and unsubscribe to our list.
If you submit your curriculum vitae to us we will store it securely on our system. We advise you send your curriculum vitae to us as a password protected document and inform us of the password under separate cover.
We will only disclose your CV to another party after you have provided us with your approval.
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:
- the right to be informed;
- the right of access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- the right to object; and
- the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
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Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions
Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.
We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.
Retention of Data
In the majority of cases we hold your data for a maximum of 6 years (from the last submission date) in order to comply with our legal requirements. Where you have submitted a CV to us we will contact you within 24 months to confirm whether you still want us to hold your CV and to provide us with up to date details.