Effective from 1st June 2020
www.gradfuel.co is operated by Gradfuel (SBV Recruitment Limited). Gradfuel is registered in England and Wales under company number 11821953. Gradfuel registered address is The Old Chapel, Union Way, Witney, England, OX28 6HD.
Gradfuel is part of SBV Recruitment Limited. Gradfuel is an online job board business that operates job portals accurately matching candidates with companies.
We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and Personal Information. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, date of birth, email address, IP address and CV.
Please do not submit such Personal Information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
Please be aware that we may also infer certain information about you from your expressed search preferences. We also collect from:
Personal Information we collect about you may include the following:
On some occasions, Gradfuel processes your data with your consent. For example, we rely on consent when we send promotional material. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.
Gradfuel may process your data when we need to do this to fulfil a contract with you, such as to send your CV to an employer or recruiter for a specific job application.
Gradfuel also processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.
Our legitimate interests include:
Gradfuel may process your data to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, e.g. preventing, investigating and detecting crime, fraud or anti-social behaviour and prosecuting offenders, including working with law enforcement agencies.
In the course of our business to help you search for and get a job, Gradfuel may make Personal Information available to third parties such as recruiters and other intermediaries and agents and other business partners. The amount of information we share with recruiters will depend on the options you select when you consent. Depending on your preferences, we may also share your application history (jobs you have applied for and when you applied for them). You can change the information recruiters can see about you at any time by updating your details and preferences in by emailing us (see address below).
This includes external third-party service providers, such as accountants, auditors, experts, lawyers and other outside professional advisors; IT systems, support and hosting service providers; printing, advertising, marketing and market research and analysis service providers; document and records management providers; technical engineers; data storage and cloud providers and similar third-party vendors and outsourced service providers that assist us in carrying out business activities.
Gradfuel may share Personal Information with governmental or other public authorities (including, but not limited to, workers’ compensation boards, courts, law enforcement, tax authorities and criminal investigations agencies); and third-party civil legal process participants and their accountants, auditors, lawyers and other advisors and representatives as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our group companies; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and that of our group companies, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit our damages.
Occasionally, we may share Personal Information with other third parties. We will always do this under contract and in accordance with your instructions.
We use Personal Information to do some or all of the following:
Personal Information which you supply to us is generally stored and kept inside the European Economic Area.
When you access our website online, portal or messenger bot, we store some information about you. If you would like to view your personal information and data you can send an email to our Data Protection Officer (DPO) (see below) and said information will be sent to you within 30 days.
Your CV can be viewed by Gradfuel customers, if you have consented to this. This is the default setting. Further, when your profile is searchable your application activity (e.g. number of applications, job titles, locations & salaries) will be visible to Gradfuel customers. Such visibility can also be provided through browser plugins or other software that we or our group companies offer if our customers visit certain social media websites about you. This is also the default setting.
Please note that Gradfuel reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings of your data.
However, if you would like to permanently delete your account, you can send an email to our Data Protection Officer (DPO) (see below) with the subject line “Permanently delete my information and account”. Please do not forget to tell us who you are.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computers, devices, and applications. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
We do not penalise those who wish to delete their data and personal information.
We do not charge for data requests.
Gradfuel is committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alterations, disclosure or destruction of information that we hold.
Our security measures include:
If you use the Gradfuel Website or Portal, you may also consent to push notifications, text messages, alerts, emails or other types of messages directly sent to you outside or inside of Gradfuel to your mobile device or desktop browser. If you declare your consent to receive such messages a device token will be generated, which will be associated with your device.
We partner with third-party advertising networks so that we and other advertisers can display advertising which is more relevant to you and your interests on our Web site or on other sites that you visit and assess the performance of that advertising. We and our ad network partners may utilise cookies or web beacons along with other codes such as your Identifier for Advertising (IFA) or Android ID for your phone to better understand your interests from the web pages you interact with and the search terms you use on our site to build a picture of the category of interests or preferences you have and to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. Please note that if you opt-out you will continue to receive generic advertising that has not been targeted to you and your interests.
You have the following rights:
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the contact details set out below.
Gradfuel is not directed towards individuals under the age of eighteen (18), however we are aware due to the nature of some of the job offerings, those between 14 and 18 may use the Services.
Individuals under the age of thirteen (13) are expressly prohibited from using Gradfuel Website and Portal, unless parental consent is provided and we are notified.
Please note that although we require customers who use our services, such as employers seeking to recruit staff, to agree to use the information made available solely for recruitment-related purposes, we do not control their use of any information that they have access to as part of receiving our services. Please be aware your current employer may be a customer of Gradfuel. Although it is a requirement of our Contract and Terms and Conditions of Gradfuel not to use Personal Information for any purpose other than to obtain a job, we cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.
The data controller responsible for your information is Gradfuel.
If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information you can email: [email protected] or write to the Data Protection Officer, The Old Chapel, Union Way, Witney, England, OX28 6HD. We will provide your data to you within 30 days.
If you do not think we are handling your Personal Information adequately, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further information, including contact details, are available at ico.org.uk.
Please view the “Effective from” date at the top of these terms to see when it was last revised.
The Site is operated by SBV Recruitment Ltd. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 11821953 and have Our registered office at The Old Chapel, Union Way, Witney, England, OX28 6HD.