The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th May.
1. Information collection and tracking
1.1 When you visit our website
You can visit our website without giving away your personal information. Cadence Partners uses Google Analytics and Cookies in order to improve our service, user experience and analyse how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by Google Analytics is mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, device information, language.
The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using the Cadence Partners website. It is not used for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access our website.
1.2 When you submit a CV to us
When you submit a CV to us we collect the personal data you give us to be used for the following purposes and collated with additional data obtained from publicly available data, data from interactions with you and with related third parties.
2. WHEN YOU CONTACT US
While you can use our website without giving out your personal information, once you contact us via the Contact Us section of our website, Cadence Partners collects information about you.
The information you fill in (personal information such as your name, email address, CV) will be processed and stored so that it is possible for us to contact and respond to your request.
If you apply for a job with Cadence Partners, we will collect, process and store the information you have sent us for recruitment-related purposes, such as contacting you. Additionally, Cadence Partners may keep your data for a period of time for the purpose of considering you for a different opportunity.
Legitimate Interest - Over the past year, to comply with GDPR, we have reviewed our database and considered what information we hold, and the reasons why we store that data. Many of our candidates and clients fall into the Legitimate Interest category for GDPR lawful basis. This means that we hold data such as CV’s because they have been provided voluntarily by the candidate and the reason we store the data is to support a candidate to gain a new role, whether this be permanent job or an interim assignment.
For clients, we hold company contact details and email exchanges. These are archived and stored for 6 years.
Cadence Partners seeks to ensure the security of personal data. When Cadence Partners collects information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and organisational measures.
5. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us at GDPR@cadencepartners.co.uk
We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.
We will fulfil your request by sending your copy electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method. For any subsequent access request, we may charge you with an administrative fee.
6. INFORMATION CORRECTION & DELETION
If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so we can update it and keep your data accurate. Any data that is no longer needed for the purposes specified in Information Collection and Use will be deleted.
If at any point you wish for Cadence Partners to delete information about you, you can simply contact us.
The purposes for which we hold and process data include:
- Board Search
- Executive Search
- CEO Succession/Succession Planning
- Industry Mapping
- Interim Appointments
Cadence Partners will not reduce your rights stated in this Policy without asking for explicit prior consent to the changes.
In accordance with applicable law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for improving our service.
We do not use profiling, we do not sell or in any other way spread your data to third parties, we do not use your data for purposes other than what we specified.
We also make sure that your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed no longer necessary.
10. YOU CAN CONTACT US AT ANY TIME TO:
· Request access to information that Cadence Partners has about you
· Correct any information that Cadence Partners has about you
· Delete information that Cadence Partners has about you
If you have any additional questions about Cadence Partners’ collection and storage of data, please contact us at:
29 Throgmorton Street
London, EC2N 2AT
020 7947 4960