Lighthouse Personnel Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.
- Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|“Account”||means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;|
|[“Cookie”||means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 12, below;|
|“Our Site”||means this website, www.lighthousepersonnel.co.uk|
|[“UK and EU Cookie Law”||means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and|
|“We/Us/Our”||means Lighthouse Personnel Ltd , a limited company registered in England under 11051734, whose registered address is Southway House, 29 Southway, Colchester, Essex CO2 7BA and whose main trading address is 18 Blackberry Road, Stanway Colchester, Essex CO3 0RT|
- Information About Us
- Our Site, www.lighthousepersonnel.co.uk, is owned and operated by Lighthouse Personnel Ltd , a limited company registered in England under 11051734, whose registered address is Southway House, 29 Southway, Colchester, Essex CO2 7BA and whose main trading address is 18 Blackberry Road, Stanway Colchester, Essex CO3 0RT
- Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?
- What Data Do We Collect?
- date of birth;
- business/company name
- job title;
- contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
- IP address (automatically collected);
- web browser type and version (automatically collected);
- operating system (automatically collected);
- a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);
- any relevant information relation to career history, which may be used to help assist searching for future employers
- How Do We Use Your Data?
- All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see section 6, below.
- We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:
- Providing and managing your Account;
- Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
- Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
- Supplying Our services to you;
- Personalising and tailoring Our services for you;
- Responding to communications from you;
- Supplying you with email Newsletters that you have subscribed to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Market research;
- With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email AND telephone AND text message AND post with information, news and offers on Our We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.
- How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
- We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
- Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).
- Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
- [Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
- Keeping it stored in an appropriate, private system whereby only employees of Lighthouse Personnel Ltd are allowed to access it.
- Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.
- Do We Share Your Data?
- We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
- We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
- In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.
- What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
- In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
- How Can You Control Your Data?
- When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details AND by managing your Account.
- You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
- Your Right to Withhold Information
- You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
- How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Please contact Us for more details at email@example.com, or using the contact details below in section 13.
- Contacting Us
- Definitions and Interpretation
|“cookie”||means a small file consisting of letters and numbers that Our Site downloads to your computer or device;|
|“web beacon”||means a small, transparent image file (usually only 1-pixel x 1-pixel in size) used for tracking user behaviour and activity around Our Site;|
|“We/Us/Our”||means Lighthouse Personnel Ltd, a company registered in England under 11051734, whose registered address is Southway House, 29 Southway, Colchester, Essex CO2 7BA and whose main trading address is 18 Blackberry Road, Stanway Colchester, Essex CO3 0RT.|
2.2 We use the following types of cookie:
2.2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
2.2.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
2.2.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.
2.2.4 Targeting Cookies
It is also important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have clicked on). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting cookies may also be shared with third parties.]
2.2.5 [Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are not placed by Us and We have no control over them. Third party cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these cookies will work in the same way as analytics cookies described above).]
2.2.6 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
2.2.7 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
2.3 [We also use web beacons on Our Site to track your navigation around it. As with analytics cookies described above, web beacons help Us to understand how you use Our Site and enable us to improve it in the future.]
2.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
2.5 For more specific details of the cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
- What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
|Cookie Title||Cookie Name||Purpose of Cookie||Type of Cookie|
|CookieConsent||cookie_notice_accepted||Records if your consent to our cookies has been explicitly given by closing the cookie notification bar, or if your consent is only presumed at this point. Once consent has been given, the cookie will record this for one month.||Functionality Cookie|
|WordPress||wordpress_logged_in_#, wordpress_test_cookie, wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1||These cookies collect details of whether a user is logged into the site, used to customise user experience of the site and to ensure that the website is displayed correctly across several browsers.||Functionality Cookie|
- How You Can Control Cookies
4.1 Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours. Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site.
4.2 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:
4.2.1 Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
4.2.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
4.2.3 Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
4.2.4 Safari (OSX): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
4.2.5 Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
4.2.6 Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
4.2.7 Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
5.2 We use web beacons in some of Our emails. We use web beacons to detect when (or whether) you open an email and how you have interacted with it, and other information such as your email client, web browser, computer or device, and IP address. Web beacons may also be used to serve up emails in a particular format that is best suited to your computer or device.
5.3 Emails from Us may contain links. Each one of those links will contain a unique tag which enables Us to track which links are being used and by whom. This information can then be used to improve and tailor our emails in the future.]
- Further Information
7.2 For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).
7.3 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:
Data Protection Policy brief & purpose
Our Company Data Protection Policy refers to our commitment to treat information of employees, customers, stakeholders and other interested parties with the utmost care and confidentiality.
With this policy, we ensure that we gather, store and handle data fairly, transparently and with respect towards individual rights.
This policy refers to all parties (employees, job candidates, customers, suppliers etc.) who provide any amount of information to us.
Who is covered under the Data Protection Policy?
Employees of our company and its subsidiaries must follow this policy. Contractors, consultants, partners and any other external entity are also covered. Generally, our policy refers to anyone we collaborate with or acts on our behalf and may need occasional access to data.
As part of our operations, we need to obtain and process information. This information includes any offline or online data that makes a person identifiable such as names, addresses, usernames and passwords, digital footprints, photographs, social security numbers, financial data etc.
Our company collects this information in a transparent way and only with the full cooperation and knowledge of interested parties. Once this information is available to us, the following rules apply.
Our data will be:
Accurate and kept up-to-date
Collected fairly and for lawful purposes only
Processed by the company within its legal and moral boundaries
Protected against any unauthorized or illegal access by internal or external parties
Our data will not be:
Stored for more than a specified amount of time
Transferred to organizations, states or countries that do not have adequate data protection policies
Distributed to any party other than the ones agreed upon by the data’s owner (exempting legitimate requests from law enforcement authorities)
In addition to ways of handling the data the company has direct obligations towards people to whom the data belongs. Specifically we must:
Let people know which of their data is collected
Inform people about how we’ll process their data
Inform people about who has access to their information
Have provisions in cases of lost, corrupted or compromised data
Allow people to request that we modify, erase, reduce or correct data contained in our databases
To exercise data protection we’re committed to:
Restrict and monitor access to sensitive data
Develop transparent data collection procedures
Train employees in online privacy and security measures
Build secure networks to protect online data from cyberattacks
Establish clear procedures for reporting privacy breaches or data misuse
Include contract clauses or communicate statements on how we handle data
Establish data protection practices (document shredding, secure locks, data encryption, frequent backups, access authorization etc.)
Our data protection provisions will appear on our website.
All principles described in this policy must be strictly followed. A breach of data protection guidelines will invoke disciplinary and possibly legal action.