WowMyCV.co.uk are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This notice sets out the basis on which personal data we collect from or about you, will be processed by WowMyCV.co.uk
Your rights under the GDPR are set out in this notice and apply from the 25th of May 2018.
Please read the following carefully regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purposes of data protection legislation in force, from time to time the data controller is WowMyCV.co.uk
Who we are and what we do
We are a CV review and writing service. We collect information about you to carry out our core business and ancillary activities.
Information you give to us or we collect about you
This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site WowMyCV.co.uk or by corresponding with us face to face, by phone, email or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site, to enter our database, subscribe to our services, attend our events, and enter a competition, promotion or survey.
The information we collect about you may include your name, address, private and corporate email address and phone number, curriculum vitae and photograph, financial information, email correspondence, details about current/past employment and interview notes including employment preferences. It may also include compliance documentation (such as passports and visas) and references and links to your profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or corporate websites.
Information we collect about you when you visit our website
WowMyCV.co.uk uses WordPress which sets some cookies but we cannot identify individual information from the reports. Similarly our servers collect some information about visitors but we cannot identify you from that.
We will process any information you choose to give us via the website, as covered by the rest of this policy.
Purposes of the processing and the legal basis for the processing
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To carry out our obligations arising from contracts between you and WowMyCV.co.uk
To provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us or we think will be of interest to you because they are relevant to your career or to your organisation.
Our legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate business interest, although we will also rely on contract and legal obligation for specific uses of data.
Our legitimate business interests
In order to support our candidates’ career aspirations and our clients’ resourcing needs we require a database of candidate and client personal data containing historical information as well as current resourcing requirements.
To maintain, expand and develop our business we need to record the personal data of prospective candidates and client contacts.
To deliver our ancillary services and satisfy legislative requirements, financial records, surveys, and consultancy.
Other uses we may make of your data
We will use this information:
To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
To send newsletters and other marketing information/invitations from WowMyCV.co.uk and our associated companies.
Disclosure of your information inside and outside of the EEA
We will not disclose your data to any third party without your express permission unless we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of WowMyCV.co.uk , our customers, or others.
Where we store and process your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (”EEA”). It may be transferred to third parties outside of the EEA for the purpose of our recruitment services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. WowMyCV.co.uk will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
The information you provide to us is currently stored on our secure servers on our CRM system which is held on the cloud.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Retention of your data
We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests and that you are happy for us to do so. Accordingly, we have a data retention policy and run data routines to remove data that we no longer have a legitimate business interest in maintaining.
WowMyCV.co.uk is keen to ensure the data we have on you is current and accurate. WowMyCV.co.uk welcome updates from all our contacts via email.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to opt out of receiving marketing information, by clicking on the unsubscribe link on the email you receive when you register (it’s also on the bottom of other correspondence for example emails regarding newsletters). You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us via our form.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The GDPR provides you with the following rights
Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
Make a complaint to a supervisory body which in the United Kingdom is the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO can be contacted through this link: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
Access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your data is accurate and complete.
A subject access request should be submitted via our contact form.
Changes to our privacy notice
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be sent via our contact form.