Why do we have a privacy policy?

The Local Europe AB is committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the Website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we must comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any Data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.

What sort of data do we collect?

The Local Europe AB collects Personal Data about you to help in the Recruitment Process. This Data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the Website, plus details of your eligibility to work.

We also collect information in the aggregate to provide us with a better understanding of the Users of our Website as a group, their browsing patterns and preferences. This Aggregate Data, does not contain personally identifiable information.

Why do we process this personal data?

We process this Personal Data as necessary to aid the Recruitment Process and the reselling of training courses, to provide our services to you and to market products and services to you as well as advise you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and competitions (where we do use your information to market further products and services to you, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications).

We may also use Aggregate Data to help us understand our Users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service and provide targeted advertising on our website as well as third party websites when these are visited by registered Users of the Website.

Why do we collect and process sensitive personal data?

We collect and process Sensitive Personal Data only so far as is necessary and in compliance with all applicable legislation. By using the Website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing Sensitive Personal Data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers, course providers and clients in connection with the Recruitment Process and the reselling of training courses.

Do we pass data to third parties?

We may pass Personal Data to Third Parties that help us to process Personal Data, to prospective or intended employers (or third parties assisting them in the recruitment process) or customers for the purpose of recruitment, or to training providers responsible for the delivery of courses. We may also pass Aggregate Data to social media providers like Facebook or carefully selected Third Parties to help us deliver content which is targeted to your preferences. If you opt-in to the CV Search service, we will make your details and CV available to search by third party recruiters and prospective employers. Please see below for more information on this service.

How is this data safeguarded?

The security of your Data is extremely important to us. Access to your Personal Data is only provided to our staff and Third Parties who help us to process data and to prospective employers or customers in order to help with the Recruitment Process.

We may use data from the site for the purposes of improving the performance and functionality of our software. We may also view site data in order to address a question (customer service related, bug, general functionality etc.).

Passwords are changed regularly to minimize unauthorized access.

We also monitors for brute force attacks, and will circumvent such attempts when they are detected.

CV Search

When you upload your CV or apply for a job using your profile, you are given the option to opt-in to The Local Europe AB’s CV Search service. If you choose to opt-in then your profile and CV will be made available to and searchable by third party recruiters and prospective employers which can greatly increase your visibility and aid your job search. You can subsequently opt-in or opt-out of the CV Search service at any time by amending your privacy and contact settings in your account profile.

By default, new registrants (and their CVs) on the job board are visible and searchable by employers, but you do have the option to opt-out of this (which can be done via the job seeker dashboard).

How do we let you know if our policy changes?

Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the Website or through e-mail notification.

What are ‘cookies’ and why do we use them?

‘Cookies’ are ways of saving a small amount of personal information. We use cookies to save information about what type of job you’re looking for. This allows easy access to our site, with recommendations that are relevant to you. If your computer is shared by other people, we advise that you untick the ‘Remember me’ checkbox when you sign in.

‘Cookies’ are ways of saving a small amount of personal information. We use cookies to save information about what type of job or Course you’re looking for. This allows easy access to our Website, with recommendations that are relevant to you. If your computer is shared by other people, we advise that you untick the ‘keep me signed in’ checkbox when you sign in to jobs.thelocal.com This will remove all details from the cookie. If you would like more information about cookies, go to the Website all about cookies.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

How do you remove your name from the database?

You can contact us to request for your account to be closed at any time, which will be confirmed by The Local Europe AB within 48 hours of your request.

How do you unsubscribe from job alerts?

If you have job alerts set up in your account that you would like to unsubscribe from, please click the unsubscribe link in the footer of that particular job alert.

 

Registered Office

The Local Europe AB Online Limited

Östgötagatan 12

11625 Stockholm

Org nr 556667 4023

 

Terminology

Aggregate Data – this is when all data is collected and processed as a total to enable us to look at such information as demographic and geographic trends, so that we can try to produce a better service in the future. This data is not personally identifiable data.

Data – information which is being processed by equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system or forms part of an accessible record.

Data Protection Act 1998 – this is the act of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law.

Personal data – data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from those data, or from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, The Local Europe AB.

Privacy policy – this statement by The Local Europe AB which explains the ways that we try to protect our Users’ privacy.

Recruitment process – the process of gaining employment and recruiting new staff and the ongoing administrative process involved once a user has gained employment or recruited new staff.

The Local Europe AB – The Local GmbH and their subsidiary companies.

Sensitive personal data – personal data consisting of information as to the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, the commission or alleged commission of any offence or any proceedings related to any offence.

Third Parties – these are companies and people other than The Local Europe AB and the group of companies of which it is part.

Users – people who use our Website and register their details with us for the purposes of recruitment, either to gain employment or for the purposes of recruiting new staff.

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