STRATUM INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY POLICY & WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

Please read the following information carefully to understand Stratum International’s (“Stratum”) practice relating to your personal data and how Stratum will manage. If you do not agree to Stratum’s application and processing of your data as outlined in the below terms, please do not submit any personal data to us. Stratum International Website

The website www.stratum-international.com (“the site”) is wholly owned an operated by Stratum International Solutions Ltd (“Stratum”), company number 08006961, registered address 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London. W1W 7LT. United Kingdom.

Protection of Your Privacy Collection Statement

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act of 1998 (UK), Stratum International requires you to read the following information about your privacy, the disclosure of personal information about you and your usage of our website and acknowledge where indicated your acceptance and understanding of this information.

Personal information means information about you and your personal circumstances, including your work experience, qualifications, opinions about your work performance (e.g. references), results of psychometric and/or personality testing and other information obtained by us in connection with your possible work placements.

Sensitive information means more private information about you, including membership of a professional or trade association or a trade union, criminal record, health or disability (at any time), etc. Sensitive information can, in most cases, only be disclosed with your consent.

At any time we may collect and process the following data about you:

- Information that you provide by filling in forms on “the site”. This includes information you provide to us at the time of registering on “the site” which includes information which you provide to us on your CV.

- Should you contact us we may keep a record of such correspondence.

- From time to time we may request you to complete surveys or polls. Note you are not required to respond to surveys or polls.

- Details of transactions you carry out through “the site” with us or with the agencies or employers with whom we work.

- Details of your visits to “the site” and the resources that you access.

You consent to Stratum using the information provided by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in order to facilitate the recruitment process on your behalf and in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

Although Stratum will not ordinarily seek sensitive information (including data relating to health/disabilities, race/ethnicity, trade union membership, criminal convictions), if you choose to provide any such data, you are agreeing to give us your explicit consent to the processing of such data in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your personal and sensitive information may be used in connection with:

Your actual or possible work placement; our assessment of your ongoing performance and prospects; to inform you of possible work opportunities; or other events such as training, mentoring or information sessions by direct mail/email. Your personal and sensitive information may be disclosed to:

Potential employers and clients of Stratum International; referees; or any person with a lawful entitlement to obtain the information. If you do not give us the personal information we seek:

We may be limited in our ability to locate suitable work for you; or we may be limited in our ability to place you in work.

IP Addresses and Cookies

Stratum may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our network, be it employers, advertisers, agencies or any source. Statistical data about “the site’s” users' browsing actions and patterns shall remain anonymous.

Stratum may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

At any time you may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of “the site”. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to “the site”.

You can gain access to your information to correct it if it is wrong

Subject to some exemptions (for example in an employee/employer situation) you have a right to see personal and sensitive information about you that we hold.

If you are able to establish that personal or sensitive information we hold about you is not accurate, complete and up-to-date, we will take reasonable steps to correct it.

If we are unable to agree that personal or sensitive information that we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date, you may ask us to place with the information a statement by you that claims that particular information is not accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you wish to exercise your rights of access and correction you should contact our Privacy Officer.

By agreeing to our privacy policy and terms of use, you agree that you have read and understood each of the statements in this Collection Statement and voluntarily consent to:

  • personal and sensitive information about me being collected by you as indicated above
  • personal and sensitive information about me being used as indicated above
  • personal and sensitive information about me being disclosed as indicated above
  • the collection, use and storage of your personal and sensitive information
If you wish to contact us about your personal and sensitive information, contact:
The Privacy Officer
Stratum International
85 Great Portland Street
First Floor,
London.
W1W 7LT

 

Any changes Stratum may make to our privacy policy will be posted on this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Page. Where appropriate, you will be notified by e-mail.

Thank you for using the Stratum Website!