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Expat Jobs Privacy Policy

Expat Jobs endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users. We make every effort to comply with our obligations under the 1998 Data Protection Act. Additionally, we understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your Resume and other information stored about you while using the site.

Account and Resume information

When you register to Expat Jobs your details, including your Resume, can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by any direct recruiter, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests Resumes matching your profile to be sent to them. Expat Jobs attempts to verify the identity and the nature of the business of such organisations however does not make any warranties as to their authenticity.

Your personal information

When you create or register your Resume with us, we will collect personal information from you, such as your name, contact details, and other details. Once you register with Expat Jobs and accept our Terms & Conditions, you are not anonymous to us. We may use or share your personal information you provide to alert you to our own products and services, to complete a transaction, to operate or improve the Expat Jobs products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or tell you of products and services that we think may be of interest. We may contact you regarding site changes or changes to the Expat Jobs products or services that you use.

Disclosure of personal information

When you register, we store some information about you in your account, but it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. It does not form part of our candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed by Expat Jobs customers. You can delete your account at any time.

If you choose to create a profile and upload a Resume to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed.

Please note that Expat Jobs reserves the right to remove from our database, Resumes which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

We do not disclose information about your individual visits to the Expat Jobs site, or personal information that you provide, such as your name and personal contact details unless you have given us your permission or we believe that the law requires it. N.B. that by registering with Expat Jobs you are granting us permission to disclose this information. We may record and share aggregated information with our clients. Additionally, if you input your information on a co-branded registration page or job application page, eg a Expat Jobs client-company registration page then the information that you give becomes the property of both Expat Jobs and the client. Expat Jobs is not responsible for the information that the client receives.

Expat Jobs will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users.

PLEASE NOTE: Your current employer may be a customer of Expat Jobs, or a client of one of our customers. Expat Jobs cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

Information collection and use

Like many websites, we routinely capture your IP address information to determine your location. This helps us work out whether you are visiting the site from within the UK, EU or rest of the world, and means we can show you content that's specific to your location and ask the right questions about your eligibility to work in the specific country you are wishing to work in, should you wish to apply for a job on Expat Jobs. Expat Jobs automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your IP address. Expat Jobs records IP addresses for anonymous statistical purposes, administration of our website and servers, and to improve our services.

An IP address, or 'internet protocol address', is a unique identifying number given to every device connected to the internet. Like a car license plate, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.

Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of our website through "cookies". The information gathered may be used by Expat Jobs internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities, and may be passed to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing activities. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from Expat Jobs or from carefully selected third parties you should tick the appropriate box on the submission form. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from Expat Jobs or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should notify us using the Contact page of our website or delete your Resume.

Expat Jobs may set and access cookies on your computer. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept Expat Jobs cookies, some of our services may not be available to you. This policy does not apply to companies that Expat Jobs does not own or control, or to people that Expat Jobs does not employ.

Statistical information

Expat Jobs gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the Expat Jobs site are most frequently visited, the number of Resumes on the database, or the number of visitors to the site and for other lawful purposes. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the Expat Jobs site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the Expat Jobs site, to our clients, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Security

The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security devices and 'firewalls'.

Similar to the spam you receive in your personal email inbox, fraudsters have started creating false job offers in an attempt to gather personal details. We consistently monitor job postings on the site and we are committed to ensuring that jobs listed on Expat Jobs.com are legitimate and comply with our terms & conditions.

At no point during the application process with Expat Jobs should you be asked to complete any monetary transactions or provide personal information beyond your resume.

If you notice anything suspicious, we advise you to email us and stop communication with the recruiter or employer.

Other ways of ensuring your privacy:

You may amend your personal details at any time. These options are available when you login to our website.

You may unsubscribe from any employment or promotional information that we may send to you by in any of the following ways:

  • Using the unsubscribe function at the bottom of the email

  • Amending your account details by logging in to our website

  • Contacting us on the Contact page of our website

Expat Jobs Cookie Policy

Expat Jobs uses browser cookies; this means our webservers put small files (the 'cookies') onto your computer to collect information as you use the website. What the cookies contain varies depending on the features they are being used for. Cookies enable Expat Jobs to monitor traffic, remember users and their preferences and to provide features to users across multiple web servers.

Google Analytics

Expat Jobs uses Google Analytics to help Analyze how users use the site. The tool uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' us of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Expat Jobs.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.

Any further queries should be directed through our contact form

You can remove any of the information that Expat Jobs stores about you, at any time, by logging in to your Expat Jobs account and choosing to delete the account.

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