On 25th May 2018, a new data protection law, the General Data Protection Law (GDPR), came into effect in the European Union. The GDPR gives you more control over your personal data and greater transparency around how it is used.
To ensure you are aware of your rights under GDPR and how Symmetry Executive Search Ltd collects, uses and stores personal data, please read our updated Privacy Notice.
Good recruitment and talent management practices and the effective running of our business require Symmetry Executive Search Ltd (Symmetry) to collect, use, store, transfer and otherwise process certain Personal Data.
Symmetry follows the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
- We do not collect more information than is necessary;
- We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified;
- We do not keep your data if it is no longer needed;
- We only provide your data to select third party clients for the specific purposes listed below.
You do not give out personal information by visiting our website. We only keep track of anonymous traffic data.
- Information Collection & Tracking
1.1 When you visit our website
You can visit our website without giving away your personal information. Symmetry uses Google Analytics and Cookies in order to improve our service, user experience and analyse how the website is used. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by Google Analytics is mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, device information, language.
The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using the Symmetry website. It is not used for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access our website.
1.2 When you submit a CV to us
When you submit a CV to us we collect the personal data you give us to be used for the purposes listed below (6.) and collate with additional data obtained from publicly available data, data from interactions with you and with related third parties.
1.3 When you contact us
While you can use our website without giving out your personal information, once you contact us via the firstname.lastname@example.org email address provided on the Symmetry website, Symmetry collects information about you.
If you apply for a job with Symmetry, we will collect, process and store the information you have sent us for recruitment-related purposes, such as contacting you. Additionally, Symmetry may keep your data for a period of time for the purpose of considering you for a different opportunity.
- Information Security
Symmetry seeks to ensure the security of personal data. When Symmetry collects information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorized access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorized disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and organisational measures.
- Access to information
You have the right to request access to the information we have on you. You can do this by contacting us.
We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.
We will fulfill your request by sending your copy electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method. For any subsequent access request, we may charge you with an administrative fee.
- Information Correction & Deletion
If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so we can update it and keep your data accurate. Any data that is no longer needed for the purposes specified below (6.) be deleted.
If at any point you wish for Symmetry to delete information about you, you can simply contact us.
- Executive Search
- Succession Planning
- Industry Mapping
- Interim Appointments
Symmetry will not reduce your rights stated in this Policy without asking for explicit prior consent to the changes.
In accordance with applicable law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for improving our service.
We do not use profiling, we do not sell or in any other way spread your data to third parties, we do not use your data for purposes other than what we specified.
We also make sure that your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed no longer necessary.
If you have any additional questions about Symmetry’s collection and storage of data, please contact us at the address below.