Privacy policy and cookies

Website Privacy and cookie policy – ITAD Ltd – owner of (itad.com).

This Policy combined with our terms and conditions forms the ‘User Agreement’ of this website (itad.com). Please ensure that you read the Terms and Conditions in conjunction with this policy.

ITAD Ltd takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you.

ITAD Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on the 13th June 2013.

What information do we collect?

We collect three kinds of information from visitors to this website: queries and feedback; CVs from people interested in working with us; and site usage information which is collected in log files.

Queries and feedback via email

We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.

We welcome your feedback on any aspect of our website, please contact us at: mail@itad.com

CV submission

Experienced consultants working in ITAD’s fields of specialisation are invited to submit their CVs via email. When we receive a CV it is appraised and the sender receives one of the following notifications:

1. When suitable work arises we may contact you and ask for permission to submit your CV to third parties. If you agree, we will pass on your CV minus your contact information and in the clients specified format. Your contact details are hold solely for the purpose of contacting you for inclusion in proposals and projects. An electronic copy of your CV will be stored securely on our servers within the office. These CV’s are stored permanently unless you request it to be removed from the system. Please let us know immediately if you object to your personal information being used in this way.

2. We are unable to offer you work and will not keep a copy of your CV.

If you submit a CV we may contact you to request updates or to discuss work opportunities.

Site usage information

Log files record visitors’ use of the site which we analyse and use to make changes to the structure and content of our website.

Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual patterns of use.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page.

Data Protection

ITAD Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a ‘data controller’ in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Further details of the registration are available at www.dpr.gov.uk.

Cookies usage policy

Our website, like lots of websites, uses cookies. Cookies are small data files that we place on your computer, they help our website work better and you to have a more enjoyable browsing experience.

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

The cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. However if you don’t want the cookies on your computer, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.

Cookies on this website

Our website uses a widget from ShareThis which facilitates the sharing of pages/links from this website across various social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Pages with these embedded share buttons may set a cookie from this third party website. The ShareThis service only personally identifies you if you have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given them your consent. You can read the ShareThis privacy policy here: http://sharethis.com/privacy. This page also explains how you can opt out of the tracking aspects of the ShareThis Service if you wish to.

Our site also uses Google Analytics cookies:

  • _UTMA – This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site – Expires after 2 years.
  • _UTMB – This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site – Expires after 30 minutes.
  • _UTMC – This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser – Expires when you close your browser.
  • _UTMZ – This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) – Expires after 6 months.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. You can read Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Consent

By using this website you consent to the terms of our online privacy policy.

The ITAD website contains links to external websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any websites other than our own.

Comments or Questions?

If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please e-mail communications@itad.com. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.