Privacy Policy

The privacy of your personal information is extremely important to us. This Privacy Policy applies to www.halzak.com and Halzak Recruitment Group Ltd and sets out when and how we use your personal information that you or others provide. By using the Halzak Recruitment Group website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy. We do this to operate with transparency and comply with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation and regulations and are committed to ensuring your data is secure.

Who are we?

Halzak is a specialist recruitment company focused on placing diverse talent into tech companies globally. We welcome your questions or comments regarding this policy. If you believe Halzak Recruitment Group has not adhered to this Policy, please contact us at:

Halzak Recruitment Group :Suite 1, 5th Floor, 31 – 32 Park Row, Leeds, England, LS1 5JD

Email: [email protected]

Halzak are a Data Controller of your information.

The type of information we collect and how we obtain it

Information you provide us:

The types of personal data that we request from you are usually in relation to a job search process. This may be when you use our services to fill a vacancy in your business, if you apply to a role through our services or sign up via our website.

The type of data we collect about you:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Employer
  • Job title
  • Employment history
  • Social Media Accounts
  • References
  • Your CV
  • Survey responses
  • Any other information that may be relevant in order to provide you with our services

Information we obtain from other sources:

We may also collect information about you from third party sources. These can include public databases, social media platforms (eg LinkedIn) or GDPR compliant third-party data providers. Where we obtain data from third parties, we will usually collect the following information:

  • Full name
  • Job title and company
  • Business email
  • Contact telephone number

How we store your data and how long we keep it:

All Halzak information is stored on a secure, password protected CRM (Salesforce).  We utilise Microsoft 365 which offers extensive protection in multiple layers.

We will not keep your personal information for longer than necessary. Where there is no retention period stated in law, we determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information by considering the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of the data, the purposes for which we process it and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your Personal Information (so that it can no longer be associated with you and we cannot identify you). We do this for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this anonymised data indefinitely without further notice to you.

How we use your Data

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing your data are:

  • Your Consent

You can remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us via email [email protected]

  • We have a contractual obligation

It may be necessary for us to process your personal data if you enter a contract with us or for us to provide you with a service. There is more information regarding this in the “Main Purpose” section below

  • We have a legal obligation

We may be required by law to disclose your personal data to a law enforcement agency or regulatory body.

  • We have a legitimate interest

There is more information regarding this in the ‘Legitimate Interest’ section below

Main Purpose:

The main purpose of processing and storing your data is to enable Halzak to provide recruitment consultancy services. Some of the ways we use your data are listed below:

  • To provide our services to you / your business
  • To enable you to apply for a position or to match you with our available vacancies
  • To keep you informed of future opportunities that may be of interest to you
  • To answer enquires or provide you with more information
  • To maintain a business relationship
  • To share information from our company eg newsletters, service messages, industry updates

Legitimate interest:

We may also use your information under a legitimate interest basis to provide relevant marketing and information to you in order to keep you informed of our available services, opportunities and ongoing activities. Every email we send to you for marketing purposes will also contain instructions on how to unsubscribe from receiving them.

Sharing your data:

Halzak do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to any third party. Halzak will only share your data with your explicit permission and only when necessary which are related to our recruitment services.

Cookies:

Like any other websites, halzak.com uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files that websites your visit place on your computer or other device. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Halzak uses a tool called Google Analytics to collect information about our website visitors and how they use our site. We use cookies and Google Analytics to understand how our website is being used and to keep track of the number of visitors the website has. Where we are collecting your personal data, we will make this clear, for example when using a contact form. We also do not share your information with any other organisation.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Children Under Thirteen
Halzak does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Changes to the privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail or post.

Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have several rights in relation to the data we hold about you which are set out below:

Your Right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

It is important to note that you are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights and companies are given 30 days to respond to your request. If you would like to make a request or have any questions, place contact us using the contact information below.

Email: [email protected]

This privacy policy was last updated on August 2022

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