Mortimer Bell International Limited respects your privacy
This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which we collect, store, use and disclose personal data we receive in writing, through our Websites, or through the recruitment services that we provide. It therefore applies to personal data that you provide to Mortimer Bell International telephonically, electronically (including email) and in person.
This information may be updated from time to time and should be read in the context of any additional specific information such as that provided in privacy policies applicable to specific businesses or local areas as displayed on the relevant Website or distributed to you from time to time.
This Privacy Notice also informs you how we obtain and use information gained by us through your use of the Websites, including by using “cookies” and third-party vendors
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data, how we will treat it and your rights. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be sure to check the addendums below to see if there is one that applies to your country. In the event of a conflict between the general part of this Privacy Notice and an addendum, the addendum prevails.
1. Who are we?
Mortimer Bell International is a global technology recruitment company as described on the website. Mortimer Bell International offers recruitment services for permanent hiring and contract.
Mortimer Bell are also registered members of the Information Commissioners Office under registration number ZA220503
2. Who does this Privacy Notice protect?
This Privacy Notice protects individuals throughout the world who access our Websites or receive recruitment services from us. In addition to candidates who are looking for a new or different job or career, this also includes individuals who are employed by an actual, former or prospective Mortimer Bell International. A Mortimer Bell International client is one of the following, a business that Mortimer Bell International has contracted with to provide recruitment services or is in the process of doing so, a business that Mortimer Bell International may solicit with the intention of providing recruitment services or a business to whom Mortimer Bell International may provide relevant IT market information.
3. What information will we collect?
Some of the data that we collect and receive from you is personal data which means that it is information that could personally identify you (“Personal Data” or “PII”). The Personal Data that we may collect from all users of our Websites and users of our recruitment services may include any of the following:
For Contract Candidates Only (individuals who are employed by, consult with and/or own an entity recruited by Mortimer Bell International to provide contract or temporary technical professional services to an Mortimer Bell International client (or an Mortimer Bell International client’s client))
In addition to the Personal Data listed above, Mortimer Bell International may collect the following from you:
While this information may relate to your company or your employer rather than being your Personal Data, we have listed this information for transparency.
If your provision of Personal Data to Mortimer Bell International is necessary to enter into a contract with your company or your employer, your failure to provide us with accurate Personal Data may result in Mortimer Bell International not being able to offer or render recruitment services to you, your company or your employer.
We will also receive your details and CV if you apply to any of our roles advertised on a variety of job boards. Please ensure you have read their individual Privacy Policies as they are part of ours.
We may collect:
Name, job title,
Contact information including your email address, contact number
Information about the company you work for (industry, contact information)
Information relevant to providing you and your company with recruitment services
This information allows us to provide an excellent level of service which can range from informing you of specific skillsets that we believe will be of interest to you or informing you of market movement / industry relevant marketing information.
4. Why do we process your Personal Data?
Generally, we use your Personal Data for our business and activities, and in our efforts to expand and improve our business. Examples include:
All users of the Websites and/or our services
To provide our recruitment services to you, your employer or your company;
Actual or Prospective Candidates
Individuals who work for Mortimer Bell International clients(i.e. a “client contact”)
5. Who do we send your Personal Data to?
Actual or Prospective Candidates
To Mortimer Bell International clients in order for them to determine if you (permanent hire candidate) or your company or employer (contract candidate) are or may be qualified to fill a vacancy.
Individuals who work for Mortimer Bell International clients (i.e. a client contact)
How your data is processed:
Mortimer Bell relies on the following legal basis to process your data:
7. What will Mortimer Bell International do if my Personal Data is breached?
Mortimer Bell International has put in place reasonable technical, administrative and physical safeguards intended to prevent a breach of your Personal Data. That being said, Mortimer Bell International cannot guarantee that your Personal Data will not be breached.
A breach can take many forms, including, without limitation, the loss of your Personal Data or the unauthorized access to, disclosure, modification, copying and transfer of your Personal Data.
Once Mortimer Bell International becomes aware of the breach, Mortimer Bell International will take reasonable steps to isolate the breach, stop the breach, determine the root cause, determine the Personal Data breached, fix the root cause and determine if notice to you and/or the appropriate government agency(ies) is required. Mortimer Bell International will comply with all applicable law in reacting to, and dealing with, a breach of Personal Data.
If you believe, for any reason, that your Personal Data has been breached while in Mortimer Bell International care, custody or control, please email Mortimer Bell International immediately at email@example.com
8. Will my Personal Data be transferred to another country?
Yes, Mortimer Bell International may transfer your Personal Data to the categories of third parties described in this Privacy Notice, some of whom are located outside of the country in which you provided your Personal Data to Mortimer Bell International or the country of collection.
If so, Mortimer Bell International will take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is protected and treated in accordance with this Privacy Notice and local applicable law. The countries where Mortimer Bell International may transfer your Personal Data will have varying levels of data security practices and laws, some of which may be less stringent or protective than your country. Mortimer Bell International will use all reasonable efforts to require that any of its suppliers and vendors who receive your Personal Data are contractually bound to (a) keep your Personal Data confidential and (b) take, at a minimum, reasonable efforts to maintain the privacy and security of your Personal Data.
Under certain circumstances, Mortimer Bell International may share your Personal Data with one or more of its group companies who may be located in a country other than yours or other than the country in which Mortimer Bell International collected your Personal Data.
9. How long will Mortimer Bell International store my Personal Data for?
We are required by applicable law to store your Personal Data for as long as is necessary to comply with our legal, regulatory and contractual obligations. This period of time will vary based on the law in your country and in the country where Mortimer Bell International stores your Personal Data.
In addition, Mortimer Bell International will keep your Personal Data for the identified purposes until it reasonably believes that it no longer needs it, that there is no reasonable chance that you, your employer or your company will do business with Mortimer Bell International, and there is no reason to believe that we will need the Personal Data for any special circumstances such as the issuance or defence of legal proceedings, audit, investigation or collections.
10. Sending Mortimer Bell International Personal Data over the internet
Your Personal Data is held on servers hosted by us, our internet services providers or third party vendors with whom Mortimer Bell International has a contract. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take the efforts set forth in the Privacy Notice to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted through or to our Websites. Any transmission of data by you to us over the internet is at your own risk.
11. How we collect and aggregate information about visitors to our Websites
We also collect information about the way job seekers and visitors use the Websites in order to improve our services, to understand our users better, and to determine aggregate trends, most popular pages, etc. By using the Websites, you agree that we may share de-identified aggregate data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes. We may also undertake marketing profiling to help us identify candidates, clients, or jobs which may be of interest to you. We may process Personal Data that you submit to us through the Websites under one or more of the permissible bases for processing Personal Data set forth in the Privacy Notice.
12. Technology and Tools
Like many companies, we use technology and tools that tell us when a computer or device has visited or accessed our content. Those tools include services from search engines and other companies that help us to tailor our products and services to better suit our customers and potential customers. Search engines provide facilities to allow you to indicate your preferences in relation to the use of those tools in connection with computers and other devices controlled or used by you.
We also set out further information below about Cookies and Web Beacons.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|To monitor our LinkedIn advertisements’ performance.||Deleted when the browser session is closed.||https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy|
|To provide sharing statistics, monitoring Facebook Ads and allowing Facebook comments.||Longest cookie duration is 1 year and 5 months||https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/|
|Addthis||Toolbar to allow our visitors to share our content over social media||2 years||https://www.addthis.com/privacy|
|To load Pinterest||30 days||https://policy.pinterest.com/en-gb/privacy-policy
|Google Analytics||Provide analytics of users browsing the Website such as location, city and browser related data.||2 years.||https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en|
|To load Twitter tweets on the Websites which users can click on to go to MBIs Twitter page.||30 Days.||https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies|
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to Mortimer Bell International and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through Mortimer Bell International have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.
Below, you will find additional privacy information that you may find important.
Mortimer Bell International adheres to applicable data protection laws in the European Economic Area, which if applicable includes the following rights:
If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you have a right to withdraw consent at any time for future processing;
You have a right to request from us, a “data controller” as defined in the law, access to and rectification of your personal data;
You have a right to object to the processing of your personal data; and
You have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.
When we process personal data about you, we do so with your consent and/or as necessary to provide the services/products you use, operate our business, meet our contractual and legal obligations, protect the security of our systems and our customers, or fulfil other legitimate interests of Mortimer Bell International as described in the “How We Use Personal Data” and “Reasons We Share Personal Data” sections above. When we transfer personal data from the European Economic Area, we do so based on a variety of legal mechanisms, as described in “Where We Store and Process Personal Data” below.
Personal data collected by Mortimer Bell International will be held securely and we take steps to ensure that the data we collect under this privacy statement is processed according to the provisions of this statement and the requirements of applicable UK & EU law.
We will update this privacy statement when necessary to reflect customer feedback and changes in our services/products. When we post changes to this statement, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the statement and describe the changes. If there are material changes to the statement or in how Mortimer Bell International will use your personal data, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes before they take effect or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to learn how Mortimer Bell International Limited is protecting your information.
You may wish to contact us to request access to your Personal Information, to seek to correct it or to make a complaint about privacy. Our contact details are set out below:
Mortimer Bell International
Newcastle Upon Tyne
We will respond to your request for access to Personal Information we hold about you as soon as we reasonably can, including if we are unable to provide you with access (such as when we no longer hold the information).
We do not impose any charge for a request for access, but we may charge you a reasonable fee for our costs associated with providing you with access and retrieval costs.
For complaints about privacy, we will establish in consultation with you a reasonable process, including timeframes, for seeking to resolve your complaint.