Who collects this information?
All data collection and storage is done in-house by Cortex. We collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry, CVs, online registration forms and every time you e-mail your details to us. We are independently owned meaning it is not shared with a parent company and businesses associated with it.
How is my information stored?
The data you provide us with is stored on a secure database server and can only be accessed via a coded user ID and password system.
Cookies Used On This Website
This site uses some unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer. Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won’t work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links.
We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of the site. If you’re not happy with this, we won’t set these cookies but some nice features of the site may be unavailable.
Cookies We Use:
- Google Analytics: Allows us to anonymously track visitor numbers.
- Login Cookie: Lets your browser know you are logged in so you can use our websites features.
- Affiliate Cookies: If one of our Affiliates recommended you to our website this lets us know to accredit them if you decide to sign-up.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
With whom is my information shared?
We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information to any third parties unrelated to recruitment. Employers who are clients of the Cortex will have access to your details as a prospective employer. Depending on our service a client will have access to your details and may contact you by phone, post or e-mail directly OR ask us to contact you. In this case we will approach you for consent before your details are released. Finally, none of your information can be viewed by other registered candidates. We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):
- To build up marketing profiles
- To aid strategic development
- To manage our relationship with advertisers
- To audit usage of the site
How will you communicate to me?
Before we put your forward for a position we need your permission. We will either call or e-mail you with details of jobs and let you decide. We may also e-mail promotions or advertisements on subjects to increase your employability.
How do we let you know if our policy changes?
Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the website or through e-mail notification.
Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998
These are the Acts of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law. You can get general information on Data Protection by clicking here: www.dataprotection.gov.uk
Jobs by e-mail service
The jobs by e-mail service matches a job seeker’s requirements for employment with the profile of vacancies advertised on our site. For job seekers who subscribe to this service you receive an e-mail detailing the company and the role that we believe you should be interested in. Your requirements are defined by all your details on our database from your online application form and/or CV. You can change your details at any time or unsubscribe at any time.
Before making a job offer our clients may request a background check that covers your employment history, references, educational qualifications etc.
Opting out of the Cortex services
We allow users to opt-out of our services at any time by contacting us.
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us.