Definitions and interpretation
- a. Data: collectively all information that you submit to the Proud to Care Website managed OACP. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998.
- b. Cookies: a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies).
- c. Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers CIC, OACP, or we/us: Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers CIC, a company incorporated in England, registered at Companies House, registered number 08869387, whose Registered Office is at 30 St Giles Oxford OX1 1LE
- d. UK and EU Cookie Law: the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
- e. User or you: any third party that accesses the Website: Proud to Care Oxfordshire and is not either;
- i. employed by OACP and acting in the course of their employment, or
- ii. engaged as a consultant, or otherwise providing services to OACP and accessing the Website: Proud to Care Oxfordshire in connection with the provision of such services.
- f. Website: the Website that you are currently using https://proudtocareoxfordshire.org.uk and any subdomains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
- a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
- c. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
- d. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
- e. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
- 4. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
- a. Name
- b. Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- c. IP address (automatically collected);
- d. Web browser type and version (automatically collected);
- e. Operating system (automatically collected);
- f. A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);
Our use of Data
- 5. For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, OACP is the “data controller”.
- 6. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months.
- 7. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy; your Data will only be disclosed to Proud to Care Oxfordshire partners for the purpose of assisting you into employment in the care sector in Oxfordshire. Your data will not be shared with third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
- 8. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
- 9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using the Proud to Care Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
- a. internal record keeping;
- b. improvement of our products / services;
- c. transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
- d. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Proud to Care Website;
Third party Websites and services
- 10. OACP may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
Links to other Websites
Controlling use of your Data
- 13. Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include use of Data for direct marketing purposes.
Functionality of the Website
- 14. To use all features and functions available on the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
Accessing your own Data
- 16. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by OACP (where such Data is held).
- 17. Data security is of great importance to OACP and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website.
- 18. If password access is required for certain parts of the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
- 19. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website.
- 21. All Cookies used by Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
- 22. Before the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling the Proud to Care Oxfordshire / Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers CIC to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
- 23. The Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website may place the following Cookies:
- a. Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website.
- b. Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website works, for example,
by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- c. Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- d. Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website.,
the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with our partners and third parties for this purpose.
- 24. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your Internet browser. By default, most Internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
- 25. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Proud to Care Oxfordshire Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
- 26. It is recommended that you ensure that your Internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your Internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
Transfers outside the European Economic Area
- 27. Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA. We also share information with our group companies, some of which are located outside the EEA. These countries may not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.
- 31. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
- 32. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
- 34. You may contact Proud to Care Oxfordshire by email: hello@proud or OACP by email at email@example.com.
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