Privacy policy

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.ipfin.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "DPA"), the data controller is International Personal Finance Plc, a company registered in England under company number 06018973 and we have our registered office at Number Three Leeds City Office, Meadow Lane, Leeds LS11 5BD, United Kingdom. 

Personal data

You can use the website without giving us any information but additional services may be available if we have certain information about you, for example, if you respond to an advertisement on the Careers pages of the website.

We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them, such as in response to the advertisements on the Careers pages of the website or by completing our online recruitment process.

Examples of information we may collect from you are:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your occupation
  • Where you have applied for a job, information about your qualifications, education and work history, gender, nationality and anything else you choose to include in your CV or application.

When you visit our website, our web server collects some basic information such as your internet service provider's domain name, which pages you accessed on our site, and when. We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements. We do not collect any personally identifiable information in this manner. 

How we use your personal data

We will use the personal data you provide to us as part of the recruitment process to assess your suitability for employment with us, for the purposes of monitoring and to keep you updated about the recruitment process. The information will be kept secure at all times and will not be used for any other purpose. By submitting the information you consent to it being processed in this way.

The International Personal Finance Group aims to ensure that personal data we hold about you is accurate and up to date, is held securely and is kept for 12 months after your last visit to the site at which point it is deleted. Please contact recruitment@ipfin.co.uk immediately if there are any changes to your personal circumstances that would cause the personal data we hold about you to be inaccurate.

Disclosure of your Personal Data

Where you apply for a role with another entity within the International Personal Finance Group, we will share your personal information with that company for the purposes set out above. We may also transfer your personal information to any other group company we believe your skills would be suitable for.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If International Personal Finance or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the International Personal Finance, our customers, or others.

We may share your information with selected third parties including: business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you such as Cascade Human Resources Ltd who host our online application facility.

Where we store your personal data

All personal data you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

We may transfer your personal data to various jurisdictions outside of the European Economic Area for the above purposes. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is transferred and held securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Your rights

You have a right to ask for a copy of the personal data which we hold about you (for which we may make a small charge) and to correct any inaccuracies. Please contact recruitment@ipfin.co.uk.for further information.

We aim to ensure that personal data held about you is accurate and up to date, that it is held securely and only for so long as is necessary for the purpose it was collected.  Please contact recruitment@ipfin.co.uk immediately if there are any changes in your personal circumstances which could cause the personal data held by us to be inaccurate.

Other websites

The website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website. This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. You can refuse the use of cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and ‘keep me signed in’ and ‘remember me’ features.

How to disable cookies in your browser

Changes to this Policy

Any changes we may make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

 

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