Privacy Policy

2.1 MACKENZIE STUART is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information & procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

The information we collect & how we use it

2.2 When you register for our service we need to know your name, postal address, e-mail address, & telephone numbers. We also need to know information regarding your career history. We gather this information to allow us to process your registration, process any applications you may make and identify suitable employment opportunities. The relevant information is then used by us, our authorised agents & sub-contractors to match your requirements & to communicate with you on any matter relating to the conduct of your applications & the provision of the service in general.

2.3 We may also use aggregate information & statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website & our services & may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

2.4 From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research & analysis purposes so that we can monitor & improve the services we provide. We or our agents & sub-contractors may contact you by post, e-mail or telephone to ask you for your feedback & comments on our services.

2.5 We and our group companies may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail message to info@mackenziestuart.com

2.6 We may also want to provide you with related information from third parties we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail to info@mackenziestuart.com

2.7 We may also provide your information to carefully selected third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to disclose your information in this way, please send an e-mail to info@mackenziestuart.com

3. Cookies

(a) About cookies

Cookies are small text files that can be used by web servers to identity & track users as they navigate different pages on a website, & to identify users returning to a website. They cannot be used to identify you personally

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser & will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

(b) Cookies on this website

We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to gain information on how the site is used but not to track individual users or to identify them.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Our cookies will have the file names: __utma, __utmb, __utmv, _utmx and “__utmz, wordpress_[hash], wordpress_logged_in_[hash], wp-settings-{time}-[UID], and TEXT_SIZE.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

(c) How we use cookies

We use a web based analytics service called Google Analytics to anonymously collect information on users of our site, it reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. Google will store this information & 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 undertakes to not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, & what site referred the visitor to the web page. We can then use this information to establish how visitors interact with our website so we can improve its functionality. A different set of cookies is used for each website, & visitors are not tracked across multiple sites.

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in & obtained from cookies.

4. How we protect your information

The Internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures to protect your personal information. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of Mackenzie Stuart cover the storage, access & disclosure of your information.

5. Sale of business

If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers & will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

6. Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to Mackenzie Stuart changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or payment details or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to info@mackenziestuart.com or by sending a letter to Mackenzie Stuart at Ground Floor, No1 Whitehall Riverside, Whitehall Road, LS1 4BN.

7. Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, & may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect & how we use it at all times. We will also e-mail you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes. Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data & its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.

8. How to contact us

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to info@mackenziestuart.com