The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, is a European Union regulation that harmonises the rules governing the processing of personal data by private companies in the UK. This should ensure the protection of personal data within the UK as a whole. We take the protection of your private data seriously and want you to feel comfortable when you visit our website. Protecting your privacy when processing personal information is an important concern for us, and we take this into account in our business processes. We process personal data collected when visiting our website in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
In the operation of our website www.unitedplacementservices.com as well as in the operation of the offered services and business activities of the United Placement Services Ltd (“United Placement Services” or “We”). We observe the applicable legislation for the protection of personal data and data security. We would like to inform you about the collection, processing and use of personal data at United Placement Services Ltd as follows.
United Placement Services Limited
– Data protection –
The Broadgate Tower
20 Primrose Street
Phone: +44 207 596 2855
United Placement Services is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
United Placement Services may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from the date shown above.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- passport copy
- educational documents
- educational supporting documents
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
On this website so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social networks Facebook and Google+ and the microblogging service Twitter are used and content of other third party providers included. These services are offered by the companies Facebook Inc., Google Inc, YouTube and Twitter Inc. (“Provider”).
Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). An overview of the plugins of Facebook and their appearance can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.
Google+ and YouTube are operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). An overview of the plugins of Google and their appearance can be found here: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins.
Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103. For an overview of the Twitter buttons and their look, click here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons.
For videos from YouTube that are included on our site, the advanced privacy setting is enabled. This means that no information is collected and stored on YouTube by website visitors, unless they watch the video.
For videos of YouTube, which are integrated on our site, the tracking tool Google Analytics is automatically integrated. We have no influence on the analysis results obtained from this and can not understand them either. To prevent the setting of Google Analytics tracking cookies, you can take the usual precautions to disable Google Analytics. For more information, see the web analytics section
If you do not want the providers to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before activating the plug-ins.
You can completely prevent the loading of individual plugins, even with add-ons for your browser, e.g. the Facebook plugins with the “Facebook Blocker”.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 12th Floor, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.