Privacy Policy

Please note that any reference to “the company” “we” “us” is a reference to Academics or any of its subsidiaries. Any reference to “you”, “your” or “user” refers to the individual submitting personal information to the company including candidates.
Introduction

  • The company respects the privacy of your personal information and this commitment is demonstrated in our Privacy Policy. We want to assure you that we will always handle your personal information carefully and in accordance with our security safeguards. We will comply with all applicable privacy laws of England and Wales and make our staff aware of their obligations.
  • This Privacy Policy applies to the company’s website and to all dealings between users and the company. It outlines how your personal information is used, protected and recorded. By submitting your personal information to the company, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.
  • We may share your information with other companies within the group but under no circumstances will information be sold or made available to marketing agencies or similar parties not directly involved with the company.

Your Rights

  • The company respects and upholds the rights of Users to privacy protection. The provisions of this Privacy Policy are evidence of the company’s commitment to that protection.

Information Collection

  • The company will, at all times, collect personal information in a fair and lawful manner. Information gathered by the company will usually include, but not be limited to; your name; address; phone number; email address; date of birth; work history; National Insurance number; details of academic and professional qualification. This information may be collected in hard copy from you; in a face to face meeting; from a telephone conversation, via email, via fax or via our website.

Use of Information

  • Your personal information will be used and processed by the company in order the company to carry out its duties, rights and obligations. Principally this use will be for personnel, administration and payroll purposes. We may also send you information about promotion offers and special events.
  • The Company will not use or disclose or permit the use or disclosure of personal User information that could be used to identify an individual User without the consent of that User in any circumstances except:
  • Information which we are required by law to make public
  • Information which we must disclose for audit purposes
  • Information held in connection with payroll, which we must disclose to obtain actuarial advice.
  • Information held in connection with payroll, which we would need to disclose to a 3rd party involved in
  • payrolling
  • Information that we must disclose for legal proceedings or to obtain legal advice.
  • Information held that we must disclose in connection with the process of you seeking employment
  • through or with the company

Information submitted via our website

  • Personal information including your e-mail address will be used for the purposes of ensuring the proper functioning of the company’s website. Your e-mail address will be included on the company’s database.
  • Academics does not use cookies on its own websites although cookies may be placed by third party providers. A cookie is a small file placed on a User's hard drive which tracks website navigation. For example, a cookie can be used to store registration information so that a User does not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits. If you are concerned about cookies, the "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. The company notes that a User can refuse or disable a cookie and still fully navigate our website. In order to collect User statistics the company may also anonymously log information, and identify categories of Users by items such as domains and browser types. We are working towards compliance with new legislation on cookies.

Right to Opt Out

  • From time to time, promotional offers and special events, including events we run with our partners will be communicated to you. You have the right to opt out of these additional communications and can do so by requesting this in writing to Academics at 4th Floor, Arodene House, 41-55 Perth Road, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6BX. It may take up to 21 days to action your request.

Security Safeguards

  • The company will to take reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your information is secure from any unauthorised access or disclosure.

Access to Information

  • Subject to requirements of law, and upon request from an user, the company will provide the user with access to information it has obtained regarding the user. Candidates may request to access personal information by writing to us at, 4th Floor, Arodene House, 41-55 Perth Road, Ilford, Essex, IG2 6BX. Please reference Academics or the individual subsidiary in your request and mark it for the attention of “The Data Controller”. A fee of £10 may be payable.

Audit of this Policy

  • The company will review the Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure it is kept current and updated and will put the updated policy on its website. We will also review the privacy issues raised by new marketing devices or technology. We welcome you to review this policy periodically.

Applicant Testimonials

26/06/2017
Les
From start to finish Rosie has been upbeat & always understanding & helpful. I sincerely thank her for her kindness over the season.  I look forward to hearing from her again & ...
26/06/2017
Chioma
I am writing to inform you of the incredible support I received from Christine during a difficult time with my job application. Christine was a great help to me when I needed it most. I am extremely ...
20/11/2015
Olivia
Having worked in Spain for 4 years the time came to move closer to home. Deciding where to move to was the hard part but finding the right agency, from doing research was by far the easier choice. ...
23/03/2015
Daniil
I found out about Academics through my university email. After I responded to their email the very next day I received  a phone call and was on my way to making the necessary arrangements for my ...
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