Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to this website. The website is operated by Brooklakes.co.uk.

‘Brooklakes.co.uk’; ‘we’; ‘us’; and ‘our’; means Brooklake´s.

Brooklakes.co.uk endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users. We make every effort to comply with our obligations under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Additionally, we understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your CV and other information stored about you while using the site.

Jobseeker Account and CV information

When you register to Brooklakes.co.uk your details, including your CV, can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by any direct recruiter, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests CVs matching your profile to be sent to them. Brooklakes.co.uk attempts to verify the identity and the nature of the business of such organisations however does not make any warranties as to their authenticity.

Your personal information

When you register with us as a jobseeker we will process your personal data on the basis set out in this policy, as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your registration. We will collect personal information from you, such as your name, contact details, details of the kind of work you are looking for, the location where you want to work and your CV. We will use your personal data to manage your account and to email you about our services which includes job alerts and emails about courses that are relevant to your fields of interest. We may contact you regarding site changes or changes to the Brooklakes.co.uk products or services that you use.

Disclosure of personal information

When you register, we store some information about you in your account, but it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. It does not form part of our candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed by Brooklakes.co.uk customers. You can delete your account at any time. Your CV, unless you choose the option to ‘hide’, will be accessible to any Brooklakes.co.uk customer. If you choose to hide your CV, all clients of Brooklakes.co.uk will be unable to view or access it.

We ask jobseekers not to include information on their CV that is considered sensitive personal data, for example your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, your health, sex life or sexual orientation.

If you choose to create a profile and upload a CV to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed.

Please note that Brooklakes.co.uk reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

We may record and share aggregated information with our clients. Additionally, if you input your information on a co-branded registration page or job application page, eg a Brooklakes.co.uk client-company registration page then the information that you give becomes the property of both Brooklakes.co.uk and the client. Brooklakes.co.uk is not responsible for the information that the client receives.

Brooklakes.co.uk will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users.

Please be aware that some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

PLEASE NOTE: Your current employer may be a customer of Brooklakes.co.uk, or a client of one of our customers. Brooklakes.co.uk cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.

Information collection and use

Like many websites, we routinely capture your IP address information to determine your location. This helps us work out whether you are visiting the site from within the UK, EU or rest of the world, and means we can show you content that’s specific to your location and ask the right questions about your eligibility to work in the UK or EU should you wish to apply for a job on Brooklakes.co.uk. Brooklakes.co.uk automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your IP address. Brooklakes.co.uk records IP addresses for anonymous statistical purposes, administration of our website and servers, and to improve our services.

An IP address, or ‘internet protocol address’, is a unique identifying number given to every device connected to the internet. Like a car license plate, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.

Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of our website through “cookies”. The information gathered may be used by Brooklakes.co.uk internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities, and may be passed to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing activities. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from Brooklakes.co.uk or from carefully selected third parties you should tick the appropriate box on the submission form. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from CV-Library or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should notify us using the Contact page of our website or delete your CV.

Brooklakes.co.uk may set and access cookies on your computer. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept Brooklakes.co.uk cookies, some of our services may not be available to you. More information about Brooklakes.co.uk cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy. This policy does not apply to companies that Brooklakes.co.uk does not own or control, or to people that Brooklakes.co.uk does not employ.

v currently uses Criteo and Google Adwords as a service to serve personalized adverts when visiting other Criteo ad network sites. Criteo are authorized by Brooklakes.co.uk to place and read cookies on our websites (including network websites and emails).

Other choice options for display: Users can also express their choices, through the following platforms: IAB opt-out platform, Network Advertising Initiative opt-out platform, Digital Advertising Alliance platform that provide options to express their choices for all companies that are registered in this platform.

Brooklakes.co.uk uses a specific cookie in order to facilitate the use of Google Universal Analytics for logged in Candidates or Recruiters (“Logged-In User”). If you are a Logged-In User, Brooklakes.co.uk may use your Candidate or Recruiter user ID in combination with Google Universal Analytics and Google Analytics to track and analyse the pages of Brooklakes.co.uk that you visit. We do this to better understand how you use Brooklakes.co.uk, with the aim of improving Brooklakes.co.uk for all users. We do not pass any Logged-In User personal identification information to Google Analytics.

Learn more about privacy at Google or opt-out of this feature by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Statistical information

Brooklakes.co.uk gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the Brooklakes.co.uk site are most frequently visited, the number of CVs on the database, or the number of visitors to the site and for other lawful purposes. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the Brooklakes.co.uk site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the Brooklakes.co.uk site, to our clients, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Security

The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security devices and ‘firewalls’.

Other ways of ensuring your privacy & your data protection rights:

These options are available when you log in to our website.

You may access and amend your personal details at any time.

You may ‘hide your CV’ from all clients of Brooklakes.co.uk meaning that your CV and profile will not appear in any CV Searches. You are still able to apply for vacancies with your CV.

You may unsubscribe from any employment or promotional information that we may send to you by in any of the following ways:

  • Using the unsubscribe function at the bottom of the email
  • Amending your account details by logging in to our website
  • Contacting us on the Contact page of our website.

You can remove the information that Brooklakes.co.uk stores about you, at any time, by logging in to your CV-Library account and choosing to delete your account.

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information please raise your query via our contact form. If you do not think we are handling your Personal Information adequately, you have the right to make a complaint to Information Commissioner’s Office.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

What are cookies? A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's computer. It is generated by a web page server (which is basically the computer that operates the web site) and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tells a web site when the user has returned.
Cookies can't harm your computer and we don't store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.
Why do we use cookies on brooklakes.co.uk? brooklakes.co.uk uses two types of cookies: cookies set by brooklakes.co.uk and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services).
brooklakes.co.uk cookies enable us to keep you signed in to your account throughout your visit and to tailor the information displayed on the site to your preferences, such as recommending jobs.
We also use third party cookies to help deliver relevant jobs, courses and advertising both on brooklakes.co.uk and on other websites, to integrate content with social networks, such as Facebook and Google+, and to better understand how the features and functions of the site are used in order that we can improve our service.
If you would like more information about the cookies we use, as well as details on how to opt-out, please see below.
Cookies set by third parties brooklakes.co.uk works with a number of third parties to provide services which help us to keep the website tailored to our users' needs. Some of these partners use cookies to help them deliver these services. A list of third party cookies can be found below:
Cookie name Purpose TinyMCE Allows text to be pasted into the covering letter on job applications To reject or delete these cookies: http://tinymcesupport.com/privacy Google Analytics This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors 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. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 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. To opt out of Google Analytics please go to the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout HotJar HotJar cookies are used to remember whether you have taken part in a survey or poll. To opt out of Hotjar please go to the following link: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out Twitter If you use a 'Tweet' link on brooklakes.co.uk to share content on twitter, twitter sets a cookie to remember that you've already shared this information. To reject or delete these cookies: http://twitter.com/privacy. Twitter tags allow us to show relevant adverts on Twitter to users that have previously visited our website. To reject these cookies: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405%20 Google + If you use a '+1' link on brooklakes.co.uk to share content on Google +, Google sets a cookie to remember that you've already shared this information. To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/ Facebook If you use a 'like' or 'send' link on brooklakes.co.uk to share content on Facebook, Facebook sets a cookie to remember that you've already shared this information. To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ Facebook Custom Audience This is a feature that enables Reed to capture anonymized data from individuals who are registered users of both brooklakes.co.uk and Facebook. This data is transmitted and stored by Facebook's servers in the United States. This data captures information about your browsing history and patterns through the brooklakes.co.uk website. When you browse the brooklakes.co.uk website and then visit your Facebook account your browsing history on the brooklakes.co.uk website shall be used to provide you with suitable targeted advertising on your Facebook page. This data is stored for 180 days; if you do not visit the brooklakes.co.uk website for 180 days such data shall be removed unless you revisit the reed.co.uk website during this time. Flash Adobe flash player is used to display some advertising content on brooklakes.co.uk, and may drop flash cookies in your browser to allow the adverts to display correctly To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security Doubleclick Doubleclick 'Spotlight Tags' report on the success of marketing campaigns for brooklakes.co.uk To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx Ad serving (re-targeting) – Criteo The purpose of Criteo Email is to find visitors of Criteo advertising clients’ properties (websites, apps and newsletters) and send them personalized emails. Criteo uses cookies to single out users and then personalize ads based on their browsing experience. To learn more or opt out of Criteo Email click here (https://emailprivacy.criteo.com/us/privacy-policy.html) Ad serving The advertisements on brooklakes.co.uk are managed by a number of third party ad serving partners, including specific media, media mind, the exchange lab, and adnetik amongst others. These partners use cookies to monitor the impact of their clients advertising campaigns and to target adverts to you based on your browsing patterns and behaviour online. To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.specificmedia.co.uk/privacy http://www.sizmek.com/en/privacy-policy/ http://www.theexchangelab.com/privacy-policy/ http://adnetik.com/privacy-policy/ Kenshoo Kenshoo tags report on the success of marketing campaigns for brooklakes.co.uk. To reject these cookies: http://kenshoo.com/privacy-policy/
Cookies on third party sites When you apply for jobs on brooklakes.co.uk, sometimes you'll be redirected to an external site to complete your application. These external sites may use cookies, which will not be included in the lists above.
How can I manage my cookies on brooklakes.co.uk? If you wish to stop accepting cookies, you can do so through the Privacy Settings option in your browser.
Please be aware that by not accepting cookies you will not be able to use some of the key functions of brooklakes.co.uk, including:
Registering with brooklakes.co.uk Signing in to brooklakes.co.uk Applying for jobs on brooklakes.co.uk

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