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General

Our mission is to connect Job Seekers with Employers they want to work for. Protection of your personal information is priority for BeHunted and as such we use industry-standard safeguards. We may share your information with your consent or as required by law as detailed in this policy, and we will always let you know when we make significant changes to this Privacy Policy.

BeHunted’s aim is to connect Job Seekers with the Employers they want to work for. Our registered users (“Members”) share their professional identities, engage with their network and find career and job opportunities. We believe that our service allows our Members to effectively compete and achieve their full career potential and putting our members first is of the utmost importance.

Our top priority is keeping your trust, so we adhere to the following rules to protect your privacy. We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties:

  • With your consent
  • Where it is necessary to carry out your instructions
  • As reasonably necessary in order to provide BeHunted’s features and functionality to you
  • As we reasonably believe is permitted by law or regulation
  • As necessary to enforce our User Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of BeHunted, it’s Members, and the public

BeHunted has implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards. We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, and if we make material changes to it, we will provide notice through our website or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use BeHunted. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use BeHunted after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

What information we collect

Our Privacy Policy applies to anyone with a BeHunted account. Currently BeHunted LTD controls your information and stores all information in the UK.

If you have any concern about providing information to us or having such information displayed on the BeHunted services or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, you should not become a Member of BeHunted or visit our website. If you have already registered, you should close your account. We collect your personal information in the following ways.

Registration

When you create an account with us, you provide us with information (including your name, email address, and password) using this enables us to offer you a personalised and relevant experience on BeHunted.

To create an account on BeHunted, you must provide us with at least your name, email address, current job title, postcode and a password. We use this information to provide you with more relevant services like, updates, and content, relevant ads, networking advice and career opportunities, and it may appear on your BeHunted profile that is viewable by others. You understand that, by creating an account, BeHunted and others will be able to identify you by your BeHunted profile, and you allow BeHunted to use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Terms & conditions. We may also ask for your credit card details if you purchase certain BeHunted services.

Profile information

You can add professional details; like your job title, work history, education and skills to your profile. A complete profile helps you be found by Employers for opportunities. It also means we can show you relevant ads and content.

After you create an account, you may choose to provide additional information on your BeHunted profile, such as descriptions of your skills, professional experience, and educational background. You can list honors, awards, professional affiliations, providing additional information will give you a more beneficial experience from BeHunted by helping you showcase your professional identity; find Employers, opportunities, and information; and help Employers find you. It also enables us to serve you ads and other relevant content on and off BeHunted.

Customer service

When you contact our Help Center, we collect information to respond to your questions and better serve you.

When you contact BeHunted's Help Center, we collect information that helps us categorise your question, respond to it, and, if applicable, investigate any breach of our User Agreement or this Privacy Policy. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customise our support responses to suit.

Using the BeHunted website

We collect information when you visit BeHunted, buy BeHunted’s services and interact with advertising on BeHunted. We collect information when you use the BeHunted website, For example, we collect information when you view or click on ads, participate in polls.

Cookies

We use cookies to help personalise your BeHunted experience and show you relevant ads. We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile device identifiers, to help us recognise you, improve your BeHunted experience, increase security, measure use of our Services, and serve advertising. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools.

Other

We are constantly innovating to improve our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the Service. BeHunted is a dynamic, innovative service, which means we are always seeking to improve the experience we offer you. We often introduce new features, some of which may result in the collection of new information. Furthermore, new partnerships or corporate acquisitions may result in new features, and we may potentially collect new types of information.

How we use your personal information

At BeHunted we really do put our members first, which means that above all else we strive to use your information to provide you a great service in a professional and trustworthy manner.

Consent to BeHunted Processing Information about You

When you join BeHunted, you acknowledge that information you provide on your profile can be seen by others and used by us as described in this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement.

The personal information you provide to us may reveal or allow others to identify aspects of your life that are not expressly stated on your profile (for example, your picture or your name may reveal your gender). By providing personal information to us when you create or update your account and profile, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of BeHunted’s terms & conditions and freely accepting and agreeing to our processing of your personal information in ways set out by this Privacy Policy. Supplying information to us, including any information deemed “sensitive” by applicable law, is entirely voluntary on your part. You have the right to withdraw or modify your consent to BeHunted’s collection and processing of the information you provide at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the terms & conditions, by changing your Settings, changing your profile, or by closing your account.

BeHunted Communications

We communicate with you using, email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages relating to the availability of the Services, security, or other service-related issues. We also may send promotional messages to your email inbox. You can change your email settings at any time.

We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the BeHunted website, and other means available through the Service, including mobile text messages and push notifications.

Examples of these messages include:

  • Welcome and engagement messages - when you register on BeHunted, we may send you a series of emails to inform you about how to best use BeHunted as well as new features
  • Service messages; these will cover service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of BeHunted
  • Promotional messages; these include email messages and may contain promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners, including job opportunities and information from companies that are hiring. These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences. You may change your email and contact preferences at any time by signing into your account and changing your email settings. You can also opt out of promotional messages by sending a request to BeHunted Help Center. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from BeHunted.

Customised content

We use the information you provide on your profile to customise your experience on BeHunted. We use information that you provide to us to customise your experience and the experiences of others on BeHunted. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the names of new Employers who have recently joined or recent updates from companies you follow. We also use aggregated information from your network to show you content, such as news relevant to you, your industry, or your profession.

Sharing Information with Affiliates

We may share your personal information with our BeHunted affiliates outside of the BeHunted entity that is your data controller as necessary to provide the Services. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you are consenting to this sharing.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Any information you put on your profile and any content you post on BeHunted may be seen by others. We don't provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law, or as described in other Sections of this Policy. Other people may find your BeHunted profile information through search engines (you can choose which parts of your public profile are accessible to public search engines in your settings), or use services like Twitter in conjunction with your BeHunted account.

We do not rent or sell personal information that you have not posted on BeHunted, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not disclose personal information that is not published to your profile or generated through engagement with other BeHunted services, such as Company Pages, without your consent or to carry out your instructions (for example, to process payment information) unless BeHunted has a good faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures
  • Enforce this Privacy Policy or our User Agreement
  • Respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties
  • Respond to Member service inquiries
  • Protect the rights, property, or safety of BeHunted, our Members, or the public. See other sections for additional details about BeHunted’s compliance with legal requests for information.

Polls and surveys

We conduct our own surveys and polls and also help third parties do this type of research. Your participation in surveys or polls is up to you.

Polls and Surveys may be conducted by BeHunted, Members, or third parties. Some third parties may target advertisements to you on the results page based on your answers in the poll. BeHunted or third parties may follow up with you via email regarding your participation. We may use third parties to deliver incentives to you to participate in surveys or polls. If the delivery of incentives requires your contact information, you may be asked to provide personal information to the third party fulfilling the incentive offer, which will be used only for the purpose of delivering incentives and verifying your contact information. It is up to you whether you provide this information, or whether you desire to take advantage of an incentive. Your consent to use any personally identifiable information for the purposes set forth in the poll or survey will be explicitly requested by the party conducting it.

Search

BeHunted helps you search for Employers, and jobs. You can search for Employers, employment opportunities, information about companies, from BeHunted. For example, you can find Employers within particular industries; you can also find employment opportunities and information about companies. You can also find content from BeHunted. We use personal information from BeHunted, including Member profiles, Groups content, and Company Pages, to inform and refine our search service.

Testimonials and Advertisements Placed through BeHunted Ads

If you provide any testimonials about our goods or services or place advertisements through the BeHunted Ads, we may post those testimonials and examples of advertisements you place in connection with our promotion of these services to third parties. Testimonials and advertisements may include your name and other personal information that you have provided. For more information about BeHunted Ads, please see the BeHunted Ads Terms & conditions.

Recruiters

Recruiters are not to register on BeHunted to head hunt or source candidates for their clients, this act is seen as a breach of our terms & conditions and will result in immediate black listing and suspension of the members account.

Pages for Companies, Schools, and Other Entities

Companies and other entities can create accounts on BeHunted. If you connect with one of these pages, you’ll be listed as one of the company’s connections, and specific information about you will be provided to the page’s administrators.

BeHunted allows companies, schools, charities, and other organisations to create accounts. These profiles are public, and any communications or information shared through them will be accessible by the entity that created them. If you connect with an Employer, you will be listed among the page’s connections, which can’t be viewed by other job seekers. BeHunted uses aggregate information about connections and viewers to provide data about the page’s performance (for example, visits and updates).

Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information if compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our terms & conditions.

It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a BeHunted Member when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if BeHunted has a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to;

  • Investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies
  • Enforce the terms & conditions, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service
  • Exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of BeHunted, our Members, personnel, or others

Disclosures to Others as the Result of a Change in Control or Sale of BeHunted Corporation

If there is a change in control or sale of all or part of BeHunted, we may share your information with a third party, who will have the right to use that information in line with this Privacy Policy.

We may also disclose your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of the assets of BeHunted Corporation, a subsidiary, or division, or as the result of a change in control of the company or one of its affiliates, or in preparation for any of these events. Any third party to which BeHunted transfers or sells BeHunted’s assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

Your Choices & Obligations

Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account.

You can change your BeHunted information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have added, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account.

You have a right to;

  • Access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by BeHunted regarding your profile
  • Change or remove your content
  • Close your account. You can also contact us for any account information which is not on your profile or readily accessible to you. If you close your account, your information will generally be removed from the Service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalise any logs or other backup information within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below

Please note: Information you have shared with others or that others have copied may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other Members copied or exported out of BeHunted, because this information may not be in our control. Your public profile may be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.

Data retention

We keep your information for as long as your account is active or as needed. For example, we may keep certain information even after you close your account if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement.

We retain the personal information you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you services. BeHunted may retain your personal information even after you have closed your account if retention is reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes between Members, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement. We may retain personal information, for a limited period of time, if requested by law. BeHunted's Customer Service may retain information for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only, but we generally delete or de-personalise closed account data.

Your obligations

Please respect the terms of our terms & conditions, our Policies, and your fellow BeHunted Members.

As a Member, you have certain obligations to other Members. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations and others have become commonplace in communities of like-minded Members such as BeHunted:

  • You must, at all times, abide by the terms and conditions of the current Privacy Policy, User Agreement, and other policies of BeHunted. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights that may belong to third parties, such as trademarks or copyrights
  • You must not upload or otherwise disseminate any information that may infringe on the rights of others or which may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist, or xenophobic, or which may otherwise violate the purpose and spirit of BeHunted and its community
  • You must keep your username and password confidential and not share it with others
  • Any violation of these guidelines or those detailed in our terms & conditions or elsewhere may lead to the restriction, suspension, or termination of your account at the sole discretion of BeHunted

Important information

Minimum Age

You have to meet BeHunted’s minimum age requirements to create an account.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact BeHunted. The complaint should include the name of company, the alleged privacy violation, your contact information, and whether you would like the particulars of your complaint shared with the company.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will notify you when we change this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you on the Service or by some other means, such as email. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our Service. If you object to any of the changes to our terms and you no longer wish to use BeHunted, you may close your account. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that BeHunted has about you and your account. Using BeHunted after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our Service shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.

Security

We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, however, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to BeHunted. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, and similar means of communication with other BeHunted Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.

Contact BeHunted

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us online or by physical mail at:

Registered Office, BeHunted Ltd, Linden House, Perry Lane, Langham, Colchester CO4 5PH UNITED KINGDOM

Registered in England & Wales. Company No. 8832372