Protecting your privacy is our first priority: the nature of our work gives us a particular responsibility to maintain candidate and client confidentiality.
We may need to collect sensitive information about you concerning your health, race/ethnic origin or trade union memberships. All information you submit via our website will be protected on and off-line.
Collecting and Using Information
To ensure that we consistently deliver highly effective solutions online and offline, we need to understand your requirements. We achieve this by collecting information using the following methods:
CV Submission and Applications
While submitting your CV and making applications you will need to disclose information to allow Portfolio to contact you and add you to their private database. None of this information will be passed on to a third party without your prior consent. Personal data is entirely confidential.
In order for us to make your use of the site easier, we use something called a "cookie". A cookie is a collection of information sent by the Portfolio web server to your computer. This information is stored in such a way that our web server can access it the next time you visit Portfolio. It is possible to look at the information stored in the cookie but only the web server can understand the contents.
1. Any search text keyed into the site.
2. Job search options. For example, location, discipline and sector preferences.
The cookies we use and why
|Name||Used by ||Purpose ||Expiration|
| Google Analytics || These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. |
1. 2 years from date of visit or update.
2. 30 minutes from visit or update.
3. End of session. 4. 6 months from date of visit or update.
| ASP.NET_SessionId ||Website|| This cookie is the default one used by ASP.NET to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data. ||End of session|
| .ASPXAUTH ||Website|| This cookie determines that a user is logged in. ||End of session|
|Ecm|| Ektron CMS || This cookie is used by our Content Management System (CMS), to store information about the anonymous visitor. ||1 year from date of visit or update|
|EKTGUID||Ektron CMS|| This cookie is used to track visitors to the site. ||1 year from date of visit or update|
|EKAnalytics||Ektron CMS|| This is used for Ektron Analytics to improve our site and overall customer experience. ||1year from date of visit or update|
Should you wish to disable the storing of cookies on your computer, you can do so by following the help guide supplied with your browser. If you do not want to do this, you can also set up your browser to inform you when cookies are set. If you have any questions or concerns about any aspect of your privacy on the Portfolio website, please send an e-mail to email@example.com
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to your personally identifiable information.
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Portfolio are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by our website.
Transfer of Information
The Portfolio is part of the global PSD Group. If you submit your CV in one country for a job in another country, we may transfer your CV to our office in that country. This may require transferring it outside the European Community, including to the USA. Other countries may have data protection laws which differ from the laws of your home country.
Change of Policy
We reserve the right to update and change our Privacy Statement. If we materially change our practices in handling personally identifiable information, we will post this on our website at least 30 days before implementation. If you are not happy with any of the changes, contact us using the information below, and we will stop processing your information.
28 Essex Street
WC2 R 3AT
Tel: +44 (0) 207 108 1000