Privacy

 

Terms of use

The following Terms of Use pertain to this website and are in addition to and not in substitution for our Standard Terms of Business.

 

Copyright and trade marks

All materials on this web site are the copyright of KA2 Limited (“KA2″) or are reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. All rights are reserved. The materials on this website may be retrieved and downloaded solely for personal use. No materials may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of KA2.

 

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is intended solely to provide general guidance on matters of interest for the personal use of the reader, who accepts full responsibility for its use.

While we have made very attempt to ensure that the information contained in this website has been obtained from reliable sources, KA2 makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on this website for any purpose. All such information is provided “as is”. To the fullest extent permitted by law, KA2:

excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or KA2′s literature; and excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

 

Your use of this website

In connection with your use of this website, you agree you will not post, transmit or upload any material that:

is unlawful, offensive, defamatory, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, harmful harassing or obscene;
disputes or interferes with the normal operations of the site such as making an abnormally large posting; or

contains any virus of other disabling devices with interferes or may interfere with the operation of this website.

You agree to fully indemnify us and keep us fully indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of this Site, including but not limited to legal fees and expenses, incurred in connection with any claims or demands of any third party resulting from or arising out of your use of this site.

 

Links

We do not monitor or review the content of other websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and we should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of any other site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. KA2 will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

 

General

Your use constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions as at the date of your first use of the site. KA2 reserves the right to change information on this website and these terms and conditions at any time. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use. The information provided on this site is free of charge and for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and KA2. You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the website by any third party.

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this website must be terminated immediately.

 

Privacy Policy

KA2 Limited makes every effort to comply with our obligations under the 1998 Data Protection Act.

We understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of all the information, either personal or commercial, that you may give us whilst using our site. This Data Protection Policy governs our processing of all personal data provided to us via this website and other websites. You are asked to please read it carefully.

 

Information collection and use

We will collect both personal and business data (e.g. your name and contact details) and sensitive personal data about you which will be stored processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways:

  • to provide our services to you;
  • to assess data about you to understand your suitability as an Associate or for suitability for work; on particular assignments;
  • to send your information to Clients in order to apply or assess your suitability for Assignments;
  • to keep your personal details on our secure in-house company database;
  • to market our full range of services to you;
  • to send you details of reports, networking and Client events and general information;
  • to use your information to monitor compliance with and the effectiveness of our Diversity policy on an anonymised basis;
  • to use your information to share aggregated demographic information with our Clients (Note: this is not linked to any individual person).

You may request to unsubscribe from assignment alerts and marketing material at any time by contacting us by email and giving details of what services you wish to unsubscribe from.

 

Sharing

We may pass your information to:

third parties where we have retained them to provide services that you or our Client have requested (e.g. references, qualifications and criminal reference checking services; verification of the details you have provided);

third parties who perform functions on our behalf and who also provide services to us (eg professional advisors, research and mailing houses and outsourcing partners);

regulatory or law enforcement agencies if we believe in good faith that we are required by law to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, or in connection with legal proceedings.

We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you have provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

 

Information held and notification of changes

You may request us to confirm what information we hold about you at any time and may request us to modify, update or delete such information. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request and also have the right to charge an administrative fee for this service. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so. We will seek to act on your request in the timescale required by applicable Data Protection laws.

 

Security

Your information is held on servers hosted by us or our Internet Services Provider and whilst this website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet.

Collection of information about visitors to our website

We collect information about the way visitors use this website in order to improve our services; the information gained in this way does not identify any individuals and we only use it to understand our users better and to determine aggregate trends, most popular pages, etc for all of the website’s users. We may share this kind of aggregate data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes.

 

Log files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

 

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites and RSS feeds which may result in your transfer to another website. Please be aware that KA2 Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website and we accept no responsibility for and have no control over third party websites, links, adverts or RSS feeds or information this is submitted or collected by third parties.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner differ from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.