This website is part of the African Career Network group of job sites and is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.
Personal Data - any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing - any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject - a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child - a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us/our (either capitalized or not) - this website as part of the African Career Network.
We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
The Data Subject has the following rights:
When registering for a user account, using any of our Services and/or browsing the Website, we will collect and gather the following categories of personal data:
The type of personal data collected and used by us varies depending upon whether you are a registered user of just browsing the Website, or if you use one or more of our web Services.
We collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data under applicable data protection law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity.
In order to apply for a job through the Website, you will need to register an account on our website, which will involve you giving us your Identity, Contact and Profile Data. We will inform you at the time of collecting personal data from you whether you must provide the personal data to use the Website or a particular Web Service, or whether the provision of personal data requested by us is optional (e.g. providing your personal or professional interests and experiences with our products or services is optional). We will inform you at the time of collection whether your personal data will be accessible to other users of the Website or by third parties, so that you can decide whether to provide it.
It is not necessary to register a user account in order to search and view job advertisements, view company profiles or access career advice articles on the Website. However, we will receive Technical Data and Usage Data when you browse the Website. This is further explained below.
Direct interactions: You may give us your Identity, Contact, Profile, Financial (Customers only), Marketing and Communications Data by populating your online profile, changing details in Your Account, filling in online forms or by communicating with us. If you are a registered user who applies for an advertised job via the Website, we and the relevant Customer will receive your application and personal data associated with it. The personal data we receive from direct interactions with you includes personal data you provide when you:
Automated technologies or interactions: As you interact with the Website, we collect Technical Data and Usage Data including details of your device, browsing actions and patterns, searches, job advertisements viewed, traffic data, web logs and other communication data and the resources that you access. We collect this personal data by using cookies, tracking codes, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies. Please see our cookies policy for further details.
Third parties: We may receive personal data about you from various third parties as set out below.
Comments posted on our website: When visitors leave comments on our website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use CleanTalk for mitigation against spam and other DDoS attacks. The CleanTalk Privacy Shield Policy and GDPR Compliance is available here.
An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the CleanTalk service as part of our website anti-spam protection.
Personal Media Uploads: It is optional to include personal media uploads such as profile pictures or CV attachments as part of your user profile and/or your online CV/Resume profile. If you choose to upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Contact & Subscription Form messages: We collect and keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes. We do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
As in comments, when visitors leave messages in the contact forms on our website we collect the data shown in the message field, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use CleanTalk for mitigation against spam and other DDoS attacks. The CleanTalk Privacy Shield Policy and GDPR Compliance is available here.
Customers post information about employment, consultant or contractor vacancies on the Website, whether on their own behalf or, if a recruitment or consultancy, on behalf of third parties ("Job Postings"). These Job Postings can then be accessed and read by other users of the Website. You can search for registered Customers, whether they are direct employers or agencies. We do not vet or monitor the Job Postings and are not responsible for the data protection practices of Customers.
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your Personal Data in order to:
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending direct marketing communications to you via email. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by unsubscribing to such marketing material within the email received or by contacting us.
We do not request from you and we request you do not provide any special categories/sensitive personal data (e.g. personal data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political or religious opinions, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life or orientation). This type of personal data is subject to special protections under EU law.
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds in the following ways:
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
We also use your Personal Data on our website in the following ways:
As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behaviour to be our legitimate interest.
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfil obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but not longer than required by law.
We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:
We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.
We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you. You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased services from us [or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion] and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing. You can opt out of any marketing communications from us at any time by using the "Unsubscribe" function at the bottom of the marketing email we send you.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our Service Providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. Unless prevented by applicable law, we will notify you when your personal data may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you may have the option to prevent such sharing at the time that we notify you.
We only work with partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We may also disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
If a Customer to whom you or we have disclosed any of your personal data downloads or copies the personal data to a medium other than our Website, We will no longer jointly control this personal data. Such data will be subject to the Customer's own data protection and privacy practices. If you wish to understand the Customer's data protection and privacy practices please contact the Customer directly. You will be able to exercise your Data Protection Rights directly with the Customer.
We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.
Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.
We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.
Our vacancy advertising clients are given the option to have a profile page on the Website. This includes information related to their company such as; company logo, contact details, company profile, web address and related links. This information is disclosed for your convenience and information, however if you access some of the links and web addresses disclosed on these pages, you will leave the our website. The Website contains links to and from the websites of our partner networks, Customers, advertisers and affiliates as well as third party websites to which we have no affiliation. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their policies.
We also use third party advertisements to support the Website. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on the Website, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit the Website, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.
We may collect information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and statistical purposes.
A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
We retain personal data for no longer than is allowed under data protection law and, in any case, no longer than such personal data is necessary for the purpose for which it was processed. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
As a registered user of the Website we will retain your Identity, Contact, Profile, Technical, Usage, Marketing and Communications Data for as long as your user account is active. We retain the personal data you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you access to the Website and any of our Services you have used. Even if you only use the Website or any other of our web services occasionally, we will retain your Identity, Contact, Profile, Technical, Usage, Marketing and Communications Data until you decide to close your user account. In some cases we retain certain Usage Data (e.g. visitor and application statistics in a depersonalized or aggregated form). Also, we retain personal data for longer if required by applicable law or regulation or justified under applicable statutory limitation periods.
If you respond to a Job Posting, publish your CV/resume on our CV Database or otherwise communicate with Customers via the Website a copy of your job application, CV/resume and a record of the communication will be held on the Customer's user account. The copy of your job application CV/resume and record of communication will remain on the Customer's user account for no more than 18 months after the Job Posting has been archived. We will delete that copy of your application CV/resume and record of communication from the Customer's user account 18 months from the date the Job Posting is archived, unless you have exercised Your Legal Rights of erasure of that personal data before this. Details of all the job applications you make through the Website can be viewed by you in Your Account.
Please contact us here for any Data Subject Access Request; or Data Deletion, Modification/Updating Requests; or Marketing Unsubscribe; or any other privacy complaints.
Phone: +353 57 868 4800
Last modification was made May 21, 2018.