FMCG CENTRAL Privacy Policy

Welcome to www.fmcgcentral.co.uk (the “Website”).

This Privacy Policy together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to in it sets out how FMCG Central uses and protects any information that you give us when you use the Website.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

FMCG CENTRAL LIMITED is a company registered in England (company no. 07107132) with its registered address at 175 Wokingham Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1LT.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulations and any other applicable data protection and privacy laws and regulations (“Data Protection Legislation”), FMCG Central is the ‘data controller’.

What personal data do we collect from you? 
Whilst you can use the Website without giving out your personal data, once you contact us via the Website, provide us with your CV or upload user information, FMCG Central will collect information about you, which may include:

  • your name;
  • address;
  • email address; 
  • telephone numbers (including mobile);
  • where you provide us with your CV, other personal information such as your nationality, skills, educational history, experience and qualifications together with your current employment details, past work history, future job preferences, employment / character references and salary requirements; and
  • URLs or links to online portfolios / websites associated with an application for employments.

We may also collect technical information about you when you visit the Website. This information may include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your browser type and version, time zone setting, operating system and platform, browser plug-in types and version, the full URL clickstream to, through and from the Website, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page. Information about your visit(s) to the Website may also be collected. The collected information is used to provide an overview of how people are accessing and using the Website. It is not used for any additional purpose, such as to profile those who access the Website.


What do we do with the information we collect?
We may use your personal information:

  • to provide recruitment services to you. This can include:
  • matching your details with current job vacancies;
  • providing you with information about job vacancies advertised through the Website;
  • providing you with recruitment services;
  • providing you with job alerts;
  • conducting salary and other surveys of our candidates
  • carrying out market research and analysis;
  • to answer enquiries, feedback and complaints;
  • internal record keeping;
  • to give you information that you request from us and to improve our services;
  • to notify you about changes to our services; 
  • to allow us to operate the Website efficiently;
  • to ensure that the content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer; and
  • to keep the Website secure.

We may, where we have obtained your express permission, also use the information collected to provide you with information about our services that we offer via promotional emails; however, you can opt-out of any of these data uses at any time by emailing: datacontroller@fmcgcentral.co.uk

We will only keep your information for as long as reasonably required.


Who do we provide your information to?
Where you have provided us with your CV, and where it is necessary or appropriate to do so, we may send information relating to you to:

  • prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process in order for them to assess your job eligibility. We will not forward your details to our clients without discussing the relevant position with you first and obtaining your consent to do so.
  • third parties where we have retained them to provide services that you or our client has requested. Some examples of these are; references, qualifications and criminal reference checking services, verification of the details you have provided from third party source, psychometric evaluation and/or skill tests; and
  • companies and individuals we engage to perform business functions and services on our behalf. Such functions may include, for example, hosting our web servers, analysing data, providing legal, accounting and marketing services.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • in order to prevent or detect a crime;
  • if required to do so due to legal, statutory or regulatory obligations including accounting and taxation requirements; or
  • in relation to the transfer of FMCG Central’s assets due to an acquisition, merger, reorganisation or otherwise.


How do we protect your personal data?
When we collect information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and security measures.
However, you should be aware that providing information over the Internet can never be guaranteed as being completely safe and if you choose to send such information to us via the Internet, you do so at your own risk.


How can you access the personal data we have on you?
You have the right to request access to the personal information we have relating to you. You can do this by contacting us at datacontroller@fmcgcentral.co.uk In order to comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.

We will fulfil your request by sending a copy of your personal data electronically, unless the request expressly specifies a different method.


How can you correct or delete your personal data?
If you believe that the personal data we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate. If at any point you wish for us to delete information about you, you can simply email us at datacontroller@fmcgcentral.co.uk

Please ensure that any CV provided to us is updated from time to time in accordance with your current circumstances.


When and how can we update this Privacy Policy?

We may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this webpage. We regularly review our Privacy Policy and strive towards making it better.

Please check this page from time to time for any changes. Please note that where you have provided your consent to certain data processing activities we won’t change this Privacy Policy in a way which would affect these consents without seeking your permission first.

We recommend that you print a copy of this page for your reference.


How do we use cookies?
This Website uses cookies to help us recognise different users of the Website and to provide users of the Website with a good experience when using it.


How can you make a complaint?
Please note that if you are not satisfied with the processing of your personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy, you have the right to issue a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office (https://ico.org.uk/concerns/).


How can you contact us?
Please contact us at datacontroller@fmcgcentral.co.uk if you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy.

Last updated May 2018