Privacy Policy

Workingmums.co.uk is committed to protecting the privacy of the information it collects about you and has made a notification as a data controller under the relevant Data Protection legislation.

This document sets out our policy on the use of personal data. This privacy policy may be updated from time to time. We use industry standard SSL encryption when processing sensitive information such as usernames and passwords to safeguard your data. We keep to strict security standards to prevent any unauthorized access to your details. In order to provide the best possible service to you, Workingmums.co.uk collects and stores certain personal information provided by you when you register to use the Website. This may include, without limitation, your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number. You do not need to register to search our website, but to use some of our online facilities, you need to supply your email address, password and also store your career profile (this is not mandatory). Our online facilities will enable you to apply for jobs and business opportunities, receive job alerts and WMs Business Zone updates, advertise your part-time jobs and services, or contact our advertisers on our website. If you want to advertise your part-time jobs or services, you will need to supply your contact details.

Website usage information

We collect website usage information to help us:

  • assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns
  • Improve the usage of the website
  • Improve the design of the website and make it more usable for you

We collect website usage from a number of sources:

  • URLs passed to us when you enter our site.
  • "Tags" placed in web pages that run a small piece of javascript (sometimes also a java applet) on your machine and send information to us or our contract partners (see below for more on javascript and java applets).
  • Some data entered by you on forms on the website, but none in a form that can be traced back to an individual.
  • A selection of Internet Service Providers.

Profile and CV information

When you complete your Workingmums.co.uk profile, it will be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by Workingmums.co.uk customers. Customers who request iinformation on candidates matching your profile to be sent to them will receive your profile and contact details by email. These may be direct recruiters, employment consultants or other organisations. You can also choose to make your personal details anonymous, while having your profile available to be searched on by recruiters. In this instance, Workingmums.co.uk identifies you to recruiters with an ID number. You can then choose to reveal yourself when you reply.

IMPORTANT: Your current employer may be a customer of Workingmums.co.uk, or a client of one of our customers. Workingmums.co.uk cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality. As part of the posting a career profile and CV process Workingmums.co.uk offers you the option of remaining anonymous, or choose to block an employer if they exist on our list of employers.  Workingmums.co.uk will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users. If you choose to create a profile and upload a profile to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your profile every six - twelve months, particularly if your contact details have changed. Once your profile is on our database we will contact you every twelve months using your most recent contact details to ask whether you want it to remain there. If we do not hear from you, your profile will be removed from our database. Please note that Workingmums.co.uk reserves the right to remove from our database profiles which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive. We will also remove a profile if a complaint is upheld, which has been made against it.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that a web site transfers to a site visitor’s hard disk or browser for added functionality, or for tracking web site usage. We use cookies to improve the way our website works and to help you use our services. Cookies do not contain any personal information about users. Once you close your browser, the cookie simply terminates. We use cookies so that we can personalise your experience of the Website. If you set up your browser to reject the cookie, you may still use the Website although some of the website functionality may be negatively affected.

There are a range of cookies used on the website:

Session Cookies: These cookies ensure you are recognised as you move around the site during a single visit, and that any information you have entered (such as adding a job to a shortlist) is remembered.

Permanent Cookies: These cookies help the website to remember the choices you make - such as changes to your settings or your user name - for when you visit us in the future. This results in a faster and more convenient visit as, for example, you don't have to log in again.

Advertising Cookies: Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). These third parties may choose to generate their own cookies for the purpose of collecting anonymous information relating to the viewing of their advertising such as the number of times their advert has been served to a visitor in a single session, or how many times their advert has been viewed. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Online Advertising

We partner with advertising networks to either display advertising on Workingmums.co.uk or to advertise our services on other sites. Advertising network partners may utilise cookies to better provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. They do not collect and do not have access to any personally identifiable information, but may anonymously track your Internet usage across other websites in their networks. To learn more about the use of this information or to choose not to have this information used by our third-party advertising partners by opting out please visit the Network Advertising Initiative or their websites direct including: CriteoGoogle.

AdWords Remarketing: is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google. It connects the activity of www.Workingmums.co.uk with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie. You can opt out of the cookie tracking here: http://google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout?hl=en

Linking to other websites

This website contains links to many other websites. None of the personal information described above is passed to any of these organisations. Anonymous visit or session information may be passed to other websites for the web usage information purposes described above. None of this information can be related to an individual user of the website. This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave the Workingmums.co.uk website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website which collects personal information.

Other ways of ensuring your privacy

You may amend your personal details at any time or if you wish, remove your career profile and/or registration details from the Workingmums.co.uk database. You may unsubscribe to any employment, promotional or marketing information you have subscribed to receive from Workingmums.co.uk at any time, by updating the relevant section in your “career profile” on the website.

Contacting Workingmums.co.uk

If you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding Workingmums.co.uk or this website, please contact us:
Email: info@workingmums.co.uk
Mailing Address: Workingmums.co.uk P.O Box 53228 London N3 1YR