Privacy and Cookie Policy

Introduction

The purpose of the Energy & Utility Skills Talent Source Network is to connect people with an interest in the Energy & Utility sector to employers, training and careers content not available elsewhere. The service is delivered over the Internet and is managed by the Energy & Utility Skills Group.

Being part of the Talent Source Network means sharing information and communicating with other members of the Network. The amount and type of information you decide to share, and with whom you share it, is up to you within boundaries defined by Energy & Utility Skills.

This privacy policy sets out how Energy & Utility Skills (”We”) uses and protects any personal data that you give us, or that we collect from you.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.  By visiting the Network https://secure.talentsourcenetwork.co.uk/ or http://www.talentsourcenetwork.co.uk you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to see any updates or changes to this policy.

What we collect

Energy & Utility Skills Limited will be what’s known as the ‘controller’ of the personal data you provide to us. Our company registration number is 03812163 and our registered address is Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4BN. The person responsible for our data protection is Rachel Thomas and can be contacted at dataprotection@euskills.co.uk.

We collect personal data about you, including for example your name and e-mail address.  You may also give us additional information, including for example contact telephone number, skills and work history. This may include location based information.

Why we need it

Here at Energy & Utility Skills Limited we take your privacy seriously and will use your personal information in a number of ways which will help us provide you with access to Talent Source Network and its services.  These services include access to a talent pool for the energy and utilities sector, updates on sector news and jobs vacancies.

The processing of your personal information is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party to.  The terms of the contract are set out in our Terms of Service available from www.talentsourcenetwork.co.uk.

How we will use the information about you?

We may share your information with employers from the energy and utilities sector, who participate in Talent Source Network, details of these employers are available from the website (www.talentsourcenetwork.co.uk).  We may also share your information with key strategic partners, including for example Career Transition Partnership

How long we keep it

We will keep your basic personal data for two years after the end of the contract, after which time it will be destroyed.

What are your rights?

If at any point you believe retained information is incorrect you can request to see this information and even have it corrected and possibly deleted. Providing you this information is free of charge, but charges may apply for excessive requests.If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact Rachel Thomas (dataprotection@euskills.co.uk) who will investigate the matter.

For further information on which companies have been supplied with your details or how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access/alter and change information we hold on you, please write to us at:  Rachel Thomas, Energy & Utility Skills Limited, Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4BN.

Should you be unhappy with our processing of your personal data, you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office, which is the regulator for data protection.