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Beetroot.com privacy policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we, Studee International Limited, collect, store and use information about you when you use or interact with our website, www.beetroot.com. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

For the purposes of applicable data protection laws (including the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 – GDPR") (Data Protection Laws"), the data controller is Studee International Limited (trading as beetroot.com). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 06842641 and have our registered office at The Print Rooms, 164-180 Union Street, London, SE1 0LH.

If you register on www.beetroot.com as an employer and provide us with personal data, we will process such personal data on the basis that it is necessary to do so in order to perform the contract you enter into with Studee International Limited.

Registration with and use of www.beetroot.com for job seekers is free. We will process your personal data on the basis set out below as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your registration.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect personal data about you when you register with www.beetroot.com. We do so in order to provide you with the services that are available through the website. We may also collect personal data from you when you communicate with us (for example, via email, phone or chat), when you share www.beetroot.com content with social media websites, enter a competition or survey, or when you provide feedback.

The information we collect when you register may include: name, email address, password, date of birth, current education stage, full UK driving license, phone number, postcode, gender, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, registered disability, which languages you speak, your university, studying subject, degree result, graduation year, pre university qualifications and grades, what roles you are looking for, which sectors you are interested in, where you would like to work, ideal salary, preferred perks and where you would be happy to attend events.

When you use our website we also collect information about your device, and how you use our website.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of any correspondence.

What do we do with your personal data?

By registering with www.beetroot.com it is understood that job seekers are seeking contact from prospective employers and recruiters about opportunities which match the job seekers' preferences. If you are a job seeker we may make your personal data available to recruiters and employers who use the website to find suitable employees for specific roles that they are seeking to fill.

Job seekers have the ability to control the extent to which your personal data is shared with other recruiters and prospective employers through changing preferences in your account.

For job seekers, we may also use information held about you in the following ways:

Other than to employers who are actively recruiting for roles on www.beetroot.com we do not disclose your personal information to other third parties, but we may provide them with anonymous aggregate information about our users (for example, 52% of our users are female).

In extenuating circumstances, we may disclose your personal information to third parties in the event that Studee International Limited buy or sell any business or assets that require disclosure of your personal data, if all or part of Studee International Limited are acquired by a third party, or if we are required to disclose your personal data in order to assist or comply with any legal or regulatory obligation or request.

Data sharing and transfers

Your personal data is stored on our servers which are located in the European Economic Area. If we share your personal data with a third party employer or any third party service provider in order to provide you with our services, those third parties are required to process your data in accordance with contracts which comply with data protection legislation.

Where you have chosen a password that allows you to access certain parts of www.beetroot.com, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Why do we collect your personal data?

We collect your personal information to allow you to effectively use the services that are provided on www.beetroot.com. In using our services you may be required to provide your explicit consent to allow us to contact you with information about job roles that you may be interested in, and for employers to contact you via www.beetroot.com or our communication channels (for example, email or messaging).

Cookies

Cookies are small data files sent by a website's server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user's website experience, and storing that user's preferences and login information.

More information about all of the cookies we use on this website are available on our cookies page.

Other websites

Our Website contains links to other websites including third party employers, partner recruitment sites, advertisers and affiliates . This privacy policy only applies to this website, so when you click a link to other websites you should review their own privacy policies.

Access to your information

The applicable Data Protection Laws give you the right to access information held by you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with such Data Protection Laws. You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.

You can exercise the right at any time by contacting hello@beetroot.com.

You have the right to close your account at any time and have us delete all of your personal information unless we are in the process of responding to any complaints that you make.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may make changes to our privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Where appropriate, we may notify you by email or when you next use our account services including where we are required to obtain revised or additional consent with regards to the collection, transfer and processing of personal data. The new terms will be displayed on-screen where you may be required to read and accept revised terms to continue your use of our account services.

How to contact us

Any questions or requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to hello@beetroot.com.