Skillfair recognises that your personal information belongs to you and we
respect your privacy. By using our web site, you consent to the collection and
use of your information by Skillfair in accordance with the rules of this
concerns regarding our privacy statement or our privacy practices, please send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
personal information does Skillfair gather and what happens to it?
1.1 User registration data and User background data
When you register with Skillfair as a Guest we ask for your email address
and a password so that we can confirm your registration and send you
newsletters and other information about Skillfair. When you join Skillfair as a
Consultant or Client we ask for more information such as your full name,
address and other contact details. If you are a Consultant we also ask you to
provide information to complete our vetting process, including a copy of your
CV and contact details of referees. In addition Skillfair may receive
information about you from other sources, such as referees responses, and add
such information to yours so as to make your details as accurate and up-to-date
as possible. This information is collected for several purposes including the
- personal identification
- to complete Consultant Vetting process
- to allow us to contact you in relation to your account
- to customize the content of our site to meet your
- to allow Users to contact each other
- to make product improvements to Skillfair
- to send email newsletters and alerts to you.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on
preferences. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer,
you can edit your browser options to block them in the future.
1.3 IP Addresses
Skillfair collects IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our
servers and for system administration. These addresses shall only be used for technical
purposes by Skillfair.
1.3 Reference Information
Skillfair collects information from Referees whose contact details are provided by the Consultant. All information
provided by a Referee is kept confidential and will not be disclosed to the Consultant or to any other party. The Referee contact details are used once only by Skillfair for the purpose of
acquiring a Reference, these contact details remain accessible to the Consultant who provided them but are not disclosed to any other party.
will the information be shared with?
Skillfair may share User information in the following situations:
Consultants profiles are accessible to all registered users so
that they can decide whether to contact a particular consultant to discuss an
assignment. Contact details and account information are kept private unless a
User wishes to make contact with another User. In this case the requesting
User’s contact details are sent by email to the other User who then has the
choice of whether or not to respond.
Where a Consultant has included contact details in their profile summary or the CV uploaded to Skillfair these details will be accessible to all Users.
If Skillfair should in the future choose to work with affiliate
businesses to provide services or products to Skillfair’s Users, then Skillfair
may share User information with such affiliates in relation to such
Transfers of assets
Skillfair may in the future be subject to business acquisitions.
In such circumstances, User information related to the acquired business will
form part of the assets that are being transferred to the acquirer.
As a User you will occasionally receive e-mail newsletters from us about
special offers, new services and other news items. If you would rather not
receive these messages, you can choose to opt-out by following the opt-out instructions
on any email from us. Full details of the e-mail newsletter frequency and content are given in our Email Policy
If Otherwise required
In addition to the circumstances described above, Skillfair may disclose
User information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by
other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that
disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.
can I view, update or correct my information?
At any time, you can view, update and/or correct any of the data that you
have submitted to us, including your User registration data and ,where
applicable, your personal profile. In order to access such information, click
onto the appropriate link within the site. If you require assistance in
amending, updating or correcting any of your personal User data submitted to
Skillfair, contact us at email@example.com
safe is my information?
As required by applicable data protection legislation, Skillfair follows
adequate security procedures and takes appropriate measures to ensure that the
information about you is not damaged or destroyed, or accidentally disclosed to
a third party and to prevent unauthorized access to it. This means that we may
require you to co-operate with our security checks before we can disclose
information to you.
It is important that you protect and secure your username and password from
any unauthorized use. As stated in the Skillfair Terms and Conditions you are
responsible for all use of this site using your username and password.
do I know that my payment information is secure?
Credit card payments on the Skillfair Web Site are processed through Paypal which uses encryption techniques to protect your payment information. Skillfair does not keep any credit card related information in its systems. If you
prefer you can also pay Skillfair membership fees by cheque.
else should I know about privacy?
Skillfair contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click
on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which we have no
responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such
You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and
any account information. Please be careful with this information, especially
when you are online.
Any material changes in the way Skillfair uses personal
should check our Web site frequently to be aware of the most recent version. In
email, unless you have instructed us not to do so through our opt out policy.
If you have any concerns regarding our privacy statement or our privacy
practices, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site is operated by Skillfair, a trading style of the UK IT Association (the "data
controller" as defined in the EC Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC),
whose registered address is at Palmers House, Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1DB