Ventura is a trading name of Ventura Travel Management a company (5812931) registered in England.

Your privacy is important to us and the following outlines how Ventura uses and protects any personal data that we collect from you or you provide to us during our business dealings.

Visiting us online

Gathering information and statistics via our website enables us to understand what content visitors are interested in.   The data is analysed to improve our products and services.   We collect hostnames and IP addresses but no Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

The data we collect

Any data we collect will be done so for Fair Contract Processing and Legitimate Interests in relation to our HR, Recruitment and Development activities. The information we request, or you submit, will normally include name, address, email address and other relevant information but may include additional personal information.

If we provide HR services to you or employees of a company that we hold an HR contract with a Data Processing Agreement will be in place that provides specific details relating to that contract.

We use data to:

  • Deliver HR, Recruitment & Development services to you, as both client and candidate.
  • Provide information on any other services related to our business that you have requested.
  • Answer any questions you may have about our business and services.
  • If you have given your consent, we may market new products and services to you.

Specifically, in relation to Recruitment we will use data to:

  • Provide information to you on suitable opportunities or details of suitable candidates that match the profile of a job vacancy.
  • We will not send Candidate details to a potential employer without your specific consent nor will we send unsolicited Candidate details to Clients.

Disclosure of Data

Your data will never be sold by us.   The personal information that you may provide to us (including any sensitive information) may be submitted to Clients solely to assess your suitability as a candidate. To provide you with an efficient service we may share your data with Consultants or Associates working on behalf of Ventura. Our Consultants and Associates are fully trained and compliant with the requirements of data protection.

Storage of Data

Where we use third party software we endeavour to make sure they are GDPR compliant. Data may be held in hardcopy, on servers and cloud-based servers. Data is only held in the UK. When transferring data we will ensure that it is encrypted and protected.

Other sources of data

We may also process information about you where it is available from public sources, for example an on-line professional profile.

Retaining your data

We will only hold your information for as long as necessary either for our contractual obligations or in accordance with statutory requirements and legitimate interests.

Subject Access Request

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold on our systems.   This information is restricted to information held about you and not any third party, references given in confidence or privileged information.   Other types of information may also be exempt under data protection laws.

Your rights

Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing.

Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

In the unlikely event that Ventura refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change and we will notify visitors of any change via a notice on our website.   Use of this site, following notification of any change, will constitute your acceptance of this revised policy.

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