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ABOUT THIS PRIVACY POLICY 

We, Meet Genie Limited (“Genie”), whose principal place of business is at 61-63 Beak Street, London W1F 9SL (registered number 04078136), are committed to protecting the privacy of our clients, candidates and other Genie platform users.  

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains our policy regarding any personal data (“Information”) that you might supply to us (or that might be collected from you) when you access and/or use our Genie platform including our talent and marketing services (“Genie”) or use certain services offered via our Websites (at https://meetgenie.co). The Information and Genie shall be used in accordance with the permissions granted by you, in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in accordance with all applicable data protection laws (including the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “DP Law”)).  

This Privacy Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using Genie. Please take a few moments to read and understand it.  It should be read in conjunction with our General Terms (at https://meetgenie.co/generalterms ) and our Cookie Policy, which are referred to below. 

This Privacy Policy only applies to the use of Information collected via our Websites from using Genie, or during your communications with us. It does not apply to your communications with any other third party. 

DATA CONTROLLER

Genieis the data controller (“Data Controller”) for the purposes of DP Law and can be contacted at datacontroller@meetgenie.co or by writing to our principal place of business as set out above.

OUR COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

Genie is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit some pages on Genie without giving LIZH any Information. However, sometimes Genie needs to collect, disclose and otherwise process certain Information to provide services that you request. This document is designed to give you a clear explanation of Genie’s data processing policies, including what Information may be collected, how it is used and under what circumstances it may be disclosed.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to Genie’s use of your Information and/or data protection, please contact the Data Controller at datacontroller@genie.co or at our principal place of business as set out above.

By accessing or using Genie, you consent to Genie’s collection and use of your Information as described in this Privacy Policy.  

We keep our policy under regular review. This version was last updated on 07.11.19. If we change this Privacy Policy we will post an updated version of this Privacy Policy at https://meetgenie.co.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

You may send us or we may ask you for the following Information:

Genie may also collect certain Information about your computer hardware and software in order to identify you and help us provide our services to you, this includes

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

Genie may collect your Information in the following ways:

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED 

Genie may use your Information to provide and improve the Genie platform, and comply with its legal obligations. 

Providing the Genie platform.

Genie may use your Information in the following ways:

We process the Information listed above given our legitimate interest to provide you with the very best customer service and experience, and where it is necessary to enable us to perform a contract we have with you.

Complying with our legal obligations.

Genie may use your Information in the following ways:

We process this Information based on our legitimate interest in protecting the Genie platform, and to comply with our obligations under applicable laws.

To contact you for market research or marketing purposes where you have given us permission to do so.

Our legal basis for processing your Information for the purpose listed above is our legitimate interest in undertaking marketing activities to offer you products or services that may be of interest. For more information on how we may market products and services to you, and on how you may opt out of such marketing communications, please see below.

Genie may disclose Information to the following third parties: 


YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR INFORMATION 

You will retain control of your site and portfolio including the correcting, updating and removal of any of the Information held on Genie. If you require your Curriculum Vitae or other Information to be updated, corrected or removed, we will, on receipt of your request, endeavour to correct, update or remove the Information as soon as possible. 

You also have the following additional rights in relation to your Information:

You can request updates, corrections, or the removal of your Information, and exercise any of your additional rights outlined above using the following methods: 

While Genie will endeavour to make the updates as soon as possible, communications may be sent using the original details until the changes have been processed.

COOKIES 

We use cookies on Genie for identification, analysis and advertising purposes. By using Genie you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your device. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to set your preferences please see our Cookie Policy. We use standard Google Analytics tracking, details of which can be found at the following link

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage.

MARKETING USE

From time to time, and where you have given your permission to do so or where the services are similar to the services provided via Genie, we may wish to contact you with information relating to services or products similar to Genie, which are provided by our group companies. If you decide you do not want to receive those marketing communications, you can unsubscribe using the following methods:  

On each marketing communication there will also be an opportunity for you to unsubscribe. 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES 

Genie contains some links to other third party websites. Please be aware that Genie is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other third party sites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the Information collected by LIZH on Genie.

STORING YOUR INFORMATION 

The Information that Genie collects from you is currently stored on servers inside the European Economic Area; however by using this service you agree that we, or our clients, vendors and/or sub-contractors, may use hosting arrangements outside the EEA. Genie take and will continue to take all reasonable steps to ensure that there are adequate measures in place to keep your Information safe and secure.  However, as you will appreciate, there are risks in using the internet, and we cannot give guarantees in respect of the security of your information. 

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

In order for Genie to provide you with certain services, Genie may need to transfer your Information to countries outside the EEA. When Genie transfers your Information internationally in this way, we will put in place appropriate safeguards in accordance with DP Law, to ensure an adequate level of protection for it. 

OUR RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION 

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that we retain your personal Information only for as long as reasonably necessary to comply with any contract we may have with you or so that we can introduce you to opportunities in the future that we think might be of interest to you. If you no longer want us to store your Information, you may request for it to be removed from our records; please see below for details of how to request removal. Note that such removal may prevent us from supplying certain services to you. 

REPORTING FRAUD 

We are committed to ensuring your Information is secure. As part of our efforts to protect your Information Genie will never send you emails asking for your personal Information or for your registered password (if you are a registered user). 

If you do receive such an email or are asked to disclose this information by someone claiming to work for Genie please report the communication to our Data Controller using the following methods: