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Privacy & Cookies

This privacy policy applies only to this website (the “Site”). The Site is operated by Aldridge Media Group Limited (“we”, “our”, or “us”). We are registered in England & Wales under company number 10811952 and have our registered office at Berkeley Hall Limited, Vallis House, 57 Vallis Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3EG. 

You can contact us using the following email address: help@graduatebroker.com

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time by changing it on the Site. We recommend that you revisit this privacy policy every so often to check if any changes have been made.

By using the Site you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Collection of Personal Information

We collect personal information from you (for example, name, address, telephone number, email address etc)  when you fill in registration forms, submit comments to the Site, participate in message boards, blogs or any other user generated content facilities or send emails to us. We may also extract relevant personal data from other information that you provide, for example, from your CV.  Please do not submit such personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.

We may also collect personal information we’ve found from other websites that display information about you publically. For example, Social Media, your profile on your current employer’s network, any press articles about you or any public listing of your profile.

Collection of Other Information

In addition to personal information, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the Site.

The collection of information may involve the use of cookies and web beacons. A web beacon is a small graphic image placed on a web page that is designed to allow us to monitor traffic on the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Cookies allows us to identify your computer and find out details about your visit. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you choose not to receive our cookies, you may not be able to use some of the core features of the site such as logging in, setting up jobs-by-email and saving your preferences.

The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it only includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the site and geographical location.

Social Plugins may also operate from social networks like Facebook allowing you to share anything of interest to you with your friends and connections in social networks.

Use of Your Information

By using this Site, you agree that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business which includes (without limitation):

  • administer your account with us;
  • conducting market research;
  • personalising your visits to the Site to improve the services provided to you;
  • identify visitors to the Site;
  • carry out research on users’ demographics;
  • enhancing your personal profile with information collected from publically available sources;
  • informing you about the latest changes to the Site, products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting provided that you have indicated that you do not object to being contacted for these purposes;
  • communicating (and personalising such communication) with you;
  • enabling you to share our content with others e.g. using an ‘Email a friend’ or ‘Share this’ functionality;
  • connecting you to employers;
  • improve the layout and / or content of the pages of the Site and customise them for users;
  • customer service and support;
  • carrying out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Site; and/or
  • we may supply personal information about you to selected third parties so that they may contact you with information and offers which may be of interest to you.

You can tell us not to contact you with information regarding our products and services from Aldridge Media Group or to share details with third parties outside Aldridge Media Group so that they can send you information regarding their products and services, either at the point such information is collected on the Site (by checking the relevant box) or, where you do not wish us to continue to use your information in this way, by following the unsubscribe instructions on any communications sent to you. You can also exercise the right at any time by emailing us at help@graduatebroker.com

Sharing Your Information

At all times, Aldridge Media Group will ensure that your information is adequately protected. We may use and share your personal information as set forth in the prevailing Privacy Policy.  In accordance with the type of services you have registered for, requested, and the functionality you use, we will disclose your personal information for a prospective job.

We may share information about you with suppliers that we engage to help us provide certain services and/or functionality. We will use reasonable endeavours to control and be responsible for the use of your information by such suppliers.  Such suppliers will only use your information to the extent necessary to perform their functions.

We may disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to the Site in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers, sponsors and other reputable third parties for other lawful purposes but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to relevant third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

We take the security of your personal information very seriously and have appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures in place to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure as required by law in England. We have measures in place to review security such as periodically reviewing our security and privacy policy and enhancing them as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to personal information. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of information will never occur, we will use reasonable efforts to prevent it.
You should bear in mind that submission over the internet is never entirely secure and therefore security of any information submitted via the site whilst in transit cannot be guaranteed.

If you use a public or shared computer, after each user session, to help ensure others do not access your information it is advisable to close your browser.

Storage of your information

Information that you submit via the Site is sent to and stored on secure servers located in Europe.

External links

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such site.

Updating Your Preferences

You can opt out of receiving marketing communications by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails from us. Or you can write to us (including full details of your request) at the address provided at the end of this privacy policy.

Accessing Your Personal Information

If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, change your marketing preferences or have any other privacy queries, please write to us (including full details of your request) at the following address:

Aldridge Media Group
Berkeley Hall
Vallis House
57 Vallis Road
Frome
Somerset
BA11 3EG

We may charge a small administration fee (not exceeding the maximum permitted by law in England) in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.