BY JOINING GYM CAREER AND USING THIS WEBSITE AND GIVING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US, YOU INDICATE THAT YOU CONSENT TO GYM CAREER COLLECTING AND USING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS SET OUT IN THIS POLICY
You must be 16 or over to register on our Website(s).
We may make checks to verify your age if we have any reason to believe that you are under 16.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In order to provide you with the services you require, Gym Career will obtain personal information about you from our Website, telephone conversations, emails, text messages and from written and verbal communications (including any submissions using social media). These will include, for example, your name, email address, mobile phone number, your location (region, county and district) and details that are relevant to the service(s) such as Professional title, Education, Work Experience and your CV. Some of these are optional. If you choose to provide the optional information this will enable us to provide an enhanced service to you.
We may supplement the information that you provide with other information that we obtain from our dealings with you or which we receive from employers.
Information about other people
If you provide information to us about any person other than yourself, you must ensure that they understand how their information will be used and that you are authorised to disclose it to us, and to consent to its use on their behalf, before doing so.
In order to understand how and where users use our Website, and our services, we may collect IP addresses.
In common with many other website and app operators, we may use standard technology called ‘cookies’ on this Website and our Gym Career App. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on the hard drive of the device you use and they are used to record how you navigate this Website or on each visit.
You may get cookies (including Flash cookies) from Gym Career Partners if you click on their links or adverts. You should check their privacy and security policies to understand how they use these.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent cookies being stored. With experience, you can usually choose to switch off all cookies or to allow only certain ‘trusted’ sites to place cookies.
For further information on cookies and Flash cookies and how to switch them off see the Information Commissioner’s website at http://www.ico.org.uk or visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org or http://www.aboutcookies.org.
PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU DO TURN COOKIES OFF, THIS WILL LIMIT THE SERVICE THAT WE ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU AND MAY AFFECT YOUR USER EXPERIENCE
HOW WE WILL USE YOUR INFORMATION
- for registration, membership and general administration (including verification, vetting, security checking)
- to provide the services you request from us
- to communicate with you in the event that any services requested are unavailable or if there is a query or problem with your requests
- for record keeping purposes
- to carry out market research so that we can improve the services we offer
- to track and analyse activity on our website
- to create an individual profile for you so that we can enhance your user experience, to understand and respect your preferences and to provide newsletters and details of relevant offers and opportunities where you have agreed to receive them
Disclosing your personal information
NEWSLETTERS, OFFERS AND OPPORTUNITIES
We would like to contact you and/or any person whose information you provide to us to provide newsletters and to tell you and/or them about offers and opportunities that are available from us and/or from our Partners and about a range of other initiatives in a number of ways, including by text message, personalised online message or by email. Details of how to opt-in to or opt-out of receiving details of offers are on relevant pages of this Website, or in the communications we send to you.
Subscribe / Unsubscribe
You and any other person whose information you have provided to us can change your/their mind about whether you wish to receive details of offers and opportunities at any time by using any of the methods shown below (see the section “How to contact us” below) or by following the instructions with each offer you/they receive.
We take the security of personal information seriously. We employ security technology, including firewalls, and encryption to safeguard information and have procedures in place to ensure that our paper and computer systems and databases are protected against unauthorised disclosure, use, loss and damage.
We may monitor or record telephone calls for security purposes and to improve the quality of the services we provide to you.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN UNION
Privacy laws and practice are constantly developing and we aim to meet high standards. Our policies and procedures are, therefore, under regular review. We may, from time to time, update our security and privacy policies and suggest that you check this page periodically to review our latest policy.
UPDATING AND CORRECTING INFORMATION
You may update or correct your personal information online in relevant membership areas or by contacting us in writing or by email (see the section “How to contact us” below). Please include your name and email address when you contact us as this helps us to ensure that we accept amendments only from the correct person. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes. If you are providing updates or corrections about another person, we may require you to provide us with proof that you are authorised to provide that information to us.
YOUR RIGHTS TO ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to receive a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. The same right applies to any other person whose personal information you provide to us. We may charge a small fee towards the cost of administering any request made. The current fee is £10.00.
HOW TO CONTACT US