Throughout this statement the name Human Factors will be used to describe Human Factors (UK) Ltd.
Human Factors (UK) Ltd are committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to all of our websites including, but not limited to:
By using any Human Factors (UK) Ltd website, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement. If you are under 18 years old, please obtain the consent of your parent or guardian before you provide any personal information to Human Factors (UK) Ltd.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United Kingdom. If you access this website outside the United Kingdom, your usage of the site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United Kingdom. Our sites contain links to other websites over which we have no control. Neither PeopleFactors nor Human Factors (UK) Ltd are responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you choose to link from our website. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on the PeopleFactors and Human Factors (UK) Ltd websites, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
What information does Human Factors (UK) Ltd collect and how do we use it?
For those users who are visiting our websites:
From time to time, we may invite visitors to our website to contact us with questions they may have about our service offerings, to submit a resume in response to job opportunities or to participate in online surveys in which we ask various demographic or product preference-related questions. This information will be used for purposes of improving our site, keeping you informed about our latest products and services, or responding to your inquiry. Your participation is entirely voluntary.
For those users who take our assessments and questionnaires:
In addition to providing general contact information such as name, email address, telephone number, those who take our assessments and questionnaires may be asked to provide information which includes, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, nationality, work experience (e.g., years of experience) and educational background (e.g., highest degree obtained). The answers that you give are stored on a database. However they are not presented with your results, nor are they disclosed to any person. We use this information, in an aggregated form (that is in an anonymous form), to ensure that the exercises are fair for everyone and not biased towards any one group. Age, race and gender information is always optional.
For those users who purchase services from us and/or administer assessments or questionnaires:
In addition to general contact information, we may collect other account-related information where appropriate, such as corporate banking account numbers (for payment purposes). We use this information to, process your orders, market our products, provide technical support and customer service, and analyse your usage of our services. We may also obtain a credit report or similar financial background check on you from third party vendors, such as Dun & Bradstreet, to assist us in evaluating your request for our services. Human Factors may, on occasion, directly contact you about new products, services, or special offers with Human Factors.
With whom does Human Factors (UK) Ltd share your personal information?
Human Factors (UK) Ltd does not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to others. However, we may share your information with third party service providers who are providing a service to you through out website. For example provision of IT skills tests on the PeopleFactors site are provided by a third party organization. The information that we provide to them will be the minimum necessary to allow them to provide the required service. We request that these third parties do not use the information for purposes beyond that of providing the required service.
We may disclose personal information about you, without notice, in response to (i) requests from law enforcement officials or data protection authorities; (ii) if requested by any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena; (iii) if required by law.
Assessment and questionnaire results, as well as the information you provide to Human Factors (UK) Ltd as part of taking the assessment or questionnaire, will be shared with the entity who arranged the assessment or questionnaire for you. We may also disclose aggregate (and anonymous) information about a group of users for a such an entity. Human Factors will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us for purposes unrelated to the purposes and circumstances described in this Privacy Statement.
What rights do you have over your data?
You have the right to obtain confirmation from Human Factors (UK) Ltd that we have retained personal data about you, as well as a written description of the nature of that personal data, the purposes for which it is being used, the sources of the personal data and a list of the recipients with whom we have shared your personal data. You also have the right to request the modification or deletion of any personal information retained by Human Factors (UK) Ltd that is inaccurate. Please contact us at the address appearing at the end of this statement to inquire about your personal information. Human Factors reserves the right to charge a modest fee for providing you access to your personal information.
You have the right to request that we do not send you any unsolicited information of a promotional or marketing nature. Please contact us by e-mail, phone or postal mail if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
How do Human Factors (UK) Ltd ensure the security of your information?
Our servers are housed in a secure building to protect from unauthorized physical access. We have implemented commercially reasonable electronic, physical and procedural safeguards designed to help protect against the loss, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of the information under our control.
To access secure parts of our websites you may have to enter a username, password or similar unique identifier. You are responsible for protecting the secrecy of your account information. Human Factors (UK) Ltd recommends that you use the latest browsers so as to take advantage of advances in security technology. While on a secure page, such as when you initially access PeopleFactors.com, data being transferred between your computer and Human Factors is encrypted with a 256-bit encryption protocol known as TLS (“Transport Layer Security”).
Although we strive to protect your encrypted information, no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure. There is some risk associated with any data transmission, including the risk that personal information may be intercepted in transit. Human Factors cannot accept responsibility for such interception where it is deemed out of our control.
Human Factors (UK) Ltd services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we change our Privacy Statement we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Statement, please contact as at: http://www.hfi.com/contact