Privacy policy

Last updated: September 5, 2016

Silicon Milk Roundabout Limited (trading as Silicon Milkroundabout) ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our  Website Terms of UseCandidate Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to in them) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting  www.siliconmilkroundabout.com and/or by registering as a Candidate on our site you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. 
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Silicon Milk Roundabout Limited (trading as Silicon Milkroundabout), a company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 10292852, VAT number is 249 7585 49 and our registered address is 68 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL.

1  Information we may collect from you

1.1  We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1  Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site  www.siliconmilkroundabout.com (“our site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you:
1.1.1.1  register as a Candidate (Candidate is the term we use for a person registering on our site to attend one of our events);
1.1.1.2  apply for an invitation to one of our events, including provision of Profile information (Profile information is provided by Candidates who have registered on our site and is described in the  Candidate Terms and Conditions);
1.1.1.3  subscribe to any service we offer through our site;
1.1.1.4  participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site;
1.1.1.5  enter a competition, promotion or survey;
1.1.1.6  build a shortlist of attractive job opportunities or companies you might want to work for; or
1.1.1.7  report a problem or raise a complaint.
The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, personal description, information concerning your work and skills experience, and photograph. 
1.1.2  Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
1.1.2.1  technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or device to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; 
1.1.2.2  information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); services you viewed or searched for; page response times, data transferred and status responses, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. 
1.2  Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this site. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, subcontractors in technical services, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.

2  Cookies

2.1  Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our  Cookie Policy.

3  Uses made of the information

3.1  We use information held about you in the following ways:
3.1.1  Information you give to us. We will use this information:
3.1.1.1  to carry out our obligations arising between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us;
3.1.1.2  where you have registered as a Candidate, we will use your Profile information and any other personal information you give us to:
3.1.1.2.1  evaluate your application to attend one of our events;
3.1.1.2.2  contact you in relation to your application to attend one of our events, including correspondence relating to e-tickets and event information;
3.1.1.2.3  to communicate with you in other ways that we think will be useful to you in relation to your attendance at one of our events;
3.1.1.3  to provide you with information about other services or events we offer that are similar to those that you have already applied for, attended or enquired about where you have indicated to us that you permit us to do this;
3.1.1.4  to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you.  We (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this by ticking the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data; 
3.1.1.5  to notify you about changes to our service or any event which you have applied to attend; and
3.1.1.6  to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device. 
3.1.2  Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
3.1.2.1  to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
3.1.2.2  to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; 
3.1.2.3  to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
3.1.2.4  as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
3.1.2.5  to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; and
3.1.2.6  to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
3.2  Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

4  Disclosure of your information

4.1  We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which mean our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
4.2  We may share your information with selected third parties including:
4.2.1  Trusted subcontractors, freelancers, suppliers, and partners, who will be bound by confidentiality agreements with us, for the purpose of doing their work for us. 
4.2.2  We do not share Profile information with any third parties and we only use it to evaluate your application to attend any of our events and to communicate with you in other ways that we think will be useful to you in relation to your attendance at one of our events. However we do anonymize and aggregate Profile information from our Candidates to use for our own business purposes and we may supply such anonymized and aggregated Profile information to third parties.
4.3  We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
4.3.1  In the event that we sell any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.
4.3.2  If Milkroundabout Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers, or Candidates will be one of the transferred assets.
4.4  If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our  Website Terms of Use or  Candidate Terms and Conditions other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Milkroundabout Limited, our customers, Candidates or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

5  Where we store your personal data

5.1  The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
5.2  All information you provide to us is stored on servers, which have been designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration and disclosure. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.3  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, we are not liable for any harm or loss caused by or related to the theft or disclosure of your Profile information and password, or your authorization to allow another person to access and use our Site with your Profile information and password.
5.4  You can review and change your personal information by logging into our site and visiting your Profile.  You may also send us an e-mail at info@siliconmilkround.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. Proper access and use of information provided on our site, including your content, is governed by our  Website Terms of Use

6  Your rights

6.1  You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing or promotional purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to agree to or prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@siliconmilkround.com.
6.2  Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
6.3  If you attend one of our events, please note that where you give any personal information to any of the exhibitors, the use of that personal information will be subject to the privacy policies and procedures of those exhibitors.  We are not responsible and liable for any of these policies.

7  Changes to our privacy policy

7.1  Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

8  Contact

8.1  Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@siliconmilkround.com.

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