Privacy and cookies statement
This page contains the information gathering and use policies adopted by Turquoise International Limited (“Turquoise”) in connection with this web site (the “Site”) and any marketing campaigns, including by email (the “Emails”). These policies are subject to periodic review and any changes will be included within this section of the site.
Turquoise is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party web sites to which any links are provided. You should check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you would like more information on cookies, we recommend the direct.gov.uk internet browser cookies page.
On many of the pages of our website you will see ‘social buttons’. These allow you to share or bookmark pages on our site.
Social media sites such as Twitter, Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn may collect information about your internet activity, including if your visit to our site and the specific pages you are on if you are logged into their services, even if you don’t click on the button.
You should check the privacy and cookies policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
Manually managing cookies
There are a number of ways you can manually manage cookies on your computer/device. Read more on the About Cookies website.
If you access the Internet from more than one computer/device it is important to ensure each browser is configured to suit your cookie preferences.
If you wish to block all cookies all the time you can set your browser to do this. It is important to note that blocking cookies may result in some parts of our site not working properly. This may affect your browsing experience.
Collection of information
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the Website. The Site may now or in the future collect personally identifiable information but only when it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers. This can be in order to:
The information required is necessary to enable Turquoise or one of its related entities to deal with your enquiry, but additional information may be requested to help us to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested, it is highlighted and its provision is voluntary.
Sensitive information is not sought through the Site or Emails except where legally required as part of the recruitment process. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. Where you do provide sensitive information this will be accepted as explicit consent to Turquoise or one of its related entities to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
Use of information
Information is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided except where you explicitly select to receive other information from Turquoise or one of its related entities.
You can opt out of receiving information from Turquoise or one of its related entities or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by emailing us here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accuracy of information
Turquoise assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information, but not for confirming the on-going accuracy of your personal information. If you advise Turquoise that your personal data is no longer accurate, it will be amended (where practical).
Provision of information to third parties
Information is normally only provided to a third party if it is required to deal with your enquiry, but there may be other circumstances where Turquoise is required to provide information as a result of legal process.
Turquoise does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Retention of information
Information is kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil your request or deal with your job application.
Where you have consented to additional information being provided by Turquoise or one of its related entities your details will be retained for a reasonable period of time.
Security of information
The data controller collecting the information described in this statement is Turquoise. Unless you instruct us otherwise, information you provide will be used by us only.
Generally accepted standards of technology and operational security have been implemented to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All personnel of Turquoise or one of its related entities are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.