Linesight Privacy Policy

The Linesight Privacy Policy is broadly categorised under two key headings:

General Privacy Policy   

Recruitment Privacy Policy    

General Privacy Policy

The information that we collect 

Linesight is committed to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to us. This Privacy Statement is for this website, www.linesight.com, and served by Linesight. It governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it, and sets out what information we collect, how we collect it, what we do with it and how we protect this information. Your personal data is processed in accordance with European data protection laws.

How will information about you be used?

Linesight complies with its obligations under the Data Protection Acts by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure, and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data. Personal information which you supply to us may be used for the following purposes:

What is the legal basis for processing your information?

We collect your data to:

What cookies do we use?

Linesight uses cookies to enhance our users' website experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit, to store information about a user’s interactions and usage of the website, allowing the website to provide users with a tailored experience. The table at the bottom of the page explains the cookies we use and why. Please note that the third party cookies that we use are subject to the privacy policies of their providers – click here to view Google’s Privacy Policy and here to view Vimeo’s Privacy Policy.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Sharing your information

We will not share your information with any third parties unless one of the following conditions applies:

International transfers

Information we collect will not be processed in or transferred to any country or territory outside of the European Economic Area. If we undertake international transfers in the future, you will be contacted before any such transfer takes place with the following information:

Security

The security of your personal data is important to us. We restrict access to personal information to Linesight employees, contractors and processors who have a requirement to process your personal information.

What are your rights?

You have a right to know what categories of personal data we hold about you; the purpose of processing and any recipient or categories of recipient to whom your information has been disclosed. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information which we hold about you, to correct any inaccuracies and to object to the processing of your personal data subject to certain criteria. You have a right to have your information transferred where technically feasible. You can request that we no longer hold your personal information subject to certain criteria. We will respond within one month of the receipt of your request. We reserve the right to charge a fee to cover our costs where we feel the access request is unfounded or excessive. You have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority specifically in the member state where you habitually reside or place of the alleged infringement if you consider we have infringed your data protection rights.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for a period of three years in case of any claims/complaints.

Marketing

We may contact you with information about our products and services through email. All such communications will come from Linesight or our selected marketing partners. You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to third party marketing companies. You will also be given the opportunity on every email communication that we or our trusted partners send you to indicate that you no longer wish to receive our or their direct marketing material.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Our privacy statement will change from time to time and any changes will be updated on this page.

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about how we process your data, you can contact us at the following email address: dataprotection@linesight.com. 

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Recruitment Privacy Policy 

This Linesight Recruiting Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy) describes the privacy and security practices that Linesight, its subsidiaries and affiliates (Linesight, we or us) employ when collecting, using and handling (processing) personal information about you in connection with our online and offline recruitment activities. 

It also explains the choices you have in relation to these processing activities.  

Personal information means all information that relates to an identified individual or to an identifiable individual. For example, your name, address, email address, educational and employment background, CV/resume and job qualifications. Personal information is also referred to as information about you.  

This Privacy Policy applies to Linesight’s processing of personal information of job applicants, potential candidates for employment, those who have participated in recruiting events and others who have expressed an interest in Linesight in connection with Linesight’s recruiting activities more generally, conducted both offline and online via the Sites (as defined below).  

Who is responsible for processing your personal information? 

Linesight having its registered address at Hoban House, Dublin 4, Ireland and the local Linesight entity/entities of the country/countries in which you applied for a job offer, are responsible for processing your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. 

Which categories of personal information do we process and from which sources? 

We process personal information that you provide directly to us, such as when you submit a job application on the Sites or in connection with a recruiting event, or when we conduct a remote or in-person interview. We may also receive personal information about you from other sources, such as from references, in connection with background or employment checks, target companies where Linesight conducts due diligence related to a potential acquisition of your employer, and from third party sources like professional headhunters or recruiting firms, data brokers or if allowed by applicable law other sources such as Sites. Sites include, without limitation, social sites where you have created a public page or profile or otherwise given permission so that recruiters can access your information on these sites. 

Linesight may process the following categories of personal information for our recruitment activities:  

For information collected about you in the EU/EEA and other relevant regions, what is our basis for processing? 

1. The necessity to establish a contractual relationship with you 

Personal data is collected to fill vacant positions and for the engagement and payment of employees, as follows: 

 

2. The necessity for us to comply with legal obligations 

 

3. Where you have given us permission (which you may withdraw) 

 

4. To protect your vital interests 

 

5. To run our organisation on a day-to-day basis including to 

 

Linesight will only process your personal data for the purposes for which they were originally collected and it will only be processed further for the following closely related business purposes: 

‘Processing’ covers all activities involving your personal information, including collecting, handling, storing, sharing, accessing, using, transferring and disposing of the information. 

How is personal information handled globally? 

Linesight is a global business and personal information is transferred, accessed, and stored globally including in countries or regions outside of the one in which you reside. If your personal information is transferred to an Linesight recipient or third party in a country that does not provide an adequate level of protection for personal information Linesight will take measures designed to ensure that your personal information is adequately protected and where required, transferred subject to appropriate transfer mechanisms such as EU Standard Contractual Clauses or similar legally recognized standard contractual clauses  

Sharing your personal data 

We do not share any of your Personal Data except in limited cases. 

Linesight will need to share your personal information internally and may be required to share it with some external parties. We process this information for a range of purposes relating to recruitment and to enable these processes, your personal information may be shared internally, but the information shared is limited to what is required by each individual to perform their role in the recruitment process. 

Your personal information may be shared internally with the following people: 

In the event of your application resulting in the offer and your acceptance of a position, your personal information will be held in Linesight’s staff database and will be shared with the following internal functions: 

Linesight will also need to share your information with certain external third parties including: 

This list is not exhaustive, and the Company may undertake additional processing of personal data.  

How long we hold your information 

The length of time we hold your data depends on a number of factors such as: 

As a general rule, we keep your information for a specified period after the date on which your interaction with us has completed. 

Unsuccessful applicant data will be held within the recruitment system for a period of 18 months before being deleted so that we can respond to statutory reporting requests. Successful applicant data resulting in subsequent employment will be retained for 6 years following cessation of employment (excepting service records for pension purposes). 

Exercising your information rights 

Depending on your country (or state) of residence, you may have certain choices and rights in relation to our use of information about you, such as the right to access, correct and update, erase or delete, and obtain a copy of your personal information.  

If you make your request electronically, wewill, where possible, provide the relevant information electronically unless you ask us otherwise. 

You have the right to: 

To facilitate your request, when contacting us, please specify the reasons why the personal data are incorrect, incomplete or not lawfully processed. Please note that in certain circumstances Linesight may not be able to fulfil your request as we may be legally required to keep such data. 

You can exercise these choices in accordance with applicable laws.  

Within the EU you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Commission or another supervisory authority. 

How is your personal information secured? 

Linesight has implemented appropriate technical, physical, and organizational measures designed to protect your personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access as well as all other forms of unlawful processing (including, but not limited to, unnecessary collection) or further processing.  

Does Linesight collect sensitive personal information? 

Linesight not only respects but celebrates Diversity and Inclusion in its workforce. Linesight also maintains an equal opportunity program in some countries in accordance with applicable law. As part of Linesight’s efforts to create and foster a diverse and inclusive workforce and/or to monitor equal opportunity, Linesight may request and process sensitive personal information related to gender, identity, religious or political affiliation, sexual orientation, age, language, abilities/disabilities, veteran status, race, ethnicity, or other defining characteristics. You may also voluntarily disclose such sensitive personal information with Linesight during the recruiting process. If not expressly required by the job advert, Linesight does not otherwise require applicants or candidates to disclose this information in connection with a job application or as part of our recruiting efforts. 

What are your responsibilities? 

You are responsible for the personal information that you provide or make available to Linesight, and you must ensure it is truthful, accurate, and up-to-date in all respects. You must ensure that the information provided does not contain material that is obscene, defamatory, or infringing on any rights of any third party; does not contain malicious code; and is not otherwise legally actionable. Further, if you provide any personal information concerning any other person, such as individuals you provide as references, you are responsible for providing any notices and obtaining any consents necessary for Linesight to collect and use that information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you provide misleading, inaccurate, or incomplete information Linesight may determine you are ineligible for employment. You understand that this Privacy Policy does not form part of any employment contract you may be offered in connection with your employment at Linesight.  

Data protection – your questions and comments 

If you believe Linesight has used information about you in a way that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy or if you have questions or comments related to our privacy practices, please email us on dataprotection@linesight.com. Written inquiries may be addressed to:  

Linesight 

Hoban House, 

Haddington Road,  

Dublin 4  

Filing a complaint 

If you have any complaints regarding our compliance with this Privacy Policy, please contact us. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding our privacy practices. You also have the right to file a complaint with a competent data protection authority if you are a resident of a European Union member state.