Privacy Policy


Website Privacy Policy

Version: V1 

Last Update: August 2021

This is the policy of Industry Resource Services Ltd and its subsidiary and associated companies; hereinafter referred to as the IRS Group. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Our goal is to treat the personal information you provide to us with the utmost respect, and in accordance with this Website Privacy Policy, which explains how personal information about you may be collected, used, or disclosed as a consequence of your activities on this Site. We urge you to read it carefully.
Please note that this Site is also governed by the Website Terms and Conditions, which we urge you to review before proceeding further on this Site.

What Information Do We Collect?
You can visit this Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself, including your email address. In this case, our Web server may collect the name, address, the IP address and domain you used to access this Site, the type and version of browser and operating system you are using, and the web site you came from and visit next. This information is used by us and our business partners to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics about visitors to this Site in general to assist us in improving the user experience. We may also use this data to monitor site performance for systems administration purposes, to make this Site easier and more convenient to use and to report information in aggregate form to our advisers (e.g. how many visitors log in to this Site).

Cookies are small pieces of data stored by your Internet browser on your computer's hard drive, which permits us to recognise you when you access this Site. If you are browsing, a cookie is used to help us measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics relating to your use of this Site. If you are searching, a cookie is used to carry the search request data from the request page to the results page. This cookie, by itself, doesn't tell us your email address or who you are. If you are using our recruitment services and decide to register on-line with us, we may collect additional information to provide tailored job opportunities or other information to you (see Personal Information Collection below). We use cookies to recognise you on subsequent visits and make your on-line experience more convenient, unless prohibited by law. Please note portions of this Site will not function if you do not accept cookies.
Tracking user preferences also helps us serve you targeted advertising. Targeted advertisements are probably more interesting for you and are more productive for our advertisers.
To find out more details please see our Cookies information

Personal Information Collection, Use And Distribution To Third Parties Generally 

There are times when we may ask you for, or you may choose to provide information about yourself or your business to assist us in meeting various needs. This information may be used for the following purposes: answering your questions, providing you with services you have requested, giving producers and developers of the Site information that is useful in determining appropriate new or improved features, content and services, to provide advertisers with aggregate, not individual, information about our customers, or informing you of additional services or job opportunities provided by IRS Group or by our business partners, that may interest you.

To provide services, we may need to ask you directly to provide, among other things, your name, mailing address, postal code, email address and phone number ("Registration Information"). You may also elect to apply on-line to a job posting (Recruitment services) (free of charge) OR to purchase one of our other services. Purchasing other services with us may require us to gather additional personal information (including credit or debit card information, where appropriate).
At times, we may also conduct on-line surveys to better understand the needs, profiles, and experience of our visitors. You will be given the option to participate in such surveys. Unless you request to receive the results of the survey via email, no personal information is requested during such surveys and all information is used on an aggregated basis only. If, during the registration process, you indicate that you would like us to keep you updated on new site developments and information about our services or about offerings from IRS Group, we will send you these updates by email.
If you contact IRS Group we may keep a record of that correspondence. This website does not collect the email addresses of those who communicate with IRS Group via email. We use the information provided only so that we may respond to the email. We do not knowingly solicit information from children and we do not knowingly market our services to children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that we are communicating with a child then please bring this to our attention by emailing us at
When you provide personal information to us, we may communicate and disclose it to third parties for the purpose of fulfilling, servicing and completing your requests and the transactions related to it; please see our GDPR Statement for our legal grounds and recipients of data.

CV Collection
As part of the recruitment services we provide, you may choose to provide us with your CV, to be viewed by our consultants and staff members who access this Website. In addition to the provisions of this Website Privacy Policy and our GDPR Statement, the collection, use and distribution of your CV is governed by the Website Terms & Conditions of Use.

How Do You Access And Update Your Personal Information?
If you have registered on our website for recruitment services the information you have provided is located on (a) server(s) operated by Purple Penguin Media Limited. Our recruitment division (IRS Recruitment) provides you with the means to access, update, edit or delete the Registration Information and other personal information you have provided to us at any time on your own by going to your user account and changing or deleting your Registration Information. If you decide at any time that you do not want to receive any updates you have subscribed for just send an email message to indicating your preference not to receive updates. If you are unsure whether we have a record containing your personal information and would like to confirm whether or not we do, please send an email to indicating all email addresses which you may have given us.

How Is Your Personal Information Secured And Protected?
Where IRS Group considers it appropriate, we use encryption and/or authentication tools among other methods to protect certain web-based personal information. E-mails you send us are not necessarily secure when they are transmitted to us. If your communication is sensitive or includes confidential information such as a credit card number, you may want to provide it by post or via the telephone instead.
We instruct our employees with access to your personal information that it is to be used only in adherence with the principles set forth in this Website Privacy Policy, our GDPR Statement and the laws applicable to each specific business. The only employees who have access to your personal information are those who have a requirement to perform a specific job or function for the business. Employees who misuse customer personal information may be subject to disciplinary action.

What If We Change Our Website Privacy Policy?
IRS Group reserves the right to modify or supplement this Website Privacy Policy at any time. If we make any material change to this Website Privacy Policy, we will update this Site to include such changes and post a notice on our home page, for a period of 30 days, with a link to the updated Website Privacy Policy. Please read any such notice and the new policy. If you return to this Site after a period of more than 30 days, please check this Website Privacy Policy to confirm that you are aware of the details of the most recent update. Please look at the top of this Website Privacy Policy to check the date that it was updated and to confirm that you are familiar with the terms of the most recent update. Your continued use of this Site after we post such notice will constitute your acceptance of the new terms and their application to your use of this Site.

Website Links
This Site may contain links to other sites, including those of our business partners, vendors and advertisers. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, please understand that we are not responsible for the content of, or the privacy practices employed by, other sites.

Website Privacy Policy With Respect To Use Of CVs 
As part of the services IRS Recruitment provides, you are able to post your CV on our website. This section of IRS Recruitments general Website Privacy Policy applies to the use of your CV by IRS Recruitment.
CVs are accessed by our consultants who seek to find you an Assignment or employment with third parties ("Third Parties"). Consultants are not permitted to disclose information outside our organisation or beyond the Third Party, as applicable. Recruiters are also required to have entered into an agreement with Third Parties that requires such Third Parties to use your CV solely for the purpose of filling a job within the Third Party for which the information was provided and not disclosing your CV outside the organisation. However, although IRS Recruitment deals only with reputable organisations, we cannot guarantee that all Employers and Third Parties will adhere to the limitations we impose on them. If at any time you would like your CV removed from our Website, you may do so by logging into your account (which you can do here) then select "Remove current CV". 

Some job postings which are posted on the IRS Recruitment Site allow you to follow links to where you can apply, and provide your CV, for a specific job posting. In some cases, such applications are still within the IRS Recruitment Site and its control. If you are not asked to login using your IRS Recruitment Registration User ID and password, however, then both the application process, and your CV are outside the IRS Recruitment Site and IRS Recruitment's control. In such cases you will be providing your CV directly to the Employer or Recruiter and your CV will be subject to their privacy policy. IRS Recruitment is not responsible for the privacy practices of such Employer or Recruiter. In such cases, we encourage you to review the Employer or Recruiter's privacy policy.
Although we use all reasonable means to protect your personal information, IRS Recruitment is not responsible for any improper use of your personal information that is beyond our reasonable control.

Your CV when uploaded is converted into various formats for our use only. These conversions are handled by an external datacentre server stack. Once conversion is complete your CV is then automatically deleted from that service. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, the data company have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information. We may disclose your information if necessary to protect our legal rights or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct or potential threats to the physical safety of any person. Disclosure may be required by law or if we receive legal process. If these servers are breached we are not responsible for this and cannot be held liable.

Account Removal
You can remove your recruitment registration website account and all your data from our system - simply click here

Removal of your personal data from all of our systems is subject to our GDPR Statement.

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