1. Types of Personal Information Collected
The Company may require certain personal information about you, including without limitation your: (a) name; (b) email address; (c) postal address; (d) telephone number; and (e) Hong Kong residency status from you when you register with the Company. In the event that you wish to submit and/or upload your curriculum vitae for the purpose of applying for a job vacancy, we may also require information relating to your: (f) gender; (g) age; (h) place of residence; (i) education; (j) work experience; (k) qualifications; and (l) employment history. All of the above categories of information shall be collectively referred to as “Personal Information”.
2. Purpose of Collection
We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes: (a) register you with the Company and manage your registration; (b) manage and process all transactions and dealings with you; (c) provide you with information relating to job vacancies, the Company, and/or prospective employees; (d) contact you and provide you with customer service; (e) introduce you to employers and otherwise facilitate job applications; and (f) perform research and statistical analysis.
3. Classes of Transferees
We may disclose job seekers’ Personal Information to employers for the purpose of providing recruitment and/or related intermediary services to you, unless we receive an objection from you in writing. If, at any time, you do not wish for your Personal Information to be transferred as outlined in this paragraph, you may communicate your objection in writing to your respective Links Recruitment Limited’s consultant, upon receipt of which, we will cease such transfers at no cost to you.
We will not disclose your Personal Information to any third parties for direct marketing purposes without your consent.
We may disclose your Personal Information to third party service providers (including without limitation, lawyers and other third party service providers who provide administrative, telecommunications, technological or other services to us to enable us to operate our business), for the purposes outlined in paragraph 2.
We may disclose your Personal Information if required to satisfy applicable legal or regulatory requirements. We may also transfer your Personal Information in connection with a merger, acquisition, transfer or sale of all or part of our business, with or to another company.
All of the transfers referred to in this paragraph may occur within or outside Hong Kong.
4. Consequence of failing to provide Personal Information
It is voluntary for you to provide the Personal Information requested by us. However, in the event that sufficient Personal Information is not provided by you, we may not be able to provide you with our services or carry out the activities outlined in paragraph 2.
5. Access and Correction Rights
Under the Ordinance, you have the right to access and correct any Personal Information that you provide to us. You may exercise this right to access and correct your Personal Information at any time, by logging into your registered account with the Company. Alternatively, you may request access to and correction of any Personal Information that you provide to us by writing to your respective Links Recruitment Limited’s consultant. In accordance with the Ordinance, we have the right to charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any Personal Information access or correction request.