Data Protection Policy
- User Content
You are solely responsible for any content you submit, post, or share on the website. By submitting content, you grant Cernol Ltd a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display such content.
- Prohibited Activities
You agree not to engage in any of the following activities:
- Violating any applicable laws or regulations.
- Impersonating any individual or entity.
- Third-Party Links
The website may contain links to third-party websites. We do not endorse or assume responsibility for the content, accuracy, or practices of these websites.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small file and holds a certain amount of data, which our Site can send to your browser. It may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customize our Site accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.
The purpose of cookies is to help the Site keep track of your visits and activities.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Site, and we use different types of cookies to run the Site.
Session cookies: cookies designed to collect and store information while the user is accessing the Site. These cookies are not stored on the user’s computer when the session expires, or the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies:cookies in which the data continues to be stored on the user’s computer and can be accessed and processed when the user leaves the Site and when he/she returns to it. The user can delete these cookies at any time.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Our webserver cookies help to prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks and preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests.
Google analytics is used to collect non-personal information about your interactions with the website. This includes data such as the number of users, session statistics, approximate geolocation, browser, and device information. Please note that Google Analytics does not collect personal data.
Preferences cookies, also known as “functionality cookies,” these cookies allow a website to remember choices you have made in the past, like what language you prefer, what region you would like weather reports for, or what your username and password are so you can automatically log in.
Marketing cookies allow the website to deliver personalized advertisements and marketing content based on your browsing behavior and interests.
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a Site other than the one you are currently on. Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
To enrich our Site content, sometimes we may embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.
All browser sallow you to manage which cookies you accept, reject and delete. You can usually find these controls under the ‘Preferences’ or ‘Tools’ menu. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
Cernol Ltd (hereinafter the “Company” or “we” or “us”) is concerned about privacy issues and wants you to know how we are collecting, using, processing, disclosing and protecting your information in accordance with applicable law and the Data Protection Act 2017.
You may not be asked for consent where the Company has a lawful basis for processing personal data we already have, or acquires through performance of a contract, is in compliance with a legal requirements, is protecting your vital interests as a data subject, is performing a task carried out in the public interest, processing is necessary for other legitimate interests of us or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject.
Personal Data we collect
Personal data means any information relating to a data subject, as such term is defined under the Data Protection Act 2017. Personal data we collect includes, but is not restricted to:
• Personal contact details (name, address, contact number and email address)
• NIC Number
• Medical information
• Employment information such as social security, passport or visa number or the identification of information required to confirm eligibility for employment by a government entity.
• Curriculum Vitae
• Video and audio recordings
• Biometrics information (facial images)
Personal data such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, medical information or biometrics are sensitive data according to the requirements under the Data Protection Act 2017 and if collected are subject to enhanced security measures as required by the applicable law.
Use of Personal Data
To the extent permitted by law, we may use your information for purposes of operating our business and other legitimate purposes. We may use your personal information in the following ways:
• Performance of a contract
• Reporting to management
• Recruiting and employment
• Tenders award procedures
• Supplier due diligence procedures
• To deliver services to you
• To reply to your requests
• For data analysis
• To personalize your experience (Your information helps us respond better to your individual needs)
• Website- to know your preferences
• Contacting you with information about our products and services
• Sending you important notices
The purpose and retention conditions for which we collect the personal data will be stated in any consent form you are asked to accept or implied in any participation in a lawful basis for collection. Where we collect or use personal information other than as set out in this policy, we will ensure that we do so in accordance with applicable law and the Data Protection Act 2017.
Disclosure of Personal Data
We may disclose your Personal Information to the extent permitted by applicable law or with your consent:
• When it is required by law
• To comply with law (Judicial proceedings, court order, law enforcement, exercise our legal rights, defend against legal claim, request from public and governmental authorities)
• When there is an investigation or in prevention, against illegal activities
• When there is a suspected fraud
• When there is a potential threat to a safety of any person
• For promotional purposes
• To our third-party service providers to provide service on our behalf, facilitate our service or perform related services
If you choose to provide personal information of a third party (such as name, email and telephone number) to Cernol Ltd, you represent and warrant that you have permission from the third party to do so (e.g. Marketing material or Job referrals).