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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Featherstone Sourcing collects, uses, and protects personal information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws in Ireland. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data.

Data Controller

Featherstone Sourcing acts as the data controller for the personal data we collect and process through our website. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this policy.

Personal Data We Collect

  • Personal information provided by users during the registration process, such as name, email address, contact details, and professional qualifications.

  • Information submitted by candidates, including resumes, cover letters, employment history, education, and skills.

  • Personal information provided by clients, such as company name, contact details, and job vacancies.

  • Usage data and technical information collected automatically, including IP addresses, browser type, device information, and website interactions.

  • Cookies and similar technologies may be used to collect information about your browsing activities on our website. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more details.

Purposes and Legal Basis for Processing

  • To facilitate the matching of candidates with job vacancies and to communicate with candidates and clients regarding job opportunities (Legitimate interests and, where required, with the consent of the data subjects).

  • To provide customer support and respond to inquiries (Legitimate interests and, where required, with the consent of the data subjects).

  • To improve and optimize our website, services, and user experience (Legitimate interests).

  • To comply with legal obligations, including anti-discrimination laws, tax, and employment laws (Legal obligations).

Data Retention

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. The specific retention periods may vary depending on the nature of the data and applicable legal requirements.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We may share personal data with the following parties:

  • Clients who have posted job vacancies, to facilitate the recruitment process.

  • Service providers and partners who assist in providing our services, such as hosting, data analytics, and communication tools.

  • Legal and regulatory authorities when required by law or to protect our rights, safety, or property.

  • In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, personal data may be transferred as part of the transaction.

International Data Transfers

We may transfer personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for the purposes outlined in this policy. We will ensure that any international transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect the data.

Data Subject Rights

As a data subject, you have certain rights regarding the personal data we hold about you. These include the right to access, rectify, delete, restrict processing, object to processing, and data portability. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data against unauthorized access, accidental loss, destruction, or alteration. However, no data transmission over the internet or storage system can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal data.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any updates. We will notify you of any material changes through our website or other communication channels.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the processing of your personal data, please contact us at:

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