Privacy Policy

Intern Avenue ("we") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of business , acceptable use policy and any other documents referred to on the site) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Bright Six Limited of 6 Newman Passage, London, W1T 1EH. Intern Avenue is a trading name of Bright Six Limited.


Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:


IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.


Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, Intern matching, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers and can only be accessed via a coded user ID and password system . Any payment transactions will be encrypted.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.


Access to your information

We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information to any third parties unrelated to internship placement services or recruitment. Our Employer users will have access to your details as prospective internship providers. Depending on our service, Employers will have access to your details and may contact you by phone, post or e-mail directly OR ask us to contact you. By opting in to our services, you have indicated that you consent to this use of your information. Finally, no information is shared between registered internship candidates. We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified): We may disclose your personal information to third parties:


Security

The site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.


Your rights

You can amend the user data you have provided to us. You may request to be removed from our database via your account homepage and we will treat such a request as your notice of termination of use of the site (and of any Employer Services subscribed to you by you).

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Opting out of services

We allow users to opt-out of our services at any time. You can manage settings via your user account page.


Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy you may contact us via our contact page on the site, or contact us using the following:

Intern Avenue (London Office)
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 193 8493
E-mail: [email protected]

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