What are browser cookies and what do they do?
A cookie (also tracking cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie) is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by a web browser. - Wikipedia
The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages for them. When you enter a Web site using cookies, you may be asked to fill out a form providing such information as your name and interests. This information is packaged into a cookie and sent to your Web browser which stores it for later use. The next time you go to the same Web site, your browser will send the cookie to the Web server. The server can use this information to present you with custom Web pages. So, for example, instead of seeing just a generic welcome page you might see a welcome page with your name on it. – Webopedia
Third Party Cookies & Tracking
Ambition uses Google Analytics to track website traffic and website usage for all the websites within the Ambition Group business. Google Analytics cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. This information is specific to the individual domains and websites within Ambition.
Google Analytics' Terms of Service
prohibits the use of its service for the collection of personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email address or any other data that can be reasonably linked to such.
Opting out of Google Analytics
A browser Opt-Out ad-on
is provided, should you not want to be tracked, for any reason, by Google Analytics. This tool prevents Google Analytics from tracking you but does not prevent data from sending to Ambition's servers nor any other tracking services/tools Ambition may use.
How Ambition Handles Cookies and Data on Our Website(s)
Cookies are an essential part of the workings of our website. Ambition's cookies are first-party cookies and are used only as part of the navigation and do not record any personal information of anyone using the website(s). Ambition's website cookies are used ONLY within our individual website(s). No data is automatically transferred between our domains except for services that reasonably require such data transference (i.e. Job searches). In such cases, we only pass the specific service data required for the proper functioning of the service. Ambition does not, for any reason, directly access the data provided from these cookies for any purpose(s) outside the reasonable functioning of the website(s) and/or services offered within the website(s).
Any personal detail(s) which you submit to us (name, address, phone and e-mail details, plus –and including- information volunteered by you) through the website are held by Ambition for its own use for the purposes of recruitment and/or related services/activities.
By submitting your Personal Data, you CONSENT to it being processed by Ambition to be used, within reason, for the prosecution of its business. We may use this data to make you aware of additional services that may be of interest to you, or any changes to the site. It is your responsibility to ensure that your Personal Data is accurate and up to date and to inform us of any changes that need to be made.
You have the opportunity to send us your CV online. We guarantee that this CV will not appear on the website but may be stored on our internal database to assist in finding you a job placement. We will make every effort to ensure your CV is kept secure. For the purposes of finding a wider range of opportunities for you, Ambition, may, at times, share your detail/information with our offices in other countries/region that Ambition Group operates within. For the purposes of the recruitment process, we may share your details/information with employers/3rd party companies/individuals. In these instances where your detail is shared outside the Ambition Group, we will seek your approval prior to making your detail available.
Ambition maintains email lists. When you registered your details you agreed to opt-in and receive emails from us. Your details will be stored on a database and we will occasionally email you to keep you informed about new vacancies that are appropriate to you, or any new services available. If you do not wish to receive this e-mail service please email us at email@example.com
Ambition, through our consultants, collects personal information about you which we believe is relevant and appropriate to the recruitment process. The information may be obtained from you directly or from referees nominated by you. This information may include your name, contact details, professional qualifications and associations, interests and employment history.
During the recruitment process, we may be asked by a prospective employer to obtain references. The purpose of a reference is to confirm your work experience and skills, The process involves one of our consultants contacting one or more referees nominated by you for this purpose. We will inform you of a request for references before they are taken.
You may elect not to provide us with personal information we request, As we only ask for information we believe is relevant to the recruitment services we provide, this may hinder our ability to provide those services in the most effective manner.
Use and Disclosure
The personal information we collect may be provided to a prospective employer. We will not disclose any personal information to others in accordance with the terms of the National Privacy Principles.
We may also use your personal information to respond to your inquiries and for the purpose of providing you with direct marketing material which we feel will be of interest to you.
You may at any time request to be removed from our mailing lists by contacting our Privacy Officer or advising us via our web site.
You are able to gain access to the personal information we collect. To do so, please contact our Privacy Officer, Rick Taylor on 02 8296 5339. We may charge you a reasonable fee for the provision of this information.
You may ask us to change any information which you believe is inaccurate or out of date and we will take reasonable steps to comply with your request.