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Privacy Policy

Star (‘us’ or ‘we’) is committed to ensuring that protecting you privacy and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy (‘Privacy Policy’) explains how we use the information we collect about you and the procedures we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

By using Star’s website [www.starmedical.ie] (‘website’ or ‘site’) or by using any of the services (‘services’) set out in the website, you consent to Star using the information we collect about you. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set out in this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is ‘Star’.

The information Star collects and how it’s used

Information we hold about you may include your personal details, any material you have provided to Star such as your CV, references and examination certificates, and sensitive data relating to your health, racial or ethnic origin, or convictions.

We use information held about you:

  • To provide the services detailed on our site; the information you provide will be used to determine your suitability for employment by employers registered with Star. It may also be used to obtain legal advice or for conducting legal proceedings, complying with legal obligation, the prevention and detection of crime or fraud, and compliance with our legal requirements and for the proper conduct of our business.
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To allow you to participate in our site’s interactive features.
  • To notify you about changes to our services.
  • To provide you with information, vacancies or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

The information you supply including, where relevant, your sensitive personal data, may be disclosed to Star’s staff, and with your prior consent, agents and employers seeking candidates for employment. It’ll be disclosed to people to whom we may transfer rights and obligations in connection with our business, and to any organisations that provide a service to Star, and who have agreed to keep your information confidential.

Star protects all data from being disclosed to any third parties except when required by law, subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

IP addresses

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.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Certain features on the website are only available if you enable the cookie. Star also uses a cookie to help us provide information that’s relevant to your interest.

You are free to decline Star’s cookies although that may impair certain features on the website.

Star may also track certain information through the use of JavaScript code and third party web site analytics providers.

Protecting your information

The internet is not a secure medium, but Star has various security procedures and strict policy rules in place to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorised and unlawful access and use.

Star’s security procedures and policies are to the highest standards and are continuously improved.

Notwithstanding the above, it should be noted that no system is entirely fool-proof and you should be careful when you reveal any confidential information to any third party.

We will use our best endeavours to ensure your data’s security, but shall have no liability for any loss or damage, including for access to data, caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material through use of the Services.

Disclosure of your information

Your details may be disclosed to Star’s advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers if Star and/or part of its business is sold or integrated with another business.

Star reserves the right to disclose your data (and you consent to such disclosure).

Star is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Star’s Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy, and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Star, Star’s customers or members. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

Updating your details

To update the information you’ve provided to us, please email the changes to resourcing@starmedical.ie

Other terms

Star supplies links to other websites. If you click on a link, you’re not protected by this Privacy Policy and you are advised to read the privacy policy of the other website as it may differ from this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time as it deems necessary and will post such changes on the website.

We welcome your views about the website and its Privacy Policy; please email your queries or comments to resourcing@starmedical.ie