PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use in relation to our website and our Additional Services (as defined in our Terms of Use) (our website and/or any and all Additional Services being for these purposes the "Site") 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 10 Minutes With Limited with registered office address at First Floor, Thavies Inn House, 3-4 Holborn Circus, London EC1N 2HA, United Kingdom and registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office with registration number ZA006175 ("10 Minutes With", "we" or "us").

  1. Information we may collect from you

    1. We may collect the following information from you from time to time:

      1. Information about yourself that you share: This is the information that your connections, other students and Site users, and companies see about you. This includes, among others, your profile and your contributions to discussions on the Site or other community features 10 Minutes With may offer such as "Profile Stats" which, if you choose to opt-in, can show you who viewed your profile (and will show others when you visited their profiles). You are required to supply certain basic information for your profile but other information is optional so that you have control over what you share, and you can update your information at any time;

      2. Communication: We help you communicate with connections, other students, companies and professionals. Some of this is one-to-one, some of it is in groups, and some of it is public discussion. You decide how much or how little you wish to communicate to individuals or groups;

      3. Site Activity: We will monitor your use of the Site, for example the access to the employment opportunities provided by companies, and we will use that information, and share that information with our subscribing companies and institutions, in order to provide an increasingly relevant and valuable service to you which may include the provision of relevant content to you by us, our subscribing companies and institutions. You. This Site activity is analysed and shared to enhance your user experience; and

      4. Private activity: We also provide tools that you can use privately on 10 Minutes With (for example, participating in surveys, registering for email updates, searching or accessing recruitment information or requesting further information). Furthermore if you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence. These actions and information are private and we don't share or distribute them to others on the Site.

    2. Of course, maintaining your trust is our top concern, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:

      1. we do not rent, sell, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent except as described in this Privacy Policy or as required by law;

      2. we do not share any account information you have provided to us but not chosen to display on your 10 Minutes With profile with other parties, unless compelled by law, or as necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of 10 Minutes With, its users, and the public; and

      3. all information that you provide will be protected with appropriate protocols and technology.

  2. IP addresses

    1. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregated information to our advertisers and our subscribing academic and educational institutions and businesses and other employers (together our "Clients"). We may collect additional details of your visits to the Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

    2. An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit the Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. This forms statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

    3. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand the geographic regions from which our Site visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our Site.

    4. We may inform other users of the Site whether you have viewed their profiles, we may inform our advertisers and our Clients whether you have viewed their Site content, and we may share such other information with other users of the Site in relation to usage profiling to the extent that it assists with the functionality of the Site.

  3. Cookies

    1. The Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site and to assist your use of the Site. A cookie is a small text file that can be placed on your computer's hard drive. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Site and also allows us to improve the Site and to assist your usage of the Site.

    2. By using the Site you consent to our use of the cookies as detailed in this Privacy Policy, should you wish to revoke this consent please inform us accordingly.

    3. Please see our Cookies Policy for more details about our use of cookies and how you can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent.

  4. Where we store your personal data

    1. Although our website is hosted in the UK, the data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored in, another country including at a location 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 may be engaged in, among other things, responding to your queries or complaints or sending you e-mail updates to which you have subscribed. As noted above, we may also share your personal data with our subscribing companies and institutions some of whom may be located outside the EEA and/or may hold and process that data outside the EEA. 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. Policy.

    2. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any personal information will be encrypted where possible.

    3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will use industry-standard methods and processes to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and industry-standard security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

  5. How we use the information

    1. We use information held about you in the following ways:

      1. to ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other device;

      2. to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;

      3. to allow our Clients to provide you with information, products or services that you request from them or which they feel may be of interest to you based on your profile and to connect with you for those purposes; and

      4. to notify you about changes to our Site or e-mail updates.

    2. Please inform us if you do not want us to use your data in this way.

  6. Disclosure of your information

    1. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

    2. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

      1. that assist our operation of the Site;

      2. that provide content which is displayed on the Site including other Site users, our Clients and our advertisers;

      3. in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets or sell any shares in 10 Minutes With to a third party, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

      4. if 10 Minutes With or substantially all of its shares or assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; and

      5. if we are 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 our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of 10 Minutes With or other interested parties. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection or crime detection or prevention.

  7. Financial Information

    1. If you make a purchase on the Site, your consent is given to the disclosure of your financial or personal information to those third parties necessary to process your transactions with us, such as credit card companies and banks. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Except as provided above, we will not share financial information with third parties without your prior consent.

    2. You should be aware that we may release your personal information or financial information when we believe it is necessary to comply with laws or regulations, to assist law enforcement, to enforce the terms under which you transacted with us, or to protect the rights, property of 10 Minutes With, users of the Site or others.

  8. Children AND Minors

    If you are under the age of 18 you may use our services, but please make sure that you properly understand our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you are in any doubt or if anything is unclear we recommend that you obtain parental consent before you use our services. If you are under 16 years old you may not use our services.

  1. Your rights

    1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise this right at any time by contacting us at webmaster@10minuteswith.com.

    2. One of the main services that we provide on this Site is to give you information about potential employment opportunities and to enable connections between Site users and between Site users and our Clients. Our Clients will have access to your personal information for that purpose and we do not treat their use of this information to connect with you or to compare your profile to their employment opportunities as use of your personal data for marketing purposes.

    3. The 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.

  2. Access to information

    The Act gives you the right to access the personal information that we hold 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.

  1. Contact

    Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our use of your personal information are welcomed and should be addressed to:

    10 Minutes With Limited
    Attn: Legal Department
    First Floor Thavies Inn House, 3-4 Holborn Circus
    London, EC1N 2HA
    United Kingdom

  1. General

    1. Any use of our Site is subject to our Terms of Use.

    2. The Site is operated by 10 Minutes With Limited whose registered office is at First Floor Thavies Inn House 3-4, Holborn Circus, London, EC1N 2HA, United Kingdom with company registration number 08451881 and registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office with registration number ZA006175.

    3. We reserve the right to amend or vary this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you by placing an updated Privacy Policy on the Site. In the event there are significant changes in the way we treat your personally identifiable information, or in the Privacy Policy document itself, we will display a notice on the Site or send you an email, so that you may review the changed terms prior to continuing to use the Site. As always, if you object to any of the changes to our terms, and you no longer wish to use 10 Minutes With, you may close your account. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that 10 Minutes With has about you and your account.

    4. This Privacy Policy is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, and any claim brought under this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.