Data privacy is of utmost importance at The V Executive Search Company Limited (“The V Executive Search”). We are committed to protecting the privacy of our clients, candidates, and any other users of our website and services.
The V Executive Search must comply with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in Hong Kong and similar laws in other countries where we provide our services. By submitting your personal data to us, be it through this website, by email, by mail, in person, or by any other means deemed appropriate, you have agreed for us to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data in accordance with this policy. The V Executive Search will endeavor to ensure that such data remains private and is only used in accordance with this policy.
Personal Data Collection, Usage and Disclosure
The V Executive Search collects, uses, and discloses your personal data for the primary purpose of providing employment services to you, be it you are a client, candidate, or any other users of our services. We may also use your personal data for purpose of responding to your general inquiry towards the market, providing industry news and updates to you, or sending relevant marketing materials and event invitations to you. Where applicable, you will be able to opt out from receiving such communications.
For candidates, we may collect information including, but not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, home address, work history, professional qualifications, salary details, nominated references, or any other data as deemed appropriate from your resume. Such information will be hold, use and disclose to a client for the purpose of finding the most appropriate job for you upon your consent.
For Clients, we may collect information including, but not limited to, your name, email address(es), telephone number(s), position, company background, work structure, or any other data as deemed appropriate to manage and facilitate your hiring process.
For any other users of our services, we may collect your information which are deemed appropriate for the purpose of, for example, establishing and maintaining business relationships.
We may also seek your consent to collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data for any other purpose not listed above.
Transfer of your Personal Data
The V Executive Search will not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your Personal Data except as provided in this section:
- The V Executive Search may share your Personal Data with authorised third parties for the purposes described in this Policy or otherwise provide employment related services to The V Executive Search, including but not limited to, providers of skill assessments, professional advisors, external legal counsel, and IT and systems providers. These third parties must comply with similar undertakings of privacy and confidentiality as The V Executive Search.
- The V Executive Search may be required by, or under mandatory law, to disclose your Personal Data to certain authorities or other third parties, such as to government agencies responsible for the employment activities, to the police or to other law enforcement agencies, for example, in the context of conducting a background check.
- Where The V Executive Search takes steps to sell or merge with other businesses, we may involve disclosing Personal Data to prospective or actual purchasers and their advisers. In such circumstance, you will be notified in writing within a reasonable timeframe.
The V Executive Search takes reasonable steps to maintain the Personal Data we possess accurate and to delete incorrect or unnecessary Personal Data. If you have registered an account on our website, we encourage you to access your Personal Data through your account from time to time to ensure that it is up to date. To the extent permitted or required by applicable local law or subject to your consent, we may use public sources in order to verify that Personal Data we hold is correct.
Access to Personal Data
You have the right, as provided by applicable local law, to access or update your Personal Data held at The V Executive Search by the email address provided in the Contact Us section. We may verify your identity and seek for more information about your request. If we decline to provide access to any of the Personal Data you request, you will be provided with the reasons for such a decision. Under applicable local law, you may rectify or block your Personal Data that is incorrect, incomplete or unnecessary. Where the data processing is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal of that consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on that consent prior to its withdrawal.
You may also request for The V Executive Search to stop using your Personal Data and contacting you and we will comply with your request until your further notice. You may be able to delete the entire profile by contacting The V Executive Search. However, we may not be able to do so if your profile also holds information about our clients. Please contact us directly in such circumstance.
The V Executive Search Company Limited
10/F, Tien Chu Commercial Building,
173 Gloucester Road,
Tel +852 3705-4843