What information we collect and why we collect it
SMC collects information about all its visitors collectively such as user ID, the pages visited and the services accessed by our visitors. SMC also collects certain standard information that your browser sends to the SMC website such as your IP address (browser type, language, access times) and referring website addresses. SMC collects and logs this information for statistical purposes.
SMC may use this information in order to provide you with a personalised experience when you visit its Internet websites. Through the use of a cookie (see 'Cookies' below), SMC can record the pages you visit and the information you require. This information is used anonymously and in the aggregate and is collected and logged for statistical purposes.
At times, SMC may ask you to voluntarily supply personal information, such as your name, email address and preferred means of communication for purposes such as signing up for SMC news alerts and requesting further information from SMC.
Other than as stated above, no attempt is made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect logs, or where SMC believes it is required to collect and produce relevant electronic documentation to fulfill its obligations to third parties, including statutory organisations under local law.
Job vacancy website
When you sign up to SMC's job vacancy website SMC collects more specific personal information about you, such as your name, email address and telephone number, qualifications or career history. SMC may also ask you for other information, such as information on your interests and the types of jobs you are interested in.
The personal information you provide to SMC via SMC's job vacancy website will only be processed for the purpose of considering employment or internship at the SMC group.
Personal information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, health or sex life, litigation or conviction may be collected by SMC if you volunteer it. This information may be processed by SMC if such processing is necessary to comply with equal opportunity laws and regulations. We recommend you to communicate such sensitive information only if you think it is required for SMC to comply with such laws and regulation.
Disclosure of the information we collect
Job vacancy website
SMC may also disclose the personal information you provide to us via the SMC job vacancy website to SMC HR practitioners, SMC Hiring Managers, and to SMC's recruitment advisors for the purpose of considering you for career opportunities with SMC.
Transfer of your personal information to other countries.
SMC takes all reasonable security measures to protect personal information from loss, unauthorised access, destruction, misuse, modification or disclosure.
A cookie is a small data file that a website may write to your hard drive when you visit the website. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user ID, that the website uses to track the pages you have visited. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you personally supply. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.
Access to personal data and right to rectification
You can gain access to the personal information SMC holds about you by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org . As SMC wishes to ensure that personal information it holds about you is complete, accurate and up to date, you have the right to send a request for rectification.
If you posted a resume on the SMC job vacancy website you can at all times complete, update or otherwise rectify your resume by logging into your account via the existing applicant login section of our website.
You may remove any personal information you provided to us via SMC's job vacancy website at any time by sending a request to email@example.com
If you do not provide us with the information sought in the required fields we may be limited in our ability to provide you with services, including to consider you for employment or contracting opportunities.