Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.bluelightjobs.com and we are an organisation funded through paid ‘promoted jobs’ on the website. We also receive income through Google Adsense and Sponsors.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Posting a Job or Event

If you are posting a job or event on BlueLightJobs.com please note we will hold your name, email address and phone number for one year. This data will never be given away or sold. This information is private and not public.

Newsletter and Job Alerts

If you have subscribed to the BlueLightJobs.com newsletter then please note we use MailChimp to provide this service. We will never sell or give away your email address to anybody.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Your IP address may be stored for up to 90 days on our server. This includes the type of browser you are using and which pages you are looking at on our website.

Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared. we use third party companies to track visitor patterns on this website. Please see below.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information and Contact Page

If you email us via the contact page your information is stored and deleted from our mailbox after 90 days. This includes the website and any information you have put in the email.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This website uses a Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure and is a Trusted Website – this means that BlueLightJobs.com is a secure website and your data is protected.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a data leak, we will comply with GDPR and notify the local Data Protection Authority within 72 hours of the discovery of the leak.

What third parties we receive data from

We use StatCounter and Google to track visits to this website.

Policy

This policy was approved on 20 October 2018 and will be reviewed annually.