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Statement of Privacy

This Privacy Policy describes how INTEGEMS collects, uses and safeguards personal information that you may provide to us.  When we refer to personal information we mean information or an opinion about you, from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.

We are committed to promoting confidence in the manner in which your personal information is handled by us.  In this regard, we will act ethically and as evidence of this commitment, we will comply with the privacy and data protection requirements of the countries in which we operate.

Contents

  • Collection of personal data

  • Use and disclosure

  • Cookies and automatic data collection

  • Log files

  • Security

  • Access to personal information we hold about you

  • Your right to challenge

  • Privacy compliance

  • Complaints resolution

  • Changes to this statement

Collection of personal data

In general, you can visit our Websites without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. this will be for the purposes of:

  • receiving further information from us or;

  • for business/operations inquiries, recruitment, selection and development purposes, managing recruitment and human resource processes and any related purpose where you have consented to the collection.

We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.  We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than those indicated above and will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you.

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we offer you the means to consent to this new purpose by indicating in a box at the point on the site where personal data is collected.

Use and disclosure

If we require you to provide certain personal information about yourself for the purposes described above, we will not rent, sell or exchange information about you to third parties except to your employers or potential employers, where you consent, where you would reasonably expect the information to be disclosed or where we are legally required to disclose such information.

Cookies and automatic data collection

We may automatically log personal data or link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. However, we will only use this information to help us respond to queries you may have about our products or services or to tell you about other INTEGEMS products and services that we think you may be interested in. We will not pass this information on to any third parties. The Internet browser that you use may make use of a feature called a "cookie" to assign identification to your computer. We do not use cookies to store personal data or to link personal data to non-personal data, unless you have first agreed to this by selecting the "Remember Me" option. If you select this option a cookie will be placed on your computer which will allow our website www.integems.com to recognise you when you return to our Website. No personal information will be stored in this cookie.

Log Files

Like most website providers, we analyse server log files to collect statistical information about how our websites are used. This type of information is collected only at an aggregate level and includes browser types, Internet Service Providers, referring/exit pages, platform types, date/time stamps and other broad demographic data. Such data is not linked to personally identifiable information.

Security

We protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information and we have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to do so.  INTEGEMS keepS mission critical data online and secure at all times.

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from

  • Unauthorized access

  • Improper use or disclosure

  • Unauthorised modification

  • Unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees, partners and data processors, who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are required to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Access to personal information we hold about you

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you.

Requests may be made in writing to:

Ref: PVC INTEGEMS
Data Protection
INTEGEMS
8G Technical Institute Drive
Off Main Motor Road, Congo Cross
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Requests can be submitted to the above address by printing and completing a Subject Access Request Form.  The purpose of this form is to ensure that you give us all the necessary information to enable us to comply with your request.  You do not have to use this form, but if you do not you should ensure that all the required information on this form is provided.

Note: The period of 40 days in which INTEGEMS must respond to the request will not commence until we have received written proof of your identity.

Requests cannot be made by telephone or any other means.

Proof of Identity

Regardless of the original means of request (letter or email), INTEGEMS will require proof of identity before releasing personal data. This may be provided in the following forms:

  • A paper copy of a bank statement, utility bill or other company letter sent to you, or;

  • A paper copy of your driving license, birth certificate, passport or benefits book.

Proof of identity should be signed and dated by you and sent to the address above with a stamped addressed envelope so that we can send the information that you have requested to you.

What we will send you

  • You will be sent a paper notification of whether INTEGEMS is processing personal data about you.
  • A description of the data and the purposes of processing the data. (INTEGEMS does not disclose personal data to 3rd parties so this information will not be included).

  • An explanation of any codes or abbreviations used so as to make the notification intelligible

  • If we can, information as to the sources of the data.

Fees

We reserve the right to charge a USD 10 administration fee for providing this information to you.

Period for Responding

Your request will be dealt with:

  • Within forty days of receipt of the request; or if late

  • Within forty days of receiving the fee and the information needed to verify your identity and locate the information that you seek.

Your right to challenge

If at any time you wish to change personal information that is incorrect or wish to have your personal information deleted, please contact us in writing via the address below.  Unless personal information is required to be retained by us for administrative or legal reasons, INTEGEMS will meet such requests at the earliest possible opportunity by deleting or amending your personal information where appropriate.

Privacy compliance

Our privacy policy and compliance with that policy are maintained through a voluntary self-assessment procedure, and compliance with all relevant local laws.

Complaints resolution

We are committed to providing a fair and responsive system for handling and resolving complaints concerning the handling of personal information.  You have a right to complain and to have your complaint handled efficiently if you are concerned about our handling of your personal information.  We believe that any complaint that we may receive is a valuable opportunity to improve the services that we deliver to you and to maintain your confidence in our services.

If at any time you wish to lodge a complaint in respect of the handling, use or disclosure of your personal information by us, you may do so by contacting our Privacy Officer at the address below.

We aim to investigate and advise you of the outcome of the complaint promptly.

If you are not satisfied with our handling of your complaint, you may contact your local data protection registrar.

Changes to this statement

INTEGEMS will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the bottom of this privacy statement and post notification of change on Website home pages or other places we deem appropriate.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed in writing to:

Ref: PVC INTEGEMS
Data Protection
INTEGEMS
8G Technical Institute Drive
Off Main Motor Road, Congo Cross
Freetown
Sierra Leone

© 2018, INTEGEMS. Last updated January 2018