Mystery Applicant is an independent feedback tool used by employers to gather feedback from job applicants and candidates on their application and recruitment process.
Any reference to “you” or “your”, means you as a user of our website at www.mysteryapplicant.com (“Website”) or any of our online services (together the “Services”). Any reference to “we”, “us” or “our” is to Mystery Applicant Limited (a company registered in England with company number 6613137 whose registered office is 11 Laura Place, Bath, Avon, England, BA2 4BL).
Where the company to whom you have applied for employment has confirmed that you have provided your prior consent, we will contact you and request completion of a survey relating to your application and/or interview experience. We will collect and process the information that you provide in response to the survey and provide a report to the company.
Any personal information passed to us (typically your first name and an email address) is used exclusively to personalise and send invitations to provide feedback.
Data in the report we provide to our clients is aggregated and you will not be identified personally, unless you identify yourself by entering your personal information in response to a request for feedback, in dong so it is understood that you wished to identify yourself. Within our surveys you are only requested to respond directly to the question/s asked, any other information you choose to provide is unsolicited.
We may also collect and process the following data about you:
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
In addition, in common with many other online services, we may use “cookies” or other devices to store and sometimes track information about you (see section entitled “Cookies and other such devices” below).
Where you decide to complete a survey relating to your application and/or recruitment experience we will: collect and process the information that you provide in response to the survey; aggregate those responses; and report to the person or company that requested us to send those surveys.
We may also use other personal information in the following ways:
Where we permit you to register your details for certain services and open a user account that you can then use to access and log on to use those services, you may change or update your user name and password or other details at any time via your account. You must make sure that you update details as soon as possible with any and all relevant changes.
A cookie is a small amount of data sent from our server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the Services to operate and are already set. These are strictly necessary for the performance of a Service requested by you and/or the employer to whom you have applied for a position of employment and without them the Service cannot operate as intended.
Find out how to disable/enable cookies by clicking on the “Manage Cookies” section of the Interactive Advertising Bureau UK website on the following link http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
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.
We may pass your information to our partners and other parties as follows:
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. Where possible we use industry standard technology to allow for the encryption of potentially sensitive information.
You can email us with any questions, queries or complaints at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have notified the Information Commissioner’s Office about our data processing activities under notification number z2962933.