Privacy policy

Last updated: 22/11/2022

Use of our app is subject to the Terms and Conditions for that app and site.

How we use your data is important to you and important to us, it is something that we take very seriously. Your data helps us to find jobs that match your skills and your work requirements. Using data securely and wisely helps us to benefit trainees, operators and employers. We are required by law (GDPR) to ensure that your data is secure.

Trusting us with your information

Your personal information is key to how Tradegraft works, respecting your trust in us to keep your information secure is at the heart of everything we do.

Our privacy and security standards

Everyone using Tradegraft is equal, this is key to our data security. Giving us your information means that you can always ask for: access to your personal data, a copy of all your personal data, or to restrict how your data is used.

These rights are protected by GDPR law. To make sure that you are treated fairly and without prejudice Tradegraft is designed and built to keep your information private and secure. Our system is designed to use your data privately and securely.

We always make sure that you are happy with the information that we collect from you and how that information will be used to benefit you. We test all the ways that your information is used to ensure that you will benefit from any improvements or changes that you make. We will always tell you about these changes and improvements.

Training, validation and jobs are the main reasons that we use your data, helping to match you, as employers, with workers, and, you, as operators with work and the training you need. We won't collect any unnecessary data from you, just what we need to make everything work as well as possible. We keep your CSCS and CPCS information up to date, that's the purpose of our real time qualification validation. We won't keep your payment details.

What does data sharing with Tradegraft mean?

Tradegraft uses your data to make sure that we are able to provide the best possible services to you. This means that we are able to link you with operators, employers and training opportunities which meet your needs. The better we are able to do this the more opportunities there are for everyone. We use the information that we collect to be able to better understand the needs of all our users, to make recommendations and to make our service function more efficiently for everyone.

Any information that is shared with Tradegraft from other sites is secure at Tradegraft, is used to protect your privacy and gives us the ability to make sure our service is tailored to your needs. Tradegraft meets all GDPR requirements to make sure that your information is used in accordance with data protection law.

If you would like to find out more you can visit the Information Commissioner's Office website.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

About the cookies we use

We use Posthog to collect information about how visitors use, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how works.