Privacy and Cookie Policy

We have prepared our WIL Group Privacy Notice to ensure full compliance with GDPR requirements.

This statement of Privacy applies to the WIL Group website and governs data collection and usage. By using the WIL Group website you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

This statement also explains the relationship between WIL Group and its member firms. These firms have the legal responsibility to adhere to the GDPR legislation on all personal data that they hold and handle whether pertaining to Candidate, Client or Supplier data. Member firms are separate legal entities and are fully responsible for their database upkeep and adherence to responsibilities and requirements under GDPR.

Any information that you choose to share or upload to the WIL Group website is automatically forwarded to the relevant Member firm.

About the WIL Group

Worldwide Interim Ltd (trading as WIL Group) is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 09161558. Registered Office: The Gridiron Building, One Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

WIL Group brings together independent Interim Management and Transition Management firms based in Germany, UK, France, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Poland, Singapore, Sweden, Spain, Brazil, Switzerland, Denmark, Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The WIL Group’s mission is to help owners, their representatives and management teams to overcome extraordinary business challenges, implement their ambitions and to build a Group that attracts and develops the best people, Interim leaders and experts worldwide. 

A list of all members can be found by going to the website:

https://www.wilgroup.net/global-reach/our-members

WIL Group Members and GDPR

The WIL Group insists on the strict adherence of GDPR legislation to all of its members. Each member firm must have:

- A GDPR Privacy Notice and internal policy document. For example: https://russam.co.uk/data-protection-and-privacy-policy-statement

    - Yearly GDPR training and a clear understanding of the compliant processes needed to share data between members under GDPR.

    - Organisational measures in place to protect data.

    - A yearly Quality audit that also includes each member’s use of personal data in relation to the GDPR legislation.

      Collection of your Personal Information and GDPR Policy

      The WIL Group occasionally collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code/ Post Code, country of access, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

      Any information that you choose to share or upload to the WIL Group website is automatically forwarded to the relevant Member firm.

      The WIL Group abides by GDPR and other data regulations at all times. Candidate, client and supplier data are held by each local member firm and they, as separate legal entities are responsible for their database upkeep, adhering to responsibilities and requirements, within whatever jurisdiction they are located or wherever the data they hold has certain regulations or guidelines.

      There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by WIL Group. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by WIL Group for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the WIL Group website.

      Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The WIL Group public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The WIL Group does not read any of your private online communications.

      The WIL Group encourages you to review the privacy statements of Websites you choose to link to from The WIL Group so that you can understand how those Websites collect, use and share your information. The WIL Group is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the WIL Group

      The WIL Group Website and Social Media

      Use of your Personal Information

      The WIL Group can from time-to-time use any personally identifiable information you leave to inform you of other products or services available from The WIL Group and its members partners. The WIL Group may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

      The WIL Group does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. In addition, WIL Group may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to WIL Group, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

      The WIL Group does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

      The WIL Group keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within WIL Group, in order to determine what WIL Group services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within WIL Group to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

      The WIL Group  Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The WIL Group  or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The WIL Group ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The WIL Group , or the public.

      Use of Cookies

      The WIL Group Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

      One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize WIL Group pages, or register with WIL Group site or services, a cookie helps WIL Group to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same WIL Group Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the WIL Group features that you customized.

      You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the WIL Group services or Web sites you visit.

      Security of your Personal Information

      The WIL Group secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. WIL Group secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

      Changes to this Statement

      The WIL Group will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. WIL Group encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The WIL Group is protecting your information.

      How long do we keep your information?

      We will not to keep your information for longer than is necessary..

      Access to your information and how to contact us

      You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at karlygash.Abiyeva@wilgroup.net or by phone on +44 207 993 9495or by post at: The Gridiron Building, One Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

      If you contact us for this purpose, we will take all necessary steps to confirm your identity before allowing access or otherwise taking action, which we view as an important step in safeguarding your data.

      If you wish for your personal data to be removed from our database, please contact us at karlygash.Abiyeva@wilgroup.net or by phone on +44 207 993 9495.

      You also have the right to report concerns or complain about our handling of your data to the Information Commissioner’s Office. https://ico.org.uk/concerns.

      Changes to our privacy policy

      We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 28/8/19.

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