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What information we collect and why we collect it
UGL collects certain standard information that is sent by your browser to our website. This includes your IP address (browser type, language, access times) and any referring website addresses. The information is collected and logged for statistical purposes.
UGL also uses this information to provide users with a personalised experience when visiting our websites. Through the use of a ‘cookie’, UGL can record the pages visited and the information acquired. This information is used anonymously and in aggregate, and is collected and logged for statistical purposes. Through analysis of these records, UGL is able to provide an improved service when users revisit our websites.
A cookie is a small data file that a website may write to your hard drive when you visit. A cookie file can contain information (such as a user ID) that the website can use to track the pages you have visited and your preferences. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you personally supply. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.
- When choosing the ‘Text only’ function, the cookie allows users to move from page to page in text format without resetting preferences on each page, or on each visit.
- When choosing the ‘Text size’ function, the cookie allows users to select and set the text size preference without resetting the preference on each visit.
Providing personal information
At times, UGL may ask you to voluntarily supply personal information, such as your name, email address and preferred means of communication, for purposes such as subscribing to UGL news alerts, requesting further information from UGL or any other purposes set out at the time of collection.
Other than as stated above, no attempt is made to identify users or their browsing activities except:
- in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect logs;
- or where UGL believes it is required to collect and produce relevant electronic documentation to fulfill its obligations to third parties, including statutory organisations under local law.
Job vacancy website
When you subscribe to UGL's online job vacancy website, we will collect more specific personal information about you, such as your name, email address and telephone number, qualifications or career history. We may also ask you for other information, such as information on your interests and the types of jobs you are interested in. The personal information you provide to UGL via this job vacancy website will only be processed for the purpose of considering employment or graduate positions at the UGL.
UGL may also disclose the personal information you provide to us via the UGL job vacancy website to UGL HR personnel, UGL Hiring Managers and to UGL's recruitment advisors for the purpose of considering you for career opportunities with UGL.
Personal information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, health or sex life, litigation or conviction will only be processed by UGL if such processing is necessary to comply with equal opportunity laws and regulations. We recommend you only communicate such sensitive information if you believe it is required for UGL to comply with such laws and regulation. By providing us with such sensitive information, you consent to our collecting and processing it for the purposes set out in this section.
Disclosure of the information we collect
UGL may disclose your personal information to the authorities; UGL’s advisors; suppliers of IT services; third parties engaged by UGL to provide services to you for the purpose of, providing services requested by you; to protect any intellectual property rights in any materials displayed on or otherwise available from UGL’s website; and to enforce UGL’s website Terms and Conditions of Use.
Job vacancy website
UGL may also disclose the personal information you provide to us via the UGL job vacancy website to UGL HR practitioners, UGL Hiring Managers and to UGL's recruitment advisors for the purpose of considering you for career opportunities with UGL.
Transfer of your personal information to other countries
UGL takes all reasonable security measures to protect personal information from loss, unauthorised access, destruction, misuse, modification or disclosure.
Access to personal data and right to rectification
You can gain access to the personal information UGL holds about you by sending a request to ‘General Enquiries’ on the Contact Us form. As UGL wishes to ensure the personal information it holds about you is complete, accurate and up to date, you have the right to send a request for rectification via the same form.
If you have posted a resume on the UGL People & Careers website, you can at all times complete, update or otherwise rectify your resume by logging into your account via the existing applicant login section of our website.
You may remove any personal information you provided to us via UGL's job vacancy website at any time by clicking here.
If you do not provide us with the information sought in the required fields we may be limited in our ability to provide you with services.