Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains important information about how we use your personal information

What information do we collect?

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally this information is requested when you want us to provide you with information.

We may gather the following information about you when you use this website:

• Name
• Email address
• Telephone number
• IP address (a unique identifier for your computer or other device)
• Mobile device ID
• Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information e.g. ethnic origin)

How do we use it?

We will use your personal information in the following ways. We are also required by law to state a “legal basis for processing”, i.e. to tell you on what grounds we are allowed to use your information, and this is also set out below.

How we will use your personal information

  1. to provide you with information that you have requested e.g. a newsletter, bulletins;
  2. to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding WPP Government Practice and its operating companies;
  3. to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website;
  4. to process and consider your job application;
  5. to process your registration for events, seminars, conferences, and meetings via the WPP Government Practice website, its affiliates or partners.

Our legal basis for processing

  1. Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
  2. Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
  3. Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have consented for us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
  4. Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to assess your job application, and to keep you updated throughout the application process.
  5. Our legitimate interests – we use your information to book you on to the requested events and to send confirmation to you and the event organiser.

For how we use your information that is collected using cookies and similar technologies please see the “Cookies” page here.

Do we pass your information to third parties?

We may send your personal information to other group companies, affiliates and third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy. Further details of our group companies can be found here.

We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.

We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

How do we use your information for marketing?

We will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the website.

Where do we send your information?

We are a global company and therefore we may transfer your personal information to countries around the world including the US and other countries outside Europe. We will, where the country to which your data is transferred has not been found to provide an adequate level of protection, put in place appropriate safeguards (we use standard contractual clauses) to ensure your information is protected.

How long do we keep your information?

We will keep your information for a period of 12 months.

How to contact us

If you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the following address: WPP plc. Sea Containers, 18 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9GL, United Kingdom, or by email at govtpractice@wpp.com.

Changes to this privacy policy

We review this privacy policy on a regular basis to ensure that it is up-to-date with our use of your personal information, and compliant with applicable data protection laws.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to revise this privacy policy at any time. The updated privacy policy will be posted on our website. You are encouraged to review this privacy policy from time to time.