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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

The Guarantee seeks to ensure that the information published on this website is up-to-date and accurate. However, the Guarantee will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions arising or for the contents of any pages referenced by external links.

Privacy Policy

The Guarantee works with employers in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian to offer young people the choice of a job, modern apprenticeship, training or further education.  We work together in partnership with the following organisations: 

  • Developing the Young Workforce, Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian
  • The Edinburgh Guarantee
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
  • Midlothian Council
  • East Lothian Council
  • Edinburgh College
  • Skills Development Scotland.

This Privacy Policy explains how we use personal information we collect about you when you register on the Guarantee website and covers the following topics:

  1. What information we collect about you
  2. How we will use your information
  3. Marketing
  4. Access to your information and correction
  5. Cookies
  6. Other websites
  7. Changes to our Privacy Policy
  8. How to contact us.

1. What information we collect about you

We collect information about you when you first register and create a Member Profile on the Guarantee website.  If you register as a young person, we will also collect information about any opportunities you apply for on the website.  If you register as an employer, we will collect information when you post vacancies on the website.  Website usage information is collected using Cookies.

2. How we will use your information

We collect information about you so that you can easily apply for opportunities advertised on the Guarantee website without having to input personal details each time you apply for an opportunity.  This information will be used to manage your Member Profile and email you job alerts if you have opted in to receive them.

You should be aware that, when you apply for an opportunity through the website, your personal details from your Member Profile will be shared with the employer.

The Guarantee will not share your information with any other third parties, without gaining your consent in advance.  If you have any concerns about how we use your information, you can contact us  by email.

3. Marketing

When you register and create a Member Profile on the Guarantee website, there is an option to sign up to receive emails from us containing job alerts if you are a young person or newsletter if you are an employer.  You may opt out of this marketing by following the unsubscribe link within these emails. You can also opt out of marketing emails by contacting us directly via email.  If you wish to do so please contact us here.

4. Access to your information and correction

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 or write to us at The Guarantee, c/o Developing the Young Workforce, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, 40 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date.  You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate, or to delete your Member Profile altogether. 

We will action these requests within 20 working days and will not charge you for this.

5. Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.  This information is used to track visitor use of the Guarantee website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information about Cookies on websites please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

You can set your browser to not accept Cookies and the above links tell you how to remove Cookies from your browser.  Please be aware that by disabling Cookies, some features of our website may not function as a result.

6. Other websites

The Guarantee website contains links to other websites.  This Privacy Policy only applies to the Guarantee website so when you follow links to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

7. 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 16 May 2018.

8. How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information we hold about you either by email or write to us at The Guarantee, c/o Developing the Young Workforce, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, 40 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE.