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Jobs in Aviation Ltd - Privacy Policy

Why do we have a Privacy Policy?

It is really important to us that we keep any personal information that you give to us safe and secure and whilst we realise that it is not the most interesting of subjects, we would encourage you to read our Privacy Policy as it gives you important information about your personal information and your rights.

Our website provides a platform that can be used by job seekers to find jobs and for employers to advertise vacancies and look for suitable candidates. You can set up your own account and have complete control of the personal information that you give us and what we do with it.

We will always be open with you and so we have written this policy to tell you:

  • What personal information you can give us
  • How we may use your personal information (if you agree)
  • Who we work with to provide your account and our website
  • Where we keep your personal information
  • How long we keep your personal information
  • How we keep your personal information safe
  • Your choices and rights

This website is owned and operated by Jobs in Aviation Ltd. When you have any comments or queries about this website please contact us at jobs@jobsinaviation.com and a HUMAN will reply.

We last updated this Privacy Policy on 13.04.18.

Personal Information you give to us

Setting up an account or using our website

You may provide us with the following information about yourself:

  • your name and address
  • your contact details including email address and telephone number
  • other information to allow us to provide the services you have requested
  • your CV/details relating to your qualifications and experience
  • what sector you are interested in
  • what jobs you are applying for and have applied for previously

Other times you can give us personal information

You can give us information when you:

  • Set up an account on our website
  • Apply for a position that we are advertising on behalf of an employer
  • Submit a CV to our website
  • Sign up for our newsletter (blog notifications)
  • Sign up for a job alert email
  • Save a job
  • Comment on a blog
  • Contact us via email or by telephone for any reason

Cookies

Cookies are text files that sites store on users' computers. They make sites easier to use. They don't do anything to your own computer (they can't run software or send viruses).

As said, our cookies are used to improve your experience of our site.

We don't follow or track your own personal movements on the site. It provides us with information that isn't personally identifiable. And it also allows us to make your experience of the site better. For instance, when you hit Apply and have to register, you might want to land back on the page you started on.

Remember that you may be able to set your cookie preferences via your browser. But be aware that many sites may not work properly, or as easily, once you do this.

To find out more read our Cookies Policy.

How we may use your Personal Information

With your agreement, we may use your personal information:

  • to process your request to be added to our CV database
  • to pass on to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • to pass on to employers looking for candidates like you where you have given us permission to do so
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this
  • to fulfil any contracts you have entered into with us
  • to tailor the services that we offer to you with your needs and interests
  • comply with our legal obligations
  • to tell you about changes to our services or website
  • to help us develop our website to make it better for all users
  • to get your feedback on our website and services
  • to administer our website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research)
  • to keep our website safe and secure

Our legal basis for using your information

The law only allows us to use your personal information in certain limited circumstances. We have listed these below and what information they allow us to process.

1. With your consent

With your agreement we may:

  • set up an account on our website
  • process your request to be added to our CV database
  • provide your details to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • provide your details to employers looking for candidates like you
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this

2. When we have a contract with you

We may use your information to comply with a contract that we have entered into with you:

  • to provide the services you have requested
  • to administer and provide the website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis & research)
  • to tell you about changes to our website or our services
  • to help us (or our software developers) improve the website

3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests

We may provide you with marketing information about our own products and services similar to those that you have purchased or enquired about (unless you tell us to stop).

4. To comply with a legal obligation

We do this when we have to comply with legislation such as tax laws.

Our Marketing

We may provide you with information about products, services, special offers, and other news where we feel these may interest you.

Depending on what contact information you have given to us, we may contact you by email or post. We will only do this where you have consented to receiving such information from us.

You can opt out of such marketing at any time and If you wish to do so, please email us at jobs@jobsinaviation.com.

Working with other organisations

Employers and Recruitment Agencies

With your consent we will make available your 'CV Profile' with hiring employers and recruitment agencies. If you want to see the current list of employers and recruitment agencies, please see here.

When you submit your information you are given a choice as to whether you want your details to be visible to companies advertising on our website, our options are:

  • By selecting hiring organisations to contact you we will allow employers and recruitment agencies to view your CV Profile if they are looking for candidates for positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in.
  • By selecting to 'Hide' this option your information will only be visible to the company whose job you have applied for and yourself and the staff of Jobs in Aviation Ltd for administrative purposes.

We are not a recruitment agency and we provide our website and services to you free of charge to allow a simple and easy way to access your future job. As such we do not have any control over how an employer or recruitment agency deals with your information once they have downloaded it from our database and they make their own decisions as to what to do with your personal information. We do ensure that any organisation who accesses your information has signed up to terms and conditions requiring that they deal with your information safely and securely and that they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation and any subsequent UK legislation.

If you have indicated to us that you wish to apply for jobs overseas, then we may provide your information to organisations who are not subject to the same data protection legislation that we have in force in the UK. In these cases, we only deal with organisations who have agreed to deal with your information in line with GDPR and UK legislation.

Other third parties

In order to provide your account and our website we may have to allow our trusted partners to have access to your personal information. These organisations include:

  • Our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you
  • Our website developers who need to see your information in order to keep our website up and running

We work with the following organisations:

What laws we may have to comply with

We may have to disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we sell our business in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to websites owned by other organisations. If you follow a link to another website, these websites they will have their own privacy policy.  We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.

Where we keep your Personal Information

Storage of Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All personal information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party located in the EEA.

All third parties who provide services or software to us are required to sign a contract requiring them to have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse.

Retention of information

We will store your CV Profile (name, email, employment history etc) for as long as you wish us to.

At any time you can login to add to it, edit it or remove it completely.

After a year of first registering a process will start to regularly remind you that you are storing your file with us.

As soon as there has been a period of 12 months since you last logged in we will:

  • a. automatically 'Hide' your CV Profile (even if you originally consented to it)
  • b. email you*
  • c. make it clear how you can add to your CV Profile (to add new qualifications, update your recent employment records etc), edit your details or remove everything completely
  • * if your email no longer receives we'll delete your records since you won't be able to log in to do it yourself or receive our notices that it needs updating

Plus, we will email you 6 months after you last logged in to remind you to hide your CV Profile if it is still visible.

And we will stay in touch to remind you that you are using the site to store your CV Profile for future easy use throughout your entire career.

If we do not have hear from you (if you do not login), we will delete your account after 5 years.

Emails

If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.

Your rights

Access to your information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold, please contact at [Data queries Email] or write to us at the address above

Changing or deleting your information

You can ask us at any time to change, amend or delete the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information. You can also ask us to restrict the information that we process about you.

You can request that we change, amend, delete your information or restrict our processing by emailing us at jobs@jobsinaviation.com

You can also login to see all the information you have given us about your career profile to do the above yourself, at any time.

Right to prevent Automated decision making

You have a right to ask us to stop any automated decision making. We do not intentionally carry out such activities, but if you do have any questions or concerns we would be happy to discuss them with you and you can contact us at jobs@jobsinaviation.com

Transferring Personal Information

You have the right to request that your personal information is transferred by us to another organisation (this is called "data portability"(. Please contact us at [Data queries Email\ with the details of what you would like us to do and we will try our best to comply with your request. If may not be technically feasible, but we will work with you to try and find a solution.

Complaints

If you make a request to us under this Privacy Policy and you are unhappy with the response, you can ask for the request to be reviewed under our internal complaints procedure. Our internal complaints procedure allows your request to be reviewed by Managing Director who will do their best to try and resolve the issue.

If you have been through the internal complaints procedure and are still not happy with the result, then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office. They can be contacted as follows:

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Telephone: 03031231113

Address:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.

How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which can be sent to jobs@jobsinaviation.com

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50 Reasons Why Pilots Have the Best Job

50 Reasons Why Pilots Have the Best Job

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to be a pilot, we are here to tell you that it’s a fantastic career choice. Flying the friendly skies isn’t just a marketing slogan – while there are downsides to a pilot’s life (as there are with any career), flying will meet and exceed your expectations for your working life.

Our list of reasons to find a pilot job go beyond just your pilot salary (although you can be paid well). Read through our top 50 reasons why pilots have the best jobs and then see if you’re not persuaded. (Once you read through this list, go check our listings of the latest pilot jobs – you might be inspired to apply today!)

Here we go …

1. It beats the heck out of driving. If you need take a four-hour trip by car, a pilot can make the trip in a small plane in about a third of the time. Passenger jets are even faster for long trips.

2. You become a member of an exclusive group of people. Only about 0.2 pecent of the American population has a pilot’s license. If you become a pilot, you can be one of them.

3. Flying scratches that itch that nothing else can. Soaring into the bright blue sky, the ground falling away beneath you – there’s nothing else like it.

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4. You develop an entirely different perspective on things. If you need a reality check, flying reminds you how small you are in a vast universe.

5. Flying gives you great think time. There’s no better place to get away from it all. The drone of the engine clears your mind and you can think in brand new way.

6. You earn a sense of accomplishment. Not many people have done what you have. You are skilled and you are putting your skill to good use.

7. It’s a lifelong adventure. Flying doesn’t get old. Find a group of older pilots and you’ll get tons of great stories. One day, you’ll be the one telling the fantastic stories.

8. You become a better person. You become more disciplined, more tolerant of others, more aware of what’s going on around you, and a better leader.

9. Flying makes you smarter. You will gain knowledge you never realized was available, and you will learn to think in a new way.

10. You will become a better decision-maker. Flying is all about making decisions, often in a quick manner. The more you fly, the better you will be at navigating those decisions.

11. It’s exciting! Feeling the power beneath you as the mighty machine takes off into the sky is a rush like you can’t describe. A successful landing is the same!

12. You appreciate history. Think about the Wright Brothers and how they weren’t sure if they would live or die when they started flying the first models of their planes.

13. There’s nothing like the first time you take a solo flight. When you’re aloft, you will realize you are the only one who can get you back home. When you successfully do so, well, that’s a rush!

14. You learn more about yourself. You learn what your limits are, when you can expand them, when you need to stay within them and how your respond to many different situations.

15. You fly when, where and how you want, without having to depend on others. This can make life much easier for you.

16. You will lose any fear of heights you might have had. You really don’t have much option when you’re thousands of feet in the air.

17. You can find some pretty nifty pilot jobs just about anywhere you want to go, including any state in the U.S. and just about any country in the world. (Look at our latest pilot jobs on our job listing board!)

18. The destinations. Whether you are traveling around your region, your country or the world, you will experience the joy of experiencing new places.

19. You get to share your passion with friends and family. As a private pilot, you’ll have people begging you for rides, and what pilot can resist showing off a little?

20. It’s a challenge. If becoming a pilot was easy, everyone would do it. As it is, the challenge is part of the fun and it’s what makes being a pilot rewarding.

21. You broaden your cultural perspective. Flying gives you quick access to dozens of other cultures, where you can develop a new appreciation for cultures besides your own.

22. It’s in your blood. As a pilot, you can’t really explain the compulsion you feel to fly. You just know you have to do it, so why fight the urge?

23. You can’t beat the view. This one is pretty self-explanatory. No one else gets a better view than pilots, whether you’re flying over land or sea.

24. You never stop learning. As a pilot, you will undergo continuous training, education and learning new skills. You have to stay on top of your field, and you will always be learning.

25. You will be well-paid. As a commercial pilot, you have a valuable set of skills. When you use those skills, you can be handsomely rewarded when you get your paycheck. You can do well on a pilot’s salary.

26. You have a good career path laid out for you. You can progress through the ranks from officer to captain to check and training captain to management.

27. Fun. Do we really need to elaborate on this? Every kid dreams of what it would be like to soar and fly. As a pilot, you get to do just that.

28. You have a fantastic sense of freedom. As a pilot, you get to slip the surly bonds of earth, and the freedom you feel as you climb above the clouds is more than most get to experience.

29. You get to make great friends. As part of a flight crew that spends a lot of time together, you will get to know each other well.

30. Working together as a team with the rest of your crew is rewarding. You’ve got each other’s backs, and that’s always a good feeling.

31. You develop leadership skills. As the pilot, you are in charge of the plane. Leading everyone else on board is a skill that will develop as you become more experienced.

32. Getting a pilot’s license has never been easier. A new license from the FAA called a Sport Pilot’s license doesn’t have all the requirements of a traditional pilot’s license.

33. You finally get to use all your high school math and science. You’ll use these skills in real world applications such as figuring out how far your plane can fly and how much fuel it will use.

34. Learn important skills you can use in other areas of life. The decision-making skills we mentioned earlier translate well to all the other arenas where you operate.

35. When you’re off, you’re off. Your time off isn’t filled with phone calls, catching up on emails or settling office drama. You leave the flight at the airport and head home to enjoy your family.

36. You learn responsibility. Pilots have to know when they must get rest, when they cannot drink alcohol and a thousand other responsibilities.

37. The uniform. Enough said.

38. Flight benefits. As a pilot, you get travel benefits even when you’re not working. You can’t beat the cheap or free flights and easy access to worldwide destinations.

39. You’ve got the power. The plane is under your command, and whatever you say, goes. You’re the law.

40. Your family can travel with you. One of your job perks is to bring your family along on vacation trips at a greatly reduced rate or even for free. Take advantage.

41. You learn how to get along with people. Building relationships with your co-pilot, flight crew and even passengers is critical to doing your job well.

42. You can pick where you live. Jobs are available anywhere, so take your pick of beach, mountains or anywhere in between.

43. Age is not an employment issue. As long as you stay fit, you don’t have to worry about losing your edge as a commercial airline pilot.

44. You get to meet all kinds of people. You have new passengers every day and your travels always bring you into contact with new people.

45. You can have a flexible schedule. Depending on the type of pilot job you have, you could enjoy significant blocks of time off or flexible working hours.

46. You’re not stuck behind a desk. Your office is the world, not just a soulless cubicle.

47. It’s your dream. You’ve always dreamed of becoming a pilot, and who can really put a price tag on that?

48. You can sound knowledgeable when you throw words like “base leg”, “sectional” and “knots” into everyday conversations.

49. You’re making use of all that time spent playing video games as a kid. Flying isn’t a game, but the hand-eye coordination and ability to focus are skills that transfer.

50. You get to experience ultimate job satisfaction. Landing a plane filled with passengers is as satisfying as it gets.

Conclusion

While you really only need one good reason to become a pilot, we have given you 50 of the best reasons. Now that you have decided to search for your own pilot job, we wish you the best of luck in your career. A great place to start is on our job board with our listing of the latest pilot jobs. Good luck!

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