We are committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and users of our website. We want to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are committed to provide a safe and secure user experience ensuring the information you submit to us via our website or through our office is only used for the purposes set out in this policy.
In order for us to keep you informed and present you to relevant opportunities, we request to hold your personal data. If you do not allow us to do this we will not be able to represent you, and legally obliged to remove you from our database, and can no longer put you forward for employment opportunities.
Why do we collect your personal information?
We are retained by companies to identify and place individuals into new employment opportunities. We have identified you as an individual that could be of interest to our clients.
What information do we collect?
We may collect personal details, including but not limited to, your name, address and contact details including email address. We may also collect and store other information from your CV including current and previous employers, details of your work, skills, work experience, education, salary, expectations and qualifications.
We will then store other pertinent details relating to our dealings with you, including but not limited to, records of interviews, opportunities we have put you forward for, references, other information you have provided to us and copies of correspondence.
We may store further information where we have placed you into a role or you are employed by us which could include contracts, start and end dates, pay history, criminal record information, umbrella company / limited company details and bank details.
It is unlikely we will process any identifiable data which would be categorised as Special Category under the relevant data protection legislation unless it is to meet a legal requirement, for example to evidence right to work.
What will we do with your personal information?
We will hold your personal data:
To subscribe to job alerts you will be required to provide your email address, which will be used for the purpose of keeping you informed, by email, of the latest jobs in your industry and provide you with industry news. Should you decide you no longer want to receive this information, unsubscribe links will be provided.
Curriculum Vitae, CV
You have the option of submitting your CV via our website, via third party job boards or by providing your CV to a consultant. You can do this either for a specific opportunity or for consideration for positions as they come up. Your CV will be stored in our database of candidates and will be accessible by our recruitment consultants. You can update or remove your CV and details at any time by contacting us.
We are an equal opportunity business and committed to diversity. All job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and not be discriminated against on the grounds gender, marital status, race, ethnic or national origin, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternity, religion or age.
Who will we share your personal information with?
We will only make your personal information visible to the organisations we are working with when you are put forward for an opportunity or where required for the fulfilment and ongoing management of a contract where we have placed or hired you.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
Using your information to keep in touch with you
In addition to our typical processing we may use the information we hold about you in order to contact you in the following circumstances:
How long do we hold it for?
Unless we explain otherwise to you, we’ll hold your personal information based on the following criteria:
Secure collection and storing of your information
All information that you provide to us, or we collect about you is stored on our secure servers. We understand that this includes confidential information and we have put in place a range of suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your information.
Our staff have the minimum required access to your data, and are trained to ensure that it is protected, and kept secure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to us; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We do not store your information for longer than is necessary to provide the service, and to ensure that we have appropriate auditable records for business purposes.
You have the right to request from us access to your own personal information. This is sometimes known as a ‘subject access request’.
Additionally, you have the right to request from us:
You also have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for direct marketing. We will inform you if we intend to use your information for this purpose or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for this purpose. You can exercise your right to prevent us using your information in this way by contacting us.
If you choose to make a request to us to exercise any of these rights, we will aim to respond to you as soon as we reasonably can but no later than one month. We will not charge a fee for dealing with any reasonable request.
If you are unhappy with how we are using your personal information or if you wish to complain about how we have handled a request, then please contact us and we will try to resolve your concerns.
You may also contact the Information Commissioners Office at www.ico.org.uk or 0303 123 1113.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookies. The main cookies that we use provide us with valuable data about our website. These are completely anonymous, telling us information such as how many people have visited our website and which pages are the most popular. This allows us to ensure that our website is doing its job and make improvements to help you use the site.
Changes to this privacy notice
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Law and Jurisdiction
This privacy information notice is subject to the laws of England, and the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If you are domiciled in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland it can be enforced in your local court system.