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In some cases we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and detecting crime and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.
We must have a legal basis to process your personal data. The legal bases we rely upon to offer our work-finding services to you are:
- Your consent
- Where we have a legitimate interest
- To comply with a legal obligation that we have
- To fulfil a contractual obligation that we have with you
The data we may collect about you are likely to be from the following sources:
- CV, application form or registration form
- A client e.g. reference or recommendation purposes
- Other candidates, e.g. you may be referred as an appropriate person to approach for a role
- Online job sites e.g. where your CV and contact details may be stored and you have agreed third parties can access your details
- Marketing databases
- Public domain e.g. LinkedIn, employer website
- Social media
- Interview or direct conversation with you whether that be via telephone, Skype, or a face to face meeting
This is where the Company has a legitimate reason to process your data provided it is reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us. Where the Company has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:
- Managing our database and keeping work-seeker records up to date;
- Providing work-finding services to you and our clients;
- Contacting you to seek your consent where we need it;
- Giving you information about similar products or services that you have used from us recently;
- Providing work-finding services to the individual, including sending some information to our clients where you have demonstrated an interest in working for the particular cause or organisation. This does not include sending over your CV without prior permission from you.
The Company has certain legal and contractual requirements to collect personal data (e.g. to comply with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, immigration and tax legislation, and in some circumstances safeguarding requirements.) For example, to check identity, right to work, suitability for a role, qualifications and experience. Our clients may also require this personal data, and/or we may need your data to enter into a contract with you. If you do not give us personal data we need to collect we may not be able to continue to provide work-finding services to you.
Recipient/s of data
The Company will process your personal data with the following recipients:
- Former employers whom we may seek references from
- Other recruitment agencies or data collectors working on behalf of our client e.g. where a client uses an external supplier to accept applications, such as a separate portal
- Service providers we use for testing purposes such as SHL, or representatives our clients use, Service providers requiring salary data such as HR Consultancy services carrying out salary reviews or benchmarking
- Any other third parties who carry out audits to ensure that we run our business correctly e.g. Government, law enforcement agencies and other regulators e.g. the Police, Home Office, HMRC, Employment Agencies Standards Inspectorate (EASI), Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Local Authority Designated Officers (LADOs), GLAA, ICO.
- Any other organisations you ask the Company to share your data with.