This Data Protection Policy governs our processing of all personal and sensitive data provided to us. You are asked to please read it carefully.
If you do not agree with our processing of your data in the manner outlined below, please do not submit any personal data to us.
Who is the controller of the data that you provide to us?
Direct Personnel International Limited and its operating affiliates are the data controllers. We ensure that the data you supply to us is processed fairly and lawfully, with skill and care and used only for the purposes set out in this policy.
What information will we collect? How will we use it?
We will collect data about you, both personal data (such as your name and contact details) and also sensitive personal data (such as information in your CV/Application Form/Professional Documents). The personal data and sensitive personal data will be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways:
1). To provide our recruitment services to you and to facilitate the recruitment process with a view to entering a contract for an assignment with our client. This may require us to process your data in the following ways:
2). To third parties who perform functions on our behalf and who also provide services to us, such as professional advisors, IT consultants carrying out testing and development work on our business systems, payment and contracting services.
3). To regulatory or law enforcement agencies if we believe in good faith that we are required by law to disclose it in connection with the detection of crime, the collection of taxes or duties, in order to comply with any applicable law or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, or in connection with legal proceedings.
4). To use your information on an anonymised basis to monitor compliance with our equal opportunities policy and for our own internal statistics.
From time to time we may seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above.
Where will my information be held? Where will it be accessible from?
To comply with the contractual requirements of our clients, the personal information that you provide to us (including sensitive personal information) will be provided to the client. If you fail to provide requested details/documents this could result in your candidacy being removed. The information you provide may also be sent to affiliate companies of Direct Personnel International Ltd. and the third parties specified in point 2 of the previous paragraph for the purpose of fulfilling the requirements of the contract.
How do I find out what information you hold? Can I amend, modify or require my information to be deleted? Can I unsubscribe to your services?
You may request of us that we confirm what information we hold about you at any time and may request us to modify, update, transfer or delete such information. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request. We also have the right to charge an administrative fee for this service. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so. We will seek to act on your request in the timescale required by applicable data protection laws.
You have the right to lodge a complaint to with a supervisory authority if you believe that your personal (including sensitive information) has not been processed as stated in this document.
You may request to unsubscribe from job alerts and marketing material at any time. If you wish to contact us with respect to the above matters please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long will you hold my information for?
We are required by law to hold your information for as long as is necessary to comply with our statutory and contractual obligations. If we intend to process your personal information further we will notify you prior to processing with information as to how we will continue to process your information.
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Personal Data is maintained and up to date. However, you are under a duty to inform us of any and all changes to your Personal Data to ensure that it is up to date and we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly.
Sending us information over the internet
Your information is held on servers hosted by us or our Internet Services Provider. The nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet.
How we collect and aggregate information about visitors to our websites
We also collect information about the way jobseekers and visitors use this website in order to improve our services. We do not use information gained in this way in a way that any individual can be identified, and only use it to understand our users better, and to determine aggregate trends, most popular pages, etc, for all the website’s users. We may share this kind of aggregate data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes. We may also undertake marketing profiling to help us identify services or jobs which may be of interest to you.
A cookie is a small data file which is sent from a web server to a web browser when that browser visits the server’s site.
Cookies are used on our website to track web traffic on an aggregate basis (i.e. no individuals are identified), to track campaigns and to keep session information such as your last search. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will likely restrict your use of our website.
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