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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) replaces the Data Protection Regulation (Directive 95/46/EC) from 25 May 2018. The Regulation aims to harmonise data protection legislation across EU member states, enhancing privacy rights for individuals and providing a strict framework within which commercial organisations can legally operate. Even though the UK has expressed its intention to leave the EU in March 2019, the GDPR will be applicable in the UK from 25th May 2018.

 Candidates

What type of information we have

We currently collect and process the following information:

Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name address, email and other contact details, Date of birth, Job History, Educational History, passport and other right to work or identity information, Bank Details, National Insurance and Tax (payroll) information, Next of kin.

How we get the information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

For us to find you employment, either Temporary or Permanent.

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:

If you have applied for a job via Job Boards or our website.

What we do with the information we have

We use the information that you have given us in order to find you employment.

We may share this information with Payroll Companies only if you are a temporary worker.

Clients

What type of information we have

We currently collect and process the following information:

Company Name, Phone Number, email address, Job Title, Website.

How we get the information and why we have it

Most of the information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

For us to find you candidates for vacancies we are working on.

Candidates and Clients

How we store your information

Your information is securely stored on a cloud server, which is backed up daily.All users have secure passwords.

We keep your personal information for 6 Years if you have been a Temporary Candidate and 1 year if you are a Perm Candidate. We will then dispose your information by deleting you off our database.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

  • Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

  • Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

 Please contact us at gareth@superior-recruitment.com or 0191 3389100 write to 2 Turbine Business Park, Turbine Way, Washington, SR5 3NZ if you wish to make a request.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting Gareth Allen on 0191 3389100 or gareth@superior-recruitment.com

How to complain

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113