We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal data about you. When we do so we are subject to the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).
The Company is the data controller for the purposes of the UK GDPR.
The Company does not approve or endorse the employers which hold an account with us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those establishments, and you are advised to check their privacy policies and their terms and conditions so you are satisfied they will use your personal data correctly.
We evaluate the relevant sites which we provide links to, but we do not give approval or endorsement of those websites and we are not responsible for their content or privacy practices. As such, links to other websites are not covered by this policy and individuals are advised to check the privacy policies of those other sites for their terms and conditions.
We collect and hold Personal Data (as such term is defined in the UK GDPR) relating to the employers for which we advertise vacancies, prospective employees, employees and others.
We may share Personal Data with the recruiting employers as part of our Services or as necessary under our legal duties or otherwise in accordance with our duties/obligations as a Company.
The Personal Data we are provided with is provided to us on a voluntary basis. Personal Data may also be collected by your direct interactions with us by post, phone, e-mail or online or by automated technologies like cookies, server logs, analytics providers, advertising networks, search information providers and other similar technologies.
When you connect with services offered by third-parties, such as by "Liking" us on Facebook or following us on Twitter, or when you link to certain of our Services, this may include your Personal Data being transferred, and you hereby permit such transfers. The data we receive is dependent upon your privacy settings with the third-party. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to any Service we offer.
Below are set out the reasons why we collect and process Personal Data, as well as the legal basis on which we carry out this processing:
The lawful basis for us to collect/process this Personal Data is that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the Data Subject (as such term is defined in the UK GDPR) is party (whether this be the recruiting school or the prospective employee) and/or as part of the Services.
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
We also process Personal Data where processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the Data Subject.
Generally, and other than as set out below, we do not process any special categories of Personal Data except with your consent or where necessary for reasons of substantial public interest in complying with legal obligations including under the Equality Act 2010 or where necessary to protect the vital interests of the Data Subject or of another natural person and where safeguards are in place to ensure that this Personal Data is kept secure. For the avoidance of doubt where special categories of Personal Data are collected it shall not be used for the purposes of automated decision making and/or profiling.
Special categories of data mean Personal Data revealing:
Please note that as part of our Services, we may collect and process the following special category of Personal Data:
Also please note that as part of our Services, we and the recruiting employer may also collect and process data relating to criminal convictions or offences or related security measures.
This Personal Data will only be collected and/or processed where specific consent has been given. Additional further Personal Data including special categories of Personal Data may be collected and/or processed where consent has been given. If consent is the only legal basis for processing and has been given, then this may be revoked in which case the Personal Data will no longer collected/processed.
We may collect the following types of Personal Data (please note this list does not include every type of Personal Data and may be updated from time to time):
Certain of your Personal Data will be shared with potential employers as part of our Services.
Personal Data will be accessible by our directors and other members of staff as necessary for us to provide the Services.
We will not share information with third parties without consent unless we are required to do so by law or our policies. We will disclose Personal Data to third parties:
This may include our Local Authority, the DfE, the Police and other organisations where necessary.
Certain data collection obligations are placed on us by the DfE. To find out more about the data collection requirements placed on us by the DfE (for example; via the school census) visit: www.gov.uk/education/data-collection-and-censuses-for-schools.
We may disclose your Personal Data to our external service providers acting as processors who provide IT and system administration services and also to our professional advisers acting as processors or joint controllers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, as the case may be, who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services, as the case may be.
We may also disclose your Personal Data to HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities acting as processors or joint controllers based in the United Kingdom who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your Personal Data and to treat it in accordance with all relevant laws. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your Personal Data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your Personal Data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Personal Data may be processed in a variety of ways; this will include but is not limited to:
Please note that we may process your Personal Data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
Electronic copies of Personal Data are kept securely, and information will only be processed where we are satisfied that it is reasonably secure.
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not share your password with anyone.
More particularly, this site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All instances of unauthorised attempted access to our site are logged and investigated. Where necessary, we will inform law enforcement agencies or other relevant organisations regarding misconduct. We store your email addresses securely. Your details will not be passed to any organisation beyond the Company other than the employer(s) which you submit a job application in respect of, without your explicit permission.
We will only retain Personal Data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were originally collected. As a general rule, Personal Data will be kept in accordance with guidance from the Information & Records Management Society Ltd (IRMS). Further information on retention periods can be obtained by contacting us via the details in Section 1 of this Notice.
To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
By law we must keep basic information about our customers for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your Personal Data (see "Your Data Rights" below).
Once the retention period concludes your Personal Data is securely and safely destroyed/deleted.
The UK GDPR and associated law gives you rights in relation to Personal Data. These are:
Where any exercise by you of your right to restriction determines that our processing of particular Personal Data are to be restricted, we will then only process the relevant Personal Data in accordance with your consent and, in addition, for storage purposes and for the purpose of legal claims.
You can find out more about the way these rights work from the website of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
If you have any questions or concerns relating to this policy and data protection, please contact us using any of the methods listed below.
If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can:
To change or modify information previously provided, you can:
Where the Company holds Personal Data concerning you, you are entitled to access that Personal Data and the following information (unless an exception applies):
If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with any of your concerns, you can make a complaint to the ICO, the supervisory authority for data protection issues in England and Wales. We would recommend that you complain to us in the first instance, but if you wish to contact the ICO on the details you can do so on the details below. The ICO is a wholly independent regulator established in order to enforce data protection law.
ICO Concerns website: www.ico.org.uk/concerns
ICO Helpline: 0303 123 1113
ICO Email: email@example.com
ICO Postal Address:
Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
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