|Company Name||The Solution Automotive Limited (the Company)|
|Company Contact details||The appointed Data Protection Officer is Vikki Jayne Eyre.Dan Eyre and Karen Jones will assume deputy responsibility in the absence of the DPO.|
The Company is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers. The Company must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services in doing so, the Company acts as a data controller.
You may give your personal details to the Company directly, such as on an application or registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. The Company must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.
1. Collection and use of personal data
a. Purpose of processing and legal basis
The Company has collected your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. This includes for example, contacting you about job opportunities, assessing your suitability for those opportunities, updating our databases, putting you forward for job opportunities, and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.
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.
The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:
b. Categories of data
The Company has collected one or more of the following personal data on you:
Sensitive personal data:
c. Legitimate interest
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:
d. Recipient/s of data
The Company will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients:
e. Statutory/contractual requirement
Your personal data is required by law and/or a contractual requirement (e.g. our client may require this personal data), and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
Recruitment businesses must collect certain personal data to meet statutory obligations, such as the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 for example, they have to check identity, right to work, suitability for the role, qualifications and experience.
You are obliged to provide the personal data and if you do not the consequences of failure to provide the data are that we may notbe able to introduce or supply you as a work seeker to a client.
2. Overseas Transfers
The Company may transfer only the information you provide to us to countries outside the European Economic Area for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. We will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
3. Data retention
The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we collect it. Different laws may also require us to keep different data for different periods of time.
The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b) after the date on which we last provide you with work-finding services.
We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and tax legislation.
Where the Company has obtained your consent to process your personal/and sensitive personal data, we will do so in line with legal requirements as a minimum and indefinitely until a request to cease is received. Where consent is not granted the Company will cease to process your personal data/and sensitive personal data.
4. Your rights
Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:
Where you have consented to the Company processing your personal data/and sensitive personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer Vikki Eyre or her deputies Dan Eyre or Karen Jones.
There may be circumstances where the Company will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. We will inform you if this is the case. Where this is the case, we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for the purpose of meeting those specific reasons.
If you believe that any of your data that the Company processes is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the details above and we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it where necessary.
You can also contact us using the above details if you want us to restrict the type or amount of data we process for you, access your personal data or exercise any of the other rights listed above.
5. Source of the personal data
The Company sourced your personal data/sensitive personal data by the following means:
None of this information came from a publicly accessible source.
6. Complaints or queries
If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact our Data Protection Officer Vikki Eyre or her deputies Dan Eyre or Karen Jones.
You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner's Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.