Privacy Policy

Introduction

What information will we collect?

How do we collect information?

Why and How will we use your personal information?

Where will information be held and where will it be accessible from?

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? What is a subject access request?

How long will you hold my information for?

Sending us information over the internet

How we collect and aggregate information about visitors to our website

Cookies

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Resources


Introduction

As a specialist Technology Recruitment agency, we treat private information and data with utmost care, sensitivity and confidentiality. Ultimately we rely on this information to survive and thrive as a business and it is in our best interest to protect and secure your information.

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which all personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us via our wgrecruitment.com website and any other W&G Recruitment group websites, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and best practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

What information will we collect?

We will collect data about you, both personal data and also sensitive personal data. Below are some examples of personal and sensitive data we collect:

  1. Personal Data
  1. Name
  2. Contact details (both work and personal email and phone numbers)
  3. Salary Information
  4. Targets and achievements
  5. Professional references

  1. Sensitive Data
  1. Work Experience (Company & Position Title)
  2. Information from your CV or Resume
  3. Private and Confidential Call recordings (For training purposes)
  4. Interview and Application Feedback
  5. Job application history
  6. Work permit status

How do we collect information?

We use a variety of methods to collect your personal data. Here are a list of sources with whom we have a paid subscription for in order to collect information about you for which you have given consent to these sites and services:

  1. Interviews
  1. Telephone / Webex / Video
  2. Face-to-face meetings/interviews

  1. Marketing
  1. Form submissions & Applications
  2. "Submit CV" via website
  1. Job Boards
  1. Monster
  2. Reed
  3. Jobsite
  4. Indeed

  1. Social Media Websites
  1. Linkedin
  2. Xing
  3. Viadeo
  4. Facebook
  5. Twitter

  1. Internet
  1. Google
  2. Bing
  3. Yahoo

  1. Third Party Applications
  1. Lusha
  2. Dux-Soup
  3. Dial123 (Call Report Statistics)

Why and How will we use your personal information?

The personal data and sensitive personal data will be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways:

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please check the relevant box  on the form on which we collect your data. Where there is no such box we will use your data as stated in this Privacy Policy. From time to time we may seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above.

We may also pass your information to, or allows access to such information to the W&G Recruitment group of companies or partners, whose locations can be found at www.wgrecruitment.com in order that they may use your personal information in the same way as we process, use and disclose your information as described above.

NOTE: We DO NOT pass your details onto third parties for marketing purposes.

We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

Where will information be held and where will it be accessible from?

The personal information that you provide to us (including sensitive personal information) may be accessible by other W&G Recruitment group companies, clients, and the third parties specified above. Some of these W&G Recruitment companies, clients and third parties are located outside of the United Kingdom.  Accordingly your personal information will be sent to or be capable of being accessed from outside the United Kingdom. When we transfer your personal information outside the United Kingdom we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

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? What is a subject access request?

You may request us to confirm what information we hold about you at any time and may request us to modify, update or delete such information, under this policy please follow the process outlined below to inform us of any changes you wish to be made;

The Right to Rectification

In the event you wish your information to be amended, modified or corrected, this is know as "the right to rectification". If you would like to make such a request, please send an email to info@wgrecruitment.com with "Right to Rectification - YOUR FULL NAME" in the subject line and inform us of the information you would like us to amend, modify or delete. We may ask you to verify your identity and for more information about your request (see below regarding "subject access request"). Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and will give you reasons for doing so.

The Right to Erasure

Also known as the "the right to be forgotten". If you wish for your private information to be deleted or erased, please send an email to info@wgrecruitment.com with "Right to Erasure - YOUR FULL NAME" to instruct us. We will consider the grounds for your request and decide whether we need to comply or whether the law allows us to refuse.

The Right to Subject Access Request

The ICO makes reference to a "subject access request", which basically allows you the legal right to ask us for a copy of all the information we hold about you. If you would like to submit a "subject access request" case, please could you email info@wgrecruitment.com with "Subject Access Request - YOUR FULL NAME" in the subject line. We will provide you this information within one month of the date your subject access request email was received by W&G Recruitment.

NOTE: In the event you have requested for all your personal information to be deleted, we cannot be held responsible if at some point in the future, your information is obtained and re-entered onto our systems as we will not have any records kept in regards to your previous request to delete information.

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 and in accordance with our legitimate interests as a data controller.

We will use reasonable endeavors 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 transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

How we collect and aggregate information about visitors to our website

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 manner in a way that any individual can be identified, and will 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 where you have consented to this. We may also undertake marketing profiling to help us identify services or jobs which may be of interest to you.

Cookies

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. We obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored in the hard drive of your computer. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

They enable us to:

•        Remember your login

•        Recognise you when you return to our site

•        Track web traffic on an aggregate basis (i.e. no individuals are identified)

•        Track campaigns

•        Keep session information such as your last search

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will likely restrict your use of our website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

Resources

ICO - GDPR Guidelines (PDF)