PDQ Engineering Recruitment Ltd. (PDQ) is committed to privacy for everyone who accesses the Website. Under GDPR, we must comply with certain requirements which are designed to ensure that any Data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.
WHAT SORT OF DATA DO WE COLLECT?
PDQ collects Personal Data about you to help in the Recruitment Process and for administrative purposes. This Data consists of information including your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the Website, plus details of your eligibility to work.
We also collect information in the aggregate to provide us with a better understanding of the Users of our Website as a group, their browsing patterns and preferences. This Aggregate Data does not contain personally identifiable information.
WHY DO WE PROCESS THIS PERSONAL DATA?
We process this Personal Data as necessary to aid the Recruitment Process, to provide our services to you and to market products and services to you as well as advise you of news and industry updates, events, promotions and competitions (where we do use your information to market further products and services to you, you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications).
We may also use Aggregate Data to help us understand our Users as a group so that we can provide you with a better service and provide targeted advertising on our website as well as third-party websites when these are visited by registered Users of the Website.
WHY DO WE COLLECT AND PROCESS SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA?
We collect and process Sensitive Personal Data only so far as is necessary and in compliance with all applicable legislation. By using the Website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing Sensitive Personal Data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Dean Noakes.
DO WE PASS DATA TO THIRD PARTIES?
We may pass Personal Data to Third Parties that help us to process Personal Data, to prospective or intended employers (or third parties assisting them in the recruitment process) or customers for the purposes of recruitment. We may also pass Aggregate Data to social media providers like Facebook or carefully selected Third Parties to help us deliver content which is targeted to your preferences. If you opt-in to the CV Search service, we will make your details and CV available to search for third-party recruiters and prospective employers. Please see below for more information on this service.
HOW IS THIS DATA SAFEGUARDED?
The security of your Data is extremely important to us. Access to your Personal Data is only provided to our staff and Third Parties who help us to process data, to prospective employers or customers in order to help with the Recruitment Process.
Our security measures include: –
– encryption of data;
– regular cyber security assessments of all service providers who may handle your personal data;
– regular scenario planning and crisis management exercises to ensure we are ready to respond to cybersecurity attacks and data security incidents;
– daily penetration testing of systems;
– security controls which protect the entire PDQ IT infrastructure from external attack and unauthorised access; and
– internal policies setting out our data security approach and training for employees.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THERE IS A BREACH?
We will make every attempt to inform those affected within 72 hours of discovery of the breach as well as contact the National Data Protection Authorities to make them aware within that same time.
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HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?
We will not retain your data for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Different retention periods apply for different types of data, however, the longest we will normally hold any personal data is 2 years.
When you upload your CV or apply for a job using your profile, you are given the option to opt-in to PDQ’s CV Search service. If you choose to opt-in then your profile and CV will be made available to and searchable by third-party recruiters and prospective employers which can greatly increase your visibility and aid your job search. You can subsequently opt-in or opt-out of the CV Search service at any time by amending your privacy and contact settings in your account profile.
HOW DO WE LET YOU KNOW IF OUR POLICY CHANGES?
Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the Website or through e-mail notification.
WHAT ARE ‘COOKIES’ AND WHY DO WE USE THEM?
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
PDQ may use Google Adwords conversion tracking to measure advertising performance and improve the quality of the adverts you see. Find out more about Google Site Stats.
To find out about all the cookies used on our Website and how to manage them, visit our cookies page.
How do you remove your name from the database?
You can contact us to request for your account to be closed at any time, which will be confirmed by PDQ within 48 hours of your request by emailing our data protection officer Dean Noakes.
How do you unsubscribe from future mailings?
If you have a pdqengrec.com jobseeker account, you can stop receiving emails by updating your contact preferences.
You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Dean Noakes.
PDQ Engineering Recruitment Ltd.
Company Number 7179273. Registered in England and Wales.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 04 April 2018.
Aggregate Data – this is when all data is collected and processed as a total to enable us to look at such information as demographic and geographic trends so that we can try to produce a better service in the future. This data is not personally identifiable data.
Data – information which is being processed by equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system or forms part of an accessible record.
Data Protection Act 1998 – this is the act of Parliament which set out principles relating to the use of data to ensure that the rights of the person who is the subject of the data are protected under the law.
Personal data – data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from those data, or from those data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, PDQ.
Recruitment process – the process of gaining employment and recruiting new staff and the ongoing administrative process involved once a user has gained employment or recruited new staff.
Sensitive personal data – personal data consisting of information as to the racial or ethnic origin of the data subject, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition, sexual life, the commission or alleged commission of any offence or any proceedings related to any offence.
Third Parties – these are companies and people other than PDQ.
Users – people who use our Website and register their details with us for the purposes of recruitment, either to gain employment or for the purposes of recruiting new staff.
Website – PDQ Engineering Recruitment Limited’s website www.pdqengrec.com.