This section applies where you are an individual working for a third party (such as a client employer) with whom we have dealings.We may collect your personal data in the course of our dealings and this may include the following:
- Your contact information, which may include your full name, job role, contact telephone number and email
- Your statements and opinions about candidates and/or other personnel e.g. a reference
- Information relating to our relationship with you or the party for whom you work including records of any meetings or discussions
- Your marketing preferences
We may obtain your personal data from the following sources (please note that this list is not exhaustive):
- You, including where you have provided us with your contact details or other information for the purposes of using our Recruitment Services
- Staff or other representatives of the organisation you represent
- Marketing databases
- Social media
- The public domain
- Conversations, with you or others, on the telephone or video conferencing (which may be recorded) or in meetings
- Notes following a conversation, with you or others, or meetings you attend
We will process your personal data in the context of our dealings with the third party for whom you work and as part of our Recruitment Services. Processing may include:
- Collecting and storing your personal data, whether in manual or electronic files
- Using the data to communicate with you
- Sending information to third parties with whom we have or intend to enter into arrangements which are related to our Recruitment Services
- Actions necessary to further any obligation on us pursuant to a contract between ourselves and the third party you work for
- Collating market or sector specific information and providing the same to our clients
- Providing information to regulatory authorities or statutory bodies and our legal or other professional advisers including insurers
- Retaining records of our dealings with you and the organisation whom you represent
- Establishing quality, training and compliance with our obligations and best practice
1. Compliance with legal obligations (regulatory and statutory obligations)
We must comply with a number of statutory provisions when providing our Recruitment Services, which necessitate the processing of personal data. These include the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, which amongst other things requires us to assess suitability of candidates and obtain information from Clients.
We are also required to comply with statutory and regulatory obligations relating to business generally, for example tax, bribery and fraud/crime prevention legislation, and co-operating with regulatory authorities.
2. Our legitimate interests (carrying on the commercial activity of Recruitment Services):
In providing our Recruitment Services, we will carry out some processing of personal data, which is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests, which include:
- Using your personal data:
- to contact you regarding our Recruitment Services
- to assess suitability of Candidates and roles, for example, referencing or other feedback
- to collate market information or trends including providing analysis to potential or actual Clients
- as otherwise necessary to provide our Recruitment Services and/or to meet our obligations towards either the party whom you represent, or other Clients or suppliers
- to personalise your experience and our offering, whether via our website or otherwise
- Retaining records of our dealings and transactions and where applicable, use such records for the purposes of:
- establishing compliance with contractual obligations with Clients or suppliers
- addressing any query or dispute that may arise including establishing, exercising or defending any legal claims
- protecting our reputation
- maintaining a backup of our system, solely for the purpose of being able to restore the system to a particular point in the event of a system failure or security breach
- evaluating quality and compliance including compliance with this Privacy Notice
- determining staff training and system requirements
For our commercial viability and to pursue these legitimate interests, we may continue to process your personal information for as long as we consider reasonably appropriate for these purposes.
We may process your personal data on the basis that you have consented to us doing so for a specific purpose. For example, if you have provided your contact details in order that we may use these to provide you with details of our additional services, you may have consented to our processing of the data for that purpose. In other cases, you may have provided your written or verbal consent to the use of your data for a specific reason, for example for requesting references from you.
You may withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data for a particular purpose at any stage. Please see Section 4 ‘Your rights’. However, please note that we may continue to retain, or otherwise use your personal information thereafter where we have a legitimate interest or a legal or contractual obligation to do so. Our processing in that respect will be limited to what is necessary in furtherance of those interests or obligations. Withdrawal of consent will not have any effect on the lawfulness of any processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
What if we obtain your personal data from a third party?
Part of our business activity involves researching information for the purposes of finding and filling job roles. This may include obtaining personal data from sources including job boards, advertisements, LinkedIn or other social media, some information being publicly available but others being from sites or providers to which we subscribe. From time to time we may also receive personal data about you from hiring organisations, colleagues and former employers, or from persons for whom you have provided services or been otherwise engaged.
Where information from third party sources is of no use to us we shall discard it, however we may maintain a limited record in order to avoid the duplication of process. Where we consider that information may be of use to us for the provision of our Recruitment Services, any processing will be in accordance with this Privacy Notice. You do have the right to object to processing, please see Section 4 ‘Your rights’.
Sensitive Personal Data (SPD)
Sensitive personal data is information which is intensely personal to you and is usually irrelevant to our dealings with you in respect of our Recruitment Services. Examples of SPD include information which reveals your political, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, race or ethnic origin, or information relating to your health.
Regardless of the basis for your dealings with us, we request that you do not provide us with any sensitive personal data unless absolutely necessary. However, to the extent that you do provide us with any sensitive personal data, such as data which you choose to share with us in conversation, we shall only use that personal data for the purposes of our relationship with you or for the provision of our Recruitment Services. This will be for one or more of the following reasons:
- You have explicitly consented to the processing
- Where processing is necessary for the purpose of obligations or rights under employment, social security or social protection law
- To maintain records of our dealings to address any later dispute, including but not limited to the establishment, exercise or defence of any legal claims
We shall not share your personal data unless we are entitled to do so. The categories of persons with whom we may share your personal information include:
- Candidates and other third parties, necessary for the provision of our Recruitment Services
- Any regulatory authority or statutory body pursuant to a request for information or any legal obligation which applies to us
- Parties who process data on our behalf may include
- outsourced payroll providers
- IT support
- storage service providers including cloud providers
- background screening providers
- Legal and professional advisers
This section applies to all personal data
If you do not wish to provide us with necessary data
There may be circumstances where we require you to provide data which is necessary for us to meet statutory or contractual obligations, or perform our Recruitment Services. If you do not wish to provide us with information we request then please notify us. However, please be aware that as a result we may be unable to provide you, or the party you represent, with a Recruitment Service, and in some cases, this may result in a breach of the contract we have with you or a third party you represent.
Group companies & transfer
Although this Privacy Notice applies to Norhida Limited, your data may be accessible to administration systems and staff.
In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or the transfer of all or part of our assets to a third party, we may need to transfer your information to a third party. Any transfer will be subject to the agreement of the third party to this Privacy Notice and any processing being only in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Data Security and Confidentiality
It is our policy to ensure, in so far as is reasonably practicable, that our systems and records are secure and not accessible to unauthorised third parties in line with contemporary practice.
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- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Monitor user traffic patterns
- Understand how our visitors use our website
- Make our marketing more efficient
What all of this means is that you get the best possible user experience and the most relevant information based on your needs. Cookies enable us to constantly evolve, develop and improve functionality to provide you with the best possible user experience.
The cookies we use
- Strictly necessary
Just as it says, these are the essential cookies to enable you to use the site effectively i.e. applying for a job or submitting a CV. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the site
These cookies help our site remember the choices you made, for example, username, and also help make the most of our enhanced features, such as providing news or updates relevant to you.
These cookies help us monitor the performance of our site, providing us with the information to constantly optimise and develop our site to get the best user experience for you, for example site visits or source of visitors.
We use personalisation or targeting cookies to make sure we advertise the jobs that we think may be of interest to you, making your user experience a personalised one.
- Third party
As you use our site, you will notice that we may have content from other sites, for example, YouTube or Google Maps. We also facilitate the opportunity to engage with us further through social media channels, for example Twitter and Facebook. We use third party cookies to help deliver relevant information to you and integrate content with social networks.
- Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
If the settings on your browser that you are using to view our website are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are happy to have cookies enabled.
Turning cookies off
Please be aware that by not accepting cookies you will not be able to use some of the key functions of www.norhida.com website including:
- Applying for jobs on norhida.com
- Submitting a CV
If you don’t want us to store a cookie on your PC to make your journey on our website the best it can be, you can switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Each browser acts differently so remember to check your browsers ‘help’ settings.
Retaining your data
In most circumstances your data will not be retained for more than 6 years from the last point at which we provided any services or otherwise engaged with you and it is our policy to only store your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations and for our legitimate business interests.
However, we may retain data for longer than a 6 year period where we have a legal or contractual obligation to do so, or we form the view that there is otherwise a continued basis to do so, for example where your personal information identifies specialist skill sets which may remain in demand, or we are subject to a legal obligation which applies for a longer period.
If however you believe that we should delete your personal data at an earlier date, please inform us in writing of your reasons. Please see Section 4 ‘Your Rights’ below.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice is regularly reviewed and may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in our business, or legal or commercial practice. Where an update is relevant to our processing of your data, we shall notify you of the same.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and it is important that you know your rights within that context, which include rights to:
- Request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. If you would like to make a request for information, please contact [email protected]
- Object to our processing of your data where that processing is based upon legitimate interest and there are no compelling grounds for the continued processing of that data
- Request that we restrict processing of your data in certain circumstances
- Request that data is erased where the continued use of that data cannot be justified. Agencies are required to keep certain records such as ID or right to work checks and payroll records for certain periods of time. These obligations will override any request to erase data or any objection to processing for so long as they must keep the data.
- Withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data for a particular purpose at any stage. However, please note that we may continue to retain, or otherwise use your personal information thereafter where we have a legitimate interest or a legal or contractual obligation to do so. Our processing in that respect will be limited to what is necessary in furtherance of those interests or obligations
- Request inaccurate or incomplete data is rectified. We will respond to such a request within 1 month.
- Request that direct marketing by us to you is stopped:
If you have any questions concerning your rights or should you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact: [email protected]
If you are dissatisfied about any aspect of the way in which your data is processed you may, in the first instance refer the matter to: [email protected]
If you have any enquires you can contact us at: [email protected] or by writing to us at:
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