This Privacy Policy explains what we do with your personal data, whether we are in the process of helping you find a job, continuing our relationship with you once we have found you a role, providing you with a service, receiving a service from you, using your data to ask for your assistance in relation to one of our Candidates or you are visiting our website.
 
It describes how we collect, use and process your personal data, and how, in doing so, we comply with our legal obligations to you. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy rights.
 
This Privacy Policy applies to the personal data of our Website Users, Candidates, Clients, Suppliers and other people whom we may contact in order to find out more about our Candidates or whom they indicate is an emergency contact.
 
For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation (including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) the company responsible for your personal data is Bayman Topping & Smythe Ltd (The Company). 


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 (collectively referred as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).

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 this privacy statement. At all times we will comply with current data protection laws.

Contents

  1. Collection and use of personal data

    1. Purpose of processing and legal basis

    2. Legitimate interest

    3. Statutory/contractual requirement

    4. Recipients of data

  2. Information to be provided when data is not collected directly from the data subject

    1. Categories of data

    2. Sources of data

  3. Data retention

  4. Your rights

  5. Cookies

  6. Login files

  7. Links to external sites

  8. Sale of the business

  9. Data security

  10. Changes to this privacy statement

  11. Complaints or queries

 

1. Collection and use of personal data

1. 1 Purpose of processing and legal basis 

The Company will collect 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, arranging payments to you and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.

[If you have opted-in we may also send you marketing information and news via email/ text.  You can opt-out from receiving these at any time by replying to the email when you receive these communications from us.]

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.

We must have a legal basis to process your personal data. The legal bases we rely upon to offer our work-finding services to you are:

  • Your consent

  • Where we have a legitimate interest

  • To comply with a legal obligation that we have

  • To fulfil a contractual obligation that we have with you

1.2. 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:

  • Managing our database and keeping work-seeker records up to date;

  • Providing work-finding services to you and our clients;

  • Contacting you to seek your consent where we need it;

  • Giving you information about similar products or services that you have used from us recently;

1.3. Statutory/contractual requirement

The Company has certain legal and contractual requirements to collect personal data (e.g. to comply with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, immigration and tax legislation, and in some circumstances safeguarding requirements.)  Our clients may also require this personal data, and/or we may need your data to enter into a contract with you. If you do not give us personal data we need to collect we may not be able to continue to provide work-finding services to you.

1.4. Recipient/s of data

The Company will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients:

  • Clients (whom we may introduce or supply you to)

  • Former employers whom we may seek references from

  • Payroll service providers who manage payroll on our behalf or other payment intermediaries whom we may introduce you to

  • Other recruitment agencies in the supply chain

2. Information to be provided when data collected not from the data subject

2.1. Categories of data:

The Company has collected the following personal data on you:

Personal data:

  • Name, address, mobile no., email

  • National insurance no.

  • Nationality (through right to work check)

Sensitive personal data:

  • Health information including whether you have a disability

  • Criminal conviction

2.2. Source of the personal data:

The Company sourced your personal data/sensitive personal data:

  • From jobs boards, LinkedIn

  • A former employer

  • A referee whose details you previously provided to us

  • Software provides who we use to support our services including

  • Cookies listed in section 7​

3. Data retention

The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we collect it. As we work with you for the duration of your professional working life or for the lifetime of your business, we will retain your data until such time that we are advised that you have left a business that is a client of Bayman Topping & Smythe or that the business is no longer trading. We ensure that personal data is securely destroyed once the purpose or purposes for processing have come to an end and there is no legal requirement or valid operational reason for its continued retention.

Different laws may also require us to keep different data for different periods of time. For example, 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. This is currently 3 to 6 years.

4. Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to be informed about the personal data the Company processes on you;

  • The right of access to the personal data the Company processes on you;

  • The right to rectification of your personal data;

  • The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;

  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data;

  • The right to data portability in certain circumstances;

  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;

  • The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and

  • The right to withdraw consent at any time.

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 us. Please note that if you withdraw your consent to further processing that does not affect any processing done prior to the withdrawal of that consent, or which is done according to another legal basis.

There may be circumstances where the Company will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. Where this is the case, we will tell you and we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for 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. Cookies

We may obtain data about you from cookies.  These are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies also enable us to deliver more personalised content.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, [please refer to our Cookie policy]. [Please note that in a few cases some of our website features may not function if you remove cookies from your browser.]

6. Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.  IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

7. Links to external websites

The Company’s website may contain links to other external websites. Please be aware that the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  When you leave our site, we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Company’s website.

8. Sale of business

If the Company’s business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

9.Data Security

The Company takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to your information.

The Company uses all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of email/ the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason the Company cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via email/ the Internet.

If you share a device with others, we recommend that you do not select the “remember my details” function when that option is offered.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can email clairebayman@btsrecruit.com

 

10. Changes to this privacy statement

It is important to point out that we may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please just visit this page if you want to stay up to date, as we will post any changes here.  

This policy was last updated on 29th June 2019.

 

11. Complaints or queries 

If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact Claire Bayman, Director by email to clairebayman@btsrecruit.com

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.

If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our Privacy Policy, you may have legal rights and, where relevant, we have described these as well.