Privacy

The Simmance Partnership is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring any information that we collect about you is never misused.

 

This Policy explains what information we collect, how and why we use it, it also explains what your rights are.

 

Who we are

The Simmance Partnership Ltd

Registered in England (number 4267867)

Registered Office: Communication House, Victoria Avenue, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3HX

 

Changes to the Policy

To ensure that we are compliant with the latest legislation we may change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on this website. Last updated 19th May 2018.

 

If you do not agree with this Policy

If you do not agree to our processing of your data in the manner outlined in this Policy, please do not submit any personal information to us.

 

What information we collect and how we use it

By sending us your CV and personal information you are giving your consent to The Simmance Partnership to collect, use, store and disclose to third parties this information as set out in this Policy.

 

How we collect

You voluntarily give us information when you:

  • Apply for a role or vacancy via a web advert, a publication advert, an advert on our website, via a LinkedIn advert/post

  • Send us an email or contact us via post

  • Phone us

 

We may also freely obtain information from other sources in the public domain you subscribe to including but not limited to:

  • LinkedIn profile

  • Facebook profile

 

What we collect

 

The information we collect from you could include your:

  • Name, address, email and phone number

  • Date of birth

  • Family status

  • Geographical location

  • Occupation

  • Salary

  • CV

How we use and disclose your information

 

Personal data will be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us for legitimate interests in order to:

  • Provide our recruitment services to you, whether you are a user of our website, a client or a candidate, and to facilitate the recruitment process

  • Promote you as a candidate for the position you applied for

  • Assess data about you against vacancies which we judge may be suitable for you

  • Send you e-mail or telephone messages that show you vacancies that we think may be of interest to you

  • Answer your questions and enquiries

  • Maintain our business relationship where you are a user of our website, a client or candidate

  • Enable you to submit your CV to apply for specific jobs or update your employment preferences

  • Disclose candidate personal information to clients who may be recruiting (with your agreement)

  • Disclose personal information to trusted third parties who provide assessment services to us such as psychometric evaluations

  • Fulfil contractual obligations with our client

  • Send information marketing our services directly to your personal email address

 

Retention

We will retain your information for as long as we feel we will be able to provide you with a recruitment service.

 

Your rights

Summary

 

You have the right to:

  • Ask for a copy of any information we hold about you (Subject Access Request)

  • Ask us to correct any inaccurate or incomplete information we have about you

  • Ask us to delete your information from our records

  • Ask us to send a copy of your information to a third party in a data portable format

  • Lodge a complaint with us or the Information Commissioner’s Office or with any other relevant supervisory authority about how we handle your personal data

 

Subject Access Request

 

In order to see personal information that we hold about you a Subject Access Request should be made by you in writing and sent to Privacy Team, The Simmance Partnership, 2 Wessex Court, Russell Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1HG. You should include your:

  • Full name, including previous or other names, if appropriate

  • Address

  • Telephone

  • Date of birth


We will need to verify your identity before any information is released to you.

 

Please note that we will not provide information about other people, opinions given in confidence or other types of information that may also be exempt under data protection laws.

Security

 

The security of your data is extremely important to us, we take many precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. These precautions include:

  • Use of SSL encryption for sensitive data

  • Hardware stored in secured datacentres behind firewalls

  • All access to information restricted by password and/or secure key

  • Restrictions to what information can be accessed via any location

  • Whilst we take great care to ensure any confidential information remains protected we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet

 

Who can access your personal information?

 

Access to your personal information is only provided to our staff, prospective employers and when required third parties who provide assessment services in order to help with the recruitment process.

 

Where your personal data is stored

 

Our servers and offices are located in the United Kingdom. We will at all times ensure that your data is protected and managed to the principles and compliance to the General Data Protection Regulations.

 

Notice of a breach of security

 

If a security breach causes an unauthorised intrusion into our system that materially affects you, then The Simmance Partnership will notify you as soon as possible and later report the action we took in response.

 

Visitors to our website

 

We measure visitors to our website using tools such as Google Analytics. These tools record what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All of that information is anonymous – so we don't know who you are; just that somebody visited our site. The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better.

 

Contact

 

If you have any comments or concerns about any aspect of this policy or if you want to update, delete, or change any personal information we hold, please email talktous@simmance.co.uk or write to us at Privacy Team, The Simmance Partnership, 2 Wessex Court, Russell Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1HG.

 

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