CH Recruitment

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Data Protection Act 1998

The following information tells you what we do with the information you give us during the recruitment process and how we protect your privacy. It also explains your rights under the Act.

Information will only be sought where it is necessary to enable the recruitment decision to be made or for a related purpose such as equal opportunities monitoring.

If you become an employee and we require further personal information from you, you will be told what we do with that information at the time we request it.

Why do we need personal information

CH Recruitment wishes to appoint the best person for the role, to do this well we need to obtain information in respect of personal situation - work and education history, salary, etc.

CH Recruitment will ensure all personal information is maintained as confidential and will use it with care.

How will your privacy be protected

CH Recruitment is committed to ensuring we protect your privacy. This means we will:

  • Collect relevant information
  • Explain the reasons for requiring the information and the intended use
  • Use it only for our recruitment process and to comply with the law
  • Ensure that the information held is accurate
  • Retain for the required period only
  • Keep it secure
  • Share it only with companies and organisations who'll keep it secure
  • Ensure you can exercise your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998

How do we use your information

We use your information in several ways but to summarise these are:

  • To deal with administration e.g. to enter your details on the HR system to ensure you are paid correctly, for Management Information reporting, Equal Opportunity monitoring, to meet Inland Revenue and Department of Social Security requirements
  • To comply with the law or our regulator's requirements
  • To identify you when you contact us

Your health information

We may use details about your health, such as the information you give us on the statement of health form and any reports from your doctor/specialist/consultant to decide whether or not we need to make reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act.

What are your data protection rights

You have certain rights under the Data Protection Act 1998. These include the right to:

  • Ask for a copy of your personal information - we reserve the right to charge £10 for this
  • Prevent personal details being sent to marketing services
  • Correct incorrect information held