Worldwide Teaching are committed to protecting andrespecting your privacy.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(Regulation(EU) 2016/679) is a new regulation which replaces the Data ProtectionRegulation (Directive 95/46/EC). The Regulation aims to harmonise dataprotection legislation across EU member states, enhancing privacy rights forindividuals and providing a strict framework within which commercialorganisations can legally operate.
Even though the UK has expressed its intention to leave theEU in March 2019, the GDPR is applicable in the UK from25th May 2018. TheGovernment intends for the GDPR to continue in UK law post Brexit and hastherefore enforced the Data Protection Act 2018. Please read the following carefully to understand our viewsand practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purposes of data protection legislation in forcefrom time to time the data controller is Worldwide Teaching Ltd, 3rd Floor,Broadstone Mill, Stockport, SK5 7DL. Our nominated representative OR Data Protection Officer is Karla Jordan.
Who we are and what we do:
We are a recruitment agency and recruitment business asdefined in the Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003(our business).We also provide the following other services including Interpreting & Translations. We collect the personal data of the following types of people to allow us to undertake our business;
•Prospective and placed candidates for permanent ortemporary roles;
•Prospective and live client contacts;
•Supplier contacts to support our services;
·Employees, consultants, temporary workers;
•Prospective and placed candidates for permanent rolesOverseas;
We collect information about you to carry out our corebusiness and ancillary activities.
Information you give to us or we collect about you.
This is information about you that you give us by filling informs on our site www.worldwide-teaching.com or by corresponding with us byphone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site, to enter our database, subscribe to our services ,attend our events, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our site.
The information you give us or we collect about you may include your name, address, private and corporate e-mail address and phone number, financial information, compliance documentation and references verifying your qualifications and experience and your right to work in the United Kingdom, curriculum vitae and photograph, links to your professional profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, business Facebook or corporate website.
Information we collect about you when you visit our website.
With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP)address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information if applicable, browser type and version; information about your visit, www.worldwide-teaching.com,
Information we obtain from other sources.
This is information we obtain about you from other sources such as LinkedIn, corporate websites, job board websites, online libraries, your business card, personal recommendations, and OTHERS. In this case we will inform you, by sending you this privacy notice, within a maximum of 30 days of collecting the data of the fact we hold personal data about you, the source the personal data originates from and whether it came from publicly accessible sources, and for what purpose we intend to retain and process your personal data. We are working closely with third parties including companies within our Group, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, professional, payment and other services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, professional advisors. We may receive information about you from them for the purposes of our recruitment services and ancillary support services.
Purposes of the processing and the legal basis for theprocessing
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts weintend to enter into or have entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us or we think will be of interest to you because it is relevant to your career or to your organisation. To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased, been provided with or enquired about.
The core service we offer to our candidates and clients is the introduction of candidates to our clients for the purpose of temporary orpermanent engagement. However, our service expands to supporting individuals throughout their career and to supporting businesses’ resourcing needs and strategies.
Our legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate interests, described in more detail below, although we will alsorely on contractual obligations to which you are subject, legal obligations and consent for specific uses of data. We will rely on contractual obligations if we are negotiating or have entered into a placement agreement with you or your organisation or any other contract to provide services to you or receive services from you or your organisation. We will rely on legal obligation in some cases, where we arerequired by law or regulation to process your data. We will in some circumstances rely on consent for particularuses of your data. Where we rely on consent, you will be asked for your express consent. An example of when we will rely on consent as the legal basis for processing your data is when we process your data for marketing purposes.
Our Legitimate Interests
Our legitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data is described below:
As a recruitment business and recruitment agency we introduce candidates to clients for permanent employment, temporary worker placements or independent professional contracts. The exchange of personal data of our candidates and our client contact details is a fundamental part of this process. In order to support our candidates’ career aspirations and our clients’ resourcing needs, we require a database of candidate and client personal data. The database will contain historical information as well as current resourcing requirements. To maintain, expand and develop our business we need to record the personal data of prospective candidates and client contacts.
Should we want or need to rely on consent to lawfully process your data we will request your consent orally, by email or by an online process for the specific activity we require consent for and record your response on our system. Where consent is the lawful basis for our processing you have the right to withdraw your consent to this particular processing at anytime.
Other Uses we will make of your data:
We will also use your data:
To administerour site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
·To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner foryou when you are using your computer or other devices;
·To notify you about changes to our service;
·To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
·As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
·To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
·To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
We use our computer systems to search and identify personal data in accordance with parameters set by a person. A person will always be involved in the decision making process. If automated decision making or profiling is used, we will provide information about how decisions are made, the significance and the consequences of the decision making.
Do you have to provide us with personal data?
You may refuse to give us your personal and sensitive personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to ask us to delete, change or stop processing your data that we have already received or collected. If you do not provide us with personal or sensitive personal data, or if you request a restriction of processing however, we may not be able to provide you with the services that you have requested and that are stated in this policy.
Disclosure of your information inside and outside of the EEA
We will share your personal information with:
Any member of our group both in the EEA and outside of theEEA.
Selected third parties including:
Clients forthe purpose of introducing candidates to them;
·Candidates for the purpose of arranging interviews and engagements;
·Clients,business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance and compliance obligations of any contract we enter into with them or you;
·subcontractors including email marketing specialists, event organisers,payment and other financial service providers
·[Advertisersand advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we will provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience;
·Analytics andsearch engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation ofour site;
·Credit reference agencies, our insurance broker, compliance partners and other sub-contractors for the purpose of assessing your suitability for a role where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
·In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
· If WorldwideTeaching Ltd/Cover People or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will beone of the transferred assets.
The lawful basis for the third party processing willinclude:
·Their own legitimate interests in processing your personal data, in most cases to fulfil their internal resourcing needs;
·Satisfaction of their contractual obligations to us as our data processor;
·For the purpose of a contract in place or in contemplation;
·To fulfil their legal obligations.
Where we store and process your personal data
The data that we collect from you may/will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (”EEA”). It may be transferred to third parties outside of the EEA for the purpose of our recruitment services. It may/will also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, our recruitment services and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this processing. Worldwide Teaching or Cover People will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secureservers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted [using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to oursite; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Retention of your data
We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data andonly retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate interests and that you are happy for us to do so. Accordingly, we have a data retention notice and run data routines to remove data that we no longer have a legitimate interest in maintaining.
We do the following to try to ensure that the data we holdon you is accurate:
·ourwebsite/candidate portal enables you to manage your data and to review whether the details we hold about you are accurate;
·prior tomaking an introduction we check that we have accurate information about you;
·we keep intouch with you so you can let us know of changes to your personal data;
We segregate our data so that we keep different types ofdata for different time periods. The criteria we use to determine whether we should retain your personal data include:
·the nature ofthe personal data;
·its perceived accuracy;
·our legal obligations;
·whether an interview or placement has been arranged; and
·our recruitment expertise and knowledge of the industry by country, sector and job role.
We may store and handle your data in the following ways:
·We may archive part or all of your personal data, retain it on our financial systems only or delete all or part of the data from our main Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system.
·We may pseudonymise parts of your data, particularly following a request forrestriction or erasure of your data, to ensure that we do not re-enter yourpersonal data on to our database, unless requested to do so.
For your information, Pseudonymised Data is created bytaking identifying fields within a database and replacing them with artificialidentifiers, or pseudonyms.
Our current retention notice is available upon request.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for marketing purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for marketing purposes. We will collect express consent from you, if legally required, prior to using your personal data for marketing purposes.
You can exercise your right to accept or prevent processing for marketing purposes by checking the boxes on the forms we provide you when we collect your data. You can also exercise the right to not have your dataused for marketing purposes at any time by contacting us at Worldwide TeachingLtd, 3rd Floor, Broadstone Mill, Broadstone Road, Stockport, SK5 7DL or email@example.com.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and fromthe websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their ownprivacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability forthese policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal datato these websites.
The GDPR provides you with the right to:
·Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
·Requesterasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing toprocess it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (seebelow).
·Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third-party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
·Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
·Request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
·Make acomplaint to a supervisory body which in the United Kingdom is the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO can be contacted through this link:https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.
Access to information
The Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. We also encourage you to contact us to ensureyour data is accurate and complete. Your right of access can be exercised inaccordance with the Act and the GDPR.
Changes to our privacy notice
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.