Dammahiscommitted to ensuring that your privacy is protected, and our website complieswith the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and is in line with theGDPR as at The Data Protection Act 2018. Should we ask you to provide certaininformation by which you can be identified when using this website then you canbe assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Dammahmaychange this policy from time to time and update this page to keep in line withany government or legal changes, as well as company policies. You should checkthis page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policyis effective from January 2022.
WHO WE ARE
Dammahisa recruitment consultancy and recruitment business.
Aswe are a recruitment company, this means that in order to help individuals suchas clients or candidates, we will need to obtain certain types of informationto aid in your job search.
WHAT WE COLLECT
Wecollect the personal data of the following types of people in order toundertake our core business.
Wemay collect the following information:
Aswe are not an agency or umbrella company, it is very unlikely that we will needto obtain payment information such as bank details from individuals, however onrare occasion this may happen if we need to act as an intermediary between theclient and candidate.
WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Weuse information held about you in the following ways
Toprovide you with information, products and services that you may request formus or we think will be of interest to you because it is relevant to your careeror to your organisation.
Thecore service we offer to our candidates and clients is the introduction ofcandidates to our clients for the purposes of temporary or permanentengagement. However our service expands to supporting individuals throughouttheir career and to supporting businesses’ resourcing needs and strategies.
Ourlegal basis for the processing of data is our Legitimate Business Interests,described in more detail below. We will in some instances rely on consent forparticular use of your data and you will be asked for your express consent, iflegally required. Examples of when consent may be the lawful basis forprocessing include permission to introduce a candidate to a client.
OUR LEGITIMATE BUSINESS INTERESTS
Ourlegitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data isdescribed below
Asa recruitment business we introduce candidates to clients for employment. Theexchange of personal data of our candidates and our client contacts is afundamental, essential part of this process.
Inorder to support our candidates career aspirations and our clients resourcingneeds we require a database of candidate and client personal data containinghistorical information as well as current resourcing requirements. To maintain,expand and develop our business we need to record the personal data of prospectivecandidates and client contacts.
HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR DATA
Wemay use and disclose personal information about you for the purpose ofassisting you in your job search. We may disclose personal information topotential employers, nominated referees; any person or body we are required todisclose to by law; to past educational organisations to verify qualificationsand to competent organisations that conduct background and/or criminal recordchecks (so long as such organisation undertakes to comply with privacy laws andkeeps all supplied information, confidential).
Inaddition, we require your data to for the following reasons:
WHERE WE STORE AND PROCESS YOURPERSONAL DATA
Wekeep your information on our electronic database. We access this database dailyfor our day to day business activities from a secure platform which is passwordprotected and has strict user restrictions.
Thedata that we collect from you may/will be transferred to, and stored at, adestination outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be transferredto third parties outside of the EEA for the purpose of our recruitmentservices. It may/will also be processed by staff operating outside of the EEAwho work for us or one of our suppliers. This includes staff engaged in, amongother things, our recruitment services and the provision of support services.By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing orprocessing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that yourdata is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
Allinformation you provide to us is stored on our electronic database.Unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is notcompletely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, wecannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; anytransmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, wewill use strict procedures and security features to try and preventunauthorised access.
Asan environmentally conscious business, we try to limit any printed materialsespecially any that contains personal information. In the event that we do haveany printed personal information e.g. a CV, it is company policy that documentsare not left on desks and are locked away each evening. We shred allconfidential paperwork on a daily and weekly basis.
Seniormanagement oversees ensuring that data records are kept confidential andsecure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in placesuitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and securethe information we collect verbally and electronically and all of our employeesare aware of this through our company policies and their contracts ofemployment.
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LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Ourwebsite may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you haveused these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have anycontrol over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for theprotection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visitingsuch sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Youshould exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to thewebsite in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONALINFORMATION
Wevalue our customers and their privacy and we will not sell, distribute or leaseyour personal information to third parties unless we have your permission orare required by law to do so.
Weaim to keep your data for as long as required, we do regular checks with ourcandidates to find out if the data we hold on them is correct and if they stillwould like to be kept on our system or if they still wish to be contactedregarding any job opportunities we have.
Ifyou believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect orincomplete or you would like it deleted then please contact us either verbally,or in writing at the below contact details.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE
Anychanges we make to our privacy notice in future will be posted on this pageand, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Questions, comments andrequests regarding this Privacy Notice are welcomed and should be addressed to