Privacy Policy

Pure Recruitment Kent Limited (“Pure Recruitment Kent” “we” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy and treating data respectfully.

This policy (together with other documents referred to in this document) describes what personal data we collect from you and how we process that data from our website and other forms of correspondence.

Subjects covered within this policy document

Personal information we may collect from you.
Why we ask for your personal information.
Legal information about data processing.
Are you obliged to give us the personal information we ask you for?
Do we process your information without human intervention?
How long we keep your personal information.
Sharing with third parties.
IP addresses.
Where we store and process your personal information.
Will we transfer your personal data outside the EU?
Data security.
Your rights on accessing, correcting, deleting your personal data.
Marketing communications.
Changes to this policy.
Contact.

Personal Information we may collect from you

We may collect personal information from your visits to our website, including but not limited to, your IP address, browser, timestamp, traffic data, location data, weblogs, content from surveys and contact forms, also any other communication data from the resources that you access.

We will collect any information you provide to us when you use our contact forms. The provision of your personal information via our contact forms is not a statutory or contractual requirement, however, please note that any fields marked with an asterisk (*) are necessary to complete so that we can process your request or respond to you. Other information or personal data you share with us when completing the contact forms is at your sole discretion. If you contact us we will keep a record of that correspondence.

Fields we may request may include but are not limited to: your first name, your last name, company details, job title, job function, job level, industry, address, email address, telephone number, company size, industry sector, company registration number, job roles.
We use your personal information to send you marketing via email and other means of communication when you opt in for this service on the relevant form. You can opt out of this service at any time by emailing info@purerecruitment-kent.co.uk.

Why we ask for your personal information.

We process your personal data for the following reasons:
To provide you with the services you require us to.
To provide you with correspondence and services based on your preferences.
To properly respond to your questions and requests.
We may contact you about upcoming events or products and services if you let us know you want this service.
To send you other information if you let us know you want us to.
To help us to create, publish and improve content most relevant to you.
To ensure that the content provided through the website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device.
To further develop and improve the website and systems to better serve you. This mainly takes place in the context of new IT systems and processes so that information about you may be used in the testing of those new systems where dummy data cannot fully replicate the operation of them.
To perform analytical research on our prospective client and candidate base, including the content, and the services they are interested in.
To transfer data to third parties (see below)
Where necessary, to comply with any legal obligation; and we may also process your information to:
a. Investigate or respond to incidents and complaints
b. Comply with obligations and rights and cooperate with investigations carried out by the police, government or regulators.

What does the law say about this?

Our use of your information as described above is permitted by applicable data protection law because it is:
Necessary for our legitimate interests in pursuing the purposes set out above, and such interests in each case not being overridden by your privacy interests;
In some cases, necessary to meet our legal or regulatory responsibilities, such as disclosures to authorities, regulators or government bodies; or
In some cases, necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest and, when we use special categories of personal information, necessary for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims or where the processing relates to personal information manifestly in the public domain;
In limited circumstances, processed with your consent which we obtain from you from time to time, such as when you opt-in to receive marketing communications and news, via email and other communication means.

Do you have to give us the personal information we ask for?

You are not obligated to provide your personal information to us when generally navigating our website, however we cannot fulfil any specific requests for information or provide you with a tailored service unless you do so.

Do we process information about you without any human intervention at all?

Yes, at times we may use automated systems/processes and automated decision making (like profiling) to ensure we give you a bespoke experience with us.
Our automated decisions are personas that we have created and a user’s past behaviour combined into a scoring model. This helps us prioritise requests and services.

How long do you keep my personal information for?

We will keep your information for as long as you wish to receive our communications and thereafter for the longer or the period required in order to meet our business, legal or regulatory responsibilities. Typically, this is for 2 years.

Sharing with third parties

To facilitate our efficient use of your information, and to provide you with content and/or resources, or to fulfil a request you make of us, we disclose your information to third parties. However, this disclosure will only occur in the following circumstances:
To suppliers, contractors and agents: from time to time we may engage or employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include the hosting and/or maintenance of our website content, or the provision of marketing services.
Such recipients will only have access to your personal information as required by them to perform their functions and are not permitted to use such personal information for any other purposes. These recipients will be subjected to contractual confidentiality obligations.
To government or law enforcement authorities: if we determine in our sole discretion that we are under legal obligation to do so.

IP addresses and cookies

We collect information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns and we will not use it in isolation to identify you or any individual. If you provide us with personal data, such as your name, we will then match your IP address and browsing history (for example) with that personal data.
If your computer is shared with other people, we advise that you do not select the ‘remember my details’ option when it is offered by the website.

Where your personal information is stored and processed

As explained in the “sharing with third parties” paragraph above, we share your personal information with the following:
Third party suppliers, contractors and agents: where we use a third party supplier, contractor or agent, your personal information remains under our control and we have controls in place to ensure your private information is adequately protected.
We endeavour to take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

Do we transfer your data outside the European Union?

Your personal data will not be transferred and processed in other countries, in or outside the European Union.

Data security

Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, you should be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the website or any third party; for this reason, any transmission is at your own risk. We will use strict operational procedures and adequate, technical and organisational security measures to prevent any unauthorised access, change, deletion or transmission of this personal information.

Your rights. How you can access, correct and delete your personal information

Under applicable data protection laws, you have the following rights:

To access and obtain a copy of your personal information.
You are entitled to request a confirmation of whether we process any of your personal information. Where this is the case you can have access to your personal held data and to certain information on how we intend to process it. In some cases you can ask us to provide you with an electronic copy of the data we hold on you. To correct your personal information. If you can demonstrate that personal data we hold about you is not correct, you can ask that this information is updated or otherwise corrected. To have information deleted. In certain circumstances you have the right to have your personal data deleted. You may make this request at any time and Pure Recruitment Kent Ltd will evaluate if your request should be granted, however this right is subject to any legal rights or obligations that we may have to retain data. For situations where, in accordance with the law, we determine that your request to have your personal information deleted must be granted. Pure Recruitment Kent Ltd will do so without undue delay.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us at info@purerecruitment-kent.co.uk

To the extent our processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing based on your consent before the receipt of such a withdrawal. You are entitled to also lodge a complaint about our processing of your personal information with your local data protection authority.

Marketing communications

We will only send marketing communications to you via email or other communication means where you have consented that we do so.
We will usually offer you a check box on the forms we use to collect your personal information where, if you agree to receive marketing communications, you have to check the box. You can also exercise your opt-out right at any time by contacting us at info@purerecruitment-kent.co.uk and providing the following information: your name, email address, a contact telephone number and the marketing communications you would like to opt out of receiving.

Changes to this Policy

The terms of this Policy may change from time to time. We shall publish any material changes to this policy through appropriate notices either on this website or contacting you using other communication channels.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@purerecruitment-kent.co.uk
You can request a copy of mechanisms relating to a specific transfer of your personal information by contacting info@purerecruitment-kent.co.uk
You can also contact our local data protection representative at the following address: Pure Recruitment Limited, 1 Darenth Cottages, Station Road, Eynsford, Kent DA4 0EU
Any further information needed can be found via the information commissioners office on contact number 0303 1231113.