Nigel D Hughes Ltd
Executive Search |Contingency Recruitment
As an executive search company, Nigel D Hughes Ltd trading under the name of Hughes, processes personal data in relation to candidates searching for job roles and individual client contacts. It is therefore important that we adopt and abide by the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set out below.
GDPR requires Nigel D Hughes Ltd as data controller to process data in accordance with the principles of data protection. These require that data shall be:
- Fairly and lawfully processed
- Processed for limited purposes
- Adequate, relevant and not excessive
- Not kept longer than reasonably necessary
- Processed in accordance with the data subjects rights
- Securely stored
- Not transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area without adequate protection.
Personal data means data, which relates to a living individual who can be identified from the data or from the data together with other information, which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into possession of Nigel D Hughes Ltd.
This means obtaining, recording or holding the data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the data. It includes organising, adapting and amending the data, retrieval, consultation and use of the data, disclosing and erasure or destruction of the data. It is difficult to see that any activity involving data, which does not amount to processing. It applies to any processing that is carried out on computer including any type of computer however described; main frame, desktop, laptop, mobile, etc.
By engaging with Nigel D Hughes Ltd to look for a suitable role and providing us with personal data contained in a CV or public social media profile, candidates will be giving their consent to us, the company, to process their details for work-finding purposes. If we intend to use your data for any other purposes we must obtain your specific consent prior to doing so.
Any details that you may submit to us via emailing us will stored by us and will be accessible by employees of Nigel D Hughes Ltd. In order to provide you with services, we may collect personal information about you from the contents of your emails to us, from telephone calls, website contact forms and other written and verbal communications. We would expect to keep a record of your contact details and details of any job opportunities we discuss with you.
We may supplement this information with other information that we obtain from our contact with you. For example, but not exclusively, email address, salary, address, contact details, work history.
We may also process information about you where it is available from public sources. For example, if you have a professional profile online we may combine that type of information with the information you provide directly to us.
Why We Collect this Personal Data
We process this personal data as necessary to aid the recruitment process and to help us understand your personal and professional circumstances.
We will primarily use your personal information to provide recruitment services to you.
Your CV will only be accessible by Nigel D Hughes Ltd employees and will only be sent to prospective employers with your prior consent. You should ensure that your CV and any other details held by us about you remain up to date.
We are required by law to hold your information for as long as is necessary to comply with our statutory and contractual obligations and in accordance with our legitimate interests as a data controller. This is typically three years.
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Personal Data is maintained and up to date.
From time to time we would like to send you information about our recruitment services and potential opportunities by mail, email or phone where you have given prior consent.
Data Security & Protection
We have procedures in place to ensure that our systems and databases are protected against unauthorised use, loss and damage. Should any breach be detected we shall inform those affected within 48 hours of discovery. You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold for you on our systems and the right to be deleted from our database. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we shall respond within 48 hours of your request. Note, we will not sell information on named individuals to other people.
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