Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains what information Prosper Business Recruitment Limited collects about you and how we use this personal information when you directly pass your data to us via our website and newsletter request facility. Your personal information will be treated with respect and confidentiality. As a data controller, Prosper Business Recruitment Limited will keep your information safe and secure and with remain compliant within government regulations.

The policy is effective from 25th May 2018

What Information we collect from you?

We collect and process your personal data about you when submit your cv and contact details when you make an enquiry on our website. Your data submission may lead to you engaging our services as a recruitment agency or business and at this time we will send you another privacy notice outlining how we process your data.  The legal basis we use to process your data from the website is 

  • Legitimate interest
  • Consent 

Our legitimate interest is based on that a candidate who freely offers their personal data to the agency / business would expect their data to be processed to enable the agency to offer work finding services. We will ask for your consent to process your data initially via the website so we can explain our services to you and you can then make the decision if you wish to engage our services. 

If you are signing up for a newsletter on our website we will ask for your consent to send you relevant news via a email newsletter format via our marketing external company 101LTD.  Your personal data will remain in our secure account and not be passed to any other company or sold. We will only send you a newsletter if  you consent to us doing so and engaging our work finding services will not automatically engage you in our newsletter database.

The information we collect about you includes personal data including 

  • Your name, address, and contact details, including your email address and telephone numbers and date of birth if supplied on a CV.
  • Details of your qualifications, skills and experience and employment history, including start dates and end date, with previous employers if supplied by you  via the website 
  • Any other information you wish to provide.

How we collect information about you?

Information will be collected from our website sign up pages, your CV if you attach one and preferences of work locations and type of work you wish to do.  In other instances the data maybe collected from emails, correspondence and meetings or other assessments. 

Data will be stored in a range of different places, including your personal file, in IT systems such as the organisation email system, in our in house CRM System – InfluenceIT.

How we will use the information we will collect?

We will need to process your personal data to be able offer you work finding services with you and meet the obligations of the arrangement.  

Who do we share the information with?

Your personal data will be shared with company employees who will assess your data and offer suitable services to you.  Further privacy notices will be sent if you wish to engage our services. 

How we protect your data?

Prosper Business Recruitment Limited is committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure from unauthorised access.  To do this we may encrypt our data, review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, restrict access to personal information to Prosper Business Recruitment Limited employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process for us who are subject to contractual confidentiality and processing obligations, internal policies setting our data securely approach and training for employees.

No decision will be made about you solely based on automated decision making (where a decision is taken about you solely using an electronic system without human involvement) which has a significant impact on you.

Access to your information

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you and the right to be informed about the data we process.  If you need to alter your data – you can.  You can restrict the processing of data.  You have the right to portability in certain circumstances.  You have the right to object to processing if its based in a public or legitimate interest, you can withdraw from automated decision making and profiling, and you can withdraw your consent at any time.  If you would like to a copy of some or all of your personal information please email info@prosper-recruitment.co.uk.   Requests will require proof of identification before processing commences.  

How we use cookies and similar technologies.

Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you visit websites. We may use cookies or other identifiers on our website, in our emails and other technologies. We use these technologies for legitimate business activities such as analytics to improve our website and advertising to promote our products & services. Cookies do not collect any personal data and you cannot be identified by them. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools.

Removal or Correcting your Information 

You have the right to request your personal information be removed or amended from our systems unless required to fulfil a legal or contractual obligation.  You can request for your details to be removed or correcting by contact info@prosper-recruitment.co.uk .  We are required to seek proof of identification before any requests will be processed.

How long do we keep your data?

The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different periods of time. 

The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b) after the date on which we last provide you with work-finding services. 48 hour opt out notices need to be kept at least two years from creation.

There is no legal requirement for personal data storage of a data subject should they not engage our services.  We will from time to time review data received from our website, if data is not being processed we will automatically delete the data.

More information about our Data Retention can be found on our Data Retention Policy.

How to contact us 

Please contact us if you have any questions about privacy and information that we hold about you by contacting Mark Skipper (Data Protection Lead) on mark@prosper-recruitment.co.uk

Complaints or queries

If you wish to complain about this privacy policy or any of the procedures  set out in the notice please contact Mark Skipper who looks after the Data Protection issues.  You also have the right to raise your concerns with the ICO Office by calling 0303123 1113 or on their website http://ico.org.uk/concerns/ if you believe your data rights have not been adhered to. Our ICO Company number is Z3566996