1 Personal Information
1.2 Creek Investments Limited (we, us, our) is a registered data controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Details of our notification to the data protection regulator may be found in the Information Commissioner’s Office Public Register of Data Controllers at ico.org.uk under registration number 8053966. Our registered office address is at Rear of 55 Ebrington Street, Plymouth PL4 9AA.
2 General Information
and how we handle your information in respect of our agreement with you to provide recruitment services (together, our Services) to ensure that we protect your rights.
3 What information do we collect?
3.1 When you use the Websites
3.2When you register with us on our Website or wish to apply for job vacancies listed on our Main Website, we may also ask you to provide certain information including:
Sensitive personal information
3.4 In order to provide you with our Services we may also need to collect personal data which the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regards as sensitive or special categories of personal data, such as information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health or sexual orientation (Background Information) and/or information relating to any criminal convictions you have or offences you may have committed (Criminal Records Information) (Background Information and Criminal Records Information, together, being Sensitive Data).
3.5 By completing our equal opportunities form (Equal Opportunities Form) which forms part of our online application process (in respect of your Background Information) and/or by providing us with any Criminal Records Information requested for the purposes of providing our Services you will signify your explicit consent to such Sensitive Data being processed by us.
3.6 Please note that answers to all questions on our Equal Opportunities Form are optional and you can always provide a "prefer not to say" response. However, we may be required to obtain Criminal Records Information from you in order to assess your suitability for certain job roles; if you do not wish to provide your Criminal Records Information then we may be unable to process your application (including dealing with any in-flight applications) any further.
4 What do we use your information for?
4.1 You have the right to be told the legal basis and purposes for the processing of your personal data. We are relying on your explicit consent to the processing of your personal
data (including any Sensitive Data, as defined above). This means that if you exercise your right to withdraw your consent (please see paragraph 8 below) we will no longer be able to process your data (including dealing with any in-flight applications). Please note we may retain a copy of your data in accordance with our data retention policy.
4.2 We may use your information for the following purposes:
4.3 Please note that we may also use your personal data to prepare, use and disclose statistical and demographic information regarding use of the Websites for the purposes of improving the Websites (in pursuit of the legitimate interests of improving the Websites for the benefit of you and our other clients to whom we provide our Services) and for our marketing purposes (in no circumstances will you be capable of being identified from such statistical and demographic information).
4.4 We shall periodically check that the personal data we store for you is accurate. If you would like to update the personal data we hold about you, please contact us with your request using the contact details at paragraph 12, below.
5 Who do we share your information with?
5.1 As part of using our Services, you consent to us sharing your personal information with the following parties:
5.2 We may also share your personal information with third parties:
6 Transfers of personal data outside of the United Kingdom and the EEA
6.1 If you are registering or applying for job vacancies on our Websites and/or using our Services from:
6.2 We shall ensure that any such transfers outside of the United Kingdom and the EEA are lawful and with an adequate level of protection and that your
7 How long do we store your personal data for?
7.1 We only store your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes listed in paragraph 4.
8 What are your rights?
8.2 Access to your personal data: You may request access to a copy of your personal data by contacting us using the contact details in paragraph 12.
8.3 Right to withdraw: You may withdraw your consent to us processing your personal data at any time. Please contact us using the details located at paragraph 12 if you would like to withdraw your consent and we will delete your data in line with your right to erasure at paragraph 8.5 below. Please note that in the event that you wish to exercise your rights under this paragraph 8.3, we may be unable to process your application any further (including any in-flight applications) or continue to provide our Services to you.
8.4 Rectification: You may ask us to rectify inaccurate information held about you. If you would like to update the data we hold about you, please contact us using the details in paragraph 12.
8.5 Erasure: You may ask us to delete your personal data. If you would like us to delete the personal data we hold about you, please contact us using the contact details in paragraph 12 and specify why you would like us to delete your personal data. Please note that in the event that you wish to exercise your rights under this paragraph 8.5, we may be unable to process
your application any further (including any in-flight applications) or continue to provide our Services to you.
8.6 Portability: You may ask us to provide you with the personal information that we hold about you in a structured, commonly used,
8.8 Make a complaint: You may make a complaint about our data processing activities to a supervisory authority, for the UK this is the Information Commissioner's Office, at ico.org.uk.
9 Cookies Policy
9.1 Certain parts of the Websites use "Cookies" to keep track of your visit and to help you navigate between sections. What are Cookies?
9.2 A Cookie is a small data file that certain websites store on your computer's hard-drive when you visit such websites. Cookies can contain information such as your user ID and the pages you have visited.
How do I reject or accept Cookies?
9.4 You may refuse to accept Cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of Cookies. If, however, you select this setting you may be unable to complete an application for any job vacancies contained on our Websites as the information you provide will be lost as you navigate between pages on the Websites.
9.5 See http://www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about Cookies and how to disable them in your browser.
9.6 Please note providers of
10 Security and Data Storage
10.1 We will treat all of your information in strict confidence and we will
10.2 Please note that the internet is not a secure medium and we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the internet and will not hold us liable for any breaches of your data protection rights attributable to the transmission of your personal data over the internet.
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