Privacy Policy

Tulip Recruitment Ltd is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers. Tulip Recruitment Ltd must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Tulip Recruitment Ltd acts as a data controller.

 You may give your personal details to Tulip Recruitment Ltd directly, such as on an application or registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. Tulip Recruitment Ltd must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

 Collection and use of personal data

 Purpose of processing and legal basis

 Tulip Recruitment Ltd has collected your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. This includes for example, contacting you about job opportunities, assessing your suitability for those opportunities, updating our databases, putting you forward for job opportunities, arranging payments to you and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.

 In some cases we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and detecting crime and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.

 The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

 Your consent

  • Where we have a legitimate interest
  • To comply with a legal obligation that we have
  • To fulfil a contractual obligation that we have with you

 Categories of data

Tulip Recruitment Ltd has collected the following personal data on you:

Personal data:

  • Name, contact details, eligibility to work information
  • NI number, bank details in event of payroll

 

Legitimate interest

This is where Tulip Recruitment Ltd has a legitimate reason to process your data provided it is reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us.  Where Tulip Recruitment Ltd has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:

  • Managing your database and keeping work-seeker records up to date;
  • Contacting the individual to seek your consent where you need it;
  • Providing work-finding services to the individual, including sending their information to your clients where they have demonstrated an interest in doing that particular type of work but not expressly consented to you passing on their cv;
  • Contacting the individual with information about similar products or services that they have used from you recently; and
  • Passing work-seeker’s information to debt collection agencies

 Recipient/s of data 

Tulip Recruitment Ltd will process your personal data with the following recipients:

  • Companies where candidate has been offered permanent work

Data retention

Tulip Recruitment Ltd will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we collect it. Different laws may also 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.

We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and tax legislation.

Where Tulip Recruitment Ltd has obtained your consent to process your personal data, we will do so in line with our retention policy (a copy of which is attached). Upon expiry of that period Tulip Recruitment Ltd will seek further consent from you. Where consent is not granted Tulip Recruitment Ltd will cease to process your personal data

  1. Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

 The right to be informed about the personal data Tulip Recruitment Ltd processes on you;

  • The right of access to the personal data Tulip Recruitment Ltd processes on you;
  • The right to rectification of your personal data;
  • The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
  • The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest
  • The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time.

     

    Where you have consented to Tulip Recruitment Ltd processing your personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting Clare Owen, Managing Director, Tulip Recruitment Ltd, 33 Church Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7QQ

    There may be circumstances where Tulip Recruitment Ltd will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. We will inform you if this is the case. Where this is the case, we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for the purpose of meeting those specific reasons.

     If you believe that any of your data that Tulip Recruitment Ltd processes is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the details above and we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it where necessary.

     

    You can also contact us using the above details if you want us to restrict the type or amount of data we process for you, access your personal data or exercise any of the other rights listed above.

    1. Source of the personal data

    Tulip Recruitment Ltd sourced your personal data/sensitive personal data by the following means:   

    • Referral from a friend/colleague or via a job board or from a social networking site

     

    Other than from a referral this information came from a publicly accessible source.    

    1. Complaints or queries

     If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: Clare Owen, Managing Director, Tulip Recruitment Ltd, 33 Church Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7QQ

    You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.

    Annex A

    1. The lawfulness of processing conditions for personal data are:
    2. Consentof the individual for one or more specific purposes.
    3. Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the individual or in order to take steps at the request of the individual to enter into a contract.
    4. Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation that the controller is subject to.
    5. Processing is necessary to protect the vital interestsof the individual or another person.
    6. Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interestor in the exercise of official authority vested in the data controller.
    7. Processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights or freedoms of the individual which require protection of personal data, in particular where the individual is a child.

     

    1. The lawfulness of processing conditions for sensitive personal data are:
    1. Explicit consent of the individual for one or more specified purposes, unless reliance on consent is prohibited by EU or Member State law.
    2. Processing is necessary for carrying out data controller’s obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement, providing for appropriate safeguards for the fundamental rights and interests of the individual.
    3. Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the individual or another individual where the individual is physically or legally incapable of giving consent.
    4. In the course of its legitimate activities, processing is carried out with appropriate safeguards by a foundation, association or any other not-for-profit body, with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim and on condition that the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes) and provided there is no disclosure to a third party without the consent of the individual.
    5. Processing relates to personal data which are manifestly made public by the individual.
    6. Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or whenever courts are acting in their judicial capacity.
    7. Processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest on the basis of EU or Member State law which shall be proportionate to the aim pursued, respects the essence of the right to data protection and provide for suitable and specific measures to safeguard the fundamental rights and interests of the individual.
    8. Processing is necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine, for assessing the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services on the basis of EU or Member State law or a contract with a health professional and subject to the necessary conditions and safeguards.
    9. Processing is necessary for reasons of public interest in the area of public health, such as protecting against serious cross-border threats to health or ensuring high standards of quality and safety of healthcare and of medicinal products or medical devices, on the basis of EU or Member State law which provides for suitable and specific measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the individual, in particular professional secrecy.
    10. Processing is necessary for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes, which shall be proportionate to the aim pursued, respect the essence of the right to data protection and provide for suitable and specific measures to safeguard fundamental rights and interests of the individual.