Yellow Globe Recruitment Ltd (“We” “Us” “Our”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any Personal Information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of relevant UK legislation.
Our Group means our limited company, its subsidiaries, and our associated companies as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006 (our Group).
This notice, together with our terms of business, set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation which replaces the Data Protection Regulation (Directive 95/46/EC). The Regulation aims to harmonise data protection legislation across EU member states, enhancing privacy rights for individuals and providing a strict framework within which commercial organisations can legally operate.
Even though the UK has left the EU, the GDPR remains applicable in the UK through its implementation via the Data Protection Act 2018.
Your rights under the GDPR are set out in this notice.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purposes of data protection legislation in force from time to time, the data controller is Yellow Globe Recruitment Ltd of We works, 6 Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2JB.
We are a recruitment agency and recruitment business as defined in the Employment Agencies Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (our business). We also provide the following other related services including outplacement and psychometric testing. We collect the personal data of the following types of people to allow us to undertake our business:
We collect information about you to carry out our core business and ancillary activities.
This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our website www.yellowglobe.co.uk or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site, to enter our database, apply to vacancies we advertise online, subscribe to our services, attend our events, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem or concern.
The information you give us or we collect about you may include your name, address, private and corporate e-mail address and phone numbers, financial information, compliance documentation and verification of your qualifications, experience and right to work, curriculum vitae and photograph, and links to your professional profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, business Facebook or corporate website.
Our website may also use services which can record online activity such as which areas and services users access most frequently. Data collected in this manner is used to improve our website usability and aid development of the services we provide.
This is information we obtain about you from other sources such as LinkedIn, corporate websites, job board websites, online CV libraries, your business card, and personal recommendations. We work closely with third parties including companies within our Group, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, professional, payment and other services, advertising networks and job boards, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, and professional advisors. We may receive information about you from them for the purposes of our recruitment services and ancillary support services.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Our legal basis for the processing of personal data is our legitimate business interests, described in more detail below, although we will also rely on contract, legal obligation, and consent for specific uses of data.
We will rely on contract if we are negotiating or have entered into a placement agreement with you or your organisation, or any other contract to provide services to you, or receive services from you or your organisation.
We will rely on legal obligation if we are legally required to hold and share information on to you to fulfil our legal obligations, for example in connection with the detection of crime or the collection of taxes or duties.
We will, in some circumstances, rely on consent for particular uses of your data and you will be asked for your express consent, if legally required. Examples of when consent may be the lawful basis for processing include permission to introduce you to a client (if you are a candidate).
Our legitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data are described below:
As a recruitment business and recruitment agency, we introduce candidates to clients for permanent employment, temporary worker placements, or independent professional contracts. The exchange of personal data of our candidates and our client contacts is a fundamental, essential part of this process.
In order to maintain our business relationship, support our candidates’ career aspirations, and support our clients’ resourcing needs, we require a database of candidate and client personal data containing historical information as well as current resourcing requirements.
To maintain, expand and develop our business, we need to record the personal data of prospective candidates and client contacts.
To deliver our ancillary services such as psychometric testing on behalf of clients.
Should we want or need to rely on consent to lawfully process your data, we will request your consent orally, by email, or by an online process for the specific activity we require consent for and record your response on our system. Where consent is the lawful basis for our processing, you have the right to withdraw your consent to this particular processing at any time.
We will use this information:
We will share your personal information with:
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
The lawful basis for the third party processing will include:
The data that we collect from you may/will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (”EEA”). It may be transferred to third parties outside of the EEA for the purpose of our recruitment services. It may/will also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, our recruitment services and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests and you are happy for us to do so. Accordingly, we have a data retention notice and run data routines to remove data that we no longer have a legitimate business interest in maintaining.
We do the following to try to ensure our data is accurate:
We are also enhancing our websites to allow you to manage your data and to review whether the details we hold about you are accurate.
We segregate our data so that we keep different types of data for different time periods. The criteria we use to determine whether we should retain your personal data includes:
We may archive part or all of your personal data or retain it on our financial systems only, deleting all or part of it from our main Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system. We may anonymise or pseudonymise parts of your data, particularly following a request for suppression or deletion of your data.
Wherever possible, we will make efforts not to re-enter your personal data onto our database, unless requested to do so. For example, re-registering or applying to vacancies on our website may lead to the processing and retention of your data again.
For your information, Pseudonymised Data is created by taking identifying fields within a database and replacing them with artificial identifiers, or pseudonyms. Anonymisation makes records anonymous by removing or preventing access to names and other details that could lead to identification (such as date of birth or NI number).
Our current retention notice is available upon request.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes and we will collect express consent from you if legally required prior to using your personal data for marketing purposes.
You can exercise your right to accept or prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at email@example.com
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The Data Protection Act 2018 provides you with the following rights. To:
The Data Protection Act 2018 gives you the right to access information held about you. We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your data is accurate and complete.
Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
A subject access request should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. No fee will apply.
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to email@example.com
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