Maclean Moore Ltd (”We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which your personal data will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how it will be treated by us.
For the purposes of data protection legislation in force from time to time the data controller is:
London - Maclean Moore of Caledonia House, 223 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9NG;
Bristol - Maclean Moore of 3rd Floor, Queen Square House, 18-21 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4NH;
Manchester - Maclean Moore of 13th Floor, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT;
The Netherlands - Maclean Moore of Zuidplein 36, H-Toren, 1077 XV Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Who we are and what we do:
Maclean Moore is an employment business and employment agency (as defined by the Conduct Regulations 2003). With this purpose in mind, in pursuit of these legitimate interests, Maclean Moore will process information relevant to our business and in order to be able to provide professional services to potential and current candidates and clients.
Information you give to us or we collect about you:
This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site www.macleanmoore.com (our site) 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, 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 with our site.
The information you give us, or we collect about you may include your name, address, private and corporate e-mail address and phone number, financial information, compliance documentation and references verifying your qualifications and experience and your right to work in the United Kingdom, curriculum vitae and photograph, links to your professional profiles available in the public domain e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, business Facebook or corporate website. By using this website and entering your Personal Data, you consent to processing and use of your data as described in this privacy statement. Information necessary to continue a professional relationship.
We currently do not any collect any information via cookies about you when you visit our website.
Information we obtain from other sources:
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.
Purposes of the processing and the legal basis for the processing:
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts we intend to enter into or have entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us or we think will be of interest to you because it is relevant to your career or to your organisation.
To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased, been provided with or enquired about.
The core service we offer to our candidates and clients is the introduction of candidates to our clients for the purpose of temporary or permanent engagement. However, our service expands to supporting individuals throughout their career and to supporting businesses’ resourcing needs and strategies.
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 a 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 information on to you to fulfil our legal obligations.
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 Business Interests:
Our legitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data is 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 support our candidates’ career aspirations and 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 we need to contact candidates on a regular basis, through various routes such as email, phone, job alerts and other relevant notifications.
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.
Other Uses we will make of your data:
Use of our website;
to notify you about changes to our service;
to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
We will use this information:
to administer our site and for internal operations,
to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
we do not undertake automated decision making or profiling. A person will always be involved in the decision-making process.
We currently do not collect any information via cookies about you when you visit our website.
Disclosure of your information inside and outside of the EEA
We will share your personal information with:
Selected third parties including:
clients for the purpose of introducing candidates to them;
candidates for the purpose of arranging interviews and engagements;
clients, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance and compliance obligations of any contract we enter into with them or you;
if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Maclean Moore Ltd, our customers, or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We may from time to time use your data to carry out reference and security checks. Where potential employers require us to assist them in the carrying out of criminal record searches or police checks you agree that we have the right to use your data for this purpose.
we will provide your data to potential employers that have notified us of vacancies for which you may be qualified but only with your express permission. It is your responsibility to notify us of any employers to whom you do not wish to submit your details.
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. If Maclean Moore Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
The lawful basis for the third party processing will include:
Their own legitimate business interests in processing your personal data, in most cases to fulfill their internal resourcing needs; satisfaction of their contractual obligations to us as our data processor; for the purpose of a contract in place or in contemplation; to fulfill their legal obligations.
Where we store and process your personal data:
All information you provide to us is stored on our CRM secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. 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.
Retention of your data:
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 that 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:
Our Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system enables us to manage your data and we will keep in touch with you so you can let us know of changes to your personal data. 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:
the nature of the personal data;
its perceived accuracy;
our legal obligations;
whether an interview or placement has been arranged; and
our recruitment expertise and knowledge of the industry by country, sector and job role.
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 pseudonymise parts of your data, particularly following a request for suppression or deletion of your data, to ensure that we do not re-enter your personal data on to our database, unless requested to do so.
For your information, Pseudonymised Data is created by taking identifying fields within a database and replacing them with artificial identifiers, or pseudonyms.
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 by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 GDPR provides you with the following rights. To:
request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing, However, please note, we cannot always guarantee that you will not be contacted by us following a right to erasure process, if your personal information remains in the public domain (e.g. if you have published or uploaded information to job boards and networking sites). We suggest that you allow us to keep a limited identifier of individuals who have been removed from our CRM (if you have requested this as part of or as a consequence of any request to erase your personal information).
object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
request the transfer of your personal information to another party in certain formats, if practicable.
make a complaint to a supervisory body which in the United Kingdom is the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO can be contacted through this link: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR give 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 email@example.com.
Changes to our privacy notice:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.