WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Driver Require Limited is committed to good practice, professionalism and integrity. We protect the data and privacy of our clients and candidates in the strictest confidence, whether through this website, on the telephone or through one of our branches.

Candidates who submit their details via this site are assured that we only gather information necessary to aid the recruitment process and to understand the profile of our customers and web site users to monitor and improve our service. By registering your details through this website, you consent to us collecting personal data for the purpose of disclosing this information to potential employers and clients in our recruitment process. We may also use this information to contact you with marketing and job alerts.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Driver Require Limited of Niall House, 24-26 Boulton Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4QX (Company Registration number 04312493).

This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and other website visitors. This policy explains how we handle your personal data.

 

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

This section provides you with details about:

  • what personal data we may process;
    in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, where we obtained that data from, and what types of data we have collected;
    the purposes for which we may process your personal data; and
    the legal grounds on which we process your data.

 

ACCOUNT DATA

We may process the personal data that you have provided to us when you register so that we can set up your account with us (“account data”). The account data may include your name and email address. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you.

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests. Where you have provided your consent for us to do so, we may consider you for opportunities that you did not specifically apply for but which we think might be a good fit for your skillset, represent you to employers who may have appropriate vacancies for you, share your account data with our partner agencies, and process your account data to facilitate finding you a job.

Where you have given us consent to process your information for the purposes detailed above, we will enter the account data into our central recruitment database.

 

PROFILE DATA

We may process other information that you provide to us (“profile data”). This profile data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details, employment history, curriculum vitae, job preferences and employment details. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services.

We may also process your profile data in relation to job vacancies that you have applied for, generally processing any job applications, facilitating the recruitment process and furthering our relationship with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests in finding an appropriate person for a particular role.

Where you have provided your consent for us to do so, we may consider you for opportunities that you did not specifically apply for but which we think might be a good fit for your skillset, represent you to employers who may have appropriate vacancies for you, and share your profile data.

Where you have given us consent to process your information for the purposes detailed above, we will enter the profile data into our central recruitment database.

 

CONTACT DATA

We may collect your details from third-party sources such as LinkedIn, CV Library or a similar website, this information may include your name, email address or telephone number (“contact data”). We may do this where we identify that you are suitable for an available vacancy. We may use the contact data to contact you to ask whether you would like us to provide you with recruitment services. Our use of the contact data in these circumstances is

limited to making contact with you to determine whether you are interested in receiving our services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest as a business to maintain a viable talent pool.

 

USAGE DATA

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data”). This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way. The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

 

ENQUIRY DATA

We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding our services (“enquiry data”). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant products and/or services to you.

The legal basis for this processing is consent.

 

NOTIFICATION DATA

We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications, job alerts and/or newsletters (“notification data”). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications, job alerts and/or newsletters.

The legal basis for this processing is consent.

 

CORRESPONDENCE DATA

We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us (“correspondence data”). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping.

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users.

 

OTHER PROCESSING ACTIVITIES

In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out above, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us unless we prompt you to do so.

 

PROVIDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS:

OUR INSURERS/PROFESSIONAL ADVISERS

We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice and managing legal disputes.

 

OUR CLIENTS/POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS/PARTNER AGENCIES

We may disclose your profile data and account data to our clients, potential employers, and our partner agencies insofar as reasonably necessary in relation to potential job vacancies, and in the process of representing you to employers who may have an appropriate vacancy for you and administering any job placement.

 

WHERE WE PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO ANY THIRD PARTY

Where we share your personal data with any third party, we will ensure this processing is protected by appropriate safeguards including a suitable data processing agreement with that third party.

 

TO COMPLY WITH LEGAL OBLIGATIONS

In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data detailed above, we may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation we have to comply with, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another individual.

 

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details 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 policy.

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.

 

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

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. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at Niall House, 24-26 Boulton Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4QX or marketing@driverrequire.co.uk.

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.

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:

  • your request not being found to be unfounded or excessive, in which case a charge may apply; and
  • the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

The rights you have under data protection law are:

  • the right to access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to object to processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
  • the right to withdraw consent.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO ACCESS YOUR DATA

You have the right to ask us to confirm whether or not we process your personal data and, to have access to the personal data, and any additional information. That additional information includes the purposes for which we process your data, the categories of personal data we hold and the recipients of that personal data. You may request a copy of your personal data. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION

If we hold any inaccurate personal data about you, you have the right to have these inaccuracies rectified. Where necessary for the purposes of the processing, you also have the right to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO ERASURE

In certain circumstances you have the right to have personal data that we hold about you erased. This will be done without undue delay. These circumstances include the following:

  • it is no longer necessary for us to hold those personal data in relation to the purposes for which they were originally collected or otherwise processed;
  • you withdraw your consent to any processing which requires consent;
  • the processing is for direct marketing purposes;
  • the personal data have been unlawfully processed.

However, there are certain general exclusions of the right to erasure, including where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO RESTRICT PROCESSING

In certain circumstances you have the right for the processing of your personal data to be restricted. This is the case where: you do not think that the personal data we hold about you is accurate; your data is being processed unlawfully, but you do not want your data to be erased; it is no longer necessary for us to hold your personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you still require that personal data in relation to a legal claim; and you have objected to processing, and are waiting for that objection to be verified. Where processing has been restricted for one of these reasons, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only process it for other reasons: with your consent; in relation to a legal claim; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT TO PROCESSING

You can object to us processing your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only as far as our legal basis for the processing is that it is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of our legitimate interests or those of a third party. If you make an objection, we will stop processing your personal information unless we are able to: demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, and that these legitimate grounds override your interests, rights and freedoms; or the processing is in relation to a legal claim.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT TO DIRECT MARKETING

You can object to us processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you make an objection, we will stop processing your personal data for this purpose.

 

AUTOMATED DATA PROCESSING

To the extent that the legal basis we are relying on for processing your personal data is consent, and where the processing is automated, you are entitled to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, you may not have this right if it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

 

COMPLAINING TO A SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

If you think that our processing of your personal data infringes data protection laws, you can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do this in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

 

RIGHT TO WITHDRAW CONSENT

To the extent that the legal basis we are relying on for processing your personal data is consent, you are entitled to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

 

EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us in addition to the other methods specified above.

 

RETAINING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA

Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We will retain and delete your personal data in accordance with our Data Retention Policy.

We may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.

 

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to us at Niall House, 24-26 Boulton Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4QX or marketing@driverrequire.co.uk.