GDPR Policy

Kemp Recruitment require your data in order to carry out your request for us to help you in your search for work.

What we will do with this Information

We may (are likely) to share this information with third parties who are looking to hire people with your skillset at your request and/or consent to find you a suitable role. This information is only shared to help assess your suitability for job vacancies.

How long will we keep this Information

We will have a contractual basis for keeping this information for a period of time. The exact time will vary depending on the type of information you supply us with, and the outcome of your job search.

By agreeing to share your information with us, we will be able to proceed in helping you with your job search. None of this information will be passed to third parties for marketing purposes. Full details are below. You are welcome to ask us to stop contacting you at any point by emailing [email protected].

1. Introduction

1.1. Kemp Recruitment is committed to protecting the privacy and rights of individuals in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and applicable data protection laws.

1.2. This policy outlines our approach to data protection and our commitment to handling personal data responsibly, securely, and transparently.

2. Scope

2.1. This policy applies to all employees, contractors, and third-party service providers who handle personal data on behalf of Kemp Recruitment during recruitment processes.

3. Principles of Data Protection

3.1. Kemp Recruitment adheres to the following principles of data protection:

3.1.1. Lawfulness, fairness, and transparency: We process personal data lawfully, fairly, and transparently, ensuring individuals are informed about how their data is collected and used.

3.1.2. Purpose limitation: Personal data is collected for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes, and is not further processed in a manner incompatible with those purposes.

3.1.3. Data minimisation: We collect and process only the personal data that is necessary and relevant for the recruitment process. Unnecessary or excessive data is not collected or retained.

3.1.4. Accuracy: We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, kept up to date, and corrected promptly when inaccuracies are identified.

3.1.5. Storage limitation: Personal data is retained only for as long as necessary for the recruitment process and service you have requested. It is securely deleted or anonymized when no longer required or when you have requested the right to be forgotten.

3.1.6. Security and confidentiality: Appropriate technical and organisational measures are implemented to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data.

3.1.7. Accountability: We are accountable for our data protection practices and have mechanisms in place to demonstrate compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

4. Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data

4.1. Kemp Recruitment will ensure that personal data is processed lawfully in accordance with the GDPR. The lawful bases for processing personal data may include:

4.1.1. Consent: Individuals’ explicit and informed consent is obtained for the processing of their personal data.

4.1.2. Contractual necessity: Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract or to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

4.1.3. Legal obligations: Processing is necessary to comply with legal obligations imposed on Kemp Recruitment.

4.1.4. Legitimate interests: Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by Kemp Recruitment, provided they do not override the interests, rights, and freedoms of individuals.

5. Transparency and Individuals’ Rights

5.1. Kemp Recruitment is committed to providing individuals with transparency and control over their personal data. We will:

5.1.1. Inform individuals about the purposes of data processing, the categories of personal data collected, and the retention periods.

5.1.2. Obtain explicit consent when required and provide mechanisms for individuals to withdraw their consent.

5.1.3. Facilitate individuals’ rights, including the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, object to processing, and data portability.

5.1.4. Respond to data subject requests in a timely and compliant manner.

5.1.5. If you want to make a request under any these points above ( e.g. DSAR, right to be removed from contact lists, right to be forgotten) please contact our Data Protection Officer on [email protected] and state what you’d like to happen with your data.

To view our compliant processes with recruitment legislation please Kemp Recruitment Compliance Processes.

Last updated: 04/07/2023