Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice tells you what to expect in relation to personal information about you which is collected, handled and processed by Cornucopia IT Resourcing Limited.

Janek Formella of Cornucopia IT Resourcing Limited, First Floor 33 Chertsey Rd, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5AJ is the Data Controller.

We acknowledge and agree that any personal data of yours that we handle will be processed in accordance with all current data protection laws in force. With effect from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) will come into force, which will change the law.

THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WE MAY COLLECT, HOLD AND PROCESS IS SET OUT BELOW:

  1. Information collected and processed for finding you a suitable role is as follows:
    • Your name
    • Your address
    • Your email address
    • Your contact number
    • CV/work history
    • Job preferences including job role, salary, hourly/rate, geographical areas
    • Any other work related information such as education, training, qualifications
  2. Information in respect to individuals that have worked for us previously or may work for us is as follows:
    • Passport/permits/visas
    • Date of birth
    • National Insurance number
    • Full details of job offers and placements
    • Outcome of criminal record checks and security clearance for certain roles
    • Medical information (if required)
    • References
    • Financial information (including but not limited to payroll details and terms, HMRC data, pension scheme details, court orders, statutory payments)
    • A log of our communications with you be email and telephone

This information will have been provided, or will be provided, by you or a third party who we work with, such as a Job Board Company or another employment business or agency. In the case of references, these will be from your previous employer. Medical information may be supplied by a third party such as your GP, Consultant or Occupational Health. The outcome of criminal record checks and security clearance checks, where relevant, will be supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service or other external company applicable to the placement.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION

The above information is used to provide our services to you in our capacity as an employment business / employment agency to find you suitable work whether on a temporary or permanent basis based on your requirements as set out on the next page.

The information under A may be used as follows:

  • To match your skill sets with job vacancies to assist in finding you the positions that most suit you
  • To put forward your details to our clients and prospective employers for you to be considered for vacancies they may have
  • To place you with our clients and prospective employers
  • To keep you informed of available opportunities as they arise
  • To keep you informed of the services offered by us

The information under B may be used as follows:

  • To verify that you have the right to work in the UK
  • To enable us to undertake relevant security and criminal record checks as required by our clients and prospective employers and as permitted by law
  • To deal with any medical and health and safety issues relating to certain positions
  • To put in place contractual arrangements and documentation once a role has been secured
  • To enable your wages to be processed if you are placed

HOW WE HOLD THE INFORMATION

All the personal data we have is stored on our secure database in the UK.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Your CV and related information will be shared or sent to prospective employers and our clients. Once you have secured a placement additional information will be provided to them to enable the placement to proceed. Such employers and clients will be located inside the UK. Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the UK.

Other trusted third parties that we may share your data with are as follows: HM Revenue and Customs, Government agencies such as the Department for Work & Pensions, pension scheme providers, legal advisors and other companies for the purpose of undertaking pre engagement checks for the role or for paying you.

WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING THE INFORMATION?

We will rely on your consent to process the information set out in A, which is collected at the outset of the recruitment process.

Information and documentation to establish your right to work is processed by us as we are legally obliged to do so.

In respect of medical information, the basis for us processing this will depend on the circumstances, but will usually be for one of the following reasons: it is necessary to protect health and safety or to prevent discrimination on the grounds of disability or where consent has been obtained, if required.

Information in relation to criminal record checks, which are relevant for some roles, will be processed on the basis that it is necessary for us to comply with the law or consent will be obtained, if required.

Once a position has been found for you, we will process your personal data, including financial information, for the purpose of you entering into a contract to fulfil your role and to enable us to pay you, depending on the specific contractual arrangements and circumstances.

For the purposes of paying you, where relevant, we are legally obliged to provide information to HMRC.

Once a placement has been secured, we may also process your data on the basis of our legitimate interests i.e. for administrative purposes.

YOUR RIGHTS

You currently have the right at any time to ask for a copy of the information about you that we hold. At this time, we have the right to charge a £10 administration fee for this service. When the GDPR comes into force, we will no longer have the right to charge a fee. If you would like to make a request for information please email

In addition to this right of access, when the GDPR comes into force, you will also have the following rights: erasure, restriction of processing, objection and data portability. We will update you further in connection with these rights when they come into force.

RETENTION OF YOUR DATA

Your data will be retained for no longer than is necessary but in accordance with the legal obligations we are required to meet.

WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT

If you have provided us with your consent to process your data, for the purpose of using our services and us finding you suitable work, you have the right to withdraw this at any time. In order to do so you should contact us by emailing

CONCERNS

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to Information Commissioners Office.

CONTACT

Please address any queries to Janek Formella on 01483 769220 or .

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Notice may be changed by us at any time.

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