Westmeria Recruitment Terms and Conditions
Westmeria GDPR Compliance, Terms and Conditions
Our Terms and conditions under GDPR is to explain how we collect, process, and use your personal data and in doing so how we comply with data protection law and our obligations to you.
Westmeria Recruitment Ltd (Westmeria) is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers. Westmeria processes personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Westmeria acts as a data controller. As a data controller Westmeria are committed to protecting your privacy, the privacy of our clients and users of our website. We will only use personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.
The information we collect and how we use it
Westmeria may collect your personal data via our website, during a face to face interview meeting, over email and from third parties. Depending on regulatory and contractual requirements we may collect all or some of the data listed below to enable us to offer you work (please note that the list is not exhaustive):
Date of birth/age
Emergency contact details
Education history and relevant qualifications
Professional registration information
Full employment history
Referee details, including information referees choose to divulge
Copies of your passport, driving licence and/or identity card
Proof of address
Other financial information
Equal opportunities information
Details of criminal convictions/cautions, information that may appear on your DBS
Details of your remuneration
Immunisation and serology reports
Professional appraisal details
Details of professional indemnity insurance, which may include your trade union
Mandatory training and/or CPD records
Information regarding prior professional misconduct, disciplinary action, and investigations
Personal data is held securely by Westmeria; it may be processed, used, stored, and disclosed as follows:
To provide work seeking services
To maintain our relationship with our clients, candidates, and website users
To enable you to submit your CV for consideration
To subscribe to job alerts and other marketing information, you may opt out of this type of processing by withdrawing your consent at any time
To assist Westmeria in finding suitable positions this may involve declaring personal data to our clients to allow them to make recruitment decisions, this may include divulging sensitive personal data. Please be aware that where sensitive personal data is required to be disclosed, as a contractual requirement, Westmeria will ensure that your data is anonymised where appropriate.
To fulfil contractual obligations with our clients
To answer queries
To monitor equal opportunities
To verify details or request external validation of the information you have provided
To enable Westmeria to renew compliance checks and carry out payroll and invoicing processes; data may be made accessible or transferred and processed outside of the European Economic Area. We will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
To trusted third party organisations such as intermediary companies and master/neutral vendor organisations for work finding or payment purposes
To other third party organisations who carry out checks on behalf of or provide services for Westmeria for example educational checks, training provision, occupational health purposes and DBS processing
To regulatory or law enforcement agencies for the purpose of their investigation or collection of taxes or duties. Your information will be disclosed where we are permitted or required to by law.
To enable Westmeria to monitor traffic and movements around our website. Website data is stored securely and not shared with anyone.
For other collection, holding and uses not listed above we will seek your consent.
Client data is collected directly from you or from third parties only. We use client’s data to provide you with suitable candidates.
Where personal data is required by law/and or a contractual requirement (e.g. our client may require your personal data), and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract you will be obliged to provide the data, if you do not, the consequence of failure to provide the data are:
Westmeria discontinuing your registration
Westmeria no longer being able to offer you work via the agency
The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different periods of time. Please see Retention of Records in our data protection policy for a complete breakdown of the data we process and how long we retain your records for.
We must keep your placement schedule records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage and tax legislation. Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) for the purposes of audit.
Where Westmeria has obtained your consent to process your personal and sensitive personal data, we will do so in line with our retention policy. Upon expiry of that period the Company will seek further consent from you. Where consent is not granted the Company will cease to process your personal data and sensitive personal data.
Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:
The right to be informed about the personal data the Company processes on you;
The right of access to the personal data the Company processes on you;
The right to rectification of your personal data;
The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
The right to withdraw consent at any time.
Where you have consented to the Westmeria processing your personal data and sensitive personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting Zoe Sandford, Operations and HR Manager, Enterprise House, 8 Essex Road, Dartford , Kent, DA1 2AU. Tel: 01322 282470 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints or queries
If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact
Data Protection Officer
Westmeria Recruitment Limited
8 Essex Road
Tel: 01322 282470
You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ , or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection.