Updated March 2022
Kinsella Legal Limited (“we” “us” “our”) is a recruitment agency and recruitment business. We introduce candidates to clients for permanent employment, fixed-term contract and temporary worker placements or independent professional contracts. The collection, use and transfer of personal information is a fundamental and an essential part of this process and we are committed to safeguarding the personal information of our clients, candidates and others that we work with.
Please read the following carefully to understand how we collect and use your personal information as a data controller, when you interact with us either through our website, through job sites or directly with us. Personal information is information that can be used to identify you, for example your name, address, email address.
What personal information do we collect?
We collect, store and use your contact details including your name, email address and work and personal telephone numbers which you provide directly to us.
We collect, store and use your contact details including your name, email address and work and personal telephone numbers, and a photo, which you provide directly to us.
We collect the following personal information:
Special category personal information:
We process the following special category personal information and only with your prior consent:
Where personal and special category personal information is collected by us for our clients’ diversity and inclusion reporting, we anonymise your response before sharing the information with our clients.
How do we collect personal information?
We collect personal information:
How do we use your personal information and our legal basis for processing?
We use your personal information to provide recruitment services to you on the basis of our legitimate business interest and in order to perform contracts we have in place with you.
We use your personal information:
We process your personal information on the basis of our legitimate business interest and in order to perform contracts we have in place with you.
Who do we share your personal information with?
We share your personal information, other than special or sensitive personal information, with our clients in order to provide recruitment services to them.
When we share your personal information with our clients, we do so on the basis that our clients are, like us, data controllers. To understand how our clients collect and use your personal information, please check their privacy policies which are usually available on their recruitment websites.
We also share your personal information with
Where we share your information with our suppliers, we do so only where those companies have appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to ensure the security of your personal information and any processing they undertake is only carried out on the basis of our instructions. Where the company is a US company, we will only share your personal information with it where we have appropriate contractual protections in place. This ensures that when your personal information is processed in the United States, it will receive the same level of protection to that in the United Kingdom.
Where required by law or competent authority, we will share your personal information with regulators, courts, government departments and law enforcement agencies. We will inform you of this before we share your personal information unless we are legally prevented from doing so.
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The law entitles you:
If you would like to exercise any of these choices, please get in touch using the Contact Us information below. Where we have shared your personal information with our clients or other companies, we will let them know if you exercise any of these choices.
If you believe that we have not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk or by telephone on 0303 123 1113.
How long do we keep your personal information for?
We categorise personal information according to how we use it and then retain it in accordance with our data retention policy. Each use has a different retention period associated with it, and incorporations any legal obligations to retain that data category. After that time we permanently delete your personal information.
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