Your Personal Data
We may collect your personal data when you request information about Patterson-Dublanc or any of our services or projects. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”), we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally and can’t harm your computer. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example: enabling a service to recognise your device so you aren’t given the same information several times and measuring how many people are accessing which pages so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure the pages are delivered quickly.
Changes to this Policy
We endeavour to ensure that all the material on our website is accurate and up-to-date. However, errors and omissions can happen, so the content is provided without any warranty, or liability. We do not warrant that use of the website will not infringe third party rights. We do not warrant that use of this website or materials downloaded from it will not cause computer virus infection or other damage to property. It is a condition of use of the website and the materials in it that use is at the user’s own risk. Neither we nor any of the website’s editors or contributors shall be liable for any loss or damages suffered as a result of any use of the website, including but not limited to direct loss, consequential loss and loss of profits (but not including death or personal injury).
Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise indicated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
When you contact us as a prospective client we may ask you for your name, telephone number, email address, the site address, your postal address, your budget, your project requirements, and any drawings that may be pertinent.
Why do we ask for this information and what is it used for?
We ask for this information so that we understand you, as a prospective client, and what you are wanting us to help you achieve. We may use your information as part of a statistical analysis, but we will never publish data in a way that identifies you.
How is this information stored?
All prospective client information and communications are entered into our business systems as specified in our Data Protection Policy.
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
The Company is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. This privacy notice sets out, in line with GDPR, the types of data that we collect and hold on you as a job applicant. It also sets out how we use that information, how long we keep it for and other relevant information about your data.
Data Protection Principles
In relation to your personal data, we will: process it fairly, lawfully and in a clear, transparent way collect your data only for reasons that we find proper for the course of your employment in ways that have been explained to you only use it in the way that we have told you about ensure it is correct and up to date keep your data for only as long as we need it process it in a way that ensures it will not be used for anything that you are not aware of or have consented to (as appropriate), lost or destroyed.
Types of Data we Process
We hold many type of data about you, including your personal details including your name, address, date of birth, email address, phone numbers your photograph – if supplied gender whether or not you have a disability information included on your CV including references, education history and employment history documentation relating to your right to work in the UK driving licence – if supplied. One of the reasons for processing your data is to allow us to carry out an effective recruitment process. Whilst you are under no obligation to provide us with your data, we may not able to process, or continue with (as appropriate), your application.
In line with data protection principles, we only keep your data for as long as we need it for and this will depend on whether or not you are successful in obtaining employment with us. If your application is not successful and we have not sought consent or you have not provided consent upon our request to keep your data for the purpose of future suitable job vacancies, we will keep your data for three months once the recruitment exercise ends.
Your Rights in Relation to your Data
The law on data protection gives you certain rights in relation to the data we hold on you. These are:
- the right to be informed. This means that we must tell you how we use your data, and this is the purpose of this privacy notice
- the right of access. You have the right to access the data that we hold on you. To do so, you should make a subject access request
- the right for any inaccuracies to be corrected. If any data that we hold about you is incomplete or inaccurate, you are able to require us to correct it
- the right to have information deleted. If you would like us to stop processing your data, you have the right to ask us to delete it from our systems where you believe there is no reason for us to continue processing it
- the right to restrict the processing of the data. For example, if you believe the data we hold is incorrect, we will stop processing the data (whilst still holding it) until we have ensured that the data is correct
- the right to portability. You may transfer the data that we hold on you for your own purposes
- the right to object to the inclusion of any information. You have the right to object to the way we use your data where we are using it for our legitimate interests
the right to regulate any automated decision-making and profiling of personal data. You have a right not to be subject to automated decision making in way that adversely affects your legal rights.
If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have collected and/or used your information, in the first instance we ask that you raise your concern with our Data Protection Lead email@example.com
You can also report concerns to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/global/contactus