At Corvus, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
Every effort has been made to make this policy clear and concise. If anything is unclear, please contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO) whose details are outlined below.
Data Protection Officer
Name: Lesley Armstrong
The Company acts as the Data Controller and the Data Processor is Bullhorn CRM. The Client refers to businesses we recruit for and the Candidate refers to candidates on our CRM.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, apply for a job, make enquiries about our services, register to receive our newsletters and from third party websites such as Job Board CV libraries. We collect Client personal data either directly from you when you contact us proactively, where we contact you, either by phone or email or through our consultants' business development activities more generally or from third parties (e.g. our Candidates) and other limited sources (e.g. online and offline media). We may use information held about you to provide you with news about jobs, updates, things we think you might be interested in, or any changes to our business. We respect you and your data, so we won't do evil things like selling your email address to marketers. If you want us to stop contacting you, then please email us and we'll stop.
We collect anonymous statistical information about our users’ systems and browsing habits using systems like Google Analytics.
On what basis do we process your data?
We process data under Legitimate Interest and in some areas contractual necessity (we might need your bank details or P45 to pay you) or legal obligation (HMRC and the Fair Employment Commission might ask us for details). We only process and use your data in the manner required to successfully assist you in your next career move or in hiring your next member of staff. We will collect information, as outlined below, without which we would be unable to work on your behalf in recruiting activity. We firmly believe that our legitimate interests in processing your data is in line with your own legitimate interests in your search for a new job or a new team member.
What type of information is collected from you?
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We’ll hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or for a period of 24 months.
How is your data stored?
Your data is centrally stored using a Processor. The Processor uses a highly secure, encrypted connection to a cloud-based service to access this data. Information we collect such as bank details, fair employment, ID etc are only visible to the DPO.
Information will only be held outside of the Controller in the following circumstances:
Who has access to your information?
What are your rights?
This applies to anyone who has personal identifiable data held by Corvus.
As standard, any request to the above rights should be fulfilled within 30 days of request.
How is data erased?
When this happens a 5-stage process takes place, outlined below:
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What we will do if data is breached?
If a breach of data happens this will be promptly communicated to affected parties within 48 hours by email and for any serious breach that could lead to significant impact on the individual a phone call will be made within 24 hours of the Company is made aware of any breach.
Diversity & inclusion
Corvus is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age. As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we may from time to time use information provided by you for the purposes of equality monitoring and submission to statutory bodies as required under FEAT (NI) Order 1998 and other legislation. All such information will be used on an anonymised basis.
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