The Change Partners Recruitment Ltd
117 Waterloo Road
London, SE1 8UL
0207 902 1930
We provide retained and contingent, permanent and contract talent search and recruitment services to clients looking to recruit personnel for their businesses. We also provide payroll services for contractors.
This policy covers all data that is shared with us by a visitor or candidate whether directly via www.thechangepartners.com, via email, via telephone or face to face.
We at The Change Partners Recruitment Ltd take your personal data seriously. This policy:
We collect the information necessary to be able to find available opportunities and further information needed to assess your eligibility through the different stages of recruitment. This information includes CV’s, identification documents, educational records, work history, Visa information references and salary/package information.
We may also collect sensitive personal data about you, in the form of personal family data, for example, if it is an international placement that would require relocation of you and your family, what your partner does for a living, would it be easier for him or her to find a job in the new location, if you have any children and their age for relocation and schooling purposes. We only collect sensitive personal data from you, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent.
The following are the different sources we may collect personal data about you from:
Where we collect your information through publicly available sources as set out above, we may do this with the aid of software programs’ such as CW Jobs or OnlyMarketingJobs. These programs’ are given parameters on the requirements of a role and search through publicly available sources to find such candidates. These programs’ are designed to only output information on candidates that meet the search criteria. The parameters of this program are restricted to only searching for candidate information from public sites where there is a reasonable expectation that such information may be collected and further processed by job recruiters for the purpose of sourcing candidates for different job roles.
We use your personal data to match your skills, experience and qualifications with a potential employer. We will initially collect basic information on you such as contact details, job role, experience, current salary information, salary expectations and then pass this on to the client in search of personnel.
If you are chosen by the client and go through to the next stage we will then be collecting more information from you at the interview (or equivalent) stage and onwards in that manner.
We keep your information in accordance as follows:
We only retain your information for as long as is necessary for us to use your information as described above or to comply with our legal obligations. However, please be advised that we may retain some of your information after you cease to use our services, for instance, if this is necessary to meet our legal obligations, such as retaining the information for tax and accounting purposes.
When determining the relevant retention periods, we will take into account factors including:
(a) our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;
(b) legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
(c) statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
(d) (potential) disputes;
(e) if you have made a request to have your information deleted; and
(f) guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.
Otherwise, we securely erase your information once this is no longer needed.
We share your personal data with the client who has a position to fill, in order to determine with the client whether you are a good fit for the available position.
We may also conduct checks on you to verify the information you have provided.
We always ask for your permission before we send your CV and any other information you have provided, to a client.
For prospective candidates, contractors, referees and clients, our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in that we need the information in order to be able to assess suitability for potential roles, to find potential candidates and to contact clients and referees.
If you are interviewed and submitted as a candidate, then this may involve the processing of more detailed personal data including sensitive data such as health information that you or others provide about you. In that case we always ask for your consent before undertaking such processing.
For clients, we may also rely on our processing being necessary to perform a contract for you, for example in contacting you.
If you do not provide the personal data necessary, or withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data, we may not be able to match you with available job opportunities.
No, we do not carry out automated profiling.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our Website to our advertisers. Such information will not identify you personally, it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with the Website so that we can continue to develop and improve this Website.
We may gather information about your general Internet use by using a cookie file that is downloaded to your computer. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular areas of our Website.
Any advertising featured on this Website may also incorporate cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our Website.
For more information on cookies you can read the guidance at All About Cookies http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/.
To better match your employee profile with current opportunities we may transfer your personal data to clients and partners in countries outside the EEA. These countries privacy laws may be different from those in your home country. Where we transfer data to a country which has not been deemed to provide adequate data protection standards we always have security measures and approved model clauses in place to protect your personal data. To find out more about how we safeguard your information as related to transfers contact us on GDPR@thechangepartners.com.
By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.
Rights & what this means
We usually act on requests and provide information free of charge, but may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs of providing the information for:
Alternatively, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.
Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Generally, this will be within one month from when we receive your request but, if the request is going to take longer to deal with, we’ll come back to you and let you know.
We may contact you by phone, email or social media. If you prefer a particular contact means over another please just let us know.
If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information or have further questions on the processing of your personal data, contact Tristan here:
In writing via post:
The Change Partners Recruitment Ltd
117 Waterloo Road
London, SE1 8UL
Via email: GDPR@thechangepartners.com