Purple Recruitment - Privacy Policy

Purple Recruitment takes your privacy and the security of information you provide us very seriously and views secure personal data protection as its legal and social responsibility. Purple Recruitment privacy policy states how and why we collect data, how we store it, how we use it and your rights concerning the personal information you provide to Purple Recruitment.

Purple Recruitment's processing of your personal data is now governed by the General Data Protection Act 2018 (GDPR). Purple Recruitment's lawful basis for obtaining your personal information is based on your clear, fully informed consent in pursuant to Article 6 of the GDPR. This establishes grounds for lawful processing which includes processing of consent and processing in the organisation’s legitimate interest.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, please contact:

Purple Recruitment Ltd.
Thomas Carr

What personal information we collect

Depending on how you interact with us, including when you enquire about our activities, register with us, subscribe to our newsletter, send or receive an email, you provide us with your personal information that we collect. This may include your name, postal address, email address, Personal and specific information contained within your CV, telephone or mobile number and your contact preferences.

We will only keep your records on our system for as long as is necessary to our work with you and to meet any legal or regulatory requirement. This is so that we can provide the services or information you have requested.

How and why we collect it

When you contact Purple Recruitment regarding our activities, send or receive information, you provide us with personal information to enable us to respond to your requests.

How we use your information

Under the GDPR regulations, we are legally obliged to ensure that we only use this information for the purpose for which it was requested, that consent was given and to ensure that it is kept securely. The information will be retained only for the appropriate amount of time it is needed, and it will be kept in an established data retention system under the supervision of Purple Recruitment's designated data protection officer .

We may use your personal information for:

  • Dealing with your enquiries, requests or complaints
  • Processing your payments for Purple Recruitment made online or otherwise to verify financial transactions
  • Providing you with information about our work opportunities and activities
  • Providing you with updates on our work, where you have agreed to receive this
  • Complying with our legal obligations, policies and procedures
  • Providing and personalising our services.
  • Administering subscribers membership records
  • Processing an internship application or job application

In order to process financial transactions. We may ask you for your bank or credit card details, as well as a valid form of identification, if necessary.

How we secure your information

Purple Recruitment is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. All staff who have access to your personal data understand the importance of keeping your information safe and secure at all times. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information. Purple Recruitment cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us electronically, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by Purple Recruitment.

What does providing your personal information mean?

To continue to receive information from Purple Recruitment and for us to correspond with you either electronically (email) or by post, you must authorise Purple Recruitment to communicate with you by confirming your full consent. In addition, we may send you direct emails that we feel may be of interest to you. Purple Recruitment will not sell or rent supporter information to anyone. From time to time, we agree with other like-minded organisations to write to some of each other's supporters, for the mutual benefit of both. In order to do so, Purple Recruitment will ask again for your full and informed consent. We will only contact you when you provide us with your personal data and you explicitly give us consent to use the information you provide for the purposes stated.

What are your choices regarding the collection, use and distribution of your information?

If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information from Purple Recruitment and have given explicit consent to a particular method of communication (email, telephone, post ), we will use this method to send you information and communicate with you.

What are your rights concerning the personal information you provide to Purple Recruitment?

Right to access
You have the right to obtain a copy of the information that is held about you. You may request a copy of the personal information relating to you that is kept on file by Purple Recruitment by contacting the MD of Purple Recruitment at our address given above. Information requested will be provided free of charge, however we may need to charge a ‘reasonable fee’ when a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly if it is repetitive.

Right to correct or update the information
Should your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by sending an email to tom@purplerecruitment.com. In addition, if you find that any of your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, please notify Purple Recruitment using the above method, and the necessary corrections will be made in a timely manner.

Right to rescind consent
You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. If you desire to withdraw the consent you have previously given, there are a number of ways you can do this:

  • Email tom@purplerecruitment.com withdrawing your consent to all communications
  • Call +44 7955 845 270 to withdraw your consent to all communications Contact
  • the Thomas Carr at the address above

Right to be forgotten
You may have personal information effectively erased when that information is no longer necessary for its initial purpose and when you have clearly rescinded previously given consent. If you would like to do this, contact us by emailing tom@purplerecruitment.com, calling +44 7955 845 270 or writing to us at our address above.

Will we disclose the information we have collected to outside parties with your consent?

Please note that any information you provide to Purple Recruitment will never be supplied to third parties without first obtaining your consent. If you consent to the use of your information by third parties, we require them to protect your personal information to the same degree that we do. The only time we may need to disclose your information to a third party is at the time of a request being made by a potential employer or other recruitment organisation. Purple Recruitment may use your personal information to send you information about third parties, which we think you may find interesting, but only if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Direct marketing and user surveys

From time to time we may provide you with details of other Purple Recruitment services and products which may be of interest to you, offering you the opportunity to subscribe to them. We may also offer you the opportunity to participate in surveys carried out by Purple Recruitment or its agents, which help us gather information to support our work.

Can you opt out of further communications?

If you do not wish to receive further communications of a particular type or no longer wish Purple Recruitment to contact you at all, you can tell us by:

  • Emailing tom@purplerecruitment.com
  • Call +44 7955 845 270 to withdraw your consent to all communications
  • Contact Thomas Carr at the address above

We will always respect your privacy and any personal communication between you and Purple Recruitment. Notification of change of privacy policy Purple Recruitment reserves the right to amend this privacy statement. If you have any questions regarding GDPR, please visit: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-dataprotection-regulation-gdpr/ If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our privacy statement, please contact tom@purplerecruitment.com.