Company: Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd (‘the company’)
Company contact details:
Data Controller, Helen Gorf or Tracey Finch, Director on firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you can apply in writing to Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd, Wolseley Road, Woburn Road industrial Estate, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 7LF.
Telephone: 01234 273232
Data Protection: Privacy Notice (including for use on the company website)
Date: Sept 2023
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd is a recruitment business and a recruitment agency which provides work-finding
services to its clients and work-seekers. Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd must process personal data (including
sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd acts
as a data controller.
You may give your personal details to Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd directly, such as on an application or
registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board.
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of
providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will
only use your personal data in accordance with this privacy statement. At all times we will comply with
current data protection laws.
1. Collection and use of personal data
a. Purpose of processing and legal basis
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and
will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. This
includes, for example, contacting you about job opportunities, assessing your suitability for those
opportunities, updating our databases, putting you forward for job opportunities, arranging payments
to you and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.
If you have opted-in we may also send you marketing information and news via email/ text. You can
opt-out from receiving these at any time by clicking “unsubscribe” when you receive these
communications from us.
In some cases we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and
detecting crime and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information
during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.
We must have a legal basis to process your personal data. The legal bases we rely upon to offer our
work-finding services to you are:
b. Legitimate interest
This is where Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd has a legitimate reason to process your data provided it is
reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us. Where Allstaff
(Bedford) Ltd has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests
is/are as follows:
c. Statutory/contractual requirement
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd has certain legal and contractual requirements to collect personal data (e.g. to
comply with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003,
immigration and tax legislation, and in some circumstances safeguarding requirements.) Our clients
may also require this personal data, and/or we may need your data to enter into a contract with you.
If you do not give us personal data we need to collect we may not be able to continue to provide workfinding services to you.
d. Recipients of data
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients:
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.
2. Information to be provided when data collected not from the data subject
a. Categories of data: Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd has collected the following personal data on you:
Sensitive personal data:
b. Source of the personal data: Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd sourced your personal data/sensitive personal data:
This information came from a publicly accessible source.
3. Data retention
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we
collect it. Different laws may also require us to keep different data for different periods of time. For
example, the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003,
require us to keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b)
after the date on which we last provide you with work-finding services.
We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and tax legislation. This is currently 3 to 6 years.
We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records
for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and
tax legislation. This is currently 3 to 6 years.
Record Retention Policy:
As an Employment Agency – Work Seeker records (including application form/CV, ID checks, interview
notes, etc.) will be kept for 2 years from the last date of supply or introduction to our clients.
As an Employment Business – Work Seeker records (including application form/CV, ID checks,
interview notes, terms of engagement, details of assignments, references, payroll records, holiday
pay, sick pay, pension auto-enrolment records etc.) will be kept for 6 years from the end of your last
assignment. This will also include records required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage,
social and tax legislation.
4. Your rights
Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:
Where you have consented to the Company processing your personal data/sensitive personal data
you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting:
The Data Controller, Helen Gorf or Tracey Finch, Director on email@example.com. Alternatively you can apply in writing to Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd, Wolseley Road, Woburn Road industrial Estate, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 7LF, Telephone 01234 273232.
Please note that if you withdraw your consent to further processing that does not affect any processing done prior to the withdrawal of that consent, or which is done according to another legal basis.
There may be circumstances where the Company will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. Where this is the case, we will tell you and we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for those specific reasons.
If you believe that any of your data that the Company processes is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the details above and we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it where necessary.
You can also contact us using the above details if you want us to restrict the type or amount of data we process for you, access your personal data or exercise any of the other rights listed above.
We do not have any cookies linked to our website and so do not use your personal data from this source.
6. Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
7. Links to external websites
The Company’s website may contains links to other external websites. Please be aware that the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you leave our site we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Company’s website.
8. Sale of business
If the Company’s business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
9. Data Security
Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. Personal data is held
on a password protected CRM called Tracker RMS which is web based. We use cloud based Office 365
for Outlook and other Microsoft packages and Sophos as a firewall to protect data. All paperwork is
destroyed as confidential waste onsite. PC’s are logged off every evening and the office is locked. The
building is alarmed and linked under the Red Care security system to the local Police Station.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, consultants, our accounts clerk or a marketing assistant) are granted access to your information.
The Company uses all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of email/ the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason, the Company cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via email/ the Internet.
If you share a device with others we recommend that you do not select the “remember my details” function when that option is offered.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can email Helen Gorf at firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Changes to this privacy statement
We will update this privacy statement from time to time. We will post any changes on the statement with revision dates. If we make any material changes, we will notify you.
11. Complaints or queries
If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact:
The Data Controller, Helen Gorf or Tracey Finch, Director on email@example.com. Alternatively, you can apply in writing to Allstaff (Bedford) Ltd, Wolseley Road, Woburn Road Industrial Estate, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 7LF, Telephone 01234 273232.
You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.