Data we collect
Some of the data we collect may contain personally identifiable information about you, or “personal data”, such as your name, title, phone number, email address, or similar and payroll information including bank account details, payroll records, tax status information, salary information, pension information, benefits information and your national insurance number. We do not collect or process any data which falls into the category of “sensitive personal data” / “special category data” including, but not limited to, biometric data, genetic data, or other data relating to your health.
We may collect data from the following sources:
- Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website, such as when you register with us, subscribe to receive information, or contact us via the contact us page.
- Information that others may provide about you, for example where our services are used by your employer or where a company outsources their services to us.
- Details of your visits to our Website and the resources that you access including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.
Some of the services on our Website do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our pages without telling us who you are. However, some services may require you to provide us with personal data. In these situations, if you choose to withhold any personal data requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain areas on our Website or for us to respond to your query.
Use of your data
The data that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services. In addition, we may use the data for the following purposes:
- To provide you with information requested from us relating to our products or services or to provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you if you have consented to receive such information.
- To meet our contractual commitments to you.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our online services if you choose to use these.
- To notify you about any changes to our Website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our services.
- To comply with our legal obligations.
- If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
Protecting your data
We will retain personal data only for as long as it is needed to provide services to our customers.
Any data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers and details relating to any transactions entered into via our Website will also be encrypted to ensure their safety.
If you visit our Website from outside of the United Kingdom, please be aware that you are sending information (including any personal data that you submit) to the United Kingdom where our servers are located. Your data may be transferred within the United Kingdom depending on the type of data that it is and how it is stored by us.
Whilst we take steps to meet industry standard levels of security safeguarding, no method of the transmission of information via the internet is completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and the transmission of such data is entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain areas of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Sharing your personal data
We will not rent or sell your personal data to others. Any personal data which you elect to make publicly available on our Website, such as posting comments, will be available to others. If you remove data that you have made publicly available on our Website, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that data.
We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, etc) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for our Website.
We do not transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic area (EEA).
Disclosing your data
We may disclose your personal data to our associated companies including The Employment Management Platform (Flexr) where appropriate and necessary for the fulfilment of contractual obligations. We may also disclose your personal data to our preferred accountancy support provider where you have requested these types of services.
Where we are required to do so we will ensure that we have all necessary and appropriate consents and notices in place to enable lawful processing of personal data and, where applicable, the sharing or transfer of the personal data to provide our services.
We may also disclose your personal data to third parties:
- Where we sell any or all our business and/or our assets to a third party.
- Where we are legally required to disclose your data.
- To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
In the event that personal data is disclosed as a breach of security, we will promptly notify customers in accordance with the GDPR.
Right to be Informed
You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data.
Right of Access
You have the right to access your personal data. If you wish to access your personal data, including confirmation that we are processing your data, a copy of your personal data and any supplementary information, you can make a request known as a ‘Subject Access Request’ to us. These requests are free, and we have 30 days from receipt to respond.
Right to Rectification
If you believe the data we hold on you to be inaccurate, you have the right to have it rectified or completed (if it is incomplete).
Right to Erasure
You have the right to be ‘forgotten’ in certain circumstances. If your personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose if was originally collected for, if you withdraw consent, you object to its processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest, it has been processed unlawfully or you must comply with a legal obligation, you can request that the data be deleted.
Right to Restrict Processing
You have the right to restrict or suppress the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. If you contest the accuracy of your data, it has been unlawfully processed, if it is no longer needed but you wish us to keep it in order to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim, or you object to its processing and there is no overriding legitimate grounds to process it, you can request your data processing is restricted.
Right to Data Portability
You have the right to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. This allows you to move, copy or transfer your personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability. This right only applies to information you have provided to a data controller.
Right to Object
You have the right to object to the processing of your data in certain circumstances. You have the absolute right to stop your data being used for direct marketing. You can ask us not to use your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you, before collecting your data, if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can tell us how you are happy for us to contact you whenever you provide your contact details, usually via tick boxes. You can also change your preferences at any time by contacting our team.
The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is an official register on which an individual can opt out of receiving unsolicited sales or marketing calls. You can register online at: www.tpsonline.org.uk.
Rights related to automated decision making including profiling
You have the right to human intervention in circumstances involving automated decision making. We will not make automated decisions about you or process your data in a way that would constitute profiling.
You may notice that sometimes, after visiting a website, you see increased numbers of adverts from the site you visited. That’s because the website you visited has placed “cookies” on your web browser. Cookies are small text files sent by a web server to your web browser, stored on your computer or mobile device and sent back to the web server each time you use their site. Cookies are not computer programs and cannot read other information saved on your hard drive. They cannot be used to disseminate viruses or get a user’s e-mail address. Using that cookie and web analytic tools, the website owner will be able to show you adverts on third-party websites that they think you might be interested in. The cookie does not give access to your computer or mobile device but may be able to identify you from your IP address.
Any advertising featured on our 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.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have an impact upon the usability of some of the features on our Website.
Third party links on our Website
You might find links to third party websites on our Website. These websites should have their own Privacy Policies which you should read and ensure that you understand. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
For any additional questions you have about our policies and procedures relating to data privacy, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can contact us by telephone on 01784 779560. If you would prefer to write to us then our contact address is
21 Woodthorpe Road