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Cookies and Privacy Policy

Cookies Policy

Last updated: February 2018

Scantec Personnel Limited ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on www.scantec.co.uk (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How Scantec uses cookies?

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

If you'd like to refuse access to cookies please select in ‘My Consents’.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Privacy Policy

Scantec processes personal data. Scantec values your privacy and observes due care in processing and protecting personal data. Scantec is the data controller. In this privacy statement, it is explained which personal data is collected via the Scantec services, and for which purposes.

Use of Personal Data

Scantec collects and further processes personal data for recruitment purposes.

It concerns the following data:

  • Basic contact information
  • Work History
  • Personal information (such as date of birth)
  • References
  • Financial Information
  • Special Personal Data

Scantec uses personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sourcing candidates for roles
  • Assessing suitable candidates
  • Identifying potential clients
  • Managing the recruitment process (arranging interviews etc)
  • Reporting on service delivery for clients
  • Managing payments to temporary workers

Providing Data to Third Parties

Scantec may provide data to the following third parties:

  • Clients i.e. those recruiting
  • Intermediary partners (for payment processing)
  • HMRC and Government bodies as required
  • Banking providers
  • Training, testing & other ancialliary service providers as required (on an ad-hoc basis and with explicit consent)
  • Our IT infrastructure providers

These partners may be based outside the EU. If personal data is transferred outside the EU, the privacy law requirements for doing so have been fulfilled. For example, because Scantec has concluded EU model contract clauses to agree with these parties on how they deal with personal data. Or, if the relevant party is established in the United States, this party is Privacy Shield certified.

Security

Scantec takes security measures to reduce misuse of and unauthorised access to personal data. Scantec takes the following measures in particular:

  • access to personal data requires the use of a user name and password;
  • access to personal data is restricted by role
  • Financial data is held in a separate system with stricter access controls
  • physical measures to protect access to the systems in which the personal data is stored;

Data Retention

Personal data is retained for as long as we are providing work seeking services. In the event that we cease providing such services and are required to retain information by law we retain only that which is necessary and in such a way as to have due regard to an individual’s right to privacy.

Third-party Websites

This statement is not applicable to third-party websites connected to Scantec’s website through links. It is not guaranteed that these third parties will handle your personal data in a secure and careful manner. We recommend you read these websites’ privacy statements before making use of these websites.

Your Rights relating to your Personal Data

You have the right to request inspection of your personal data.  You can do this by logging in.

You can request for correction or deletion of your personal data, when the data is incorrect or no longer relevant.  You can do this directly by logging in or by contacting mydata@scantec.co.uk

You have the right to object against the processing of your personal data. If you would like to do so, please contact us on mydata@scantec.co.uk

If you are of the opinion that your personal data is processed in a manner contrary to applicable privacy rules, you can contact us at mydata@scantec.co.uk. However, you also have the right to submit a complaint with the competent data protection authority.