Privacy Policy

Brightstar Recruitment Ltd Privacy Policy

Brightstar Recruitment Ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales under Company No. 11251109

Here at Brightstar we take your privacy seriously. We want you to be clear about what data we hold on you, who we share it with and what steps we’ve taken to keep it safe.

 

1) What information do we hold?

a) Information that you give us when you

  • fill in forms on our website
  • contact us by phone, email or letter
  • send us information via a third party such as a job board or social media site.

If you are a job seeker the information you give us may include your name, date of birth, postal address, e-mail address, phone number, work history, academic qualifications and interests.

If you are a hirer the information you give us may include your name, job title, company name, company address, work e-mail address and phone number as well as details about job vacancies such as the nature of the role, the responsibilities, the skills and experience required and the remuneration associated with the role. You may also give us information about your company such as the nature of the business, departmental structures, business plans, recruitment process and anything else you consider relevant to enable us to recruit on your behalf.

b) Information we collect about you.
When you visit our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect details of visitor behaviour patterns e.g. the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify you as an individual.

c) Information we receive from other sources.
We may also receive information about you from third parties such as job boards, online CV databases or social networking sites.

 

2) How will we use your information?

If you are a job seeker:

a) To contact you to find out more about your job search and to discuss how we might help you in finding a new job.

b) To provide you with advice on career planning

c) To keep you up to date about new job vacancies that might match your requirements

d) To keep you up to date about what’s happening at Brightstar and to share relevant industry news.

 

If you are a hirer:

a) To contact you to find out more about your hiring requirements and to discuss how we might help you in finding the staff you need.

b) To provide you with advice on recruitment strategy, talent attraction and effective hiring.

c) To keep you up to date about new candidates that might match your requirements

d) To keep you up to date about what’s happening at Brightstar and to share relevant industry news.

 

3) Where do we store your personal data?

a) We are committed to holding your personal information securely. Only Brightstar staff can access your data.

b) We may store your information on computers, on the cloud, in paper form, or both.

c) All computers and devices that store any personal data are password protected.

d) All Brightstar computers and similar devices that contain confidential information are encrypted.

e) We use a cloud based CRM system called Job Adder to store records about job seekers, hirers, clients and job vacancies. You can find out more about Job Adder’s privacy policy here: https://jobadder.com/privacy Data stored on Job Adder is password protected and only accessed by Brightstar employees. Job Adder will not share your data with any third parties.

f) The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for one of our providers. By giving us your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and with UK data protection law.

 

4) What is our legal basis for processing your data? 

a) Our legal basis for processing personal data is different depending upon the purpose it was collected for. The following list covers the main types of data that we hold:

  • Data collected for the purposes of finding work on your behalf
  • Data collected for the purposes of hiring on your behalf
  • Where we choose to hold data on consent we will let you know and ask you to agree to this when your data is collected. We will also inform you how you can withdraw your consent if you wish to do so.

 

5) How long do we hold your data?  

a) The length of time that we will retain your data will vary depending upon the purpose for which it is processed.

b) Data that is held by us on consent is only kept for as long as we have your consent to process that data.

 

6) Your rights 

a) You have a number of rights about how your data is processed. Full details of your personal rights can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website https://ico.org.uk/.

b) Your rights include the right to:

  • Request access to the data we hold about you,
  • Have inaccurate and incomplete data corrected,
  • Have the personal data we hold on you deleted (except where we are required to hold the data by law),
  • Restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

c)Data that is held on consent will only be processed as long as we have your consent. To withdraw your consent, you can contact us by emailing us at mydata@brightstar-recruitment.co.uk

 

7) Other Websites 

Our site may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website so if you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

 

8) Cookies 

a)Our website uses cookies for the following reasons:

  • To allow you to carry information across pages of our website and avoid having to re-enter information when you return to our site;
  • To measure our website traffic and analyse how our website works. This will allow us to make changes to our website in the future and make it easier to use;

b)You can set your browser to accept or decline cookies. Please note that if you disable all cookies then you may not be able to access some parts of our website.

 

9) Contact 

If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this privacy policy please email mydata@brightstar-recruitment.co.uk