# Privacy notice for employees
# How your information will be used
As your employer, the Company needs to keep and process information about you for normal employment purposes. The information we hold and process will be used for our management and administrative use only. We will keep and use it to enable us to run the business and manage our relationship with you effectively, lawfully and appropriately, during the recruitment process, whilst you are working for us, at the time when your employment ends and after you have left. This includes using information to enable us to comply with the employment contract, to comply with any legal requirements, pursue the legitimate interests of the Company and protect our legal position in the event of legal proceedings. If you do not provide this data, we may be unable in some circumstances to comply with our obligations and we will tell you about the implications of that decision.
As a company pursuing web development and design activities, we may sometimes need to process your data to pursue our legitimate business interests, for example to prevent fraud, administrative purposes or reporting potential crimes. We will never process your data where these interests are overridden by your own interests.
Much of the information we hold will have been provided by you, but some may come from other internal sources or in some cases external sources, such as referees.
The sort of information we hold includes your application form and references, your contract of employment and any amendments to it; correspondence with or about you, for example letters to you about a pay rise or, at your request, a letter to your mortgage company confirming your salary; information needed for payroll, benefits and expenses purposes; contact and emergency contact details; records of holiday, sickness and other absence; and records relating to your career history, such as training records, appraisals, other performance measures and, where appropriate, disciplinary and grievance records.
You will, of course, inevitably be referred to in many company documents and records that are produced by you and your colleagues in the course of carrying out your duties and the business of the company. You should refer to the Data Security Policy which is available in the Handbook.
Where necessary, we may keep information relating to your health, which could include reasons for absence and GP reports and notes. This information will be used in order to comply with our health and safety and occupational health obligations – to consider how your health affects your ability to do your job and whether any adjustments to your job might be appropriate. We will also need this data to administer and manage statutory and company sick pay.
Where we process special categories of information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious and philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, biometric data or sexual orientation, we will always obtain your explicit consent to those activities unless this is not required by law or the information is required to protect your health in an emergency. Where we are processing data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
In addition, we monitor company mobile telephone use to ensure fair usage is applied. We also keep records of your hours of work to monitor overtime or undertime.
Other than as mentioned below, we will only disclose information about you to third parties if we are legally obliged to do so or where we need to comply with our contractual duties to you, for instance we may need to pass on certain information to our accountant or pension provider.
In limited and necessary circumstances, your information may be transferred outside of the EEA or to an international organisation to comply with our legal or contractual requirements.
We do not use automated decision making (including profiling).
Your personal data will be stored for a period of 7 years after the end of your employment or the criteria used for determining how long your data will be stored is in the Record of Processing (opens new window).
If in the future we intend to process your personal data for a purpose other than that which it was collected we will provide you with information on that purpose and any other relevant information.
We use images and information about our members and employees for promotional purposes across a number of channels including: our website, marketing emails and social media.
Any images we use for work purposes will be approved, or submitted, by the individual. Any content that is taken without the member or employees knowledge or in a non-work environment will not be used until consent has been given.
When we ask for consent, this will default to single use consent (unless it has been stated otherwise). This consent stays in place until you request removal of any images (this includes if you leave the business). When you request removal, we will remove it from our accounts where possible. Where images have been submitted for use by 3rd parties, we will work with these parties to have the images removed as soon as possible unless otherwise agreed with the individual.
# Your rights
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) you have a number of rights with regard to your personal data. You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, the right to restrict processing, object to processing as well as in certain circumstances the right to data portability.
If you have provided consent for the processing of your data you have the right (in certain circumstances) to withdraw that consent at any time which will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent was withdrawn.
You have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner's’ Office if you believe that we have not complied with the requirements of the GDPR or DPA 18 with regard to your personal data.
# Identity and contact details of controller
Agile Collective Ltd is the controller, and processor, of data for the purposes of the DPA 18 and GDPR.
If you have any concerns as to how your data is processed you can contact the Tech Circle or the People Circle.