Issoria Limited, with offices registered at 1 Waterside Gardens, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US, UK and trading offices located at 33 Cannon Street, London, EC4M, 5SB, UK. We provide management consultancy and staff augmentation services to clients looking to deliver organisational change and technology enabled transformation for their businesses.
We at Issoria Limited take your personal data seriously. This policy:
· sets out the types of personal data that we collect about you
· explains how and why we collect and use your personal data, including call recordings for training, quality assurance and monitoring purposes.
· explains how long we keep your personal data for
· explains when, why and with who we will share your personal data;
· sets out the legal basis we have for using your personal data;
· explains the effect of refusing to provide the personal data requested;
· explains the different rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal data; and
· explains how we may contact you and how you can contact us.
We collect the information necessary to be able to find independent management consultants consulting opportunities and further information needed to assess their eligibility through the different stages of our consultant selection process. This information includes CV’s, identification documents, educational records, work history, and references.
If you contract with Issoria, we will also be required to collect high risk data about you, in the form of passport copies, bank details and national insurance or tax registration details. We only collect this personal data from you, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent.
We may also collect sensitive personal data about you, in the form of criminal background checks. We only collect sensitive personal data from you, and further process this data, where you have given your explicit consent.
Where do we collect personal data about you from?
The following are the different sources we may collect personal data about you from:
Where we collect your information through publicly available sources as set out above, we may do this with the aid of software programs such as Salesforce.com or Microsoft Dynamics CRM. These programs are given parameters on the requirements of a consulting engagement / contract and search through publicly available sources to find such Consultants. These programs are designed to only output information on Consultants that meet the search criteria. The parameters of this program are restricted to only searching for Name, Job role and Location information from public sites where there is a reasonable expectation that such information may be collected and further processed for the purpose of sourcing Consultants for different consulting engagement / contract requirements.
We use your personal data to match your skills and experience with our Clients’ consulting engagements. We will initially collect basic information on you such as CV / Profile and contact details and then pass this on to clients with your consent.
We may record calls for internal business use for training, quality assurance and monitoring purposes. All parties involved in the call must be informed that the call is being recorded and provide their consent. Recordings will be kept in a secure location and only accessible to authorized personnel. Recordings will be kept for a period of 6 months and will be deleted after that period. We will comply with all relevant laws and regulations, including the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and will ensure that the recordings are processed in a fair, lawful, and transparent way.
We only retain your information for as long as is necessary for us to use your information as described above or to comply with our legal obligations. However, please be advised that we may retain some of your information after you cease to use our services, for instance if this is necessary to meet our legal obligations, such as retaining the information for tax and accounting purposes.
When determining the relevant retention periods, we will take into account factors including:
(a) our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;
(b) legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
(c) statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
(d) (potential) disputes;
(e) if you have made a request to have your information deleted; and
(f) guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.
Otherwise, we securely erase your information once this is no longer needed.
We share your personal data with the client who has a consultancy engagement, in order to determine with the client whether you are a good fit for their requirements.
For prospective consultants, contractors, referees and clients, our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in that we need the information in order to be able to assess suitability for potential consulting engagements and contracts, to find potential consultants / contractors and to contact clients and referees.
If you are on-boarded as a consultant / contractor to Issoria, this may then involve the processing of more detailed personal data including high risk data such as bank details and copies of photo ID that you provide. In that case we always ask for your consent before undertaking such processing.
For clients, we may also rely on our processing being necessary to perform a contract for you, for example in contacting you.
If you do not provide the personal data necessary, or withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data, we may not be able to match you with available consulting / contract opportunities.
No, we do not carry out automated profiling.
To better match your profile with current opportunities we may transfer your personal data to clients and partners in countries outside the EEA. These countries privacy laws may be different from those in your home country. Where we transfer data to a country which has not been deemed to provide adequate data protection standards we always have security measures and approved model clauses in place to protect your personal data. To find out more about how we safeguard your information as related to transfers contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.
What does this mean?
1. The right to be informed
You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we’re providing you with the information in this Policy.
2. The right of access
This is so you’re aware and can check that we’re using your information in accordance with data protection law.
3. The right to rectification
You are entitled to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete.
4. The right to erasure
This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there’s no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.
5. The right to restrict processing
You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for further use of their information to be ‘blocked’ to make sure the restriction is respected in future.
6. The right to data portability
You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. For example, if you decide to switch to a new provider, this enables you to move, copy or transfer your information easily between our IT systems and theirs safely and securely, without affecting its usability.
7. The right to object to processing
You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted with potential opportunities).
8. The right to lodge a complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.
9. The right to withdraw consent
If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.
We usually act on requests and provide information free of charge, but may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs of providing the information for:
· baseless or excessive/repeated requests,
· or further copies of the same information.
Alternatively, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.
Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Generally, this will be within one month from when we receive your request but, if the request is going to take longer to deal with, we’ll come back to you and let you know.
We may contact you by phone, email or social media. If you prefer a particular contact means over another please just let us know.
If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information or have further questions on the processing of your personal data, contact us here: Issoria, 1 Waterside, Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4US or email@example.com
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