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Last updated: 08/01/2024

Privacy Policy

ABR TALENT LIMITED is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work seekers. ABR TALENT LIMITED must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can  provide these services – in doing so, ABR TALENT LIMITED acts as a data controller.  

You may give your personal details to ABR TALENT LIMITED directly, such as on an application or registration  form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. The  Company must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your  personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

1. Collection and use of personal data

a. Purpose of processing and legal basis  
ABR TALENT LIMITED will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. The legal  bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are: 

  • Consent 
  • Legitimate interest 
  • Legal obligation 
  • Contractual obligation 

b. Legitimate interest 
Where ABR TALENT LIMITED has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate  interests is/are as follows: 

  • In order to offer work finding or permanent recruitment services to you we need to process your  personal data. We will be required to send information to prospective employers. This will  normally be a CV or similar, based on the data that you have given us. Therefore we have a  legitimate interest to process the data.

c. Recipient/s of data 
ABR TALENT LIMITED will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following  recipients: 

  • Payroll companies after gaining your consent, for the purpose of making sure you are paid if you  choose to do so through a third party rather than with our own PAYE scheme Clients of ABR TALENT LIMITED after gaining your consent, for the purpose of providing work finding  services to you. This may be direct to the client or onto a portal managed by the client’s Managed  Service Provider. 
  • Government bodies as is required by law (for example Real Time Information payroll reporting). Software support companies if we have an issue that requires external help. 

d. Statutory/contractual requirement 
Your personal data is not required as part of a statutory and/or contractual requirement, and/or a  requirement necessary to enter into a contract. 

Data retention

ABR TALENT LIMITED will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us  to keep different data for different periods of time.  

The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to  keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b) after the date  on which we last provide you with work-finding services. 

We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records  for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and  tax legislation. 

Where ABR TALENT LIMITED has obtained your consent to process your personal data such as contact details,  employment history, bank account information, right to work ID, and sensitive personal data such as  any health issues that may require reasonable adjustments to be made by an employer or unspent  criminal record history, we will do so in line with our retention policy. Upon expiry of that period the  Company will seek further consent from you. Where consent is not granted ABR TALENT LIMITED will cease  to process your personal data and sensitive personal data. 

Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights: 

  • The right to be informed about the personal data ABR TALENT LIMITED processes on you; The right of access to the personal data ABR TALENT LIMITED processes on you; 
  • The right to rectification of your personal data; 
  • The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data; 
  • The right to data portability in certain circumstances; 
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate  interest; 
  • The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and The right to withdraw consent at any time. 

Where you have consented to ABR TALENT LIMITED processing your personal data and sensitive personal data  you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting Luke Bartram either by  telephone (01489 533 301), in writing by writing to our address or by email to luke@abrtalent.co.uk. 

4. Complaints or queries

If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: Luke Bartram either by telephone (01489 533 301), in writing by writing to our address or by email to  luke@abrtalent.co.uk. 
You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal  data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been  adhered to.