Privacy Policy

Why do we have a privacy policy?

www.workchain.co.uk ("the Website") is a flexible work providing service operated by Workchain Ltd.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal information we collect about you when you use the Website.

If you register on the Website as an employer or work seeker and provide us with personal data, we will process such personal data on the basis that it is necessary to do so in order to perform the contract you enter into with us.

Registration with and use of the Website for work seekers is free.

We will process your personal data on the basis set out below as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your registration.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect personal data about you when you register with the Website. We do so in order to provide you with the recruitment services that are available through the Website.

The personal data that we collect includes your name, current employer, job title, email address and telephone number(s). If you are a work seeker we will also ask for details of the kind of work you are looking for and your preferred work location. Additionally, we will collect data from you regarding your identification, driving licence (where you are seeking driving related work) & other data required to make payments to you.

If, as a work seeker, you decide to upload a CV or other similar document we will keep that information for as long you want to keep your account with the Website.

If you register for job alerts we only require your email address and your job alert preferences.

What do we do with your personal data?

By registering with the Website it is understood that work seekers are actively soliciting contact from prospective employers which match the work seekers’ fields of interest. If you are a work seeker we will therefore make your personal data available to employers to find suitable employees for specific roles that they are seeking to fill.

For work seekers, we will use your personal data to provide you with the work seeking services that we provide, to manage your account and to email you about work opportunities which, for work seekers, includes job alerts and emails about providing your work availability along with other emails that are relevant to your fields of interest.

If you are an employee or representative of an employer, we will use your data for the purpose of administration of that employer’s account. We may also share your data with work seekers to whom we may provide work opportunities with your employer.

Marketing

In the event that you register on the Website as a work seeker we will only send you information which relates to our work seeking services unless you specifically opt in to receiving marketing material about other products and services.

If you register on the Website as an employee or representative of an employer we will only send you information which relates to suitable work seekers whom your employer may wish to engage or for the purposes of administering your employer’s account.

If you consent to receive marketing material you may change your mind at any time by unsubscribing from our marketing emails.

Data Sharing

Save where it is necessary to do so in order to provide you with the Website's recruitment services we do not share your personal data with third parties.

Your personal data is stored on our servers which are in the European Economic Area. If we share your personal data with any third-party service provider in the course of providing you with our services, those third parties are required to process your data in accordance with contracts which comply with data protection legislation.

Access to your information and correction

We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up-to-date and will delete or amend any information that you think is inaccurate. Should you wish to delete your account please email support@workchain.co.uk

Amendments to your account can be made online by logging in to your account.

We aim to provide you with useful recruitment services. However, you have the right to close your account at any time and have us delete all of your personal information unless we are in the process of responding to any complaint that you make. We must also retain that data if to delete it would put us in contravention of any other law.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we place any updates on this web page. This policy was last updated on 12 June 2020.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

by email support@workchain.co.uk

or write to us at Data Protection Officer, Workchain Ltd, Ely House, Wyvern Business Park, Stephensons Way, Derby, DE21 6LY