Data Protection Policy

Introduction

Mullwood Partnership is committed to protecting the rights of individuals to privacy with regard to the processing of personal data.

It is necessary for Mullwood Partnership to process personal data in the normal and proper conduct of business operations and such processing will be conducted fairly and lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

If there is a query regarding the accuracy of your personal data then your query will be dealt with fairly and impartially.

General Use of Personal Data

Mullwood Partnership holds data on prospective, current and former candidates; prospective, current and former staff; and businesses interested in our services.

This data is held securely in electronic format and is processed in line with the rules laid down under the Data Protection Act 1998.

The security of your personal data is extremely important to us. It will only be used for the proper purposes of the employment business and access will be restricted to those personnel to whom it is necessary.

Mullwood Partnership will not sell your personal data to third parties. Your personal data will only be transferred to third parties where there is a proper purpose related to business matters and with your knowledge.

Data Protection Principles

Mullwood Partnership is registered as a Data Controller under the Act and will adhere to the eight principles of good practice. These provide that personal data must be:

a) processed fairly and lawfully;

b) processed for limited purposes and in an appropriate way;

c) adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purpose;

d) accurate;

e) not kept longer than necessary for the purpose;

f) processed in line with data subjects’ rights;

g) secure;

h) not transferred to people or organisations situated in other countries without adequate protection.

Your Rights

You are entitled to see a copy of the information we hold about you. This right is commonly referred to as subject access under the Data Protection Act. You are also entitled to be told where the information came from, what it is used for and if it is disclosed to anyone. There are some specific exceptions as set out in the Act; for example, we are allowed to refuse requests where releasing the information would prejudice the privacy rights of a third party.

You can contact us to request a copy of the information we hold. Requests can be made either in writing or by email to [email protected]

We must be sure that we are releasing information to the right person, therefore you will be asked to supply information to prove your identity.

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London Office

28 Grosvenor Street, London
W1K 4QR

0207 118 0608


Cheshire Office

Mullwood House, Roughwood Lane, Sandbach. CW11 4XX

01270 342 605