Privacy Policy

Introduction
This notice sets out the way in which we, Hospitality People Group Ltd, will collect and use information about you in a way that is consistent with our responsibilities and your rights under relevant privacy laws to ensure your privacy is protected. Please read it carefully so that you understand how we will use your information.

Why do we collect your personal information?
We are retained by leading organisations to identify senior executives in order to place them into new roles. We collect and process personal data only so far as is necessary to ensure we conform with legal requirements. By submitting your details to us, you consent to us collecting and processing personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process. If you no longer wish us to contact you or put you forward for suitable opportunities, please contact Hospitality People Group and we will remove you from our database.

What is the legal basis used for processing your data?
The legal basis for processing personal data will be under Legitimate Interest. If however your personal data contains any Sensitive Personal Data, we will then use the legal basis of Consent to obtain your express permission to retain and process this data.

What information do we collect from you?
Typically we will collect from you the details of your name and job title, current and previous employers, details of your work, skills and experiences, education and qualifications, nationality along with contact information such as an email or telephone number.

What will we do with your personal information?
We will hold your personal data in order to be able to place you in the most suitable position according to your background and experience. We may use this personal information to contact you to discuss future opportunities.

Who will we share your personal information with?
We will only make your personal information visible to the organisations we are working with when you are put forward for an opportunity. We will not do this without discussing it with you first.

International transfer of data
Due to the geographic regions that our clients are based in, there will be times when we will be required to submit your data to countries outside of the UK. This will not be done without your permission and we will ensure that the necessary safeguards are in place by the company receiving the data in order to protect it.

How is your data safeguarded?
Access to your personal data is only available to our staff and to prospective employers upon your agreement.

How long will we hold your information for?
We will hold your data for a period of 5 years before seeking confirmation that you are agreeable to us continuing to hold your data.

Your rights
You will have the right to request from us access to your own personal information. This is sometimes known as “subject access request”

Additionally, you will have the right to request from us:

  • that any inaccurate information we hold about you is corrected
  • that information about you is deleted in certain situations
  • that we stop using your personal information for certain purposes
  • that your candidate profile is provided to you in a portable format
  • that decisions about you are not made by wholly automated means

Many of the rights listed above are limited to certain defined circumstances and we may not always be able to comply with your request. We will tell you if this is the case.

If you choose to make a request to us to exercise any of these rights, we will aim to respond to you within one month. We will not charge a fee for dealing with your request.

If you believe that we have not dealt with your request in the correct manner, you also have the right to complain to your local Data Protection Authority and a full list can be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

Get in touch
The Data Controller
Hospitality People Group Ltd
data.protection@hpgsearch.com
Thomas House
84 Eccleston Square
London SW1V 1PX
United Kingdom

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