where “you” are a candidate, consultant, client contact or contact at any other organisation involved in the introduction and/or supply of a candidate’s or consultant’s services, such as a contact at a recruitment process outsourcing company, consultancy company, personal service company or umbrella company.
References in this policy to:
It does not cover any use of your personal information by:
We respect your right to privacy. Our overall aim is to ensure that our collection and use of personal information is appropriate to the provision of services to you and is in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
2. What does Goodman Masson do?
We provide recruitment and consultancy services to candidates and consultants to help them find roles, specialising in financial services, compliance, accountancy, actuarial, banking, tax, cyber and technology. We do this through assessing and matching people with potential opportunities.
We work with clients to provide recruitment and recruitment process outsourcing services to help them fill requirements for specialist skills and consultancy.
3. The personal information we collect about you
Candidates and Consultants: the personal information we collect about you where “you” are a candidate or placed consultant.
Goodman Masson aims to collect the minimum data it needs to perform its role. Typically, this is name, address, job title and contact details. In addition, if you are a candidate or consultant being considered for a role it will also include your CV / resume as well as other details about your skills and experience.
Where needed we will collect the following information from or about you:
You can update your CV or personal data at any time by forwarding a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
Referees and emergency contacts: the personal information we collect about you where “you” are a referee or emergency contact. We collect basic contact details (such as name, title, address, email and telephone number) so that we can contact you for a reference or as an emergency contact for one of our candidates/consultants.
Client contacts: the personal information we collect about you where “you” are a contact at one of our clients or at an MSP, umbrella company or personal service company involved in the supply of a person’s services to a hirer.
We need to collect information about you as an essential part of providing our Services.
we will usually collect the following information from or about you:
where “you” are a client contact:
– any opinion or feedback you share with us regarding a candidate or consultant;
– details of any queries you raise with us regarding the Services;
– details of any recruitment, resourcing or consultancy requirements or plans you share with us.
In some cases we regard you as both a candidate and a client contact. Where this is the case please read the sections below relating to candidates and client contacts and how we will use your personal information.
4. How we use your personal information and our lawful bases for processing your personal data
Candidates and consultants:
We collect, store and use information that we obtain in relation to you for our legitimate interests:
This storage and use of your personal information allows you to be contacted about roles which we think will be of interest to you, now or in the future, and we do not believe that this storage and use will unduly prejudice your rights or freedoms.
We will store and use your personal information in order to comply with relevant legal obligations to which Goodman Masson is subject, including carrying out:
Where you are successful in securing temporary assignment or consultancy work with one of our clients we will store and use your personal information for the purposes of completing and administering contracts with your chosen personal service company, umbrella company or consultancy company and for processing payment to such company in respect of services you (or your consultancy) have performed for our client. Such processing will be for our legitimate interests so that we can provide Services to you and our client. We do not believe that this storage and use of your personal information will unduly prejudice your rights or freedoms.
Such processing will also be necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party (i.e. your contract with the company with whom you work to provide assignment/consultancy services) and/or in order to take steps prior to you entering into such contract, including contracts we enter into with the client relating to the provision of your services or consultancy services.
If our client requires us to collect, store and use your health data and/or any Disclosure and Baring Checks we will, on our client’s behalf, seek your consent to processing such data. You can withdraw your consent at any stage but this may prevent us from being able to deliver our recruitment services to you.
Client contacts and other third parties involved in the supply of resourcing services (e.g. umbrella companies and personal service companies):
We collect, store and use your name and contact details for our legitimate interests, so that we can:
This allows you to be contacted to receive and administer any Services which you or your organisation has requested.
In the case of contacts at umbrella companies and personal service companies this allows you to be contacted to receive details of current and future assignments, related timesheet data and payment details.
We do not believe that this storage and use of your personal information will unduly prejudice your rights or freedoms.
All users of the Site and our Services:
We collect, store and use your personal information for the following purposes:
Sometimes, our use of your personal information is for purposes which are ancillary to the provision of the Site and then Services, or which are desirable in order to make them to operate more effectively. In those circumstances, we believe we have a legitimate interest in handling your personal information, and do not believe that this storage and use of your personal information will unduly prejudice your rights or freedoms.
The relevant circumstances are:
In some, relatively limited, circumstances we need to handle your personal information in a certain way to be able to comply with our legal obligations. For example if we:
5. Anonymous data
We collect anonymised details about visitors to our website for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes. However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymised details we collect for these purposes.
6. How we share your personal information and who we share it with
We will disclose information under the following circumstances:
– IT support service providers;
– providers of credit reference, vetting and screening services;
– payment processors and software providers;
– CV formatting service providers.
Where personal information is shared with clients, hirers, umbrella companies, personal services companies or managed service providers in the circumstances described above, then those organisations will handle your personal information in line with their own privacy policies.
7. International transfers
Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the UK and/or European Economic Area (EEA) (including to the following countries: Germany, France, Pakistan and the US) or to members of our group of companies (including to the following countries: Germany) in connection with the above purposes. For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA. We also share information with our group companies, some of which are located outside the EEA. These countries may not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.
Where we transfer personal information to such third parties, we have put in place a series of clauses and variations to any contracts involving personal data transfers outside the EEA.
8. How long do we keep your information for?
We will retain information about you for a period of up to 3 years from the date on which you last received Services from us.
We will delete it after that time except where we need to keep any personal information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by us and our affiliates, or analytics or service providers. These technologies are used in analysing trends, administering the Site, tracking users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We will receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Your information is held on servers hosted by us or our Internet Services Provider. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
11. Your rights to your information
You have certain rights in relation to your personal information. If you would like further information in relation to these or would like to exercise any of them, please contact us at: Kevin.Raul@goodmanmasson.com at any time. You have the right to request that we:
We will consider all such requests and provide our response within a reasonable period (and in any event within any time period required by applicable law). Please note, however, that certain personal information will be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances.
If an exception applies, we will tell you this when responding to your request. We may request you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding to any request you make.
You can request to unsubscribe from job alerts and marketing material at any time. If you wish to contact us with respect to the above matters please email us at GDPR@Goodmanmasson.com
13. Third party sites
14. Complaints, questions and suggestions
Goodman Masson tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. We take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate.
If you wish to complain about this policy or any of the procedures set out in it please contact us at:
Tel: 0207 3367711
In the EEA, you can also make a complaint to our supervisory body for data protection matters (the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK) or seek a remedy through local courts if you believe your rights have been breached. You can find details of how to do this on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.