Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Your personal data

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession.

The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

Who we are

GITPS (Reg. Co. number 4137757) is an international IT recruitment agency with substantial local and international experience in providing clients with access to Information Technology skills they may not be able to find that easily.  Their UK office is registered at:- 53 George Street, Richmond Upon Thames, TW9 1HJ, Surrey, UK

GITPS has been established since 2000. GITPS provides Permanent, Contract and Contract to Hire resources both on a local and international basis and in addition to this can also provide a complete immigration and relocation programme to suit our client’s needs. All the staff of GITPS are equipped to discuss IT roles with our candidates and clients to ensure that all candidates who are submitted to our clients have a thorough understanding of the role(s) they are being put forward to. GITPS regularly provide training sessions for all their staff to ensure they are aware of the latest trends and updates in the market place to ensure any information can be relayed onto candidates to ensure they are best prepared for any potential interviews.

By visiting our website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

GITPS UK Limited is based in Richmond, Surrey and GITPS Finland OY is based in Helsinki, Finland

Your rights with respect to your personal data

We comply with our obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.  We regularly update our Database and records to ensure everyone is kept up to date as often as is possible

You have the right to the following

How long will you use my personal data for

Legitimate Interest

GITPS has ‘legitimate interests’ in processing personal information about individuals we interact with. In essence, our principal legitimate interests are in pursuing our mission to get more people meeting our clients more often and administering placements in a way that promotes and safeguards our interests and those of the people we represent.  For example, we need to process personal data in pursuit of our legitimate interests in order to:

In specific situations, we will make you aware of opportunities that would be in the normal running of our business.  For example, we have a history of business and contact/correspondence with you and will make you aware of specific opportunities related to your skills

Information we may collect from you

Who we may share your data with

Personal information collected and processed by GITPS may be shared with the following recipients where necessary:

Passing on Data to Third Parties

Your data will not be passed on to other third parties unless under the strict permission and authority of you

Information we receive from other sources

We use third party providers such as Monster, Xing, Linkedin, Fonecta and only to make available opportunities on a case by case basis

Where we store your personal data

Your data is secured on our Bullhorn database – 8th Floor,  155 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3AJ

Your rights and your personal data

You have the following rights  under the GDPR with respect to your personal data

Consent

GITPS may also process your personal data on the basis of consent you give, for example to send you certain direct marketing communications on roles available, against your specific skill set

Checking your Identity

To protect the confidentiality of your information, we may ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice

Changes to our privacy policy

 Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be on this page. This policy was last updated on 24th May 2018.

Contact

We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data and your rights to police it.

Should there be any questions, concerns, suggestions or other points to raise/highlight, please contact us at GDPR@gitps.com .  Should you wish your data to be deleted, please email us at GDPR@gitps.com