0208 037 0050

Privacy Statement

It is Direct Staff UK’s policy to comply with data protection legislation. This privacy policy applies to www.directstaffuk.com and describes how information is collected and distributed.

Data protection legislation regulates the processing of information relating to you and grants you various rights in respect of your personal data.

Information We Collect and Retain

We collect the personal and demographic information you choose to provide to us when visiting the site. We also collect information about how you use our site and the areas of our site that you visit by using Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).

For more information visit: www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

How Information is Used

Information you post in public areas of the site or placed in the searchable CV database will be accessed, used, and stored solely by Direct Staff UK in the course of our business as an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

We strive to provide a safe, secure environment by limiting access to our database to legitimate users which are Direct Staff UK’s own staff.

We use the information you provide to us to enable us to provide the work seeking services we offer, and to operate and improve our website. We may at times use your information to contact you about website updates, send you our candidate newsletter, conduct surveys, or to send you information on the services provided by Direct Staff UK. We do not pass on or sell our data to other parties. If given, we will pass your CV on to a Recruitment Consultant and at this point a new Privacy Policy will be required.

Data retention

We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary, we will periodically get in touch to ask you to reconfirm your consent for Direct Staff UK to contact you.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may review, correct, or delete the personal information you submit to us at any time. You simply log into your account, go to your user profile where you will be able to make the necessary changes. You can also unsubscribe from any marketing communications and job alerts here.

Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you as the candidate have a number of rights including:

The Right to be Forgotten

You have the right to be forgotten, to request this simply log into your account and click the right to be forgotten button. If you request this we will delete your personal information within 30 days, but will retain logs, demographic and statistical information about you and keep an anonomised archival copy of your information for analytical purposes only.

Subject access requests

Within the GDPR framework, you can make a subject access request (SARs) at any time – i.e. request to see your data that we hold. Simply go to your profile and click the subject access request button, we will comply with your request within 30 days.

The right to data portability

You can login to the candidate dashboard and download your data as a .csv file.

Removing consent

If you change your mind about receiving communications from Direct Staff UK, you may change your preferences by logging into your profile where you will be able to make the necessary changes by un-ticking the consent boxes.

Important Information
Direct Staff UK’s website is not intended for children under school leaving age.

How to Contact Us
You may contact our data representative for questions or concerns about our privacy practices:

Direct Staff UK
1st Floor
214 High Street

Tel: 0208 037 0050

Email: [email protected]