Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd is the dedicated
recruitment partner for Royal Mail Group.

Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Notice (Notice) gives you further information about the way we collect and use personal information about you (which is known as “personal data” under data protection legislation). 

You should read through this Privacy Notice to fully understand the basis upon which we collect your personal data, how we use it, where we store it and to whom it is disclosed.

Commitment to Privacy

We are committed to protecting your personal data and right to privacy. We will always keep your personal data safe and comply with applicable data protection legislation.

Your Rights

By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.

 

Please see the section titled Requests to us below, for more information on how we will handle your requests to us.

Who We Are

Angard Staffing Solutions Limited (Angard) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Mail Group (Royal Mail), operated by Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited (Reed). References in this Notice to “we” or “us” apply to any and/or all of the entities listed. Each of the listed entities are committed to protecting your privacy.

We have arrangements between us to ensure that we handle your personal data correctly and in accordance with data protection law. These arrangements reflect our respective roles and responsibilities in relation to you, and considers which entity is in the best position to fulfil each obligation to you. This arrangement between us does not affect your rights under data protection law. For more information on these arrangements, feel free to contact us as set out under “Contacting Us” below.

What Personal Data Do We Collect About You?

We collect the personal data you provide to us as part of your registration and/or application. This personal data includes your name, address, place of residence, gender, date of birth, email address, land and mobile phone numbers and other contact details.

We also collect information about your employment history and other details necessary to progress your application, including making an application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Full details of the reasons for us collecting your personal details are contained within the application process and your consent is captured along the way. If you use our services, we may collect and record your preferences about the way the service was delivered so that we can improve your experience next time.

We collect cookies from your computer or device when you use our website, Our cookie policy is available here.

When we interact with you (for example, when you are using services we provide) we may learn certain details about you that do not fit into one of the categories above, for example, your shift working preferences and details that impact your availability to work. We may record this information in order to ensure we can remember these important details about you in future. We ensure that only a small number of authorised personnel have access to this personal data and we will not use it for any purpose other than to build an ongoing relationship with you, and when we interact with you to engage you in work.

How We Use Your Personal Data

We process your personal data in order to assess your suitability for employment with Angard and to be able to provide you with our employment services if your application is successful.

There may be some personal data we only need to collect in order to provide you with a particular service (for example, if you apply for a role that includes driving, we may collect your driving license details in order to carry out a check with the DVLA).

We will retain your personal information for as long as you are employed by Angard and for the relevant statutory period following the end of our relationship.

Who We Share Your Personal Data With

We share your personal data between ourselves (see Who We Are above) at appropriate points of the application process and subsequently for the purposes of booking you into assignments and to carry out payroll processing.

For the purposes set out above, we may also provide your personal data to our suppliers and processors who perform certain business services for us. We share your personal data with third parties who:

 

In some cases the personal data we collect from you may also be processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and such destinations may not have laws which protect your personal data to the same extent as in the EEA. We have obligations to ensure that your personal data processed by us or by our suppliers and partners operating outside the EEA is treated securely and is protected against unauthorised access, loss or destruction, unlawful processing and any processing which is inconsistent with the purposes set out in this Notice.

In addition, we may disclose your personal data:

 

What Happens If You Do Not Provide The Personal Data We Request Or Ask That We Stop Processing Your Personal Data?

We only ask you to supply us with personal details that we need in order to process your application for employment and to subsequently deliver our employment services. If you do not provide the data we request or ask that we stop using your personal data (see Your Rights above) then we will not be able to provide you with our services.

How We Contact You

In order to provide you with our services we may, if we have your consent, contact you by post, e-mail, SMS text messages, telephone or other means including other electronic means such smartphone applications, and only using such contact details as you provide to us.

Requests To Us

We are required by law to act upon requests and provide information free of charge, except where your requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive (in particular because of their repetitive nature) in which case we may charge a reasonable fee (taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or communication, or taking the action requested), or refuse to act on the request.

Please consider your request responsibly before submitting it. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Generally this will be within one month from when we receive your request but, if the request is going to take longer to deal with, we’ll come back to you and let you know.

Contacting Us

If you need to contact us for any reason (including to exercise any of your rights in relation to data protection as set out above) please send your request to angard.employee@reedglobal.com