Rethink Group processes personal data in relation to its own staff, work-seekers and individual client contacts. It is vitally important that we abide by the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 set out below.
Rethink Group holds data on individuals for the following general purposes:
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires Rethink Group as data controller to process data in accordance with the principles of data protection. These require that data shall be:
Personal data means data, which relates to a living individual who can be identified from the data or from the data together with other information, which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into possession of, Rethink Group.
Processing means obtaining, recording or holding the data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the data. It includes organising, adapting and amending the data, retrieval, consultation and use of the data, disclosing and erasure or destruction of the data. It is difficult to envisage any activity involving data, which does not amount to processing. It applies to any processing that is carried out on computer including any type of computer however described, mainframe, desktop, laptop, iPad etc.
By instructing Rethink Group to look for work and providing us with personal data contained in a CV work-seekers will be giving their consent to processing their details for work-finding purposes. Data in respect of the following is “sensitive personal data” and any information held on any of these matters MUST not be passed on to any third party without the express written consent of the individual:
Data subjects, i.e. those on whom personal data is held, are entitled to obtain access to their data on request and after payment of a fee. All requests to access data by data subjects i.e. staff, members, customers or clients, suppliers, students etc should be referred to Data Protection Officer at Rethink Group, 1 George Yard, EC3V 9DF London, UK or email firstname.lastname@example.org