PM Associates Ltd trading as CARS offers recruitment services to the automotive sector in the UK and candidates with automotive skills and experience by way of introducing appropriate candidates to employers using search and selection techniques and processes.
As part of our services we will require personal data which would mainly come directly from our candidate database, job advertising or CV database searches under the lawful basis for processing by way of “Legitimate Interests”.
“Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for your legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless there is a good reason to protect the individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests”.
Details that we may require and hold to carry out our services are:
- Full name and address
- Contact details including, telephone, mobile and email
- Job title(s)
- Employment start and leave dates
- Education, training and certifications
- Date of birth
- Your employment history and or a CV
Personal details are retained for 5 years from the last date of contact. We do not transfer, share or sell personal data to any third parties other than with our clients for recruitment purposes.
We will not disclose your information to other third parties under any circumstances without your prior permission to do so and in relation with our candidate services unless required to do so by law.
You have the right to request us to remove your personal data or obtain a copy of the information that we hold about you. You may request correction or removal of any information that you believe to be inaccurate. There are no charges for removal or information requests and to make such a request please contact us through our contact page on the website or call 0333 700 3030 between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. Requests will be performed and completed within 30 days of receiving them and confirmation sent.
Our website has SSL certification (https) encrypting data exchanged for security purposes and all personal data is held on a secure server.
Should we be aware of any data breach we will inform those with personal details held and affected within 24 hours, secure the breach and investigate the incident.
CARS is a trading name and style of PM Associates Ltd and registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Registration Number: ZA282297
For your information:
“Protect your personal data. Your personal details such as date of birth (DOB), national insurance number (NI Number), driving licence number and finance / bank details are NOT information that is required on a CV. We strongly recommend you do not forward details such as this to anyone at the point of applying for a vacancy.