This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Kelston Actuation Ltd collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
Kelston Actuation Ltd will collect a range of information on you, either via activity via our website or emails, ticketing systems, telephone, in person or at trade shows. This information includes:
We will not collect sensitive categories of personal data without your explicit consent.
Kelston Actuation Ltd will not collect data relating to minors as defined under UK law. Minors as defined by UK law are not permitted to use Kelston Actuation Ltd Services or interact with us as a corporate entity.
Kelston Actuation Ltd may from time to time contact customers via email regarding service related matters such as billing, account management and maintenance. These emails are an important part of our service to you.
For business contacts who are not currently customers, Kelston Actuation Ltd may contact you via email and other electronic means to promote our services to you. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you can unsubscribe at any time. All email communications that we send contain a clear link to manage your subscription preferences.
We only store personal contact details for contacts who have given these to us, by signing up for information communications from us, applying for a role with us, or have provided us these details as their preferred address.
We will keep your personal information for as long as you are a customer of Kelston Actuation Ltd or a relevant marketing contact.
After you stop being a relevant marketing contact or unsubscribe from our communications, we will remove your data as part of our annual data reviews. Where a contact has been removed from our system, because the information is out of date or the contact has unsubscribed, we may retain a small amount of information relevant to controlling marketing activities. These details typically include email address, subscription preferences and reasons to not contact.
After you stop being a customer, we may keep your data for up to 10 years for the following reasons:
Kelston Actuation Ltd will not share your data with a third party not directly associated with the provision of services without your explicit consent. Kelston Actuation Ltd will also not transfer Subject data to a third-party country outside of the UK or EEA that is not compliant with the applicable data protection laws via adequacy agreement, Binding Corporate Rules or other legally appropriate means as defined by the Information Commissioners Office without your explicit consent.
Kelston Actuation Ltd makes use of a number of third-party organisations for the purposes of delivery of Services to the Customer.
Whilst the following list is not intended to be exhaustive, Kelston Actuation Ltd typically only transfers the personal data relating to our customers, where required for the activities set out below, to the following third parties or Data Processors:
Kelston Actuation Ltd will update this list from time to time as our systems and operations evolve and inform you accordingly.
By interacting with Kelston Actuation Ltd as defined in this policy, you provide your consent for this transfer and use of our Data Processors and their Data Sub-Processors, and for transfer to any other appropriate third-party Data Processor for the purposes of delivery of the Services and customer relationship management activities. No data transfer will be undertaken that is outside of the strict scope of the purposes stated in this policy, or that will materially degrade the security of your data or your rights.
The Data Processors and Sub Processors we use will be contractually bound to process only in accordance with our instructions and to maintain technical and organisational controls in compliance with our security policy and the requirements of the GDPR.
Kelston Actuation Ltd will use appropriate technical and organisational security measures within our sphere of responsibility to ensure an appropriate level of confidentiality, integrity and, where Kelston Actuation Ltd is the Data Controller, availability of your data and to ensure its availability in the event of a business continuity incident.
Kelston Actuation Ltd will undertake security and data protection assessments of any third parties we elect to use prior to transfer of any Customer Data and regularly thereafter.
When someone visits www. Kelston Actuation.com we use a small number of third-party services, including Google Analytics and Hotjar to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site, understand how the website is being used, personalise areas of the website and understand how marketing channels are performing. Where consent has not been requested and provided, this information is only processed in a way which does not personally identify anyone.
We use standard software to collect information for the strict purpose of tracking activity on our site. This allows us to understand how many people use our site and which pages and features are most popular. The information we normally collect, and store is:
You never transmit personally identifying information that you do not enter yourself, and this is always your option. This information cannot be collected unless you specifically elect to send it to us. This information is used internally only for the purpose of fulfilling the request or for contacting you directly and is not sold to any other organisation. Your information is transmitted directly to Kelston Actuation Ltd and is stored securely in the services that we use for this purpose.
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We have outlined below details about the type of information that Kelston Actuation Ltd keeps about job applicants, current and former employees and the purposes for which it keeps them.
Kelston Actuation Ltd believes that these uses are consistent with our employment relationship with each member of staff and with the principles of the Data Protection Act and the GDPR.
During the recruitment process Kelston Actuation Ltd will ask for information about your personal and employment history. All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purposes of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal, regulatory or legitimate requirements if necessary.
Kelston Actuation Ltd will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties for marketing purposes. The information you provide will be held securely by us and/or our data processors whether the information is held in electronic or physical format.
Kelston Actuation Ltd will use the contact details you provide to us to contact you to progress your application. We will use the other information you provide to assess your suitability for the role you have applied for.
The information we ask for is used to assess your suitability for employment. You do not have to provide what we have requested but it may affect your application if you don’t.
We will ask all candidates for personal details including their name and contact details. We will also ask for information about your previous experience, education, referees and for answers relevant to the role you have applied for.
You may be asked to provide equal opportunities information. This is not mandatory information. If you choose not to provide it, it will not affect your application. This information will only be made available to your Recruiting Manager, it will not be available to any other staff in a way which could identify you.
Any information you choose to provide will only be used to produce and monitor equal opportunities statistics.
All external applicants who are to be formally interviewed will be asked to complete an Application and Pre-Employment Screening form.
The selection process will normally begin with a discussion between the Recruiting Manager and their Line Manager or Department Head to determine the selection approach. The appropriate selection method may not necessarily be limited to, but will always include, face to face interviews. We may also ask you to complete a test or attend other selection events such as a selection centre or psychometric testing. This information will be held by Kelston Actuation Ltd and will be accessible to our Recruiting Manager.
If, following assessment of your application for the position you have applied for, you are unsuccessful we will retain your information for a period of 6 months unless you instruct us otherwise.
In compliance with Kelston Actuation Ltd.’s recruitment guidelines, if we make you a conditional offer of employment we will ask you for information so that we can carry out pre-employment screening and vetting checks.
These checks include:
Commencement of your employment is conditional on completion of Pre- Employment Screening and Vetting documentation.
You will be required to provide the following to allow us to complete these checks:
We will provide your name and copies of your proof of identity, right to work and proof of address to our Recruitment Manager, who may at their discretion provide it to a third-party employment detail checking provider. You will be provided with details of any third-party service prior to your data being submitted. Kelston Actuation Ltd will also contact your referees using the details you provide in your Application Form to obtain references.
You must successfully complete these pre-employment checks to progress to a final offer.
If we make a final offer and you accept, we will also ask you to provide the following:
Data processors are third parties, such as an HR provider, who may provide elements of our recruitment service for us. This means they cannot do anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do so. They will not share your personal information with any organisation apart from us.
If you accept a final offer from us, some of your personnel records will be held on our HR software and physical records may also be held securely. These details will include:
If you are successful, the information you provide during the recruitment and application process will be retained by us as part of your employee file for the duration of your employment plus 6 years following the end of your employment. This includes your Application Form, Medical Questionnaire, records of any security checks and references.
If you are unsuccessful at any stage of the process, the information you have provided up until that stage will be retained for 6 months and will then be securely disposed of.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have a number of rights with regard to your personal data. You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, the right to restrict or object to processing. For further information see our Employee Handbook.
The information held will be for our management and administrative use only, but from time to time we may need to disclose some information we hold about employees to relevant third parties.
Kelston Actuation Ltd may also hold information about an employee for which disclosure to any third party will only be made when strictly necessary for the purposes as follows:
Kelston Actuation Ltd requires all employees to comply with the GDPR in relation to information about other staff. Failure to do so will be regarded as serious misconduct and will be dealt with according to the Company’s disciplinary policy and procedure. If an employee is in a position to deal with information about other employees, they will be given separate guidance on their obligations.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you. You can read more about these rights here.
Kelston Actuation Ltd tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of Kelston Actuation Ltd.’s collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.
If you want to make a complaint about the way we have processed your personal information, you can either email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to the Data Department at Kelston Actuation Ltd, Hawkfield Business Park, Hawkfield Road, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0BD.
If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact the statutory body which oversees data protection law – www.ico.org.uk/concerns.
Kelston Actuation Ltd tries to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a data request to us. If we do hold information about you, we will:
To make a request to Kelston Actuation Ltd for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing addressing it to our Data Department or writing to the address provided below.
If you agree, we will try to deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need over the telephone.
If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes by,contacting the Data Department.
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 21st May 2018.
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