Website Privacy Notice

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Ltd (the Data Controller) collects personal information from visitors to this website, www.wecuk.com. The purpose of this notice is to explain how your data is collected and used, and to inform you of your rights in relation to this data, as prescribed by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Limited is committed to protecting personal data, and adheres to all of the principles within the General Data Protection Regulation: we ensure that data held is accurate, relevant and held and disposed of in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.

Data we collect

Technical data about website visitors is collected, including your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

If you opt in to analytics cookies, we collect data about how you use our website, such as which pages you visited. This is processed in a way that does not directly identify individuals.

If you use the contact form on this website to contact us, we collect your name and contact details.

How we use your data

Technical data about website visitors is used to ensure the proper operation and security of our website and the computer systems that it is hosted on.

Analytics data is used to understand how visitors are using our website so that we can improve it.

Data submitted through the contact form is used to respond to your query.

We only hold your data as long as it is necessary and proportionate to do so for these purposes. Data is deleted when it is no longer needed.

Who we share your data with

We may share your data with third party data processors who provide services to us, such as providers of website hosting services and analytics. We have contracts with our data processors to ensure they can only use your personal information in accordance with our instructions.

We will only transfer personal data to countries where there is an adequate data protection regime as defined by data protection regulations, or where appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure that data subjects’ rights are enforceable. We ensure these safeguards are in place in our contracts with data processors.

How we store your data

Technical information about website visitors is stored by our website hosting provider in the UK.

Information submitted through the contact form is stored by our website hosting provider in the UK and by Microsoft in the UK.

We retain your data for only as long as we need to for the purposes described above.

Purpose and legal basis for processing

The purposes for the above uses of personal data are to maintain, monitor and improve our website, and to enable us to respond to messages sent through it. The legal bases we rely on for this processing are consent, for example when you allow the optional cookies we use, and where it’s necessary for our legitimate interests, for example to maintain the integrity of our website.

Your rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Contact details

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the above rights, please contact [email protected] in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Recruitment Privacy Notice

In the course of our recruitment processes, Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Limited (the Data Controller) will be privy to candidate personal data. The purpose of this notice is to explain how your data is collected and used throughout our recruitment process, and to inform you of your rights in relation to this data, as prescribed by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

How we use your data

Candidate information is either provided directly be you, or by a third party, such as a Job Board. This data is used for the legitimate business aim of assessing the suitability of job seekers for open roles, and to contact you in relation to these vacancies.

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Limited is committed to protecting personal data, and adheres to all of the principles within the General Data Protection Regulation: we ensure that data held is accurate, relevant and held and disposed of in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Candidate data will be processed and held in the UK: no data will be held in, or transferred to, areas outside of the European Economic Area.

Data we may collect

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • Your home and mobile telephone number
  • Your work history
  • Your training and educational attainments
  • References

Should your job application be successful, you will be asked for further personal details to allow us to carry out pre-employment checks and to ensure you have the right to work in the UK. This information may be provided by you, or by a third party- such as a reference from a previous employer.

Your rights

From time to time, we may request permission to hold and use your data for future vacancies. In these instances, you will be asked to consent to this use of your data. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.

You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. This will be provided free of charge, and within 30 days of your request. You also have the right of erasure, and of portability.

Contact details

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the above rights, please contact [email protected] in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Versions

These notices were last updated on 24th March 2021. For previous version of our privacy notices and policies, please contact us at [email protected]