Privacy Policy2018-08-07T15:57:42+00:00

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Zestec Asset Management (‘Zestec’) uses and protects any information that you give Zestec when you use this website. Zestec is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Zestec may change this policy from time to time by updating this page so you should check this page from time to time.

What we collect

Currently, this website does not collect or request that you provide any personal information. Should you choose to contact us, to enquire about our services, by email or telephone, we will typically collect the following information:

  • Name and location
  • Contact details such as email and telephone number
  • Reason for contacting Zestec
  • How you heard about Zestec

We may require more information about you and your needs.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To improve our services.
  • We may periodically send information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve your experience while visiting the website.

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system. On your first visit to the website you can choose to allow or disallow the use of cookies on your computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requiring websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to your computer / device that track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide you with a more tailored experience.

If you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to your computer / device, you should take necessary steps within your web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website.

This website uses software provided by Google Analytics. The software will save a cookie to your computer / device in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

Other cookies may be stored to your computer / device by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites and resources provided by third parties. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to that website.

Controlling your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at the registered office address.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Zestec Asset Management, 9 Nimrod Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH21 7UH

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How we use your data for recruitment

Background

This privacy policy covers how we Zestec Asset Management Ltd, collect, use, store and protect the data that is supplied to us by job applicants and agencies.

Our Commitment to Job applicants

We believe completely in equal opportunities and will treat all applicants fairly with no discrimination.

We never knowingly provide misleading information about the nature of the role.  We would never charge a job seeker a fee for the purpose of finding them a role.

We are committed to managing your personal information securely and with respect in accordance with the General Data Protection requirements.

The information we collect may cover the following:

  • Contact information (name address, phone number and email address)
  • Information from CV or application form or covering letter (education, skills and qualifications)
  • Health records (Night Worker assessment forms, Health questionnaires) where required as part of the role.
  • Occupational health report (Higher level screening required for role) with Access to medical Records consent being given by the applicant
  • Disclosure and Barring Record where a requirement for the role
  • References from the names referees that the applicant provides and only with the applicants’ consent.
  • Visa and proof of the right to work in the UK documents
  • Employment records (including job titles, work history, working hours, training records and professional memberships).
  • Salary, annual leave, pension and benefits information.

We may also collect, store and use “special categories” of more sensitive personal data which require a higher level of protection such as Information about your race or ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political opinions. Also information about criminal convictions and offences.

Purpose of collection

The purpose of collecting this information is to find suitable candidates to fulfil a specific role within our Company, and to check that you are legally entitled to legally work in the UK. We collect personal information either directly from candidates or sometimes from an employment agency. We may sometimes collect additional information background check agencies.

How the information is held.

Most information is transmitted by email and is stored on our computers, and paper based filing.

All this information can only be accessed by authorised staff within our Company.  Our staff are trained to understand the importance of keeping personal data secure.

Our computers are safeguarded by anti-virus software and the regular changing of security passwords.

The information on candidates for specific roles will be held for 6 months in line with CIPD recommended best practice. After which paper files will be securely shredded and computer records deleted. Only if we have asked, and you have given your consent for the data to be held will this not apply.

Disclosure

We may disclose the information for the purpose of obtaining referees. Where additional information is required the information may be disclosed to the Disclosure and Barring Service, your G.P or an Occupational Health professional only after you have given your consent

You have specific rights in connection with personal information: request access to your personal information; request correction of the personal information that we hold about you; request erasure of your personal information; object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest; request the restriction of processing of your personal information; request the transfer of your personal information to another party and the right to withdraw consent.

Complaints

Privacy complaints are taken very seriously and if you believe that we have breached your privacy you should in the first instance write to the Company Director who has responsibility for Data Protection within our Company stating the details of your complaint. We would ask that you provide us with as much detail as possible to allow a thorough investigation. Your complaint will be acknowledged within 24 hours and we aim to resolve any complaint within 5 working days. However, depending on the complexity of the complaint and availability of external agencies it may on occasions take longer.

Should your complaint show that we have breached our duty of care we will report the breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office

If you are not satisfied by our response you may complain to the ICO.