Backstop is committed to protecting the data that we compile on individuals that register with us. Like all recruitment agencies and businesses we have to comply with the Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998. These are designed to ensure that any data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention.
The data we need to collect
We only ask for personal data about you that is essential for the recruitment process. So information such as your name, address, e-mail address, work and education history and your responses to and the results of assessments administered through the site, plus your nationality which we are required to collect by law. We also collect information through the interview process to aid us in our selection processes.
Why do we collect and process sensitive personal data?
We collect and process sensitive personal data to conform with legal requirements, for example under the equality of opportunity laws. By using this website and by registering your details with us, you consent to us collecting and processing sensitive personal data supplied by you and disclosing this information to prospective employers and clients in connection with the recruitment process.
Do we pass data to third parties?
Where necessary we may pass data to third parties that help us to process data and to prospective or intended employers or customers for the purpose of recruitment.
How is this data safeguarded?
The security of your data is extremely important to us. Access to your personal data is only provided to our staff and third parties who help us to process data and, in order to help with the recruitment process, to prospective employers or customers.
How do we let you know if our policy changes?
Any policy changes, either due to business reasons or future changes in legislation, will be posted on this page and, if substantial, may be promoted on the website or through e-mail notification.