Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1. About Us

L&G Recruitment Limited (“L&G,” “we,” “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy and personal data. This Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about how and why your personal data will be used. As a staffing business operating in the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), we adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK Data Protection Act 2018, and other relevant data protection legislation.

1.2. Scope

This Privacy Policy outlines our data collection, processing, and protection practices. It explains your rights regarding your personal data and our obligations as data controllers.

2. Information We Collect

2.1. Candidate Data

In the course of our staffing and recruitment services, we collect personal information from Candidates seeking employment opportunities. This information includes:

Name, contact information, and address

CV, covering letter, and application details

Employment history, qualifications, and skills

Salary and compensation information

Interview records and communication history

References, licenses, and other relevant data

Sensitive data, such as criminal convictions (when necessary for specific roles)

2.2. Client Data

Information is collected from our business Clients looking to hire Candidates, which may include:

Business name, contact information, and address

Job descriptions and requirements

Records of communications and agreements

2.3. Contractor Data

Contractors providing their services to our Clients (“Contractors”) may also provide personal data, such as:

Contact information

Contractual and payment details

Timesheets and attendance records

We also collect data from other contacts, including:

Referees’ contact details

Emergency contact information

References from Clients regarding Candidates

2.5. Website and Technical Data

When visiting our website, we may collect technical data, including:

IP address

Browser type and version

Operating system

Page views and website navigation

3. How We Use Your Information

We process personal data for various purposes, including:

3.1. Recruitment Services

Matching Candidates with Clients

Assessing Candidates’ suitability for job positions

Conducting background checks and verification

Maintaining records of our interactions

Complying with legal requirements

3.2. Marketing

We may use your contact details to send you marketing communications if you have provided your consent.

3.3. Finance

For payment processing, invoicing, and financial records.

3.4. IT and Security

To maintain the security of our IT systems, data, and website.

3.5. Legal Obligations

To comply with legal and regulatory obligations, including tax payments and reporting.

3.6. Equal Opportunities & Diversity

We process data to promote diversity and equal opportunities within our recruitment processes.

4. Legal Basis for Processing

4.1. Contractual Necessity

We process data to fulfill our contractual obligations with Candidates and Clients, such as work-finding services and employment contracts.

4.2. Legal Obligation

We may process data to comply with legal obligations, including tax and financial regulations.

4.3. Legitimate Interests

We process data based on our legitimate interests, such as:

Introducing Candidates to Clients

Developing our business

Maintaining a database of Candidate and Client data

4.4. Consent

Where required, we collect consent for specific processing activities, such as marketing communications.

4.5. Defence of Legal Claims

In limited circumstances, we may process data for the defense of legal claims.

4.6. Assessment of Employee Working Capacity

For assessments of contract workers’ capacity to perform specific roles.

5. Sources of Personal Data

We may obtain personal data from various sources, including:

Candidates directly

Referees and third-party sources

Publicly accessible platforms, social media, and professional networking websites

Third-party job websites

Client referrals

Managed services solutions

6. Data Sharing

We may share your personal information with:

6.1. Clients

To facilitate the recruitment process and job placement.

6.2. Security Companies

For background checks and verification.

6.3. Our Offices

We may transfer data between our UK, EU, and Indian offices, as well as to our client’s offices outside the EU.

6.4. Associated Companies

To provide our services, we may share data with associated companies.

All third parties processing your data must adhere to our security measures and use your data only for specified purposes.

7. Data Retention

We aim to build lasting relationships with Candidates and Clients. Our data retention policy reflects this, retaining data for as long as it’s necessary and relevant. We may retain your data for longer to inform you of future opportunities.

8. Data Security

We have implemented security measures to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, loss, or misuse. We limit access to authorized personnel and have procedures in place to address data breaches.

9. Rights of Access, Correction, Erasure, and Restriction

Under data protection laws, you have the following rights:

9.1. Access

You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you.

9.2. Correction

You can request corrections to any inaccuracies in your personal data.

9.3. Erasure

You may request the deletion of your personal data when it is no longer necessary or if processing is based on consent and you withdraw it.

9.4. Restriction

You can request restrictions on the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

To exercise your rights or if you have questions about your data, please contact

10. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for legal reasons. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed.

11. Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or how we handle your data, please contact:

L&G Recruitment Limited