ExamWorks Investigation Services Privacy Notice – Employees
This privacy notice sets out how we use any personal data that we process about you and applies to all current and former employees (“Employee”). This notice will also be applicable to anyone whose personal data has been processed as part of our recruitment process (“Applicant”).
This privacy notice is applicable to the employees and applicants of the following businesses:
Premex Services Limited
Examworks Investigation Services (EWIS)
Examworks UK is a brand of the above businesses. Your contract will be with the business directly and not Examworks UK.
The Purpose for Processing:
We will need to process your personal data for the following reasons:
Making a decision about your recruitment or appointment. This can include managing your CV, processing an application, processing your personal data as part of conducting an interview and any competency based assessments we may ask you to complete.
To check whether you are legally entitled to work in the UK.
To carry out a DBS and background checks.
To process your personal data for the purpose of paying you and to ensure that the appropriate tax and national insurance contributions have been deducted.
To process your personal data as part of providing you with any employee specific benefits (e.g. Reward Gateway)
To enrol you in a pension arrangement in accordance with our statutory automatic enrolment duties and liaise with your pension provider as required.
For business management and planning, including accounting and auditing.
For the purpose of performance management and to make decisions about salary reviews and compensation.
To facilitate in your education, training and development requirements.
For absence management, specifically sickness absence.
To comply with health and safety obligations.
To monitor your use of our information and communication systems in line with the Group’s Information Security and Acceptable Use Policy.
Equal opportunities monitoring.
To gather and manage evidence for possible grievance or disciplinary hearings.To conduct an exit interview to gather feedback.
To process your personal data in line with any legal obligations we are required to comply with. This will include our obligations to you in relation to the processing of your personal data.
To form a defence of any legal claim that may be brought against us.
To contact you to perform an exit interview to gather feedback. In the event of this specific process occurring post-employment, we would ask for your consent prior to participation.
We can assure you that we will only ever process the minimum personal data required to carry out the processing activities identified above.
Lawful Basis for Processing
We will process your personal data in line with the following lawful bases:
We believe that we have a genuine and legitimate reason to process your personal data as you wish to enter, or have entered into a contract of employment with us. We do not expect that processing your personal data will harm any of your rights and interests.
We may be required to process your personal data to comply with our legal obligations. This can include complying with a subject access request you have made or supplying personal data to the HMRC following a request.
Categories of Recipients
We will retain your personal data:
- For 6 months following the completion and outcome of the recruitment exercise.
- During the course of your employment.
- For a further 7 years following the termination of your employment.
If you are a former employee, we will only use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (E.g. for HMRC financial accounting obligations as well as to enable us to defend any claim that may be brought against us in respect of the work we undertake as a business).
Under the Data Protection Act, you have the following rights in relation to your personal data.
- Right to Access - You have a right to request a copy of your personal data.
- Right to Rectification - You have the right to ask us at any time to make any corrections or remove any personal data that you believe is inaccurate.
- Right to Erasure - You have the right to request the erasure of personal data. However, we may still need to retain personal data to comply with our legal obligations. In the event of a request we will provide you with full details of the personal data that we are required to retain.
- Right to Restriction - You have the right to request a restriction in the processing of your personal data. However, we may still be required to process personal data to comply with our legal obligations and to fulfil our obligations in respect of your contract of employment. In the event of a request we will provide you with full details of the personal data that we are required to continue processing.
- Right to Objection - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. However, we may still be required to process personal data to comply with our legal obligations and to fulfil our obligations in respect of your contract of employment. In the event of a request we will provide you with full details of the personal data that we are required to continue processing.
We will aim to respond to any requests relating to your rights without undue delay and in any case within 1 calendar month of receipt of your request. We may ask you to confirm your identity so that we can validate a request. If you would like to make a request, please email or write to us using the contact details provided below.
If we are unable to comply with a request for any reason, then we will provide you with a full justification in writing within 1 calendar month of receipt of your request.
We may from time to time use your personal data to undertake automated analysis which can have legal or similarly significant effects on you. The final decisions in relation to any of the processing listed below will be undertaken by an individual and not through an automated process.
In the table below we detail what decisions we might take, the personal data used to take those decisions, and how that decision might affect you.
Type of Analysis
Data used, where it comes from and why it’s relevant.
How it might affect you.
Sickness absence triggers
Would be applied in accordance with the Attendance Management Policy and therefore could affect your employment if you exhaust all stages. The management team and HR would be involved in any decisions that arise following analysis.
Equality & Diversity
Would be applied in accordance with the Policy. The management team and HR would be involved in any decisions that arise following analysis.
All external telephone calls to and from the telephones of all employees of the Applicable Group may be electronically recorded. For more detail please reference MC30 EW Group Call Recording Policy.
Our systems enable us to monitor telephone, e-mail, voicemail, internet and other communications. For business reasons, and in order to carry out legal obligations in our role as an employer, use of our systems including the telephone and computer systems, and any personal use of them, is continually monitored by use of automated software and manual methods by authorised individuals. Monitoring is only carried out to the extent permitted or as required by law and as necessary and justifiable for business purposes. The Applicable Group has control procedures in place in order to ensure this monitoring is not misused. For more detail please reference UF03 Acceptable Use Policy.
If you are unhappy about any aspect of our process and you would like to file a complaint, please contact us using the details below.
Alternatively, if you would like to make a complaint or report a concern about the way in which we have processed your personal data then please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office who will be able to provide further assistance.
If you have any further questions or would like to raise any concerns about the way in which your personal data has been processed, please feel free to use the details below to contact our Data Protection Officer. Alternatively, for any specific HR related queries please use the details below to contact our HR Director.
HR Director: Tamsyn Haselden
Email Address: email@example.com
Data Protection Officer
Write to us:
[HR Department/Legal and Compliance Department]
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