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1. Introduction
In order to work with you, Pioneer Search Ltd (“the Company”) collects and processes personal data about you.

When it comes to capturing and using data relating to individuals there are some key legal requirements with which the Company needs to comply. The purpose of this statement is to set out how the Company meets these requirements and to ensure that every individual who provides data to the Company understands the legal basis on which that data is held, what the data is used for, how it is stored and who has access to it.

The legislation which details the legal requirements that the Company must follow in relation to data is the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”).

2. Our Business and Use of Data
The Company is a recruitment agency and recruitment business as defined in the Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

To perform our business activities, we may collect personal information about the following individuals:

Prospective and placed candidates for permanent or temporary roles;
Prospective and current client contacts;
Supplier contacts to support our services;
Employees, consultants, temporary workers.
Although the individuals do not have to provide personal information to us, this may restrict or prevent our ability to provide our services.

As individuals may at points in their relationship with us be a candidate and/or a client contact, we may use the personal data provided to contact the individual in regard to either of these services unless the individual advises us to restrict use to specific servicepartnership of which the Candidate is a member or employee; or indirectly through another company and “Engages” and “Engaged” will be construed accordingly;“Introduction” means -

(a) the passing of a curriculum vitæ or information about the Candidate; or

(b) the interview of a Candidate in person or by telephone or by any other audio or visual means,

and the time of the Introduction will be taken to be the earlier of (a) and (b) above; and “Introduced” and “Introduces” will be construed accordingly;

“Personal Data” means as set out in, and will be interpreted in accordance with Data Protection Legislation;

“Personal Data Breach” means the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, Personal Data transmitted, stored or otherwise Processed in connection with these Terms or which relates to any Candidate;

“Process” means as set out in, and will be interpreted in accordance with Data Protection Legislation and “Processed” and “Processing” will be construed accordingly;

“Remuneration” includes base salary or fees, guaranteed and/or anticipated bonus and commission earnings, allowances, inducement payments, shift allowances, location weighting and call-out allowances, the benefit of a company car and all other payments or emoluments payable to or receivable by the Candidate for work (or for services where applicable) to be rendered to or on behalf of Client. Where Client provides a company car, a notional amount of £5000 will be added to the salary in order to calculate Employment Agency’s fee;

“Terms” means these terms of business;

“Third Party” means any company or person who is not Client. For the avoidance of doubt, subsidiary and associated companies of Client (as defined by s.1159 of the Companies Act 2006 and s.416 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 respectively) are included (without limitation) within this definition; and

“Vacancy” means a specific role/s, work or position that Client requests Employment Agency to submit person for consideration for such role/s work or position.

3. These Terms
3.1 These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Employment Agency and Client in relation to the subject matter hereof and are deemed to be accepted by Client and to apply by virtue of (a) an Introduction to Client of a Candidate; or (b) the Engagement by Client of a Candidate; or (c) the passing of information about the Candidate by Client to any Third Party; or (d) Client’s interview or request to interview a Candidate; or (e) Client’s signature at the end of these Terms; or (f) any other written expressed acceptance of these Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, these Terms apply whether or not the Candidate is Engaged by Client for the same type of work and/or Vacancy as that for which the Introduction was originally effected.

3.2 These Terms supersede all previous agreements between the parties in relation to the subject matter hereof.

3.3 These Terms prevail over any other terms of business or purchase conditions put forward by Client save where expressly agreed otherwise by Employment Agency.

3.4 Client authorises Employment Agency to act on its behalf in seeking a person to meet Client’s requirements and, if Client so requests, shall advertise for such a person through such methods as are agreed with Client and at Client’s expense.

3.5 For the purposes of these Terms, Employment Agency acts as an employment agency as defined within the Conduct Regulations.