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Privacy Policy

Creative Republic Limited is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and candidates. The Company must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, the Company acts as a data controller. When you supply any personal information to Creative Republic Limited, we collect that information in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

The Information we may collect from you when registering
• Full Name
• Address
• Email Address
• Contact Telephone Number
• CV and if applicable Portfolio
• Website
• Job preference, role, location and salary
• Passport or Visa Status

We may also collect information from you for HMRC reporting (as required by law)
• National Insurance Number
• Date of Birth
• Umbrella Company Details
• Limited Company Name
• VAT Number (if applicable)
• Business Bank Details

Collection and use of personal data
Any information you provide to Creative Republic Limited will only be used internally within the organisation to help the recruitment process. It will never be supplied to anyone external to Creative Republic Limited without first obtaining your consent, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it. We do not use any automated decision processes. Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the EEA unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection or the appropriate safeguards are in place for your rights and freedoms. Before such a transfer takes place outside of the EEA, we will provide you with further information concerning this.

Data Retention
The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different periods of time. The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, require us to keep work-seeker records for at least one year from (a) the date of their creation or (b) after the date on which we last provide you with work-finding services. We must also keep your payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records for as long as is legally required by HMRC and associated national minimum wage, social security and tax legislation.

Your rights
Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:
• The right to be informed about the personal data the Company processes on you;
• The right of access to the personal data the Company processes on you;
• The right to rectification of your personal data;
• The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
• The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
• The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
• The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
• The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
• The right to withdraw consent at any time.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file which is copied onto your hard disk by a website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. You can disable the use of cookies at any time via the settings on your browser. Most cookies allow a company for the purpose of anonymous, statistical assessments and for improving user-experience. Some cookies allow personal information to be gathered about visitors. We do not use cookies on this website at the present time.

Google Analytics stores information about
The pages you visit on www.creativerep.com. How long you spend on each www.creativerep.com page. How you got to the site and what you click on while you're visiting the site.

Complaints or queries
If you have any questions concerning your rights or should you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact Jason Moran, Data Protection Officer at jason@creativerep.com

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.