Privacy policy

Last updated: ​18th July 2022

Levick Stanley LTD Privacy Policy

Levick Stanley is a recruitment agency based in London.

In order to provide these services to you, we must collect personal data. We are data controllers which means we are responsible for how we hold and use your personal data.

Our contact details

The type of personal information we collect

  • Full name
  • Registered address
  • Date of birth
  • Email addresses
  • Telephone numbers
  • Website/portfolio
  • Employment history
  • LinkedIn profile and other relevant social media profiles
  • CV
  • Job preferences
  • Employment history (including current employer/client)
  • Right to work (ID)
  • Current salary/fees/employment conditions
  • Desired salary/fees/ employment conditions
  • Other documentation, if requested by Levick Stanley LTD or our clients (including but not limited to references)

How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • The information you provide to us while searching for a new opportunity
  • The information provided to us during the different stages of the recruitment process.
  • From an agent/third party acting on your behalf.

For example:

  • Contractor’s Limited Company
  • Through (publicly) available sources.

For example:

  • LinkedIn
  • Job Boards
  • CV databases
  • Our website

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:

  • Word of mouth; you may be recommended by a friend, a former employer, a former colleague or even a present employer.

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

  • Match your skills, experience and education with a potential employer or end user
  • Source potential opportunities or roles as part of our recruitment services
  • Collate market information or trends including providing analysis to potential or actual clients
  • Personalise your experience and our offering with appropriate content, whether via our website or otherwise
  • Collect further information needed to assess your eligibility through the various stages of recruitment

We may share this information with:

  • A client who initiates a search for personnel, to ascertain if you are a good fit for the available position.
  • We may also conduct checks on you to verify the information you have provided.
  • We may share information with our suppliers to continue our relationship with you such as credit reference agencies, payment process providers and so on.
  • Client personal data is not shared with third parties.

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting 0207 118 9600 / info@levickstanley.com

(b) We have a contractual obligation.

(c) We have a legal obligation.

(d) We have a vital interest.

(f) We have a legitimate interest.

How we store your personal information

Your information is securely stored.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is adequately secured. We use market leading technologies and encrypted messaging software.

We keep personal data on CV’s for 5-7 years, We will then dispose your information by deleting from the database.

However, we may retain data for longer than a 7 year period where we have a legal or contractual obligation to do so, or we form the view that there is otherwise a continued basis to do so, for example where your personal information identifies specialist skill sets which may remain in demand, or we are subject to a legal obligation which applies for a longer period.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

We usually act on requests and provide information free of charge, but may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs of providing the information for:

  • Baseless or excessive/repeated requests
  • Further copies of the same information
  • Alternatively, we may be entitled to refuse to act on the request.

Please contact us at 0207 118 9600 / info@levickstanley.com if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at:

0207 118 9600 / info@levickstanley.com

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:           

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk