We are committed to providing the highest level of service and privacy to all our clients. We commit to following all principles and guidelines outlined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective May 25th 2018. The GDPR is designed to protect individuals and their personal data.
Please review this policy before agreeing that we can process your data.
- Who will be collecting your personal data
- The types of data we collect
How your data will be collected
How your data will be stored and for how long
What we do with your data
How you can access the data stored
When you click agree to our policy, we receive a record containing your email and full name as supplied by you. We retain this as a record of who has agreed to our policy. This is then stored on our CRM database.
Acumen Resources may change this policy from time to time and we will notify visitors of a change in policy via a notice on our website. Continued use of the site or our services after changes are made will constitute your acceptance of the revised policy. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 1st 2018.
Who will be collecting your personal data?
‘Acumen Resources’ (incorporating Acumen Resources Limited, Acumen Resources Group Limited, Acumen Resources (UK) Ltd. and Acumen Resources Search Ltd.) specialises in recruitment services for a number of sectors in Ireland, namely the Actuarial, Non-Executive, Data Analytics, Risk Management and Aviation sectors.
Your personal data will only be collected by Acumen Resources to provide you with recruitment services. Your data can only be accessed by authorised persons in order to provide you with recruitment and recruitment-related services.
The Types of Data We Collect
We may collect Non-personal and Personal data.
Non-Personal Data cannot be used to identify or contact you. It can include:
- Statistical information about visitors to our website
Personal data relates to a specific individual who may be identifiable from that data. This can include:
- Contact information such as name, email address and phone number
Job title, employment history, qualifications, a copy of your CV, past and current remuneration
Demographic information such as address and preferences
Notes from meetings/interviews/phone calls with you
Assessment test results e.g. psychometric tests
3rd party references
User IP addresses
Any other employment related data
How your data will be collected?
Acumen Resources collects personal data directly from you in person, by telephone, letter, email or via our website, when you:
- Deal with a consultant by phone, letter, email or internet
Supply a CV or other form of application
Subscribe to email updates
Subscribe to any other communication form
Submit any information in connection with an application
Complete psychometric assessments
We also collect personal data from 3rd parties. If collecting information from a 3rd party we will seek your consent in advance or otherwise make you aware of the collection and the reasons for it. This information may include:
- Professional references
Results of competency tests
Subjective feedback on performance
Information from or about you in relation to workplace complaints, accidents
Any inquiry in which you are involved – insurance, litigation, registration, disciplinary, criminal, etc.
How your data will be stored and for how long
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, risk management and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Our security procedures protect data from being misused, misplaced, or accessed, changed or disclosed by unauthorised people.
We will store your data in our CRM System, an internal system only accessible by our consultants. Our use of a CRM system ensures that your data is securely stored. Our consultants can search and process this data, only in order to provide you with recruitment services.
Acumen Resources will keep your personal data no longer than necessary. We will appropriately dispose of your personal data when it is no longer required or if you ask to be removed from our systems. We would normally retain data on our database until you retire. This is to allow us to provide you with a quality ongoing recruitment and career advisory service for the entirety of your career. However, you can request removal of your data at any time.
What we will do with your data
We require data to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. Acumen Resources may use your personal data for the following reasons:
- To provide recruitment and related services
To provide information on suitable job opportunities, to match your profile with suitable job vacancies and to assist you finding a position that is most suitable
To apply for jobs on your behalf
To market our recruitment services to you
To improve our customer service through market research
Acumen Resources may also disclose your personal data to third parties where relevant, provided you have provided prior consent:
- Prospective employers and parties such as referees
Other parties involved in the supply of personnel
Professional associations, registration bodies or regulatory or law enforcement agencies if required
If we need to transfer your data outside the EEA, we will alert you and explain clearly why we’re doing it. This will only occur in relation to recruitment or related services provided by Acumen Resources. Generally we operate within the EEA but we do sometimes deal with non-EEA companies.
When to get in touch with us
To further ensure the integrity of your data, you can get in touch with us at any time for any of the following reasons:
- Requesting access to your data – You may request access to any personal data Acumen Resources holds about you.
- Keeping your personal data up to date – To ensure that your personal data is accurate, complete and up to date, please alert Acumen Resources of any changes to your details. Alternatively, we may contact you from time to time. If you have any concerns about the accuracy of the data please get in touch.
- To request removal of your data from our database – You may get in touch with us at any time to request removal at any time.
For any of the above matters or other queries related to your data, please contact [email protected] .
Transfer of data
In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of Acumen Resources we may provide your personal data to a third party provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.
Compliance with Legal Authorities
Should Acumen Resources be required by the authorities in any jurisdiction and where such requirement is in compliance with legislation or other legal process, personal data may be disclosed to these authorities.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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How to get in touch
In order to get in touch with any query in relation to your data, simply send an email to [email protected] outlining the nature of your request. We will respond promptly to your query. You may be asked for further details in relation to your request, or to fill out our Access Request Form.