Data Protection Act (1998)
What is personal and sensitive data?
Personal data is data which can be used to identify you. This may include your name, date of birth, address, telephone number etc.
Sensitive personal data is information related to any of the following: racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health, sexuality or sex life, offences and/or convictions.
Where will you store my data?
The record of your case will be stored in an electronic database system accessed by employees of the Drivers Plus Limited. Paper copies of your data may also be stored securely and accessed by employees of the Drivers Plus Limited.
How will you use my data?
Your data will primarily be used for providing you with a work search service. We will also use anonymised data for the purposes of research and statistical monitoring. In some instances, the Drivers Plus Limited may supply this data to third parties, including but not exclusive to Police, and or when requested, in support of the client’s quest for work.
Can I withhold my consent?
Yes, but the Drivers Plus Limited will not be able to provide you a with work search service which includes provision of paper and electronic information.
What is a Data Controller?
A Data Controller is someone who is responsible for your data and who must make sure that your data is processed according to the law. For example, they are responsible for making sure that the information held about you is accurate and that it is kept secure. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act the Managing Director of the Drivers Plus Limited is the Data Controller.
Why might you share my personal and sensitive personal data? Who will you share it with? We will only ever share your information with your permission, for the purposes we have stated (unless required to do so by law).
Obtaining the information we hold about you
You have a right to ask for a copy of your information and to correct any inaccuracies. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, the Drivers Plus Limited is required to respond to your request within 40 days. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, please write to, Drivers Plus limited The Dyehouse Dyehouse Drive Cleckheaton BD19 4TY.This service is charged at E 10.00 Cheques should be made payable to “Drivers Plus Limited”.