Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which Power Up Selection SL will process personal information provided to us, this information is also referred to as ‘personal data’.

We take our obligations in respect of the privacy of personal data very seriously and we will only process personal information as detailed in this notice, unless we inform you otherwise. In order to ensure that the personal data we hold is accurate and up to date, we request that you inform us of any relevant changes to the personal information we hold about you.

Our core business activity is recruitment, we assist individuals in finding work with our clients, whether this is directly or through supply by us, and we assist clients in introducing or supplying the staff that they require. For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, our commercial activities and services for individuals and businesses are referred to as ‘Recruitment Services’, and our actual or potential hiring customers are referred to as ‘Clients’.

The person responsible for data protection matters within our organisation is Carles Almagro  – Managing Partner,  and can be contacted here, carles@poweruptalent.com

Individuals wishing to use or using our Recruitment Services or looking for a role to work with us (‘Candidate’):

The personal data we collect or receive includes the following as applicable: Name. address, email and other contact details, job history, educational history, qualifications & skills, Visa and other right-to-work or identity information, next of kin and family details, contact details of referees, information contained in references.

We may obtain your personal data from the following sources: You (e.g. a Curriculum Vitae, an online registration form or an interview), a Client, other Candidates, Social Media, Online job sites, the public domain.

The processing of your personal information may include:

  • Collecting and storing your personal data, whether in manual or electronic files
  • Notifying you of potential roles or opportunities
  • Assessing and reviewing your suitability for job roles
  • Introducing and/or supplying you to actual or potential Clients
  • Personalise your experience and our offering, whether via our website or otherwise
  • Retaining a record of our dealings
  • Establishing quality, training and compliance with our obligations and best practices
  • For the purposes of backing up information on our computer systems

We may process your personal data on the basis that you have consented to us doing so for a specific purpose, for example, if you apply for a specific role you may have consented to our processing of the data that has been provided for the purpose of progressing your application and considering your suitability for that role. In other cases, you may have provided your written or verbal consent to the use of your data for a specific reason.

You may withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal information for a particular purpose at any stage. However, please note that we may continue to retain, or otherwise use your personal information thereafter where we have a legitimate interest or a legal or contractual obligation to do so. Our processing in that respect will be limited to what is necessary for the furtherance of those interests or obligations. Withdrawal of consent will not have any effect on the lawfulness of any processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Data Security and Confidentiality

It is our policy to ensure, in so far as is reasonably practicable, that our systems and records are secure and not accessible to unauthorised third parties in line with contemporary practice.

Retaining your data

In most circumstances your data will not be retained for more than 2 years from the last point at which we provided any services or otherwise engaged with you and it is our policy to only store your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations and for our legitimate business interests. However, we may retain data for longer than a 6 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 rights

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and it is important that you know your rights within that context, which include rights to:

  • Request a copy of the personal data that we hold.
  • Request that we restrict processing of your data.
  • Request that data is erased
  • Withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data for a particular purpose at any stage. 
  • Request that inaccurate or incomplete data is rectified.

Please note that should you exercise your right to request that we erase data or cease any processing activity, we may retain a record of this request and the action taken in order to both evidence our compliance, and to take steps to minimise the prospect of any data being processed in the future.

If you have any questions concerning your rights or should you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact Carles Almagro, Managing Partner at carles@poweruptalent.com