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ECS (“we”, “us” and/or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. We are the data controller in respect of the personal data we process about you in relation to this website. ECS comprises ECS Europe Limited, ECS Global Limited, ECS Consultancy Limited, ECS Digital Limited and ECS Infosolutions PVT Limited, each having signed an Intercompany Services Agreement dated 27 January 2017.
This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and process your personal data when using this website. This version was last updated on 11 September 2019 and historic versions can be obtained by contacting us. We may update this notice at any time.
It is important that you read and retain this notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you. This will ensure you are aware of how and why we are using such information and what your rights are under GDPR.
Our Registered Office is:
6 Woodside Place
Chief Data Protection Officer for the ECS Group is:
Head of Service Delivery
+44 (0)141 572 3040
This Privacy Notice will explain:
Personal Data: means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. Practical examples are your name, address and email address.
Special Category of Data: means personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation. Practical examples most likely relevant to your application will be information about your health.
Depending on your enquiry, we may collect:
We collect personal data when you contact us via our website by contacting us, submitting an application for a role, enquiring about a product or service, or downloading, subscribing to, or sharing content (such as a white paper, post or blog). We may also collect personal data directly from you (for example at events or meetings), from third party marketing agencies and from publicly available sources such as LinkedIn and company websites.
We will use your personal data to direct based on the type of enquiry. Specifically:
ECS Group will share your data with the relevant ECS department for the purposes set out above. These may include:
To support us answering your query ECS Group may also share your data with the following third party:
Otherwise, we shall only disclose your personal data to third parties where we are required to do so by law or regulatory obligation to which any member of the ECS Group is subject.
We store all personal data within the European Economic Area (EEA) under the adoption of strict organisational and technical measures designed to keep your personal data secure. However, we operate globally and it is possible that processing of data as set out above will be required to be transferred or accessible outside the EEA.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it. Specifically:
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. Procedures are in place to deal with any suspected data security breach and we will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
You have the right to:
Information Commissioner’s Office,
To exercise any of these rights, you should in the first instance, contact the ECS Data Protection Officer who will raise the issue as a formal request to the relevant Data Protection Officer.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your working relationship with us.