DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY
NOTICE POLICY

UNIQUE Community Services provides urgent or longer-term care and support to people with complex care needs, at home or in the community. We support young people (13-17), adults (aged 18-65) and adults (65+) living with a range of complex care needs, including: learning disabilities, autism, acquired, brain injuries, behaviours that challenge, physical disabilities, sensory impairment (including visual and speech), dementia and/or other mental health needs. The Company must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, the Company acts as a data controller.

 

You may give your personal details to the Company directly, such as on an application, assessment, or registration form or via our website, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. The Company must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing health care and service and keeping information relating to the employees’ rights, we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

Company Name:
Leaf Complex Care (‘the Company’)
Company Contact details:

Address:  Parkway 2, Princess Parkway, Manchester M14 7LU

Phone:   07384 467760

Web page:   www.uniquecs.co.uk

E-mail address:  carol.taylor@uniquecs.co.uk

Date:
30/11/21
Review Date:
3 years
Last amended:
 
Version:
1

1.Collection and use of personal data

a. Purpose of processing and legal basis

The Company will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

 

  • Legitimate interest

 

In some cases we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and detecting crime and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.

b. Legitimate interest

Where the Company has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:

  • We interpret the legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in finding an appropriate person for a job vacancy. We consider that by registering with Unique Community Services you have given your permission to us collecting and holding personal information for disclosing this information to potential employers and clients in our recruitment process.

c. Statutory/contractual requirement

Your personal data is required by law and/or a contractual requirement (e.g. our client may require this personal data), and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are obliged to provide the personal data and if you do not the consequences of failure to provide the data are:

 

  • Failure to provide this data will affect us being able to commence the service delivery and therefore we would be unable to find you suitable work.

2. Overseas Transfers

The Company may transfer only the information you provide to us to countries outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. We will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

3. Data retention

The Company will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. Different laws require us to keep different data for different periods of time.

 

We must also keep your personal and health records, payroll records, holiday pay, sick pay and pensions auto-enrolment records in accordance with the statutory retention period as required by law.

 

Where the Company has obtained your consent to process your personal and sensitive personal data, we will do so in line with our retention policy (a copy of which is attached). Upon expiry of that period the Company will seek further consent from you. Where consent is not granted the Company will cease to process your personal data and sensitive personal data.

4. Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

 

  • The right to be informed about the personal data the Company processes on you;
  • The right of access to the personal data the Company processes on you;
  • The right to rectification of your personal data;
  • The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
  • The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
  • The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time.

 

Where you have consented to the Company processing your personal data and sensitive personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting:

 

REGISTERED MANAGER: 

Carol Taylor

E-mail: Carol.Taylor@uniquecs.co.uk

Office: 0161 998 2132 

Mobile: 07384 467760

 

CQC NOMINATED PERSON INDIVIDUAL:

Sarah Ambe

E-mail: sarah.ambe@catalystgrp.co.uk

Office: 0345 894 2264 

Mobile: 07960 254357

 

07384 467760

5. Complaints or queries

If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact our Compliance Manager.

01174030943

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.