Effective Date: December 1, 2023
AUDIT INTERNATIONAL – DATA PROTECTION / PRIVACY NOTICE
Purpose of this Document
Audit International is dedicated to safeguarding the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy notice outlines how we collect, use, and protect personal information about you in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws. This applies to all candidates, clients, employees, contractors, and other individuals with whom we interact.
Data Controller Identity
Audit International acts as a "data controller," meaning we are responsible for how we hold and use personal information about you. We are committed to transparently notifying you about the information in this privacy notice.
Applicability of This Notice
This notice applies to current and former candidates, clients, employees, contractors, and other relevant individuals whose personal data we handle. This notice is not part of any contract but is a guide to our data processing practices. We may update this notice periodically.
Understanding This Notice
It's essential to read this notice, along with any other privacy information we may provide on specific occasions, to be fully aware of how and why we use your data.
Data Protection Principles
We adhere to data protection law, ensuring that your information is:
- Used lawfully, fairly, and transparently.
- Collected for specified, legitimate purposes and not used incompatibly.
- Relevant and limited to what is necessary.
- Accurate and kept up to date.
- Stored only as long as necessary.
- Kept securely.
Types of Information We Hold About You
We collect, store, and use various personal data, which may include but is not limited to:
- Personal and contact details.
- Professional and employment-related information.
- Special categories of data requiring more protection, such as health information.
Collection of Personal Information
We gather information via our recruitment processes, interactions with clients or potential clients, and from publicly available sources like LinkedIn or job boards. Additional details may be collected throughout your engagement with us.
Use of Your Information
We use your data primarily to facilitate our recruitment services, comply with legal obligations, and pursue our legitimate interests while respecting your rights and interests.
Sharing Your Information
We may share your data with third parties when necessary for our services, legal compliance, or other legitimate interests.
Data Security and Retention
Your data is securely stored and will only be retained for as long as necessary for the purposes collected, respecting legal, accounting, and reporting obligations.
Your Rights and Responsibilities
You have rights regarding access, correction, erasure, and restriction of your data. Keep us informed of any changes to your personal data.
Automated Decision Making
We do not rely solely on automated decision-making processes that significantly affect you without human intervention, unless legally justified.
Data Sharing and Transfers
We may share your data with third parties and group entities as part of our business processes. International transfers outside the EU will be protected by appropriate safeguards.
Contact and Complaints
Questions about this notice or our handling of your data can be directed to our Data Protection Officer. Complaints can be lodged with the relevant supervisory authority.
We may update this notice as necessary and will inform you of significant changes.
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