Fast Force is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and users of our website.
This policy (together with any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.
We will need to collect personal information about you.
We will only collect information that is necessary for the proper performance of our tasks or functions.
We do not collect or use personal information for the purposes of unlawful discrimination.
We do not collect personal information just because we think it could be useful at some future stage if we have no present need for it. However, registering your interest to us via our website means you are agreeing with us to store your information in our data base to serve you in the future.
We do not routinely conduct criminal history checks and only do so in order to obtain relevant criminal history with regard to particular jobs you are offered or for which you are shortlisted.
If you only browse our website, we do not collect information that identifies you personally, though we may collect information related to your visit to our website.
Why do we collect your data?
We collect your personal data to:
- Help you to find a job,
- To continue our relationship once we find you a job,
- To provide you with a service (recruitment or HR),
- To receive a service from you and ask support in relation to one of our candidates.
What kind of data do we collect?
Personal information may range from the sensitive (e.g. relevant medical history or criminal history) to the everyday (e.g. address and phone number). We may collect the opinions of others about your work performance your work experience and qualifications, aptitude test results and other information in connection with your possible work placements.
We will collect, including but not limited to, your name and contact details and other information available on your Curriculum Vitae (CV), such as education details, employment history, emergency contacts, immigration status, financial information (if we need to do a financial background check), etc.
We also obtain further personal information about you during the course of our relationship, which may be obtained from you directly or from companies to whom your CV was provided to by us and who have engaged with you as part of a job application.
How do we collect your data?
We can collect your personal data through different channels such as but not limited to: our website, written correspondence (including e-mail) and conversations/meeting with our consultants.
Legal requirements for personal information
Some laws such as taxation law, superannuation laws, immigration law, laws regulating employment agencies, laws relating to national security, laws relating to professional or trade registration and laws for the protection of certain classes of people (such as children or the elderly) may require that we collect certain types of information (including criminal history) from you that is relevant to the position/s for which you may be applying. There may be cases where our duties of care or contractual duties require us to obtain and disclose certain types of personal information relevant to specific jobs.
When requesting information of this type we will tell you whether the supply of that information by you is mandatory or voluntary.
If you do not give us all or part of the information we need:
- We may be limited in our ability to locate suitable work for you;
- We may be limited in our ability to place you in work;
- We might decline to represent you in your search for work or put you forward for particular positions.
Your personal information will be used in connection with:
- Our assessment of your suitability for registration with us;
- The necessary validation (including from appropriate third-party sources) of your resume, c.v., nominated references, or stated qualifications, experience, training or abilities. Where we require third party validation, we will tell you how we propose to obtain it;
- Your actual or possible work placement;
- Your performance appraisals;
- Any test or assessment (including medical tests and assessments) that you might be required to undergo;
- Our assessment of your ongoing performance and prospects;
- Our identification of your training needs;
- Suggestions we may make to you, whilst you remain registered with us, for further training in connection with work of the type that you are seeking through us;
- Any workplace rehabilitation in which you and we are involved;
- Our management of any complaint, investigation or inquiry in which you are involved;
- Any insurance claim or proposal that requires disclosure of your personal or sensitive information;
- Any reference that we may give concerning your work;
- Our statutory compliance obligations;
- Payroll functions;
- Calculating what fees (if any) are payable by our clients in relation to your work placements.
- It may be used for newsletters, job alerts and in designing and conducting surveys but you will an option to opt out or simply not to respond to it.
Your personal information may be disclosed to…
- Potential and actual employers and clients;
- A person who seeks a reference about you;
- Other members of the Fast Force or related to your potential client;
- Our insurers;
- A professional association or registration body that has a proper interest in the disclosure of your personal and sensitive information;
- A Workers Compensation body;
- Our contractors and suppliers – e.g. our payroll services providers, I.T. contractors, internet service suppliers and database designers, some of whom may be off shore;
- A parent, guardian, holder of an enduring power of attorney (or like authority) or next of kin whom we may contact in any case in which consent is required or notification is to be given and where it is not practicable to obtain it from or give it directly to you;
- Any person with a lawful entitlement to obtain the information.
You can gain access to your information to correct it if it is wrong
Subject to some exceptions which are set out in privacy legislation you have a right to see and have a copy of personal information about you that we hold.
If you are able to establish that personal information that we hold about you is misleading, irrelevant, not accurate, incomplete or out-of-date, we will take reasonable steps to correct it.
If we are unable to agree that personal information that we hold about you is not misleading, relevant, accurate, complete and up-to-date, you may ask us to place with the information a statement by you that claims that particular information is misleading, irrelevant, not accurate, incomplete or out-of-date.
In some cases, we may impose a moderate charge for providing access to personal or sensitive information. We will not charge you simply because you lodge a request for access.
We conduct transactions electronically as well as in hard copy and by face to face measures. It is important that you understand that there are risks associated with the use of electronic technologies and the use of the internet and you should take all appropriate steps to protect your personal information.
What happens if there is a violation of our system?
If a violation in our system occurs, that results in non-permitted access to your data by third parties we will contact you by email.
Can you update or remove your personal data?
You can remove yourself from our list at any time by contacting us on [email protected]
Use of Cookie/Tracking Technology
Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the Site.
Our Website uses third party cookies (Google Analytics, Google AdWords & Facebook Advertising) which place a cookie on your internet enabled device when you visit our Website. This enables us to advertise on third party websites to previous visitors to our Website and provide to us information that will help us to improve our website according to our users’ experience.
This information is aggregated and we do not collect personal data or information about the user, therefore it cannot be use for marketing, though aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.