Privacy Notice

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MEC Groundworks Ltd, a subsidiary of ME Construction Ltd, are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and you can be assured that personal information provided by you, whether you are applying for a position with us or submitting an enquiry, will be used for the purposes intended only and in accordance with this privacy statement.

What kind of personal data do we collect and when?

We will only collect data should you opt to complete and submit one of our online forms by way of a general enquiry or application for work.

If you are a job applicant, to consider your suitability in the first instance we request information that will genuinely help, such as your name; contact details; employment history; experience and details of qualifications.  You should only provide details of a referee if you have their expressed consent to do so.

 For the purposes of a tender or general enquiry, your name, contact details and any other information you wish to provide regarding your enquiry will be collected so we can assist you.

How will we use the information collected?

For job application purposes, personal data is used is determine your suitability for the role to which you have applied.  It provides us with information about your skillset, experience and qualifications and a means to communicate with you to discuss the prospect further.

Personal data in relation to a tender or general enquiry is required to communicate with you and assist in your enquiry.

How long do we keep your data for?

Personal data is not retained for any longer than necessary, for example – following satisfactory resolution of your enquiry, unless meaningful contact continues, or the law or other regulations requires us to do so.

With your expressed consent (given at point of submission) applications for employment will be kept for a period of 6 months.  Thereafter this information will be securely destroyed if unsuccessful or will be retained in line with contractual or statutory requirements only should your application be successful 

Disclosure of your personal data

We will not share your personal data with any third parties unless expressly authorised by you or required to do so by law or regulation.  Personal data will only be used by us for the purposes for which it has been intended within the organisation and by authorised personnel.

Your rights to access, amend, delete or withdraw consent etc

You are entitled to view, amend, delete or withdraw your consent to use your personal data at any time.  You also have the right to restrict the use of and/or object to processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.  If you wish to do so please write to us at Discovery Court Business Centre, 551-553 Wallisdown Road, Poole, Dorset BH12 5AG or via email infodorset@meconstruction.co.uk.

We will ask you to verify your identity on receipt of such a request and action as appropriate.

Keeping Data Secure

Freestyle Digital monitors our website security and whilst every reasonable effort to safeguard personal data will be made, you acknowledge use of the internet by its’ very nature, is not entirely secure and cannot be guaranteed.