Bimeda UK (“Bimeda”) is engaged in the manufacture, supply and distribution of animal pharmaceutical products and animal remedies on a global basis.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT AND PROCESS?
In operating its business Bimeda will collect and gather the following categories of personal data (“Personal Data”):
- Identity Data such as first name, surname, gender, date of birth, Licence Number (Licenced Merchants only).
- Contact Data such as address, e-mail address, Eircode, telephone number.
- Financial Data such as your payment card details, bank details, VAT number, information about payments to and from you and other details of goods/ products you have purchased from us.
- Profile and Technical Data such as your username and password, purchase orders made by you, internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology.
WHAT PRINCIPLES WE APPLY TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
In relation to personal data, we are committed to:
- Processing Personal Data fairly and lawfully in line with individuals’ rights;
- Keeping all Personal Data confidential, safe and secure;
- Making sure that Personal Data is accurate and kept up to date;
- Making sure that any Personal Data processed for a specific purpose are adequate, relevant and not excessive for that purpose;
- Removing irrelevant information as necessary.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will only use your Personal Data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your Personal Data in the following circumstances:
- registration to use our website;
- Process purchases and other transactions;
- corresponding with us in relation to our services;
- subscribing to our services;
- using our services;
- reporting a problem with our website.
We do not request from you, and we request you do not provide any special categories/sensitive personal data (e.g., personal data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political or religious opinions, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life or orientation). This type of personal data is subject to special protections under the Data Protection Laws.
We may use your Personal Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you. However, you will receive marketing communications from us only if you have requested information from us or purchased services from us or if you provided us with your details when purchasing a product/service and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.
You can opt out of any marketing communications from us at any time by notifying us on the details above.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We seek to use reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards, and other security measures to protect personal information within our organization from growing threats. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We therefore recommend that you use every precaution to protect your information when using the internet and any other links. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with our ‘Contact Us’ details below.
YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
If you would like to access, delete, review, or update personal information that you have provided to us, you may contact us as indicated in the ‘Contact Us’ details below. For your protection, we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will respond to your request consistent with the Data Protection Laws.
Job Applicant Privacy Statement
OUR PRIVACY STATEMENTDownload a PDF Version
The Data Protection Act, 2018 and the Electronic Communications (Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (UK GDPR) is the legislation governing the way that Bimeda UK (as defined below) carries out its information processing activities.
The purpose of this Job Applicant Privacy Statement is to tell you about the information we process about you during the recruitment process with Bimeda UK. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.
This Privacy Statement for Job Applicants has been updated to ensure Bimeda UK’s compliance with UK GDPR and is applicable to Bimeda UK’s operations and in particular the companies listed below whose addresses and contact details are:-
(together “Bimeda UK” each of the above is together referred to as “Bimeda”, "we", "us" and "our").
The UK supervisory authority for data protection issues is the Information Commissioner’s Office (https://ico.org.uk).
We are not required by law to have a data protection officer, so any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details of the relevant company above or Human Resources.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT AND PROCESS?
We may collect the following information up to and including the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process:
- Your name and contact details (ie address, home and mobile phone numbers, email address);
- Details of your qualifications, experience, employment history and interests;
- Information regarding your criminal record (only if required for the position you are applying for);
- Details of your referees.
You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to Bimeda during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all.
HOW WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION
We may collect this information from you, your referees (details of whom you will have provided) or from our HR agency.
WHY WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION
We will typically collect and use this information for the following purposes:
- to take steps to enter into a contract;
- for compliance with a legal obligation; and
- for the purposes of our legitimate interest, which is to recruit a suitable candidate for the job We use this information for the purposes of our legitimate interests only if these are not overridden by your interests, rights or freedoms.
CHANGE OF PURPOSE
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS
We may also need to share some of the above categories of personal information with other parties, such as HR consultants and professional advisers. Usually, information will be anonymised but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations. We may also be required to share some personal information with our regulators as required to comply with the law.
INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
Your personal data will not be transferred, stored or accessed outside the UK without your consent.
We are committed to protecting the personal data you provide us. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of personal data under our control, Bimeda has appropriate security systems in place to safeguard the personal data we collect. Encryption is also used on where security is particularly important. All personal information regarding a job applicant may be held on computer and/or in the employee’s file. Staff will keep personal data secure against loss or misuse.
UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
It is important that the personal data we hold is accurate and current. Job applicants are responsible for ensuring that their personal information is accurate, complete and up to date. Job applicants should contact Bimeda to make any changes to personal information, including phone numbers, names or addresses.
If your application for employment is unsuccessful, the organisation will hold your data on file for 12 (twelve) months after the end of the relevant recruitment process.
If your application for employment is successful, personal data gathered during the recruitment process will be transferred to your Human Resources file (electronic and paper based) and retained during your employment.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, request to have access to it, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate.
In those cases where we process your information for contractual reasons, you can ask us to give you a copy of the information.
If you believe we are not using your information lawfully you can ask us to stop using it for a period of time. In some circumstances, you may have the right to ask us to erase your personal data.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the relevant supervisory authority so please contact us in the first instance on the contact details above.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
Our Privacy Statement is an evolving document and will be amended on a regular basis. Any changes to our Privacy Statement will be available to you on request.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement for job applicants, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. To submit a request by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above.