BGCCC respects the privacy of individuals in all aspects of our business operations. We have a longstanding commitment to protecting personal information of job seekers and employees. Your personal information is only collected, used and disclosed by the BGCCC in accordance with this Policy.
Why do we collect personal information? As a job seeker or employee at BGCCC, you are asked to provide certain pieces of information in order to qualify for employment. As an employer, we are only protecting our rights to meet the criteria we have agreed to in respect to security and background checking and maintenance of these files. Our information may include the following:
· Our interview notes
· Information obtained through reference and background checks
· Educational records
· Reference letters
· Skill testing results
· Peer and supervisor contact information
· Preferences regarding employment
· A summary of each relevant interaction between you and your manager
· Information required for providing payroll services
· Information about you and your beneficiaries, as required, to enroll in our benefits packages
We use your information to:
WHEN DO WE DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION AND TO WHOM? Your personal information is never traded, sold or leased by us to any external companies. Your information is only disclosed for, for example to comply with a court order.
HAVE YOU CONSENTED? Having read this policy and by using our services and providing us with your personal information, we imply your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as specified herein. Wherever possible and when necessary, we obtain your express consent for particular uses and disclosures. For example, we obtain your express, written consent before releasing your information to a third party who provides background checks on potential employees. We imply your consent if we feel we are using your personal information for purposes that are obvious to you. For example, if you list the names and phone numbers of your previous employers on your résumé for reference checking purposes, we will not seek your express consent before checking these references.
HOW LONG IS YOUR INFORMATION RETAINED? We retain your information as long as we are required by law.
HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE? We have staff procedures and policies in place to ensure that your personal information, in both paper and electronic format, is secure. For example, we require the following:
Files are kept in secure cabinets, in accordance with RTIPPA.
If you provide personal information to us via unencrypted e-mail you should be aware of the inherent risks of interception over which we have no control.
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND CHECK ITS ACCURACY?
BGCCC relies on the information provided by you, as well as third parties such as those providing references, educational institutions or those conducting background checks. You may at any time make a written request for access to your personal information. We will provide you with a copy of the personal information we have on file.
BGCCC strives to maintain accurate records of your personal information; however, this cannot be achieved without your help. In this ongoing effort, we ask you to provide us with your most up to date information.