Privacy Policy

Nimble is a consultancy which provides work-finding and contracting services to its clients and contract-seekers.

When we refer to ‘We’, ‘Nimble’ or ‘Nimble Approach’ in this policy we are referring to Nimble Delivery Limited.

Nimble must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services – in doing so, Nimble acts as a data controller.

You may give your personal details to Nimble directly, such as via email, referral, or our website, or we may collect them from another online source. Nimble must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. For the purposes of providing you with
work-finding/contracting services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

1. Collection and use of personal data

A. Purpose of processing and legal basis

Nimble will collect and process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding or contracting services. This includes for example, contacting you about opportunities, assessing your suitability for those opportunities, adding your details to our databases, putting you forward for opportunities (which includes passing your details on to third parties), arranging payments to you and developing and managing our services and relationship with you and our clients.

In some cases we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and detecting crime and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.

The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

  • Your consent
  • Where we have a legitimate interest
  • To comply with a legal obligation that we have
  • To fulfil a contractual obligation that we have with you

B. Legitimate interest

This is where Nimble has a legitimate reason to process your data provided it is reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us. Where Nimble has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:

  • Managing our database and keeping records up to date;
  • Contacting you to seek your consent where we need it;
  • Providing services to an individual, including sending their information to clients where they have demonstrated an interest in doing that particular type of work but not expressly consented to you passing on their cv;
  • Contacting the individual with information about similar products or services that they have used from you recently.

C. Personal Data

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

There are “special categories” of more sensitive personal data which require a higher level of protection.

D. Special category data

Special category data is defined at Article 9 of the UK GDPR as personal data revealing:

  • Racial or ethnic origin;
  • Political opinions;
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs;
  • Trade union membership;
  • Genetic data;
  • Biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person;
  • Data concerning health; or
  • Data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.

E. Criminal offence data

Article 10 of the UK GDPR covers processing in relation to criminal convictions and offences or related security measures. In addition, section 11(2) of the DPA 2018 specifically confirms that this includes personal data relating to the alleged commission of offences or proceedings for an offence committed or alleged to have been committed, including sentencing. This is collectively referred to as ‘criminal offence data’.

F. How we use criminal offence data.

For the purposes of offering employment or a contract we may request you provide us with a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

We will securely store this information for no longer than is reasonably necessary beyond the end of your employment or contract.

G. Recipient/s of data

Nimble will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients:

  • Clients that we introduce or supply individuals to for the purposes of providing work-finding or contracting services
  • Former or prospective employers that you provide as part of the recruitment process
  • Banking providers
  • Our legal advisers if necessary
  • Our internal system and database
  • We may use public databases to carry out checks on work-seekers and contractors
    e.g. Companies House
  • Government, law enforcement agencies and other regulators e.g the Police, Home Office, HMRC, Employment Agencies Standards Inspectorate (EASI), Local Authority Designated Officers (LADOs), GLAA

We will always make it clear to you as a work-seeker or contractor where and with whom we are sharing your data.

2. Overseas Transfers
Nimble may transfer only the information you provide to us to countries outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) solely for the purposes of providing you with work-finding or contracting services. We will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information. The EEA comprises the EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

3. Data retention
Nimble will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we collect it. Different laws may also require us to keep different data for different periods of time.

Where Nimble has obtained your consent to process your personal data, we will do so in line with our retention policy. This stipulates that we will only keep personal data as long as is necessary, and we will review the bases for holding your data in the instance that we have not engaged with you in over 1 year. Upon expiry of that period Nimble will seek further consent from you. Where consent is not granted Nimble will cease to process your personal/sensitive data.

4. Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies may be used to store items such as identifiers and user preferences. A website may set a cookie to the browser used if the browser’s preferences allow it.

Nimble, its service providers or other third parties may set cookies for your web browser when you visit our website or visit a website where Nimble provides ads, content or analytics.

This section on Cookies only relates to your use of Nimble’s website. On our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional products and services available to you. These other third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

Use of cookies by Nimble

Generally, we use cookies in order to improve the user experience of this website in particular, to tell us which parts of the websites the users have visited, provide enhanced services, remember the location and language settings for individual users, provide general internal and customer analytics, and support security measures. This information helps us to recognise our visitors and to understand and provide what is most relevant to our visitors.

Types of cookies

The cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories:

Necessary cookies — These cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.

Performance cookies — These cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.

Functionality cookies — These cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.

Advertisement cookies — These cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customised ads.

Analytics cookies – These cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device.

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences by using the “Manage your consent” link below. This will reopen the Cookie bar at the bottom of the page, allowing you to make changes.

How to change your global cookie settings locally on your own device:

Cookie settings can be changed in the settings of most web browsers.

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, if you choose to block cookies via the browser, you may not be able to access certain parts or functions of this website.

5. Your rights
Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

1. The right to be informed about the personal data Nimble processes on you;
2. The right of access to the personal data Nimble processes on you;
3. The right to rectification of your personal data;
4. The right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances;
5. The right to restrict processing of your personal data;
6. The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
7. The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
8. The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and
9. The right to withdraw consent at any time.

Where you have consented to Nimble processing your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting Nimble directly on the contact details provided.

There may be circumstances where Nimble will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. We will inform you if this is the case. Where this is the case, we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for the purpose of meeting those specific reasons.

If you believe that any of your data that Nimble processes is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the details below and we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it where necessary.

You can also contact us using the below details if you want us to restrict the type or amount of data we process for you, access your personal data or exercise any of the other rights listed above.

6. Complaints or queries
If you wish to complain about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: The Data Protection Officer

E: [email protected] T: 0114 345 0540

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.

Withdrawal of consent
We take privacy and data protection very seriously, and we respect your right to withdraw your consent for us to process your personal data on our systems. Should you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us at [email protected] explaining your request, and we will ensure your details are removed where applicable and in accordance with the GDPR.