It is important for us to process and use your data only in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR”, from the GDPR implementation date) or, until GDPR implementation date, the Data Protection Act 1998, (collectively the "Data
We are an international supplier providing services, as set out on our website, to the facilities and premises owned by our clients. From humble beginnings as a small family business over 100 years ago, we’ve grown our specialisms and expertise to offer a range of high quality, sustainable and internationally accredited services. As a private, family-owned business we are not like public limited companies. Where other companies must focus on meeting
In connection with the different ways we may interact with you and the various services that we provide, we collect the following categories of data:
C1: Contact information, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
C2: Identity data, including gender and date of birth.
C4: Digital information
Most of the data that we have about you are provided by you. We collect C3 and C4 data from our websites, applications and similar digital platforms.
We will only store your data for as long as it is necessary to
We will store yourC1, C2, C3, C4 data from the point for the duration of our contractual relationship and up to a period of three years after our contractual relationship has
We will storeC4data as required by applicable law.
We will store yourC1, C2 C3 & C4 data for as long as you wish to receive information and marketing communications from us.
We store video surveillance footage for a period of 48 hours. If we deem it necessary to deliver video surveillance footage to the police due to a criminal incident or similar, we may store the video surveillance footage for 30 days.
OCS provides services worldwide and has operations and partners in Asia, Middle East, Australasia, Europe and the Americas.
We have affiliates, branch offices, agents and corporate partners that are established in these jurisdictions outside of the European Economic Area to which we may transfer data, as described in section 5 above. We will ensure that your data is adequately protected by the receiving parties in such countries. Adequate protection may typically be to impose on the receiving party contractual obligations that ensure that it maintains the same level of privacy and data security as
Where you have provided us with your details for marketing purposes, we may also allow other companies in our group, to contact you occasionally about related products and services which may be of interest to you. They may contact you by post and telephone, as well as by email. If you change your mind about being contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know.
If we pass your information to non-EEA/International organisations for processing on our behalf, we will ensure the appropriate level of protection is offered to your information, to ensure its protection as per the Data Protection Laws, while taking into account that the non-EEA country may not have equivalent data protection and privacy laws to the EEA.
Finally, if our business or part of it enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
We take appropriate measures to ensure that any personal data is kept secure, including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a number of important rights. In summary, those include rights to:
· require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold;
· require the erasure of personal data concerning you in certain situations;
· receive the personal data concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit the data to third parties in certain situations;
· otherwise restrict our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances;
· claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individual’s rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please contact us via the details below.
If you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by OCS Group (or third parties), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and OCS Group’s data protection representatives. Please see the relevant contact details below.
O.C.S. Group Limited of 4 Tilgate Forest Business Park, Brighton Road, Crawley, RH11 9BP, UK
Supervisory authority contact details:
The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0) 303 123 1113