The protection and privacy of your personal data is of utmost importance to us at BGC. We respect the privacy of all personal information and data we receive and will ensure compliance to the personal data protection laws of Hong Kong and the strictest of security and confidentiality standards.
Collection of Personal Data
We collect personal data and confidential information (“Personal Data”) from our candidates upon their engagement of our recruitment services. This Personal Data will include, but may not be limited to the following information:
Purpose of Collection of Data
Your Personal Data is collected for the following purposes:
Consent to the Collection, Use & Disclosure of your Personal Data
Your Personal Data
Others’ Personal Data
Please ensure that you speak to your reference and your next-of-kin before providing their Personal Data to us. Kindly inform them that our collection, use and disclosure of their Personal Data is solely for the purposes in our PURPOSE OF COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA paragraph
Disclosure or Transfer of Data
BGC will keep all Personal Data private & confidential. We may, however, with your prior consent, disclose and/or transfer Personal Data to our subsidiaries, 3rd parties for the purposes set out in our PURPOSE OF COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA paragraph
These 3rd parties include, but will not be limited to:
Access to Personal Data
BGC is dedicated to ensuring that our handling of your Personal Data is transparent. If you have any queries concerning how your Personal Data has been or may be used or disclosed (an “Access Request”), please drop us an email at [email protected], copying your Sales Consultant’s email address with the subject title “ACCESS REQUEST”, stating the following details:
Please note that there will be an administrative fee of S$ 10 for each Access Request.
Correction of Personal Data
In the event that you wish to correct and/or update your Personal Data in our records, please drop us an email at [email protected], copying your Sales Consultant’s email address, with the subject title “CORRECTION REQUEST”, stating the following details:
Protection of Personal Data
Your Personal Data (both in physical and electronic forms) are maintained securely in BGC Group of Companies’ system and protected against unauthorised access. BGC has implemented physical, electronic and managerial measures which are appropriate and proportionate to safeguard, protect and secure your Personal Data.
These measures ensure that:
Withdrawal of Consent to Use of Personal Data
In the event that you wish to withdraw consent to our use of your Personal Data, please drop us an email at [email protected] stating the following details:
Alternatively, you may simply express your intention to withdraw your consent to your Sales Consultant.
Retention of Personal Data
We will retain your Personal Data for different periods of time (a “Time Period”) according to the classification set out below.
In the event that you are no longer interested in, or consent to the provision of our recruitment services and/or the retention of your Personal Data during the Time Period, kindly inform us of the withdrawal of your consent in the manner highlighted in our WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT TO USE OF PERSONAL DATA paragraph.
Candidates interested in temporary and permanent employment positions
We strive to build a long-term relationship with our candidates who have engaged us in the process of their search for both temporary permanent employment. If you have engaged us in this capacity, we will retain your Personal Data for the purposes of providing recruitment services to you in the course of your professional career as long as you are interested and consent to the provision of our recruitment services.
Disposal of Personal Data
We will dispose of your Personal Data in the following manner after the Time Period stated above.
We will be carrying out our removal of your Personal Data within a month of your withdrawal of consent. As such, we will not be contacting you or providing you with our recruitment services within a month of your withdrawal of consent.
BGC Data Protection Feedback Channels
Our data protection officers (“DPOs”) are responsible for ensuring that our Personal Data protection policies are properly implemented and comply with that of the Personal Data Protection Act. Our DPO can be contacted in the following manner:
Contacting our DPO
DID: +852 2117 5922
Email address: [email protected]
If you have any input, feedback or queries on how BGC uses and handles Personal Data, please contact our DPO Hong Kong