Privacy Policy

KVS Business Solutions is committed to protecting your privacy. The following paragraphs describe the ways in which we collect information from you when you use the service, and what we may use it for. It should be read in conjunction with the other terms and conditions of use and data protection policy.

Introduction

KVS Business Solutions will collect information about people with whom we work. These may include members of the public, current, past and prospective employees, funded bodies and suppliers. In addition we may be required by law to collect and use information in order to comply with the requirements of central government.

This personal information must be handled properly under the Data Protection Act 1998 ('the Act'). The Act regulates the way that we handle 'personal data' that we collect in the course of carrying out our functions and gives certain rights to people whose 'personal data' we may hold. We consider that the correct treatment of personal data is integral to our successful operations and to maintaining trust of the persons we deal with. We fully appreciate the underlying principles of the Act and support and adhere to its provisions.

Information covered by the Act

For information held by KVS Business Solutions, personal data essentially means any recorded information held by us and from which a living individual can be identified. It will include a variety of information including names, addresses, telephone numbers and other personal details. It will include any expression of opinion about a living individual or any indication of our intentions about that individual.

Data protection principles

We will comply with the eight enforceable data protection principles by making sure that personal data is:
• fairly and lawfully processed
• processed for limited purposes
• adequate, relevant and not excessive
• accurate and kept up to date
• not kept longer than necessary
• processed in accordance with the individual's rights
• secure
• not transferred to countries outside the European Economic area unless the country to which the data is to be transferred has adequate protection for the individuals

Individuals' rights

We will ensure that individuals are given their rights under the Act including:
the right to obtain their personal information from us except in limited circumstances
the right to ask us not to process personal data where it causes substantial unwarranted damage to them or anyone else
the right to claim compensation from us for damage and distress caused by any breach of the Act

No commercial disposal to third parties

KVS Business Solutions shall not sell, rent, distribute or otherwise make user data commercially available to any third party, except as described above or with your prior permission.

Changes to privacy statement

Any changes to our privacy statement will be posted on this page of the site. We would encourage users to check the privacy statement each time they use the website. If at any time we decide to use personal information gathered via the website in a different manner to the uses set out above, we will contact users by email and request their consent to the additional usage.