Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

FRS Recruitment is part of the FRS Network, a co-operative organisation in business since 1978 with 20 offices nationwide and includes FRS Farm Services, FRS Fencing, FRS Training and Herdwatch.

FRS Recruitment is a Data Controller and is responsible to the Data Protection Commissioner for the security of your data.  A ‘data controller’ is defined as a person who either alone or with others, controls the contents and use of personal data.  

FRS Recruitment is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of individuals in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. 

This Privacy Statement describes how FRS Recruitment will manage and protect your personal data.

2. Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process personal data that you provide to us to assist you in your career search and we will receive your consent to do this.  This personal data will typically include information provided in your Curriculum Vitae, which may include your name, address, email address, phone number and employment history. We may also collect:

  • Any information that you provide by filling in forms on our websites: which may, in some circumstances, include sensitive personal information.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our web including but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.
  • If you are employed by FRS further personal data will include, PPS Number*, bank details and visa information.

* NCFRS fully comply with the requirements of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005, in relation to the use of the Personal Public Service Number / Public Service Identity data and any legislation amending same.

3. IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for our system administration. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns and does not identify an individual.

 4. How we use your information

We will process the information you provide us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988 & 2003 and, from the 25th May 2018 the GDPR.

Our primary focus is to provide you with a recruitment service, and we may use your personal data for the following:

  • To contact you about an existing job application
  • To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which you have indicated may interest you, including new employment opportunities
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
  • To manage payroll and/or invoicing purposes
  • To notify you about changes to our services.
  • To request your feedback on our services

 5. Sharing your personal data

FRS Recruitment will hold the data you provide safely and securely.  For the purposes of providing you with a Recruitment Service and to find you the best role, your data may be shared by recruitment consultants within FRS Recruitment.

We will only disclose your information if necessary to third parties who provide services to allow us to fulfil our obligations to provide our services. These third parties may include clients, software and IT Support providers. Only in circumstances where those third parties have entered into a Data Processing Agreement with us in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation will this occur.

Any marketing to you shall be based strictly on consent to do so, obtained directly from you.

6. Security

Once we have received your information, we use industry standard technologies and security measures to safeguard your information, we train our staff and we keep strict security standards to protect it.

7. Your right of access

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of this personal information, please email [email protected] or write to us at: Data Protection Co-Ordinator, FRS Network, Derryvale, Dublin Road, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. E53 EV90

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. You have the right to complain if you feel that your personal data has been illegally accessed, please email [email protected] or write to us at: Data Protection Co-Ordinator, FRS Network, Derryvale, Dublin Road, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. E53 EV90

8. Retention

Your data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. For the purposes of assisting you with employment and career services we will retain your personal data for 5 years. If you have been employed by FRS Recruitment as an employee, temporary worker or contractor, different retention periods will apply to ensure that we can comply with employment legislation, contractual obligations, working time directive, revenue etc. however, all data will be erased/destroyed once the need for the data has expired.

Document control

This policy will be reviewed annually. We will regularly monitor the effectiveness of this policy to ensure that it is achieving its objectives.