Privacy Policy


This privacy notice is a public declaration of how PTS Consulting Group Limited (“PTS”) and all affiliated companies, applies the Data Protection Principles & Rights afforded to individuals by the GDPR, to the personal data that we process.

PTS is committed to complying to the 6 principles relating to the processing of personal data under the GDPR in all that we do. These principles are:

Lawfulness, fairness & transparency.

  • Purpose limitation.
  • Data minimisation.
  • Accuracy.
  • Storage limitation.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.

 

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation);
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
  • any other information that you choose to send to us
  • Webinar, conference or meeting attendance data, contact information that you have provided to us for the use of our products such as name, address, email address.

 

What we do with the information we collect

  • administer the website;
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
  • send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think may be of interest to you by email or similar technology where you have specifically agreed to this (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

 

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, suppliers insofar as reasonably necessary to fulfil our obligations for the purposes as set out in this privacy statement.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  • to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
  • to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

 

Except as provided in this privacy statement, we will not provide your information to third parties.

 

International Data Transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy statement.

All personal data stored and processed by PTS is securely hosted within the European Union. There is no systematic transfer of data at rest outside of the EU for any other purpose. PTS is committed to using EU model clauses in all contracts where data may be transferred to the USA.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

 

Security of Your Personal Information and Retention

We continue to take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our systems).

PTS retains your personal information for only as long as stipulated within client contracts and does not seek to retain data for any longer than necessary to carry out our service and fulfil our statutory and contractual obligations.

PTS will never process your personal information without your explicit consent and engagement in the process.
We do not store your credit or debit card details.

 

Statement Amendments

We may update this privacy statement from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
We may also notify you of changes to our privacy statement by email.

 

Your Rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

  • the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
  • The description of the exact information you are seeking.

PTS will work collaboratively with our clients to ensure that we fulfil all obligations under the data protection act in regard to subject access requests. We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
PTS recognises the further rights of data subjects under the GDPR which include;

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • More information on Direct Marketing
  • The right to withdraw consent
  • The right to complain to the Supervisory Authority
  • Rights related to automated decision making and profiling

 

Third-Party Websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By agreeing to our Privacy Policy, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

 

Third parties or publicly available sources

We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:

Technical Data from the following parties:

(a)  analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU;

(b)  advertising networks such as Google based inside the EU;

(c)  search information providers such as ZoomInfo based outside the EU; and

(d)  social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter

 

Updating of Information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

 

Data Controller

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is PTS Consulting Group Limited.

 

Contact

If you wish to contact us to make a Subject access request, request rectification or object, please email companysecretarial@ptsconsulting.com




Terms & Conditions


PTS Consulting Group PLC is registered at: 7th Floor, 5 Jewry Street, London, EC3N 2EX.
Company Registration Number: 01738788

In these Terms and Conditions “we, our, us, PTS” refers to PTS Consulting Group PLC.

 

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing the content of www.pts.global (“the Website”) you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out herein and you accept our privacy policy available at [www.pts.global/legal]. If you object to any of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement you should not use any of the products or services on the Website and leave immediately.

You agree that you shall not use the Website for illegal purposes, and will respect all applicable laws and regulations. You agree not to use the website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the overall functionality of the Website. You also agree not to compromise the security of the Website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information.

You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, liability, losses, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from any infringement of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.

 

Modification

PTS reserves the right to change any part of this agreement without notice and your use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of this agreement. We advise users to regularly check the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.

PTS has complete discretion to modify or remove any part of this site without warning or liability arising from such action.

 

Limitation of Liability

PTS will under no circumstance be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages including any loss of business, revenue, profits, or data in relation to your use of the Website.

Nothing within this Agreement will operate to exclude any liability for death or personal injury arising as result of the negligence of PTS, its employees, or agents.

 

Copyright

All intellectual property of PTS such as trademarks, trade names, patents, registered designs and any other automatic intellectual property rights derived from the aesthetics or functionality of the Website remain the property of PTS.
By using the Website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of PTS and will refrain from copying, downloading, transmitting, reproducing, printing, or exploiting for commercial purpose any material contained within the Website.

 

Disclaimers

The information is provided on the understanding that the website is not engaged in rendering advice and should not be wholly relied upon when making any related decision.

The information contained with the Website is provided on an “as is” basis with no warranties expressed or otherwise implied relating to the accuracy, fitness for purpose, compatibility or security of any components of the Website.

We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of the www.pts.global Website and cannot provide any representation that using the Website will be error-free.

 

Third Parties

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and we take no responsibility for, and will not incur any liability in respect of, their content. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views, statements or information contained in such websites.

 

Severance

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain in force.

 

Governing Law and Jurisdiction 

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of England and any user of the Website hereby agrees to be bound exclusively by the jurisdiction of English courts without reference to rules governing choice of laws.




Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Company Statement


This is a slavery and human trafficking statement for the purposes of section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This statement provides information about the structure of the organisation, its business, supply chains, policies, due diligence processes, assessment and management of risk, its effectiveness in ensuring that slavery or human trafficking is not taking place in its supply chains, measured against appropriate performance indicators, and the training available to staff.

 

Introduction

We are committed to ensuring that we continue to combat slavery and human trafficking through the application of our rigorous employment and supplier on-boarding procedures.

 

Organisation’s Structure

We are a provider of IT infrastructure and project management in various sectors with over 400 employees worldwide and operations in 7 countries, through a number of wholly-owned subsidiary companies.

 

Our Supply Chains

We predominantly use our own employees to fulfil client assignments; however, we occasionally need to supplement these by using other organisations that have either specialist skills that we lack or to provide additional capacity. All such organisations, if relevant, are subject to a pre-screening test to ensure that its employees are subject to the same level of scrutiny as our own.

 

Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking 

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. In the main, our Suppliers are UK based. Our Anti-slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships.

 

Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking

As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we have in place systems to:

  • Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains

  • Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains

  • Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains

  • Protect whistle blowers

 

Supplier Adherence to our Values

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values we have in place a dedicated compliance team, which consists of representatives from the following departments:

  • Legal

  • Compliance and Risk

  • Talent management

  • Delivery

  • Commercial

 

Training

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff.

 

Our Effectiveness in Combating Slavery and Human Trafficking

We use the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains:

  • Annual review of all corporate responsibility policies, ensuring compliance with the Act

  • Maintain robust immigration checks for all employees and contractors

  • Annual review of salaries to ensure minimum wage is adopted

  • Assess new suppliers to identify risk areas and identify whether additional due diligence is required. Plan steps to address

  • Annual review of suppliers to identify risk areas and identify whether additional due diligence is required. Plan steps to address

  • Seek assurance from new suppliers that they comply with the Act, seeking annually thereafter

  • Review supplier contracts and consider inclusion of obligations to comply with the Act

 

Further Steps

Following a review of the effectiveness of the steps we have taken this year to ensure that here is no slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains we intend to take the following further steps to combat slavery and human trafficking:

  • Keep abreast of any information updated information and case law connected with the Act and further review policies and processes in order to remain compliant

  • Review, update and publish this statement annually

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our Group’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2021.

 

Roderick Stead 

Chief Risk Officer

For and on behalf of PTS Consulting Group Limited

Date: 25th September 2020