Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use our services or work for us.

Axiom NDT Ltd will be a “controller” of the personal information that you provide to us, unless otherwise stated in this privacy notice.

Is information we collect from you confidential?

Information supplied to us by you will be dealt with in confidence. It will only be disclosed where reasonable and necessary to either carry out services for you or to progress your employment with Axiom NDT Ltd.

What about data protection?

We fully abide by the data protection principles under the General Data Protection Regulation and any associated Act of Parliament. Your personal data held by us on any relevant filing system will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent and is available to you on request.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you first contact us or engage our services.

We also collect information when you provide any information we request or which you provide voluntarily.

On our website, we collect usage information using cookies.

Dependent on the type of engagement that we have with you, we will hold some or all of the following personal information about you in our files, in our CRM system and on our personnel database: name and address; date of birth; contact telephone number(s); email address(es); National Insurance Number; medical and occupational health information, financial information we require in connection with payroll and employee vetting information (references).

We may also obtain additional personal information to enable us to properly provide our services.

How will we use the information about you?

When you become a client of Axiom NDT Ltd or apply for employment with us, we will collect, store and use the personal information that you provide to us to contract our services to you or process your application for employment.

Why we need your personal information – contractual purposes (services).

We need to collect our clients’ personal (business) information so that we can perform our services. We will use our clients’ personal (business) information to:

  • Communicate with you by email, letter and/or telephone
  • Prepare quotations, design briefs and schedules of work
  • Process purchase orders
  • Respond to and communicate with you regarding your questions, comments and service and support needs

Please also note that interaction with our client base is also covered by our Code of Business Conduct (IM.04.414).

We also process our clientspersonal (business) information in pursuit of our legitimate interests to:

  • Manage our relationship with you
  • Promote our services by sending communications with information for upcoming events and developments within our company
  • Invite our clients as guests to our events, including seminars and client hospitality events
  • Email you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you
  • We will not share your information for marketing purposes with any third party

In providing our services, we may send your details to, and also use information from credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies .

Where we process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to us using your personal information for the above purposes.  If you wish to object to any of the above processing, please contact us on info@axiomndt.co.uk.

If we comply with your objection, this may affect our ability to undertake the tasks above for the benefit of you as a client.

We process the personal information provided to us by employees or prospective employees in pursuit of our legitimate interests to:

  • Offer employment and / or notify you of upcoming employment or contracting opportunities with Axiom NDT Ltd
  • Process payroll information for employees
  • Hold Next of Kin (NOK) information in the event that we need to contact your NOK following accident, illness or incident whilst employed by or contracting to us and to enable us to manage our response to this type of event
  • Maintain employment, accident, performance and disciplinary records
  • Facilitate your continuing professional development
  • Enable use of our inspection reporting software
  • Facilitate security vetting for restricted worksites

We will not share your information for marketing purposes with any third party.

If you wish to object to any of the above processing, please contact us on info@axiomndt.co.uk.

If we comply with your objection, this may affect our ability to offer or continue employment with Axiom NDT Ltd.

Why we need your personal information legal obligations

We also need to process certain personal information relating to our clients and employees for the purposes of complying with our obligations under Scottish and English law.

Who we share your personal information with

We may be required to share personal information with statutory or regulatory authorities and organisations.

Such organisations include LOGIC (offshore travel) and HMRC

We may also share your information with Oil, Gas, Renewable and Infrastructure Operating Companies, as well as Aviation Operators where such information is required to allow you access to their facilities as our employee.

In the event that we do share personal data with external third parties, we will only share such personal data strictly required for the specific purposes and take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients shall only process the disclosed personal data in accordance with those purposes.

Your continued relationship with us will be evidence that you consent to our use of your personal information for these purposes.

Right to Erasure

If you do not wish to receive any information from us or if you want us to remove your details from our database then please confirm this in writing to our Information Officer via info@axiomndt.co.uk at any time.

Third Parties

If at any time during the course of our relationship with you, you require to provide us with personal information about a third party you should only do so after any required consents to this disclosure have been obtained from that third party as that personal data may thereafter be used or stored by us.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with the relevant sections of the Data Protection Act 1998 and any other legislation applicable to the information in question.

Marketing

We would like to send you information about services of ours which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click let us know via info@axiomndt.co.uk.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email info@axiomndt.co.uk or write to us at Axiom NDT Ltd, 72-74 Clifford Lane, Glasgow, G51 1NR.

  • We may make a small charge for this service.
  • 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.

Cookies

When you use our website, text files known as cookies are placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser but in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our website. This privacy policy was last updated on 24th May 2018.

Ownership of Files and Data

When a matter has been completed, we will return, upon request, any documents belonging to you. Our working file  including all correspondence received and sent and all other papers and documents will remain in our ownership.

Destruction of Files and Data

By instructing us to carry out work on your behalf, you consent to destruction of files and data without further reference to you after that work is completed and after the periods set out below:

  • 10 years for employment information (following completion of employment contract)
  • 7 years for commercial work (following completion of our services or yours)

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