This is https://www.skillgains.com, a website operated by DSI Consulting Worldwide (PRIVATE) Limited. Company Registration Number: 0049861. Registered office: 3rd Floor, Crescent Heights, Civic Centre, Phase 4, Bahria Town, Islamabad 44,000 PAKISTAN.(“we/us/our”) holds personal data about our employees, clients, suppliers and other individuals for a variety of business purposes. We are committed to respecting your privacy and to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws. This policy applies to all products and services provided by us and sets out how we seek to protect personal data and ensure that staff understand the rules governing their use of personal data to which they have access in the course of their work. This policy is effective from 13.05.18.
You give us your information either through this website or by any other means. We may seek to use your personal data for business purposes that may include the following: Acting as an administrator for the fulfillment of client prize draws & promotional activity including product sampling Managing some customer service via social media platforms Occasionally executing email campaigns on behalf of clients Using primary & secondary research methods to collect consumer insight to inform & support marketing strategy Compliance with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations and good practice. Gathering information as part of investigations by regulatory bodies or in connection with legal proceedings or requests. Ensuring business policies are adhered to (such as policies covering email and internet use). Operational reasons, such as recording transactions, training and quality control, ensuring the confidentiality of commercially sensitive information, security vetting, credit scoring. Investigating complaints. Checking references, ensuring safe working practices, monitoring and managing staff access to systems and facilities and staff absences, administration and assessments. Monitoring staff conduct, disciplinary matters. Marketing our business. Improving our services through knowledge of what is used and how. Any and all information passed to us by any third party will be treated in accordance with this policy.
This is defined as information relating to identifiable individuals, clients, suppliers, marketing contacts, job applicants, current and former employees, agency, contract and other staff. The type of personal data we may gather might include: individuals’ contact details, educational background, financial and pay details, details of certificates and diplomas, education and skills, marital status, nationality, job title, and CV.
This is defined as personal data about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, trade union membership (or non-membership), physical or mental health or condition, criminal offences, or related proceedings. Any use of sensitive personal data will be strictly controlled in accordance with this policy.
This policy applies to all of our staff and we will ensure that they are familiar with this policy and comply with its terms. We may supplement or amend this policy by additional policies and guidelines from time to time. Any new or modified policy will be circulated to staff before being adopted.
Our Operations & HR Director has overall responsibility for the day-to-day implementation of this policy.
We will always seek to process personal data fairly and lawfully in accordance with the rights of the individuals’. This generally means that we will not process personal data unless the individual whose details we are processing has consented to this happening.
Necessary to deliver our services and the services that we deliver on behalf of our clients In our legitimate interests and not unduly prejudice the individual’s privacy In most cases this provision will apply to routine business data processing activities.
In most cases where we process sensitive personal data we will require the data subject’s explicit consent to do this unless exceptional circumstances apply or we are required to do this by law (e.g. to comply with legal obligations to ensure health and safety at work). Any such consent will need to clearly identify what the relevant data is, why it is being processed and to whom it will be disclosed.
We will seek to ensure that any personal data we process is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive, given the purpose for which it was obtained. We will not process personal data obtained for one purpose for any unconnected purpose unless the individual concerned has agreed to this or would otherwise reasonably expect this.
Individuals may ask that we correct inaccurate personal data relating to them. If you believe that information is inaccurate you should record the fact that the accuracy of the information is disputed and inform the Operations & HR Director.
You must take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data we hold about you is accurate and updated as required. For example, if your personal circumstances change, please inform the Operations & HR Director so that they can update your records.
We keep personal data secure against loss or misuse. We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of your information and will take all reasonable measures to secure your information, including encryption, third party audits, access controls and security testing. Where other organisations process personal data as a service on our behalf, our Operations & HR Director will establish what, if any, additional specific data security arrangements need to be implemented in contracts with those third party organisations.
In cases when data is stored on printed-paper, it will be kept in a secure place where unauthorised personnel cannot access it. Printed data will be shredded when it is no longer needed. Data stored on a computer will be protected by strong passwords. The Operations & HR Director will approve any cloud used to store data. Servers containing personal data will be kept in a secure location, away from general office space. Data will be regularly backed up in line with the company’s backup procedures. Data will never be saved directly to mobile devices such as laptops, tablets or smartphones. All servers containing sensitive data will be approved and protected by security software and strong firewall. Transferring data internationally There are restrictions on international transfers of personal data. Your personal data will not be transferred anywhere without first consulting the Operations & HR Director. Processing data in accordance with the individual’s rights We will abide by any request from an individual not to use their personal data for direct marketing purposes and notify the Operations & HR Director about any such request. We will not send direct marketing material to anyone electronically (e.g. via email) unless they have given us positive consent to receiving our marketing material and that consent will be recorded and stored.
Joiners will receive training as part of the induction process. Further training will be provided at least every year or whenever there is a substantial change in the law or our policy and procedure. Training is provided through an in-house seminar on a regular basis. It will cover: The law relating to data protection Our data protection and related policies and procedures. Completion of training is compulsory.
Being transparent and providing accessible information to individuals about how we will use their personal data is important for us. The following are details on how we collect data and what we will do with it:
Full name and job title IP address and other data associated with your computer Demographic information e.g. postcode Additional information provided by you may include: Preferences and reminders Home address Telephone number Mobile phone number Date of birth Payment and bank account information Automatically generated information created while you use this website may include: Transactional information Clickstream information Cookies Information e.g. e-codes and cinema codes created as a result of using this website
We would like to send you information, from time to time about our products and services but we will only do so when we have your positive consent, which you can revoke at any time.
You have the right to access information held about you. If you would like a copy of your personal data, please contact the Operations & HR Director as detailed below. You can ask us to correct any inaccurate information held about you by contacting us.
The personal data that we collect is subject to active consent by the data subject. This consent can be revoked at any time.
Although we take every reasonable step to protect the information that you provide, we cannot guarantee the security or accuracy of the information that we gather. Please be assured that all our staff must observe this policy. The Operations & HR Director has overall responsibility for this policy. They will monitor it regularly to make sure it is being adhered to. If you have any questions or concerns about anything in this policy, do not hesitate to contact the Operations & HR Director.
If users have any questions or suggestions regarding the
Please contact our Operations & HR Director at:
Post: skillgains, 3rd Floor, Crescent Heights, Civic Centre, Phase 4, Bahria Town, Islamabad, 44,000 PAKISTAN.
Telephone: 051 272 4221