Privacy Policy and Personal Data Protection

MGR HUMAN RESOURCES LTD (“MGR”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data.

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect your personal data, how we use and process them and how we comply with our legal obligations to you.

  1. MGR – who we are

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency, with offices in Nicosia and Limassol.

As the Controller, MGR determines the purpose and means of processing individuals’ personal data. In each case, the personal data controller will be MGR.

  1. Personal data we may collect:

MGR processes different personal data for a variety of reasons, for example: data of candidates who have applied through us for a position with one of our clients, candidates whom we have found a job, personal data given by candidates such as a referees, website users, clients, etc. We only ask for data that are necessary for us to be able to provide a service to you.

Categories of data collected::

  1. Time of collection of personal data (How)

Personal data may be collected by MGR where you or an organisation with which you are related in any capacity (e.g. employee, officer, representative) (the “Client Entity”) contacts MGR in relation to any services that it may provide.

Your personal data may also come to our possession directly from you in case you express any interest to and/or become an employee of MGR.

In addition, your data may be collected when an organisation engages MGR to provide services and you are engaged in the organisation in any capacity that is relevant (for example: director, representative or employee of such entity with which MGR deals in providing any services).

  1. Use of your personal data

MGR will process your personal data to:

  1. Legal ground for personal data processing

MGR may process the personal data set out above on one or more of the following reasons:

  1. Provision of your personal data to third parties
  1. The safety of your personal data

MGR is committed to take all the appropriate measures (physical, organisational and technical) to ensure the safety of your personal data. We also have measures to deal with any suspected data breach. Your personal data may be stored electronically or in paper form.

  1. Personal data that you or a Client Entity provide to us in relation to other individuals.
  1. How long do we keep your personal data for?

MGR stores personal data for no longer than is reasonably necessary for its processing purposes. Where MGR stores personal data based on your consent, it will delete such personal data when you withdraw your consent and provided that it is not obliged under law to maintain such data. In case of recruitment activities, MGR will delete your personal data from our systems if we have not had any meaningful contact with you for two (2) years, if you have not been employed by us or any of our clients unless you expressly consent for to the storing of your personal data for potential future roles and/or other relevant purposes. If you accept an offer of employment by MGR or one of MGR’s clients, any relevant personal data collected during the pre-employment period will become part of your personnel records and will be retained. MGR may in any case, keep personal data as long as is necessary for the defending or making of legal claims as provided by applicable limitation laws in Cyprus.

  1. Transfers of personal data to third countries

MGR may transfer personal data to third countries outside the EU/EEA where required for any of the purposes stated above including for storage purposes. In each such case, MGR will ensure that such transfers will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679 based on a Commission Adequacy decision, or appropriate safeguards (e.g. standard contractual clauses) or other grounds provided by  GDPR. You may contact MGR in order to be informed of the appropriate or suitable safeguards (as the case may be).

  1. Your rights as a data subject

MGR may charge you a reasonable administrative fee for of your requests that are unreasonable or excessive as well as where you request additional copies.

MGR will endeavour to satisfy your requests promptly and no later than the time limits set by the applicable law. If you have a complaint, you may submit a complaint as stated below.

  1. Failure to provide personal information

If MGR requests you to provide personal data and you fail to do so, we may not be in a position to provide a service and/or enter into an agreement with you, in which case we will inform you accordingly and terminate our relationship.

  1. How to contact us

MGR Human Resources Ltd is the legal name of trading name MGR and is solely responsible for processing all your personal data. The Company is registered under Cyprus Law with registration number HE349300, employment licence number 280 and temporary employment licence number 2.

If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this Privacy Policy you can send us an email at info@mgr-hr.com.

You can write to us at the following address:

P.O.Box 59521, CY-4010, Limassol, Cyprus

Alternatively, you can send us an email at: info@mgr-hr.com or call us at +357 2525 6868.

We take your privacy seriously and we will make sure to come back to you as soon as possible.

Reasons to contact us may be:

  1. Your right to make a complaint

MGR will endeavour to promptly respond to your requests and complaints. In the event that you are unsatisfied, you may submit a complaint to MGR at the following email address: info@mgr-hr.com.

If you are still unsatisfied you may submit a complaint to the Commissioner for the Protection of Personal Data. MGR can provide you with the contact details upon request.

  1. Equal opportunities

MGR is an equal opportunities Employer and our recruitment processes are aligned with our approach to this. As part of our recruitment process, we may collect sensitive or other diversity information related to you. Such data can be gender, age, ethnic background disability, religion, social and/or economic background.

  1. Cookies

MGR uses cookies in order to deliver a better user experience on its websites. For further information regarding cookies please see MGR’s Cookies Policy at https://mgr-hr.com/cookies-policy/

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change to reflect a change in the data protection practices or legal framework. In the case that this Policy will be amended the revised document will be posted on MGR’s website and such change will apply from the date that it is posted unless otherwise stated in the revised privacy policy.