GENERAL PRIVACY NOTICE
We, St. John’s Wood Square Limited and all associated group companies ("SJWS Group") of 16
Harcourt Street, London, W1H 4AD, the Data Controller, are committed to respecting the privacy of
individuals. This notice outlines how we collect and use your personal information, and how, in
doing so, we comply with our legal obligations to you. Your privacy is important to us and we are
committed to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy rights.
The aim of this notice is to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your information
when, for example, you:
visit www.sjwsservices.com or any of SJWS Group's
other websites on which this privacy notice is posted (each, a "Website" and,
collectively the “websites");
register for information or when you communicate with us in another way, such as by phone,
mail or email or when you visit in person;
utilise our services or make customer enquiries; and
apply for jobs at SJWS Group.
We wish to help you make informed decisions, so please take a few moments to read the sections
below and learn how we may use your personal information.
What personal information may we collect about you?
Most of the information we collect about you is obtained directly from you when you enter it via
a website or write to us. However, we may also collect information about you from public sources
or that which we observe, for example via cookies when you visit one of our websites.
Below we list some of the most common categories of personal information we may collect about you.
Your contact details (including, name, date of birth, title, postal addresses, telephone
numbers and email addresses) to keep in touch with you and/or contract with you;
Your age, gender, employment history, work experience, aspirations, leisure and interests
that you provide us when applying for a job at SJWS Group;
Financial information from an individual and/or supplier in order to fulfil contractual
obligations or with a view to entering into a contract with you. This can include your payment
and bank details;
Any personal information you choose to give us when contacting SJWS Group;
Sensitive personal information relating to your health, race or ethnicity, for monitoring
equal opportunities and/or to provide you with the necessary support when attending SJWS Group
sites and/or events taking place outside SJWS Group sites;
Audio, video recordings, live stream footage and/or videography or other image(s), if your
consent has been given, in connection with SJWS Group's business purposes, for advertising
promotion and other commercial purposes;
Other operational personal data created, obtained, or otherwise processed in the course of
carrying out our business activities, including but not limited to, CCTV footage, information
gathered via cookies regarding your use of any of SJWS Group's websites, recordings of
telephone conversations, logs of visitors, and logs of accidents, injuries and insurance
How do we use your personal information?
Your relationship with us will determine why we collect information about you. We may be required
by law to collect certain information or require it in order to perform a contract. We may rely
on our legitimate business interests to process your personal data (where this does not override
your rights or interests).
We may collect and use your information to:
Effectively respond to and deal with your query in the event that you contact us
Supply you with goods and/or services that you have requested
Process your application form in the event you have applied for any SJWS Group vacancies
Ensure you see relevant and interesting content on our website(s) using your electronic
information (cookies) in line with our website terms and conditions
Report and manage information for budgeting and forecasting
Process information that is required or requested by regulatory bodies or law enforcement
Investigate, respond to and/or process any complaints, claims for loss, damage and/or injury
Prevent and/or detect crime
Monitor the safety and security of our employees and visitors
Facilitate your access to our on-site facilities
Obtain your views on SJWS Group's services, development projects or planning proposals
Notify you of any events we hold which we think may be of interest to you
Aggregate/process personal data for research, statistical and/or scientific purposes
Processing audio, video recordings, live stream footage and/or videography or other image(s)
for advertising, marketing and/or promotional purposes, where you have given your consent
Communicate marketing or other information where you have given your consent.
Who has access to your personal information?
Your information will be processed by employees of SJWS Group in order to fulfil our obligations
to you as outlined in this notice. We may also share your details with third parties including:
Contractors working on behalf of or in partnership with SJWS Group
Our third-party suppliers/service providers who perform functions on our behalf under
contract to support our systems, operations and/or processes
Tax, audit, or other authorities, when we believe in good faith that the law or other
regulation requires us to share this information
Law enforcement or other regulatory bodies who can legally request access to information
about you for prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension or prosecution of
offenders, and the assessment or collection of tax
Information security and International Transfers
SJWS Group is committed to being transparent and taking all reasonable and appropriate steps to
keep your personal information secure and to protect it from misuse, loss, or unauthorised
access. We do this by having in place a range of appropriate technical and organisational
At SJWS Group we have a strict selection process when it comes to our suppliers/service
providers and our contract terms with third parties ensure your personal information is stored
and transferred in a way which is secure.
In the event any of your personal information is required to be transferred to service providers
outside the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA)*, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure
that your personal data is processed securely. We will only agree to the transfer of personal
information outside the UK and EEA where this is compliant with applicable data protection
legislation and where the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your
"The currently comprises the Member states of the European Union plus Norway, Iceland and
How long will you keep my personal information?
Information is only kept as long as necessary for the period it is required. When deciding how
long we keep your information we take into account any minimum retention requirements set out in
law; for example, financial and statutory reporting requirements mean we must keep certain
records for a period of 7 years. Depending on the purpose for which we hold your hold your
personal data, retention periods may vary and some data may be stored for longer than the stated
retention period for the purposes of business continuity. CCTV footage is held securely for 60
days (unless there are grounds for preserving it) and data relating to visitor passes is held for
12 months following pass card deactivation.
Changes to this notice
Just as our business changes constantly, this notice may also change. To assist you, an effective
date set out at the end of this notice.
What rights do I have with regards to my personal data?
To exercise your privacy rights, please send your request in writing. We may be required to
verify your identity for security purposes. Your rights are outlined below:
The right to access information we hold about you, why we have that information, who has
access to the information and where we obtained the information from.
The right to correct and update the information we hold about you. If the data we hold about
you is out of date, incomplete or incorrect you can inform us and your data will be updated.
The right to have your information erased. If you feel we should no longer be using your
data you can request that we erase the data that we hold. Upon receiving a request for
erasure, we will confirm whether it has been deleted or a reason why it cannot be deleted
(for example because we have a legal obligation to keep the information or we need it for a
legitimate business interest)
The right to object to processing of your data. You may request that we stop processing
information about you. Upon receiving your request, we will contact you and let you know if we
are able to comply or if we have legitimate grounds to continue to process your data. Even
after you exercise your right to object, we may continue to hold your data to comply with your
other rights or bring or defend legal claims.
The right to data portability. You have the right to request that we transfer your data to
The right to request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask
us to suspend the processing of your personal data: (a} if you want us to establish the data's
accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c}
where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish,
exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need
to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
The right to withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your
We will comply with your request where it is feasible to do so, within 30 days of receiving your
request. There are no fees or charges for the first request. However additional requests for the
same data may become subject to an administrative fee in some circumstances.
To exercise your rights please do so by contacting us using the email or postal address at the end
of this notice.
We may rely on legitimate interest or other permitted grounds for processing your personal
information. Where we need your consent to process your information, we will ask you to confirm this
in writing. Where we do rely on consent, you have the right to change your mind and withdraw that
consent at any time by writing to us. If you withdraw your consent, we will cease using any personal
information obtained and processed under that consent, unless we have some other legal obligation to
continue to use it.
SJWS Group utilises cookies to enhance your browsing experience. Details can be found in SJWS Group's
Cookies Policy on our websites.
What can I do if I am not satisfied with how my personal information is processed?
We aim to ensure all information collected about you is done so fairly and lawfully, whilst
implementing robust measures to keep your information secure. If you are not satisfied with the
information provided in this notice, please contact us in the first instance so we can resolve your
queries or provide you with any additional information required.
Please address any queries in relation to this notice, or need more information please do not hesitate
to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by writing to us at: Data Protection SJWS Services, 16 Harcourt Street, London W1H 4AD.
Alternatively, it is your right to contact your local Data Protection Authority and lodge a complaint.
In the UK the lead Data Protection Authority is the Information Commissioner. For more information
please visit the Information Commissioner's office at
www.ico.org.uk/concerns, call them on 0303 123 1113, or
write to them at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire.
Effective date: September 2022