Statements

Disclaimers / Terms of Use / Terms and Conditions


Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy Statement

AD repairs, improves, refurbishes and maintains homes and buildings predominantly for Public Sector clients.

We work in partnership with local authorities, housing associations and residents/communities to offer value for money, quality services and community investment.

AD delivers services in an ethical and sustainable manner. It is our policy to conduct all business with high standards, integrity, honesty and transparency.

AD has a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and operate full policies in line with our ISO 9001 accreditations and uphold the law by enforcing these policies and systems to counter bribery.

Identified risks have been mitigated via policies and training and include risk management processes within our supply chain. AD also operates a hospitality register.

We ensure that this policy is communicated to our employees and supply chain, the policy is a controlled document and available to all staff via our company handbook and also upon request for our clients, often provided and confirmed as fit for purpose via competitive tendering procurement. 



WEBSITE DATA PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT (GDPR)

Users contacting this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) as set out in our full Data Protection Policy.

Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure log in and form to email submission processes, but we advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

We are committed to protecting your information and using it responsibly. Please read our policy carefully to understand how we collect, use and store your information.


Contacting us:

If you have any questions about this privacy policy and how we use your information you can contact us at:

AD Construction Group, Samuel House, 7 Powerscroft Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5DT

Info@theadgroup.co.uk or calling 0208 269 6377

We will only use your information where we have a legal basis to do so and will always respect your rights.


Where we use your information, it may be because you have consented to us doing so, or because we have a legitimate business interest to do so. Where we rely on a legitimate interest to use your information, we will always ensure that this is done in a way so as not to be intrusive, or cause distress and that respects your rights.

Other reasons may include using your information because we have a legal obligation to do so, or because we have to fulfil contractual obligations.

For example, you may provide information in the following ways:

1) Job applications

2) Resident/customer contact, or enquiries

3) Client/company enquiries

In these scenarios we need to use your information to:

1) Consider you for open positions and make contact in relation to interviews

2) Look into your enquiry and make contact to follow up on outcomes

3) Process your enquiry and respond accordingly


RESIDENTS OR CUSTOMERS

How we use your information to fulfil your requests and support you:

To respond to or fulfil any requests, complaints, or queries you make to us.

If you contact us directly, we will use the information you give to us to handle your enquiry or request. This may include responding to your query or feedback, or sending you relevant information. We may also keep a record of conversations we have with you and any feedback you provide. This can help us to handle queries more efficiently.

How we use your information to tell you about our work:

Where you (or your housing association etc.) have provided an email, mobile number, address details, we will send you information by those channels – detailing the works being completed and any further information that is necessary to the completion of scheduled works. We will not contact you for any purpose not in the legitimate interest of the works.

You may request a change in the way we contact you by getting in touch with us using the details in the “contacting us” section. We will keep a record of any data restriction requests. If you believe that the data we hold relating to you is inaccurate please let us know of the updated details whenever possible.

Sharing your information:

We will never share your information with third parties for their own purposes, unless this is explained to you at the time your information is collected and you give us your permission to do so, or if we are legally required to.

On occasion it may be necessary to share contact details with our supply chain to ensure that works are undertaken, and contact can be made. Our supply chain is fully vetted and all are under contractual agreement to only use your information in accordance with our instruction and for no other purposes.

Your information will not be transferred outside the EEA.

How long we keep your information:

As a general rule we will hold your information for the length of a project and a defect period up to two years from the end of your relationship with us in accordance with our data retention policy. In some circumstances, this will be shorter.

If you would like to know how long we will hold any specific information, then please contact us and we can provide further details.


RECRUITMENT

How we use your information to fulfil your requests and support you:

To manage our recruitment:

When applying for a role at AD Construction via our online recruitment portal and/or through a recruitment agency or website, the personal data you provide as part of the recruitment process will only be held and processed for the purpose of the selection processes of AD Construction and in connection with any subsequent employment unless otherwise indicated. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to AD Construction holding and using it. You will be asked to provide certain information including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications. This information is mandatory in order for AD Construction to consider your application, communicate with you about your application and where successful, follow up with references or meet our statutory and internal monitoring and reporting responsibilities. We may also view social media profiles of applicants, such as LinkedIn, to the extent that it is relevant to your application. Unsuccessful applicant data will be held confidentially within the recruitment system for a period of two years before it is deleted in order that you can access and re-use data in future applications and we can respond to statutory reporting requests. 

We will analyse data from our database to allow us to improve our recruitment processes. The statistics that we retain further to your applications lists; First name and last name, role applied for and method of application, we do not include identifiable data, and it is held confidentially.

Sharing your information:

We will never share your information with third parties for their own purposes, unless this is explained to you at the time your information is collected and you give us your permission to do so, or if we are legally required to.

Your information will not be transferred outside the EEA.

How long we keep your information:

As a general rule we will hold your information for a period up to two years from the end of your relationship with us in accordance with our data retention policy. In some circumstances, this will be shorter. For example, information related to unsuccessful job applications is destroyed after two years. For full employees, records are held for seven years from the end of your final financial year with us.

If you would like to know how long we will hold any specific information, then please contact us and we can provide further details.


YOUR RIGHTS

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you have the following rights:

Information Right – the right to receive the information contained in this policy and our data collection about the way we process your personal data.

Personal Data Access Right – the right to know that we are processing your personal data and in most circumstances, to have a copy of the personal data of yours that we hold. You can also ask for certain other details such as what purpose we process your data for and how long we hold it.

Personal Data Correction Right – You have the right to request that we correct inaccurate data, or complete incomplete data that we hold on you.

Personal Data Erasure Right – Known as the right to be forgotten. In certain circumstances you may request that we erase your personal data held by us.

Personal Data Restriction Right – You have the right to restrict the way we process your personal data in certain circumstances, for example if: you contest the accuracy of the data, if our processing is unlawful, to pursue legal claims, where we are relying on legitimate interests to process data.

Data Processing Objection Right – You have the right to object to us processing your data for (i) direct marketing purposes (ii) scientific or historical research or statistical purposes and (iii) purposes of profiling related to direct marketing or based on our legitimate interests or on the performance of a task in the public interest.

Data Portability Right – you have the right to receive a copy of certain personal data or to have it transferred to another organisation in some circumstances.

Right to Withdraw Consent at any time - Where we use your personal information based on your prior consent, such as information about your health, or where you have given us permission to send you communications by email, mobile messaging, you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.


Complaints:

If you have any complaints about how we handle your personal data, please contact us so we can resolve the issue, where possible.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint about any use of your information with the Information Commissioners Office, the UK data protection regulator.

How we keep your information secure:

We take such measures as are appropriate to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, which are regularly tested and reviewed. You will be notified of any incidents where the security of your information is notably compromised.

Changes to the Privacy Policy:

We may update this policy to reflect changes in how we use your information as well as in line with government requirements. You may wish to check this policy each time you provide AD Construction with your information. Where appropriate, we will provide you with notice of any significant changes to how we use your information.


Privacy & Cookies Policy

(In compliance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations)

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website www.theadgroup.co.uk and served by AD Construction Group Ltd and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies with all UK laws and requirements for user privacy.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow, or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Our current assessment of the cookies used by our website is as follows:


First Party Cookies

First-party cookies are used to monitor how our clients and visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality of, and monitoring our website.

Session ID (PHPSESSID) - We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site.

 Consent cookie – These are used to keep track of whether or not the user has granted consent for cookies to be stored on their computer.

We believe there is no reason for our website visitors to be concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do understand that you may need to be made aware of the intention and scope of data stored in the cookies, which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our website. You always have the option to delete these cookies from your computer between visits to our website if desired.

If you have concerns about the privacy implications of the cookies we use, then we recommend that you manage your cookie settings using the cookie management tools in your web browser.


Opt-out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

We are committed to protecting your privacy. A full copy of our policy is available on request.


Resources & Further Information

GDPR https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – The Guide

Twitter Privacy Policy

Facebook Privacy Policy

Google Privacy Policy

For more information about cookies and what they are used for, please see www.aboutcookies.org


Accessibility Policy Statement

AD Construction Group Ltd is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology, or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Accessibility problems and feedback - If you find an accessibility problem on any page, or would like to tell us anything that would make your experience of our site better, please email marketing@theadgroup.co.uk


Modern Slavery Act 2015 Policy Statement

Commercial organisations carrying out business in the UK with an annual turnover of at least £36 million are required to publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year. AD are exempt from this requirement, however as an ethical business we ensure compliance with the law and guidance within this legislation (where relevant) to ensure the protection of people throughout our business and supply chain. A copy of this policy is available on request.


Copyright Statement

This website and its content is Copyright © 2018 AD Construction Group Ltd. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: You may print for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it, or store it in any other website, or other form of electronic retrieval system.


Legals

AD Construction Group Ltd. Company Registration Number 04405362 (England and Wales)

Architectural Decorators Ltd. Company Registration Number 386730

Registered office address: Samuel House, 7 Powerscroft Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5DT   

V.A.T. 318394542       

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