Privacy Policy

HB Tunnelling Limited is committed to protecting and maintaining your privacy. We comply with data protection laws that are applicable in respect of data processing within the UK. HB Tunnelling Limited determines the purposes and the manner in which personal data is processed.

This privacy notice sets out how we collect, use and protect your personal information and your rights in relation to your information.

To facilitate your interest in HB Tunnelling Limited, we may collect and process the following data about you:
Personal data when you actively enquire about our activities, products or services:

  • Name, place of work, position
  • Contact information including email address, telephone numbers and postal address
  • Your interests and motives regarding our products, activities and services
  • Personal data when you are employed with HB Tunnelling Limited:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address, telephone number, postal address, social media page eg LinkedIn.
  • Training, skills and experience. We have the right to check your training certificates and any licenses on the Public Registers.
  • Previous employment references
  • For health and safety compliance: medical fitness, results of face fit testing, disability, allergies / intolerances, pregnancy, new mother, age. This will be used only for the production of Safe Systems of Work to protect the health or safety of the individual or others. Where the individual is an employee or contractor to HB Tunnelling Limited they are under a statutory obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 etc to provide this personal data.
  • For purposes to comply with employment law and tax rules: National Insurance Number, UTR / CIS Number, evidence of current address eg utility bill, bank statement, council tax bill.
  • The following data may be collected for equality profiling purposes only and will be anonymised: Age, gender, disability, ethnicity (in compliance with the Equality Act 2010 this will not be gathered for selection purposes).

    For all contacts via the website:

  • Your computer IP address
  • The method in which you found our website
  • Various information stored in third party cookies
  • The information that is processed about you is dependent on the purpose and channel of your enquiry. This includes:

  • enquiries for more information about HB Tunnelling Limited and / or it’s activities, products and services
  • job applications

    We will use the information held about you for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as may be obvious in the context of collection). Your personal data will be used by us in the following ways:

  • To respond to your enquiries
  • To send you information you have requested
  • To improve our business and the activities, products and / or services we provide
  • To facilitate any interest in a career at HB Tunnelling Limited
  • We do not collect or compile personal data for direct marketing purposes including the release or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.
    We must have a legal reason to process your personal information. Your information will usually be processed to meet our legitimate interest to facilitate your interest in our business. This includes to fulfil contractual obligations, legal obligations and in some cases vital interests related to employee’s medical conditions where it has the potential to affect their fitness to work. In the few cases where your consent is required, this will be communicated to you at the point of collection.

    We have in place security measures to protect the security of your personal information and keep it confidential. We review these measures regularly to make sure they remain appropriate. We cannot guarantee the security of any third-party application you may use to transmit your data, for example, internet browsers or email.

    We do not transfer or process your data outside of the UK.

    We will keep your personal information for at least as long as we have a relationship with you. When deciding how long to keep your personal information after our relationship with you has ended, we take into account our legal, regulatory and professional obligations.

    We may disclose your personal data to an employee of HB Tunnelling Limited who is authorised to process your data for the purposes of assisting you with the purpose of your enquiry.
    We may also disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • that are engaged by us to provide services to us, in which case we will require those parties to keep that information confidential and secure and to use it solely for the purpose of providing the specified services to us;
  • if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by our site will be one of the transferred assets;
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to regulatory or law enforcement agencies.
    Our site may, from time to time, contain links to other websites, mainly those of our partners and clients, but also those of other third parties. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

    You have rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, delete, restrict or object to our use of it. We would encourage you to inform us if the information we hold about you is no longer accurate. We may need extra information from you to deal with any request. If you would like to discuss or exercise these rights, please contact us here. If you do not want us to process your data, then we may not be able to facilitate your interest in our business.

    HB Tunnelling Limited can refuse to comply with a request for erasure of personal data where the personal data is processed for the following reasons:

  • to comply with a legal obligation eg health and safety law;
  • the exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • In the event that you have cause for complaint please contact us and we will follow up with you to resolve this. If you have a data privacy related complaint, you also have the option to direct your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

    Cookies are ways of saving a small amount of information. They are automatically downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

    Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and can be sent to us using the following means:
    Letter: HB Tunnelling Limited, Unit 5 High Premier Industrial Estate, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX
    Telephone: 0845 388 3325
    HB Tunnelling Limited Data Protection Officer is Sally Gambles.

    We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review. This policy was last amended in May 2018. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy Policy.