Privacy Notice


Data subjects whose personal data is collected from employees or 3rd party consultants, held in line with the requirements of the Data Protection legislation in the context of Rant & Rave’s employment (HR) activities.


The Data Protection Officer is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to Rant & Rave collecting/processing their personal data.

The Head of HR is responsible for ensuring that pre-employment data for Data Subjects who are candidates that have been unsuccessful in their application of employment to Rant & Rave, is removed after 6 months.

All Employees/Staff of Rant & Rave who interact with data subjects are responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention and their consent to the processing of their data is secured.

All Employees/Staff of Rant & Rave are responsible for ensuring the Company is informed of any changes to Personal Data so that Rant & Rave can maintain accurate records, this can be done by informing the HR department (even if the HR system is updated manually) or via the DPO directly.

Privacy Notice

Who are we?
Rant & Rave provides customer engagement solutions with a difference. Created with the belief that fundamentally brands and consumers want the same thing – to deliver and receive great service – half of the FTSE rely on the Rant & Rave platform to proactively communicate with and gather fast feedback from their customers. Rant & Rave are also the only customer engagement vendor in the UK to be ISO 27001 certified, the international standard that describes best practice for an Information Security Management System.

For further details on who we are please visit:

Our Data Protection Officer and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:
● By emailing
● By calling +44 (0)2476 011 911
● By secure document or message transfer
● By Mail:

Data Protection Officer
Raving Towers
Millburn Hill Road
University of Warwick Science Park
United Kingdom

Whilst the Rant & Rave DPO can be reached via Rant & Rave highly recommends that sensitive messages or documents sent to the DPO are not sent as email attachments and the aforementioned secure transfer is used instead.

The personal data we would like to collect from you is

Title First Name Last Name
Other Name(s) Known as Email
Gender Date of Birth Photo
Address Postcode Work phone number
Work mobile number Personal Phone number Personal Email
Bank Name Bank Code Bank Account Number
Other Bank Account Information Bank Account Name Bank Address
Emergency Contact Name(s) Emergency Contact Relationship(s) Emergency Contact Phone Number(s)
Job Role Salary Bonus/Commission
Location Department Employee ID
NI Number/SSN Nationality Employment Type
Curriculum Vitae Signature Employment contract
Exemption Clause records Personal development plan Performance reviews
Background check records CCTV Footage Vehicle Make(s)
Vehicle Registration Number(s) Feedback Expense Records
Employment Letters Disciplinary records Employee Tribunal records
Share scheme records Pension scheme records Benefits records
Relevant Medical Records Pre-employment references Guest information for entertainment purposes (e.g Christmas Party) including dietary preference

 The legal basis we use for processing of the personal and other data we hold are1:
● Consent
● Contract
● Legitimate interests

We use approved third parties, vetted in accordance with the GDPR and other information security legislation.

Rant & Rave may collect and process certain data defined as ‘special categories’ by the ICO2 as follows:
Racial – Not directly, however Rant & Rave does store ‘Nationality’
Ethnic origin – Not directly, however Rant & Rave does store ‘Nationality’
Political opinions – Not collected or processed
Religious beliefs – Not collected or processed
Philosophical beliefs – Not collected or processed
Trade union membership – Not collected or processed
Genetic data – Not collected or processed
Biometric data – Rant & Rave does store an Employee photo and CCTV recordings from the office and potentially fingerprint for device authentication
Health data – Sickness records pertaining to employment maybe collected
Data concerning a natural person’s sex life or Sexual orientation – Not collected or processed


By consenting to receive information from Rant & Rave you are giving us permission to control and process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified. Data is retained from the date you provide it and kept, for a maximum period of seven years following the end of employment with Rant & Rave or six months following an unsuccessful application.

You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting the Data Protection Officer via any of the contact channels defined above.


Rant & Rave will not pass on your personal data to third parties without first obtaining your consent. The following third parties will receive your personal data for the aforementioned purposes as part of our standard business processing activities:

Organisation name and Address Safeguards in place to protect your personal data Retrieve a copy of the safeguards in place here:
People Apps Limited
Field Court
Station Road
The Sir John Peace Building
Experian Way
NG2 Business Park
NG80 1ZZ
Detailed in:
Google Drive/Mail
Google LLC
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View
CA 94043
United States
Detailed in:
Pay Plus
Virtual Business Source Ltd
Office 7
35-38 Ludgate Hill
United Kingdom
Detailed in:

The aforementioned third parties are used for the following reasons:
● PeopleHR – Human Resources Management System (All Employment records, holiday’s and sickness etc)
● Experian – Pre-employment background checks
● Google Drive / Mail – HR Records
● Pay Plus – Payroll

Retention period

Rant & Rave will process personal data whilst you are employed or in discussion about being employed and will store the personal data for seven years after the end of employment or six months after an unsuccessful application.

Your rights as a Data Subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
● Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
● Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
● Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
● Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
● Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
● Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
● Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
● Right to judicial review: in the event that Rant & Rave refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in the Complaints statement below.


In the event that you wish to raise a grievance about how your personal data is being processed by Rant & Rave (or third parties as described above), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Rant & Rave’s Data Protection Officer.

The details for each of these contacts are:

Supervisory authority contact details DPO Contact details
Contact Name Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Rant & Rave DPO
Contact Details

HR privacy statement

Personal Data
Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as: “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you how we, Rant & Rave, will collect and use your personal data for the purposes of managing your employment or pre-employment of you as Data Subject.

Why does Rant & Rave need to collect and store personal data?
In order for us to manage your employment with Rant & Rave we need to collect personal data for accurate and relevant record keeping, correspondence and other employment related activities – such as as payroll. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

Will Rant & Rave share my personal data with anyone else?
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers or sub-processors contracted to Rant & Rave (Data Controller) in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide you on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Rant & Rave’s procedures. If we need to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so with your direct consent
or consent given in your contract of employment, unless we are legally compelled to do otherwise.

How will Rant & Rave use the personal data it collects about me?
Rant & Rave will control (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant legislation. We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. Rant & Rave is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for tax and audit purposes.

Under what circumstances will Rant & Rave contact me?
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure under our ISO27001 certification.

Can I find out the personal data that the organisation holds about me?
Rant & Rave at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Rant & Rave does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:
● Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data. In some cases, this will be a representative in the EU.
● Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.
● The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
● If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of Rant & Rave or a third party, information about those interests.
● The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
● Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
● If we intend to transfer the personal data to a third country or international organisation, information about how we ensure this is done securely. The EU has approved sending personal data to some countries because they meet a minimum standard of data protection. In other cases, we will ensure there are specific measures in place to secure your information.
● How long the data will be stored.
● Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing.
● Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
● How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
● Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
● The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
● Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.

What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?
Rant & Rave accepts the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested. We will need two original copies of forms of identification, which can be:
● Passport
● Driving licence
● Birth certificate

Once ID has been approved these records will not be retained.

To request information on your personal data please complete the [GDPR – Data Subject Access Request Record – HR] form and return to the Rant & Rave DPO as per the procedure defined in this document.

Document Owner

The Data Protection Officer is the owner of this document and is responsible for ensuring that this record is reviewed in line with the review requirements of the GDPR.


Rant & Rave employees and candidates are required to sign acceptance of this notice against all major changes to this policy; not all minor changes. A copy of all versions are also stored on PeopleHR.