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Privacy Statement


OSC refers to Odyssey Social Care. OSC will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) and will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services. This includes for example contacting you about job opportunities, assessing your suitability for those opportunities, updating our databases, putting you forward for job opportunities and developing and managing our relationship with you.

Legitimate interest

This is where the OSC has a legitimate reason to process your data provided it is reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us. Where OSC has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows: 1) Providing work-finding services to the individual, including sending their information to your clients where they have demonstrated an interest in doing that particular type of work; 2)Managing our database and keeping work-seeker records up to date.

Recipient/s of data

OSC will process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients: 1) IT providers; 2)Any public information sources and third party organisations which carry out suitability checks on work-seekers e.g. HSE, Companies House, HIQA, NIMBI, NRF; 3)Government law enforcement agencies and other regulators e.g. the Police, An Garda Siochana, HMRC, Employment Agencies Standards Inspectorate (EASI), Local Authority Designated Officers (LADOs), GLAA, HIQA.

Data retention

OSC will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose we collect it. Different laws may also require us to keep different data for different periods of time.

Where OSC has obtained your consent to process your personal and sensitive data, we will do so in line with our retention policy. Where consent is not granted and we are not legally required to hold the data OSC will delete your data.

Your rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights: the right to be informed about the personal data OSC processes on you; the right of access to the personal data OSC processes on you; the right to rectification of your personal data; the right to erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances; the right to restrict processing of your personal data; the right to data portability in certain circumstances; the right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest; the right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling; and the right to withdraw consent at any time.

Where you have consented to OSC processing your personal data/sensitive personal data you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by contacting

There may be circumstances where OSC will still need to process your data for legal or official reasons. Where this is the case, we will restrict the data to only what is necessary for the purpose of meeting those specific reasons.

If you believe that any of your data that OSC processes is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us using the details above and we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it where necessary.

You can also contact us using the above details if you want us to restrict the type or amount of data we process for you, access your personal data or exercise any of the other rights listed above.

Complaints or queries

If you wish to make a complaint about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it please contact:

You also have the right to raise concerns with the office of the Data Protection Commissioner or the Information Commissioner’s Office, or any other relevant supervisory authority, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.

Website usage information

Our system logs and records your IP address, dates and times of site visits, the pages visited, type of browser and cookie information. This data is only used to measure the number of visitors to the site and will not be used to identify you.

Cookie policy

Our website uses cookies to help you in your interactions with the site and enhance your user experience. Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit a OSC website. Our cookies don’t store any personal or confidential information about you. To make sure you get the best experience from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting. Visit our Cookie page to read more about our Cookie Policy.

Policy modifications

OSC may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any change.