In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented this privacy notice to inform you, as prospective employees of our Company, of the types of data we process about you.
We also include within this notice the reasons for processing your data, the lawful basis that permits us to process it, how long we keep your data for and your rights regarding your data.
A) Data Protection Principles
Under GDPR, all personal data obtained and held by us must be processed according to a set of core principles. In accordance with these principles, we will ensure that:
- Processing is fair, lawful and transparent
- Data is collected for specific, explicit, and legitimate purposes
- Data collected is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes of processing
- Data is kept accurate and up to date. Data which is found to be inaccurate will be rectified or erased without delay
- Data is not kept for longer than is necessary for its given purpose
- Data is processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of personal data including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage by using appropriate technical or organisation measures
- We comply with the relevant GDPR procedures for international transferring of personal data
B) Types of Data Held
We keep several categories of personal data on our prospective employees in order to carry out effective and efficient processes. We keep this data in recruitment files relating to each vacancy and we also hold the data within our computer systems, for example, recruitment logs.
Specifically, we hold the following types of data:
- Personal details such as name, address, phone numbers
- Name and contact details of your next of kin
- Your photograph
- Your gender, marital status, information of any disability you have or other medical information
- Tight to work documentation
- Information on your race and religion for equality monitoring purposes
- Information gathered via the recruitment process such as that entered into a CV or included in a CV cover letter
- References from former employers
- Details on your education and employment history etc
- Driving licence
- Criminal convictions
C) Collecting Your Data
You provide several pieces of data to us directly during the recruitment exercise.
In some cases, we will collect data about you from third parties, such as employment agencies, former employers when gathering references or credit reference agencies.
Should you be successful in your job application, we will gather further information from you, for example, your bank details and next of kin details, once your employment begins.
D) Lawful Basis For Processing
The law on data protection allows us to process your data for certain reasons only.
The information below categorises the types of data processing we undertake and the lawful basis we rely on.
Activity requiring your data
|Carrying out checks in relation to your right to work in the UK||Legal obligation|
|Making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees||Legal obligation|
|Making recruitment decisions in relation to both initial and subsequent employment e.g. promotion||Our legitimate interests|
|Making decisions about salary and other benefits||Our legitimate interests|
|Making decisions about contractual benefits to provide to you||Our legitimate interests|
|Assessing training needs||Our legitimate interests|
|Dealing with legal claims made against us||Our legitimate interests|
|Preventing fraud||Our legitimate interests|