1. What Information we
As part of any recruitment
process, we collect and process personal data relating to job
applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect
and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations.
We collect a range of
information about you. This includes:
- your name, address and contact details, including email
address and telephone number;
- details of your qualifications, skills, experience and
- information about your current level of remuneration,
including benefit entitlements; and
- information about your entitlement to work in the country.
We may collect this
information in a variety of ways. For example, data might be contained
in application forms, CVs or resumes, obtained from your passport or
other identity documents, or collected through interviews or other
forms of assessment.
We may also collect personal
data about you from third parties, such as references supplied by
former employers. Data will be stored in a range of different places,
including on your application record, in HR management systems and on
other IT systems (including email).
2. Why do we Process
We need to process data to
take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with you.
We may also need to process your data to enter into a contract with
In some cases, we need to
process data to ensure that we are complying with its legal
obligations. For example, it is mandatory to check a successful
applicant’s eligibility to work in the country before employment
We have a legitimate interest
in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for
keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants
allows us to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a
candidate’s suitability for employment and decide to whom to offer a
job. We may also need to process data from job applicants to respond
to and defend against legal claims.