JOB APPLICANTS PRIVACY STATEMENT


To ensure the privacy of your personal and sensitive data is maintained in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018, Magenta Living (Partnership Building, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 5AA) will operate as the Data Controller registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number Z9137302

We will collect the following data from you: -

  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Postal contact details 
  • National Insurance number
  • Previous and current employment history
  • Educational background
  • Contact details for referees
  • Equality and diversity data  
  • Additional information to support any criminal reference checking (if applicable).

The data will be stored, processed, used and disclosed by us in the following ways to: -

  • Provide our recruitment services to you and to facilitate the recruitment process 
  • Enable you to submit your CV and/or application form and apply online for jobs 
  • Improve our customer service and to make our services more valuable to you (including tailoring our website and our group companies’ websites when you log on to enrich your personal online experience)
  • Answer your questions and enquiries
  • Share with third parties where we have retained them to provide services that we or you have requested including health assessments, references, qualifications and criminal reference checking services, verification of the details you have provided from third party source, psychometric evaluation or skill test
  • Use your information on an anonymised basis to monitor equality and diversity statistics
  • Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
  • Use your information on an anonymised basis to produce internal reports in relation to the candidate recruitment experience, e.g. time to fill vacancies, source of recruitment etc….

From time to time we will seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above. We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Statement and the Company’s Privacy Policy, and provided that the third party only uses your personal data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and we will seek your consent.

Unsuccessful candidates’ data will be securely destroyed 7 months after the decision is made that your application has been unsuccessful adhering to the statutory requirement to retain information for a select period to allow candidates to challenge recruitment decisions. Successful candidates’ information required for employment purposes will be retained throughout your employment, all other documentation not relevant will be securely destroyed 6 months after your start date has been confirmed, this includes any supporting documentation which you provide for criminal reference checking, proof of address etc…

You have rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 including the right to request access to your data and to request that we correct it if it is inaccurate. Requests for access and changes can be submitted by writing to the Data Protection Officer at the above address or emailing dataprotectionofficer@magentaliving.org.uk

This privacy statement should be read in conjunction with the full Privacy Notice available on our website at //www.magentaliving.org.uk/privacy.

If you believe that your personal data is being processed in an unauthorised or inappropriate manner you have a right to complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at: -
Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 
Wilmslow 
Cheshire 
SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Email: casework@ico.org.uk

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